The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 82 82 90
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 23 24 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.56% 1.63% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.69% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 1
Average salary £48,250 £32,000 £32,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.78% -1.23%
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +11.11%
Technical Specialist
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1379 1417 1162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.81% 96.00% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 897 932 731
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Specialist in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Technical Specialist in their job title 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 with Technical Specialist in their job title.

1 43 (89.58%) Banking
2 40 (83.33%) Retail
3 34 (70.83%) Change Management
4 28 (58.33%) Finance
5 25 (52.08%) DB2
6 23 (47.92%) UNIX
7 21 (43.75%) QA
7 21 (43.75%) Mentoring
7 21 (43.75%) Coaching
7 21 (43.75%) SDLC
8 20 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (41.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 20 (41.67%) WebSphere
8 20 (41.67%) WebSphere Application Server
8 20 (41.67%) WebSphere MQ
9 15 (31.25%) IBM
10 11 (22.92%) .NET
11 10 (20.83%) UML
11 10 (20.83%) Corporate Banking
11 10 (20.83%) Programme Management
11 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
12 9 (18.75%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 8 (16.67%) Oracle
14 7 (14.58%) Java
15 6 (12.50%) C#
15 6 (12.50%) Linux
15 6 (12.50%) XML
16 5 (10.42%) Process Management
16 5 (10.42%) JasperReports
16 5 (10.42%) LPAR

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Technical Specialist in their job title 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 with Technical Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (41.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 20 (41.67%) WebSphere
2 9 (18.75%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 5 (10.42%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.08%) Joomla!
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) SAN
2 1 (2.08%) DHCP
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (52.08%) DB2
2 5 (10.42%) DataStage
2 5 (10.42%) JasperReports
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
General
1 43 (89.58%) Banking
2 40 (83.33%) Retail
3 28 (58.33%) Finance
4 10 (20.83%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 20 (41.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 11 (22.92%) .NET
3 6 (12.50%) XML
4 5 (10.42%) J2EE
5 1 (2.08%) CSS
5 1 (2.08%) Web Services
5 1 (2.08%) jQuery
5 1 (2.08%) CSS3
5 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.42%) LPAR
3 1 (2.08%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (47.92%) UNIX
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) Change Management
2 21 (43.75%) Mentoring
2 21 (43.75%) Coaching
2 21 (43.75%) SDLC
3 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
3 10 (20.83%) UML
3 10 (20.83%) Programme Management
4 5 (10.42%) Asset Management
4 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
4 5 (10.42%) Process Management
5 2 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.08%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.08%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.08%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) Java
2 6 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.08%) PHP
3 1 (2.08%) SQL
3 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (43.75%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) IBM
2 8 (16.67%) Oracle
3 5 (10.42%) Misys
3 5 (10.42%) Hitachi
4 1 (2.08%) Fundtech
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
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