Degree Jobs in Scotland

Academic Degree
UK > Scotland

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Degree qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 23 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 34 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -29 +2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Degree 652 727 966
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 9.53% 16.98% 15.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.15% 52.57% 52.79%
Number of salaries quoted 308 226 270
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,200 £50,000 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.60% +8.70% +2.96%
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,188 £57,500
90th Percentile £79,125 £72,500 £75,139
UK median annual salary £52,084 £60,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year -13.19% +11.11% -0.92%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland

Degree falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications in Scotland.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,204 1,383 1,830
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 17.60% 32.30% 28.88%
Number of salaries quoted 555 415 531
10th Percentile £26,750 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,868 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £50,939 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.77% +7.24% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,250 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £79,600 £78,336 £81,250
UK median annual salary £53,555 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.74% +9.09% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Scotland

Degree
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Degree in Scotland

Degree
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Degree in Scotland

Degree
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 June 2024. 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
Jobs
Glasgow -47 298 £42,500 -22.73% 65
Edinburgh +6 165 £60,000 +13.21% 26
Aberdeen -2 65 £35,000 -26.32% 22
Dundee 0 30 £47,500 +6.61% 2
Fife -9 14 £43,200 -21.45% 11
Renfrewshire +5 12 £36,083 - 3
Lanarkshire -3 11 £42,500 +21.43% 44
Aberdeenshire -5 9 £29,250 +18.18% 23
Stirling +1 8 £32,500 -31.74% 7
Midlothian +6 7 £42,500 +6.90% 24
North Lanarkshire -1 5 £35,000 - 2
South Lanarkshire - 5 - -
West Lothian -10 4 £27,500 -16.67% 5
Perthshire +1 3 £30,000 -
Argyll and Bute - 2 £37,214 -
South Ayrshire - 2 £65,000 - 1
East Ayrshire - 1 £25,000 -
East Lothian - 1 - - 1
Degree
UK

Degree
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (4.45%) Confluence
1 29 (4.45%) FileNet
2 11 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.23%) Apache Spark
3 8 (1.23%) Microsoft Exchange
4 4 (0.61%) OpenEdge
5 2 (0.31%) CMS
6 1 (0.15%) IIS
6 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 51 (7.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (4.45%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (3.68%) UserZoom
4 16 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (1.38%) Simulink
6 7 (1.07%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.61%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.46%) InVision
8 3 (0.46%) Sketch
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.15%) Revit
Business Applications
1 11 (1.69%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (0.61%) Salesforce CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 71 (10.89%) Figma
2 67 (10.28%) SurveyMonkey
3 53 (8.13%) Azure
4 37 (5.67%) AWS
5 34 (5.21%) Power Platform
6 33 (5.06%) Amazon S3
7 31 (4.75%) GitHub
8 30 (4.60%) SaaS
9 24 (3.68%) Dynamics 365
10 17 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (2.45%) Microsoft 365
12 12 (1.84%) Entra ID
12 12 (1.84%) Serverless
13 7 (1.07%) Amazon MSK
13 7 (1.07%) Datadog
13 7 (1.07%) IaaS
14 5 (0.77%) Azure Sentinel
14 5 (0.77%) GCP
15 4 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.61%) Miro
Communications & Networking
1 45 (6.90%) Wireless
2 15 (2.30%) LAN
2 15 (2.30%) WAN
3 14 (2.15%) Network Security
4 12 (1.84%) Firewall
5 9 (1.38%) DHCP
5 9 (1.38%) DNS
6 8 (1.23%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (0.92%) HTTP
7 6 (0.92%) MQTT
7 6 (0.92%) VLAN
7 6 (0.92%) VPN
7 6 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.31%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.31%) Internet
8 2 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.31%) SAN
9 1 (0.15%) MPLS
9 1 (0.15%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.06%) Power BI
2 31 (4.75%) NoSQL
3 30 (4.60%) SQL Server
4 29 (4.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 29 (4.45%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (1.84%) MySQL
7 11 (1.69%) Big Data
7 11 (1.69%) DB2
7 11 (1.69%) MS Access
7 11 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (0.92%) OLAP
10 5 (0.77%) Apache Hive
10 5 (0.77%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.61%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.46%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.31%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 57 (8.74%) Jenkins
2 47 (7.21%) JIRA
3 29 (4.45%) Jasmine
3 29 (4.45%) JUnit
3 29 (4.45%) Mockito
4 24 (3.68%) Git
5 15 (2.30%) LabVIEW
6 7 (1.07%) Bitbucket
6 7 (1.07%) MSTest
6 7 (1.07%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.92%) Cypress.io
8 4 (0.61%) GitLab
9 2 (0.31%) Maven
10 1 (0.15%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.15%) JMeter
10 1 (0.15%) Postman
10 1 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.15%) Selenium
10 1 (0.15%) TestComplete
General
1 322 (49.39%) Social Skills
2 258 (39.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 244 (37.42%) Finance
4 174 (26.69%) Law
5 148 (22.70%) Marketing
6 97 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
7 54 (8.28%) Manufacturing
8 44 (6.75%) Public Sector
9 37 (5.67%) Legal
10 33 (5.06%) Social Science
11 32 (4.91%) Electronics
12 27 (4.14%) Banking
13 25 (3.83%) Telecoms
14 19 (2.91%) Organisational Skills
15 16 (2.45%) Pharmaceutical
15 16 (2.45%) Retail
16 14 (2.15%) Military
17 13 (1.99%) Aerospace
18 12 (1.84%) Financial Institution
18 12 (1.84%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (11.66%) Developer
2 71 (10.89%) Software Engineer
3 70 (10.74%) Senior
4 65 (9.97%) Lead
5 61 (9.36%) Analyst
6 47 (7.21%) Graduate
7 41 (6.29%) Embedded Engineer
8 37 (5.67%) Junior
8 37 (5.67%) User Experience Researcher
9 24 (3.68%) Architect
9 24 (3.68%) Project Manager
10 22 (3.37%) Junior Embedded Engineer
10 22 (3.37%) Software Developer
11 19 (2.91%) Support Analyst
12 18 (2.76%) Consultant
13 17 (2.61%) Systems Analyst
14 16 (2.45%) Agile Coach
14 16 (2.45%) Electronics Engineer
15 15 (2.30%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
15 15 (2.30%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (9.66%) AngularJS
2 58 (8.90%) React
3 45 (6.90%) Spring
4 37 (5.67%) Kafka
5 34 (5.21%) HTML
6 33 (5.06%) CSS
7 29 (4.45%) GraphQL
7 29 (4.45%) Hibernate
7 29 (4.45%) J2EE
7 29 (4.45%) Spring Integration
