The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 68 59 116
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +57
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 102 146 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.21% 3.62% 1.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.84% 10.94% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 41 89 19
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Open Source
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1154 1335 1205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.35% 33.08% 38.07%
Number of salaries quoted 682 839 630
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 Miscellaneous 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Glasgow +8 70 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Edinburgh -28 23 £39,500 +12.85% 7
Stirling -2 4 - -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 82 (45.56%) Java
2 80 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (43.33%) JavaScript
4 70 (38.89%) HTML
5 69 (38.33%) TDD
6 63 (35.00%) Spring
7 62 (34.44%) MVC
8 60 (33.33%) User Experience
9 51 (28.33%) Hibernate
10 45 (25.00%) PHP
10 45 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 44 (24.44%) Relational Database
11 44 (24.44%) .NET
12 43 (23.89%) C#
13 42 (23.33%) Python
14 40 (22.22%) ASP.NET
15 39 (21.67%) SQL Server
15 39 (21.67%) Microsoft
16 38 (21.11%) Finance
17 36 (20.00%) Degree
17 36 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
18 35 (19.44%) NHibernate
18 35 (19.44%) Linux
19 34 (18.89%) Spring.NET
19 34 (18.89%) Castle Windsor
20 33 (18.33%) UX Design
20 33 (18.33%) CSS
21 29 (16.11%) Middleware
21 29 (16.11%) Web Services
22 27 (15.00%) MS Excel

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (13.89%) JBoss
2 17 (9.44%) CMS
3 15 (8.33%) Drupal
4 10 (5.56%) Mule
4 10 (5.56%) Node.js
4 10 (5.56%) Apache
5 8 (4.44%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.33%) SugarCRM
6 6 (3.33%) Alfresco
7 4 (2.22%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (2.22%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.67%) Joomla!
8 3 (1.67%) Liferay
9 2 (1.11%) Moodle
9 2 (1.11%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.67%) OpenShift
2 3 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.11%) SaaS
3 2 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (1.11%) Route 53
4 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.11%) Firewall
2 10 (5.56%) Internet
3 7 (3.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (2.22%) DNS
5 3 (1.67%) SSL
5 3 (1.67%) LDAP
5 3 (1.67%) HTTP
6 1 (0.56%) VPN
6 1 (0.56%) PBX
6 1 (0.56%) Network Security
6 1 (0.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (24.44%) Relational Database
2 39 (21.67%) SQL Server
3 24 (13.33%) MongoDB
4 20 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 18 (10.00%) Big Data
6 17 (9.44%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (8.33%) Pentaho
7 15 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (7.78%) Hadoop
8 14 (7.78%) MySQL
9 6 (3.33%) Apache Hive
10 5 (2.78%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.67%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (11.67%) Maven
2 15 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 14 (7.78%) Talend Open Studio
4 13 (7.22%) JUnit
5 12 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 11 (6.11%) Mockito
7 10 (5.56%) CMake
7 10 (5.56%) TestNG
7 10 (5.56%) Gradle
8 7 (3.89%) Eclipse
9 6 (3.33%) Selenium
10 4 (2.22%) JMeter
11 3 (1.67%) Jasmine
12 2 (1.11%) Facilita Forecast
12 2 (1.11%) Subversion
12 2 (1.11%) WinRunner
12 2 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (1.11%) LoadRunner
12 2 (1.11%) SilkPerformer
13 1 (0.56%) HttpUnit
General
1 38 (21.11%) Finance
2 8 (4.44%) Banking
3 6 (3.33%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.22%) Marketing
5 3 (1.67%) Games
6 2 (1.11%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.11%) French Language
6 2 (1.11%) Advertising
6 2 (1.11%) Back Office
6 2 (1.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.56%) German Language
