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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 118 113 138
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 36 49 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.24% 1.55% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.63% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 30 37 39
Median salary £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,600 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,000 £28,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
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
2791 3005 3619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.21% 95.34% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1621 1933 2384
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.53% +6.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Graduate Salary Histogram 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 28 July 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 +4 22 £25,000 +11.11% 2
Glasgow -9 10 £24,500 +8.88% 1
West Lothian - 5 £32,500 -
Graduate
UK

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 49 (62.03%) Degree
2 31 (39.24%) Finance
3 28 (35.44%) Computer Science
4 27 (34.18%) Retail
4 27 (34.18%) Business Analysis
5 23 (29.11%) Software Engineering
6 22 (27.85%) Project Management
6 22 (27.85%) Local Government
7 14 (17.72%) Economics
8 13 (16.46%) Mathematics
8 13 (16.46%) C#
9 12 (15.19%) Java
9 12 (15.19%) Psychology
10 11 (13.92%) Physics
10 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
11 10 (12.66%) HTML
11 10 (12.66%) Multimedia
11 10 (12.66%) Web Design
11 10 (12.66%) User Experience
11 10 (12.66%) Service Design
12 9 (11.39%) Banking
13 8 (10.13%) Operations Research
13 8 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (10.13%) SQL
13 8 (10.13%) .NET
13 8 (10.13%) Oracle
14 7 (8.86%) Management Information System
14 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
14 7 (8.86%) CSS
15 6 (7.59%) JavaScript

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 1 (1.27%) Apache
1 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.80%) MS Office
3 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) HTTP
2 2 (2.53%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.27%) Modbus
3 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.27%) Big Data
3 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.27%) MySQL
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Bower
1 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.80%) Grunt
1 3 (3.80%) gulp
2 2 (2.53%) Bugzilla
2 2 (2.53%) JIRA
3 1 (1.27%) Selenium
3 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (39.24%) Finance
2 27 (34.18%) Retail
3 22 (27.85%) Local Government
4 10 (12.66%) Multimedia
5 9 (11.39%) Banking
6 2 (2.53%) Electronics
6 2 (2.53%) Law
6 2 (2.53%) Private Banking
6 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.66%) HTML
2 8 (10.13%) .NET
3 7 (8.86%) CSS
4 4 (5.06%) HTML5
5 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.80%) Sass
5 3 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (3.80%) Web Services
5 3 (3.80%) XML
6 2 (2.53%) JSON
6 2 (2.53%) LINQ
6 2 (2.53%) Regular Expression
6 2 (2.53%) REST
6 2 (2.53%) SOAP
7 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.27%) CGI
7 1 (1.27%) jQuery
7 1 (1.27%) LAMP
7 1 (1.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.44%) Computer Science
2 14 (17.72%) Economics
3 13 (16.46%) Mathematics
4 12 (15.19%) Psychology
5 11 (13.92%) Physics
6 10 (12.66%) User Experience
7 7 (8.86%) Management Information System
8 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
10 2 (2.53%) Statistics
11 1 (1.27%) Blockchain
11 1 (1.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (1.27%) Fintech
11 1 (1.27%) VHDL
11 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Linux
2 4 (5.06%) Windows
3 2 (2.53%) CentOS
3 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.27%) Android
4 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.27%) Debian
4 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.27%) Unix
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.18%) Business Analysis
2 23 (29.11%) Software Engineering
3 22 (27.85%) Project Management
4 10 (12.66%) Service Design
4 10 (12.66%) Web Design
5 8 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.13%) Operations Research
6 4 (5.06%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.06%) Web Development
7 3 (3.80%) Data Analysis
7 3 (3.80%) Front End Development
7 3 (3.80%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (3.80%) Information Management
7 3 (3.80%) OO
7 3 (3.80%) Regression Testing
8 2 (2.53%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.53%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (2.53%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (2.53%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.46%) C#
2 12 (15.19%) Java
3 8 (10.13%) SQL
4 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.06%) Python
6 3 (3.80%) C++
6 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.53%) C
7 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.53%) Perl
8 1 (1.27%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.27%) PHP
8 1 (1.27%) Ruby
8 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (62.03%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) HND
3 1 (1.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 8 (10.13%) Oracle
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.53%) Citrix
3 2 (2.53%) Splunk
4 1 (1.27%) Apple
4 1 (1.27%) Kofax
4 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.27%) Sybase
4 1 (1.27%) Teradata
4 1 (1.27%) VMware
4 1 (1.27%) Xilinx
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £19,000 - £30,000 per annum DOE + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago