The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 83 82 76
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 21 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.59% 0.87% 1.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.56% 3.15% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 16
Average salary £52,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.15% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £28,600 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £44,100 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
320 349 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.28% 27.50% 27.69%
Number of salaries quoted 244 320 238
Average salary £34,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.84% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
UK

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -1 14 £52,500 +50.00% 7
West Wales +9 5 £85,000 +102.38%
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (76.32%) Java
2 28 (73.68%) Scrum
2 28 (73.68%) Spring
3 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (71.05%) XML
4 26 (68.42%) RUP
4 26 (68.42%) DSDM
5 24 (63.16%) Web Services
6 23 (60.53%) Unit Testing
7 22 (57.89%) Release Management
7 22 (57.89%) OOA/OOD
7 22 (57.89%) OO
7 22 (57.89%) DevOps
8 21 (55.26%) Configuration Management
8 21 (55.26%) TDD
8 21 (55.26%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (55.26%) NoSQL
8 21 (55.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (52.63%) Pair Programming
9 20 (52.63%) XSLT
10 19 (50.00%) Software Engineering
11 18 (47.37%) Maven
11 18 (47.37%) JIRA
11 18 (47.37%) Groovy
11 18 (47.37%) Twitter
11 18 (47.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (47.37%) Scala
11 18 (47.37%) Clojure
11 18 (47.37%) J2EE
11 18 (47.37%) SOA

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 17 (44.74%) Confluence
2 13 (34.21%) FileNet
2 13 (34.21%) LiveCycle
3 2 (5.26%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (55.26%) NoSQL
2 17 (44.74%) MongoDB
2 17 (44.74%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Maven
1 18 (47.37%) JIRA
2 17 (44.74%) Hudson
2 17 (44.74%) Jenkins
2 17 (44.74%) Subversion
3 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
4 5 (13.16%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.63%) Ant
5 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.63%) RequisitePro
5 1 (2.63%) JBehave
5 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.63%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.63%) Calabash
5 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.63%) Robotium
5 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 4 (10.53%) Advertising
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Developer
2 24 (63.16%) Java Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Analyst
4 9 (23.68%) Consultant
4 9 (23.68%) Programmer
4 9 (23.68%) Java Consultant
4 9 (23.68%) Java Programmer
4 9 (23.68%) Developer Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) Architect
6 6 (15.79%) Software Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) Software Architect
6 6 (15.79%) Principal Architect
7 5 (13.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Software Designer
10 1 (2.63%) Designer
10 1 (2.63%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (73.68%) Spring
2 27 (71.05%) XML
3 24 (63.16%) Web Services
4 20 (52.63%) XSLT
5 18 (47.37%) J2EE
5 18 (47.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (42.11%) Hibernate
7 14 (36.84%) HTML
7 14 (36.84%) SOAP
8 13 (34.21%) JSF
9 12 (31.58%) REST
10 10 (26.32%) JSON
11 8 (21.05%) AngularJS
12 7 (18.42%) HTML5
13 6 (15.79%) Spring Integration
14 5 (13.16%) Apache Camel
14 5 (13.16%) ActiveMQ
14 5 (13.16%) GWT
15 4 (10.53%) Struts
15 4 (10.53%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) GIS
1 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Scrum
2 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (68.42%) RUP
3 26 (68.42%) DSDM
4 23 (60.53%) Unit Testing
5 22 (57.89%) Release Management
5 22 (57.89%) DevOps
5 22 (57.89%) OOA/OOD
5 22 (57.89%) OO
6 21 (55.26%) Configuration Management
6 21 (55.26%) TDD
6 21 (55.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 21 (55.26%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (52.63%) Pair Programming
8 19 (50.00%) Software Engineering
9 18 (47.37%) SOA
10 8 (21.05%) MVC
11 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) Java
2 18 (47.37%) Groovy
2 18 (47.37%) Scala
2 18 (47.37%) Clojure
3 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Twitter
2 15 (39.47%) IBM
3 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 13 (34.21%) Adobe
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle
6 2 (5.26%) HP
7 1 (2.63%) Sencha
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Acorn
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Newport, Gwent
Acorn
Salary: £40000 per annum
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago