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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 63 71 72
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 45 29 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.21% 2.58% 1.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.42% 8.19% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 7
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,750 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £55,000 £39,500
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
394 354 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 28.14% 31.55% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 233 213 135
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 August 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 95 (90.48%) Java
2 66 (62.86%) Python
3 62 (59.05%) Spring
4 59 (56.19%) Hibernate
5 53 (50.48%) JavaScript
6 52 (49.52%) PHP
7 50 (47.62%) JBoss
7 50 (47.62%) Ruby
8 36 (34.29%) MVC
9 35 (33.33%) Linux
10 31 (29.52%) OO
10 31 (29.52%) Software Engineering
10 31 (29.52%) MongoDB
11 29 (27.62%) PostgreSQL
12 28 (26.67%) Relational Database
13 26 (24.76%) Drupal
14 25 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (23.81%) Big Data
14 25 (23.81%) BDD
15 24 (22.86%) NoSQL
15 24 (22.86%) Pentaho
16 23 (21.90%) Apache Cassandra
17 22 (20.95%) Jenkins
17 22 (20.95%) Jython
18 21 (20.00%) Alfresco
19 20 (19.05%) OOP
19 20 (19.05%) MySQL
19 20 (19.05%) Web Services
19 20 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 19 (18.10%) Selenium

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (24.76%) Drupal
2 21 (20.00%) Alfresco
3 17 (16.19%) Apache
4 16 (15.24%) SugarCRM
5 13 (12.38%) Tomcat
6 10 (9.52%) Node.js
7 4 (3.81%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.86%) Mule
9 2 (1.90%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.95%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.52%) SaaS
2 2 (1.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) SAN
2 1 (0.95%) DHCP
2 1 (0.95%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (29.52%) MongoDB
2 29 (27.62%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (26.67%) Relational Database
4 25 (23.81%) Big Data
5 24 (22.86%) NoSQL
5 24 (22.86%) Pentaho
6 23 (21.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 20 (19.05%) MySQL
8 15 (14.29%) RDBMS
8 15 (14.29%) Oracle Database
9 9 (8.57%) Hadoop
10 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
11 3 (2.86%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (20.95%) Jenkins
2 19 (18.10%) Selenium
3 15 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
3 15 (14.29%) Subversion
3 15 (14.29%) Maven
4 11 (10.48%) Git (software)
4 11 (10.48%) Jasmine
5 10 (9.52%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.76%) RSpec
6 5 (4.76%) Trac
7 4 (3.81%) JUnit
8 2 (1.90%) Mockito
9 1 (0.95%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (10.48%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Games
3 3 (2.86%) Marketing
3 3 (2.86%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.86%) Electronics
3 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.90%) Banking
4 2 (1.90%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (81.90%) Developer
2 44 (41.90%) Java Developer
3 24 (22.86%) Senior Developer
4 15 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 15 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 12 (11.43%) Technical Team Leader
5 12 (11.43%) Java Team Leader
5 12 (11.43%) Team Leader
5 12 (11.43%) Software Developer
6 10 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Junior
7 6 (5.71%) Junior Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Ruby Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Programmer
9 3 (2.86%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (2.86%) Junior Java Developer
10 2 (1.90%) Business Architect
10 2 (1.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 2 (1.90%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (59.05%) Spring
2 59 (56.19%) Hibernate
3 20 (19.05%) Web Services
4 18 (17.14%) jQuery
5 17 (16.19%) AngularJS
6 13 (12.38%) RESTful
6 13 (12.38%) Gherkin
6 13 (12.38%) JSON
6 13 (12.38%) JSF
6 13 (12.38%) Ajax
7 11 (10.48%) Ruby on Rails
8 10 (9.52%) CSS
8 10 (9.52%) HTML
9 9 (8.57%) Middleware
10 8 (7.62%) XML
10 8 (7.62%) J2EE
11 5 (4.76%) Java EE
11 5 (4.76%) Backbone.js
11 5 (4.76%) Ember.js
12 4 (3.81%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.24%) Data Integration
2 14 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.62%) GIS
4 7 (6.67%) Clustering
4 7 (6.67%) N-Tier
4 7 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.86%) DTV
6 2 (1.90%) Tandem
6 2 (1.90%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.90%) Physics
7 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (33.33%) Linux
2 20 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (12.38%) Ubuntu
3 13 (12.38%) UNIX
4 5 (4.76%) AIX
4 5 (4.76%) Solaris
4 5 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.29%) MVC
2 31 (29.52%) OO
2 31 (29.52%) Software Engineering
3 25 (23.81%) BDD
3 25 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (19.05%) OOP
5 14 (13.33%) SOA
6 13 (12.38%) Document Management
7 12 (11.43%) TDD
8 10 (9.52%) Multithreading
9 9 (8.57%) MapReduce
10 8 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (6.67%) Functional Programming
11 7 (6.67%) Data Modelling
11 7 (6.67%) Scrum
12 5 (4.76%) Pair Programming
12 5 (4.76%) Automated Testing
12 5 (4.76%) Unit Testing
12 5 (4.76%) Web Development
13 4 (3.81%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 95 (90.48%) Java
2 66 (62.86%) Python
3 53 (50.48%) JavaScript
4 52 (49.52%) PHP
5 50 (47.62%) Ruby
6 22 (20.95%) Jython
7 9 (8.57%) Scala
8 6 (5.71%) SQL
9 5 (4.76%) Perl
9 5 (4.76%) C#
9 5 (4.76%) C++
9 5 (4.76%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.90%) AWK
11 2 (1.90%) Groovy
12 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.67%) Degree
3 6 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.95%) KVM
1 1 (0.95%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 6 (5.71%) Puppet
2 5 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.76%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 50 (47.62%) JBoss
2 17 (16.19%) Red Hat
3 16 (15.24%) Oracle
4 15 (14.29%) Talend
5 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.81%) Jaspersoft
7 3 (2.86%) SAP
8 1 (0.95%) IBM
8 1 (0.95%) Adobe
8 1 (0.95%) Citrix
8 1 (0.95%) VMware
8 1 (0.95%) Twitter
8 1 (0.95%) Green Hat
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