The table below looks at the statistics for GitHub skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GitHub over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GitHub
Rank 96 95 97
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 1 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.078% 0.36% 0.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.14% 3.16% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 9
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £48,187
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -32.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £46,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
GitHub
Scotland

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

Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
88 158 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.91% 11.41% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 65 118 42
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +11.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

GitHub
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

GitHub Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

GitHub
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

GitHub Salary Trend in Edinburgh

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing GitHub 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 GitHub.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Mathematics
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) EJB 3.0
3 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 4 (66.67%) Java EE
3 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) VB
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) EJB
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
5 1 (16.67%) DirectX

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing GitHub 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 GitHub. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) MATLAB Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) EJB
3 4 (66.67%) EJB 3.0
3 4 (66.67%) Java EE
4 1 (16.67%) DirectX
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
4 1 (16.67%) OpenCL
4 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Mathematics
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (16.67%) Image Processing
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) VB
4 2 (33.33%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle