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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 94 86 60
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 17 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.13% 0.84% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.88% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 20
Average salary £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,100 £21,900 £20,950
10% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £32,500 £25,600
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -4.25%
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
1438 1361 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.87% 95.64% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 945 870 810
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 24 October 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 21 (60.00%) C#
2 20 (57.14%) Degree
3 17 (48.57%) .NET
4 13 (37.14%) Computer Science
4 13 (37.14%) Java
5 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
6 9 (25.71%) Mathematics
6 9 (25.71%) C++
6 9 (25.71%) Windows
6 9 (25.71%) Linux
7 8 (22.86%) Python
7 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
7 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.86%) VMware
8 7 (20.00%) Finance
8 7 (20.00%) Perl
8 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (20.00%) Physics
9 6 (17.14%) C
10 5 (14.29%) HTML
10 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 5 (14.29%) MS Office
10 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
11 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (11.43%) CSS
11 4 (11.43%) OO
11 4 (11.43%) SQL
11 4 (11.43%) PHP
11 4 (11.43%) Oracle

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (8.57%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) 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 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.71%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (14.29%) HTML
4 4 (11.43%) CSS
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.71%) XML
6 2 (5.71%) XSLT
6 2 (5.71%) Ajax
6 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (2.86%) REST
7 1 (2.86%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.86%) LAMP
7 1 (2.86%) WCF
7 1 (2.86%) WPF
7 1 (2.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Computer Science
2 9 (25.71%) Mathematics
3 7 (20.00%) Physics
4 2 (5.71%) Economics
5 1 (2.86%) iPhone
5 1 (2.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
3 4 (11.43%) OO
3 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (8.57%) Line Management
5 2 (5.71%) MVC
5 2 (5.71%) Time Management
6 1 (2.86%) Software Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Web Development
6 1 (2.86%) Wealth Management
6 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.86%) RAD
6 1 (2.86%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) C#
2 13 (37.14%) Java
3 9 (25.71%) C++
4 8 (22.86%) Python
5 7 (20.00%) Perl
6 6 (17.14%) C
7 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 4 (11.43%) SQL
8 4 (11.43%) PHP
9 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
9 3 (8.57%) VBA
9 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
9 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
9 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.86%) VB
10 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
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 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
1 8 (22.86%) VMware
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Sybase
4 1 (2.86%) Xamarin
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