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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 13 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 491 499 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.35% 16.14% 16.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.25% 60.93% 51.76%
Number of salaries quoted 327 301 364
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £25,200 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,150 £55,000 £57,500
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
905 819 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.60% 26.49% 32.06%
Number of salaries quoted 567 517 636
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 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 27 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 +3 239 £38,500 +11.59% 25
Glasgow -11 148 £42,000 +5.00% 14
Aberdeen +3 47 £42,000 +12.00% 2
Dundee +3 17 £28,500 -5.00%
Fife +4 8 £31,250 +30.20% 2
West Lothian -1 7 £40,000 - 1
Stirling -15 6 £48,250 -
Renfrewshire +3 3 £42,500 -
Midlothian -1 2 £22,000 -
Aberdeenshire -2 2 - -
Lothian - 2 £22,000 -
Argyll and Bute +2 1 £53,000 +76.66%
Inverclyde - 1 £21,500 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
Highlands - 1 £25,000 -
Ayrshire - 1 £42,500 -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 384 (38.87%) Computer Science
2 308 (31.17%) Java
3 251 (25.40%) Finance
4 231 (23.38%) C#
5 207 (20.95%) C++
6 195 (19.74%) .NET
7 194 (19.64%) Software Engineering
8 164 (16.60%) Mathematics
9 163 (16.50%) Microsoft
10 157 (15.89%) JavaScript
11 154 (15.59%) HTML
12 146 (14.78%) SQL
13 143 (14.47%) OO
14 141 (14.27%) Linux
15 135 (13.66%) SQL Server
16 126 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
17 125 (12.65%) CSS
18 122 (12.35%) Windows
19 114 (11.54%) Project Management
20 103 (10.43%) Physics
21 95 (9.62%) MS Excel
22 94 (9.51%) jQuery
23 91 (9.21%) UNIX
24 87 (8.81%) Banking
25 86 (8.70%) ASP.NET
26 84 (8.50%) ITIL
26 84 (8.50%) Oracle
27 80 (8.10%) Risk Management
28 70 (7.09%) C
29 68 (6.88%) MVC

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 33 (3.34%) Apache
1 33 (3.34%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.83%) Tomcat
3 17 (1.72%) IIS
4 15 (1.52%) CMS
5 14 (1.42%) MS Exchange
6 10 (1.01%) WebSphere
6 10 (1.01%) Lotus Domino
6 10 (1.01%) Node.js
7 9 (0.91%) WebLogic
7 9 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (0.81%) NetWeaver
9 6 (0.61%) SAS
9 6 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.40%) SAP Portal
10 4 (0.40%) Lync
11 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.30%) nginx
11 3 (0.30%) Drupal
12 2 (0.20%) Joomla!
Applications
1 95 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 61 (6.17%) MS Office
3 23 (2.33%) MS Project
4 20 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.11%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.40%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.30%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.20%) InDesign
8 2 (0.20%) SPSS
9 1 (0.10%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 14 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (1.01%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 6 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.51%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 5 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.51%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (0.40%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.30%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.20%) MultiFonds
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.10%) Agresso
9 1 (0.10%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.10%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.81%) SaaS
3 8 (0.81%) Office 365
4 7 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.40%) GitHub
6 2 (0.20%) IaaS
6 2 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.83%) Firewall
2 26 (2.63%) Internet
3 18 (1.82%) HTTP
3 18 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.72%) Ethernet
5 14 (1.42%) SAN
6 10 (1.01%) WAN
6 10 (1.01%) Intranet
7 9 (0.91%) IP Telephony
8 8 (0.81%) LDAP
8 8 (0.81%) Wireshark
8 8 (0.81%) tcpdump
9 7 (0.71%) Wireless
9 7 (0.71%) VPN
9 7 (0.71%) DNS
10 6 (0.61%) DHCP
10 6 (0.61%) SSH
10 6 (0.61%) Network Security
11 5 (0.51%) VLAN
11 5 (0.51%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (13.66%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 31 (3.14%) MySQL
4 27 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (2.33%) RDBMS
6 17 (1.72%) Big Data
7 15 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (1.42%) Oracle Database
9 13 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.71%) SAP BW
13 6 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.61%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 57 (5.77%) Visual Studio
2 37 (3.74%) Subversion
3 31 (3.14%) Git (software)
4 29 (2.94%) JUnit
5 21 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (1.62%) Selenium
7 10 (1.01%) Jenkins
8 9 (0.91%) Eclipse
9 8 (0.81%) JIRA
9 8 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
9 8 (0.81%) TestNG
10 7 (0.71%) NCrunch
10 7 (0.71%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.61%) InstallShield
11 6 (0.61%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.61%) MSBuild
12 5 (0.51%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.51%) Maven
12 5 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (0.51%) RSpec
General
1 251 (25.40%) Finance
2 87 (8.81%) Banking
3 64 (6.48%) Games
4 53 (5.36%) Marketing
5 51 (5.16%) Investment Banking
6 49 (4.96%) Financial Institution
7 34 (3.44%) Electronics
8 27 (2.73%) Retail
9 25 (2.53%) Telecoms
10 23 (2.33%) Manufacturing
10 23 (2.33%) Advertising
11 19 (1.92%) Front Office
12 15 (1.52%) Retail Banking
13 13 (1.32%) Law
14 12 (1.21%) French Language
15 10 (1.01%) Automotive
16 9 (0.91%) Legal
17 5 (0.51%) General Ledger
18 4 (0.40%) Military
19 3 (0.30%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 351 (35.53%) Developer
2 139 (14.07%) Analyst
3 129 (13.06%) Java Developer
4 118 (11.94%) Software Engineer
5 85 (8.60%) Software Developer
6 70 (7.09%) Senior Developer
7 60 (6.07%) Junior
8 44 (4.45%) Senior Java Developer
9 41 (4.15%) Graduate
10 40 (4.05%) Consultant
11 39 (3.95%) Junior Developer
12 38 (3.85%) C# Developer
12 38 (3.85%) Business Analyst
13 31 (3.14%) Systems Analyst
13 31 (3.14%) Design Engineer
14 30 (3.04%) .NET Developer
14 30 (3.04%) Project Manager
15 28 (2.83%) C++ Developer
16 25 (2.53%) Senior Software Developer
17 23 (2.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (19.74%) .NET
2 154 (15.59%) HTML
3 125 (12.65%) CSS
4 94 (9.51%) jQuery
5 86 (8.70%) ASP.NET
6 66 (6.68%) XML
7 52 (5.26%) Web Services
8 44 (4.45%) .NET Framework
8 44 (4.45%) HTML5
9 39 (3.95%) Hibernate
10 36 (3.64%) WPF
11 33 (3.34%) ASP.NET MVC
12 32 (3.24%) Spring
13 30 (3.04%) NHibernate
14 29 (2.94%) XSLT
15 28 (2.83%) OpenGL
15 28 (2.83%) CSS3
16 26 (2.63%) Java EE
17 25 (2.53%) SOAP
17 25 (2.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 384 (38.87%) Computer Science
2 164 (16.60%) Mathematics
3 103 (10.43%) Physics
4 64 (6.48%) Grid Computing
5 63 (6.38%) Market Risk
6 54 (5.47%) Management Information System
7 30 (3.04%) Visualisation
8 28 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (2.23%) Mobile App
10 18 (1.82%) Open Source
11 16 (1.62%) CUDA
12 13 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
12 13 (1.32%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.21%) Social Media
14 9 (0.91%) E-Learning
15 8 (0.81%) GIS
15 8 (0.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 8 (0.81%) Statistics
15 8 (0.81%) PMI
15 8 (0.81%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 141 (14.27%) Linux
2 122 (12.35%) Windows
3 91 (9.21%) UNIX
4 37 (3.74%) Android
5 35 (3.54%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (1.11%) Windows XP
9 10 (1.01%) AIX
10 9 (0.91%) Solaris
10 9 (0.91%) CentOS
11 8 (0.81%) Fedora
12 6 (0.61%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.51%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.40%) Debian
14 4 (0.40%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.40%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.20%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (19.64%) Software Engineering
2 143 (14.47%) OO
3 126 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (11.54%) Project Management
5 84 (8.50%) ITIL
6 80 (8.10%) Risk Management
7 68 (6.88%) MVC
8 61 (6.17%) OOP
9 59 (5.97%) Business Analysis
10 57 (5.77%) Automated Testing
11 52 (5.26%) Investment Management
11 52 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 51 (5.16%) Web Development
13 49 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
14 48 (4.86%) Scrum
14 48 (4.86%) TDD
15 40 (4.05%) Unit Testing
16 36 (3.64%) PRINCE2
16 36 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
17 35 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 308 (31.17%) Java
2 231 (23.38%) C#
3 207 (20.95%) C++
4 157 (15.89%) JavaScript
5 146 (14.78%) SQL
6 70 (7.09%) C
7 58 (5.87%) Python
8 36 (3.64%) Perl
9 34 (3.44%) PHP
10 28 (2.83%) Ruby
11 27 (2.73%) PL/SQL
12 21 (2.13%) VB.NET
13 16 (1.62%) VC++
13 16 (1.62%) Objective-C
14 13 (1.32%) CoffeeScript
15 12 (1.21%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.11%) T-SQL
17 10 (1.01%) VB
18 7 (0.71%) ActionScript
18 7 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (2.94%) ISEB
3 24 (2.43%) Chartered Engineer
4 23 (2.33%) HND
5 19 (1.92%) PhD
6 17 (1.72%) PMI Certification
7 16 (1.62%) Postgraduate
8 15 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (1.52%) ISTQB
9 12 (1.21%) Security Cleared
9 12 (1.21%) HNC
10 11 (1.11%) PMP
10 11 (1.11%) MCITP
11 10 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.81%) CISSP
12 8 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (0.71%) OCP
13 7 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
13 7 (0.71%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.25%) QA
2 16 (1.62%) SLA
3 10 (1.01%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.40%) COBIT
5 4 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.20%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.10%) BS25999
7 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (1.62%) Hyper-V
3 15 (1.52%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.71%) XenApp
5 6 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.40%) Snort
7 4 (0.40%) vSphere
8 3 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.30%) XenServer
8 3 (0.30%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.20%) NFS
9 2 (0.20%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.10%) KVM
10 1 (0.10%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.10%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 11 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.61%) Puppet
3 5 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.51%) Capistrano
4 4 (0.40%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.20%) CA LISA
5 2 (0.20%) WSUS
6 1 (0.10%) SCCM
6 1 (0.10%) OpenView
6 1 (0.10%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.10%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 163 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 84 (8.50%) Oracle
3 27 (2.73%) VMware
4 23 (2.33%) JBoss
5 21 (2.13%) SAP
6 20 (2.02%) Adobe
7 18 (1.82%) SolidWorks
8 17 (1.72%) Citrix
9 16 (1.62%) HP
10 15 (1.52%) Cisco
11 13 (1.32%) Dell
11 13 (1.32%) Twitter
12 11 (1.11%) Lotus
13 8 (0.81%) Reuters
13 8 (0.81%) IBM
13 8 (0.81%) Sybase
13 8 (0.81%) Google
14 7 (0.71%) Red Hat
15 6 (0.61%) Avaya
15 6 (0.61%) Verint
Scotland
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Clydebank, Dunbartonshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20 - 25k + potential 4k shift allow
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum £38-50k plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: £45k - £60k per annum + 10% annual bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Research Councils UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Change Recruitment Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Fife
Net Talent
Salary: excellent package on offer
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus 25 days holiday + pension + add
Posted: 5 days ago