The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Squid skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Squid over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Squid Cache
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 161 159
Permanent jobs citing Squid 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.14% 0.032%
As % of the System Software category - 1.75% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Median salary - £35,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -41.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  

Squid is in the system software 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 system software skills.

System Software Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 188 229 230
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 8.18% 7.80% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 109 147 134
Median salary £45,000 £38,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% +18.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Squid
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Squid as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Squid in Scotland

Squid
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Squid in Scotland