Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 9 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 326 295 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.34% 13.28% 16.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.64% 57.84% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 223 167 308
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,350 £63,750 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

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 699 510 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.46% 22.96% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 500 300 489
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 127 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (34.97%) Java
3 113 (34.66%) Software Engineering
4 86 (26.38%) SQL
5 84 (25.77%) JavaScript
6 82 (25.15%) Computer Science
7 78 (23.93%) C#
8 71 (21.78%) .NET
9 67 (20.55%) HTML
9 67 (20.55%) Linux
10 66 (20.25%) Problem-Solving
11 58 (17.79%) Analytical Skills
11 58 (17.79%) C++
12 55 (16.87%) Finance
12 55 (16.87%) Scrum
13 53 (16.26%) Mathematics
14 52 (15.95%) OO
15 51 (15.64%) SDLC
16 50 (15.34%) CSS
17 46 (14.11%) Git (software)
18 43 (13.19%) Big Data
19 42 (12.88%) Self-Motivation
20 39 (11.96%) Windows
21 38 (11.66%) Test Automation
22 36 (11.04%) AngularJS
23 34 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
24 32 (9.82%) Robotics
24 32 (9.82%) Analytics
24 32 (9.82%) Microsoft
24 32 (9.82%) Numerate Degree

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 (5.52%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.76%) SAS
3 6 (1.84%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.92%) Apache
4 3 (0.92%) IIS
4 3 (0.92%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.92%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.92%) WordPress
5 2 (0.61%) JBoss
5 2 (0.61%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.61%) WildFly
6 1 (0.31%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (2.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (2.15%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.15%) SaaS
3 5 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.31%) IaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Office 365
6 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.99%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.07%) Network Security
3 8 (2.45%) Firewall
4 7 (2.15%) Wireless
5 4 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.92%) SAN
7 2 (0.61%) VPN
8 1 (0.31%) DHCP
8 1 (0.31%) DNS
8 1 (0.31%) Internet
8 1 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.19%) Big Data
2 28 (8.59%) SQL Server
3 22 (6.75%) GIS
4 20 (6.13%) NoSQL
5 18 (5.52%) Hadoop
6 14 (4.29%) Data Mining
6 14 (4.29%) Relational Database
7 13 (3.99%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.15%) MySQL
9 6 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.84%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.53%) Spatial Data
11 3 (0.92%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.61%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.61%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.61%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 46 (14.11%) Git (software)
2 25 (7.67%) Selenium
2 25 (7.67%) Visual Studio
3 20 (6.13%) Jasmine
3 20 (6.13%) JUnit
3 20 (6.13%) Protractor
3 20 (6.13%) TestNG
4 17 (5.21%) NetBeans
5 15 (4.60%) Subversion
6 13 (3.99%) Axure RP
7 10 (3.07%) Mercurial
8 6 (1.84%) MSTest
8 6 (1.84%) NUnit
9 5 (1.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 5 (1.53%) Maven
10 4 (1.23%) Ant
11 3 (0.92%) JIRA
11 3 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.31%) ERwin
12 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (16.87%) Finance
2 26 (7.98%) Banking
3 23 (7.06%) Advertising
4 8 (2.45%) Electronics
5 4 (1.23%) Legal
5 4 (1.23%) Marketing
5 4 (1.23%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.92%) Billing
6 3 (0.92%) Games
7 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.31%) French Language
8 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (21.78%) Developer
2 70 (21.47%) Software Engineer
3 31 (9.51%) Analyst
4 30 (9.20%) Java Developer
5 25 (7.67%) Java Engineer
6 24 (7.36%) Java Software Engineer
7 20 (6.13%) Software Developer
8 19 (5.83%) C# Software Engineer
9 17 (5.21%) Graduate
9 17 (5.21%) Security Engineer
9 17 (5.21%) Test Engineer
10 15 (4.60%) C++ Software Engineer
10 15 (4.60%) Senior Developer
11 14 (4.29%) .NET Developer
12 13 (3.99%) Designer
12 13 (3.99%) Linux Engineer
12 13 (3.99%) UX Designer
13 12 (3.68%) Project Manager
14 11 (3.37%) C Software Engineer
14 11 (3.37%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (21.78%) .NET
2 67 (20.55%) HTML
3 50 (15.34%) CSS
4 36 (11.04%) AngularJS
5 29 (8.90%) HTML5
6 28 (8.59%) React
7 21 (6.44%) WPF
8 19 (5.83%) Spring
9 18 (5.52%) Node.js
9 18 (5.52%) Swing
10 17 (5.21%) RESTful
10 17 (5.21%) SOAP
11 15 (4.60%) Web Services
12 12 (3.68%) Hibernate
12 12 (3.68%) OpenCV
13 11 (3.37%) ASP.NET
13 11 (3.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 10 (3.07%) Elastic Stack
14 10 (3.07%) REST
15 8 (2.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 82 (25.15%) Computer Science
2 58 (17.79%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (12.88%) Self-Motivation
4 32 (9.82%) Robotics
5 31 (9.51%) Algorithms
6 22 (6.75%) User Experience
7 19 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (4.60%) Security Operations Centre
9 14 (4.29%) Data Structures
10 11 (3.37%) Fintech
11 7 (2.15%) Social Media
12 6 (1.84%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (1.84%) PMI
13 5 (1.53%) Data Centre
13 5 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (1.53%) Mobile App
14 4 (1.23%) BBC
14 4 (1.23%) Device Driver
14 4 (1.23%) Management Information System
15 3 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 67 (20.55%) Linux
2 39 (11.96%) Windows
3 10 (3.07%) Robot Operating System
4 9 (2.76%) Android
4 9 (2.76%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.45%) Unix
6 3 (0.92%) CentOS
6 3 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.61%) Debian
7 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (34.66%) Software Engineering
3 66 (20.25%) Problem-Solving
4 55 (16.87%) Scrum
5 53 (16.26%) Mathematics
6 52 (15.95%) OO
7 51 (15.64%) SDLC
8 38 (11.66%) Test Automation
9 34 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (9.82%) Analytics
11 31 (9.51%) Cybersecurity
11 31 (9.51%) Project Management
12 30 (9.20%) Software Testing
13 29 (8.90%) Visualisation
14 28 (8.59%) Innovative Thinking
14 28 (8.59%) Mentoring
15 26 (7.98%) SIEM
16 25 (7.67%) Open Source
17 24 (7.36%) Machine Learning
17 24 (7.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 114 (34.97%) Java
2 86 (26.38%) SQL
3 84 (25.77%) JavaScript
4 78 (23.93%) C#
5 58 (17.79%) C++
6 30 (9.20%) Python
7 28 (8.59%) C
8 21 (6.44%) PHP
9 11 (3.37%) Scala
10 10 (3.07%) R
11 5 (1.53%) Fortran
11 5 (1.53%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.23%) Assembly Language
12 4 (1.23%) Ruby
13 2 (0.61%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.61%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.61%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.61%) Go
13 2 (0.61%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (9.82%) Numerate Degree
2 29 (8.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (4.91%) CISSP
4 12 (3.68%) PhD
5 11 (3.37%) PMP
6 10 (3.07%) PMI Certification
7 9 (2.76%) CEH
7 9 (2.76%) CompTIA Security+
8 8 (2.45%) Master's Degree
9 7 (2.15%) CISM
10 6 (1.84%) ISEB
10 6 (1.84%) Postgraduate
11 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.92%) CAPM
13 2 (0.61%) CCNA
13 2 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.61%) IISP
13 2 (0.61%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (0.61%) VCAP
13 2 (0.61%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.53%) PMO
3 4 (1.23%) QA
4 3 (0.92%) COBIT
4 3 (0.92%) GDPR
4 3 (0.92%) PMBOK
4 3 (0.92%) SLA
5 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (5.21%) Docker
2 6 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.92%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.31%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.61%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 32 (9.82%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.13%) Oracle
3 19 (5.83%) Splunk
4 9 (2.76%) Adobe
5 4 (1.23%) Apple
5 4 (1.23%) ArcSight
5 4 (1.23%) Cisco
5 4 (1.23%) Google
6 3 (0.92%) Brocade
6 3 (0.92%) iManage
6 3 (0.92%) Sybase
7 2 (0.61%) Ab Initio
7 2 (0.61%) Palo Alto
7 2 (0.61%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.61%) SAP
7 2 (0.61%) VMware
7 2 (0.61%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.31%) Capita
8 1 (0.31%) Saba
8 1 (0.31%) Teradata