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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 56 73 70
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 39 24 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.16% 1.80% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 2.02% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 18
Median salary £45,000 £39,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% +12.85%
UK excluding London median salary £46,658 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.68% +5.88%
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
1121 1186 1385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.92% 88.91% 87.82%
Number of salaries quoted 671 724 903
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 31 May 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 69 (68.32%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (56.44%) HTML
3 54 (53.47%) JavaScript
4 49 (48.51%) SOA
5 40 (39.60%) Java
5 40 (39.60%) CSS
6 35 (34.65%) Scrum
7 34 (33.66%) Spring
8 33 (32.67%) jQuery
8 33 (32.67%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (29.70%) Jenkins
9 30 (29.70%) Hibernate
9 30 (29.70%) .NET
10 29 (28.71%) JSON
10 29 (28.71%) Unit Testing
10 29 (28.71%) BDD
11 28 (27.72%) Maven
11 28 (27.72%) Web Services
12 26 (25.74%) JBoss
12 26 (25.74%) XHTML
12 26 (25.74%) Document Management
12 26 (25.74%) User Acceptance Testing
12 26 (25.74%) Selenium
12 26 (25.74%) Spring Security
12 26 (25.74%) Alfresco
12 26 (25.74%) RESTful
12 26 (25.74%) Gherkin
12 26 (25.74%) Artifactory
13 24 (23.76%) HTML5
14 23 (22.77%) Zachman Framework

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 26 (25.74%) Alfresco
1 26 (25.74%) JBoss
2 9 (8.91%) Node.js
3 7 (6.93%) CMS
4 4 (3.96%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (2.97%) Apache
5 3 (2.97%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.99%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.99%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.99%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (3.96%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.97%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.98%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) SaaS
2 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.97%) IaaS
3 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.96%) Big Data
2 4 (3.96%) MySQL
3 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.97%) Redis
3 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.98%) GIS
4 2 (1.98%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.98%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.99%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.99%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.99%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.99%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.99%) QlikView
5 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.99%) Riak
5 1 (0.99%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 30 (29.70%) Jenkins
2 28 (27.72%) Maven
3 26 (25.74%) Artifactory
3 26 (25.74%) Selenium
4 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.97%) Grunt
4 3 (2.97%) gulp
5 2 (1.98%) Subversion
General
1 14 (13.86%) Banking
1 14 (13.86%) Finance
2 9 (8.91%) Marketing
3 6 (5.94%) Financial Institution
3 6 (5.94%) Games
4 5 (4.95%) Legal
5 2 (1.98%) Dutch Language
5 2 (1.98%) French Language
5 2 (1.98%) German Language
5 2 (1.98%) Local Government
5 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (44.55%) Developer
2 26 (25.74%) Architect
3 24 (23.76%) Java Developer
4 21 (20.79%) Open Source Developer
5 18 (17.82%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (10.89%) C# Developer
7 8 (7.92%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.92%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Senior Architect
9 5 (4.95%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.95%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Designer
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.96%) UI Designer
10 4 (3.96%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Consultant
11 3 (2.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 3 (2.97%) Principal Consultant
11 3 (2.97%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (56.44%) HTML
2 40 (39.60%) CSS
3 34 (33.66%) Spring
4 33 (32.67%) jQuery
5 30 (29.70%) .NET
5 30 (29.70%) Hibernate
6 29 (28.71%) JSON
7 28 (27.72%) Web Services
8 26 (25.74%) Gherkin
8 26 (25.74%) RESTful
8 26 (25.74%) Spring Security
8 26 (25.74%) XHTML
9 24 (23.76%) HTML5
10 18 (17.82%) Middleware
11 11 (10.89%) Java EE
12 10 (9.90%) AngularJS
13 8 (7.92%) Backbone.js
13 8 (7.92%) React
14 7 (6.93%) LESS
15 6 (5.94%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.93%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.96%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.97%) Cloud Native
4 3 (2.97%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.98%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.98%) User Experience
5 2 (1.98%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.99%) Remote Sensing
6 1 (0.99%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.89%) Linux
2 7 (6.93%) Windows
3 5 (4.95%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.96%) Android
4 4 (3.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (68.32%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (48.51%) SOA
3 35 (34.65%) Scrum
4 33 (32.67%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (28.71%) BDD
5 29 (28.71%) Unit Testing
6 26 (25.74%) Document Management
6 26 (25.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (22.77%) TOGAF
7 23 (22.77%) Zachman Framework
8 22 (21.78%) Software Engineering
9 21 (20.79%) Open Source Development
10 19 (18.81%) OO
11 16 (15.84%) Business Development
12 14 (13.86%) Automated Testing
12 14 (13.86%) CRM
12 14 (13.86%) Presales
13 13 (12.87%) SDLC
14 11 (10.89%) ITIL
14 11 (10.89%) UML
Programming Languages
1 54 (53.47%) JavaScript
2 40 (39.60%) Java
3 15 (14.85%) C#
4 9 (8.91%) PHP
5 7 (6.93%) SQL
6 5 (4.95%) Python
7 2 (1.98%) C++
7 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.98%) R
8 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.99%) Korn
8 1 (0.99%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.99%) Perl
8 1 (0.99%) Ruby
8 1 (0.99%) Scala
8 1 (0.99%) VB
8 1 (0.99%) VB6
8 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (16.83%) Degree
1 17 (16.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.90%) COBIT
2 6 (5.94%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Ansible
1 3 (2.97%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.99%) Graphite
3 1 (0.99%) Nagios
3 1 (0.99%) Opsview
3 1 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (18.81%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.88%) Oracle
3 10 (9.90%) Cognizant
3 10 (9.90%) IBM
4 3 (2.97%) HP
5 1 (0.99%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.99%) Adobe
5 1 (0.99%) Alterian
5 1 (0.99%) Apple
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco
5 1 (0.99%) F5
5 1 (0.99%) Facebook
5 1 (0.99%) Google
5 1 (0.99%) Informatica
5 1 (0.99%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (0.99%) Omniture
5 1 (0.99%) SAP
5 1 (0.99%) Tableau
5 1 (0.99%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.99%) Twitter
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