The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Lothian region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 11 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 5 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 11.63% 2.86% 3.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.90% 3.08% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Graduate
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian 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
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42 65 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 97.67% 92.86% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 43 55
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of job ads across the West Lothian region that featured Graduate in the job title.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Graduate
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the West Lothian region.

Graduate Salary Trend in West Lothian

Graduate
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Livingston - 3 £32,500 -
Graduate
Scotland

Graduate Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West Lothian region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) VHDL
3 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (20.00%) Xilinx
3 1 (20.00%) Physics
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (20.00%) Physics
1 1 (20.00%) VHDL
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Xilinx