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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 73 50 81
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +31
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 26 66 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.88% 4.03% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.52% 12.20% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 29 8
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £26,800 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,800 £45,350
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
471 541 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.11% 33.01% 36.87%
Number of salaries quoted 268 325 235
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,650
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,650 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 24 April 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (39.22%) HTML
1 20 (39.22%) Java
2 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 17 (33.33%) Linux
3 16 (31.37%) CSS
4 15 (29.41%) Spring
5 14 (27.45%) XML
6 13 (25.49%) SOAP
6 13 (25.49%) MVC
7 12 (23.53%) Web Services
7 12 (23.53%) PHP
7 12 (23.53%) MySQL
8 11 (21.57%) CMS
8 11 (21.57%) Hibernate
8 11 (21.57%) Degree
9 10 (19.61%) J2EE
9 10 (19.61%) Web Development
9 10 (19.61%) Drupal
9 10 (19.61%) JPA
9 10 (19.61%) REST
10 9 (17.65%) Drools
10 9 (17.65%) Middleware
10 9 (17.65%) JBoss
10 9 (17.65%) jBPM
10 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (15.69%) Firewall
11 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
11 8 (15.69%) Windows
11 8 (15.69%) C++
11 8 (15.69%) HTML5

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (21.57%) CMS
2 10 (19.61%) Drupal
3 9 (17.65%) JBoss
4 3 (5.88%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.92%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.92%) Apache
5 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.92%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) Firewall
2 7 (13.73%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (5.88%) LDAP
3 3 (5.88%) HTTP
3 3 (5.88%) SSL
4 1 (1.96%) VPN
4 1 (1.96%) PBX
4 1 (1.96%) Network Security
4 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) MySQL
2 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.88%) Big Data
4 2 (3.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) JMeter
2 2 (3.92%) SilkPerformer
2 2 (3.92%) HttpUnit
2 2 (3.92%) JUnit
2 2 (3.92%) WinRunner
2 2 (3.92%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.92%) LoadRunner
2 2 (3.92%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (1.96%) Selenium
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.96%) French Language
3 1 (1.96%) German Language
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Architect
3 9 (17.65%) Technical Architect
3 9 (17.65%) Java Architect
4 8 (15.69%) PHP Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Java Technical Architect
5 6 (11.76%) Security Specialist
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Security Specialist
6 4 (7.84%) IT Security Specialist
6 4 (7.84%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Performance Test Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Test Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Chief Technology Officer
8 2 (3.92%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (39.22%) HTML
2 16 (31.37%) CSS
3 15 (29.41%) Spring
4 14 (27.45%) XML
5 13 (25.49%) SOAP
6 12 (23.53%) Web Services
7 11 (21.57%) Hibernate
8 10 (19.61%) J2EE
8 10 (19.61%) JPA
8 10 (19.61%) REST
9 9 (17.65%) Drools
9 9 (17.65%) jBPM
9 9 (17.65%) Middleware
10 8 (15.69%) HTML5
11 7 (13.73%) CSS3
11 7 (13.73%) Regular Expression
12 6 (11.76%) jQuery
12 6 (11.76%) .NET
13 4 (7.84%) LAMP
13 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Social Media
1 8 (15.69%) Mobile App
2 7 (13.73%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.88%) Hedge funds
3 3 (5.88%) Equities
4 2 (3.92%) GIS
4 2 (3.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) Informatics
5 1 (1.96%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.96%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) Windows
3 7 (13.73%) UNIX
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) MVC
2 10 (19.61%) Web Development
3 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.69%) Analytics
4 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
5 7 (13.73%) OO
5 7 (13.73%) SIEM
6 6 (11.76%) Web Application Development
6 6 (11.76%) SEO
7 5 (9.80%) Automated Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (5.88%) DevOps
9 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.88%) Multithreading
9 3 (5.88%) Investment Management
9 3 (5.88%) Algorithmic Trading
9 3 (5.88%) Test Scripting
10 2 (3.92%) Performance Testing
10 2 (3.92%) TDD
10 2 (3.92%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) Java
2 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.53%) PHP
4 8 (15.69%) C++
5 7 (13.73%) C#
6 6 (11.76%) SQL
6 6 (11.76%) PHP5
7 4 (7.84%) C
8 1 (1.96%) Perl
8 1 (1.96%) VBScript
8 1 (1.96%) VB
8 1 (1.96%) Python
8 1 (1.96%) VB6
8 1 (1.96%) Ruby
8 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Degree
2 6 (11.76%) CISSP
2 6 (11.76%) SSCP
2 6 (11.76%) GIAC
2 6 (11.76%) CEH
3 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.96%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) NFS
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
1 7 (13.73%) Red Hat
2 6 (11.76%) Cisco
3 5 (9.80%) Sourcefire
3 5 (9.80%) LogRhythm
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle
5 2 (3.92%) Siebel
5 2 (3.92%) HP
5 2 (3.92%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) Dell
6 1 (1.96%) Apple
6 1 (1.96%) VMware
6 1 (1.96%) Alterian
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