Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 70 89
Rank change year-on-year +9 +19 -5
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 32 31 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.91% 2.74% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 2.93% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 37 5
Staffordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,750 £42,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

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 945 1,058 997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 86.07% 93.46% 87.61%
Number of salaries quoted 776 904 888
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,375
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £42,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year -2.38% +1.82% +3.13%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +24 22 £60,000 - 1
Lichfield +7 5 £40,000 -
Open Source
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 14 (43.75%) PHP
2 13 (40.63%) Linux
3 11 (34.38%) Windows
4 10 (31.25%) Google
5 9 (28.13%) MySQL
5 9 (28.13%) DevOps
6 7 (21.88%) Magento
6 7 (21.88%) Analytics
6 7 (21.88%) CSS
6 7 (21.88%) HTML
6 7 (21.88%) Python
7 6 (18.75%) Java
7 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 6 (18.75%) MVC
7 6 (18.75%) Puppet
7 6 (18.75%) WordPress
7 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (15.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (15.63%) gulp
8 5 (15.63%) Mobile First
8 5 (15.63%) OpenCart
8 5 (15.63%) Microservices
8 5 (15.63%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 5 (15.63%) Compass CSS Framework
8 5 (15.63%) Google Analytics
8 5 (15.63%) Online Marketing
8 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
8 5 (15.63%) Sass
8 5 (15.63%) SEO
8 5 (15.63%) CMS

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 6 (18.75%) WordPress
2 5 (15.63%) CMS
2 5 (15.63%) Joomla!
3 2 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (15.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Magento
2 5 (15.63%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Google Analytics
1 5 (15.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (9.38%) Google App Engine
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (6.25%) BigQuery
3 2 (6.25%) Bigtable
3 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.13%) Riak
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) gulp
2 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) Subversion
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 5 (15.63%) Marketing
2 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) PHP Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Lead Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (9.38%) HTML CSS Developer
4 3 (9.38%) HTML Developer
4 3 (9.38%) LAMP Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Lead PHP Developer
4 3 (9.38%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) CSS
1 7 (21.88%) HTML
2 5 (15.63%) Compass CSS Framework
2 5 (15.63%) Sass
3 3 (9.38%) .NET
3 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.38%) FusionCharts
3 3 (9.38%) jQuery
3 3 (9.38%) LAMP
3 3 (9.38%) Laravel
3 3 (9.38%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (6.25%) REST
5 1 (3.13%) SOAP
5 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Fintech
1 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) DevOps
2 7 (21.88%) Analytics
3 6 (18.75%) MVC
4 5 (15.63%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
4 5 (15.63%) Microservices
4 5 (15.63%) Mobile First
4 5 (15.63%) Online Marketing
4 5 (15.63%) SEO
4 5 (15.63%) Web Design
5 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) OOP
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) Functional Programming
7 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.25%) OO
7 2 (6.25%) Scrum
7 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) PHP
2 7 (21.88%) Python
3 6 (18.75%) Java
3 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
5 4 (12.50%) C#
6 3 (9.38%) Go
6 3 (9.38%) SQL
7 2 (6.25%) PHP 5
7 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.13%) Erlang
8 1 (3.13%) Haskell
8 1 (3.13%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Ceph
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (18.75%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) Ansible
2 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.13%) Nessus
3 1 (3.13%) Nmap
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Google
2 2 (6.25%) Apple
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.25%) Twitter