Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 58 92
Rank change year-on-year -8 +34 +10
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 19 42 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.30% 4.09% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 4.57% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 19 31 20
Staffordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -16.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £36,950
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £71,375
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +29.41% +3.66% -8.89%

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 759 920 1,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 92.00% 89.49% 93.58%
Number of salaries quoted 622 734 1,024
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £23,753 £21,250 £22,075
90th Percentile £55,950 £55,000 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Lichfield +18 9 £52,500 +5.00%
Stoke-on-Trent -17 9 £47,500 -17.39%
Stafford +18 1 £75,000 +130.77%
Open Source
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 16 (84.21%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) Google
2 11 (57.89%) Test Automation
3 9 (47.37%) Memcached
3 9 (47.37%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (47.37%) Go
3 9 (47.37%) Docker
3 9 (47.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (47.37%) Kubernetes
3 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
3 9 (47.37%) PHP
3 9 (47.37%) Python
4 7 (36.84%) PHP 5
4 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Integration Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Java 8
4 7 (36.84%) Redis
4 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
6 5 (26.32%) HTML
6 5 (26.32%) Scrum
6 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 5 (26.32%) C#
6 5 (26.32%) Kanban
6 5 (26.32%) Retail
6 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 5 (26.32%) Functional Programming
6 5 (26.32%) Microservices
6 5 (26.32%) BigQuery

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 9 (47.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (21.05%) Fastly
4 4 (21.05%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Redis
2 5 (26.32%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (26.32%) BigQuery
2 5 (26.32%) Bigtable
2 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 4 (21.05%) Selenium
2 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.53%) AccuRev
3 2 (10.53%) Maven
General
1 5 (26.32%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Software Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) PHP Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Python Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Mid-Level Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Python Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Memcached
2 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) HTML5
2 5 (26.32%) Node.js
2 5 (26.32%) TensorFlow
3 3 (15.79%) .NET
4 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (10.53%) CSS
4 2 (10.53%) CSS3
4 2 (10.53%) Ext JS
4 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (10.53%) Spring MVC
4 2 (10.53%) Three.js
4 2 (10.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (10.53%) WebGL
4 2 (10.53%) WinForms
4 2 (10.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Test Automation
2 7 (36.84%) Integration Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Functional Programming
3 5 (26.32%) Kanban
3 5 (26.32%) Microservices
3 5 (26.32%) Scrum
3 5 (26.32%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) Web Development
6 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
6 2 (10.53%) Pay per click
6 2 (10.53%) Physics
6 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) Go
2 9 (47.37%) PHP
2 9 (47.37%) Python
3 7 (36.84%) Java 8
3 7 (36.84%) PHP 5
4 5 (26.32%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 2 (10.53%) C++
6 2 (10.53%) Perl
6 2 (10.53%) PHP 7
6 2 (10.53%) Ruby
7 1 (5.26%) Erlang
7 1 (5.26%) F#
7 1 (5.26%) Haskell
7 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Kubernetes
2 4 (21.05%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Google
2 2 (10.53%) Facebook