The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow 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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 92 96 92
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 9 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.72% 1.07% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.11% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 6
Average salary £21,750 £19,250 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.98% -20.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,000 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,750 £28,250
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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1179 1350 1107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.79% 96.36% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 760 815 759
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Graduate
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the Glasgow region.

Graduate Salary Trend in Glasgow

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 9 (42.86%) Java
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) Degree
3 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 7 (33.33%) C#
4 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 5 (23.81%) OO
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
5 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) Citrix
5 4 (19.05%) NetApp
5 4 (19.05%) CSS
5 4 (19.05%) C++
5 4 (19.05%) MVC
5 4 (19.05%) VMware
5 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
6 3 (14.29%) jQuery
6 3 (14.29%) GlassFish
6 3 (14.29%) Sass
6 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 3 (14.29%) Physics
6 3 (14.29%) J2EE
6 3 (14.29%) Servlets
6 3 (14.29%) Web Services
6 3 (14.29%) XML
6 3 (14.29%) Swing
6 3 (14.29%) Python

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 (14.29%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Games
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) CSS
3 3 (14.29%) Servlets
3 3 (14.29%) Web Services
3 3 (14.29%) XML
3 3 (14.29%) J2EE
3 3 (14.29%) Swing
3 3 (14.29%) jQuery
3 3 (14.29%) Sass
4 2 (9.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (9.52%) Classic ASP
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.76%) XSLT
5 1 (4.76%) HTML
5 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) User Experience
3 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 3 (14.29%) Physics
4 2 (9.52%) iPhone
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Android
1 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) OO
1 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
2 4 (19.05%) MVC
3 2 (9.52%) Wealth Management
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile Development
3 2 (9.52%) SDLC
4 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
4 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) C++
5 3 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (14.29%) PHP
6 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 2 (9.52%) Ruby
7 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (19.05%) Citrix
1 4 (19.05%) NetApp
1 4 (19.05%) VMware