Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 9 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 367 408 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 15.23% 15.66% 12.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 64.27% 60.00% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 251 274 171
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -10.11% +11.25%
10th Percentile £24,811 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +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 571 680 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 23.70% 26.10% 22.82%
Number of salaries quoted 384 456 296
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.59% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,000 £24,625
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,125 £64,875
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +0.63%

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 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Degree in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 167 (45.50%) Computer Science
2 112 (30.52%) Software Engineering
3 110 (29.97%) Java
4 100 (27.25%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (25.34%) C#
6 89 (24.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 85 (23.16%) SQL
8 76 (20.71%) Mathematics
9 75 (20.44%) Windows
10 74 (20.16%) JavaScript
11 67 (18.26%) Test Automation
12 66 (17.98%) Analytics
13 63 (17.17%) .NET
14 58 (15.80%) Linux
14 58 (15.80%) Finance
15 57 (15.53%) Python
16 56 (15.26%) C++
17 50 (13.62%) SQL Server
18 49 (13.35%) Physics
18 49 (13.35%) Problem-Solving
19 48 (13.08%) Git (software)
20 47 (12.81%) MVC
21 44 (11.99%) Big Data
22 41 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
23 38 (10.35%) HTML
24 37 (10.08%) Software Testing
24 37 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
25 35 (9.54%) Fintech
26 34 (9.26%) CSS
27 33 (8.99%) Active Directory

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 23 (6.27%) IIS
2 7 (1.91%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.36%) SAS
4 3 (0.82%) Apache
5 2 (0.54%) Drupal
5 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.54%) SilverStripe
5 2 (0.54%) Sitefinity
5 2 (0.54%) WordPress
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.27%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.27%) concrete5
6 1 (0.27%) JBoss
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.36%) Simulink
3 4 (1.09%) AutoCAD
3 4 (1.09%) Mathcad
3 4 (1.09%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.27%) InDesign
5 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.54%) Magento
3 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.27%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.36%) Office 365
3 5 (1.36%) OpenShift
4 4 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.09%) GitHub
5 3 (0.82%) SaaS
6 2 (0.54%) npm
7 1 (0.27%) Datadog
7 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.27%) Serverless
7 1 (0.27%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.72%) Wireless
2 8 (2.18%) Internet
3 7 (1.91%) Network Security
4 6 (1.63%) 802.11
4 6 (1.63%) Bluetooth
4 6 (1.63%) IPv4
4 6 (1.63%) MPLS
4 6 (1.63%) WAN
4 6 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.36%) Ethernet
5 5 (1.36%) Wireshark
6 4 (1.09%) DNS
6 4 (1.09%) SMS
7 3 (0.82%) Firewall
7 3 (0.82%) Modbus
7 3 (0.82%) VLAN
8 2 (0.54%) SAN
8 2 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (13.62%) SQL Server
2 44 (11.99%) Big Data
3 17 (4.63%) GIS
4 15 (4.09%) Data Mining
5 13 (3.54%) Blockchain
5 13 (3.54%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.00%) MySQL
7 8 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (2.18%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.91%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.36%) Pentaho
10 4 (1.09%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.54%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.54%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (13.08%) Git (software)
2 25 (6.81%) SpecFlow
2 25 (6.81%) TeamCity
3 24 (6.54%) Jenkins
4 22 (5.99%) Cucumber
4 22 (5.99%) NUnit
5 20 (5.45%) Visual Studio
6 19 (5.18%) Hudson
7 12 (3.27%) NetBeans
8 7 (1.91%) Selenium
9 6 (1.63%) GCC
10 5 (1.36%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.82%) JIRA
11 3 (0.82%) Ranorex
12 2 (0.54%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.54%) GoCD
12 2 (0.54%) gulp
12 2 (0.54%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.27%) TestNG
General
1 58 (15.80%) Finance
2 25 (6.81%) Marketing
3 15 (4.09%) Military
4 13 (3.54%) Automotive
4 13 (3.54%) Banking
4 13 (3.54%) Electronics
5 6 (1.63%) Games
6 4 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.82%) Advertising
7 3 (0.82%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.54%) Social Science
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Front Office
9 1 (0.27%) German Language
9 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 93 (25.34%) Developer
2 85 (23.16%) Software Engineer
3 41 (11.17%) Java Developer
4 37 (10.08%) Software Developer
5 36 (9.81%) Test Engineer
6 35 (9.54%) C# Software Engineer
6 35 (9.54%) JavaScript Developer
7 34 (9.26%) Analyst
7 34 (9.26%) Java Engineer
7 34 (9.26%) Java Software Engineer
8 33 (8.99%) .NET Developer
9 32 (8.72%) Graduate
10 29 (7.90%) Junior
11 28 (7.63%) C# Developer
12 27 (7.36%) Software Test Engineer
13 26 (7.08%) .NET Software Developer
13 26 (7.08%) C# .NET Developer
14 25 (6.81%) C# Software Developer
15 22 (5.99%) .NET Software Engineer
15 22 (5.99%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (17.17%) .NET
2 38 (10.35%) HTML
3 34 (9.26%) CSS
4 29 (7.90%) ASP.NET Web API
5 27 (7.36%) AngularJS
6 25 (6.81%) Gherkin
6 25 (6.81%) REST
7 24 (6.54%) JSON
7 24 (6.54%) XML
8 20 (5.45%) HTML5
9 19 (5.18%) Spring
9 19 (5.18%) Web Services
10 18 (4.90%) RESTful
11 16 (4.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 16 (4.36%) React
12 15 (4.09%) NumPy
12 15 (4.09%) Pandas
12 15 (4.09%) Spring Boot
12 15 (4.09%) WPF
13 14 (3.81%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (9.54%) Fintech
3 26 (7.08%) Robotics
4 23 (6.27%) Algorithms
5 16 (4.36%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (2.18%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (2.18%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.91%) ASIC
8 7 (1.91%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.63%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.36%) NHS
10 5 (1.36%) Verilog
11 4 (1.09%) Blog
11 4 (1.09%) Life Science
11 4 (1.09%) Optoelectronics
12 3 (0.82%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.82%) User Experience
12 3 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 75 (20.44%) Windows
2 58 (15.80%) Linux
3 7 (1.91%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.63%) Unix
5 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.09%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.54%) Android
7 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.54%) CentOS
7 2 (0.54%) Debian
7 2 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.54%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (45.50%) Computer Science
2 112 (30.52%) Software Engineering
3 100 (27.25%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (20.71%) Mathematics
5 67 (18.26%) Test Automation
6 66 (17.98%) Analytics
7 49 (13.35%) Physics
7 49 (13.35%) Problem-Solving
8 47 (12.81%) MVC
9 41 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (10.08%) Software Testing
11 33 (8.99%) Machine Learning
11 33 (8.99%) Open Source
12 32 (8.72%) Data Science
12 32 (8.72%) OO
13 29 (7.90%) User Stories
14 26 (7.08%) Innovative Thinking
14 26 (7.08%) Line Management
14 26 (7.08%) TDD
15 25 (6.81%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 110 (29.97%) Java
2 93 (25.34%) C#
3 85 (23.16%) SQL
4 74 (20.16%) JavaScript
5 57 (15.53%) Python
6 56 (15.26%) C++
7 26 (7.08%) PowerShell
8 22 (5.99%) R
9 20 (5.45%) Perl
10 17 (4.63%) C
11 14 (3.81%) MATLAB
12 10 (2.72%) Ruby
13 8 (2.18%) PHP
13 8 (2.18%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.91%) Embedded C
14 7 (1.91%) Scala
15 5 (1.36%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.36%) Tcl
15 5 (1.36%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.82%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 89 (24.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 31 (8.45%) Numerate Degree
3 20 (5.45%) Master's Degree
4 14 (3.81%) PhD
5 10 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.18%) CISSP
7 6 (1.63%) CCNP
7 6 (1.63%) CEH
7 6 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.63%) MCSE
8 5 (1.36%) CISA
8 5 (1.36%) HND
9 4 (1.09%) CISM
9 4 (1.09%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (1.09%) CRISC
9 4 (1.09%) MCSA
10 3 (0.82%) MBA
11 2 (0.54%) ISEB
11 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.54%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.09%) SLA
2 10 (2.72%) GDPR
3 8 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.91%) QA
5 4 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.82%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.82%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.54%) COBIT
7 2 (0.54%) IEC 61131
7 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (8.99%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.90%) Docker
3 8 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.91%) Firmware
5 5 (1.36%) Samba
6 4 (1.09%) NFS
7 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (4.36%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.91%) vCenter Server
3 4 (1.09%) Ansible
3 4 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.09%) Terraform
4 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.54%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.27%) Ambari
5 1 (0.27%) Consul
5 1 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.27%) Graphite
5 1 (0.27%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.27%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.27%) Icinga
5 1 (0.27%) Mesos
5 1 (0.27%) Puppet
5 1 (0.27%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (5.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.81%) Oracle
3 11 (3.00%) Cadence
4 8 (2.18%) VMware
5 7 (1.91%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.63%) Cisco
6 6 (1.63%) F5
7 5 (1.36%) Synopsys
7 5 (1.36%) Tableau
8 4 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.82%) Adobe
9 3 (0.82%) New Relic
9 3 (0.82%) Progress
10 2 (0.54%) Google
10 2 (0.54%) PagerDuty
10 2 (0.54%) Twitter
10 2 (0.54%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.27%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.27%) Facebook
11 1 (0.27%) HP