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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 8 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 531 464 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 17.19% 14.29% 16.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 61.67% 59.64% 54.44%
Number of salaries quoted 364 276 304
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 £26,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
861 778 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.87% 23.97% 29.56%
Number of salaries quoted 594 475 572
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 30 January 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 30 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 +6 246 £44,000 +17.33% 40
Glasgow +8 184 £42,500 +6.25% 38
Aberdeen -3 26 £40,000 -20.00% 2
West Lothian -1 14 £36,125 -3.66% 3
Stirling -6 9 £31,000 -22.50%
Renfrewshire +3 7 - - 3
Dundee -5 6 £34,250 +14.16% 4
Fife -11 4 £26,750 -37.42% 1
Aberdeenshire +5 3 £36,000 -10.00%
South Lanarkshire +2 3 £21,250 -57.50%
Scottish Borders - 3 £20,500 - 1
Highlands +4 1 - -
Lanarkshire 0 1 £57,500 +69.11%
North Lanarkshire -3 1 £60,000 -
Lothian - 1 £44,000 -
Angus - 1 £19,500 -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 336 (32.81%) Computer Science
2 297 (29.00%) Finance
3 271 (26.46%) Agile Software Development
4 258 (25.20%) C#
5 237 (23.14%) Java
6 231 (22.56%) .NET
7 219 (21.39%) JavaScript
8 211 (20.61%) SQL Server
9 206 (20.12%) Software Engineering
10 194 (18.95%) Microsoft
11 166 (16.21%) SQL
12 158 (15.43%) Windows
13 153 (14.94%) Project Management
14 151 (14.75%) Linux
15 147 (14.36%) HTML
16 139 (13.57%) Oracle
17 130 (12.70%) C++
18 125 (12.21%) CSS
19 121 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
20 119 (11.62%) Banking
21 117 (11.43%) ASP.NET
22 113 (11.04%) Web Services
23 112 (10.94%) MS Excel
24 109 (10.64%) OO
25 103 (10.06%) Mathematics
26 102 (9.96%) TDD
27 94 (9.18%) Python
27 94 (9.18%) Scrum
28 93 (9.08%) UNIX
29 86 (8.40%) jQuery

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 42 (4.10%) SharePoint
2 32 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 30 (2.93%) WebLogic
4 26 (2.54%) IIS
5 25 (2.44%) JBoss
6 24 (2.34%) Tomcat
7 22 (2.15%) Apache
8 18 (1.76%) SAS
9 14 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (1.17%) NetWeaver
11 11 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (0.98%) WebSphere
13 9 (0.88%) Lync
14 7 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.39%) CMS
15 4 (0.39%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
16 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
16 3 (0.29%) WordPress
16 3 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 112 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 40 (3.91%) MS Office
3 15 (1.46%) MS Project
4 14 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.88%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.78%) AutoCAD
7 7 (0.68%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.39%) SPSS
11 3 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.29%) InDesign
12 1 (0.098%) Doxygen
12 1 (0.098%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 32 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.98%) SAP FI
5 9 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
5 9 (0.88%) SAP CO
5 9 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.49%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 4 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.39%) SAP R/3
7 4 (0.39%) SAP SD
8 3 (0.29%) FLEXCUBE
8 3 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.29%) Temenos T24
8 3 (0.29%) Finacle
9 2 (0.20%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 53 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (0.98%) Office 365
5 7 (0.68%) SaaS
6 5 (0.49%) Yammer
7 1 (0.098%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.098%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.098%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 46 (4.49%) Firewall
2 25 (2.44%) Internet
2 25 (2.44%) Ethernet
3 19 (1.86%) TCP/IP
4 18 (1.76%) WAN
5 16 (1.56%) SAN
6 15 (1.46%) HTTP
7 13 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (1.27%) LAN
8 12 (1.17%) DMZ
8 12 (1.17%) DNS
9 11 (1.07%) Intranet
10 9 (0.88%) DHCP
11 8 (0.78%) Wireless
12 7 (0.68%) VoIP
12 7 (0.68%) VPN
12 7 (0.68%) IP Telephony
13 6 (0.59%) tcpdump
13 6 (0.59%) Wireshark
14 5 (0.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (20.61%) SQL Server
2 79 (7.71%) Relational Database
3 49 (4.79%) MySQL
4 45 (4.39%) Oracle Database
5 31 (3.03%) RDBMS
6 26 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (1.46%) SAP BW
8 14 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (1.37%) Big Data
9 12 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (1.17%) SAP BI
9 12 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (0.78%) SQLPlus
13 7 (0.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 7 (0.68%) DB2
14 6 (0.59%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 84 (8.20%) Visual Studio
2 40 (3.91%) Subversion
3 24 (2.34%) Git (software)
4 19 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (1.17%) Selenium
6 9 (0.88%) JIRA
7 8 (0.78%) Eclipse
7 8 (0.78%) JUnit
8 7 (0.68%) Toad
9 5 (0.49%) IntelliJ
9 5 (0.49%) Clang
10 4 (0.39%) Bugzilla
10 4 (0.39%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.39%) ReSharper
10 4 (0.39%) Maven
11 3 (0.29%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.29%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.29%) ERwin
11 3 (0.29%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 297 (29.00%) Finance
2 119 (11.62%) Banking
3 50 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 43 (4.20%) Marketing
5 42 (4.10%) Retail
6 31 (3.03%) Investment Banking
7 30 (2.93%) Electronics
8 23 (2.25%) Retail Banking
9 13 (1.27%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.27%) Games
9 13 (1.27%) Law
10 12 (1.17%) Private Banking
11 10 (0.98%) Advertising
12 9 (0.88%) Front Office
12 9 (0.88%) Publishing
13 7 (0.68%) Billing
13 7 (0.68%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.68%) Legal
13 7 (0.68%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 285 (27.83%) Developer
2 147 (14.36%) Analyst
3 101 (9.86%) Software Engineer
4 98 (9.57%) Software Developer
5 68 (6.64%) Consultant
6 59 (5.76%) Java Developer
7 56 (5.47%) Senior Developer
8 55 (5.37%) Architect
9 53 (5.18%) Project Manager
10 48 (4.69%) C# Developer
11 40 (3.91%) .NET Developer
11 40 (3.91%) Graduate
12 37 (3.61%) Junior
13 35 (3.42%) Business Analyst
14 34 (3.32%) Support Analyst
15 30 (2.93%) Senior Java Developer
16 27 (2.64%) DBA
17 26 (2.54%) Oracle DBA
18 25 (2.44%) QA Engineer
19 22 (2.15%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (22.56%) .NET
2 147 (14.36%) HTML
3 125 (12.21%) CSS
4 117 (11.43%) ASP.NET
5 113 (11.04%) Web Services
6 86 (8.40%) jQuery
7 79 (7.71%) XML
8 76 (7.42%) .NET Framework
9 47 (4.59%) Hibernate
10 46 (4.49%) Spring
11 41 (4.00%) HTML5
12 40 (3.91%) WPF
13 39 (3.81%) WCF
14 37 (3.61%) SOAP
15 34 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC
15 34 (3.32%) NHibernate
16 33 (3.22%) REST
17 28 (2.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 27 (2.64%) JSP
19 26 (2.54%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 336 (32.81%) Computer Science
2 121 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
3 103 (10.06%) Mathematics
4 55 (5.37%) Physics
5 40 (3.91%) Management Information System
6 37 (3.61%) Visualisation
7 31 (3.03%) Open Source
8 27 (2.64%) User Experience
9 22 (2.15%) Mobile App
10 21 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (1.86%) CUDA
11 19 (1.86%) GIS
12 14 (1.37%) Algorithms
13 13 (1.27%) Data Structures
14 12 (1.17%) Grid Computing
14 12 (1.17%) Equities
15 11 (1.07%) Market Risk
15 11 (1.07%) Statistics
15 11 (1.07%) Embedded Systems
16 10 (0.98%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 158 (15.43%) Windows
2 151 (14.75%) Linux
3 93 (9.08%) UNIX
4 34 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (2.83%) Android
6 24 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (2.05%) Apple iOS
9 18 (1.76%) Windows 7
10 16 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (1.17%) Solaris
12 11 (1.07%) Mac OS X
12 11 (1.07%) Debian
13 9 (0.88%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.68%) CentOS
14 7 (0.68%) Fedora
15 5 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
15 5 (0.49%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.39%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (26.46%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (20.12%) Software Engineering
3 153 (14.94%) Project Management
4 109 (10.64%) OO
5 102 (9.96%) TDD
6 94 (9.18%) Scrum
7 80 (7.81%) MVC
8 72 (7.03%) ITIL
9 71 (6.93%) PRINCE2
10 67 (6.54%) Mentoring
11 54 (5.27%) OOP
12 53 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
12 53 (5.18%) Stakeholder Management
13 52 (5.08%) Analytics
14 50 (4.88%) Unit Testing
15 44 (4.30%) Service Delivery
16 43 (4.20%) Data Modelling
17 42 (4.10%) Investment Management
17 42 (4.10%) SOA
18 41 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 258 (25.20%) C#
2 237 (23.14%) Java
3 219 (21.39%) JavaScript
4 166 (16.21%) SQL
5 130 (12.70%) C++
6 94 (9.18%) Python
7 68 (6.64%) C
8 44 (4.30%) Perl
9 35 (3.42%) PL/SQL
10 30 (2.93%) PHP
11 26 (2.54%) VBA
12 25 (2.44%) T-SQL
13 23 (2.25%) VB
14 22 (2.15%) Ruby
15 19 (1.86%) VC++
16 16 (1.56%) Shell Script
17 14 (1.37%) VB.NET
17 14 (1.37%) XPath
18 12 (1.17%) ABAP
19 9 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (3.81%) HND
3 31 (3.03%) ISEB
4 28 (2.73%) PMI Certification
5 22 (2.15%) PMP
6 19 (1.86%) CISSP
7 17 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (1.46%) OCP
8 15 (1.46%) Oracle Certification
8 15 (1.46%) GIAC
9 13 (1.27%) ISTQB
9 13 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 13 (1.27%) CCNA
10 11 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 11 (1.07%) PhD
10 11 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (0.98%) SSCP
11 10 (0.98%) MCSE
11 10 (0.98%) MCP
11 10 (0.98%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (6.45%) QA
2 31 (3.03%) SLA
3 14 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.39%) COBIT
7 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.20%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.20%) DO-254
8 1 (0.098%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.098%) P3O
System Software
1 39 (3.81%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.34%) Oracle RAC
3 23 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.95%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (0.78%) Firmware
7 5 (0.49%) XenApp
7 5 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.29%) Snort
9 3 (0.29%) vSphere
9 3 (0.29%) RACF
10 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.098%) Squid
11 1 (0.098%) NFS
11 1 (0.098%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.098%) Samba
11 1 (0.098%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (1.17%) Nagios
2 11 (1.07%) Puppet
2 11 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.98%) Graphite
3 10 (0.98%) Munin
4 9 (0.88%) Data Guard
5 8 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.39%) SCCM
7 1 (0.098%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.098%) WSUS
7 1 (0.098%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.098%) Control-M
7 1 (0.098%) OpenView
7 1 (0.098%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.098%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.098%) Ansible
Vendors
1 194 (18.95%) Microsoft
2 139 (13.57%) Oracle
3 44 (4.30%) Cisco
4 40 (3.91%) SAP
5 29 (2.83%) Sybase
6 28 (2.73%) VMware
7 18 (1.76%) Red Hat
8 17 (1.66%) IBM
9 16 (1.56%) Business Objects
9 16 (1.56%) Cognos
9 16 (1.56%) HP
10 10 (0.98%) Apple
10 10 (0.98%) Adobe
10 10 (0.98%) Dell
11 9 (0.88%) Splunk
11 9 (0.88%) Citrix
11 9 (0.88%) ArcSight
12 7 (0.68%) Iron Speed
13 6 (0.59%) Informatica
14 5 (0.49%) Primavera
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