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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 9 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Degree 502 447 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 16.17% 12.87% 17.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.46% 54.78% 59.81%
Number of salaries quoted 338 287 306
Average salary £43,875 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.68% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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
939 816 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 30.25% 23.50% 28.60%
Number of salaries quoted 635 531 497
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +4 240 £44,000 +18.91% 38
Glasgow +13 170 £45,000 +12.50% 31
West Lothian +6 20 £36,125 -3.66% 1
Aberdeen -7 14 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Stirling -2 11 £30,000 -35.13% 1
Renfrewshire +2 7 - -
Dundee -3 7 £34,250 +5.38% 1
Scottish Borders - 3 £20,500 - 1
North Lanarkshire +2 2 £60,000 -
South Lanarkshire +2 2 £35,000 -30.00%
Aberdeenshire +1 2 - -
Fife -13 2 £32,875 -24.85% 4
South Ayrshire - 2 - -
Ayrshire - 2 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 £57,500 -
Angus - 1 £19,500 -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 339 (32.47%) Computer Science
2 306 (29.31%) Finance
3 304 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
4 256 (24.52%) C#
5 252 (24.14%) Java
6 239 (22.89%) JavaScript
7 238 (22.80%) .NET
8 212 (20.31%) SQL Server
9 207 (19.83%) Software Engineering
10 186 (17.82%) Microsoft
11 163 (15.61%) SQL
12 162 (15.52%) Windows
13 160 (15.33%) Project Management
14 140 (13.41%) Linux
14 140 (13.41%) HTML
14 140 (13.41%) Oracle
15 138 (13.22%) Banking
16 129 (12.36%) ASP.NET
17 125 (11.97%) Web Services
18 118 (11.30%) MS Excel
18 118 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
19 115 (11.02%) CSS
20 114 (10.92%) TDD
21 112 (10.73%) Scrum
22 109 (10.44%) C++
23 107 (10.25%) Python
24 102 (9.77%) OO
25 100 (9.58%) Mathematics
26 92 (8.81%) UNIX
27 89 (8.52%) MVC

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 29 (2.78%) IIS
3 26 (2.49%) WebLogic
3 26 (2.49%) JBoss
4 19 (1.82%) SAS
5 17 (1.63%) NetWeaver
6 16 (1.53%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.44%) Apache
8 11 (1.05%) WebSphere
8 11 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.48%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.48%) Lync
12 4 (0.38%) Node.js
12 4 (0.38%) CMS
13 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.29%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 118 (11.30%) MS Excel
2 41 (3.93%) MS Office
3 13 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.15%) MS Project
5 9 (0.86%) AutoCAD
6 8 (0.77%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.77%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.48%) SPSS
9 3 (0.29%) InDesign
9 3 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.096%) Simulink
10 1 (0.096%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 27 (2.59%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (1.53%) SAP FI
4 15 (1.44%) SAP CO
4 15 (1.44%) SAP FI/CO
5 12 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (0.57%) assyst
7 6 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.48%) SAP SD
8 5 (0.48%) SAP R/3
9 4 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.38%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 3 (0.29%) Maximo
10 3 (0.29%) FLEXCUBE
10 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.29%) Temenos T24
10 3 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 73 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (1.05%) SaaS
5 8 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.48%) Office 365
7 2 (0.19%) GitHub
8 1 (0.096%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.096%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.83%) Firewall
2 30 (2.87%) Internet
3 25 (2.39%) Ethernet
4 18 (1.72%) WAN
5 17 (1.63%) LAN
6 15 (1.44%) TCP/IP
7 14 (1.34%) Intranet
8 13 (1.25%) SAN
9 12 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (1.15%) DMZ
9 12 (1.15%) DNS
10 10 (0.96%) Wireless
11 9 (0.86%) HTTP
12 8 (0.77%) DHCP
13 6 (0.57%) VoIP
14 5 (0.48%) VPN
14 5 (0.48%) WiMAX
15 4 (0.38%) 4G
15 4 (0.38%) Radio Access Network
15 4 (0.38%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 74 (7.09%) Relational Database
3 42 (4.02%) MySQL
4 39 (3.74%) Oracle Database
5 29 (2.78%) RDBMS
6 24 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (1.82%) SAP BW
8 17 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
9 16 (1.53%) SAP BI
10 13 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (0.96%) Big Data
13 9 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (0.77%) SQLPlus
15 7 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (0.67%) MS Access
15 7 (0.67%) DB2
15 7 (0.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
16 6 (0.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 71 (6.80%) Visual Studio
2 34 (3.26%) Subversion
3 20 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 17 (1.63%) Selenium
5 13 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (1.05%) JIRA
7 7 (0.67%) Toad
8 6 (0.57%) Ant
8 6 (0.57%) Clang
9 5 (0.48%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.48%) ClearCase
9 5 (0.48%) JUnit
9 5 (0.48%) Maven
10 4 (0.38%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.38%) Bugzilla
11 3 (0.29%) ERwin
12 2 (0.19%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.19%) GCC
12 2 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.19%) ReSharper
General
1 306 (29.31%) Finance
2 138 (13.22%) Banking
3 72 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 44 (4.21%) Marketing
5 36 (3.45%) Retail
6 27 (2.59%) Investment Banking
7 26 (2.49%) Electronics
8 17 (1.63%) Retail Banking
9 14 (1.34%) Law
10 10 (0.96%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.96%) Games
10 10 (0.96%) Publishing
10 10 (0.96%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.86%) Advertising
11 9 (0.86%) Billing
12 8 (0.77%) Private Banking
12 8 (0.77%) Legal
13 7 (0.67%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.48%) Front Office
14 5 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 280 (26.82%) Developer
2 161 (15.42%) Analyst
3 102 (9.77%) Software Engineer
4 94 (9.00%) Software Developer
5 87 (8.33%) Consultant
6 61 (5.84%) Architect
7 55 (5.27%) Project Manager
8 54 (5.17%) Java Developer
9 51 (4.89%) Senior Developer
10 49 (4.69%) .NET Developer
11 47 (4.50%) C# Developer
12 44 (4.21%) Business Analyst
13 43 (4.12%) Graduate
14 35 (3.35%) Support Analyst
15 27 (2.59%) Junior
16 26 (2.49%) Senior Java Developer
17 25 (2.39%) QA Engineer
18 24 (2.30%) SAP Consultant
19 21 (2.01%) DBA
19 21 (2.01%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (22.80%) .NET
2 140 (13.41%) HTML
3 129 (12.36%) ASP.NET
4 125 (11.97%) Web Services
5 115 (11.02%) CSS
6 84 (8.05%) jQuery
7 78 (7.47%) .NET Framework
8 76 (7.28%) XML
9 44 (4.21%) Hibernate
10 43 (4.12%) Spring
11 41 (3.93%) HTML5
12 40 (3.83%) WPF
13 39 (3.74%) WCF
13 39 (3.74%) NHibernate
14 37 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC
15 35 (3.35%) SOAP
16 32 (3.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 31 (2.97%) REST
18 30 (2.87%) JSP
19 29 (2.78%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 339 (32.47%) Computer Science
2 118 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
3 100 (9.58%) Mathematics
4 56 (5.36%) Physics
5 41 (3.93%) Management Information System
6 39 (3.74%) Visualisation
7 38 (3.64%) Open Source
8 34 (3.26%) User Experience
9 24 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (2.01%) Mobile App
11 19 (1.82%) GIS
12 18 (1.72%) CUDA
13 16 (1.53%) Algorithms
14 13 (1.25%) Data Structures
15 12 (1.15%) Social Media
16 11 (1.05%) Equities
17 9 (0.86%) Statistics
18 8 (0.77%) Embedded Systems
18 8 (0.77%) Data Integration
19 7 (0.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 162 (15.52%) Windows
2 140 (13.41%) Linux
3 92 (8.81%) UNIX
4 33 (3.16%) Android
5 31 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (2.49%) Apple iOS
7 23 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (1.63%) Windows 7
9 16 (1.53%) Mac OS X
10 14 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (1.05%) Solaris
13 9 (0.86%) Debian
14 7 (0.67%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.57%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.48%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
17 4 (0.38%) AIX
18 3 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
19 2 (0.19%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (19.83%) Software Engineering
3 160 (15.33%) Project Management
4 114 (10.92%) TDD
5 112 (10.73%) Scrum
6 102 (9.77%) OO
7 89 (8.52%) MVC
8 70 (6.70%) PRINCE2
8 70 (6.70%) Mentoring
9 63 (6.03%) ITIL
10 57 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
11 50 (4.79%) Analytics
12 49 (4.69%) Data Modelling
13 47 (4.50%) SOA
13 47 (4.50%) OOP
14 46 (4.41%) Unit Testing
15 43 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
16 42 (4.02%) Stakeholder Management
17 41 (3.93%) Service Delivery
17 41 (3.93%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 256 (24.52%) C#
2 252 (24.14%) Java
3 239 (22.89%) JavaScript
4 163 (15.61%) SQL
5 109 (10.44%) C++
6 107 (10.25%) Python
7 57 (5.46%) C
8 38 (3.64%) Perl
9 33 (3.16%) T-SQL
10 32 (3.07%) PL/SQL
11 29 (2.78%) VBA
12 28 (2.68%) PHP
13 27 (2.59%) VB
14 23 (2.20%) Ruby
15 18 (1.72%) XPath
15 18 (1.72%) VC++
16 16 (1.53%) ABAP
17 11 (1.05%) VB.NET
17 11 (1.05%) Shell Script
18 7 (0.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 39 (3.74%) CISSP
2 37 (3.54%) HND
3 36 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (2.68%) ISEB
5 22 (2.11%) PMI Certification
6 21 (2.01%) PMP
7 16 (1.53%) VCP4
7 16 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (1.25%) CISM
8 13 (1.25%) CCNA
9 12 (1.15%) OCP
9 12 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
9 12 (1.15%) GIAC
10 11 (1.05%) SSCP
10 11 (1.05%) CEH
11 10 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 10 (0.96%) PhD
12 9 (0.86%) MCP
12 9 (0.86%) HNC
12 9 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.13%) QA
2 44 (4.21%) SLA
3 30 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (2.11%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.77%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.57%) COBIT
7 4 (0.38%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.29%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.19%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.19%) DO-254
9 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.096%) P3O
10 1 (0.096%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 39 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (0.57%) Firmware
7 5 (0.48%) XenApp
8 4 (0.38%) RACF
9 2 (0.19%) vSphere
9 2 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.19%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.096%) Docker
10 1 (0.096%) Samba
10 1 (0.096%) NFS
10 1 (0.096%) Squid
10 1 (0.096%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.096%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 21 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (2.01%) Puppet
2 17 (1.63%) Nagios
3 15 (1.44%) Graphite
3 15 (1.44%) Munin
4 6 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.48%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.29%) SCCM
7 2 (0.19%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.19%) Control-M
8 1 (0.096%) Ansible
8 1 (0.096%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.096%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 186 (17.82%) Microsoft
2 140 (13.41%) Oracle
3 54 (5.17%) SAP
4 41 (3.93%) Cisco
5 32 (3.07%) Sybase
6 25 (2.39%) VMware
7 22 (2.11%) Business Objects
8 19 (1.82%) ArcSight
9 18 (1.72%) Splunk
9 18 (1.72%) Red Hat
10 17 (1.63%) IBM
11 16 (1.53%) Cognos
12 15 (1.44%) HP
13 10 (0.96%) Apple
14 9 (0.86%) Xamarin
14 9 (0.86%) Adobe
15 8 (0.77%) Citrix
16 7 (0.67%) Informatica
17 6 (0.57%) Reuters
17 6 (0.57%) Bloomberg
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: to c£42,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Fife
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Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Harris Global
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 20,000 – 23,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Fife
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