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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 131 121 107
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 40 36 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.10% 1.16% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.23% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 35 25 38
Average salary £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £16,900 £20,700 £19,850
10% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £32,500 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
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
3461 2926 3004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.40% 94.60% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2188 1929 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 -8 20 £23,750 -1.04% 1
Glasgow +4 13 £22,500 +7.14% 1
Dundee - 2 £16,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £14,500 -
Fife -1 1 £20,000 -20.00%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 £21,500 -
Graduate
UK

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 53 (56.99%) C#
2 49 (52.69%) .NET
3 42 (45.16%) Degree
4 34 (36.56%) SQL Server
4 34 (36.56%) ASP.NET
5 25 (26.88%) Java
6 21 (22.58%) MVC
6 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (22.58%) Computer Science
7 19 (20.43%) Software Engineering
8 16 (17.20%) Mathematics
8 16 (17.20%) SQL
9 14 (15.05%) JavaScript
9 14 (15.05%) Linux
9 14 (15.05%) Python
9 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
9 14 (15.05%) SEO
9 14 (15.05%) User Experience Design
9 14 (15.05%) User Experience
10 13 (13.98%) C++
10 13 (13.98%) HTML
11 12 (12.90%) Physics
12 11 (11.83%) Windows
13 10 (10.75%) Finance
13 10 (10.75%) PHP
14 9 (9.68%) C
14 9 (9.68%) Perl
14 9 (9.68%) CSS
14 9 (9.68%) VMware
15 8 (8.60%) XML

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (5.38%) Apache
2 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.08%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) HTTP
2 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.15%) DNS
2 2 (2.15%) SMTP
3 1 (1.08%) SAN
3 1 (1.08%) Intranet
3 1 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.08%) VLAN
3 1 (1.08%) VPN
3 1 (1.08%) CDMA
3 1 (1.08%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (36.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) MySQL
2 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.08%) Big Data
3 1 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.15%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (2.15%) Subversion
2 2 (2.15%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.08%) WinDbg
General
1 10 (10.75%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Games
3 2 (2.15%) Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Law
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (52.69%) .NET
2 34 (36.56%) ASP.NET
3 13 (13.98%) HTML
4 9 (9.68%) CSS
5 8 (8.60%) XML
6 5 (5.38%) jQuery
6 5 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (4.30%) Ajax
7 4 (4.30%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.23%) Spring
8 3 (3.23%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.23%) HTML5
9 2 (2.15%) REST
9 2 (2.15%) CSS3
9 2 (2.15%) WinForms
9 2 (2.15%) XSLT
9 2 (2.15%) J2EE
10 1 (1.08%) SOAP
10 1 (1.08%) XHTML
10 1 (1.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.58%) Computer Science
2 16 (17.20%) Mathematics
3 14 (15.05%) User Experience
4 12 (12.90%) Physics
5 4 (4.30%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.23%) Open Source
6 3 (3.23%) Mobile Games
6 3 (3.23%) Economics
7 2 (2.15%) Statistics
7 2 (2.15%) Online Games
7 2 (2.15%) GIS
7 2 (2.15%) Social Gaming
7 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.08%) iPhone
8 1 (1.08%) Social Media
8 1 (1.08%) iPad
8 1 (1.08%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (1.08%) Wiki
8 1 (1.08%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.05%) Linux
2 11 (11.83%) Windows
3 2 (2.15%) Android
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.08%) NetWare
4 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.58%) MVC
1 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.43%) Software Engineering
3 14 (15.05%) SEO
3 14 (15.05%) User Experience Design
4 7 (7.53%) Automated Testing
4 7 (7.53%) OO
5 6 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (4.30%) Time Management
6 4 (4.30%) Project Management
6 4 (4.30%) Web Application Development
7 3 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (3.23%) Line Management
7 3 (3.23%) OOP
7 3 (3.23%) Web Development
8 2 (2.15%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.15%) Web Design
8 2 (2.15%) UML
8 2 (2.15%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.08%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 53 (56.99%) C#
2 25 (26.88%) Java
3 16 (17.20%) SQL
4 14 (15.05%) JavaScript
4 14 (15.05%) Python
5 13 (13.98%) C++
6 10 (10.75%) PHP
7 9 (9.68%) Perl
7 9 (9.68%) C
8 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.30%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.23%) Ruby
10 2 (2.15%) Scala
10 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.15%) VBA
10 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.08%) VBScript
11 1 (1.08%) VB
11 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 42 (45.16%) Degree
2 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.08%) HND
2 1 (1.08%) Postgraduate
2 1 (1.08%) PhD
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.08%) vSphere
1 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.68%) VMware
3 6 (6.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.08%) Sybase
4 1 (1.08%) Adobe
4 1 (1.08%) Novell
4 1 (1.08%) Atmel
4 1 (1.08%) Xamarin
London & Glasgow
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago