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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 88 81 74
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.17% 1.52% 1.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 4.92% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 15
Average salary £27,000 £52,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.57% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £46,200 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £52,500 £44,853
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
414 325 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 35.38% 30.78% 31.70%
Number of salaries quoted 374 258 312
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,850 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 22 May 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 -8 2 £27,000 -48.57%
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
4 7 (53.85%) Spring
4 7 (53.85%) HTML
5 6 (46.15%) HTML5
6 5 (38.46%) JSON
6 5 (38.46%) Web Services
6 5 (38.46%) OO
6 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
7 4 (30.77%) XML
7 4 (30.77%) jQuery
7 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
7 4 (30.77%) REST
8 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
8 3 (23.08%) Scala
8 3 (23.08%) Spring Integration
8 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
8 3 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (23.08%) J2EE
8 3 (23.08%) Perl
8 3 (23.08%) Retail
8 3 (23.08%) MVC
9 2 (15.38%) Oracle
9 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
9 2 (15.38%) Cyber Security
9 2 (15.38%) Go

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
3 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Chief Technology Officer
4 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Head of Development
5 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Spring
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) HTML5
3 5 (38.46%) JSON
3 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) REST
5 3 (23.08%) Spring Integration
5 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 3 (23.08%) J2EE
6 2 (15.38%) Mojolicious
6 2 (15.38%) Velocity
7 1 (7.69%) CSS
7 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) OO
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Cyber Security
5 2 (15.38%) Line Management
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) OOD
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
1 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) Scala
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) Go
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle