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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 81 87 79
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 12 5 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.08% 0.40% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.42% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 11
Median salary £22,500 £20,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -19.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £17,300 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £24,100 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,875
% change year-on-year
- +4.71%

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
1060 1192 1286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.50% 94.68% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 713 808 800
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 14 (48.28%) Degree
2 12 (41.38%) Java
3 11 (37.93%) Linux
3 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) C#
5 9 (31.03%) Finance
6 7 (24.14%) .NET
7 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
7 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
7 6 (20.69%) Python
7 6 (20.69%) Firewall
7 6 (20.69%) MVC
7 6 (20.69%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
7 6 (20.69%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (20.69%) SIEM
7 6 (20.69%) Security Monitoring
8 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (17.24%) Android
8 5 (17.24%) HTML
9 4 (13.79%) CSS
9 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.79%) TDD
9 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
10 3 (10.34%) Open Source
10 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
10 3 (10.34%) BDD
10 3 (10.34%) SDLC
10 3 (10.34%) Software Testing

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 1 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Firewall
1 6 (20.69%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Selenium
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
3 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (17.24%) HTML
4 4 (13.79%) CSS
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.90%) J2EE
5 2 (6.90%) WinForms
5 2 (6.90%) WPF
6 1 (3.45%) Android SDK
6 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.45%) HTML5
6 1 (3.45%) Java EE
6 1 (3.45%) jQuery
6 1 (3.45%) LAMP
6 1 (3.45%) Middleware
6 1 (3.45%) Node.js
6 1 (3.45%) Qt
6 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Derivative
2 2 (6.90%) e-Learning
2 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Android
3 3 (10.34%) Unix
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
4 2 (6.90%) CentOS
4 2 (6.90%) Debian
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) MVC
2 6 (20.69%) Security Monitoring
2 6 (20.69%) SIEM
2 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
2 6 (20.69%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) TDD
4 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.34%) BDD
4 3 (10.34%) Open Source
4 3 (10.34%) Scrum
4 3 (10.34%) SDLC
4 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Web Development
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Testing
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) Informatics
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.69%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) C
4 2 (6.90%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) Freescale
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
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