The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 73 85 94
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 21 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.78% 1.41% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 1.47% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 16
Median salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
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 Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1135 1360 1546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.94% 95.64% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 648 872 1006
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Graduate in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 36 (76.60%) Degree
2 30 (63.83%) Finance
3 24 (51.06%) Business Analysis
4 23 (48.94%) Retail
5 22 (46.81%) Project Management
5 22 (46.81%) Local Government
6 21 (44.68%) Computer Science
7 16 (34.04%) Software Engineering
8 15 (31.91%) Economics
9 12 (25.53%) Mathematics
9 12 (25.53%) Psychology
10 10 (21.28%) Physics
11 8 (17.02%) Operations Research
11 8 (17.02%) Service Design
11 8 (17.02%) User Experience
11 8 (17.02%) Web Design
11 8 (17.02%) Multimedia
12 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
12 6 (12.77%) Java
13 5 (10.64%) C#
13 5 (10.64%) Banking
14 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
14 4 (8.51%) Linux
15 3 (6.38%) Python
15 3 (6.38%) C++
15 3 (6.38%) Perl
15 3 (6.38%) Oracle
15 3 (6.38%) MS Office
16 2 (4.26%) Ruby

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (2.13%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Office
2 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Modbus
1 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Selenium
1 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (63.83%) Finance
2 23 (48.94%) Retail
3 22 (46.81%) Local Government
4 8 (17.02%) Multimedia
5 5 (10.64%) Banking
6 2 (4.26%) Law
7 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.13%) CGI
2 1 (2.13%) CSS
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) LAMP
2 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (44.68%) Computer Science
2 15 (31.91%) Economics
3 12 (25.53%) Mathematics
3 12 (25.53%) Psychology
4 10 (21.28%) Physics
5 8 (17.02%) User Experience
6 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
7 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
8 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.13%) Blockchain
8 1 (2.13%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.13%) CentOS
3 1 (2.13%) Debian
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Business Analysis
2 22 (46.81%) Project Management
3 16 (34.04%) Software Engineering
4 8 (17.02%) Operations Research
4 8 (17.02%) Service Design
4 8 (17.02%) Web Design
5 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.26%) Computer Security
6 2 (4.26%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (4.26%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (4.26%) SIEM
6 2 (4.26%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.13%) Analytics
7 1 (2.13%) Data Analytics
7 1 (2.13%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.13%) Open Source
7 1 (2.13%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (2.13%) SDLC
7 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) Java
2 5 (10.64%) C#
3 3 (6.38%) C++
3 3 (6.38%) Perl
3 3 (6.38%) Python
4 2 (4.26%) Ruby
4 2 (4.26%) SQL
5 1 (2.13%) C
5 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) PHP
5 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (76.60%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Citrix
3 2 (4.26%) Splunk
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) Sybase
4 1 (2.13%) Teradata
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