Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 81 57
Rank change year-on-year +13 -24 +49
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 206 150 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.65% 2.89% 4.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 3.17% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 142 80 209
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,275 £34,875 £30,900
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +9.52% +5.00%

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 5127 4738 5824
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.84% 91.34% 90.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3274 2875 3684
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,575
90th Percentile £65,875 £65,000 £63,925
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Glasgow +11 102 £46,250 +8.82% 3
Edinburgh +5 89 £40,000 -20.00% 2
South Lanarkshire - 14 £43,000 -
Stirling - 5 £30,000 -
Fife +2 4 £45,000 -2.17%
Dundee - 4 £50,000 - 2
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Open Source
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 110 (53.40%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (47.57%) Java
3 63 (30.58%) JavaScript
4 54 (26.21%) SQL
5 50 (24.27%) Degree
6 49 (23.79%) TDD
7 47 (22.82%) Linux
8 45 (21.84%) DevOps
9 43 (20.87%) Python
10 42 (20.39%) HTML
11 40 (19.42%) Spring
11 40 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (18.45%) CSS
13 37 (17.96%) Hibernate
14 36 (17.48%) PHP
14 36 (17.48%) Test Automation
15 32 (15.53%) NoSQL
15 32 (15.53%) Microsoft
16 30 (14.56%) MongoDB
16 30 (14.56%) Amazon AWS
17 29 (14.08%) Scrum
17 29 (14.08%) Security Cleared
18 28 (13.59%) Software Engineering
18 28 (13.59%) Finance
19 27 (13.11%) Web Services
19 27 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
19 27 (13.11%) SDLC
20 26 (12.62%) Docker
20 26 (12.62%) Windows
21 25 (12.14%) Ruby

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 12 (5.83%) Apache
2 8 (3.88%) CMS
2 8 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.88%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.91%) IIS
4 5 (2.43%) Drupal
4 5 (2.43%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.94%) WordPress
6 3 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.46%) JBoss
7 2 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.97%) nginx
8 1 (0.49%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.49%) Confluence
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.49%) Tornado
Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 30 (14.56%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.83%) GitHub
4 9 (4.37%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (3.88%) Office 365
6 5 (2.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.46%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.46%) SaaS
8 2 (0.97%) PaaS
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.49%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.80%) SMTP
2 11 (5.34%) HTTP
2 11 (5.34%) SSL
3 10 (4.85%) DNS
3 10 (4.85%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.37%) Firewall
4 9 (4.37%) Internet
4 9 (4.37%) IPsec
5 8 (3.88%) Unified Communications
6 5 (2.43%) IMAP
6 5 (2.43%) Kerberos
6 5 (2.43%) LDAP
6 5 (2.43%) S/MIME
6 5 (2.43%) VoIP
7 2 (0.97%) SMS
7 2 (0.97%) SNMP
7 2 (0.97%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.53%) NoSQL
2 30 (14.56%) MongoDB
3 22 (10.68%) Relational Database
4 19 (9.22%) MySQL
5 17 (8.25%) Redis
6 12 (5.83%) Big Data
7 11 (5.34%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (4.37%) Hadoop
9 7 (3.40%) RDBMS
9 7 (3.40%) SQL Server
10 6 (2.91%) Neo4j
11 5 (2.43%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (2.43%) Blockchain
12 4 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.97%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (11.17%) Git (software)
2 20 (9.71%) Jenkins
3 19 (9.22%) JUnit
4 16 (7.77%) Maven
4 16 (7.77%) Selenium
4 16 (7.77%) Subversion
5 14 (6.80%) Jasmine
5 14 (6.80%) Protractor
6 13 (6.31%) TestNG
7 11 (5.34%) Vagrant
8 7 (3.40%) JIRA
9 6 (2.91%) Bitbucket
9 6 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.43%) Artifactory
10 5 (2.43%) CMake
10 5 (2.43%) GoCD
10 5 (2.43%) MSBuild
10 5 (2.43%) NuGet
10 5 (2.43%) Phabricator
10 5 (2.43%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (13.59%) Finance
2 7 (3.40%) Games
3 6 (2.91%) Retail
4 5 (2.43%) Electronics
5 4 (1.94%) Banking
6 3 (1.46%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 88 (42.72%) Developer
2 50 (24.27%) Java Developer
3 23 (11.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (8.74%) Analyst
4 18 (8.74%) Test Engineer
5 14 (6.80%) Senior Developer
5 14 (6.80%) Senior DevOps
6 13 (6.31%) Consultant
6 13 (6.31%) Software Engineer
6 13 (6.31%) Test Automation Engineer
7 11 (5.34%) PHP Developer
8 10 (4.85%) Software Developer
9 8 (3.88%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (3.40%) Administrator
10 7 (3.40%) Architect
10 7 (3.40%) Java Engineer
10 7 (3.40%) Java Software Developer
10 7 (3.40%) Java Software Engineer
10 7 (3.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 6 (2.91%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (20.39%) HTML
2 40 (19.42%) Spring
3 38 (18.45%) CSS
4 37 (17.96%) Hibernate
5 27 (13.11%) Web Services
6 23 (11.17%) AngularJS
7 22 (10.68%) .NET
7 22 (10.68%) J2EE
8 20 (9.71%) HTML5
9 17 (8.25%) Node.js
10 15 (7.28%) React
11 13 (6.31%) Drools
12 12 (5.83%) CSS3
13 9 (4.37%) Elastic Stack
13 9 (4.37%) LAMP
14 8 (3.88%) RESTful
15 7 (3.40%) Java EE
15 7 (3.40%) jQuery
15 7 (3.40%) Ruby on Rails
15 7 (3.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.77%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.37%) Internet of Things
4 8 (3.88%) Algorithms
4 8 (3.88%) PKI
5 6 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.43%) Robotics
6 5 (2.43%) User Experience
7 4 (1.94%) Fintech
7 4 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.97%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.97%) Smart City
9 2 (0.97%) Social Media
9 2 (0.97%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.49%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 47 (22.82%) Linux
2 26 (12.62%) Windows
3 20 (9.71%) Unix
4 12 (5.83%) Ubuntu
5 11 (5.34%) CentOS
5 11 (5.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.43%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.43%) Debian
7 4 (1.94%) Android
8 2 (0.97%) Solaris
8 2 (0.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (53.40%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (23.79%) TDD
3 45 (21.84%) DevOps
4 40 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (17.48%) Test Automation
6 29 (14.08%) Scrum
7 28 (13.59%) Software Engineering
8 27 (13.11%) SDLC
9 24 (11.65%) Open Source Development
10 23 (11.17%) Configuration Management
10 23 (11.17%) ITIL
11 20 (9.71%) Mentoring
12 19 (9.22%) Microservices
12 19 (9.22%) Web Development
13 16 (7.77%) Software Delivery
14 15 (7.28%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (6.31%) Analytical Thinking
15 13 (6.31%) BDD
16 12 (5.83%) Kanban
16 12 (5.83%) OO
Programming Languages
1 98 (47.57%) Java
2 63 (30.58%) JavaScript
3 54 (26.21%) SQL
4 43 (20.87%) Python
5 36 (17.48%) PHP
6 25 (12.14%) Ruby
7 24 (11.65%) C#
8 18 (8.74%) Bash Shell
8 18 (8.74%) PowerShell
9 14 (6.80%) Perl
10 11 (5.34%) C++
11 5 (2.43%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.46%) Jython
12 3 (1.46%) R
13 2 (0.97%) C
13 2 (0.97%) PHP 7
14 1 (0.49%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (24.27%) Degree
2 29 (14.08%) Security Cleared
3 15 (7.28%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.40%) ISEB
4 7 (3.40%) RHCE
5 6 (2.91%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.91%) HND
5 6 (2.91%) PhD
6 5 (2.43%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.43%) GCP
2 3 (1.46%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (12.62%) Docker
2 11 (5.34%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.88%) Hyper-V
3 8 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.97%) LXC
4 2 (0.97%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.97%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (12.14%) Opscode Chef
1 25 (12.14%) Puppet
2 17 (8.25%) Nagios
3 16 (7.77%) Ansible
4 12 (5.83%) ZABBIX
5 10 (4.85%) Grafana
6 9 (4.37%) Packer
7 8 (3.88%) CFEngine
8 5 (2.43%) Consul
8 5 (2.43%) Rundeck
8 5 (2.43%) Terraform
9 3 (1.46%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.97%) Graphite
10 2 (0.97%) Icinga
10 2 (0.97%) Kibana
10 2 (0.97%) logstash
10 2 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.97%) WMI
Vendors
1 32 (15.53%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.28%) Oracle
3 10 (4.85%) VMware
4 9 (4.37%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.43%) RedGate
5 5 (2.43%) ServiceNow
5 5 (2.43%) Splunk
6 3 (1.46%) Google
6 3 (1.46%) Informatica
6 3 (1.46%) Zend
7 2 (0.97%) Alterian
7 2 (0.97%) IBM
7 2 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.49%) ESRI
8 1 (0.49%) Intel
8 1 (0.49%) Ogone
8 1 (0.49%) PayPal
8 1 (0.49%) Perforce
8 1 (0.49%) Talend