The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 28 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 2.67% 15.09% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 17.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Average salary £26,250 £73,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-64.40% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
Open Source
West Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
58 45 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 77.33% 84.91% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 52 37 57
Average salary £30,750 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £34,836 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 13 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Junior
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft