Period
to 20 June 2019

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 20 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source Software Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 269 304 -
Rank change year-on-year +35 - +329
Permanent jobs citing Open Source Development 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.065% 0.042% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.070% 0.047% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
West Midlands median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% - -
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +13.64% +4.76%

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 7,121 8,593 8,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.87% 91.09% 91.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5,467 6,598 7,392
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source Development in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 June 2019.

Salary histogram 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 20 June 2019. 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 +34 3 £62,500 +7.57% 1
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Open Source Development
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Node.js
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (40.00%) Microservices
4 2 (40.00%) React
4 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (40.00%) Docker
5 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Serverless
5 1 (20.00%) Data Science
5 1 (20.00%) Java 8

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 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (20.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Applications Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Facebook Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Kafka
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Native
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (40.00%) Microservices
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Data Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Data Science
5 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
5 1 (20.00%) Service Design
5 1 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Go
4 1 (20.00%) Java 8
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook
2 1 (20.00%) Google