Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Structures
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 158 195 169
Rank change year-on-year +37 -26 +41
Permanent jobs citing Data Structures 65 39 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.27% 0.69% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.26% 1.83% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 38 32 16
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +21.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,375 £37,500 £24,625
90th Percentile £130,000 £74,125 £58,125
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -

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 1,993 2,135 1,690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.06% 37.69% 36.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,240 1,406 1,071
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £27,725 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,625 £63,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.09%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 +24 33 £120,000 +108.70% 8
Glasgow +25 23 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Fife -3 2 £52,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £52,500 -
Aberdeen - 1 £42,500 -
Data Structures
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 (58.46%) Algorithms
2 32 (49.23%) Software Engineering
3 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (38.46%) Python
5 23 (35.38%) Linux
6 19 (29.23%) Finance
6 19 (29.23%) C
7 18 (27.69%) Analytics
8 17 (26.15%) SDLC
9 16 (24.62%) C++
10 14 (21.54%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (20.00%) Mac OS X
11 13 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 13 (20.00%) Process Architecture
11 13 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (18.46%) Tableau
13 11 (16.92%) Multithreaded Programming
13 11 (16.92%) Mathematics
13 11 (16.92%) QlikView
13 11 (16.92%) Multithreading
14 10 (15.38%) Visualisation
14 10 (15.38%) Data Modelling
14 10 (15.38%) OO
14 10 (15.38%) Cognos
15 9 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (13.85%) SQL
15 9 (13.85%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 9 (13.85%) Collaborative Working
15 9 (13.85%) Data Visualisation
15 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 (1.54%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.54%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) iTunes
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (16.92%) QlikView
3 9 (13.85%) Qlik Sense
4 5 (7.69%) Big Data
4 5 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.62%) MS Access
5 3 (4.62%) MySQL
5 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.08%) Power BI
6 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.54%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) NUnit
1 2 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (29.23%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Retail
3 6 (9.23%) Advertising
3 6 (9.23%) Marketing
4 5 (7.69%) Electronics
4 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 4 (6.15%) Publishing
6 2 (3.08%) Games
6 2 (3.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) Software Engineer
2 15 (23.08%) Developer
3 13 (20.00%) Python Engineer
3 13 (20.00%) Python Software Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) QlikView Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Software Manager
5 7 (10.77%) Technical Leader
6 6 (9.23%) Development Manager
6 6 (9.23%) Software Development Manager
7 5 (7.69%) Architect
7 5 (7.69%) Data Architect
8 4 (6.15%) Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Development Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Software Development Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Data Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Database Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.08%) C# Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) HTML
2 5 (7.69%) CSS
2 5 (7.69%) HTML5
3 4 (6.15%) .NET
4 3 (4.62%) RESTful
5 2 (3.08%) REST
5 2 (3.08%) WinForms
5 2 (3.08%) WPF
6 1 (1.54%) Django
6 1 (1.54%) NumPy
6 1 (1.54%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.54%) Pandas
6 1 (1.54%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (1.54%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (1.54%) Web Services
6 1 (1.54%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 38 (58.46%) Algorithms
2 13 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.08%) iPhone
4 2 (3.08%) Xbox
5 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.54%) iPad
5 1 (1.54%) PlayStation
5 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.38%) Linux
2 13 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 5 (7.69%) Unix
4 2 (3.08%) Android
4 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (49.23%) Software Engineering
2 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (27.69%) Analytics
4 17 (26.15%) SDLC
5 13 (20.00%) Process Architecture
5 13 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (16.92%) Mathematics
6 11 (16.92%) Multithreaded Programming
6 11 (16.92%) Multithreading
7 10 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 10 (15.38%) OO
7 10 (15.38%) Visualisation
8 9 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (13.85%) Collaborative Working
8 9 (13.85%) Data Visualisation
8 9 (13.85%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.23%) MapReduce
11 5 (7.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 25 (38.46%) Python
2 19 (29.23%) C
3 16 (24.62%) C++
4 9 (13.85%) SQL
5 7 (10.77%) C#
6 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.15%) Java
7 4 (6.15%) VBA
8 3 (4.62%) R
9 2 (3.08%) ActionScript
9 2 (3.08%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) QA
2 5 (7.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Docker
1 1 (1.54%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Tableau
2 10 (15.38%) Cognos
3 5 (7.69%) SAP
4 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle
5 2 (3.08%) Cognizant
5 2 (3.08%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.54%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.54%) Google
6 1 (1.54%) IBM
6 1 (1.54%) Informatica