The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 96 139
Rank change year-on-year -11 +43  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 128 163 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.49% 2.64% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 2.98% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 108 134 65
Median salary £45,000 £38,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.12% -13.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,800 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4536 5472 4973
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.28% 88.72% 87.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3757 4243 4088
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Open Source
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Open Source in the West Midlands

Open Source
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Source in the West Midlands

Open Source
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Birmingham -5 41 £37,750 -20.52% 4
Staffordshire +35 29 £55,000 -12.00%
Warwickshire -21 23 £27,500 - 3
Shropshire +13 19 £50,000 -9.90% 3
Solihull - 3 £45,000 -
Coventry -21 2 £43,750 +25.00% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £32,500 -
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 80 (40.82%) JavaScript
2 73 (37.24%) HTML
3 71 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (34.69%) CSS
5 60 (30.61%) jQuery
6 59 (30.10%) PHP
7 58 (29.59%) Java
8 54 (27.55%) C#
9 47 (23.98%) HTML5
10 40 (20.41%) REST
10 40 (20.41%) .NET
10 40 (20.41%) MVC
11 39 (19.90%) MySQL
12 37 (18.88%) WordPress
13 35 (17.86%) SQL
14 34 (17.35%) Sass
14 34 (17.35%) AngularJS
15 33 (16.84%) Marketing
16 30 (15.31%) Web Design
17 29 (14.80%) SEO
17 29 (14.80%) Internet
18 28 (14.29%) Degree
18 28 (14.29%) Test Automation
19 27 (13.78%) Finance
19 27 (13.78%) Linux
20 26 (13.27%) Photoshop
20 26 (13.27%) Ruby
20 26 (13.27%) Adobe Illustrator
20 26 (13.27%) Front End Development
21 25 (12.76%) BDD

Open Source
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 37 (18.88%) WordPress
2 16 (8.16%) CMS
3 12 (6.12%) Joomla!
4 6 (3.06%) Drupal
4 6 (3.06%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.55%) EPiServer
5 5 (2.55%) IIS
5 5 (2.55%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (2.55%) Umbraco
6 4 (2.04%) Documentum
7 3 (1.53%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (1.53%) Moodle
7 3 (1.53%) Mule
8 2 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.51%) Apache
9 1 (0.51%) JBoss
9 1 (0.51%) nginx
9 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (13.27%) Adobe Illustrator
1 26 (13.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (4.08%) Magento
1 8 (4.08%) OpenCart
2 5 (2.55%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.57%) Google Analytics
3 7 (3.57%) SaaS
4 5 (2.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.04%) GitHub
6 3 (1.53%) Office 365
7 2 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.80%) Internet
2 8 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.57%) ATM
4 6 (3.06%) HTTP
5 4 (2.04%) LAN
5 4 (2.04%) SAN
6 3 (1.53%) DNS
6 3 (1.53%) VoIP
6 3 (1.53%) Wireless
6 3 (1.53%) WLAN
7 2 (1.02%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (1.02%) Firewall
7 2 (1.02%) VoLTE
8 1 (0.51%) Intranet
8 1 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.51%) Network Security
8 1 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.90%) MySQL
2 22 (11.22%) NoSQL
3 18 (9.18%) SQL Server
4 13 (6.63%) Riak
5 10 (5.10%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.04%) MariaDB
8 3 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.51%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 1 (0.51%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (0.51%) Cognos Transformer
10 1 (0.51%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.51%) QlikView
10 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (9.69%) Selenium
2 11 (5.61%) eggPlant
2 11 (5.61%) JMeter
2 11 (5.61%) Ranorex
2 11 (5.61%) SoapUI
2 11 (5.61%) WATIR
3 10 (5.10%) Clang
3 10 (5.10%) JBehave
3 10 (5.10%) SpecFlow
4 9 (4.59%) JIRA
5 7 (3.57%) gulp
5 7 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.57%) Maven
5 7 (3.57%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.55%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.04%) JUnit
7 4 (2.04%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.53%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.53%) webpack
9 2 (1.02%) FogBugz
General
1 33 (16.84%) Marketing
2 27 (13.78%) Finance
3 16 (8.16%) Retail
4 10 (5.10%) Electronics
5 3 (1.53%) Games
6 2 (1.02%) Advertising
6 2 (1.02%) Publishing
7 1 (0.51%) Law
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 100 (51.02%) Developer
2 34 (17.35%) HTML Developer
3 31 (15.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 31 (15.82%) HTML CSS Developer
4 29 (14.80%) Junior
4 29 (14.80%) Junior Developer
5 28 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
6 24 (12.24%) PHP Developer
7 19 (9.69%) Analyst
7 19 (9.69%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 19 (9.69%) Junior JavaScript Developer
8 14 (7.14%) Java Developer
9 13 (6.63%) .NET Developer
10 12 (6.12%) Software Engineer
11 11 (5.61%) LAMP Developer
11 11 (5.61%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 11 (5.61%) Senior Developer
11 11 (5.61%) Tester
12 10 (5.10%) Architect
12 10 (5.10%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (37.24%) HTML
2 68 (34.69%) CSS
3 60 (30.61%) jQuery
4 47 (23.98%) HTML5
5 40 (20.41%) .NET
5 40 (20.41%) REST
6 34 (17.35%) AngularJS
6 34 (17.35%) Sass
7 25 (12.76%) Web Services
8 24 (12.24%) ASP.NET
9 23 (11.73%) SOAP
10 21 (10.71%) Ruby on Rails
10 21 (10.71%) Symfony
11 19 (9.69%) Django
12 18 (9.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 15 (7.65%) LAMP
14 12 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (5.61%) Node.js
15 11 (5.61%) RESTful
16 10 (5.10%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.76%) Computer Science
2 23 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (11.22%) Social Media
4 21 (10.71%) Graphic Design
5 15 (7.65%) Algorithms
6 13 (6.63%) N-Tier
7 11 (5.61%) Management Information System
8 10 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (5.10%) Fintech
8 10 (5.10%) SystemC
9 9 (4.59%) Blog
10 4 (2.04%) Data Centre
10 4 (2.04%) Data Structures
10 4 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.53%) e-Learning
11 3 (1.53%) User Experience
12 2 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.78%) Linux
2 12 (6.12%) Windows
3 6 (3.06%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.55%) Android
4 5 (2.55%) CentOS
4 5 (2.55%) Unix
5 4 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.04%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.53%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.02%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.51%) Debian
8 1 (0.51%) Fedora
8 1 (0.51%) openSUSE
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (20.41%) MVC
3 30 (15.31%) Web Design
4 29 (14.80%) SEO
5 28 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 26 (13.27%) Front End Development
7 25 (12.76%) BDD
7 25 (12.76%) Software Engineering
8 23 (11.73%) Scrum
8 23 (11.73%) TDD
9 21 (10.71%) Internet Marketing
10 18 (9.18%) Functional Programming
10 18 (9.18%) SOA
11 17 (8.67%) OOP
12 16 (8.16%) Microservices
13 15 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (7.65%) DevOps
14 14 (7.14%) Mathematics
14 14 (7.14%) OO
14 14 (7.14%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 80 (40.82%) JavaScript
2 59 (30.10%) PHP
3 58 (29.59%) Java
4 54 (27.55%) C#
5 35 (17.86%) SQL
6 26 (13.27%) Ruby
7 14 (7.14%) C++
8 11 (5.61%) Python
9 9 (4.59%) Go
9 9 (4.59%) Scala
10 8 (4.08%) VB.NET
11 7 (3.57%) Perl
12 5 (2.55%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.55%) Erlang
12 5 (2.55%) Haskell
13 4 (2.04%) Clojure
14 3 (1.53%) ES6
14 3 (1.53%) F#
14 3 (1.53%) R
15 2 (1.02%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 28 (14.29%) Degree
2 12 (6.12%) PhD
3 9 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (3.06%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (3.06%) CISSP
5 4 (2.04%) MCSD
5 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.02%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.02%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.02%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.24%) QA
2 6 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (5.10%) Docker
2 4 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.02%) etcd
4 2 (1.02%) flannel
4 2 (1.02%) Kamailio
5 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.08%) Puppet
3 7 (3.57%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.04%) Cacti
4 4 (2.04%) Icinga
4 4 (2.04%) Nagios
5 3 (1.53%) Ansible
5 3 (1.53%) Terraform
6 2 (1.02%) Consul
6 2 (1.02%) Salt
6 2 (1.02%) Sysdig
7 1 (0.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.51%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.14%) Google
3 9 (4.59%) CA Agile Central
4 7 (3.57%) Oracle
5 5 (2.55%) Sitecore
5 5 (2.55%) VMware
6 4 (2.04%) Pega
6 4 (2.04%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.53%) Aruba
7 3 (1.53%) Blackboard
7 3 (1.53%) HP
7 3 (1.53%) Twitter
8 2 (1.02%) Adobe
8 2 (1.02%) BroadSoft
8 2 (1.02%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.02%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.02%) Tableau
9 1 (0.51%) Citrix
9 1 (0.51%) Cognos
9 1 (0.51%) Teradata
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