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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 10 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 542 519 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 16.58% 15.58% 16.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 64.07% 64.39% 53.15%
Number of salaries quoted 379 315 316
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,005
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
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
846 806 984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.88% 24.19% 31.19%
Number of salaries quoted 582 479 662
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +5 273 £41,500 +7.09% 24
Glasgow -7 150 £42,500 - 28
Aberdeen +1 52 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Fife -4 12 £23,500 -41.25% 3
Renfrewshire +2 11 £42,500 +17.24% 1
West Lothian +5 10 £40,000 - 5
Stirling -11 7 £29,500 -
North Lanarkshire +1 6 £26,223 -52.32%
Dundee -3 4 £24,750 -17.50% 3
South Lanarkshire - 2 £21,250 - 2
Aberdeenshire +2 1 £36,000 +0.69%
Lothian - 1 £44,000 -
Inverclyde - 1 £35,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 375 (36.09%) Computer Science
2 286 (27.53%) Finance
3 272 (26.18%) C#
4 251 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
5 237 (22.81%) .NET
6 232 (22.33%) Java
7 212 (20.40%) Microsoft
8 205 (19.73%) SQL Server
9 179 (17.23%) Software Engineering
10 176 (16.94%) JavaScript
11 175 (16.84%) SQL
12 170 (16.36%) Windows
13 163 (15.69%) C++
14 161 (15.50%) Linux
15 159 (15.30%) HTML
16 147 (14.15%) Project Management
17 134 (12.90%) Oracle
17 134 (12.90%) CSS
18 130 (12.51%) Mathematics
19 126 (12.13%) MS Excel
20 125 (12.03%) OO
21 120 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
22 106 (10.20%) ASP.NET
23 103 (9.91%) jQuery
24 94 (9.05%) Banking
25 93 (8.95%) UNIX
26 82 (7.89%) XML
27 81 (7.80%) Visual Studio
28 79 (7.60%) ITIL
28 79 (7.60%) Scrum

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 48 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 30 (2.89%) JBoss
3 29 (2.79%) Apache
3 29 (2.79%) MS Exchange
4 27 (2.60%) Tomcat
5 25 (2.41%) WebLogic
6 18 (1.73%) IIS
7 14 (1.35%) SAS
8 13 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (1.15%) WebSphere
10 10 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.87%) Lync
11 9 (0.87%) CMS
12 6 (0.58%) NetWeaver
13 5 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
15 3 (0.29%) Node.js
15 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
15 3 (0.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 126 (12.13%) MS Excel
2 53 (5.10%) MS Office
3 19 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (1.83%) MS Project
4 9 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.67%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.67%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.48%) SPSS
8 3 (0.29%) InDesign
8 3 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.096%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.096%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.096%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 33 (3.18%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 8 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.48%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 5 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.48%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 5 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.48%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.38%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.29%) Finacle
7 3 (0.29%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.29%) FLEXCUBE
7 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.29%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.06%) Office 365
3 9 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.77%) SaaS
5 7 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 47 (4.52%) Firewall
2 25 (2.41%) HTTP
3 23 (2.21%) Ethernet
3 23 (2.21%) Internet
4 20 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 20 (1.92%) WAN
5 19 (1.83%) SAN
6 18 (1.73%) Intranet
7 15 (1.44%) LAN
8 13 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (1.15%) IP Telephony
10 11 (1.06%) VPN
11 9 (0.87%) DMZ
12 8 (0.77%) DNS
12 8 (0.77%) DHCP
12 8 (0.77%) Wireshark
12 8 (0.77%) tcpdump
13 7 (0.67%) LDAP
14 6 (0.58%) VoIP
14 6 (0.58%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (19.73%) SQL Server
2 67 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 42 (4.04%) MySQL
4 38 (3.66%) Oracle Database
5 25 (2.41%) RDBMS
6 23 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
8 17 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (1.64%) Big Data
9 14 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (0.77%) SAP BW
13 7 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
15 5 (0.48%) DB2
Development Applications
1 81 (7.80%) Visual Studio
2 43 (4.14%) Subversion
3 37 (3.56%) Git (software)
4 15 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (1.15%) Selenium
5 12 (1.15%) JUnit
5 12 (1.15%) Eclipse
6 11 (1.06%) JIRA
7 8 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
7 8 (0.77%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.67%) NCrunch
8 7 (0.67%) Maven
9 6 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (0.48%) IntelliJ
10 5 (0.48%) Clang
10 5 (0.48%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.38%) ClearCase
11 4 (0.38%) Ant
11 4 (0.38%) Bugzilla
11 4 (0.38%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 286 (27.53%) Finance
2 94 (9.05%) Banking
3 46 (4.43%) Games
4 39 (3.75%) Retail
4 39 (3.75%) Marketing
5 38 (3.66%) Investment Banking
6 29 (2.79%) Electronics
6 29 (2.79%) Telecoms
7 23 (2.21%) Financial Institution
7 23 (2.21%) Retail Banking
8 21 (2.02%) Advertising
9 13 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.15%) Law
10 12 (1.15%) Private Banking
11 8 (0.77%) Legal
11 8 (0.77%) Aerospace
11 8 (0.77%) Publishing
12 6 (0.58%) Front Office
13 5 (0.48%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.48%) Billing
Job Titles
1 334 (32.15%) Developer
2 147 (14.15%) Analyst
3 99 (9.53%) Software Engineer
3 99 (9.53%) Software Developer
4 77 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 64 (6.16%) Senior Developer
6 59 (5.68%) C# Developer
7 55 (5.29%) Consultant
8 44 (4.23%) Junior
9 40 (3.85%) Project Manager
10 39 (3.75%) Graduate
10 39 (3.75%) .NET Developer
11 38 (3.66%) Architect
12 37 (3.56%) Business Analyst
13 35 (3.37%) Senior Java Developer
14 28 (2.69%) Design Engineer
15 26 (2.50%) DBA
16 24 (2.31%) Support Analyst
16 24 (2.31%) Junior Developer
17 23 (2.21%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (22.81%) .NET
2 159 (15.30%) HTML
3 134 (12.90%) CSS
4 106 (10.20%) ASP.NET
5 103 (9.91%) jQuery
6 82 (7.89%) XML
7 76 (7.31%) Web Services
8 69 (6.64%) .NET Framework
9 51 (4.91%) Hibernate
10 45 (4.33%) Spring
11 44 (4.23%) HTML5
12 43 (4.14%) WPF
13 40 (3.85%) SOAP
14 39 (3.75%) NHibernate
15 37 (3.56%) REST
16 31 (2.98%) ASP.NET MVC
16 31 (2.98%) OpenGL
17 29 (2.79%) WCF
18 26 (2.50%) JSP
18 26 (2.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 375 (36.09%) Computer Science
2 130 (12.51%) Mathematics
3 120 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (6.35%) Physics
5 44 (4.23%) Management Information System
6 41 (3.95%) Visualisation
7 27 (2.60%) User Experience
8 25 (2.41%) Mobile App
8 25 (2.41%) Grid Computing
9 24 (2.31%) Market Risk
10 23 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (1.92%) Open Source
12 19 (1.83%) Algorithms
13 18 (1.73%) GIS
14 17 (1.64%) Data Structures
14 17 (1.64%) CUDA
15 14 (1.35%) Statistics
16 11 (1.06%) Equities
16 11 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
17 10 (0.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 170 (16.36%) Windows
2 161 (15.50%) Linux
3 93 (8.95%) UNIX
4 33 (3.18%) Android
5 28 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (2.41%) Apple iOS
7 18 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.35%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (1.06%) Debian
11 10 (0.96%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.87%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.87%) Fedora
13 8 (0.77%) Solaris
13 8 (0.77%) CentOS
14 5 (0.48%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (0.29%) Windows CE
16 3 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (17.23%) Software Engineering
3 147 (14.15%) Project Management
4 125 (12.03%) OO
5 79 (7.60%) ITIL
5 79 (7.60%) Scrum
6 75 (7.22%) MVC
7 68 (6.54%) TDD
7 68 (6.54%) OOP
8 59 (5.68%) PRINCE2
9 56 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 51 (4.91%) Unit Testing
11 49 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
12 48 (4.62%) Risk Management
12 48 (4.62%) Mentoring
13 46 (4.43%) Analytics
13 46 (4.43%) Continuous Integration
14 45 (4.33%) Service Delivery
15 44 (4.23%) Business Analysis
15 44 (4.23%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 272 (26.18%) C#
2 232 (22.33%) Java
3 176 (16.94%) JavaScript
4 175 (16.84%) SQL
5 163 (15.69%) C++
6 68 (6.54%) C
7 52 (5.00%) Python
8 42 (4.04%) Perl
9 38 (3.66%) PL/SQL
10 35 (3.37%) PHP
11 20 (1.92%) T-SQL
11 20 (1.92%) VB.NET
12 17 (1.64%) VBA
12 17 (1.64%) VC++
12 17 (1.64%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.44%) VB
14 12 (1.15%) Ruby
14 12 (1.15%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.67%) ActionScript
16 6 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 42 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (3.66%) HND
3 33 (3.18%) PMI Certification
4 29 (2.79%) ISEB
5 26 (2.50%) PMP
6 18 (1.73%) CISSP
6 18 (1.73%) OCP
6 18 (1.73%) Oracle Certification
6 18 (1.73%) PhD
7 16 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (1.44%) ISTQB
9 14 (1.35%) GIAC
10 13 (1.25%) MCSE
11 12 (1.15%) CCNA
11 12 (1.15%) CEH
12 11 (1.06%) MCITP
12 11 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (0.96%) MCP
13 10 (0.96%) SSCP
13 10 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.06%) QA
2 16 (1.54%) SLA
3 10 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.67%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.29%) COBIT
7 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.096%) P3O
8 1 (0.096%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.096%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 36 (3.46%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.92%) Hyper-V
3 20 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (0.58%) Firmware
5 6 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.48%) vSphere
7 4 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (0.38%) Snort
8 3 (0.29%) RACF
8 3 (0.29%) XenApp
9 2 (0.19%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.19%) NFS
9 2 (0.19%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.096%) Squid
10 1 (0.096%) Samba
10 1 (0.096%) XenServer
10 1 (0.096%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.096%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.67%) Data Guard
3 6 (0.58%) Puppet
3 6 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.29%) Nagios
5 2 (0.19%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.19%) WSUS
5 2 (0.19%) SCCM
6 1 (0.096%) Ansible
6 1 (0.096%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.096%) Munin
6 1 (0.096%) OpenView
6 1 (0.096%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 212 (20.40%) Microsoft
2 134 (12.90%) Oracle
3 39 (3.75%) Cisco
4 26 (2.50%) Sybase
4 26 (2.50%) SAP
4 26 (2.50%) VMware
5 21 (2.02%) Adobe
6 18 (1.73%) Red Hat
7 17 (1.64%) HP
8 14 (1.35%) Dell
8 14 (1.35%) Cognos
9 13 (1.25%) Twitter
10 12 (1.15%) IBM
11 10 (0.96%) Citrix
12 7 (0.67%) Informatica
12 7 (0.67%) Google
13 6 (0.58%) Verint
13 6 (0.58%) Reuters
13 6 (0.58%) Bloomberg
13 6 (0.58%) Avaya
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £52,000 per annum 35K - 52K + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £17000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
7 Fifty Two
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HMRC
Posted: 2 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
GE Energy Management
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HMRC
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24k-£39k dependent on experience + pension scheme + bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
GE Energy Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Fife
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Tesco Bank
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Salt
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Posted: 3 days ago