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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 82 88 80
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 30 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.89% 1.27% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 1.32% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 13
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £18,400 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,400 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1490 1436 1139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.71% 95.93% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 971 951 706
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 26 (66.67%) Degree
2 22 (56.41%) Java
3 17 (43.59%) .NET
4 16 (41.03%) HTML
5 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 15 (38.46%) Computer Science
6 14 (35.90%) SQL
7 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 12 (30.77%) CSS
8 12 (30.77%) C#
8 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
9 11 (28.21%) Windows
10 9 (23.08%) Linux
10 9 (23.08%) OO
11 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
12 7 (17.95%) Finance
12 7 (17.95%) Spring
12 7 (17.95%) Hibernate
12 7 (17.95%) HTML5
12 7 (17.95%) SDLC
13 6 (15.38%) Software Testing
13 6 (15.38%) Project Management
13 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
13 6 (15.38%) OOD
14 5 (12.82%) Python
14 5 (12.82%) Data Protection
14 5 (12.82%) Android
14 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
15 4 (10.26%) jQuery

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (7.69%) SAS
2 1 (2.56%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) LDAP
1 1 (2.56%) LAN
1 1 (2.56%) WAN
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
1 1 (2.56%) SAN
1 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) MySQL
2 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) SQLPlus
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) FogBugz
2 1 (2.56%) PhpStorm
2 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.56%) German Language
4 1 (2.56%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) .NET
2 16 (41.03%) HTML
3 12 (30.77%) CSS
4 7 (17.95%) Hibernate
4 7 (17.95%) Spring
4 7 (17.95%) HTML5
5 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 4 (10.26%) jQuery
6 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (10.26%) Swing
6 4 (10.26%) JMS
6 4 (10.26%) CSS3
6 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.56%) Middleware
7 1 (2.56%) LAMP
7 1 (2.56%) Ajax
7 1 (2.56%) Java SE
7 1 (2.56%) WPF
7 1 (2.56%) iOS SDK
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.26%) Grid Computing
2 4 (10.26%) Mathematics
2 4 (10.26%) Physics
3 3 (7.69%) Economics
4 2 (5.13%) Psychology
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Statistics
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.56%) GIS
5 1 (2.56%) Chemistry
5 1 (2.56%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Linux
3 5 (12.82%) Android
3 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.13%) UNIX
5 1 (2.56%) Solaris
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
3 9 (23.08%) OO
4 7 (17.95%) SDLC
5 6 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 6 (15.38%) OOD
5 6 (15.38%) Project Management
6 5 (12.82%) Data Protection
7 4 (10.26%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.26%) MVC
8 3 (7.69%) Workflow
8 3 (7.69%) Scrum
8 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) Line Management
9 2 (5.13%) Open Source
9 2 (5.13%) Operations Research
9 2 (5.13%) TDD
10 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
10 1 (2.56%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) Java
2 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 14 (35.90%) SQL
4 12 (30.77%) C#
5 5 (12.82%) Python
6 4 (10.26%) C++
7 2 (5.13%) Perl
7 2 (5.13%) Ruby
8 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.56%) C
8 1 (2.56%) PHP
8 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) HND
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) XenApp
2 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) SAP
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Avaloq
5 1 (2.56%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix
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Salary: £19000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago