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

Open Source
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 68 86
Rank change year-on-year -1 +18 +8
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 8 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.08% 2.57% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 2.92% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 22
Staffordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -16.67% +54.84%
10th Percentile £39,625 £25,500 £37,875
90th Percentile £72,250 £72,250 £72,500
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +37.50% +6.67% -16.67%

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 694 1,063 1,185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 94.04% 88.29% 93.82%
Number of salaries quoted 583 863 1,046
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.90%
10th Percentile £23,550 £21,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £54,750 £57,900 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 November 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 November 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 -13 4 £45,000 -21.74%
Lichfield +15 3 £65,000 +62.50%
Stafford - 1 £75,000 -
Open Source
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 7 (87.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Google
2 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (37.50%) Go
4 3 (37.50%) Docker
4 3 (37.50%) Redis
4 3 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (37.50%) Kubernetes
4 3 (37.50%) PHP 5
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (37.50%) Memcached
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) PHP
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) Java 8
5 2 (25.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) TensorFlow
5 2 (25.00%) Terraform
5 2 (25.00%) Fastly
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) SMS
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET

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 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (25.00%) Fastly
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Redis
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (25.00%) BigQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Bigtable
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Python Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Head of IT
3 1 (12.50%) Mid-Level Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Memcached
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 2 (25.00%) TensorFlow
2 2 (25.00%) WinForms
2 2 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Programming
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) OOP
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Go
2 3 (37.50%) Java 8
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) PHP 5
2 3 (37.50%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Kubernetes
2 2 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) Facebook