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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
UK / Scotland
Rank 56 55 81
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +26
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 85 109 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.77% 3.74% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 4.14% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 45 71 65
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,050 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £47,250 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +2.71%

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
2019 2634 2709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.46% 90.30% 88.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1268 1700 1775
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +9 63 £57,500 +27.77% 9
Glasgow -13 18 £42,000 -6.66% 1
West Lothian +7 3 £47,500 -32.14% 1
Dundee - 1 £23,000 -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 98 (64.90%) Java
2 85 (56.29%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (36.42%) Linux
3 55 (36.42%) SOA
4 52 (34.44%) Spring
5 45 (29.80%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (28.48%) JBoss
7 42 (27.81%) Python
8 41 (27.15%) HTML
9 39 (25.83%) Hibernate
10 36 (23.84%) Scrum
11 34 (22.52%) JavaScript
11 34 (22.52%) Microservices
12 33 (21.85%) TDD
13 30 (19.87%) Java EE
14 29 (19.21%) Hadoop
15 27 (17.88%) Oracle
15 27 (17.88%) Web Services
16 26 (17.22%) SQL
16 26 (17.22%) Open Source Development
17 25 (16.56%) SDLC
17 25 (16.56%) Middleware
17 25 (16.56%) Finance
17 25 (16.56%) PostgreSQL
18 24 (15.89%) MongoDB
19 23 (15.23%) Big Data
19 23 (15.23%) Analytics
19 23 (15.23%) Apache Camel
19 23 (15.23%) Security Cleared
19 23 (15.23%) Drools

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 43 (28.48%) JBoss
2 15 (9.93%) Apache
3 14 (9.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (8.61%) Alfresco
5 12 (7.95%) Tomcat
6 8 (5.30%) WebLogic
6 8 (5.30%) WebSphere
6 8 (5.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.65%) ArcGIS
7 4 (2.65%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (2.65%) GemFire
7 4 (2.65%) IIS
8 3 (1.99%) Mule
8 3 (1.99%) SugarCRM
9 2 (1.32%) CMS
9 2 (1.32%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.66%) Confluence
10 1 (0.66%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (1.99%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.66%) Houdini
3 1 (0.66%) Maya
3 1 (0.66%) NUKE
3 1 (0.66%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.61%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.62%) IaaS
3 6 (3.97%) SaaS
4 5 (3.31%) PaaS
5 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.32%) G Suite
6 2 (1.32%) GitHub
7 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.66%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.31%) NAS
1 5 (3.31%) SAN
2 3 (1.99%) Firewall
2 3 (1.99%) HTTP
2 3 (1.99%) iSCSI
2 3 (1.99%) WAN
3 1 (0.66%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.66%) DHCP
3 1 (0.66%) DNS
3 1 (0.66%) Internet
3 1 (0.66%) MQTT
3 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.21%) Hadoop
2 25 (16.56%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (15.89%) MongoDB
4 23 (15.23%) Big Data
5 20 (13.25%) Pentaho
6 18 (11.92%) Neo4j
7 16 (10.60%) MySQL
7 16 (10.60%) NoSQL
8 15 (9.93%) Oracle Database
8 15 (9.93%) Relational Database
9 10 (6.62%) RDBMS
10 9 (5.96%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (3.97%) GIS
12 5 (3.31%) SQL Server
13 4 (2.65%) InterSystems Cache
13 4 (2.65%) QGIS
14 3 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (1.99%) Apache Hive
14 3 (1.99%) Oracle8/8i Database
15 2 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 20 (13.25%) Talend Open Studio
2 18 (11.92%) Jenkins
3 17 (11.26%) Maven
4 11 (7.28%) Artifactory
4 11 (7.28%) Selenium
4 11 (7.28%) Subversion
5 10 (6.62%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.65%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.99%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.99%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.32%) JIRA
8 2 (1.32%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.66%) Bower
9 1 (0.66%) ERwin
9 1 (0.66%) Grunt
9 1 (0.66%) gulp
9 1 (0.66%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.66%) Xcode
General
1 25 (16.56%) Finance
2 5 (3.31%) Banking
3 4 (2.65%) Back Office
3 4 (2.65%) Games
3 4 (2.65%) General Ledger
3 4 (2.65%) Retail
4 3 (1.99%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.66%) Advertising
5 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (47.02%) Developer
2 51 (33.77%) Java Developer
3 27 (17.88%) Architect
4 14 (9.27%) Software Engineer
5 13 (8.61%) Lead Developer
5 13 (8.61%) Technical Architect
6 12 (7.95%) Open Source Developer
7 11 (7.28%) Java Engineer
7 11 (7.28%) Lead Java Developer
8 10 (6.62%) Analyst
8 10 (6.62%) Software Developer
9 9 (5.96%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (5.30%) Senior Architect
10 8 (5.30%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (5.30%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 7 (4.64%) Data Architect
11 7 (4.64%) Java Software Developer
11 7 (4.64%) Java Software Engineer
11 7 (4.64%) Senior Data Architect
12 6 (3.97%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (34.44%) Spring
2 41 (27.15%) HTML
3 39 (25.83%) Hibernate
4 30 (19.87%) Java EE
5 27 (17.88%) Web Services
6 25 (16.56%) Middleware
7 23 (15.23%) Apache Camel
7 23 (15.23%) Drools
7 23 (15.23%) jBPM
8 21 (13.91%) ActiveMQ
8 21 (13.91%) XML
9 18 (11.92%) jQuery
10 16 (10.60%) CSS
11 15 (9.93%) .NET
11 15 (9.93%) ELK Stack
12 14 (9.27%) AngularJS
13 13 (8.61%) SOAP
14 12 (7.95%) J2EE
14 12 (7.95%) RESTful
14 12 (7.95%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.96%) Data Integration
1 9 (5.96%) User Experience
2 5 (3.31%) Algorithms
2 5 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.65%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.65%) Reference Data
4 3 (1.99%) iPad
4 3 (1.99%) iPhone
5 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.32%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.66%) Animation
6 1 (0.66%) Arduino
6 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.66%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.66%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (36.42%) Linux
2 11 (7.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (5.96%) Unix
3 9 (5.96%) Windows
4 7 (4.64%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.31%) Android
5 5 (3.31%) CentOS
5 5 (3.31%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.65%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.99%) Solaris
8 1 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.66%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (56.29%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (36.42%) SOA
3 45 (29.80%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (23.84%) Scrum
5 34 (22.52%) Microservices
6 33 (21.85%) TDD
7 26 (17.22%) Open Source Development
8 25 (16.56%) SDLC
9 23 (15.23%) Analytics
10 21 (13.91%) Software Engineering
11 18 (11.92%) Infrastructure Management
12 15 (9.93%) BDD
13 14 (9.27%) UML
14 13 (8.61%) DevOps
15 12 (7.95%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (7.95%) Data Analytics
15 12 (7.95%) Workflow
16 11 (7.28%) Coaching
16 11 (7.28%) Data Modelling
16 11 (7.28%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 98 (64.90%) Java
2 42 (27.81%) Python
3 34 (22.52%) JavaScript
4 26 (17.22%) SQL
5 17 (11.26%) Perl
5 17 (11.26%) PL/SQL
6 13 (8.61%) Bash Shell
6 13 (8.61%) PHP
7 11 (7.28%) Ruby
8 10 (6.62%) C#
9 9 (5.96%) C++
10 5 (3.31%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.31%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.99%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.32%) C
12 2 (1.32%) R
13 1 (0.66%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.66%) Clojure
13 1 (0.66%) Jython
13 1 (0.66%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 23 (15.23%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.26%) Degree
3 4 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.32%) NCDA
4 2 (1.32%) NCIE
4 2 (1.32%) OCPJWCD
4 2 (1.32%) VCAP
4 2 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.66%) ISEB
5 1 (0.66%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.99%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.97%) Docker
3 4 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.32%) vCloud
4 2 (1.32%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.32%) vSphere
5 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (9.93%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (9.93%) Puppet
2 12 (7.95%) Ansible
3 3 (1.99%) Check_MK
3 3 (1.99%) Nagios
4 2 (1.32%) vRealize
5 1 (0.66%) MOM
Vendors
1 27 (17.88%) Oracle
2 20 (13.25%) Talend
3 15 (9.93%) VMware
4 11 (7.28%) Red Hat
5 10 (6.62%) Google
6 4 (2.65%) IBM
6 4 (2.65%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.65%) Perforce
7 3 (1.99%) Brocade
7 3 (1.99%) Cisco
7 3 (1.99%) Citrix
7 3 (1.99%) Palo Alto
7 3 (1.99%) Percona
7 3 (1.99%) Riverbed
8 2 (1.32%) NetApp
9 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.66%) Freescale
9 1 (0.66%) RapidMiner
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