The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 157 165 150
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 5 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 0.031% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.032% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 9
Average salary £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Graduate Software Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2950 3096 3020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.82% 95.06% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1987 1974 2148
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Graduate Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Graduate Software Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Graduate Software Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 3 £25,000 -
Aberdeen +9 2 £25,000 +8.69%
Graduate Software Engineer
UK

Graduate Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Graduate Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 7 (63.64%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Mathematics
3 5 (45.45%) Physics
3 5 (45.45%) OOP
3 5 (45.45%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) C++
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 4 (36.36%) Apache
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) PHP
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) C
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) Games
6 2 (18.18%) Time Management
6 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (18.18%) Line Management
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) MS Office
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) MySQL
6 2 (18.18%) Web Development
6 2 (18.18%) Subversion
6 2 (18.18%) Mobile Games
6 2 (18.18%) Online Games
6 2 (18.18%) Social Gaming

Graduate Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Graduate Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SMTP
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Games
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Mathematics
1 5 (45.45%) Physics
2 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) Online Games
3 2 (18.18%) Social Gaming
3 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
3 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) OOP
2 5 (45.45%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) C
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 2 (18.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) VMware