The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reuters over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Reuters Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters
Rank 105 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.068% 0.16% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £24,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.95%
Reuters
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
577 501 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.44% 40.02% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 383 303 360
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Reuters
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Reuters Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Reuters 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 Reuters.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (75.00%) XQuery
2 3 (75.00%) InstallShield
2 3 (75.00%) Practice Management
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Law
2 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Reuters 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 Reuters. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (75.00%) InstallShield
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
1 3 (75.00%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Law
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) XSLT
1 3 (75.00%) WinForms
1 3 (75.00%) Ajax
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Remoting
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) OOXML
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) N-Tier
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Practice Management
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg