Period
to 24 November 2020

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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 12 8
Rank change year-on-year -11 -4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 64 299 373
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.70% 13.96% 14.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.72% 74.01% 61.35%
Number of salaries quoted 51 194 240
Median annual salary £47,575 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,150 £24,811
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,750 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +14.38% -5.88% +6.25%

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 109 404 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 13.12% 18.86% 24.06%
Number of salaries quoted 79 258 389
Median annual salary £47,575 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.72% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £26,850
90th Percentile £80,550 £78,750 £72,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +5.88%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Edinburgh

Degree
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Degree in Edinburgh

Degree
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Degree in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, 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 25 (39.06%) .NET
2 21 (32.81%) Software Engineering
2 21 (32.81%) Computer Science
3 16 (25.00%) C#
4 15 (23.44%) Java
4 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
5 13 (20.31%) HTML
5 13 (20.31%) CSS
6 12 (18.75%) Python
6 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 12 (18.75%) .NET Framework
7 11 (17.19%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (15.63%) Finance
9 9 (14.06%) C
10 8 (12.50%) Linux
10 8 (12.50%) CISSP
10 8 (12.50%) CISM
10 8 (12.50%) Information Security
10 8 (12.50%) Mobile App
10 8 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (12.50%) OWASP
10 8 (12.50%) CSSLP
10 8 (12.50%) Azure
10 8 (12.50%) Open Source
10 8 (12.50%) NIST
11 7 (10.94%) Red Team
11 7 (10.94%) AngularJS
11 7 (10.94%) Analytics
11 7 (10.94%) Mathematics
11 7 (10.94%) Social Engineering

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 2 (3.13%) Apache Spark
1 2 (3.13%) IIS
1 2 (3.13%) SAS
2 1 (1.56%) CMS
2 1 (1.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) InVision
1 1 (1.56%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Azure
2 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.56%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) Wireless
2 2 (3.13%) Network Security
3 1 (1.56%) 5G
3 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.56%) RTSP
3 1 (1.56%) Skype
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.25%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.13%) MySQL
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.56%) Big Data
5 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.56%) GIS
5 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.13%) Subversion
2 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.56%) JIRA
3 1 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Games
3 2 (3.13%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Developer
2 12 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 5 (7.81%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 4 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) React Developer
4 4 (6.25%) Systems Developer
5 3 (4.69%) Angular Developer
5 3 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (4.69%) Senior Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
5 3 (4.69%) Testing Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Architect
6 2 (3.13%) DBA
6 2 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Software Architect
6 2 (3.13%) SQL DBA
6 2 (3.13%) Statistician
6 2 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.06%) .NET
2 13 (20.31%) CSS
2 13 (20.31%) HTML
3 12 (18.75%) .NET Framework
4 7 (10.94%) AngularJS
5 6 (9.38%) .NET Core
6 4 (6.25%) Entity Framework
6 4 (6.25%) jQuery
6 4 (6.25%) React
7 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.69%) JSON
8 2 (3.13%) Ajax
8 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (3.13%) Classic ASP
8 2 (3.13%) React Native
8 2 (3.13%) WebGL
8 2 (3.13%) XML
9 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.56%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (1.56%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.81%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.25%) User Experience
4 2 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.13%) VHDL
5 1 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.56%) PMI
5 1 (1.56%) Robotics
5 1 (1.56%) Verilog
5 1 (1.56%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Linux
2 4 (6.25%) Windows
3 3 (4.69%) Android
3 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.56%) CentOS
5 1 (1.56%) Debian
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) Computer Science
1 21 (32.81%) Software Engineering
2 8 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (12.50%) Information Security
2 8 (12.50%) Open Source
2 8 (12.50%) OWASP
3 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.94%) Analytics
3 7 (10.94%) API Testing
3 7 (10.94%) Mathematics
3 7 (10.94%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (10.94%) Red Team
3 7 (10.94%) SDLC
3 7 (10.94%) Social Engineering
3 7 (10.94%) Threat Analysis
4 6 (9.38%) Data Science
5 5 (7.81%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (7.81%) DevOps
5 5 (7.81%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.00%) C#
2 15 (23.44%) Java
2 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
3 12 (18.75%) Python
4 9 (14.06%) C
5 6 (9.38%) C++
6 5 (7.81%) SQL
7 3 (4.69%) MATLAB
7 3 (4.69%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.69%) PHP
7 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.13%) Apple Swift
8 2 (3.13%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.13%) Kotlin
8 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.56%) Go
9 1 (1.56%) Perl
9 1 (1.56%) Tcl
9 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (12.50%) CISM
2 8 (12.50%) CISSP
2 8 (12.50%) CSSLP
3 2 (3.13%) Master's Degree
3 2 (3.13%) PhD
4 1 (1.56%) HNC
4 1 (1.56%) HND
4 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) NIST
2 1 (1.56%) GAMP
2 1 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.13%) Firmware
2 1 (1.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) Splunk
3 1 (1.56%) Adobe
3 1 (1.56%) Altera
3 1 (1.56%) Apple
3 1 (1.56%) Facebook
3 1 (1.56%) Google
3 1 (1.56%) Intel
3 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.56%) VMware
3 1 (1.56%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.56%) Xilinx