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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 19 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 1.20% 0.97% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.25% 3.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £42,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
16 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 19.28% 29.13% 21.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5 29 9
Average salary £29,023 £25,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.09% -31.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 6 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) XSLT
2 5 (41.67%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (41.67%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) RUP
2 5 (41.67%) DSDM
2 5 (41.67%) Spring
2 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) JSP
3 4 (33.33%) Servlets
3 4 (33.33%) Struts
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) GIS
4 2 (16.67%) ArcGIS
4 2 (16.67%) Dojo
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) LiveCycle
5 1 (8.33%) Scala
5 1 (8.33%) Confluence

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (16.67%) ArcGIS
2 1 (8.33%) FileNet
2 1 (8.33%) LiveCycle
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Hudson
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Software Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Principal Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) GIS Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Java Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) XML
1 5 (41.67%) XSLT
1 5 (41.67%) Spring
2 4 (33.33%) Struts
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) JSP
2 4 (33.33%) Servlets
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) Dojo
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (8.33%) JSF
4 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) GIS
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (41.67%) OO
1 5 (41.67%) RUP
1 5 (41.67%) DSDM
1 5 (41.67%) Scrum
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Groovy
2 1 (8.33%) Scala
2 1 (8.33%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe
1 1 (8.33%) Twitter