Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 124 114
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 32 34 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.54% 1.30% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.46% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 32 31 24
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% -6.52%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £59,937
UK median annual salary £57,500 £56,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.77% +7.62% +5.00%

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1865 2336 2329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.92% 88.99% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1604 1999 1958
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Wales

Open Source
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Wales

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Wales over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Wales

Open Source
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 21 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
South Wales +31 31 £42,500 -7.10% 2
West Wales -15 1 £58,000 +73.13% 2
Open Source
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 Wales region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Java
2 14 (43.75%) DevOps
3 12 (37.50%) Linux
4 11 (34.38%) Scrum
4 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
5 10 (31.25%) TDD
5 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 9 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (25.00%) BDD
7 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (25.00%) CSS
7 8 (25.00%) Unix
7 8 (25.00%) Docker
8 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
8 7 (21.88%) SQL
8 7 (21.88%) CSS3
9 6 (18.75%) Node.js
9 6 (18.75%) REST
9 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
9 6 (18.75%) HTML
9 6 (18.75%) Python
9 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
10 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
10 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (15.63%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (15.63%) Middleware
10 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
10 5 (15.63%) C#
10 5 (15.63%) .NET

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (9.38%) IIS
1 3 (9.38%) JBoss
2 2 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) Drupal
3 1 (3.13%) Mule
3 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (12.50%) PaaS
4 2 (6.25%) SaaS
4 2 (6.25%) Serverless
5 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Big Data
1 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.38%) Maven
5 2 (6.25%) Bugzilla
5 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.25%) JMeter
5 2 (6.25%) NetBeans
5 2 (6.25%) Selenium
5 2 (6.25%) Subversion
5 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.13%) Gradle
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Unix Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (9.38%) Middleware Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum Master
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Head of QA
7 2 (6.25%) Head of Test
7 2 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Unix Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) CSS
2 7 (21.88%) CSS3
3 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
3 6 (18.75%) HTML
3 6 (18.75%) Node.js
3 6 (18.75%) REST
4 5 (15.63%) .NET
4 5 (15.63%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
4 5 (15.63%) HTML5
4 5 (15.63%) Middleware
4 5 (15.63%) Spring
5 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (9.38%) jQuery
5 3 (9.38%) Vue (Vue.js)
5 3 (9.38%) WCF
5 3 (9.38%) XML
6 2 (6.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Fintech
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) Unix
3 4 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.25%) VMS
4 2 (6.25%) Windows
5 1 (3.13%) CentOS
5 1 (3.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) DevOps
3 11 (34.38%) Scrum
3 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
4 10 (31.25%) TDD
5 8 (25.00%) BDD
5 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
6 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
7 4 (12.50%) Front End Development
7 4 (12.50%) Microservices
7 4 (12.50%) MVC
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (9.38%) Defect Management
8 3 (9.38%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (9.38%) OO
8 3 (9.38%) SDLC
8 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.25%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) Python
5 5 (15.63%) C#
6 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 4 (12.50%) Groovy
7 2 (6.25%) Go
7 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.25%) R
7 2 (6.25%) Ruby
7 2 (6.25%) Scala
8 1 (3.13%) Perl
8 1 (3.13%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Docker
2 3 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (15.63%) Puppet
2 4 (12.50%) Ansible
3 1 (3.13%) Packer
3 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Perforce