The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 27 10 25
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 2.67% 10.53% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 13.33% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 1
Average salary £26,250 £67,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-61.11% +193.47%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
Open Source
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
57 45 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 76.00% 78.95% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 49 35 56
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £34,836 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Open Source
Salary Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the West Wales region.

Open Source Salary Trend in West Wales

Open Source
Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 5 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
Swansea -17 2 £26,250 -61.11%
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 13 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West 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 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Junior
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft