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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 79 81 93
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 16 27 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.30% 1.73% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.81% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 14
Median salary £24,750 £22,500 £24,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £21,350 £19,430
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,700
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
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
1171 1494 1438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.44% 95.46% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 771 977 938
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 40 (71.43%) Degree
2 30 (53.57%) Finance
3 26 (46.43%) Business Analysis
4 23 (41.07%) Retail
5 22 (39.29%) Local Government
5 22 (39.29%) Project Management
6 20 (35.71%) Computer Science
7 17 (30.36%) Software Engineering
8 14 (25.00%) Economics
9 12 (21.43%) Psychology
10 11 (19.64%) Service Design
10 11 (19.64%) User Experience
10 11 (19.64%) Web Design
10 11 (19.64%) Mathematics
10 11 (19.64%) Multimedia
11 9 (16.07%) Physics
12 8 (14.29%) Operations Research
12 8 (14.29%) HTML
13 7 (12.50%) Banking
14 6 (10.71%) Java
14 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
14 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
15 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
15 5 (8.93%) CSS
15 5 (8.93%) Linux
15 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
16 4 (7.14%) C#
16 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
16 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
17 3 (5.36%) Sass

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 2 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.36%) MS Office
1 3 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) Modbus
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Bower
1 3 (5.36%) Grunt
1 3 (5.36%) gulp
2 2 (3.57%) Bugzilla
2 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 30 (53.57%) Finance
2 23 (41.07%) Retail
3 22 (39.29%) Local Government
4 11 (19.64%) Multimedia
5 7 (12.50%) Banking
6 2 (3.57%) Law
7 1 (1.79%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) HTML
2 5 (8.93%) CSS
3 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.36%) HTML5
4 3 (5.36%) Sass
4 3 (5.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.57%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.79%) .NET
6 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.79%) Android SDK
6 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.79%) CGI
6 1 (1.79%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.79%) Java EE
6 1 (1.79%) LAMP
6 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 14 (25.00%) Economics
3 12 (21.43%) Psychology
4 11 (19.64%) Mathematics
4 11 (19.64%) User Experience
5 9 (16.07%) Physics
6 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
7 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.79%) Blockchain
9 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.79%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Windows
3 2 (3.57%) CentOS
3 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Debian
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Unix
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Business Analysis
2 22 (39.29%) Project Management
3 17 (30.36%) Software Engineering
4 11 (19.64%) Service Design
4 11 (19.64%) Web Design
5 8 (14.29%) Operations Research
6 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.36%) Front End Development
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (5.36%) Web Development
8 2 (3.57%) Computer Security
8 2 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (3.57%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.57%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (3.57%) SIEM
9 1 (1.79%) MVC
9 1 (1.79%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.79%) Regression Testing
9 1 (1.79%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) Java
2 4 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (3.57%) C++
3 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.57%) Perl
3 2 (3.57%) SQL
4 1 (1.79%) C
4 1 (1.79%) PHP
4 1 (1.79%) Python
4 1 (1.79%) Ruby
4 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (71.43%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) Citrix
3 2 (3.57%) Splunk
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.79%) Sybase
4 1 (1.79%) Teradata
4 1 (1.79%) VMware
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