The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 400 482 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.74% 16.82% 15.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 61.44% 62.35% 56.75%
Number of salaries quoted 231 217 329
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Degree is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 651 773 830
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.99% 26.97% 26.63%
Number of salaries quoted 412 407 565
Median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.68% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Degree as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Scotland

Degree
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Degree in Scotland

Degree
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 222 £40,000 -11.11% 24
Glasgow -12 124 £40,000 - 14
Dundee +9 21 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Aberdeen -3 10 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Inverclyde - 7 £40,000 -
Stirling +14 4 £42,500 -5.55% 1
West Lothian -7 4 £30,000 -31.42% 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 £36,750 -
Renfrewshire 0 1 £50,375 +8.91%
Fife -6 1 £27,500 -12.00% 1
Highlands - 1 £35,000 -
Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Degree.

1 257 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (34.15%) Computer Science
3 237 (32.38%) Finance
4 227 (31.01%) Java
5 152 (20.77%) SQL
6 140 (19.13%) C#
7 139 (18.99%) Computer Science Degree
8 137 (18.72%) Software Engineering
9 130 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
10 114 (15.57%) .NET
11 112 (15.30%) Relational Database
12 105 (14.34%) JavaScript
13 103 (14.07%) C++
14 97 (13.25%) Python
15 96 (13.11%) RDBMS
16 95 (12.98%) Windows
17 85 (11.61%) SQL Server
18 83 (11.34%) TDD
19 80 (10.93%) Microsoft
20 77 (10.52%) Linux
21 75 (10.25%) CSS
21 75 (10.25%) SDLC
22 72 (9.84%) Banking
23 71 (9.70%) OO
24 68 (9.29%) HTML
25 65 (8.88%) Analytics
26 59 (8.06%) Project Management
27 58 (7.92%) AngularJS
28 57 (7.79%) Mathematics
29 56 (7.65%) MVC

Degree
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 27 (3.69%) SAS
2 22 (3.01%) CMS
3 20 (2.73%) Tomcat
4 17 (2.32%) SharePoint
5 14 (1.91%) Apache Pig
5 14 (1.91%) Apache Spark
6 12 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (1.37%) Apache
7 10 (1.37%) MS Exchange
8 9 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (1.09%) ArcGIS
9 8 (1.09%) Umbraco
10 7 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.82%) Content Management Server
11 6 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.55%) Drupal
12 4 (0.55%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.41%) Confluence
13 3 (0.41%) IBM Domino
13 3 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (4.64%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (4.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (2.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.27%) SPSS
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.14%) InVision
7 1 (0.14%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 16 (2.19%) Magento
2 9 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.82%) SAP HCM
4 5 (0.68%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.41%) Infor M3
5 3 (0.41%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.27%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.27%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.14%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.14%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.14%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.14%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.05%) Office 365
4 13 (1.78%) SaaS
5 10 (1.37%) iPaaS
6 8 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
8 5 (0.68%) PaaS
9 4 (0.55%) GitHub
10 3 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.14%) Asana
11 1 (0.14%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.60%) Network Security
2 15 (2.05%) LAN
3 14 (1.91%) Firewall
3 14 (1.91%) WAN
4 8 (1.09%) SAN
5 7 (0.96%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.82%) Wireless
7 5 (0.68%) Internet
8 4 (0.55%) NAS
9 3 (0.41%) DNS
9 3 (0.41%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.41%) RS-485
9 3 (0.41%) Skype
9 3 (0.41%) VoIP
10 2 (0.27%) AMQP
10 2 (0.27%) ATM
10 2 (0.27%) DECT
10 2 (0.27%) DHCP
10 2 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (15.30%) Relational Database
2 96 (13.11%) RDBMS
3 85 (11.61%) SQL Server
4 48 (6.56%) MySQL
5 40 (5.46%) Big Data
6 29 (3.96%) Hadoop
7 25 (3.42%) MongoDB
8 24 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (2.73%) Apache Hive
9 20 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (2.19%) GIS
12 13 (1.78%) Data Mining
13 12 (1.64%) NoSQL
14 11 (1.50%) QlikView
15 10 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
17 7 (0.96%) Spatial Data
17 7 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
18 5 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 30 (4.10%) Maven
2 28 (3.83%) Subversion
3 27 (3.69%) Git (software)
4 25 (3.42%) Selenium
5 24 (3.28%) JUnit
6 21 (2.87%) Visual Studio
7 20 (2.73%) Axure RP
8 18 (2.46%) Jenkins
9 16 (2.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 12 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (1.64%) TeamCity
11 11 (1.50%) JIRA
12 10 (1.37%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.23%) HP UFT
14 8 (1.09%) Jasmine
14 8 (1.09%) Protractor
14 8 (1.09%) TestNG
15 6 (0.82%) Moq
15 6 (0.82%) NUnit
16 5 (0.68%) ERwin
General
1 237 (32.38%) Finance
2 72 (9.84%) Banking
3 28 (3.83%) Electronics
4 23 (3.14%) Legal
5 22 (3.01%) Retail
6 17 (2.32%) Manufacturing
7 16 (2.19%) Automotive
8 14 (1.91%) Avionics
8 14 (1.91%) Games
9 12 (1.64%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.50%) Telecoms
11 10 (1.37%) Marketing
12 8 (1.09%) Billing
13 7 (0.96%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.82%) Military
14 6 (0.82%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.55%) Law
15 4 (0.55%) Publishing
16 3 (0.41%) Advertising
16 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 244 (33.33%) Developer
2 104 (14.21%) Java Developer
3 89 (12.16%) Software Engineer
4 80 (10.93%) Analyst
5 54 (7.38%) Consultant
6 33 (4.51%) Software Developer
7 32 (4.37%) Senior Developer
8 31 (4.23%) Designer
8 31 (4.23%) Graduate
9 26 (3.55%) UX Designer
10 25 (3.42%) .NET Developer
10 25 (3.42%) Architect
10 25 (3.42%) Data Scientist
11 23 (3.14%) Senior Designer
12 22 (3.01%) C++ Software Engineer
13 21 (2.87%) Senior Software Engineer
14 20 (2.73%) C# Developer
14 20 (2.73%) Linux Engineer
14 20 (2.73%) Senior UX Designer
15 18 (2.46%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (15.57%) .NET
2 75 (10.25%) CSS
3 68 (9.29%) HTML
4 58 (7.92%) AngularJS
5 40 (5.46%) Spring
6 34 (4.64%) ASP.NET
7 30 (4.10%) XML
8 29 (3.96%) HTML5
9 25 (3.42%) SOAP
10 24 (3.28%) Web Services
11 22 (3.01%) .NET Framework
11 22 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (2.87%) Hibernate
12 21 (2.87%) jQuery
13 20 (2.73%) REST
14 16 (2.19%) CSS3
15 15 (2.05%) React
16 14 (1.91%) Ajax
17 13 (1.78%) RESTful
18 12 (1.64%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 250 (34.15%) Computer Science
2 130 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (5.60%) User Experience
4 22 (3.01%) Algorithms
4 22 (3.01%) Mobile App
5 21 (2.87%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.46%) Data Centre
7 13 (1.78%) Data Structures
8 11 (1.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 8 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (0.96%) Arduino
10 7 (0.96%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.96%) Raspberry Pi
10 7 (0.96%) Taxonomies
11 5 (0.68%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.55%) BBC
12 4 (0.55%) Cyber Attack
12 4 (0.55%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.55%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 95 (12.98%) Windows
2 77 (10.52%) Linux
3 51 (6.97%) Android
4 32 (4.37%) Apple iOS
5 18 (2.46%) Unix
6 16 (2.19%) Windows Server
7 15 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.09%) VxWorks
11 5 (0.68%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.68%) Windows 2000
11 5 (0.68%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.41%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.14%) AIX
14 1 (0.14%) CentOS
14 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (18.72%) Software Engineering
3 83 (11.34%) TDD
4 75 (10.25%) SDLC
5 71 (9.70%) OO
6 65 (8.88%) Analytics
7 59 (8.06%) Project Management
8 57 (7.79%) Mathematics
9 56 (7.65%) MVC
10 52 (7.10%) Test Automation
10 52 (7.10%) Web Development
11 50 (6.83%) ITIL
12 44 (6.01%) Machine Learning
13 43 (5.87%) Continuous Integration
14 40 (5.46%) Mentoring
15 37 (5.05%) Open Source
16 35 (4.78%) Risk Management
17 31 (4.23%) Data Analysis
18 30 (4.10%) Scrum
19 29 (3.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 227 (31.01%) Java
2 152 (20.77%) SQL
3 140 (19.13%) C#
4 105 (14.34%) JavaScript
5 103 (14.07%) C++
6 97 (13.25%) Python
7 55 (7.51%) PHP
8 41 (5.60%) C
9 25 (3.42%) VB
10 24 (3.28%) R
11 19 (2.60%) Perl
12 16 (2.19%) PL/SQL
13 13 (1.78%) Ruby
13 13 (1.78%) Scala
14 12 (1.64%) Bash Shell
15 11 (1.50%) Objective-C
16 10 (1.37%) MATLAB
16 10 (1.37%) T-SQL
17 8 (1.09%) PowerShell
18 5 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 139 (18.99%) Computer Science Degree
2 36 (4.92%) Numerate Degree
3 17 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.32%) MySQL Certification
4 16 (2.19%) Master's Degree
5 12 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (1.37%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.23%) CISSP
7 9 (1.23%) ISEB
7 9 (1.23%) PhD
8 8 (1.09%) CISA
9 7 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.82%) CCNA
10 6 (0.82%) CISM
10 6 (0.82%) HND
10 6 (0.82%) MCTS
11 5 (0.68%) MCSE
12 4 (0.55%) MBA
12 4 (0.55%) MCAD
12 4 (0.55%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.87%) SLA
2 18 (2.46%) QA
3 8 (1.09%) DO-254
4 6 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.82%) PMO
5 5 (0.68%) COBIT
5 5 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.27%) Basel III
7 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (3.55%) Firmware
2 17 (2.32%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.41%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.14%) Gluster
6 1 (0.14%) KVM
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.14%) RHEV
6 1 (0.14%) Samba
6 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (2.05%) Ambari
2 9 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.96%) SCCM
4 3 (0.41%) Nagios
5 2 (0.27%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.14%) Nessus
6 1 (0.14%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 80 (10.93%) Microsoft
2 50 (6.83%) Oracle
3 25 (3.42%) SAP
4 19 (2.60%) Splunk
4 19 (2.60%) VMware
5 18 (2.46%) Adobe
6 17 (2.32%) Zend
7 16 (2.19%) IBM
8 13 (1.78%) HP
8 13 (1.78%) Tableau
9 10 (1.37%) ArcSight
10 9 (1.23%) Cisco
10 9 (1.23%) Cognizant
10 9 (1.23%) Informatica
11 8 (1.09%) Alterian
11 8 (1.09%) Teradata
11 8 (1.09%) Xamarin
12 7 (0.96%) Sitecore
13 6 (0.82%) Apple
13 6 (0.82%) Google
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Peninsula
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh
SeeByte Ltd
Salary: (dependent on experience) + pension scheme and bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + a strong package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow Area
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits packag
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Durham Professional Services Limited
Salary: Circa £40000 dep on exp
Posted: 6 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow Area
IT Connections
Salary: 40000
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Churchill Frank
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Soultek (Scotland) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: Addtional Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago