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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 72 84 75
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 34 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.39% 1.36% 1.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.72% 3.87% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 34 8 10
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,500 £36,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £54,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
506 517 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.56% 35.19% 34.81%
Number of salaries quoted 324 323 249
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 18 December 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 32 (53.33%) Linux
2 28 (46.67%) Java
3 20 (33.33%) XML
4 19 (31.67%) Finance
5 18 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
7 16 (26.67%) HTML
7 16 (26.67%) Degree
8 15 (25.00%) Spring
8 15 (25.00%) CSS
9 13 (21.67%) Windows
9 13 (21.67%) MySQL
9 13 (21.67%) CMS
10 12 (20.00%) Firewall
10 12 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 12 (20.00%) C++
10 12 (20.00%) PHP
10 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (20.00%) Visualisation
10 12 (20.00%) SIEM
10 12 (20.00%) Regular Expression
10 12 (20.00%) Analytics
11 11 (18.33%) OO
11 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (18.33%) Web Development
12 10 (16.67%) CEH
12 10 (16.67%) GIAC
12 10 (16.67%) Python
12 10 (16.67%) Red Hat
12 10 (16.67%) CISSP

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 13 (21.67%) CMS
2 9 (15.00%) Drupal
3 3 (5.00%) Alfresco
3 3 (5.00%) JBoss
3 3 (5.00%) Apache
3 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.33%) Joomla!
4 2 (3.33%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) Firewall
1 12 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) MySQL
2 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.33%) Big Data
4 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.67%) HBase
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) LLVM
1 4 (6.67%) GCC
2 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.00%) Selenium
3 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.33%) JMeter
4 1 (1.67%) Maven
4 1 (1.67%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (1.67%) JUnit
4 1 (1.67%) WinRunner
4 1 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.67%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (1.67%) Artifactory
General
1 19 (31.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Developer
2 16 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) PHP Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Security Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 5 (8.33%) Security Specialist
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Security Specialist
6 5 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Java Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Java Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.33%) PHP Web Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.33%) XML
2 16 (26.67%) HTML
3 15 (25.00%) CSS
3 15 (25.00%) Spring
4 12 (20.00%) Regular Expression
5 8 (13.33%) HTML5
6 7 (11.67%) jQuery
6 7 (11.67%) Hibernate
6 7 (11.67%) .NET
7 6 (10.00%) CSS3
8 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 5 (8.33%) JSON
9 4 (6.67%) Ajax
9 4 (6.67%) Web Services
9 4 (6.67%) RESTful
10 3 (5.00%) Gherkin
10 3 (5.00%) J2EE
11 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
11 2 (3.33%) Servlets
11 2 (3.33%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 8 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 7 (11.67%) Equities
3 7 (11.67%) Social Media
3 7 (11.67%) Hedge funds
4 6 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.00%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.33%) User Experience
7 1 (1.67%) GIS
7 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.67%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (53.33%) Linux
2 13 (21.67%) Windows
3 8 (13.33%) UNIX
4 4 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (20.00%) SIEM
2 12 (20.00%) Analytics
3 11 (18.33%) Web Development
3 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.33%) OO
4 9 (15.00%) Multithreading
5 7 (11.67%) Investment Management
5 7 (11.67%) Algorithmic Trading
5 7 (11.67%) Data Modelling
5 7 (11.67%) SOA
5 7 (11.67%) Information Security
6 5 (8.33%) MVC
6 5 (8.33%) SEO
6 5 (8.33%) Scrum
6 5 (8.33%) Web Application Development
7 4 (6.67%) Parallel Programming
7 4 (6.67%) BDD
8 3 (5.00%) TDD
8 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) Java
2 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (20.00%) PHP
3 12 (20.00%) C++
4 10 (16.67%) Python
5 7 (11.67%) C#
6 6 (10.00%) Perl
6 6 (10.00%) PHP5
7 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 5 (8.33%) C
7 5 (8.33%) SQL
7 5 (8.33%) VB.NET
8 3 (5.00%) Scala
9 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) Degree
2 10 (16.67%) CISSP
2 10 (16.67%) SSCP
2 10 (16.67%) GIAC
2 10 (16.67%) CEH
3 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
1 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 10 (16.67%) Cisco
3 5 (8.33%) Google
4 2 (3.33%) Sourcefire
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.67%) Siebel
5 1 (1.67%) HP
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix
5 1 (1.67%) Zend
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