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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 91 73 83
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 9 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.78% 0.37% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.36% 1.20% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +45.16%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
382 251 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 32.90% 30.87% 31.71%
Number of salaries quoted 315 176 234
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 6 March 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 -20 6 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Glamorgan - 3 - -
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 15 (68.18%) Spring
4 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (40.91%) Hibernate
5 9 (40.91%) Scrum
6 8 (36.36%) HTML
6 8 (36.36%) OO
6 8 (36.36%) HTML5
7 6 (27.27%) REST
7 6 (27.27%) JSON
7 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 6 (27.27%) XML
7 6 (27.27%) J2EE
7 6 (27.27%) JSF
7 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
8 5 (22.73%) Statistics
8 5 (22.73%) Visualisation
8 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
8 5 (22.73%) PrimeFaces
9 4 (18.18%) Line Management
10 3 (13.64%) OOD
10 3 (13.64%) ITIL
10 3 (13.64%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (13.64%) Web Services
10 3 (13.64%) MVC
10 3 (13.64%) Banking
10 3 (13.64%) Retail
10 3 (13.64%) AngularJS

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Banking
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
1 9 (40.91%) Java Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Programmer
2 5 (22.73%) Software Programmer
3 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Chief Technology Officer
4 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Chief Technical Officer
5 2 (9.09%) Head of Development
6 1 (4.55%) IT Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) Spring
2 9 (40.91%) Hibernate
3 8 (36.36%) HTML
3 8 (36.36%) HTML5
4 6 (27.27%) REST
4 6 (27.27%) J2EE
4 6 (27.27%) XML
4 6 (27.27%) JSF
4 6 (27.27%) JSON
5 5 (22.73%) PrimeFaces
6 3 (13.64%) Spring Integration
6 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
6 3 (13.64%) Web Services
7 2 (9.09%) Velocity
7 2 (9.09%) jQuery
7 2 (9.09%) Mojolicious
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 8 (36.36%) OO
4 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 4 (18.18%) Line Management
6 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (13.64%) OOD
6 3 (13.64%) MVC
7 2 (9.09%) Project Management
7 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
7 2 (9.09%) Cyber Security
7 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) Web Development
8 1 (4.55%) Release Management
8 1 (4.55%) DevOps
8 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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