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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 75 93 84
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 26 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.89% 1.03% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 1.08% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £36,000 £50,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.71% +34.66%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+17.28% -2.40%
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
1307 1577 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.05% 95.40% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 786 1015 609
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £62,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 25 (86.21%) Finance
1 25 (86.21%) Banking
2 23 (79.31%) Retail
3 20 (68.97%) Change Management
4 13 (44.83%) IBM
5 11 (37.93%) DB2
6 10 (34.48%) .NET
6 10 (34.48%) UNIX
6 10 (34.48%) UML
6 10 (34.48%) Programme Management
6 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
6 10 (34.48%) Corporate Banking
7 9 (31.03%) Oracle
8 8 (27.59%) Linux
8 8 (27.59%) WebSphere
9 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (20.69%) QA
10 6 (20.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 6 (20.69%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 6 (20.69%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (20.69%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (17.24%) Misys
11 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
11 5 (17.24%) XML
11 5 (17.24%) J2EE
11 5 (17.24%) C#
11 5 (17.24%) Java
11 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
11 5 (17.24%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (17.24%) DataStage

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 8 (27.59%) WebSphere
2 6 (20.69%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 6 (20.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (17.24%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.90%) JBoss
4 2 (6.90%) Apache
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (3.45%) Joomla!
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) DB2
2 5 (17.24%) DataStage
2 5 (17.24%) JasperReports
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
General
1 25 (86.21%) Finance
1 25 (86.21%) Banking
2 23 (79.31%) Retail
3 10 (34.48%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (20.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (17.24%) J2EE
3 5 (17.24%) XML
4 2 (6.90%) Middleware
5 1 (3.45%) jQuery
5 1 (3.45%) CSS3
5 1 (3.45%) HTML
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) UNIX
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.90%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Change Management
2 10 (34.48%) Programme Management
2 10 (34.48%) UML
2 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
3 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
3 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
3 5 (17.24%) Coaching
4 3 (10.34%) Process Management
4 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.90%) Build Automation
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.90%) People Management
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) C#
1 5 (17.24%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) Perl
2 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.90%) Korn
2 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) COBIT
3 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Xen
1 2 (6.90%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) IBM
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle
3 5 (17.24%) Misys
4 3 (10.34%) Hitachi
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
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