The first 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 83 81 73
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 9 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.90% 0.68% 1.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.95% 2.90% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 13
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
228 241 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 22.73% 23.31% 29.58%
Number of salaries quoted 164 215 219
Average salary £33,500 £39,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.18% +6.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Open Source
Wales

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +2 9 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Newport - 1 £52,500 - 3
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (76.47%) Scrum
2 12 (70.59%) Java
2 12 (70.59%) Spring
3 11 (64.71%) Maven
3 11 (64.71%) Web Services
3 11 (64.71%) XML
4 10 (58.82%) J2EE
4 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
4 10 (58.82%) Subversion
4 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
4 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
5 9 (52.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (52.94%) Scala
5 9 (52.94%) Clojure
5 9 (52.94%) MongoDB
5 9 (52.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (52.94%) NoSQL
5 9 (52.94%) Confluence
5 9 (52.94%) Hudson
5 9 (52.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (52.94%) Twitter
5 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (52.94%) Release Management
5 9 (52.94%) JIRA
5 9 (52.94%) Groovy
5 9 (52.94%) TDD
5 9 (52.94%) Pair Programming
5 9 (52.94%) Configuration Management
5 9 (52.94%) RUP

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (52.94%) Confluence
2 6 (35.29%) FileNet
3 5 (29.41%) LiveCycle
4 2 (11.76%) IIS
5 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) MongoDB
1 9 (52.94%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (52.94%) NoSQL
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Maven
2 10 (58.82%) Subversion
2 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
3 9 (52.94%) Hudson
3 9 (52.94%) JIRA
4 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
5 4 (23.53%) Bugzilla
6 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (5.88%) Ant
7 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (23.53%) Advertising
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) Java Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Java Consultant
3 5 (29.41%) Java Programmer
3 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Consultant
3 5 (29.41%) Programmer
3 5 (29.41%) Developer Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Administrator
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.88%) Junior
7 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) Spring
2 11 (64.71%) Web Services
2 11 (64.71%) XML
3 10 (58.82%) J2EE
4 9 (52.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (47.06%) Hibernate
6 7 (41.18%) HTML
6 7 (41.18%) XSLT
7 6 (35.29%) JSF
8 5 (29.41%) SOAP
8 5 (29.41%) REST
9 4 (23.53%) JSON
9 4 (23.53%) GWT
9 4 (23.53%) Apache Camel
9 4 (23.53%) Spring Integration
9 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
9 4 (23.53%) HTML5
9 4 (23.53%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (23.53%) .NET
10 3 (17.65%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Scrum
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (52.94%) TDD
3 9 (52.94%) Pair Programming
3 9 (52.94%) RUP
3 9 (52.94%) DSDM
3 9 (52.94%) SOA
3 9 (52.94%) Configuration Management
3 9 (52.94%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (52.94%) Release Management
4 6 (35.29%) MVC
5 5 (29.41%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (29.41%) OO
6 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
7 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
8 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) Groovy
2 9 (52.94%) Scala
2 9 (52.94%) Clojure
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) C#
6 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
6 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Twitter
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) Adobe
4 6 (35.29%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) ILOG
5 1 (5.88%) Kofax
5 1 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) Sencha
Cardiff
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £110000 - £120000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago