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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 81 - 90
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 12 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.12% - 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.53% - 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £46,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
340 379 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 31.60% 30.61% 35.39%
Number of salaries quoted 263 335 309
Average salary £35,000 £35,424 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% -1.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £27,227 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
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
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 October 2014. 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 - 6 £46,000 - 4
Newport - 5 - - 2
Torfaen - 1 £40,000 -
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (87.10%) Java
3 21 (67.74%) XML
4 20 (64.52%) OO
4 20 (64.52%) Spring
5 17 (54.84%) Hibernate
5 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
6 16 (51.61%) Scrum
7 14 (45.16%) Unit Testing
8 13 (41.94%) NoSQL
8 13 (41.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (41.94%) HTML
8 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
9 12 (38.71%) J2EE
9 12 (38.71%) TDD
10 11 (35.48%) JSF
11 10 (32.26%) Web Services
11 10 (32.26%) RUP
11 10 (32.26%) REST
11 10 (32.26%) DevOps
12 9 (29.03%) Release Management
12 9 (29.03%) JSON
12 9 (29.03%) DSDM
12 9 (29.03%) OOA/OOD
12 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
12 9 (29.03%) MVC
13 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
13 8 (25.81%) XSLT
13 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (22.58%) Subversion

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 6 (19.35%) Confluence
2 5 (16.13%) LiveCycle
2 5 (16.13%) FileNet
3 1 (3.23%) uiautomator
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Basecamp
1 6 (19.35%) Trello
2 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) NoSQL
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) MongoDB
2 6 (19.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Subversion
1 7 (22.58%) JIRA
2 6 (19.35%) Maven
2 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
2 6 (19.35%) Hudson
3 4 (12.90%) NUnit
3 4 (12.90%) MSTest
3 4 (12.90%) Moq
4 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.23%) Selenium
5 1 (3.23%) JBehave
5 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.23%) Robotium
5 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (3.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (3.23%) Axure RP
5 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.23%) Appium
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Programmer
4 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Software Programmer
6 3 (9.68%) Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Java Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Java Programmer
6 3 (9.68%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) XML
2 20 (64.52%) Spring
3 17 (54.84%) Hibernate
4 13 (41.94%) HTML
5 12 (38.71%) J2EE
6 11 (35.48%) JSF
7 10 (32.26%) Web Services
7 10 (32.26%) REST
8 9 (29.03%) JSON
9 8 (25.81%) XSLT
10 7 (22.58%) .NET
11 6 (19.35%) WinForms
11 6 (19.35%) SOAP
11 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (19.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (19.35%) HTML5
11 6 (19.35%) WCF
12 5 (16.13%) PrimeFaces
13 4 (12.90%) CSS
14 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
1 5 (16.13%) Statistics
2 3 (9.68%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) OO
3 16 (51.61%) Scrum
4 14 (45.16%) Unit Testing
5 13 (41.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (38.71%) TDD
7 10 (32.26%) RUP
7 10 (32.26%) DevOps
8 9 (29.03%) Release Management
8 9 (29.03%) DSDM
8 9 (29.03%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (29.03%) MVC
9 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
9 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
10 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
10 7 (22.58%) Pair Programming
11 6 (19.35%) OOD
11 6 (19.35%) SOA
12 5 (16.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) Java
2 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
3 6 (19.35%) C#
3 6 (19.35%) PHP
3 6 (19.35%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) Clojure
3 6 (19.35%) Scala
3 6 (19.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) IBM
3 6 (19.35%) Twitter
4 5 (16.13%) Adobe
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle
6 2 (6.45%) HP
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