The first 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 16 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 Swansea region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 25 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 8 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 6.78% 5.71% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.24% 33.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 0
Average salary £70,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Miscellaneous Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
33 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 27.97% 17.14% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 28 12 8
Average salary £27,500 £28,736 £42,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.29% -32.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Open Source
West Wales

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
Salary Histogram in Swansea

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Swansea region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Swansea

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) XSLT
1 5 (62.50%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (62.50%) OO
1 5 (62.50%) RUP
1 5 (62.50%) DSDM
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) JSP
2 4 (50.00%) Servlets
2 4 (50.00%) Struts
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Clojure
4 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (12.50%) Hudson
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Groovy

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) LiveCycle
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Hudson
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Software Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Principal Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Java Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) XSLT
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) JSP
2 4 (50.00%) Servlets
2 4 (50.00%) Struts
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) JSF
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (62.50%) OO
1 5 (62.50%) RUP
1 5 (62.50%) DSDM
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Clojure
2 1 (12.50%) Groovy
2 1 (12.50%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Twitter
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe