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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 85 97 74
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 14 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.07% 0.23% 1.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.84% 0.84% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 13
Average salary £43,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
289 357 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 22.06% 26.96% 29.88%
Number of salaries quoted 243 324 263
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,450 £47,650 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +7 13 £43,000 +2.38% 8
West Wales +12 1 - -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 35 (77.78%) Java
2 34 (75.56%) XML
3 29 (64.44%) Scrum
3 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (62.22%) Spring
4 28 (62.22%) OO
5 25 (55.56%) RUP
5 25 (55.56%) DSDM
6 24 (53.33%) TDD
6 24 (53.33%) Unit Testing
7 22 (48.89%) NoSQL
7 22 (48.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 22 (48.89%) OOA/OOD
7 22 (48.89%) Web Services
8 21 (46.67%) Release Management
8 21 (46.67%) DevOps
9 20 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (44.44%) XSLT
9 20 (44.44%) Configuration Management
10 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
10 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
10 19 (42.22%) HTML
10 19 (42.22%) J2EE
10 19 (42.22%) Pair Programming
11 18 (40.00%) Software Engineering
12 17 (37.78%) Hibernate
12 17 (37.78%) JIRA
12 17 (37.78%) Groovy
12 17 (37.78%) Scala
12 17 (37.78%) Clojure

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (35.56%) Confluence
2 13 (28.89%) FileNet
2 13 (28.89%) LiveCycle
3 2 (4.44%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Basecamp
1 6 (13.33%) Trello
2 3 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (48.89%) NoSQL
2 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
3 16 (35.56%) MongoDB
3 16 (35.56%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) JIRA
2 16 (35.56%) Jenkins
2 16 (35.56%) Hudson
2 16 (35.56%) Subversion
2 16 (35.56%) Maven
3 4 (8.89%) Moq
3 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.89%) MSTest
3 4 (8.89%) NUnit
3 4 (8.89%) Bugzilla
4 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.22%) RequisitePro
5 1 (2.22%) Selenium
5 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.22%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.22%) Robotium
5 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.22%) JBehave
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Advertising
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Developer
2 24 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 12 (26.67%) Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Consultant
4 9 (20.00%) Programmer
4 9 (20.00%) Java Consultant
4 9 (20.00%) Java Programmer
5 6 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Architect
5 6 (13.33%) Software Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Software Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Principal Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (75.56%) XML
2 28 (62.22%) Spring
3 22 (48.89%) Web Services
4 20 (44.44%) XSLT
5 19 (42.22%) HTML
5 19 (42.22%) J2EE
6 17 (37.78%) Hibernate
6 17 (37.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (31.11%) SOAP
8 13 (28.89%) JSF
9 12 (26.67%) REST
10 11 (24.44%) JSON
11 8 (17.78%) .NET
11 8 (17.78%) HTML5
12 7 (15.56%) AngularJS
13 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (13.33%) WCF
13 6 (13.33%) WinForms
14 5 (11.11%) Spring Integration
15 4 (8.89%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Graphic Design
1 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.44%) GIS
2 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Scrum
1 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (62.22%) OO
3 25 (55.56%) RUP
3 25 (55.56%) DSDM
4 24 (53.33%) TDD
4 24 (53.33%) Unit Testing
5 22 (48.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 22 (48.89%) OOA/OOD
6 21 (46.67%) Release Management
6 21 (46.67%) DevOps
7 20 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (44.44%) Configuration Management
8 19 (42.22%) Pair Programming
9 18 (40.00%) Software Engineering
10 17 (37.78%) SOA
11 13 (28.89%) MVC
12 6 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
13 5 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 35 (77.78%) Java
2 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
3 17 (37.78%) Groovy
3 17 (37.78%) Scala
3 17 (37.78%) Clojure
4 6 (13.33%) C#
4 6 (13.33%) PHP
4 6 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Twitter
2 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
3 15 (33.33%) IBM
4 13 (28.89%) Adobe
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle
6 2 (4.44%) HP
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