Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 44 90
Rank change year-on-year -5 +46 +14
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 41 49 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.58% 4.90% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.14% 5.43% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 41 45 18
Staffordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% +144.44%
10th Percentile £37,500 £39,250 £34,100
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £71,625
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% +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 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 798 903 1,198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 89.16% 90.30% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 663 721 1,074
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

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

Salary histogram 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 22 July 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
Stoke-on-Trent -2 19 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Lichfield +16 18 £50,000 +25.00%
Stafford +16 1 £75,000 +130.77%
Open Source
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 31 (75.61%) Java
2 22 (53.66%) Go
3 20 (48.78%) Google
4 19 (46.34%) Python
5 18 (43.90%) Linux
5 18 (43.90%) PHP
5 18 (43.90%) Test Automation
6 17 (41.46%) Git (software)
6 17 (41.46%) Docker
6 17 (41.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 17 (41.46%) Kubernetes
7 16 (39.02%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (36.59%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (34.15%) Unit Testing
9 14 (34.15%) Integration Testing
9 14 (34.15%) PHP 5
9 14 (34.15%) Functional Programming
9 14 (34.15%) Java 8
10 13 (31.71%) Memcached
11 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (29.27%) .NET
12 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
12 11 (26.83%) C#
12 11 (26.83%) HTML
12 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
12 11 (26.83%) Retail
12 11 (26.83%) MongoDB
12 11 (26.83%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (26.83%) HTML5
12 11 (26.83%) Node.js

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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (39.02%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (41.46%) Google Cloud Platform
2 15 (36.59%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (9.76%) Fastly
4 4 (9.76%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) Apache Cassandra
1 11 (26.83%) BigQuery
1 11 (26.83%) Bigtable
1 11 (26.83%) MongoDB
1 11 (26.83%) Redis
2 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (41.46%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.76%) JIRA
2 4 (9.76%) Selenium
2 4 (9.76%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.88%) AccuRev
3 2 (4.88%) Maven
General
1 11 (26.83%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Software Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Backend Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.07%) PHP Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Python Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Backend Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Automation Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Mid-Level Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Python Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) Memcached
2 12 (29.27%) .NET
3 11 (26.83%) HTML
3 11 (26.83%) HTML5
3 11 (26.83%) Node.js
4 8 (19.51%) TensorFlow
5 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.88%) CSS
5 2 (4.88%) CSS3
5 2 (4.88%) Ext JS
5 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.88%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (4.88%) Spring MVC
5 2 (4.88%) Three.js
5 2 (4.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (4.88%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (4.88%) WebGL
5 2 (4.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Android
3 2 (4.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Test Automation
2 14 (34.15%) Functional Programming
2 14 (34.15%) Integration Testing
2 14 (34.15%) Unit Testing
3 11 (26.83%) Microservices
3 11 (26.83%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
4 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (21.95%) Web Development
5 8 (19.51%) Kanban
5 8 (19.51%) Scrum
6 6 (14.63%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (12.20%) Project Management
8 4 (9.76%) DevOps
8 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
9 3 (7.32%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 31 (75.61%) Java
2 22 (53.66%) Go
3 19 (46.34%) Python
4 18 (43.90%) PHP
5 14 (34.15%) Java 8
5 14 (34.15%) PHP 5
6 11 (26.83%) C#
6 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
7 10 (24.39%) Erlang
8 8 (19.51%) C++
9 7 (17.07%) F#
10 4 (9.76%) SQL
10 4 (9.76%) TypeScript
11 3 (7.32%) Haskell
11 3 (7.32%) PHP 7
11 3 (7.32%) Scala
12 2 (4.88%) Perl
12 2 (4.88%) Ruby
13 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Sun Certification
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (41.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (41.46%) Kubernetes
2 4 (9.76%) Terraform
3 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Google
2 5 (12.20%) Apple
2 5 (12.20%) Twitter
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.88%) Facebook