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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 65 43 87
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +44
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 25 64 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.19% 4.06% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 4.49% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 18 60 18
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,569 £31,600 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,750 £49,300
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
1043 1424 1325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.25% 90.36% 86.94%
Number of salaries quoted 742 885 888
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 39 (69.64%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.00%) HTML
3 27 (48.21%) Java
3 27 (48.21%) JavaScript
3 27 (48.21%) Scrum
4 24 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (41.07%) CSS
6 22 (39.29%) jQuery
7 21 (37.50%) SOA
7 21 (37.50%) Hibernate
7 21 (37.50%) Spring
8 19 (33.93%) Linux
9 18 (32.14%) JBoss
9 18 (32.14%) JSON
9 18 (32.14%) Unit Testing
9 18 (32.14%) BDD
9 18 (32.14%) Jenkins
10 16 (28.57%) Maven
10 16 (28.57%) Web Services
11 15 (26.79%) RESTful
11 15 (26.79%) Selenium
11 15 (26.79%) Open Source Development
12 14 (25.00%) Spring Security
12 14 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (25.00%) Alfresco
12 14 (25.00%) Gherkin
12 14 (25.00%) Artifactory
12 14 (25.00%) XHTML
12 14 (25.00%) Document Management
13 12 (21.43%) Oracle

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (32.14%) JBoss
2 14 (25.00%) Alfresco
3 8 (14.29%) CMS
4 4 (7.14%) Apache
4 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.36%) nginx
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Project
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.14%) IaaS
2 4 (7.14%) SaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) DHCP
1 3 (5.36%) DNS
1 3 (5.36%) HTTP
1 3 (5.36%) LDAP
1 3 (5.36%) SAN
1 3 (5.36%) Skype
1 3 (5.36%) Software-Defined Networking
1 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (12.50%) MySQL
3 5 (8.93%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.36%) Informix
5 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.57%) Big Data
6 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.57%) Neo4j
6 2 (3.57%) Redis
7 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.79%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.79%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (32.14%) Jenkins
2 16 (28.57%) Maven
3 15 (26.79%) Selenium
4 14 (25.00%) Artifactory
5 4 (7.14%) Grunt
5 4 (7.14%) gulp
6 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.79%) Bower
6 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.79%) Xcode
General
1 5 (8.93%) Banking
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.79%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (44.64%) Developer
2 16 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 14 (25.00%) Open Source Developer
4 12 (21.43%) Senior Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (12.50%) Architect
6 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 7 (12.50%) Operations Manager
7 5 (8.93%) Software Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (7.14%) Java Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Senior Architect
9 3 (5.36%) Development Manager
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Server Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Server Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.00%) HTML
2 23 (41.07%) CSS
3 22 (39.29%) jQuery
4 21 (37.50%) Hibernate
4 21 (37.50%) Spring
5 18 (32.14%) JSON
6 16 (28.57%) Web Services
7 15 (26.79%) RESTful
8 14 (25.00%) Gherkin
8 14 (25.00%) Spring Security
8 14 (25.00%) XHTML
9 11 (19.64%) Middleware
10 9 (16.07%) .NET
10 9 (16.07%) Drools
10 9 (16.07%) jBPM
11 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
11 6 (10.71%) Node.js
11 6 (10.71%) XML
12 5 (8.93%) Java EE
13 4 (7.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.36%) iPad
2 3 (5.36%) iPhone
2 3 (5.36%) User Experience
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.93%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Apple iOS
2 5 (8.93%) Windows
3 4 (7.14%) Android
4 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Solaris
4 3 (5.36%) Unix
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) CentOS
5 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (69.64%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (48.21%) Scrum
3 24 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (37.50%) SOA
5 18 (32.14%) BDD
5 18 (32.14%) Unit Testing
6 15 (26.79%) Open Source Development
7 14 (25.00%) Document Management
7 14 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (16.07%) OO
9 8 (14.29%) DevOps
9 8 (14.29%) High Availability
9 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 8 (14.29%) TDD
10 7 (12.50%) Change Management
11 6 (10.71%) Automated Testing
11 6 (10.71%) Content Management
11 6 (10.71%) Front End Development
11 6 (10.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (48.21%) Java
1 27 (48.21%) JavaScript
2 9 (16.07%) SQL
3 6 (10.71%) PHP
4 5 (8.93%) C#
4 5 (8.93%) Python
5 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.57%) C++
6 2 (3.57%) Ruby
7 1 (1.79%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.79%) Groovy
7 1 (1.79%) Jython
7 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.79%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) Degree
3 2 (3.57%) OCPJWCD
4 1 (1.79%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
2 4 (7.14%) COBIT
3 1 (1.79%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Ansible
1 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.36%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Oracle
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.50%) VMware
4 4 (7.14%) Cognizant
4 4 (7.14%) IBM
5 3 (5.36%) Citrix
5 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.36%) Sun
6 1 (1.79%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.79%) Alterian
6 1 (1.79%) Informatica
6 1 (1.79%) Talend
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