The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCADA in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCADA 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 terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 162 156 154
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing SCADA 1 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.027% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.096% 0.51% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -6.94%
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1043 988 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.65% 30.65% 29.46%
Number of salaries quoted 664 636 612
Average salary £42,000 £40,995 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.45% +2.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
SCADA
UK

SCADA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SCADA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SCADA
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

SCADA Salary Trend in Scotland

SCADA
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCADA 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
Aberdeen +9 1 £50,000 +33.33%
SCADA
UK

SCADA
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Scotland

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

1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Wonderware
2 2 (50.00%) Siemens
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IEC 61508
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) HNC
3 1 (25.00%) HND
3 1 (25.00%) PhD
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) HNC
2 1 (25.00%) HND
2 1 (25.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Wonderware
1 2 (50.00%) Siemens
2 1 (25.00%) Allen-Bradley