Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 66 59
Rank change year-on-year -24 -7 +40
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 169 152 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.99% 3.27% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 3.58% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 105 89 170
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £32,000 £33,500 £31,175
90th Percentile £64,300 £71,450 £65,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.73% +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 5,167 4,250 5,528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.34% 91.46% 90.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3,438 2,697 3,474
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -24 77 £48,750 -7.14% 9
Glasgow -26 68 £50,000 +5.82% 15
Dundee +2 9 £41,500 +80.43% 1
South Lanarkshire - 9 £44,705 -
Fife -2 4 £45,000 -2.17%
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £30,000 -
Open Source
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 106 (62.72%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (44.38%) JavaScript
3 74 (43.79%) Java
4 63 (37.28%) SQL
5 60 (35.50%) Amazon AWS
6 56 (33.14%) HTML
7 53 (31.36%) Microsoft Azure
8 48 (28.40%) DevOps
9 46 (27.22%) Linux
10 45 (26.63%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (24.26%) Python
11 41 (24.26%) Microservices
12 40 (23.67%) NoSQL
13 39 (23.08%) CSS
13 39 (23.08%) C#
14 36 (21.30%) Degree
15 35 (20.71%) Ruby
16 33 (19.53%) .NET
17 31 (18.34%) Test Automation
17 31 (18.34%) SDLC
17 31 (18.34%) Ansible
18 30 (17.75%) Git (software)
18 30 (17.75%) TDD
18 30 (17.75%) Microsoft
19 29 (17.16%) Windows
20 28 (16.57%) Puppet
20 28 (16.57%) Spring
21 27 (15.98%) JIRA
21 27 (15.98%) AngularJS
21 27 (15.98%) Jenkins

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 7 (4.14%) CMS
2 6 (3.55%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.96%) SAS
3 5 (2.96%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.37%) Apache
4 4 (2.37%) IIS
4 4 (2.37%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.78%) Drupal
5 3 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.78%) WordPress
6 2 (1.18%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.18%) nginx
7 1 (0.59%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 60 (35.50%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (31.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (12.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (6.51%) Amazon S3
4 11 (6.51%) Office 365
5 10 (5.92%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (5.92%) GitHub
6 6 (3.55%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (3.55%) npm
7 4 (2.37%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.78%) Heroku
8 3 (1.78%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.18%) CloudFront
9 2 (1.18%) SaaS
9 2 (1.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.83%) Firewall
2 8 (4.73%) Internet
2 8 (4.73%) SSL
3 5 (2.96%) Unified Communications
4 4 (2.37%) S/MIME
5 2 (1.18%) DNS
5 2 (1.18%) LAN
5 2 (1.18%) WAN
6 1 (0.59%) HTTP
6 1 (0.59%) SNMP
6 1 (0.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (23.67%) NoSQL
2 14 (8.28%) Relational Database
3 12 (7.10%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (5.92%) SQL Server
5 9 (5.33%) MySQL
6 8 (4.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.96%) Big Data
8 5 (2.96%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.37%) Blockchain
9 4 (2.37%) Redis
10 3 (1.78%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (1.18%) OpenTSDB
11 2 (1.18%) Parquet
12 1 (0.59%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.59%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (17.75%) Git (software)
2 27 (15.98%) Jenkins
2 27 (15.98%) JIRA
3 24 (14.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (12.43%) Subversion
5 20 (11.83%) Selenium
6 18 (10.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 18 (10.65%) GoCD
6 18 (10.65%) IBM UrbanCode
6 18 (10.65%) Octopus Deploy
7 17 (10.06%) Jasmine
7 17 (10.06%) Protractor
8 16 (9.47%) JUnit
8 16 (9.47%) TestNG
9 15 (8.88%) Vagrant
10 7 (4.14%) Maven
11 6 (3.55%) Log4Net
11 6 (3.55%) NUnit
11 6 (3.55%) Rhino Mocks
11 6 (3.55%) webpack
General
1 20 (11.83%) Finance
2 10 (5.92%) Games
3 5 (2.96%) Advertising
4 4 (2.37%) Banking
5 2 (1.18%) Retail
6 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (35.50%) Developer
2 30 (17.75%) Java Developer
3 29 (17.16%) Senior DevOps
4 24 (14.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 22 (13.02%) Consultant
6 18 (10.65%) DevOps Consultant
6 18 (10.65%) Senior Consultant
6 18 (10.65%) Senior DevOps Consultant
7 14 (8.28%) Senior Developer
8 13 (7.69%) Test Engineer
9 11 (6.51%) Architect
10 10 (5.92%) Web Developer
11 9 (5.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 9 (5.33%) Senior Java Developer
12 8 (4.73%) .NET Developer
12 8 (4.73%) Analyst
12 8 (4.73%) Test Automation Engineer
13 7 (4.14%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (4.14%) Tester
14 6 (3.55%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (33.14%) HTML
2 39 (23.08%) CSS
3 33 (19.53%) .NET
4 28 (16.57%) Spring
5 27 (15.98%) AngularJS
6 26 (15.38%) HTML5
7 24 (14.20%) Web Services
8 22 (13.02%) Elastic Stack
9 21 (12.43%) React
10 19 (11.24%) Node.js
11 16 (9.47%) Hibernate
12 14 (8.28%) CSS3
13 12 (7.10%) REST
14 11 (6.51%) ASP.NET
15 9 (5.33%) J2EE
15 9 (5.33%) JSON
15 9 (5.33%) Ruby on Rails
15 9 (5.33%) XML
16 8 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (4.73%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.92%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.33%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.14%) Internet of Things
4 7 (4.14%) PKI
5 3 (1.78%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.78%) Fintech
5 3 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.78%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.78%) User Experience
6 2 (1.18%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (1.18%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.18%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.59%) Equities
7 1 (0.59%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 46 (27.22%) Linux
2 29 (17.16%) Windows
3 19 (11.24%) Unix
4 18 (10.65%) Ubuntu
5 17 (10.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (8.88%) CentOS
7 3 (1.78%) Android
8 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (62.72%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (28.40%) DevOps
3 45 (26.63%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (24.26%) Microservices
5 31 (18.34%) SDLC
5 31 (18.34%) Test Automation
6 30 (17.75%) TDD
7 22 (13.02%) MVC
8 21 (12.43%) Web Development
9 20 (11.83%) Continuous Delivery
9 20 (11.83%) OO
9 20 (11.83%) Scrum
10 19 (11.24%) Configuration Management
11 18 (10.65%) Customer Engagement
11 18 (10.65%) Mentoring
11 18 (10.65%) Software Engineering
12 12 (7.10%) Open Source Development
13 11 (6.51%) IT Strategy
14 10 (5.92%) ITIL
14 10 (5.92%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 75 (44.38%) JavaScript
2 74 (43.79%) Java
3 63 (37.28%) SQL
4 41 (24.26%) Python
5 39 (23.08%) C#
6 35 (20.71%) Ruby
7 19 (11.24%) PHP
8 8 (4.73%) C++
8 8 (4.73%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.96%) Perl
10 3 (1.78%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.78%) R
10 3 (1.78%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.18%) C
11 2 (1.18%) ES6
11 2 (1.18%) PHP 7
11 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.59%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (21.30%) Degree
2 23 (13.61%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (5.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.55%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.55%) HND
5 1 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.59%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.83%) GCP
2 1 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (15.98%) Docker
2 8 (4.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.18%) HDFS
4 2 (1.18%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.59%) LXC
5 1 (0.59%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.59%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 31 (18.34%) Ansible
2 28 (16.57%) Puppet
3 27 (15.98%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (10.65%) Consul
4 18 (10.65%) Rundeck
4 18 (10.65%) Terraform
5 14 (8.28%) Packer
6 3 (1.78%) Kibana
6 3 (1.78%) logstash
7 2 (1.18%) Mesos
8 1 (0.59%) Graphite
8 1 (0.59%) Icinga
8 1 (0.59%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.59%) Nagios
8 1 (0.59%) WMI
8 1 (0.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (17.75%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.65%) Oracle
2 18 (10.65%) RedGate
2 18 (10.65%) ServiceNow
2 18 (10.65%) Splunk
3 10 (5.92%) VMware
4 6 (3.55%) Google
4 6 (3.55%) Talend
5 5 (2.96%) Informatica
5 5 (2.96%) Tableau
6 3 (1.78%) Ogone
6 3 (1.78%) PayPal
7 2 (1.18%) Cisco
8 1 (0.59%) ESRI
8 1 (0.59%) Perforce
8 1 (0.59%) Zend