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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 99 141
Rank change year-on-year -51 +42  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 64 157 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.33% 2.55% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 2.89% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 56 131 59
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,250 £50,000
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 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 4324 5436 4272
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 90.03% 88.19% 83.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3530 4374 3574
Median salary £42,500 £42,900 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.93% +0.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,375 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Staffordshire +27 20 £56,250 +12.50%
Birmingham -26 20 £40,000 - 4
Warwickshire -10 8 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Shropshire +3 6 - - 2
Worcestershire -14 4 £33,250 -21.76% 1
Coventry +9 3 £31,500 -3.81%
Solihull -18 2 £41,750 +5.69%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £62,000 -
Open Source
England

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 77 (41.40%) JavaScript
2 72 (38.71%) HTML
2 72 (38.71%) Java
3 61 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (31.72%) CSS
5 56 (30.11%) MVC
6 52 (27.96%) PHP
7 50 (26.88%) jQuery
8 47 (25.27%) C#
9 45 (24.19%) Linux
10 37 (19.89%) .NET
11 36 (19.35%) AngularJS
12 33 (17.74%) HTML5
12 33 (17.74%) MySQL
13 27 (14.52%) Degree
14 26 (13.98%) Software Engineering
14 26 (13.98%) Computer Science
14 26 (13.98%) Scrum
15 25 (13.44%) ASP.NET
15 25 (13.44%) NoSQL
16 24 (12.90%) Web Services
16 24 (12.90%) SOA
16 24 (12.90%) QA
17 23 (12.37%) TDD
17 23 (12.37%) LAMP
17 23 (12.37%) ASP.NET MVC
18 21 (11.29%) Microsoft
18 21 (11.29%) Python
19 20 (10.75%) SQL Server
19 20 (10.75%) REST

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 15 (8.06%) Apache
2 14 (7.53%) WordPress
3 9 (4.84%) Apache Pig
3 9 (4.84%) Apache Spark
4 8 (4.30%) CMS
4 8 (4.30%) nginx
5 6 (3.23%) JBoss
5 6 (3.23%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.15%) Drupal
6 4 (2.15%) Joomla!
6 4 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (2.15%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.61%) Moodle
7 3 (1.61%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.08%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.08%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.08%) IIS
8 2 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.54%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.54%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.76%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.54%) Blender
Business Applications
1 3 (1.61%) Sage 200
1 3 (1.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.30%) GitHub
3 7 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.15%) IaaS
4 4 (2.15%) Office 365
4 4 (2.15%) PaaS
5 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.08%) SaaS
6 1 (0.54%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.54%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.22%) DNS
2 18 (9.68%) HTTP
2 18 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.38%) Internet
4 9 (4.84%) Kerberos
5 7 (3.76%) DHCP
5 7 (3.76%) SSL
5 7 (3.76%) VoIP
6 6 (3.23%) Asterisk PBX
6 6 (3.23%) Firewall
6 6 (3.23%) VoLTE
7 5 (2.69%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.08%) Skype
9 1 (0.54%) LAN
9 1 (0.54%) Network Security
9 1 (0.54%) SAN
9 1 (0.54%) SSH
9 1 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.74%) MySQL
2 25 (13.44%) NoSQL
3 20 (10.75%) SQL Server
4 17 (9.14%) MongoDB
5 16 (8.60%) Relational Database
6 14 (7.53%) Hadoop
7 13 (6.99%) Big Data
8 9 (4.84%) Apache Hive
8 9 (4.84%) Riak
9 4 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.61%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (1.61%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.54%) QlikView
11 1 (0.54%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (9.68%) Selenium
2 13 (6.99%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.84%) JUnit
4 8 (4.30%) Grunt
4 8 (4.30%) gulp
4 8 (4.30%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.76%) Jasmine
6 6 (3.23%) Clang
6 6 (3.23%) JMeter
6 6 (3.23%) SoapUI
6 6 (3.23%) Subversion
7 5 (2.69%) Maven
8 4 (2.15%) eggPlant
8 4 (2.15%) JBehave
8 4 (2.15%) Mocha
8 4 (2.15%) Protractor
8 4 (2.15%) Ranorex
8 4 (2.15%) SpecFlow
8 4 (2.15%) TestNG
8 4 (2.15%) WATIR
General
1 13 (6.99%) Finance
2 8 (4.30%) Marketing
3 6 (3.23%) Electronics
4 5 (2.69%) Advertising
4 5 (2.69%) Law
4 5 (2.69%) Publishing
4 5 (2.69%) Retail
5 3 (1.61%) Automotive
5 3 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.54%) Games
6 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 99 (53.23%) Developer
2 27 (14.52%) PHP Developer
2 27 (14.52%) Senior Developer
3 25 (13.44%) Architect
4 19 (10.22%) Java Developer
5 16 (8.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 16 (8.60%) LAMP Developer
5 16 (8.60%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 15 (8.06%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (6.99%) Software Engineer
8 12 (6.45%) HTML Developer
9 11 (5.91%) Administrator
9 11 (5.91%) HTML CSS Developer
10 10 (5.38%) Angular Developer
10 10 (5.38%) Junior
10 10 (5.38%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 10 (5.38%) Technical Architect
11 9 (4.84%) Hadoop Administrator
11 9 (4.84%) Junior Developer
11 9 (4.84%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (38.71%) HTML
2 59 (31.72%) CSS
3 50 (26.88%) jQuery
4 37 (19.89%) .NET
5 36 (19.35%) AngularJS
6 33 (17.74%) HTML5
7 25 (13.44%) ASP.NET
8 24 (12.90%) Web Services
9 23 (12.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (12.37%) LAMP
10 20 (10.75%) REST
11 19 (10.22%) RESTful
12 16 (8.60%) Spring
13 14 (7.53%) Node.js
14 13 (6.99%) Sass
15 12 (6.45%) JSON
16 11 (5.91%) CSS3
17 10 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 9 (4.84%) Middleware
18 9 (4.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.98%) Computer Science
2 16 (8.60%) N-Tier
2 16 (8.60%) User Experience
3 13 (6.99%) Blog
4 12 (6.45%) Algorithms
5 11 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.91%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (4.84%) Social Media
7 7 (3.76%) Device Driver
7 7 (3.76%) Mobile App
8 6 (3.23%) Data Structures
8 6 (3.23%) SystemC
9 5 (2.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (2.69%) Fintech
10 3 (1.61%) e-Learning
10 3 (1.61%) Graphic Design
11 2 (1.08%) CUDA
11 2 (1.08%) iPad
12 1 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.54%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.19%) Linux
2 16 (8.60%) Unix
3 10 (5.38%) Windows
4 5 (2.69%) Android
5 3 (1.61%) CentOS
5 3 (1.61%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.08%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.54%) Debian
7 1 (0.54%) Fedora
7 1 (0.54%) openSUSE
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (30.11%) MVC
3 26 (13.98%) Scrum
3 26 (13.98%) Software Engineering
4 24 (12.90%) SOA
5 23 (12.37%) TDD
6 18 (9.68%) Microservices
7 17 (9.14%) DevOps
7 17 (9.14%) SDLC
8 16 (8.60%) Mentoring
9 15 (8.06%) Functional Programming
9 15 (8.06%) Mathematics
10 13 (6.99%) BDD
10 13 (6.99%) Data Management
10 13 (6.99%) Front End Development
10 13 (6.99%) Low Latency
10 13 (6.99%) Physics
10 13 (6.99%) Web Development
11 12 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 77 (41.40%) JavaScript
2 72 (38.71%) Java
3 52 (27.96%) PHP
4 47 (25.27%) C#
5 21 (11.29%) Python
6 16 (8.60%) SQL
7 14 (7.53%) Ruby
7 14 (7.53%) Scala
8 11 (5.91%) C++
9 8 (4.30%) Erlang
9 8 (4.30%) F#
9 8 (4.30%) Haskell
10 6 (3.23%) Clojure
10 6 (3.23%) Go
11 5 (2.69%) Perl
12 3 (1.61%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.61%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.08%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.08%) VB
14 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (14.52%) Degree
2 6 (3.23%) PhD
3 4 (2.15%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.08%) MCSD
4 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.90%) QA
2 4 (2.15%) SDET
3 3 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (4.84%) HDFS
2 7 (3.76%) Samba
2 7 (3.76%) Squid
3 6 (3.23%) Docker
3 6 (3.23%) Firmware
3 6 (3.23%) Kamailio
4 2 (1.08%) Cygwin
5 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (4.84%) Hadoop YARN
1 9 (4.84%) Oozie
2 5 (2.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (2.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (2.69%) Puppet
3 4 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.54%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.54%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.54%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 21 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.23%) BroadSoft
3 5 (2.69%) Zend
4 4 (2.15%) Cognizant
4 4 (2.15%) Google
4 4 (2.15%) Oracle
4 4 (2.15%) TOWER Software
5 3 (1.61%) Blackboard
5 3 (1.61%) MuleSoft
5 3 (1.61%) Sage
5 3 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.61%) Tableau
5 3 (1.61%) Talend
5 3 (1.61%) Twitter
6 2 (1.08%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.08%) webMethods
7 1 (0.54%) Citrix
7 1 (0.54%) IBM
7 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.54%) VMware
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