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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 83 82 71
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 26 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.74% 1.26% 1.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.21% 3.54% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 9
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £35,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £49,300 £60,000 £43,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
617 452 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.33% 35.73% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 413 305 239
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 56 (76.71%) Java
2 47 (64.38%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (49.32%) SOA
4 32 (43.84%) JavaScript
4 32 (43.84%) HTML
5 30 (41.10%) BDD
6 29 (39.73%) Hibernate
7 26 (35.62%) JSON
7 26 (35.62%) Linux
8 25 (34.25%) JBoss
8 25 (34.25%) Web Services
8 25 (34.25%) Spring
8 25 (34.25%) RESTful
9 24 (32.88%) Gherkin
9 24 (32.88%) Selenium
9 24 (32.88%) Alfresco
9 24 (32.88%) Jenkins
9 24 (32.88%) Document Management
10 23 (31.51%) CSS
11 22 (30.14%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (27.40%) JSF
13 19 (26.03%) MVC
14 18 (24.66%) XML
14 18 (24.66%) jQuery
15 17 (23.29%) Finance
16 16 (21.92%) Degree
17 15 (20.55%) Ajax
17 15 (20.55%) Python
18 14 (19.18%) Java EE
18 14 (19.18%) Software Engineering

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 24 (32.88%) Alfresco
2 4 (5.48%) CMS
3 3 (4.11%) Apache
3 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.37%) Drupal
4 1 (1.37%) Lync
4 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) SaaS
1 3 (4.11%) GitHub
2 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) Firewall
1 4 (5.48%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.74%) LDAP
2 2 (2.74%) Internet
3 1 (1.37%) WAN
3 1 (1.37%) DHCP
3 1 (1.37%) HTTP
3 1 (1.37%) DNS
3 1 (1.37%) SAN
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.37%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) MySQL
2 7 (9.59%) Big Data
3 4 (5.48%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.74%) HBase
4 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.74%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (32.88%) Selenium
1 24 (32.88%) Jenkins
2 11 (15.07%) Artifactory
2 11 (15.07%) Maven
3 7 (9.59%) TestNG
3 7 (9.59%) JUnit
4 5 (6.85%) RSpec
4 5 (6.85%) Cucumber
4 5 (6.85%) Jasmine
5 4 (5.48%) GCC
5 4 (5.48%) LLVM
6 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 17 (23.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.74%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (69.86%) Developer
2 38 (52.05%) Java Developer
3 14 (19.18%) Senior Developer
3 14 (19.18%) Senior Java Developer
4 12 (16.44%) Team Leader
4 12 (16.44%) Technical Team Leader
4 12 (16.44%) Software Engineer
4 12 (16.44%) Java Team Leader
5 5 (6.85%) Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Programmer
5 5 (6.85%) Applications Support
5 5 (6.85%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Ruby Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Applications Support Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Security Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Junior Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Junior
8 2 (2.74%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.74%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (43.84%) HTML
2 29 (39.73%) Hibernate
3 26 (35.62%) JSON
4 25 (34.25%) RESTful
4 25 (34.25%) Spring
4 25 (34.25%) Web Services
5 24 (32.88%) Gherkin
6 23 (31.51%) CSS
7 20 (27.40%) JSF
8 18 (24.66%) XML
8 18 (24.66%) jQuery
9 15 (20.55%) Ajax
10 14 (19.18%) Java EE
11 11 (15.07%) Spring Security
11 11 (15.07%) XHTML
12 8 (10.96%) Ruby on Rails
13 7 (9.59%) XSLT
13 7 (9.59%) .NET
13 7 (9.59%) Backbone.js
14 5 (6.85%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.48%) Data Integration
2 4 (5.48%) Visualisation
3 3 (4.11%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.74%) Physics
4 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.37%) DTV
5 1 (1.37%) Equities
5 1 (1.37%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.37%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.62%) Linux
2 6 (8.22%) Mac OS X
3 5 (6.85%) Windows
3 5 (6.85%) AIX
3 5 (6.85%) Solaris
4 4 (5.48%) Android
5 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (64.38%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (49.32%) SOA
3 30 (41.10%) BDD
4 24 (32.88%) Document Management
5 22 (30.14%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (26.03%) MVC
7 14 (19.18%) Software Engineering
8 13 (17.81%) Scrum
9 12 (16.44%) TDD
9 12 (16.44%) Unit Testing
10 11 (15.07%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (15.07%) OO
11 9 (12.33%) Web Development
12 5 (6.85%) Pair Programming
13 4 (5.48%) Parallel Programming
13 4 (5.48%) SIEM
13 4 (5.48%) Analytics
14 2 (2.74%) DevOps
14 2 (2.74%) Multithreading
14 2 (2.74%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (76.71%) Java
2 32 (43.84%) JavaScript
3 15 (20.55%) Python
4 8 (10.96%) Ruby
5 7 (9.59%) C++
6 6 (8.22%) C
6 6 (8.22%) C#
6 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.85%) VB.NET
7 5 (6.85%) CoffeeScript
7 5 (6.85%) Perl
8 4 (5.48%) PHP
9 2 (2.74%) SQL
9 2 (2.74%) Scala
10 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.37%) PHP5
10 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (21.92%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) CISSP
2 2 (2.74%) SSCP
2 2 (2.74%) GIAC
2 2 (2.74%) CEH
3 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.37%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Capistrano
2 2 (2.74%) Puppet
2 2 (2.74%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (34.25%) JBoss
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.85%) Google
3 3 (4.11%) Cisco
4 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.37%) Perforce
5 1 (1.37%) VMware
5 1 (1.37%) Brocade
5 1 (1.37%) Zend
5 1 (1.37%) NetApp
5 1 (1.37%) SAP
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