Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 7 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 459 322 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.89% 13.78% 14.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 63.75% 57.91% 51.14%
Number of salaries quoted 285 199 280
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +16.88% -3.75%
10th Percentile £25,100 £24,850 £22,950
90th Percentile £66,250 £59,000 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -3.75%

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 720 556 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.50% 23.80% 28.95%
Number of salaries quoted 447 340 591
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,850 £64,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% -

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 150 (32.68%) Computer Science
2 138 (30.07%) Software Engineering
3 119 (25.93%) Java
4 116 (25.27%) Analytical Skills
5 108 (23.53%) C++
6 107 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
7 98 (21.35%) C#
7 98 (21.35%) SQL
8 91 (19.83%) Linux
9 89 (19.39%) Finance
10 85 (18.52%) Mathematics
11 79 (17.21%) SAP
12 78 (16.99%) .NET
13 76 (16.56%) Computer Science Degree
14 75 (16.34%) Numerate Degree
15 74 (16.12%) Software Testing
16 73 (15.90%) Windows
17 67 (14.60%) Requirements Analysis
17 67 (14.60%) Git (software)
18 62 (13.51%) JavaScript
19 59 (12.85%) Big Data
20 57 (12.42%) Retail
21 56 (12.20%) Innovative Thinking
22 53 (11.55%) Machine Learning
23 52 (11.33%) Python
24 47 (10.24%) HTML
24 47 (10.24%) Test Automation
25 46 (10.02%) CSS
26 43 (9.37%) Robotics
27 42 (9.15%) Algorithms

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 (3.92%) SAS
2 17 (3.70%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.31%) IIS
4 4 (0.87%) Apache Pig
4 4 (0.87%) CMS
4 4 (0.87%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.65%) ArcGIS
5 3 (0.65%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.65%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.44%) Confluence
6 2 (0.44%) Content Management Server
6 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.44%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.22%) Apache
7 1 (0.22%) Drupal
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (4.14%) SAP BPC
2 16 (3.49%) SAP S/4HANA
3 15 (3.27%) SAP MM
4 14 (3.05%) SAP SD
5 12 (2.61%) SAP SCM
6 6 (1.31%) SAP Retail
7 4 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (2.40%) SaaS
2 10 (2.18%) iPaaS
3 7 (1.53%) GitHub
4 5 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.44%) Office 365
7 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.31%) AMQP
2 5 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.87%) SAN
4 2 (0.44%) H.323
4 2 (0.44%) HTTP
4 2 (0.44%) RTSP
4 2 (0.44%) VoIP
4 2 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.44%) Wireless
4 2 (0.44%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.22%) Internet
5 1 (0.22%) IPv4
5 1 (0.22%) RTCP
5 1 (0.22%) RTP
5 1 (0.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (12.85%) Big Data
2 36 (7.84%) SQL Server
3 33 (7.19%) GIS
4 24 (5.23%) MongoDB
5 21 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (3.92%) Hadoop
7 15 (3.27%) Data Mining
8 12 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (2.40%) SAP HANA
9 11 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (2.18%) SAP Data Services
11 9 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 8 (1.74%) MySQL
12 8 (1.74%) QlikView
12 8 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.31%) Apache Hive
14 5 (1.09%) NoSQL
14 5 (1.09%) Power BI
14 5 (1.09%) SAP BW
15 4 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 67 (14.60%) Git (software)
2 30 (6.54%) Selenium
3 27 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 20 (4.36%) NetBeans
5 13 (2.83%) Jasmine
5 13 (2.83%) JUnit
5 13 (2.83%) Protractor
5 13 (2.83%) TestNG
6 12 (2.61%) Maven
7 11 (2.40%) Subversion
8 8 (1.74%) HP UFT
9 7 (1.53%) Ant
9 7 (1.53%) JIRA
10 5 (1.09%) Axure RP
10 5 (1.09%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.09%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 4 (0.87%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.87%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.44%) Bugzilla
General
1 89 (19.39%) Finance
2 57 (12.42%) Retail
3 41 (8.93%) Automotive
4 29 (6.32%) Banking
5 23 (5.01%) Military
6 17 (3.70%) Billing
7 12 (2.61%) Electronics
7 12 (2.61%) Games
8 6 (1.31%) Legal
8 6 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.31%) Marketing
9 5 (1.09%) Avionics
10 4 (0.87%) Advertising
10 4 (0.87%) Dutch Language
10 4 (0.87%) German Language
11 3 (0.65%) French Language
11 3 (0.65%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.44%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.44%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 118 (25.71%) Software Engineer
2 73 (15.90%) Consultant
3 61 (13.29%) SAP Consultant
4 56 (12.20%) Developer
5 42 (9.15%) Analyst
6 36 (7.84%) C++ Software Engineer
7 33 (7.19%) Linux Engineer
8 31 (6.75%) Java Engineer
9 30 (6.54%) Java Software Engineer
10 22 (4.79%) Test Engineer
11 21 (4.58%) Software Developer
12 20 (4.36%) C# Software Engineer
13 19 (4.14%) SAP BPC Consultant
14 18 (3.92%) Architect
15 17 (3.70%) Data Scientist
15 17 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
16 15 (3.27%) SAP MM Consultant
17 14 (3.05%) Junior
17 14 (3.05%) SAP SD Consultant
18 13 (2.83%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (16.99%) .NET
2 47 (10.24%) HTML
3 46 (10.02%) CSS
4 37 (8.06%) SOAP
5 31 (6.75%) RESTful
6 30 (6.54%) AngularJS
7 29 (6.32%) Swing
8 20 (4.36%) WPF
9 15 (3.27%) HTML5
9 15 (3.27%) Web Services
10 14 (3.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 13 (2.83%) OpenCV
12 12 (2.61%) React
12 12 (2.61%) REST
12 12 (2.61%) SAP Core Interface
13 11 (2.40%) Hibernate
13 11 (2.40%) NumPy
13 11 (2.40%) Qt
14 10 (2.18%) ASP.NET
14 10 (2.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 150 (32.68%) Computer Science
2 116 (25.27%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (9.37%) Robotics
4 42 (9.15%) Algorithms
5 27 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.27%) Data Structures
7 10 (2.18%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (1.74%) Social Media
9 7 (1.53%) PMI
9 7 (1.53%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (1.53%) User Experience
10 6 (1.31%) ASIC
10 6 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (1.09%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (1.09%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.87%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 91 (19.83%) Linux
2 73 (15.90%) Windows
3 14 (3.05%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.40%) Android
5 10 (2.18%) Unix
6 8 (1.74%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.09%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.87%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.65%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.65%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.44%) CentOS
10 2 (0.44%) Debian
10 2 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.44%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.22%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (30.07%) Software Engineering
2 107 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (18.52%) Mathematics
4 74 (16.12%) Software Testing
5 67 (14.60%) Requirements Analysis
6 56 (12.20%) Innovative Thinking
7 53 (11.55%) Machine Learning
8 47 (10.24%) Test Automation
9 38 (8.28%) SDLC
10 35 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
11 34 (7.41%) Visualisation
12 33 (7.19%) ETL
13 32 (6.97%) Open Source
14 29 (6.32%) OO
14 29 (6.32%) Physics
15 27 (5.88%) Scrum
16 26 (5.66%) Data Analysis
16 26 (5.66%) High Availability
17 25 (5.45%) Analytics
17 25 (5.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (25.93%) Java
2 108 (23.53%) C++
3 98 (21.35%) C#
3 98 (21.35%) SQL
4 62 (13.51%) JavaScript
5 52 (11.33%) Python
6 29 (6.32%) C
7 18 (3.92%) R
8 14 (3.05%) Scala
9 9 (1.96%) PHP
9 9 (1.96%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.74%) Perl
11 7 (1.53%) MATLAB
12 6 (1.31%) Embedded C
12 6 (1.31%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.09%) Embedded C++
13 5 (1.09%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.09%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.87%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 76 (16.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 75 (16.34%) Numerate Degree
3 16 (3.49%) PhD
4 11 (2.40%) CISSP
4 11 (2.40%) Master's Degree
5 10 (2.18%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.74%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.53%) MBA
9 6 (1.31%) CISM
9 6 (1.31%) HND
9 6 (1.31%) PMP
10 5 (1.09%) CEH
10 5 (1.09%) CompTIA Security+
10 5 (1.09%) Postgraduate
10 5 (1.09%) Security+ Certification
11 4 (0.87%) CISA
12 3 (0.65%) ISEB
13 1 (0.22%) MCITP
13 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.01%) QA
2 17 (3.70%) SLA
3 11 (2.40%) Data Quality
4 10 (2.18%) IFRS
5 5 (1.09%) PMO
6 4 (0.87%) DO-254
7 3 (0.65%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.22%) COBIT
9 1 (0.22%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.74%) Firmware
3 4 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.65%) Ambari
2 3 (0.65%) Nagios
3 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.44%) SCCM
3 2 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 79 (17.21%) SAP
2 41 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.27%) Oracle
4 12 (2.61%) Tableau
5 8 (1.74%) Cognizant
5 8 (1.74%) HP
6 7 (1.53%) Ariba
6 7 (1.53%) VMware
7 5 (1.09%) Cognos
7 5 (1.09%) Google
7 5 (1.09%) Hyperion
7 5 (1.09%) Splunk
8 4 (0.87%) Ab Initio
8 4 (0.87%) Adobe
8 4 (0.87%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.65%) F5
9 3 (0.65%) iManage
10 2 (0.44%) ArcSight
10 2 (0.44%) Capita
10 2 (0.44%) Cloudera