The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
UK / Scotland
Rank 63 64 82
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 77 107 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.35% 3.65% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 4.03% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 44 59 52
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,875
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £64,600 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2070 2656 2777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.08% 90.56% 88.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1346 1696 1746
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Open Source
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Scotland

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Scotland

Open Source
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +12 64 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Glasgow -13 19 £55,000 +22.22% 2
West Lothian -2 1 £47,500 -32.14%
Dundee - 1 £23,000 -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 104 (67.10%) Java
2 89 (57.42%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (37.42%) SOA
4 54 (34.84%) Linux
5 53 (34.19%) Spring
6 43 (27.74%) HTML
7 41 (26.45%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (25.16%) Python
8 39 (25.16%) Scrum
9 38 (24.52%) Hibernate
9 38 (24.52%) JBoss
10 37 (23.87%) Java EE
10 37 (23.87%) SDLC
11 36 (23.23%) TDD
12 35 (22.58%) JavaScript
13 34 (21.94%) Microservices
14 30 (19.35%) Open Source Development
14 30 (19.35%) SQL
14 30 (19.35%) Oracle
14 30 (19.35%) Web Services
14 30 (19.35%) Hadoop
15 26 (16.77%) Software Engineering
16 25 (16.13%) Security Cleared
16 25 (16.13%) Big Data
17 24 (15.48%) MongoDB
17 24 (15.48%) PostgreSQL
17 24 (15.48%) XML
18 22 (14.19%) Finance
18 22 (14.19%) Middleware
18 22 (14.19%) Drools

