Period
to 12 December 2018

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 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
UK > Scotland
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 72 74
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 -17
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 176 202 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.30% 3.60% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 3.90% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 103 139 89
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £43,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.28% -14.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,909 £32,450 £33,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £70,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,986 5,174 4,682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.62% 92.23% 92.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3,211 3,344 2,900
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% - +4.71%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +8 84 £60,000 +50.00% 8
Glasgow -15 69 £50,000 - 8
West Lothian - 6 - - 3
South Lanarkshire -11 2 £31,500 -26.74%
Dundee +6 1 - -
Stirling +5 1 £30,000 -
Open Source
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 101 (57.39%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (44.32%) Java
3 70 (39.77%) Git (software)
4 61 (34.66%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (33.52%) Unix
6 55 (31.25%) SQL
6 55 (31.25%) Microservices
7 53 (30.11%) Jenkins
8 52 (29.55%) Windows
9 50 (28.41%) Test Automation
10 48 (27.27%) TDD
10 48 (27.27%) Linux
10 48 (27.27%) JavaScript
10 48 (27.27%) Finance
11 47 (26.70%) OO
11 47 (26.70%) Degree
11 47 (26.70%) Continuous Delivery
12 43 (24.43%) Amazon AWS
13 42 (23.86%) DevOps
14 41 (23.30%) Microsoft Azure
14 41 (23.30%) Software Engineering
15 34 (19.32%) C#
15 34 (19.32%) JIRA
16 33 (18.75%) Hibernate
16 33 (18.75%) Ansible
17 32 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
18 31 (17.61%) Puppet
18 31 (17.61%) Subversion
19 30 (17.05%) XML
20 29 (16.48%) Google Cloud Platform

Open Source
Co-occurring 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 18 (10.23%) IIS
2 17 (9.66%) Apache
3 13 (7.39%) JBoss
4 9 (5.11%) Apache Spark
5 6 (3.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (3.41%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.14%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.57%) CMS
8 1 (0.57%) Moodle
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.57%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 43 (24.43%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (23.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (16.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.27%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.70%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (1.70%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.70%) Serverless
7 2 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.57%) GitHub
8 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.57%) IaaS
8 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.98%) HTTP
2 6 (3.41%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.84%) AMQP
4 2 (1.14%) Internet
4 2 (1.14%) VPN
5 1 (0.57%) Firewall
5 1 (0.57%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.57%) LAN
5 1 (0.57%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.57%) SAN
5 1 (0.57%) SSL
5 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 18 (10.23%) RDBMS
4 16 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 15 (8.52%) Big Data
6 14 (7.95%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (7.39%) NoSQL
8 9 (5.11%) DB2
8 9 (5.11%) MarkLogic
8 9 (5.11%) Oracle Database
8 9 (5.11%) Sybase ASE
9 6 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.84%) MySQL
11 4 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (2.27%) Blockchain
12 3 (1.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.70%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 70 (39.77%) Git (software)
2 53 (30.11%) Jenkins
3 34 (19.32%) JIRA
4 31 (17.61%) Subversion
5 27 (15.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 27 (15.34%) GoCD
5 27 (15.34%) IBM UrbanCode
5 27 (15.34%) Octopus Deploy
5 27 (15.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (11.36%) TeamCity
7 18 (10.23%) Cucumber
7 18 (10.23%) NUnit
7 18 (10.23%) SpecFlow
8 10 (5.68%) Maven
9 9 (5.11%) ClearCase
10 7 (3.98%) JUnit
11 6 (3.41%) CppUnit
12 4 (2.27%) CircleCI
12 4 (2.27%) Clang
12 4 (2.27%) CruiseControl
General
1 48 (27.27%) Finance
2 14 (7.95%) Banking
3 7 (3.98%) Marketing
4 6 (3.41%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.84%) Electronics
5 5 (2.84%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.84%) Games
6 4 (2.27%) Automotive
7 3 (1.70%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.14%) Billing
9 1 (0.57%) Local Government
9 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.57%) Retail
9 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (36.93%) Developer
2 51 (28.98%) Java Developer
3 37 (21.02%) Software Engineer
4 28 (15.91%) Consultant
5 27 (15.34%) DevOps Consultant
5 27 (15.34%) Senior Consultant
5 27 (15.34%) Senior DevOps
5 27 (15.34%) Senior DevOps Consultant
6 24 (13.64%) Java Engineer
6 24 (13.64%) Java Software Engineer
7 23 (13.07%) JavaScript Engineer
8 20 (11.36%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 20 (11.36%) Software Developer
9 19 (10.80%) C# Software Engineer
10 18 (10.23%) .NET Developer
10 18 (10.23%) C# Developer
10 18 (10.23%) Software Development Engineer
10 18 (10.23%) Software Test Engineer
10 18 (10.23%) Test Development Engineer
10 18 (10.23%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (18.75%) Hibernate
2 30 (17.05%) XML
3 29 (16.48%) Elastic Stack
4 27 (15.34%) J2EE
4 27 (15.34%) Spring
5 26 (14.77%) REST
6 25 (14.20%) .NET
6 25 (14.20%) JSON
7 24 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
8 18 (10.23%) Gherkin
9 16 (9.09%) Web Services
10 15 (8.52%) Java EE
11 14 (7.95%) Kafka
12 13 (7.39%) AngularJS
12 13 (7.39%) SOAP
13 12 (6.82%) Spring Boot
14 11 (6.25%) Apache Flex
14 11 (6.25%) HTML
15 10 (5.68%) CSS
16 9 (5.11%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.52%) Algorithms
2 14 (7.95%) Data Structures
3 10 (5.68%) Fintech
4 9 (5.11%) User Experience
5 8 (4.55%) Mainframe
5 8 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.41%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.41%) NHS
8 5 (2.84%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.27%) GPGPU
10 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.14%) Cloud Native
11 2 (1.14%) Internet of Things
11 2 (1.14%) PKI
11 2 (1.14%) SCADA
12 1 (0.57%) AS400
12 1 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 59 (33.52%) Unix
2 52 (29.55%) Windows
3 48 (27.27%) Linux
4 4 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.14%) AIX
5 2 (1.14%) SUSE
6 1 (0.57%) Tru64
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (57.39%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (34.66%) Continuous Integration
3 55 (31.25%) Microservices
4 50 (28.41%) Test Automation
5 48 (27.27%) TDD
6 47 (26.70%) Continuous Delivery
6 47 (26.70%) OO
7 42 (23.86%) DevOps
8 41 (23.30%) Software Engineering
9 27 (15.34%) Customer Engagement
9 27 (15.34%) SDLC
10 26 (14.77%) MVC
11 24 (13.64%) Computer Science
11 24 (13.64%) Scenario Testing
12 23 (13.07%) BDD
13 22 (12.50%) Scrum
14 21 (11.93%) OOP
15 20 (11.36%) API Testing
15 20 (11.36%) Process Improvement
15 20 (11.36%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 78 (44.32%) Java
2 55 (31.25%) SQL
3 48 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 34 (19.32%) C#
5 24 (13.64%) Python
6 23 (13.07%) PowerShell
7 17 (9.66%) Shell Script
8 13 (7.39%) C++
9 12 (6.82%) Perl
10 10 (5.68%) PL/SQL
11 9 (5.11%) XQuery
12 8 (4.55%) R
13 6 (3.41%) Bash Shell
13 6 (3.41%) C
14 4 (2.27%) PHP
14 4 (2.27%) Ruby
14 4 (2.27%) Scala
15 2 (1.14%) VB
16 1 (0.57%) Clojure
16 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 47 (26.70%) Degree
2 5 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.27%) IEC 61508
1 4 (2.27%) ISO 26262
1 4 (2.27%) MISRA
1 4 (2.27%) MISRA C
2 3 (1.70%) QA
2 3 (1.70%) SLA
3 2 (1.14%) COBIT
3 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (10.23%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.98%) Docker
3 3 (1.70%) HDFS
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 33 (18.75%) Ansible
2 32 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (17.61%) Puppet
4 27 (15.34%) Consul
4 27 (15.34%) Rundeck
4 27 (15.34%) Terraform
5 12 (6.82%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.14%) Kibana
6 2 (1.14%) logstash
6 2 (1.14%) Mesos
6 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.57%) Ambari
7 1 (0.57%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.57%) Oozie
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 27 (15.34%) Delphix
1 27 (15.34%) RedGate
1 27 (15.34%) ServiceNow
1 27 (15.34%) Splunk
2 25 (14.20%) Oracle
3 9 (5.11%) Sybase
4 7 (3.98%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.41%) Chordiant
5 6 (3.41%) Cognizant
5 6 (3.41%) Perforce
6 4 (2.27%) Renesas
7 3 (1.70%) AppDynamics
7 3 (1.70%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.14%) Cisco
8 2 (1.14%) Dell
8 2 (1.14%) Google
8 2 (1.14%) HP
8 2 (1.14%) IBM
9 1 (0.57%) Citrix
9 1 (0.57%) SAP