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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 91 80 92
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 13 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.93% 1.78% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 2.29% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 7
Average salary £38,500 £47,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.94% +23.37%
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 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
1139 1048 969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 81.59% 77.74% 75.47%
Number of salaries quoted 932 916 859
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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
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 3 August 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
South Wales -14 8 £38,500 -15.84% 4
North Wales - 5 - -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 15 (68.18%) Java
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (45.45%) Configuration Management
2 10 (45.45%) Puppet
3 9 (40.91%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) OO
4 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) Web Services
5 5 (22.73%) JUnit
5 5 (22.73%) Apache
5 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
5 5 (22.73%) Servlets
5 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
5 5 (22.73%) DHCP
5 5 (22.73%) HTTP
5 5 (22.73%) DNS
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (22.73%) Firewall
5 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
5 5 (22.73%) Maven
5 5 (22.73%) Ruby
5 5 (22.73%) Jetty
5 5 (22.73%) Network Security
5 5 (22.73%) Kanban
5 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
5 5 (22.73%) CentOS
5 5 (22.73%) Statistics

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 5 (22.73%) Apache
1 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
1 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
1 5 (22.73%) Jetty
1 5 (22.73%) nginx
1 5 (22.73%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon S3
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (22.73%) SaaS
1 5 (22.73%) PaaS
1 5 (22.73%) Route 53
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) DHCP
1 5 (22.73%) HTTP
1 5 (22.73%) DNS
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
1 5 (22.73%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (22.73%) Big Data
2 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) JUnit
1 5 (22.73%) Maven
1 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
1 5 (22.73%) Hudson
1 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Technical Leader
2 5 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 5 (22.73%) Servlets
3 4 (18.18%) HTML
4 3 (13.64%) CSS
4 3 (13.64%) JSON
4 3 (13.64%) jQuery
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.09%) WCF
5 2 (9.09%) .NET
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.55%) XML
6 1 (4.55%) Spring
6 1 (4.55%) HTML5
6 1 (4.55%) REST
6 1 (4.55%) Spring Integration
6 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Statistics
1 5 (22.73%) Digital Media
1 5 (22.73%) User Experience
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (22.73%) Private Cloud
1 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) CentOS
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Configuration Management
2 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (40.91%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) OO
5 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
5 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (22.73%) Kanban
5 5 (22.73%) User Stories
5 5 (22.73%) JVM Tuning
5 5 (22.73%) DevOps
5 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
5 5 (22.73%) Coaching
5 5 (22.73%) Auto-Scaling
5 5 (22.73%) Web Development
5 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
5 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) MVC
7 2 (9.09%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) Ruby
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Puppet
2 5 (22.73%) Vagrant
2 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (22.73%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
1 5 (22.73%) RightScale
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Generous benefits
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