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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 63 57 63
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 6 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.91% 1.22% 0.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.87% 6.52% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 5
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £46,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,950 £52,500 £42,779
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
209 92 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.71% 18.70% 29.57%
Number of salaries quoted 178 69 127
Average salary £36,000 £37,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) HTML5
3 6 (75.00%) JSON
4 5 (62.50%) XML
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 5 (62.50%) Spring
4 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
4 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) REST
5 4 (50.00%) J2EE
5 4 (50.00%) Web Services
5 4 (50.00%) OO
5 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (37.50%) MVC
6 3 (37.50%) Retail
6 3 (37.50%) jQuery
6 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
6 3 (37.50%) Spring Integration
6 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
7 2 (25.00%) Perl
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle
7 2 (25.00%) OOD
7 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (25.00%) Finance

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Head of Development
5 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) JSON
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) REST
4 4 (50.00%) J2EE
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) Spring Integration
5 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (25.00%) Mojolicious
6 2 (25.00%) Velocity
6 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) OOD
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) Scala
2 2 (25.00%) Golang
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ThinkProductivity
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago