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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 90 80 79
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 11 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.92% 0.69% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.01% 2.28% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 3
Average salary £89,250 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+158.69% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £106,850 £41,250 £31,600
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +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
366 263 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.53% 30.13% 34.32%
Number of salaries quoted 321 205 256
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,051 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
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 January 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 January 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 +1 3 £97,500 +195.45%
Cardiff -18 3 £35,000 -15.15% 6
Glamorgan - 3 - -
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (77.27%) Java
3 16 (72.73%) Spring
4 11 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 9 (40.91%) Scrum
7 8 (36.36%) XML
7 8 (36.36%) REST
8 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
8 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
8 7 (31.82%) HTML5
8 7 (31.82%) JSON
8 7 (31.82%) OO
8 7 (31.82%) HTML
9 6 (27.27%) J2EE
9 6 (27.27%) JSF
10 5 (22.73%) Statistics
10 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
10 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
10 5 (22.73%) Visualisation
10 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (22.73%) PrimeFaces
10 5 (22.73%) OOD
10 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
10 5 (22.73%) Finance
10 5 (22.73%) Banking
11 4 (18.18%) Line Management
12 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
12 3 (13.64%) ITIL
12 3 (13.64%) Web Services

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
1 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
1 10 (45.45%) Java Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Software Programmer
2 5 (22.73%) Programmer
3 3 (13.64%) Chief Technology Officer
3 3 (13.64%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Chief Technical Officer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Director
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) Spring
2 11 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 8 (36.36%) XML
3 8 (36.36%) REST
4 7 (31.82%) HTML5
4 7 (31.82%) JSON
4 7 (31.82%) HTML
5 6 (27.27%) J2EE
5 6 (27.27%) JSF
6 5 (22.73%) PrimeFaces
7 3 (13.64%) Web Services
8 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
8 2 (9.09%) Spring Integration
9 1 (4.55%) SOAP
9 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Statistics
1 5 (22.73%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Scrum
3 7 (31.82%) OO
4 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (22.73%) OOD
5 4 (18.18%) Line Management
6 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) Project Management
7 2 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (9.09%) MVC
7 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
8 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (4.55%) DevOps
8 1 (4.55%) Release Management
8 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Salary: From £32,277 to £36,309 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Penarth, South Glamorgan
ThinkProductivity
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
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Salary: £37000 - £50000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Vizolution
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago