The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 1.11% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.88% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £70,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Open Source
Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17 37 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 18.89% 43.02% 48.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9 36 17
Average salary £29,023 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.09% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,805 £20,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,870 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 Miscellaneous 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 17 September 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
Swansea - 1 £70,000 - 17
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) JSP
3 2 (25.00%) Servlets
3 2 (25.00%) Struts
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) XSLT
3 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) RUP
3 2 (25.00%) DSDM
3 2 (25.00%) GIS
3 2 (25.00%) ArcGIS
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Dojo
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) ArcGIS
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Principal Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) GIS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) JSP
1 2 (25.00%) Servlets
1 2 (25.00%) XML
1 2 (25.00%) XSLT
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
1 2 (25.00%) Dojo
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) Struts
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) GIS
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) RUP
3 2 (25.00%) DSDM
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
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