Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for High Availability skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited High Availability over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Availability
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 136 115
Rank change year-on-year -23 -21 -27
Permanent jobs citing High Availability 68 89 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.26% 1.63% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.77% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 41 46 56
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -20.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,750 £36,875
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,001 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%

High Availability is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,006 5,039 4,896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.05% 92.02% 92.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3,276 3,212 2,903
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.41% - +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing High Availability as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Scotland

High Availability
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for High Availability in Scotland

High Availability
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for High Availability in Scotland

High Availability
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +4 31 £52,500 +16.67% 5
Edinburgh -35 31 £52,500 +31.25% 7
Renfrewshire - 5 £25,000 -
West Lothian -17 1 - -
High Availability
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing High Availability also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 46 (67.65%) Linux
2 38 (55.88%) Java
3 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (45.59%) Software Engineering
5 28 (41.18%) Microservices
6 25 (36.76%) Finance
7 23 (33.82%) Relational Database
8 22 (32.35%) Games
9 21 (30.88%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 20 (29.41%) Continuous Deployment
11 14 (20.59%) Test Automation
11 14 (20.59%) Banking
12 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
12 13 (19.12%) Windows
13 12 (17.65%) SQL
14 10 (14.71%) Migration
15 9 (13.24%) Apache
15 9 (13.24%) Python
15 9 (13.24%) Shell Script
15 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
15 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (13.24%) DevOps
16 8 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
16 8 (11.76%) Wealth Management
16 8 (11.76%) Investment Banking
16 8 (11.76%) Risk Management
16 8 (11.76%) Replication
16 8 (11.76%) Law
16 8 (11.76%) TDD
17 7 (10.29%) PostgreSQL

High Availability
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 9 (13.24%) Apache
2 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.47%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.47%) CMS
3 1 (1.47%) JBoss
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.41%) Office 365
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Ethernet
1 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.41%) VLAN
1 3 (4.41%) Wireshark
2 2 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (2.94%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) MPLS
2 2 (2.94%) NetScaler
2 2 (2.94%) SAN
2 2 (2.94%) SSL
3 1 (1.47%) CTI
3 1 (1.47%) DHCP
3 1 (1.47%) DNS
3 1 (1.47%) Firewall
3 1 (1.47%) Modbus
3 1 (1.47%) Network Security
3 1 (1.47%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.82%) Relational Database
2 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.29%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (7.35%) MySQL
4 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.94%) Big Data
7 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.47%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.47%) HBase
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.47%) JUnit
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.47%) Toad
3 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (36.76%) Finance
2 22 (32.35%) Games
3 14 (20.59%) Banking
4 8 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 8 (11.76%) Law
5 3 (4.41%) Front Office
6 1 (1.47%) Advertising
6 1 (1.47%) Publishing
6 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Java Engineer
1 24 (35.29%) Software Engineer
2 22 (32.35%) Java Software Engineer
3 12 (17.65%) DBA
4 10 (14.71%) Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Architect
6 8 (11.76%) Administrator
7 6 (8.82%) Principal Architect
8 5 (7.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) MySQL DBA
8 5 (7.35%) SQL DBA
9 4 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
10 3 (4.41%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) Kafka
1 4 (5.88%) Middleware
1 4 (5.88%) RESTful
2 3 (4.41%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.41%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.94%) CGI
3 2 (2.94%) HTML
3 2 (2.94%) JSON
3 2 (2.94%) REST
3 2 (2.94%) SOAP
3 2 (2.94%) Web Services
3 2 (2.94%) WebSockets
3 2 (2.94%) XML
4 1 (1.47%) .NET
4 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.47%) CSS
4 1 (1.47%) Rendezvous
4 1 (1.47%) Spring
4 1 (1.47%) XSD
4 1 (1.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Replication
2 7 (10.29%) Clustering
3 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.35%) Fintech
5 3 (4.41%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.94%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.94%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.47%) Derivative
7 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.47%) Handset
7 1 (1.47%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 46 (67.65%) Linux
2 13 (19.12%) Windows
3 6 (8.82%) Unix
4 5 (7.35%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.47%) AIX
6 1 (1.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (45.59%) Software Engineering
3 28 (41.18%) Microservices
4 21 (30.88%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 20 (29.41%) Continuous Deployment
6 14 (20.59%) Test Automation
7 10 (14.71%) Migration
8 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (13.24%) DevOps
9 8 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (11.76%) Risk Management
9 8 (11.76%) TDD
9 8 (11.76%) Wealth Management
10 7 (10.29%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (10.29%) Software Delivery
11 6 (8.82%) Customer-Centricity
11 6 (8.82%) Deployment Automation
11 6 (8.82%) Electronic Trading
11 6 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (8.82%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.88%) Java
2 12 (17.65%) SQL
3 9 (13.24%) Python
3 9 (13.24%) Shell Script
4 5 (7.35%) Perl
5 4 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.94%) C#
7 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (7.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.47%) MCSE
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle Clusterware
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.94%) Docker
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Puppet
2 3 (4.41%) Data Guard
2 3 (4.41%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) Ansible
4 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.47%) SCCM
4 1 (1.47%) SCOM
4 1 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle
2 4 (5.88%) Solace
2 4 (5.88%) TIBCO
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.41%) VMware
4 2 (2.94%) Apigee
4 2 (2.94%) F5
4 2 (2.94%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.47%) Avaya
5 1 (1.47%) Citrix
5 1 (1.47%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.47%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) IBM
5 1 (1.47%) NetApp
5 1 (1.47%) Polycom
5 1 (1.47%) Talarian