The table below looks at the prevalence of the term German Language in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited German Language over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
German Language
Rank 96 98 71
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -27
Permanent jobs citing German Language 3 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.37% 1.93%
As % of the General category 0.40% 0.74% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 19
Average salary £19,500 £35,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.28% -41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.33%
German Language
Scotland

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

General Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
749 678 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 55.20% 49.71% 48.86%
Number of salaries quoted 451 453 392
Average salary £47,000 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

German Language
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing German Language across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

German Language Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

German Language
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

German Language Salary Trend in Edinburgh

German Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing German Language 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 German Language.

1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Solvency II
3 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) French Language
3 1 (20.00%) Italian Language
3 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (20.00%) CCENT
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA

German Language
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing German Language 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 German Language. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
1 1 (20.00%) French Language
1 1 (20.00%) Italian Language
1 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCENT
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Solvency II
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco