The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 29 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 Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 78 102 110
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +8
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 98 58 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.66% 1.78% 1.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.40% 5.78% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 60 41 29
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,050 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £45,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1043 1003 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.28% 30.79% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 674 649 624
Average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous 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 29 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +8 56 £42,500 +3.03% 7
Edinburgh +20 48 £37,500 +5.63% 5
Dundee 0 3 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 190 (82.61%) Java
2 134 (58.26%) JavaScript
3 112 (48.70%) Hibernate
4 108 (46.96%) JBoss
5 99 (43.04%) Spring
6 86 (37.39%) HTML
7 80 (34.78%) Python
8 75 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
9 74 (32.17%) SOA
10 70 (30.43%) CSS
11 66 (28.70%) Continuous Integration
12 64 (27.83%) Linux
13 62 (26.96%) Jenkins
14 61 (26.52%) BDD
15 60 (26.09%) Web Services
16 58 (25.22%) PHP
17 55 (23.91%) Maven
18 54 (23.48%) Ruby
18 54 (23.48%) Selenium
19 53 (23.04%) jQuery
19 53 (23.04%) Software Engineering
20 50 (21.74%) JSON
21 49 (21.30%) RESTful
21 49 (21.30%) Scrum
22 48 (20.87%) Alfresco
22 48 (20.87%) Gherkin
23 46 (20.00%) OO
24 45 (19.57%) XML
24 45 (19.57%) Unit Testing
25 42 (18.26%) Drupal

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 48 (20.87%) Alfresco
2 42 (18.26%) Drupal
3 22 (9.57%) Apache
4 20 (8.70%) SugarCRM
5 15 (6.52%) Tomcat
6 12 (5.22%) Node.js
7 9 (3.91%) CMS
8 5 (2.17%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.74%) IIS
9 4 (1.74%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.30%) Mule
11 2 (0.87%) nginx
11 2 (0.87%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.87%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.87%) TeamSite
11 2 (0.87%) Facebook Platform
11 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.39%) SaaS
2 5 (2.17%) GitHub
3 2 (0.87%) IaaS
3 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.87%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.22%) LDAP
2 7 (3.04%) HTTP
3 3 (1.30%) Firewall
3 3 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.87%) SAN
5 1 (0.43%) Internet
5 1 (0.43%) IPsec
5 1 (0.43%) DNS
5 1 (0.43%) WAN
5 1 (0.43%) DHCP
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 38 (16.52%) MongoDB
3 34 (14.78%) NoSQL
4 33 (14.35%) Big Data
5 32 (13.91%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (11.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 26 (11.30%) Pentaho
7 24 (10.43%) MySQL
8 15 (6.52%) Hadoop
8 15 (6.52%) RDBMS
8 15 (6.52%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.17%) Apache Hive
9 5 (2.17%) SQL Server
10 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.87%) HBase
10 2 (0.87%) Redis
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 62 (26.96%) Jenkins
2 55 (23.91%) Maven
3 54 (23.48%) Selenium
4 31 (13.48%) Artifactory
5 28 (12.17%) JUnit
6 23 (10.00%) Subversion
7 21 (9.13%) TestNG
7 21 (9.13%) Git (software)
8 18 (7.83%) Talend Open Studio
9 12 (5.22%) Eclipse
10 11 (4.78%) Jasmine
11 10 (4.35%) Cucumber
12 8 (3.48%) Trac
13 7 (3.04%) Ant
14 5 (2.17%) RSpec
15 4 (1.74%) JIRA
15 4 (1.74%) GCC
15 4 (1.74%) LLVM
16 2 (0.87%) Behat
16 2 (0.87%) JMeter
General
1 24 (10.43%) Finance
2 12 (5.22%) Games
3 8 (3.48%) Aerospace
4 6 (2.61%) Banking
5 5 (2.17%) Legal
6 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.30%) Electronics
6 3 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.30%) Local Government
6 3 (1.30%) Marketing
7 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.87%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 181 (78.70%) Developer
