The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the Highlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank - 17 1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 0 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands - 1.96% 44.00%
As % of the Qualifications category - 9.09% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £35,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +52.17%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Degree
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 36.36% 21.57% 52.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 5
Average salary £20,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the Highlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

Degree
Salary Trend in the Highlands

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

Degree Salary Trend in the Highlands

Degree
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Highlands region citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Tcl
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Highlands region citing Degree 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 Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Tcl