Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Disclosure Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disclosure Scotland
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1121 1178 1251
Rank change year-on-year +57 +73 +16
Permanent jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 68 59 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.031% 0.021%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.30% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 50 9 30
UK median annual salary £71,500 £36,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +98.61% -28.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median annual salary £71,500 £36,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +98.61% -28.00% +53.85%

Disclosure Scotland is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 22784 24589 27973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.65% 12.95% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 17099 19449 22114
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,367
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +5.68% +3.04%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98% +4.19%

Disclosure Scotland
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Disclosure Scotland in the UK

Disclosure Scotland
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Disclosure Scotland in the UK

Disclosure Scotland
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Disclosure Scotland in the UK

Disclosure Scotland
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 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
England +49 57 £71,500 +36.19% 7
UK excluding London +34 50 £71,500 +98.61% 9
West Midlands +9 20 £71,500 - 1
Midlands +4 20 £71,500 - 1
North of England +25 17 £69,000 - 1
London +24 15 £71,500 - 4
North East - 12 £69,000 -
Scotland -13 8 £34,500 -4.17% 6
South East +37 5 £40,000 - 1
North West - 5 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland.

1 51 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 46 (67.65%) Puppet
2 46 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (64.71%) SOA
4 43 (63.24%) DevOps
5 42 (61.76%) SLA
5 42 (61.76%) Middleware
6 41 (60.29%) Quality Management
6 41 (60.29%) Risk Management
6 41 (60.29%) Validation
6 41 (60.29%) EMC
6 41 (60.29%) Documentum
6 41 (60.29%) Tomcat
6 41 (60.29%) SOAP
6 41 (60.29%) Web Services
6 41 (60.29%) Business Analysis
6 41 (60.29%) Data Management
6 41 (60.29%) TOGAF
6 41 (60.29%) BPEL
6 41 (60.29%) Document Management
6 41 (60.29%) Selenium
6 41 (60.29%) QMS
6 41 (60.29%) BPMN
6 41 (60.29%) REST
6 41 (60.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 41 (60.29%) Build Automation
6 41 (60.29%) Pega
6 41 (60.29%) Test Automation
6 41 (60.29%) Jenkins
6 41 (60.29%) Event-Driven Architecture

Disclosure Scotland
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 41 (60.29%) Documentum
1 41 (60.29%) Tomcat
2 26 (38.24%) Apache
3 20 (29.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 20 (29.41%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.94%) IIS
4 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 20 (29.41%) GitHub
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.41%) npm
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) Broadband
2 4 (5.88%) Firewall
2 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.41%) VLAN
4 2 (2.94%) DNS
4 2 (2.94%) SSL
5 1 (1.47%) VoIP
5 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 20 (29.41%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (13.24%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (7.35%) MySQL
5 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.47%) Big Data
7 1 (1.47%) GIS
7 1 (1.47%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 41 (60.29%) Jenkins
1 41 (60.29%) Selenium
2 23 (33.82%) Git (software)
3 21 (30.88%) Maven
4 3 (4.41%) gulp
4 3 (4.41%) Jasmine
4 3 (4.41%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (4.41%) Moq
4 3 (4.41%) NUnit
4 3 (4.41%) Protractor
General
1 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.88%) Billing
3 2 (2.94%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (52.94%) Architect
2 21 (30.88%) Pega Architect
3 14 (20.59%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (7.35%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Provisioning Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Software Architect
6 3 (4.41%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) ICT Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (1.47%) Administrator
8 1 (1.47%) DBA
8 1 (1.47%) Field Engineer
8 1 (1.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.47%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.47%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (1.47%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (61.76%) Middleware
2 41 (60.29%) REST
2 41 (60.29%) SOAP
2 41 (60.29%) Web Services
3 6 (8.82%) AngularJS
4 5 (7.35%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (4.41%) .NET
5 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (4.41%) CSS
5 3 (4.41%) Entity Framework
5 3 (4.41%) JMS
5 3 (4.41%) jQuery
5 3 (4.41%) JSON
5 3 (4.41%) Node.js
5 3 (4.41%) RAML
5 3 (4.41%) RESTful
5 3 (4.41%) Sass
6 1 (1.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.35%) Cloud Native
2 5 (7.35%) Virtual Team
3 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.88%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.41%) BBC
5 2 (2.94%) CMDB
5 2 (2.94%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Linux
2 5 (7.35%) Debian
2 5 (7.35%) Ubuntu
3 3 (4.41%) Windows
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) Unix
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (64.71%) SOA
3 43 (63.24%) DevOps
4 41 (60.29%) BPEL
4 41 (60.29%) BPMN
4 41 (60.29%) Build Automation
4 41 (60.29%) Business Analysis
4 41 (60.29%) Case Management
4 41 (60.29%) Data Management
4 41 (60.29%) Document Management
4 41 (60.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 41 (60.29%) QMS
4 41 (60.29%) Quality Management
4 41 (60.29%) Risk Management
4 41 (60.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 41 (60.29%) Test Automation
4 41 (60.29%) TOGAF
4 41 (60.29%) Validation
5 29 (42.65%) Software Engineering
6 21 (30.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.76%) Go
2 7 (10.29%) Python
3 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.35%) Ruby
5 4 (5.88%) SQL
6 3 (4.41%) C#
6 3 (4.41%) ES6
6 3 (4.41%) Java
6 3 (4.41%) Scala
6 3 (4.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 51 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) BC Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.94%) Degree
5 2 (2.94%) LPIC
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (61.76%) SLA
2 4 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Docker
2 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.94%) Firmware
3 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 46 (67.65%) Puppet
2 20 (29.41%) ZABBIX
3 5 (7.35%) Ansible
3 5 (7.35%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (7.35%) Kubernetes
3 5 (7.35%) Mesos
3 5 (7.35%) systemd
4 4 (5.88%) SCCM
5 2 (2.94%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.94%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (60.29%) EMC
1 41 (60.29%) Pega
2 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
3 21 (30.88%) Oracle
4 7 (10.29%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.88%) VMware
6 3 (4.41%) BT
6 3 (4.41%) Cisco
6 3 (4.41%) Xamarin
7 2 (2.94%) Citrix
7 2 (2.94%) HP
7 2 (2.94%) IBM
8 1 (1.47%) Sage