Period
to 27 July 2021

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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 24 26
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 +12
Permanent jobs citing Degree 136 91 174
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.58% 9.77% 9.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.06% 51.41% 58.00%
Number of salaries quoted 89 47 118
10th Percentile £29,000 £21,550 £22,000
25th Percentile £35,750 £31,250 £30,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,500 £38,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.23% +6.58% -13.64%
75th Percentile £53,125 £51,625 £50,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £60,825
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +16.88% -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 283 177 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.94% 19.01% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 146 114 192
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,825 £23,500
25th Percentile £35,813 £32,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,805 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.66% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £57,188 £53,750 £56,375
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,575 £68,625
Scotland median annual salary £46,000 £46,250 £41,850
% change year-on-year -0.54% +10.51% +4.63%

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 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Degree in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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 57 (41.91%) Computer Science
2 52 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (24.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 32 (23.53%) Social Skills
5 26 (19.12%) Java
6 25 (18.38%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (16.18%) C#
8 20 (14.71%) SQL Server
8 20 (14.71%) OO
8 20 (14.71%) Security Cleared
9 19 (13.97%) SC Cleared
9 19 (13.97%) Project Management
10 18 (13.24%) Finance
10 18 (13.24%) SQL
10 18 (13.24%) React
11 17 (12.50%) Microservices
11 17 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 17 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 16 (11.76%) Mathematics
12 16 (11.76%) Python
13 15 (11.03%) Windows
14 14 (10.29%) .NET
14 14 (10.29%) Change Management
14 14 (10.29%) Microsoft
14 14 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (10.29%) Test Automation
15 13 (9.56%) Blue Prism
15 13 (9.56%) Robotic Automation
15 13 (9.56%) Robotic Process Automation
15 13 (9.56%) HTML

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 2 (1.47%) Apache
1 2 (1.47%) Confluence
2 1 (0.74%) SAS
2 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (7.35%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.41%) Simulink
3 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (2.21%) InDesign
4 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.21%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.21%) Sketch
5 2 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.47%) Adobe XD
5 2 (1.47%) Figma
6 1 (0.74%) InVision
6 1 (0.74%) MadCap Flare
6 1 (0.74%) Marvel
6 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.74%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.35%) Azure
2 5 (3.68%) AWS
2 5 (3.68%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (2.21%) Google Workspace
3 3 (2.21%) SaaS
4 2 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.74%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.74%) GCP
5 1 (0.74%) GitHub
5 1 (0.74%) Miro
5 1 (0.74%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.74%) PaaS
5 1 (0.74%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.09%) Firewall
2 8 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.88%) VPN
3 5 (3.68%) 3G
3 5 (3.68%) 4G
3 5 (3.68%) MQTT
3 5 (3.68%) WAN
4 3 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (2.21%) DHCP
4 3 (2.21%) VoIP
4 3 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.47%) DNS
5 2 (1.47%) LAN
5 2 (1.47%) Network Security
5 2 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.74%) Intranet
6 1 (0.74%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.21%) Data Lake
3 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.21%) GIS
3 3 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.47%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.47%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.74%) Power BI
5 1 (0.74%) Redis
5 1 (0.74%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 10 (7.35%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.88%) Selenium
3 6 (4.41%) Appium
3 6 (4.41%) Cypress.io
4 5 (3.68%) JIRA
5 4 (2.94%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.21%) Maven
6 3 (2.21%) Subversion
7 2 (1.47%) Ant
7 2 (1.47%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.47%) Gradle
7 2 (1.47%) JUnit
7 2 (1.47%) REST Assured
7 2 (1.47%) Serenity BDD
7 2 (1.47%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.74%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.74%) Grunt
8 1 (0.74%) gulp
8 1 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (23.53%) Social Skills
2 18 (13.24%) Finance
3 9 (6.62%) Public Sector
4 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.15%) Banking
5 7 (5.15%) Influencing Skills
6 5 (3.68%) Electronics
6 5 (3.68%) Legal
7 4 (2.94%) Automotive
7 4 (2.94%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.94%) Organisational Skills
7 4 (2.94%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (2.21%) Marketing
8 3 (2.21%) Wearables
9 2 (1.47%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 2 (1.47%) Law
9 2 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.47%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (33.82%) Developer
2 13 (9.56%) Automation Developer
2 13 (9.56%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
3 12 (8.82%) Analyst
3 12 (8.82%) Senior Developer
4 11 (8.09%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (5.88%) Designer
6 7 (5.15%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (5.15%) Test Engineer
7 6 (4.41%) Graduate
7 6 (4.41%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.41%) Support Analyst
8 5 (3.68%) Administrator
8 5 (3.68%) Applications Support
8 5 (3.68%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (3.68%) Lead Software Engineer
8 5 (3.68%) Senior Test Engineer
8 5 (3.68%) Software Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (2.94%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.24%) React
2 14 (10.29%) .NET
3 13 (9.56%) HTML
4 11 (8.09%) .NET Framework
4 11 (8.09%) ASP.NET
4 11 (8.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (8.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 8 (5.88%) CSS
5 8 (5.88%) REST
5 8 (5.88%) Web Services
6 7 (5.15%) SOAP
7 6 (4.41%) AngularJS
7 6 (4.41%) JSON
8 5 (3.68%) Ajax
9 4 (2.94%) XML
9 4 (2.94%) XSLT
10 2 (1.47%) jQuery
10 2 (1.47%) Kafka
10 2 (1.47%) Node.js
10 2 (1.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.09%) Legacy Code
2 8 (5.88%) User Experience
3 6 (4.41%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.68%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.21%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.21%) e-Health
6 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.21%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.47%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.47%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.47%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.47%) Replication
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.74%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.03%) Windows
2 8 (5.88%) Linux
3 7 (5.15%) Windows 10
4 6 (4.41%) Android
5 5 (3.68%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.94%) Unix
7 3 (2.21%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.21%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.47%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.74%) Solaris
9 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (41.91%) Computer Science
2 52 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (18.38%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (14.71%) OO
5 19 (13.97%) Project Management
6 17 (12.50%) Microservices
6 17 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 16 (11.76%) Mathematics
8 14 (10.29%) Change Management
8 14 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (10.29%) Test Automation
9 13 (9.56%) Robotic Automation
9 13 (9.56%) Robotic Process Automation
10 12 (8.82%) Analytics
10 12 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (8.09%) CQRS
11 11 (8.09%) MVC
11 11 (8.09%) OOP
11 11 (8.09%) Pair Programming
11 11 (8.09%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 26 (19.12%) Java
2 22 (16.18%) C#
3 18 (13.24%) SQL
4 17 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 16 (11.76%) Python
6 7 (5.15%) C
6 7 (5.15%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.41%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.41%) MATLAB
8 5 (3.68%) PHP
9 3 (2.21%) C++
9 3 (2.21%) Korn
9 3 (2.21%) Scala
9 3 (2.21%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.47%) Perl
10 2 (1.47%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.74%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.74%) Fortran
11 1 (0.74%) Go
11 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 33 (24.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 20 (14.71%) Security Cleared
3 19 (13.97%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.62%) Master's Degree
5 8 (5.88%) ISTQB
6 7 (5.15%) PhD
7 6 (4.41%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (2.21%) APMP
8 3 (2.21%) CCNA
8 3 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.21%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.21%) PMP
8 3 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.47%) CISA
9 2 (1.47%) CISSP
9 2 (1.47%) CRISC
9 2 (1.47%) HNC
9 2 (1.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.74%) CBAP
10 1 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.62%) QA
2 4 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.21%) GDPR
3 3 (2.21%) NIST
3 3 (2.21%) PMO
4 2 (1.47%) SLA
5 1 (0.74%) COBIT
5 1 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 5 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.74%) Istio
2 1 (0.74%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.56%) Blue Prism
3 10 (7.35%) Oracle
4 4 (2.94%) Adobe
4 4 (2.94%) Cisco
4 4 (2.94%) Cognos
5 3 (2.21%) IBM
5 3 (2.21%) LogRhythm
5 3 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.47%) Apple
7 1 (0.74%) Casewise
7 1 (0.74%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.74%) Dell
7 1 (0.74%) EMC
7 1 (0.74%) ESRI
7 1 (0.74%) HP
7 1 (0.74%) Mitel
7 1 (0.74%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.74%) Sybase
7 1 (0.74%) Zend