Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 6 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 422 390 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.75% 15.61% 14.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 64.53% 59.63% 51.39%
Number of salaries quoted 226 267 296
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £24,625
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £59,375
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +1.28%

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Academic & Professional Certification
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 654 654 792
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 25.95% 26.17% 27.79%
Number of salaries quoted 383 418 527
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £25,800
90th Percentile £65,750 £65,750 £62,500
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 20 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 163 (38.63%) Computer Science
2 140 (33.18%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (27.49%) Java
4 102 (24.17%) Finance
5 101 (23.93%) Analytical Skills
6 99 (23.46%) Software Engineering
7 86 (20.38%) SQL
8 85 (20.14%) Computer Science Degree
9 77 (18.25%) C#
10 74 (17.54%) .NET
11 69 (16.35%) JavaScript
12 65 (15.40%) C++
13 62 (14.69%) Linux
14 58 (13.74%) Mathematics
15 57 (13.51%) Python
16 52 (12.32%) SAP
17 50 (11.85%) CSS
18 47 (11.14%) HTML
18 47 (11.14%) Windows
19 46 (10.90%) Requirements Analysis
20 44 (10.43%) Numerate Degree
21 43 (10.19%) Retail
22 42 (9.95%) Software Testing
23 40 (9.48%) SDLC
24 39 (9.24%) Test Automation
25 38 (9.00%) Machine Learning
25 38 (9.00%) AngularJS
26 37 (8.77%) Automotive
27 36 (8.53%) Microsoft
27 36 (8.53%) Relational Database

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 16 (3.79%) SAS
2 14 (3.32%) CMS
3 11 (2.61%) Apache Spark
4 10 (2.37%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.66%) Apache Pig
5 7 (1.66%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (1.42%) Content Management Server
6 6 (1.42%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.18%) Apache
7 5 (1.18%) ArcGIS
7 5 (1.18%) IIS
8 2 (0.47%) Drupal
8 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.47%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.47%) WordPress
9 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.47%) SPSS
4 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.61%) SAP MM
2 10 (2.37%) SAP SD
3 8 (1.90%) SAP SCM
4 7 (1.66%) SAP BPC
5 6 (1.42%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.95%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.61%) iPaaS
2 10 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.42%) GitHub
4 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.47%) SaaS
6 1 (0.24%) Asana
6 1 (0.24%) Office 365
6 1 (0.24%) PaaS
6 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.37%) Network Security
2 4 (0.95%) SAN
3 3 (0.71%) AMQP
4 2 (0.47%) ATM
4 2 (0.47%) Firewall
4 2 (0.47%) HTTP
4 2 (0.47%) RTSP
4 2 (0.47%) Wireless
4 2 (0.47%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.24%) Internet
5 1 (0.24%) IPv4
5 1 (0.24%) NGN
5 1 (0.24%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.24%) RTCP
5 1 (0.24%) RTP
5 1 (0.24%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.53%) Relational Database
2 35 (8.29%) Big Data
3 32 (7.58%) RDBMS
4 27 (6.40%) SQL Server
5 23 (5.45%) MongoDB
6 20 (4.74%) GIS
7 19 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (3.32%) Hadoop
8 14 (3.32%) MySQL
9 11 (2.61%) QlikView
10 9 (2.13%) SAP HANA
11 8 (1.90%) Apache Hive
11 8 (1.90%) SAP Data Services
12 7 (1.66%) Spatial Data
13 5 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.18%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.71%) BigQuery
14 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
15 2 (0.47%) HBase
Development Applications
1 31 (7.35%) Selenium
2 23 (5.45%) Git (software)
3 18 (4.27%) JUnit
4 14 (3.32%) Jasmine
4 14 (3.32%) Protractor
4 14 (3.32%) TestNG
5 11 (2.61%) Axure RP
6 10 (2.37%) Maven
6 10 (2.37%) Visual Studio
7 9 (2.13%) HP UFT
8 8 (1.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 7 (1.66%) JIRA
10 5 (1.18%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.18%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.95%) NetBeans
12 3 (0.71%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.71%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.71%) Subversion
12 3 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.47%) Mockito
General
1 102 (24.17%) Finance
2 43 (10.19%) Retail
3 37 (8.77%) Automotive
4 33 (7.82%) Banking
5 21 (4.98%) Military
6 15 (3.55%) Avionics
7 10 (2.37%) Billing
8 9 (2.13%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.66%) Games
10 5 (1.18%) Electronics
10 5 (1.18%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.95%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.71%) Advertising
12 3 (0.71%) German Language
12 3 (0.71%) Legal
12 3 (0.71%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.71%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.47%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (19.19%) Developer
1 81 (19.19%) Software Engineer
2 59 (13.98%) Consultant
3 37 (8.77%) SAP Consultant
4 36 (8.53%) Analyst
5 34 (8.06%) Java Developer
6 26 (6.16%) Linux Engineer
7 24 (5.69%) C++ Software Engineer
8 21 (4.98%) Data Scientist
9 16 (3.79%) Architect
10 15 (3.55%) Software Developer
10 15 (3.55%) Test Engineer
11 12 (2.84%) Designer
11 12 (2.84%) Test Analyst
11 12 (2.84%) Test Automation Engineer
11 12 (2.84%) UX Designer
12 11 (2.61%) SAP MM Consultant
13 10 (2.37%) SAP SD Consultant
13 10 (2.37%) Security Consultant
13 10 (2.37%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (17.54%) .NET
2 50 (11.85%) CSS
3 47 (11.14%) HTML
4 38 (9.00%) AngularJS
5 19 (4.50%) SOAP
6 15 (3.55%) HTML5
6 15 (3.55%) RESTful
7 14 (3.32%) Django
8 13 (3.08%) Spring
9 12 (2.84%) Swing
10 11 (2.61%) ASP.NET
11 10 (2.37%) XML
12 9 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (2.13%) Qt
12 9 (2.13%) REST
13 8 (1.90%) Backbone.js
13 8 (1.90%) NumPy
13 8 (1.90%) SAP Core Interface
14 7 (1.66%) D3.js
14 7 (1.66%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 163 (38.63%) Computer Science
2 101 (23.93%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.69%) Algorithms
4 20 (4.74%) Management Information System
5 18 (4.27%) User Experience
6 11 (2.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 11 (2.61%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.37%) Data Structures
7 10 (2.37%) Robotics
8 9 (2.13%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.18%) PMI
11 4 (0.95%) Cyber Attack
11 4 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.71%) ASIC
12 3 (0.71%) BBC
12 3 (0.71%) Fintech
12 3 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (14.69%) Linux
2 47 (11.14%) Windows
3 11 (2.61%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.90%) Android
4 8 (1.90%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.66%) Unix
6 4 (0.95%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.71%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.71%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (33.18%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (23.46%) Software Engineering
3 58 (13.74%) Mathematics
4 46 (10.90%) Requirements Analysis
5 42 (9.95%) Software Testing
6 40 (9.48%) SDLC
7 39 (9.24%) Test Automation
8 38 (9.00%) Machine Learning
9 31 (7.35%) High Availability
9 31 (7.35%) Open Source
9 31 (7.35%) TDD
10 27 (6.40%) Analytics
10 27 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (6.40%) OO
10 27 (6.40%) Project Management
11 25 (5.92%) ITIL
12 23 (5.45%) Web Development
13 21 (4.98%) ETL
14 20 (4.74%) Physics
14 20 (4.74%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (27.49%) Java
2 86 (20.38%) SQL
3 77 (18.25%) C#
4 69 (16.35%) JavaScript
5 65 (15.40%) C++
6 57 (13.51%) Python
7 18 (4.27%) C
8 16 (3.79%) PHP
9 13 (3.08%) Scala
10 12 (2.84%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.37%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.37%) R
12 8 (1.90%) Ruby
13 7 (1.66%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.66%) Perl
14 5 (1.18%) MATLAB
14 5 (1.18%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.95%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.71%) Apple Swift
16 3 (0.71%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 85 (20.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 44 (10.43%) Numerate Degree
3 10 (2.37%) ISTQB
3 10 (2.37%) PhD
4 8 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.66%) Master's Degree
5 7 (1.66%) MBA
6 5 (1.18%) CISA
6 5 (1.18%) CISSP
6 5 (1.18%) HND
6 5 (1.18%) ISEB
6 5 (1.18%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.95%) CISM
8 3 (0.71%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.47%) CCNA
9 2 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.47%) MCSE
10 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.27%) SLA
2 12 (2.84%) QA
3 11 (2.61%) Data Quality
4 9 (2.13%) DO-254
5 3 (0.71%) PMO
6 2 (0.47%) IFRS
7 1 (0.24%) COBIT
7 1 (0.24%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 9 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.71%) Firmware
2 3 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.42%) Ambari
3 4 (0.95%) Nagios
4 3 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.47%) SCCM
5 2 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (12.32%) SAP
2 36 (8.53%) Microsoft
3 31 (7.35%) Oracle
4 14 (3.32%) Splunk
5 13 (3.08%) Tableau
6 12 (2.84%) HP
7 9 (2.13%) Adobe
7 9 (2.13%) Cognizant
8 7 (1.66%) Sitecore
9 6 (1.42%) ArcSight
10 5 (1.18%) Ariba
10 5 (1.18%) Teradata
10 5 (1.18%) VMware
11 4 (0.95%) Alterian
11 4 (0.95%) IBM
11 4 (0.95%) Informatica
12 3 (0.71%) Apple
12 3 (0.71%) Cisco
12 3 (0.71%) F5
13 2 (0.47%) SolarWinds