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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Degree
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 6 13
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 322 472 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 13.69% 16.43% 14.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.64% 61.46% 54.00%
Number of salaries quoted 187 279 279
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% -3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,738
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £59,200
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 531 768 824
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 22.58% 26.73% 26.18%
Number of salaries quoted 329 480 507
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,926
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 30 April 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 30 April 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 -4 168 £39,000 -13.33% 25
Glasgow -12 98 £37,500 -2.59% 10
Dundee +2 19 £44,500 +32.83% 3
West Lothian 0 13 £45,000 -10.00%
Aberdeen +3 10 £36,500 -8.75% 1
Renfrewshire - 3 £50,375 -
Stirling +21 2 £56,250 - 2
Fife -4 2 £27,500 - 2
Inverclyde - 2 £38,000 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 £36,500 -
Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 226 (36.39%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (33.82%) Finance
3 198 (31.88%) Computer Science
4 191 (30.76%) Java
5 122 (19.65%) Analytical Skills
6 117 (18.84%) SQL
7 99 (15.94%) Relational Database
8 92 (14.81%) Software Engineering
8 92 (14.81%) C#
9 87 (14.01%) RDBMS
10 82 (13.20%) JavaScript
11 81 (13.04%) .NET
12 78 (12.56%) TDD
13 73 (11.76%) SQL Server
14 72 (11.59%) PHP
15 67 (10.79%) Microsoft
16 63 (10.14%) Windows
17 62 (9.98%) Python
18 61 (9.82%) MySQL
19 58 (9.34%) CSS
19 58 (9.34%) Project Management
20 57 (9.18%) HTML
20 57 (9.18%) SDLC
21 56 (9.02%) C++
22 53 (8.53%) Analytics
23 47 (7.57%) User Experience
24 45 (7.25%) AngularJS
25 44 (7.09%) Oracle
26 43 (6.92%) ITIL
27 41 (6.60%) OO

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 (4.35%) SAS
2 19 (3.06%) CMS
3 18 (2.90%) Apache Pig
4 17 (2.74%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.77%) MS Exchange
5 11 (1.77%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.61%) Apache Spark
7 9 (1.45%) Apache
8 7 (1.13%) ArcGIS
9 6 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.81%) IIS
10 5 (0.81%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.64%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.48%) Confluence
12 3 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (3.86%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (2.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.64%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.32%) InDesign
8 1 (0.16%) InVision
8 1 (0.16%) Maya
8 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.16%) SPSS
8 1 (0.16%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 36 (5.80%) Magento
2 6 (0.97%) SAP HCM
3 3 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.48%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.32%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.16%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.16%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (2.09%) SaaS
4 11 (1.77%) Office 365
5 9 (1.45%) iPaaS
5 9 (1.45%) PaaS
6 6 (0.97%) SuccessFactors
7 5 (0.81%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.81%) GitHub
8 4 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.64%) IaaS
9 3 (0.48%) 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 18 (2.90%) Network Security
2 14 (2.25%) Firewall
2 14 (2.25%) LAN
2 14 (2.25%) SAN
3 12 (1.93%) WAN
4 11 (1.77%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.13%) Internet
6 5 (0.81%) NAS
7 4 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.48%) IP Telephony
8 3 (0.48%) RS-485
8 3 (0.48%) Skype
9 2 (0.32%) ATM
9 2 (0.32%) DECT
9 2 (0.32%) DNS
9 2 (0.32%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.32%) Wireless
9 2 (0.32%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.16%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (15.94%) Relational Database
2 87 (14.01%) RDBMS
3 73 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 61 (9.82%) MySQL
5 31 (4.99%) Big Data
6 27 (4.35%) Hadoop
7 22 (3.54%) Apache Hive
8 17 (2.74%) Data Mining
9 16 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (1.61%) NoSQL
12 10 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (1.45%) GIS
13 9 (1.45%) MongoDB
13 9 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
15 5 (0.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 5 (0.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 25 (4.03%) Axure RP
2 23 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 23 (3.70%) Subversion
3 22 (3.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 21 (3.38%) Maven
4 21 (3.38%) Selenium
5 20 (3.22%) Jenkins
6 15 (2.42%) JUnit
6 15 (2.42%) Visual Studio
7 11 (1.77%) JIRA
8 9 (1.45%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (0.97%) ERwin
11 5 (0.81%) Ant
11 5 (0.81%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.81%) NSubstitute
11 5 (0.81%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.64%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.64%) Protractor
12 4 (0.64%) WebDriver
General
1 210 (33.82%) Finance
2 28 (4.51%) Legal
3 25 (4.03%) Banking
4 17 (2.74%) Retail
5 16 (2.58%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.09%) Marketing
7 12 (1.93%) Games
8 9 (1.45%) Automotive
8 9 (1.45%) Avionics
8 9 (1.45%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.29%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.97%) Law
11 5 (0.81%) Billing
11 5 (0.81%) Electronics
12 4 (0.64%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.64%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.32%) Advertising
14 2 (0.32%) Back Office
14 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 224 (36.07%) Developer
2 102 (16.43%) Java Developer
3 76 (12.24%) Analyst
4 49 (7.89%) Software Engineer
5 40 (6.44%) Consultant
6 35 (5.64%) Designer
7 31 (4.99%) UX Designer
8 29 (4.67%) Senior Designer
9 28 (4.51%) Senior UX Designer
10 25 (4.03%) Graduate
11 24 (3.86%) Architect
11 24 (3.86%) Software Developer
12 21 (3.38%) PHP Developer
13 19 (3.06%) Magento Developer
14 18 (2.90%) Senior Developer
15 17 (2.74%) C# Developer
15 17 (2.74%) Junior
16 16 (2.58%) .NET Developer
17 15 (2.42%) Security Consultant
18 13 (2.09%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (13.04%) .NET
2 58 (9.34%) CSS
3 57 (9.18%) HTML
4 45 (7.25%) AngularJS
5 32 (5.15%) Spring
6 29 (4.67%) ASP.NET
7 28 (4.51%) HTML5
8 20 (3.22%) REST
9 19 (3.06%) XML
10 18 (2.90%) Web Services
11 17 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (2.74%) CSS3
11 17 (2.74%) Hibernate
12 15 (2.42%) Ajax
12 15 (2.42%) jQuery
12 15 (2.42%) SOAP
13 13 (2.09%) Middleware
13 13 (2.09%) RESTful
14 12 (1.93%) .NET Framework
15 11 (1.77%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 198 (31.88%) Computer Science
2 122 (19.65%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (7.57%) User Experience
4 21 (3.38%) Mobile App
5 17 (2.74%) Data Centre
6 14 (2.25%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.09%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.45%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.29%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 7 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.97%) Credit Risk
11 6 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (0.97%) Public Cloud
11 6 (0.97%) Taxonomies
12 5 (0.81%) Fintech
12 5 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
13 4 (0.64%) Cyber Attack
13 4 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (0.64%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 63 (10.14%) Windows
2 40 (6.44%) Linux
3 32 (5.15%) Android
4 26 (4.19%) Apple iOS
5 20 (3.22%) Unix
6 16 (2.58%) Windows Server
7 14 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.81%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.32%) AIX
11 2 (0.32%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.16%) CentOS
12 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (36.39%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (14.81%) Software Engineering
3 78 (12.56%) TDD
4 58 (9.34%) Project Management
5 57 (9.18%) SDLC
6 53 (8.53%) Analytics
7 43 (6.92%) ITIL
8 41 (6.60%) OO
9 40 (6.44%) MVC
10 39 (6.28%) Web Development
11 38 (6.12%) Mentoring
12 35 (5.64%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (5.48%) Data Analysis
14 32 (5.15%) Mathematics
14 32 (5.15%) Risk Management
15 29 (4.67%) E-Commerce
15 29 (4.67%) Machine Learning
16 28 (4.51%) Web Application Development
17 27 (4.35%) Wireframes
18 25 (4.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 191 (30.76%) Java
2 117 (18.84%) SQL
3 92 (14.81%) C#
4 82 (13.20%) JavaScript
5 72 (11.59%) PHP
6 62 (9.98%) Python
7 56 (9.02%) C++
8 23 (3.70%) Perl
9 20 (3.22%) R
10 19 (3.06%) Ruby
11 13 (2.09%) Objective-C
12 12 (1.93%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.77%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.77%) C
14 8 (1.29%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.29%) VB
15 6 (0.97%) Scala
15 6 (0.97%) VBA
16 5 (0.81%) Lua
16 5 (0.81%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 36 (5.80%) MySQL Certification
2 17 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (2.25%) CISA
3 14 (2.25%) MCSE
4 11 (1.77%) CISSP
5 8 (1.29%) CISM
5 8 (1.29%) ISEB
5 8 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.13%) MCITP
7 6 (0.97%) CCNA
7 6 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.97%) HND
7 6 (0.97%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.81%) MCSA
9 3 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.32%) IISP
10 2 (0.32%) MCP
10 2 (0.32%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.32%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.42%) QA
2 12 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.13%) DO-254
3 7 (1.13%) SLA
4 5 (0.81%) COBIT
4 5 (0.81%) PMO
5 4 (0.64%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.48%) GDPR
7 2 (0.32%) Basel III
7 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.32%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.29%) VMware ESX
4 7 (1.13%) Docker
4 7 (1.13%) Firmware
5 6 (0.97%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.64%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.64%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.32%) RHEV
9 1 (0.16%) Gluster
9 1 (0.16%) KVM
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.16%) Samba
9 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (2.25%) Ambari
2 8 (1.29%) SCCM
3 4 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (0.64%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.64%) Mesos
4 3 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.48%) Nagios
5 2 (0.32%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.16%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 67 (10.79%) Microsoft
2 44 (7.09%) Oracle
3 37 (5.96%) Zend
4 27 (4.35%) Adobe
5 24 (3.86%) Splunk
6 22 (3.54%) VMware
7 15 (2.42%) SAP
8 12 (1.93%) IBM
9 10 (1.61%) Cisco
10 9 (1.45%) ArcSight
11 8 (1.29%) Alterian
12 7 (1.13%) Apple
12 7 (1.13%) Google
13 6 (0.97%) HP
14 5 (0.81%) MuleSoft
14 5 (0.81%) Perforce
14 5 (0.81%) Teradata
14 5 (0.81%) Verint
15 4 (0.64%) Infor
15 4 (0.64%) Xamarin
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £30,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Ofgem
Salary: From £29,200 to £35,795 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Ofgem
Salary: From £41,200 to £52,600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Icore Tech
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: £44000 - £65000 per annum, 10% bonus and bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: £27000 - £44000 per annum, excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Pearson Frank
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Pearson Frank
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £95,000 + a strong package
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £37500 - £46500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Durham Professional Services Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum good competitive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Stirling or Dumfries & Galloway
Natural Power Consultants
Salary: Very Competitive Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Dundee
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Inverness, Highland
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Fife
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Aberdeen
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago