The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
UK / Scotland
Rank 69 53 64
Rank change year-on-year -16 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 77 129 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.35% 4.39% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 4.85% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 47 77 49
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £38,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2101 2659 2772
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.39% 90.53% 89.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1317 1716 1690
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Open Source
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Scotland

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Scotland

Open Source
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 61 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Glasgow -8 30 £55,000 +22.22% 1
West Lothian -9 3 £47,500 -26.92%
Dundee - 1 £23,000 -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 114 (66.67%) Java
2 93 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (36.84%) SOA
4 54 (31.58%) Linux
5 48 (28.07%) Spring
6 45 (26.32%) SDLC
7 41 (23.98%) HTML
8 40 (23.39%) Python
8 40 (23.39%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (22.81%) Java EE
10 38 (22.22%) Open Source Development
11 37 (21.64%) Scrum
12 35 (20.47%) JavaScript
13 34 (19.88%) JBoss
13 34 (19.88%) Hadoop
13 34 (19.88%) Microservices
14 33 (19.30%) TDD
14 33 (19.30%) Web Services
15 32 (18.71%) Hibernate
16 30 (17.54%) MongoDB
17 29 (16.96%) Oracle
18 28 (16.37%) Software Engineering
18 28 (16.37%) Big Data
19 27 (15.79%) SQL
20 26 (15.20%) PostgreSQL
20 26 (15.20%) Security Cleared
20 26 (15.20%) Neo4j
21 23 (13.45%) MySQL
22 22 (12.87%) XML
22 22 (12.87%) Drools

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 34 (19.88%) JBoss
2 17 (9.94%) Apache
3 14 (8.19%) Tomcat
4 13 (7.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (4.68%) Alfresco
5 8 (4.68%) IIS
5 8 (4.68%) WebLogic
5 8 (4.68%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.68%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.34%) ArcGIS
6 4 (2.34%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (2.34%) GemFire
7 2 (1.17%) CMS
7 2 (1.17%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.58%) Confluence
8 1 (0.58%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (1.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.58%) Houdini
3 1 (0.58%) Maya
3 1 (0.58%) NUKE
3 1 (0.58%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.34%) IaaS
3 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.17%) G Suite
4 2 (1.17%) SaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.58%) GitHub
5 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.58%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.85%) NAS
2 9 (5.26%) SAN
3 7 (4.09%) Firewall
3 7 (4.09%) iSCSI
3 7 (4.09%) WAN
4 2 (1.17%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.17%) DHCP
4 2 (1.17%) DNS
4 2 (1.17%) Internet
4 2 (1.17%) MQTT
5 1 (0.58%) HTTP
5 1 (0.58%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.88%) Hadoop
2 30 (17.54%) MongoDB
3 28 (16.37%) Big Data
4 26 (15.20%) Neo4j
4 26 (15.20%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (13.45%) MySQL
6 17 (9.94%) NoSQL
6 17 (9.94%) Pentaho
7 16 (9.36%) Relational Database
8 14 (8.19%) Oracle Database
9 10 (5.85%) RDBMS
10 8 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.92%) GIS
11 5 (2.92%) SQL Server
12 4 (2.34%) InterSystems Cache
12 4 (2.34%) QGIS
12 4 (2.34%) Redis
13 2 (1.17%) Oracle8/8i Database
14 1 (0.58%) QlikView
14 1 (0.58%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 19 (11.11%) Maven
2 17 (9.94%) Subversion
2 17 (9.94%) Talend Open Studio
3 14 (8.19%) Git (software)
4 13 (7.60%) Jenkins
4 13 (7.60%) Selenium
5 11 (6.43%) Artifactory
6 4 (2.34%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.34%) JUnit
7 2 (1.17%) Ant
7 2 (1.17%) Axure RP
7 2 (1.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (1.17%) HttpUnit
7 2 (1.17%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.17%) JMeter
7 2 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.17%) Protractor
7 2 (1.17%) TestNG
7 2 (1.17%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.58%) Travis CI
General
1 20 (11.70%) Finance
2 7 (4.09%) Games
3 4 (2.34%) Back Office
3 4 (2.34%) General Ledger
3 4 (2.34%) Retail
4 1 (0.58%) Advertising
4 1 (0.58%) Banking
4 1 (0.58%) Marketing
4 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (51.46%) Developer
2 62 (36.26%) Java Developer
3 25 (14.62%) Architect
4 24 (14.04%) Software Engineer
5 22 (12.87%) Lead Developer
6 21 (12.28%) Lead Java Developer
7 19 (11.11%) Software Developer
8 18 (10.53%) Open Source Developer
9 17 (9.94%) Java Engineer
10 15 (8.77%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 15 (8.77%) Java Software Engineer
11 14 (8.19%) Java Software Developer
12 13 (7.60%) Analyst
12 13 (7.60%) Technical Architect
13 11 (6.43%) Senior Developer
14 8 (4.68%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (4.68%) Systems Engineer
14 8 (4.68%) Technical Solutions Architect
15 7 (4.09%) Senior Architect
15 7 (4.09%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (28.07%) Spring
2 41 (23.98%) HTML
3 39 (22.81%) Java EE
4 33 (19.30%) Web Services
5 32 (18.71%) Hibernate
6 22 (12.87%) ActiveMQ
6 22 (12.87%) Drools
6 22 (12.87%) jBPM
6 22 (12.87%) XML
7 20 (11.70%) Apache Camel
7 20 (11.70%) jQuery
7 20 (11.70%) Middleware
8 19 (11.11%) .NET
9 18 (10.53%) CSS
10 17 (9.94%) AngularJS
11 15 (8.77%) Elastic Stack
12 13 (7.60%) JPA
12 13 (7.60%) SOAP
12 13 (7.60%) XSLT
13 11 (6.43%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.68%) User Experience
2 7 (4.09%) Algorithms
3 6 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.34%) Reference Data
4 4 (2.34%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.75%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.17%) Arduino
6 2 (1.17%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.17%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.17%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.17%) Raspberry Pi
6 2 (1.17%) W3C
7 1 (0.58%) Animation
7 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (31.58%) Linux
2 16 (9.36%) Windows
3 14 (8.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (5.85%) Ubuntu
5 9 (5.26%) Windows Server
6 8 (4.68%) Unix
7 7 (4.09%) Android
7 7 (4.09%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.92%) CentOS
8 5 (2.92%) Solaris
9 1 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.58%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (36.84%) SOA
3 45 (26.32%) SDLC
4 40 (23.39%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (22.22%) Open Source Development
6 37 (21.64%) Scrum
7 34 (19.88%) Microservices
8 33 (19.30%) TDD
9 28 (16.37%) Software Engineering
10 20 (11.70%) Analytics
11 17 (9.94%) BDD
11 17 (9.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (9.36%) Infrastructure Management
13 15 (8.77%) UML
14 12 (7.02%) Mentoring
15 11 (6.43%) Coaching
15 11 (6.43%) Data Analytics
15 11 (6.43%) Data Modelling
15 11 (6.43%) Service Delivery
16 10 (5.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 114 (66.67%) Java
2 40 (23.39%) Python
3 35 (20.47%) JavaScript
4 27 (15.79%) SQL
5 17 (9.94%) PL/SQL
6 13 (7.60%) Bash Shell
6 13 (7.60%) C#
7 11 (6.43%) PHP
8 9 (5.26%) C++
8 9 (5.26%) Perl
8 9 (5.26%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.51%) Ruby
10 4 (2.34%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.75%) C
12 2 (1.17%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.17%) R
13 1 (0.58%) Clojure
13 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (15.20%) Security Cleared
2 22 (12.87%) Degree
3 3 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.17%) NCDA
4 2 (1.17%) NCIE
4 2 (1.17%) VCAP
4 2 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.58%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.58%) QA
1 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.17%) vCloud
1 2 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.17%) VMware Server
1 2 (1.17%) vSphere
2 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.58%) Docker
2 1 (0.58%) Gluster
2 1 (0.58%) KVM
2 1 (0.58%) Samba
2 1 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (9.36%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (8.19%) Puppet
3 7 (4.09%) Ansible
3 7 (4.09%) Check_MK
3 7 (4.09%) Nagios
4 2 (1.17%) MOM
4 2 (1.17%) vRealize
5 1 (0.58%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 29 (16.96%) Oracle
2 17 (9.94%) Talend
3 12 (7.02%) Red Hat
4 11 (6.43%) Google
5 9 (5.26%) VMware
6 7 (4.09%) Brocade
6 7 (4.09%) Cisco
6 7 (4.09%) Citrix
6 7 (4.09%) Palo Alto
6 7 (4.09%) Percona
6 7 (4.09%) Riverbed
7 5 (2.92%) Perforce
8 4 (2.34%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.75%) IBM
10 2 (1.17%) Alterian
10 2 (1.17%) NetApp
11 1 (0.58%) Freescale
11 1 (0.58%) Platfora
11 1 (0.58%) RapidMiner
11 1 (0.58%) Tableau
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