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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 8 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 488 491 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.31% 13.21% 17.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.01% 57.56% 62.75%
Number of salaries quoted 340 350 326
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,050 £55,000 £52,500
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
856 853 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.85% 22.94% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 587 564 532
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +4 232 £40,000 +1.91% 46
Glasgow +5 152 £38,875 -16.39% 27
Stirling +13 21 £32,500 - 1
West Lothian +9 17 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Aberdeen +1 14 £40,000 +3.89% 2
Dundee -4 14 £36,250 +11.53% 2
Fife +5 11 £31,500 -10.00% 4
Renfrewshire -2 5 £39,750 -0.62%
Argyll and Bute 0 3 £26,500 -
Falkirk - 3 - -
Lothian 0 2 £59,500 +170.45%
Inverclyde - 2 £39,000 -
South Ayrshire - 2 £42,500 -
Scottish Borders +2 1 £37,500 - 1
Midlothian -2 1 - -
Orkney Islands - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £15,000 - 1
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
East Lothian - 1 £40,000 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £35,000 -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 339 (34.35%) Computer Science
2 305 (30.90%) Finance
3 273 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
4 234 (23.71%) Java
5 209 (21.18%) Software Engineering
6 198 (20.06%) JavaScript
7 184 (18.64%) .NET
8 182 (18.44%) Analytical Skills
9 179 (18.14%) Project Management
10 168 (17.02%) SQL
11 163 (16.51%) C#
12 157 (15.91%) Microsoft
13 153 (15.50%) SDLC
14 138 (13.98%) Linux
15 128 (12.97%) HTML
16 126 (12.77%) Banking
17 125 (12.66%) SQL Server
18 114 (11.55%) Windows
18 114 (11.55%) Scrum
19 112 (11.35%) Web Services
20 110 (11.14%) Oracle
20 110 (11.14%) Python
21 104 (10.54%) TDD
22 100 (10.13%) CSS
23 99 (10.03%) OO
24 96 (9.73%) MS Excel
25 93 (9.42%) Mentoring
26 90 (9.12%) CISSP
26 90 (9.12%) Mathematics
27 86 (8.71%) UNIX

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 39 (3.95%) Apache
1 39 (3.95%) IIS
2 30 (3.04%) Tomcat
3 27 (2.74%) SharePoint
4 23 (2.33%) JBoss
5 21 (2.13%) NetWeaver
6 17 (1.72%) SAS
7 13 (1.32%) MS Exchange
7 13 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 11 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
9 10 (1.01%) CMS
9 10 (1.01%) Mule
10 8 (0.81%) Node.js
11 5 (0.51%) Mule ESB
11 5 (0.51%) WordPress
11 5 (0.51%) ArcGIS
11 5 (0.51%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.41%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.30%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 96 (9.73%) MS Excel
2 48 (4.86%) MS Office
3 12 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 12 (1.22%) AutoCAD
4 11 (1.11%) MS Project
5 10 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.81%) SPSS
7 7 (0.71%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.61%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.10%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.10%) Simulink
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.10%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 17 (1.72%) Magento
2 13 (1.32%) SAP FI
2 13 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
3 12 (1.22%) SAP CO
4 11 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.81%) Primavera
5 8 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.61%) SAP SD
6 6 (0.61%) assyst
6 6 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.51%) SAP R/3
8 4 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.41%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.20%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 69 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.82%) SaaS
3 13 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.61%) GitHub
6 4 (0.41%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.30%) Office 365
7 3 (0.30%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.37%) Internet
2 40 (4.05%) Network Security
3 26 (2.63%) Ethernet
4 21 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 19 (1.93%) SAN
6 18 (1.82%) Firewall
7 15 (1.52%) LAN
8 14 (1.42%) WAN
9 12 (1.22%) DNS
9 12 (1.22%) Wireless
10 9 (0.91%) HTTP
11 8 (0.81%) VoIP
11 8 (0.81%) Intranet
12 7 (0.71%) GSM
12 7 (0.71%) 3G
12 7 (0.71%) 2G
12 7 (0.71%) WiMAX
12 7 (0.71%) RNC
12 7 (0.71%) WLAN
12 7 (0.71%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 83 (8.41%) Relational Database
3 59 (5.98%) MySQL
4 43 (4.36%) RDBMS
5 25 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
6 22 (2.23%) SAP BW
7 20 (2.03%) SAP BI
8 15 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (1.42%) Oracle Database
10 12 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (1.11%) SQLPlus
11 11 (1.11%) Big Data
12 9 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (0.91%) Data Mining
13 8 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (0.81%) NoSQL
14 7 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (0.51%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 49 (4.96%) Git (software)
2 42 (4.26%) Subversion
3 40 (4.05%) Visual Studio
4 24 (2.43%) Maven
5 23 (2.33%) JUnit
6 21 (2.13%) Ant
7 18 (1.82%) Selenium
8 16 (1.62%) Jenkins
9 11 (1.11%) Eclipse
10 10 (1.01%) IntelliJ
10 10 (1.01%) Toad
11 9 (0.91%) TeamCity
12 7 (0.71%) HP UFT
13 6 (0.61%) JMeter
13 6 (0.61%) Hudson
14 5 (0.51%) Mockito
14 5 (0.51%) MSBuild
14 5 (0.51%) AccuRev
14 5 (0.51%) JIRA
14 5 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
General
1 305 (30.90%) Finance
2 126 (12.77%) Banking
3 71 (7.19%) Telecoms
4 59 (5.98%) Law
5 43 (4.36%) Marketing
6 32 (3.24%) Electronics
7 31 (3.14%) Legal
8 27 (2.74%) Retail
9 17 (1.72%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.42%) Investment Banking
11 10 (1.01%) Billing
12 9 (0.91%) Games
13 8 (0.81%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.81%) German Language
14 7 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.71%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.51%) Back Office
15 5 (0.51%) Military
15 5 (0.51%) Polish Language
15 5 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 244 (24.72%) Developer
2 200 (20.26%) Analyst
3 96 (9.73%) Software Engineer
4 86 (8.71%) Consultant
5 66 (6.69%) Java Developer
6 51 (5.17%) Software Developer
7 49 (4.96%) Graduate
8 47 (4.76%) Project Manager
9 46 (4.66%) Security Analyst
10 45 (4.56%) .NET Developer
11 44 (4.46%) Business Analyst
12 39 (3.95%) Architect
13 34 (3.44%) Security Consultant
14 33 (3.34%) Junior
15 31 (3.14%) Information Analyst
16 30 (3.04%) Information Security Analyst
17 28 (2.84%) SAP Consultant
17 28 (2.84%) Senior Developer
18 25 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
19 24 (2.43%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (18.64%) .NET
2 128 (12.97%) HTML
3 112 (11.35%) Web Services
4 100 (10.13%) CSS
5 81 (8.21%) ASP.NET
6 60 (6.08%) XML
7 51 (5.17%) jQuery
8 46 (4.66%) JSP
9 45 (4.56%) Spring
10 36 (3.65%) Servlets
10 36 (3.65%) HTML5
11 34 (3.44%) .NET Framework
12 32 (3.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 32 (3.24%) Hibernate
13 31 (3.14%) J2EE
13 31 (3.14%) WPF
14 27 (2.74%) AngularJS
15 25 (2.53%) CSS3
16 24 (2.43%) Java EE
16 24 (2.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 339 (34.35%) Computer Science
2 182 (18.44%) Analytical Skills
3 90 (9.12%) Mathematics
4 46 (4.66%) User Experience
4 46 (4.66%) Management Information System
4 46 (4.66%) Cryptography
5 43 (4.36%) Physics
6 33 (3.34%) Data Centre
7 28 (2.84%) Visualisation
8 20 (2.03%) Embedded Systems
9 18 (1.82%) GIS
10 14 (1.42%) Data Integration
11 13 (1.32%) CUDA
11 13 (1.32%) Algorithms
11 13 (1.32%) Statistics
12 12 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.01%) FMCG
13 10 (1.01%) SCADA
14 9 (0.91%) Social Media
14 9 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 138 (13.98%) Linux
2 114 (11.55%) Windows
3 86 (8.71%) UNIX
4 40 (4.05%) Android
5 24 (2.43%) Apple iOS
6 21 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (1.82%) Debian
8 10 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.01%) Windows XP
9 8 (0.81%) Solaris
9 8 (0.81%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.71%) Windows Phone
10 7 (0.71%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.61%) AIX
12 3 (0.30%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.20%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (21.18%) Software Engineering
3 179 (18.14%) Project Management
4 153 (15.50%) SDLC
5 114 (11.55%) Scrum
6 104 (10.54%) TDD
7 99 (10.03%) OO
8 93 (9.42%) Mentoring
9 81 (8.21%) Information Security
10 75 (7.60%) MVC
11 59 (5.98%) PRINCE2
12 54 (5.47%) Cyber Security
13 45 (4.56%) Time Management
14 44 (4.46%) Unit Testing
14 44 (4.46%) ITIL
15 43 (4.36%) E-Commerce
15 43 (4.36%) Business Intelligence
16 42 (4.26%) Incident Management
17 40 (4.05%) Data Security
17 40 (4.05%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 234 (23.71%) Java
2 198 (20.06%) JavaScript
3 168 (17.02%) SQL
4 163 (16.51%) C#
5 110 (11.14%) Python
6 83 (8.41%) C++
7 49 (4.96%) C
8 38 (3.85%) Perl
9 36 (3.65%) Ruby
10 34 (3.44%) PHP
11 27 (2.74%) T-SQL
12 24 (2.43%) VBA
13 22 (2.23%) ABAP
14 21 (2.13%) PL/SQL
15 18 (1.82%) VC++
16 16 (1.62%) VB
17 14 (1.42%) Shell Script
18 12 (1.22%) XPath
19 9 (0.91%) MATLAB
19 9 (0.91%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 90 (9.12%) CISSP
2 50 (5.07%) CISM
3 34 (3.44%) ISEB
4 30 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (2.74%) HND
6 22 (2.23%) Security Cleared
7 18 (1.82%) ISTQB
8 15 (1.52%) CISMP
9 14 (1.42%) SC Cleared
10 12 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (1.22%) PMI Certification
10 12 (1.22%) MCSE
11 11 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (1.11%) PMP
11 11 (1.11%) CCNA
11 11 (1.11%) CISA
12 9 (0.91%) CCA
12 9 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (0.71%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (7.90%) QA
2 60 (6.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 56 (5.67%) SLA
4 39 (3.95%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.91%) COBIT
7 8 (0.81%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.51%) ISO 9002
8 5 (0.51%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.30%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.20%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.20%) DO-254
10 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.20%) Section 508
10 2 (0.20%) WAI
11 1 (0.10%) MiFID
11 1 (0.10%) EMIR
11 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 27 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.71%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.30%) Firmware
4 3 (0.30%) RACF
5 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.20%) XenApp
5 2 (0.20%) vSphere
5 2 (0.20%) Xen
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.10%) NFS
6 1 (0.10%) Samba
Systems Management
1 35 (3.55%) Puppet
1 35 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (2.33%) Nagios
3 15 (1.52%) Graphite
3 15 (1.52%) Munin
4 4 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.30%) SCOM
5 3 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.20%) SCCM
7 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.10%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.10%) Control-M
7 1 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.10%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.10%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 157 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 110 (11.14%) Oracle
3 54 (5.47%) SAP
4 40 (4.05%) Splunk
5 32 (3.24%) ArcSight
6 29 (2.94%) Business Objects
7 28 (2.84%) VMware
8 24 (2.43%) Cisco
9 14 (1.42%) Sybase
10 11 (1.11%) Sun
11 10 (1.01%) Juniper
12 9 (0.91%) Citrix
12 9 (0.91%) F5
13 8 (0.81%) Xamarin
13 8 (0.81%) Adobe
13 8 (0.81%) Red Hat
14 7 (0.71%) Nortel
14 7 (0.71%) Symantec
14 7 (0.71%) Ericsson
14 7 (0.71%) Nokia
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent culture, bonus + benefit
Posted: 10 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Petroplan Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Petroplan Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Petroplan Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday