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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 56 115 133
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +18
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 146 50 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.60% 1.60% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.62% 5.52% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 88 19 18
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £51,250 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1072 906 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.47% 29.08% 23.00%
Number of salaries quoted 677 479 577
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +15 74 £45,000 - 6
Edinburgh +33 66 £35,000 - 3
Fife +3 4 - -
Stirling - 4 £26,000 -
Aberdeen - 3 £35,000 -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 202 (78.60%) Java
2 153 (59.53%) JBoss
3 125 (48.64%) JavaScript
4 98 (38.13%) Linux
5 91 (35.41%) Hibernate
6 89 (34.63%) Agile Software Development
7 87 (33.85%) HTML
8 85 (33.07%) Python
9 83 (32.30%) Spring
10 81 (31.52%) Continuous Integration
10 81 (31.52%) MongoDB
11 78 (30.35%) Red Hat
12 75 (29.18%) Drupal
13 71 (27.63%) SOA
14 70 (27.24%) Unit Testing
15 69 (26.85%) CSS
15 69 (26.85%) Jython
16 68 (26.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 68 (26.46%) Maven
16 68 (26.46%) Apache Cassandra
17 67 (26.07%) Jenkins
17 67 (26.07%) Scrum
18 65 (25.29%) OO
19 63 (24.51%) Web Services
19 63 (24.51%) PostgreSQL
20 62 (24.12%) SugarCRM
21 61 (23.74%) BDD
22 57 (22.18%) Selenium
23 56 (21.79%) Talend Open Studio
23 56 (21.79%) Talend

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 75 (29.18%) Drupal
2 62 (24.12%) SugarCRM
3 41 (15.95%) Alfresco
4 19 (7.39%) Apache
5 6 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.33%) CMS
6 5 (1.95%) Node.js
7 4 (1.56%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.56%) IIS
7 4 (1.56%) TeamSite
8 2 (0.78%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.78%) nginx
8 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.78%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.39%) WebLogic Integration
9 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.28%) SaaS
2 4 (1.56%) IaaS
2 4 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.78%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.28%) LDAP
2 8 (3.11%) HTTP
3 2 (0.78%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.39%) SSH
4 1 (0.39%) SSL
4 1 (0.39%) Internet
4 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (31.52%) MongoDB
2 68 (26.46%) Apache Cassandra
3 63 (24.51%) PostgreSQL
4 54 (21.01%) Pentaho
5 27 (10.51%) Relational Database
6 25 (9.73%) NoSQL
7 14 (5.45%) Big Data
8 12 (4.67%) SQL Server
9 11 (4.28%) MySQL
10 7 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (2.33%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.95%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.78%) Redis
15 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
15 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.39%) Sybase ASE
15 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 68 (26.46%) Maven
2 67 (26.07%) Jenkins
3 57 (22.18%) Selenium
4 56 (21.79%) Talend Open Studio
5 46 (17.90%) Artifactory
6 33 (12.84%) Subversion
7 31 (12.06%) JUnit
8 28 (10.89%) Git (software)
9 25 (9.73%) Trac
10 20 (7.78%) TestNG
11 15 (5.84%) Eclipse
12 14 (5.45%) JIRA
13 8 (3.11%) Jasmine
14 7 (2.72%) Ant
15 6 (2.33%) Cucumber
16 4 (1.56%) JMeter
16 4 (1.56%) Mercurial
16 4 (1.56%) RSpec
16 4 (1.56%) NUnit
17 3 (1.17%) CruiseControl
General
1 20 (7.78%) Games
2 13 (5.06%) Legal
3 11 (4.28%) Advertising
4 10 (3.89%) Finance
5 5 (1.95%) Banking
6 3 (1.17%) Local Government
7 2 (0.78%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 193 (75.10%) Developer
2 108 (42.02%) Java Developer
3 52 (20.23%) Senior Developer
4 35 (13.62%) Architect
5 34 (13.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 19 (7.39%) Software Engineer
7 14 (5.45%) .NET Developer
8 13 (5.06%) Junior
8 13 (5.06%) Junior Developer
9 12 (4.67%) C# Developer
9 12 (4.67%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (4.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (4.28%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (3.89%) Web Developer
12 9 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (3.50%) Java Software Engineer
12 9 (3.50%) Software Developer
13 7 (2.72%) Programmer
13 7 (2.72%) Lead Developer
13 7 (2.72%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (35.41%) Hibernate
2 87 (33.85%) HTML
3 83 (32.30%) Spring
4 69 (26.85%) CSS
5 63 (24.51%) Web Services
6 55 (21.40%) JSON
6 55 (21.40%) Middleware
7 53 (20.62%) RESTful
7 53 (20.62%) Gherkin
8 51 (19.84%) jQuery
9 44 (17.12%) XML
10 42 (16.34%) JSF
11 36 (14.01%) XHTML
12 32 (12.45%) Spring Security
13 30 (11.67%) Java EE
14 26 (10.12%) Ajax
15 25 (9.73%) XSLT
16 24 (9.34%) .NET
17 17 (6.61%) ASP.NET
18 15 (5.84%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.45%) GIS
2 12 (4.67%) N-Tier
3 10 (3.89%) Data Integration
4 7 (2.72%) Online Games
4 7 (2.72%) Blog
4 7 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.33%) Clustering
6 5 (1.95%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.17%) Social Media
8 2 (0.78%) Informatics
8 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.78%) Physics
8 2 (0.78%) Health Informatics
9 1 (0.39%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.39%) Ontologies
9 1 (0.39%) PKI
9 1 (0.39%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 98 (38.13%) Linux
2 68 (26.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 53 (20.62%) Ubuntu
4 18 (7.00%) Debian
5 8 (3.11%) Mac OS X
6 6 (2.33%) UNIX
7 4 (1.56%) AIX
7 4 (1.56%) Solaris
8 2 (0.78%) Android
8 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (34.63%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (31.52%) Continuous Integration
3 71 (27.63%) SOA
4 70 (27.24%) Unit Testing
5 67 (26.07%) Scrum
6 65 (25.29%) OO
7 61 (23.74%) BDD
8 46 (17.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 39 (15.18%) TDD
10 37 (14.40%) Document Management
11 32 (12.45%) Software Engineering
12 28 (10.89%) TOGAF
13 22 (8.56%) MVC
14 16 (6.23%) Kanban
15 15 (5.84%) BPMN
16 14 (5.45%) Workflow
17 13 (5.06%) Web Development
17 13 (5.06%) OOD
18 12 (4.67%) Waterfall
19 11 (4.28%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 202 (78.60%) Java
2 125 (48.64%) JavaScript
3 85 (33.07%) Python
4 69 (26.85%) Jython
5 27 (10.51%) PHP
6 24 (9.34%) C#
7 19 (7.39%) Ruby
8 15 (5.84%) Groovy
9 8 (3.11%) SQL
10 6 (2.33%) Scala
11 4 (1.56%) CoffeeScript
11 4 (1.56%) Clojure
12 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.78%) VBScript
12 2 (0.78%) VB
12 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.78%) C
12 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.78%) VB6
13 1 (0.39%) AWK
Qualifications
1 27 (10.51%) Security Cleared
2 23 (8.95%) Degree
3 19 (7.39%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.78%) HL7
2 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.78%) Xen
1 2 (0.78%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (2.33%) Capistrano
2 4 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.56%) Ansible
2 4 (1.56%) Puppet
3 2 (0.78%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 153 (59.53%) JBoss
2 78 (30.35%) Red Hat
3 56 (21.79%) Talend
4 15 (5.84%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.33%) Oracle
5 6 (2.33%) ESRI
6 4 (1.56%) Jaspersoft
6 4 (1.56%) HP
6 4 (1.56%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.78%) VMware
7 2 (0.78%) Zend
7 2 (0.78%) Google
7 2 (0.78%) ForgeRock
7 2 (0.78%) Facebook
7 2 (0.78%) Twitter
8 1 (0.39%) Sybase
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