The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 13 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 494 559 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.67% 17.27% 16.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.74% 62.60% 52.28%
Number of salaries quoted 345 310 379
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,950 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
841 893 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.27% 27.59% 32.41%
Number of salaries quoted 545 526 669
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 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £57,200
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Degree
UK

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +1 232 £38,500 +10.00% 26
Glasgow -10 150 £44,250 +18.00% 24
Aberdeen 0 51 £42,500 +9.67% 3
Dundee +1 20 £29,500 -1.66% 1
Fife +2 13 £34,000 +17.24% 4
Aberdeenshire 0 5 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Argyll and Bute +2 2 £53,000 +76.66%
Midlothian 0 2 £22,000 - 2
West Lothian -7 2 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Stirling -13 2 - - 1
Lothian - 2 £22,000 -
Inverclyde - 1 £21,500 - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
Highlands - 1 £25,000 - 1
Grampian - 1 £30,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
Ayrshire - 1 £42,500 -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 372 (38.35%) Computer Science
2 324 (33.40%) Java
3 241 (24.85%) Finance
4 230 (23.71%) C#
5 201 (20.72%) C++
6 197 (20.31%) .NET
7 188 (19.38%) Software Engineering
8 176 (18.14%) Mathematics
9 157 (16.19%) JavaScript
10 154 (15.88%) HTML
11 150 (15.46%) Microsoft
12 149 (15.36%) OO
13 148 (15.26%) SQL
14 134 (13.81%) SQL Server
15 130 (13.40%) Linux
16 127 (13.09%) CSS
17 126 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
18 112 (11.55%) Windows
19 108 (11.13%) Physics
20 103 (10.62%) Project Management
21 98 (10.10%) MS Excel
22 95 (9.79%) jQuery
23 90 (9.28%) UNIX
23 90 (9.28%) Banking
24 85 (8.76%) ASP.NET
25 75 (7.73%) Risk Management
25 75 (7.73%) ITIL
25 75 (7.73%) Oracle
26 67 (6.91%) XML
26 67 (6.91%) MVC

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 35 (3.61%) SharePoint
2 31 (3.20%) Apache
3 23 (2.37%) Tomcat
4 19 (1.96%) CMS
5 17 (1.75%) Node.js
6 12 (1.24%) IIS
7 10 (1.03%) Lotus Domino
8 8 (0.82%) SAS
8 8 (0.82%) MS Exchange
8 8 (0.82%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.82%) NetWeaver
9 6 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.52%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.41%) SAP Portal
11 4 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.31%) Drupal
12 3 (0.31%) nginx
13 2 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 98 (10.10%) MS Excel
2 58 (5.98%) MS Office
3 22 (2.27%) MS Project
4 16 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.13%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.41%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.41%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.31%) SPSS
7 3 (0.31%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.21%) InDesign
9 1 (0.10%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
1 10 (1.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 7 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (0.52%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 5 (0.52%) Oracle iProcurement
3 5 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.41%) SAP BPC
4 4 (0.41%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.21%) MultiFonds
5 2 (0.21%) OpenWorks
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.10%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.10%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (1.44%) SaaS
3 5 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.41%) GitHub
5 3 (0.31%) IaaS
5 3 (0.31%) Office 365
5 3 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.68%) Internet
2 18 (1.86%) HTTP
3 17 (1.75%) Ethernet
3 17 (1.75%) Firewall
4 15 (1.55%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.13%) WAN
6 10 (1.03%) SAN
7 9 (0.93%) Intranet
8 8 (0.82%) Wireless
9 6 (0.62%) LDAP
9 6 (0.62%) LAN
9 6 (0.62%) DHCP
9 6 (0.62%) DNS
9 6 (0.62%) IP Telephony
10 5 (0.52%) RNC
10 5 (0.52%) HSPA
10 5 (0.52%) LTE
10 5 (0.52%) VPN
10 5 (0.52%) 3GPP
10 5 (0.52%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (13.81%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.71%) Relational Database
3 32 (3.30%) MySQL
4 25 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (2.16%) RDBMS
6 18 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (1.55%) Big Data
8 13 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (0.82%) NoSQL
11 8 (0.82%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.72%) SAP BW
12 7 (0.72%) OLAP
13 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (0.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (0.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 51 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 34 (3.51%) Subversion
2 34 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 30 (3.09%) JUnit
4 18 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (1.65%) Selenium
6 12 (1.24%) Jenkins
7 10 (1.03%) JIRA
8 9 (0.93%) Maven
8 9 (0.93%) Jasmine
8 9 (0.93%) TestNG
9 8 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
10 7 (0.72%) NCrunch
10 7 (0.72%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.62%) InstallShield
11 6 (0.62%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.62%) MSBuild
11 6 (0.62%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.52%) RSpec
12 5 (0.52%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 241 (24.85%) Finance
2 90 (9.28%) Banking
3 64 (6.60%) Games
4 56 (5.77%) Marketing
5 49 (5.05%) Investment Banking
5 49 (5.05%) Financial Institution
6 31 (3.20%) Advertising
7 30 (3.09%) Electronics
8 25 (2.58%) Telecoms
9 22 (2.27%) Manufacturing
10 21 (2.16%) Front Office
10 21 (2.16%) Retail
11 12 (1.24%) French Language
12 11 (1.13%) Retail Banking
13 10 (1.03%) Automotive
14 8 (0.82%) Law
14 8 (0.82%) Legal
15 5 (0.52%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.41%) Military
17 3 (0.31%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 371 (38.25%) Developer
2 139 (14.33%) Java Developer
3 138 (14.23%) Analyst
4 116 (11.96%) Software Engineer
5 82 (8.45%) Software Developer
6 77 (7.94%) Senior Developer
7 54 (5.57%) Junior
8 49 (5.05%) Senior Java Developer
9 43 (4.43%) Graduate
10 42 (4.33%) Business Analyst
11 39 (4.02%) Consultant
11 39 (4.02%) Junior Developer
12 37 (3.81%) C# Developer
13 32 (3.30%) .NET Developer
14 31 (3.20%) Systems Analyst
15 28 (2.89%) Design Engineer
16 27 (2.78%) Programmer
16 27 (2.78%) C++ Developer
16 27 (2.78%) Senior Software Developer
16 27 (2.78%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (20.31%) .NET
2 154 (15.88%) HTML
3 127 (13.09%) CSS
4 95 (9.79%) jQuery
5 85 (8.76%) ASP.NET
6 67 (6.91%) XML
7 51 (5.26%) Web Services
8 48 (4.95%) HTML5
9 42 (4.33%) .NET Framework
10 39 (4.02%) Hibernate
11 38 (3.92%) Spring
12 33 (3.40%) CSS3
13 32 (3.30%) XSLT
14 30 (3.09%) WPF
15 29 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
16 28 (2.89%) SOAP
16 28 (2.89%) OpenGL
17 27 (2.78%) Java EE
18 26 (2.68%) NHibernate
19 22 (2.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 372 (38.35%) Computer Science
2 176 (18.14%) Mathematics
3 108 (11.13%) Physics
4 62 (6.39%) Grid Computing
4 62 (6.39%) Market Risk
5 51 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 30 (3.09%) Visualisation
7 27 (2.78%) Mobile App
7 27 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (2.16%) Open Source
9 17 (1.75%) Client/Server
10 16 (1.65%) CUDA
11 15 (1.55%) Social Media
12 10 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (0.93%) Mobile Games
13 9 (0.93%) E-Learning
14 8 (0.82%) Statistics
15 7 (0.72%) Blog
15 7 (0.72%) Economics
15 7 (0.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 130 (13.40%) Linux
2 112 (11.55%) Windows
3 90 (9.28%) UNIX
4 38 (3.92%) Android
5 37 (3.81%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.03%) AIX
8 10 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.82%) Solaris
10 7 (0.72%) CentOS
10 7 (0.72%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.52%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.52%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.41%) Fedora
12 4 (0.41%) Debian
12 4 (0.41%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.21%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (19.38%) Software Engineering
2 149 (15.36%) OO
3 126 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (10.62%) Project Management
5 75 (7.73%) Risk Management
5 75 (7.73%) ITIL
6 67 (6.91%) MVC
7 62 (6.39%) Business Analysis
8 61 (6.29%) OOP
9 58 (5.98%) Automated Testing
10 51 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
11 50 (5.15%) Investment Management
12 49 (5.05%) Web Development
13 48 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
14 47 (4.85%) Scrum
15 43 (4.43%) TDD
16 37 (3.81%) Continuous Improvement
17 36 (3.71%) Unit Testing
18 35 (3.61%) ERP
18 35 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 324 (33.40%) Java
2 230 (23.71%) C#
3 201 (20.72%) C++
4 157 (16.19%) JavaScript
5 148 (15.26%) SQL
6 62 (6.39%) C
7 56 (5.77%) Python
8 33 (3.40%) Perl
9 32 (3.30%) PHP
10 27 (2.78%) Ruby
11 24 (2.47%) VB.NET
12 20 (2.06%) PL/SQL
13 16 (1.65%) Objective-C
13 16 (1.65%) VC++
14 15 (1.55%) VB
15 13 (1.34%) CoffeeScript
16 10 (1.03%) T-SQL
17 9 (0.93%) Scala
18 8 (0.82%) Shell Script
19 7 (0.72%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 28 (2.89%) ISEB
1 28 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (2.58%) Chartered Engineer
3 19 (1.96%) PhD
4 18 (1.86%) Security Cleared
5 17 (1.75%) HND
6 16 (1.65%) Postgraduate
6 16 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (1.34%) CISSP
8 12 (1.24%) HNC
8 12 (1.24%) SC Cleared
9 11 (1.13%) MCITP
9 11 (1.13%) ISTQB
9 11 (1.13%) PMI Certification
10 10 (1.03%) CISA
11 9 (0.93%) CISM
11 9 (0.93%) PMP
12 7 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.72%) CCNA
13 6 (0.62%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.74%) QA
2 16 (1.65%) SLA
3 10 (1.03%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.82%) COBIT
5 6 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.62%) BS25999
6 4 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.21%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.10%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 13 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.13%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.72%) XenApp
5 3 (0.31%) vSphere
5 3 (0.31%) XenServer
6 2 (0.21%) NFS
6 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.21%) Snort
7 1 (0.10%) KVM
7 1 (0.10%) Gluster
7 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.10%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.10%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.62%) Puppet
3 5 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.52%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.21%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.10%) WSUS
5 1 (0.10%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 150 (15.46%) Microsoft
2 75 (7.73%) Oracle
3 24 (2.47%) VMware
4 22 (2.27%) SAP
5 21 (2.16%) JBoss
6 18 (1.86%) SolidWorks
6 18 (1.86%) Adobe
7 16 (1.65%) Citrix
8 14 (1.44%) HP
9 11 (1.13%) Lotus
10 10 (1.03%) Cisco
10 10 (1.03%) Twitter
11 9 (0.93%) Google
12 8 (0.82%) Sybase
12 8 (0.82%) IBM
12 8 (0.82%) Dell
13 7 (0.72%) Reuters
14 6 (0.62%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.62%) Tableau
15 5 (0.52%) ArcSight
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Aberdeenshire
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Salary: Quarterly Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: Quarterly Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Dunfermline, Fife
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits Package
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