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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 80 80 91
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 19 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.58% 1.71% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.80% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 17
Median salary £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,100
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
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
1149 1392 1453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.67% 95.34% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 673 917 965
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 26 July 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 37 (71.15%) Degree
2 31 (59.62%) Finance
3 26 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 23 (44.23%) Retail
5 22 (42.31%) Project Management
5 22 (42.31%) Local Government
6 20 (38.46%) Computer Science
7 16 (30.77%) Software Engineering
8 14 (26.92%) Economics
9 12 (23.08%) Psychology
10 11 (21.15%) Mathematics
11 9 (17.31%) Physics
12 8 (15.38%) Operations Research
12 8 (15.38%) Multimedia
12 8 (15.38%) Web Design
12 8 (15.38%) Service Design
12 8 (15.38%) User Experience
13 7 (13.46%) Banking
14 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
15 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (9.62%) Linux
15 5 (9.62%) HTML
15 5 (9.62%) Java
16 4 (7.69%) C#
16 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
16 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
16 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
17 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
17 3 (5.77%) Windows
17 3 (5.77%) Oracle

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 1 (1.92%) Apache
1 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Office
1 3 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) Modbus
2 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Bower
1 2 (3.85%) Bugzilla
1 2 (3.85%) Grunt
1 2 (3.85%) gulp
1 2 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) Selenium
2 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (59.62%) Finance
2 23 (44.23%) Retail
3 22 (42.31%) Local Government
4 8 (15.38%) Multimedia
5 7 (13.46%) Banking
6 2 (3.85%) Law
7 1 (1.92%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) HTML
2 3 (5.77%) CSS
3 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.85%) HTML5
3 2 (3.85%) Regular Expression
3 2 (3.85%) Sass
3 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.92%) .NET
4 1 (1.92%) CGI
4 1 (1.92%) LAMP
4 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 14 (26.92%) Economics
3 12 (23.08%) Psychology
4 11 (21.15%) Mathematics
5 9 (17.31%) Physics
6 8 (15.38%) User Experience
7 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
8 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
10 1 (1.92%) Blockchain
10 1 (1.92%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) Windows
3 2 (3.85%) CentOS
3 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.92%) Debian
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Unix
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 22 (42.31%) Project Management
3 16 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 8 (15.38%) Operations Research
4 8 (15.38%) Service Design
4 8 (15.38%) Web Design
5 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.85%) Computer Security
6 2 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (3.85%) Front End Development
6 2 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) SIEM
7 1 (1.92%) Analytics
7 1 (1.92%) DevOps
7 1 (1.92%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (1.92%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.92%) Mobile Development
7 1 (1.92%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) Java
2 4 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (3.85%) C++
3 2 (3.85%) Perl
3 2 (3.85%) Python
3 2 (3.85%) SQL
4 1 (1.92%) C
4 1 (1.92%) PHP
4 1 (1.92%) Ruby
4 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (71.15%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Citrix
3 2 (3.85%) Splunk
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.92%) Sybase
4 1 (1.92%) Teradata
4 1 (1.92%) VMware
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