Period
to 4 August 2021

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 4 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Structures
UK > Scotland
6 months to
4 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 147 112 198
Rank change year-on-year -35 +86 -20
Permanent jobs citing Data Structures 52 24 28
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 1.18% 1.08% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.53% 3.20% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 12
10th Percentile £37,125 £36,000 £30,125
25th Percentile £41,250 £45,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,250 £55,000 £40,750
Median % change year-on-year -15.91% +34.97% -32.08%
75th Percentile £69,063 £66,250 £51,625
90th Percentile £79,000 £81,500 £122,650
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £64,335
% change year-on-year +8.33% -6.74% +7.23%

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 1,473 749 1,730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 33.52% 33.80% 32.55%
Number of salaries quoted 854 515 1,171
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,700 £27,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -10.00%
75th Percentile £63,625 £57,500 £58,627
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,250 £72,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +0.95%

Data Structures
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Structures in Scotland

Data Structures
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Structures in Scotland.

Salary trend for Data Structures in Scotland

Data Structures
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Structures in Scotland over the 6 months to 4 August 2021.

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 4 August 2021. 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
Glasgow +1 32 £46,250 -15.91% 4
Edinburgh -40 17 £70,000 - 2
West Lothian -12 2 - -
Data Structures
UK

For the 6 months to 4 August 2021, 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 38 (73.08%) Java
2 28 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 28 (53.85%) C#
2 28 (53.85%) Algorithms
3 25 (48.08%) OO
4 24 (46.15%) Python
5 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (36.54%) CSS
6 19 (36.54%) Web Services
6 19 (36.54%) Oracle
6 19 (36.54%) CSS3
7 18 (34.62%) HTML
7 18 (34.62%) OOP
7 18 (34.62%) HTML5
8 17 (32.69%) Software Engineering
9 16 (30.77%) TDD
9 16 (30.77%) Computer Science
9 16 (30.77%) C++
9 16 (30.77%) Games
10 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
10 15 (28.85%) OCP
10 15 (28.85%) OCA
10 15 (28.85%) Oracle Certification
10 15 (28.85%) Java SE
10 15 (28.85%) CIW
10 15 (28.85%) Software Testing
10 15 (28.85%) Functional Programming
10 15 (28.85%) Java 8
11 13 (25.00%) React
12 12 (23.08%) Problem-Solving

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 3 (5.77%) IIS
1 3 (5.77%) JBoss
1 3 (5.77%) nginx
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) AWS
2 7 (13.46%) Azure
3 6 (11.54%) SaaS
4 5 (9.62%) GitHub
5 3 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (5.77%) npm
6 2 (3.85%) Snowflake
7 1 (1.92%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.92%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Broadband
1 1 (1.92%) Firewall
1 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.77%) MySQL
5 2 (3.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.92%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.92%) Flink
6 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.92%) Redis
6 1 (1.92%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) IntelliJ
2 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.77%) Babel
3 3 (5.77%) GitLab
3 3 (5.77%) Mercurial
3 3 (5.77%) Subversion
3 3 (5.77%) webpack
4 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.92%) Storybook
General
1 16 (30.77%) Games
2 4 (7.69%) Social Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) Games Tester
2 15 (28.85%) Software Tester
2 15 (28.85%) Tester
2 15 (28.85%) Trainee
2 15 (28.85%) Trainee Software Tester
2 15 (28.85%) Trainee Tester
3 11 (21.15%) Software Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) Software Developer
5 5 (9.62%) .NET Developer
5 5 (9.62%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (9.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.62%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.62%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.85%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (36.54%) CSS
1 19 (36.54%) CSS3
1 19 (36.54%) Web Services
2 18 (34.62%) HTML
2 18 (34.62%) HTML5
3 15 (28.85%) Java SE
4 13 (25.00%) React
5 11 (21.15%) .NET
5 11 (21.15%) Node.js
6 10 (19.23%) .NET Core
6 10 (19.23%) .NET Framework
6 10 (19.23%) Entity Framework
7 9 (17.31%) Hibernate
8 8 (15.38%) AngularJS
9 7 (13.46%) RESTful
10 5 (9.62%) JSON
10 5 (9.62%) Spring
11 4 (7.69%) REST
11 4 (7.69%) Spring Boot
12 3 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (53.85%) Algorithms
2 10 (19.23%) Legacy Systems
2 10 (19.23%) LIMS
3 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.69%) User Experience
4 3 (5.77%) Robotics
5 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.92%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
1 3 (5.77%) Robot Operating System
1 3 (5.77%) Unix
2 1 (1.92%) Android
2 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) OO
2 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (34.62%) OOP
4 17 (32.69%) Software Engineering
5 16 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 16 (30.77%) TDD
6 15 (28.85%) Functional Programming
6 15 (28.85%) Software Testing
7 12 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (19.23%) Information Management
8 10 (19.23%) Workflow
9 8 (15.38%) Machine Learning
10 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
10 6 (11.54%) Full Stack Development
10 6 (11.54%) Scrum
11 5 (9.62%) Microservices
12 4 (7.69%) Analytics
12 4 (7.69%) Front End Development
13 3 (5.77%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (73.08%) Java
2 28 (53.85%) C#
2 28 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 24 (46.15%) Python
4 16 (30.77%) C++
5 15 (28.85%) Java 8
6 9 (17.31%) VB
7 4 (7.69%) C
7 4 (7.69%) Scala
7 4 (7.69%) SQL
8 2 (3.85%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.85%) XPath
9 1 (1.92%) Go
9 1 (1.92%) Groovy
9 1 (1.92%) PHP
9 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.92%) Ruby
9 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) CIW
1 15 (28.85%) OCA
1 15 (28.85%) OCP
1 15 (28.85%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (9.62%) Degree
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.92%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.92%) Accessibility
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Ansible
1 3 (5.77%) Kubernetes
1 3 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.77%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) Grafana
2 1 (1.92%) Istio
2 1 (1.92%) Kibana
2 1 (1.92%) Prometheus
2 1 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Oracle
2 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Informatica
3 2 (3.85%) StreamSets
4 1 (1.92%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.92%) Google
4 1 (1.92%) Splunk
4 1 (1.92%) Sybase