The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 88 116 79
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -37
Permanent jobs citing Internet 62 54 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.97% 1.35% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.58% 12.08% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 42 44 33
Average salary £50,000 £42,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +29.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £50,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +4.00%
Internet
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
398 447 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.64% 11.19% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 250 339 245
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Internet
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Internet Salary Trend in Scotland

Internet
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Internet across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Internet Salary Histogram in Scotland

Internet
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 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 +19 35 £50,000 +11.73% 5
Glasgow +18 20 £60,000 +60.00% 5
Aberdeen - 3 £50,000 -
Ayrshire - 1 - -
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 45 (37.19%) Finance
2 38 (31.40%) Degree
3 25 (20.66%) XML
3 25 (20.66%) Banking
4 24 (19.83%) MVC
4 24 (19.83%) Java
5 22 (18.18%) Web Services
5 22 (18.18%) Middleware
5 22 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (17.36%) Project Management
6 21 (17.36%) SOA
7 20 (16.53%) E-Commerce
7 20 (16.53%) Linux
8 19 (15.70%) OO
8 19 (15.70%) Data Modelling
8 19 (15.70%) Microsoft
8 19 (15.70%) Relational Database
8 19 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (14.88%) PRINCE2
9 18 (14.88%) Information Security
10 17 (14.05%) XPath
10 17 (14.05%) Use Case
10 17 (14.05%) XSLT
10 17 (14.05%) Windows
10 17 (14.05%) HTML
10 17 (14.05%) XML Schema
10 17 (14.05%) XForms
11 16 (13.22%) Apache
12 15 (12.40%) Tomcat
12 15 (12.40%) RDBMS

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (13.22%) Apache
2 15 (12.40%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.31%) IIS
3 4 (3.31%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.65%) CMS
5 1 (0.83%) nginx
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.83%) Lync
5 1 (0.83%) Node.js
5 1 (0.83%) CICS
5 1 (0.83%) JBoss
5 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.13%) MS Office
1 5 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.13%) SaaS
2 2 (1.65%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.74%) Intranet
2 11 (9.09%) WAN
3 9 (7.44%) LAN
4 7 (5.79%) DNS
4 7 (5.79%) Firewall
5 6 (4.96%) DHCP
6 5 (4.13%) VPN
6 5 (4.13%) MPLS
7 4 (3.31%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.31%) Wireless
8 3 (2.48%) IP Telephony
8 3 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.48%) VoIP
9 2 (1.65%) WLAN
9 2 (1.65%) SMTP
9 2 (1.65%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.65%) HTTP
9 2 (1.65%) SSL
9 2 (1.65%) HSRP
9 2 (1.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.70%) Relational Database
2 15 (12.40%) RDBMS
3 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
4 11 (9.09%) MySQL
5 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.31%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.65%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.65%) MSDE
7 2 (1.65%) BODI
7 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (8.26%) CMake
2 8 (6.61%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.79%) JUnit
4 5 (4.13%) Maven
4 5 (4.13%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.31%) Selenium
5 4 (3.31%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.31%) Mockito
6 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.65%) Gradle
7 2 (1.65%) Ant
8 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 45 (37.19%) Finance
2 25 (20.66%) Banking
3 8 (6.61%) Retail
3 8 (6.61%) Marketing
4 5 (4.13%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.31%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.31%) Private Banking
6 3 (2.48%) Back Office
6 3 (2.48%) Legal
7 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.65%) Publishing
7 2 (1.65%) Games
7 2 (1.65%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.83%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 40 (33.06%) Developer
2 26 (21.49%) Architect
3 12 (9.92%) Analyst
3 12 (9.92%) Java Developer
4 10 (8.26%) Security Analyst
4 10 (8.26%) UI Developer
4 10 (8.26%) UI Programmer
4 10 (8.26%) Qt Developer
5 9 (7.44%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.61%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.61%) Information Security Analyst
6 8 (6.61%) Information Analyst
7 6 (4.96%) Applications Architect
7 6 (4.96%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.13%) Consultant
8 5 (4.13%) Network Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.13%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.13%) Technical Team Leader
8 5 (4.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.66%) XML
2 22 (18.18%) Web Services
2 22 (18.18%) Middleware
3 17 (14.05%) XForms
3 17 (14.05%) XML Schema
3 17 (14.05%) XSLT
3 17 (14.05%) HTML
4 14 (11.57%) Servlets
5 13 (10.74%) .NET
6 12 (9.92%) JSP
7 11 (9.09%) CSS
8 10 (8.26%) Qt
8 10 (8.26%) Qt Quick
9 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET
10 8 (6.61%) SOAP
10 8 (6.61%) CGI
10 8 (6.61%) Spring
11 7 (5.79%) Ajax
11 7 (5.79%) Hibernate
11 7 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.74%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.26%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.26%) Open Source
3 10 (8.26%) User Experience
4 9 (7.44%) Data Integration
5 6 (4.96%) Online Banking
6 5 (4.13%) Client/Server
6 5 (4.13%) RIA
7 4 (3.31%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.31%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.48%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.48%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.65%) Physics
9 2 (1.65%) CMDB
10 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.83%) CCTV
10 1 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.53%) Linux
2 17 (14.05%) Windows
3 10 (8.26%) UNIX
4 7 (5.79%) Debian
4 7 (5.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.48%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.83%) MVC
2 22 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (17.36%) SOA
3 21 (17.36%) Project Management
4 20 (16.53%) E-Commerce
5 19 (15.70%) Data Modelling
5 19 (15.70%) OO
6 18 (14.88%) PRINCE2
6 18 (14.88%) Information Security
7 17 (14.05%) Use Case
8 14 (11.57%) Content Management
8 14 (11.57%) Software Engineering
8 14 (11.57%) DSDM
9 11 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (8.26%) Automated Testing
10 10 (8.26%) MVVM
11 9 (7.44%) Coaching
12 8 (6.61%) Cyber Security
13 7 (5.79%) Service Delivery
13 7 (5.79%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.83%) Java
2 17 (14.05%) XPath
3 12 (9.92%) SQL
3 12 (9.92%) C++
4 11 (9.09%) C#
4 11 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.26%) Perl
6 7 (5.79%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.48%) Python
7 3 (2.48%) PHP
8 2 (1.65%) C
8 2 (1.65%) COBOL
8 2 (1.65%) Ruby
9 1 (0.83%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.83%) VB6
9 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.83%) VBScript
9 1 (0.83%) VB
9 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (31.40%) Degree
2 8 (6.61%) CISSP
2 8 (6.61%) CISM
2 8 (6.61%) CISMP
3 5 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.31%) CCNA
5 3 (2.48%) EnCE
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.83%) PMP
6 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.83%) MCSE
6 1 (0.83%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.26%) QA
2 8 (6.61%) ISO 9001
2 8 (6.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.48%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.61%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.31%) VMware Server
2 4 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) vSphere
3 1 (0.83%) UAG
3 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.83%) Samba
3 1 (0.83%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (2.48%) SCCM
2 2 (1.65%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (15.70%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.61%) Oracle
2 8 (6.61%) Cisco
3 6 (4.96%) Citrix
4 5 (4.13%) VMware
5 4 (3.31%) Google
6 2 (1.65%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.65%) Riverbed
6 2 (1.65%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.65%) F5
6 2 (1.65%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.65%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.65%) SAP
6 2 (1.65%) Compuware
6 2 (1.65%) Mitel
6 2 (1.65%) McAfee
7 1 (0.83%) HP
7 1 (0.83%) Adobe
7 1 (0.83%) IBM
7 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
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