The first table below looks at the demand for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 25 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 Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 88 82 68
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 18 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.20% 1.15% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.20% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 15
Average salary £23,750 £21,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.46% -10.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £17,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,350 £25,600
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1433 1166 1108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.92% 96.13% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 949 739 763
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
Scotland

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Graduate
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 24 (52.17%) .NET
1 24 (52.17%) Degree
2 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
3 18 (39.13%) C#
4 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
5 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
5 12 (26.09%) Software Engineering
6 10 (21.74%) Mathematics
6 10 (21.74%) HTML
7 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
8 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (17.39%) VMware
8 8 (17.39%) Project Management
8 8 (17.39%) SQL
8 8 (17.39%) Oracle
8 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
8 8 (17.39%) Windows
8 8 (17.39%) Linux
9 7 (15.22%) Perl
9 7 (15.22%) Physics
9 7 (15.22%) Automated Testing
10 6 (13.04%) J2EE
10 6 (13.04%) Java
10 6 (13.04%) XML
10 6 (13.04%) Python
10 6 (13.04%) HTTP
10 6 (13.04%) Finance
11 5 (10.87%) MVC
12 4 (8.70%) CSS
12 4 (8.70%) C++

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (6.52%) Apache
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) VPN
2 1 (2.17%) SAN
2 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.17%) PowerBuilder
1 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Games
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (52.17%) .NET
2 10 (21.74%) HTML
3 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
4 6 (13.04%) J2EE
4 6 (13.04%) XML
5 4 (8.70%) CSS
5 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.17%) WCF
7 1 (2.17%) WPF
7 1 (2.17%) Ajax
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.17%) HTML5
7 1 (2.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (2.17%) CSS3
7 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Mathematics
2 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
3 7 (15.22%) Physics
4 3 (6.52%) Economics
4 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.35%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (2.17%) iPhone
6 1 (2.17%) iPad
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (2.17%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Software Engineering
2 8 (17.39%) Project Management
2 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (15.22%) Automated Testing
4 5 (10.87%) MVC
5 2 (4.35%) Scrum
5 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.35%) OO
5 2 (4.35%) Time Management
5 2 (4.35%) Kanban
5 2 (4.35%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (4.35%) BDD
5 2 (4.35%) Progressive Enhancement
5 2 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (2.17%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.17%) Product Marketing
6 1 (2.17%) Software Architecture
6 1 (2.17%) Web Development
6 1 (2.17%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) C#
2 8 (17.39%) SQL
3 7 (15.22%) Perl
4 6 (13.04%) Python
4 6 (13.04%) Java
5 4 (8.70%) C++
5 4 (8.70%) C
6 3 (6.52%) PHP
6 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.35%) VBA
7 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.17%) Ruby
8 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.17%) VB
8 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (52.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.17%) vSphere
1 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle
2 8 (17.39%) VMware
3 1 (2.17%) Sybase
3 1 (2.17%) BT
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago