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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 56 83 104
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +21
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 136 84 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.08% 2.27% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 2.72% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 94 54 39
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,650 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,000 £60,000
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 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
2956 3088 2524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.66% 83.48% 83.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1849 2002 1637
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Edinburgh +24 68 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Glasgow +20 66 £45,000 +9.75% 14
West Lothian - 5 £62,500 - 1
Dundee -7 3 £27,974 -30.06% 1
Aberdeen - 2 £30,750 - 1
Stirling - 1 £36,500 -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 121 (56.28%) Java
2 115 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (44.65%) HTML
4 93 (43.26%) JavaScript
5 72 (33.49%) TDD
6 68 (31.63%) Hibernate
7 67 (31.16%) Spring
8 62 (28.84%) .NET
9 61 (28.37%) SQL Server
10 56 (26.05%) Relational Database
11 54 (25.12%) Web Services
12 50 (23.26%) MVC
13 48 (22.33%) Finance
13 48 (22.33%) C#
14 47 (21.86%) CSS
14 47 (21.86%) Microsoft
15 46 (21.40%) Linux
16 43 (20.00%) PHP
16 43 (20.00%) Degree
17 41 (19.07%) AngularJS
18 40 (18.60%) ASP.NET
18 40 (18.60%) Apache
19 38 (17.67%) SQL
19 38 (17.67%) ASP.NET MVC
20 37 (17.21%) Spring.NET
20 37 (17.21%) Castle Windsor
21 36 (16.74%) Perl
21 36 (16.74%) Ruby
22 35 (16.28%) Python
23 34 (15.81%) Scrum

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 40 (18.60%) Apache
2 30 (13.95%) Tomcat
3 21 (9.77%) CMS
4 18 (8.37%) SharePoint
5 17 (7.91%) JBoss
6 13 (6.05%) Alfresco
7 10 (4.65%) Node.js
8 8 (3.72%) MS Exchange
9 7 (3.26%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (2.79%) SAS
10 6 (2.79%) Mule
11 5 (2.33%) Lync
11 5 (2.33%) Apache Pig
11 5 (2.33%) Drupal
12 4 (1.86%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.93%) WordPress
13 2 (0.93%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.93%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
14 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.33%) SPSS
3 3 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.40%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.93%) MS Office
4 2 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.40%) Magento
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.12%) Office 365
3 5 (2.33%) Amazon EMR
3 5 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.86%) SaaS
4 4 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.93%) IaaS
6 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.19%) LDAP
2 8 (3.72%) DNS
2 8 (3.72%) SAN
2 8 (3.72%) Firewall
2 8 (3.72%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (2.79%) HTTP
3 6 (2.79%) DHCP
4 5 (2.33%) IPsec
4 5 (2.33%) WAN
5 4 (1.86%) Internet
5 4 (1.86%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.40%) SSL
7 2 (0.93%) UPnP
7 2 (0.93%) Intranet
8 1 (0.47%) SNMP
8 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.47%) Broadband
8 1 (0.47%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (28.37%) SQL Server
2 56 (26.05%) Relational Database
3 31 (14.42%) MySQL
4 21 (9.77%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (8.37%) RDBMS
5 18 (8.37%) MongoDB
6 16 (7.44%) NoSQL
7 11 (5.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (4.65%) Big Data
9 8 (3.72%) Pentaho
9 8 (3.72%) Sybase ASE
10 7 (3.26%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (3.26%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.79%) Apache Hive
11 6 (2.79%) MarkLogic
12 5 (2.33%) Sqoop
12 5 (2.33%) Triplestore
12 5 (2.33%) HBase
12 5 (2.33%) Mahout
12 5 (2.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 34 (15.81%) Jenkins
2 30 (13.95%) Maven
3 23 (10.70%) Selenium
4 19 (8.84%) JUnit
5 18 (8.37%) Git (software)
6 11 (5.12%) Artifactory
7 10 (4.65%) Subversion
8 9 (4.19%) JMeter
9 8 (3.72%) FitNesse
9 8 (3.72%) Talend Open Studio
9 8 (3.72%) HttpUnit
9 8 (3.72%) WebDriver
9 8 (3.72%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.79%) Hudson
10 6 (2.79%) Mockito
10 6 (2.79%) JIRA
10 6 (2.79%) TestNG
10 6 (2.79%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.86%) Gradle
12 3 (1.40%) Dreamweaver
General
1 48 (22.33%) Finance
2 21 (9.77%) Banking
3 12 (5.58%) Marketing
4 8 (3.72%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.26%) Games
6 6 (2.79%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.33%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.86%) Front Office
8 4 (1.86%) Electronics
9 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.47%) French Language
10 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 114 (53.02%) Developer
2 42 (19.53%) Java Developer
3 29 (13.49%) Senior Developer
4 20 (9.30%) Architect
5 16 (7.44%) Web Developer
5 16 (7.44%) .NET Developer
6 14 (6.51%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (5.12%) C# Developer
7 11 (5.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (5.12%) Open Source Developer
8 8 (3.72%) Automation Specialist
8 8 (3.72%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (3.72%) Test Automation Specialist
8 8 (3.72%) Development Manager
8 8 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (3.72%) Analyst
8 8 (3.72%) Test Specialist
9 6 (2.79%) Software Developer
9 6 (2.79%) Applications Developer
9 6 (2.79%) Database Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (44.65%) HTML
2 68 (31.63%) Hibernate
3 67 (31.16%) Spring
4 62 (28.84%) .NET
5 54 (25.12%) Web Services
6 47 (21.86%) CSS
7 41 (19.07%) AngularJS
8 40 (18.60%) ASP.NET
9 38 (17.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 37 (17.21%) Castle Windsor
10 37 (17.21%) Spring.NET
11 34 (15.81%) RESTful
12 30 (13.95%) J2EE
13 28 (13.02%) XML
14 26 (12.09%) SOAP
14 26 (12.09%) NHibernate
15 20 (9.30%) JPA
16 19 (8.84%) jQuery
16 19 (8.84%) HTML5
17 18 (8.37%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.42%) User Experience
2 21 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.77%) Computer Science
3 17 (7.91%) Mathematics
4 13 (6.05%) Physics
5 8 (3.72%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.79%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.79%) W3C
7 6 (2.79%) Equities
7 6 (2.79%) Derivative
8 4 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.86%) DTV
8 4 (1.86%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.86%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.40%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.40%) Wiki
9 3 (1.40%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.40%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.93%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 46 (21.40%) Linux
2 21 (9.77%) Windows
3 19 (8.84%) UNIX
4 13 (6.05%) Android
5 11 (5.12%) Apple iOS
6 8 (3.72%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (0.93%) CentOS
7 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (33.49%) TDD
3 50 (23.26%) MVC
4 34 (15.81%) Scrum
5 29 (13.49%) Web Development
6 26 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (12.09%) UX Design
7 24 (11.16%) BDD
8 23 (10.70%) Mentoring
8 23 (10.70%) SOA
9 20 (9.30%) OO
9 20 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (8.37%) CRM
10 18 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (7.91%) Content Management
11 17 (7.91%) Unit Testing
12 15 (6.98%) SDLC
12 15 (6.98%) Software Architecture
13 14 (6.51%) Project Management
14 13 (6.05%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 121 (56.28%) Java
2 93 (43.26%) JavaScript
3 48 (22.33%) C#
4 43 (20.00%) PHP
5 38 (17.67%) SQL
6 36 (16.74%) Perl
6 36 (16.74%) Ruby
7 35 (16.28%) Python
8 33 (15.35%) Bash Shell
9 18 (8.37%) Shell Script
9 18 (8.37%) C++
10 9 (4.19%) PowerShell
10 9 (4.19%) C
11 7 (3.26%) Scala
12 6 (2.79%) XQuery
12 6 (2.79%) Korn
13 5 (2.33%) R
14 3 (1.40%) Clojure
14 3 (1.40%) Lua
15 1 (0.47%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 43 (20.00%) Degree
2 11 (5.12%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.33%) CISSP
4 3 (1.40%) CISM
5 2 (0.93%) GIAC
5 2 (0.93%) CEH
5 2 (0.93%) SSCP
5 2 (0.93%) CISA
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.47%) RHCE
6 1 (0.47%) MCSE
6 1 (0.47%) ISEB
6 1 (0.47%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.33%) QA
2 4 (1.86%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) WAI
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) Section 508
System Software
1 9 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.26%) Docker
3 5 (2.33%) DFS Replication
3 5 (2.33%) Apache Flume
4 4 (1.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.47%) GPFS
5 1 (0.47%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (4.19%) Puppet
2 8 (3.72%) SCCM
3 7 (3.26%) Nagios
4 6 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.79%) Opsview
4 6 (2.79%) Graphite
5 3 (1.40%) Ansible
5 3 (1.40%) SCOM
6 2 (0.93%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.47%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 47 (21.86%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.88%) Oracle
3 17 (7.91%) Cisco
4 12 (5.58%) VMware
5 11 (5.12%) Alterian
5 11 (5.12%) Cognos
6 9 (4.19%) Brocade
7 8 (3.72%) Talend
7 8 (3.72%) Sybase
7 8 (3.72%) NetApp
7 8 (3.72%) Perforce
8 6 (2.79%) SAP
8 6 (2.79%) Informatica
8 6 (2.79%) F5
9 5 (2.33%) Vertica
9 5 (2.33%) Netezza
9 5 (2.33%) Greenplum
9 5 (2.33%) Teradata
9 5 (2.33%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (1.86%) Red Hat
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NetTalent
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Scotland
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
West Lothian
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £30 - £50 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £3000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000- £90,000 plus attractive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000- £60,000 plus attractive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Dundee
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago