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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 91 90 81
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 6 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 1.11% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 1.17% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 9
Average salary £20,250 £25,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £24,100 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £23,875 £30,200 £24,200
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
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
1206 1286 1336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.81% 95.47% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 811 830 861
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 20 (76.92%) Java
2 18 (69.23%) Degree
3 16 (61.54%) .NET
4 15 (57.69%) HTML
5 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 14 (53.85%) CSS
6 13 (50.00%) C#
6 13 (50.00%) C++
7 12 (46.15%) MS Office
7 12 (46.15%) Oracle
7 12 (46.15%) Python
8 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
8 11 (42.31%) SAS
8 11 (42.31%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
8 11 (42.31%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (42.31%) Project Management
8 11 (42.31%) SAP
8 11 (42.31%) Business Analysis
9 6 (23.08%) SQL
10 5 (19.23%) MySQL
10 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
10 5 (19.23%) Asset Management
11 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
11 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
11 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
11 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
11 4 (15.38%) Linux
12 3 (11.54%) OO
12 3 (11.54%) Windows

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (42.31%) SAS
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) MS Office
2 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 11 (42.31%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (19.23%) MySQL
4 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.69%) Banking
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) .NET
2 15 (57.69%) HTML
3 14 (53.85%) CSS
4 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
4 3 (11.54%) Spring
5 2 (7.69%) JMS
5 2 (7.69%) LAMP
5 2 (7.69%) Swing
6 1 (3.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 3 (11.54%) Economics
2 3 (11.54%) Physics
3 2 (7.69%) Grid Computing
3 2 (7.69%) Psychology
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) CentOS
3 1 (3.85%) Debian
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Business Analysis
1 11 (42.31%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) Project Management
2 5 (19.23%) Asset Management
3 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.54%) Line Management
4 3 (11.54%) OO
4 3 (11.54%) OOD
4 3 (11.54%) Workflow
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Operations Research
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) C#
2 13 (50.00%) C++
3 12 (46.15%) Python
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.54%) Perl
7 2 (7.69%) C
8 1 (3.85%) PHP
8 1 (3.85%) Ruby
8 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Oracle
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) CA
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
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