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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 89 89 121
Rank change year-on-year
0 +32
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 70 77 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.30% 2.35% 1.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.07% 5.83% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 64 51 22
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
990 1320 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.59% 40.35% 32.46%
Number of salaries quoted 656 779 614
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 December 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 December 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 -6 32 £45,000 -10.00%
Edinburgh +6 31 £45,000 - 4
Dundee - 2 £37,500 -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 86 (60.56%) Java
2 48 (33.80%) Spring
3 46 (32.39%) Linux
4 45 (31.69%) JavaScript
5 44 (30.99%) PHP
6 41 (28.87%) Python
6 41 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (26.76%) Finance
8 37 (26.06%) Hibernate
9 36 (25.35%) Software Engineering
10 34 (23.94%) HTML
11 33 (23.24%) CSS
12 29 (20.42%) NoSQL
13 27 (19.01%) OO
14 26 (18.31%) XML
14 26 (18.31%) Ruby
14 26 (18.31%) Big Data
15 24 (16.90%) Degree
15 24 (16.90%) jQuery
16 23 (16.20%) MongoDB
17 22 (15.49%) Microsoft
18 21 (14.79%) .NET
18 21 (14.79%) CMS
18 21 (14.79%) Maven
18 21 (14.79%) Relational Database
19 20 (14.08%) MySQL
20 19 (13.38%) JBoss
20 19 (13.38%) Drupal
21 18 (12.68%) Data Integration
21 18 (12.68%) TDD

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 21 (14.79%) CMS
2 19 (13.38%) JBoss
2 19 (13.38%) Drupal
3 11 (7.75%) Apache
3 11 (7.75%) Node.js
4 10 (7.04%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.93%) SugarCRM
5 7 (4.93%) Alfresco
6 6 (4.23%) Mule
7 4 (2.82%) Umbraco
7 4 (2.82%) Joomla!
8 3 (2.11%) Liferay
9 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (7.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.63%) Magento
2 2 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (1.41%) Route 53
3 1 (0.70%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
3 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.04%) Firewall
1 10 (7.04%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (5.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.70%) DHCP
3 1 (0.70%) DNS
3 1 (0.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.42%) NoSQL
2 26 (18.31%) Big Data
3 23 (16.20%) MongoDB
4 21 (14.79%) Relational Database
5 20 (14.08%) MySQL
6 16 (11.27%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (11.27%) Hadoop
7 13 (9.15%) Pentaho
8 10 (7.04%) SQL Server
9 9 (6.34%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (5.63%) RDBMS
10 8 (5.63%) Oracle Database
11 7 (4.93%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.70%) HBase
12 1 (0.70%) DB2
12 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.70%) DTS
12 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.70%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 21 (14.79%) Maven
2 15 (10.56%) Jenkins
3 12 (8.45%) Talend Open Studio
4 7 (4.93%) Subversion
4 7 (4.93%) Selenium
5 6 (4.23%) JUnit
6 5 (3.52%) Hudson
7 4 (2.82%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.82%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.82%) Trac
8 3 (2.11%) LLVM
8 3 (2.11%) GCC
9 2 (1.41%) CMake
9 2 (1.41%) JMeter
10 1 (0.70%) MagicDraw
10 1 (0.70%) SilkPerformer
10 1 (0.70%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.70%) WinRunner
10 1 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 38 (26.76%) Finance
2 9 (6.34%) Banking
3 8 (5.63%) Games
4 6 (4.23%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.11%) Retail
5 3 (2.11%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.41%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.41%) Marketing
6 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.41%) Back Office
6 2 (1.41%) Electronics
6 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (42.96%) Developer
2 28 (19.72%) Software Engineer
3 21 (14.79%) Java Developer
4 12 (8.45%) Architect
5 10 (7.04%) Web Developer
6 9 (6.34%) Software Developer
7 8 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (5.63%) PHP Developer
8 6 (4.23%) Applications Support
8 6 (4.23%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (4.23%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.23%) Analyst
8 6 (4.23%) Java Architect
8 6 (4.23%) Java Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.52%) Senior Security Specialist
9 5 (3.52%) Security Analyst
9 5 (3.52%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.52%) Consultant
9 5 (3.52%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (33.80%) Spring
2 37 (26.06%) Hibernate
3 34 (23.94%) HTML
4 33 (23.24%) CSS
5 26 (18.31%) XML
6 24 (16.90%) jQuery
7 21 (14.79%) .NET
8 14 (9.86%) Web Services
9 13 (9.15%) AngularJS
10 12 (8.45%) HTML5
11 11 (7.75%) CSS3
11 11 (7.75%) J2EE
11 11 (7.75%) ASP.NET
12 10 (7.04%) Regular Expression
13 8 (5.63%) RESTful
13 8 (5.63%) Middleware
14 6 (4.23%) PostGIS
14 6 (4.23%) Java EE
15 3 (2.11%) Grails
15 3 (2.11%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.68%) Data Integration
2 13 (9.15%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.75%) Visualisation
4 10 (7.04%) Mobile App
4 10 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (5.63%) User Experience
6 7 (4.93%) Social Media
6 7 (4.93%) Hedge funds
6 7 (4.93%) Equities
7 4 (2.82%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.82%) Clustering
8 3 (2.11%) GIS
8 3 (2.11%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.41%) Physics
9 2 (1.41%) DTV
9 2 (1.41%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.70%) New Media
10 1 (0.70%) Blog
10 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.70%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 46 (32.39%) Linux
2 13 (9.15%) UNIX
3 12 (8.45%) Windows
4 8 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.11%) Android
6 1 (0.70%) CentOS
6 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (25.35%) Software Engineering
3 27 (19.01%) OO
4 18 (12.68%) TDD
5 17 (11.97%) Web Development
5 17 (11.97%) Multithreading
6 15 (10.56%) MVC
6 15 (10.56%) Analytics
7 13 (9.15%) Scrum
7 13 (9.15%) MapReduce
8 11 (7.75%) DevOps
8 11 (7.75%) Data Modelling
9 10 (7.04%) BDD
9 10 (7.04%) SIEM
10 9 (6.34%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.34%) OOP
11 8 (5.63%) SOA
12 7 (4.93%) OOD
12 7 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (4.93%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (60.56%) Java
2 45 (31.69%) JavaScript
3 44 (30.99%) PHP
4 41 (28.87%) Python
5 26 (18.31%) Ruby
6 18 (12.68%) C++
7 13 (9.15%) SQL
7 13 (9.15%) Perl
7 13 (9.15%) C#
8 7 (4.93%) Scala
9 5 (3.52%) C
9 5 (3.52%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.52%) PHP5
9 5 (3.52%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.11%) Jython
10 3 (2.11%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.41%) Clojure
11 2 (1.41%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.41%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (16.90%) Degree
2 9 (6.34%) CISSP
2 9 (6.34%) SSCP
2 9 (6.34%) GIAC
2 9 (6.34%) CEH
3 6 (4.23%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.41%) PhD
6 1 (0.70%) HND
6 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.70%) KVM
2 1 (0.70%) Docker
2 1 (0.70%) RHEV
2 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (9.15%) Puppet
2 8 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.82%) Nagios
3 4 (2.82%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.70%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.70%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 22 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.68%) Red Hat
3 14 (9.86%) Oracle
4 12 (8.45%) Talend
5 9 (6.34%) Cisco
6 6 (4.23%) Google
7 3 (2.11%) Apple
7 3 (2.11%) VMware
8 2 (1.41%) Citrix
8 2 (1.41%) Sourcefire
8 2 (1.41%) SAP
8 2 (1.41%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.70%) Twitter
9 1 (0.70%) Cognos
9 1 (0.70%) Siebel
9 1 (0.70%) Sybase
9 1 (0.70%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.70%) Adobe
9 1 (0.70%) HP
9 1 (0.70%) EMC
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