Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 5 1
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 27 19 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 26.47% 23.46% 33.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 81.82% 73.08% 78.79%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 10
Aberdeen median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,875 £32,500 £31,225
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,625 £50,125
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Aberdeen
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 33 26 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 32.35% 32.10% 42.31%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 17
Aberdeen median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.29% -9.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,500 £20,050
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,000 £50,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +3.34%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Aberdeen

Degree
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Salary trend for Degree in Aberdeen

Degree
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Aberdeen over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for Degree.

1 14 (51.85%) C
2 13 (48.15%) C++
3 10 (37.04%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
4 9 (33.33%) Electronics
4 9 (33.33%) Driving Licence
5 8 (29.63%) Contract Management
5 8 (29.63%) Commercial Awareness
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (29.63%) Matrix Management
5 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (29.63%) Quality Management
5 8 (29.63%) GIS
5 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
5 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
5 8 (29.63%) Project Management
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (29.63%) CRM
5 8 (29.63%) SLA
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2
6 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 5 (18.52%) Marketing
7 5 (18.52%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (18.52%) Robotics
8 4 (14.81%) Finance
8 4 (14.81%) SQL
8 4 (14.81%) Embedded C++
8 4 (14.81%) SDLC
8 4 (14.81%) jQuery

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (7.41%) InDesign
2 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) GIS
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.11%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (11.11%) GitLab
1 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
2 9 (33.33%) Electronics
3 5 (18.52%) Marketing
4 4 (14.81%) Finance
5 2 (7.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Embedded Engineer
1 7 (25.93%) Software Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Electronics Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Delivery Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Digital Design Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) FPGA Design Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) FPGA Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Graduate
3 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Java Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Marketing Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) jQuery
2 3 (11.11%) CSS
2 3 (11.11%) CSS3
2 3 (11.11%) HTML
2 3 (11.11%) HTML5
2 3 (11.11%) JSON
2 3 (11.11%) RESTful
2 3 (11.11%) SOAP
2 3 (11.11%) Spring
2 3 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) Laravel
3 1 (3.70%) Symfony
3 1 (3.70%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
3 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 5 (18.52%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (18.52%) Robotics
5 3 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (11.11%) Verilog
5 3 (11.11%) VHDL
5 3 (11.11%) Video\Live Streaming
6 2 (7.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Commercial Awareness
1 8 (29.63%) Contract Management
1 8 (29.63%) CRM
1 8 (29.63%) Matrix Management
1 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2
1 8 (29.63%) Project Management
1 8 (29.63%) Quality Management
1 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 4 (14.81%) SDLC
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
3 3 (11.11%) Machine Learning
3 3 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (11.11%) Mobile Development
3 3 (11.11%) Network Planning
3 3 (11.11%) Scrum
3 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 3 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (7.41%) B2B
4 2 (7.41%) Copywriting
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) C
2 13 (48.15%) C++
3 4 (14.81%) Embedded C++
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 3 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (11.11%) Master's Degree
2 3 (11.11%) PhD
3 1 (3.70%) HNC
3 1 (3.70%) HND
3 1 (3.70%) SAP Certification
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Altera
3 3 (11.11%) Intel
3 3 (11.11%) Xilinx
4 2 (7.41%) Adobe
4 2 (7.41%) Facebook
4 2 (7.41%) Hootsuite
4 2 (7.41%) Pardot
4 2 (7.41%) Twitter
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Zend