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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 71 87 101
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 18 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.65% 1.09% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.14% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 12
Median salary £27,500 £21,500 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.90% -12.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £18,950 £19,150
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £24,400 £28,850
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
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
1037 1401 1479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.22% 95.37% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 671 886 997
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 December 2016.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 18 (51.43%) Degree
2 12 (34.29%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) HTML
4 9 (25.71%) C#
4 9 (25.71%) Linux
5 7 (20.00%) Finance
5 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (20.00%) CSS
6 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
6 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
6 6 (17.14%) .NET
6 6 (17.14%) Python
6 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
6 6 (17.14%) MVC
6 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
7 5 (14.29%) TDD
7 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (11.43%) Firewall
8 4 (11.43%) Scrum
8 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
8 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
8 4 (11.43%) Web Development
8 4 (11.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
8 4 (11.43%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (11.43%) BDD
8 4 (11.43%) SIEM
8 4 (11.43%) Android

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 3 (8.57%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
1 4 (11.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (8.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Bower
1 3 (8.57%) Grunt
1 3 (8.57%) gulp
2 2 (5.71%) Bugzilla
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
2 3 (8.57%) Multimedia
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Games
4 1 (2.86%) Private Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) HTML
2 7 (20.00%) CSS
3 6 (17.14%) .NET
3 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
3 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
3 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.57%) HTML5
4 3 (8.57%) Sass
4 3 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (5.71%) Android SDK
5 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
5 2 (5.71%) J2EE
5 2 (5.71%) Java EE
5 2 (5.71%) WPF
6 1 (2.86%) Celery
6 1 (2.86%) CGI
6 1 (2.86%) LAMP
6 1 (2.86%) Middleware
6 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.57%) User Experience
4 2 (5.71%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.86%) Derivative
5 1 (2.86%) Informatics
5 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Android
3 3 (8.57%) Windows
4 2 (5.71%) CentOS
4 2 (5.71%) Unix
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Debian
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.14%) MVC
3 5 (14.29%) TDD
4 4 (11.43%) BDD
4 4 (11.43%) Scrum
4 4 (11.43%) SIEM
4 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.43%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (11.43%) Web Development
5 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) Front End Development
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (8.57%) Service Design
5 3 (8.57%) Web Design
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps
6 2 (5.71%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Open Source
6 2 (5.71%) SDLC
6 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Java
2 9 (25.71%) C#
3 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.14%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) C
5 1 (2.86%) Perl
5 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat