Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Structures
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 162 208
Rank change year-on-year +9 +46 +15
Permanent jobs citing Data Structures 75 63 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.38% 1.14% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.25% 2.75% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 49 44 12
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +39.24%
10th Percentile £41,850 £34,500 £31,425
90th Percentile £130,000 £75,000 £74,625
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 2,308 2,295 2,315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 42.40% 41.36% 42.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,552 1,398 1,191
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £43,750 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% +1.74% +7.50%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,250 £65,000
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +12 38 £100,000 +73.91% 9
Glasgow -13 22 £60,000 -14.29% 5
Fife +7 6 £52,500 -
Dundee +9 1 £35,000 -6.67%
Data Structures
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 53 (70.67%) Algorithms
2 43 (57.33%) Software Engineering
3 41 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (40.00%) OO
5 24 (32.00%) Java
6 22 (29.33%) Test Automation
7 20 (26.67%) Mathematics
8 19 (25.33%) Python
8 19 (25.33%) Finance
9 18 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (24.00%) SDLC
10 15 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (20.00%) Open Source
11 14 (18.67%) Degree
11 14 (18.67%) Linux
12 13 (17.33%) C++
12 13 (17.33%) Analytics
13 12 (16.00%) Computer Science
13 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
13 12 (16.00%) Hadoop
13 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
13 12 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (14.67%) C#
14 11 (14.67%) SQL
14 11 (14.67%) Visualisation
15 10 (13.33%) Unix
15 10 (13.33%) OOD
15 10 (13.33%) MapReduce
16 9 (12.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 9 (12.00%) Data Modelling

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) iTunes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (16.00%) Hadoop
2 8 (10.67%) NoSQL
2 8 (10.67%) Qlik Sense
2 8 (10.67%) QlikView
3 3 (4.00%) Big Data
4 2 (2.67%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.33%) MS Access
5 1 (1.33%) MySQL
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.33%) Redis
5 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.33%) Mercurial
2 7 (9.33%) Subversion
3 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 19 (25.33%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Marketing
3 8 (10.67%) Electronics
3 8 (10.67%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.67%) Telecoms
4 7 (9.33%) Law
5 6 (8.00%) Games
6 4 (5.33%) Advertising
7 2 (2.67%) Banking
8 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.33%) Front Office
8 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (44.00%) Developer
2 13 (17.33%) Software Manager
3 12 (16.00%) Technical Leader
4 10 (13.33%) Development Manager
4 10 (13.33%) Software Development Manager
5 9 (12.00%) Software Engineer
6 8 (10.67%) QlikView Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Java Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Security Manager
8 6 (8.00%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.67%) Architect
9 5 (6.67%) Data Architect
9 5 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (5.33%) 3D Developer
10 4 (5.33%) Python Developer
10 4 (5.33%) Python Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) Python Software Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) Web Manager
11 3 (4.00%) Engineering Manager
11 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) CSS
1 8 (10.67%) HTML
1 8 (10.67%) HTML5
2 7 (9.33%) JSON
3 5 (6.67%) OpenGL
4 4 (5.33%) RESTful
5 3 (4.00%) Kafka
5 3 (4.00%) NumPy
5 3 (4.00%) Pandas
5 3 (4.00%) React
5 3 (4.00%) Web Services
6 2 (2.67%) Django
6 2 (2.67%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (2.67%) REST
7 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.33%) CGI
7 1 (1.33%) jQuery
7 1 (1.33%) Node.js
7 1 (1.33%) WebGL
7 1 (1.33%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 53 (70.67%) Algorithms
2 15 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (16.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.00%) iPhone
4 6 (8.00%) Xbox
5 5 (6.67%) PlayStation
6 4 (5.33%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.33%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.33%) iPad
8 1 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.67%) Linux
2 10 (13.33%) Unix
3 7 (9.33%) Android
3 7 (9.33%) Apple iOS
4 6 (8.00%) CentOS
5 3 (4.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (57.33%) Software Engineering
2 41 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (40.00%) OO
4 22 (29.33%) Test Automation
5 20 (26.67%) Mathematics
6 18 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (24.00%) SDLC
7 15 (20.00%) Open Source
8 13 (17.33%) Analytics
9 11 (14.67%) Visualisation
10 10 (13.33%) MapReduce
10 10 (13.33%) OOD
11 9 (12.00%) Data Modelling
11 9 (12.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 8 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (10.67%) Digital Marketing
12 8 (10.67%) Multithreaded Programming
12 8 (10.67%) Multithreading
12 8 (10.67%) Programme Management
12 8 (10.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) Java
2 19 (25.33%) Python
3 13 (17.33%) C++
4 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (14.67%) C#
5 11 (14.67%) SQL
6 6 (8.00%) ActionScript
6 6 (8.00%) ActionScript 3.0
7 5 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.67%) C
8 4 (5.33%) GLSL
9 3 (4.00%) Ruby
10 2 (2.67%) Groovy
10 2 (2.67%) Scala
11 1 (1.33%) Lua
11 1 (1.33%) PHP
11 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) Degree
2 7 (9.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Ansible
2 2 (2.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (10.67%) Cognos
1 8 (10.67%) SAP
1 8 (10.67%) Tableau
2 5 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle
3 2 (2.67%) Splunk
4 1 (1.33%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.33%) Solace
4 1 (1.33%) TIBCO