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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 115 131 119
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 40 34 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.27% 1.04% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.09% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 28
Average salary £24,750 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,075 £20,600 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £30,600 £27,500
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
2980 3116 3020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.90% 95.17% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1992 1997 2147
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +6 15 £25,000 - 1
Glasgow +6 14 £23,000 -1.07% 2
Aberdeen +3 4 £24,500 +5.37% 1
Stirling - 1 £22,000 -
Fife - 1 £18,250 - 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £19,000 -
Graduate
UK

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 42 (52.50%) Degree
2 32 (40.00%) C#
3 30 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 28 (35.00%) .NET
5 24 (30.00%) Java
6 18 (22.50%) ASP.NET
6 18 (22.50%) Software Engineering
7 17 (21.25%) SQL Server
8 15 (18.75%) Finance
8 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
10 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
10 12 (15.00%) HTML
10 12 (15.00%) Mathematics
11 11 (13.75%) Physics
11 11 (13.75%) SQL
11 11 (13.75%) Linux
12 10 (12.50%) OO
12 10 (12.50%) CSS
13 9 (11.25%) Oracle
13 9 (11.25%) C++
14 8 (10.00%) Perl
15 7 (8.75%) Python
15 7 (8.75%) jQuery
16 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (7.50%) Windows
16 6 (7.50%) PHP
16 6 (7.50%) OOP
17 5 (6.25%) MVC
17 5 (6.25%) VMware

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 4 (5.00%) Apache
2 3 (3.75%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.25%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) HTTP
2 2 (2.50%) SMTP
2 2 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (1.25%) SAN
3 1 (1.25%) Intranet
3 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.25%) Wireless
3 1 (1.25%) Fast Ethernet
3 1 (1.25%) VLAN
3 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.50%) MySQL
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.25%) Big Data
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.50%) PowerBuilder
1 2 (2.50%) Subversion
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Games
2 3 (3.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.25%) Billing
3 1 (1.25%) Marketing
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (35.00%) .NET
2 18 (22.50%) ASP.NET
3 12 (15.00%) HTML
4 10 (12.50%) CSS
5 7 (8.75%) jQuery
6 4 (5.00%) Ajax
6 4 (5.00%) REST
7 3 (3.75%) HTML5
7 3 (3.75%) SOAP
7 3 (3.75%) XML
7 3 (3.75%) XHTML
8 2 (2.50%) XSLT
8 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.25%) Java EE
9 1 (1.25%) WPF
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.25%) Flash
9 1 (1.25%) Middleware
9 1 (1.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 12 (15.00%) Mathematics
3 11 (13.75%) Physics
4 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.00%) User Experience
6 3 (3.75%) Social Media
6 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.50%) Mobile Games
7 2 (2.50%) Social Gaming
7 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.50%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.50%) Online Games
8 1 (1.25%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.25%) Open Source
8 1 (1.25%) Wiki
8 1 (1.25%) Blog
8 1 (1.25%) W3C
8 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.75%) Linux
2 6 (7.50%) Windows
3 2 (2.50%) UNIX
3 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) Software Engineering
2 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.50%) OO
4 6 (7.50%) OOP
5 5 (6.25%) MVC
6 3 (3.75%) SEO
6 3 (3.75%) Project Management
6 3 (3.75%) Software Testing
6 3 (3.75%) Web Development
6 3 (3.75%) Wealth Management
6 3 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (3.75%) UX Design
6 3 (3.75%) Time Management
6 3 (3.75%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.50%) Automated Testing
7 2 (2.50%) Line Management
7 2 (2.50%) Analytics
7 2 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.50%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 32 (40.00%) C#
2 24 (30.00%) Java
3 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.75%) SQL
5 9 (11.25%) C++
6 8 (10.00%) Perl
7 7 (8.75%) Python
8 6 (7.50%) PHP
9 5 (6.25%) Shell Script
9 5 (6.25%) C
10 4 (5.00%) Bash Shell
10 4 (5.00%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
11 3 (3.75%) VBA
12 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (52.50%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) HND
3 1 (1.25%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.25%) ISEB
3 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.25%) Firmware
1 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.25%) vSphere
1 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.25%) Oracle
3 5 (6.25%) VMware
4 2 (2.50%) Sybase
4 2 (2.50%) Adobe
5 1 (1.25%) Informatica
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco
5 1 (1.25%) Xamarin
Fife
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £18000 - £18500 per annum + Good On Call + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: Dependent on skills/experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
JP Morgan
Posted: 15 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago