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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 104 113 114
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 69 43 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.91% 1.42% 1.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.16% 4.08% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 48 29 24
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £60,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1337 1053 1035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.93% 34.66% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 889 682 654
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,549
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 -2 35 £40,000 - 2
Edinburgh -4 26 £37,500 - 5
Dundee +14 5 £40,000 +33.33%
Stirling - 2 - -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 135 (81.33%) Java
2 79 (47.59%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (45.78%) JavaScript
4 75 (45.18%) Hibernate
5 72 (43.37%) Python
5 72 (43.37%) Spring
6 57 (34.34%) JBoss
7 56 (33.73%) PHP
7 56 (33.73%) Linux
8 55 (33.13%) Ruby
9 42 (25.30%) Software Engineering
10 39 (23.49%) HTML
11 38 (22.89%) Jenkins
12 37 (22.29%) SOA
13 36 (21.69%) BDD
14 35 (21.08%) MVC
15 34 (20.48%) OO
15 34 (20.48%) Big Data
16 33 (19.88%) NoSQL
16 33 (19.88%) jQuery
17 32 (19.28%) Web Services
17 32 (19.28%) Finance
18 31 (18.67%) Alfresco
18 31 (18.67%) Maven
19 30 (18.07%) Selenium
19 30 (18.07%) CSS
20 29 (17.47%) MongoDB
21 28 (16.87%) Relational Database
22 27 (16.27%) XML
22 27 (16.27%) Continuous Integration

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 31 (18.67%) Alfresco
2 20 (12.05%) Apache
2 20 (12.05%) Drupal
3 17 (10.24%) Tomcat
4 14 (8.43%) Node.js
5 11 (6.63%) SugarCRM
6 8 (4.82%) CMS
7 4 (2.41%) Mule
8 2 (1.20%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.20%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.60%) Lync
9 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.60%) WordPress
9 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.02%) SaaS
2 5 (3.01%) GitHub
3 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.41%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (2.41%) Firewall
1 4 (2.41%) Internet
2 3 (1.81%) SAN
3 2 (1.20%) LDAP
3 2 (1.20%) DNS
3 2 (1.20%) DHCP
4 1 (0.60%) HTTP
4 1 (0.60%) WAN
4 1 (0.60%) IPsec
4 1 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (20.48%) Big Data
2 33 (19.88%) NoSQL
3 29 (17.47%) MongoDB
4 28 (16.87%) Relational Database
5 25 (15.06%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (12.65%) Pentaho
6 21 (12.65%) MySQL
7 20 (12.05%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (8.43%) Hadoop
9 13 (7.83%) Oracle Database
9 13 (7.83%) RDBMS
10 7 (4.22%) SQL Server
11 6 (3.61%) Apache Hive
12 2 (1.20%) HBase
13 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.60%) DTS
13 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 38 (22.89%) Jenkins
2 31 (18.67%) Maven
3 30 (18.07%) Selenium
4 16 (9.64%) Subversion
5 12 (7.23%) JUnit
5 12 (7.23%) Talend Open Studio
5 12 (7.23%) Git (software)
6 11 (6.63%) Jasmine
6 11 (6.63%) Artifactory
7 9 (5.42%) Cucumber
8 7 (4.22%) TestNG
9 5 (3.01%) RSpec
9 5 (3.01%) Trac
10 4 (2.41%) GCC
10 4 (2.41%) Hudson
10 4 (2.41%) LLVM
11 2 (1.20%) Mockito
12 1 (0.60%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
General
1 32 (19.28%) Finance
2 8 (4.82%) Games
2 8 (4.82%) Aerospace
3 5 (3.01%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.01%) Electronics
3 5 (3.01%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.01%) Banking
3 5 (3.01%) Marketing
4 3 (1.81%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (68.67%) Developer
2 66 (39.76%) Java Developer
3 28 (16.87%) Software Engineer
4 24 (14.46%) Senior Developer
5 16 (9.64%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (7.83%) Software Developer
7 12 (7.23%) Java Team Leader
7 12 (7.23%) Team Leader
7 12 (7.23%) Technical Team Leader
8 10 (6.02%) Java Software Engineer
9 8 (4.82%) Junior Developer
9 8 (4.82%) Junior
10 6 (3.61%) Analyst
10 6 (3.61%) Applications Support
11 5 (3.01%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.01%) Programmer
11 5 (3.01%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 5 (3.01%) Ruby Developer
11 5 (3.01%) Junior Java Developer
11 5 (3.01%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (45.18%) Hibernate
2 72 (43.37%) Spring
3 39 (23.49%) HTML
4 33 (19.88%) jQuery
5 32 (19.28%) Web Services
6 30 (18.07%) CSS
7 27 (16.27%) XML
8 26 (15.66%) JSON
9 25 (15.06%) RESTful
10 24 (14.46%) Gherkin
11 20 (12.05%) JSF
12 19 (11.45%) Java EE
13 18 (10.84%) .NET
13 18 (10.84%) AngularJS
14 15 (9.04%) Ajax
15 13 (7.83%) Ruby on Rails
16 11 (6.63%) Spring Security
16 11 (6.63%) XHTML
16 11 (6.63%) Middleware
17 8 (4.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.05%) Data Integration
2 16 (9.64%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (6.63%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.22%) N-Tier
4 7 (4.22%) GIS
4 7 (4.22%) Clustering
5 5 (3.01%) DTV
5 5 (3.01%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.01%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.41%) Physics
7 2 (1.20%) Tandem
8 1 (0.60%) Equities
8 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.60%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 56 (33.73%) Linux
2 17 (10.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (7.83%) UNIX
4 9 (5.42%) Ubuntu
5 6 (3.61%) Mac OS X
5 6 (3.61%) Windows
6 5 (3.01%) AIX
6 5 (3.01%) Solaris
7 4 (2.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (47.59%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (25.30%) Software Engineering
3 37 (22.29%) SOA
4 36 (21.69%) BDD
5 35 (21.08%) MVC
6 34 (20.48%) OO
7 27 (16.27%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (14.46%) Scrum
8 24 (14.46%) Document Management
9 19 (11.45%) TDD
10 18 (10.84%) OOP
10 18 (10.84%) Unit Testing
11 12 (7.23%) Multithreading
11 12 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (6.02%) Web Development
12 10 (6.02%) MapReduce
13 8 (4.82%) Data Modelling
14 7 (4.22%) Functional Programming
15 6 (3.61%) DevOps
15 6 (3.61%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 135 (81.33%) Java
2 76 (45.78%) JavaScript
3 72 (43.37%) Python
4 56 (33.73%) PHP
5 55 (33.13%) Ruby
6 17 (10.24%) Jython
7 13 (7.83%) C#
7 13 (7.83%) C++
8 12 (7.23%) SQL
9 11 (6.63%) Scala
9 11 (6.63%) Perl
10 7 (4.22%) C
11 6 (3.61%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.01%) VB.NET
12 5 (3.01%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.01%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (1.20%) Groovy
13 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.20%) AWK
14 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (11.45%) Degree
2 8 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.20%) CEH
4 2 (1.20%) CISSP
4 2 (1.20%) SSCP
4 2 (1.20%) GIAC
5 1 (0.60%) PhD
5 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) KVM
1 1 (0.60%) RHEV
1 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.60%) DFS Replication
1 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (7.23%) Puppet
2 7 (4.22%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.01%) Capistrano
4 4 (2.41%) ZABBIX
4 4 (2.41%) Nagios
5 2 (1.20%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (34.34%) JBoss
2 19 (11.45%) Red Hat
3 15 (9.04%) Microsoft
4 14 (8.43%) Oracle
5 12 (7.23%) Talend
6 5 (3.01%) SAP
6 5 (3.01%) Google
7 3 (1.81%) Cisco
8 2 (1.20%) VMware
8 2 (1.20%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.60%) Green Hat
9 1 (0.60%) Twitter
9 1 (0.60%) IBM
9 1 (0.60%) Adobe
9 1 (0.60%) Citrix
9 1 (0.60%) Perforce
9 1 (0.60%) NetApp
9 1 (0.60%) Zend
9 1 (0.60%) Brocade
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