Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for OpenStack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OpenStack over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 328 312
Rank change year-on-year +23 -16 +19
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 20 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.12% 0.082%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.31% 0.75% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 2
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -6.38% +95.83%
10th Percentile £32,500 £47,500 £54,125
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £62,375
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +7.48%

OpenStack is in the Application Platforms 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 application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1532 1866 1680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.28% 16.30% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1284 1481 1362
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,750 £23,638
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in the West Midlands

OpenStack
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for OpenStack in the West Midlands

OpenStack
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OpenStack in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OpenStack in the West Midlands

OpenStack
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 OpenStack within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Coventry +18 11 £50,000 -
Birmingham +21 9 £42,500 -22.73% 1
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing OpenStack 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 OpenStack.

1 19 (95.00%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (90.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (85.00%) Java
4 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (65.00%) MVC
5 13 (65.00%) Hibernate
5 13 (65.00%) Spring
5 13 (65.00%) WebSphere
5 13 (65.00%) Spring MVC
5 13 (65.00%) J2EE
5 13 (65.00%) Oracle
5 13 (65.00%) JBoss
6 12 (60.00%) REST
7 11 (55.00%) IBM
7 11 (55.00%) Kanban
7 11 (55.00%) JPA
7 11 (55.00%) Scrum
8 10 (50.00%) SOAP
8 10 (50.00%) Puppet
9 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
9 9 (45.00%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (45.00%) Ansible
9 9 (45.00%) Docker
9 9 (45.00%) MySQL
10 8 (40.00%) SQL
11 7 (35.00%) RUP
11 7 (35.00%) DB2
11 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
11 7 (35.00%) OCP
11 7 (35.00%) Oracle Certification

OpenStack
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 13 (65.00%) JBoss
1 13 (65.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) nginx
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 19 (95.00%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (90.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
3 1 (5.00%) PaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Slack
3 1 (5.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) VPN
2 4 (20.00%) 802.11
2 4 (20.00%) HTTP
2 4 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) MySQL
2 7 (35.00%) DB2
2 7 (35.00%) MariaDB
2 7 (35.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
1 11 (55.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Tester
2 4 (20.00%) Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Junior
3 3 (15.00%) Junior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Junior Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum Master
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Architect
5 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Azure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) Hibernate
1 13 (65.00%) J2EE
1 13 (65.00%) Spring
1 13 (65.00%) Spring MVC
2 12 (60.00%) REST
3 11 (55.00%) JPA
4 10 (50.00%) SOAP
5 6 (30.00%) MSMQ
6 4 (20.00%) 802.1X
7 1 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) MVC
3 11 (55.00%) Kanban
3 11 (55.00%) Scrum
4 7 (35.00%) RUP
5 4 (20.00%) Open Source
5 4 (20.00%) Patch Management
5 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 4 (20.00%) Social Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) SDLC
7 1 (5.00%) Economics
7 1 (5.00%) Microservices
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (20.00%) C
5 4 (20.00%) C#
5 4 (20.00%) Lua
5 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (20.00%) Python
5 4 (20.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) OCP
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) CHECK Team Leader
3 4 (20.00%) CHECK Team Member
3 4 (20.00%) OSCP
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Docker
2 2 (10.00%) KVM
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Puppet
2 9 (45.00%) Ansible
2 9 (45.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (35.00%) Kubernetes
3 7 (35.00%) Terraform
4 1 (5.00%) HAProxy
4 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle
2 11 (55.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) VMware