The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 100 73 82
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +9
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 29 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.15% 2.20% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 2.69% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 21 16
Average salary £27,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.57% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £48,400 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £85,000 £44,632
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +10.25%
Open Source
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1121 1080 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 82.12% 82.00% 74.17%
Number of salaries quoted 921 923 825
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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
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 May 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 -18 2 £27,000 -48.57% 1
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) Java
3 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (45.83%) Scrum
5 9 (37.50%) Finance
6 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 8 (33.33%) HTML
6 8 (33.33%) Puppet
6 8 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (33.33%) User Stories
6 8 (33.33%) Ansible
6 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 8 (33.33%) Coaching
7 7 (29.17%) Spring
8 6 (25.00%) HTML5
9 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
9 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
9 5 (20.83%) jQuery
9 5 (20.83%) JSON
9 5 (20.83%) Oracle
9 5 (20.83%) Web Services
9 5 (20.83%) OO
10 4 (16.67%) XML
10 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 4 (16.67%) REST
11 3 (12.50%) Spring Integration
11 3 (12.50%) NoSQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) OLTP
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Architect
2 10 (41.67%) Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (29.17%) Java Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Head of Development
7 1 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
7 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Junior Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (4.17%) Junior
7 1 (4.17%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 7 (29.17%) Spring
3 6 (25.00%) HTML5
4 5 (20.83%) jQuery
4 5 (20.83%) JSON
4 5 (20.83%) Web Services
5 4 (16.67%) XML
5 4 (16.67%) REST
6 3 (12.50%) Spring Integration
6 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 3 (12.50%) J2EE
7 2 (8.33%) CSS
7 2 (8.33%) Velocity
7 2 (8.33%) Mojolicious
8 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
8 1 (4.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Scrum
3 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 8 (33.33%) User Stories
3 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 8 (33.33%) Coaching
4 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.83%) OO
5 3 (12.50%) MVC
5 3 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (8.33%) Web Development
6 2 (8.33%) Cyber Security
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.17%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) Scala
3 3 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) Go
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Puppet
1 8 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Vertica
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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