The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 121 118 131
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 31 55 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.05% 1.44% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.51% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 19 43 13
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,750 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Graduate
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
2758 3633 3028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.40% 94.83% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1737 2378 1810
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,150 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Graduate
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Scotland

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Scotland

Graduate
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 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Glasgow -2 11 £19,375 +1.97% 1
Edinburgh +7 10 £25,500 +2.00% 6
Falkirk - 3 - -
West Lothian 0 2 - -
Stirling -8 2 - -
Aberdeen +16 1 £22,500 -30.76% 2
Dundee +4 1 £35,000 -
Fife +3 1 £26,000 -
Graduate
UK

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 42 (56.00%) Degree
2 29 (38.67%) Computer Science
3 24 (32.00%) Java
4 16 (21.33%) Software Engineering
5 15 (20.00%) Finance
6 14 (18.67%) SQL
7 13 (17.33%) Windows
7 13 (17.33%) Banking
8 11 (14.67%) .NET
8 11 (14.67%) Oracle
8 11 (14.67%) C#
8 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (13.33%) Relational Database
9 10 (13.33%) OO
10 9 (12.00%) C++
10 9 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (12.00%) Mathematics
11 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
11 7 (9.33%) Linux
11 7 (9.33%) Software Testing
11 7 (9.33%) Mentoring
12 6 (8.00%) Apple iOS
12 6 (8.00%) Android
12 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
13 5 (6.67%) RDBMS
13 5 (6.67%) Python
13 5 (6.67%) Mac OS X
13 5 (6.67%) MySQL
13 5 (6.67%) UNIX
13 5 (6.67%) Scrum

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (5.33%) ArcGIS
2 3 (4.00%) GlassFish
3 2 (2.67%) Moodle
4 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.33%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Network Security
2 1 (1.33%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.33%) LAN
2 1 (1.33%) WAN
2 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.33%) DNS
2 1 (1.33%) LDAP
2 1 (1.33%) Wireless
2 1 (1.33%) Fast Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.67%) MySQL
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.33%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.33%) PhpStorm
2 1 (1.33%) FogBugz
2 1 (1.33%) JIRA
2 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (20.00%) Finance
2 13 (17.33%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Games
3 4 (5.33%) Billing
4 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) Electronics
5 1 (1.33%) German Language
5 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) .NET
2 4 (5.33%) Qt
2 4 (5.33%) Java SE
2 4 (5.33%) WPF
2 4 (5.33%) iOS SDK
2 4 (5.33%) Web Services
3 3 (4.00%) HTML
3 3 (4.00%) J2EE
3 3 (4.00%) XML
3 3 (4.00%) CSS
3 3 (4.00%) Servlets
3 3 (4.00%) Swing
4 2 (2.67%) Java EE
4 2 (2.67%) Flash
4 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.67%) Middleware
5 1 (1.33%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.33%) DirectX
5 1 (1.33%) jQuery
5 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (38.67%) Computer Science
2 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (12.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.33%) Physics
5 4 (5.33%) GIS
6 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.33%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.33%) VLE
6 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.33%) Blog
6 1 (1.33%) Economics
6 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.33%) Windows
2 7 (9.33%) Linux
3 6 (8.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (8.00%) Android
4 5 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 5 (6.67%) UNIX
5 4 (5.33%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.33%) Solaris
6 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) Software Engineering
2 10 (13.33%) OO
3 9 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.33%) Software Testing
4 7 (9.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.67%) Scrum
6 4 (5.33%) Time Management
7 3 (4.00%) OOP
7 3 (4.00%) Project Management
7 3 (4.00%) Analytics
7 3 (4.00%) Wealth Management
8 2 (2.67%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.67%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (2.67%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.67%) Information Security
8 2 (2.67%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.67%) ERP
8 2 (2.67%) BCP
9 1 (1.33%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) Java
2 14 (18.67%) SQL
3 11 (14.67%) C#
4 9 (12.00%) C++
5 5 (6.67%) Python
6 4 (5.33%) C
6 4 (5.33%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.00%) Perl
7 3 (4.00%) PHP
7 3 (4.00%) Ruby
8 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 42 (56.00%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) ISEB
3 2 (2.67%) HND
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.33%) PhD
4 1 (1.33%) HNC
4 1 (1.33%) MOS
4 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.67%) Firmware
2 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.33%) XenApp
3 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Oracle
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.67%) VMware
4 4 (5.33%) Xamarin
5 3 (4.00%) Citrix
6 2 (2.67%) SAP
6 2 (2.67%) NetApp
7 1 (1.33%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.33%) Informatica
7 1 (1.33%) Cisco
7 1 (1.33%) Adobe
7 1 (1.33%) Blackboard
7 1 (1.33%) Avaloq
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