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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 81 91 67
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 24 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.79% 0.55% 1.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.62% 1.91% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 17
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £30,900 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £42,300 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
315 366 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.47% 28.55% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 253 337 240
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
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 1 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 1 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 +5 19 £45,750 +30.71% 5
West Wales +14 4 £85,000 +102.38%
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 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 (76.09%) Java
2 34 (73.91%) XML
3 29 (63.04%) Scrum
3 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (60.87%) Spring
4 28 (60.87%) OO
5 26 (56.52%) RUP
5 26 (56.52%) DSDM
6 25 (54.35%) TDD
7 24 (52.17%) Unit Testing
8 23 (50.00%) Web Services
9 22 (47.83%) OOA/OOD
9 22 (47.83%) NoSQL
9 22 (47.83%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (47.83%) Release Management
9 22 (47.83%) DevOps
10 21 (45.65%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (45.65%) Configuration Management
11 20 (43.48%) XSLT
11 20 (43.48%) Pair Programming
12 19 (41.30%) Software Engineering
12 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
12 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
12 19 (41.30%) HTML
12 19 (41.30%) J2EE
13 18 (39.13%) SOA
13 18 (39.13%) JIRA
13 18 (39.13%) Groovy
13 18 (39.13%) Scala
13 18 (39.13%) Clojure

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 17 (36.96%) Confluence
2 13 (28.26%) FileNet
2 13 (28.26%) LiveCycle
3 2 (4.35%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Basecamp
1 6 (13.04%) Trello
2 3 (6.52%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (47.83%) NoSQL
2 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
3 17 (36.96%) MongoDB
3 17 (36.96%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 18 (39.13%) JIRA
2 17 (36.96%) Jenkins
2 17 (36.96%) Hudson
2 17 (36.96%) Maven
2 17 (36.96%) Subversion
3 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.87%) Bugzilla
4 4 (8.70%) MSTest
4 4 (8.70%) Moq
4 4 (8.70%) NUnit
5 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.17%) Selenium
6 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (2.17%) Axure RP
6 1 (2.17%) Robotium
6 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (2.17%) JBehave
6 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (8.70%) Advertising
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (67.39%) Developer
2 24 (52.17%) Java Developer
3 12 (26.09%) Analyst
4 9 (19.57%) Developer Analyst
4 9 (19.57%) Consultant
4 9 (19.57%) Programmer
4 9 (19.57%) Java Consultant
4 9 (19.57%) Java Programmer
5 7 (15.22%) Architect
6 6 (13.04%) Software Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Software Architect
6 6 (13.04%) Principal Architect
6 6 (13.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Software Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (73.91%) XML
2 28 (60.87%) Spring
3 23 (50.00%) Web Services
4 20 (43.48%) XSLT
5 19 (41.30%) HTML
5 19 (41.30%) J2EE
6 18 (39.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (34.78%) Hibernate
8 14 (30.43%) SOAP
9 13 (28.26%) JSF
10 12 (26.09%) REST
11 11 (23.91%) JSON
12 8 (17.39%) .NET
12 8 (17.39%) HTML5
12 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
13 6 (13.04%) WinForms
13 6 (13.04%) Spring Integration
13 6 (13.04%) WCF
13 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (10.87%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) GIS
1 2 (4.35%) Graphic Design
1 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.17%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.17%) Android
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (63.04%) Scrum
1 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (60.87%) OO
3 26 (56.52%) RUP
3 26 (56.52%) DSDM
4 25 (54.35%) TDD
5 24 (52.17%) Unit Testing
6 22 (47.83%) OOA/OOD
6 22 (47.83%) Continuous Improvement
6 22 (47.83%) Release Management
6 22 (47.83%) DevOps
7 21 (45.65%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (45.65%) Configuration Management
8 20 (43.48%) Pair Programming
9 19 (41.30%) Software Engineering
10 18 (39.13%) SOA
11 14 (30.43%) MVC
12 6 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 35 (76.09%) Java
2 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
3 18 (39.13%) Groovy
3 18 (39.13%) Scala
3 18 (39.13%) Clojure
4 6 (13.04%) C#
4 6 (13.04%) PHP
4 6 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Twitter
2 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 15 (32.61%) IBM
4 13 (28.26%) Adobe
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle
6 2 (4.35%) HP
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