Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 371 463 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.59% 17.11% 14.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.92% 64.31% 57.52%
Number of salaries quoted 236 288 200
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% +16.13%
10th Percentile £24,811 £24,925 £24,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £57,625
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.23%

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 609 720 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 23.95% 26.61% 24.36%
Number of salaries quoted 391 448 342
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £62,375
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 156 (42.05%) Computer Science
2 138 (37.20%) Software Engineering
3 137 (36.93%) Java
4 117 (31.54%) C#
5 108 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (26.42%) Computer Science Degree
7 95 (25.61%) Windows
8 92 (24.80%) SQL
9 81 (21.83%) Mathematics
10 79 (21.29%) C++
10 79 (21.29%) Linux
11 78 (21.02%) .NET
12 66 (17.79%) Big Data
13 65 (17.52%) JavaScript
14 62 (16.71%) Finance
15 58 (15.63%) Test Automation
16 55 (14.82%) Analytics
17 54 (14.56%) Numerate Degree
18 53 (14.29%) Python
19 52 (14.02%) Git (software)
20 49 (13.21%) Machine Learning
21 48 (12.94%) Innovative Thinking
21 48 (12.94%) Robotics
22 45 (12.13%) Software Testing
22 45 (12.13%) SQL Server
23 41 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
24 37 (9.97%) Physics
24 37 (9.97%) MVC
25 34 (9.16%) Visualisation
25 34 (9.16%) Continuous Integration

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 19 (5.12%) IIS
2 10 (2.70%) Apache Spark
2 10 (2.70%) SAS
3 7 (1.89%) Apache
4 4 (1.08%) nginx
5 2 (0.54%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.54%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.54%) JBoss
5 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.54%) WordPress
6 1 (0.27%) concrete5
6 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.35%) Simulink
3 3 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.27%) InDesign
5 1 (0.27%) InVision
5 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.27%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) LabWindows
2 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.54%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.54%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.27%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.89%) SaaS
4 6 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.35%) IaaS
5 5 (1.35%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.08%) Akamai
6 4 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.08%) GitHub
6 4 (1.08%) Office 365
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.27%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 1 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.27%) Google Play
7 1 (0.27%) PaaS
7 1 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.23%) Internet
2 9 (2.43%) DNS
2 9 (2.43%) Wireshark
3 8 (2.16%) Firewall
3 8 (2.16%) Network Security
4 6 (1.62%) IPv4
4 6 (1.62%) MPLS
4 6 (1.62%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.62%) WAN
5 5 (1.35%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.08%) HTTP
6 4 (1.08%) Kerberos
6 4 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (1.08%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (1.08%) SMS
6 4 (1.08%) Wireless
7 3 (0.81%) Modbus
7 3 (0.81%) VLAN
8 2 (0.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (17.79%) Big Data
2 45 (12.13%) SQL Server
3 28 (7.55%) GIS
4 26 (7.01%) Data Mining
5 14 (3.77%) Blockchain
6 13 (3.50%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.89%) MySQL
8 5 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.35%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.35%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.08%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.81%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.81%) Pentaho
10 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 52 (14.02%) Git (software)
2 32 (8.63%) Visual Studio
3 23 (6.20%) NetBeans
4 20 (5.39%) SpecFlow
4 20 (5.39%) TeamCity
5 18 (4.85%) Jenkins
6 16 (4.31%) Cucumber
6 16 (4.31%) NUnit
7 8 (2.16%) Hudson
7 8 (2.16%) Selenium
8 6 (1.62%) JIRA
9 5 (1.35%) Clang
9 5 (1.35%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.08%) Fiddler
10 4 (1.08%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.08%) JUnit
10 4 (1.08%) Ranorex
11 3 (0.81%) Protractor
11 3 (0.81%) TestNG
12 2 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
General
1 62 (16.71%) Finance
2 26 (7.01%) Military
3 18 (4.85%) Marketing
4 13 (3.50%) Banking
5 9 (2.43%) Automotive
5 9 (2.43%) Games
6 8 (2.16%) Electronics
7 4 (1.08%) Advertising
7 4 (1.08%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.81%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.81%) Retail
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.27%) German Language
9 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.27%) Legal
9 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.27%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 99 (26.68%) Software Engineer
2 87 (23.45%) Developer
3 42 (11.32%) C# Software Engineer
4 39 (10.51%) Java Engineer
4 39 (10.51%) Java Software Engineer
5 35 (9.43%) Graduate
5 35 (9.43%) Java Developer
6 34 (9.16%) Software Developer
7 30 (8.09%) Junior
8 26 (7.01%) JavaScript Developer
9 25 (6.74%) .NET Developer
10 24 (6.47%) Analyst
10 24 (6.47%) Test Engineer
11 23 (6.20%) C# Developer
12 20 (5.39%) C# .NET Developer
12 20 (5.39%) C# Software Developer
12 20 (5.39%) Software Test Engineer
13 19 (5.12%) .NET Software Developer
13 19 (5.12%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 19 (5.12%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (21.02%) .NET
2 32 (8.63%) Web Services
3 30 (8.09%) CSS
4 29 (7.82%) HTML
5 27 (7.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 27 (7.28%) RESTful
6 25 (6.74%) OpenCV
7 24 (6.47%) SOAP
7 24 (6.47%) WPF
8 23 (6.20%) ASP.NET Web API
8 23 (6.20%) Swing
9 21 (5.66%) AngularJS
9 21 (5.66%) JSON
10 20 (5.39%) Gherkin
11 18 (4.85%) REST
11 18 (4.85%) XML
12 17 (4.58%) Kafka
12 17 (4.58%) Node.js
13 16 (4.31%) Spring
14 15 (4.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 156 (42.05%) Computer Science
2 48 (12.94%) Robotics
3 33 (8.89%) Algorithms
4 30 (8.09%) Fintech
5 28 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.96%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.43%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.43%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (2.16%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (1.62%) Analytical Mindset
10 5 (1.35%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.35%) GPGPU
11 4 (1.08%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Cloud
11 4 (1.08%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.08%) NHS
11 4 (1.08%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.08%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 95 (25.61%) Windows
2 79 (21.29%) Linux
3 10 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.16%) CentOS
5 7 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.62%) Unix
7 4 (1.08%) Android
7 4 (1.08%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.81%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.81%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.81%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.54%) Debian
9 2 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.54%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (37.20%) Software Engineering
2 108 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (21.83%) Mathematics
4 58 (15.63%) Test Automation
5 55 (14.82%) Analytics
6 49 (13.21%) Machine Learning
7 48 (12.94%) Innovative Thinking
8 45 (12.13%) Software Testing
9 41 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
10 37 (9.97%) MVC
10 37 (9.97%) Physics
11 34 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (9.16%) Visualisation
12 33 (8.89%) OO
13 31 (8.36%) Data Science
14 30 (8.09%) Data Analysis
15 29 (7.82%) Open Source
16 27 (7.28%) Scrum
17 26 (7.01%) Image Processing
17 26 (7.01%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 137 (36.93%) Java
2 117 (31.54%) C#
3 92 (24.80%) SQL
4 79 (21.29%) C++
5 65 (17.52%) JavaScript
6 53 (14.29%) Python
7 22 (5.93%) R
8 20 (5.39%) PowerShell
9 17 (4.58%) C
10 13 (3.50%) MATLAB
11 9 (2.43%) PHP
12 8 (2.16%) Embedded C
12 8 (2.16%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.89%) Perl
13 7 (1.89%) Ruby
14 6 (1.62%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.62%) Scala
15 5 (1.35%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.08%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (26.42%) Computer Science Degree
2 54 (14.56%) Numerate Degree
3 11 (2.96%) CISSP
4 10 (2.70%) Master's Degree
5 9 (2.43%) PhD
6 8 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.16%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.89%) CISM
8 6 (1.62%) CCNP
8 6 (1.62%) CEH
8 6 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.62%) MCSE
9 5 (1.35%) CISA
9 5 (1.35%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (1.35%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.08%) CRISC
10 4 (1.08%) HND
10 4 (1.08%) MCSA
11 3 (0.81%) MBA
11 3 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.12%) SLA
2 14 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.70%) GDPR
4 6 (1.62%) QA
5 5 (1.35%) IEC 61508
5 5 (1.35%) ISO 26262
5 5 (1.35%) MISRA
5 5 (1.35%) MISRA C
6 4 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.81%) COBIT
7 3 (0.81%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.81%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.54%) IEC 61131
8 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.54%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (8.36%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.85%) Docker
3 8 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.35%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.08%) Firmware
5 4 (1.08%) NFS
5 4 (1.08%) Samba
6 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (4.04%) Kubernetes
2 10 (2.70%) Ansible
3 7 (1.89%) vCenter Server
4 4 (1.08%) Kibana
4 4 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.81%) Puppet
5 3 (0.81%) Terraform
6 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.27%) Ambari
7 1 (0.27%) Cacti
7 1 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.27%) Graphite
7 1 (0.27%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.27%) Icinga
7 1 (0.27%) Mesos
7 1 (0.27%) Oozie
7 1 (0.27%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.27%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.27%) Salt
7 1 (0.27%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 26 (7.01%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.50%) Red Hat
3 12 (3.23%) Oracle
3 12 (3.23%) VMware
4 6 (1.62%) Cisco
4 6 (1.62%) F5
5 5 (1.35%) Cadence
5 5 (1.35%) Renesas
6 4 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.81%) IBM
7 3 (0.81%) Progress
7 3 (0.81%) Samsung
7 3 (0.81%) Splunk
7 3 (0.81%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.54%) Adobe
8 2 (0.54%) Google
8 2 (0.54%) New Relic
8 2 (0.54%) Sage
8 2 (0.54%) Teradata
8 2 (0.54%) Twitter