The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 2.60% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.50% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £70,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Open Source
West Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swansea region.

Miscellaneous Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 20.78% 50.00% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 12
Average salary £29,023 £25,000 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.09% +35.13%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Swansea region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Open Source
Salary Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Swansea region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Swansea

Open Source
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) GitHub
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) SOA

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Software Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Principal Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum