The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 12 29 10
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Permanent jobs citing Degree 14 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 14.29% 4.09% 9.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.33% 15.22% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 0
Average salary £32,500 £48,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,650 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +3.06%
Degree
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
24 46 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 24.49% 26.90% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 18 40 0
Average salary £37,500 £48,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Degree
Salary Trend in Stirling

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

Degree Salary Trend in Stirling

Degree
Salary Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Degree Salary Histogram in Stirling

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling region citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) SDLC
3 14 (53.85%) Java
3 14 (53.85%) UNIX
3 14 (53.85%) Linux
4 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 12 (46.15%) J2EE
5 12 (46.15%) Relational Database
6 11 (42.31%) Big Data
6 11 (42.31%) SQL
6 11 (42.31%) CSS
6 11 (42.31%) HTML
7 10 (38.46%) IntelliJ
7 10 (38.46%) TDD
7 10 (38.46%) Ant
7 10 (38.46%) MySQL
7 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
7 10 (38.46%) OOD
7 10 (38.46%) OO
7 10 (38.46%) Apache
7 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (38.46%) Server Building
7 10 (38.46%) Subversion
7 10 (38.46%) Content Management
7 10 (38.46%) Spring
7 10 (38.46%) Maven
7 10 (38.46%) Unit Testing
7 10 (38.46%) System Testing
7 10 (38.46%) Mule

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling region citing Degree 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 Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (38.46%) Apache
1 10 (38.46%) Mule
2 5 (19.23%) Mule ESB
2 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
2 5 (19.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Project
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) Relational Database
2 11 (42.31%) Big Data
3 10 (38.46%) MySQL
4 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.85%) QlikView
6 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.85%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) IntelliJ
1 10 (38.46%) Subversion
1 10 (38.46%) Maven
1 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
1 10 (38.46%) Ant
2 5 (19.23%) JUnit
2 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
2 5 (19.23%) Mockito
General
1 5 (19.23%) Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Project Manager
4 7 (26.92%) Senior Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Junior
7 2 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Graduate
7 2 (7.69%) Junior Test Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) GIS Developer
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior GIS Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Data Programmer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) J2EE
2 11 (42.31%) HTML
2 11 (42.31%) CSS
3 10 (38.46%) Spring
4 5 (19.23%) JSTL
4 5 (19.23%) JSP
4 5 (19.23%) XML
4 5 (19.23%) XSLT
4 5 (19.23%) JAXB
5 2 (7.69%) .NET
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.69%) PostGIS
6 1 (3.85%) jQuery
6 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) User Experience
3 2 (7.69%) GIS
4 1 (3.85%) Economics
4 1 (3.85%) Statistics
4 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) UNIX
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) SDLC
3 10 (38.46%) Server Building
3 10 (38.46%) Unit Testing
3 10 (38.46%) System Testing
3 10 (38.46%) TDD
3 10 (38.46%) Content Management
3 10 (38.46%) OO
3 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 10 (38.46%) OOD
4 7 (26.92%) Project Management
5 6 (23.08%) Web Development
6 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
6 5 (19.23%) Validation
6 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
6 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.54%) Time Management
8 2 (7.69%) Information Assurance
8 2 (7.69%) Budget Control
8 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 11 (42.31%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) VBA
5 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) PMP
1 5 (19.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (7.69%) SCOM
1 2 (7.69%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Sybase
4 1 (3.85%) Informatica
4 1 (3.85%) Tableau