The table below looks at the statistics for Software Distribution skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Distribution over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Distribution
Rank 158 172 155
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Permanent jobs citing Software Distribution 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.032% 0.076% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.037% 0.093% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £25,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -44.44%
Software Distribution
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2687 3231 2434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.55% 81.43% 78.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1663 2126 1401
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Software Distribution
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Distribution across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Distribution Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Software Distribution
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Software Distribution Salary Trend in Scotland

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Software Distribution 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 Software Distribution.

1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) Build Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Gradle
2 2 (50.00%) Dependency Management
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Physics
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) MSDE
2 2 (50.00%) Ant
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Software Distribution 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 Software Distribution. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Gradle
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Physics
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) Build Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Dependency Management
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft