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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 79 80 92
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 22 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.62% 0.59% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.72% 1.89% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 4
Average salary £55,500 £65,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.61% +109.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,750 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £43,550
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
466 318 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 34.21% 31.42% 31.71%
Number of salaries quoted 372 234 274
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £48,500
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +19 11 £73,750 -13.23%
South Wales -19 9 £35,000 -15.15%
North Wales - 2 £30,500 -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 35 (92.11%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (55.26%) Java
3 15 (39.47%) Spring
4 13 (34.21%) Scrum
5 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 11 (28.95%) Finance
7 9 (23.68%) Hibernate
7 9 (23.68%) HTML
8 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
8 8 (21.05%) OO
8 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
8 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (21.05%) HTML5
8 8 (21.05%) Puppet
8 8 (21.05%) REST
8 8 (21.05%) User Stories
8 8 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (21.05%) Ansible
8 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
8 8 (21.05%) Coaching
9 7 (18.42%) JSON
9 7 (18.42%) XML
10 6 (15.79%) J2EE
10 6 (15.79%) Oracle
10 6 (15.79%) JSF
10 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
10 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
10 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
11 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
11 5 (13.16%) Visualisation

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (7.89%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.63%) OLTP
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) GitLab
1 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Architect
2 11 (28.95%) Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Java Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Software Programmer
5 5 (13.16%) Programmer
6 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Chief Technology Officer
8 2 (5.26%) Chief Technical Officer
8 2 (5.26%) Head of Development
9 1 (2.63%) Junior
9 1 (2.63%) IT Director
9 1 (2.63%) Junior Web Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) Spring
2 9 (23.68%) Hibernate
2 9 (23.68%) HTML
3 8 (21.05%) HTML5
3 8 (21.05%) REST
4 7 (18.42%) JSON
4 7 (18.42%) XML
5 6 (15.79%) J2EE
5 6 (15.79%) JSF
6 5 (13.16%) PrimeFaces
7 4 (10.53%) Web Services
8 3 (7.89%) Spring Integration
8 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.89%) jQuery
9 2 (5.26%) SOAP
9 2 (5.26%) Velocity
9 2 (5.26%) Mojolicious
10 1 (2.63%) .NET
10 1 (2.63%) CSS
10 1 (2.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.16%) Visualisation
2 5 (13.16%) Statistics
3 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (92.11%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Scrum
3 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
3 8 (21.05%) OO
3 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (21.05%) User Stories
3 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 8 (21.05%) Coaching
4 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.53%) Line Management
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (7.89%) OOD
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL
6 3 (7.89%) MVC
7 2 (5.26%) Web Development
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) Business Transformation
7 2 (5.26%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) Java
2 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.26%) Perl
3 2 (5.26%) Scala
4 1 (2.63%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Puppet
1 8 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (21.05%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Vertica