Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 56 64
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 0.39% 0.84% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.98% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 8
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £34,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.94% +38.00% -47.37%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £39,750 £36,625
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% +20.00%

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 457 410 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 89.61% 86.32% 89.43%
Number of salaries quoted 404 391 414
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £48,525
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

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

Open Source
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Worcester +2 1 - -
Open Source
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) Drush
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Drush
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP