Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
UK > Scotland
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 66 93
Rank change year-on-year -6 +27 -23
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 200 205 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.68% 3.68% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.96% 3.99% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 119 166 87
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,375 £35,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +9.52%

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 5,053 5,136 4,986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.09% 92.21% 92.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,357 3,256 2,939
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.41% -1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -6 92 £60,000 +50.00% 5
Glasgow -17 90 £47,500 +18.75% 7
West Lothian -7 3 - - 2
South Lanarkshire -5 2 £31,500 -26.74%
Dundee +10 1 - - 1
Fife +3 1 - -
Stirling -7 1 £30,000 - 1
Open Source
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 127 (63.50%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (41.00%) Java
3 67 (33.50%) Microservices
4 65 (32.50%) SQL
5 64 (32.00%) Git (software)
6 62 (31.00%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (28.50%) Windows
8 56 (28.00%) Unix
8 56 (28.00%) Test Automation
9 51 (25.50%) Finance
10 50 (25.00%) Linux
11 49 (24.50%) JavaScript
11 49 (24.50%) TDD
11 49 (24.50%) Jenkins
12 47 (23.50%) Software Engineering
13 46 (23.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 44 (22.00%) JIRA
15 43 (21.50%) Degree
16 42 (21.00%) .NET
17 41 (20.50%) Amazon AWS
17 41 (20.50%) DevOps
18 39 (19.50%) SDLC
18 39 (19.50%) Hibernate
19 38 (19.00%) Continuous Delivery
20 37 (18.50%) OO
20 37 (18.50%) Subversion
21 36 (18.00%) Oracle
21 36 (18.00%) C#
21 36 (18.00%) MVC
22 35 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server

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 (6.00%) JBoss
2 11 (5.50%) Apache
3 10 (5.00%) IIS
4 6 (3.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (3.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.00%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.00%) CMS
7 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.50%) Confluence
7 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.50%) Moodle
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 46 (23.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (20.50%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (14.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (6.00%) Dynamics 365
5 11 (5.50%) npm
5 11 (5.50%) Office 365
6 5 (2.50%) IaaS
7 2 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.50%) GitHub
8 1 (0.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.50%) Firewall
2 8 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.50%) HTTP
4 6 (3.00%) Kerberos
4 6 (3.00%) Network Security
5 5 (2.50%) Asterisk PBX
5 5 (2.50%) Ethernet
5 5 (2.50%) H.323
5 5 (2.50%) PBX
5 5 (2.50%) VLAN
5 5 (2.50%) VoIP
5 5 (2.50%) Wireshark
6 4 (2.00%) LAN
6 4 (2.00%) WAN
7 1 (0.50%) AMQP
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.50%) DNS
7 1 (0.50%) SAN
7 1 (0.50%) SSL
7 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.50%) NoSQL
2 25 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 22 (11.00%) Relational Database
4 17 (8.50%) RDBMS
5 13 (6.50%) MarkLogic
5 13 (6.50%) Sybase ASE
6 12 (6.00%) MongoDB
6 12 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (5.50%) DB2
7 11 (5.50%) Hadoop
8 9 (4.50%) Big Data
9 8 (4.00%) Oracle Database
10 6 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.00%) Blockchain
11 4 (2.00%) MySQL
12 3 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.50%) Redis
13 2 (1.00%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 64 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 49 (24.50%) Jenkins
3 44 (22.00%) JIRA
4 37 (18.50%) Subversion
5 35 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (13.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 26 (13.00%) GoCD
6 26 (13.00%) IBM UrbanCode
6 26 (13.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 21 (10.50%) NUnit
8 18 (9.00%) Maven
9 13 (6.50%) TeamCity
10 11 (5.50%) Babel
10 11 (5.50%) Log4Net
10 11 (5.50%) Rhino Mocks
10 11 (5.50%) webpack
11 10 (5.00%) Cucumber
11 10 (5.00%) JUnit
11 10 (5.00%) SpecFlow
12 7 (3.50%) Selenium
General
1 51 (25.50%) Finance
2 14 (7.00%) Banking
3 10 (5.00%) Retail Banking
4 7 (3.50%) Electronics
4 7 (3.50%) Games
4 7 (3.50%) Marketing
5 6 (3.00%) Retail
6 5 (2.50%) Automotive
6 5 (2.50%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.50%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 76 (38.00%) Developer
2 50 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 28 (14.00%) Software Engineer
4 27 (13.50%) Consultant
5 26 (13.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 26 (13.00%) Senior Consultant
5 26 (13.00%) Senior DevOps
5 26 (13.00%) Senior DevOps Consultant
6 24 (12.00%) Architect
7 20 (10.00%) .NET Developer
7 20 (10.00%) Java Engineer
8 19 (9.50%) Java Software Engineer
9 16 (8.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 16 (8.00%) JavaScript Engineer
9 16 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (7.50%) Software Developer
11 13 (6.50%) C# Developer
11 13 (6.50%) Java Software Developer
12 11 (5.50%) C# Software Engineer
12 11 (5.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (21.00%) .NET
2 39 (19.50%) Hibernate
3 34 (17.00%) J2EE
4 32 (16.00%) Spring
4 32 (16.00%) XML
5 29 (14.50%) REST
6 28 (14.00%) Web Services
7 26 (13.00%) Elastic Stack
8 25 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 25 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 25 (12.50%) HTML
8 25 (12.50%) JSON
9 24 (12.00%) ASP.NET
10 20 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (9.50%) Java EE
12 15 (7.50%) React
13 14 (7.00%) Node.js
14 13 (6.50%) Apache Flex
14 13 (6.50%) CSS
14 13 (6.50%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 16 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 15 (7.50%) Data Structures
4 10 (5.00%) Fintech
4 10 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 10 (5.00%) User Experience
5 9 (4.50%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.00%) NHS
6 6 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.50%) GPGPU
7 5 (2.50%) Robotics
8 4 (2.00%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.00%) Xbox
11 1 (0.50%) AS400
11 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.50%) PKI
11 1 (0.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 57 (28.50%) Windows
2 56 (28.00%) Unix
3 50 (25.00%) Linux
4 5 (2.50%) Debian
4 5 (2.50%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.00%) AIX
7 1 (0.50%) Android
7 1 (0.50%) Tru64
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (63.50%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (33.50%) Microservices
3 62 (31.00%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (28.00%) Test Automation
5 49 (24.50%) TDD
6 47 (23.50%) Software Engineering
7 41 (20.50%) DevOps
8 39 (19.50%) SDLC
9 38 (19.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 37 (18.50%) OO
11 36 (18.00%) MVC
12 31 (15.50%) Scrum
13 26 (13.00%) Collaborative Working
13 26 (13.00%) Customer Engagement
14 17 (8.50%) BDD
14 17 (8.50%) OOP
15 16 (8.00%) Process Improvement
15 16 (8.00%) TOGAF
16 15 (7.50%) Mathematics
17 14 (7.00%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (41.00%) Java
2 65 (32.50%) SQL
3 49 (24.50%) JavaScript
4 36 (18.00%) C#
5 21 (10.50%) Python
6 16 (8.00%) Shell Script
7 15 (7.50%) PL/SQL
8 14 (7.00%) C++
9 13 (6.50%) XQuery
10 12 (6.00%) PowerShell
11 9 (4.50%) T-SQL
12 8 (4.00%) PHP
13 7 (3.50%) Perl
13 7 (3.50%) R
14 4 (2.00%) C
14 4 (2.00%) Scala
15 3 (1.50%) Bash Shell
16 2 (1.00%) Ruby
17 1 (0.50%) Groovy
17 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (21.50%) Degree
2 20 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.00%) COBIT
2 5 (2.50%) IEC 61508
2 5 (2.50%) ISO 26262
2 5 (2.50%) MISRA
2 5 (2.50%) MISRA C
3 3 (1.50%) QA
3 3 (1.50%) SLA
4 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.50%) Dovecot
2 5 (2.50%) iptables
2 5 (2.50%) Postfix
2 5 (2.50%) QEMU
2 5 (2.50%) VirtualBox
2 5 (2.50%) Xen
3 2 (1.00%) Docker
4 1 (0.50%) HDFS
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 32 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (14.50%) Ansible
2 29 (14.50%) Puppet
3 26 (13.00%) Consul
3 26 (13.00%) Rundeck
3 26 (13.00%) Terraform
4 5 (2.50%) Kubernetes
4 5 (2.50%) Proxmox
5 1 (0.50%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.50%) Oozie
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 36 (18.00%) Oracle
2 26 (13.00%) Delphix
2 26 (13.00%) RedGate
2 26 (13.00%) ServiceNow
2 26 (13.00%) Splunk
3 22 (11.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (6.50%) Sybase
5 10 (5.00%) Cognizant
6 8 (4.00%) Chordiant
7 6 (3.00%) IBM
7 6 (3.00%) Perforce
8 5 (2.50%) Cisco
8 5 (2.50%) Renesas
9 3 (1.50%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.00%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.00%) Google
10 2 (1.00%) SAP
11 1 (0.50%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.50%) Citrix
11 1 (0.50%) Cloudera