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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 14 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Degree 406 479 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.75% 12.50% 17.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.85% 54.49% 62.31%
Number of salaries quoted 277 317 327
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £55,000 £55,000
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
754 879 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.53% 22.94% 28.27%
Number of salaries quoted 473 573 516
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 £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +3 175 £40,000 +10.34% 48
Glasgow 0 134 £40,750 -7.38% 24
West Lothian +12 17 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Aberdeen -3 17 £45,000 +2.27% 5
Fife +3 16 £31,500 -25.88% 1
Dundee -2 9 £35,000 - 2
Stirling +1 8 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Argyll and Bute 0 4 £26,250 - 2
Renfrewshire -5 4 £50,000 +25.00%
North Lanarkshire +3 3 £40,000 -
Falkirk - 3 - -
Lothian - 2 £59,500 -
Inverclyde - 2 £39,000 -
South Ayrshire - 2 £42,500 -
Scottish Borders +3 1 £37,500 - 1
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £35,000 -
East Lothian - 1 £40,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Midlothian - 1 - -
Orkney Islands - 1 - -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 308 (33.08%) Computer Science
2 285 (30.61%) Finance
3 261 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
4 222 (23.85%) Java
5 204 (21.91%) JavaScript
6 197 (21.16%) Software Engineering
7 176 (18.90%) .NET
8 172 (18.47%) C#
9 159 (17.08%) Analytical Skills
10 158 (16.97%) Project Management
11 151 (16.22%) Microsoft
12 138 (14.82%) SQL
13 129 (13.86%) SQL Server
14 122 (13.10%) HTML
15 119 (12.78%) Banking
16 114 (12.24%) Linux
16 114 (12.24%) Python
17 109 (11.71%) Web Services
18 106 (11.39%) Oracle
19 104 (11.17%) Scrum
20 103 (11.06%) Windows
21 101 (10.85%) TDD
22 92 (9.88%) CSS
23 91 (9.77%) ASP.NET
24 86 (9.24%) Mathematics
24 86 (9.24%) Mentoring
25 85 (9.13%) MS Excel
26 78 (8.38%) UNIX
26 78 (8.38%) C++
27 76 (8.16%) OO

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (3.22%) IIS
2 27 (2.90%) NetWeaver
3 26 (2.79%) SharePoint
4 23 (2.47%) SAS
5 21 (2.26%) JBoss
6 17 (1.83%) MS Exchange
6 17 (1.83%) Apache
7 15 (1.61%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.18%) WebSphere
8 11 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
9 8 (0.86%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.75%) Node.js
10 7 (0.75%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.54%) CMS
11 5 (0.54%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.32%) WordPress
12 3 (0.32%) Drupal
13 2 (0.21%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.21%) Mule
Applications
1 85 (9.13%) MS Excel
2 44 (4.73%) MS Office
3 13 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.29%) AutoCAD
5 9 (0.97%) SPSS
6 7 (0.75%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.75%) MS Project
7 6 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.54%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 17 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (1.61%) SAP FI
3 14 (1.50%) SAP FI/CO
3 14 (1.50%) SAP CO
4 12 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (1.29%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.86%) Primavera
6 7 (0.75%) Magento
6 7 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.64%) SAP SD
7 6 (0.64%) assyst
8 5 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.54%) SAP R/3
9 4 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.32%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle SCM
11 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 76 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (1.40%) SaaS
4 7 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.54%) GitHub
7 4 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.32%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.62%) Internet
2 26 (2.79%) Ethernet
3 25 (2.69%) Network Security
4 21 (2.26%) TCP/IP
5 20 (2.15%) Firewall
6 18 (1.93%) DNS
7 17 (1.83%) LAN
8 16 (1.72%) Wireless
9 12 (1.29%) SAN
9 12 (1.29%) WAN
10 10 (1.07%) VoIP
11 9 (0.97%) DHCP
11 9 (0.97%) Intranet
12 8 (0.86%) WiMAX
13 7 (0.75%) 4G
13 7 (0.75%) Radio Access Network
13 7 (0.75%) LTE
13 7 (0.75%) RNC
13 7 (0.75%) GSM
13 7 (0.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (13.86%) SQL Server
2 70 (7.52%) Relational Database
3 39 (4.19%) MySQL
4 31 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 30 (3.22%) BusinessObjects
6 28 (3.01%) SAP BW
7 26 (2.79%) SAP BI
8 17 (1.83%) Oracle Database
9 16 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (1.18%) Data Mining
11 11 (1.18%) SQLPlus
12 8 (0.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 8 (0.86%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.75%) Big Data
13 7 (0.75%) MS Access
14 6 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (0.54%) MongoDB
15 5 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (0.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 40 (4.30%) Visual Studio
2 30 (3.22%) Git (software)
3 29 (3.11%) Subversion
4 15 (1.61%) Selenium
5 14 (1.50%) JUnit
6 11 (1.18%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.18%) Maven
7 10 (1.07%) Toad
7 10 (1.07%) Ant
8 7 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.43%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.32%) JIRA
10 3 (0.32%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.21%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.21%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.21%) MorphX
11 2 (0.21%) Mockito
General
1 285 (30.61%) Finance
2 119 (12.78%) Banking
3 65 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 38 (4.08%) Marketing
5 36 (3.87%) Law
6 29 (3.11%) Electronics
7 27 (2.90%) Retail
8 19 (2.04%) Legal
9 16 (1.72%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.29%) Billing
10 12 (1.29%) Investment Banking
11 10 (1.07%) Games
12 8 (0.86%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.86%) German Language
13 7 (0.75%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.54%) French Language
14 5 (0.54%) Polish Language
14 5 (0.54%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.54%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 214 (22.99%) Developer
2 162 (17.40%) Analyst
3 97 (10.42%) Consultant
4 93 (9.99%) Software Engineer
5 58 (6.23%) Software Developer
6 48 (5.16%) Java Developer
6 48 (5.16%) Project Manager
7 42 (4.51%) Business Analyst
7 42 (4.51%) Graduate
8 41 (4.40%) Architect
9 38 (4.08%) .NET Developer
10 34 (3.65%) SAP Consultant
11 30 (3.22%) Support Analyst
12 28 (3.01%) Business Consultant
12 28 (3.01%) Senior Developer
13 26 (2.79%) Security Analyst
13 26 (2.79%) Security Consultant
13 26 (2.79%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 24 (2.58%) Junior
14 24 (2.58%) SAP BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (18.90%) .NET
2 122 (13.10%) HTML
3 109 (11.71%) Web Services
4 92 (9.88%) CSS
5 91 (9.77%) ASP.NET
6 53 (5.69%) jQuery
7 51 (5.48%) XML
8 45 (4.83%) .NET Framework
9 36 (3.87%) HTML5
9 36 (3.87%) WPF
10 35 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 32 (3.44%) Spring
12 31 (3.33%) Hibernate
13 30 (3.22%) JSP
14 28 (3.01%) NHibernate
15 23 (2.47%) Qt
15 23 (2.47%) WCF
16 22 (2.36%) Servlets
16 22 (2.36%) AngularJS
17 21 (2.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 308 (33.08%) Computer Science
2 159 (17.08%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (9.24%) Mathematics
4 44 (4.73%) Management Information System
5 40 (4.30%) Physics
5 40 (4.30%) User Experience
6 33 (3.54%) Open Source
7 31 (3.33%) Cryptography
8 26 (2.79%) Visualisation
9 18 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (1.83%) GIS
11 15 (1.61%) CUDA
12 14 (1.50%) Embedded Systems
13 13 (1.40%) Statistics
14 11 (1.18%) Data Integration
15 10 (1.07%) Algorithms
15 10 (1.07%) FMCG
15 10 (1.07%) Social Media
15 10 (1.07%) Mobile App
16 8 (0.86%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 114 (12.24%) Linux
2 103 (11.06%) Windows
3 78 (8.38%) UNIX
4 37 (3.97%) Android
5 22 (2.36%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.07%) Debian
9 9 (0.97%) Solaris
9 9 (0.97%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.75%) Windows Phone
10 7 (0.75%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.54%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.43%) AIX
