The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 75 72 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 33 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.52% 2.38% 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.60% 6.60% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 8
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £51,200 £39,350
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 Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
500 394 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 38.11% 36.01% 37.55%
Number of salaries quoted 320 227 214
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Open Source
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Glasgow

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 89 (89.90%) Java
2 59 (59.60%) Python
2 59 (59.60%) Spring
3 58 (58.59%) Hibernate
4 49 (49.49%) PHP
5 46 (46.46%) Ruby
6 44 (44.44%) JavaScript
7 43 (43.43%) JBoss
7 43 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (33.33%) MVC
9 29 (29.29%) Linux
10 27 (27.27%) OO
10 27 (27.27%) Software Engineering
11 26 (26.26%) Relational Database
12 25 (25.25%) MongoDB
13 24 (24.24%) BDD
13 24 (24.24%) PostgreSQL
14 23 (23.23%) NoSQL
14 23 (23.23%) Big Data
15 22 (22.22%) Jenkins
16 20 (20.20%) Apache Cassandra
16 20 (20.20%) Pentaho
16 20 (20.20%) Web Services
17 19 (19.19%) Alfresco
18 18 (18.18%) Selenium
18 18 (18.18%) jQuery
18 18 (18.18%) Drupal
19 17 (17.17%) OOP
19 17 (17.17%) MySQL
19 17 (17.17%) Jython

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 19 (19.19%) Alfresco
2 18 (18.18%) Drupal
3 16 (16.16%) Apache
4 13 (13.13%) Tomcat
5 10 (10.10%) SugarCRM
6 9 (9.09%) Node.js
7 4 (4.04%) Mule
8 2 (2.02%) Joomla!
9 1 (1.01%) CMS
9 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) SaaS
2 2 (2.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) SAN
2 1 (1.01%) DHCP
2 1 (1.01%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.26%) Relational Database
2 25 (25.25%) MongoDB
3 24 (24.24%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (23.23%) NoSQL
4 23 (23.23%) Big Data
5 20 (20.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 20 (20.20%) Pentaho
6 17 (17.17%) MySQL
7 13 (13.13%) RDBMS
7 13 (13.13%) Oracle Database
8 9 (9.09%) Hadoop
9 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
10 4 (4.04%) Apache Hive
11 1 (1.01%) DB2
11 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.01%) Sybase ASE
11 1 (1.01%) MarkLogic
11 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 22 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 18 (18.18%) Selenium
3 16 (16.16%) Maven
3 16 (16.16%) Subversion
4 11 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
5 10 (10.10%) Jasmine
5 10 (10.10%) Git (software)
6 9 (9.09%) Cucumber
7 5 (5.05%) JUnit
7 5 (5.05%) RSpec
7 5 (5.05%) Trac
8 2 (2.02%) Mockito
9 1 (1.01%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.01%) MagicDraw
9 1 (1.01%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.01%) Hudson
General
1 12 (12.12%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Games
3 4 (4.04%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.03%) Electronics
4 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.03%) Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Marketing
4 3 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (78.79%) Developer
2 40 (40.40%) Java Developer
3 23 (23.23%) Senior Developer
4 15 (15.15%) Software Engineer
4 15 (15.15%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (12.12%) Technical Team Leader
5 12 (12.12%) Java Team Leader
5 12 (12.12%) Team Leader
5 12 (12.12%) Software Developer
6 10 (10.10%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Programmer
7 5 (5.05%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Ruby Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Junior Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Junior
9 3 (3.03%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (2.02%) Mid-Level Java Developer
10 2 (2.02%) Linux Administrator
10 2 (2.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.02%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (59.60%) Spring
2 58 (58.59%) Hibernate
3 20 (20.20%) Web Services
4 18 (18.18%) jQuery
5 15 (15.15%) AngularJS
6 13 (13.13%) JSF
6 13 (13.13%) Ajax
6 13 (13.13%) JSON
6 13 (13.13%) RESTful
6 13 (13.13%) Gherkin
7 10 (10.10%) CSS
7 10 (10.10%) HTML
7 10 (10.10%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (8.08%) XML
9 7 (7.07%) J2EE
9 7 (7.07%) Middleware
10 5 (5.05%) Java EE
10 5 (5.05%) Backbone.js
10 5 (5.05%) Ember.js
11 4 (4.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) Enterprise Software
1 14 (14.14%) Data Integration
2 8 (8.08%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.07%) Clustering
3 7 (7.07%) N-Tier
4 5 (5.05%) GIS
5 3 (3.03%) DTV
6 2 (2.02%) Tandem
6 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.02%) Physics
7 1 (1.01%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.01%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.29%) Linux
2 12 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (11.11%) UNIX
4 9 (9.09%) Ubuntu
5 5 (5.05%) AIX
5 5 (5.05%) Solaris
5 5 (5.05%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (33.33%) MVC
3 27 (27.27%) OO
3 27 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 24 (24.24%) BDD
5 17 (17.17%) OOP
6 14 (14.14%) SOA
7 13 (13.13%) TDD
7 13 (13.13%) Document Management
8 11 (11.11%) Multithreading
9 9 (9.09%) MapReduce
10 7 (7.07%) Scrum
10 7 (7.07%) Data Modelling
10 7 (7.07%) Functional Programming
11 6 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.06%) Unit Testing
12 5 (5.05%) Pair Programming
12 5 (5.05%) Web Development
12 5 (5.05%) Waterfall
13 4 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 89 (89.90%) Java
2 59 (59.60%) Python
3 49 (49.49%) PHP
4 46 (46.46%) Ruby
5 44 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 17 (17.17%) Jython
7 9 (9.09%) Scala
8 8 (8.08%) SQL
9 6 (6.06%) Perl
9 6 (6.06%) C++
10 5 (5.05%) C#
10 5 (5.05%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (3.03%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.02%) Groovy
12 2 (2.02%) AWK
12 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.01%) C
13 1 (1.01%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) Degree
2 7 (7.07%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.01%) KVM
1 1 (1.01%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) Puppet
1 5 (5.05%) Capistrano
2 4 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (43.43%) JBoss
2 14 (14.14%) Oracle
3 12 (12.12%) Red Hat
4 11 (11.11%) Talend
5 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.03%) SAP
7 1 (1.01%) Cognos
7 1 (1.01%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.01%) Sybase
7 1 (1.01%) IBM
7 1 (1.01%) Adobe
7 1 (1.01%) Citrix
7 1 (1.01%) VMware
7 1 (1.01%) Twitter
7 1 (1.01%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (1.01%) Green Hat
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