Period
to 20 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Structures in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Structures over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Structures
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 183 186
Rank change year-on-year +35 +3 +27
Permanent jobs citing Data Structures 77 49 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.43% 0.87% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.33% 2.14% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 45 36 17
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +32.91%
10th Percentile £42,200 £33,750 £24,950
90th Percentile £130,000 £75,000 £66,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +4.35%

Data Structures is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,313 2,287 2,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 42.97% 40.49% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,497 1,408 1,156
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% +1.16% +3.61%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Data Structures
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Data Structures as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Data Structures in Scotland

Data Structures
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Structures in Scotland.

Salary trend for Data Structures in Scotland

Data Structures
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Structures in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Structures in Scotland

Data Structures
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Structures within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. 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
Edinburgh +14 36 £120,000 +108.70% 2
Glasgow -2 26 £60,000 -14.29% 2
Fife 0 2 £52,500 -
Dundee +9 1 £35,000 -6.67%
Data Structures
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT jobs citing Data Structures 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Data Structures.

1 54 (70.13%) Algorithms
2 47 (61.04%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (49.35%) Software Engineering
4 26 (33.77%) Python
5 23 (29.87%) Finance
5 23 (29.87%) SDLC
6 22 (28.57%) OO
6 22 (28.57%) Linux
7 19 (24.68%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (23.38%) Test Automation
9 17 (22.08%) Mathematics
9 17 (22.08%) Analytics
10 16 (20.78%) Open Source
10 16 (20.78%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (18.18%) Tableau
12 13 (16.88%) MapReduce
12 13 (16.88%) Visualisation
12 13 (16.88%) Data Modelling
13 12 (15.58%) OOD
13 12 (15.58%) Unix
13 12 (15.58%) Cognos
13 12 (15.58%) C++
13 12 (15.58%) JavaScript
13 12 (15.58%) Hadoop
13 12 (15.58%) QlikView
13 12 (15.58%) Multithreading
13 12 (15.58%) Data Visualisation
13 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 12 (15.58%) Multithreaded Programming
13 12 (15.58%) Digital Transformation Programme

Data Structures
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (1.30%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) iTunes
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.78%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (15.58%) Hadoop
2 12 (15.58%) Qlik Sense
2 12 (15.58%) QlikView
3 4 (5.19%) Big Data
4 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.30%) MySQL
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.30%) Power BI
5 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.30%) Redis
5 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.60%) NUnit
2 2 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
General
1 23 (29.87%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Marketing
3 8 (10.39%) Electronics
3 8 (10.39%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.39%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.49%) Advertising
5 3 (3.90%) Law
6 2 (2.60%) Games
7 1 (1.30%) Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Front Office
7 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Publishing
7 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (31.17%) Developer
2 17 (22.08%) Software Engineer
3 14 (18.18%) Technical Leader
4 12 (15.58%) QlikView Developer
4 12 (15.58%) Software Manager
5 10 (12.99%) Development Manager
5 10 (12.99%) Software Development Manager
6 8 (10.39%) Python Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Python Software Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Security Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Architect
8 4 (5.19%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Data Architect
8 4 (5.19%) Development Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Software Development Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Python Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Web Manager
10 2 (2.60%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) CSS
1 8 (10.39%) HTML
1 8 (10.39%) HTML5
2 6 (7.79%) JSON
3 5 (6.49%) RESTful
4 3 (3.90%) Kafka
4 3 (3.90%) React
4 3 (3.90%) REST
5 2 (2.60%) Django
5 2 (2.60%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (2.60%) NumPy
5 2 (2.60%) Pandas
5 2 (2.60%) Web Services
6 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.30%) Celery
6 1 (1.30%) CGI
6 1 (1.30%) jQuery
6 1 (1.30%) Node.js
6 1 (1.30%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.30%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 54 (70.13%) Algorithms
2 19 (24.68%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.60%) iPhone
4 2 (2.60%) Xbox
5 1 (1.30%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.30%) iPad
5 1 (1.30%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.57%) Linux
2 12 (15.58%) Unix
3 7 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 5 (6.49%) CentOS
5 3 (3.90%) Android
5 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (61.04%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (49.35%) Software Engineering
3 23 (29.87%) SDLC
4 22 (28.57%) OO
5 18 (23.38%) Test Automation
6 17 (22.08%) Analytics
6 17 (22.08%) Mathematics
7 16 (20.78%) Open Source
8 13 (16.88%) Data Modelling
8 13 (16.88%) MapReduce
8 13 (16.88%) Visualisation
9 12 (15.58%) Collaborative Working
9 12 (15.58%) Data Visualisation
9 12 (15.58%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 12 (15.58%) Multithreaded Programming
9 12 (15.58%) Multithreading
9 12 (15.58%) OOD
9 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 11 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.77%) Python
2 12 (15.58%) C++
2 12 (15.58%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.29%) C
3 11 (14.29%) Java
4 8 (10.39%) C#
5 5 (6.49%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.19%) SQL
7 3 (3.90%) R
7 3 (3.90%) Ruby
8 2 (2.60%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.60%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (2.60%) Groovy
8 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.30%) Lua
9 1 (1.30%) PHP
9 1 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
2 6 (7.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.30%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.30%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) Data Quality
1 5 (6.49%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) Ansible
2 2 (2.60%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (18.18%) Tableau
2 12 (15.58%) Cognos
3 8 (10.39%) SAP
4 5 (6.49%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle
6 2 (2.60%) Cognizant
6 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.30%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.30%) Google
7 1 (1.30%) IBM
7 1 (1.30%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.30%) Solace
7 1 (1.30%) TIBCO