13 3 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (21.16%) Software Engineering
3 158 (16.97%) Project Management
4 104 (11.17%) Scrum
5 101 (10.85%) TDD
6 86 (9.24%) Mentoring
7 76 (8.16%) OO
8 68 (7.30%) MVC
9 58 (6.23%) PRINCE2
10 53 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
11 52 (5.59%) ITIL
12 51 (5.48%) Information Security
13 46 (4.94%) Data Modelling
13 46 (4.94%) Analytics
14 43 (4.62%) Integration Testing
15 39 (4.19%) Cyber Security
16 38 (4.08%) ETL
17 37 (3.97%) Stakeholder Management
18 36 (3.87%) Unit Testing
19 35 (3.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 222 (23.85%) Java
2 204 (21.91%) JavaScript
3 172 (18.47%) C#
4 138 (14.82%) SQL
5 114 (12.24%) Python
6 78 (8.38%) C++
7 45 (4.83%) C
8 30 (3.22%) Ruby
9 29 (3.11%) VBA
9 29 (3.11%) Perl
10 28 (3.01%) ABAP
11 27 (2.90%) PHP
12 22 (2.36%) PL/SQL
13 21 (2.26%) T-SQL
14 20 (2.15%) VB
15 16 (1.72%) VC++
15 16 (1.72%) XPath
16 12 (1.29%) VB.NET
17 9 (0.97%) Assembly Language
18 8 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (6.77%) CISSP
2 38 (4.08%) CISM
3 33 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (3.33%) HND
5 28 (3.01%) ISEB
6 17 (1.83%) CCNA
6 17 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (1.72%) Security Cleared
8 13 (1.40%) MCSE
9 12 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (1.07%) CISA
10 10 (1.07%) SC Cleared
11 9 (0.97%) CISMP
11 9 (0.97%) CCA
12 8 (0.86%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.86%) CCNP
12 8 (0.86%) HNC
13 7 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (0.75%) PMP
14 6 (0.64%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.87%) SLA
2 61 (6.55%) QA
3 43 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (3.33%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.97%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.86%) COBIT
7 6 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.54%) ISO 9002
8 5 (0.54%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.21%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.21%) DO-254
11 1 (0.11%) MiFID
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.11%) EMIR
System Software
1 29 (3.11%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.75%) Firmware
4 6 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.54%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.32%) XenApp
7 2 (0.21%) RACF
7 2 (0.21%) Xen
7 2 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.11%) vSphere
8 1 (0.11%) NFS
8 1 (0.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 28 (3.01%) Puppet
1 28 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (2.26%) Nagios
3 16 (1.72%) Graphite
3 16 (1.72%) Munin
4 6 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.32%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.32%) SCCM
5 3 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.21%) Control-M
6 2 (0.21%) SCOM
6 2 (0.21%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.11%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 151 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 106 (11.39%) Oracle
3 61 (6.55%) SAP
4 34 (3.65%) Business Objects
5 28 (3.01%) Cisco
6 27 (2.90%) VMware
7 26 (2.79%) Splunk
8 21 (2.26%) ArcSight
9 16 (1.72%) Sybase
10 13 (1.40%) IBM
11 11 (1.18%) Citrix
11 11 (1.18%) Sun
11 11 (1.18%) HP
12 9 (0.97%) Red Hat
12 9 (0.97%) Apple
13 8 (0.86%) Adobe
13 8 (0.86%) Xamarin
14 7 (0.75%) Nortel
14 7 (0.75%) Ericsson
14 7 (0.75%) Nokia
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Flexible Hours
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £17000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Petroplan Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis IT
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Durham Professional Services Ltd
Salary: £DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NetTalent
Salary: excellent package and OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Fife
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Petroplan Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Petroplan Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: Excellent salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago