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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 8 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Degree 477 494 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.13% 13.67% 17.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.65% 58.74% 62.60%
Number of salaries quoted 334 345 310
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,950 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
842 841 893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.71% 23.27% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 591 545 526
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,200 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 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 4 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 +2 237 £38,000 -1.29% 49
Glasgow +7 151 £38,500 -12.99% 30
Dundee -2 23 £35,000 +18.64% 1
Stirling +12 21 £32,500 -
Aberdeen +1 20 £32,000 -24.70% 1
West Lothian +4 10 £45,000 - 1
Renfrewshire -1 5 £42,500 - 1
Fife -8 4 £38,000 +11.76% 3
Argyll and Bute -2 3 £26,500 -50.00%
Lanarkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Inverclyde 0 1 - -
Midlothian -4 1 - -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 313 (34.28%) Computer Science
2 262 (28.70%) Finance
3 252 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
4 208 (22.78%) Java
5 196 (21.47%) Software Engineering
6 170 (18.62%) Analytical Skills
7 165 (18.07%) JavaScript
7 165 (18.07%) Project Management
8 163 (17.85%) SQL
9 160 (17.52%) .NET
10 148 (16.21%) Microsoft
11 142 (15.55%) Linux
12 136 (14.90%) C#
13 129 (14.13%) SDLC
14 124 (13.58%) HTML
15 120 (13.14%) SQL Server
16 114 (12.49%) Scrum
17 113 (12.38%) Windows
18 109 (11.94%) OO
19 105 (11.50%) Oracle
20 102 (11.17%) Banking
21 100 (10.95%) Web Services
22 99 (10.84%) CSS
23 96 (10.51%) MS Excel
24 91 (9.97%) Relational Database
25 90 (9.86%) Python
26 87 (9.53%) CISSP
27 85 (9.31%) TDD
28 84 (9.20%) C++
29 82 (8.98%) Information Security

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 42 (4.60%) Apache
2 35 (3.83%) IIS
3 32 (3.50%) Tomcat
4 28 (3.07%) JBoss
5 27 (2.96%) SharePoint
6 21 (2.30%) WebSphere
7 18 (1.97%) SAS
8 14 (1.53%) NetWeaver
9 11 (1.20%) CMS
10 10 (1.10%) Mule
11 8 (0.88%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.77%) Node.js
13 5 (0.55%) WordPress
13 5 (0.55%) Mule ESB
13 5 (0.55%) ArcGIS
14 4 (0.44%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
15 3 (0.33%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.33%) GlassFish
15 3 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 96 (10.51%) MS Excel
2 45 (4.93%) MS Office
3 13 (1.42%) AutoCAD
4 12 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.20%) MS Project
6 8 (0.88%) SPSS
7 7 (0.77%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.77%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.22%) PTC Creo
8 2 (0.22%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.11%) InDesign
9 1 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 17 (1.86%) Magento
2 7 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.66%) assyst
4 5 (0.55%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.55%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.44%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.33%) Primavera
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.22%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 45 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.75%) SaaS
3 15 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.66%) Office 365
6 5 (0.55%) GitHub
7 4 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.33%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.33%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 54 (5.91%) Internet
2 41 (4.49%) Network Security
3 26 (2.85%) Ethernet
4 19 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 19 (2.08%) Firewall
5 16 (1.75%) SAN
6 15 (1.64%) CTI
7 14 (1.53%) WAN
7 14 (1.53%) Wireless
8 13 (1.42%) LAN
9 10 (1.10%) HTTP
10 9 (0.99%) DNS
11 8 (0.88%) Intranet
11 8 (0.88%) BGP
12 7 (0.77%) Wireshark
12 7 (0.77%) VoIP
13 6 (0.66%) WLAN
13 6 (0.66%) UMTS
13 6 (0.66%) RNC
13 6 (0.66%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (13.14%) SQL Server
2 91 (9.97%) Relational Database
3 64 (7.01%) MySQL
4 54 (5.91%) RDBMS
5 24 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
6 16 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (1.75%) Oracle Database
7 15 (1.64%) SAP BW
8 13 (1.42%) SAP BI
8 13 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (1.42%) Big Data
9 9 (0.99%) NoSQL
9 9 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (0.99%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.44%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 51 (5.59%) Git (software)
2 46 (5.04%) Subversion
3 31 (3.40%) Visual Studio
4 27 (2.96%) Maven
5 26 (2.85%) JUnit
6 21 (2.30%) Ant
7 16 (1.75%) Jenkins
8 15 (1.64%) Selenium
9 12 (1.31%) Eclipse
10 10 (1.10%) IntelliJ
10 10 (1.10%) JMeter
11 9 (0.99%) HP UFT
12 8 (0.88%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.77%) Hudson
14 6 (0.66%) MSBuild
14 6 (0.66%) Ranorex
15 5 (0.55%) Mockito
15 5 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
15 5 (0.55%) AccuRev
15 5 (0.55%) HttpUnit
General
1 262 (28.70%) Finance
2 102 (11.17%) Banking
3 65 (7.12%) Law
4 56 (6.13%) Telecoms
5 39 (4.27%) Marketing
6 29 (3.18%) Legal
6 29 (3.18%) Electronics
7 24 (2.63%) Retail
8 20 (2.19%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.31%) Games
10 10 (1.10%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.88%) German Language
12 7 (0.77%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.77%) Billing
13 6 (0.66%) Back Office
13 6 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.55%) Polish Language
14 5 (0.55%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.55%) French Language
15 4 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 225 (24.64%) Developer
2 184 (20.15%) Analyst
3 87 (9.53%) Software Engineer
4 79 (8.65%) Consultant
5 58 (6.35%) Java Developer
6 52 (5.70%) Graduate
7 50 (5.48%) Security Analyst
8 38 (4.16%) Project Manager
9 37 (4.05%) .NET Developer
10 34 (3.72%) Software Developer
11 33 (3.61%) Junior
11 33 (3.61%) Security Consultant
12 32 (3.50%) Test Analyst
12 32 (3.50%) Information Analyst
13 31 (3.40%) Information Security Analyst
14 28 (3.07%) Graduate Developer
14 28 (3.07%) Architect
15 26 (2.85%) Business Analyst
16 23 (2.52%) Senior Developer
17 22 (2.41%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (17.52%) .NET
2 124 (13.58%) HTML
3 100 (10.95%) Web Services
4 99 (10.84%) CSS
5 60 (6.57%) ASP.NET
6 57 (6.24%) JSP
7 56 (6.13%) XML
8 54 (5.91%) jQuery
9 48 (5.26%) Servlets
10 43 (4.71%) Spring
11 34 (3.72%) J2EE
12 32 (3.50%) Hibernate
12 32 (3.50%) HTML5
13 29 (3.18%) Java EE
13 29 (3.18%) JMS
13 29 (3.18%) SOAP
14 28 (3.07%) AngularJS
15 26 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (2.52%) .NET Framework
16 23 (2.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 313 (34.28%) Computer Science
2 170 (18.62%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (8.43%) Mathematics
4 45 (4.93%) Cryptography
5 39 (4.27%) User Experience
6 37 (4.05%) Data Centre
7 34 (3.72%) Management Information System
8 31 (3.40%) Physics
9 27 (2.96%) Visualisation
10 23 (2.52%) GIS
10 23 (2.52%) Embedded Systems
11 18 (1.97%) Algorithms
12 16 (1.75%) Mobile App
13 13 (1.42%) Statistics
14 12 (1.31%) Data Integration
15 9 (0.99%) CUDA
15 9 (0.99%) SCADA
15 9 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (0.99%) Replication
16 8 (0.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 142 (15.55%) Linux
2 113 (12.38%) Windows
3 70 (7.67%) UNIX
4 45 (4.93%) Android
5 27 (2.96%) Apple iOS
6 25 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (2.30%) Debian
8 9 (0.99%) Windows XP
9 8 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.88%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.77%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.77%) Windows Phone
11 6 (0.66%) AIX
12 5 (0.55%) Solaris
13 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.33%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.22%) VxWorks
16 1 (0.11%) SUSE
16 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (21.47%) Software Engineering
3 165 (18.07%) Project Management
4 129 (14.13%) SDLC
5 114 (12.49%) Scrum
6 109 (11.94%) OO
7 85 (9.31%) TDD
8 82 (8.98%) Information Security
9 78 (8.54%) Mentoring
10 62 (6.79%) MVC
11 52 (5.70%) Cyber Security
12 50 (5.48%) PRINCE2
13 46 (5.04%) Automated Testing
14 43 (4.71%) Incident Management
14 43 (4.71%) Unit Testing
15 41 (4.49%) OOD
16 40 (4.38%) E-Commerce
16 40 (4.38%) Data Security
16 40 (4.38%) Performance Management
17 39 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 208 (22.78%) Java
2 165 (18.07%) JavaScript
3 163 (17.85%) SQL
4 136 (14.90%) C#
5 90 (9.86%) Python
6 84 (9.20%) C++
7 43 (4.71%) C
8 38 (4.16%) Perl
8 38 (4.16%) Ruby
9 33 (3.61%) PHP
10 20 (2.19%) VBA
11 19 (2.08%) ABAP
11 19 (2.08%) T-SQL
12 18 (1.97%) VC++
13 16 (1.75%) Shell Script
14 15 (1.64%) PL/SQL
15 12 (1.31%) VB
16 9 (0.99%) MATLAB
17 8 (0.88%) Assembly Language
17 8 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 87 (9.53%) CISSP
2 50 (5.48%) CISM
3 28 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (2.96%) HND
5 26 (2.85%) ISTQB
6 23 (2.52%) ISEB
7 20 (2.19%) Security Cleared
8 15 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (1.64%) CISMP
9 13 (1.42%) MCSE
9 13 (1.42%) SC Cleared
10 12 (1.31%) CCNA
10 12 (1.31%) PMI Certification
11 11 (1.20%) PMP
12 10 (1.10%) CISA
13 8 (0.88%) Security+ Certification
13 8 (0.88%) CCNP
13 8 (0.88%) HNC
13 8 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (0.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (8.32%) QA
2 59 (6.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 47 (5.15%) SLA
4 37 (4.05%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.10%) COBIT
6 8 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.66%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.55%) ISO 9002
8 5 (0.55%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.33%) WAI
9 3 (0.33%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.33%) Section 508
10 1 (0.11%) EMIR
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 24 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.77%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.33%) RACF
4 3 (0.33%) vSphere
5 2 (0.22%) Firmware
5 2 (0.22%) Xen
5 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.11%) XenApp
6 1 (0.11%) Samba
6 1 (0.11%) IAG
6 1 (0.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 34 (3.72%) Puppet
2 33 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.86%) Nagios
4 9 (0.99%) Munin
4 9 (0.99%) Graphite
5 5 (0.55%) SCCM
6 4 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.33%) SCOM
7 3 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.11%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.11%) Control-M
9 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.11%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 148 (16.21%) Microsoft
2 105 (11.50%) Oracle
3 46 (5.04%) SAP
4 39 (4.27%) Splunk
5 31 (3.40%) ArcSight
5 31 (3.40%) VMware
6 25 (2.74%) Cisco
7 13 (1.42%) Sybase
8 10 (1.10%) Citrix
8 10 (1.10%) Juniper
9 9 (0.99%) Sun
9 9 (0.99%) F5
10 8 (0.88%) Google
10 8 (0.88%) EMC
10 8 (0.88%) Adobe
10 8 (0.88%) Xamarin
11 7 (0.77%) Rackspace
11 7 (0.77%) HP
11 7 (0.77%) Cognizant
11 7 (0.77%) Red Hat
Dunfermline, Fife
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Agile Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35k - £60k plus attractive benefits and extensive career progression
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Agile Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Tranent, East Lothian
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
EXCELerate
Salary: To £65k OTE £80k, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + bonus, pension, car allowance
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Renfrew, Renfrewshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Negotiable, Depending on Experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Computer People
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Up to £37K
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday