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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 85 58 87
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +29
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 66 131 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.39% 4.05% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 4.48% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 44 91 54
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,670 £32,500 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £47,000
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
2473 2924 3173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.70% 90.33% 86.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1486 1847 2065
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -25 30 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Edinburgh -26 26 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 102 (63.75%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (61.88%) Java
3 52 (32.50%) Finance
4 50 (31.25%) Linux
4 50 (31.25%) Spring
5 49 (30.63%) Hibernate
6 47 (29.38%) HTML
7 46 (28.75%) JavaScript
8 42 (26.25%) Web Services
9 41 (25.63%) Continuous Integration
10 40 (25.00%) TDD
11 37 (23.13%) CSS
12 36 (22.50%) JBoss
12 36 (22.50%) Maven
12 36 (22.50%) Degree
13 35 (21.88%) Jenkins
14 34 (21.25%) SOA
15 33 (20.63%) Python
16 31 (19.38%) Scrum
17 30 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
18 29 (18.13%) Open Source Development
19 28 (17.50%) RESTful
20 27 (16.88%) Unix
20 27 (16.88%) Oracle
20 27 (16.88%) BDD
21 25 (15.63%) jQuery
22 24 (15.00%) SQL
23 23 (14.38%) Unit Testing
24 22 (13.75%) JSON
24 22 (13.75%) J2EE

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 36 (22.50%) JBoss
2 21 (13.13%) Alfresco
3 9 (5.63%) Apache
4 8 (5.00%) CMS
4 8 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.50%) nginx
6 3 (1.88%) Drupal
6 3 (1.88%) Joomla!
6 3 (1.88%) Mule
6 3 (1.88%) SugarCRM
7 2 (1.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (1.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.25%) MS Project
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) osCommerce
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.50%) IaaS
2 16 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (10.00%) PaaS
3 10 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (6.25%) Amazon S3
3 10 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (5.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 8 (5.00%) SaaS
6 1 (0.63%) GitHub
6 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.88%) DHCP
1 3 (1.88%) DNS
1 3 (1.88%) HTTP
1 3 (1.88%) LDAP
1 3 (1.88%) SAN
1 3 (1.88%) Skype
1 3 (1.88%) Software-Defined Networking
1 3 (1.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 16 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 16 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 15 (9.38%) Big Data
4 14 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (6.25%) MarkLogic
5 10 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 9 (5.63%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (5.63%) Pentaho
6 9 (5.63%) Sybase ASE
7 8 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (5.00%) MySQL
8 7 (4.38%) Neo4j
9 5 (3.13%) Oracle Database
9 5 (3.13%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.50%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.88%) Informix
12 2 (1.25%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 2 (1.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (22.50%) Maven
2 35 (21.88%) Jenkins
3 19 (11.88%) Selenium
4 18 (11.25%) Artifactory
5 11 (6.88%) Grunt
5 11 (6.88%) gulp
6 9 (5.63%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (5.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (3.13%) JIRA
9 4 (2.50%) Ant
10 3 (1.88%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (1.25%) Subversion
11 2 (1.25%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.63%) Bower
12 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.63%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.63%) Xcode
General
1 52 (32.50%) Finance
2 10 (6.25%) Banking
3 5 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.88%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.88%) Retail
5 2 (1.25%) Dutch Language
5 2 (1.25%) French Language
5 2 (1.25%) German Language
5 2 (1.25%) Legal
5 2 (1.25%) Marketing
5 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Games
6 1 (0.63%) Law
6 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (45.63%) Developer
2 47 (29.38%) Java Developer
3 29 (18.13%) Architect
4 27 (16.88%) Open Source Developer
5 21 (13.13%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (8.75%) Senior Developer
7 12 (7.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 10 (6.25%) Technical Architect
8 10 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 9 (5.63%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (5.63%) Development Engineer
9 9 (5.63%) Monitoring Engineer
9 9 (5.63%) Software Engineer
10 8 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (4.38%) Infrastructure Manager
11 7 (4.38%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
11 7 (4.38%) Java Engineer
11 7 (4.38%) Operations Manager
12 5 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (3.13%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (31.25%) Spring
2 49 (30.63%) Hibernate
3 47 (29.38%) HTML
4 42 (26.25%) Web Services
5 37 (23.13%) CSS
6 28 (17.50%) RESTful
7 25 (15.63%) jQuery
8 22 (13.75%) AngularJS
8 22 (13.75%) J2EE
8 22 (13.75%) JSON
9 21 (13.13%) JMS
10 20 (12.50%) .NET
11 18 (11.25%) Gherkin
11 18 (11.25%) Middleware
11 18 (11.25%) Spring Security
11 18 (11.25%) XHTML
12 14 (8.75%) Drools
12 14 (8.75%) jBPM
13 12 (7.50%) Node.js
14 10 (6.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.63%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (5.63%) Visualisation
3 6 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.50%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.50%) Derivative
5 4 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.50%) User Experience
6 3 (1.88%) iPad
6 3 (1.88%) iPhone
6 3 (1.88%) Wiki
7 2 (1.25%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.25%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.63%) CESG
8 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 50 (31.25%) Linux
2 27 (16.88%) Unix
3 15 (9.38%) Windows
4 12 (7.50%) Ubuntu
5 6 (3.75%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.75%) CentOS
6 5 (3.13%) Android
6 5 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.88%) Solaris
7 3 (1.88%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (63.75%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (25.63%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (25.00%) TDD
4 34 (21.25%) SOA
5 31 (19.38%) Scrum
6 30 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 29 (18.13%) Open Source Development
8 27 (16.88%) BDD
9 23 (14.38%) Unit Testing
10 21 (13.13%) TOGAF
11 19 (11.88%) Analytics
12 18 (11.25%) Document Management
12 18 (11.25%) SDLC
12 18 (11.25%) Software Engineering
13 17 (10.63%) UML
14 14 (8.75%) DevOps
15 13 (8.13%) CRM
15 13 (8.13%) Front End Development
16 12 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (7.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 99 (61.88%) Java
2 46 (28.75%) JavaScript
3 33 (20.63%) Python
4 24 (15.00%) SQL
5 18 (11.25%) Perl
5 18 (11.25%) PHP
6 10 (6.25%) Ruby
6 10 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 10 (6.25%) XQuery
7 8 (5.00%) C#
8 6 (3.75%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.75%) Jython
8 6 (3.75%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.13%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.25%) C
10 2 (1.25%) C++
11 1 (0.63%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.63%) Groovy
11 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.63%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 36 (22.50%) Degree
2 19 (11.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.25%) HND
3 2 (1.25%) OCPJWCD
4 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) QA
2 6 (3.75%) COBIT
3 1 (0.63%) SDET
System Software
1 15 (9.38%) Docker
2 12 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.88%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.88%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (6.25%) Ansible
2 9 (5.63%) Kubernetes
2 9 (5.63%) Mesos
2 9 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.75%) Puppet
4 3 (1.88%) SCCM
5 1 (0.63%) Packer
Vendors
1 27 (16.88%) Oracle
2 18 (11.25%) Sybase
3 12 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.50%) VMware
4 9 (5.63%) Cognos
4 9 (5.63%) IBM
4 9 (5.63%) Talend
5 6 (3.75%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.13%) Cognizant
7 4 (2.50%) Google
7 4 (2.50%) Sun
8 3 (1.88%) Citrix
8 3 (1.88%) Facebook
8 3 (1.88%) Zend
9 2 (1.25%) Twitter
10 1 (0.63%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.63%) Chordiant
10 1 (0.63%) HP
10 1 (0.63%) Informatica
10 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
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