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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 5 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 511 517 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 17.18% 16.80% 14.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 61.42% 59.49% 58.77%
Number of salaries quoted 309 341 287
Average salary £41,269 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.89% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £27,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,375 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -
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
832 869 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.97% 28.24% 24.12%
Number of salaries quoted 510 582 496
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 -2 212 £45,000 +2.27% 39
Glasgow -3 195 £40,000 -5.88% 29
Dundee +9 47 £32,500 -5.10% 1
Fife +9 15 £29,000 -38.94% 2
East Lothian - 15 £40,500 -
Aberdeen +8 12 £43,000 +1.17% 1
Stirling +6 8 £42,000 +40.00%
Inverclyde - 2 £44,500 -
South Lanarkshire -1 1 £34,000 +44.68%
Renfrewshire -2 1 - -
North Lanarkshire -4 1 £42,000 -30.00%
West Lothian -8 1 £34,000 -5.88% 2
East Ayrshire - 1 - -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 312 (32.10%) Computer Science
2 310 (31.89%) Agile Software Development
3 255 (26.23%) SQL
4 235 (24.18%) Finance
5 234 (24.07%) Java
6 213 (21.91%) Microsoft
7 208 (21.40%) JavaScript
8 201 (20.68%) C#
9 196 (20.16%) .NET
10 166 (17.08%) HTML
11 165 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
12 158 (16.26%) Python
13 157 (16.15%) Software Engineering
14 150 (15.43%) SQL Server
15 145 (14.92%) Windows
16 144 (14.81%) Project Management
17 139 (14.30%) MS Excel
18 136 (13.99%) Linux
19 132 (13.58%) OO
19 132 (13.58%) CSS
20 118 (12.14%) Banking
21 117 (12.04%) Web Services
22 114 (11.73%) Scrum
23 100 (10.29%) Oracle
24 92 (9.47%) Relational Database
25 88 (9.05%) SDLC
26 87 (8.95%) ASP.NET
27 77 (7.92%) Mathematics
28 76 (7.82%) MySQL
28 76 (7.82%) C++

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 52 (5.35%) SAS
2 48 (4.94%) IIS
3 37 (3.81%) Tomcat
4 36 (3.70%) Apache
5 33 (3.40%) SharePoint
6 22 (2.26%) Drupal
7 21 (2.16%) Node.js
8 15 (1.54%) MS Exchange
8 15 (1.54%) WebLogic
9 13 (1.34%) Skype for Business
10 12 (1.23%) Joomla!
11 10 (1.03%) Apache ServiceMix
11 10 (1.03%) CMS
11 10 (1.03%) JBoss
12 9 (0.93%) Apache Spark
13 8 (0.82%) GemFire
13 8 (0.82%) MQSeries
13 8 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
13 8 (0.82%) WordPress
14 7 (0.72%) Jetty
Applications
1 139 (14.30%) MS Excel
2 45 (4.63%) MS Office
3 22 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.44%) MS Project
5 11 (1.13%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.72%) SPSS
7 6 (0.62%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.21%) InDesign
10 1 (0.10%) Revit
10 1 (0.10%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.10%) Stata
Business Applications
1 12 (1.23%) osCommerce
2 11 (1.13%) Markit EDM
2 11 (1.13%) MultiFonds
2 11 (1.13%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.41%) Magento
4 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle SCM
5 2 (0.21%) Servitor
6 1 (0.10%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.10%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 53 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.37%) SaaS
4 15 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (1.23%) Heroku
6 11 (1.13%) Google Analytics
7 10 (1.03%) GitHub
8 9 (0.93%) DigitalOcean
9 6 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.62%) Google Compute Engine
10 4 (0.41%) Office 365
11 2 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 44 (4.53%) Network Security
2 37 (3.81%) WAN
3 29 (2.98%) LAN
4 26 (2.67%) SAN
5 25 (2.57%) Internet
5 25 (2.57%) TCP/IP
6 24 (2.47%) Firewall
7 16 (1.65%) DNS
8 14 (1.44%) HTTP
8 14 (1.44%) Wireless
9 13 (1.34%) DHCP
10 12 (1.23%) VPN
11 11 (1.13%) Multicast
12 9 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (0.82%) Ethernet
13 8 (0.82%) VoIP
14 6 (0.62%) BGP
14 6 (0.62%) Cisco Wireless
15 4 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
15 4 (0.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (15.43%) SQL Server
2 92 (9.47%) Relational Database
3 76 (7.82%) MySQL
4 50 (5.14%) RDBMS
5 29 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
8 22 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (1.85%) Oracle Database
10 16 (1.65%) Big Data
11 15 (1.54%) Data Mining
11 15 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (1.13%) Hadoop
14 10 (1.03%) NoSQL
15 9 (0.93%) GIS
16 8 (0.82%) QlikView
17 7 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
17 7 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 49 (5.04%) Git (software)
2 36 (3.70%) Subversion
3 34 (3.50%) Selenium
4 33 (3.40%) Jenkins
4 33 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (2.78%) Visual Studio
6 26 (2.67%) Maven
7 23 (2.37%) JIRA
8 20 (2.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 13 (1.34%) Ant
10 9 (0.93%) JUnit
11 8 (0.82%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.72%) Axure RP
13 6 (0.62%) Bugzilla
13 6 (0.62%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
14 5 (0.51%) JDeveloper
14 5 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
14 5 (0.51%) Toad
14 5 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 235 (24.18%) Finance
2 118 (12.14%) Banking
3 72 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 43 (4.42%) Marketing
5 35 (3.60%) Law
6 26 (2.67%) Games
7 24 (2.47%) Legal
8 20 (2.06%) Retail
9 17 (1.75%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
10 16 (1.65%) Investment Banking
11 15 (1.54%) Manufacturing
12 13 (1.34%) Corporate Banking
13 11 (1.13%) Private Banking
14 7 (0.72%) Electronics
15 6 (0.62%) Back Office
16 5 (0.51%) Front Office
17 4 (0.41%) Hindi Language
17 4 (0.41%) Tamil Language
18 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 283 (29.12%) Developer
2 154 (15.84%) Analyst
3 103 (10.60%) Software Engineer
4 91 (9.36%) Consultant
5 67 (6.89%) .NET Developer
6 61 (6.28%) Java Developer
7 52 (5.35%) C# Developer
7 52 (5.35%) Software Developer
8 51 (5.25%) Security Consultant
9 49 (5.04%) Business Analyst
10 43 (4.42%) IT Consultant
11 42 (4.32%) IT Security Consultant
12 40 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
12 40 (4.12%) Web Developer
13 37 (3.81%) Senior Developer
14 34 (3.50%) Designer
15 28 (2.88%) Junior
16 27 (2.78%) Project Manager
17 26 (2.67%) QA Engineer
18 24 (2.47%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (20.16%) .NET
2 166 (17.08%) HTML
3 132 (13.58%) CSS
4 117 (12.04%) Web Services
5 87 (8.95%) ASP.NET
6 65 (6.69%) AngularJS
6 65 (6.69%) HTML5
7 60 (6.17%) XML
8 42 (4.32%) Spring
9 40 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 39 (4.01%) jQuery
11 35 (3.60%) CSS3
12 33 (3.40%) Hibernate
13 32 (3.29%) REST
14 31 (3.19%) Backbone.js
15 30 (3.09%) SOAP
16 29 (2.98%) Ajax
17 26 (2.67%) React
18 24 (2.47%) .NET Framework
18 24 (2.47%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 312 (32.10%) Computer Science
2 165 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (7.92%) Mathematics
4 76 (7.82%) Data Centre
5 74 (7.61%) User Experience
6 51 (5.25%) Security Operations Centre
7 38 (3.91%) Management Information System
8 29 (2.98%) Physics
9 28 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (2.26%) Statistics
11 20 (2.06%) Grid Computing
11 20 (2.06%) NHS
12 17 (1.75%) Replication
13 14 (1.44%) Biotechnology
14 13 (1.34%) Data Integration
14 13 (1.34%) Economics
14 13 (1.34%) Life Science
14 13 (1.34%) Wiki
15 12 (1.23%) Algorithms
15 12 (1.23%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 145 (14.92%) Windows
2 136 (13.99%) Linux
3 69 (7.10%) Unix
4 50 (5.14%) Android
4 50 (5.14%) Windows Server
5 31 (3.19%) Apple iOS
6 23 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (1.54%) Debian
7 15 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (1.44%) Ubuntu
8 14 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.82%) Solaris
10 7 (0.72%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.62%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.51%) CentOS
13 4 (0.41%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.10%) MVS
15 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (31.89%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (16.15%) Software Engineering
3 144 (14.81%) Project Management
4 132 (13.58%) OO
5 114 (11.73%) Scrum
6 88 (9.05%) SDLC
7 71 (7.30%) Mentoring
8 69 (7.10%) MVC
8 69 (7.10%) TDD
9 68 (7.00%) Open Source
10 65 (6.69%) Analytics
11 60 (6.17%) Information Security
12 59 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
13 55 (5.66%) ITIL
14 54 (5.56%) Security Operations
15 50 (5.14%) High Availability
15 50 (5.14%) SIEM
15 50 (5.14%) Test Strategy
16 45 (4.63%) Performance Management
17 43 (4.42%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 255 (26.23%) SQL
2 234 (24.07%) Java
3 208 (21.40%) JavaScript
4 201 (20.68%) C#
5 158 (16.26%) Python
6 76 (7.82%) C++
7 45 (4.63%) PHP
8 44 (4.53%) Perl
9 36 (3.70%) C
9 36 (3.70%) Ruby
10 31 (3.19%) Shell Script
11 25 (2.57%) PL/SQL
12 20 (2.06%) Bash Shell
13 16 (1.65%) VB.NET
14 15 (1.54%) T-SQL
15 12 (1.23%) Scala
16 11 (1.13%) VBA
16 11 (1.13%) XPath
17 9 (0.93%) VB
18 8 (0.82%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 49 (5.04%) CISSP
2 30 (3.09%) IISP
3 27 (2.78%) CEH
3 27 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (2.67%) HND
5 23 (2.37%) CISM
6 21 (2.16%) GIAC
6 21 (2.16%) ISEB
7 17 (1.75%) CISA
8 16 (1.65%) MCSE
9 15 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (1.23%) ISTQB
11 9 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (0.82%) Security Cleared
13 7 (0.72%) HNC
13 7 (0.72%) MBA
13 7 (0.72%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.62%) PMP
14 6 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (6.17%) QA
2 39 (4.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (3.09%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.23%) COBIT
5 10 (1.03%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.93%) SLA
7 6 (0.62%) Basel II
7 6 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.41%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.41%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 3 (0.31%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.21%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.10%) DO-254
System Software
1 20 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.51%) Firmware
5 4 (0.41%) vSphere
6 3 (0.31%) GPFS
6 3 (0.31%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.31%) XenApp
7 2 (0.21%) KVM
7 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.21%) RACF
7 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.10%) Squid
8 1 (0.10%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (3.09%) Puppet
2 26 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.65%) QRadar
4 6 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.41%) Nagios
6 4 (0.41%) SCCM
7 3 (0.31%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.31%) Control-M
7 3 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (0.31%) SCOM
7 3 (0.31%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.10%) Ansible
9 1 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.10%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.10%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 213 (21.91%) Microsoft
2 100 (10.29%) Oracle
3 51 (5.25%) Google
4 37 (3.81%) Cegedim Rx
5 32 (3.29%) Red Hat
5 32 (3.29%) Splunk
6 31 (3.19%) IBM
7 30 (3.09%) ArcSight
8 27 (2.78%) Sybase
9 25 (2.57%) Charles River
10 24 (2.47%) Cisco
11 23 (2.37%) Adobe
11 23 (2.37%) Informatica
12 22 (2.26%) VMware
13 20 (2.06%) SAP
14 17 (1.75%) HP
15 16 (1.65%) Facebook
16 11 (1.13%) Calypso
16 11 (1.13%) Fidessa
16 11 (1.13%) Reuters
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Graham Matthews
Salary: £0 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dundee, Angus
In Practice Systems Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NCC Group
Salary: Competative salary + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £30 - £50 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £25 - £50 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Lockheed Martin
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Volaris Exec
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £18000 - £18500 per annum + Excellent Benefits & IT Training
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum + Impressive Package!
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000 - £70,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £140,000 - £170, 000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension* and wider benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £70,000 (with an exceptional package)
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 to £65 000
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £70,000 (with an exceptional package)
Posted: 2 days ago