Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 10 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 425 283 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 15.87% 12.96% 15.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.98% 58.35% 57.31%
Number of salaries quoted 290 175 274
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,675 £23,700 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £43,349 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.72% +8.37% -5.33%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 733 485 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.37% 22.21% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 502 292 505
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £69,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £43,174 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.56% +1.59% +2.41%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Edinburgh

Degree
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Degree in Edinburgh

Degree
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Degree.

1 144 (33.88%) Software Engineering
2 137 (32.24%) Java
2 137 (32.24%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (25.18%) C#
4 103 (24.24%) Computer Science
5 102 (24.00%) C++
6 101 (23.76%) SQL
7 90 (21.18%) Linux
8 89 (20.94%) .NET
9 88 (20.71%) JavaScript
10 79 (18.59%) Analytical Skills
11 76 (17.88%) HTML
11 76 (17.88%) Mathematics
12 69 (16.24%) Git (software)
13 66 (15.53%) Finance
14 65 (15.29%) Windows
15 64 (15.06%) Big Data
16 61 (14.35%) Numerate Degree
17 56 (13.18%) Software Testing
17 56 (13.18%) Scrum
18 55 (12.94%) CSS
19 53 (12.47%) Robotics
19 53 (12.47%) Innovative Thinking
19 53 (12.47%) SDLC
20 46 (10.82%) OO
21 44 (10.35%) Test Automation
21 44 (10.35%) Computer Science Degree
22 41 (9.65%) Visualisation
22 41 (9.65%) Machine Learning
22 41 (9.65%) Microsoft

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 18 (4.24%) Apache Spark
2 12 (2.82%) SAS
3 7 (1.65%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.94%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.71%) ArcGIS
5 3 (0.71%) IIS
5 3 (0.71%) WordPress
6 2 (0.47%) Apache
6 2 (0.47%) Confluence
6 2 (0.47%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.82%) SAP BPC
2 10 (2.35%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.94%) SAP MM
4 4 (0.94%) SAP SCM
4 4 (0.94%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.47%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.82%) SaaS
2 11 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.47%) GitHub
5 2 (0.47%) iPaaS
5 2 (0.47%) Office 365
6 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.76%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.88%) Network Security
3 4 (0.94%) Wireless
4 3 (0.71%) AMQP
4 3 (0.71%) SAN
5 2 (0.47%) H.323
5 2 (0.47%) VoIP
5 2 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.24%) DHCP
6 1 (0.24%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (15.06%) Big Data
2 39 (9.18%) SQL Server
3 33 (7.76%) GIS
4 27 (6.35%) Data Mining
5 20 (4.71%) Hadoop
6 18 (4.24%) MongoDB
7 14 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (3.06%) NoSQL
8 13 (3.06%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (1.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 8 (1.88%) MySQL
11 8 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.41%) Power BI
13 5 (1.18%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.94%) SAP BW
14 4 (0.94%) Spatial Data
15 3 (0.71%) Apache Hive
16 2 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 69 (16.24%) Git (software)
2 36 (8.47%) Visual Studio
3 26 (6.12%) NetBeans
4 25 (5.88%) Selenium
5 20 (4.71%) Jasmine
5 20 (4.71%) JUnit
5 20 (4.71%) Protractor
5 20 (4.71%) TestNG
6 13 (3.06%) Subversion
7 12 (2.82%) Axure RP
8 8 (1.88%) Maven
9 7 (1.65%) Ant
10 6 (1.41%) JIRA
11 5 (1.18%) MSTest
11 5 (1.18%) NUnit
12 4 (0.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 4 (0.94%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.71%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 66 (15.53%) Finance
2 26 (6.12%) Banking
3 24 (5.65%) Advertising
4 17 (4.00%) Retail
5 12 (2.82%) Automotive
6 9 (2.12%) Electronics
7 8 (1.88%) Billing
7 8 (1.88%) Marketing
8 7 (1.65%) Games
9 5 (1.18%) Legal
9 5 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.18%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.94%) Avionics
11 3 (0.71%) French Language
12 2 (0.47%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.47%) German Language
12 2 (0.47%) Military
12 2 (0.47%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 107 (25.18%) Software Engineer
2 74 (17.41%) Developer
3 38 (8.94%) Consultant
4 37 (8.71%) Analyst
5 36 (8.47%) Java Engineer
6 35 (8.24%) Java Software Engineer
7 28 (6.59%) C++ Software Engineer
8 27 (6.35%) C# Software Engineer
8 27 (6.35%) Java Developer
9 24 (5.65%) SAP Consultant
9 24 (5.65%) Test Engineer
10 23 (5.41%) Software Developer
11 22 (5.18%) Linux Engineer
12 19 (4.47%) Senior Developer
13 17 (4.00%) .NET Developer
13 17 (4.00%) Security Engineer
14 15 (3.53%) Architect
14 15 (3.53%) Project Manager
15 14 (3.29%) Embedded Engineer
16 13 (3.06%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (20.94%) .NET
2 76 (17.88%) HTML
3 55 (12.94%) CSS
4 39 (9.18%) AngularJS
5 33 (7.76%) React
6 32 (7.53%) HTML5
7 31 (7.29%) WPF
8 30 (7.06%) SOAP
9 28 (6.59%) RESTful
10 27 (6.35%) Swing
10 27 (6.35%) Web Services
11 23 (5.41%) OpenCV
12 22 (5.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 22 (5.18%) Spring
13 19 (4.47%) Node.js
14 16 (3.76%) Hibernate
15 14 (3.29%) REST
16 13 (3.06%) ASP.NET
17 10 (2.35%) Elastic Stack
18 8 (1.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 103 (24.24%) Computer Science
2 79 (18.59%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (12.47%) Robotics
4 39 (9.18%) Algorithms
5 20 (4.71%) User Experience
6 18 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (3.29%) Data Structures
7 14 (3.29%) Security Operations Centre
8 13 (3.06%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.35%) Social Media
10 9 (2.12%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (1.88%) PMI
12 6 (1.41%) Fintech
13 5 (1.18%) ASIC
13 5 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (0.94%) BBC
14 4 (0.94%) Device Driver
14 4 (0.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 4 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 90 (21.18%) Linux
2 65 (15.29%) Windows
3 11 (2.59%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.35%) Android
4 10 (2.35%) Robot Operating System
5 9 (2.12%) Unix
6 5 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.71%) CentOS
7 3 (0.71%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.47%) Debian
8 2 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (33.88%) Software Engineering
2 137 (32.24%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (17.88%) Mathematics
4 56 (13.18%) Scrum
4 56 (13.18%) Software Testing
5 53 (12.47%) Innovative Thinking
5 53 (12.47%) SDLC
6 46 (10.82%) OO
7 44 (10.35%) Test Automation
8 41 (9.65%) Machine Learning
8 41 (9.65%) Visualisation
9 34 (8.00%) Data Analysis
9 34 (8.00%) Project Management
10 32 (7.53%) SOA
11 31 (7.29%) Analytics
12 30 (7.06%) Requirements Analysis
13 29 (6.82%) Open Source
14 28 (6.59%) Cybersecurity
15 27 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
16 26 (6.12%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 137 (32.24%) Java
2 107 (25.18%) C#
3 102 (24.00%) C++
4 101 (23.76%) SQL
5 88 (20.71%) JavaScript
6 36 (8.47%) Python
7 33 (7.76%) C
8 21 (4.94%) PHP
9 15 (3.53%) Scala
10 14 (3.29%) R
11 6 (1.41%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.18%) Embedded C
12 5 (1.18%) Embedded C++
12 5 (1.18%) Perl
12 5 (1.18%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.94%) Assembly Language
13 4 (0.94%) Fortran
13 4 (0.94%) MATLAB
13 4 (0.94%) Ruby
14 3 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 61 (14.35%) Numerate Degree
2 44 (10.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (3.29%) CISSP
3 14 (3.29%) PMI Certification
3 14 (3.29%) PMP
4 13 (3.06%) PhD
5 9 (2.12%) CEH
5 9 (2.12%) CompTIA Security+
6 7 (1.65%) Master's Degree
6 7 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.65%) Postgraduate
7 5 (1.18%) CISM
7 5 (1.18%) ISEB
8 3 (0.71%) CAPM
8 3 (0.71%) HND
9 2 (0.47%) IISP
9 2 (0.47%) MBA
9 2 (0.47%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.47%) MCITP
10 1 (0.24%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.29%) QA
2 8 (1.88%) IFRS
3 7 (1.65%) PMO
4 5 (1.18%) SLA
5 4 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.94%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.71%) DO-254
7 2 (0.47%) COBIT
7 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.47%) GDPR
7 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (3.29%) Docker
2 7 (1.65%) Firmware
3 4 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.71%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 41 (9.65%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.82%) SAP
3 16 (3.76%) Splunk
4 15 (3.53%) Oracle
5 8 (1.88%) Adobe
6 6 (1.41%) Google
7 5 (1.18%) Tableau
8 4 (0.94%) Apple
8 4 (0.94%) ArcSight
8 4 (0.94%) Cognos
8 4 (0.94%) Hyperion
8 4 (0.94%) iManage
8 4 (0.94%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.71%) Ab Initio
9 3 (0.71%) Sybase
10 2 (0.47%) Ariba
10 2 (0.47%) CA
10 2 (0.47%) ESRI
10 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.47%) VMware