Period
to 4 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 24 33
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Degree 90 165 184
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.10% 8.82% 7.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.85% 56.70% 43.91%
Number of salaries quoted 50 124 108
Median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £25,350
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,925 £60,750
Scotland median annual salary £44,750 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.23% -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 Glasgow with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 177 291 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.87% 15.55% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 115 190 288
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,150
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.79% +2.88%
10th Percentile £29,100 £23,500 £27,350
90th Percentile £63,900 £67,750 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £46,910 £41,850 £41,300
% change year-on-year +12.09% +1.33% -0.48%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Glasgow

Degree
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Degree in Glasgow

Degree
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in Glasgow over the 6 months to 4 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Degree in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 August 2020, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Degree.

1 49 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (36.67%) Azure
3 27 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 26 (28.89%) AWS
5 22 (24.44%) Java
6 21 (23.33%) Microsoft
7 20 (22.22%) OO
7 20 (22.22%) SQL
8 19 (21.11%) Windows
9 18 (20.00%) Web Services
9 18 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 18 (20.00%) QA
9 18 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 17 (18.89%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (18.89%) TDD
11 15 (16.67%) Test Automation
12 14 (15.56%) Law
12 14 (15.56%) React
12 14 (15.56%) Computer Science Degree
13 13 (14.44%) Windows Server
13 13 (14.44%) GCP
13 13 (14.44%) DevOps
13 13 (14.44%) Docker
13 13 (14.44%) Jenkins
13 13 (14.44%) IBM
13 13 (14.44%) Google
14 12 (13.33%) NoSQL
15 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (12.22%) Kubernetes
15 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2016

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 11 (12.22%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.44%) Apache
2 4 (4.44%) CMS
2 4 (4.44%) nginx
3 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Magento
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 33 (36.67%) Azure
2 26 (28.89%) AWS
3 13 (14.44%) GCP
4 4 (4.44%) Office 365
5 3 (3.33%) npm
5 3 (3.33%) SaaS
6 2 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.22%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.11%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) LAN
1 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.11%) DHCP
2 1 (1.11%) DNS
2 1 (1.11%) Internet
2 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 10 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.89%) MongoDB
3 8 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.44%) MySQL
6 3 (3.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.33%) Data Lake
6 3 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.11%) Big Data
8 1 (1.11%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (1.11%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.11%) Power BI
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Jenkins
2 11 (12.22%) Ant
2 11 (12.22%) JUnit
2 11 (12.22%) Maven
2 11 (12.22%) Selenium
3 9 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.11%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (1.11%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.11%) Grunt
5 1 (1.11%) gulp
5 1 (1.11%) JIRA
5 1 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 14 (15.56%) Law
2 7 (7.78%) Finance
3 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.11%) Back Office
4 1 (1.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Electronics
4 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (46.67%) Developer
2 18 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (15.56%) IT Support
4 13 (14.44%) Analyst
5 12 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 11 (12.22%) Software Developer
7 9 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 9 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (10.00%) IT Engineer
7 9 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 9 (10.00%) Support Engineer
8 8 (8.89%) Java Software Developer
9 6 (6.67%) Architect
9 6 (6.67%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 18 (20.00%) Web Services
2 14 (15.56%) React
3 11 (12.22%) Hibernate
3 11 (12.22%) Spring
4 10 (11.11%) .NET
5 8 (8.89%) CSS
5 8 (8.89%) XML
6 6 (6.67%) Node.js
7 5 (5.56%) JSON
7 5 (5.56%) SOAP
7 5 (5.56%) WCF
8 4 (4.44%) HTML
8 4 (4.44%) LAMP
8 4 (4.44%) LEMP Stack
9 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.33%) RESTful
9 3 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (2.22%) OAuth
10 2 (2.22%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) User Experience
2 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.56%) Robotics
4 4 (4.44%) e-Health
5 3 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.22%) Renewable Energy
6 2 (2.22%) Social Media
7 1 (1.11%) BBC
7 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.11%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.11%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.11%) PMI
7 1 (1.11%) SCADA
7 1 (1.11%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.11%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.11%) Windows
2 13 (14.44%) Windows Server
3 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2016
4 8 (8.89%) Linux
4 8 (8.89%) Unix
5 2 (2.22%) Android
5 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 20 (22.22%) OO
4 17 (18.89%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (18.89%) TDD
5 15 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 13 (14.44%) DevOps
7 10 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 10 (11.11%) OOP
7 10 (11.11%) Scrum
8 9 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (10.00%) ITIL
8 9 (10.00%) Machine Learning
9 8 (8.89%) Artificial Intelligence
9 8 (8.89%) E-Commerce
9 8 (8.89%) Waterfall
10 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.67%) OOD
10 6 (6.67%) Open Source
10 6 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.44%) Java
2 20 (22.22%) SQL
3 18 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.22%) C#
5 7 (7.78%) Python
6 5 (5.56%) PHP
6 5 (5.56%) VBA
7 4 (4.44%) PHP 7
8 3 (3.33%) C++
8 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.33%) Ruby
9 2 (2.22%) Scala
9 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.22%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.11%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.11%) Clojure
10 1 (1.11%) ClojureScript
10 1 (1.11%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (15.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.33%) CISSP
2 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) CISA
3 2 (2.22%) CISM
3 2 (2.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.11%) GCIA
4 1 (1.11%) HNC
4 1 (1.11%) HND
4 1 (1.11%) PMP
4 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.11%) SANS
4 1 (1.11%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.00%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) GDPR
2 3 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.22%) NCSC
3 2 (2.22%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 13 (14.44%) Docker
2 6 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.11%) Firmware
3 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.11%) Ansible
2 1 (1.11%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.11%) Puppet
2 1 (1.11%) RSA Archer
2 1 (1.11%) SCCM
2 1 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.44%) Google
2 13 (14.44%) IBM
3 5 (5.56%) Automation Anywhere
3 5 (5.56%) Blue Prism
3 5 (5.56%) UiPath
4 1 (1.11%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.11%) Apple
4 1 (1.11%) Citrix
4 1 (1.11%) Databricks
4 1 (1.11%) Dell
4 1 (1.11%) Facebook
4 1 (1.11%) HP
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle
4 1 (1.11%) Qualys
4 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.11%) Tableau
4 1 (1.11%) VMware