The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 14 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 1.72% 4.05% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.17% 11.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
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 Fife region.

Miscellaneous Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
24 27 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 41.38% 36.49% 48.94%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 20
Average salary £31,500 £43,250 £150,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.16% -71.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Open Source
Salary Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Fife region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Fife

Open Source
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Fife region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glenrothes +5 1 £37,500 -
Kirkcaldy - 1 £37,500 -
Cowdenbeath - 1 £37,500 -
Dunfermline - 1 £37,500 -
Open Source
Scotland

Open Source
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Fife 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Fife 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript