Period
to 19 October 2018

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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 79 114
Rank change year-on-year -1 +35 +22
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 29 29 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.85% 2.13% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 2.32% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 26 29 25
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -19.35% +20.78%
10th Percentile £35,250 £29,150 £32,500
90th Percentile £58,000 £57,500 £56,700
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,250 £46,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -16.85% +19.48%

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 1,373 1,250 2,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 87.56% 91.64% 90.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,137 1,098 1,793
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.96%
10th Percentile £25,270 £23,675 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%

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 October 2018.

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 October 2018. 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 -18 15 £45,000 +26.76% 5
Bridgend +3 13 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Newport +3 1 £45,000 +23.71% 1
Open Source
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) Scrum
3 16 (55.17%) TDD
4 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
5 14 (48.28%) SQL
5 14 (48.28%) BDD
6 11 (37.93%) Java
6 11 (37.93%) Spring
7 10 (34.48%) Hibernate
7 10 (34.48%) HTML
7 10 (34.48%) CSS
8 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
9 8 (27.59%) Python
9 8 (27.59%) Google
10 7 (24.14%) Apple iOS
10 7 (24.14%) Android Development
10 7 (24.14%) iOS Development
10 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (24.14%) Android
10 7 (24.14%) Microservices
10 7 (24.14%) Java 8
11 6 (20.69%) React
11 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (20.69%) Linux
11 6 (20.69%) Web Services
11 6 (20.69%) XML
12 5 (17.24%) SOAP
12 5 (17.24%) JSON
12 5 (17.24%) GIS
12 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing

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 1 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) ArcGIS
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (3.45%) Confluence
1 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.45%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.24%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (10.34%) GitHub
3 3 (10.34%) Slack
3 3 (10.34%) Trello
4 2 (6.90%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) GIS
1 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
2 4 (13.79%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (13.79%) MySQL
3 3 (10.34%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.34%) CircleCI
2 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.90%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) Gerrit
4 1 (3.45%) GitLab
4 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) JMeter
4 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
1 3 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Java Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (27.59%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Lead Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Python Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Digital Developer
6 2 (6.90%) React Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Python Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior React Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Digital Content Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) Spring
2 10 (34.48%) CSS
2 10 (34.48%) Hibernate
2 10 (34.48%) HTML
3 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
4 6 (20.69%) React
4 6 (20.69%) Web Services
4 6 (20.69%) XML
5 5 (17.24%) CSS3
5 5 (17.24%) HTML5
5 5 (17.24%) JSON
5 5 (17.24%) SOAP
6 4 (13.79%) Ajax
6 4 (13.79%) Django
6 4 (13.79%) Node.js
6 4 (13.79%) RESTful
7 3 (10.34%) Ext JS
7 3 (10.34%) J2EE
7 3 (10.34%) React Native
7 3 (10.34%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) User Experience
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Android
1 7 (24.14%) Apple iOS
2 6 (20.69%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) CentOS
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) Scrum
3 16 (55.17%) TDD
4 14 (48.28%) BDD
5 7 (24.14%) Android Development
5 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (24.14%) iOS Development
5 7 (24.14%) Microservices
6 5 (17.24%) Coaching
6 5 (17.24%) Front End Development
6 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
6 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Web Application Development
7 4 (13.79%) DevOps
7 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (13.79%) SDLC
8 3 (10.34%) Analytics
8 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
2 14 (48.28%) SQL
3 11 (37.93%) Java
4 8 (27.59%) Python
5 7 (24.14%) Java 8
6 4 (13.79%) C#
6 4 (13.79%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) C++
7 1 (3.45%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) PMP
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Google
2 4 (13.79%) ESRI
3 3 (10.34%) Sencha
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) SAP