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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 95 116 55
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -61
Permanent jobs citing Internet 61 43 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.97% 1.32% 3.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.18% 11.38% 22.13%
Number of salaries quoted 27 37 50
Average salary £52,500 £41,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.04% +30.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,200 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £46,958 £43,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
355 378 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.49% 11.65% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 216 271 304
Average salary £37,500 £37,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.66% -5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £24,902 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Glasgow +22 21 £48,250 +24.51% 2
Edinburgh +8 18 £50,000 +19.04% 4
Dundee - 4 £53,000 - 1
West Lothian -9 1 - -
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 39 (33.33%) Finance
2 30 (25.64%) Web Services
3 25 (21.37%) Degree
3 25 (21.37%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (19.66%) OO
4 23 (19.66%) Java
5 22 (18.80%) Banking
6 21 (17.95%) Middleware
6 21 (17.95%) XML
6 21 (17.95%) Relational Database
7 20 (17.09%) PRINCE2
7 20 (17.09%) MVC
8 19 (16.24%) Linux
8 19 (16.24%) Apache
9 18 (15.38%) Tomcat
9 18 (15.38%) HTML
9 18 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 18 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (14.53%) Computer Science
10 17 (14.53%) RDBMS
10 17 (14.53%) Project Management
10 17 (14.53%) CSS
10 17 (14.53%) Servlets
11 16 (13.68%) Software Engineering
11 16 (13.68%) Retail
12 15 (12.82%) QA
12 15 (12.82%) .NET
12 15 (12.82%) JSP
12 15 (12.82%) Windows
12 15 (12.82%) E-Commerce

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (16.24%) Apache
2 18 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 12 (10.26%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.27%) MQSeries
4 5 (4.27%) CICS
5 4 (3.42%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.71%) IIS
6 2 (1.71%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.85%) CMS
7 1 (0.85%) JBoss
7 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.85%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.13%) MS Project
2 6 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.42%) MS Office
4 3 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.84%) Firewall
2 6 (5.13%) Intranet
3 5 (4.27%) WAN
3 5 (4.27%) DNS
4 4 (3.42%) BGP
4 4 (3.42%) VPN
4 4 (3.42%) LAN
4 4 (3.42%) VoIP
4 4 (3.42%) VLAN
5 3 (2.56%) Wireless
5 3 (2.56%) SSH
5 3 (2.56%) SSL
6 2 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.71%) MPLS
6 2 (1.71%) HTTP
6 2 (1.71%) SMTP
6 2 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.85%) WiMAX
7 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.95%) Relational Database
2 17 (14.53%) RDBMS
3 14 (11.97%) MySQL
4 9 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.42%) Big Data
7 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.71%) MSDE
7 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.71%) BODI
7 2 (1.71%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.69%) CMake
3 5 (4.27%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.42%) Mockito
4 4 (3.42%) TeamCity
4 4 (3.42%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.42%) JUnit
4 4 (3.42%) Selenium
5 3 (2.56%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.71%) Gradle
6 2 (1.71%) Ant
6 2 (1.71%) Maven
7 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 39 (33.33%) Finance
2 22 (18.80%) Banking
3 16 (13.68%) Retail
4 7 (5.98%) Marketing
5 5 (4.27%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.42%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.42%) Private Banking
7 3 (2.56%) Games
8 2 (1.71%) Publishing
9 1 (0.85%) Legal
9 1 (0.85%) Back Office
9 1 (0.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (36.75%) Developer
2 23 (19.66%) Architect
3 11 (9.40%) Java Developer
4 9 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 9 (7.69%) UI Developer
4 9 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 9 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 9 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 9 (7.69%) Qt Developer
4 9 (7.69%) UI Programmer
5 7 (5.98%) Support Manager
5 7 (5.98%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (5.13%) Applications Architect
6 6 (5.13%) Business Architect
7 5 (4.27%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (4.27%) CICS Programmer
7 5 (4.27%) Programmer
8 4 (3.42%) Project Support Manager
8 4 (3.42%) Consultant
8 4 (3.42%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.64%) Web Services
2 21 (17.95%) Middleware
2 21 (17.95%) XML
3 18 (15.38%) HTML
4 17 (14.53%) CSS
4 17 (14.53%) Servlets
5 15 (12.82%) .NET
5 15 (12.82%) JSP
6 14 (11.97%) SOAP
7 12 (10.26%) ASP.NET
7 12 (10.26%) Ajax
8 11 (9.40%) jQuery
8 11 (9.40%) CGI
9 10 (8.55%) XML Schema
9 10 (8.55%) XForms
9 10 (8.55%) XSLT
10 9 (7.69%) Qt
10 9 (7.69%) Qt Quick
11 8 (6.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 8 (6.84%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.37%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (14.53%) Computer Science
3 15 (12.82%) Open Source
4 11 (9.40%) Online Banking
5 9 (7.69%) User Experience
6 7 (5.98%) Management Information System
6 7 (5.98%) Mainframe
7 5 (4.27%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (4.27%) Mobile App
8 4 (3.42%) Client/Server
8 4 (3.42%) Data Integration
9 3 (2.56%) Physics
9 3 (2.56%) CMDB
9 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (1.71%) DataPower
10 2 (1.71%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.85%) RIA
11 1 (0.85%) Online Games
11 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.24%) Linux
2 15 (12.82%) Windows
3 11 (9.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (9.40%) Debian
4 4 (3.42%) Android
4 4 (3.42%) UNIX
5 2 (1.71%) Windows NT
5 2 (1.71%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.66%) OO
2 20 (17.09%) PRINCE2
2 20 (17.09%) MVC
3 18 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (14.53%) Project Management
5 16 (13.68%) Software Engineering
6 15 (12.82%) E-Commerce
7 14 (11.97%) SOA
8 12 (10.26%) Data Modelling
8 12 (10.26%) Change Management
8 12 (10.26%) Coaching
9 11 (9.40%) Automated Testing
10 10 (8.55%) Use Case
10 10 (8.55%) Service Delivery
11 9 (7.69%) Information Security
11 9 (7.69%) Web Development
11 9 (7.69%) MVVM
12 8 (6.84%) DSDM
13 7 (5.98%) Quality Management
13 7 (5.98%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.66%) Java
2 14 (11.97%) Perl
3 12 (10.26%) C#
4 11 (9.40%) C++
5 10 (8.55%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.55%) SQL
5 10 (8.55%) XPath
6 7 (5.98%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.27%) Assembly Language
8 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.71%) Python
9 2 (1.71%) C
9 2 (1.71%) COBOL
9 2 (1.71%) VB
10 1 (0.85%) Ruby
10 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.85%) PHP
10 1 (0.85%) Scala
10 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (21.37%) Degree
2 4 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.56%) PhD
3 3 (2.56%) CCNA
4 2 (1.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.85%) MCSE
5 1 (0.85%) CCNP
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.85%) PMP
5 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.82%) QA
2 3 (2.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (6.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.42%) VMware Server
2 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.71%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (1.71%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.85%) Samba
4 1 (0.85%) NFS
4 1 (0.85%) vSphere
4 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.85%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) Puppet
2 1 (0.85%) Nagios
2 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.69%) IBM
3 8 (6.84%) Oracle
4 5 (4.27%) VMware
5 4 (3.42%) Cisco
5 4 (3.42%) Citrix
5 4 (3.42%) Google
6 2 (1.71%) Compuware
6 2 (1.71%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.71%) SAP
6 2 (1.71%) Telelogic
7 1 (0.85%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.85%) Adobe
7 1 (0.85%) F5
7 1 (0.85%) Splunk
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