The first table below looks at the demand for Postgraduate in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Postgraduate over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank 150 154 153
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 13 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.53% 0.78% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 5
Average salary £32,000 - £31,389
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.11%
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
849 893 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.32% 27.71% 32.41%
Number of salaries quoted 552 527 669
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Postgraduate
UK

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Postgraduate
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Postgraduate Salary Trend in Scotland

Postgraduate
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 -9 7 - -
Glasgow -12 5 £32,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £26,500 -
Postgraduate
UK

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Postgraduate 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 Postgraduate.

1 19 (90.48%) Computer Science
2 18 (85.71%) Java
3 16 (76.19%) Degree
4 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
5 14 (66.67%) Perl
5 14 (66.67%) C++
5 14 (66.67%) Linux
5 14 (66.67%) Python
5 14 (66.67%) Software Engineering
5 14 (66.67%) Ruby
6 13 (61.90%) Refactoring
6 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (61.90%) HTML5
6 13 (61.90%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (61.90%) Web Development
6 13 (61.90%) CSS3
6 13 (61.90%) Business Analysis
6 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (61.90%) Automated Testing
6 13 (61.90%) Objective-C
6 13 (61.90%) OO
6 13 (61.90%) CSS
6 13 (61.90%) UNIX
6 13 (61.90%) HTML
6 13 (61.90%) C#
7 8 (38.10%) SQL
7 8 (38.10%) CoffeeScript
7 8 (38.10%) Sass
7 8 (38.10%) LESS
7 8 (38.10%) Node.js

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Postgraduate 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 Postgraduate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (38.10%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 13 (61.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) CDMA
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Big Data
1 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 13 (61.90%) Development Engineer
2 13 (61.90%) Software Development Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Support
3 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Support Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Software Development Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Development Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Graduate
5 1 (4.76%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) HTML5
1 13 (61.90%) CSS3
1 13 (61.90%) CSS
1 13 (61.90%) HTML
2 8 (38.10%) Sass
2 8 (38.10%) LESS
3 7 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (90.48%) Computer Science
2 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
3 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 13 (61.90%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 13 (61.90%) Refactoring
2 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (61.90%) Web Development
2 13 (61.90%) Business Analysis
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) Automated Testing
2 13 (61.90%) OO
3 7 (33.33%) Information Security
4 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
4 5 (23.81%) ITIL
4 5 (23.81%) Transition Management
4 5 (23.81%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (4.76%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) Java
2 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 14 (66.67%) Perl
3 14 (66.67%) C++
3 14 (66.67%) Python
3 14 (66.67%) Ruby
4 13 (61.90%) Objective-C
4 13 (61.90%) C#
5 8 (38.10%) SQL
5 8 (38.10%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) FrontRange