The table below looks at the statistics for thinkFolio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited thinkFolio over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markit thinkFolio
Rank 153 159 148
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing thinkFolio 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.032% 0.12% 0.035%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.50% 1.98% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 -
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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UK

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

Business Applications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
201 202 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.42% 5.90% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 124 135 139
Average salary £55,000 £46,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.27% -7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

thinkFolio Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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Salary Trend in Scotland

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

thinkFolio Salary Trend in Scotland

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Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing thinkFolio within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Edinburgh -2 1 £47,500 +11.76% 1
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UK

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Top 21 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Fidessa
2 1 (50.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Markit EDM

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Markit EDM
General
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Fidessa
1 1 (50.00%) Bloomberg