The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 83 97 88
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 16 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.27% 0.59% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.76% 1.84% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 3
Average salary £89,250 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+178.90% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £23,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £106,850 £34,300 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
Open Source
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
426 434 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 33.84% 31.94% 35.16%
Number of salaries quoted 315 381 332
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Open Source
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Wales

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Wales

Open Source
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
South Wales +21 14 £90,000 +172.72% 2
West Wales +1 2 £70,000 +204.34%
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the 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 29 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (66.67%) Java
3 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (46.67%) XML
4 14 (46.67%) OO
5 13 (43.33%) Spring
6 11 (36.67%) HTML
7 10 (33.33%) Hibernate
7 10 (33.33%) REST
8 9 (30.00%) Scrum
8 9 (30.00%) MVC
9 8 (26.67%) .NET
9 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
9 8 (26.67%) JSON
10 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
11 6 (20.00%) WCF
11 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (20.00%) Basecamp
11 6 (20.00%) Trello
11 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (20.00%) C#
11 6 (20.00%) PHP
11 6 (20.00%) SQL
11 6 (20.00%) WinForms
11 6 (20.00%) Finance
11 6 (20.00%) JSF
11 6 (20.00%) TDD
12 5 (16.67%) Statistics
12 5 (16.67%) Web Services
12 5 (16.67%) J2EE

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the 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 1 (3.33%) ArcGIS
1 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Basecamp
1 6 (20.00%) Trello
2 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) NUnit
1 4 (13.33%) MSTest
1 4 (13.33%) Moq
2 2 (6.67%) Subversion
2 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.33%) Maven
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) Hudson
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Programmer
3 5 (16.67%) Software Programmer
4 4 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Chief Technology Officer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Chief Technical Officer
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) GIS Developer
7 1 (3.33%) IT Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) XML
2 13 (43.33%) Spring
3 11 (36.67%) HTML
4 10 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 10 (33.33%) REST
5 8 (26.67%) JSON
5 8 (26.67%) .NET
6 6 (20.00%) JSF
6 6 (20.00%) WinForms
6 6 (20.00%) WCF
6 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (16.67%) PrimeFaces
7 5 (16.67%) Web Services
7 5 (16.67%) J2EE
8 4 (13.33%) CSS
8 4 (13.33%) HTML5
9 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 3 (10.00%) SOAP
9 3 (10.00%) XSD
9 3 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Statistics
1 5 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) OO
3 9 (30.00%) MVC
3 9 (30.00%) Scrum
4 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (13.33%) RUP
6 4 (13.33%) UML
6 4 (13.33%) OOD
6 4 (13.33%) DevOps
6 4 (13.33%) Line Management
6 4 (13.33%) Release Management
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL
7 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (10.00%) DSDM
8 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) PHP
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) Groovy
4 1 (3.33%) Scala
4 1 (3.33%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) Twitter
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) IBM
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Vizolution
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago