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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 28 32 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 4 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.13% 3.23% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 3.33% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 3
Average salary £24,500 £23,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.37% -15.45%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
178 240 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 94.68% 96.77% 99.40%
Number of salaries quoted 123 181 243
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 14 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago