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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 110 123 127
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 52 31 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.83% 1.04% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 1.09% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 42 19 44
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £15,750 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
2728 2851 3716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.75% 95.38% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1623 1817 2435
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +31 38 £25,000 - 4
Glasgow -15 14 £26,500 +68.25% 1
West Lothian +4 5 £32,500 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Graduate
UK

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 44 (61.11%) Degree
2 30 (41.67%) Finance
3 26 (36.11%) Retail
4 25 (34.72%) Computer Science
5 24 (33.33%) Business Analysis
6 22 (30.56%) Local Government
6 22 (30.56%) Project Management
7 20 (27.78%) Software Engineering
8 15 (20.83%) Economics
9 14 (19.44%) Mathematics
10 12 (16.67%) Physics
10 12 (16.67%) Psychology
10 12 (16.67%) Oracle
11 11 (15.28%) SQL
11 11 (15.28%) C#
12 10 (13.89%) Java
13 8 (11.11%) Operations Research
13 8 (11.11%) Multimedia
13 8 (11.11%) Web Design
13 8 (11.11%) .NET
13 8 (11.11%) Service Design
13 8 (11.11%) User Experience
14 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
15 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
15 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
15 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (6.94%) Incident Management
16 5 (6.94%) Banking
16 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
16 5 (6.94%) Linux

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 2 (2.78%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Office
2 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.39%) Modbus
2 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.17%) MySQL
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.39%) Big Data
5 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Selenium
1 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (41.67%) Finance
2 26 (36.11%) Retail
3 22 (30.56%) Local Government
4 8 (11.11%) Multimedia
5 5 (6.94%) Banking
6 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.78%) Electronics
7 2 (2.78%) Law
7 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (4.17%) XML
3 2 (2.78%) CSS
3 2 (2.78%) HTML
3 2 (2.78%) JSON
3 2 (2.78%) LAMP
3 2 (2.78%) LINQ
3 2 (2.78%) Regular Expression
3 2 (2.78%) REST
3 2 (2.78%) SOAP
3 2 (2.78%) Web Services
4 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (34.72%) Computer Science
2 15 (20.83%) Economics
3 14 (19.44%) Mathematics
4 12 (16.67%) Physics
4 12 (16.67%) Psychology
5 8 (11.11%) User Experience
6 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.78%) Statistics
8 1 (1.39%) Blockchain
8 1 (1.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.39%) Fintech
8 1 (1.39%) VHDL
8 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Linux
2 2 (2.78%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.39%) CentOS
3 1 (1.39%) Debian
3 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 22 (30.56%) Project Management
3 20 (27.78%) Software Engineering
4 8 (11.11%) Operations Research
4 8 (11.11%) Service Design
4 8 (11.11%) Web Design
5 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.94%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.17%) ETL
7 3 (4.17%) ETL Development
7 3 (4.17%) OO
7 3 (4.17%) Regression Testing
8 2 (2.78%) Computer Security
8 2 (2.78%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (2.78%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (2.78%) SIEM
8 2 (2.78%) Software Testing
8 2 (2.78%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.28%) C#
1 11 (15.28%) SQL
2 10 (13.89%) Java
3 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.56%) C++
4 4 (5.56%) Perl
4 4 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.56%) Python
5 3 (4.17%) C
5 3 (4.17%) PHP
6 2 (2.78%) Ruby
6 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.39%) VB
7 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (61.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Oracle
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.78%) Citrix
3 2 (2.78%) Splunk
4 1 (1.39%) Apple
4 1 (1.39%) Kofax
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.39%) Sybase
4 1 (1.39%) Teradata
4 1 (1.39%) Xilinx
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