The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters 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 Reuters over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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 Reuters Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters
Rank 163 160 158
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.064% 0.094%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £24,000 - £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £50,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +63.93%
Reuters
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
1537 1490 1572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 43.20% 47.45% 49.11%
Number of salaries quoted 907 963 1040
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Reuters
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Reuters Salary Trend in Scotland

Reuters
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reuters within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Stirling - 3 - - 1
Edinburgh -20 1 £24,000 -
Reuters
UK

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Reuters 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 Reuters.

1 8 (88.89%) Bloomberg
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 2 (22.22%) MultiFonds
5 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Equities
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Derivative
5 2 (22.22%) Data Validation
5 2 (22.22%) Reference Data
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Reuters 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 Reuters. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MultiFonds
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
1 1 (11.11%) MSBuild
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Law
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Development Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Market Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Remoting
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) OOXML
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) Ajax
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XSLT
1 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
1 2 (22.22%) Equities
1 2 (22.22%) Derivative
1 2 (22.22%) Reference Data
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Data Validation
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Bloomberg
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco