Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 8 3
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 22 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 27.85% 13.95% 23.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 95.65% 66.67% 67.86%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 6
Aberdeen median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% +10.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,375 £28,500
90th Percentile £54,500 £51,200 £49,375
Scotland median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +1.25% -1.23% +2.53%

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 23 18 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 29.11% 20.93% 34.57%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 15
Aberdeen median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £20,150 £19,200
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,750 £53,200
Scotland median annual salary £43,250 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.22% -2.35% +6.25%

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 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
4 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
4 7 (31.82%) C
4 7 (31.82%) C#
4 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
5 6 (27.27%) Marketing
5 6 (27.27%) DevExpress
5 6 (27.27%) Driving Licence
5 6 (27.27%) VB.NET
5 6 (27.27%) .NET
5 6 (27.27%) C++
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
5 6 (27.27%) Infragistics
5 6 (27.27%) Electronics
5 6 (27.27%) Scrum
5 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (27.27%) Telerik
6 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (22.73%) Project Management
6 5 (22.73%) Quality Management
6 5 (22.73%) GIS
6 5 (22.73%) Firmware
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (22.73%) CRM

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 3 (13.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (13.64%) InDesign
3 3 (13.64%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) GIS
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 6 (27.27%) Electronics
2 6 (27.27%) Marketing
3 3 (13.64%) Advertising
3 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
1 6 (27.27%) Software Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Firmware Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Lead Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Lead Software Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Marketing Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) FPGA Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.55%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Communications Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Communications Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) FPGA Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (13.64%) WinForms
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 6 (27.27%) Driving Licence
3 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
4 3 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (13.64%) Social Media
5 2 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (9.09%) Verilog
5 2 (9.09%) VHDL
5 2 (9.09%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (27.27%) Scrum
2 5 (22.73%) Commercial Awareness
2 5 (22.73%) Contract Management
2 5 (22.73%) CRM
2 5 (22.73%) Matrix Management
2 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
2 5 (22.73%) Project Management
2 5 (22.73%) Quality Management
3 3 (13.64%) 3D Modelling
3 3 (13.64%) B2B
3 3 (13.64%) B2C
3 3 (13.64%) Copywriting
3 3 (13.64%) DevOps
3 3 (13.64%) Network Planning
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) C
1 7 (31.82%) C#
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) C++
2 6 (27.27%) VB.NET
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) VB
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Master's Degree
2 2 (9.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Firmware
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (27.27%) DevExpress
3 6 (27.27%) Infragistics
3 6 (27.27%) Telerik
4 3 (13.64%) Adobe
4 3 (13.64%) Facebook
4 3 (13.64%) Hootsuite
4 3 (13.64%) Pardot
4 3 (13.64%) Twitter
4 3 (13.64%) Xamarin
5 2 (9.09%) Altera
5 2 (9.09%) Intel
5 2 (9.09%) Xilinx
6 1 (4.55%) VMware