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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 85 77 65
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 19 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.27% 1.42% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.50% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 17
Average salary £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% -2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £20,300 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £32,500 £25,400
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
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
1436 1137 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.93% 94.83% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 951 706 818
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 24 (61.54%) C#
1 24 (61.54%) .NET
2 21 (53.85%) Degree
3 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 11 (28.21%) Mathematics
6 10 (25.64%) Java
7 9 (23.08%) Linux
7 9 (23.08%) VMware
7 9 (23.08%) Physics
7 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
8 8 (20.51%) Perl
8 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
8 8 (20.51%) Python
8 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
9 7 (17.95%) Oracle
9 7 (17.95%) C++
9 7 (17.95%) HTML
9 7 (17.95%) SQL
9 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
10 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (15.38%) Windows
10 6 (15.38%) XML
10 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
11 5 (12.82%) C
11 5 (12.82%) MVC
11 5 (12.82%) Project Management
12 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (10.26%) Finance
12 4 (10.26%) PHP

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) VPN
2 1 (2.56%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Games
3 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (61.54%) .NET
2 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
3 7 (17.95%) HTML
4 6 (15.38%) XML
5 4 (10.26%) J2EE
5 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (7.69%) CSS
7 2 (5.13%) XSLT
7 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.56%) WCF
8 1 (2.56%) WPF
8 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (2.56%) Ajax
8 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Mathematics
2 9 (23.08%) Physics
2 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) Economics
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile Games
4 1 (2.56%) iPhone
4 1 (2.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
3 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (12.82%) Project Management
4 5 (12.82%) MVC
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.13%) OO
6 2 (5.13%) Time Management
7 1 (2.56%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.56%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.56%) System Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Web Development
7 1 (2.56%) Wealth Management
7 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.56%) RAD
7 1 (2.56%) ITIL
7 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) C#
2 10 (25.64%) Java
3 8 (20.51%) Perl
3 8 (20.51%) Python
4 7 (17.95%) C++
4 7 (17.95%) SQL
5 5 (12.82%) C
6 4 (10.26%) PHP
7 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.13%) VBA
9 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.56%) Ruby
9 1 (2.56%) VB
9 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.56%) vSphere
1 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) VMware
2 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.95%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Sybase
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago