Period
to 17 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Squid skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Squid over the 6 months to 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Squid Cache
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 267 303 305
Rank change year-on-year +36 +2 +13
Permanent jobs citing Squid 4 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.051% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 0.33% 1.15% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 17
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +122.22%
England median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% -5.00% +11.11%

Squid is in the System Software 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 system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,228 1,305 1,170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.77% 13.27% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 892 955 901
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -5.17%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,850 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £56,879
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +3.66%

Squid
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Squid in the West Midlands

Squid
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Squid in the West Midlands

Squid
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 Squid within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 February 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 - 3 £50,000 -
Staffordshire +18 1 £40,000 -
Squid
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT jobs citing Squid 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 Squid.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (50.00%) Terraform
2 2 (50.00%) Redux
2 2 (50.00%) npm
2 2 (50.00%) OpenVPN
2 2 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (50.00%) Hudson
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (50.00%) Redis
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) GitHub
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) GitLab
2 2 (50.00%) webpack
2 2 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Law
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium

Squid
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 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) GitHub
1 2 (50.00%) npm
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) OpenVPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (50.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) GitLab
1 2 (50.00%) Hudson
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) webpack
General
1 2 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Security Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
1 2 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (50.00%) Redux
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) HPUX
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) SUSE
2 1 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
1 2 (50.00%) Terraform
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat