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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 66 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.30% 2.44% 2.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 9.82% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 14
Average salary £27,000 £52,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.57% +47.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £45,500 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £52,500 £44,890
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
204 163 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.63% 24.85% 29.61%
Number of salaries quoted 185 120 157
Average salary £36,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,750
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 22 May 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
3 6 (75.00%) HTML5
4 5 (62.50%) JSON
4 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 5 (62.50%) OO
5 4 (50.00%) XML
5 4 (50.00%) Spring
5 4 (50.00%) jQuery
5 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (50.00%) REST
6 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
6 3 (37.50%) Spring Integration
6 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
6 3 (37.50%) Scala
6 3 (37.50%) Retail
6 3 (37.50%) MVC
6 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (37.50%) J2EE
6 3 (37.50%) Perl
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle
7 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (25.00%) Web Development
7 2 (25.00%) Velocity

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) MongoDB
2 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Head of Development
5 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) JSON
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) Spring
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) REST
5 3 (37.50%) Spring Integration
5 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 3 (37.50%) J2EE
6 2 (25.00%) Velocity
6 2 (25.00%) Mojolicious
7 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
7 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Scala
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Go
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle