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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 49 59 77
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 58 49 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.01% 3.26% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.51% 3.81% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 56 26 19
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £49,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1286 1286 1031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.81% 85.62% 85.35%
Number of salaries quoted 822 848 648
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 51 (60.71%) Java
2 35 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (39.29%) Web Services
4 28 (33.33%) HTML
5 27 (32.14%) Linux
5 27 (32.14%) Apache
6 26 (30.95%) Hibernate
6 26 (30.95%) Spring
7 25 (29.76%) PHP
8 24 (28.57%) XML
8 24 (28.57%) CSS
9 23 (27.38%) SOAP
10 22 (26.19%) MySQL
11 21 (25.00%) Tomcat
11 21 (25.00%) Finance
12 20 (23.81%) JavaScript
12 20 (23.81%) JPA
13 19 (22.62%) RESTful
14 17 (20.24%) SQL
15 16 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
15 16 (19.05%) Bash Shell
15 16 (19.05%) Degree
16 15 (17.86%) Selenium
16 15 (17.86%) CMS
16 15 (17.86%) J2EE
16 15 (17.86%) Windows
17 14 (16.67%) JBoss
17 14 (16.67%) Microsoft
17 14 (16.67%) MVC
17 14 (16.67%) JSON

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 27 (32.14%) Apache
2 21 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 15 (17.86%) CMS
4 14 (16.67%) JBoss
5 8 (9.52%) MS Exchange
6 7 (8.33%) Node.js
7 6 (7.14%) Alfresco
8 5 (5.95%) Apache Pig
8 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
8 5 (5.95%) SAS
8 5 (5.95%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (5.95%) Lync
9 4 (4.76%) OpenStack
10 2 (2.38%) WordPress
11 1 (1.19%) Drupal
11 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) SPSS
2 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.95%) Amazon EMR
2 5 (5.95%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.95%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.38%) SaaS
3 2 (2.38%) IaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (9.52%) SAN
1 8 (9.52%) LDAP
2 5 (5.95%) WAN
2 5 (5.95%) DHCP
2 5 (5.95%) Firewall
2 5 (5.95%) IPsec
2 5 (5.95%) DNS
2 5 (5.95%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (3.57%) HTTP
3 3 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.19%) MySQL
2 10 (11.90%) NoSQL
3 9 (10.71%) MongoDB
3 9 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 8 (9.52%) RDBMS
5 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (5.95%) Triplestore
6 5 (5.95%) Mahout
6 5 (5.95%) Big Data
6 5 (5.95%) Sqoop
6 5 (5.95%) DB2
6 5 (5.95%) Pentaho
6 5 (5.95%) Hadoop
6 5 (5.95%) Apache Hive
6 5 (5.95%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (5.95%) HBase
7 3 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (17.86%) Selenium
2 9 (10.71%) JMeter
3 8 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.52%) WebDriver
3 8 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 8 (9.52%) FitNesse
3 8 (9.52%) HttpUnit
3 8 (9.52%) JUnit
4 6 (7.14%) Maven
4 6 (7.14%) Artifactory
5 5 (5.95%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (2.38%) gulp
6 2 (2.38%) Grunt
6 2 (2.38%) WebStorm
7 1 (1.19%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (1.19%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.19%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.19%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
General
1 21 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (11.90%) Banking
3 8 (9.52%) Financial Institution
4 7 (8.33%) Games
4 7 (8.33%) Marketing
5 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.76%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.76%) Electronics
7 1 (1.19%) Advertising
7 1 (1.19%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.19%) French Language
7 1 (1.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 27 (32.14%) Developer
2 16 (19.05%) Architect
3 13 (15.48%) Java Developer
4 12 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 9 (10.71%) Technical Architect
6 8 (9.52%) Automation Specialist
6 8 (9.52%) Java Architect
6 8 (9.52%) Test Automation Specialist
6 8 (9.52%) Java Technical Architect
6 8 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) Test Specialist
7 7 (8.33%) Development Manager
7 7 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (7.14%) Open Source Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Big Data Architect
9 5 (5.95%) Data Architect
9 5 (5.95%) Analyst
9 5 (5.95%) Java Web Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Head of Development
10 4 (4.76%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (39.29%) Web Services
2 28 (33.33%) HTML
3 26 (30.95%) Hibernate
3 26 (30.95%) Spring
4 24 (28.57%) XML
4 24 (28.57%) CSS
5 23 (27.38%) SOAP
6 20 (23.81%) JPA
7 19 (22.62%) RESTful
8 15 (17.86%) J2EE
9 14 (16.67%) JSON
10 13 (15.48%) .NET
11 11 (13.10%) HTML5
12 10 (11.90%) jQuery
12 10 (11.90%) CSS3
12 10 (11.90%) Middleware
13 8 (9.52%) REST
13 8 (9.52%) Drools
13 8 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails
13 8 (9.52%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Client/Server
2 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.95%) W3C
4 4 (4.76%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.76%) DTV
5 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.19%) GIS
6 1 (1.19%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.19%) Informatics
6 1 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.19%) Social Media
6 1 (1.19%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.14%) Linux
2 15 (17.86%) Windows
3 8 (9.52%) Data ONTAP
4 7 (8.33%) UNIX
5 6 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 6 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.67%) MVC
2 14 (16.67%) BDD
3 11 (13.10%) Content Management
3 11 (13.10%) SDLC
4 10 (11.90%) Analytics
4 10 (11.90%) Web Development
4 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.52%) Web Application Development
6 8 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 8 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 8 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (9.52%) SOA
7 7 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 7 (8.33%) Project Management
7 7 (8.33%) Scrum
7 7 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 6 (7.14%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (60.71%) Java
2 25 (29.76%) PHP
3 20 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 17 (20.24%) SQL
5 16 (19.05%) Bash Shell
6 13 (15.48%) Python
6 13 (15.48%) Perl
7 10 (11.90%) C++
8 8 (9.52%) PowerShell
8 8 (9.52%) Ruby
8 8 (9.52%) C#
9 7 (8.33%) C
10 5 (5.95%) R
11 3 (3.57%) Lua
12 1 (1.19%) VBScript
12 1 (1.19%) VB
12 1 (1.19%) PHP5
12 1 (1.19%) VB6
12 1 (1.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (19.05%) Degree
2 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) CISSP
4 3 (3.57%) GIAC
4 3 (3.57%) SSCP
4 3 (3.57%) CEH
5 1 (1.19%) CISA
5 1 (1.19%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) QA
1 1 (1.19%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.95%) Apache Flume
2 5 (5.95%) DFS Replication
3 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.95%) SCCM
2 2 (2.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.48%) Oracle
3 11 (13.10%) Cisco
4 8 (9.52%) Alterian
4 8 (9.52%) Brocade
4 8 (9.52%) Perforce
4 8 (9.52%) VMware
4 8 (9.52%) NetApp
5 5 (5.95%) Talend
5 5 (5.95%) Vertica
5 5 (5.95%) Cognos
5 5 (5.95%) Teradata
5 5 (5.95%) Informatica
5 5 (5.95%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (5.95%) Greenplum
5 5 (5.95%) Netezza
6 4 (4.76%) Sourcefire
6 4 (4.76%) SAP
6 4 (4.76%) LogRhythm
7 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
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