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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 38 43 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +18
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 70 74 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.61% 5.11% 3.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.83% 13.12% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 28 55 10
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,200 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £51,250
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 Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
472 564 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 37.85% 38.98% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 309 356 186
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,500 £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 21 April 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 74 (72.55%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 60 (58.82%) TDD
4 52 (50.98%) HTML
5 49 (48.04%) Java
6 48 (47.06%) User Experience
7 44 (43.14%) AngularJS
8 43 (42.16%) Relational Database
9 41 (40.20%) MVC
10 39 (38.24%) .NET
10 39 (38.24%) SQL Server
11 36 (35.29%) C#
12 34 (33.33%) ASP.NET
12 34 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
12 34 (33.33%) Spring.NET
12 34 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 33 (32.35%) UX Design
13 33 (32.35%) Spring
13 33 (32.35%) NHibernate
14 32 (31.37%) PHP
15 29 (28.43%) Python
15 29 (28.43%) Finance
15 29 (28.43%) Hibernate
16 24 (23.53%) Ruby
17 22 (21.57%) Microsoft
17 22 (21.57%) MongoDB
18 21 (20.59%) MS Excel
18 21 (20.59%) Maven
19 18 (17.65%) Scrum
19 18 (17.65%) Middleware

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 16 (15.69%) JBoss
2 9 (8.82%) Node.js
3 8 (7.84%) Apache
4 7 (6.86%) Drupal
5 6 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.88%) Alfresco
5 6 (5.88%) Mule
5 6 (5.88%) SugarCRM
6 4 (3.92%) CMS
7 3 (2.94%) Liferay
8 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.98%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (20.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.94%) OpenShift
1 3 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.96%) SaaS
3 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (42.16%) Relational Database
2 39 (38.24%) SQL Server
3 22 (21.57%) MongoDB
4 17 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 15 (14.71%) Big Data
5 15 (14.71%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (14.71%) Pentaho
6 13 (12.75%) Hadoop
7 6 (5.88%) Apache Hive
8 5 (4.90%) MySQL
8 5 (4.90%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (20.59%) Maven
2 15 (14.71%) Jenkins
3 14 (13.73%) Talend Open Studio
4 11 (10.78%) JUnit
4 11 (10.78%) Git (software)
4 11 (10.78%) Mockito
5 10 (9.80%) TestNG
5 10 (9.80%) Gradle
6 7 (6.86%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.90%) Selenium
8 3 (2.94%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.96%) Subversion
10 1 (0.98%) JIRA
10 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.98%) QUnit
General
1 29 (28.43%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.94%) Marketing
4 2 (1.96%) Back Office
5 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.98%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.98%) French Language
5 1 (0.98%) Advertising
5 1 (0.98%) Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (61.76%) Developer
2 26 (25.49%) Senior Developer
3 18 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 16 (15.69%) Architect
5 9 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.86%) Software Architect
6 7 (6.86%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Drupal Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Consultant
9 3 (2.94%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.94%) PHP Developer
9 3 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (2.94%) Java Consultant
9 3 (2.94%) AWS Developer
10 2 (1.96%) Technical Leader
10 2 (1.96%) Senior PHP Developer
10 2 (1.96%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (1.96%) Software Engineer
10 2 (1.96%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (50.98%) HTML
2 44 (43.14%) AngularJS
3 39 (38.24%) .NET
4 34 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 34 (33.33%) Spring.NET
4 34 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 34 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
5 33 (32.35%) Spring
5 33 (32.35%) NHibernate
6 29 (28.43%) Hibernate
7 18 (17.65%) Middleware
8 14 (13.73%) CSS
8 14 (13.73%) jQuery
9 8 (7.84%) Web Services
10 7 (6.86%) RESTful
11 6 (5.88%) PostGIS
12 4 (3.92%) XML
12 4 (3.92%) Struts
13 3 (2.94%) Grails
13 3 (2.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 48 (47.06%) User Experience
2 17 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 16 (15.69%) Computer Science
4 14 (13.73%) Mathematics
5 12 (11.76%) Physics
6 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.92%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.98%) GIS
9 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.98%) Tandem
9 1 (0.98%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.69%) Linux
2 4 (3.92%) Ubuntu
2 4 (3.92%) CentOS
2 4 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (72.55%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (58.82%) TDD
3 41 (40.20%) MVC
4 33 (32.35%) UX Design
5 18 (17.65%) Scrum
6 15 (14.71%) Mentoring
7 14 (13.73%) Software Architecture
8 13 (12.75%) MapReduce
9 10 (9.80%) DevOps
9 10 (9.80%) OO
9 10 (9.80%) E-Commerce
10 9 (8.82%) Software Engineering
10 9 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (7.84%) TOGAF
11 8 (7.84%) ArchiMate
12 7 (6.86%) Web Development
13 6 (5.88%) OOD
13 6 (5.88%) BDD
14 5 (4.90%) Continuous Delivery
14 5 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 66 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 49 (48.04%) Java
3 36 (35.29%) C#
4 32 (31.37%) PHP
5 29 (28.43%) Python
6 24 (23.53%) Ruby
7 7 (6.86%) Perl
8 5 (4.90%) C++
9 3 (2.94%) SQL
10 2 (1.96%) Clojure
11 1 (0.98%) R
11 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.98%) Jython
Qualifications
1 17 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.98%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) Docker
2 3 (2.94%) LXC
3 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (9.80%) Puppet
2 6 (5.88%) Vagrant
3 3 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.94%) Ansible
3 3 (2.94%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 22 (21.57%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.71%) Oracle
3 14 (13.73%) Talend
4 3 (2.94%) Google
5 1 (0.98%) Adobe
5 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.98%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.98%) VMware
5 1 (0.98%) Yahoo!
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