The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 64 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.76% 0.35% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.72% 1.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £46,750 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Open Source
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
106 123 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.21% 21.32% 29.30%
Number of salaries quoted 94 104 93
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £17,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Open Source
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Cardiff

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 21 (95.45%) Scrum
2 20 (90.91%) Spring
2 20 (90.91%) Java
2 20 (90.91%) XML
2 20 (90.91%) Unit Testing
3 19 (86.36%) NoSQL
3 19 (86.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (77.27%) RUP
4 17 (77.27%) DSDM
4 17 (77.27%) Web Services
4 17 (77.27%) DevOps
5 16 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (72.73%) Release Management
5 16 (72.73%) J2EE
5 16 (72.73%) Configuration Management
5 16 (72.73%) TDD
6 15 (68.18%) Pair Programming
6 15 (68.18%) Hibernate
6 15 (68.18%) OOA/OOD
6 15 (68.18%) OO
6 15 (68.18%) JIRA
7 14 (63.64%) Groovy
7 14 (63.64%) Scala
7 14 (63.64%) MongoDB
7 14 (63.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (63.64%) Hudson
7 14 (63.64%) Confluence
7 14 (63.64%) Clojure
7 14 (63.64%) Twitter

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (63.64%) Confluence
2 11 (50.00%) FileNet
2 11 (50.00%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (86.36%) NoSQL
2 14 (63.64%) MongoDB
2 14 (63.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) JIRA
2 14 (63.64%) Hudson
2 14 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 14 (63.64%) Subversion
2 14 (63.64%) Maven
3 3 (13.64%) Bugzilla
3 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) JBehave
4 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (4.55%) Axure RP
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (4.55%) RequisitePro
4 1 (4.55%) Calabash
4 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.55%) Robotium
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
1 17 (77.27%) Java Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Analyst
3 9 (40.91%) Consultant
3 9 (40.91%) Programmer
3 9 (40.91%) Java Consultant
3 9 (40.91%) Java Programmer
3 9 (40.91%) Developer Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (90.91%) XML
1 20 (90.91%) Spring
2 17 (77.27%) Web Services
3 16 (72.73%) J2EE
4 15 (68.18%) Hibernate
5 14 (63.64%) XSLT
5 14 (63.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (50.00%) JSF
6 11 (50.00%) SOAP
7 9 (40.91%) HTML
7 9 (40.91%) JSON
7 9 (40.91%) REST
8 6 (27.27%) HTML5
9 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
10 3 (13.64%) Apache Camel
10 3 (13.64%) Spring Integration
10 3 (13.64%) GWT
10 3 (13.64%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (13.64%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.55%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Scrum
2 20 (90.91%) Unit Testing
3 19 (86.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (77.27%) RUP
4 17 (77.27%) DSDM
4 17 (77.27%) DevOps
5 16 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (72.73%) Release Management
5 16 (72.73%) Configuration Management
5 16 (72.73%) TDD
6 15 (68.18%) Pair Programming
6 15 (68.18%) OOA/OOD
6 15 (68.18%) OO
7 14 (63.64%) SOA
7 14 (63.64%) Software Engineering
8 5 (22.73%) MVC
9 4 (18.18%) UML
9 4 (18.18%) OOD
10 2 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) Java
2 14 (63.64%) Groovy
2 14 (63.64%) Scala
2 14 (63.64%) Clojure
3 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Twitter
2 13 (59.09%) IBM
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 11 (50.00%) Adobe
5 2 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle
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