The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Open Source
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Miscellaneous Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
44 68 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 16.67% 24.29% 22.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30 52 53
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £75,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Open Source
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Open Source
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP