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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 65 85 46
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -39
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 105 79 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.54% 2.55% 4.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 2.93% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 66 55 93
Average salary £45,000 £46,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.74% -1.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £30,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,400 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
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
2660 2698 2820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.59% 86.92% 84.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1702 1719 1843
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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
Edinburgh +39 54 £45,000 -7.69% 9
Glasgow +1 54 £45,000 +12.50% 11
West Lothian - 2 £70,000 -
South Ayrshire - 2 £76,590 -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 149 (62.61%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (55.46%) Java
3 106 (44.54%) JavaScript
4 105 (44.12%) HTML
5 95 (39.92%) Spring
6 74 (31.09%) Jenkins
7 72 (30.25%) CSS
8 67 (28.15%) Degree
9 66 (27.73%) Hibernate
10 64 (26.89%) Web Services
11 63 (26.47%) Maven
12 61 (25.63%) Scrum
13 54 (22.69%) TDD
14 52 (21.85%) Linux
15 48 (20.17%) User Acceptance Testing
16 47 (19.75%) Continuous Integration
17 44 (18.49%) Ruby
18 43 (18.07%) RESTful
19 42 (17.65%) JSON
20 40 (16.81%) Python
20 40 (16.81%) jQuery
21 39 (16.39%) Git (software)
21 39 (16.39%) SOA
22 38 (15.97%) DevOps
23 37 (15.55%) Unit Testing
23 37 (15.55%) JBoss
24 36 (15.13%) Computer Science
25 35 (14.71%) SQL
25 35 (14.71%) .NET
26 34 (14.29%) Perl

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 37 (15.55%) JBoss
2 33 (13.87%) Alfresco
2 33 (13.87%) Apache
3 25 (10.50%) Tomcat
4 17 (7.14%) Drupal
5 11 (4.62%) Joomla!
6 10 (4.20%) Node.js
7 9 (3.78%) CMS
8 6 (2.52%) ArcGIS
9 5 (2.10%) Confluence
10 4 (1.68%) GemFire
10 4 (1.68%) Mule
10 4 (1.68%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (1.68%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (1.26%) WordPress
12 2 (0.84%) Apache Qpid
12 2 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.84%) SugarCRM
13 1 (0.42%) MTS
Applications
1 9 (3.78%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (3.78%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (4.62%) osCommerce
2 3 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.30%) SaaS
2 11 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.68%) OpenShift
4 4 (1.68%) PaaS
5 3 (1.26%) IaaS
6 1 (0.42%) GitHub
6 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.94%) HTTP
2 5 (2.10%) Firewall
3 4 (1.68%) DNS
3 4 (1.68%) LDAP
4 3 (1.26%) DHCP
4 3 (1.26%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.26%) InfiniBand
4 3 (1.26%) Internet
4 3 (1.26%) SNMP
5 2 (0.84%) MPLS
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.42%) LAN
6 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.45%) Relational Database
2 28 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 17 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (5.46%) NoSQL
5 12 (5.04%) MySQL
6 9 (3.78%) Big Data
6 9 (3.78%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.36%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (2.10%) MarkLogic
9 5 (2.10%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (2.10%) QlikView
9 5 (2.10%) Sybase ASE
10 4 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.68%) Hazelcast
10 4 (1.68%) Pentaho
11 3 (1.26%) CouchDB
11 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 74 (31.09%) Jenkins
2 63 (26.47%) Maven
3 39 (16.39%) Git (software)
4 32 (13.45%) Selenium
5 30 (12.61%) Artifactory
6 24 (10.08%) Subversion
7 13 (5.46%) JIRA
8 11 (4.62%) JUnit
9 7 (2.94%) Gradle
9 7 (2.94%) Hudson
10 5 (2.10%) Grunt
10 5 (2.10%) gulp
10 5 (2.10%) Vagrant
11 4 (1.68%) ClearCase
11 4 (1.68%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.68%) JBehave
12 3 (1.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 3 (1.26%) Mockito
12 3 (1.26%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (1.26%) TestNG
General
1 31 (13.03%) Finance
2 16 (6.72%) Banking
3 14 (5.88%) Marketing
4 7 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.52%) Legal
6 4 (1.68%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.26%) Games
7 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.84%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.84%) Law
9 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 121 (50.84%) Developer
2 64 (26.89%) Java Developer
3 26 (10.92%) Open Source Developer
4 25 (10.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 24 (10.08%) Architect
6 17 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 17 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 14 (5.88%) Administrator
8 13 (5.46%) Operations Engineer
8 13 (5.46%) Senior Technologist
8 13 (5.46%) Technologist
9 12 (5.04%) Software Engineer
10 11 (4.62%) Core Java Developer
11 10 (4.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 9 (3.78%) J2EE Developer
12 9 (3.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 9 (3.78%) Lead Developer
12 9 (3.78%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.78%) Senior Software Engineer
13 8 (3.36%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (44.12%) HTML
2 95 (39.92%) Spring
3 72 (30.25%) CSS
4 66 (27.73%) Hibernate
5 64 (26.89%) Web Services
6 43 (18.07%) RESTful
7 42 (17.65%) JSON
8 40 (16.81%) jQuery
9 35 (14.71%) .NET
10 30 (12.61%) Gherkin
10 30 (12.61%) Spring Security
10 30 (12.61%) XHTML
11 29 (12.18%) AngularJS
12 28 (11.76%) J2EE
13 24 (10.08%) HTML5
14 21 (8.82%) XML
15 16 (6.72%) ELK Stack
16 15 (6.30%) ASP.NET
16 15 (6.30%) NHibernate
16 15 (6.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.13%) Computer Science
2 26 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (8.82%) User Experience
4 18 (7.56%) Mobile App
5 17 (7.14%) Mathematics
6 14 (5.88%) Data Centre
7 13 (5.46%) Physics
8 12 (5.04%) Wiki
9 8 (3.36%) Management Information System
10 6 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.52%) Graphic Design
10 6 (2.52%) Visualisation
11 5 (2.10%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.68%) Data Integration
12 4 (1.68%) Derivative
12 4 (1.68%) Linked Data
12 4 (1.68%) Private Cloud
13 3 (1.26%) Health Informatics
13 3 (1.26%) Informatics
13 3 (1.26%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 52 (21.85%) Linux
2 22 (9.24%) Unix
3 15 (6.30%) Android
4 14 (5.88%) Ubuntu
5 11 (4.62%) Windows
6 9 (3.78%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.52%) CentOS
7 6 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.26%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (62.61%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (25.63%) Scrum
3 54 (22.69%) TDD
4 48 (20.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 47 (19.75%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (16.39%) SOA
7 38 (15.97%) DevOps
8 37 (15.55%) Unit Testing
9 30 (12.61%) BDD
9 30 (12.61%) Document Management
10 28 (11.76%) MVC
11 25 (10.50%) Presales
12 24 (10.08%) Continuous Delivery
12 24 (10.08%) Mentoring
12 24 (10.08%) Software Engineering
13 21 (8.82%) Configuration Management
14 20 (8.40%) Software Architecture
15 19 (7.98%) OO
16 18 (7.56%) SDLC
16 18 (7.56%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 132 (55.46%) Java
2 106 (44.54%) JavaScript
3 44 (18.49%) Ruby
4 40 (16.81%) Python
5 35 (14.71%) SQL
6 34 (14.29%) Perl
7 32 (13.45%) Bash Shell
8 27 (11.34%) PHP
9 25 (10.50%) C#
10 20 (8.40%) Shell Script
11 16 (6.72%) Korn
11 16 (6.72%) Scala
12 11 (4.62%) C++
13 7 (2.94%) SPARQL
14 5 (2.10%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.10%) XQuery
15 4 (1.68%) R
16 3 (1.26%) C
16 3 (1.26%) MATLAB
16 3 (1.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 67 (28.15%) Degree
2 26 (10.92%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.26%) MCSE
3 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.26%) RHCE
4 1 (0.42%) CCNP
4 1 (0.42%) CISA
4 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.42%) CISM
4 1 (0.42%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.68%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.84%) COBIT
3 2 (0.84%) QA
4 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (8.40%) Docker
2 3 (1.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.26%) GPFS
2 3 (1.26%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.26%) LXC
2 3 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.42%) NFS
Systems Management
1 27 (11.34%) Puppet
2 20 (8.40%) Nagios
3 17 (7.14%) Graphite
4 16 (6.72%) Opsview
5 7 (2.94%) Ansible
6 6 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.68%) Capistrano
7 4 (1.68%) Packer
8 3 (1.26%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.42%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.42%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 1 (0.42%) Icinga
10 1 (0.42%) Munin
Vendors
1 27 (11.34%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.66%) Oracle
3 22 (9.24%) Google
4 21 (8.82%) Cisco
5 16 (6.72%) F5
6 12 (5.04%) Facebook
7 6 (2.52%) IBM
8 5 (2.10%) Adobe
8 5 (2.10%) Cognos
8 5 (2.10%) Sybase
9 4 (1.68%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.68%) Informatica
9 4 (1.68%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.68%) SAP
9 4 (1.68%) Terracotta
10 3 (1.26%) Apple
10 3 (1.26%) Opsware
10 3 (1.26%) Remedy
10 3 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.26%) Talend
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