The table below looks at the statistics 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 83 94 82
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 22 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.54% 1.10% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.15% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 10
Average salary £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £24,800
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 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
1340 1475 1147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.97% 95.47% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 870 968 698
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 27 (69.23%) Degree
2 19 (48.72%) Java
3 15 (38.46%) Computer Science
4 14 (35.90%) Windows
5 13 (33.33%) Finance
6 10 (25.64%) .NET
6 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
8 8 (20.51%) Mathematics
8 8 (20.51%) Banking
8 8 (20.51%) SQL
8 8 (20.51%) C#
9 7 (17.95%) Linux
10 6 (15.38%) Android
10 6 (15.38%) Apple iOS
10 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
10 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
11 5 (12.82%) HTML
11 5 (12.82%) OO
11 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
11 5 (12.82%) Mac OS X
11 5 (12.82%) Scrum
11 5 (12.82%) SDLC
12 4 (10.26%) Windows Phone
12 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
12 4 (10.26%) iOS SDK
12 4 (10.26%) Xamarin
12 4 (10.26%) Time Management
12 4 (10.26%) Qt

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 4 (10.26%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Network Security
2 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.56%) LDAP
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.56%) SQLPlus
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.56%) FogBugz
1 1 (2.56%) PhpStorm
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Billing
3 3 (7.69%) Games
4 2 (5.13%) Retail
5 1 (2.56%) Law
5 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.56%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) HTML
3 4 (10.26%) iOS SDK
3 4 (10.26%) Java SE
3 4 (10.26%) WPF
3 4 (10.26%) Qt
4 3 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 3 (7.69%) Spring
4 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.69%) CSS
4 3 (7.69%) HTML5
5 2 (5.13%) CSS3
5 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.13%) Swing
5 2 (5.13%) JMS
5 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.13%) jQuery
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.56%) Ajax
6 1 (2.56%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 8 (20.51%) Mathematics
3 4 (10.26%) Physics
3 4 (10.26%) GIS
4 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.13%) Grid Computing
5 2 (5.13%) Economics
6 1 (2.56%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.56%) Blog
6 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.56%) User Experience
6 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.56%) Psychology
6 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Linux
3 6 (15.38%) Android
3 6 (15.38%) Apple iOS
4 5 (12.82%) Mac OS X
5 4 (10.26%) UNIX
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.56%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
3 5 (12.82%) SDLC
3 5 (12.82%) Scrum
3 5 (12.82%) OO
4 4 (10.26%) Project Management
4 4 (10.26%) Time Management
5 3 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) MVC
6 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.13%) OOP
6 2 (5.13%) ERP
6 2 (5.13%) OOD
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.13%) BCP
6 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.13%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) Java
2 8 (20.51%) C#
2 8 (20.51%) SQL
3 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.26%) C++
4 4 (10.26%) Python
5 2 (5.13%) Ruby
5 2 (5.13%) Perl
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.56%) VBA
6 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (69.23%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) ISEB
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) HND
3 1 (2.56%) PhD
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) XenApp
2 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Xamarin
3 3 (7.69%) SAP
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Avaloq
5 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix
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