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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 37 37 83
Rank change year-on-year 0 +46  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 62 62 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.51% 4.67% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.92% 5.14% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 38 43 10
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,700 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,500 £75,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1048 1206 1193
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 93.07% 90.81% 88.50%
Number of salaries quoted 678 809 712
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £59,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Edinburgh

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 82 (70.09%) Java
2 60 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (35.90%) SOA
4 39 (33.33%) Linux
5 33 (28.21%) SDLC
6 32 (27.35%) Spring
7 31 (26.50%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (24.79%) Java EE
9 28 (23.93%) Hadoop
9 28 (23.93%) Python
9 28 (23.93%) Open Source Development
10 27 (23.08%) Scrum
11 24 (20.51%) MongoDB
12 23 (19.66%) Big Data
12 23 (19.66%) HTML
13 22 (18.80%) Web Services
13 22 (18.80%) Neo4j
14 21 (17.95%) JBoss
14 21 (17.95%) MySQL
15 20 (17.09%) JavaScript
15 20 (17.09%) PostgreSQL
15 20 (17.09%) Software Engineering
15 20 (17.09%) Security Cleared
16 18 (15.38%) TDD
16 18 (15.38%) Hibernate
16 18 (15.38%) Microservices
17 16 (13.68%) Infrastructure Management
18 15 (12.82%) Analytics
18 15 (12.82%) Degree
18 15 (12.82%) jQuery

Open Source
Top Related 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 21 (17.95%) JBoss
2 14 (11.97%) Apache
3 11 (9.40%) Tomcat
4 8 (6.84%) Alfresco
4 8 (6.84%) IIS
4 8 (6.84%) WebLogic
4 8 (6.84%) WebSphere
4 8 (6.84%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (4.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (3.42%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.71%) CMS
7 2 (1.71%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.85%) Confluence
8 1 (0.85%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.71%) G Suite
3 2 (1.71%) IaaS
4 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.85%) GitHub
4 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.55%) NAS
2 9 (7.69%) SAN
3 7 (5.98%) Firewall
3 7 (5.98%) iSCSI
3 7 (5.98%) WAN
4 2 (1.71%) DHCP
4 2 (1.71%) DNS
5 1 (0.85%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.93%) Hadoop
2 24 (20.51%) MongoDB
3 23 (19.66%) Big Data
4 22 (18.80%) Neo4j
5 21 (17.95%) MySQL
6 20 (17.09%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (11.97%) NoSQL
8 13 (11.11%) Pentaho
9 6 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (5.13%) Oracle Database
9 6 (5.13%) RDBMS
9 6 (5.13%) Relational Database
10 4 (3.42%) GIS
10 4 (3.42%) QGIS
11 2 (1.71%) Redis
12 1 (0.85%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (11.11%) Maven
1 13 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
2 11 (9.40%) Jenkins
2 11 (9.40%) Selenium
3 9 (7.69%) Artifactory
3 9 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.69%) Subversion
4 4 (3.42%) JUnit
5 2 (1.71%) Ant
5 2 (1.71%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (1.71%) HttpUnit
5 2 (1.71%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.71%) JMeter
5 2 (1.71%) Protractor
5 2 (1.71%) TestNG
5 2 (1.71%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.85%) ERwin
6 1 (0.85%) JIRA
6 1 (0.85%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (11.11%) Finance
2 7 (5.98%) Games
3 2 (1.71%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (47.01%) Developer
2 42 (35.90%) Java Developer
3 22 (18.80%) Architect
4 18 (15.38%) Open Source Developer
4 18 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 13 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 13 (11.11%) Technical Architect
6 12 (10.26%) Lead Developer
6 12 (10.26%) Lead Java Developer
7 11 (9.40%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 11 (9.40%) Java Engineer
7 11 (9.40%) Java Software Engineer
8 10 (8.55%) Java Software Developer
9 8 (6.84%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (6.84%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (6.84%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.98%) Data Architect
10 7 (5.98%) Senior Architect
10 7 (5.98%) Senior Data Architect
11 6 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (27.35%) Spring
2 29 (24.79%) Java EE
3 23 (19.66%) HTML
4 22 (18.80%) Web Services
5 18 (15.38%) Hibernate
6 15 (12.82%) Apache Camel
6 15 (12.82%) CSS
6 15 (12.82%) jQuery
7 14 (11.97%) ActiveMQ
7 14 (11.97%) Drools
7 14 (11.97%) jBPM
7 14 (11.97%) XML
8 13 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
9 12 (10.26%) Middleware
10 11 (9.40%) RESTful
11 10 (8.55%) .NET
12 9 (7.69%) AngularJS
12 9 (7.69%) Gherkin
13 8 (6.84%) JSON
13 8 (6.84%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.13%) Algorithms
2 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
2 2 (1.71%) User Experience
2 2 (1.71%) W3C
3 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
3 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (33.33%) Linux
2 14 (11.97%) Windows
3 12 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 8 (6.84%) Ubuntu
6 4 (3.42%) Android
6 4 (3.42%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.42%) CentOS
6 4 (3.42%) Solaris
7 3 (2.56%) Unix
8 1 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (35.90%) SOA
3 33 (28.21%) SDLC
4 31 (26.50%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (23.93%) Open Source Development
6 27 (23.08%) Scrum
7 20 (17.09%) Software Engineering
8 18 (15.38%) Microservices
8 18 (15.38%) TDD
9 16 (13.68%) Infrastructure Management
10 15 (12.82%) Analytics
11 14 (11.97%) UML
12 13 (11.11%) BDD
13 10 (8.55%) Data Modelling
14 9 (7.69%) OO
15 8 (6.84%) Configuration Management
15 8 (6.84%) Data Management
15 8 (6.84%) Document Management
15 8 (6.84%) TOGAF
15 8 (6.84%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 82 (70.09%) Java
2 28 (23.93%) Python
3 20 (17.09%) JavaScript
4 14 (11.97%) SQL
5 11 (9.40%) Bash Shell
6 9 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 8 (6.84%) Perl
7 8 (6.84%) PHP
7 8 (6.84%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.27%) C++
8 5 (4.27%) Ruby
9 4 (3.42%) C#
10 1 (0.85%) C
10 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (17.09%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.82%) Degree
3 2 (1.71%) NCDA
3 2 (1.71%) NCIE
3 2 (1.71%) VCAP
3 2 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) vCloud
1 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.71%) VMware Server
1 2 (1.71%) vSphere
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.85%) Gluster
2 1 (0.85%) KVM
2 1 (0.85%) Samba
2 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (11.11%) Puppet
3 7 (5.98%) Check_MK
3 7 (5.98%) Nagios
4 6 (5.13%) Ansible
5 2 (1.71%) vRealize
6 1 (0.85%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 13 (11.11%) Talend
2 12 (10.26%) Oracle
3 9 (7.69%) VMware
4 7 (5.98%) Brocade
4 7 (5.98%) Cisco
4 7 (5.98%) Citrix
4 7 (5.98%) Google
4 7 (5.98%) Palo Alto
4 7 (5.98%) Percona
4 7 (5.98%) Riverbed
5 5 (4.27%) Perforce
5 5 (4.27%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.71%) Alterian
6 2 (1.71%) NetApp
7 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.85%) Dell
7 1 (0.85%) Freescale
7 1 (0.85%) IBM
7 1 (0.85%) Juniper
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
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