Period
to 18 January 2020

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 18 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 72 79
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -26
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 50 79 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.72% 3.27% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 3.47% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 22 42 44
Edinburgh median annual salary £57,124 £60,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.79% +29.73% -7.50%
10th Percentile £35,375 £40,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £70,000 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £57,124 £50,000 £44,705
% change year-on-year +14.25% +11.84% -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 1,706 2,274 2,443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 92.67% 94.12% 93.14%
Number of salaries quoted 958 1,422 1,531
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,932 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,225 £72,500 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 18 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, 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 27 (54.00%) Java
2 26 (52.00%) DevOps
3 24 (48.00%) Microservices
3 24 (48.00%) Software Engineering
4 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (46.00%) Jenkins
5 20 (40.00%) Finance
6 19 (38.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 18 (36.00%) JavaScript
8 17 (34.00%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (28.00%) Linux
9 14 (28.00%) TDD
10 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
10 13 (26.00%) AWS
10 13 (26.00%) SDLC
11 12 (24.00%) Ansible
11 12 (24.00%) IBM UrbanCode
11 12 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (24.00%) Windows
11 12 (24.00%) OO
12 11 (22.00%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (22.00%) Spring
12 11 (22.00%) Kubernetes
12 11 (22.00%) Spring Boot
13 10 (20.00%) Subversion
13 10 (20.00%) Hibernate
13 10 (20.00%) Node.js
13 10 (20.00%) BDD
14 9 (18.00%) Unix

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 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.00%) Apache
2 2 (4.00%) Confluence
2 2 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.00%) AWS
2 9 (18.00%) GCP
3 8 (16.00%) GitHub
4 7 (14.00%) Azure
5 5 (10.00%) IaaS
6 3 (6.00%) Serverless
7 2 (4.00%) Amazon S3
7 2 (4.00%) SaaS
8 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.00%) OpenShift
8 1 (2.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (6.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (18.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (16.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.00%) Big Data
4 2 (4.00%) Blockchain
5 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 23 (46.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (24.00%) IBM UrbanCode
3 12 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (20.00%) Subversion
5 9 (18.00%) JIRA
6 7 (14.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (14.00%) Cucumber
6 7 (14.00%) GoCD
6 7 (14.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (14.00%) SpecFlow
7 3 (6.00%) Maven
8 2 (4.00%) Bitbucket
8 2 (4.00%) GitLab
8 2 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.00%) JUnit
9 1 (2.00%) Mockito
General
1 20 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Banking
2 7 (14.00%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Consultant
2 13 (26.00%) Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Java Developer
5 7 (14.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 7 (14.00%) Principal Consultant
5 7 (14.00%) Senior Consultant
5 7 (14.00%) Senior DevOps
5 7 (14.00%) Senior DevOps Consultant
5 7 (14.00%) Test Automation Consultant
5 7 (14.00%) Test Consultant
6 6 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Java Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Senior Java Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) JavaScript Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) DevOps Automation Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) Open Source Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) Spring
1 11 (22.00%) Spring Boot
2 10 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 10 (20.00%) Node.js
3 7 (14.00%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (12.00%) React
5 5 (10.00%) .NET
5 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (8.00%) CSS
6 4 (8.00%) HTML
7 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.00%) D3.js
7 3 (6.00%) Kafka
7 3 (6.00%) REST
7 3 (6.00%) RESTful
7 3 (6.00%) Web Services
7 3 (6.00%) WebGL
8 2 (4.00%) HTML5
8 2 (4.00%) OAuth
8 2 (4.00%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Blog
2 5 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (4.00%) RIA
4 2 (4.00%) Robotics
4 2 (4.00%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.00%) Cybercrime
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Linux
2 12 (24.00%) Windows
3 9 (18.00%) Unix
4 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) DevOps
2 24 (48.00%) Microservices
2 24 (48.00%) Software Engineering
3 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (38.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 17 (34.00%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (28.00%) TDD
7 13 (26.00%) SDLC
8 12 (24.00%) OO
9 10 (20.00%) BDD
10 9 (18.00%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (16.00%) Fintech
11 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
11 8 (16.00%) OOP
12 7 (14.00%) Continuous Deployment
12 7 (14.00%) Customer Engagement
12 7 (14.00%) Digital Banking
12 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure as Code
12 7 (14.00%) Line Management
12 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (54.00%) Java
2 18 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.00%) Java 8
4 7 (14.00%) SQL
5 5 (10.00%) Groovy
5 5 (10.00%) Python
6 3 (6.00%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.00%) C#
7 2 (4.00%) C++
7 2 (4.00%) ES6
7 2 (4.00%) GLSL
7 2 (4.00%) R
8 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) CEH
2 1 (2.00%) CISM
2 1 (2.00%) CISSP
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (24.00%) Ansible
1 12 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (22.00%) Kubernetes
3 7 (14.00%) Consul
3 7 (14.00%) Puppet
3 7 (14.00%) Rundeck
3 7 (14.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Delphix
1 7 (14.00%) RedGate
1 7 (14.00%) ServiceNow
1 7 (14.00%) Splunk
2 5 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.00%) Black Duck
3 2 (4.00%) Coverity
3 2 (4.00%) Google
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) Tableau