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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 92 85 87
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 16 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.20% 0.66% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.68% 2.16% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 4
Average salary £67,500 £33,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+101.49% +8.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £101,500 £39,750 £43,550
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
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
435 324 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 32.68% 30.42% 34.35%
Number of salaries quoted 361 258 306
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 -9 11 £89,250 +158.69% 9
West Wales +8 3 £67,500 +193.47%
North Wales - 2 £30,500 -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) Java
3 16 (55.17%) Spring
4 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
4 11 (37.93%) Hibernate
5 10 (34.48%) Scrum
6 9 (31.03%) REST
7 8 (27.59%) Finance
7 8 (27.59%) JSON
7 8 (27.59%) XML
7 8 (27.59%) HTML
8 7 (24.14%) OO
8 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
8 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
8 7 (24.14%) HTML5
9 6 (20.69%) J2EE
9 6 (20.69%) JSF
10 5 (17.24%) Banking
10 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
10 5 (17.24%) OOD
10 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
10 5 (17.24%) PrimeFaces
10 5 (17.24%) Statistics
10 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
10 5 (17.24%) Visualisation
11 4 (13.79%) Line Management
12 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
12 3 (10.34%) Coaching
12 3 (10.34%) Ansible

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.45%) OLTP
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) GitLab
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
2 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Programmer
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Software Programmer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Chief Technology Officer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Chief Technical Officer
6 1 (3.45%) Junior
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Junior Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) Spring
2 11 (37.93%) Hibernate
3 9 (31.03%) REST
4 8 (27.59%) JSON
4 8 (27.59%) XML
4 8 (27.59%) HTML
5 7 (24.14%) HTML5
6 6 (20.69%) J2EE
6 6 (20.69%) JSF
7 5 (17.24%) PrimeFaces
8 3 (10.34%) Web Services
9 2 (6.90%) SOAP
9 2 (6.90%) Spring Integration
9 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
10 1 (3.45%) jQuery
10 1 (3.45%) CSS
10 1 (3.45%) .NET
10 1 (3.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Statistics
1 5 (17.24%) Visualisation
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Scrum
3 7 (24.14%) OO
4 5 (17.24%) OOD
4 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Line Management
6 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.34%) Coaching
6 3 (10.34%) User Stories
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.90%) MVC
7 2 (6.90%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (6.90%) Project Management
7 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
8 1 (3.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) Java
2 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Ansible
1 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Vertica
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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