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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
UK / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 86 79
Rank change year-on-year +16 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 86 84 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.23% 2.94% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 3.21% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 60 48 50
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

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 2439 2617 2809
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.49% 91.54% 89.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1562 1474 1762
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,913
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +14 58 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Glasgow +13 50 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Stirling - 4 £33,750 - 1
West Lothian - 1 £65,000 -
Open Source
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 107 (66.46%) Java
2 69 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (34.16%) SDLC
4 50 (31.06%) Open Source Development
5 45 (27.95%) Linux
6 38 (23.60%) Software Engineering
7 37 (22.98%) JavaScript
8 36 (22.36%) SQL
8 36 (22.36%) SOA
9 33 (20.50%) Java EE
9 33 (20.50%) Degree
10 32 (19.88%) MongoDB
11 31 (19.25%) HTML
12 30 (18.63%) MySQL
12 30 (18.63%) Big Data
13 29 (18.01%) Hadoop
14 28 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (17.39%) PHP
15 25 (15.53%) Spring
16 24 (14.91%) Web Services
17 23 (14.29%) Neo4j
17 23 (14.29%) Python
17 23 (14.29%) Hibernate
17 23 (14.29%) Maven
18 22 (13.66%) CSS
18 22 (13.66%) Windows
19 21 (13.04%) LAMP
19 21 (13.04%) Subversion
20 20 (12.42%) TDD
20 20 (12.42%) Security Cleared

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 17 (10.56%) Apache
2 10 (6.21%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.59%) CMS
3 9 (5.59%) IIS
4 7 (4.35%) JBoss
5 5 (3.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (2.48%) Drupal
7 3 (1.86%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.24%) WordPress
9 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.62%) Confluence
9 1 (0.62%) nginx
9 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.62%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.97%) NAS
2 7 (4.35%) Firewall
2 7 (4.35%) iSCSI
2 7 (4.35%) SAN
2 7 (4.35%) WAN
3 6 (3.73%) IMAP
3 6 (3.73%) SMTP
3 6 (3.73%) VoIP
4 5 (3.11%) Kerberos
4 5 (3.11%) LDAP
5 2 (1.24%) SMS
6 1 (0.62%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.62%) DHCP
6 1 (0.62%) DNS
6 1 (0.62%) HTTP
6 1 (0.62%) Internet
6 1 (0.62%) POP3
6 1 (0.62%) PPTP
6 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.62%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.88%) MongoDB
2 30 (18.63%) Big Data
2 30 (18.63%) MySQL
3 29 (18.01%) Hadoop
4 23 (14.29%) Neo4j
5 18 (11.18%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (9.94%) NoSQL
7 8 (4.97%) Relational Database
8 7 (4.35%) SQL Server
9 6 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (3.11%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.48%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.48%) Redis
12 3 (1.86%) GIS
12 3 (1.86%) Pentaho
12 3 (1.86%) QGIS
12 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.62%) HBase
13 1 (0.62%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 23 (14.29%) Maven
2 21 (13.04%) Subversion
3 17 (10.56%) Jenkins
3 17 (10.56%) JUnit
4 12 (7.45%) Git (software)
5 10 (6.21%) Selenium
6 8 (4.97%) Artifactory
7 7 (4.35%) Ant
7 7 (4.35%) HttpUnit
7 7 (4.35%) Jasmine
7 7 (4.35%) JMeter
7 7 (4.35%) Protractor
7 7 (4.35%) TestNG
8 5 (3.11%) Bugzilla
8 5 (3.11%) CMake
8 5 (3.11%) MSBuild
8 5 (3.11%) NuGet
8 5 (3.11%) Phabricator
8 5 (3.11%) Ranorex
8 5 (3.11%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (8.70%) Finance
2 8 (4.97%) Games
3 2 (1.24%) Banking
3 2 (1.24%) Electronics
4 1 (0.62%) Advertising
4 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.62%) Marketing
4 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 97 (60.25%) Developer
2 65 (40.37%) Java Developer
3 32 (19.88%) Software Engineer
4 28 (17.39%) Lead Developer
4 28 (17.39%) Lead Java Developer
5 26 (16.15%) Java Engineer
6 25 (15.53%) Java Software Engineer
6 25 (15.53%) Software Developer
7 24 (14.91%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 23 (14.29%) Open Source Developer
9 22 (13.66%) Java Software Developer
10 14 (8.70%) Analyst
11 13 (8.07%) Senior Developer
12 11 (6.83%) PHP Developer
13 10 (6.21%) Test Engineer
14 9 (5.59%) Senior Java Developer
15 8 (4.97%) Systems Engineer
16 7 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
16 7 (4.35%) Linux Systems Engineer
17 6 (3.73%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.50%) Java EE
2 31 (19.25%) HTML
3 25 (15.53%) Spring
4 24 (14.91%) Web Services
5 23 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 22 (13.66%) CSS
7 21 (13.04%) LAMP
8 20 (12.42%) .NET
9 16 (9.94%) XML
10 15 (9.32%) AngularJS
10 15 (9.32%) jQuery
11 12 (7.45%) J2EE
11 12 (7.45%) SOAP
12 11 (6.83%) HTML5
13 10 (6.21%) RESTful
14 8 (4.97%) Drools
14 8 (4.97%) jBPM
14 8 (4.97%) JPA
15 7 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
16 6 (3.73%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.59%) Algorithms
3 5 (3.11%) Robotics
4 4 (2.48%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.48%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.48%) User Experience
4 4 (2.48%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.86%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.86%) W3C
6 2 (1.24%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.24%) Social Media
7 1 (0.62%) Arduino
7 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.62%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.62%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 45 (27.95%) Linux
2 22 (13.66%) Windows
3 10 (6.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (5.59%) Ubuntu
4 9 (5.59%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.97%) Apple iOS
5 8 (4.97%) Unix
6 7 (4.35%) Solaris
7 5 (3.11%) Android
7 5 (3.11%) Debian
8 2 (1.24%) CentOS
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (34.16%) SDLC
3 50 (31.06%) Open Source Development
4 38 (23.60%) Software Engineering
5 36 (22.36%) SOA
6 28 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (12.42%) TDD
8 17 (10.56%) Scrum
9 15 (9.32%) Test Automation
9 15 (9.32%) Web Development
10 12 (7.45%) BDD
11 11 (6.83%) DevOps
11 11 (6.83%) Microservices
11 11 (6.83%) OO
12 10 (6.21%) Web Application Development
13 9 (5.59%) Analytics
13 9 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (4.97%) Unit Testing
15 7 (4.35%) Configuration Management
15 7 (4.35%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 107 (66.46%) Java
2 37 (22.98%) JavaScript
3 36 (22.36%) SQL
4 28 (17.39%) PHP
5 23 (14.29%) Python
6 15 (9.32%) Bash Shell
7 11 (6.83%) C#
8 7 (4.35%) C++
8 7 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.35%) Ruby
9 5 (3.11%) Perl
9 5 (3.11%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.86%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.24%) C
12 1 (0.62%) Jython
12 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (20.50%) Degree
2 20 (12.42%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.24%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.24%) PhD
4 1 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.62%) ISEB
System Software
1 5 (3.11%) Docker
2 2 (1.24%) KVM
3 1 (0.62%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.62%) Gluster
3 1 (0.62%) HDFS
3 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.62%) LXC
3 1 (0.62%) Samba
3 1 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.62%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (8.07%) Nagios
2 11 (6.83%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.97%) Puppet
4 7 (4.35%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.62%) Ansible
5 1 (0.62%) Cacti
5 1 (0.62%) Icinga
5 1 (0.62%) MOM
5 1 (0.62%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.62%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (12.42%) Oracle
2 8 (4.97%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.97%) VMware
3 7 (4.35%) Alterian
3 7 (4.35%) Brocade
3 7 (4.35%) Cisco
3 7 (4.35%) Citrix
3 7 (4.35%) Palo Alto
3 7 (4.35%) Percona
3 7 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 7 (4.35%) Riverbed
4 4 (2.48%) Google
4 4 (2.48%) Perforce
5 3 (1.86%) Talend
6 2 (1.24%) IBM
6 2 (1.24%) Zend
7 1 (0.62%) Dell
7 1 (0.62%) Informatica
7 1 (0.62%) Intel
7 1 (0.62%) Juniper
Stirling
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Durham Professional Services Limited
Salary: Circa £40000 dep on exp
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £105,000 (+ top tier package including award winning pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Metaswitch Networks
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Private Healthcare, Good Pensio
Posted: 19 hours ago
Glasgow
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: bonus, share scheme, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Linux Recruit
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow Area
IT Connections
Salary: 40000
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago