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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 74 93 81
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 16 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.52% 0.17% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.26% 0.55% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 4
Average salary £43,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.85% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
304 365 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.84% 31.41% 32.32%
Number of salaries quoted 264 322 253
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £24,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 September 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 September 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 7 £46,750 +33.57% 8
Newport - 7 £40,000 - 2
Torfaen - 2 £40,000 -
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 25 (80.65%) XML
4 21 (67.74%) OO
5 20 (64.52%) Scrum
5 20 (64.52%) Spring
6 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
6 18 (58.06%) TDD
6 18 (58.06%) Unit Testing
7 17 (54.84%) NoSQL
7 17 (54.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
8 16 (51.61%) Web Services
8 16 (51.61%) RUP
8 16 (51.61%) Hibernate
8 16 (51.61%) DevOps
9 15 (48.39%) J2EE
9 15 (48.39%) DSDM
9 15 (48.39%) Release Management
10 14 (45.16%) OOA/OOD
10 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
10 14 (45.16%) Configuration Management
10 14 (45.16%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (41.94%) XSLT
11 13 (41.94%) Pair Programming
11 13 (41.94%) Subversion
11 13 (41.94%) Software Engineering
11 13 (41.94%) JIRA
11 13 (41.94%) Mentoring
12 12 (38.71%) HTML

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 12 (38.71%) Confluence
2 10 (32.26%) FileNet
2 10 (32.26%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) 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 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
2 17 (54.84%) NoSQL
3 12 (38.71%) MongoDB
3 12 (38.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Subversion
1 13 (41.94%) JIRA
2 12 (38.71%) Maven
2 12 (38.71%) Hudson
2 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.90%) MSTest
3 4 (12.90%) Moq
3 4 (12.90%) NUnit
4 2 (6.45%) Bugzilla
4 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.23%) JBehave
5 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.23%) Robotium
5 1 (3.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (3.23%) Axure RP
5 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (3.23%) RequisitePro
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 15 (48.39%) Java Developer
3 11 (35.48%) Analyst
4 9 (29.03%) Programmer
5 8 (25.81%) Java Consultant
5 8 (25.81%) Java Programmer
5 8 (25.81%) Developer Analyst
5 8 (25.81%) Consultant
6 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Architect
9 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
9 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (80.65%) XML
2 20 (64.52%) Spring
3 16 (51.61%) Hibernate
3 16 (51.61%) Web Services
4 15 (48.39%) J2EE
5 13 (41.94%) XSLT
6 12 (38.71%) JSF
6 12 (38.71%) HTML
6 12 (38.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (35.48%) SOAP
8 9 (29.03%) REST
9 8 (25.81%) JSON
10 7 (22.58%) .NET
11 6 (19.35%) WCF
11 6 (19.35%) WinForms
11 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (16.13%) HTML5
13 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
13 4 (12.90%) CSS
14 3 (9.68%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (67.74%) OO
3 20 (64.52%) Scrum
4 18 (58.06%) TDD
4 18 (58.06%) Unit Testing
5 17 (54.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (51.61%) DevOps
6 16 (51.61%) RUP
7 15 (48.39%) DSDM
7 15 (48.39%) Release Management
8 14 (45.16%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (45.16%) OOA/OOD
8 14 (45.16%) Configuration Management
9 13 (41.94%) Pair Programming
9 13 (41.94%) Mentoring
9 13 (41.94%) Software Engineering
10 12 (38.71%) SOA
11 10 (32.26%) MVC
12 5 (16.13%) UML
13 4 (12.90%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) Java
2 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
3 12 (38.71%) Groovy
3 12 (38.71%) Scala
3 12 (38.71%) Clojure
4 6 (19.35%) C#
4 6 (19.35%) PHP
4 6 (19.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) IBM
2 12 (38.71%) Twitter
3 10 (32.26%) Adobe
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle
5 2 (6.45%) HP
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