The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 112 125 124
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 48 36 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.68% 1.15% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 1.20% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 37 21 49
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £15,750 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
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
2717 2995 3832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.17% 95.60% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1681 1885 2503
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Graduate in the job title.

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
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +24 35 £25,000 -7.40% 3
Glasgow 0 14 £26,500 +42.28% 3
North Lanarkshire - 4 - -
West Lothian 0 2 - -
Graduate
UK

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 41 (67.21%) Degree
2 27 (44.26%) Finance
3 23 (37.70%) Business Analysis
4 22 (36.07%) Retail
4 22 (36.07%) Computer Science
5 21 (34.43%) Local Government
5 21 (34.43%) Project Management
6 17 (27.87%) Software Engineering
7 14 (22.95%) Economics
8 13 (21.31%) Mathematics
9 11 (18.03%) Physics
9 11 (18.03%) Psychology
9 11 (18.03%) C#
10 10 (16.39%) Java
11 9 (14.75%) SQL
11 9 (14.75%) Oracle
12 8 (13.11%) .NET
12 8 (13.11%) Multimedia
12 8 (13.11%) Web Design
12 8 (13.11%) User Experience
12 8 (13.11%) Service Design
13 7 (11.48%) Operations Research
14 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
14 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
15 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (8.20%) Incident Management
16 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
16 4 (6.56%) Python
16 4 (6.56%) C

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.28%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.64%) Modbus
2 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) MySQL
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.64%) Big Data
4 1 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Selenium
1 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (44.26%) Finance
2 22 (36.07%) Retail
3 21 (34.43%) Local Government
4 8 (13.11%) Multimedia
5 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.28%) Banking
6 2 (3.28%) Electronics
6 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) LAMP
3 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.64%) CSS
3 1 (1.64%) HTML
3 1 (1.64%) JSON
3 1 (1.64%) LINQ
3 1 (1.64%) REST
3 1 (1.64%) SOAP
3 1 (1.64%) Web Services
3 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.07%) Computer Science
2 14 (22.95%) Economics
3 13 (21.31%) Mathematics
4 11 (18.03%) Physics
4 11 (18.03%) Psychology
5 8 (13.11%) User Experience
6 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.64%) Fintech
8 1 (1.64%) Statistics
8 1 (1.64%) VHDL
8 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Windows
3 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.64%) CentOS
4 1 (1.64%) Debian
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Business Analysis
2 21 (34.43%) Project Management
3 17 (27.87%) Software Engineering
4 8 (13.11%) Service Design
4 8 (13.11%) Web Design
5 7 (11.48%) Operations Research
6 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.20%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.92%) ETL
7 3 (4.92%) ETL Development
8 2 (3.28%) OO
8 2 (3.28%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.28%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.28%) Web Development
9 1 (1.64%) ERP
9 1 (1.64%) Investment Management
9 1 (1.64%) Manual Testing
9 1 (1.64%) OOD
9 1 (1.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) C#
2 10 (16.39%) Java
3 9 (14.75%) SQL
4 4 (6.56%) C
4 4 (6.56%) C++
4 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.56%) Perl
4 4 (6.56%) Python
5 3 (4.92%) PHP
6 2 (3.28%) Ruby
6 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.64%) VB
7 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (67.21%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Oracle
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Citrix
4 1 (1.64%) Kofax
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.64%) Sybase
4 1 (1.64%) Teradata
4 1 (1.64%) Xilinx
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