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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 55 57 85
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +28
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 92 128 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.88% 4.13% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 4.60% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 42 86 72
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
2114 2780 2815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.05% 89.59% 88.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1763 1856
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median 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 £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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Edinburgh +7 48 £51,500 +14.44% 12
Glasgow -6 38 £42,000 -6.66% 4
West Lothian -3 2 £43,750 -32.69%
Scottish Borders - 2 - -
Fife - 1 £46,000 -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 97 (62.99%) Java
2 87 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (37.66%) Linux
4 53 (34.42%) Spring
5 49 (31.82%) JBoss
5 49 (31.82%) SOA
6 42 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (26.62%) HTML
8 40 (25.97%) Hibernate
9 39 (25.32%) Python
10 38 (24.68%) Scrum
11 35 (22.73%) JavaScript
12 33 (21.43%) TDD
13 31 (20.13%) Oracle
14 30 (19.48%) SQL
14 30 (19.48%) Hadoop
14 30 (19.48%) Microservices
15 29 (18.83%) Web Services
15 29 (18.83%) Finance
16 28 (18.18%) Open Source Development
17 26 (16.88%) Middleware
18 25 (16.23%) MongoDB
19 23 (14.94%) Big Data
19 23 (14.94%) PostgreSQL
20 22 (14.29%) CSS
20 22 (14.29%) jBPM
20 22 (14.29%) Java EE
20 22 (14.29%) Drools
20 22 (14.29%) Jenkins
21 21 (13.64%) Apache Camel

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 49 (31.82%) JBoss
2 15 (9.74%) Alfresco
3 14 (9.09%) Apache
4 12 (7.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (7.79%) Tomcat
5 8 (5.19%) WebLogic
5 8 (5.19%) WebSphere
5 8 (5.19%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.60%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (2.60%) GemFire
6 4 (2.60%) nginx
7 3 (1.95%) CMS
7 3 (1.95%) Mule
7 3 (1.95%) SugarCRM
8 2 (1.30%) IIS
8 2 (1.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.65%) Confluence
9 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.65%) Houdini
2 1 (0.65%) Maya
2 1 (0.65%) MS Office
2 1 (0.65%) NUKE
2 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.65%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.49%) IaaS
3 8 (5.19%) SaaS
4 5 (3.25%) PaaS
5 2 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.30%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.30%) GitHub
5 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.65%) G Suite
6 1 (0.65%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.90%) SAN
2 4 (2.60%) DHCP
2 4 (2.60%) DNS
2 4 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.95%) HTTP
3 3 (1.95%) LDAP
3 3 (1.95%) NAS
3 3 (1.95%) Skype
3 3 (1.95%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (1.30%) Firewall
4 2 (1.30%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.30%) WAN
5 1 (0.65%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.65%) Internet
5 1 (0.65%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.48%) Hadoop
2 25 (16.23%) MongoDB
3 23 (14.94%) Big Data
3 23 (14.94%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (12.34%) Pentaho
5 16 (10.39%) Neo4j
5 16 (10.39%) Oracle Database
6 13 (8.44%) NoSQL
7 12 (7.79%) Relational Database
8 10 (6.49%) MySQL
9 8 (5.19%) SQL Server
10 7 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (4.55%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.60%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (2.60%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 3 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.95%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.95%) Informix
13 2 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (1.30%) GIS
Development Applications
1 22 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 19 (12.34%) Talend Open Studio
3 16 (10.39%) Maven
4 13 (8.44%) Selenium
5 12 (7.79%) Artifactory
5 12 (7.79%) Git (software)
6 8 (5.19%) Subversion
7 6 (3.90%) Grunt
7 6 (3.90%) gulp
8 5 (3.25%) JIRA
9 4 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.30%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.30%) Travis CI
10 2 (1.30%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.65%) Bower
11 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.65%) ERwin
11 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.65%) Xcode
General
1 29 (18.83%) Finance
2 6 (3.90%) Banking
3 5 (3.25%) Retail
4 4 (2.60%) Back Office
4 4 (2.60%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.95%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.95%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Law
6 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (48.70%) Developer
2 52 (33.77%) Java Developer
3 26 (16.88%) Architect
4 18 (11.69%) Open Source Developer
5 12 (7.79%) Technical Architect
6 10 (6.49%) Lead Developer
6 10 (6.49%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (5.19%) Software Engineer
7 8 (5.19%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (4.55%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
8 7 (4.55%) Java Engineer
8 7 (4.55%) Lead Java Developer
8 7 (4.55%) Operations Manager
8 7 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.55%) Software Developer
9 6 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (3.25%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (34.42%) Spring
2 41 (26.62%) HTML
3 40 (25.97%) Hibernate
4 29 (18.83%) Web Services
5 26 (16.88%) Middleware
6 22 (14.29%) CSS
6 22 (14.29%) Drools
6 22 (14.29%) Java EE
6 22 (14.29%) jBPM
7 21 (13.64%) Apache Camel
8 18 (11.69%) ActiveMQ
8 18 (11.69%) AngularJS
8 18 (11.69%) RESTful
8 18 (11.69%) XML
9 15 (9.74%) .NET
9 15 (9.74%) jQuery
10 14 (9.09%) JSON
11 13 (8.44%) JMS
12 12 (7.79%) Spring Security
12 12 (7.79%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.84%) User Experience
3 7 (4.55%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.60%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.95%) iPad
5 3 (1.95%) iPhone
6 2 (1.30%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.65%) Animation
7 1 (0.65%) Arduino
7 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.65%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.65%) Physics
7 1 (0.65%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (0.65%) Social Media
7 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 58 (37.66%) Linux
2 12 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (7.79%) Ubuntu
3 9 (5.84%) Windows
4 8 (5.19%) CentOS
4 8 (5.19%) Unix
5 6 (3.90%) Solaris
5 6 (3.90%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.95%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.30%) Android
8 1 (0.65%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (31.82%) SOA
3 42 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (24.68%) Scrum
5 33 (21.43%) TDD
6 30 (19.48%) Microservices
7 28 (18.18%) Open Source Development
8 20 (12.99%) Analytics
8 20 (12.99%) Infrastructure Management
9 17 (11.04%) BDD
9 17 (11.04%) SDLC
10 16 (10.39%) Software Engineering
11 15 (9.74%) DevOps
11 15 (9.74%) UML
12 13 (8.44%) High Availability
13 12 (7.79%) Data Analytics
13 12 (7.79%) Document Management
14 11 (7.14%) MVC
14 11 (7.14%) Workflow
15 10 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 97 (62.99%) Java
2 39 (25.32%) Python
3 35 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 30 (19.48%) SQL
5 14 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 12 (7.79%) Bash Shell
7 11 (7.14%) C#
7 11 (7.14%) Perl
7 11 (7.14%) Ruby
8 8 (5.19%) PHP
9 6 (3.90%) C++
10 5 (3.25%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.60%) Jython
12 3 (1.95%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.30%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.30%) R
14 1 (0.65%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.65%) Clojure
14 1 (0.65%) Groovy
14 1 (0.65%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 21 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.14%) Degree
3 4 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.30%) OCPJWCD
5 1 (0.65%) ISEB
5 1 (0.65%) NCDA
5 1 (0.65%) NCIE
5 1 (0.65%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.65%) VCAP
5 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.60%) QA
2 2 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.65%) SDET
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.90%) Docker
3 4 (2.60%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.95%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.65%) vCloud
5 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (7.79%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (7.79%) Puppet
2 10 (6.49%) Ansible
3 3 (1.95%) SCCM
4 2 (1.30%) Check_MK
4 2 (1.30%) Nagios
5 1 (0.65%) MOM
5 1 (0.65%) vRealize
Vendors
1 31 (20.13%) Oracle
2 19 (12.34%) Talend
3 14 (9.09%) VMware
4 11 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.90%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.25%) Citrix
6 5 (3.25%) Google
6 5 (3.25%) IBM
6 5 (3.25%) Sybase
7 3 (1.95%) Perforce
7 3 (1.95%) Sun
8 2 (1.30%) Brocade
8 2 (1.30%) Cisco
8 2 (1.30%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.30%) Percona
8 2 (1.30%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.65%) RapidMiner
9 1 (0.65%) Twitter
9 1 (0.65%) Zend
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