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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 98 82 86
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 9 24 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.68% 1.77% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 2.14% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 4
Average salary £32,500 £67,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.85% +86.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £35,000 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £99,500 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
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
1038 1122 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 78.70% 82.93% 83.79%
Number of salaries quoted 899 958 733
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 -3 6 £28,250 -68.07% 5
West Wales -19 2 £26,250 -64.40%
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Java
3 11 (34.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (31.25%) Statistics
5 8 (25.00%) SQL
6 6 (18.75%) Scrum
6 6 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (18.75%) JSON
6 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
6 6 (18.75%) .NET
6 6 (18.75%) XML
6 6 (18.75%) ITIL
6 6 (18.75%) Unix
6 6 (18.75%) Linux
6 6 (18.75%) J2SE
7 5 (15.63%) SOA
7 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
7 5 (15.63%) Project Management
7 5 (15.63%) Service Management
7 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
7 5 (15.63%) MySQL
7 5 (15.63%) Oracle
7 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Degree
7 5 (15.63%) COBIT
7 5 (15.63%) QA
7 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.63%) CESG
7 5 (15.63%) Zachman Framework

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (6.25%) Apache
1 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) Drupal
2 1 (3.13%) nginx
2 1 (3.13%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.13%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.13%) DigitalOcean
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) IPsec
1 1 (3.13%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.13%) LDAP
1 1 (3.13%) MPLS
1 1 (3.13%) SSL
1 1 (3.13%) VLAN
1 1 (3.13%) VPN
1 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.38%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) GitLab
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Head of Infrastructure
4 5 (15.63%) Head of IT
4 5 (15.63%) Head of IT Infrastructure
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Technical Leader
6 3 (9.38%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Programmer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Systems Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
1 6 (18.75%) J2SE
1 6 (18.75%) JSON
1 6 (18.75%) XML
2 5 (15.63%) JavaFX
3 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.50%) HTML
4 3 (9.38%) Spring
4 3 (9.38%) Web Services
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.25%) Java EE
6 1 (3.13%) Drush
6 1 (3.13%) HTML5
6 1 (3.13%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (3.13%) REST
6 1 (3.13%) RESTful
6 1 (3.13%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Statistics
2 5 (15.63%) CESG
2 5 (15.63%) Visualisation
3 3 (9.38%) AS400
3 3 (9.38%) FMCG
3 3 (9.38%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
1 6 (18.75%) Unix
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) CentOS
3 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) Scrum
3 6 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (15.63%) Change Control
4 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (15.63%) Data Visualisation
4 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Project Management
4 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
4 5 (15.63%) Service Management
4 5 (15.63%) SOA
4 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
4 5 (15.63%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (12.50%) OO
6 3 (9.38%) Kanban
7 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.25%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) C#
3 4 (12.50%) C++
3 4 (12.50%) Perl
3 4 (12.50%) PHP
4 3 (9.38%) COBOL
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) Groovy
5 1 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) CCNP
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) COBIT
1 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (15.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Ceph
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
1 1 (3.13%) GlusterFS
1 1 (3.13%) iptables
1 1 (3.13%) LXC
1 1 (3.13%) NFS
1 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Ansible
1 1 (3.13%) CFEngine
1 1 (3.13%) HAProxy
1 1 (3.13%) Nagios
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) Salt
1 1 (3.13%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) IBM
3 3 (9.38%) SAP
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Brocade
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper
5 1 (3.13%) Rackspace
Wrexham, Clwyd
FT Select
Salary: circa £35K + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum To £35K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Penarth, South Glamorgan
ThinkProductivity
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Salary: From £31,150 to £38,100 per annum Plus MRP
Posted: 9 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago