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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 34 74 56
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -18
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 64 27 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.94% 1.97% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.48% 2.23% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 40 13 28
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
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
1168 1211 1440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.12% 88.39% 87.64%
Number of salaries quoted 754 722 934
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 80 (67.23%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 62 (52.10%) HTML
4 55 (46.22%) Java
5 49 (41.18%) SOA
5 49 (41.18%) Spring
6 45 (37.82%) CSS
7 40 (33.61%) Scrum
8 38 (31.93%) jQuery
9 36 (30.25%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (30.25%) JSON
9 36 (30.25%) Jenkins
10 35 (29.41%) Hibernate
11 33 (27.73%) BDD
12 32 (26.89%) Unit Testing
12 32 (26.89%) Maven
12 32 (26.89%) Web Services
13 30 (25.21%) Document Management
13 30 (25.21%) JBoss
13 30 (25.21%) XHTML
13 30 (25.21%) User Acceptance Testing
13 30 (25.21%) Selenium
13 30 (25.21%) Spring Security
13 30 (25.21%) Alfresco
13 30 (25.21%) RESTful
13 30 (25.21%) Artifactory
13 30 (25.21%) Gherkin
14 27 (22.69%) HTML5
15 26 (21.85%) Open Source Development
16 25 (21.01%) .NET

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 30 (25.21%) Alfresco
1 30 (25.21%) JBoss
2 12 (10.08%) Node.js
3 6 (5.04%) Apache
3 6 (5.04%) CMS
3 6 (5.04%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.36%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.84%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.84%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.84%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.36%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.36%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.84%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.40%) SaaS
2 4 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.68%) IaaS
4 1 (0.84%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.56%) NoSQL
2 5 (4.20%) MySQL
3 4 (3.36%) Big Data
3 4 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.52%) Redis
5 2 (1.68%) GIS
5 2 (1.68%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.68%) Neo4j
5 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.84%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.84%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.84%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.84%) QlikView
6 1 (0.84%) Riak
6 1 (0.84%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 36 (30.25%) Jenkins
2 32 (26.89%) Maven
3 30 (25.21%) Artifactory
3 30 (25.21%) Selenium
4 6 (5.04%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.36%) JIRA
6 2 (1.68%) Grunt
6 2 (1.68%) gulp
6 2 (1.68%) Subversion
7 1 (0.84%) WebStorm
General
1 17 (14.29%) Finance
2 14 (11.76%) Banking
3 11 (9.24%) Marketing
4 7 (5.88%) Legal
5 6 (5.04%) Financial Institution
5 6 (5.04%) Games
6 2 (1.68%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.68%) French Language
6 2 (1.68%) German Language
6 2 (1.68%) Local Government
6 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (49.58%) Developer
2 31 (26.05%) Java Developer
3 25 (21.01%) Open Source Developer
4 22 (18.49%) Architect
5 18 (15.13%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (9.24%) C# Developer
7 9 (7.56%) Software Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Consultant
8 7 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.20%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Android Developer
10 5 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Lead Android Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Lead Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Principal Consultant
10 5 (4.20%) Principal Technical Consultant
10 5 (4.20%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (4.20%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (52.10%) HTML
2 49 (41.18%) Spring
3 45 (37.82%) CSS
4 38 (31.93%) jQuery
5 36 (30.25%) JSON
6 35 (29.41%) Hibernate
7 32 (26.89%) Web Services
8 30 (25.21%) Gherkin
8 30 (25.21%) RESTful
8 30 (25.21%) Spring Security
8 30 (25.21%) XHTML
9 27 (22.69%) HTML5
10 25 (21.01%) .NET
11 20 (16.81%) Middleware
12 17 (14.29%) AngularJS
13 9 (7.56%) CSS3
14 8 (6.72%) Backbone.js
14 8 (6.72%) React
15 7 (5.88%) Java EE
15 7 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.56%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.04%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.04%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.20%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.36%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.36%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.68%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.68%) User Experience
5 2 (1.68%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.84%) Remote Sensing
6 1 (0.84%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.76%) Linux
2 9 (7.56%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.72%) Android
4 7 (5.88%) Windows
5 4 (3.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (67.23%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (41.18%) SOA
3 40 (33.61%) Scrum
4 36 (30.25%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (27.73%) BDD
6 32 (26.89%) Unit Testing
7 30 (25.21%) Document Management
7 30 (25.21%) User Acceptance Testing
8 26 (21.85%) Open Source Development
9 24 (20.17%) Software Engineering
10 19 (15.97%) OO
10 19 (15.97%) TOGAF
10 19 (15.97%) Zachman Framework
11 16 (13.45%) DevOps
11 16 (13.45%) Presales
11 16 (13.45%) SDLC
12 13 (10.92%) Automated Testing
13 12 (10.08%) Business Development
14 10 (8.40%) CRM
15 9 (7.56%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 55 (46.22%) Java
3 15 (12.61%) C#
4 10 (8.40%) SQL
5 8 (6.72%) PHP
6 5 (4.20%) Python
7 4 (3.36%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.36%) Korn
7 4 (3.36%) Perl
7 4 (3.36%) Ruby
7 4 (3.36%) Scala
8 2 (1.68%) C++
8 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.68%) R
9 1 (0.84%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.84%) VB
9 1 (0.84%) VB6
9 1 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) COBIT
2 2 (1.68%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) Graphite
1 4 (3.36%) Nagios
1 4 (3.36%) Opsview
1 4 (3.36%) Puppet
2 3 (2.52%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 2 (1.68%) Ansible
3 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.56%) Oracle
3 6 (5.04%) Cognizant
3 6 (5.04%) Google
3 6 (5.04%) IBM
4 4 (3.36%) Cisco
4 4 (3.36%) F5
5 3 (2.52%) HP
6 1 (0.84%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.84%) Adobe
6 1 (0.84%) Alterian
6 1 (0.84%) Apple
6 1 (0.84%) Facebook
6 1 (0.84%) Informatica
6 1 (0.84%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (0.84%) Omniture
6 1 (0.84%) SAP
6 1 (0.84%) Tableau
6 1 (0.84%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.84%) Twitter
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