The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 61 77 79
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 50 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.34% 1.54% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.89% 4.99% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 28 17 3
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £31,200 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
459 361 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.66% 30.96% 31.10%
Number of salaries quoted 288 221 259
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,100 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
Scotland

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 11 July 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 95 (81.90%) Java
2 79 (68.10%) SOA
3 76 (65.52%) HTML
4 75 (64.66%) JavaScript
5 63 (54.31%) JBoss
6 62 (53.45%) Hibernate
7 60 (51.72%) CSS
8 57 (49.14%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (43.10%) Web Services
11 47 (40.52%) JSON
11 47 (40.52%) BDD
12 46 (39.66%) RESTful
12 46 (39.66%) Spring
13 41 (35.34%) Document Management
13 41 (35.34%) Alfresco
13 41 (35.34%) Selenium
13 41 (35.34%) Gherkin
13 41 (35.34%) Jenkins
14 36 (31.03%) jQuery
14 36 (31.03%) Maven
14 36 (31.03%) Scrum
15 34 (29.31%) JSF
15 34 (29.31%) Unit Testing
16 33 (28.45%) Java EE
17 32 (27.59%) XML
18 29 (25.00%) XHTML
18 29 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
18 29 (25.00%) Spring Security
18 29 (25.00%) Artifactory

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 41 (35.34%) Alfresco
2 14 (12.07%) Drupal
3 6 (5.17%) CMS
4 4 (3.45%) Apache
5 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.72%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.86%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) SaaS
1 3 (2.59%) GitHub
2 2 (1.72%) IaaS
2 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.34%) LDAP
2 7 (6.03%) HTTP
3 3 (2.59%) Firewall
3 3 (2.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.86%) IPsec
4 1 (0.86%) WAN
4 1 (0.86%) DHCP
4 1 (0.86%) DNS
4 1 (0.86%) SAN
4 1 (0.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.90%) NoSQL
2 7 (6.03%) MySQL
3 6 (5.17%) Big Data
4 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.72%) HBase
5 2 (1.72%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.72%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 41 (35.34%) Selenium
1 41 (35.34%) Jenkins
2 36 (31.03%) Maven
3 29 (25.00%) Artifactory
4 24 (20.69%) JUnit
5 21 (18.10%) TestNG
6 12 (10.34%) Eclipse
7 8 (6.90%) Git (software)
8 7 (6.03%) Ant
9 5 (4.31%) Subversion
9 5 (4.31%) RSpec
9 5 (4.31%) Jasmine
9 5 (4.31%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.45%) JMeter
11 3 (2.59%) GCC
11 3 (2.59%) LLVM
12 2 (1.72%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.86%) CruiseControl
General
1 11 (9.48%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Aerospace
2 5 (4.31%) Games
3 3 (2.59%) Legal
3 3 (2.59%) Local Government
4 1 (0.86%) Marketing
4 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.86%) Retail
4 1 (0.86%) Electronics
4 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 91 (78.45%) Developer
2 74 (63.79%) Java Developer
3 33 (28.45%) Senior Developer
4 31 (26.72%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (10.34%) Team Leader
5 12 (10.34%) Technical Team Leader
5 12 (10.34%) Java Team Leader
5 12 (10.34%) Software Engineer
6 5 (4.31%) Junior
6 5 (4.31%) Analyst
6 5 (4.31%) Programmer
6 5 (4.31%) Lead Developer
6 5 (4.31%) Junior Developer
6 5 (4.31%) Lead Java Developer
6 5 (4.31%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 5 (4.31%) Ruby Developer
6 5 (4.31%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.45%) .NET Developer
7 4 (3.45%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (65.52%) HTML
2 62 (53.45%) Hibernate
3 60 (51.72%) CSS
4 50 (43.10%) Web Services
5 47 (40.52%) JSON
6 46 (39.66%) RESTful
6 46 (39.66%) Spring
7 41 (35.34%) Gherkin
8 36 (31.03%) jQuery
9 34 (29.31%) JSF
10 33 (28.45%) Java EE
11 32 (27.59%) XML
12 29 (25.00%) XHTML
12 29 (25.00%) Spring Security
13 28 (24.14%) Ajax
14 22 (18.97%) XSLT
15 17 (14.66%) Middleware
16 15 (12.93%) RichFaces
17 13 (11.21%) jBPM
18 12 (10.34%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.17%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.45%) Data Integration
2 4 (3.45%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.59%) Physics
3 3 (2.59%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.86%) FMCG
4 1 (0.86%) DTV
4 1 (0.86%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.69%) Linux
2 10 (8.62%) Mac OS X
3 5 (4.31%) AIX
3 5 (4.31%) Solaris
4 4 (3.45%) Windows
5 3 (2.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (68.10%) SOA
2 57 (49.14%) Continuous Integration
3 52 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (40.52%) BDD
5 41 (35.34%) Document Management
6 36 (31.03%) Scrum
7 34 (29.31%) Unit Testing
8 29 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 28 (24.14%) TDD
10 19 (16.38%) MVC
11 14 (12.07%) OO
12 13 (11.21%) BPMN
13 12 (10.34%) Software Engineering
13 12 (10.34%) Web Development
13 12 (10.34%) Workflow
14 7 (6.03%) Pair Programming
14 7 (6.03%) Refactoring
14 7 (6.03%) DevOps
15 5 (4.31%) Dependency Management
15 5 (4.31%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 95 (81.90%) Java
2 75 (64.66%) JavaScript
3 9 (7.76%) Python
4 8 (6.90%) Ruby
5 5 (4.31%) C
5 5 (4.31%) C#
5 5 (4.31%) C++
5 5 (4.31%) CoffeeScript
6 3 (2.59%) PHP
7 2 (1.72%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.86%) SQL
8 1 (0.86%) PHP5
8 1 (0.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (16.38%) Degree
2 5 (4.31%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.86%) CISSP
4 1 (0.86%) SSCP
4 1 (0.86%) GIAC
4 1 (0.86%) CEH
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.86%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.72%) Ansible
3 1 (0.86%) SCCM
3 1 (0.86%) Puppet
3 1 (0.86%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 63 (54.31%) JBoss
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.72%) HP
3 2 (1.72%) Cisco
3 2 (1.72%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.86%) ESRI
4 1 (0.86%) Perforce
4 1 (0.86%) VMware
4 1 (0.86%) Google
4 1 (0.86%) Brocade
4 1 (0.86%) Zend
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle
4 1 (0.86%) SAP
4 1 (0.86%) NetApp
4 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
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