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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 14 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 517 467 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.29% 15.21% 15.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.77% 60.10% 50.90%
Number of salaries quoted 344 301 332
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
895 777 1004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.74% 25.31% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 570 496 609
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 +2 263 £37,500 +15.38% 34
Glasgow -11 147 £42,000 -1.17% 14
Aberdeen +2 46 £43,500 +24.28% 3
Dundee +4 14 £28,500 -5.00% 1
West Lothian +10 10 £38,750 - 3
Fife +8 10 £26,000 +13.04% 2
Stirling -18 9 £38,875 -
Renfrewshire +3 6 £40,000 -
Aberdeenshire -2 2 - -
Inverclyde - 2 £28,250 -
North Lanarkshire +1 1 £26,223 -30.07% 1
Argyll and Bute +1 1 £53,000 +76.66%
Ayrshire - 1 £42,500 -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 406 (39.96%) Computer Science
2 301 (29.63%) Java
3 259 (25.49%) C#
4 255 (25.10%) Finance
5 243 (23.92%) Agile Software Development
6 216 (21.26%) .NET
7 211 (20.77%) C++
8 210 (20.67%) Software Engineering
9 189 (18.60%) Microsoft
10 171 (16.83%) SQL Server
11 167 (16.44%) JavaScript
11 167 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
12 166 (16.34%) HTML
13 165 (16.24%) Mathematics
14 162 (15.94%) SQL
15 153 (15.06%) Linux
16 150 (14.76%) OO
17 145 (14.27%) Windows
18 133 (13.09%) CSS
19 113 (11.12%) Project Management
20 108 (10.63%) MS Excel
21 102 (10.04%) Physics
22 98 (9.65%) Oracle
23 95 (9.35%) ASP.NET
24 93 (9.15%) jQuery
25 91 (8.96%) Banking
26 90 (8.86%) UNIX
27 86 (8.46%) ITIL
28 82 (8.07%) Risk Management
29 78 (7.68%) XML

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 39 (3.84%) SharePoint
1 39 (3.84%) Apache
2 34 (3.35%) Tomcat
3 22 (2.17%) MS Exchange
4 17 (1.67%) IIS
5 11 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (0.98%) Lotus Domino
6 10 (0.98%) WebLogic
6 10 (0.98%) Node.js
7 9 (0.89%) CMS
8 8 (0.79%) NetWeaver
8 8 (0.79%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (0.59%) SAS
10 5 (0.49%) Lync
11 4 (0.39%) SAP Portal
12 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.30%) nginx
13 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 108 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 61 (6.00%) MS Office
3 24 (2.36%) MS Project
4 21 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.49%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.39%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.39%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.30%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.20%) InDesign
8 2 (0.20%) SPSS
9 1 (0.098%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.098%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 17 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 7 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.49%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 5 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.39%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.30%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.20%) Maximo
8 2 (0.20%) FRx
8 2 (0.20%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.20%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (0.98%) Office 365
3 9 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.69%) SaaS
4 7 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.39%) GitHub
6 2 (0.20%) PaaS
6 2 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.05%) Firewall
2 30 (2.95%) Internet
3 23 (2.26%) HTTP
4 19 (1.87%) TCP/IP
5 18 (1.77%) Ethernet
5 18 (1.77%) SAN
6 16 (1.57%) WAN
7 11 (1.08%) Intranet
7 11 (1.08%) LAN
8 10 (0.98%) IP Telephony
9 9 (0.89%) VPN
10 8 (0.79%) DNS
10 8 (0.79%) LDAP
10 8 (0.79%) tcpdump
10 8 (0.79%) Wireshark
11 7 (0.69%) DHCP
11 7 (0.69%) VoIP
12 6 (0.59%) Network Security
12 6 (0.59%) VLAN
12 6 (0.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (16.83%) SQL Server
2 56 (5.51%) Relational Database
3 42 (4.13%) MySQL
4 32 (3.15%) RDBMS
5 26 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (2.17%) Oracle Database
7 17 (1.67%) Big Data
8 16 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.69%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.69%) SAP BW
14 6 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (0.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 73 (7.19%) Visual Studio
2 44 (4.33%) Subversion
3 37 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 21 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (1.87%) JUnit
6 13 (1.28%) Eclipse
7 12 (1.18%) JIRA
8 11 (1.08%) Selenium
9 10 (0.98%) Jenkins
10 8 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
11 7 (0.69%) NCrunch
11 7 (0.69%) Maven
11 7 (0.69%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.59%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.49%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.49%) MSBuild
13 5 (0.49%) ReSharper
13 5 (0.49%) TestNG
13 5 (0.49%) RSpec
13 5 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 255 (25.10%) Finance
2 91 (8.96%) Banking
3 60 (5.91%) Games
4 55 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 50 (4.92%) Financial Institution
6 44 (4.33%) Marketing
7 31 (3.05%) Electronics
8 30 (2.95%) Retail
9 24 (2.36%) Advertising
10 21 (2.07%) Manufacturing
11 20 (1.97%) Telecoms
12 18 (1.77%) Retail Banking
13 15 (1.48%) Front Office
14 14 (1.38%) Law
15 10 (0.98%) French Language
16 8 (0.79%) Legal
17 5 (0.49%) General Ledger
17 5 (0.49%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.49%) Automotive
18 4 (0.39%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 357 (35.14%) Developer
2 140 (13.78%) Analyst
3 127 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 123 (12.11%) Java Developer
5 94 (9.25%) Software Developer
6 74 (7.28%) Senior Developer
7 56 (5.51%) Junior
8 46 (4.53%) Senior Java Developer
9 42 (4.13%) C# Developer
9 42 (4.13%) Graduate
10 41 (4.04%) Consultant
11 37 (3.64%) Business Analyst
12 34 (3.35%) Junior Developer
13 30 (2.95%) Systems Analyst
14 29 (2.85%) .NET Developer
15 28 (2.76%) Design Engineer
15 28 (2.76%) Architect
16 26 (2.56%) Project Manager
16 26 (2.56%) C++ Developer
17 25 (2.46%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (21.26%) .NET
2 166 (16.34%) HTML
3 133 (13.09%) CSS
4 95 (9.35%) ASP.NET
5 93 (9.15%) jQuery
6 78 (7.68%) XML
7 58 (5.71%) Web Services
8 52 (5.12%) .NET Framework
9 46 (4.53%) HTML5
10 44 (4.33%) Hibernate
11 42 (4.13%) WPF
12 36 (3.54%) Spring
13 33 (3.25%) NHibernate
13 33 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 32 (3.15%) SOAP
15 31 (3.05%) CSS3
16 28 (2.76%) WinForms
16 28 (2.76%) OpenGL
17 27 (2.66%) XSLT
18 26 (2.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 406 (39.96%) Computer Science
2 167 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
3 165 (16.24%) Mathematics
4 102 (10.04%) Physics
5 63 (6.20%) Grid Computing
6 62 (6.10%) Market Risk
7 55 (5.41%) Management Information System
8 33 (3.25%) Visualisation
9 24 (2.36%) User Experience
9 24 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (2.17%) Mobile App
11 19 (1.87%) Open Source
12 17 (1.67%) CUDA
13 12 (1.18%) Client/Server
14 10 (0.98%) Statistics
14 10 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
15 9 (0.89%) Social Media
16 8 (0.79%) Mobile Games
16 8 (0.79%) E-Learning
16 8 (0.79%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 153 (15.06%) Linux
2 145 (14.27%) Windows
3 90 (8.86%) UNIX
4 37 (3.64%) Android
5 32 (3.15%) Apple iOS
6 23 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.08%) Solaris
9 11 (1.08%) Windows XP
10 10 (0.98%) Debian
10 10 (0.98%) AIX
11 9 (0.89%) CentOS
11 9 (0.89%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.79%) Fedora
13 7 (0.69%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.49%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.30%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.30%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (23.92%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (20.67%) Software Engineering
3 150 (14.76%) OO
4 113 (11.12%) Project Management
5 86 (8.46%) ITIL
6 82 (8.07%) Risk Management
7 74 (7.28%) MVC
8 69 (6.79%) OOP
9 62 (6.10%) Mentoring
10 59 (5.81%) Business Analysis
10 59 (5.81%) Automated Testing
11 56 (5.51%) Scrum
12 55 (5.41%) Investment Management
13 54 (5.31%) TDD
14 53 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
15 52 (5.12%) Web Development
15 52 (5.12%) Continuous Integration
15 52 (5.12%) Unit Testing
16 46 (4.53%) PRINCE2
17 39 (3.84%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 301 (29.63%) Java
2 259 (25.49%) C#
3 211 (20.77%) C++
4 167 (16.44%) JavaScript
5 162 (15.94%) SQL
6 73 (7.19%) C
7 58 (5.71%) Python
8 44 (4.33%) Perl
9 34 (3.35%) PHP
10 30 (2.95%) Ruby
10 30 (2.95%) PL/SQL
11 21 (2.07%) VB.NET
11 21 (2.07%) T-SQL
12 17 (1.67%) VC++
13 15 (1.48%) Objective-C
14 14 (1.38%) Shell Script
15 13 (1.28%) CoffeeScript
16 9 (0.89%) VB
17 8 (0.79%) ActionScript
17 8 (0.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (2.95%) ISEB
3 29 (2.85%) HND
4 20 (1.97%) PMI Certification
5 18 (1.77%) PhD
5 18 (1.77%) Chartered Engineer
6 16 (1.57%) Postgraduate
7 15 (1.48%) ISTQB
7 15 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (1.38%) PMP
9 12 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 11 (1.08%) HNC
11 10 (0.98%) OCP
11 10 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
11 10 (0.98%) CCNA
11 10 (0.98%) MCITP
12 9 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (0.89%) Security Cleared
12 9 (0.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.53%) QA
2 18 (1.77%) SLA
3 8 (0.79%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.30%) COBIT
7 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.20%) CRD IV
System Software
1 22 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 22 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (1.87%) Hyper-V
3 10 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (0.69%) XenApp
5 6 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.39%) vSphere
7 4 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (0.39%) Snort
8 3 (0.30%) NFS
8 3 (0.30%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.20%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.20%) XenServer
10 1 (0.098%) KVM
10 1 (0.098%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.098%) Gluster
10 1 (0.098%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.098%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.59%) Puppet
3 5 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.49%) Data Guard
3 5 (0.49%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.20%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.20%) WSUS
5 1 (0.098%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.098%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.098%) SCCM
5 1 (0.098%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.098%) OpenView
5 1 (0.098%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 189 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 98 (9.65%) Oracle
3 29 (2.85%) VMware
4 23 (2.26%) JBoss
5 21 (2.07%) Cisco
5 21 (2.07%) Adobe
6 20 (1.97%) SAP
7 16 (1.57%) HP
8 14 (1.38%) Twitter
8 14 (1.38%) Citrix
9 13 (1.28%) Dell
9 13 (1.28%) Sybase
10 12 (1.18%) SolidWorks
11 11 (1.08%) Lotus
12 8 (0.79%) Reuters
12 8 (0.79%) Red Hat
12 8 (0.79%) IBM
12 8 (0.79%) Google
13 6 (0.59%) Avaya
13 6 (0.59%) Verint
Scotland
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scott Logic Limited
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £1 per annum + Excellent Package, Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Standard Life
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Kelly Services-Uk
Posted: 3 days ago
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Vodafone
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £43000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ASG International
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ASG International
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago