Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 110 115
Rank change year-on-year +31 +5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 26 30 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.87% 1.39% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.55% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 15
South Wales median annual salary £41,250 £46,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.33% +8.24% -7.61%
10th Percentile £30,625 £34,000 £31,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,550 £60,725
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year -6.59% +5.81% -6.52%

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1228 1939 2097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 88.41% 89.89% 85.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1090 1738 1794
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £22,975 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,349 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in South Wales

Open Source
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Open Source in South Wales

Open Source
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in South Wales over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Source in South Wales

Open Source
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +22 9 £35,000 -23.08% 3
Bridgend - 6 £40,000 - 1
Caerphilly - 6 £55,000 -
Newport -4 4 £44,937 -5.40%
Torfaen +4 1 £47,500 -9.52%
Open Source
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 13 (50.00%) DevOps
2 12 (46.15%) Linux
3 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) Java
4 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
5 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 8 (30.77%) Unix
6 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
6 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (26.92%) Docker
7 6 (23.08%) BDD
7 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
7 6 (23.08%) Scrum
7 6 (23.08%) TDD
7 6 (23.08%) Python
7 6 (23.08%) CSS
7 6 (23.08%) SQL
8 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
8 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (19.23%) CSS3
8 5 (19.23%) Node.js
8 5 (19.23%) Puppet
8 5 (19.23%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (15.38%) Ansible
9 4 (15.38%) PaaS
9 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
9 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
9 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (15.38%) REST

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) JBoss
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) Drupal
3 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (15.38%) PaaS
3 2 (7.69%) SaaS
4 1 (3.85%) GitHub
4 1 (3.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 3 (11.54%) Big Data
3 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.54%) Maven
4 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.85%) Gradle
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Unix Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (11.54%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Head of QA
6 2 (7.69%) Head of Test
6 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum Master
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Unix Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (3.85%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) CSS
2 5 (19.23%) CSS3
2 5 (19.23%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (19.23%) Node.js
3 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 4 (15.38%) HTML
3 4 (15.38%) Middleware
3 4 (15.38%) REST
4 3 (11.54%) .NET
4 3 (11.54%) HTML5
4 3 (11.54%) jQuery
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (7.69%) Django
5 2 (7.69%) Sass
5 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (7.69%) WCF
5 2 (7.69%) Web Services
5 2 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) Unix
3 4 (15.38%) Ubuntu
4 2 (7.69%) VMS
4 2 (7.69%) Windows
5 1 (3.85%) CentOS
5 1 (3.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) DevOps
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
4 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (23.08%) BDD
5 6 (23.08%) Scrum
5 6 (23.08%) TDD
6 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
7 3 (11.54%) Microservices
7 3 (11.54%) MVC
7 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.69%) Change Management
8 2 (7.69%) Dependency Management
8 2 (7.69%) Pair Programming
8 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.85%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) Python
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 4 (15.38%) C#
5 3 (11.54%) Groovy
6 2 (7.69%) Go
6 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.69%) R
6 2 (7.69%) Ruby
6 2 (7.69%) Scala
7 1 (3.85%) Perl
7 1 (3.85%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Docker
2 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) Ansible
3 1 (3.85%) Packer
3 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Perforce