The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 65 73 74
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 39 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.60% 1.97% 1.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.13% 6.61% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 8
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £32,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £43,000
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 Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
480 363 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.02% 29.73% 27.15%
Number of salaries quoted 311 231 228
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Open Source
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 65 (81.25%) Java
2 45 (56.25%) SOA
3 44 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 44 (55.00%) HTML
4 35 (43.75%) Hibernate
4 35 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (42.50%) BDD
6 33 (41.25%) JSON
7 32 (40.00%) CSS
7 32 (40.00%) Web Services
7 32 (40.00%) RESTful
8 31 (38.75%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (38.75%) JBoss
9 28 (35.00%) Selenium
9 28 (35.00%) Spring
9 28 (35.00%) Document Management
9 28 (35.00%) Alfresco
9 28 (35.00%) Gherkin
9 28 (35.00%) Jenkins
10 26 (32.50%) Linux
11 24 (30.00%) XML
11 24 (30.00%) JSF
12 22 (27.50%) jQuery
13 19 (23.75%) Unit Testing
13 19 (23.75%) Java EE
13 19 (23.75%) MVC
14 17 (21.25%) Scrum
14 17 (21.25%) Maven
14 17 (21.25%) Ajax
15 16 (20.00%) Degree

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Application Platforms
1 28 (35.00%) Alfresco
2 4 (5.00%) CMS
3 3 (3.75%) Drupal
4 2 (2.50%) Apache
4 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.25%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) SaaS
1 3 (3.75%) GitHub
2 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) HTTP
2 3 (3.75%) LDAP
2 3 (3.75%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (3.75%) Firewall
3 1 (1.25%) IPsec
3 1 (1.25%) DNS
3 1 (1.25%) WAN
3 1 (1.25%) DHCP
3 1 (1.25%) SAN
3 1 (1.25%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) MySQL
2 6 (7.50%) Big Data
3 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.50%) HBase
5 2 (2.50%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (35.00%) Selenium
1 28 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (21.25%) Maven
3 15 (18.75%) Artifactory
4 11 (13.75%) JUnit
4 11 (13.75%) TestNG
5 5 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 5 (6.25%) RSpec
5 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 5 (6.25%) Jasmine
6 4 (5.00%) GCC
6 4 (5.00%) LLVM
6 4 (5.00%) Subversion
7 3 (3.75%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.50%) Ant
General
1 16 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.25%) Electronics
3 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.25%) Marketing
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.25%) Games
3 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (72.50%) Developer
2 46 (57.50%) Java Developer
3 18 (22.50%) Senior Developer
3 18 (22.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 13 (16.25%) Software Engineer
5 12 (15.00%) Team Leader
5 12 (15.00%) Technical Team Leader
5 12 (15.00%) Java Team Leader
6 5 (6.25%) Junior
6 5 (6.25%) Programmer
6 5 (6.25%) Junior Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 5 (6.25%) Ruby Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Junior Java Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (55.00%) HTML
2 35 (43.75%) Hibernate
3 33 (41.25%) JSON
4 32 (40.00%) CSS
4 32 (40.00%) Web Services
4 32 (40.00%) RESTful
5 28 (35.00%) Spring
5 28 (35.00%) Gherkin
6 24 (30.00%) XML
6 24 (30.00%) JSF
7 22 (27.50%) jQuery
8 19 (23.75%) Java EE
9 17 (21.25%) Ajax
10 15 (18.75%) Spring Security
10 15 (18.75%) XHTML
11 11 (13.75%) XSLT
12 8 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
13 7 (8.75%) .NET
13 7 (8.75%) HTML5
13 7 (8.75%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.75%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.75%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.50%) Physics
5 1 (1.25%) DTV
5 1 (1.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.50%) Linux
2 9 (11.25%) Mac OS X
3 5 (6.25%) AIX
3 5 (6.25%) Solaris
4 4 (5.00%) Android
4 4 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (56.25%) SOA
2 35 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (42.50%) BDD
4 31 (38.75%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (35.00%) Document Management
6 19 (23.75%) Unit Testing
6 19 (23.75%) MVC
7 17 (21.25%) Scrum
8 15 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 15 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (17.50%) TDD
10 11 (13.75%) Web Development
11 10 (12.50%) OO
12 5 (6.25%) Pair Programming
13 4 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (5.00%) Dependency Management
13 4 (5.00%) Web Accessibility
13 4 (5.00%) Parallel Programming
13 4 (5.00%) Waterfall
13 4 (5.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 65 (81.25%) Java
2 44 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (16.25%) Python
4 8 (10.00%) Ruby
5 6 (7.50%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.50%) C
5 6 (7.50%) C#
5 6 (7.50%) C++
6 5 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.25%) Perl
6 5 (6.25%) CoffeeScript
7 4 (5.00%) PHP
8 1 (1.25%) PHP5
8 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) SSCP
3 1 (1.25%) CISSP
3 1 (1.25%) GIAC
3 1 (1.25%) CEH
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.25%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.25%) SCCM
2 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (38.75%) JBoss
2 5 (6.25%) Google
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (1.25%) SAP
5 1 (1.25%) NetApp
5 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.25%) Zend
5 1 (1.25%) Brocade
5 1 (1.25%) VMware
5 1 (1.25%) Perforce
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