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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 73 41 122
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +81
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 91 180 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.94% 5.19% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.08% 13.60% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 51 106 17
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £58,650
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
1126 1324 1056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.38% 38.14% 36.11%
Number of salaries quoted 680 808 617
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -20 48 £40,000 -15.78% 14
Edinburgh -38 16 £53,750 +34.37% 2
Scottish Borders - 2 £25,104 -
Stirling - 2 - -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 - -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 83 (48.82%) Java
2 63 (37.06%) Spring
3 62 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (36.47%) JavaScript
4 50 (29.41%) Hibernate
5 49 (28.82%) HTML
6 48 (28.24%) TDD
7 47 (27.65%) Linux
7 47 (27.65%) Python
8 46 (27.06%) PHP
9 43 (25.29%) Finance
10 41 (24.12%) MVC
11 39 (22.94%) User Experience
12 38 (22.35%) Degree
13 34 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 33 (19.41%) CSS
14 33 (19.41%) AngularJS
15 31 (18.24%) Software Engineering
16 28 (16.47%) Ruby
16 28 (16.47%) Big Data
17 27 (15.88%) MongoDB
17 27 (15.88%) Relational Database
18 26 (15.29%) NoSQL
18 26 (15.29%) .NET
18 26 (15.29%) JBoss
19 25 (14.71%) Web Services
19 25 (14.71%) jQuery
19 25 (14.71%) Data Integration
20 24 (14.12%) Middleware
21 23 (13.53%) ASP.NET

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 26 (15.29%) JBoss
2 17 (10.00%) CMS
2 17 (10.00%) Drupal
3 14 (8.24%) Apache
4 12 (7.06%) Tomcat
5 10 (5.88%) Node.js
6 9 (5.29%) Mule
7 7 (4.12%) Alfresco
7 7 (4.12%) SugarCRM
8 3 (1.76%) Joomla!
8 3 (1.76%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.76%) Liferay
9 2 (1.18%) Moodle
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (12.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.76%) SaaS
2 3 (1.76%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (1.18%) Route 53
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.59%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.41%) Internet
1 16 (9.41%) Firewall
2 12 (7.06%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.18%) DNS
4 1 (0.59%) PBX
4 1 (0.59%) VPN
4 1 (0.59%) Network Security
4 1 (0.59%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.47%) Big Data
2 27 (15.88%) Relational Database
2 27 (15.88%) MongoDB
3 26 (15.29%) NoSQL
4 23 (13.53%) SQL Server
5 19 (11.18%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (10.59%) Pentaho
6 18 (10.59%) Hadoop
7 16 (9.41%) MySQL
7 16 (9.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (4.12%) Apache Hive
9 4 (2.35%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.35%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.59%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.59%) DB2
10 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.59%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 23 (13.53%) Maven
2 18 (10.59%) Jenkins
3 17 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 12 (7.06%) Git (software)
5 11 (6.47%) JUnit
6 10 (5.88%) CMake
6 10 (5.88%) Gradle
7 9 (5.29%) Mockito
8 8 (4.71%) Eclipse
8 8 (4.71%) TestNG
9 7 (4.12%) Selenium
10 5 (2.94%) Jasmine
11 4 (2.35%) Subversion
12 3 (1.76%) JMeter
13 2 (1.18%) WinRunner
13 2 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
13 2 (1.18%) LoadRunner
13 2 (1.18%) SilkPerformer
13 2 (1.18%) Facilita Forecast
14 1 (0.59%) Trac
General
1 43 (25.29%) Finance
2 11 (6.47%) Banking
3 7 (4.12%) Aerospace
4 6 (3.53%) Games
5 3 (1.76%) Retail
5 3 (1.76%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.18%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.18%) Back Office
7 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.59%) Advertising
7 1 (0.59%) Marketing
7 1 (0.59%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.59%) French Language
7 1 (0.59%) German Language
Job Titles
1 73 (42.94%) Developer
2 28 (16.47%) Architect
3 23 (13.53%) Software Engineer
4 19 (11.18%) Java Developer
5 14 (8.24%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (7.06%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.88%) Java Architect
7 10 (5.88%) UI Developer
7 10 (5.88%) UI Programmer
7 10 (5.88%) Qt Developer
8 9 (5.29%) Consultant
9 8 (4.71%) Web Developer
9 8 (4.71%) PHP Developer
10 7 (4.12%) Security Specialist
10 7 (4.12%) Software Architect
10 7 (4.12%) Senior Security Specialist
11 6 (3.53%) Java Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.53%) Software Developer
12 5 (2.94%) Technical Architect
13 4 (2.35%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (37.06%) Spring
2 50 (29.41%) Hibernate
3 49 (28.82%) HTML
4 33 (19.41%) CSS
4 33 (19.41%) AngularJS
5 26 (15.29%) .NET
6 25 (14.71%) Web Services
6 25 (14.71%) jQuery
7 24 (14.12%) Middleware
8 23 (13.53%) ASP.NET
9 21 (12.35%) XML
10 19 (11.18%) J2EE
11 18 (10.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (10.59%) NHibernate
12 16 (9.41%) Spring.NET
12 16 (9.41%) Castle Windsor
13 12 (7.06%) Regular Expression
13 12 (7.06%) HTML5
14 11 (6.47%) CSS3
15 10 (5.88%) Qt Quick
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.94%) User Experience
2 25 (14.71%) Data Integration
3 18 (10.59%) Computer Science
4 13 (7.65%) Visualisation
5 12 (7.06%) Mobile App
6 9 (5.29%) Equities
7 8 (4.71%) Mathematics
8 7 (4.12%) Physics
8 7 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (4.12%) Social Media
8 7 (4.12%) Hedge funds
9 6 (3.53%) GIS
10 4 (2.35%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.18%) Social Gaming
12 2 (1.18%) Fixed Income
12 2 (1.18%) Clustering
12 2 (1.18%) VLE
12 2 (1.18%) Derivative
12 2 (1.18%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 47 (27.65%) Linux
2 13 (7.65%) Windows
3 11 (6.47%) UNIX
4 6 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.35%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (28.24%) TDD
3 41 (24.12%) MVC
4 31 (18.24%) Software Engineering
5 21 (12.35%) OO
5 21 (12.35%) Web Development
5 21 (12.35%) Multithreading
6 18 (10.59%) Analytics
7 17 (10.00%) MapReduce
8 16 (9.41%) UX Design
8 16 (9.41%) Scrum
9 13 (7.65%) Enterprise Architecture
9 13 (7.65%) DevOps
10 12 (7.06%) SIEM
11 11 (6.47%) Mentoring
12 10 (5.88%) MVVM
13 9 (5.29%) TOGAF
13 9 (5.29%) Data Modelling
14 8 (4.71%) E-Commerce
14 8 (4.71%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 83 (48.82%) Java
2 62 (36.47%) JavaScript
3 47 (27.65%) Python
4 46 (27.06%) PHP
5 28 (16.47%) Ruby
6 23 (13.53%) C#
7 21 (12.35%) C++
8 13 (7.65%) SQL
9 9 (5.29%) Perl
10 5 (2.94%) PHP5
11 4 (2.35%) Scala
12 3 (1.76%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.76%) Jython
13 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.18%) Clojure
14 1 (0.59%) R
14 1 (0.59%) C
14 1 (0.59%) VBScript
14 1 (0.59%) VB
14 1 (0.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 38 (22.35%) Degree
2 11 (6.47%) CISSP
2 11 (6.47%) SSCP
2 11 (6.47%) GIAC
2 11 (6.47%) CEH
3 3 (1.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.76%) VCP4
4 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.18%) PhD
5 1 (0.59%) HND
5 1 (0.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.76%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) HL7
2 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.35%) Docker
2 3 (1.76%) LXC
3 2 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.59%) vSphere
4 1 (0.59%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (8.82%) Puppet
2 8 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.12%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.76%) Capistrano
4 3 (1.76%) Ansible
5 1 (0.59%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 34 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.00%) Talend
3 16 (9.41%) Oracle
4 15 (8.82%) Red Hat
5 11 (6.47%) Cisco
6 10 (5.88%) Apple
7 5 (2.94%) Sourcefire
7 5 (2.94%) LogRhythm
8 4 (2.35%) Google
9 3 (1.76%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.76%) VMware
10 2 (1.18%) GoldenSource
10 2 (1.18%) HP
10 2 (1.18%) Siebel
10 2 (1.18%) Citrix
11 1 (0.59%) Adobe
11 1 (0.59%) Sybase
11 1 (0.59%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.59%) Cognos
11 1 (0.59%) Dell
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