The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 28 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 3 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.10% 0.94% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.96% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £25,250 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
252 311 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 92.65% 97.80% 91.40%
Number of salaries quoted 151 226 211
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
Scotland

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 30 July 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) 3D Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) Physics
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
5 1 (12.50%) Statistics
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) WinForms
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Postgraduate
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) CDMA
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) CDMA
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
2 1 (12.50%) WinForms
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Physics
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Postgraduate
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle