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

Academic Degree
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 8 5
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 311 403 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.65% 16.29% 17.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.91% 63.77% 61.48%
Number of salaries quoted 182 229 289
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,775 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 663 632 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.84% 25.55% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 439 386 446
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,700 £27,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,125 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 126 (40.51%) Software Engineering
2 113 (36.33%) Java
3 107 (34.41%) C#
4 100 (32.15%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (27.97%) .NET
6 86 (27.65%) Computer Science
7 83 (26.69%) SQL
8 80 (25.72%) C++
9 73 (23.47%) Linux
10 62 (19.94%) JavaScript
11 61 (19.61%) Finance
11 61 (19.61%) Mathematics
12 60 (19.29%) Windows
13 50 (16.08%) Big Data
14 48 (15.43%) Scrum
15 47 (15.11%) Computer Science Degree
16 46 (14.79%) Numerate Degree
17 45 (14.47%) OO
18 44 (14.15%) Git (software)
18 44 (14.15%) Test Automation
19 42 (13.50%) Robotics
19 42 (13.50%) Innovative Thinking
20 41 (13.18%) Problem-Solving
20 41 (13.18%) Visualisation
20 41 (13.18%) HTML
21 39 (12.54%) CSS
21 39 (12.54%) Python
22 38 (12.22%) Microsoft
22 38 (12.22%) Algorithms
23 35 (11.25%) Analytical Skills

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 13 (4.18%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.89%) SAS
3 6 (1.93%) Apache
3 6 (1.93%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.29%) IIS
4 4 (1.29%) nginx
5 3 (0.96%) JBoss
5 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.64%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.64%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.64%) WildFly
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.32%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.64%) Simulink
4 1 (0.32%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.32%) InVision
4 1 (0.32%) Maya
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.32%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) LabWindows
2 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.32%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.32%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.22%) SaaS
4 8 (2.57%) IaaS
5 6 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.29%) Akamai
6 4 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.29%) PaaS
7 2 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.64%) GitHub
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.32%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 1 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.32%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.32%) Google Play
8 1 (0.32%) Office 365
8 1 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.18%) Firewall
2 6 (1.93%) Internet
2 6 (1.93%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.93%) Wireless
3 5 (1.61%) DNS
3 5 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (1.29%) HTTP
4 4 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (1.29%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.29%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (1.29%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.96%) Network Security
5 3 (0.96%) SAN
6 2 (0.64%) VPN
7 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.32%) SMS
7 1 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (16.08%) Big Data
2 29 (9.32%) SQL Server
3 26 (8.36%) GIS
4 22 (7.07%) Data Mining
5 15 (4.82%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.57%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.93%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.61%) MySQL
9 4 (1.29%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.96%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.64%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.64%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.64%) Spatial Data
11 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (14.15%) Git (software)
2 33 (10.61%) Visual Studio
3 21 (6.75%) NetBeans
4 19 (6.11%) Selenium
5 15 (4.82%) JUnit
6 14 (4.50%) Jasmine
6 14 (4.50%) Protractor
6 14 (4.50%) TestNG
7 11 (3.54%) Mercurial
7 11 (3.54%) Subversion
8 5 (1.61%) Clang
8 5 (1.61%) JIRA
9 4 (1.29%) Axure RP
9 4 (1.29%) Fiddler
9 4 (1.29%) NUnit
9 4 (1.29%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.96%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.96%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (0.96%) SpecFlow
General
1 61 (19.61%) Finance
2 17 (5.47%) Military
3 10 (3.22%) Banking
4 9 (2.89%) Games
5 8 (2.57%) Advertising
5 8 (2.57%) Electronics
5 8 (2.57%) Marketing
6 7 (2.25%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.93%) Legal
8 5 (1.61%) Automotive
9 4 (1.29%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.64%) Retail
12 1 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.32%) Law
12 1 (0.32%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (27.01%) Software Engineer
2 74 (23.79%) Developer
3 27 (8.68%) Graduate
4 26 (8.36%) C# Software Engineer
5 25 (8.04%) Java Engineer
6 24 (7.72%) Java Software Engineer
7 22 (7.07%) Java Developer
8 21 (6.75%) Software Developer
9 18 (5.79%) .NET Developer
10 17 (5.47%) Junior
11 16 (5.14%) Analyst
12 14 (4.50%) Senior Software Engineer
13 13 (4.18%) C++ Software Engineer
14 12 (3.86%) Support Engineer
15 11 (3.54%) Linux Engineer
16 10 (3.22%) Graduate Developer
16 10 (3.22%) Senior C# Software Engineer
16 10 (3.22%) Senior Developer
16 10 (3.22%) Senior Java Software Engineer
16 10 (3.22%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (27.97%) .NET
2 41 (13.18%) HTML
3 39 (12.54%) CSS
4 30 (9.65%) Web Services
5 29 (9.32%) AngularJS
6 24 (7.72%) WPF
7 22 (7.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 22 (7.07%) React
7 22 (7.07%) SOAP
7 22 (7.07%) Swing
8 21 (6.75%) OpenCV
8 21 (6.75%) RESTful
9 16 (5.14%) HTML5
10 14 (4.50%) Node.js
11 12 (3.86%) ASP.NET
12 8 (2.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (2.57%) jQuery
12 8 (2.57%) JSON
12 8 (2.57%) OAuth
12 8 (2.57%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 86 (27.65%) Computer Science
2 42 (13.50%) Robotics
3 38 (12.22%) Algorithms
4 35 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (9.97%) Self-Motivation
6 20 (6.43%) Data Structures
7 12 (3.86%) Fintech
7 12 (3.86%) User Experience
8 10 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.89%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.93%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.93%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.61%) GPGPU
11 5 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.61%) PMI
12 4 (1.29%) Analytical Mindset
12 4 (1.29%) Enterprise Cloud
12 4 (1.29%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.29%) Security Operations Centre
13 3 (0.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 73 (23.47%) Linux
2 60 (19.29%) Windows
3 10 (3.22%) CentOS
4 8 (2.57%) Android
5 7 (2.25%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.93%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.93%) Unix
7 5 (1.61%) Robot Operating System
8 3 (0.96%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.96%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.64%) Debian
10 1 (0.32%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (40.51%) Software Engineering
2 100 (32.15%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (19.61%) Mathematics
4 48 (15.43%) Scrum
5 45 (14.47%) OO
6 44 (14.15%) Test Automation
7 42 (13.50%) Innovative Thinking
8 41 (13.18%) Problem-Solving
8 41 (13.18%) Visualisation
9 33 (10.61%) SDLC
9 33 (10.61%) Software Testing
10 32 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (10.29%) Machine Learning
11 31 (9.97%) Project Management
12 27 (8.68%) Web Development
13 25 (8.04%) MVC
14 23 (7.40%) Analytics
14 23 (7.40%) Data Analysis
14 23 (7.40%) Open Source
14 23 (7.40%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 113 (36.33%) Java
2 107 (34.41%) C#
3 83 (26.69%) SQL
4 80 (25.72%) C++
5 62 (19.94%) JavaScript
6 39 (12.54%) Python
7 24 (7.72%) C
8 12 (3.86%) PHP
8 12 (3.86%) R
9 7 (2.25%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.25%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.93%) Scala
11 5 (1.61%) Fortran
12 3 (0.96%) Assembly Language
12 3 (0.96%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.64%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.64%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.64%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.64%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (15.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 46 (14.79%) Numerate Degree
3 9 (2.89%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.57%) PhD
5 6 (1.93%) CISM
5 6 (1.93%) CISSP
5 6 (1.93%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.93%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.61%) ISEB
6 5 (1.61%) PMP
7 4 (1.29%) MBA
8 3 (0.96%) CAPM
8 3 (0.96%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.64%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 2 (0.64%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.64%) SANS
9 2 (0.64%) VCAP
9 2 (0.64%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.89%) SLA
3 6 (1.93%) GDPR
4 5 (1.61%) IEC 61508
4 5 (1.61%) ISO 26262
4 5 (1.61%) MISRA
4 5 (1.61%) MISRA C
4 5 (1.61%) PMO
4 5 (1.61%) QA
5 3 (0.96%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.96%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.64%) COBIT
6 2 (0.64%) GCP
6 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.32%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.32%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 13 (4.18%) Docker
2 8 (2.57%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.29%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.96%) Firmware
6 1 (0.32%) HDFS
6 1 (0.32%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (2.57%) Ansible
2 4 (1.29%) Kibana
3 3 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.64%) Puppet
4 2 (0.64%) Terraform
4 2 (0.64%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 1 (0.32%) Cacti
5 1 (0.32%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.32%) Oozie
5 1 (0.32%) Salt
5 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.50%) Splunk
3 13 (4.18%) Oracle
4 8 (2.57%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.61%) Adobe
5 5 (1.61%) Renesas
6 4 (1.29%) Cisco
6 4 (1.29%) VMware
7 3 (0.96%) Brocade
7 3 (0.96%) Google
7 3 (0.96%) IBM
7 3 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.96%) Samsung
7 3 (0.96%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.64%) Palo Alto
8 2 (0.64%) Saba
8 2 (0.64%) SAP
8 2 (0.64%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.64%) Teradata
8 2 (0.64%) Trend Micro