Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 75 51
Rank change year-on-year +9 -24 +34
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 90 64 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.34% 2.74% 4.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 2.96% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79 38 143
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,109 £31,050
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.79% +8.33% +5.88%

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2452 2164 2799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 91.02% 92.52% 91.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1485 1409 1766
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Edinburgh

Open Source
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Open Source in Edinburgh

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 48 (53.33%) Java
2 36 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 36 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (35.56%) Degree
4 29 (32.22%) HTML
5 27 (30.00%) SQL
5 27 (30.00%) CSS
5 27 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (27.78%) SDLC
7 20 (22.22%) C#
8 19 (21.11%) .NET
8 19 (21.11%) Software Engineering
9 17 (18.89%) Linux
10 16 (17.78%) Test Automation
11 15 (16.67%) Jenkins
11 15 (16.67%) Hibernate
12 14 (15.56%) Spring
12 14 (15.56%) JUnit
12 14 (15.56%) Jasmine
12 14 (15.56%) Protractor
12 14 (15.56%) DevOps
13 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (14.44%) Microservices
13 13 (14.44%) Software Delivery
13 13 (14.44%) TestNG
13 13 (14.44%) Selenium
13 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (14.44%) Windows
13 13 (14.44%) TDD
13 13 (14.44%) Analytical Thinking

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (5.56%) Apache
2 3 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.11%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.11%) Confluence
3 1 (1.11%) Drupal
3 1 (1.11%) nginx
3 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.11%) Tornado
3 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.22%) SaaS
5 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) IMAP
1 5 (5.56%) Kerberos
1 5 (5.56%) LDAP
1 5 (5.56%) SMTP
1 5 (5.56%) VoIP
2 2 (2.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 8 (8.89%) Big Data
2 8 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 6 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (5.56%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.56%) MySQL
4 5 (5.56%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.11%) GIS
5 1 (1.11%) HBase
5 1 (1.11%) Redis
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 14 (15.56%) Jasmine
2 14 (15.56%) JUnit
2 14 (15.56%) Protractor
3 13 (14.44%) Selenium
3 13 (14.44%) TestNG
4 11 (12.22%) Maven
4 11 (12.22%) Subversion
5 9 (10.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (7.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (6.67%) GoCD
7 6 (6.67%) IBM UrbanCode
7 6 (6.67%) JIRA
7 6 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (5.56%) Bugzilla
8 5 (5.56%) CMake
8 5 (5.56%) MSBuild
8 5 (5.56%) Phabricator
8 5 (5.56%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (7.78%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Electronics
3 4 (4.44%) Retail
4 2 (2.22%) Games
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (41.11%) Developer
2 26 (28.89%) Java Developer
3 18 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Consultant
4 13 (14.44%) Test Automation Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.78%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (6.67%) DevOps Consultant
8 6 (6.67%) Java Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
8 6 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Consultant
8 6 (6.67%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) IT Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (32.22%) HTML
2 27 (30.00%) CSS
3 19 (21.11%) .NET
4 15 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 14 (15.56%) Spring
6 11 (12.22%) HTML5
7 9 (10.00%) Node.js
7 9 (10.00%) React
8 8 (8.89%) AngularJS
8 8 (8.89%) J2EE
9 7 (7.78%) CSS3
10 6 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (6.67%) LAMP
11 5 (5.56%) J2SE
11 5 (5.56%) Qt
11 5 (5.56%) Redux
11 5 (5.56%) RESTful
11 5 (5.56%) Spring Boot
12 4 (4.44%) SOAP
12 4 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.78%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 5 (5.56%) Fintech
4 5 (5.56%) Robotics
5 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.22%) Smart City
5 2 (2.22%) User Experience
6 1 (1.11%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.89%) Linux
2 13 (14.44%) Windows
3 6 (6.67%) Unix
4 5 (5.56%) Debian
5 4 (4.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.11%) Android
6 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (27.78%) SDLC
4 19 (21.11%) Software Engineering
5 16 (17.78%) Test Automation
6 14 (15.56%) DevOps
7 13 (14.44%) Analytical Thinking
7 13 (14.44%) Microservices
7 13 (14.44%) Software Delivery
7 13 (14.44%) TDD
8 11 (12.22%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (10.00%) Open Source Development
10 7 (7.78%) Coaching
10 7 (7.78%) ITIL
10 7 (7.78%) Mentoring
10 7 (7.78%) Performance Improvement
10 7 (7.78%) Scrum
10 7 (7.78%) Service Management
10 7 (7.78%) Software Testing
11 6 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 48 (53.33%) Java
2 36 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 27 (30.00%) SQL
4 20 (22.22%) C#
5 7 (7.78%) Bash Shell
6 6 (6.67%) C++
6 6 (6.67%) PHP
6 6 (6.67%) Python
7 4 (4.44%) Ruby
8 2 (2.22%) Perl
9 1 (1.11%) R
9 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (35.56%) Degree
2 6 (6.67%) PhD
3 5 (5.56%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (10.00%) Puppet
2 7 (7.78%) Nagios
3 6 (6.67%) Ansible
3 6 (6.67%) Consul
3 6 (6.67%) Rundeck
3 6 (6.67%) Terraform
4 2 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (6.67%) RedGate
1 6 (6.67%) ServiceNow
1 6 (6.67%) Splunk
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (1.11%) Alterian
3 1 (1.11%) ESRI
3 1 (1.11%) Google
3 1 (1.11%) IBM