The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 114 125 127
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 61 36 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.49% 1.14% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.21% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 45 19 20
Average salary £25,000 £22,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,200 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-2.12% -
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3884 2983 3368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.08% 94.25% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2537 1747 2517
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Graduate
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -13 34 £24,500 +13.95% 1
Glasgow -7 13 £19,000 -22.44% 3
Stirling +1 7 £26,000 +30.00%
Aberdeen - 6 £32,500 - 1
Graduate
UK

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 32 (35.96%) Degree
2 31 (34.83%) .NET
3 29 (32.58%) C#
4 26 (29.21%) SQL Server
5 20 (22.47%) ASP.NET
5 20 (22.47%) Computer Science
6 17 (19.10%) HTML
7 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
8 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
8 14 (15.73%) Java
9 13 (14.61%) SQL
9 13 (14.61%) Python
9 13 (14.61%) MS Excel
9 13 (14.61%) Mathematics
10 11 (12.36%) MVC
10 11 (12.36%) Linux
11 10 (11.24%) CSS
11 10 (11.24%) Mobile App
12 9 (10.11%) Banking
13 8 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (8.99%) VMware
13 8 (8.99%) Mobile Application Development
14 7 (7.87%) User Experience Design
14 7 (7.87%) HTML5
14 7 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (7.87%) SEO
14 7 (7.87%) Finance
14 7 (7.87%) Software Engineering
14 7 (7.87%) Content Management
14 7 (7.87%) Oracle

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (5.62%) CMS
2 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.12%) Apache
3 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) HTTP
2 2 (2.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (10.11%) Banking
2 7 (7.87%) Finance
3 5 (5.62%) Games
4 2 (2.25%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
5 1 (1.12%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.83%) .NET
2 20 (22.47%) ASP.NET
3 17 (19.10%) HTML
4 10 (11.24%) CSS
5 7 (7.87%) HTML5
5 7 (7.87%) XML
6 6 (6.74%) J2EE
7 5 (5.62%) CSS3
8 4 (4.49%) OpenGL
8 4 (4.49%) DirectX
8 4 (4.49%) JSON
8 4 (4.49%) PostGIS
9 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.37%) Ajax
9 3 (3.37%) jQuery
10 2 (2.25%) Web Services
11 1 (1.12%) RESTful
11 1 (1.12%) iOS SDK
11 1 (1.12%) REST
11 1 (1.12%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.47%) Computer Science
2 13 (14.61%) Mathematics
3 10 (11.24%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.74%) Physics
5 5 (5.62%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (4.49%) GIS
6 4 (4.49%) Open Source
7 3 (3.37%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.25%) Social Network
8 2 (2.25%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.12%) Social Media
9 1 (1.12%) Economics
9 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.36%) Linux
2 6 (6.74%) Windows
3 5 (5.62%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.49%) Android
5 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.25%) AIX
5 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.12%) Solaris
6 1 (1.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.36%) MVC
2 8 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (8.99%) Mobile Application Development
3 7 (7.87%) User Experience Design
3 7 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (7.87%) SEO
3 7 (7.87%) Software Engineering
3 7 (7.87%) Content Management
3 7 (7.87%) OO
3 7 (7.87%) Project Management
4 6 (6.74%) OOP
4 6 (6.74%) Scrum
5 5 (5.62%) BDD
5 5 (5.62%) Rapid Prototyping
5 5 (5.62%) Progressive Enhancement
5 5 (5.62%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (5.62%) Kanban
5 5 (5.62%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.49%) OOD
6 4 (4.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.58%) C#
2 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
3 14 (15.73%) Java
4 13 (14.61%) SQL
4 13 (14.61%) Python
5 7 (7.87%) Perl
5 7 (7.87%) C++
6 6 (6.74%) ActionScript
7 4 (4.49%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (2.25%) VB
8 2 (2.25%) PHP
8 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.25%) Scala
9 1 (1.12%) Groovy
9 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.12%) VBA
9 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (35.96%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.99%) VMware
3 7 (7.87%) Oracle
4 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.12%) Allen-Bradley
5 1 (1.12%) BT
5 1 (1.12%) HP
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