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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 65 72
Rank change year-on-year +29 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 24 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.61% 1.28% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.40% 1.47% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 5
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -16.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,250 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Open Source is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 375 545 522
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 87.62% 87.20% 84.33%
Number of salaries quoted 281 490 471
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing Open Source as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +16 11 £63,750 +6.25%
Lichfield +18 6 £40,000 -15.78%
Stafford -2 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Tamworth - 1 £50,000 -
Open Source
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, 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 26 (63.41%) MVC
2 25 (60.98%) jQuery
3 21 (51.22%) HTML
3 21 (51.22%) CSS
4 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
5 19 (46.34%) .NET
5 19 (46.34%) C#
6 16 (39.02%) PHP
6 16 (39.02%) HTML5
7 15 (36.59%) NoSQL
7 15 (36.59%) MySQL
8 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET
8 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (31.71%) Functional Programming
9 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
10 11 (26.83%) N-Tier
10 11 (26.83%) LAMP
10 11 (26.83%) Riak
11 9 (21.95%) SOA
11 9 (21.95%) QA
12 8 (19.51%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (17.07%) Blog
13 7 (17.07%) Linux
14 5 (12.20%) Multithreaded Programming
14 5 (12.20%) Java
14 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
14 5 (12.20%) Multithreading
14 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
14 5 (12.20%) Google

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 4 (9.76%) CMS
1 4 (9.76%) Joomla!
1 4 (9.76%) WordPress
2 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (7.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Magento
1 4 (9.76%) OpenCart
2 1 (2.44%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Internet
1 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.44%) LAN
2 1 (2.44%) SAN
2 1 (2.44%) Wireless
2 1 (2.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) MySQL
1 15 (36.59%) NoSQL
2 11 (26.83%) Riak
3 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) gulp
2 2 (4.88%) webpack
General
1 4 (9.76%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) PHP Developer
3 11 (26.83%) LAMP Developer
3 11 (26.83%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 10 (24.39%) Architect
5 7 (17.07%) HTML Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Technical Architect
6 6 (14.63%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (12.20%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (7.32%) .NET Architect
8 3 (7.32%) Development Manager
8 3 (7.32%) Development Project Manager
8 3 (7.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Software Development Manager
8 3 (7.32%) Software Development Project Manager
8 3 (7.32%) Software Project Manager
8 3 (7.32%) Technical Development Manager
8 3 (7.32%) Technical Manager
8 3 (7.32%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (60.98%) jQuery
2 21 (51.22%) CSS
2 21 (51.22%) HTML
3 19 (46.34%) .NET
4 16 (39.02%) HTML5
5 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET
5 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (26.83%) LAMP
7 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (12.20%) Sass
9 4 (9.76%) CSS3
9 4 (9.76%) Middleware
10 3 (7.32%) Compass CSS Framework
11 2 (4.88%) Ajax
11 2 (4.88%) Memcached
11 2 (4.88%) React
11 2 (4.88%) XML
12 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
12 1 (2.44%) JSON
12 1 (2.44%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) N-Tier
2 8 (19.51%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (17.07%) Blog
4 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
5 4 (9.76%) Algorithms
5 4 (9.76%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) MVC
2 13 (31.71%) Functional Programming
3 9 (21.95%) SOA
4 5 (12.20%) Multithreaded Programming
4 5 (12.20%) Multithreading
4 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
5 4 (9.76%) Complexity Analysis
5 4 (9.76%) DevOps
5 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
5 4 (9.76%) Low Latency
5 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
5 4 (9.76%) Microservices
5 4 (9.76%) Online Marketing
5 4 (9.76%) Physics
5 4 (9.76%) SDLC
5 4 (9.76%) SEO
5 4 (9.76%) TOGAF
5 4 (9.76%) Web Design
6 3 (7.32%) Analytics
6 3 (7.32%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
2 19 (46.34%) C#
3 16 (39.02%) PHP
4 5 (12.20%) Go
4 5 (12.20%) Java
5 4 (9.76%) Clojure
5 4 (9.76%) Erlang
5 4 (9.76%) F#
5 4 (9.76%) Haskell
6 2 (4.88%) ES6
7 1 (2.44%) SQL
7 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.44%) VB
7 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Google
3 2 (4.88%) TOWER Software
4 1 (2.44%) Aruba
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) Zend