Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 60 71
Rank change year-on-year -10 +11 +18
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 32 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.32% 2.90% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 3.30% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2 25 37
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,750 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.11% -10.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £32,175 £36,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £43,725 £72,500 £71,750
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +31.25% -5.88% -5.56%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 581 969 1,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 92.22% 87.69% 93.99%
Number of salaries quoted 517 800 906
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,350 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £41,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -0.60% +1.22%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Staffordshire

Open Source
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Staffordshire

Open Source
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
Stafford - 1 £37,500 -
Tamworth - 1 £38,000 - 1
Open Source
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) HND
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Laravel
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Laravel
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft