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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 111 125 109
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 45 34 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.46% 1.05% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.10% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 32 18 25
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
2907 3101 2778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.11% 95.53% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1897 2012 1895
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +2 15 £25,000 +4.16% 2
Glasgow +22 13 £22,500 +11.11% 4
Aberdeen +2 4 £24,500 +3.15%
Stirling - 2 £22,000 -
Fife - 1 £18,250 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £19,000 -
East Ayrshire - 1 £22,500 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £23,000 -
Graduate
UK

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 40 (51.28%) Degree
2 32 (41.03%) Computer Science
3 23 (29.49%) C#
4 22 (28.21%) Java
4 22 (28.21%) .NET
5 18 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 15 (19.23%) Finance
6 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
7 14 (17.95%) ASP.NET
8 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 12 (15.38%) HTML
9 11 (14.10%) Oracle
9 11 (14.10%) SQL
9 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
10 10 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (12.82%) OO
10 10 (12.82%) CSS
10 10 (12.82%) Linux
10 10 (12.82%) Mathematics
11 9 (11.54%) Physics
11 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (10.26%) C++
13 7 (8.97%) OOP
13 7 (8.97%) Windows
13 7 (8.97%) jQuery
14 6 (7.69%) Perl
14 6 (7.69%) PHP
15 5 (6.41%) MySQL
15 5 (6.41%) XML
15 5 (6.41%) Python

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.85%) Apache
1 3 (3.85%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.56%) Moodle
2 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Office
2 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.28%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) HTTP
2 2 (2.56%) SMTP
2 2 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.28%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.28%) Fast Ethernet
3 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) MySQL
2 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Subversion
1 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.28%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (19.23%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Banking
3 4 (5.13%) Games
4 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.56%) Billing
5 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.28%) Electronics
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.21%) .NET
2 14 (17.95%) ASP.NET
3 12 (15.38%) HTML
4 10 (12.82%) CSS
5 7 (8.97%) jQuery
6 5 (6.41%) XML
7 4 (5.13%) REST
7 4 (5.13%) Ajax
8 3 (3.85%) SOAP
8 3 (3.85%) XHTML
8 3 (3.85%) HTML5
9 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.56%) Flash
9 2 (2.56%) Middleware
9 2 (2.56%) XSLT
10 1 (1.28%) Web Services
10 1 (1.28%) LAMP
10 1 (1.28%) WinForms
10 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 32 (41.03%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.82%) Mathematics
3 9 (11.54%) Physics
3 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.85%) Social Media
4 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.56%) Online Games
5 2 (2.56%) Social Gaming
5 2 (2.56%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.28%) W3C
6 1 (1.28%) VLE
6 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Linux
2 7 (8.97%) Windows
3 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.56%) UNIX
5 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 10 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.82%) OO
3 7 (8.97%) OOP
4 3 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (3.85%) Project Management
4 3 (3.85%) Analytics
4 3 (3.85%) Web Development
4 3 (3.85%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.56%) Wealth Management
5 2 (2.56%) Time Management
5 2 (2.56%) Unit Testing
5 2 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.56%) Software Testing
5 2 (2.56%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.28%) B2B
6 1 (1.28%) OOD
6 1 (1.28%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.49%) C#
2 22 (28.21%) Java
3 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.10%) SQL
5 8 (10.26%) C++
6 6 (7.69%) Perl
6 6 (7.69%) PHP
7 5 (6.41%) Python
8 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.13%) C
9 3 (3.85%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.56%) VBA
11 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (51.28%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) HND
3 1 (1.28%) HNC
3 1 (1.28%) ISEB
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.28%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.28%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.28%) Firmware
1 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) Oracle
1 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.85%) VMware
3 2 (2.56%) Adobe
4 1 (1.28%) Sybase
4 1 (1.28%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.28%) Informatica
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco
4 1 (1.28%) Blackboard
4 1 (1.28%) Xamarin
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Good On Call + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: Competitive salary + uncapped commission
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £16000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago