The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCADA in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCADA over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 12 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +10
Permanent jobs citing SCADA 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.51% 0.37% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.00% 1.64% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +4.47%
SCADA
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Miscellaneous Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
25 61 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 43.86% 22.59% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 44 71
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £47,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SCADA
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SCADA across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

SCADA Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

SCADA
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCADA across the Aberdeen region.

SCADA Salary Trend in Aberdeen

SCADA
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing SCADA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SCADA.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing SCADA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SCADA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree