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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google
Rank 115 134 137
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Permanent jobs citing Google 46 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.54% 0.85% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 3.47% 2.16% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 15
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £34,100 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £44,000 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
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
1324 1206 1372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 44.40% 39.54% 41.71%
Number of salaries quoted 803 790 873
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Glasgow +3 22 £40,000 +3.22% 6
Edinburgh +6 15 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Dundee - 9 - -
Google
UK

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 51 (48.11%) Degree
2 45 (42.45%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (31.13%) Facebook
4 32 (30.19%) Google Analytics
4 32 (30.19%) Microsoft
4 32 (30.19%) Analytics
5 30 (28.30%) Ruby
6 29 (27.36%) Apple
7 28 (26.42%) C#
7 28 (26.42%) Web Services
7 28 (26.42%) Finance
7 28 (26.42%) Marketing
8 26 (24.53%) JavaScript
9 24 (22.64%) User Experience
9 24 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (21.70%) HTML
10 23 (21.70%) .NET
10 23 (21.70%) SQL Server
11 22 (20.75%) CSS
11 22 (20.75%) Open Source
11 22 (20.75%) Social Media
11 22 (20.75%) Google Cloud Platform
11 22 (20.75%) SQL Server 2014
12 21 (19.81%) RESTful
12 21 (19.81%) Amazon AWS
13 20 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
13 20 (18.87%) ASP.NET
13 20 (18.87%) OO
13 20 (18.87%) MVC
13 20 (18.87%) TDD

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (16.04%) Node.js
2 13 (12.26%) Drupal
3 11 (10.38%) Joomla!
4 6 (5.66%) SAS
5 3 (2.83%) CMS
6 2 (1.89%) Apache
6 2 (1.89%) Apache Qpid
6 2 (1.89%) Mule
7 1 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.94%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 17 (16.04%) MS Excel
2 14 (13.21%) MS Office
3 5 (4.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (10.38%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 32 (30.19%) Google Analytics
2 22 (20.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 21 (19.81%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (9.43%) DigitalOcean
6 6 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (5.66%) Google Compute Engine
6 6 (5.66%) Heroku
6 6 (5.66%) SaaS
7 4 (3.77%) AdWords
8 3 (2.83%) Google Apps
8 3 (2.83%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.89%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) Firewall
2 3 (2.83%) Wireless
3 2 (1.89%) Internet
3 2 (1.89%) VPN
4 1 (0.94%) BGP
4 1 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.94%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (0.94%) DNS
4 1 (0.94%) SSH
4 1 (0.94%) SSL
4 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.94%) VLAN
4 1 (0.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.70%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.75%) SQL Server 2014
3 19 (17.92%) NoSQL
4 12 (11.32%) MySQL
5 11 (10.38%) Relational Database
6 10 (9.43%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.83%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.89%) QlikView
10 2 (1.89%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.94%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.94%) Big Data
11 1 (0.94%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.94%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (0.94%) Spotfire
11 1 (0.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (17.92%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 7 (6.60%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.66%) Maven
4 6 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.66%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.83%) Gradle
5 3 (2.83%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.83%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.89%) Grunt
6 2 (1.89%) gulp
6 2 (1.89%) Hudson
6 2 (1.89%) JUnit
7 1 (0.94%) Ant
General
1 28 (26.42%) Finance
