The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swansea 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
West Wales / Swansea
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 30 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -26  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 5 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 4.03% 2.86% 27.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 3.64% 28.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Median salary £40,210 £26,250 £73,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.17% -64.40%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Swansea with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Swansea
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 120 55 38
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swansea 96.77% 78.57% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 103 50 26
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -44.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £73,750 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swansea 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 Swansea

Open Source
Salary Trend in Swansea

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Swansea

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Swansea region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Nortel
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Avaya
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
1 5 (100.00%) CA
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 5 (100.00%) Clearswift
1 5 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) CCSA
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 5 (100.00%) JNCIS
1 5 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 5 (100.00%) Zenoss
1 5 (100.00%) Junos
1 5 (100.00%) F5
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 5 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 5 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swansea 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Junos
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) CCSA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 5 (100.00%) JNCIS
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Avaya
1 5 (100.00%) CA
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Clearswift
1 5 (100.00%) F5
1 5 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
1 5 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 5 (100.00%) Nortel
1 5 (100.00%) ServiceNow