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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 87 88 77
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 10 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 1.27% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.33% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 8
Average salary £25,500 £25,000 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £22,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £35,000 £30,600
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1278 1499 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.60% 94.87% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 797 968 606
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,350 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 (59.26%) Degree
2 11 (40.74%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) Windows
3 10 (37.04%) Finance
3 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
3 10 (37.04%) Banking
4 9 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 5 (18.52%) Scrum
6 5 (18.52%) Android
6 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
6 5 (18.52%) Mac OS X
6 5 (18.52%) SQL
7 4 (14.81%) .NET
7 4 (14.81%) Linux
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle
7 4 (14.81%) OO
7 4 (14.81%) GIS
7 4 (14.81%) ArcGIS
7 4 (14.81%) Games
7 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
7 4 (14.81%) iOS SDK
7 4 (14.81%) Xamarin
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Phone
7 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
7 4 (14.81%) Qt
7 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Physics
7 4 (14.81%) Billing

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 4 (14.81%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) SQLPlus
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.70%) FogBugz
1 1 (3.70%) PhpStorm
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
1 10 (37.04%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Games
2 4 (14.81%) Billing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.70%) German Language
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) Java SE
1 4 (14.81%) WPF
1 4 (14.81%) Qt
1 4 (14.81%) iOS SDK
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.70%) OpenGL
2 1 (3.70%) DirectX
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
2 9 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (14.81%) Physics
3 4 (14.81%) GIS
3 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.70%) Economics
4 1 (3.70%) Blog
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Mac OS X
2 5 (18.52%) Android
2 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Phone
3 4 (14.81%) Linux
4 3 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 5 (18.52%) Scrum
3 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
3 4 (14.81%) OO
3 4 (14.81%) Time Management
4 3 (11.11%) OOP
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) ERP
5 2 (7.41%) BCP
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (3.70%) SDLC
6 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Wealth Management
6 1 (3.70%) Test Management
6 1 (3.70%) CAD
6 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Python
3 2 (7.41%) Perl
3 2 (7.41%) C++
3 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) XenApp
2 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
1 4 (14.81%) Xamarin
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Avaloq
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