The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 92 81 83
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 7 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.59% 0.64% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.64% 2.21% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3 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 £29,000 £47,250 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £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
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
426 272 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 35.77% 29.18% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 351 196 241
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 Miscellaneous 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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram 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 30 March 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
Cardiff -4 5 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Glamorgan - 2 - -
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) Java
3 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 10 (55.56%) Spring
5 8 (44.44%) Scrum
6 7 (38.89%) HTML
6 7 (38.89%) HTML5
7 6 (33.33%) JSON
7 6 (33.33%) OO
8 5 (27.78%) XML
8 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
8 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
8 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
8 5 (27.78%) REST
9 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
9 4 (22.22%) Line Management
9 4 (22.22%) Web Services
9 4 (22.22%) J2EE
9 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
10 3 (16.67%) Retail
10 3 (16.67%) MVC
10 3 (16.67%) ITIL
10 3 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
10 3 (16.67%) Spring Integration
10 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
10 3 (16.67%) jQuery
11 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (11.11%) Statistics
11 2 (11.11%) Web Development

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Chief Technology Officer
3 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Chief Technical Officer
4 2 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Programmer
4 2 (11.11%) Head of Development
4 2 (11.11%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) Spring
2 7 (38.89%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) HTML5
3 6 (33.33%) JSON
4 5 (27.78%) XML
4 5 (27.78%) REST
5 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 4 (22.22%) J2EE
5 4 (22.22%) Web Services
6 3 (16.67%) Spring Integration
6 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 3 (16.67%) jQuery
7 2 (11.11%) Mojolicious
7 2 (11.11%) PrimeFaces
7 2 (11.11%) Velocity
7 2 (11.11%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Statistics
1 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Scrum
3 6 (33.33%) OO
4 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
5 4 (22.22%) Line Management
6 3 (16.67%) MVC
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (11.11%) OOD
7 2 (11.11%) Project Management
7 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Web Development
7 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
7 2 (11.11%) Cyber Security
8 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
8 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) Scala
3 2 (11.11%) Golang
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Control 2K Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ThinkProductivity
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago