The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 12 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Degree 459 482 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.46% 11.94% 17.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.84% 51.72% 62.56%
Number of salaries quoted 290 326 332
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,995 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Degree
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
837 932 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.36% 23.09% 28.44%
Number of salaries quoted 516 606 506
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Degree
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Degree Salary Trend in Scotland

Degree
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Degree Salary Histogram in Scotland

Degree
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 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 +6 221 £42,500 +14.86% 33
Glasgow +8 149 £45,000 +7.14% 20
West Lothian +13 18 £43,750 +41.12% 3
Aberdeen -5 16 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Fife +1 11 £39,750 -10.16% 1
Dundee -4 10 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Stirling -1 8 £24,500 -18.33%
South Ayrshire - 4 £42,500 - 1
North Lanarkshire +2 3 £40,182 -
Renfrewshire -4 3 - - 1
Aberdeenshire +2 2 - -
Ayrshire - 2 - -
Falkirk - 2 - -
East Lothian - 1 £40,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £21,500 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £21,500 -
Orkney Islands - 1 - -
Lothian - 1 £54,000 -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 321 (32.46%) Computer Science
2 320 (32.36%) Finance
3 286 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
4 226 (22.85%) Java
4 226 (22.85%) JavaScript
5 212 (21.44%) C#
6 209 (21.13%) .NET
7 185 (18.71%) Software Engineering
8 170 (17.19%) Project Management
9 159 (16.08%) Microsoft
10 157 (15.87%) SQL Server
11 144 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
12 137 (13.85%) Banking
13 132 (13.35%) Windows
14 131 (13.25%) SQL
15 127 (12.84%) HTML
16 126 (12.74%) Linux
17 124 (12.54%) Web Services
18 117 (11.83%) Oracle
19 113 (11.43%) TDD
19 113 (11.43%) Scrum
20 109 (11.02%) ASP.NET
21 105 (10.62%) Python
22 104 (10.52%) CSS
23 101 (10.21%) MS Excel
24 91 (9.20%) Mathematics
25 90 (9.10%) UNIX
26 86 (8.70%) C++
27 84 (8.49%) MVC
28 83 (8.39%) OO

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 37 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.03%) IIS
3 22 (2.22%) JBoss
3 22 (2.22%) NetWeaver
4 21 (2.12%) MS Exchange
4 21 (2.12%) SAS
5 16 (1.62%) WebLogic
6 11 (1.11%) Apache
7 10 (1.01%) WebSphere
8 9 (0.91%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
9 8 (0.81%) Node.js
10 7 (0.71%) IBM Notes
11 6 (0.61%) CMS
11 6 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.51%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.40%) Lync
13 4 (0.40%) WordPress
14 2 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 101 (10.21%) MS Excel
2 45 (4.55%) MS Office
3 15 (1.52%) AutoCAD
4 13 (1.31%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.81%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.81%) MS Project
7 5 (0.51%) SPSS
7 5 (0.51%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 19 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (1.62%) SAP FI
3 15 (1.52%) SAP FI/CO
3 15 (1.52%) SAP CO
3 15 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
6 7 (0.71%) Magento
7 6 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.61%) assyst
8 5 (0.51%) SAP SD
8 5 (0.51%) SAP R/3
8 5 (0.51%) Primavera
9 4 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 3 (0.30%) FLEXCUBE
10 3 (0.30%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 81 (8.19%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (1.01%) SaaS
4 9 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.40%) GitHub
6 3 (0.30%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.54%) Internet
2 31 (3.13%) Firewall
3 29 (2.93%) Ethernet
4 19 (1.92%) Network Security
5 18 (1.82%) TCP/IP
6 17 (1.72%) DNS
7 13 (1.31%) Wireless
8 12 (1.21%) SAN
8 12 (1.21%) LAN
9 11 (1.11%) Intranet
10 10 (1.01%) DMZ
10 10 (1.01%) WAN
11 9 (0.91%) DHCP
12 8 (0.81%) WiMAX
13 7 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (0.71%) RNC
13 7 (0.71%) 3G
13 7 (0.71%) UMTS
13 7 (0.71%) GSM
13 7 (0.71%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 67 (6.77%) Relational Database
3 33 (3.34%) MySQL
4 27 (2.73%) Oracle Database
5 24 (2.43%) SAP BW
6 23 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
7 22 (2.22%) RDBMS
7 22 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (2.12%) SAP BI
9 15 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (0.91%) MS Access
11 8 (0.81%) SQLPlus
11 8 (0.81%) Big Data
12 7 (0.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 6 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.61%) DB2
13 6 (0.61%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
14 5 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 51 (5.16%) Visual Studio
2 30 (3.03%) Subversion
3 20 (2.02%) Git (software)
4 15 (1.52%) Selenium
5 8 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.71%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.71%) Maven
6 7 (0.71%) Ant
6 7 (0.71%) Toad
7 6 (0.61%) JUnit
7 6 (0.61%) Clang
8 5 (0.51%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.40%) JIRA
10 3 (0.30%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.20%) MorphX
11 2 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.20%) ERwin
12 1 (0.10%) NUnit
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
General
1 320 (32.36%) Finance
2 137 (13.85%) Banking
3 75 (7.58%) Telecoms
4 44 (4.45%) Marketing
5 32 (3.24%) Electronics
6 31 (3.13%) Retail
7 26 (2.63%) Law
8 22 (2.22%) Investment Banking
9 18 (1.82%) Legal
10 15 (1.52%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.21%) Retail Banking
12 9 (0.91%) Billing
12 9 (0.91%) Publishing
13 8 (0.81%) Games
13 8 (0.81%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.81%) Private Banking
14 7 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.61%) Advertising
15 6 (0.61%) German Language
16 5 (0.51%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 242 (24.47%) Developer
2 163 (16.48%) Analyst
3 93 (9.40%) Consultant
4 90 (9.10%) Software Engineer
5 72 (7.28%) Software Developer
6 58 (5.86%) Project Manager
7 48 (4.85%) Architect
8 45 (4.55%) Java Developer
8 45 (4.55%) .NET Developer
9 43 (4.35%) Graduate
10 40 (4.04%) Business Analyst
11 37 (3.74%) C# Developer
12 35 (3.54%) Senior Developer
13 32 (3.24%) Support Analyst
14 29 (2.93%) SAP Consultant
15 24 (2.43%) Security Consultant
15 24 (2.43%) Junior
16 22 (2.22%) QA Engineer
17 21 (2.12%) Business Intelligence Consultant
17 21 (2.12%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (21.13%) .NET
2 127 (12.84%) HTML
3 124 (12.54%) Web Services
4 109 (11.02%) ASP.NET
5 104 (10.52%) CSS
6 68 (6.88%) jQuery
7 63 (6.37%) .NET Framework
8 52 (5.26%) XML
9 44 (4.45%) HTML5
10 40 (4.04%) WPF
11 39 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 37 (3.74%) Hibernate
13 36 (3.64%) NHibernate
14 35 (3.54%) Spring
15 32 (3.24%) WCF
15 32 (3.24%) Qt
16 27 (2.73%) OpenGL
17 26 (2.63%) JSP
18 25 (2.53%) CSS3
19 24 (2.43%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 321 (32.46%) Computer Science
2 144 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (9.20%) Mathematics
4 50 (5.06%) Management Information System
5 49 (4.95%) Physics
6 39 (3.94%) User Experience
7 36 (3.64%) Open Source
8 31 (3.13%) Visualisation
9 25 (2.53%) Cryptography
10 21 (2.12%) GIS
10 21 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (1.92%) CUDA
12 14 (1.42%) Mobile App
13 11 (1.11%) Embedded Systems
14 10 (1.01%) Data Integration
14 10 (1.01%) FMCG
15 9 (0.91%) Social Media
15 9 (0.91%) Statistics
16 8 (0.81%) Algorithms
17 7 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 132 (13.35%) Windows
2 126 (12.74%) Linux
3 90 (9.10%) UNIX
4 39 (3.94%) Android
5 27 (2.73%) Apple iOS
6 22 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.42%) Windows 7
9 13 (1.31%) Mac OS X
10 11 (1.11%) Solaris
10 11 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.71%) Windows Phone
12 6 (0.61%) Debian
13 4 (0.40%) AIX
13 4 (0.40%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.20%) Windows CE
15 2 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (18.71%) Software Engineering
3 170 (17.19%) Project Management
4 113 (11.43%) TDD
4 113 (11.43%) Scrum
5 84 (8.49%) MVC
6 83 (8.39%) OO
7 81 (8.19%) Mentoring
8 66 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 65 (6.57%) ITIL
10 51 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
11 49 (4.95%) Information Security
12 48 (4.85%) Data Modelling
13 45 (4.55%) Analytics
14 42 (4.25%) Stakeholder Management
15 39 (3.94%) SOA
15 39 (3.94%) Service Delivery
15 39 (3.94%) Integration Testing
15 39 (3.94%) Time Management
15 39 (3.94%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 226 (22.85%) Java
1 226 (22.85%) JavaScript
2 212 (21.44%) C#
3 131 (13.25%) SQL
4 105 (10.62%) Python
5 86 (8.70%) C++
6 47 (4.75%) C
7 29 (2.93%) Perl
7 29 (2.93%) VBA
8 27 (2.73%) PHP
9 26 (2.63%) VB
10 25 (2.53%) Ruby
11 24 (2.43%) PL/SQL
12 22 (2.22%) T-SQL
12 22 (2.22%) ABAP
13 20 (2.02%) XPath
14 19 (1.92%) VC++
15 14 (1.42%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.91%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.81%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 58 (5.86%) CISSP
2 32 (3.24%) CISM
2 32 (3.24%) HND
3 31 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (2.22%) ISEB
5 16 (1.62%) PMI Certification
6 14 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (1.42%) PMP
7 13 (1.31%) Security Cleared
8 12 (1.21%) CCNA
9 10 (1.01%) CISA
10 9 (0.91%) HNC
11 8 (0.81%) CCA
11 8 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.81%) CISMP
11 8 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (0.71%) MBA
12 7 (0.71%) GIAC
12 7 (0.71%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.97%) SLA
2 57 (5.76%) QA
3 40 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (2.73%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.01%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.81%) COBIT
7 6 (0.61%) ISO 14001
8 5 (0.51%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.51%) ISO 9002
9 3 (0.30%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.20%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.20%) DO-254
11 1 (0.10%) P3O
11 1 (0.10%) EMIR
11 1 (0.10%) MiFID
System Software
1 35 (3.54%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.51%) Firmware
5 5 (0.51%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.40%) RACF
7 3 (0.30%) XenApp
8 2 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (2.63%) Puppet
1 26 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (2.33%) Nagios
3 17 (1.72%) Munin
3 17 (1.72%) Graphite
4 6 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.40%) SCCM
5 4 (0.40%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.20%) Control-M
6 2 (0.20%) SCOM
6 2 (0.20%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 159 (16.08%) Microsoft
2 117 (11.83%) Oracle
3 60 (6.07%) SAP
4 34 (3.44%) Cisco
5 27 (2.73%) Business Objects
6 24 (2.43%) Sybase
7 23 (2.33%) Splunk
8 22 (2.22%) VMware
9 19 (1.92%) ArcSight
10 14 (1.42%) IBM
11 13 (1.31%) Cognos
11 13 (1.31%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.21%) HP
13 9 (0.91%) Apple
14 8 (0.81%) Citrix
14 8 (0.81%) Adobe
14 8 (0.81%) Xamarin
15 7 (0.71%) Hyland
15 7 (0.71%) Nortel
15 7 (0.71%) Lotus
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