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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters
Rank 152 166 163
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 12 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.38% 0.14% 0.030%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 0.32% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £24,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £38,836 £50,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-22.32% +108.33%
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
1321 1564 1579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.54% 42.57% 48.05%
Number of salaries quoted 883 992 1065
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £56,475
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 August 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
Stirling -1 10 - -
Edinburgh +3 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Reuters
UK

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 19 (95.00%) Bloomberg
2 18 (90.00%) Banking
3 12 (60.00%) Finance
3 12 (60.00%) Investment Banking
3 12 (60.00%) Software Delivery
4 11 (55.00%) Business Analysis
5 10 (50.00%) Reference Data
6 9 (45.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (45.00%) Validation
7 8 (40.00%) Equities
7 8 (40.00%) Derivative
8 6 (30.00%) Fixed Income
8 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (30.00%) Migration
8 6 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (20.00%) Project Management
11 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
11 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
11 3 (15.00%) SQL
12 2 (10.00%) Oracle
12 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
12 2 (10.00%) CRM
12 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
12 2 (10.00%) QA
12 2 (10.00%) Data Architecture
12 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
12 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (10.00%) Big Data
General
1 18 (90.00%) Banking
2 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 12 (60.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Analyst
2 12 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Reference Data Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Market Data Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Market Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Data Quality Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Market Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Reference Data
2 8 (40.00%) Equities
2 8 (40.00%) Derivative
3 6 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (30.00%) Fixed Income
4 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (5.00%) iPhone
6 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Software Delivery
2 11 (55.00%) Business Analysis
3 9 (45.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (45.00%) Validation
4 6 (30.00%) Migration
4 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.00%) Data Architecture
7 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Data Analytics
7 2 (10.00%) Analytics
7 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
7 2 (10.00%) Data Management
7 2 (10.00%) CRM
8 1 (5.00%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
1 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Bloomberg
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) BT
4 1 (5.00%) Tradeweb
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Cognizant
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat