Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 312 454 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.34% 17.19% 15.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.06% 65.99% 59.60%
Number of salaries quoted 201 260 235
Edinburgh median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,225 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £66,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year - -0.62% +1.90%

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 588 688 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 23.25% 26.05% 25.52%
Number of salaries quoted 401 412 371
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,750 £66,250 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%

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 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 138 (44.23%) Software Engineering
2 133 (42.63%) Java
3 122 (39.10%) Computer Science
4 119 (38.14%) C#
5 88 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (27.24%) Windows
7 84 (26.92%) SQL
8 83 (26.60%) .NET
8 83 (26.60%) C++
9 81 (25.96%) Computer Science Degree
10 76 (24.36%) Linux
11 67 (21.47%) Mathematics
12 62 (19.87%) Big Data
13 59 (18.91%) Numerate Degree
14 57 (18.27%) Finance
15 56 (17.95%) Test Automation
16 54 (17.31%) Robotics
16 54 (17.31%) Innovative Thinking
17 52 (16.67%) Git (software)
18 51 (16.35%) JavaScript
19 44 (14.10%) Machine Learning
20 40 (12.82%) SQL Server
20 40 (12.82%) Software Testing
21 38 (12.18%) Visualisation
21 38 (12.18%) Algorithms
22 36 (11.54%) Web Services
22 36 (11.54%) OO
22 36 (11.54%) Python
23 35 (11.22%) Visual Studio
23 35 (11.22%) Microsoft

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 (4.17%) IIS
2 10 (3.21%) SAS
3 9 (2.88%) Apache
4 6 (1.92%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.28%) nginx
5 4 (1.28%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.64%) JBoss
6 2 (0.64%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.64%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.32%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.32%) concrete5
7 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.64%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.64%) Simulink
4 1 (0.32%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.32%) InDesign
4 1 (0.32%) InVision
4 1 (0.32%) Maya
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.32%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.96%) LabWindows
2 2 (0.64%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.64%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.32%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.21%) SaaS
4 8 (2.56%) IaaS
5 4 (1.28%) Akamai
5 4 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.28%) PaaS
6 3 (0.96%) GitHub
7 2 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
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%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.53%) Firewall
2 9 (2.88%) DNS
3 8 (2.56%) Internet
3 8 (2.56%) Wireshark
4 6 (1.92%) IPv4
4 6 (1.92%) MPLS
4 6 (1.92%) WAN
5 5 (1.60%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (1.60%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.28%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.28%) HTTP
6 4 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (1.28%) Kerberos
6 4 (1.28%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.96%) Network Security
7 3 (0.96%) SMS
7 3 (0.96%) VLAN
7 3 (0.96%) Wireless
8 2 (0.64%) Modbus
8 2 (0.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (19.87%) Big Data
2 40 (12.82%) SQL Server
3 32 (10.26%) GIS
4 29 (9.29%) Data Mining
5 10 (3.21%) Blockchain
5 10 (3.21%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.92%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.96%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.96%) MySQL
9 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.64%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.32%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.32%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.32%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 52 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 35 (11.22%) Visual Studio
3 26 (8.33%) NetBeans
4 15 (4.81%) TeamCity
5 13 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 12 (3.85%) SpecFlow
7 10 (3.21%) Cucumber
7 10 (3.21%) NUnit
7 10 (3.21%) Selenium
8 8 (2.56%) JIRA
9 7 (2.24%) Mercurial
9 7 (2.24%) Subversion
10 6 (1.92%) Jasmine
10 6 (1.92%) JUnit
11 5 (1.60%) Clang
11 5 (1.60%) Hudson
11 5 (1.60%) Protractor
11 5 (1.60%) TestNG
12 4 (1.28%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.28%) Fiddler
General
1 57 (18.27%) Finance
2 30 (9.62%) Military
3 15 (4.81%) Marketing
4 8 (2.56%) Electronics
4 8 (2.56%) Games
5 6 (1.92%) Banking
5 6 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.60%) Automotive
6 5 (1.60%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.28%) Advertising
7 4 (1.28%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.96%) Legal
9 2 (0.64%) Retail
10 1 (0.32%) Back Office
10 1 (0.32%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 95 (30.45%) Software Engineer
2 81 (25.96%) Developer
3 39 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
4 37 (11.86%) Graduate
4 37 (11.86%) Java Engineer
4 37 (11.86%) Java Software Engineer
5 33 (10.58%) Java Developer
6 30 (9.62%) Junior
7 28 (8.97%) Software Developer
8 20 (6.41%) .NET Developer
8 20 (6.41%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 20 (6.41%) Junior Software Engineer
9 15 (4.81%) Analyst
9 15 (4.81%) C# Developer
10 14 (4.49%) Test Engineer
11 13 (4.17%) Software Test Engineer
12 12 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
12 12 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
12 12 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
12 12 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (26.60%) .NET
2 36 (11.54%) Web Services
3 32 (10.26%) CSS
4 29 (9.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 29 (9.29%) RESTful
5 28 (8.97%) HTML
5 28 (8.97%) OpenCV
5 28 (8.97%) SOAP
6 27 (8.65%) Swing
6 27 (8.65%) WPF
7 17 (5.45%) ASP.NET
8 16 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (5.13%) JSON
9 15 (4.81%) Node.js
10 14 (4.49%) AngularJS
11 13 (4.17%) REST
11 13 (4.17%) XML
12 12 (3.85%) Gherkin
13 11 (3.53%) Spring
13 11 (3.53%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 122 (39.10%) Computer Science
2 54 (17.31%) Robotics
3 38 (12.18%) Algorithms
4 23 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (6.73%) Fintech
6 16 (5.13%) Data Centre
7 13 (4.17%) Data Structures
8 10 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (2.24%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.92%) Analytical Mindset
10 6 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.92%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.92%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (1.60%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.60%) GPGPU
12 4 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
12 4 (1.28%) PMI
12 4 (1.28%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 85 (27.24%) Windows
2 76 (24.36%) Linux
3 10 (3.21%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.56%) CentOS
5 6 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.60%) Android
6 5 (1.60%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.28%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.64%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.32%) Debian
9 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.32%) Unix
9 1 (0.32%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (44.23%) Software Engineering
2 88 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (21.47%) Mathematics
4 56 (17.95%) Test Automation
5 54 (17.31%) Innovative Thinking
6 44 (14.10%) Machine Learning
7 40 (12.82%) Software Testing
8 38 (12.18%) Visualisation
9 36 (11.54%) OO
10 34 (10.90%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (9.62%) MVC
11 30 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (9.29%) Analytics
12 29 (9.29%) Data Analysis
12 29 (9.29%) Web Development
13 28 (8.97%) Deep Learning
13 28 (8.97%) Image Processing
13 28 (8.97%) Scrum
14 26 (8.33%) SOA
14 26 (8.33%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (42.63%) Java
2 119 (38.14%) C#
3 84 (26.92%) SQL
4 83 (26.60%) C++
5 51 (16.35%) JavaScript
6 36 (11.54%) Python
7 15 (4.81%) C
8 12 (3.85%) PowerShell
8 12 (3.85%) R
9 7 (2.24%) PHP
10 6 (1.92%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.92%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.60%) MATLAB
11 5 (1.60%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.28%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.96%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.96%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.64%) F#
14 2 (0.64%) Perl
14 2 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (25.96%) Computer Science Degree
2 59 (18.91%) Numerate Degree
3 9 (2.88%) CISSP
3 9 (2.88%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.56%) CISM
5 6 (1.92%) CCNP
5 6 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.60%) MBA
6 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.28%) HND
7 4 (1.28%) PhD
7 4 (1.28%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.96%) CISA
8 3 (0.96%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.64%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.64%) CRISC
9 2 (0.64%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 2 (0.64%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.85%) SLA
2 11 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.56%) GDPR
4 5 (1.60%) IEC 61508
4 5 (1.60%) ISO 26262
4 5 (1.60%) MISRA
4 5 (1.60%) MISRA C
4 5 (1.60%) QA
5 3 (0.96%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.96%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.96%) PMO
6 2 (0.64%) COBIT
7 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.32%) IEC 61131
7 1 (0.32%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.32%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 21 (6.73%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.85%) Docker
3 8 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.60%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.60%) Samba
5 4 (1.28%) Firmware
5 4 (1.28%) NFS
6 2 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.32%) HDFS
7 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (3.21%) Ansible
2 9 (2.88%) Kubernetes
3 7 (2.24%) vCenter Server
4 4 (1.28%) Kibana
4 4 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.96%) Puppet
5 3 (0.96%) Terraform
6 2 (0.64%) Trend Micro Deep Security
7 1 (0.32%) Cacti
7 1 (0.32%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.32%) Graphite
7 1 (0.32%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.32%) Icinga
7 1 (0.32%) Mesos
7 1 (0.32%) Oozie
7 1 (0.32%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.32%) Salt
7 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (11.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.85%) VMware
3 10 (3.21%) Oracle
4 9 (2.88%) Cisco
5 8 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.92%) F5
6 6 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.60%) Renesas
8 4 (1.28%) Splunk
8 4 (1.28%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.96%) Adobe
9 3 (0.96%) Brocade
9 3 (0.96%) Google
9 3 (0.96%) IBM
9 3 (0.96%) Samsung
10 2 (0.64%) Palo Alto
10 2 (0.64%) Saba
10 2 (0.64%) Sage
10 2 (0.64%) Teradata
10 2 (0.64%) Trend Micro