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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 10 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 517 517 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 16.76% 15.79% 16.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 63.28% 63.83% 53.84%
Number of salaries quoted 359 300 318
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 £25,000 £26,500 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
817 810 925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.49% 24.74% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 570 479 645
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £60,000
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 December 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 22 December 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 +6 257 £43,000 +7.50% 24
Glasgow -4 157 £40,000 -2.43% 24
Aberdeen +1 40 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Renfrewshire 0 8 £42,500 +17.24%
Stirling -1 8 £40,000 - 1
West Lothian +1 7 £40,000 +6.66% 4
North Lanarkshire +2 6 £26,223 -52.32%
Fife -10 6 £24,500 -38.75% 5
Dundee -4 4 £24,750 -17.50% 3
South Lanarkshire - 2 £21,250 -
Scottish Borders - 2 £20,500 - 1
Aberdeenshire +3 1 £36,000 -
Lanarkshire 0 1 £57,500 +69.11%
Angus - 1 £19,500 -
Lothian - 1 £44,000 -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 360 (35.09%) Computer Science
2 291 (28.36%) Finance
3 263 (25.63%) C#
4 250 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
5 241 (23.49%) Java
6 231 (22.51%) .NET
7 209 (20.37%) SQL Server
8 202 (19.69%) Microsoft
9 189 (18.42%) JavaScript
10 185 (18.03%) Software Engineering
11 166 (16.18%) Linux
12 162 (15.79%) SQL
13 161 (15.69%) Windows
14 160 (15.59%) HTML
15 153 (14.91%) Project Management
16 152 (14.81%) C++
17 140 (13.65%) CSS
18 138 (13.45%) Oracle
19 123 (11.99%) MS Excel
20 119 (11.60%) OO
20 119 (11.60%) Mathematics
21 117 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
22 105 (10.23%) ASP.NET
23 98 (9.55%) Banking
23 98 (9.55%) jQuery
24 94 (9.16%) UNIX
25 87 (8.48%) XML
25 87 (8.48%) Scrum
26 85 (8.28%) Web Services
27 79 (7.70%) Visual Studio

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (4.68%) SharePoint
2 30 (2.92%) MS Exchange
2 30 (2.92%) WebLogic
3 29 (2.83%) JBoss
4 27 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 25 (2.44%) Apache
6 20 (1.95%) IIS
7 18 (1.75%) SAS
8 14 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (1.17%) WebSphere
9 12 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (0.88%) Lync
11 7 (0.68%) CMS
12 6 (0.58%) NetWeaver
13 4 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.29%) Drupal
14 3 (0.29%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 123 (11.99%) MS Excel
2 50 (4.87%) MS Office
3 19 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (1.66%) MS Project
5 9 (0.88%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.78%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.58%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.49%) SPSS
9 3 (0.29%) InDesign
9 3 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.097%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.097%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 34 (3.31%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (1.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 9 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.49%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 3 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.29%) Maximo
7 3 (0.29%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.29%) FLEXCUBE
7 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.29%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (1.07%) Office 365
4 10 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.58%) SaaS
7 1 (0.097%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.68%) Firewall
2 25 (2.44%) Internet
3 23 (2.24%) HTTP
4 22 (2.14%) Ethernet
5 19 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 19 (1.85%) WAN
6 18 (1.75%) SAN
7 14 (1.36%) LAN
8 13 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (1.17%) DMZ
9 12 (1.17%) Intranet
10 10 (0.97%) DNS
10 10 (0.97%) DHCP
11 8 (0.78%) VPN
11 8 (0.78%) Wireshark
11 8 (0.78%) tcpdump
12 7 (0.68%) IP Telephony