1 28 (26.42%) Marketing
2 18 (16.98%) Telecoms
3 16 (15.09%) Banking
4 3 (2.83%) Publishing
5 2 (1.89%) Advertising
6 1 (0.94%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.94%) Electronics
6 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (52.83%) Developer
2 20 (18.87%) .NET Developer
3 16 (15.09%) Social Media Developer
4 14 (13.21%) Analyst
4 14 (13.21%) Web Developer
5 13 (12.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (9.43%) AWS Engineer
7 9 (8.49%) Designer
7 9 (8.49%) UI Designer
7 9 (8.49%) UI/UX Designer
7 9 (8.49%) UX Designer
8 7 (6.60%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Android Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Lead Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Lead Android Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Statistical Analyst
11 4 (3.77%) Java Developer
12 3 (2.83%) Analyst Programmer
12 3 (2.83%) IT Support
12 3 (2.83%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (26.42%) Web Services
2 23 (21.70%) .NET
2 23 (21.70%) HTML
3 22 (20.75%) CSS
4 21 (19.81%) RESTful
5 20 (18.87%) ASP.NET
6 19 (17.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (16.04%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 16 (15.09%) WCF
9 11 (10.38%) Ajax
10 9 (8.49%) AngularJS
10 9 (8.49%) HTML5
11 8 (7.55%) Backbone.js
12 6 (5.66%) CSS3
12 6 (5.66%) Ember.js
12 6 (5.66%) React
12 6 (5.66%) Sass
12 6 (5.66%) SVG
13 5 (4.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
1 24 (22.64%) User Experience
2 22 (20.75%) Social Media
3 17 (16.04%) Computer Science
4 16 (15.09%) BBC
5 11 (10.38%) Wiki
6 10 (9.43%) Replication
7 9 (8.49%) NHS
8 8 (7.55%) Mathematics
9 7 (6.60%) Mobile App
10 6 (5.66%) Data Integration
10 6 (5.66%) Economics
11 5 (4.72%) Psychology
11 5 (4.72%) Statistics
12 2 (1.89%) Copywriting
12 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.89%) PMI
12 2 (1.89%) W3C
13 1 (0.94%) 3D Printing
13 1 (0.94%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.04%) Android
2 16 (15.09%) Linux
3 14 (13.21%) Ubuntu
4 9 (8.49%) Windows
5 8 (7.55%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.83%) CentOS
6 3 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.89%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (42.45%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (30.19%) Analytics
3 22 (20.75%) Open Source
4 20 (18.87%) MVC
4 20 (18.87%) OO
4 20 (18.87%) TDD
5 18 (16.98%) Web Application Development
6 16 (15.09%) BDD
7 14 (13.21%) High Availability
8 13 (12.26%) Configuration Management
8 13 (12.26%) DevOps
9 12 (11.32%) Digital Marketing
9 12 (11.32%) Project Management
10 11 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (10.38%) SEO
11 9 (8.49%) Online Marketing
11 9 (8.49%) Validation
11 9 (8.49%) Workflow
12 8 (7.55%) Android Development
12 8 (7.55%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.30%) Ruby
2 28 (26.42%) C#
3 26 (24.53%) JavaScript
4 19 (17.92%) SQL
5 17 (16.04%) PHP
6 14 (13.21%) Python
7 7 (6.60%) Java
8 6 (5.66%) R
9 5 (4.72%) VBA
10 4 (3.77%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.89%) Perl
11 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.94%) CFML
12 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.94%) Scala
12 1 (0.94%) VB
12 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (48.11%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.94%) CCNP
3 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.89%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) LXC
2 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (12.26%) Puppet
2 10 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.83%) Ansible
3 3 (2.83%) Capistrano
3 3 (2.83%) Packer
Vendors
1 33 (31.13%) Facebook
2 32 (30.19%) Microsoft
3 29 (27.36%) Apple
4 16 (15.09%) Sony
4 16 (15.09%) Yahoo!
5 10 (9.43%) Rackspace
6 9 (8.49%) Adobe
6 9 (8.49%) Cegedim Rx
7 7 (6.60%) Tableau
8 6 (5.66%) Twitter
9 2 (1.89%) Omniture
9 2 (1.89%) Zend
10 1 (0.94%) Birst
10 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.94%) Cisco
10 1 (0.94%) ExactTarget
10 1 (0.94%) F5
10 1 (0.94%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.94%) SAP
10 1 (0.94%) TIBCO
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