8 23 (3.53%) .NET
9 20 (3.07%) Node.js
10 11 (1.69%) Django
11 8 (1.23%) Express.js
11 8 (1.23%) JPA
11 8 (1.23%) RESTful
11 8 (1.23%) Vue
12 7 (1.07%) ASP.NET
12 7 (1.07%) Serverless Framework
13 6 (0.92%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 38 (5.83%) Market Risk
1 38 (5.83%) Product Ownership
2 36 (5.52%) Algorithms
3 35 (5.37%) Management Information System
4 32 (4.91%) Cloud Native
5 17 (2.61%) Onboarding
6 13 (1.99%) IoT
7 12 (1.84%) Distributed Systems
7 12 (1.84%) Driving Licence
7 12 (1.84%) Renewable Energy
8 11 (1.69%) Data Structures
8 11 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.38%) Life Science
10 8 (1.23%) Analytical Mindset
10 8 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (1.23%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.07%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.92%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.92%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 62 (9.51%) Windows
2 56 (8.59%) Linux
3 30 (4.60%) Unix
4 28 (4.29%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.99%) Mac OS X
6 11 (1.69%) Android
7 5 (0.77%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.77%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.31%) CentOS
10 1 (0.15%) FreeRTOS
10 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (35.89%) Computer Science
2 192 (29.45%) Agile
3 164 (25.15%) Problem-Solving
4 150 (23.01%) Software Engineering
5 110 (16.87%) User Experience
6 101 (15.49%) Actionable Insight
7 95 (14.57%) Mentoring
8 89 (13.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 87 (13.34%) Decision-Making
9 87 (13.34%) Project Management
10 83 (12.73%) DevOps
10 83 (12.73%) UX Research
11 77 (11.81%) Service Design
12 76 (11.66%) SDLC
13 74 (11.35%) User Research
14 73 (11.20%) Roadmaps
15 69 (10.58%) Anthropology
15 69 (10.58%) Artificial Intelligence
15 69 (10.58%) Psychology
16 67 (10.28%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (16.10%) SQL
2 88 (13.50%) C
3 77 (11.81%) Java
4 59 (9.05%) Python
5 49 (7.52%) C++
6 44 (6.75%) C#
6 44 (6.75%) Embedded C
7 41 (6.29%) JavaScript
8 35 (5.37%) R
9 16 (2.45%) T-SQL
10 15 (2.30%) TypeScript
11 11 (1.69%) Rust
12 10 (1.53%) PHP
13 9 (1.38%) MATLAB
13 9 (1.38%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.23%) VBA
15 6 (0.92%) Go
15 6 (0.92%) Haskell
16 5 (0.77%) Kotlin
17 4 (0.61%) Swift
Qualifications
1 127 (19.48%) Computer Science Degree
2 110 (16.87%) Master's Degree
3 73 (11.20%) PhD
4 33 (5.06%) Security Cleared
5 28 (4.29%) SC Cleared
6 20 (3.07%) CISSP
7 19 (2.91%) CISM
8 14 (2.15%) GCIA
8 14 (2.15%) GCIH
9 13 (1.99%) GREM
10 11 (1.69%) CISA
11 8 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (1.23%) DBS Check
11 8 (1.23%) PMI Certification
11 8 (1.23%) PMP
12 7 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (0.92%) ACCA
14 5 (0.77%) HND
14 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (0.61%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.98%) QA
2 24 (3.68%) Actionable Recommendations
3 17 (2.61%) Accessibility
4 12 (1.84%) PMO
5 11 (1.69%) ITGC
6 10 (1.53%) GMP
7 7 (1.07%) ISO 14001
7 7 (1.07%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.61%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.61%) DICOM
8 4 (0.61%) GDPR
8 4 (0.61%) HL7
8 4 (0.61%) ISO 13485
8 4 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.46%) WCAG
10 2 (0.31%) COSHH
10 2 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.31%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.31%) NCSC
10 2 (0.31%) NIST
System Software
1 55 (8.44%) Firmware
2 22 (3.37%) Embedded Firmware
3 15 (2.30%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.30%) Docker
4 12 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (1.38%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.15%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 44 (6.75%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.46%) Ansible
3 3 (0.46%) Autotask
3 3 (0.46%) Terraform
4 2 (0.31%) Progress Chef
4 2 (0.31%) Puppet
5 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 104 (15.95%) Microsoft
2 56 (8.59%) Qualtrics
3 48 (7.36%) Oracle
4 25 (3.83%) SAP
5 19 (2.91%) VMware
6 15 (2.30%) Sage
7 13 (1.99%) Dell
8 10 (1.53%) Cisco
8 10 (1.53%) Splunk
9 6 (0.92%) NVIDIA
10 5 (0.77%) Google
11 4 (0.61%) Anaplan
11 4 (0.61%) ANSYS
11 4 (0.61%) Apple
11 4 (0.61%) Juniper
11 4 (0.61%) Palo Alto
11 4 (0.61%) Salesforce
11 4 (0.61%) Xero
12 3 (0.46%) Facebook
12 3 (0.46%) HubSpot