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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 114 147 131
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 24 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.99% 0.62% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.65% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 26
Median salary £27,500 £23,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% -2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £19,400 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,500 £28,250
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
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
2320 2922 3107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.67% 95.30% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1477 1892 2038
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +20 19 £28,750 +33.72%
Glasgow +17 2 £29,250 +6.36% 1
Perth and Kinross - 2 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £25,000 - 1
Graduate
UK

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 29 (54.72%) Degree
2 16 (30.19%) C#
3 15 (28.30%) Java
4 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
5 13 (24.53%) .NET
5 13 (24.53%) HTML
5 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (22.64%) Computer Science
7 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
7 10 (18.87%) CSS
7 10 (18.87%) MVC
7 10 (18.87%) Finance
8 9 (16.98%) Linux
9 8 (15.09%) Python
9 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
9 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
9 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (15.09%) AngularJS
9 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
11 6 (11.32%) TDD
11 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
12 5 (9.43%) Service Design
12 5 (9.43%) Android
12 5 (9.43%) BDD
12 5 (9.43%) User Experience
12 5 (9.43%) SDLC
12 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Management
12 5 (9.43%) Banking
12 5 (9.43%) Multimedia

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 (5.66%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Firewall
1 4 (7.55%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (5.66%) HTTP
3 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) Big Data
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Bower
1 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.66%) Grunt
1 3 (5.66%) gulp
1 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.77%) Bugzilla
2 2 (3.77%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.89%) Selenium
3 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Banking
2 5 (9.43%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.77%) Electronics
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Private Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.89%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) .NET
1 13 (24.53%) HTML
2 10 (18.87%) CSS
3 8 (15.09%) AngularJS
3 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
3 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (7.55%) HTML5
5 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.66%) Entity Framework
5 3 (5.66%) Sass
5 3 (5.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (5.66%) WPF
6 2 (3.77%) Android SDK
6 2 (3.77%) J2EE
6 2 (3.77%) Java EE
6 2 (3.77%) jQuery
6 2 (3.77%) Web Services
7 1 (1.89%) CGI
7 1 (1.89%) Middleware
7 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Computer Science
2 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.43%) User Experience
4 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.77%) Derivative
5 2 (3.77%) e-Learning
5 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.77%) Physics
6 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.89%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Android
3 4 (7.55%) Windows
4 2 (3.77%) CentOS
4 2 (3.77%) Unix
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.89%) Debian
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.87%) MVC
3 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
4 6 (11.32%) TDD
5 5 (9.43%) BDD
5 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (9.43%) SDLC
5 5 (9.43%) Service Design
5 5 (9.43%) Web Design
5 5 (9.43%) Web Development
6 4 (7.55%) Front End Development
6 4 (7.55%) ITIL
6 4 (7.55%) Scrum
6 4 (7.55%) SIEM
6 4 (7.55%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.77%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) C#
2 15 (28.30%) Java
3 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.09%) Python
5 5 (9.43%) SQL
6 2 (3.77%) C++
6 2 (3.77%) Perl
7 1 (1.89%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.89%) C
7 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (54.72%) Degree
2 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.89%) HND
5 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) VMware
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
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