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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 114 121 140
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 32 42 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.28% 1.27% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.33% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 26 24 36
Median salary £24,750 £22,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,250
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
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
2377 3152 3507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.42% 95.23% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1524 2028 2235
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +6 19 £24,250 +7.77% 3
Glasgow +20 9 £25,000 +19.04% 1
Fife +2 1 £20,000 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Graduate
UK

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 42 (58.33%) Degree
2 23 (31.94%) Computer Science
3 22 (30.56%) Finance
4 17 (23.61%) Retail
4 17 (23.61%) Software Engineering
5 16 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
7 13 (18.06%) Java
8 12 (16.67%) C#
8 12 (16.67%) Project Management
8 12 (16.67%) Local Government
9 11 (15.28%) HTML
10 10 (13.89%) Mathematics
10 10 (13.89%) Physics
11 9 (12.50%) Service Design
11 9 (12.50%) User Experience
11 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 9 (12.50%) Economics
11 9 (12.50%) Multimedia
11 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (12.50%) Web Design
12 8 (11.11%) Banking
12 8 (11.11%) .NET
12 8 (11.11%) Oracle
12 8 (11.11%) CSS
12 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 8 (11.11%) Psychology
13 7 (9.72%) AngularJS
13 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (9.72%) Python

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 3 (4.17%) IIS
2 2 (2.78%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) Ethernet
1 3 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (1.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) MySQL
2 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.39%) Big Data
3 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Bower
1 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.17%) Grunt
1 3 (4.17%) gulp
2 2 (2.78%) Bugzilla
2 2 (2.78%) JIRA
2 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 22 (30.56%) Finance
2 17 (23.61%) Retail
3 12 (16.67%) Local Government
4 9 (12.50%) Multimedia
5 8 (11.11%) Banking
6 4 (5.56%) Electronics
6 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.78%) Law
7 2 (2.78%) Private Banking
8 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.39%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) HTML
2 8 (11.11%) .NET
2 8 (11.11%) CSS
3 7 (9.72%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.56%) HTML5
4 4 (5.56%) Web Services
5 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (4.17%) Entity Framework
5 3 (4.17%) Sass
5 3 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (4.17%) XML
6 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.78%) Android SDK
6 2 (2.78%) JSON
6 2 (2.78%) LAMP
6 2 (2.78%) LINQ
6 2 (2.78%) Regular Expression
6 2 (2.78%) REST
6 2 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.94%) Computer Science
2 10 (13.89%) Mathematics
2 10 (13.89%) Physics
3 9 (12.50%) Economics
3 9 (12.50%) User Experience
4 8 (11.11%) Psychology
5 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.78%) Statistics
9 1 (1.39%) Blockchain
9 1 (1.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.39%) Fintech
9 1 (1.39%) Informatics
9 1 (1.39%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Linux
2 4 (5.56%) Windows
3 3 (4.17%) Android
3 3 (4.17%) CentOS
4 2 (2.78%) Debian
4 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.78%) Unix
4 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) Software Engineering
2 16 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 12 (16.67%) Project Management
4 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.50%) Service Design
4 9 (12.50%) Web Design
5 6 (8.33%) Operations Research
6 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (6.94%) MVC
6 5 (6.94%) Web Development
7 4 (5.56%) Front End Development
7 4 (5.56%) OO
8 3 (4.17%) BDD
8 3 (4.17%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (4.17%) ITIL
8 3 (4.17%) Regression Testing
8 3 (4.17%) Scrum
8 3 (4.17%) SDLC
8 3 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.06%) Java
2 12 (16.67%) C#
3 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.72%) Python
4 7 (9.72%) SQL
5 4 (5.56%) Perl
5 4 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.78%) C++
6 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.39%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.39%) C
7 1 (1.39%) PHP
7 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (58.33%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.39%) HND
4 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 8 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (2.78%) Citrix
2 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.78%) Splunk
3 1 (1.39%) Apple
3 1 (1.39%) Sybase
3 1 (1.39%) VMware
3 1 (1.39%) Xilinx
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