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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 81 89 84
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 25 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.73% 1.20% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.25% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 10
Average salary £22,500 £23,750 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +10.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £24,350
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1358 1440 1165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.78% 95.87% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 891 956 737
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 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 28 (70.00%) Degree
2 18 (45.00%) Java
3 16 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (35.00%) .NET
5 13 (32.50%) Windows
6 11 (27.50%) Finance
7 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 10 (25.00%) C#
8 9 (22.50%) HTML
8 9 (22.50%) SQL
8 9 (22.50%) Software Testing
9 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 7 (17.50%) Linux
10 7 (17.50%) CSS
10 7 (17.50%) Banking
10 7 (17.50%) SDLC
11 6 (15.00%) Android
11 6 (15.00%) Apple iOS
11 6 (15.00%) Mathematics
11 6 (15.00%) OO
11 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
12 5 (12.50%) Mac OS X
12 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
12 5 (12.50%) Scrum
12 5 (12.50%) HTML5
12 5 (12.50%) Data Protection
13 4 (10.00%) jQuery
13 4 (10.00%) WPF

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (10.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.50%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) LAN
2 1 (2.50%) WAN
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) SAN
2 1 (2.50%) LDAP
2 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.50%) SQLPlus
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
1 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
1 1 (2.50%) PhpStorm
1 1 (2.50%) FogBugz
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Games
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Billing
4 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.50%) German Language
4 1 (2.50%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) .NET
2 9 (22.50%) HTML
3 7 (17.50%) CSS
4 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 5 (12.50%) HTML5
5 4 (10.00%) jQuery
5 4 (10.00%) WPF
5 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (10.00%) iOS SDK
5 4 (10.00%) CSS3
5 4 (10.00%) Qt
5 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (10.00%) Java SE
6 3 (7.50%) Spring
6 3 (7.50%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.00%) Swing
7 2 (5.00%) JMS
8 1 (2.50%) OpenGL
8 1 (2.50%) DirectX
8 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (10.00%) GIS
4 3 (7.50%) Physics
5 2 (5.00%) Grid Computing
5 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.00%) Economics
6 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.50%) Psychology
6 1 (2.50%) Blog
6 1 (2.50%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.50%) User Experience
6 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Linux
3 6 (15.00%) Android
3 6 (15.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (12.50%) Mac OS X
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Phone
5 4 (10.00%) UNIX
6 1 (2.50%) Solaris
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) Software Testing
3 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (17.50%) SDLC
5 6 (15.00%) OO
6 5 (12.50%) Scrum
6 5 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 4 (10.00%) Time Management
7 4 (10.00%) MVC
7 4 (10.00%) Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.00%) Information Security
8 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.00%) TDD
8 2 (5.00%) BCP
8 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.00%) ERP
8 2 (5.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (25.00%) C#
3 9 (22.50%) SQL
4 4 (10.00%) Python
4 4 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (5.00%) Ruby
5 2 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.50%) VBA
6 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (70.00%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.50%) PhD
4 1 (2.50%) HND
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) XenApp
2 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Xamarin
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) Avaloq
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