7 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 89 (49.44%) Developer
2 32 (17.78%) Architect
3 27 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 19 (10.56%) Java Developer
5 16 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 12 (6.67%) Java Architect
8 10 (5.56%) UI Developer
8 10 (5.56%) UI Programmer
8 10 (5.56%) Qt Developer
8 10 (5.56%) Consultant
8 10 (5.56%) PHP Developer
9 9 (5.00%) Technical Architect
9 9 (5.00%) Software Developer
10 8 (4.44%) Java Technical Architect
11 7 (3.89%) Software Architect
12 6 (3.33%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.33%) Security Specialist
12 6 (3.33%) Senior Software Developer
12 6 (3.33%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (38.89%) HTML
2 63 (35.00%) Spring
3 51 (28.33%) Hibernate
4 45 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 44 (24.44%) .NET
6 40 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 36 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 35 (19.44%) NHibernate
9 34 (18.89%) Spring.NET
9 34 (18.89%) Castle Windsor
10 33 (18.33%) CSS
11 29 (16.11%) Middleware
11 29 (16.11%) Web Services
12 25 (13.89%) J2EE
13 22 (12.22%) jQuery
14 17 (9.44%) XML
15 13 (7.22%) SOAP
16 12 (6.67%) HTML5
17 11 (6.11%) REST
17 11 (6.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 60 (33.33%) User Experience
2 20 (11.11%) Data Integration
3 18 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 14 (7.78%) Mathematics
5 13 (7.22%) Mobile App
6 12 (6.67%) Physics
7 8 (4.44%) Equities
7 8 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (3.89%) Visualisation
8 7 (3.89%) Social Media
9 6 (3.33%) GIS
9 6 (3.33%) Management Information System
10 4 (2.22%) Fixed Income
10 4 (2.22%) Derivative
10 4 (2.22%) Hedge funds
10 4 (2.22%) Wiki
10 4 (2.22%) Reference Data
11 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.11%) Social Gaming
12 2 (1.11%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.44%) Linux
2 8 (4.44%) UNIX
2 8 (4.44%) Windows
3 4 (2.22%) Ubuntu
3 4 (2.22%) CentOS
3 4 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (38.33%) TDD
3 62 (34.44%) MVC
4 33 (18.33%) UX Design
5 26 (14.44%) Software Engineering
6 25 (13.89%) Web Development
7 20 (11.11%) OO
8 19 (10.56%) Scrum
8 19 (10.56%) Mentoring
9 15 (8.33%) Multithreading
10 14 (7.78%) DevOps
11 13 (7.22%) MapReduce
12 12 (6.67%) Software Architecture
12 12 (6.67%) TOGAF
12 12 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (6.11%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (5.56%) E-Commerce
14 10 (5.56%) MVVM
15 9 (5.00%) Analytics
16 8 (4.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 82 (45.56%) Java
2 78 (43.33%) JavaScript
3 45 (25.00%) PHP
4 43 (23.89%) C#
5 42 (23.33%) Python
6 27 (15.00%) Ruby
7 22 (12.22%) C++
8 13 (7.22%) SQL
9 8 (4.44%) Perl
10 5 (2.78%) PHP5
11 4 (2.22%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.11%) Clojure
12 2 (1.11%) C
13 1 (0.56%) R
13 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.56%) Jython
13 1 (0.56%) VB6
13 1 (0.56%) VBScript
13 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (3.33%) CISSP
2 6 (3.33%) SSCP
2 6 (3.33%) GIAC
2 6 (3.33%) CEH
3 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) HL7
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.22%) Docker
2 3 (1.67%) LXC
3 2 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.56%) vSphere
4 1 (0.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (5.56%) Puppet
2 6 (3.33%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.67%) Ansible
3 3 (1.67%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 39 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.11%) Oracle
3 14 (7.78%) Talend
4 10 (5.56%) Apple
5 8 (4.44%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.33%) Cisco
7 5 (2.78%) LogRhythm
7 5 (2.78%) TIBCO
7 5 (2.78%) Sourcefire
8 4 (2.22%) GoldenSource
9 3 (1.67%) Google
10 2 (1.11%) VMware
10 2 (1.11%) Citrix
10 2 (1.11%) HP
10 2 (1.11%) Siebel
11 1 (0.56%) Adobe
11 1 (0.56%) Dell
11 1 (0.56%) Yahoo!
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