The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 109 131 144
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +13
Permanent jobs citing HTTP 62 26 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.71% 0.84% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.94% 7.78% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 11
Average salary £30,000 £40,750 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.38% +3.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £53,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
HTTP
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
479 334 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.20% 10.80% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 300 226 269
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,650 £22,743
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

HTTP
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

HTTP Salary Trend in Scotland

HTTP
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HTTP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

HTTP Salary Histogram in Scotland

HTTP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 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 +12 31 £30,000 -18.69% 12
Glasgow +5 22 £37,500 -9.63% 5
Stirling - 5 £47,500 -
Dundee - 2 £16,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £26,223 -
Highlands - 1 - -
HTTP
UK

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing HTTP 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 HTTP.

1 48 (52.75%) Java
2 37 (40.66%) C#
2 37 (40.66%) HTML
3 28 (30.77%) Windows
4 25 (27.47%) Linux
5 24 (26.37%) Web Services
5 24 (26.37%) Finance
6 23 (25.27%) Apache
6 23 (25.27%) FTP
6 23 (25.27%) Java EE
6 23 (25.27%) Degree
7 22 (24.18%) C++
8 21 (23.08%) SMTP
8 21 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 20 (21.98%) SQL
9 20 (21.98%) Puppet
9 20 (21.98%) NoSQL
9 20 (21.98%) Opscode Chef
10 19 (20.88%) Relational Database
10 19 (20.88%) Google
10 19 (20.88%) Information Security
10 19 (20.88%) Unit Testing
11 18 (19.78%) JavaScript
11 18 (19.78%) XML
11 18 (19.78%) HTTPS
11 18 (19.78%) TCP/IP
11 18 (19.78%) Python
12 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
12 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (18.68%) WebSphere

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing HTTP 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 HTTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (25.27%) Apache
2 17 (18.68%) WebSphere
3 12 (13.19%) SharePoint
3 12 (13.19%) CMS
4 10 (10.99%) Tomcat
5 6 (6.59%) IIS
6 5 (5.49%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (4.40%) Jetty
7 4 (4.40%) nginx
8 2 (2.20%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.48%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (16.48%) Google Compute Engine
2 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.79%) Heroku
3 8 (8.79%) OpenShift
4 4 (4.40%) Google App Engine
4 4 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.40%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.27%) FTP
2 21 (23.08%) SMTP
3 18 (19.78%) TCP/IP
3 18 (19.78%) HTTPS
4 15 (16.48%) DNS
5 8 (8.79%) Firewall
6 7 (7.69%) LDAP
7 6 (6.59%) SSL
7 6 (6.59%) Internet
7 6 (6.59%) Wireshark
7 6 (6.59%) Network Security
8 5 (5.49%) tcpdump
9 4 (4.40%) IPsec
9 4 (4.40%) SSH
9 4 (4.40%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (4.40%) DHCP
10 2 (2.20%) LAN
10 2 (2.20%) OSPF
10 2 (2.20%) BGP
10 2 (2.20%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.98%) NoSQL
2 19 (20.88%) Relational Database
3 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
4 15 (16.48%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.40%) MySQL
6 1 (1.10%) DB2
6 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Jenkins
2 9 (9.89%) Subversion
3 8 (8.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (7.69%) JUnit
5 5 (5.49%) Selenium
6 3 (3.30%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (3.30%) JMeter
6 3 (3.30%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.30%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.20%) Mocha
7 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.10%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.10%) Maven
8 1 (1.10%) Ant
8 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.10%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.10%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 24 (26.37%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Games
2 4 (4.40%) German Language
2 4 (4.40%) Italian Language
2 4 (4.40%) Turkish Language
3 2 (2.20%) Retail
3 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Electronics
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Local Government
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (30.77%) Developer
2 20 (21.98%) Analyst
3 15 (16.48%) Architect
4 14 (15.38%) Support Analyst
5 11 (12.09%) Java Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Applications Support
6 8 (8.79%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (7.69%) Java Architect
7 7 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.59%) IT Support Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) IT Support
9 5 (5.49%) WebSphere Specialist
9 5 (5.49%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Graduate
10 4 (4.40%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Applications Specialist
10 4 (4.40%) Security Analyst
11 3 (3.30%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (40.66%) HTML
2 24 (26.37%) Web Services
3 23 (25.27%) Java EE
4 18 (19.78%) XML
5 14 (15.38%) CSS
5 14 (15.38%) .NET
6 12 (13.19%) Hibernate
7 11 (12.09%) SOAP
8 10 (10.99%) jQuery
9 9 (9.89%) HTML5
9 9 (9.89%) J2EE
10 8 (8.79%) JDBC
11 7 (7.69%) Spring
11 7 (7.69%) AngularJS
12 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET
12 5 (5.49%) JSON
12 5 (5.49%) REST
12 5 (5.49%) CSS3
13 4 (4.40%) Regular Expression
13 4 (4.40%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.89%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.49%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.40%) Blog
5 3 (3.30%) Social Media
5 3 (3.30%) Social Gaming
5 3 (3.30%) Mobile Games
6 2 (2.20%) Physics
6 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.20%) User Experience
6 2 (2.20%) Online Games
7 1 (1.10%) FMCG
7 1 (1.10%) iSeries
7 1 (1.10%) Open Source
7 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.10%) Interactive TV
7 1 (1.10%) PKI
7 1 (1.10%) BBC
7 1 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.10%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.77%) Windows
2 25 (27.47%) Linux
3 14 (15.38%) UNIX
4 9 (9.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.59%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.49%) CentOS
6 5 (5.49%) AIX
6 5 (5.49%) Solaris
7 4 (4.40%) Fedora
8 3 (3.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.88%) Information Security
1 19 (20.88%) Unit Testing
2 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.58%) ITIL
4 14 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 14 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 14 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (10.99%) Capacity Management
5 10 (10.99%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (9.89%) OO
7 8 (8.79%) Change Management
7 8 (8.79%) Fault Management
7 8 (8.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (7.69%) Web Development
9 6 (6.59%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.49%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.49%) OOP
10 5 (5.49%) DevOps
11 4 (4.40%) Coaching
11 4 (4.40%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (52.75%) Java
2 37 (40.66%) C#
3 22 (24.18%) C++
4 20 (21.98%) SQL
5 18 (19.78%) Python
5 18 (19.78%) JavaScript
6 14 (15.38%) PowerShell
7 6 (6.59%) PHP
8 3 (3.30%) C
8 3 (3.30%) Perl
8 3 (3.30%) Clojure
8 3 (3.30%) ClojureScript
9 2 (2.20%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (25.27%) Degree
2 7 (7.69%) MCP
3 4 (4.40%) GIAC
3 4 (4.40%) GCIA
3 4 (4.40%) GSEC
3 4 (4.40%) GCIH
3 4 (4.40%) GWAPT
3 4 (4.40%) GPEN
3 4 (4.40%) OSCP
3 4 (4.40%) OSCE
4 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.10%) ISEB
4 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) Docker
2 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (21.98%) Puppet
1 20 (21.98%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (16.48%) CFEngine
3 4 (4.40%) Ansible
4 3 (3.30%) CA LISA
5 2 (2.20%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (2.20%) HP NNM
6 1 (1.10%) Ganglia
6 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.10%) OpenSSO
6 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.10%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 19 (20.88%) Google
3 14 (15.38%) Oracle
4 9 (9.89%) JBoss
5 8 (8.79%) Sybase
6 5 (5.49%) IBM
6 5 (5.49%) VMware
7 4 (4.40%) Dell
8 3 (3.30%) CA
9 2 (2.20%) Juniper
9 2 (2.20%) HP
9 2 (2.20%) Cisco
9 2 (2.20%) F5
9 2 (2.20%) Twitter
9 2 (2.20%) Xamarin
10 1 (1.10%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (1.10%) ForgeRock
10 1 (1.10%) Zend
10 1 (1.10%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.10%) SAP
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