The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank - 25 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport - 0.68% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £52,500 -
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 Newport region.

Miscellaneous Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
49 79 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 25.00% 53.38% 21.01%
Number of salaries quoted 48 58 15
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £29,311
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £46,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Open Source
Salary Trend in Newport

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Newport

Open Source
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Newport 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%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Newport 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Chief Technology Officer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Director
2 1 (33.33%) Chief Technical Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery