Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Informatics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Informatics over the 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Informatics
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 216 248
Rank change year-on-year +1 +32 +13
Permanent jobs citing Informatics 8 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.15% 0.33% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.36% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 1
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £32,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.85% +22.64% -
10th Percentile £30,714 £21,950 £25,750
90th Percentile £50,500 £49,000 £27,250
UK median annual salary £42,500 £35,439 £45,000
% change year-on-year +19.92% -21.25% -5.26%

Informatics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4789 5310 5773
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.24% 91.05% 90.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3014 3143 3607
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Informatics
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Informatics in Scotland

Informatics
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Informatics in Scotland

Informatics
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Informatics in Scotland over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Informatics in Scotland

Informatics
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Informatics within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
Edinburgh -7 8 £43,500 +33.85%
Informatics
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT jobs citing Informatics 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 Informatics.

1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) ITSM
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Spanish Language
4 3 (37.50%) Operations Management
4 3 (37.50%) Budget Control
4 3 (37.50%) People Management
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Spatial Data
5 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (25.00%) DAO
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server

Informatics
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 1 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) GoToMeeting
1 1 (12.50%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Spatial Data
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Redmine
1 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Spanish Language
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Service Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) DAO
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
3 1 (12.50%) Java EE
3 1 (12.50%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Budget Control
2 3 (37.50%) ITSM
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Operations Management
2 3 (37.50%) People Management
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Health Informatics
4 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) F#
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VB6
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle