Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 12 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 399 306 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 15.42% 11.67% 15.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 66.95% 45.33% 62.59%
Number of salaries quoted 284 204 182
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,000 £66,750 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.75% -5.88% +4.94%

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 596 675 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 23.03% 25.74% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 437 487 311
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% -1.16%

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 27 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Degree in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 186 (46.62%) Software Engineering
2 174 (43.61%) Java
3 164 (41.10%) C#
4 149 (37.34%) Computer Science
5 136 (34.09%) C++
6 125 (31.33%) Windows
7 118 (29.57%) Linux
8 112 (28.07%) Robotics
8 112 (28.07%) Mathematics
8 112 (28.07%) Innovative Thinking
9 92 (23.06%) SQL
10 91 (22.81%) Numerate Degree
11 83 (20.80%) .NET
12 82 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
13 80 (20.05%) Computer Science Degree
14 76 (19.05%) Finance
15 74 (18.55%) JavaScript
16 70 (17.54%) Python
17 62 (15.54%) Problem-Solving
18 61 (15.29%) Machine Learning
19 54 (13.53%) Big Data
19 54 (13.53%) Algorithms
20 51 (12.78%) Git (software)
20 51 (12.78%) Test Automation
21 49 (12.28%) Analytics
22 46 (11.53%) Deep Learning
22 46 (11.53%) Data Mining
23 44 (11.03%) HTML
24 41 (10.28%) MVC
25 39 (9.77%) AngularJS

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 (3.26%) IIS
2 7 (1.75%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.25%) SAS
4 3 (0.75%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.50%) Drupal
5 2 (0.50%) SilverStripe
5 2 (0.50%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.25%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.25%) CMS
6 1 (0.25%) lighttpd
6 1 (0.25%) nginx
6 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Simulink
2 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.50%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.50%) Mathcad
3 2 (0.50%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Magento
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.51%) npm
4 9 (2.26%) Datadog
5 7 (1.75%) SaaS
6 5 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (1.25%) Office 365
7 4 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.75%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.50%) Akamai
9 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.50%) IaaS
9 2 (0.50%) PaaS
10 1 (0.25%) GitHub
10 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.51%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.76%) Network Security
3 7 (1.75%) Ethernet
3 7 (1.75%) VLAN
4 5 (1.25%) Firewall
4 5 (1.25%) Wireless
5 4 (1.00%) 802.11
5 4 (1.00%) Bluetooth
5 4 (1.00%) Internet
5 4 (1.00%) WAN
5 4 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.75%) HTTP
6 3 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.75%) Skype
6 3 (0.75%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.75%) VPN
6 3 (0.75%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.25%) Broadband
7 1 (0.25%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (13.53%) Big Data
2 46 (11.53%) Data Mining
3 38 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 29 (7.27%) GIS
5 15 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (2.51%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (2.51%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.26%) Couchbase
7 9 (2.26%) Mixpanel
7 9 (2.26%) MySQL
8 7 (1.75%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.25%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.25%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.75%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.75%) Pentaho
11 3 (0.75%) QlikView
11 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 51 (12.78%) Git (software)
2 29 (7.27%) Hudson
2 29 (7.27%) Visual Studio
3 23 (5.76%) NetBeans
4 20 (5.01%) Cucumber
5 14 (3.51%) Jenkins
6 13 (3.26%) Bitbucket Server
6 13 (3.26%) NUnit
6 13 (3.26%) Selenium
6 13 (3.26%) SpecFlow
6 13 (3.26%) TeamCity
7 11 (2.76%) gulp
8 9 (2.26%) webpack
9 4 (1.00%) GCC
9 4 (1.00%) Grunt
9 4 (1.00%) JUnit
10 3 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.50%) JIRA
11 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 76 (19.05%) Finance
2 20 (5.01%) Electronics
3 18 (4.51%) Military
4 11 (2.76%) Marketing
5 8 (2.01%) Banking
6 6 (1.50%) Automotive
6 6 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.00%) Games
7 4 (1.00%) Social Science
7 4 (1.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.75%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.75%) German Language
8 3 (0.75%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.75%) Private Banking
8 3 (0.75%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Law
9 2 (0.50%) Retail
10 1 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 124 (31.08%) Software Engineer
2 92 (23.06%) Developer
3 64 (16.04%) C++ Software Engineer
4 60 (15.04%) Graduate
5 46 (11.53%) Analyst
5 46 (11.53%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 41 (10.28%) Java Engineer
6 41 (10.28%) Java Software Engineer
7 39 (9.77%) C# Software Engineer
8 33 (8.27%) Software Developer
9 31 (7.77%) Test Engineer
10 30 (7.52%) Java Developer
11 27 (6.77%) Senior Software Engineer
12 25 (6.27%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
13 23 (5.76%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
13 23 (5.76%) Graduate Java Engineer
13 23 (5.76%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
14 22 (5.51%) JavaScript Developer
15 21 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
16 20 (5.01%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (20.80%) .NET
2 44 (11.03%) HTML
3 39 (9.77%) AngularJS
4 35 (8.77%) CSS
4 35 (8.77%) RESTful
5 28 (7.02%) WPF
6 27 (6.77%) Web Services
7 24 (6.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 24 (6.02%) OpenCV
7 24 (6.02%) SOAP
8 23 (5.76%) JSON
8 23 (5.76%) Swing
9 21 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 20 (5.01%) REST
11 19 (4.76%) HTML5
11 19 (4.76%) Spring
12 17 (4.26%) React
13 16 (4.01%) jQuery
14 14 (3.51%) XML
15 13 (3.26%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 112 (28.07%) Robotics
2 54 (13.53%) Algorithms
3 38 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (6.27%) User Experience
5 18 (4.51%) Fintech
5 18 (4.51%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.26%) Driving Licence
6 13 (3.26%) Graphic Design
7 12 (3.01%) Mobile App
7 12 (3.01%) Security Operations Centre
8 9 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (2.01%) NHS
10 6 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.00%) ASIC
11 4 (1.00%) VHDL
12 3 (0.75%) PKI
12 3 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
13 2 (0.50%) Blog
13 2 (0.50%) Life Science
13 2 (0.50%) Optoelectronics
Operating Systems
1 125 (31.33%) Windows
2 118 (29.57%) Linux
3 9 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (2.01%) Unix
4 8 (2.01%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.75%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.75%) Android
7 3 (0.75%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.75%) CentOS
8 2 (0.50%) Debian
8 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (46.62%) Software Engineering
2 149 (37.34%) Computer Science
3 112 (28.07%) Innovative Thinking
3 112 (28.07%) Mathematics
4 82 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (15.54%) Problem-Solving
6 61 (15.29%) Machine Learning
7 51 (12.78%) Test Automation
8 49 (12.28%) Analytics
9 46 (11.53%) Deep Learning
10 41 (10.28%) MVC
11 38 (9.52%) Software Testing
12 36 (9.02%) Physics
13 33 (8.27%) Data Analysis
14 30 (7.52%) Customer Requirements
14 30 (7.52%) Visualisation
15 27 (6.77%) Open Source
16 26 (6.52%) User Stories
17 25 (6.27%) Image Processing
17 25 (6.27%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 174 (43.61%) Java
2 164 (41.10%) C#
3 136 (34.09%) C++
4 92 (23.06%) SQL
5 74 (18.55%) JavaScript
6 70 (17.54%) Python
7 31 (7.77%) TypeScript
8 23 (5.76%) R
9 19 (4.76%) PowerShell
9 19 (4.76%) Shell Script
10 15 (3.76%) C
11 14 (3.51%) MATLAB
12 10 (2.51%) ES6
12 10 (2.51%) Perl
12 10 (2.51%) PHP
13 7 (1.75%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.50%) Scala
15 5 (1.25%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.00%) Java 8
17 3 (0.75%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 91 (22.81%) Numerate Degree
2 80 (20.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (5.26%) PhD
4 13 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.01%) HND
5 8 (2.01%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.00%) CEH
6 4 (1.00%) ISEB
6 4 (1.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.75%) CCNA
7 3 (0.75%) CCSA
7 3 (0.75%) CCSE
7 3 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.75%) MCITP
7 3 (0.75%) MCSA
7 3 (0.75%) MCSE
7 3 (0.75%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.50%) MBA
8 2 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.52%) QA
2 6 (1.50%) GDPR
3 4 (1.00%) SLA
4 3 (0.75%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.75%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.25%) COBIT
5 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.25%) DO-254
5 1 (0.25%) IFRS
5 1 (0.25%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.25%) PSD2
System Software
1 19 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.01%) Firmware
3 5 (1.25%) Docker
4 4 (1.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.25%) Samba
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (4.51%) Kubernetes
2 12 (3.01%) Terraform
3 10 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.26%) Consul
5 4 (1.00%) Ansible
6 3 (0.75%) Ambari
7 2 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.25%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.25%) Kibana
8 1 (0.25%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (6.27%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.01%) Tableau
3 11 (2.76%) Oracle
4 5 (1.25%) IBM
5 4 (1.00%) Cisco
5 4 (1.00%) Google
5 4 (1.00%) VMware
6 3 (0.75%) Cadence
6 3 (0.75%) CheckPoint
6 3 (0.75%) New Relic
6 3 (0.75%) Platfora
6 3 (0.75%) Red Hat
6 3 (0.75%) SAP
6 3 (0.75%) ServiceNow
6 3 (0.75%) Splunk
6 3 (0.75%) Synopsys
7 2 (0.50%) Adobe
7 2 (0.50%) HP
7 2 (0.50%) Keysight
7 2 (0.50%) Xamarin