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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 87 98 84
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 8 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.67% 0.41% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.49% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 6
Average salary £36,000 £27,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.90% -47.61%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
984 1012 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 82.83% 83.71% 84.45%
Number of salaries quoted 842 874 715
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +1 6 £42,500 +54.54%
Neath Port Talbot - 2 £35,500 -
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) Perl
3 5 (27.78%) PHP
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) Unix
4 4 (22.22%) Web Services
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) Fintech
5 3 (16.67%) DevOps
5 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) CSS
5 3 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) HTML
5 3 (16.67%) .NET
5 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Kanban
6 2 (11.11%) JavaFX
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.11%) QA
6 2 (11.11%) Selenium
6 2 (11.11%) WCF

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Ant
2 1 (5.56%) Appium
2 1 (5.56%) Calabash
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) eggPlant
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) JMeter
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) Robotium
2 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Developer
1 3 (16.67%) Programmer
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Data Modeller
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (5.56%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Head of IT
3 1 (5.56%) Junior PHP Programmer
3 1 (5.56%) Junior Programmer
3 1 (5.56%) PHP Programmer
3 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Scrum Master
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Data Modeller
3 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) J2SE
3 2 (11.11%) JavaFX
3 2 (11.11%) WCF
3 2 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (5.56%) CSS3
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) Java EE
4 1 (5.56%) JPA
4 1 (5.56%) JSP
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Fintech
2 2 (11.11%) Statistics
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) CESG
3 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) SDLC
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Kanban
4 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Validation
6 1 (5.56%) Web Design
6 1 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Perl
1 5 (27.78%) PHP
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.11%) Korn
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) R
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) Scala
5 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) COBIT
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
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