The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 49 50
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire - 0.63% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.70% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Median salary - £42,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +70.00%  
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 Worcestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 243 284 255
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 88.69% 89.59% 85.57%
Number of salaries quoted 223 263 223
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

Open Source
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) LAMP
1 3 (50.00%) Data Management
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) WordPress
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Drupal
1 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Support
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SOC Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (16.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System