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (24.52%) JBoss
2 16 (10.32%) Apache
3 15 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (8.39%) Tomcat
5 9 (5.81%) Alfresco
6 8 (5.16%) WebLogic
6 8 (5.16%) WebSphere
6 8 (5.16%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (3.87%) IIS
8 4 (2.58%) ArcGIS
8 4 (2.58%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (2.58%) GemFire
9 2 (1.29%) CMS
9 2 (1.29%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.65%) Confluence
10 1 (0.65%) Mule
10 1 (0.65%) nginx
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.65%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 3 (1.94%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.65%) Houdini
3 1 (0.65%) Maya
3 1 (0.65%) NUKE
3 1 (0.65%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.39%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.23%) IaaS
3 3 (1.94%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.29%) G Suite
4 2 (1.29%) GitHub
4 2 (1.29%) SaaS
5 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.65%) PaaS
5 1 (0.65%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.16%) NAS
2 7 (4.52%) SAN
3 5 (3.23%) Firewall
3 5 (3.23%) iSCSI
3 5 (3.23%) WAN
4 2 (1.29%) DHCP
4 2 (1.29%) DNS
5 1 (0.65%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.65%) HTTP
5 1 (0.65%) Internet
5 1 (0.65%) MQTT
5 1 (0.65%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.35%) Hadoop
2 25 (16.13%) Big Data
3 24 (15.48%) MongoDB
3 24 (15.48%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (13.55%) Neo4j
5 20 (12.90%) MySQL
6 18 (11.61%) Pentaho
7 16 (10.32%) Oracle Database
8 15 (9.68%) NoSQL
8 15 (9.68%) Relational Database
9 10 (6.45%) RDBMS
10 8 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (3.23%) GIS
11 5 (3.23%) SQL Server
12 4 (2.58%) InterSystems Cache
12 4 (2.58%) QGIS
13 3 (1.94%) Redis
14 2 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (1.29%) Oracle8/8i Database
15 1 (0.65%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 18 (11.61%) Talend Open Studio
2 16 (10.32%) Maven
3 14 (9.03%) Subversion
4 13 (8.39%) Git (software)
5 12 (7.74%) Jenkins
6 9 (5.81%) Artifactory
6 9 (5.81%) Selenium
7 4 (2.58%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.94%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.29%) JIRA
9 2 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.29%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.65%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.65%) ERwin
10 1 (0.65%) HttpUnit
10 1 (0.65%) JMeter
10 1 (0.65%) JUnit
10 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (14.19%) Finance
2 6 (3.87%) Games
3 4 (2.58%) Back Office
3 4 (2.58%) Banking
3 4 (2.58%) General Ledger
4 3 (1.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.65%) Advertising
5 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (51.61%) Developer
2 58 (37.42%) Java Developer
3 26 (16.77%) Architect
4 19 (12.26%) Lead Developer
4 19 (12.26%) Software Engineer
5 17 (10.97%) Lead Java Developer
6 14 (9.03%) Open Source Developer
7 13 (8.39%) Java Engineer
7 13 (8.39%) Technical Architect
8 12 (7.74%) Software Developer
9 10 (6.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 10 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
10 9 (5.81%) Analyst
10 9 (5.81%) Java Software Developer
11 8 (5.16%) Senior Architect
11 8 (5.16%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (5.16%) Technical Solutions Architect
12 7 (4.52%) Data Architect
12 7 (4.52%) Senior Data Architect
12 7 (4.52%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (34.19%) Spring
2 43 (27.74%) HTML
3 38 (24.52%) Hibernate
4 37 (23.87%) Java EE
5 30 (19.35%) Web Services
6 24 (15.48%) XML
7 22 (14.19%) ActiveMQ
7 22 (14.19%) Apache Camel
7 22 (14.19%) Drools
7 22 (14.19%) jBPM
7 22 (14.19%) Middleware
8 19 (12.26%) jQuery
9 16 (10.32%) AngularJS
9 16 (10.32%) CSS
10 15 (9.68%) Elastic Stack
10 15 (9.68%) SOAP
11 14 (9.03%) .NET
11 14 (9.03%) JPA
12 13 (8.39%) J2EE
12 13 (8.39%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.52%) Algorithms
1 7 (4.52%) User Experience
2 5 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.58%) Reference Data
4 3 (1.94%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.94%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.94%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.29%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.65%) Animation
6 1 (0.65%) Arduino
6 1 (0.65%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (0.65%) Social Media
6 1 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 54 (34.84%) Linux
2 13 (8.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (7.10%) Windows
4 8 (5.16%) Ubuntu
4 8 (5.16%) Unix
5 7 (4.52%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.87%) Android
6 6 (3.87%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.23%) CentOS
8 3 (1.94%) Solaris
9 1 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.65%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (57.42%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (37.42%) SOA
3 41 (26.45%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (25.16%) Scrum
5 37 (23.87%) SDLC
6 36 (23.23%) TDD
7 34 (21.94%) Microservices
8 30 (19.35%) Open Source Development
9 26 (16.77%) Software Engineering
10 19 (12.26%) Analytics
11 16 (10.32%) Infrastructure Management
12 15 (9.68%) BDD
13 14 (9.03%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (9.03%) UML
14 12 (7.74%) OO
15 11 (7.10%) Data Analytics
15 11 (7.10%) Data Modelling
15 11 (7.10%) Mentoring
15 11 (7.10%) Service Delivery
15 11 (7.10%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 104 (67.10%) Java
2 39 (25.16%) Python
3 35 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 30 (19.35%) SQL
5 19 (12.26%) PL/SQL
6 12 (7.74%) Bash Shell
6 12 (7.74%) Perl
6 12 (7.74%) PHP
7 10 (6.45%) C#
8 9 (5.81%) C++
8 9 (5.81%) Ruby
9 7 (4.52%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.23%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.29%) C
11 2 (1.29%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.29%) R
12 1 (0.65%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 25 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.26%) Degree
3 3 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.29%) NCDA
4 2 (1.29%) NCIE
4 2 (1.29%) VCAP
4 2 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.65%) ISEB
5 1 (0.65%) OCPJWCD
5 1 (0.65%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.94%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.29%) Docker
2 2 (1.29%) vCloud
2 2 (1.29%) VMware Server
2 2 (1.29%) vSphere
3 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.65%) Gluster
3 1 (0.65%) KVM
3 1 (0.65%) Samba
3 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (8.39%) Puppet
3 9 (5.81%) Ansible
4 5 (3.23%) Check_MK
4 5 (3.23%) Nagios
5 2 (1.29%) vRealize
6 1 (0.65%) MOM
6 1 (0.65%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 30 (19.35%) Oracle
2 18 (11.61%) Talend
3 12 (7.74%) Red Hat
4 10 (6.45%) Google
5 9 (5.81%) VMware
6 5 (3.23%) Brocade
6 5 (3.23%) Cisco
6 5 (3.23%) Citrix
6 5 (3.23%) Palo Alto
6 5 (3.23%) Percona
6 5 (3.23%) Perforce
6 5 (3.23%) Riverbed
7 4 (2.58%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.94%) IBM
9 2 (1.29%) NetApp
10 1 (0.65%) Alterian
10 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.65%) Dell
10 1 (0.65%) Juniper
10 1 (0.65%) RapidMiner
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