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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 83 96
Rank change year-on-year +29 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 18 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.52% 0.71% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 0.83% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 2
Median salary £35,500 £40,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.25% +50.94%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  

Open Source is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 642 966 1070
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 90.04% 85.64% 85.60%
Number of salaries quoted 550 844 906
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Open Source as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +19 15 £35,250 -11.87% 1
Bridgend - 2 £37,500 -
Torfaen - 1 £47,500 -
Open Source
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (40.63%) Linux
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) HTML
2 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 12 (37.50%) DevOps
3 11 (34.38%) Docker
3 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
3 11 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (34.38%) HTML5
4 10 (31.25%) MVC
4 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 10 (31.25%) C#
4 10 (31.25%) CSS
4 10 (31.25%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (28.13%) Big Data
5 9 (28.13%) SQL
5 9 (28.13%) .NET
5 9 (28.13%) Web Services
5 9 (28.13%) Windows
5 9 (28.13%) Scrum
5 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
5 9 (28.13%) Node.js
5 9 (28.13%) CSS3
5 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
6 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (21.88%) TDD
7 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (18.75%) REST
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (18.75%) PHP

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 10 (31.25%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (15.63%) CMS
3 4 (12.50%) IIS
4 3 (9.38%) Umbraco
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (3.13%) Apache
6 1 (3.13%) Drupal
6 1 (3.13%) JBoss
6 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
6 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (28.13%) Big Data
3 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
4 4 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 4 (12.50%) MySQL
4 4 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
6 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.13%) Data Mart
7 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.13%) OLTP
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.38%) Bitbucket
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) Maven
5 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.13%) Gradle
5 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) DBA
4 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) .NET Team Leader
4 4 (12.50%) Scrum Master
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (9.38%) PHP Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) PHP Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Database Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) HTML
2 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
2 11 (34.38%) HTML5
3 10 (31.25%) CSS
4 9 (28.13%) .NET
4 9 (28.13%) CSS3
4 9 (28.13%) Node.js
4 9 (28.13%) Web Services
5 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (18.75%) REST
8 5 (15.63%) Vue.js
8 5 (15.63%) WCF
9 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (12.50%) Entity Framework
9 4 (12.50%) JSON
9 4 (12.50%) XML
10 2 (6.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Replication
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) Solaris
3 3 (9.38%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.25%) CentOS
4 2 (6.25%) Unix
4 2 (6.25%) VMS
5 1 (3.13%) Debian
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) DevOps
3 10 (31.25%) MVC
4 9 (28.13%) Scrum
5 7 (21.88%) TDD
6 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.38%) High Availability
8 3 (9.38%) OO
8 3 (9.38%) OOD
8 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.25%) BDD
9 2 (6.25%) Change Management
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.25%) Microservices
9 2 (6.25%) SDLC
10 1 (3.13%) ETL
10 1 (3.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 10 (31.25%) C#
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) PHP
5 5 (15.63%) Java
6 4 (12.50%) Python
7 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
7 3 (9.38%) Groovy
7 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
7 3 (9.38%) TypeScript
8 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Docker
2 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Ansible
2 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (12.50%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Packer
3 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.13%) Perforce
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
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