The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 40 40
Rank change year-on-year +13 0  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 8 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 5.63% 1.54% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.30% 1.61% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 1
Median salary £67,500 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.72% -15.38%  
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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 127 186 139
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 89.44% 95.38% 75.54%
Number of salaries quoted 103 166 129
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +19.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

Open Source
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source in Stoke-on-Trent.

Salary trend for Open Source in Stoke-on-Trent

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Stoke-on-Trent over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 14 (77.78%) C#
1 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) SOA
2 11 (61.11%) NoSQL
3 10 (55.56%) Functional Programming
3 10 (55.56%) CSS
3 10 (55.56%) HTML
4 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (50.00%) Linux
4 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (50.00%) MVC
4 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (50.00%) HTML5
4 9 (50.00%) jQuery
5 8 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 7 (38.89%) Middleware
6 7 (38.89%) N-Tier
6 7 (38.89%) Low Latency
6 7 (38.89%) Haskell
6 7 (38.89%) Erlang
6 7 (38.89%) QA
6 7 (38.89%) F#
7 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 5 (27.78%) Internet
8 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
8 5 (27.78%) Java
8 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
8 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
8 5 (27.78%) Physics

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Internet
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) NoSQL
2 4 (22.22%) Riak
3 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Linux Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Software Architect
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Technical Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Development Manager
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) CSS
2 10 (55.56%) HTML
3 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (50.00%) HTML5
3 9 (50.00%) jQuery
4 7 (38.89%) Middleware
5 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (16.67%) CSS3
6 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 2 (11.11%) Ajax
7 2 (11.11%) SOAP
7 2 (11.11%) WinForms
7 2 (11.11%) XHTML
7 2 (11.11%) XML
7 2 (11.11%) XSL
8 1 (5.56%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (5.56%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (38.89%) N-Tier
3 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
4 5 (27.78%) Blog
4 5 (27.78%) Data Structures
5 2 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) SOA
2 10 (55.56%) Functional Programming
3 9 (50.00%) MVC
4 7 (38.89%) Low Latency
5 5 (27.78%) Complexity Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
5 5 (27.78%) Multithreaded Programming
5 5 (27.78%) Multithreading
5 5 (27.78%) Physics
5 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) OOP
7 2 (11.11%) Complex Event Processing
7 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.11%) Microservices
7 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (11.11%) Service Design
7 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
7 2 (11.11%) UML
7 2 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) Erlang
3 7 (38.89%) F#
3 7 (38.89%) Haskell
4 5 (27.78%) Clojure
4 5 (27.78%) Go
4 5 (27.78%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) Ruby
5 2 (11.11%) Scala
5 2 (11.11%) TypeScript
5 2 (11.11%) VB
6 1 (5.56%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) TOWER Software
3 2 (11.11%) Twitter
4 1 (5.56%) Zend