Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Open Source Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source Development over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source Software Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 275 315 326
Rank change year-on-year +40 +11 -38
Permanent jobs citing Open Source Development 7 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.087% 0.050% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.055% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 13
West Midlands median annual salary £75,000 £46,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.43% -18.70% -28.13%
10th Percentile £62,500 £28,100 £25,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £66,250 £66,000
England median annual salary £63,750 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.91% - -8.33%

Open Source Development 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,347 9,120 10,170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.02% 91.24% 91.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5,562 7,331 7,988
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Open Source Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Open Source Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source Development in the West Midlands

Open Source Development
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source Development in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Open Source Development in the West Midlands

Open Source Development
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source Development within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Birmingham +8 7 £75,000 +141.94% 1
Open Source Development
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT jobs citing Open Source Development 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Open Source Development.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Open Source
2 6 (85.71%) Grails
2 6 (85.71%) Groovy
2 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) IntelliJ
2 6 (85.71%) Docker
2 6 (85.71%) Microservices
2 6 (85.71%) Kubernetes
2 6 (85.71%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (57.14%) Dropwizard
3 4 (57.14%) WireMock
3 4 (57.14%) SonarQube
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (57.14%) Apache Camel
3 4 (57.14%) Play Framework
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Pair Programming
3 4 (57.14%) Mockito
3 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 4 (57.14%) Puppet
3 4 (57.14%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) HBase
4 2 (28.57%) Neo4j
4 2 (28.57%) Big Data
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra

Open Source Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (28.57%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
1 2 (28.57%) HBase
1 2 (28.57%) Neo4j
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) IntelliJ
2 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Mockito
2 4 (57.14%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Java Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Senior Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Senior Java Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Software Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Java Software Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Grails
1 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 4 (57.14%) Apache Camel
2 4 (57.14%) Dropwizard
2 4 (57.14%) Play Framework
2 4 (57.14%) REST
2 4 (57.14%) WireMock
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (28.57%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Open Source
2 6 (85.71%) Microservices
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (57.14%) Pair Programming
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Presales
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Groovy
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) Scala
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Docker
2 2 (28.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Kubernetes
2 4 (57.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft