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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 9 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 487 497 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.61% 13.44% 16.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.52% 54.50% 60.77%
Number of salaries quoted 319 332 295
Average salary £38,000 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £25,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £55,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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
910 912 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.29% 24.66% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 639 572 509
Average salary £42,116 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 31 August 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 31 August 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 0 233 £39,250 +1.94% 36
Glasgow +8 167 £40,000 -4.76% 38
Dundee +2 27 £35,000 +22.80% 1
Aberdeen -1 23 £33,750 -19.64% 3
Stirling +17 15 £32,500 -32.64% 1
West Lothian +4 13 £45,000 +12.50%
Fife +2 10 £38,000 +21.60% 5
Renfrewshire -5 2 £32,250 -24.11%
Lanarkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 302 (33.59%) Computer Science
2 257 (28.59%) Agile Software Development
3 256 (28.48%) Finance
4 197 (21.91%) Java
5 191 (21.25%) Software Engineering
6 182 (20.24%) SQL
7 166 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
8 163 (18.13%) .NET
9 158 (17.58%) JavaScript
10 155 (17.24%) Microsoft
11 150 (16.69%) Project Management
12 146 (16.24%) Linux
13 138 (15.35%) C#
14 135 (15.02%) HTML
15 124 (13.79%) OO
16 119 (13.24%) SDLC
17 116 (12.90%) Scrum
18 115 (12.79%) SQL Server
19 106 (11.79%) Oracle
19 106 (11.79%) Windows
20 105 (11.68%) CSS
21 97 (10.79%) Python
21 97 (10.79%) MS Excel
22 96 (10.68%) Relational Database
23 95 (10.57%) Web Services
23 95 (10.57%) C++
24 90 (10.01%) Banking
25 85 (9.45%) TDD
25 85 (9.45%) Information Security
26 84 (9.34%) Mathematics

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 49 (5.45%) Apache
2 35 (3.89%) Tomcat
3 31 (3.45%) IIS
4 26 (2.89%) JBoss
5 25 (2.78%) SharePoint
6 19 (2.11%) SAS
7 16 (1.78%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.11%) CMS
8 10 (1.11%) NetWeaver
8 10 (1.11%) Mule
9 7 (0.78%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.67%) Node.js
11 5 (0.56%) WordPress
11 5 (0.56%) Mule ESB
11 5 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.44%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.44%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.33%) Drupal
13 3 (0.33%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 97 (10.79%) MS Excel
2 40 (4.45%) MS Office
3 15 (1.67%) MS Project
4 14 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.33%) AutoCAD
6 11 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.89%) SPSS
8 7 (0.78%) SOLIDWORKS
9 5 (0.56%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.22%) PTC Creo
11 2 (0.22%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.11%) InDesign
12 1 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 16 (1.78%) Magento
2 6 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.33%) Primavera
5 3 (0.33%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.22%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.11%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.11%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.11%) Movex
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.11%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.45%) SaaS
4 8 (0.89%) GitHub
4 8 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.56%) Office 365
5 5 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.33%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.33%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 47 (5.23%) Internet
2 42 (4.67%) Network Security
3 24 (2.67%) Ethernet
4 20 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 17 (1.89%) WAN
5 17 (1.89%) SAN
6 16 (1.78%) Firewall
7 15 (1.67%) CTI
8 14 (1.56%) LAN
9 11 (1.22%) HTTP
9 11 (1.22%) Wireless
10 9 (1.00%) DNS
11 8 (0.89%) BGP
12 7 (0.78%) VoIP
12 7 (0.78%) Wireshark
13 6 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (0.67%) VLAN
13 6 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (0.67%) LDAP
13 6 (0.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 96 (10.68%) Relational Database
3 72 (8.01%) MySQL
4 57 (6.34%) RDBMS
5 20 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
6 18 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (2.00%) Oracle Database
6 18 (2.00%) Big Data
7 17 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (1.33%) SAP BW
8 12 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (1.11%) SAP BI
10 8 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.89%) Data Mining
10 8 (0.89%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.44%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.44%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.44%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 53 (5.90%) Git (software)
2 48 (5.34%) Subversion
3 32 (3.56%) Maven
4 30 (3.34%) JUnit
4 30 (3.34%) Visual Studio
5 21 (2.34%) Ant
6 19 (2.11%) Jenkins
7 16 (1.78%) Selenium
8 14 (1.56%) Eclipse
9 10 (1.11%) IntelliJ
9 10 (1.11%) JMeter
10 9 (1.00%) HP UFT
11 8 (0.89%) TeamCity
11 8 (0.89%) Hudson
12 7 (0.78%) JIRA
13 6 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (0.67%) MSBuild
13 6 (0.67%) Ranorex
14 5 (0.56%) AccuRev
14 5 (0.56%) Mockito
General
1 256 (28.48%) Finance
2 90 (10.01%) Banking
3 64 (7.12%) Law
4 44 (4.89%) Telecoms
5 34 (3.78%) Legal
5 34 (3.78%) Marketing
6 26 (2.89%) Retail
6 26 (2.89%) Electronics
7 17 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.45%) Games
9 9 (1.00%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.89%) German Language
11 7 (0.78%) Billing
11 7 (0.78%) Aerospace
12 6 (0.67%) Back Office
13 5 (0.56%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.56%) French Language
13 5 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
13 5 (0.56%) Polish Language
13 5 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 232 (25.81%) Developer
2 174 (19.35%) Analyst
3 90 (10.01%) Software Engineer
4 69 (7.68%) Consultant
5 61 (6.79%) Java Developer
6 47 (5.23%) Graduate
7 46 (5.12%) Security Analyst
8 40 (4.45%) .NET Developer
9 37 (4.12%) Junior
10 36 (4.00%) Test Analyst
11 33 (3.67%) Project Manager
12 30 (3.34%) Security Consultant
13 29 (3.23%) Graduate Developer
14 28 (3.11%) Information Analyst
15 27 (3.00%) Information Security Analyst
16 26 (2.89%) Senior Developer
16 26 (2.89%) Software Developer
17 25 (2.78%) Business Analyst
18 23 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
19 19 (2.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (18.13%) .NET
2 135 (15.02%) HTML
3 105 (11.68%) CSS
4 95 (10.57%) Web Services
5 61 (6.79%) ASP.NET
6 53 (5.90%) XML
7 52 (5.78%) JSP
8 50 (5.56%) jQuery
9 46 (5.12%) Spring
10 43 (4.78%) Servlets
11 35 (3.89%) Hibernate
12 34 (3.78%) J2EE
12 34 (3.78%) HTML5
13 32 (3.56%) AngularJS
14 30 (3.34%) SOAP
15 29 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
16 28 (3.11%) Java EE
17 26 (2.89%) JMS
18 22 (2.45%) CGI
19 20 (2.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 302 (33.59%) Computer Science
2 166 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (9.34%) Mathematics
4 43 (4.78%) Cryptography
5 42 (4.67%) User Experience
6 36 (4.00%) Data Centre
7 33 (3.67%) Management Information System
8 31 (3.45%) Physics
9 25 (2.78%) Visualisation
10 23 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
11 21 (2.34%) GIS
12 17 (1.89%) Statistics
12 17 (1.89%) Mobile App
12 17 (1.89%) Algorithms
13 15 (1.67%) Data Integration
14 13 (1.45%) Replication
15 8 (0.89%) Grid Computing
15 8 (0.89%) W3C
15 8 (0.89%) SWIFT
16 6 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 146 (16.24%) Linux
2 106 (11.79%) Windows
3 70 (7.79%) UNIX
4 48 (5.34%) Android
5 27 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (2.78%) Apple iOS
7 22 (2.45%) Debian
8 9 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.89%) Solaris
9 8 (0.89%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.78%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.56%) AIX
11 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.44%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.33%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.33%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.22%) VxWorks
14 2 (0.22%) SUSE
15 1 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (28.59%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (21.25%) Software Engineering
3 150 (16.69%) Project Management
4 124 (13.79%) OO
5 119 (13.24%) SDLC
6 116 (12.90%) Scrum
7 85 (9.45%) TDD
7 85 (9.45%) Information Security
8 78 (8.68%) Mentoring
9 62 (6.90%) MVC
10 51 (5.67%) Automated Testing
10 51 (5.67%) Cyber Security
11 48 (5.34%) Incident Management
11 48 (5.34%) Unit Testing
12 47 (5.23%) Analytics
13 46 (5.12%) PRINCE2
13 46 (5.12%) OOD
14 43 (4.78%) Open Source
15 42 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
16 41 (4.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 197 (21.91%) Java
2 182 (20.24%) SQL
3 158 (17.58%) JavaScript
4 138 (15.35%) C#
5 97 (10.79%) Python
6 95 (10.57%) C++
7 46 (5.12%) Perl
8 44 (4.89%) C
9 39 (4.34%) Ruby
10 32 (3.56%) PHP
11 23 (2.56%) Shell Script
12 17 (1.89%) PL/SQL
13 16 (1.78%) ABAP
13 16 (1.78%) VBA
13 16 (1.78%) VC++
14 12 (1.33%) VB
14 12 (1.33%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.11%) MATLAB
16 9 (1.00%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 80 (8.90%) CISSP
2 48 (5.34%) CISM
3 28 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (3.00%) ISTQB
5 26 (2.89%) ISEB
6 25 (2.78%) HND
7 18 (2.00%) Security Cleared
8 17 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (1.78%) MCSE
10 15 (1.67%) CISA
11 14 (1.56%) CCNA
12 13 (1.45%) PMI Certification
12 13 (1.45%) SC Cleared
13 12 (1.33%) PMP
14 11 (1.22%) CISMP
15 10 (1.11%) CCNP
16 9 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 8 (0.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 8 (0.89%) HNC
17 8 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (9.01%) QA
2 50 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (4.00%) SLA
4 30 (3.34%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.78%) COBIT
7 5 (0.56%) ISO 14001
7 5 (0.56%) ISO 9002
8 4 (0.44%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.33%) Section 508
9 3 (0.33%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.33%) WAI
10 1 (0.11%) MiFID
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.11%) EMIR
System Software
1 23 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.67%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.33%) vSphere
6 2 (0.22%) vCloud
6 2 (0.22%) Xen
6 2 (0.22%) Firmware
6 2 (0.22%) RACF
7 1 (0.11%) Samba
7 1 (0.11%) XenApp
7 1 (0.11%) GPFS
7 1 (0.11%) IAG
7 1 (0.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 35 (3.89%) Puppet
2 34 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.56%) Nagios
4 7 (0.78%) SCCM
5 5 (0.56%) Munin
5 5 (0.56%) Graphite
6 3 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.33%) SCOM
7 2 (0.22%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.11%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 155 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 106 (11.79%) Oracle
3 35 (3.89%) SAP
4 34 (3.78%) VMware
5 33 (3.67%) Splunk
6 26 (2.89%) Cisco
7 25 (2.78%) ArcSight
8 14 (1.56%) IBM
8 14 (1.56%) Sybase
9 13 (1.45%) Informatica
10 12 (1.33%) Citrix
10 12 (1.33%) Google
11 11 (1.22%) Rackspace
12 10 (1.11%) Juniper
12 10 (1.11%) Sun
12 10 (1.11%) EMC
13 9 (1.00%) F5
14 8 (0.89%) DigitalOcean
14 8 (0.89%) HP
14 8 (0.89%) Adobe
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