The first 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Wales region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 15 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 4.35% 1.02% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.00% 3.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £85,000 £42,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+102.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Miscellaneous Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
20 27 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 21.74% 27.55% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 6
Average salary £29,023 £26,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.62% +15.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
Wales

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 29 July 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 +8 3 £85,000 +102.38%
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (46.15%) Java
1 6 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (38.46%) Spring
2 5 (38.46%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) XSLT
2 5 (38.46%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (38.46%) OO
2 5 (38.46%) RUP
2 5 (38.46%) DSDM
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) JSP
3 4 (30.77%) Servlets
3 4 (30.77%) Struts
3 4 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) Dojo
4 2 (15.38%) Release Management
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) GIS
4 2 (15.38%) ArcGIS
5 1 (7.69%) FileNet
5 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.69%) TDD

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (15.38%) ArcGIS
2 1 (7.69%) FileNet
2 1 (7.69%) LiveCycle
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Hudson
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Software Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Principal Architect
3 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) GIS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Java Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) XML
1 5 (38.46%) XSLT
1 5 (38.46%) Spring
2 4 (30.77%) Struts
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) JSP
2 4 (30.77%) Servlets
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) Dojo
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (7.69%) JSF
4 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) GIS
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (38.46%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (38.46%) OO
2 5 (38.46%) RUP
2 5 (38.46%) DSDM
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Groovy
2 1 (7.69%) Scala
2 1 (7.69%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) IBM
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe
1 1 (7.69%) Twitter