2 115 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 48 (20.87%) Senior Developer
4 38 (16.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 35 (15.22%) Software Engineer
6 14 (6.09%) Software Developer
6 14 (6.09%) Java Software Engineer
7 12 (5.22%) .NET Developer
7 12 (5.22%) Team Leader
7 12 (5.22%) Java Team Leader
7 12 (5.22%) Technical Team Leader
8 11 (4.78%) Junior Developer
8 11 (4.78%) Junior
9 8 (3.48%) Web Developer
9 8 (3.48%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (3.04%) C# Developer
10 7 (3.04%) Junior Java Developer
10 7 (3.04%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (2.61%) Graduate Developer
11 6 (2.61%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (48.70%) Hibernate
2 99 (43.04%) Spring
3 86 (37.39%) HTML
4 70 (30.43%) CSS
5 60 (26.09%) Web Services
6 53 (23.04%) jQuery
7 50 (21.74%) JSON
8 49 (21.30%) RESTful
9 48 (20.87%) Gherkin
10 45 (19.57%) XML
11 38 (16.52%) JSF
11 38 (16.52%) Java EE
12 31 (13.48%) Ajax
12 31 (13.48%) XHTML
13 27 (11.74%) Middleware
13 27 (11.74%) Spring Security
14 23 (10.00%) .NET
15 21 (9.13%) XSLT
16 19 (8.26%) AngularJS
17 17 (7.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.70%) Data Integration
2 17 (7.39%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (6.96%) GIS
4 10 (4.35%) N-Tier
5 9 (3.91%) Clustering
6 8 (3.48%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.61%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.17%) Physics
9 3 (1.30%) DTV
9 3 (1.30%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.87%) Social Media
10 2 (0.87%) Tandem
11 1 (0.43%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 64 (27.83%) Linux
2 24 (10.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (6.52%) Ubuntu
4 12 (5.22%) UNIX
5 10 (4.35%) Mac OS X
6 6 (2.61%) Android
7 5 (2.17%) AIX
7 5 (2.17%) Solaris
8 4 (1.74%) Windows
9 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (32.17%) SOA
3 66 (28.70%) Continuous Integration
4 61 (26.52%) BDD
5 53 (23.04%) Software Engineering
6 49 (21.30%) Scrum
7 46 (20.00%) OO
8 45 (19.57%) Unit Testing
9 40 (17.39%) Document Management
10 39 (16.96%) MVC
11 35 (15.22%) TDD
12 32 (13.91%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (8.70%) OOP
14 17 (7.39%) Web Development
15 13 (5.65%) Multithreading
16 12 (5.22%) BPMN
16 12 (5.22%) Workflow
17 10 (4.35%) Data Modelling
17 10 (4.35%) Waterfall
18 9 (3.91%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 190 (82.61%) Java
2 134 (58.26%) JavaScript
3 80 (34.78%) Python
4 58 (25.22%) PHP
5 54 (23.48%) Ruby
6 26 (11.30%) Jython
7 21 (9.13%) C#
8 11 (4.78%) Scala
9 10 (4.35%) C++
9 10 (4.35%) SQL
10 8 (3.48%) Perl
11 6 (2.61%) Groovy
11 6 (2.61%) C
12 5 (2.17%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.17%) CoffeeScript
13 4 (1.74%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.30%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.87%) AWK
16 1 (0.43%) PHP5
16 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (9.13%) Degree
2 15 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.30%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.43%) CISSP
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.43%) SSCP
5 1 (0.43%) GIAC
5 1 (0.43%) CEH
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.43%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (3.91%) Puppet
2 7 (3.04%) Capistrano
3 6 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.87%) Ansible
4 2 (0.87%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.87%) Nagios
5 1 (0.43%) SCCM
5 1 (0.43%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 108 (46.96%) JBoss
2 26 (11.30%) Red Hat
3 20 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 18 (7.83%) Talend
5 16 (6.96%) Oracle
6 5 (2.17%) Google
7 4 (1.74%) ESRI
7 4 (1.74%) Jaspersoft
8 3 (1.30%) Zend
8 3 (1.30%) SAP
9 2 (0.87%) Cisco
9 2 (0.87%) HP
9 2 (0.87%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.87%) Facebook
9 2 (0.87%) Twitter
10 1 (0.43%) Green Hat
10 1 (0.43%) Perforce
10 1 (0.43%) VMware
10 1 (0.43%) Brocade
10 1 (0.43%) NetApp
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