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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 71 68 78
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 24 35 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.76% 2.60% 1.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.06% 7.35% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 8
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,200 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £57,600 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +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
474 476 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.78% 35.31% 37.24%
Number of salaries quoted 303 289 271
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,650 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 24 (51.06%) Linux
2 19 (40.43%) Java
3 17 (36.17%) Degree
4 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
4 14 (29.79%) XML
5 13 (27.66%) HTML
5 13 (27.66%) Spring
5 13 (27.66%) Software Engineering
5 13 (27.66%) CMS
6 12 (25.53%) Finance
6 12 (25.53%) MySQL
6 12 (25.53%) CSS
6 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
7 11 (23.40%) Red Hat
7 11 (23.40%) Windows
7 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
7 11 (23.40%) Firewall
7 11 (23.40%) Web Development
7 11 (23.40%) Analytics
8 10 (21.28%) Visualisation
8 10 (21.28%) SIEM
8 10 (21.28%) Regular Expression
8 10 (21.28%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (21.28%) GIAC
8 10 (21.28%) CEH
8 10 (21.28%) PHP
8 10 (21.28%) Cisco
8 10 (21.28%) CISSP
8 10 (21.28%) SSCP
9 9 (19.15%) OO

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 13 (27.66%) CMS
2 9 (19.15%) Drupal
3 3 (6.38%) Apache
3 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.26%) Joomla!
4 2 (4.26%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) Firewall
2 10 (21.28%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.26%) Internet
4 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.13%) PBX
4 1 (2.13%) VPN
4 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) MySQL
2 4 (8.51%) Big Data
3 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) JMeter
2 1 (2.13%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) WinRunner
2 1 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.13%) JUnit
2 1 (2.13%) SilkPerformer
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Retail Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) Software Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) PHP Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Security Specialist
4 6 (12.77%) Senior Security Specialist
5 5 (10.64%) Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Security Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.51%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Java Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Java Architect
7 3 (6.38%) IT Security Specialist
8 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.26%) Chief Technology Officer
8 2 (4.26%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) XML
2 13 (27.66%) HTML
2 13 (27.66%) Spring
3 12 (25.53%) CSS
4 10 (21.28%) Regular Expression
5 8 (17.02%) HTML5
6 6 (12.77%) CSS3
7 5 (10.64%) jQuery
7 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
8 4 (8.51%) .NET
8 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.26%) LAMP
9 2 (4.26%) Servlets
9 2 (4.26%) SOAP
9 2 (4.26%) Web Services
9 2 (4.26%) J2EE
9 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
9 2 (4.26%) REST
10 1 (2.13%) Spring Integration
10 1 (2.13%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Visualisation
2 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
2 8 (17.02%) Mobile App
3 7 (14.89%) Social Media
3 7 (14.89%) Hedge funds
3 7 (14.89%) Equities
4 3 (6.38%) Data Integration
5 2 (4.26%) User Experience
6 1 (2.13%) New Media
6 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) Linux
2 11 (23.40%) Windows
3 8 (17.02%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Software Engineering
2 11 (23.40%) Web Development
2 11 (23.40%) Analytics
3 10 (21.28%) SIEM
4 9 (19.15%) OO
4 9 (19.15%) Multithreading
5 7 (14.89%) Investment Management
5 7 (14.89%) Data Modelling
5 7 (14.89%) Algorithmic Trading
5 7 (14.89%) Information Security
6 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.64%) Web Application Development
7 5 (10.64%) SEO
8 3 (6.38%) SOA
8 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (6.38%) Scrum
8 3 (6.38%) MVC
9 2 (4.26%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.26%) People Management
10 1 (2.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) Java
2 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
3 10 (21.28%) PHP
4 7 (14.89%) C++
5 6 (12.77%) Python
6 5 (10.64%) SQL
6 5 (10.64%) PHP5
7 4 (8.51%) C#
8 3 (6.38%) Scala
8 3 (6.38%) Perl
9 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
9 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (36.17%) Degree
2 10 (21.28%) GIAC
2 10 (21.28%) CEH
2 10 (21.28%) CISSP
2 10 (21.28%) SSCP
3 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.13%) vSphere
1 1 (2.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
1 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) Red Hat
3 10 (21.28%) Cisco
4 3 (6.38%) LogRhythm
4 3 (6.38%) Sourcefire
5 2 (4.26%) Google
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle
6 1 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) Dell
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix
6 1 (2.13%) Apple
6 1 (2.13%) Siebel
6 1 (2.13%) VMware
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Cloudreach
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