Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Scotland > Fife
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 1 3
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 6 33 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 8.96% 39.29% 26.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.50% 70.21% 55.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 24 15
Fife median annual salary £26,250 £33,750 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% -11.18% +35.71%
10th Percentile £20,225 £23,925 £28,950
90th Percentile £32,475 £46,922 £39,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%

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 Fife with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Fife
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 16 47 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 23.88% 55.95% 48.10%
Number of salaries quoted 12 34 31
Fife median annual salary £34,375 £32,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% -14.47% +22.58%
10th Percentile £19,250 £25,725 £27,750
90th Percentile £47,125 £48,750 £44,688
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Fife.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Fife

Degree
Salary Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Fife.

Salary trend for Degree in Fife

Degree
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Fife region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport-on-Tay - 3 - -
Kirkcaldy - 2 £20,000 -
Dunfermline -9 1 £32,500 -
Degree
Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 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 Fife region with a requirement for Degree.

1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Development
2 3 (50.00%) Xbox
2 3 (50.00%) iPad
2 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (50.00%) Game Development
2 3 (50.00%) WebGL
2 3 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) OpenGL
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Games
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) iPhone
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Law
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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 1 (16.67%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) OpenGL
1 3 (50.00%) WebGL
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (50.00%) iPad
1 3 (50.00%) iPhone
1 3 (50.00%) Xbox
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Development
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Game Development
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle