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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 72 73 83
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 23 41 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.77% 2.61% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.53% 7.62% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 11
Average salary £37,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £50,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
416 538 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.98% 34.20% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 252 313 219
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (50.00%) Java
2 14 (36.84%) SOAP
2 14 (36.84%) Linux
3 12 (31.58%) Web Services
3 12 (31.58%) XML
3 12 (31.58%) MVC
3 12 (31.58%) Spring
4 11 (28.95%) Hibernate
4 11 (28.95%) J2EE
4 11 (28.95%) JPA
5 9 (23.68%) Drools
5 9 (23.68%) REST
5 9 (23.68%) HTML
5 9 (23.68%) JBoss
5 9 (23.68%) Middleware
5 9 (23.68%) jBPM
6 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (21.05%) PHP
7 7 (18.42%) C++
7 7 (18.42%) MySQL
7 7 (18.42%) UNIX
7 7 (18.42%) Windows
7 7 (18.42%) Degree
8 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (15.79%) Analytics
8 6 (15.79%) CSS
8 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 6 (15.79%) Firewall
9 5 (13.16%) Sourcefire
9 5 (13.16%) Intrusion Detection

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (23.68%) JBoss
2 3 (7.89%) Apache
2 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.89%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.26%) CMS
4 1 (2.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (7.89%) SSL
3 3 (7.89%) HTTP
3 3 (7.89%) LDAP
4 1 (2.63%) VPN
4 1 (2.63%) PBX
4 1 (2.63%) Network Security
4 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) MySQL
2 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.89%) Big Data
3 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) JMeter
2 3 (7.89%) JUnit
2 3 (7.89%) HttpUnit
3 2 (5.26%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (2.63%) WinRunner
4 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.63%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (2.63%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
1 3 (7.89%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
2 1 (2.63%) Games
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Dutch Language
2 1 (2.63%) French Language
2 1 (2.63%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Architect
1 9 (23.68%) Developer
1 9 (23.68%) Technical Architect
2 8 (21.05%) Java Architect
2 8 (21.05%) Java Technical Architect
3 4 (10.53%) IT Security Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Security Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) Security Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Database Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Chief Technology Officer
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Test Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) PHP Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Support
6 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) SOAP
2 12 (31.58%) Web Services
2 12 (31.58%) XML
2 12 (31.58%) Spring
3 11 (28.95%) Hibernate
3 11 (28.95%) J2EE
3 11 (28.95%) JPA
4 9 (23.68%) Drools
4 9 (23.68%) REST
4 9 (23.68%) HTML
4 9 (23.68%) Middleware
4 9 (23.68%) jBPM
5 6 (15.79%) CSS
6 5 (13.16%) .NET
6 5 (13.16%) Regular Expression
7 4 (10.53%) LAMP
8 3 (7.89%) JDBC
8 3 (7.89%) JSP
8 3 (7.89%) Servlets
9 2 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Visualisation
2 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Equities
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) GIS
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Social Media
3 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.63%) Health Informatics
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) Informatics
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) UNIX
2 7 (18.42%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) MVC
2 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) Analytics
4 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
4 5 (13.16%) SIEM
5 4 (10.53%) Automated Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Web Development
6 3 (7.89%) OO
6 3 (7.89%) DevOps
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (5.26%) Mobile Development
7 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.26%) People Management
7 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Content Management
7 2 (5.26%) Cyber Security
7 2 (5.26%) Web Application Development
7 2 (5.26%) Software Deployment
7 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.26%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (21.05%) PHP
3 7 (18.42%) C++
4 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.16%) C
5 5 (13.16%) C#
5 5 (13.16%) SQL
6 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.26%) Perl
6 2 (5.26%) Ruby
7 1 (2.63%) VB6
7 1 (2.63%) VBScript
7 1 (2.63%) VB
7 1 (2.63%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) CISSP
2 4 (10.53%) SSCP
2 4 (10.53%) CEH
2 4 (10.53%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.63%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) NFS
1 1 (2.63%) vSphere
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Sourcefire
1 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
1 5 (13.16%) LogRhythm
2 4 (10.53%) Cisco
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) Alterian
5 1 (2.63%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) Apple
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Dell
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) Siebel
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