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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
UK / Scotland
Rank 10 5 10
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 335 501 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.44% 17.09% 15.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 62.27% 62.31% 56.53%
Number of salaries quoted 195 326 309
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 538 804 842
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.19% 27.42% 27.23%
Number of salaries quoted 334 525 539
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 -2 175 £45,000 - 39
Glasgow -2 106 £45,000 +20.00% 18
Dundee 0 19 £44,500 +36.92% 5
West Lothian +5 14 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Aberdeen -2 4 £38,750 -3.12% 1
Fife -3 4 £40,000 +40.35% 2
North Lanarkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 3 - -
Renfrewshire +1 2 £50,375 - 1
Inverclyde +1 2 £38,000 -14.60%
Stirling - 2 £56,250 - 2
Lanarkshire - 1 £34,000 -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 229 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (32.59%) Computer Science
3 199 (31.49%) Finance
4 190 (30.06%) Java
5 134 (21.20%) Analytical Skills
6 108 (17.09%) SQL
7 97 (15.35%) Software Engineering
8 85 (13.45%) C#
9 81 (12.82%) Relational Database
10 78 (12.34%) JavaScript
11 75 (11.87%) .NET
11 75 (11.87%) TDD
12 71 (11.23%) PHP
12 71 (11.23%) RDBMS
12 71 (11.23%) Project Management
13 64 (10.13%) Python
14 62 (9.81%) MySQL
15 61 (9.65%) Microsoft
16 59 (9.34%) HTML
16 59 (9.34%) Windows
17 56 (8.86%) SQL Server
18 53 (8.39%) OO
19 52 (8.23%) CSS
20 50 (7.91%) SDLC
21 49 (7.75%) C++
22 45 (7.12%) ITIL
23 44 (6.96%) Oracle
23 44 (6.96%) User Experience
24 43 (6.80%) MS Excel
25 42 (6.65%) MVC

Degree
Top Related 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 26 (4.11%) SAS
2 18 (2.85%) Apache Pig
3 15 (2.37%) Tomcat
4 12 (1.90%) CMS
4 12 (1.90%) MS Exchange
5 10 (1.58%) Apache Spark
6 9 (1.42%) IIS
7 8 (1.27%) Apache
8 7 (1.11%) ArcGIS
9 6 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.79%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.63%) Confluence
11 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.63%) NetWeaver
12 3 (0.47%) IBM Domino
13 2 (0.32%) JBoss
13 2 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 43 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.80%) MS Office
3 23 (3.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.79%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.32%) InDesign
7 1 (0.16%) Maya
7 1 (0.16%) MS Project
7 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.16%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.16%) SPSS
7 1 (0.16%) Weka
Business Applications
1 36 (5.70%) Magento
2 6 (0.95%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.32%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.16%) assyst
4 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.16%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.16%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (2.22%) SaaS
5 9 (1.42%) iPaaS
5 9 (1.42%) PaaS
6 7 (1.11%) Office 365
7 6 (0.95%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.95%) SuccessFactors
8 5 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.63%) GitHub
9 4 (0.63%) IaaS
9 4 (0.63%) Slack
10 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.16%) Asana
11 1 (0.16%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.16%) Network Security
2 18 (2.85%) Firewall
3 14 (2.22%) SAN
4 12 (1.90%) LAN
5 11 (1.74%) Internet
5 11 (1.74%) WAN
6 10 (1.58%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.95%) BGP
7 6 (0.95%) MPLS
7 6 (0.95%) OSPF
7 6 (0.95%) Wireless
8 5 (0.79%) VPN
9 4 (0.63%) 802.11
9 4 (0.63%) EIGRP
9 4 (0.63%) HSRP
9 4 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.63%) IPsec
9 4 (0.63%) NAS
9 4 (0.63%) NetScaler
9 4 (0.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (12.82%) Relational Database
2 71 (11.23%) RDBMS
3 62 (9.81%) MySQL
4 56 (8.86%) SQL Server
5 27 (4.27%) Hadoop
6 23 (3.64%) Big Data
7 22 (3.48%) Apache Hive
8 17 (2.69%) Data Mining
9 15 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.58%) GIS
11 10 (1.58%) NoSQL
12 8 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.95%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
15 5 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (0.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 5 (0.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 28 (4.43%) Git (software)
2 22 (3.48%) Subversion
3 20 (3.16%) Axure RP
4 19 (3.01%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 19 (3.01%) Jenkins
5 18 (2.85%) Maven
6 17 (2.69%) Selenium
7 16 (2.53%) Visual Studio
8 12 (1.90%) JUnit
9 11 (1.74%) JIRA
10 8 (1.27%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.27%) ERwin
11 6 (0.95%) Ant
11 6 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (0.95%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.79%) Bugzilla
12 5 (0.79%) NSubstitute
13 4 (0.63%) MagicDraw
13 4 (0.63%) Trac
13 4 (0.63%) Travis CI
General
1 199 (31.49%) Finance
2 29 (4.59%) Legal
3 21 (3.32%) Banking
4 17 (2.69%) Games
5 16 (2.53%) Marketing
6 13 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.58%) Retail
8 9 (1.42%) Law
9 8 (1.27%) Retail Banking
10 7 (1.11%) Automotive
11 6 (0.95%) Electronics
12 4 (0.63%) Back Office
12 4 (0.63%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.63%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.47%) Avionics
13 3 (0.47%) Billing
13 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.32%) Advertising
14 2 (0.32%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 222 (35.13%) Developer
2 106 (16.77%) Java Developer
3 84 (13.29%) Analyst
4 48 (7.59%) Software Engineer
5 42 (6.65%) Consultant
6 33 (5.22%) Designer
7 28 (4.43%) UX Designer
8 26 (4.11%) C# Developer
9 25 (3.96%) Architect
9 25 (3.96%) Senior Designer
10 24 (3.80%) Senior UX Designer
11 23 (3.64%) Software Developer
12 22 (3.48%) Graduate
12 22 (3.48%) Junior
13 21 (3.32%) PHP Developer
14 19 (3.01%) Business Analyst
14 19 (3.01%) Magento Developer
15 18 (2.85%) .NET Developer
15 18 (2.85%) Senior Developer
16 15 (2.37%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (11.87%) .NET
2 59 (9.34%) HTML
3 52 (8.23%) CSS
4 38 (6.01%) AngularJS
5 34 (5.38%) Spring
6 30 (4.75%) ASP.NET
7 29 (4.59%) HTML5
8 23 (3.64%) J2EE
8 23 (3.64%) REST
9 22 (3.48%) Hibernate
10 21 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (3.16%) XML
12 19 (3.01%) Web Services
13 18 (2.85%) CSS3
14 17 (2.69%) RESTful
15 15 (2.37%) Ajax
15 15 (2.37%) jQuery
15 15 (2.37%) JSP
15 15 (2.37%) SOAP
16 13 (2.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 206 (32.59%) Computer Science
2 134 (21.20%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (6.96%) User Experience
4 26 (4.11%) Mobile App
5 20 (3.16%) Data Centre
6 15 (2.37%) Algorithms
6 15 (2.37%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.42%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.42%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (1.27%) Taxonomies
9 7 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.11%) Public Cloud
10 6 (0.95%) Augmented Reality
11 4 (0.63%) Blog
11 4 (0.63%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 4 (0.63%) Fintech
11 4 (0.63%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 59 (9.34%) Windows
2 41 (6.49%) Linux
3 33 (5.22%) Android
4 28 (4.43%) Apple iOS
5 23 (3.64%) Unix
6 15 (2.37%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.79%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.47%) CentOS
12 2 (0.32%) AIX
12 2 (0.32%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (15.35%) Software Engineering
3 75 (11.87%) TDD
4 71 (11.23%) Project Management
5 53 (8.39%) OO
6 50 (7.91%) SDLC
7 45 (7.12%) ITIL
8 42 (6.65%) MVC
9 41 (6.49%) Analytics
10 36 (5.70%) Scrum
11 35 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (5.54%) Data Analysis
11 35 (5.54%) Mentoring
12 33 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
12 33 (5.22%) Mathematics
12 33 (5.22%) Risk Management
13 29 (4.59%) Web Development
14 28 (4.43%) E-Commerce
14 28 (4.43%) Web Application Development
15 26 (4.11%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 190 (30.06%) Java
2 108 (17.09%) SQL
3 85 (13.45%) C#
4 78 (12.34%) JavaScript
5 71 (11.23%) PHP
6 64 (10.13%) Python
7 49 (7.75%) C++
8 22 (3.48%) Perl
9 21 (3.32%) R
10 20 (3.16%) Ruby
11 13 (2.06%) C
11 13 (2.06%) Objective-C
12 12 (1.90%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.74%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.42%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.11%) Lua
16 5 (0.79%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.79%) TypeScript
16 5 (0.79%) VBA
16 5 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 36 (5.70%) MySQL Certification
2 19 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.37%) MCSE
4 14 (2.22%) CISSP
5 13 (2.06%) CISA
6 9 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.42%) CISM
7 8 (1.27%) ISEB
8 7 (1.11%) CCNA
8 7 (1.11%) HND
8 7 (1.11%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.11%) MCITP
9 5 (0.79%) IISP
9 5 (0.79%) MCSA
10 2 (0.32%) MBA
10 2 (0.32%) MCP
10 2 (0.32%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.48%) QA
2 17 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.42%) SLA
4 8 (1.27%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.79%) COBIT
5 5 (0.79%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.79%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.79%) PMO
6 4 (0.63%) ISO20022
7 3 (0.47%) DO-254
7 3 (0.47%) GDPR
8 2 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.16%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.42%) VMware ESX
4 8 (1.27%) Docker
5 6 (0.95%) Firmware
5 6 (0.95%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.63%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.47%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.32%) KVM
8 2 (0.32%) RHEV
8 2 (0.32%) XenApp
9 1 (0.16%) Ceph
9 1 (0.16%) Gluster
9 1 (0.16%) Samba
9 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (2.22%) Ambari
2 6 (0.95%) Cacti
2 6 (0.95%) SCCM
3 4 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (0.63%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.63%) Mesos
3 4 (0.63%) Nagios
4 3 (0.47%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.16%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.16%) Ansible
6 1 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.16%) Kibana
6 1 (0.16%) logstash
6 1 (0.16%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (9.65%) Microsoft
2 44 (6.96%) Oracle
3 37 (5.85%) Zend
4 26 (4.11%) Adobe
5 23 (3.64%) VMware
6 22 (3.48%) Splunk
7 18 (2.85%) Cisco
7 18 (2.85%) SAP
8 17 (2.69%) IBM
9 11 (1.74%) ArcSight
10 10 (1.58%) Google
11 9 (1.42%) Citrix
11 9 (1.42%) F5
12 8 (1.27%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.11%) Alterian
13 7 (1.11%) Perforce
13 7 (1.11%) SolarWinds
14 6 (0.95%) HP
14 6 (0.95%) Intel
14 6 (0.95%) Xamarin
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NCC Group
Salary: competitive entry-level salary + excellent company benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £30,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: to 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Iron Mountain
Salary: Competitive + Pension,Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dundee, Angus
Net Talent
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlothian
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 + a brilliant package
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Durham Professional Services Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Durham Professional Services Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,025 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Renfrew, Renfrewshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £49,000 to £51,750 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago