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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Scotland > Fife
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 3 1
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 3.85% 33.33% 32.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 71.43% 57.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 7
Fife median annual salary £27,500 £31,250 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% -0.79%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,375 £27,450
90th Percentile £28,750 £44,375 £41,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,250 £39,500
% change year-on-year -0.62% +1.89%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife.

Academic & Professional Certification
Fife
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2 21 19
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 7.69% 46.67% 55.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 30
Fife median annual salary £38,000 £31,250 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.60% -19.87%  
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -4.49% +5.95%  

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (40.00%) Physics
1 2 (40.00%) QA
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) LAN

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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Development Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) UX Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Process Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (40.00%) Physics
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA