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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 11 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Degree 482 442 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.51% 11.95% 17.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.04% 51.76% 61.20%
Number of salaries quoted 307 297 318
Average salary £44,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,978 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
845 854 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.19% 23.09% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 526 562 492
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,589 £27,500 £23,500
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 27 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 27 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 +3 227 £44,000 +18.91% 31
Glasgow +18 162 £45,000 +20.00% 27
West Lothian +11 23 £36,000 +8.27% 2
Aberdeen -8 16 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Dundee -2 9 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Stirling -6 9 £24,500 -24.61% 1
Renfrewshire -1 7 - -
Fife -8 7 £42,000 -5.08% 4
North Lanarkshire +1 3 £40,182 - 1
South Lanarkshire 0 2 £35,000 -
Aberdeenshire 0 2 - -
Ayrshire - 2 - -
South Ayrshire - 2 - -
Scottish Borders - 2 £21,000 -
Highlands - 1 - - 1
Argyll and Bute - 1 £21,500 -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 321 (32.42%) Finance
2 315 (31.82%) Computer Science
3 296 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
4 235 (23.74%) JavaScript
5 230 (23.23%) Java
6 221 (22.32%) C#
7 215 (21.72%) .NET
8 185 (18.69%) Software Engineering
9 170 (17.17%) SQL Server
10 163 (16.46%) Project Management
11 158 (15.96%) Microsoft
12 147 (14.85%) SQL
13 140 (14.14%) Banking
14 137 (13.84%) Windows
15 132 (13.33%) Oracle
16 129 (13.03%) HTML
16 129 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
17 125 (12.63%) Linux
18 123 (12.42%) Web Services
19 116 (11.72%) ASP.NET
20 113 (11.41%) TDD
21 110 (11.11%) Scrum
22 108 (10.91%) Python
23 104 (10.51%) CSS
24 100 (10.10%) MS Excel
25 94 (9.49%) Mathematics
26 89 (8.99%) UNIX
27 88 (8.89%) C++
28 85 (8.59%) MVC
29 84 (8.48%) OO

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 37 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.63%) IIS
3 25 (2.53%) JBoss
4 23 (2.32%) WebLogic
5 22 (2.22%) SAS
6 19 (1.92%) MS Exchange
7 18 (1.82%) NetWeaver
8 11 (1.11%) WebSphere
9 9 (0.91%) Apache
9 9 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.71%) Node.js
10 7 (0.71%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (0.61%) CMS
11 6 (0.61%) IBM Notes
11 6 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.51%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.40%) Lync
13 4 (0.40%) WordPress
14 3 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 100 (10.10%) MS Excel
2 40 (4.04%) MS Office
3 12 (1.21%) AutoCAD
4 11 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.11%) Photoshop
4 11 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.91%) MS Project
6 6 (0.61%) SPSS
6 6 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.30%) InDesign
7 3 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 24 (2.42%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (1.62%) SAP FI
3 15 (1.52%) SAP CO
3 15 (1.52%) SAP FI/CO
4 14 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (1.21%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (0.71%) Magento
8 6 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.61%) assyst
8 6 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.51%) SAP SD
9 5 (0.51%) SAP R/3
10 4 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 3 (0.30%) FLEXCUBE
11 3 (0.30%) Finacle
11 3 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.30%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 79 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.11%) SaaS
5 9 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.40%) GitHub
7 3 (0.30%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.43%) Firewall
2 27 (2.73%) Internet
2 27 (2.73%) Ethernet
3 14 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 14 (1.41%) DNS
4 13 (1.31%) Intranet
5 12 (1.21%) Wireless
5 12 (1.21%) DMZ
5 12 (1.21%) LAN
6 10 (1.01%) WAN
6 10 (1.01%) SAN
6 10 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (0.91%) Network Security
8 8 (0.81%) DHCP
8 8 (0.81%) WiMAX
9 7 (0.71%) 2G
9 7 (0.71%) 3G
9 7 (0.71%) UMTS
9 7 (0.71%) GSM
9 7 (0.71%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (17.17%) SQL Server
2 66 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 33 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 31 (3.13%) MySQL
5 22 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (2.02%) RDBMS
6 20 (2.02%) SAP BW
7 18 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
8 17 (1.72%) SAP BI
9 13 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (0.91%) Big Data
11 8 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (0.81%) MS Access
11 8 (0.81%) SQLPlus
12 7 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 6 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.61%) DB2
14 5 (0.51%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 54 (5.45%) Visual Studio
2 28 (2.83%) Subversion
3 18 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 17 (1.72%) Selenium
5 9 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.71%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.71%) Ant
6 7 (0.71%) Toad
7 6 (0.61%) JUnit
7 6 (0.61%) Maven
7 6 (0.61%) Clang
8 5 (0.51%) JIRA
8 5 (0.51%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.30%) ERwin
9 3 (0.30%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.20%) MorphX
11 1 (0.10%) ReSharper
General
1 321 (32.42%) Finance
2 140 (14.14%) Banking
3 78 (7.88%) Telecoms
4 46 (4.65%) Marketing
5 33 (3.33%) Retail
6 26 (2.63%) Electronics
7 25 (2.53%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.62%) Law
9 14 (1.41%) Retail Banking
10 13 (1.31%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.21%) Legal
12 9 (0.91%) Publishing
12 9 (0.91%) Billing
13 8 (0.81%) Games
13 8 (0.81%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.81%) Private Banking
14 7 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.61%) Advertising
16 5 (0.51%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.51%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 248 (25.05%) Developer
2 159 (16.06%) Analyst
3 92 (9.29%) Software Engineer
4 86 (8.69%) Consultant
5 78 (7.88%) Software Developer
6 55 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 53 (5.35%) Architect
8 45 (4.55%) .NET Developer
9 43 (4.34%) Graduate
10 41 (4.14%) Business Analyst
10 41 (4.14%) Java Developer
11 40 (4.04%) C# Developer
12 39 (3.94%) Senior Developer
13 32 (3.23%) Support Analyst
14 27 (2.73%) QA Engineer
15 25 (2.53%) SAP Consultant
16 24 (2.42%) Junior
17 20 (2.02%) Security Consultant
18 19 (1.92%) Graduate Developer
19 18 (1.82%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (21.72%) .NET
2 129 (13.03%) HTML
3 123 (12.42%) Web Services
4 116 (11.72%) ASP.NET
5 104 (10.51%) CSS
6 75 (7.58%) jQuery
7 69 (6.97%) .NET Framework
8 57 (5.76%) XML
9 45 (4.55%) HTML5
10 40 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 38 (3.84%) Hibernate
12 37 (3.74%) WPF
13 36 (3.64%) NHibernate
13 36 (3.64%) Spring
14 34 (3.43%) WCF
15 30 (3.03%) Qt
16 26 (2.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 25 (2.53%) CSS3
17 25 (2.53%) Middleware
17 25 (2.53%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 315 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 129 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
3 94 (9.49%) Mathematics
4 52 (5.25%) Physics
5 46 (4.65%) Management Information System
6 39 (3.94%) User Experience
7 38 (3.84%) Open Source
8 34 (3.43%) Visualisation
9 22 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (2.12%) GIS
11 17 (1.72%) CUDA
12 15 (1.52%) Mobile App
12 15 (1.52%) Cryptography
13 11 (1.11%) Statistics
13 11 (1.11%) Social Media
14 10 (1.01%) Data Integration
14 10 (1.01%) Data Structures
14 10 (1.01%) Algorithms
15 8 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
15 8 (0.81%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 137 (13.84%) Windows
2 125 (12.63%) Linux
3 89 (8.99%) UNIX
4 36 (3.64%) Android
5 27 (2.73%) Apple iOS
6 23 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.41%) Windows 7
8 14 (1.41%) Mac OS X
9 11 (1.11%) Solaris
9 11 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.71%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.40%) AIX
12 4 (0.40%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.30%) Debian
13 3 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.20%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (18.69%) Software Engineering
3 163 (16.46%) Project Management
4 113 (11.41%) TDD
5 110 (11.11%) Scrum
6 85 (8.59%) MVC
7 84 (8.48%) OO
8 70 (7.07%) Mentoring
9 65 (6.57%) ITIL
10 63 (6.36%) PRINCE2
11 53 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
12 51 (5.15%) Analytics
13 47 (4.75%) Data Modelling
13 47 (4.75%) Stakeholder Management
14 42 (4.24%) SOA
15 40 (4.04%) Service Delivery
16 39 (3.94%) Continuous Integration
17 38 (3.84%) Information Security
17 38 (3.84%) Coaching
18 37 (3.74%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 235 (23.74%) JavaScript
2 230 (23.23%) Java
3 221 (22.32%) C#
4 147 (14.85%) SQL
5 108 (10.91%) Python
6 88 (8.89%) C++
7 45 (4.55%) C
8 31 (3.13%) Perl
8 31 (3.13%) VBA
9 29 (2.93%) PHP
9 29 (2.93%) VB
10 28 (2.83%) PL/SQL
11 23 (2.32%) Ruby
12 22 (2.22%) T-SQL
13 19 (1.92%) XPath
14 18 (1.82%) ABAP
15 17 (1.72%) VC++
16 13 (1.31%) VB.NET
17 11 (1.11%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.61%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 48 (4.85%) CISSP
2 32 (3.23%) HND
3 27 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (2.63%) ISEB
5 22 (2.22%) CISM
6 17 (1.72%) PMI Certification
7 16 (1.62%) PMP
8 13 (1.31%) Security Cleared
9 11 (1.11%) CISA
9 11 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.01%) GIAC
11 9 (0.91%) SSCP
11 9 (0.91%) CCNA
11 9 (0.91%) OCP
11 9 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
11 9 (0.91%) HNC
11 9 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (0.91%) CEH
12 8 (0.81%) PhD
12 8 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.46%) QA
2 51 (5.15%) SLA
3 36 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (2.42%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.01%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.91%) COBIT
7 4 (0.40%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.30%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.30%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.20%) ISO 9002
9 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.20%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.20%) DO-254
10 1 (0.10%) P3O
System Software
1 33 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (1.31%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.51%) Firmware
5 4 (0.40%) RACF
5 4 (0.40%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.30%) XenApp
7 2 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.20%) Xen
8 1 (0.10%) Docker
8 1 (0.10%) Squid
Systems Management
1 26 (2.63%) Puppet
1 26 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (2.12%) Nagios
3 17 (1.72%) Munin
3 17 (1.72%) Graphite
4 6 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.40%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.30%) SCCM
7 2 (0.20%) SCOM
7 2 (0.20%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.20%) Control-M
7 2 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.10%) Ansible
Vendors
1 158 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 132 (13.33%) Oracle
3 56 (5.66%) SAP
4 34 (3.43%) Cisco
5 27 (2.73%) Sybase
6 21 (2.12%) Business Objects
7 19 (1.92%) VMware
7 19 (1.92%) Splunk
8 18 (1.82%) ArcSight
9 17 (1.72%) Red Hat
10 16 (1.62%) IBM
11 15 (1.52%) Cognos
12 12 (1.21%) HP
13 11 (1.11%) Adobe
14 9 (0.91%) Apple
14 9 (0.91%) Xamarin
15 7 (0.71%) Ericsson
15 7 (0.71%) Informatica
15 7 (0.71%) Nokia
15 7 (0.71%) Nortel
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