The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Google over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Google.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 154 143 152
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs citing Google 15 29 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 0.78% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 1.12% 1.86% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 9
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £20,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,750 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
Google
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1334 1559 1563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.84% 41.93% 48.51%
Number of salaries quoted 901 1034 1058
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Google across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Google Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Google
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Google across the Scotland region.

Google Salary Trend in Scotland

Google
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Google across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Google Salary Histogram in Scotland

Google
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Google 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 +5 9 £40,000 +14.28% 2
West Lothian - 3 £40,000 - 1
Glasgow -6 2 £35,250 -11.87% 2
Dundee - 1 £42,500 -
Google
UK

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Google 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 Google.

1 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) Social Media
3 18 (43.90%) TDD
4 17 (41.46%) Ruby
5 14 (34.15%) NoSQL
5 14 (34.15%) Facebook
6 13 (31.71%) BDD
6 13 (31.71%) Node.js
6 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (31.71%) RESTful
6 13 (31.71%) Web Application Development
6 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (31.71%) Yahoo!
6 13 (31.71%) BBC
6 13 (31.71%) WCF
6 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
6 13 (31.71%) Apple
6 13 (31.71%) Sony
6 13 (31.71%) MVC
6 13 (31.71%) C#
6 13 (31.71%) .NET
6 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
6 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET
6 13 (31.71%) OO
7 12 (29.27%) Analytics
8 9 (21.95%) Finance
9 8 (19.51%) Linux
9 8 (19.51%) CSS
9 8 (19.51%) HTML
9 8 (19.51%) Google Analytics

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Google 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 Google. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (31.71%) Node.js
2 4 (9.76%) Apache Solr
2 4 (9.76%) JBoss
2 4 (9.76%) Apache
3 3 (7.32%) Liferay
4 2 (4.88%) SAS
5 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.44%) CMS
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) SPSS
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Google Analytics
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.32%) Google Apps
2 3 (7.32%) OpenShift
2 3 (7.32%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) Wireless
2 2 (4.88%) VPN
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) NoSQL
2 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.88%) OLAP
4 1 (2.44%) Informix
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.44%) Big Data
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.32%) Gradle
2 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
2 3 (7.32%) Maven
3 1 (2.44%) JUnit
3 1 (2.44%) Grunt
3 1 (2.44%) gulp
3 1 (2.44%) RSpec
3 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Marketing
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
5 1 (2.44%) Publishing
5 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) .NET Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) IT Support
5 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Insight Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
5 2 (4.88%) SEO Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) DBA
6 1 (2.44%) IT Risk Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (2.44%) IT Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET
1 13 (31.71%) .NET
1 13 (31.71%) WCF
1 13 (31.71%) RESTful
1 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET MVC
1 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (19.51%) HTML
2 8 (19.51%) CSS
3 7 (17.07%) jQuery
4 5 (12.20%) GWT
4 5 (12.20%) Spring
5 4 (9.76%) HTML5
6 1 (2.44%) CSS3
6 1 (2.44%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.44%) Sass
6 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.44%) J2EE
6 1 (2.44%) XML
6 1 (2.44%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (48.78%) Social Media
2 13 (31.71%) BBC
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Economics
4 2 (4.88%) Statistics
4 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.88%) Psychology
4 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) User Experience
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Blog
5 1 (2.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (9.76%) Windows
4 3 (7.32%) CentOS
4 3 (7.32%) Mac OS X
4 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (43.90%) TDD
3 13 (31.71%) OO
3 13 (31.71%) MVC
3 13 (31.71%) Web Application Development
3 13 (31.71%) BDD
4 12 (29.27%) Analytics
5 6 (14.63%) SEO
6 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
6 5 (12.20%) Line Management
7 4 (9.76%) Web Design
7 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.76%) Pay per click
7 4 (9.76%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (9.76%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.32%) Open Source
8 3 (7.32%) Scrum
8 3 (7.32%) CRM
8 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) Ruby
2 13 (31.71%) C#
3 6 (14.63%) Java
4 4 (9.76%) SQL
4 4 (9.76%) Python
5 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.88%) VBA
6 2 (4.88%) R
7 1 (2.44%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) WCAG
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) LXC
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Puppet
2 3 (7.32%) Vagrant
2 3 (7.32%) Capistrano
2 3 (7.32%) Ansible
3 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Facebook
2 13 (31.71%) Apple
2 13 (31.71%) Sony
2 13 (31.71%) Yahoo!
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.32%) Adobe
4 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle
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