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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 148 113 133
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 13 50 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.44% 1.61% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 1.68% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 32 19
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,650 £18,575 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £30,000 £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +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
2834 2973 3227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.55% 95.69% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1850 1899 2108
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(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 -12 6 £20,250 -19.80% 4
Glasgow -28 6 £22,500 - 3
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Graduate
UK

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 23 (62.16%) Java
2 22 (59.46%) Degree
3 17 (45.95%) .NET
4 16 (43.24%) Oracle
4 16 (43.24%) HTML
5 15 (40.54%) C#
5 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
5 15 (40.54%) CSS
5 15 (40.54%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (37.84%) C++
7 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
8 12 (32.43%) Python
8 12 (32.43%) MS Office
8 12 (32.43%) SQL
9 11 (29.73%) SAP
9 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
9 11 (29.73%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (29.73%) Project Management
9 11 (29.73%) SAS
9 11 (29.73%) Business Analysis
10 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
10 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
10 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
11 6 (16.22%) MySQL
12 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
12 5 (13.51%) Asset Management
13 4 (10.81%) Linux
13 4 (10.81%) OO
13 4 (10.81%) Mathematics
14 3 (8.11%) Economics

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (29.73%) SAS
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MS Office
2 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (29.73%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (16.22%) MySQL
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) .NET
2 16 (43.24%) HTML
3 15 (40.54%) CSS
4 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
4 3 (8.11%) Spring
5 2 (5.41%) HTML5
5 2 (5.41%) JMS
5 2 (5.41%) LAMP
5 2 (5.41%) Swing
6 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.70%) jQuery
6 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.81%) Mathematics
3 3 (8.11%) Economics
3 3 (8.11%) Physics
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Grid Computing
4 2 (5.41%) Psychology
5 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) Android
4 1 (2.70%) CentOS
4 1 (2.70%) Debian
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (29.73%) Business Analysis
2 11 (29.73%) Project Management
3 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
4 5 (13.51%) Asset Management
4 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) OO
6 3 (8.11%) ETL
6 3 (8.11%) ETL Development
6 3 (8.11%) Line Management
6 3 (8.11%) OOD
6 3 (8.11%) Workflow
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.41%) Operations Research
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (2.70%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.70%) DevOps
8 1 (2.70%) Mobile Development
8 1 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) Java
2 15 (40.54%) C#
3 14 (37.84%) C++
4 12 (32.43%) Python
4 12 (32.43%) SQL
5 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.11%) C
6 3 (8.11%) Perl
7 2 (5.41%) PHP
7 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.70%) Ruby
8 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Oracle
2 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (29.73%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) CA
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
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