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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 82 87 110
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +23
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 79 93 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.66% 2.44% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 2.96% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 39 61 26
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +10.25%
Open Source
UK

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
2587 3144 2538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 87.08% 82.33% 79.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1633 2084 1541
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 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 29 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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 -4 51 £35,250 -11.87% 2
Edinburgh -3 24 £39,500 +12.85% 9
Stirling -5 2 - -
Fife - 2 £37,500 -
West Lothian - 2 £37,500 -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 82 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (46.47%) Java
3 77 (45.29%) JavaScript
4 75 (44.12%) TDD
5 69 (40.59%) HTML
5 69 (40.59%) MVC
6 57 (33.53%) User Experience
7 52 (30.59%) AngularJS
8 51 (30.00%) Hibernate
8 51 (30.00%) .NET
9 50 (29.41%) Spring
9 50 (29.41%) Relational Database
10 47 (27.65%) C#
10 47 (27.65%) SQL Server
11 45 (26.47%) Microsoft
12 44 (25.88%) ASP.NET
12 44 (25.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 42 (24.71%) Spring.NET
13 42 (24.71%) PHP
13 42 (24.71%) Castle Windsor
14 37 (21.76%) NHibernate
15 36 (21.18%) Finance
16 35 (20.59%) Python
16 35 (20.59%) UX Design
17 32 (18.82%) Degree
17 32 (18.82%) Middleware
18 31 (18.24%) Linux
19 28 (16.47%) Web Services
20 27 (15.88%) MS Excel
21 25 (14.71%) J2EE

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 17 (10.00%) JBoss
2 10 (5.88%) Mule
3 8 (4.71%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.71%) Apache
4 6 (3.53%) CMS
4 6 (3.53%) SugarCRM
4 6 (3.53%) Drupal
4 6 (3.53%) Alfresco
4 6 (3.53%) Node.js
5 5 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.35%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (2.35%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.76%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.18%) Moodle
9 1 (0.59%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.59%) Joomla!
Applications
1 27 (15.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.47%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.12%) Office 365
3 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.76%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.88%) Internet
2 9 (5.29%) Firewall
3 4 (2.35%) DNS
3 4 (2.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.76%) HTTP
4 3 (1.76%) SSL
4 3 (1.76%) LDAP
5 1 (0.59%) Network Security
5 1 (0.59%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.59%) VPN
5 1 (0.59%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 47 (27.65%) SQL Server
3 22 (12.94%) MongoDB
4 17 (10.00%) Big Data
5 16 (9.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 16 (9.41%) NoSQL
5 16 (9.41%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (7.65%) MySQL
7 12 (7.06%) Pentaho
8 11 (6.47%) Hadoop
9 6 (3.53%) RDBMS
9 6 (3.53%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (10.59%) Maven
2 15 (8.82%) JUnit
3 14 (8.24%) Git (software)
3 14 (8.24%) Jenkins
4 13 (7.65%) Mockito
5 12 (7.06%) TestNG
5 12 (7.06%) Talend Open Studio
5 12 (7.06%) Gradle
6 10 (5.88%) CMake
7 9 (5.29%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.94%) Selenium
9 4 (2.35%) JMeter
10 3 (1.76%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.76%) HttpUnit
11 2 (1.18%) JIRA
11 2 (1.18%) Subversion
11 2 (1.18%) FitNesse
11 2 (1.18%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.18%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.59%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 36 (21.18%) Finance
2 7 (4.12%) Banking
3 6 (3.53%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.94%) Marketing
5 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.18%) Advertising
5 2 (1.18%) Dutch Language
5 2 (1.18%) French Language
6 1 (0.59%) German Language
6 1 (0.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 93 (54.71%) Developer
2 30 (17.65%) Senior Developer
3 28 (16.47%) Architect
4 21 (12.35%) Java Developer
5 12 (7.06%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 10 (5.88%) UI Developer
6 10 (5.88%) UI Programmer
6 10 (5.88%) Qt Developer
7 9 (5.29%) Technical Architect
7 9 (5.29%) .NET Developer
8 8 (4.71%) Java Technical Architect
8 8 (4.71%) Java Architect
9 7 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.12%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.12%) Software Architect
9 7 (4.12%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.53%) Consultant
10 6 (3.53%) Senior Software Developer
10 6 (3.53%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (40.59%) HTML
2 52 (30.59%) AngularJS
3 51 (30.00%) Hibernate
3 51 (30.00%) .NET
4 50 (29.41%) Spring
5 44 (25.88%) ASP.NET
5 44 (25.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 42 (24.71%) Spring.NET
6 42 (24.71%) Castle Windsor
7 37 (21.76%) NHibernate
8 32 (18.82%) Middleware
9 28 (16.47%) Web Services
10 25 (14.71%) J2EE
11 22 (12.94%) CSS
12 14 (8.24%) SOAP
13 11 (6.47%) JPA
13 11 (6.47%) XML
14 10 (5.88%) Qt
14 10 (5.88%) jQuery
14 10 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 57 (33.53%) User Experience
2 17 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 14 (8.24%) Mathematics
3 14 (8.24%) Data Integration
4 12 (7.06%) Physics
5 8 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.53%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.94%) Equities
7 5 (2.94%) GIS
8 4 (2.35%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.35%) Wiki
8 4 (2.35%) Derivative
8 4 (2.35%) Reference Data
8 4 (2.35%) Visualisation
8 4 (2.35%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.18%) VLE
10 2 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.59%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.24%) Linux
2 8 (4.71%) UNIX
2 8 (4.71%) Windows
3 4 (2.35%) CentOS
3 4 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.76%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (44.12%) TDD
3 69 (40.59%) MVC
4 35 (20.59%) UX Design
5 22 (12.94%) Mentoring
6 20 (11.76%) Web Development
7 19 (11.18%) Software Engineering
8 18 (10.59%) OO
9 16 (9.41%) Scrum
10 14 (8.24%) Software Architecture
11 12 (7.06%) Multithreading
11 12 (7.06%) TOGAF
12 10 (5.88%) MapReduce
12 10 (5.88%) MVVM
12 10 (5.88%) DevOps
13 9 (5.29%) CRM
14 8 (4.71%) Enterprise Architecture
14 8 (4.71%) ArchiMate
15 7 (4.12%) BDD
15 7 (4.12%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 79 (46.47%) Java
2 77 (45.29%) JavaScript
3 47 (27.65%) C#
4 42 (24.71%) PHP
5 35 (20.59%) Python
6 25 (14.71%) Ruby
7 20 (11.76%) C++
8 10 (5.88%) Perl
8 10 (5.88%) SQL
9 6 (3.53%) C
10 4 (2.35%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.35%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.18%) Clojure
12 1 (0.59%) PHP5
12 1 (0.59%) VB6
12 1 (0.59%) VBScript
12 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (18.82%) Degree
2 3 (1.76%) CEH
2 3 (1.76%) GIAC
2 3 (1.76%) SSCP
2 3 (1.76%) CISSP
3 1 (0.59%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) HL7
2 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.35%) Docker
2 3 (1.76%) LXC
2 3 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.59%) vSphere
3 1 (0.59%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (4.12%) Puppet
1 7 (4.12%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.76%) Ansible
2 3 (1.76%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.59%) SCCM
3 1 (0.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.59%) Oracle
3 12 (7.06%) Talend
4 10 (5.88%) Apple
5 5 (2.94%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.94%) TIBCO
6 4 (2.35%) Sourcefire
6 4 (2.35%) GoldenSource
6 4 (2.35%) LogRhythm
7 3 (1.76%) Google
7 3 (1.76%) Alterian
7 3 (1.76%) VMware
7 3 (1.76%) Cisco
8 1 (0.59%) Siebel
8 1 (0.59%) Adobe
8 1 (0.59%) HP
8 1 (0.59%) Dell
8 1 (0.59%) Citrix
Edinburgh & Lothians
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago