Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 54 79
Rank change year-on-year -10 +25 -15
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 93 115 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.70% 4.35% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.96% 4.67% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 43 121 46
Edinburgh median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £32,500 £37,120
90th Percentile £86,250 £60,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +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 2,349 2,462 2,214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.47% 93.12% 93.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,447 1,485 1,405
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.41% -2.22% +5.88%

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 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 54 (58.06%) Continuous Integration
2 50 (53.76%) Git (software)
3 43 (46.24%) Jenkins
4 42 (45.16%) Java
5 41 (44.09%) Windows
6 40 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (41.94%) Microservices
8 37 (39.78%) Continuous Delivery
8 37 (39.78%) Linux
9 34 (36.56%) Subversion
10 31 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
11 30 (32.26%) DevOps
12 29 (31.18%) Opscode Chef
13 28 (30.11%) JIRA
14 27 (29.03%) Software Engineering
14 27 (29.03%) GCP
14 27 (29.03%) Google Cloud Platform
15 26 (27.96%) Octopus Deploy
15 26 (27.96%) Ansible
15 26 (27.96%) ServiceNow
15 26 (27.96%) Team Foundation Server
15 26 (27.96%) Microsoft Azure
15 26 (27.96%) Puppet
15 26 (27.96%) RedGate
15 26 (27.96%) Splunk
15 26 (27.96%) Customer Engagement
15 26 (27.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 26 (27.96%) Unix
15 26 (27.96%) Rundeck
15 26 (27.96%) Elastic Stack

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 10 (10.75%) IIS
2 1 (1.08%) Apache
2 1 (1.08%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.08%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.08%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 31 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (29.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 26 (27.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (5.38%) IaaS
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) Firewall
2 6 (6.45%) Network Security
3 5 (5.38%) Asterisk PBX
3 5 (5.38%) Ethernet
3 5 (5.38%) H.323
3 5 (5.38%) Kerberos
3 5 (5.38%) PBX
3 5 (5.38%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.38%) VLAN
3 5 (5.38%) VoIP
3 5 (5.38%) Wireshark
4 4 (4.30%) HTTP
4 4 (4.30%) LAN
4 4 (4.30%) WAN
5 1 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (12.90%) RDBMS
2 12 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.23%) Big Data
4 3 (3.23%) MySQL
4 3 (3.23%) Redis
5 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.08%) Apache Kudu
6 1 (1.08%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.08%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.08%) HBase
6 1 (1.08%) Impala
6 1 (1.08%) Presto
6 1 (1.08%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 50 (53.76%) Git (software)
2 43 (46.24%) Jenkins
3 34 (36.56%) Subversion
4 28 (30.11%) JIRA
5 26 (27.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 26 (27.96%) GoCD
5 26 (27.96%) IBM UrbanCode
5 26 (27.96%) Octopus Deploy
5 26 (27.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (10.75%) Cucumber
6 10 (10.75%) NUnit
6 10 (10.75%) SpecFlow
6 10 (10.75%) TeamCity
7 5 (5.38%) Clang
7 5 (5.38%) JUnit
7 5 (5.38%) Maven
7 5 (5.38%) Phabricator
8 4 (4.30%) Jasmine
8 4 (4.30%) Protractor
8 4 (4.30%) TestNG
General
1 21 (22.58%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Marketing
3 7 (7.53%) Electronics
3 7 (7.53%) Games
4 6 (6.45%) Retail
5 5 (5.38%) Automotive
6 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (38.71%) Developer
2 28 (30.11%) Java Developer
3 27 (29.03%) Consultant
4 26 (27.96%) DevOps Consultant
4 26 (27.96%) Senior Consultant
4 26 (27.96%) Senior DevOps
4 26 (27.96%) Senior DevOps Consultant
5 18 (19.35%) Software Engineer
6 16 (17.20%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 14 (15.05%) Java Engineer
8 13 (13.98%) Java Software Developer
8 13 (13.98%) Java Software Engineer
8 13 (13.98%) Software Developer
9 12 (12.90%) JavaScript Engineer
10 10 (10.75%) .NET Software Developer
10 10 (10.75%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (10.75%) Developer in Test
10 10 (10.75%) Development Engineer
10 10 (10.75%) Java Developer in Test
10 10 (10.75%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.96%) Elastic Stack
2 18 (19.35%) .NET
3 14 (15.05%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (12.90%) Spring
4 12 (12.90%) Spring Boot
5 11 (11.83%) Hibernate
5 11 (11.83%) JSON
5 11 (11.83%) REST
6 10 (10.75%) Gherkin
6 10 (10.75%) XML
7 9 (9.68%) CSS
7 9 (9.68%) HTML
7 9 (9.68%) J2EE
7 9 (9.68%) Java EE
8 6 (6.45%) AngularJS
9 5 (5.38%) 802.1X
9 5 (5.38%) FreeSWITCH
9 5 (5.38%) LLVM
9 5 (5.38%) TensorFlow
9 5 (5.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Fintech
2 9 (9.68%) Algorithms
3 8 (8.60%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (5.38%) Data Structures
5 5 (5.38%) GPGPU
5 5 (5.38%) Robotics
6 4 (4.30%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.23%) NHS
7 3 (3.23%) User Experience
8 2 (2.15%) Xbox
9 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 41 (44.09%) Windows
2 37 (39.78%) Linux
3 26 (27.96%) Unix
4 5 (5.38%) Debian
4 5 (5.38%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (58.06%) Continuous Integration
2 40 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (41.94%) Microservices
4 37 (39.78%) Continuous Delivery
5 30 (32.26%) DevOps
6 27 (29.03%) Software Engineering
7 26 (27.96%) Customer Engagement
8 24 (25.81%) Test Automation
9 21 (22.58%) Scrum
10 18 (19.35%) OO
11 15 (16.13%) MVC
12 13 (13.98%) BDD
12 13 (13.98%) TDD
13 12 (12.90%) OOP
14 10 (10.75%) Agile Testing
14 10 (10.75%) Process Improvement
14 10 (10.75%) SDLC
14 10 (10.75%) Software Testing
14 10 (10.75%) Test Scripting
14 10 (10.75%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 42 (45.16%) Java
2 24 (25.81%) JavaScript
3 20 (21.51%) C#
4 17 (18.28%) SQL
5 10 (10.75%) PowerShell
6 8 (8.60%) C++
7 7 (7.53%) Python
8 6 (6.45%) R
9 3 (3.23%) PHP
10 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.08%) C
11 1 (1.08%) Groovy
11 1 (1.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (24.73%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (29.03%) GCP
2 5 (5.38%) IEC 61508
2 5 (5.38%) ISO 26262
2 5 (5.38%) MISRA
2 5 (5.38%) MISRA C
3 3 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.38%) Dovecot
2 5 (5.38%) iptables
2 5 (5.38%) Postfix
2 5 (5.38%) QEMU
2 5 (5.38%) VirtualBox
2 5 (5.38%) Xen
3 1 (1.08%) Docker
3 1 (1.08%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 29 (31.18%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (27.96%) Ansible
2 26 (27.96%) Consul
2 26 (27.96%) Puppet
2 26 (27.96%) Rundeck
2 26 (27.96%) Terraform
3 5 (5.38%) Proxmox
4 1 (1.08%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.08%) Oozie
Vendors
1 26 (27.96%) Delphix
1 26 (27.96%) RedGate
1 26 (27.96%) ServiceNow
1 26 (27.96%) Splunk
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.38%) Renesas
3 4 (4.30%) Cisco
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle
4 2 (2.15%) SAP
5 1 (1.08%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.08%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.08%) Google