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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 62 75 76
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 46 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.08% 1.73% 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.75% 5.74% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 6
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £31,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £58,000 £43,000
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
472 366 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.59% 30.17% 30.15%
Number of salaries quoted 306 223 247
Average salary £41,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 25 July 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 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 92 (82.88%) Java
2 73 (65.77%) SOA
3 72 (64.86%) HTML
4 71 (63.96%) JavaScript
5 60 (54.05%) Hibernate
6 59 (53.15%) JBoss
7 57 (51.35%) CSS
8 55 (49.55%) Continuous Integration
9 51 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (42.34%) Web Services
11 46 (41.44%) JSON
11 46 (41.44%) BDD
12 45 (40.54%) RESTful
13 44 (39.64%) Spring
14 40 (36.04%) Document Management
14 40 (36.04%) Selenium
14 40 (36.04%) Alfresco
14 40 (36.04%) Gherkin
14 40 (36.04%) Jenkins
15 34 (30.63%) jQuery
15 34 (30.63%) JSF
15 34 (30.63%) Maven
16 32 (28.83%) Scrum
16 32 (28.83%) XML
16 32 (28.83%) Unit Testing
16 32 (28.83%) Java EE
17 29 (26.13%) Ajax
18 28 (25.23%) TDD
19 27 (24.32%) XHTML
19 27 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 40 (36.04%) Alfresco
2 14 (12.61%) Drupal
3 6 (5.41%) CMS
4 4 (3.60%) Apache
5 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.80%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.90%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) SaaS
1 3 (2.70%) GitHub
2 2 (1.80%) IaaS
2 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.81%) LDAP
2 7 (6.31%) HTTP
3 3 (2.70%) Firewall
3 3 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.90%) IPsec
4 1 (0.90%) WAN
4 1 (0.90%) DHCP
4 1 (0.90%) DNS
4 1 (0.90%) SAN
4 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.31%) MySQL
2 6 (5.41%) NoSQL
2 6 (5.41%) Big Data
3 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.80%) HBase
4 2 (1.80%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.80%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (36.04%) Selenium
1 40 (36.04%) Jenkins
2 34 (30.63%) Maven
3 27 (24.32%) Artifactory
4 23 (20.72%) JUnit
5 21 (18.92%) TestNG
6 12 (10.81%) Eclipse
7 8 (7.21%) Git (software)
8 7 (6.31%) Ant
9 5 (4.50%) Subversion
9 5 (4.50%) RSpec
9 5 (4.50%) Jasmine
9 5 (4.50%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.60%) GCC
10 4 (3.60%) LLVM
11 2 (1.80%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.80%) JMeter
12 1 (0.90%) CruiseControl
General
1 12 (10.81%) Finance
2 5 (4.50%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.70%) Legal
3 3 (2.70%) Games
3 3 (2.70%) Local Government
4 1 (0.90%) Marketing
4 1 (0.90%) Retail
4 1 (0.90%) Electronics
4 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 88 (79.28%) Developer
2 72 (64.86%) Java Developer
3 34 (30.63%) Senior Developer
4 32 (28.83%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (11.71%) Software Engineer
6 12 (10.81%) Team Leader
6 12 (10.81%) Technical Team Leader
6 12 (10.81%) Java Team Leader
7 5 (4.50%) Junior Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Lead Java Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Ruby Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Junior
7 5 (4.50%) Programmer
7 5 (4.50%) Lead Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Junior Java Developer
9 3 (2.70%) .NET Developer
9 3 (2.70%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (64.86%) HTML
2 60 (54.05%) Hibernate
3 57 (51.35%) CSS
4 47 (42.34%) Web Services
5 46 (41.44%) JSON
6 45 (40.54%) RESTful
7 44 (39.64%) Spring
8 40 (36.04%) Gherkin
9 34 (30.63%) JSF
9 34 (30.63%) jQuery
10 32 (28.83%) Java EE
10 32 (28.83%) XML
11 29 (26.13%) Ajax
12 27 (24.32%) XHTML
12 27 (24.32%) Spring Security
13 21 (18.92%) XSLT
14 17 (15.32%) Middleware
15 15 (13.51%) RichFaces
16 12 (10.81%) Drools
16 12 (10.81%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.60%) Data Integration
2 4 (3.60%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.70%) Physics
3 3 (2.70%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.90%) DTV
4 1 (0.90%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.42%) Linux
2 10 (9.01%) Mac OS X
3 5 (4.50%) AIX
3 5 (4.50%) Solaris
4 4 (3.60%) Android
4 4 (3.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (65.77%) SOA
2 55 (49.55%) Continuous Integration
3 51 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (41.44%) BDD
5 40 (36.04%) Document Management
6 32 (28.83%) Unit Testing
6 32 (28.83%) Scrum
7 28 (25.23%) TDD
8 27 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (18.02%) MVC
10 14 (12.61%) OO
10 14 (12.61%) Software Engineering
11 12 (10.81%) Web Development
11 12 (10.81%) BPMN
11 12 (10.81%) Workflow
12 7 (6.31%) Pair Programming
12 7 (6.31%) Refactoring
13 5 (4.50%) Web Accessibility
13 5 (4.50%) Project Management
13 5 (4.50%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 92 (82.88%) Java
2 71 (63.96%) JavaScript
3 10 (9.01%) Python
4 8 (7.21%) Ruby
5 6 (5.41%) C
5 6 (5.41%) C++
6 5 (4.50%) CoffeeScript
6 5 (4.50%) C#
7 3 (2.70%) PHP
7 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.80%) Perl
9 1 (0.90%) PHP5
9 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (17.12%) Degree
2 5 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.90%) CISSP
4 1 (0.90%) SSCP
4 1 (0.90%) GIAC
4 1 (0.90%) CEH
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.90%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.80%) Ansible
3 1 (0.90%) SCCM
3 1 (0.90%) Puppet
3 1 (0.90%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 59 (53.15%) JBoss
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.80%) HP
3 2 (1.80%) Cisco
3 2 (1.80%) TIBCO
3 2 (1.80%) Google
4 1 (0.90%) Brocade
4 1 (0.90%) Zend
4 1 (0.90%) SAP
4 1 (0.90%) Perforce
4 1 (0.90%) VMware
4 1 (0.90%) NetApp
4 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
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