Period
to 18 October 2017

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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 6 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 472 337 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.62% 14.49% 15.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 65.74% 58.71% 52.60%
Number of salaries quoted 277 211 292
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +13.92% +2.60%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,123
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year -1.23% +2.53% +2.60%

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 718 574 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.80% 24.69% 29.05%
Number of salaries quoted 431 347 576
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +7.59%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,625
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,000 £64,500
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -

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 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Degree.

1 168 (35.59%) Computer Science
2 133 (28.18%) Software Engineering
3 119 (25.21%) Java
4 118 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 117 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
6 103 (21.82%) C++
7 101 (21.40%) Finance
8 99 (20.97%) C#
9 97 (20.55%) SQL
10 85 (18.01%) Linux
10 85 (18.01%) Mathematics
11 82 (17.37%) .NET
11 82 (17.37%) Computer Science Degree
12 80 (16.95%) SAP
13 71 (15.04%) Numerate Degree
14 70 (14.83%) JavaScript
15 68 (14.41%) Software Testing
15 68 (14.41%) Requirements Analysis
16 66 (13.98%) Windows
17 65 (13.77%) Python
18 57 (12.08%) Retail
19 52 (11.02%) Git (software)
19 52 (11.02%) Test Automation
20 51 (10.81%) Machine Learning
21 50 (10.59%) HTML
22 49 (10.38%) CSS
23 47 (9.96%) Big Data
24 46 (9.75%) Automotive
25 41 (8.69%) Algorithms
26 40 (8.47%) AngularJS

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 17 (3.60%) SAS
2 13 (2.75%) Apache Spark
3 8 (1.69%) CMS
4 6 (1.27%) Apache Pig
5 5 (1.06%) ArcGIS
5 5 (1.06%) Content Management Server
5 5 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (1.06%) Umbraco
6 4 (0.85%) IIS
7 3 (0.64%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.42%) Confluence
8 2 (0.42%) Drupal
8 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.42%) WordPress
9 1 (0.21%) Apache
9 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (4.03%) SAP BPC
2 16 (3.39%) SAP S/4HANA
3 15 (3.18%) SAP MM
4 14 (2.97%) SAP SD
5 12 (2.54%) SAP SCM
6 6 (1.27%) SAP Retail
7 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.12%) iPaaS
1 10 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.48%) GitHub
2 7 (1.48%) SaaS
3 6 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.42%) Office 365
6 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.27%) AMQP
2 4 (0.85%) SAN
2 4 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.64%) Network Security
4 2 (0.42%) H.323
4 2 (0.42%) HTTP
4 2 (0.42%) RTSP
4 2 (0.42%) VoIP
4 2 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.42%) Wireless
4 2 (0.42%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.21%) Internet
5 1 (0.21%) IPv4
5 1 (0.21%) NGN
5 1 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.21%) RTCP
5 1 (0.21%) RTP
5 1 (0.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (9.96%) Big Data
2 29 (6.14%) GIS
2 29 (6.14%) SQL Server
3 26 (5.51%) MongoDB
4 24 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (2.97%) Data Mining
6 13 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (2.75%) Hadoop
7 11 (2.33%) QlikView
7 11 (2.33%) SAP HANA
8 10 (2.12%) SAP Data Services
8 10 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.91%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 9 (1.91%) MySQL
9 9 (1.91%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.91%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.27%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.27%) Spatial Data
12 5 (1.06%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 52 (11.02%) Git (software)
2 31 (6.57%) Selenium
3 20 (4.24%) Visual Studio
4 15 (3.18%) Jasmine
4 15 (3.18%) JUnit
4 15 (3.18%) Protractor
4 15 (3.18%) TestNG
5 13 (2.75%) NetBeans
6 9 (1.91%) HP UFT
7 7 (1.48%) JIRA
8 6 (1.27%) Maven
9 5 (1.06%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.06%) Subversion
9 5 (1.06%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.85%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.64%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.42%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.42%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.42%) Cucumber
General
1 101 (21.40%) Finance
2 57 (12.08%) Retail
3 46 (9.75%) Automotive
4 32 (6.78%) Banking
5 23 (4.87%) Military
6 15 (3.18%) Billing
7 12 (2.54%) Avionics
7 12 (2.54%) Games
8 8 (1.69%) Electronics
8 8 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.48%) Marketing
10 5 (1.06%) Advertising
10 5 (1.06%) German Language
10 5 (1.06%) Legal
10 5 (1.06%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.85%) Dutch Language
11 4 (0.85%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.85%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.42%) French Language
13 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 112 (23.73%) Software Engineer
2 73 (15.47%) Consultant
3 68 (14.41%) Developer
4 61 (12.92%) SAP Consultant
5 41 (8.69%) Analyst
6 36 (7.63%) C++ Software Engineer
6 36 (7.63%) Linux Engineer
7 23 (4.87%) Test Engineer
8 21 (4.45%) Java Engineer
9 20 (4.24%) Data Scientist
9 20 (4.24%) Java Software Engineer
9 20 (4.24%) Software Developer
10 19 (4.03%) SAP BPC Consultant
11 18 (3.81%) Architect
11 18 (3.81%) Test Automation Engineer
12 15 (3.18%) C# Software Engineer
12 15 (3.18%) Java Developer
12 15 (3.18%) SAP MM Consultant
13 14 (2.97%) SAP SD Consultant
14 12 (2.54%) SAP SCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (17.37%) .NET
2 50 (10.59%) HTML
3 49 (10.38%) CSS
4 40 (8.47%) AngularJS
5 30 (6.36%) SOAP
6 25 (5.30%) RESTful
7 22 (4.66%) Swing
8 14 (2.97%) Web Services
8 14 (2.97%) WPF
9 13 (2.75%) ASP.NET
9 13 (2.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 13 (2.75%) HTML5
10 12 (2.54%) Django
10 12 (2.54%) NumPy
10 12 (2.54%) OpenCV
10 12 (2.54%) REST
10 12 (2.54%) SAP Core Interface
11 11 (2.33%) Qt
11 11 (2.33%) React
11 11 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 168 (35.59%) Computer Science
2 118 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (8.69%) Algorithms
4 31 (6.57%) Robotics
5 27 (5.72%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.81%) Data Structures
7 10 (2.12%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 8 (1.69%) User Experience
9 7 (1.48%) PMI
10 6 (1.27%) ASIC
10 6 (1.27%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.06%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.06%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.64%) e-Learning
13 3 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 85 (18.01%) Linux
2 66 (13.98%) Windows
3 9 (1.91%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.69%) Unix
4 8 (1.69%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.27%) Android
6 4 (0.85%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.85%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.64%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.64%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.42%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.21%) Debian
9 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.21%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (28.18%) Software Engineering
2 117 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (18.01%) Mathematics
4 68 (14.41%) Requirements Analysis
4 68 (14.41%) Software Testing
5 52 (11.02%) Test Automation
6 51 (10.81%) Machine Learning
7 40 (8.47%) SDLC
8 35 (7.42%) Open Source
9 33 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
9 33 (6.99%) High Availability
10 32 (6.78%) ETL
11 31 (6.57%) OO
12 30 (6.36%) Visualisation
13 27 (5.72%) Physics
13 27 (5.72%) Project Management
14 24 (5.08%) ITIL
14 24 (5.08%) Service Management
15 23 (4.87%) Image Processing
16 21 (4.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 119 (25.21%) Java
2 103 (21.82%) C++
3 99 (20.97%) C#
4 97 (20.55%) SQL
5 70 (14.83%) JavaScript
6 65 (13.77%) Python
7 25 (5.30%) C
8 15 (3.18%) Scala
9 14 (2.97%) R
10 11 (2.33%) PHP
10 11 (2.33%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.48%) MATLAB
11 7 (1.48%) Perl
12 6 (1.27%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.27%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.06%) Embedded C
14 4 (0.85%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.85%) Embedded C++
14 4 (0.85%) Ruby
14 4 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 82 (17.37%) Computer Science Degree
2 71 (15.04%) Numerate Degree
3 11 (2.33%) PhD
4 10 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.12%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.91%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.69%) Master's Degree
6 8 (1.69%) MBA
7 6 (1.27%) HND
8 5 (1.06%) CISA
8 5 (1.06%) CISM
8 5 (1.06%) CISSP
9 4 (0.85%) PMP
9 4 (0.85%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.64%) ISEB
11 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.21%) HNC
12 1 (0.21%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.21%) MCITP
12 1 (0.21%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.66%) QA
2 21 (4.45%) SLA
3 13 (2.75%) Data Quality
4 10 (2.12%) IFRS
5 6 (1.27%) DO-254
6 3 (0.64%) PMO
7 1 (0.21%) COBIT
7 1 (0.21%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
System Software
1 11 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.69%) Firmware
3 3 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.06%) Ambari
3 3 (0.64%) Nagios
4 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.42%) SCCM
4 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 80 (16.95%) SAP
2 39 (8.26%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.66%) Oracle
4 16 (3.39%) Tableau
5 9 (1.91%) Cognizant
5 9 (1.91%) HP
6 7 (1.48%) Ariba
7 5 (1.06%) Cognos
7 5 (1.06%) Hyperion
7 5 (1.06%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.06%) VMware
8 4 (0.85%) Splunk
9 3 (0.64%) F5
9 3 (0.64%) Informatica
9 3 (0.64%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.64%) Teradata
10 2 (0.42%) Apple
10 2 (0.42%) Google
10 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.42%) Sybase