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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 53 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 131 104 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.59% 3.32% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% 3.79% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 82 42 80
Median salary £45,000 £39,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £32,500 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
2556 2747 3384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.53% 87.68% 84.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1568 1716 2232
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -3 71 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Edinburgh +36 63 £45,000 +16.88% 10
West Lothian +2 3 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 154 (64.98%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (54.85%) Java
3 95 (40.08%) JavaScript
4 91 (38.40%) HTML
5 88 (37.13%) Spring
6 75 (31.65%) Web Services
7 73 (30.80%) Hibernate
8 72 (30.38%) Degree
9 68 (28.69%) Maven
10 66 (27.85%) CSS
10 66 (27.85%) SOA
11 64 (27.00%) Finance
12 55 (23.21%) User Acceptance Testing
13 50 (21.10%) Jenkins
14 48 (20.25%) Scrum
15 47 (19.83%) Continuous Integration
15 47 (19.83%) TDD
16 43 (18.14%) TOGAF
17 42 (17.72%) RESTful
18 41 (17.30%) Software Engineering
19 40 (16.88%) Unit Testing
20 39 (16.46%) JSON
21 38 (16.03%) jQuery
21 38 (16.03%) JBoss
21 38 (16.03%) BDD
22 36 (15.19%) .NET
23 35 (14.77%) Alfresco
23 35 (14.77%) Security Cleared
23 35 (14.77%) Open Source Development
24 33 (13.92%) Presales

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (16.03%) JBoss
2 35 (14.77%) Alfresco
3 18 (7.59%) Drupal
3 18 (7.59%) Joomla!
4 17 (7.17%) Apache
5 16 (6.75%) Tomcat
6 11 (4.64%) Node.js
7 5 (2.11%) CMS
8 4 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.69%) GemFire
8 4 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (1.27%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.84%) GeoServer
10 2 (0.84%) Mule
10 2 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.84%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.42%) Confluence
11 1 (0.42%) SAS
11 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.69%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (7.59%) osCommerce
2 7 (2.95%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (7.17%) SaaS
2 14 (5.91%) PaaS
3 8 (3.38%) IaaS
4 7 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.11%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.69%) HTTP
2 2 (0.84%) Firewall
2 2 (0.84%) Internet
2 2 (0.84%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.28%) Relational Database
2 17 (7.17%) SQL Server
3 15 (6.33%) MarkLogic
4 14 (5.91%) NoSQL
5 13 (5.49%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (5.49%) Sybase ASE
6 9 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.80%) MongoDB
6 9 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.95%) Big Data
8 6 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.53%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.53%) MySQL
9 5 (2.11%) QlikView
10 4 (1.69%) Hazelcast
10 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.69%) Pentaho
10 4 (1.69%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.27%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 68 (28.69%) Maven
2 50 (21.10%) Jenkins
3 33 (13.92%) Artifactory
3 33 (13.92%) Selenium
4 17 (7.17%) Git (software)
5 11 (4.64%) Subversion
6 5 (2.11%) JIRA
7 4 (1.69%) Gradle
7 4 (1.69%) JUnit
8 3 (1.27%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.27%) Mockito
8 3 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (1.27%) TestNG
8 3 (1.27%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.84%) Ant
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.42%) Grunt
10 1 (0.42%) gulp
General
1 64 (27.00%) Finance
2 25 (10.55%) Banking
3 12 (5.06%) Marketing
4 10 (4.22%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.95%) Legal
6 6 (2.53%) Games
7 5 (2.11%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.27%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.84%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.84%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.84%) French Language
9 2 (0.84%) German Language
9 2 (0.84%) Law
9 2 (0.84%) Local Government
10 1 (0.42%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 115 (48.52%) Developer
2 62 (26.16%) Java Developer
3 59 (24.89%) Architect
4 47 (19.83%) Solutions Architect
5 27 (11.39%) Open Source Developer
6 22 (9.28%) Web Developer
7 18 (7.59%) Technical Architect
7 18 (7.59%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 16 (6.75%) Software Engineer
9 13 (5.49%) Senior Developer
10 12 (5.06%) C# Developer
11 10 (4.22%) Senior Software Engineer
12 9 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
13 8 (3.38%) Software Developer
14 7 (2.95%) Applications Architect
14 7 (2.95%) Consultant
14 7 (2.95%) Senior Java Developer
15 6 (2.53%) .NET Developer
15 6 (2.53%) C# .NET Developer
15 6 (2.53%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (38.40%) HTML
2 88 (37.13%) Spring
3 75 (31.65%) Web Services
4 73 (30.80%) Hibernate
5 66 (27.85%) CSS
6 42 (17.72%) RESTful
7 39 (16.46%) JSON
8 38 (16.03%) jQuery
9 36 (15.19%) .NET
10 33 (13.92%) Gherkin
10 33 (13.92%) Spring Security
10 33 (13.92%) XHTML
11 31 (13.08%) J2EE
12 29 (12.24%) HTML5
13 24 (10.13%) Middleware
14 23 (9.70%) Ajax
15 18 (7.59%) AngularJS
16 17 (7.17%) JMS
17 15 (6.33%) Apache Flex
17 15 (6.33%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (11.39%) Computer Science
3 18 (7.59%) Wiki
4 9 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.38%) Derivative
5 8 (3.38%) Visualisation
6 7 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.95%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.11%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.69%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.69%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.69%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.69%) User Experience
9 3 (1.27%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.27%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.42%) Remote Sensing
10 1 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.08%) Unix
2 28 (11.81%) Linux
3 19 (8.02%) Ubuntu
4 14 (5.91%) Windows
5 8 (3.38%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.95%) Android
7 1 (0.42%) CentOS
7 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (64.98%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (27.85%) SOA
3 55 (23.21%) User Acceptance Testing
4 48 (20.25%) Scrum
5 47 (19.83%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (19.83%) TDD
6 43 (18.14%) TOGAF
7 41 (17.30%) Software Engineering
8 40 (16.88%) Unit Testing
9 38 (16.03%) BDD
10 35 (14.77%) Open Source Development
11 33 (13.92%) Document Management
11 33 (13.92%) Presales
12 28 (11.81%) UML
13 26 (10.97%) Strategic Planning
14 25 (10.55%) Web Development
14 25 (10.55%) Zachman Framework
15 24 (10.13%) OO
16 22 (9.28%) System Integration Testing
17 21 (8.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 130 (54.85%) Java
2 95 (40.08%) JavaScript
3 33 (13.92%) PHP
4 28 (11.81%) Python
5 23 (9.70%) SQL
6 20 (8.44%) C#
6 20 (8.44%) Ruby
7 19 (8.02%) Shell Script
8 15 (6.33%) XQuery
9 13 (5.49%) Perl
10 7 (2.95%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.53%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.11%) C
13 4 (1.69%) Korn
13 4 (1.69%) Scala
13 4 (1.69%) SPARQL
14 3 (1.27%) C++
14 3 (1.27%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.84%) ANSI SQL
15 2 (0.84%) R
Qualifications
1 72 (30.38%) Degree
2 35 (14.77%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.80%) COBIT
2 6 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 17 (7.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.42%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (3.80%) Puppet
2 6 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.11%) Ansible
3 5 (2.11%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.11%) Mesos
4 4 (1.69%) Graphite
4 4 (1.69%) Nagios
4 4 (1.69%) Opsview
5 3 (1.27%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (0.84%) Packer
7 1 (0.42%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 25 (10.55%) Google
2 23 (9.70%) Oracle
3 22 (9.28%) Microsoft
4 19 (8.02%) Facebook
5 15 (6.33%) Sybase
6 13 (5.49%) Cognos
7 9 (3.80%) IBM
8 8 (3.38%) SAP
9 7 (2.95%) Cognizant
9 7 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.69%) Cisco
10 4 (1.69%) F5
11 3 (1.27%) HP
11 3 (1.27%) Talend
12 2 (0.84%) TIBCO
13 1 (0.42%) Ab Initio
13 1 (0.42%) Alterian
13 1 (0.42%) Omniture
13 1 (0.42%) Tableau
13 1 (0.42%) Zend
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