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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 87 76 68
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 16 34 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.19% 2.26% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 2.35% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 13
Average salary £27,000 £24,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £19,200 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £35,000 £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
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
1281 1447 1046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.89% 96.21% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 772 928 644
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,069
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (54.84%) Degree
2 14 (45.16%) Java
3 13 (41.94%) Finance
3 13 (41.94%) Computer Science
4 11 (35.48%) Mathematics
5 9 (29.03%) Windows
6 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (22.58%) .NET
8 6 (19.35%) OO
8 6 (19.35%) Banking
8 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
8 6 (19.35%) Physics
9 5 (16.13%) WPF
9 5 (16.13%) Scrum
10 4 (12.90%) Billing
10 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
10 4 (12.90%) GIS
10 4 (12.90%) ArcGIS
10 4 (12.90%) Mac OS X
10 4 (12.90%) SQL
10 4 (12.90%) C#
10 4 (12.90%) Linux
10 4 (12.90%) OOP
10 4 (12.90%) Oracle
10 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Games
10 4 (12.90%) Java SE
10 4 (12.90%) Qt
10 4 (12.90%) Android
10 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (12.90%) ArcGIS
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) PhpStorm
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Billing
3 4 (12.90%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) WPF
3 4 (12.90%) Qt
3 4 (12.90%) iOS SDK
3 4 (12.90%) Java SE
4 1 (3.23%) OpenGL
4 1 (3.23%) DirectX
4 1 (3.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Computer Science
2 11 (35.48%) Mathematics
3 6 (19.35%) Physics
4 4 (12.90%) GIS
4 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (3.23%) Blog
5 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Mac OS X
2 4 (12.90%) Android
2 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Phone
3 3 (9.68%) UNIX
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
2 6 (19.35%) OO
3 5 (16.13%) Scrum
4 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
4 4 (12.90%) OOP
4 4 (12.90%) Time Management
5 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) ERP
5 2 (6.45%) BCP
5 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.45%) Information Security
5 2 (6.45%) Wealth Management
6 1 (3.23%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.23%) CAD
6 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.23%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) C#
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) C++
3 3 (9.68%) Perl
4 2 (6.45%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) VBA
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
1 4 (12.90%) Xamarin
2 2 (6.45%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Sybase
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