13 6 (0.58%) Wireless
13 6 (0.58%) VoIP
13 6 (0.58%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 74 (7.21%) Relational Database
3 48 (4.68%) MySQL
4 43 (4.19%) Oracle Database
5 28 (2.73%) RDBMS
6 27 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
7 17 (1.66%) Big Data
8 15 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (0.78%) SAP BW
12 8 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (0.58%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 6 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.49%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.49%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 79 (7.70%) Visual Studio
2 41 (4.00%) Subversion
3 32 (3.12%) Git (software)
4 18 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (1.17%) Selenium
5 12 (1.17%) Eclipse
6 10 (0.97%) JUnit
6 10 (0.97%) JIRA
7 6 (0.58%) Maven
8 5 (0.49%) IntelliJ
8 5 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (0.49%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.49%) Clang
9 4 (0.39%) NCrunch
9 4 (0.39%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.39%) ReSharper
9 4 (0.39%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.39%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.39%) Ant
General
1 291 (28.36%) Finance
2 98 (9.55%) Banking
3 41 (4.00%) Marketing
4 38 (3.70%) Retail
5 37 (3.61%) Games
6 35 (3.41%) Investment Banking
7 31 (3.02%) Telecoms
8 27 (2.63%) Electronics
9 22 (2.14%) Retail Banking
10 20 (1.95%) Financial Institution
11 17 (1.66%) Advertising
12 13 (1.27%) Manufacturing
13 12 (1.17%) Law
13 12 (1.17%) Private Banking
14 9 (0.88%) Publishing
15 7 (0.68%) Legal
15 7 (0.68%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.68%) Front Office
16 5 (0.49%) Billing
17 4 (0.39%) French Language
Job Titles
1 309 (30.12%) Developer
2 136 (13.26%) Analyst
3 99 (9.65%) Software Engineer
4 94 (9.16%) Software Developer
5 69 (6.73%) Java Developer
6 66 (6.43%) Senior Developer
7 65 (6.34%) Consultant
8 52 (5.07%) C# Developer
9 48 (4.68%) Project Manager
10 46 (4.48%) Junior
11 44 (4.29%) Architect
12 43 (4.19%) Graduate
13 35 (3.41%) .NET Developer
14 33 (3.22%) Business Analyst
14 33 (3.22%) Senior Java Developer
15 28 (2.73%) Design Engineer
16 26 (2.53%) Support Analyst
17 25 (2.44%) DBA
17 25 (2.44%) QA Engineer
18 24 (2.34%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (22.51%) .NET
2 160 (15.59%) HTML
3 140 (13.65%) CSS
4 105 (10.23%) ASP.NET
5 98 (9.55%) jQuery
6 87 (8.48%) XML
7 85 (8.28%) Web Services
8 67 (6.53%) .NET Framework
9 56 (5.46%) Hibernate
10 49 (4.78%) Spring
11 43 (4.19%) REST
12 42 (4.09%) HTML5
12 42 (4.09%) WPF
13 40 (3.90%) SOAP
14 35 (3.41%) NHibernate
15 32 (3.12%) WCF
16 30 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
17 28 (2.73%) OpenGL
18 27 (2.63%) JSP
19 23 (2.24%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 360 (35.09%) Computer Science
2 119 (11.60%) Mathematics
3 117 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (6.14%) Physics
5 43 (4.19%) Management Information System
6 38 (3.70%) Visualisation
7 28 (2.73%) User Experience
8 26 (2.53%) Mobile App
9 24 (2.34%) Open Source
10 21 (2.05%) Grid Computing
11 20 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (1.95%) Market Risk
12 18 (1.75%) GIS
13 16 (1.56%) CUDA
14 15 (1.46%) Algorithms
15 13 (1.27%) Data Structures
16 12 (1.17%) Equities
17 10 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
17 10 (0.97%) Social Media
18 9 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 166 (16.18%) Linux
2 161 (15.69%) Windows
3 94 (9.16%) UNIX
4 32 (3.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (3.02%) Android
6 25 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (2.24%) Apple iOS
8 20 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (1.66%) Windows 7
10 15 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (1.07%) Debian
11 11 (1.07%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.88%) Solaris
12 9 (0.88%) Fedora
12 9 (0.88%) CentOS
13 8 (0.78%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.49%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.39%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (0.29%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (18.03%) Software Engineering
3 153 (14.91%) Project Management
4 119 (11.60%) OO
5 87 (8.48%) Scrum
6 76 (7.41%) TDD
6 76 (7.41%) ITIL
7 71 (6.92%) MVC
8 67 (6.53%) PRINCE2
9 62 (6.04%) OOP
10 58 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 55 (5.36%) Mentoring
12 53 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
13 51 (4.97%) Analytics
14 48 (4.68%) Service Delivery
14 48 (4.68%) Risk Management
15 46 (4.48%) Unit Testing
16 45 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
17 44 (4.29%) Investment Management
18 38 (3.70%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 263 (25.63%) C#
2 241 (23.49%) Java
3 189 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 162 (15.79%) SQL
5 152 (14.81%) C++
6 67 (6.53%) C
7 64 (6.24%) Python
8 43 (4.19%) Perl
9 39 (3.80%) PHP
10 37 (3.61%) PL/SQL
11 24 (2.34%) VBA
12 20 (1.95%) T-SQL
13 19 (1.85%) VB
14 18 (1.75%) VB.NET
15 17 (1.66%) Shell Script
16 16 (1.56%) VC++
17 14 (1.36%) Ruby
18 11 (1.07%) PowerShell
19 9 (0.88%) XPath
20 7 (0.68%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 42 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (3.90%) HND
3 32 (3.12%) PMI Certification
4 26 (2.53%) ISEB
5 25 (2.44%) PMP
6 19 (1.85%) OCP
6 19 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
7 18 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (1.56%) CISSP
9 15 (1.46%) PhD
10 14 (1.36%) CCNA
10 14 (1.36%) GIAC
11 13 (1.27%) ISTQB
12 12 (1.17%) CEH
12 12 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 12 (1.17%) MCSE
12 12 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (0.97%) HNC
14 9 (0.88%) MCP
14 9 (0.88%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (6.63%) QA
2 22 (2.14%) SLA
3 10 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.39%) COBIT
5 4 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.097%) P3O
7 1 (0.097%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 37 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.14%) Oracle RAC
4 21 (2.05%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (0.68%) Firmware
7 6 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.49%) XenApp
8 5 (0.49%) vSphere
9 4 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (0.39%) Snort
10 3 (0.29%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.29%) RACF
11 2 (0.19%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.19%) NFS
11 2 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.097%) XenServer
12 1 (0.097%) Squid
12 1 (0.097%) Samba
12 1 (0.097%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (0.88%) Puppet
1 9 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.68%) Data Guard
3 6 (0.58%) Nagios
4 4 (0.39%) Munin
4 4 (0.39%) SCCM
4 4 (0.39%) Graphite
5 2 (0.19%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.19%) WSUS
6 1 (0.097%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.097%) OpenView
6 1 (0.097%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.097%) Control-M
6 1 (0.097%) Ansible
6 1 (0.097%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 202 (19.69%) Microsoft
2 138 (13.45%) Oracle
3 42 (4.09%) Cisco
4 28 (2.73%) VMware
5 26 (2.53%) Sybase
6 25 (2.44%) SAP
7 21 (2.05%) Adobe
8 19 (1.85%) HP
9 18 (1.75%) Red Hat
10 17 (1.66%) IBM
10 17 (1.66%) Cognos
11 13 (1.27%) Dell
12 11 (1.07%) Twitter
13 10 (0.97%) Citrix
14 9 (0.88%) Business Objects
15 7 (0.68%) Google
15 7 (0.68%) Iron Speed
16 5 (0.49%) Splunk
16 5 (0.49%) ArcSight
16 5 (0.49%) i2
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Macquarie
Salary: Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Net Talent
Salary: excellent package on offer
Posted: 2 days ago
Dundee, Angus
brightsolid
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
BitWise Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £56,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
BitWise Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: DOE + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The Drum
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Cash Choices
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Scotland
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cloudreach
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cloudreach
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Caiman ITS Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 13 days ago