Open Source Jobs in Scotland

Open Source
UK > Scotland

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 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 145 159 214
Rank change year-on-year +14 +55 -86
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 153 63 34
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 2.25% 1.40% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 1.48% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 23
10th Percentile £52,500 £36,859 £41,900
25th Percentile £66,859 £39,294 £56,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £69,447 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% -0.79% +21.74%
75th Percentile £79,800 £100,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £91,934 - -
UK median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% +3.70%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,222 4,254 5,453
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 91.54% 94.43% 91.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,428 2,105 2,835
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,000 £31,133
25th Percentile £40,000 £42,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +15.79%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £61,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.84% +1.67% +9.09%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Scotland

Open Source
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Open Source in Scotland.

Salary trend for Open Source in Scotland

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Open Source in Scotland over the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

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 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Glasgow -15 102 £62,500 - 5
Edinburgh +40 44 £75,000 -11.48% 12
Fife - 6 - -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 86 (56.21%) Apache Spark
2 8 (5.23%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.92%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 8 (5.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 100 (65.36%) AWS
2 17 (11.11%) SaaS
3 16 (10.46%) Azure
4 8 (5.23%) Amazon EKS
4 8 (5.23%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (4.58%) GitHub
6 6 (3.92%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (3.92%) GCP
7 4 (2.61%) Serverless
8 2 (1.31%) dbt
8 2 (1.31%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.23%) BGP
1 8 (5.23%) DNS
1 8 (5.23%) SSL
1 8 (5.23%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (57.52%) NoSQL
2 86 (56.21%) Apache Hive
2 86 (56.21%) HBase
3 56 (36.60%) Hadoop
4 41 (26.80%) Big Data
5 13 (8.50%) Oracle Database
6 12 (7.84%) RDBMS
6 12 (7.84%) Relational Database
7 8 (5.23%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.65%) MySQL
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.65%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 101 (66.01%) Git
2 87 (56.86%) Jenkins
3 86 (56.21%) Bitbucket Server
4 8 (5.23%) JIRA
5 6 (3.92%) Bitbucket
5 6 (3.92%) Cypress.io
5 6 (3.92%) MSTest
5 6 (3.92%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.61%) JDeveloper
7 2 (1.31%) Appium
7 2 (1.31%) Selenium
8 1 (0.65%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.65%) Gatling
8 1 (0.65%) GitLab
8 1 (0.65%) JMeter
8 1 (0.65%) LoadRunner
General
1 102 (66.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 100 (65.36%) Finance
3 86 (56.21%) Law
4 69 (45.10%) Legal
5 40 (26.14%) Social Skills
6 19 (12.42%) Marketing
7 14 (9.15%) Military
8 8 (5.23%) Banking
9 7 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (4.58%) Multimedia
10 3 (1.96%) Retail
11 1 (0.65%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 91 (59.48%) Software Engineer
2 72 (47.06%) Developer
3 67 (43.79%) AWS Engineer
3 67 (43.79%) AWS Software Engineer
4 56 (36.60%) Database Developer
4 56 (36.60%) Database Engineer
4 56 (36.60%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 37 (24.18%) AWS Database Engineer
5 37 (24.18%) AWS Developer
6 30 (19.61%) Big Data Engineer
6 30 (19.61%) Big Data Software Engineer
6 30 (19.61%) Data Engineer
7 16 (10.46%) Architect
8 15 (9.80%) Analyst
9 14 (9.15%) Support Analyst
9 14 (9.15%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
10 12 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (6.54%) Senior
12 8 (5.23%) Lead
12 8 (5.23%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.42%) Node.js
2 14 (9.15%) React
3 12 (7.84%) Spring Boot
4 8 (5.23%) CSS
4 8 (5.23%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (4.58%) WebGL
6 6 (3.92%) AngularJS
6 6 (3.92%) Express.js
7 4 (2.61%) RESTful
7 4 (2.61%) Spring
8 3 (1.96%) Android Jetpack
8 3 (1.96%) Android SDK
8 3 (1.96%) Django
8 3 (1.96%) Jetpack Compose
8 3 (1.96%) Web Services
9 2 (1.31%) Kafka
9 2 (1.31%) Swagger
10 1 (0.65%) OpenCV
10 1 (0.65%) REST
10 1 (0.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 94 (61.44%) Algorithms
2 9 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 9 (5.88%) Legacy Systems
3 8 (5.23%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.23%) Public Cloud
4 7 (4.58%) Augmented Reality
4 7 (4.58%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.58%) Virtual Reality
5 6 (3.92%) IoT
6 3 (1.96%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.96%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.31%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.31%) NHS
7 2 (1.31%) Robotics
7 2 (1.31%) SWIFT Messaging Network
8 1 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.65%) Distributed Systems
8 1 (0.65%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 101 (66.01%) Unix
2 22 (14.38%) Linux
3 14 (9.15%) Mac OS X
3 14 (9.15%) Windows
4 8 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (79.74%) Agile
2 96 (62.75%) SDLC
3 95 (62.09%) CI/CD
3 95 (62.09%) Test Automation
4 93 (60.78%) Software Engineering
4 93 (60.78%) Visualisation
5 89 (58.17%) Artificial Intelligence
5 89 (58.17%) Machine Learning
6 88 (57.52%) TDD
7 87 (56.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 86 (56.21%) Batch Processing
8 86 (56.21%) Community of Practice
8 86 (56.21%) Operational Stability
9 75 (49.02%) Risk Management
10 68 (44.44%) Microservices
11 36 (23.53%) DevOps
11 36 (23.53%) Wealth Management
12 32 (20.92%) Actionable Insight
13 16 (10.46%) Information Security
14 15 (9.80%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 96 (62.75%) Python
1 96 (62.75%) SQL
2 86 (56.21%) PL/SQL
3 67 (43.79%) Java
4 17 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.58%) TypeScript
6 5 (3.27%) Bash
7 4 (2.61%) Go
7 4 (2.61%) Kotlin
7 4 (2.61%) Perl
7 4 (2.61%) Ruby
8 1 (0.65%) R
8 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (18.30%) Degree
2 17 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 16 (10.46%) SC Cleared
4 14 (9.15%) CISM
4 14 (9.15%) CISSP
4 14 (9.15%) GCIA
4 14 (9.15%) GCIH
4 14 (9.15%) GREM
5 8 (5.23%) AWS Certification
5 8 (5.23%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
5 8 (5.23%) Azure Certification
6 2 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.31%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.65%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.27%) QA
2 2 (1.31%) Accessibility
2 2 (1.31%) SEPA
System Software
1 86 (56.21%) HDFS
2 4 (2.61%) Docker
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 88 (57.52%) Terraform
2 5 (3.27%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.31%) Ansible
4 1 (0.65%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 86 (56.21%) Databricks
1 86 (56.21%) Informatica
2 56 (36.60%) Cloudera
3 14 (9.15%) Dell
4 13 (8.50%) Oracle
5 8 (5.23%) Sparx
6 6 (3.92%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.61%) Google