Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
UK > Scotland
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 70 65
Rank change year-on-year -21 -5 +23
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 171 150 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.00% 3.16% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 3.41% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 103 138 144
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £48,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.74% +7.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,000 £33,375 £33,263
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £65,875
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 5,298 4,397 5,324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.83% 92.74% 92.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3,604 2,820 3,259
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -21 86 £50,000 - 10
Glasgow -13 80 £45,000 -7.69% 10
Dundee +7 4 £32,500 +41.30%
Fife - 1 - -
Open Source
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 109 (63.74%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (52.63%) SQL
3 74 (43.27%) Java
4 70 (40.94%) Microservices
5 67 (39.18%) JavaScript
6 61 (35.67%) .NET
6 61 (35.67%) NoSQL
7 58 (33.92%) Microsoft Azure
8 57 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 56 (32.75%) Amazon AWS
10 54 (31.58%) HTML
11 53 (30.99%) Windows
12 51 (29.82%) C#
13 50 (29.24%) JIRA
14 48 (28.07%) DevOps
15 45 (26.32%) Linux
16 44 (25.73%) MVC
16 44 (25.73%) Git (software)
17 42 (24.56%) Team Foundation Server
18 40 (23.39%) Test Automation
19 38 (22.22%) Degree
20 37 (21.64%) ASP.NET
20 37 (21.64%) Oracle
21 36 (21.05%) Jenkins
22 35 (20.47%) SDLC
22 35 (20.47%) Collaborative Working
22 35 (20.47%) Subversion
23 34 (19.88%) Ansible
24 33 (19.30%) BPSS Clearance
24 33 (19.30%) ASP.NET MVC

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 6 (3.51%) SAS
2 3 (1.75%) Apache
2 3 (1.75%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.17%) CMS
3 2 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.58%) Confluence
4 1 (0.58%) IIS
4 1 (0.58%) JBoss
4 1 (0.58%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 58 (33.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (32.75%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (16.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 20 (11.70%) Dynamics 365
5 19 (11.11%) npm
5 19 (11.11%) Office 365
6 8 (4.68%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (4.68%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.34%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.75%) GitHub
8 3 (1.75%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (1.17%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.17%) Heroku
9 2 (1.17%) IaaS
9 2 (1.17%) Serverless
10 1 (0.58%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.53%) Firewall
2 6 (3.51%) SSL
3 5 (2.92%) Asterisk PBX
3 5 (2.92%) Ethernet
3 5 (2.92%) H.323
3 5 (2.92%) Kerberos
3 5 (2.92%) Network Security
3 5 (2.92%) PBX
3 5 (2.92%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.92%) VLAN
3 5 (2.92%) VoIP
3 5 (2.92%) Wireshark
4 4 (2.34%) LAN
4 4 (2.34%) WAN
5 3 (1.75%) Internet
6 2 (1.17%) DNS
7 1 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (35.67%) NoSQL
2 25 (14.62%) SQL Server
3 16 (9.36%) MongoDB
4 14 (8.19%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.09%) MySQL
5 7 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.92%) Big Data
7 5 (2.92%) MarkLogic
7 5 (2.92%) Sybase ASE
8 3 (1.75%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.17%) DB2
9 2 (1.17%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.17%) MSDE
9 2 (1.17%) OpenTSDB
9 2 (1.17%) Parquet
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 50 (29.24%) JIRA
2 44 (25.73%) Git (software)
3 42 (24.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 36 (21.05%) Jenkins
5 35 (20.47%) Subversion
6 25 (14.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 25 (14.62%) GoCD
6 25 (14.62%) IBM UrbanCode
6 25 (14.62%) Octopus Deploy
7 21 (12.28%) Selenium
8 20 (11.70%) NUnit
9 19 (11.11%) Babel
9 19 (11.11%) Log4Net
9 19 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
9 19 (11.11%) webpack
10 18 (10.53%) Jasmine
10 18 (10.53%) JUnit
10 18 (10.53%) Protractor
10 18 (10.53%) TestNG
11 13 (7.60%) Maven
General
1 23 (13.45%) Finance
2 7 (4.09%) Banking
3 5 (2.92%) Games
3 5 (2.92%) Retail
4 4 (2.34%) Advertising
5 2 (1.17%) Marketing
5 2 (1.17%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (32.75%) Developer
2 27 (15.79%) Senior DevOps
3 25 (14.62%) Consultant
3 25 (14.62%) DevOps Consultant
3 25 (14.62%) Java Developer
3 25 (14.62%) Senior Consultant
3 25 (14.62%) Senior DevOps Consultant
4 22 (12.87%) Architect
5 21 (12.28%) .NET Developer
5 21 (12.28%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (9.36%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (7.02%) Tester
8 11 (6.43%) Test Engineer
9 10 (5.85%) Automation Tester
10 9 (5.26%) Software Developer
10 9 (5.26%) Software Engineer
11 8 (4.68%) Analyst
11 8 (4.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (4.68%) Senior Developer
12 7 (4.09%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (35.67%) .NET
2 54 (31.58%) HTML
3 37 (21.64%) ASP.NET
4 33 (19.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (18.71%) AngularJS
6 28 (16.37%) React
7 27 (15.79%) CSS
7 27 (15.79%) Elastic Stack
8 26 (15.20%) REST
9 25 (14.62%) Node.js
10 23 (13.45%) Web Services
11 22 (12.87%) XML
12 20 (11.70%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (11.70%) JSON
13 19 (11.11%) Enzyme
13 19 (11.11%) Jest
13 19 (11.11%) NHibernate
13 19 (11.11%) Redux
13 19 (11.11%) Spring
13 19 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.60%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (5.85%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.09%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.92%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.92%) Robotics
6 4 (2.34%) User Experience
7 2 (1.17%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.17%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.17%) Fintech
7 2 (1.17%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.58%) Equities
8 1 (0.58%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 53 (30.99%) Windows
2 45 (26.32%) Linux
3 31 (18.13%) Unix
4 11 (6.43%) Ubuntu
5 8 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.92%) Debian
7 4 (2.34%) CentOS
8 1 (0.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (63.74%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (40.94%) Microservices
3 57 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (28.07%) DevOps
5 44 (25.73%) MVC
6 40 (23.39%) Test Automation
7 35 (20.47%) Collaborative Working
7 35 (20.47%) SDLC
8 29 (16.96%) Continuous Delivery
9 27 (15.79%) Software Engineering
10 26 (15.20%) Scrum
11 25 (14.62%) Customer Engagement
12 19 (11.11%) API Development
12 19 (11.11%) TDD
12 19 (11.11%) TOGAF
13 16 (9.36%) OO
14 14 (8.19%) Customer Requirements
14 14 (8.19%) Web Development
15 13 (7.60%) Context-Driven Testing
15 13 (7.60%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 90 (52.63%) SQL
2 74 (43.27%) Java
3 67 (39.18%) JavaScript
4 51 (29.82%) C#
5 30 (17.54%) Python
6 16 (9.36%) PHP
6 16 (9.36%) Ruby
7 15 (8.77%) PL/SQL
7 15 (8.77%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.09%) C++
9 5 (2.92%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.92%) XQuery
10 4 (2.34%) Perl
10 4 (2.34%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.17%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.17%) ES6
11 2 (1.17%) Groovy
11 2 (1.17%) Scala
12 1 (0.58%) C
12 1 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (22.22%) Degree
2 33 (19.30%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.75%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.79%) GCP
2 2 (1.17%) COBIT
3 1 (0.58%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.85%) Docker
2 5 (2.92%) Dovecot
2 5 (2.92%) iptables
2 5 (2.92%) Postfix
2 5 (2.92%) QEMU
2 5 (2.92%) VirtualBox
2 5 (2.92%) Xen
3 2 (1.17%) HDFS
3 2 (1.17%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (19.88%) Ansible
2 30 (17.54%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (17.54%) Puppet
3 25 (14.62%) Consul
3 25 (14.62%) Rundeck
3 25 (14.62%) Terraform
4 5 (2.92%) Proxmox
5 4 (2.34%) Packer
6 2 (1.17%) Kibana
6 2 (1.17%) logstash
6 2 (1.17%) Mesos
7 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 37 (21.64%) Oracle
2 33 (19.30%) Microsoft
3 25 (14.62%) Delphix
3 25 (14.62%) RedGate
3 25 (14.62%) ServiceNow
3 25 (14.62%) Splunk
4 10 (5.85%) Google
5 6 (3.51%) Informatica
5 6 (3.51%) Sybase
5 6 (3.51%) Tableau
5 6 (3.51%) Talend
6 4 (2.34%) Cisco
7 2 (1.17%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.17%) IBM
7 2 (1.17%) Ogone
7 2 (1.17%) PayPal
7 2 (1.17%) Perforce
7 2 (1.17%) VMware
8 1 (0.58%) Chordiant
8 1 (0.58%) Zend