The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 93 104 94
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Permanent jobs citing ITSM 11 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.45% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.52% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 1
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
ITSM
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1268 1345 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 87.69% 86.55% 84.58%
Number of salaries quoted 797 870 592
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ITSM across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

ITSM
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

ITSM Salary Trend in Edinburgh

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing ITSM 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 ITSM.

1 22 (68.75%) Service Management
2 19 (59.38%) Oracle
2 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
3 17 (53.13%) Java
3 17 (53.13%) JBoss
3 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (53.13%) WebSphere
3 17 (53.13%) Java EE
4 16 (50.00%) Degree
5 12 (37.50%) Computer Science
5 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 12 (37.50%) EJB
5 12 (37.50%) JMS
5 12 (37.50%) JSP
5 12 (37.50%) Servlets
5 12 (37.50%) EJB 3.0
6 11 (34.38%) jQuery
6 11 (34.38%) Relational Database
6 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
6 11 (34.38%) RDBMS
6 11 (34.38%) CSS
6 11 (34.38%) HTML
6 11 (34.38%) Dojo
7 7 (21.88%) Supplier Management
8 6 (18.75%) assyst
8 6 (18.75%) Scrum
8 6 (18.75%) CTI
9 5 (15.63%) MVC
9 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (15.63%) Hibernate

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing ITSM 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 ITSM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (53.13%) JBoss
1 17 (53.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (34.38%) RDBMS
2 11 (34.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) DB2
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Law
2 2 (6.25%) German Language
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Automation Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Service Management Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Software Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Software Sales Executive
6 2 (6.25%) Account Executive
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Management Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Sales Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) Java EE
2 12 (37.50%) JSP
2 12 (37.50%) Servlets
2 12 (37.50%) JMS
2 12 (37.50%) EJB
2 12 (37.50%) EJB 3.0
3 11 (34.38%) HTML
3 11 (34.38%) CSS
3 11 (34.38%) Dojo
3 11 (34.38%) jQuery
4 5 (15.63%) JPA
4 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
1 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
1 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Service Management
2 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 7 (21.88%) Supplier Management
5 6 (18.75%) Scrum
6 5 (15.63%) MVC
7 4 (12.50%) Process Management
7 4 (12.50%) ITIL
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
9 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
9 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
9 2 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.25%) PRINCE
9 2 (6.25%) Project Management
9 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.25%) IT Governance
9 2 (6.25%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) Java
2 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) CISSP
2 1 (3.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) COBIT
2 2 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) FrontRange
2 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
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