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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 63 73
Rank change year-on-year +19 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 57 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.67% 2.78% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.08% 3.03% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 45 20 27
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £41,217 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.52% +5.55%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1121 1089 1260
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 91.89% 91.67% 89.74%
Number of salaries quoted 683 619 767
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Open Source as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 85 (71.43%) Java
2 48 (40.34%) SDLC
3 44 (36.97%) Open Source Development
4 39 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (28.57%) Linux
6 32 (26.89%) Software Engineering
7 30 (25.21%) MongoDB
7 30 (25.21%) SOA
8 28 (23.53%) Big Data
8 28 (23.53%) Java EE
9 26 (21.85%) Hadoop
10 25 (21.01%) MySQL
11 24 (20.17%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (19.33%) Degree
12 23 (19.33%) Neo4j
12 23 (19.33%) JavaScript
13 22 (18.49%) HTML
14 20 (16.81%) Windows
14 20 (16.81%) Security Cleared
15 19 (15.97%) Spring
16 17 (14.29%) Maven
16 17 (14.29%) CSS
16 17 (14.29%) LAMP
17 16 (13.45%) SQL
17 16 (13.45%) .NET
17 16 (13.45%) Web Services
17 16 (13.45%) Apache
18 15 (12.61%) Python
18 15 (12.61%) Hibernate
18 15 (12.61%) Subversion

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 16 (13.45%) Apache
2 9 (7.56%) CMS
2 9 (7.56%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.72%) IIS
4 3 (2.52%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.68%) Drupal
5 2 (1.68%) JBoss
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.68%) WordPress
6 1 (0.84%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.84%) Confluence
6 1 (0.84%) nginx
6 1 (0.84%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.84%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.72%) NAS
2 7 (5.88%) Firewall
2 7 (5.88%) iSCSI
2 7 (5.88%) SAN
2 7 (5.88%) WAN
3 5 (4.20%) IMAP
3 5 (4.20%) Kerberos
3 5 (4.20%) LDAP
3 5 (4.20%) SMTP
3 5 (4.20%) VoIP
4 2 (1.68%) SMS
5 1 (0.84%) DHCP
5 1 (0.84%) DNS
5 1 (0.84%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.21%) MongoDB
2 28 (23.53%) Big Data
3 26 (21.85%) Hadoop
4 25 (21.01%) MySQL
5 23 (19.33%) Neo4j
6 15 (12.61%) NoSQL
7 14 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.52%) GIS
8 3 (2.52%) Pentaho
8 3 (2.52%) QGIS
8 3 (2.52%) Redis
9 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.84%) HBase
10 1 (0.84%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.84%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (14.29%) Maven
2 15 (12.61%) Jenkins
2 15 (12.61%) Subversion
3 14 (11.76%) JUnit
4 9 (7.56%) Git (software)
5 8 (6.72%) Selenium
6 7 (5.88%) Ant
6 7 (5.88%) HttpUnit
6 7 (5.88%) Jasmine
6 7 (5.88%) JMeter
6 7 (5.88%) Protractor
6 7 (5.88%) TestNG
7 6 (5.04%) Artifactory
8 5 (4.20%) Bugzilla
8 5 (4.20%) CMake
8 5 (4.20%) MSBuild
8 5 (4.20%) NuGet
8 5 (4.20%) Phabricator
8 5 (4.20%) Ranorex
8 5 (4.20%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (6.72%) Finance
1 8 (6.72%) Games
2 3 (2.52%) Electronics
3 1 (0.84%) Advertising
3 1 (0.84%) Marketing
3 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (60.50%) Developer
2 57 (47.90%) Java Developer
3 28 (23.53%) Software Engineer
4 26 (21.85%) Lead Developer
4 26 (21.85%) Lead Java Developer
5 23 (19.33%) Java Engineer
5 23 (19.33%) Java Software Engineer
5 23 (19.33%) Open Source Developer
6 22 (18.49%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 22 (18.49%) Software Developer
7 20 (16.81%) Java Software Developer
8 10 (8.40%) Senior Developer
8 10 (8.40%) Test Engineer
9 8 (6.72%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (5.04%) Analyst
11 6 (5.04%) Tester
12 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (23.53%) Java EE
2 22 (18.49%) HTML
3 19 (15.97%) Spring
4 17 (14.29%) CSS
4 17 (14.29%) LAMP
5 16 (13.45%) .NET
5 16 (13.45%) Web Services
6 15 (12.61%) Hibernate
7 12 (10.08%) AngularJS
8 11 (9.24%) jQuery
8 11 (9.24%) XML
9 10 (8.40%) J2EE
10 9 (7.56%) RESTful
10 9 (7.56%) SOAP
11 8 (6.72%) HTML5
12 5 (4.20%) JPA
12 5 (4.20%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (3.36%) ActiveMQ
13 4 (3.36%) Drools
13 4 (3.36%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.56%) Algorithms
2 7 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.20%) Robotics
4 4 (3.36%) User Experience
5 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.52%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.52%) W3C
6 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (28.57%) Linux
2 20 (16.81%) Windows
3 9 (7.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (6.72%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.88%) Solaris
5 7 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 6 (5.04%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.20%) Debian
8 3 (2.52%) Android
8 3 (2.52%) Unix
9 1 (0.84%) CentOS
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.34%) SDLC
2 44 (36.97%) Open Source Development
3 39 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (26.89%) Software Engineering
5 30 (25.21%) SOA
6 24 (20.17%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (10.92%) Test Automation
8 12 (10.08%) Scrum
8 12 (10.08%) TDD
9 10 (8.40%) Web Application Development
10 8 (6.72%) DevOps
11 7 (5.88%) BDD
11 7 (5.88%) Configuration Management
11 7 (5.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 7 (5.88%) OO
11 7 (5.88%) Separation of Concerns
12 6 (5.04%) Analytics
12 6 (5.04%) Kanban
12 6 (5.04%) Software Testing
12 6 (5.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (71.43%) Java
2 23 (19.33%) JavaScript
3 16 (13.45%) SQL
4 15 (12.61%) Python
5 14 (11.76%) PHP
6 13 (10.92%) Bash Shell
7 9 (7.56%) C#
8 7 (5.88%) C++
8 7 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 6 (5.04%) Ruby
10 5 (4.20%) Perl
11 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.84%) C
12 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.84%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (19.33%) Degree
2 20 (16.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.52%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (2.52%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (4.20%) Docker
2 2 (1.68%) KVM
3 1 (0.84%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.84%) Gluster
3 1 (0.84%) HDFS
3 1 (0.84%) Samba
3 1 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.84%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (10.92%) Nagios
2 11 (9.24%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (6.72%) Puppet
4 7 (5.88%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.84%) Ansible
5 1 (0.84%) Cacti
5 1 (0.84%) Icinga
5 1 (0.84%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.84%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (11.76%) Oracle
2 7 (5.88%) Alterian
2 7 (5.88%) Brocade
2 7 (5.88%) Cisco
2 7 (5.88%) Citrix
2 7 (5.88%) Palo Alto
2 7 (5.88%) Percona
2 7 (5.88%) Riverbed
2 7 (5.88%) VMware
3 4 (3.36%) Google
3 4 (3.36%) Perforce
4 3 (2.52%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.52%) Talend
5 2 (1.68%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.84%) Dell
6 1 (0.84%) Juniper
6 1 (0.84%) Platfora
6 1 (0.84%) Splunk
6 1 (0.84%) Tableau
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £105,000 (+ top tier package including award winning pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: bonus, share scheme, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Metaswitch Networks
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Private Healthcare, Good Pensio
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Linux Recruit
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago