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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 55 84 93
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 40 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.21% 0.85% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.40% 0.89% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 35 9 20
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £20,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,600 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £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
1176 1232 1524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.46% 95.65% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 715 757 978
Median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £56,500 £57,500
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 24 May 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 (78.26%) Degree
2 30 (65.22%) Finance
3 24 (52.17%) Business Analysis
4 23 (50.00%) Retail
5 22 (47.83%) Local Government
5 22 (47.83%) Project Management
6 21 (45.65%) Computer Science
7 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
7 15 (32.61%) Economics
8 12 (26.09%) Mathematics
8 12 (26.09%) Psychology
9 10 (21.74%) Physics
10 8 (17.39%) Operations Research
10 8 (17.39%) User Experience
10 8 (17.39%) Service Design
10 8 (17.39%) Multimedia
10 8 (17.39%) Web Design
11 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
11 6 (13.04%) Java
12 5 (10.87%) Linux
12 5 (10.87%) Banking
13 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (8.70%) C#
13 4 (8.70%) Perl
14 3 (6.52%) C++
14 3 (6.52%) Oracle
14 3 (6.52%) Python
14 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
15 2 (4.35%) Computer Security
15 2 (4.35%) Splunk

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 2 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Modbus
1 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) MySQL
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Selenium
1 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (65.22%) Finance
2 23 (50.00%) Retail
3 22 (47.83%) Local Government
4 8 (17.39%) Multimedia
5 5 (10.87%) Banking
6 2 (4.35%) Law
7 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
1 2 (4.35%) LAMP
1 2 (4.35%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.17%) CSS
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (45.65%) Computer Science
2 15 (32.61%) Economics
3 12 (26.09%) Mathematics
3 12 (26.09%) Psychology
4 10 (21.74%) Physics
5 8 (17.39%) User Experience
6 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
7 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
8 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.17%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.17%) CentOS
3 1 (2.17%) Debian
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Business Analysis
2 22 (47.83%) Project Management
3 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
4 8 (17.39%) Operations Research
4 8 (17.39%) Service Design
4 8 (17.39%) Web Design
5 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.35%) Computer Security
6 2 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (4.35%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (4.35%) SIEM
6 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (2.17%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.17%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.17%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (2.17%) SDLC
7 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) Java
2 4 (8.70%) C#
2 4 (8.70%) Perl
3 3 (6.52%) C++
3 3 (6.52%) Python
4 2 (4.35%) C
4 2 (4.35%) PHP
4 2 (4.35%) Ruby
4 2 (4.35%) SQL
5 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (78.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle
2 2 (4.35%) Citrix
2 2 (4.35%) Splunk
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.17%) Sybase
3 1 (2.17%) Teradata
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