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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 45 69 73
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 67 36 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.25% 2.45% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% 2.90% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 62 21 19
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £45,000 £60,000
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
1390 1242 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.25% 84.60% 86.17%
Number of salaries quoted 881 819 639
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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 £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 58 (63.74%) Java
2 45 (49.45%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (39.56%) Web Services
4 34 (37.36%) HTML
5 30 (32.97%) CSS
5 30 (32.97%) Apache
5 30 (32.97%) Spring
6 29 (31.87%) Linux
7 27 (29.67%) Hibernate
8 24 (26.37%) JavaScript
8 24 (26.37%) PHP
8 24 (26.37%) Tomcat
8 24 (26.37%) RESTful
9 23 (25.27%) MySQL
10 21 (23.08%) Selenium
11 20 (21.98%) Bash Shell
11 20 (21.98%) XML
12 19 (20.88%) SOAP
12 19 (20.88%) SQL
12 19 (20.88%) Finance
12 19 (20.88%) BDD
13 18 (19.78%) Python
14 17 (18.68%) Perl
14 17 (18.68%) JSON
15 16 (17.58%) Degree
15 16 (17.58%) Amazon AWS
15 16 (17.58%) JPA
15 16 (17.58%) Microsoft
15 16 (17.58%) Jenkins
16 15 (16.48%) JBoss

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (32.97%) Apache
2 24 (26.37%) Tomcat
3 15 (16.48%) CMS
3 15 (16.48%) JBoss
4 11 (12.09%) Alfresco
5 8 (8.79%) MS Exchange
6 7 (7.69%) Node.js
7 6 (6.59%) SAS
8 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
8 5 (5.49%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (5.49%) Apache Pig
8 5 (5.49%) Lync
9 4 (4.40%) OpenStack
10 2 (2.20%) WordPress
10 2 (2.20%) ArcGIS
11 1 (1.10%) Drupal
11 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) SPSS
2 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.49%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.49%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (5.49%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.20%) SaaS
3 2 (2.20%) IaaS
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) LDAP
1 8 (8.79%) SAN
1 8 (8.79%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (5.49%) IPsec
2 5 (5.49%) DNS
2 5 (5.49%) WAN
2 5 (5.49%) DHCP
3 4 (4.40%) Firewall
3 4 (4.40%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.30%) SSL
4 3 (3.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.27%) MySQL
2 10 (10.99%) NoSQL
3 9 (9.89%) MongoDB
4 8 (8.79%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.79%) RDBMS
4 8 (8.79%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.49%) DB2
6 5 (5.49%) Pentaho
6 5 (5.49%) Hadoop
6 5 (5.49%) Apache Hive
6 5 (5.49%) Triplestore
6 5 (5.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (5.49%) HBase
6 5 (5.49%) Mahout
6 5 (5.49%) Big Data
6 5 (5.49%) Sqoop
7 3 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 21 (23.08%) Selenium
2 16 (17.58%) Jenkins
3 11 (12.09%) Maven
3 11 (12.09%) Artifactory
4 10 (10.99%) JUnit
5 9 (9.89%) JMeter
6 8 (8.79%) Cucumber
6 8 (8.79%) FitNesse
6 8 (8.79%) HttpUnit
6 8 (8.79%) WebDriver
7 5 (5.49%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.20%) JIRA
9 2 (2.20%) WebStorm
9 2 (2.20%) Grunt
9 2 (2.20%) gulp
10 1 (1.10%) Axure RP
10 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.10%) Dreamweaver
General
1 19 (20.88%) Finance
2 10 (10.99%) Banking
3 8 (8.79%) Financial Institution
4 7 (7.69%) Games
5 6 (6.59%) Marketing
6 4 (4.40%) Electronics
6 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (37.36%) Developer
2 18 (19.78%) Java Developer
3 13 (14.29%) Architect
4 12 (13.19%) Web Developer
5 11 (12.09%) Open Source Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Automation Specialist
6 8 (8.79%) Test Automation Specialist
6 8 (8.79%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (8.79%) Test Specialist
7 7 (7.69%) Development Manager
7 7 (7.69%) Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.49%) Data Architect
8 5 (5.49%) Database Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Java Web Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Head of Development
8 5 (5.49%) Big Data Architect
9 4 (4.40%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (39.56%) Web Services
2 34 (37.36%) HTML
3 30 (32.97%) CSS
3 30 (32.97%) Spring
4 27 (29.67%) Hibernate
5 24 (26.37%) RESTful
6 20 (21.98%) XML
7 19 (20.88%) SOAP
8 17 (18.68%) JSON
9 16 (17.58%) JPA
10 15 (16.48%) jQuery
11 13 (14.29%) XHTML
11 13 (14.29%) J2EE
12 12 (13.19%) .NET
13 11 (12.09%) Spring Security
13 11 (12.09%) HTML5
13 11 (12.09%) Gherkin
14 10 (10.99%) CSS3
15 8 (8.79%) Ruby on Rails
15 8 (8.79%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Client/Server
2 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.49%) W3C
4 4 (4.40%) DTV
5 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.20%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.10%) Social Media
7 1 (1.10%) Statistics
7 1 (1.10%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.10%) Physics
7 1 (1.10%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.10%) Biology
7 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.87%) Linux
2 13 (14.29%) Windows
3 9 (9.89%) Android
4 8 (8.79%) Data ONTAP
5 7 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 7 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (49.45%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.88%) BDD
3 15 (16.48%) Scrum
3 15 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 13 (14.29%) SOA
5 12 (13.19%) Web Development
5 12 (13.19%) SDLC
6 11 (12.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (12.09%) Content Management
6 11 (12.09%) Document Management
6 11 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (10.99%) Configuration Management
7 10 (10.99%) Web Application Development
8 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.79%) MVC
9 8 (8.79%) Project Management
9 8 (8.79%) Analytics
9 8 (8.79%) Test Automation
9 8 (8.79%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 58 (63.74%) Java
2 24 (26.37%) JavaScript
2 24 (26.37%) PHP
3 20 (21.98%) Bash Shell
4 19 (20.88%) SQL
5 18 (19.78%) Python
6 17 (18.68%) Perl
7 13 (14.29%) C++
8 12 (13.19%) Ruby
9 8 (8.79%) PowerShell
10 7 (7.69%) C
10 7 (7.69%) C#
11 5 (5.49%) R
12 4 (4.40%) Scala
13 3 (3.30%) Korn
13 3 (3.30%) Lua
14 1 (1.10%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 16 (17.58%) Degree
2 11 (12.09%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.49%) CISSP
4 3 (3.30%) CISM
5 2 (2.20%) GIAC
5 2 (2.20%) CEH
5 2 (2.20%) SSCP
5 2 (2.20%) CISA
6 1 (1.10%) ISACA
6 1 (1.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.49%) DFS Replication
2 5 (5.49%) Apache Flume
3 3 (3.30%) Docker
3 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) SCCM
1 5 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.30%) Opsview
2 3 (3.30%) Graphite
2 3 (3.30%) Nagios
2 3 (3.30%) Puppet
3 2 (2.20%) Ansible
4 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (17.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.38%) Oracle
3 13 (14.29%) Cisco
4 8 (8.79%) NetApp
4 8 (8.79%) Perforce
4 8 (8.79%) VMware
4 8 (8.79%) Brocade
4 8 (8.79%) Alterian
5 5 (5.49%) Vertica
5 5 (5.49%) Talend
5 5 (5.49%) Netezza
5 5 (5.49%) Greenplum
5 5 (5.49%) Teradata
5 5 (5.49%) SAP
5 5 (5.49%) Cognos
5 5 (5.49%) Informatica
5 5 (5.49%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (3.30%) F5
7 2 (2.20%) LogRhythm
7 2 (2.20%) Sourcefire
Edinburgh & Lothians
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000- £90,000 plus attractive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + Training Provided
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + Training Provided
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + Training Provided
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 25 days ago