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 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 88 84 72
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 24 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.57% 1.13% 1.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.81% 3.38% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 10
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,250 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
630 474 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.18% 33.57% 30.05%
Number of salaries quoted 395 332 239
Average salary £40,000 £41,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.19% +4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,506 £26,372
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 17 October 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 49 (68.06%) Java
2 36 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (43.06%) Linux
4 27 (37.50%) SOA
5 25 (34.72%) Hibernate
6 24 (33.33%) Spring
6 24 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 24 (33.33%) HTML
6 24 (33.33%) BDD
7 22 (30.56%) JSON
7 22 (30.56%) Finance
8 21 (29.17%) Web Services
8 21 (29.17%) RESTful
9 20 (27.78%) Alfresco
9 20 (27.78%) Gherkin
9 20 (27.78%) Jenkins
9 20 (27.78%) CSS
9 20 (27.78%) JBoss
9 20 (27.78%) Selenium
9 20 (27.78%) Document Management
10 17 (23.61%) Software Engineering
10 17 (23.61%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (22.22%) XML
11 16 (22.22%) MVC
12 15 (20.83%) Degree
13 14 (19.44%) Python
13 14 (19.44%) jQuery
14 12 (16.67%) Ajax
14 12 (16.67%) JSF
14 12 (16.67%) Scrum

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 20 (27.78%) Alfresco
2 5 (6.94%) CMS
3 4 (5.56%) Apache
3 4 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.39%) Lync
4 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) SaaS
1 3 (4.17%) GitHub
2 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) Firewall
1 8 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.39%) IPsec
3 1 (1.39%) LDAP
3 1 (1.39%) WAN
3 1 (1.39%) DHCP
3 1 (1.39%) HTTP
3 1 (1.39%) DNS
3 1 (1.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) MySQL
2 7 (9.72%) Big Data
3 4 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.78%) HBase
4 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.78%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (27.78%) Selenium
1 20 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.50%) Artifactory
2 9 (12.50%) Maven
3 4 (5.56%) LLVM
3 4 (5.56%) GCC
4 3 (4.17%) Jasmine
4 3 (4.17%) RSpec
4 3 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.39%) TestNG
6 1 (1.39%) JUnit
6 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 22 (30.56%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Electronics
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (58.33%) Developer
2 29 (40.28%) Java Developer
3 15 (20.83%) Software Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Senior Developer
4 11 (15.28%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (13.89%) Java Team Leader
5 10 (13.89%) Team Leader
5 10 (13.89%) Technical Team Leader
6 8 (11.11%) Analyst
7 7 (9.72%) Security Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Applications Support
8 5 (6.94%) IT Security Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Applications Support Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Programmer
10 3 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Ruby Developer
11 2 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
11 2 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (2.78%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.72%) Hibernate
2 24 (33.33%) Spring
2 24 (33.33%) HTML
3 22 (30.56%) JSON
4 21 (29.17%) Web Services
4 21 (29.17%) RESTful
5 20 (27.78%) Gherkin
5 20 (27.78%) CSS
6 16 (22.22%) XML
7 14 (19.44%) jQuery
8 12 (16.67%) JSF
8 12 (16.67%) Ajax
9 9 (12.50%) XHTML
9 9 (12.50%) Spring Security
10 8 (11.11%) Regular Expression
10 8 (11.11%) Java EE
11 7 (9.72%) .NET
12 6 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
13 5 (6.94%) Backbone.js
13 5 (6.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 8 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 5 (6.94%) Data Integration
3 4 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.17%) Equities
4 3 (4.17%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.78%) Physics
6 1 (1.39%) DTV
6 1 (1.39%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.06%) Linux
2 9 (12.50%) Windows
3 4 (5.56%) Mac OS X
3 4 (5.56%) Android
4 3 (4.17%) AIX
4 3 (4.17%) Solaris
4 3 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (37.50%) SOA
3 24 (33.33%) BDD
4 20 (27.78%) Document Management
5 17 (23.61%) Software Engineering
5 17 (23.61%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (22.22%) MVC
7 12 (16.67%) Scrum
8 11 (15.28%) OO
9 10 (13.89%) Unit Testing
10 9 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (12.50%) Web Development
10 9 (12.50%) TDD
11 8 (11.11%) SIEM
11 8 (11.11%) Analytics
12 5 (6.94%) Information Security
12 5 (6.94%) Multithreading
13 4 (5.56%) Parallel Programming
14 3 (4.17%) Investment Management
14 3 (4.17%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 49 (68.06%) Java
2 24 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (19.44%) Python
4 9 (12.50%) C++
5 6 (8.33%) C
5 6 (8.33%) C#
5 6 (8.33%) Ruby
5 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.94%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.94%) Perl
6 5 (6.94%) PHP
7 3 (4.17%) SQL
7 3 (4.17%) CoffeeScript
7 3 (4.17%) Scala
8 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.39%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 15 (20.83%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) CISSP
2 6 (8.33%) SSCP
2 6 (8.33%) GIAC
2 6 (8.33%) CEH
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.39%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Capistrano
2 2 (2.78%) Puppet
2 2 (2.78%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (27.78%) JBoss
2 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.72%) Cisco
4 6 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.94%) Google
6 1 (1.39%) Brocade
6 1 (1.39%) Zend
6 1 (1.39%) Perforce
6 1 (1.39%) VMware
6 1 (1.39%) NetApp
6 1 (1.39%) SAP
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 27 days ago