The 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 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 89 101 116
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +15
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 85 54 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.28% 1.77% 1.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.13% 5.91% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 55 39 21
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £60,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Open Source
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1046 914 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.01% 30.00% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 662 588 539
Average salary £41,500 £41,247 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.61% +3.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 August 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 August 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 45 £41,000 +2.50% 4
Edinburgh +5 37 £37,500 - 9
Dundee +9 5 £40,000 +33.33%
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 145 (81.92%) Java
2 93 (52.54%) JavaScript
3 79 (44.63%) Python
4 77 (43.50%) Hibernate
5 75 (42.37%) Spring
6 64 (36.16%) JBoss
7 61 (34.46%) Linux
8 58 (32.77%) PHP
9 57 (32.20%) Ruby
10 47 (26.55%) HTML
11 46 (25.99%) Software Engineering
11 46 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
12 42 (23.73%) SOA
13 39 (22.03%) BDD
13 39 (22.03%) Jenkins
14 37 (20.90%) MVC
15 36 (20.34%) OO
15 36 (20.34%) Web Services
16 35 (19.77%) jQuery
17 34 (19.21%) Alfresco
17 34 (19.21%) CSS
18 33 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
18 33 (18.64%) MongoDB
19 32 (18.08%) NoSQL
19 32 (18.08%) Maven
19 32 (18.08%) Selenium
19 32 (18.08%) Big Data
19 32 (18.08%) Relational Database
20 30 (16.95%) JSON
20 30 (16.95%) XML

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 34 (19.21%) Alfresco
2 27 (15.25%) Drupal
3 20 (11.30%) Apache
4 16 (9.04%) Tomcat
4 16 (9.04%) SugarCRM
5 14 (7.91%) Node.js
6 8 (4.52%) CMS
7 4 (2.26%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.69%) Mule
9 2 (1.13%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.56%) WordPress
10 1 (0.56%) Lync
10 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.34%) SaaS
2 5 (2.82%) GitHub
3 2 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) HTTP
1 3 (1.69%) SAN
1 3 (1.69%) Firewall
1 3 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (1.13%) DHCP
2 2 (1.13%) Internet
2 2 (1.13%) DNS
2 2 (1.13%) LDAP
3 1 (0.56%) WAN
3 1 (0.56%) IPsec
3 1 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.64%) MongoDB
2 32 (18.08%) NoSQL
2 32 (18.08%) Big Data
2 32 (18.08%) Relational Database
3 29 (16.38%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (13.56%) Pentaho
5 23 (12.99%) Apache Cassandra
5 23 (12.99%) MySQL
6 15 (8.47%) Oracle Database
6 15 (8.47%) RDBMS
7 13 (7.34%) Hadoop
8 7 (3.95%) SQL Server
9 5 (2.82%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.13%) HBase
11 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.56%) DTS
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (22.03%) Jenkins
2 32 (18.08%) Maven
2 32 (18.08%) Selenium
3 18 (10.17%) Subversion
4 15 (8.47%) Talend Open Studio
4 15 (8.47%) Git (software)
5 13 (7.34%) JUnit
5 13 (7.34%) Artifactory
6 11 (6.21%) Jasmine
7 10 (5.65%) Cucumber
8 9 (5.08%) TestNG
9 5 (2.82%) RSpec
9 5 (2.82%) Trac
10 4 (2.26%) Hudson
10 4 (2.26%) GCC
10 4 (2.26%) LLVM
11 2 (1.13%) Mockito
12 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
General
1 27 (15.25%) Finance
2 8 (4.52%) Games
3 7 (3.95%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.82%) Electronics
4 5 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.82%) Marketing
5 2 (1.13%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.13%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 129 (72.88%) Developer
2 73 (41.24%) Java Developer
3 29 (16.38%) Software Engineer
4 28 (15.82%) Senior Developer
5 19 (10.73%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (7.34%) Software Developer
7 12 (6.78%) Team Leader
7 12 (6.78%) Java Team Leader
7 12 (6.78%) Technical Team Leader
8 11 (6.21%) Junior Developer
8 11 (6.21%) Junior
9 10 (5.65%) Java Software Engineer
10 7 (3.95%) .NET Developer
10 7 (3.95%) Junior Java Developer
11 6 (3.39%) Graduate Developer
11 6 (3.39%) Applications Support
11 6 (3.39%) Graduate
12 5 (2.82%) Analyst
12 5 (2.82%) Programmer
12 5 (2.82%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (43.50%) Hibernate
2 75 (42.37%) Spring
3 47 (26.55%) HTML
4 36 (20.34%) Web Services
5 35 (19.77%) jQuery
6 34 (19.21%) CSS
7 30 (16.95%) XML
7 30 (16.95%) JSON
8 29 (16.38%) RESTful
9 26 (14.69%) Gherkin
10 22 (12.43%) Java EE
10 22 (12.43%) JSF
11 21 (11.86%) .NET
12 18 (10.17%) AngularJS
13 15 (8.47%) Ajax
14 14 (7.91%) Ruby on Rails
15 13 (7.34%) Spring Security
15 13 (7.34%) XHTML
16 12 (6.78%) Middleware
17 11 (6.21%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.30%) Data Integration
2 16 (9.04%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (6.78%) GIS
4 8 (4.52%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.95%) Clustering
5 7 (3.95%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.82%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.82%) DTV
7 4 (2.26%) Physics
8 3 (1.69%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.13%) Tandem
10 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 61 (34.46%) Linux
2 24 (13.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (7.91%) UNIX
4 13 (7.34%) Ubuntu
5 8 (4.52%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.82%) Windows
6 5 (2.82%) AIX
6 5 (2.82%) Solaris
7 4 (2.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (25.99%) Software Engineering
2 42 (23.73%) SOA
3 39 (22.03%) BDD
4 37 (20.90%) MVC
5 36 (20.34%) OO
6 33 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (14.69%) Scrum
7 26 (14.69%) Document Management
8 21 (11.86%) Unit Testing
9 20 (11.30%) OOP
10 19 (10.73%) TDD
11 14 (7.91%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (6.78%) Web Development
13 10 (5.65%) Multithreading
14 9 (5.08%) MapReduce
15 7 (3.95%) Functional Programming
15 7 (3.95%) Waterfall
15 7 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (3.95%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 145 (81.92%) Java
2 93 (52.54%) JavaScript
3 79 (44.63%) Python
4 58 (32.77%) PHP
5 57 (32.20%) Ruby
6 22 (12.43%) Jython
7 16 (9.04%) C#
8 12 (6.78%) SQL
9 11 (6.21%) C++
10 10 (5.65%) Perl
10 10 (5.65%) Scala
11 6 (3.39%) C
11 6 (3.39%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.82%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.82%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.82%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (1.13%) Groovy
13 2 (1.13%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.13%) AWK
14 1 (0.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 18 (10.17%) Degree
2 11 (6.21%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) CISSP
4 1 (0.56%) SSCP
4 1 (0.56%) GIAC
4 1 (0.56%) CEH
4 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.56%) DFS Replication
1 1 (0.56%) KVM
1 1 (0.56%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 12 (6.78%) Puppet
2 7 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.82%) Capistrano
4 4 (2.26%) ZABBIX
4 4 (2.26%) Nagios
5 2 (1.13%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 64 (36.16%) JBoss
2 23 (12.99%) Red Hat
3 16 (9.04%) Oracle
4 15 (8.47%) Talend
5 14 (7.91%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.82%) SAP
6 5 (2.82%) Google
7 4 (2.26%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (1.13%) Cisco
8 2 (1.13%) VMware
9 1 (0.56%) IBM
9 1 (0.56%) Adobe
9 1 (0.56%) Citrix
9 1 (0.56%) NetApp
9 1 (0.56%) Green Hat
9 1 (0.56%) Perforce
9 1 (0.56%) Brocade
9 1 (0.56%) Zend
9 1 (0.56%) Twitter
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