Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 6 months to 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 41 60
Rank change year-on-year +12 +19 -10
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 16 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 5.28% 5.69% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.93% 6.59% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 6
Shropshire median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -1.96% +126.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £43,750 £36,875
90th Percentile £86,250 £70,250 £71,250
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% -11.11%

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 231 364 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 76.24% 86.26% 90.73%
Number of salaries quoted 156 247 471
Shropshire median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% +12.68% -8.97%
10th Percentile £21,500 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,900 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Shropshire.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Shropshire

Open Source
Salary Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source in Shropshire.

Salary trend for Open Source in Shropshire

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Shropshire over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Shropshire

Open Source
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 22 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +4 14 £70,000 +40.00% 4
Shrewsbury - 1 £25,000 -
Open Source
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Shropshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (56.25%) Java
3 9 (56.25%) Puppet
3 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
3 9 (56.25%) Docker
3 9 (56.25%) DevOps
4 8 (50.00%) Kubernetes
4 8 (50.00%) Grafana
4 8 (50.00%) Consul
4 8 (50.00%) Docker Swarm
4 8 (50.00%) Ansible
4 8 (50.00%) Go
4 8 (50.00%) Linux
4 8 (50.00%) Python
4 8 (50.00%) ZABBIX
4 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) Ruby
5 7 (43.75%) Load Balancing
5 7 (43.75%) VPN
5 7 (43.75%) Nagios
5 7 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (43.75%) Opsview
5 7 (43.75%) SIEM
5 7 (43.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (43.75%) Salt
5 7 (43.75%) Graphite
6 6 (37.50%) Packer
6 6 (37.50%) Terraform

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) WordPress
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Drupal
2 1 (6.25%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) IaaS
2 2 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) NAS
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) VSAN
4 1 (6.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (12.50%) MariaDB
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL Workbench
3 1 (6.25%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
2 6 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (37.50%) Hudson
2 6 (37.50%) Vagrant
3 2 (12.50%) Ant
3 2 (12.50%) Artifactory
3 2 (12.50%) Gatling
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) GitLab
3 2 (12.50%) Maven
3 2 (12.50%) NeoLoad
3 2 (12.50%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Platform Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Azure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
2 3 (18.75%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) CSS3
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) LAMP
4 1 (6.25%) Laravel
4 1 (6.25%) RESTful
4 1 (6.25%) WAMP
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) XAMPP
4 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (12.50%) PKI
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) AIX
2 4 (25.00%) Solaris
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) DevOps
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Load Balancing
3 7 (43.75%) SIEM
4 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (37.50%) High Availability
4 6 (37.50%) Security Architecture
5 4 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (25.00%) Microservices
5 4 (25.00%) Migration
5 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
5 4 (25.00%) Service Management
5 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 2 (12.50%) Decision-Making
6 2 (12.50%) IT Strategy
6 2 (12.50%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Go
2 8 (50.00%) Python
2 8 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) RHCE
1 4 (25.00%) RHCSA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Docker
2 4 (25.00%) PowerHA
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Puppet
2 8 (50.00%) Ansible
2 8 (50.00%) Consul
2 8 (50.00%) Docker Swarm
2 8 (50.00%) Grafana
2 8 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 8 (50.00%) ZABBIX
3 7 (43.75%) Graphite
3 7 (43.75%) Nagios
3 7 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (43.75%) Opsview
3 7 (43.75%) Salt
4 6 (37.50%) Packer
4 6 (37.50%) Terraform
5 2 (12.50%) Kibana
5 2 (12.50%) logstash
5 2 (12.50%) Rancher
5 2 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) AppDynamics
3 2 (12.50%) Dynatrace
3 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) WooCommerce