The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 19 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.28% 1.06% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.16% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £22,500 £32,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Graduate
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
75 344 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 96.15% 91.49% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 35 208 235
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Graduate
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the Aberdeen region.

Graduate Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Moodle
4 1 (20.00%) Blackboard
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) VLE
4 1 (20.00%) Flash
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Flash
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Blackboard
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
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