The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 57 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 53 32 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.83% 2.65% 2.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.96% 7.88% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 30 19 17
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,000 £44,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
409 406 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.53% 33.67% 29.29%
Number of salaries quoted 235 266 149
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
Scotland

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 31 July 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 107 (92.24%) Java
2 69 (59.48%) Python
3 67 (57.76%) Spring
4 64 (55.17%) Hibernate
5 58 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 57 (49.14%) JBoss
7 52 (44.83%) PHP
8 49 (42.24%) Ruby
9 38 (32.76%) Linux
10 36 (31.03%) MVC
11 35 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (29.31%) Software Engineering
12 34 (29.31%) MongoDB
13 32 (27.59%) BDD
14 31 (26.72%) Jenkins
14 31 (26.72%) PostgreSQL
14 31 (26.72%) OO
15 28 (24.14%) Relational Database
16 27 (23.28%) Selenium
16 27 (23.28%) Drupal
17 26 (22.41%) Big Data
18 25 (21.55%) Apache Cassandra
18 25 (21.55%) NoSQL
18 25 (21.55%) Pentaho
18 25 (21.55%) Jython
18 25 (21.55%) Web Services
19 22 (18.97%) Red Hat
20 21 (18.10%) MySQL
20 21 (18.10%) jQuery
20 21 (18.10%) Alfresco

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (23.28%) Drupal
2 21 (18.10%) Alfresco
3 19 (16.38%) SugarCRM
4 18 (15.52%) Apache
5 13 (11.21%) Tomcat
6 10 (8.62%) Node.js
7 4 (3.45%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.59%) Mule
9 2 (1.72%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.86%) Facebook Platform
10 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.86%) nginx
10 1 (0.86%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.21%) SaaS
2 2 (1.72%) GitHub
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (29.31%) MongoDB
2 31 (26.72%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (24.14%) Relational Database
4 26 (22.41%) Big Data
5 25 (21.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 25 (21.55%) NoSQL
5 25 (21.55%) Pentaho
6 21 (18.10%) MySQL
7 15 (12.93%) RDBMS
7 15 (12.93%) Oracle Database
8 10 (8.62%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.59%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.86%) Redis
10 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (26.72%) Jenkins
2 27 (23.28%) Selenium
3 18 (15.52%) Maven
4 17 (14.66%) Talend Open Studio
5 16 (13.79%) Subversion
6 12 (10.34%) Git (software)
7 11 (9.48%) Jasmine
8 10 (8.62%) Cucumber
9 6 (5.17%) Trac
10 5 (4.31%) RSpec
11 4 (3.45%) JIRA
11 4 (3.45%) JUnit
11 4 (3.45%) Artifactory
12 2 (1.72%) Mockito
13 1 (0.86%) SoapUI
13 1 (0.86%) Behat
13 1 (0.86%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (7.76%) Finance
2 8 (6.90%) Games
3 6 (5.17%) Banking
4 3 (2.59%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.72%) Marketing
5 2 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.72%) Legal
5 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.72%) Electronics
5 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 96 (82.76%) Developer
2 55 (47.41%) Java Developer
3 27 (23.28%) Senior Developer
4 19 (16.38%) Senior Java Developer
4 19 (16.38%) Software Engineer
5 13 (11.21%) Java Software Engineer
6 12 (10.34%) Team Leader
6 12 (10.34%) Technical Team Leader
6 12 (10.34%) Java Team Leader
6 12 (10.34%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Junior Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Junior
8 5 (4.31%) Ruby Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Programmer
8 5 (4.31%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 3 (2.59%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (2.59%) Junior Java Developer
10 2 (1.72%) Graduate Developer
10 2 (1.72%) Graduate
10 2 (1.72%) Mid-Level Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (57.76%) Spring
2 64 (55.17%) Hibernate
3 25 (21.55%) Web Services
4 21 (18.10%) jQuery
4 21 (18.10%) Gherkin
5 17 (14.66%) JSF
5 17 (14.66%) JSON
5 17 (14.66%) AngularJS
5 17 (14.66%) RESTful
6 15 (12.93%) Ajax
7 12 (10.34%) HTML
7 12 (10.34%) CSS
8 11 (9.48%) Ruby on Rails
9 10 (8.62%) Middleware
9 10 (8.62%) J2EE
9 10 (8.62%) XML
10 9 (7.76%) MapReduce
11 6 (5.17%) Backbone.js
11 6 (5.17%) Ember.js
12 5 (4.31%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.79%) Data Integration
2 14 (12.07%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (10.34%) GIS
4 8 (6.90%) Clustering
4 8 (6.90%) N-Tier
5 7 (6.03%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.72%) Physics
6 2 (1.72%) Tandem
6 2 (1.72%) DTV
7 1 (0.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (32.76%) Linux
2 21 (18.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (12.93%) Ubuntu
4 12 (10.34%) UNIX
5 5 (4.31%) Mac OS X
5 5 (4.31%) AIX
5 5 (4.31%) Solaris
6 1 (0.86%) Android
6 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.03%) MVC
2 35 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (29.31%) Software Engineering
4 32 (27.59%) BDD
5 31 (26.72%) OO
6 19 (16.38%) OOP
7 15 (12.93%) Scrum
8 14 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (12.07%) SOA
9 13 (11.21%) Document Management
10 11 (9.48%) TDD
10 11 (9.48%) Multithreading
11 10 (8.62%) Unit Testing
12 8 (6.90%) Data Modelling
13 5 (4.31%) Pair Programming
13 5 (4.31%) Automated Testing
13 5 (4.31%) Web Development
13 5 (4.31%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (3.45%) Kanban
14 4 (3.45%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 107 (92.24%) Java
2 69 (59.48%) Python
3 58 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 52 (44.83%) PHP
5 49 (42.24%) Ruby
6 25 (21.55%) Jython
7 10 (8.62%) Scala
8 6 (5.17%) SQL
8 6 (5.17%) Groovy
9 5 (4.31%) CoffeeScript
9 5 (4.31%) Perl
9 5 (4.31%) C#
10 4 (3.45%) C++
11 3 (2.59%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.72%) AWK
13 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (7.76%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.03%) Degree
3 6 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 6 (5.17%) Puppet
1 6 (5.17%) Capistrano
2 5 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 57 (49.14%) JBoss
2 22 (18.97%) Red Hat
3 17 (14.66%) Talend
4 16 (13.79%) Oracle
5 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.45%) ESRI
6 4 (3.45%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (1.72%) SAP
8 1 (0.86%) Facebook
8 1 (0.86%) Twitter
8 1 (0.86%) Green Hat
8 1 (0.86%) IBM
8 1 (0.86%) Google
8 1 (0.86%) Zend
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