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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 78 95 73
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 15 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.43% 0.61% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 0.73% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 13
Median salary £46,500 £36,750 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.53% -20.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £40,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
915 1091 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 87.48% 83.22% 79.94%
Number of salaries quoted 825 947 750
Median salary £37,750 £37,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.02% +4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 7 £46,500 - 4
Newport +2 5 £50,000 +42.85%
Neath Port Talbot -9 2 £41,000 +6.49%
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
3 10 (43.48%) C#
3 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
3 10 (43.48%) CSS
3 10 (43.48%) Scrum
3 10 (43.48%) MVC
3 10 (43.48%) WCF
3 10 (43.48%) Hadoop
4 9 (39.13%) Java
4 9 (39.13%) XML
5 8 (34.78%) IIS
5 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
5 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (34.78%) Big Data
5 8 (34.78%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (30.43%) Python
7 5 (21.74%) Linux
7 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
7 5 (21.74%) DevOps
7 5 (21.74%) SDLC
7 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
7 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
7 5 (21.74%) Puppet
7 5 (21.74%) MongoDB

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (34.78%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (34.78%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) Hadoop
2 8 (34.78%) Big Data
3 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
3 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
4 3 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (13.04%) Neo4j
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
1 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.04%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (8.70%) ClearCase
4 2 (8.70%) ClearQuest
4 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.70%) Hudson
4 2 (8.70%) JIRA
4 2 (8.70%) Subversion
4 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.35%) Maven
5 1 (4.35%) Selenium
5 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Scrum Master
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.04%) DBA
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Database Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Junior
5 1 (4.35%) Junior DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
2 10 (43.48%) CSS
2 10 (43.48%) WCF
3 9 (39.13%) XML
4 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (13.04%) Web Services
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.35%) Dropwizard
7 1 (4.35%) HTML5
7 1 (4.35%) Java EE
7 1 (4.35%) JMX
7 1 (4.35%) JPA
7 1 (4.35%) jQuery
7 1 (4.35%) ODBC
7 1 (4.35%) RESTful
7 1 (4.35%) Spring
7 1 (4.35%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Blog
2 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.35%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) MVC
2 10 (43.48%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) DevOps
3 5 (21.74%) SDLC
3 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Data Management
5 3 (13.04%) OO
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.70%) OOD
7 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Coaching
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.35%) Feasibility Study
7 1 (4.35%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) Java
4 7 (30.43%) Python
5 4 (17.39%) Perl
5 4 (17.39%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
7 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
7 2 (8.70%) Ruby
7 2 (8.70%) VBScript
8 1 (4.35%) PHP
8 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
1 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Perforce
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
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