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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 91 96 70
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 15 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.06% 0.48% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.51% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 17
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £24,300 £18,700
10% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £27,400
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
1330 1383 1163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.26% 95.25% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 896 903 764
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 19 December 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (45.71%) C#
2 15 (42.86%) Degree
3 14 (40.00%) Java
4 13 (37.14%) .NET
4 13 (37.14%) Computer Science
5 12 (34.29%) Finance
6 10 (28.57%) Mathematics
7 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
8 8 (22.86%) Linux
8 8 (22.86%) Physics
9 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (20.00%) Perl
10 6 (17.14%) C++
10 6 (17.14%) SQL
10 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (17.14%) OO
10 6 (17.14%) Windows
11 5 (14.29%) VMware
11 5 (14.29%) Oracle
11 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 5 (14.29%) Python
12 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
12 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
12 4 (11.43%) MS Office
12 4 (11.43%) OOP
13 3 (8.57%) Wealth Management
13 3 (8.57%) VBA
13 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
13 3 (8.57%) C

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (5.71%) Apache
1 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.86%) VPN
1 1 (2.86%) SAN
1 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.71%) PowerBuilder
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Billing
3 1 (2.86%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.57%) HTML
4 2 (5.71%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) XSLT
5 1 (2.86%) LAMP
5 1 (2.86%) WinForms
5 1 (2.86%) Ajax
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.86%) WPF
5 1 (2.86%) jQuery
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.86%) REST
5 1 (2.86%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Computer Science
2 10 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 8 (22.86%) Physics
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) UNIX
4 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (17.14%) OO
2 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) OOP
4 3 (8.57%) Wealth Management
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.71%) Line Management
6 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.86%) System Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Investment Management
6 1 (2.86%) Time Management
6 1 (2.86%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL
6 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.86%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) C#
2 14 (40.00%) Java
3 7 (20.00%) Perl
4 6 (17.14%) C++
4 6 (17.14%) SQL
5 5 (14.29%) Python
6 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
6 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
7 3 (8.57%) C
7 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
7 3 (8.57%) VBA
7 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
7 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.71%) PHP
9 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.86%) vSphere
1 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) VMware
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Sybase
4 1 (2.86%) Xamarin
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: Dependent on skills/experience
Posted: 15 days ago