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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 114 124 117
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 46 43 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.40% 1.15% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.21% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 30 38 27
Average salary £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £16,500 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,150 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
3074 3546 2910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.78% 94.97% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1981 2271 1916
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Edinburgh +10 28 £22,500 -2.17% 2
Glasgow -1 9 £21,750 -3.33%
Aberdeen +11 3 £20,000 -20.79%
South Lanarkshire - 3 £25,000 -
Fife -2 1 - -
Dundee -4 1 £35,000 +112.12%
Graduate
UK

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 48 (60.00%) Degree
2 35 (43.75%) Java
3 31 (38.75%) .NET
4 28 (35.00%) Computer Science
5 27 (33.75%) C#
6 24 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 22 (27.50%) SQL
8 20 (25.00%) HTML
9 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
9 19 (23.75%) CSS
10 18 (22.50%) OO
10 18 (22.50%) SQL Server
11 14 (17.50%) C++
12 13 (16.25%) Windows
12 13 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (16.25%) SDLC
13 12 (15.00%) Relational Database
13 12 (15.00%) Linux
13 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
14 11 (13.75%) MVC
14 11 (13.75%) Finance
14 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET
15 8 (10.00%) Python
15 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
15 8 (10.00%) Mathematics
15 8 (10.00%) Physics
15 8 (10.00%) Android
15 8 (10.00%) Apple iOS
16 7 (8.75%) HTML5
16 7 (8.75%) jQuery

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (3.75%) SAS
1 3 (3.75%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.25%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) LDAP
1 1 (1.25%) LAN
1 1 (1.25%) WAN
1 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.25%) DNS
1 1 (1.25%) SAN
1 1 (1.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.50%) MySQL
4 4 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.75%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.25%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) JIRA
2 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.25%) FogBugz
3 1 (1.25%) PhpStorm
3 1 (1.25%) Bugzilla
General
1 11 (13.75%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Retail
3 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.50%) Games
4 1 (1.25%) Law
4 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.25%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (38.75%) .NET
2 20 (25.00%) HTML
3 19 (23.75%) CSS
4 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET
5 7 (8.75%) Swing
5 7 (8.75%) Hibernate
5 7 (8.75%) Spring
5 7 (8.75%) jQuery
5 7 (8.75%) HTML5
6 5 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.00%) CSS3
7 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (5.00%) JMS
8 3 (3.75%) J2EE
8 3 (3.75%) Servlets
8 3 (3.75%) Web Services
8 3 (3.75%) XML
8 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (3.75%) Sass
9 2 (2.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 8 (10.00%) Physics
3 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.00%) User Experience
5 4 (5.00%) Grid Computing
6 3 (3.75%) Economics
6 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.50%) iPhone
7 2 (2.50%) Psychology
7 2 (2.50%) Chemistry
8 1 (1.25%) Biology
8 1 (1.25%) Statistics
8 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.25%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.25%) Windows
2 12 (15.00%) Linux
3 8 (10.00%) Android
3 8 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.25%) UNIX
5 3 (3.75%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.50%) Solaris
7 1 (1.25%) AIX
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (22.50%) OO
3 13 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.25%) SDLC
4 11 (13.75%) MVC
5 7 (8.75%) OOD
5 7 (8.75%) Software Testing
6 6 (7.50%) Project Management
7 5 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.75%) Workflow
9 3 (3.75%) Scrum
9 3 (3.75%) Business Analysis
9 3 (3.75%) Line Management
9 3 (3.75%) Web Application Development
10 2 (2.50%) Open Source
10 2 (2.50%) Mobile Development
10 2 (2.50%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.75%) Java
2 27 (33.75%) C#
3 22 (27.50%) SQL
4 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
5 14 (17.50%) C++
6 8 (10.00%) Python
7 4 (5.00%) Ruby
7 4 (5.00%) C
7 4 (5.00%) PHP
8 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.50%) Perl
10 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.25%) VBA
10 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.25%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 48 (60.00%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.75%) ISEB
4 1 (1.25%) HND
4 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.25%) Firmware
3 1 (1.25%) XenApp
3 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.50%) Oracle
2 6 (7.50%) VMware
3 5 (6.25%) Citrix
4 4 (5.00%) NetApp
5 3 (3.75%) SAP
6 1 (1.25%) Avaloq
6 1 (1.25%) Xamarin
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + multiple benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago