The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cryptography in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 140 161 147
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 16 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.52% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.51% 0.31% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
Cryptography
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1059 1301 993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 34.36% 39.39% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 691 785 615
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cryptography across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Cryptography Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Cryptography
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Cryptography Salary Trend in Scotland

Cryptography
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cryptography across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Cryptography Salary Histogram in Scotland

Cryptography
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +17 15 £42,500 - 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Cryptography
UK

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Cryptography 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 Cryptography.

1 53 (96.36%) Software Engineering
2 48 (87.27%) jQuery
2 48 (87.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (87.27%) .NET
2 48 (87.27%) MVC
3 47 (85.45%) E-Commerce
3 47 (85.45%) JavaScript
3 47 (85.45%) SQL
3 47 (85.45%) Amazon EC2
3 47 (85.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 47 (85.45%) Ajax
3 47 (85.45%) NHibernate
3 47 (85.45%) .NET Framework
4 46 (83.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 46 (83.64%) ASP.NET
5 36 (65.45%) T-SQL
6 31 (56.36%) C#
7 28 (50.91%) MS Excel
8 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (36.36%) Law
10 10 (18.18%) Mentoring
11 7 (12.73%) TDD
12 6 (10.91%) Pair Programming
12 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (10.91%) CICS
12 6 (10.91%) Assembly Language
12 6 (10.91%) zOS
12 6 (10.91%) JCL
12 6 (10.91%) Middleware
12 6 (10.91%) Mainframe

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Cryptography 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 Cryptography. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.91%) CICS
Applications
1 28 (50.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 48 (87.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (85.45%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (7.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
General
1 20 (36.36%) Law
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (52.73%) Developer
2 28 (50.91%) Software Engineer
3 22 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 22 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET Developer
4 18 (32.73%) C# Developer
4 18 (32.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 18 (32.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (27.27%) Lead .NET Developer
5 15 (27.27%) Lead Developer
5 15 (27.27%) Lead C# Developer
6 9 (16.36%) .NET Software Engineer
6 9 (16.36%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Programmer
7 6 (10.91%) CICS Programmer
8 3 (5.45%) CICS Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Junior Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Junior .NET Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Junior
10 1 (1.82%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (87.27%) .NET
1 48 (87.27%) jQuery
2 47 (85.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 47 (85.45%) Ajax
2 47 (85.45%) NHibernate
2 47 (85.45%) .NET Framework
3 46 (83.64%) ASP.NET
3 46 (83.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (10.91%) Middleware
5 3 (5.45%) WCF
6 2 (3.64%) CSS
6 2 (3.64%) HTML
7 1 (1.82%) REST
7 1 (1.82%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.82%) SOAP
7 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) zOS
2 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (96.36%) Software Engineering
2 48 (87.27%) MVC
3 47 (85.45%) E-Commerce
4 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 7 (12.73%) TDD
7 6 (10.91%) Pair Programming
7 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.82%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.82%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (1.82%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (85.45%) SQL
1 47 (85.45%) JavaScript
2 36 (65.45%) T-SQL
3 31 (56.36%) C#
4 6 (10.91%) Assembly Language
4 6 (10.91%) JCL
5 2 (3.64%) C
5 2 (3.64%) Java
6 1 (1.82%) C++
6 1 (1.82%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
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