The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 44 80 58
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -22
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 55 20 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.32% 1.44% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.78% 1.66% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 43 18 23
Average salary £45,000 £48,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £32,050 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,750 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Open Source
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1151 1204 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.35% 86.93% 86.22%
Number of salaries quoted 775 752 803
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 February 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 72 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (57.14%) Java
3 59 (56.19%) HTML
4 52 (49.52%) JavaScript
5 51 (48.57%) Spring
6 48 (45.71%) CSS
7 42 (40.00%) Jenkins
8 41 (39.05%) Scrum
9 34 (32.38%) Web Services
9 34 (32.38%) jQuery
10 33 (31.43%) JSON
11 31 (29.52%) SOA
11 31 (29.52%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (28.57%) Unit Testing
13 29 (27.62%) Hibernate
14 28 (26.67%) Maven
14 28 (26.67%) Document Management
14 28 (26.67%) JBoss
14 28 (26.67%) XHTML
14 28 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 28 (26.67%) Spring Security
14 28 (26.67%) Selenium
14 28 (26.67%) Alfresco
14 28 (26.67%) RESTful
14 28 (26.67%) BDD
14 28 (26.67%) Gherkin
14 28 (26.67%) Artifactory
15 24 (22.86%) Security Cleared
16 22 (20.95%) DevOps
16 22 (20.95%) Linux

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (26.67%) Alfresco
1 28 (26.67%) JBoss
2 12 (11.43%) Apache
2 12 (11.43%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.62%) Node.js
4 6 (5.71%) ArcGIS
5 4 (3.81%) CMS
6 1 (0.95%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.95%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (5.71%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.95%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.48%) SaaS
2 4 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.90%) IaaS
4 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (0.95%) DNS
1 1 (0.95%) Firewall
1 1 (0.95%) LAN
1 1 (0.95%) LDAP
1 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 7 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.71%) MySQL
2 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.95%) Big Data
4 1 (0.95%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.95%) GIS
4 1 (0.95%) Lumira
4 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.95%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.95%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.95%) QGIS
4 1 (0.95%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (0.95%) QlikView
4 1 (0.95%) Redis
4 1 (0.95%) Riak
4 1 (0.95%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 42 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 28 (26.67%) Artifactory
2 28 (26.67%) Maven
2 28 (26.67%) Selenium
3 13 (12.38%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.71%) JUnit
5 4 (3.81%) JIRA
6 2 (1.90%) Grunt
6 2 (1.90%) gulp
7 1 (0.95%) WebStorm
General
1 11 (10.48%) Marketing
2 10 (9.52%) Finance
3 9 (8.57%) Banking
4 5 (4.76%) Legal
5 4 (3.81%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.86%) Games
7 1 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 56 (53.33%) Developer
2 30 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 24 (22.86%) Open Source Developer
4 14 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (11.43%) Operations Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) Consultant
7 6 (5.71%) Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Designer
7 6 (5.71%) Product Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) UI Designer
8 5 (4.76%) Android Developer
8 5 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Database Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) DBA
8 5 (4.76%) Lead Android Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Principal Consultant
8 5 (4.76%) Principal Technical Consultant
8 5 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (56.19%) HTML
2 51 (48.57%) Spring
3 48 (45.71%) CSS
4 34 (32.38%) jQuery
4 34 (32.38%) Web Services
5 33 (31.43%) JSON
6 29 (27.62%) Hibernate
7 28 (26.67%) Gherkin
7 28 (26.67%) RESTful
7 28 (26.67%) Spring Security
7 28 (26.67%) XHTML
8 21 (20.00%) HTML5
9 12 (11.43%) .NET
9 12 (11.43%) AngularJS
9 12 (11.43%) ELK Stack
10 9 (8.57%) CSS3
11 8 (7.62%) LESS
12 7 (6.67%) REST
13 6 (5.71%) Java SE
13 6 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.48%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.76%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.81%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.90%) User Experience
6 2 (1.90%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.95%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.95%) Remote Sensing
7 1 (0.95%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.95%) Linux
2 12 (11.43%) Android
3 6 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.90%) Unix
4 2 (1.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (39.05%) Scrum
3 31 (29.52%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (29.52%) SOA
4 30 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 28 (26.67%) BDD
5 28 (26.67%) Document Management
5 28 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 22 (20.95%) DevOps
7 14 (13.33%) SDLC
8 13 (12.38%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (11.43%) Configuration Management
9 12 (11.43%) High Availability
9 12 (11.43%) OO
10 11 (10.48%) Mobile Application Development
11 10 (9.52%) Web Development
12 9 (8.57%) Software Engineering
13 7 (6.67%) Automated Testing
13 7 (6.67%) Presales
14 6 (5.71%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 60 (57.14%) Java
2 52 (49.52%) JavaScript
3 17 (16.19%) Bash Shell
3 17 (16.19%) Perl
3 17 (16.19%) Ruby
4 12 (11.43%) Korn
4 12 (11.43%) Python
4 12 (11.43%) Scala
4 12 (11.43%) SQL
5 8 (7.62%) C#
6 7 (6.67%) C++
7 3 (2.86%) PHP
8 2 (1.90%) R
9 1 (0.95%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 24 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.43%) Degree
3 1 (0.95%) CCNP
3 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) COBIT
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 13 (12.38%) Docker
2 1 (0.95%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (11.43%) Graphite
1 12 (11.43%) Nagios
1 12 (11.43%) Opsview
1 12 (11.43%) Puppet
2 2 (1.90%) Ansible
3 1 (0.95%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 20 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.38%) Cisco
3 12 (11.43%) F5
4 8 (7.62%) Oracle
5 6 (5.71%) Google
6 2 (1.90%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.90%) IBM
7 1 (0.95%) Adobe
7 1 (0.95%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.95%) Apple
7 1 (0.95%) Facebook
7 1 (0.95%) HP
7 1 (0.95%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (0.95%) Juniper
7 1 (0.95%) Omniture
7 1 (0.95%) SAP
7 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.95%) Tableau
7 1 (0.95%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.95%) Twitter
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