The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 158 174 157
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 2 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.063% 0.10% 0.098%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.33% 0.48% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £34,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
OpenStack
UK

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

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
603 842 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 18.90% 21.87% 22.05%
Number of salaries quoted 371 553 417
Average salary £40,000 £39,900 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.25% +14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OpenStack across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

OpenStack
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OpenStack across the Scotland region.

OpenStack Salary Trend in Scotland

OpenStack
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 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
Edinburgh - 2 £34,000 -
OpenStack
UK

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing OpenStack 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 OpenStack.

1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) JDBC
3 2 (50.00%) JSP
3 2 (50.00%) Servlets
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) LDAP
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) JBoss
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing OpenStack 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 OpenStack. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) QUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JDBC
1 2 (50.00%) JSP
1 2 (50.00%) Servlets
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef