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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 92 103 83
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 12 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.93% 0.60% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.89% 1.90% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 5
Average salary £88,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+168.18% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £23,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £105,400 £35,750 £47,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.62%
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
415 421 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 32.32% 31.56% 36.46%
Number of salaries quoted 336 366 343
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,840 £24,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +13 10 £90,000 +168.65% 4
North Wales - 2 £30,500 -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) Java
3 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
4 15 (46.88%) OO
4 15 (46.88%) XML
5 14 (43.75%) Spring
6 13 (40.63%) HTML
7 10 (31.25%) MVC
7 10 (31.25%) Hibernate
7 10 (31.25%) REST
8 9 (28.13%) JSON
8 9 (28.13%) Scrum
8 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
9 7 (21.88%) .NET
9 7 (21.88%) SQL
9 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
10 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (18.75%) TDD
10 6 (18.75%) C#
10 6 (18.75%) PHP
10 6 (18.75%) WCF
10 6 (18.75%) JSF
10 6 (18.75%) WinForms
10 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (18.75%) Finance
10 6 (18.75%) Basecamp
10 6 (18.75%) Trello
11 5 (15.63%) Visualisation
11 5 (15.63%) Statistics
11 5 (15.63%) HTML5

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (3.13%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Basecamp
1 6 (18.75%) Trello
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.13%) Big Data
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) OLTP
4 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) NUnit
1 4 (12.50%) MSTest
1 4 (12.50%) Moq
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.13%) Maven
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) Hudson
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) GitLab
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Programmer
3 5 (15.63%) Software Programmer
4 4 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Chief Technology Officer
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Chief Technical Officer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.13%) DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Junior
7 1 (3.13%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) XML
2 14 (43.75%) Spring
3 13 (40.63%) HTML
4 10 (31.25%) Hibernate
4 10 (31.25%) REST
5 9 (28.13%) JSON
6 7 (21.88%) .NET
7 6 (18.75%) WinForms
7 6 (18.75%) JSF
7 6 (18.75%) WCF
7 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (15.63%) PrimeFaces
8 5 (15.63%) HTML5
8 5 (15.63%) Web Services
8 5 (15.63%) CSS
8 5 (15.63%) J2EE
9 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
10 3 (9.38%) XSD
10 3 (9.38%) XSLT
11 2 (6.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Statistics
1 5 (15.63%) Visualisation
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Graphic Design
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) OO
3 10 (31.25%) MVC
4 9 (28.13%) Scrum
5 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (18.75%) TDD
7 4 (12.50%) RUP
7 4 (12.50%) UML
7 4 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (12.50%) OOD
7 4 (12.50%) DevOps
7 4 (12.50%) Line Management
7 4 (12.50%) Release Management
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.38%) ITIL
8 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.38%) DSDM
8 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
9 2 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) Java
2 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) PHP
4 6 (18.75%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) Groovy
5 1 (3.13%) Scala
5 1 (3.13%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) Twitter
2 1 (3.13%) Vertica
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) IBM
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Vizolution
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago