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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 12 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 499 479 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.06% 15.24% 16.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 59.05% 62.37% 52.75%
Number of salaries quoted 340 316 317
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,563 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.50% -
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
845 768 1001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.50% 24.43% 31.76%
Number of salaries quoted 563 488 628
Average salary £41,750 £39,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.05% -1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014. 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 +1 258 £40,000 +14.28% 28
Glasgow -11 132 £41,500 -4.59% 21
Aberdeen +1 48 £43,500 +16.00% 4
West Lothian +10 14 £40,000 +10.34% 2
Renfrewshire +1 13 £42,500 +54.54%
Fife 0 9 £22,000 -24.13%
Stirling -13 9 £48,250 -
Dundee +7 6 £26,000 -13.33%
North Lanarkshire +1 6 £26,223 -52.32%
Inverclyde - 1 £35,000 -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

1 384 (38.44%) Computer Science
2 264 (26.43%) C#
3 254 (25.43%) Java
4 252 (25.23%) Finance
5 239 (23.92%) Agile Software Development
6 231 (23.12%) .NET
7 196 (19.62%) Software Engineering
8 193 (19.32%) Microsoft
9 187 (18.72%) SQL Server
10 181 (18.12%) C++
11 178 (17.82%) SQL
12 164 (16.42%) JavaScript
13 159 (15.92%) HTML
14 158 (15.82%) Linux
15 149 (14.91%) Windows
16 146 (14.61%) Mathematics
17 144 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
18 135 (13.51%) OO
19 128 (12.81%) CSS
20 126 (12.61%) Project Management
21 114 (11.41%) Oracle
22 107 (10.71%) MS Excel
23 98 (9.81%) ASP.NET
24 94 (9.41%) jQuery
25 89 (8.91%) UNIX
26 82 (8.21%) XML
27 80 (8.01%) Visual Studio
27 80 (8.01%) Banking
28 79 (7.91%) Physics
29 77 (7.71%) ITIL

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 43 (4.30%) SharePoint
2 41 (4.10%) Apache
3 35 (3.50%) Tomcat
4 27 (2.70%) JBoss
5 23 (2.30%) MS Exchange
6 19 (1.90%) WebLogic
7 18 (1.80%) IIS
8 11 (1.10%) SAS
8 11 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (0.90%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.80%) CMS
11 7 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.70%) Lync
11 7 (0.70%) Node.js
12 6 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
13 5 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.40%) NetWeaver
15 3 (0.30%) nginx
16 2 (0.20%) Joomla!
16 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 107 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 46 (4.60%) MS Office
3 20 (2.00%) MS Project
4 19 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.70%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.50%) InDesign
8 4 (0.40%) SPSS
9 3 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.10%) Simulink
11 1 (0.10%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 1 (0.10%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 24 (2.40%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (1.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 7 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.50%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 5 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.40%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.30%) Maximo
7 3 (0.30%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.20%) FRx
8 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.20%) HFM
8 2 (0.20%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (1.00%) Office 365
3 7 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.60%) SaaS
4 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.90%) Firewall
2 32 (3.20%) Internet
3 24 (2.40%) HTTP
4 21 (2.10%) TCP/IP
5 18 (1.80%) WAN
6 17 (1.70%) Ethernet
6 17 (1.70%) SAN
6 17 (1.70%) Intranet
7 12 (1.20%) LAN
8 10 (1.00%) VPN
8 10 (1.00%) IP Telephony
9 9 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (0.80%) LDAP
10 8 (0.80%) tcpdump
10 8 (0.80%) Wireshark
11 7 (0.70%) DNS
11 7 (0.70%) VLAN
12 6 (0.60%) SSH
12 6 (0.60%) DMZ
12 6 (0.60%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (18.72%) SQL Server
2 67 (6.71%) Relational Database
3 46 (4.60%) MySQL
4 33 (3.30%) RDBMS
5 30 (3.00%) Oracle Database
6 21 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (1.60%) Big Data
9 15 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 4 (0.40%) NoSQL
15 4 (0.40%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 80 (8.01%) Visual Studio
2 43 (4.30%) Subversion
3 42 (4.20%) Git (software)
4 16 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (1.40%) Selenium
5 14 (1.40%) JUnit
6 13 (1.30%) JIRA
7 12 (1.20%) Eclipse
8 9 (0.90%) Jenkins
9 8 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
9 8 (0.80%) Maven
10 7 (0.70%) NCrunch
11 6 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (0.50%) IntelliJ
12 5 (0.50%) Bugzilla
12 5 (0.50%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.40%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.40%) Hudson
13 4 (0.40%) ReSharper
13 4 (0.40%) Mercurial
General
1 252 (25.23%) Finance
2 80 (8.01%) Banking
3 56 (5.61%) Games
4 40 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 38 (3.80%) Marketing
6 37 (3.70%) Retail
7 33 (3.30%) Financial Institution
8 29 (2.90%) Electronics
9 24 (2.40%) Telecoms
10 20 (2.00%) Advertising
11 19 (1.90%) Retail Banking
12 12 (1.20%) Law
13 11 (1.10%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.80%) French Language
15 7 (0.70%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.70%) Front Office
16 5 (0.50%) Legal
16 5 (0.50%) General Ledger
17 4 (0.40%) Local Government
17 4 (0.40%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 337 (33.73%) Developer
2 144 (14.41%) Analyst
3 110 (11.01%) Software Engineer
4 97 (9.71%) Software Developer
5 95 (9.51%) Java Developer
6 67 (6.71%) Senior Developer
7 56 (5.61%) C# Developer
8 42 (4.20%) Junior
9 41 (4.10%) Graduate
9 41 (4.10%) Consultant
10 40 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
11 37 (3.70%) Business Analyst
11 37 (3.70%) .NET Developer
12 35 (3.50%) Architect
13 27 (2.70%) Project Manager
13 27 (2.70%) Systems Analyst
14 25 (2.50%) Junior Developer
15 23 (2.30%) Design Engineer
16 22 (2.20%) C++ Developer
16 22 (2.20%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (23.12%) .NET
2 159 (15.92%) HTML
3 128 (12.81%) CSS
4 98 (9.81%) ASP.NET
5 94 (9.41%) jQuery
6 82 (8.21%) XML
7 70 (7.01%) Web Services
8 62 (6.21%) .NET Framework
9 47 (4.70%) Hibernate
10 44 (4.40%) HTML5
11 41 (4.10%) Spring
11 41 (4.10%) WPF
12 40 (4.00%) SOAP
13 37 (3.70%) NHibernate
14 31 (3.10%) REST
15 29 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
16 28 (2.80%) JSP
17 27 (2.70%) Servlets
17 27 (2.70%) OpenGL
17 27 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 384 (38.44%) Computer Science
2 146 (14.61%) Mathematics
3 144 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
4 79 (7.91%) Physics
5 43 (4.30%) Management Information System
6 40 (4.00%) Grid Computing
7 39 (3.90%) Market Risk
8 38 (3.80%) Visualisation
9 27 (2.70%) Algorithms
10 26 (2.60%) User Experience
11 24 (2.40%) Data Structures
11 24 (2.40%) Mobile App
12 23 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (1.70%) Open Source
14 16 (1.60%) CUDA
14 16 (1.60%) Statistics
15 11 (1.10%) GIS
16 10 (1.00%) Client/Server
16 10 (1.00%) Social Media
16 10 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 158 (15.82%) Linux
2 149 (14.91%) Windows
3 89 (8.91%) UNIX
4 36 (3.60%) Android
5 31 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (2.90%) Apple iOS
7 21 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.50%) Debian
8 15 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.90%) CentOS
9 9 (0.90%) Solaris
9 9 (0.90%) Windows XP
10 8 (0.80%) Fedora
10 8 (0.80%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.60%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.50%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.30%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.30%) Windows CE
13 3 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (23.92%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (19.62%) Software Engineering
3 135 (13.51%) OO
4 126 (12.61%) Project Management
5 77 (7.71%) ITIL
6 69 (6.91%) MVC
7 68 (6.81%) OOP
8 64 (6.41%) Risk Management
8 64 (6.41%) Scrum
9 59 (5.91%) TDD
9 59 (5.91%) Mentoring
10 54 (5.41%) Unit Testing
11 51 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (5.11%) PRINCE2
12 49 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 49 (4.90%) Automated Testing
13 48 (4.80%) Business Analysis
14 46 (4.60%) Web Development
15 43 (4.30%) Investment Management
16 41 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 264 (26.43%) C#
2 254 (25.43%) Java
3 181 (18.12%) C++
4 178 (17.82%) SQL
5 164 (16.42%) JavaScript
6 71 (7.11%) C
7 53 (5.31%) Python
8 50 (5.01%) Perl
9 34 (3.40%) PHP
10 33 (3.30%) PL/SQL
11 22 (2.20%) T-SQL
12 19 (1.90%) Ruby
13 18 (1.80%) VB.NET
14 17 (1.70%) Shell Script
15 16 (1.60%) VC++
16 13 (1.30%) VBA
17 12 (1.20%) VB
18 11 (1.10%) PowerShell
19 10 (1.00%) Objective-C
20 8 (0.80%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 36 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (3.40%) ISEB
3 31 (3.10%) HND
4 24 (2.40%) PMI Certification
5 20 (2.00%) PhD
6 18 (1.80%) PMP
7 17 (1.70%) ISTQB
8 16 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (1.50%) OCP
9 15 (1.50%) Oracle Certification
10 14 (1.40%) CISSP
11 13 (1.30%) CCNA
12 10 (1.00%) GIAC
12 10 (1.00%) MCSE
12 10 (1.00%) MCITP
13 9 (0.90%) Postgraduate
13 9 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (0.80%) CCNP
14 8 (0.80%) MCP
14 8 (0.80%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.41%) QA
2 14 (1.40%) SLA
3 8 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.40%) COBIT
5 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.20%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.90%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.60%) Firmware
5 6 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (0.50%) vSphere
7 4 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (0.40%) Snort
8 3 (0.30%) NFS
8 3 (0.30%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.30%) XenApp
9 2 (0.20%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.10%) Samba
10 1 (0.10%) Squid
10 1 (0.10%) XenServer
10 1 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.10%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.10%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 11 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.80%) Puppet
3 7 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.50%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.30%) Nagios
6 2 (0.20%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.20%) WSUS
6 2 (0.20%) SCCM
7 1 (0.10%) Ansible
7 1 (0.10%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.10%) Munin
7 1 (0.10%) OpenView
7 1 (0.10%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 193 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 114 (11.41%) Oracle
3 28 (2.80%) Cisco
4 26 (2.60%) VMware
5 22 (2.20%) Adobe
6 20 (2.00%) Sybase
7 16 (1.60%) HP
7 16 (1.60%) Red Hat
8 15 (1.50%) SAP
9 14 (1.40%) Twitter
10 13 (1.30%) Dell
11 10 (1.00%) Citrix
11 10 (1.00%) Cognos
12 8 (0.80%) IBM
12 8 (0.80%) Google
13 6 (0.60%) Verint
13 6 (0.60%) Avaya
13 6 (0.60%) Lotus
14 5 (0.50%) Informatica
14 5 (0.50%) Reuters
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Cash Choices
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £17000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits (c20%)
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Net Talent
Salary: excellent package on offer
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25000-50000
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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