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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
UK / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 389 482 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.59% 16.86% 15.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.88% 62.44% 58.08%
Number of salaries quoted 225 217 331
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £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 639 772 823
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.97% 27.00% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 402 405 552
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £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 22 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 22 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 -3 212 £40,000 -11.11% 36
Glasgow -12 123 £40,000 - 14
Dundee +9 19 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Aberdeen -2 10 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Inverclyde - 7 £40,000 -
West Lothian -5 6 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Stirling +13 3 £42,500 -5.55% 2
North Lanarkshire - 2 £36,750 -
Renfrewshire +1 1 £50,375 +8.91%
Fife -7 1 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Highlands - 1 £35,000 -
Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 253 (34.80%) Computer Science
2 252 (34.66%) Agile Software Development
3 241 (33.15%) Finance
4 223 (30.67%) Java
5 149 (20.50%) SQL
6 145 (19.94%) Computer Science Degree
7 134 (18.43%) C#
7 134 (18.43%) Analytical Skills
8 133 (18.29%) Software Engineering
9 111 (15.27%) Relational Database
10 110 (15.13%) .NET
11 102 (14.03%) JavaScript
12 97 (13.34%) C++
13 96 (13.20%) RDBMS
14 93 (12.79%) Windows
14 93 (12.79%) Python
15 83 (11.42%) SQL Server
15 83 (11.42%) Microsoft
15 83 (11.42%) TDD
16 74 (10.18%) Linux
17 73 (10.04%) SDLC
18 72 (9.90%) CSS
19 69 (9.49%) Analytics
20 68 (9.35%) Banking
21 67 (9.22%) OO
22 66 (9.08%) HTML
23 62 (8.53%) Project Management
24 61 (8.39%) PHP
25 56 (7.70%) AngularJS
26 54 (7.43%) Mathematics

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 31 (4.26%) SAS
2 22 (3.03%) CMS
3 20 (2.75%) Tomcat
4 17 (2.34%) Apache Pig
4 17 (2.34%) SharePoint
5 13 (1.79%) Apache Spark
6 12 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (1.38%) Apache
7 10 (1.38%) MS Exchange
8 9 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (1.10%) ArcGIS
9 8 (1.10%) Umbraco
10 7 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.83%) Content Management Server
11 6 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.55%) Confluence
12 4 (0.55%) Drupal
12 4 (0.55%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.41%) IBM Domino
13 3 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (4.81%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (4.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (2.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 15 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.28%) SPSS
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.14%) InVision
7 1 (0.14%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 22 (3.03%) Magento
2 9 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.83%) SAP HCM
4 4 (0.55%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.41%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.28%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.28%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.14%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.14%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.14%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.14%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.20%) Office 365
4 11 (1.51%) SaaS
5 9 (1.24%) iPaaS
6 8 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
8 5 (0.69%) 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 (2.61%) Network Security
2 15 (2.06%) Firewall
2 15 (2.06%) LAN
3 14 (1.93%) WAN
4 9 (1.24%) SAN
5 8 (1.10%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.83%) Wireless
7 5 (0.69%) 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 (0.28%) ATM
10 2 (0.28%) DECT
10 2 (0.28%) DHCP
10 2 (0.28%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (15.27%) Relational Database
2 96 (13.20%) RDBMS
3 83 (11.42%) SQL Server
4 54 (7.43%) MySQL
5 37 (5.09%) Big Data
6 32 (4.40%) Hadoop
7 23 (3.16%) Apache Hive
7 23 (3.16%) MongoDB
7 23 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (2.34%) Data Mining
10 15 (2.06%) GIS
11 12 (1.65%) NoSQL
12 11 (1.51%) QlikView
13 9 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
15 6 (0.83%) Spatial Data
15 6 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (0.69%) HBase
Development Applications
1 29 (3.99%) Maven
2 27 (3.71%) Subversion
3 26 (3.58%) Git (software)
4 23 (3.16%) Selenium
5 22 (3.03%) JUnit
6 21 (2.89%) Axure RP
6 21 (2.89%) Visual Studio
7 18 (2.48%) Jenkins
8 17 (2.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 12 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (1.51%) JIRA
10 11 (1.51%) TeamCity
11 10 (1.38%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.10%) HP UFT
13 7 (0.96%) Jasmine
13 7 (0.96%) Protractor
13 7 (0.96%) TestNG
14 6 (0.83%) Moq
14 6 (0.83%) NUnit
15 5 (0.69%) ERwin
General
1 241 (33.15%) Finance
2 68 (9.35%) Banking
3 28 (3.85%) Legal
4 25 (3.44%) Electronics
5 19 (2.61%) Retail
6 17 (2.34%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.93%) Avionics
8 13 (1.79%) Automotive
8 13 (1.79%) Games
9 11 (1.51%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.51%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.38%) Marketing
11 7 (0.96%) Billing
11 7 (0.96%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.83%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.55%) Law
13 4 (0.55%) Military
13 4 (0.55%) Publishing
14 3 (0.41%) Advertising
14 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 244 (33.56%) Developer
2 104 (14.31%) Java Developer
3 86 (11.83%) Software Engineer
4 79 (10.87%) Analyst
5 53 (7.29%) Consultant
6 32 (4.40%) Designer
6 32 (4.40%) Software Developer
7 31 (4.26%) Senior Developer
8 28 (3.85%) Graduate
9 27 (3.71%) UX Designer
10 24 (3.30%) .NET Developer
10 24 (3.30%) Architect
10 24 (3.30%) Data Scientist
10 24 (3.30%) Senior Designer
11 22 (3.03%) C++ Software Engineer
12 21 (2.89%) Senior UX Designer
13 20 (2.75%) C# Developer
13 20 (2.75%) Linux Engineer
13 20 (2.75%) Senior Software Engineer
14 18 (2.48%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (15.13%) .NET
2 72 (9.90%) CSS
3 66 (9.08%) HTML
4 56 (7.70%) AngularJS
5 40 (5.50%) Spring
6 34 (4.68%) ASP.NET
7 30 (4.13%) XML
8 29 (3.99%) HTML5
9 24 (3.30%) SOAP
9 24 (3.30%) Web Services
10 22 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (2.89%) .NET Framework
11 21 (2.89%) Hibernate
11 21 (2.89%) jQuery
12 20 (2.75%) REST
13 16 (2.20%) CSS3
14 14 (1.93%) Ajax
14 14 (1.93%) React
15 12 (1.65%) Backbone.js
15 12 (1.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 253 (34.80%) Computer Science
2 134 (18.43%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (5.78%) User Experience
4 22 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 18 (2.48%) Algorithms
5 18 (2.48%) Data Centre
5 18 (2.48%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.65%) Data Structures
7 11 (1.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 8 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (0.96%) Client/Server
9 7 (0.96%) Taxonomies
10 6 (0.83%) Arduino
10 6 (0.83%) Credit Risk
10 6 (0.83%) Raspberry Pi
11 4 (0.55%) BBC
11 4 (0.55%) Cyber Attack
11 4 (0.55%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.55%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 93 (12.79%) Windows
2 74 (10.18%) Linux
3 47 (6.46%) Android
4 30 (4.13%) Apple iOS
5 19 (2.61%) Unix
6 17 (2.34%) Windows Server
7 15 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.96%) VxWorks
11 5 (0.69%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.69%) Windows 2000
11 5 (0.69%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.41%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.28%) AIX
13 2 (0.28%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.14%) CentOS
14 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (34.66%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (18.29%) Software Engineering
3 83 (11.42%) TDD
4 73 (10.04%) SDLC
5 69 (9.49%) Analytics
6 67 (9.22%) OO
7 62 (8.53%) Project Management
8 54 (7.43%) Mathematics
8 54 (7.43%) MVC
9 51 (7.02%) ITIL
9 51 (7.02%) Test Automation
9 51 (7.02%) Web Development
10 44 (6.05%) Machine Learning
11 43 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
12 41 (5.64%) Mentoring
13 38 (5.23%) Risk Management
14 34 (4.68%) Data Analysis
15 33 (4.54%) Open Source
16 29 (3.99%) Scrum
16 29 (3.99%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 223 (30.67%) Java
2 149 (20.50%) SQL
3 134 (18.43%) C#
4 102 (14.03%) JavaScript
5 97 (13.34%) C++
6 93 (12.79%) Python
7 61 (8.39%) PHP
8 38 (5.23%) C
9 24 (3.30%) R
10 23 (3.16%) VB
11 20 (2.75%) Perl
12 15 (2.06%) PL/SQL
13 13 (1.79%) Ruby
13 13 (1.79%) Scala
14 12 (1.65%) Bash Shell
15 11 (1.51%) Objective-C
16 10 (1.38%) MATLAB
17 9 (1.24%) T-SQL
18 8 (1.10%) PowerShell
19 5 (0.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 145 (19.94%) Computer Science Degree
2 34 (4.68%) Numerate Degree
3 23 (3.16%) MySQL Certification
4 18 (2.48%) Master's Degree
4 18 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (1.24%) ISEB
6 9 (1.24%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.10%) CISSP
8 7 (0.96%) CCNA
8 7 (0.96%) CISA
8 7 (0.96%) HND
8 7 (0.96%) PhD
9 6 (0.83%) MCSE
9 6 (0.83%) MCTS
10 5 (0.69%) CISM
11 4 (0.55%) MCAD
11 4 (0.55%) MCSD
12 3 (0.41%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.89%) SLA
2 18 (2.48%) QA
3 8 (1.10%) DO-254
4 6 (0.83%) PMO
5 5 (0.69%) COBIT
5 5 (0.69%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.28%) Basel III
7 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (3.44%) Firmware
2 18 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.41%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.28%) RHEV
7 1 (0.14%) Gluster
7 1 (0.14%) KVM
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.14%) Samba
7 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (2.48%) Ambari
2 8 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.96%) SCCM
4 3 (0.41%) Nagios
5 2 (0.28%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.14%) Nessus
6 1 (0.14%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 83 (11.42%) Microsoft
2 50 (6.88%) Oracle
3 23 (3.16%) Zend
4 20 (2.75%) SAP
4 20 (2.75%) VMware
5 19 (2.61%) Adobe
5 19 (2.61%) Splunk
6 17 (2.34%) IBM
7 13 (1.79%) HP
7 13 (1.79%) Tableau
8 10 (1.38%) ArcSight
8 10 (1.38%) Cisco
9 8 (1.10%) Alterian
9 8 (1.10%) Cognizant
9 8 (1.10%) Informatica
9 8 (1.10%) Teradata
10 7 (0.96%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.83%) Apple
11 6 (0.83%) Google
11 6 (0.83%) Xamarin
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Durham Professional Services Limited
Salary: Circa £40000 dep on exp
Posted: Yesterday
Dundee, Angus
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: Addtional Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £27k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Stirlingshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow Area
IT Connections
Salary: 40000
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Scotland
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: £27000 - £44000 per annum, excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Plus Pension and Health Care
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Student Loans Company
Salary: From £30,730 to £38,857 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hamilton, Lanarkshire
SEEMiS Group LLP
Salary: From £31,972 to £34,965 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago