The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 82 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -5
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.12% 1.63% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 2.14% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 6
Average salary £26,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.21% +35.71%
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 Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
680 513 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.76% 75.89% 75.59%
Number of salaries quoted 556 455 338
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 17 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Tandem
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Scala

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) C#
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Generous benefits
Posted: 4 days ago