The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 89 79 95
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 9 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.71% 1.30% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 1.69% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 2
Average salary £36,750 £43,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.53% +22.85%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.41% +6.25%
Open Source
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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1041 830 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 82.62% 76.99% 79.44%
Number of salaries quoted 900 753 811
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Open Source
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Open Source Salary Trend in South Wales

Open Source
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport -16 6 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Cardiff -18 1 £26,500 -43.31% 1
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £38,500 -
Bridgend - 1 £38,500 -
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) OO
4 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (45.45%) Statistics
4 5 (45.45%) Web Development
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) Kanban
4 5 (45.45%) User Experience
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) JSON
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
6 2 (18.18%) Tandem
6 2 (18.18%) WCF
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) Perl
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Technical Leader
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) JSON
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (18.18%) WCF
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) J2SE
4 1 (9.09%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Statistics
1 5 (45.45%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) OO
4 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (45.45%) Web Development
4 5 (45.45%) Kanban
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) OOD
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Scala
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
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