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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 86 77 90
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 14 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.01% 1.41% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.68% 4.56% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 8
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £52,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £44,632
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
523 373 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 37.79% 30.88% 31.33%
Number of salaries quoted 422 284 331
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
West Wales +18 8 £80,000 +14.28% 1
South Wales -7 6 £27,500 -47.61% 4
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (48.28%) Java
3 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 11 (37.93%) Scrum
5 9 (31.03%) Finance
6 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
6 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
6 8 (27.59%) HTML
6 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (27.59%) Puppet
6 8 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (27.59%) User Stories
6 8 (27.59%) Ansible
6 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
6 8 (27.59%) Coaching
7 7 (24.14%) Spring
8 6 (20.69%) HTML5
9 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
9 5 (17.24%) jQuery
9 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
9 5 (17.24%) JSON
9 5 (17.24%) Oracle
9 5 (17.24%) Web Services
9 5 (17.24%) OO
10 4 (13.79%) XML
10 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
10 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
10 4 (13.79%) REST
10 4 (13.79%) Line Management
11 3 (10.34%) AngularJS

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (10.34%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) OLTP
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Architect
2 10 (34.48%) Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (24.14%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Chief Technology Officer
5 3 (10.34%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Head of Development
6 2 (6.90%) Chief Technical Officer
7 1 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.45%) IT Director
7 1 (3.45%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Junior
7 1 (3.45%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) HTML
2 7 (24.14%) Spring
3 6 (20.69%) HTML5
4 5 (17.24%) jQuery
4 5 (17.24%) JSON
4 5 (17.24%) Web Services
5 4 (13.79%) XML
5 4 (13.79%) REST
6 3 (10.34%) Spring Integration
6 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
6 3 (10.34%) J2EE
7 2 (6.90%) CSS
7 2 (6.90%) Velocity
7 2 (6.90%) Mojolicious
8 1 (3.45%) Ajax
8 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Tandem
2 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Scrum
3 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
3 8 (27.59%) User Stories
3 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
3 8 (27.59%) Coaching
4 5 (17.24%) OO
4 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.79%) Line Management
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (10.34%) MVC
7 2 (6.90%) Project Management
7 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Web Development
7 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.90%) Cyber Security
8 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
8 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Java
2 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) Perl
3 3 (10.34%) Scala
4 2 (6.90%) Golang
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Puppet
1 8 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (27.59%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Vertica
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