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

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 83 95 79
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 12 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.06% 0.61% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.48% 1.97% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 5
Average salary £89,250 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+166.41% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £28,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £106,850 £36,250 £47,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
345 356 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.50% 30.77% 35.96%
Number of salaries quoted 282 309 295
Average salary £35,000 £35,783 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.18% -0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 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
Newport +18 7 £97,500 +195.45%
Cardiff +2 3 £46,000 +22.66% 2
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) Java
3 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 15 (53.57%) XML
4 15 (53.57%) OO
5 14 (50.00%) Spring
6 12 (42.86%) HTML
7 10 (35.71%) MVC
7 10 (35.71%) Hibernate
8 9 (32.14%) REST
9 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 8 (28.57%) Scrum
9 8 (28.57%) JSON
10 7 (25.00%) .NET
10 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
11 6 (21.43%) C#
11 6 (21.43%) PHP
11 6 (21.43%) SQL
11 6 (21.43%) Finance
11 6 (21.43%) WinForms
11 6 (21.43%) TDD
11 6 (21.43%) JSF
11 6 (21.43%) WCF
11 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (21.43%) Basecamp
11 6 (21.43%) Trello
11 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (17.86%) J2EE
12 5 (17.86%) Web Services
12 5 (17.86%) Statistics

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Basecamp
1 6 (21.43%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MSTest
1 4 (14.29%) Moq
1 4 (14.29%) NUnit
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.57%) Maven
3 1 (3.57%) Hudson
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Retail
4 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Programmer
3 5 (17.86%) Software Programmer
4 4 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Chief Technology Officer
6 2 (7.14%) Chief Technical Officer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) IT Director
7 1 (3.57%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) XML
2 14 (50.00%) Spring
3 12 (42.86%) HTML
4 10 (35.71%) Hibernate
5 9 (32.14%) REST
6 8 (28.57%) JSON
7 7 (25.00%) .NET
8 6 (21.43%) WCF
8 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (21.43%) WinForms
8 6 (21.43%) JSF
9 5 (17.86%) J2EE
9 5 (17.86%) Web Services
9 5 (17.86%) PrimeFaces
9 5 (17.86%) HTML5
10 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 4 (14.29%) CSS
11 3 (10.71%) XSD
11 3 (10.71%) XSLT
12 2 (7.14%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Statistics
1 5 (17.86%) Visualisation
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) OO
3 10 (35.71%) MVC
4 8 (28.57%) Scrum
5 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (21.43%) TDD
7 4 (14.29%) Release Management
7 4 (14.29%) Line Management
7 4 (14.29%) DevOps
7 4 (14.29%) RUP
7 4 (14.29%) UML
7 4 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (14.29%) OOD
8 3 (10.71%) ITIL
8 3 (10.71%) DSDM
8 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 6 (21.43%) C#
3 6 (21.43%) PHP
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Clojure
4 1 (3.57%) Groovy
4 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) Twitter
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago