Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Graduate
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 106 109
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 34 33 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.26% 1.42% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.48% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 22
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £25,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £19,700 £19,525 £20,050
90th Percentile £50,000 £32,125 £31,925
Scotland median annual salary £29,500 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year +18.00% +11.11% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2607 2223 2934
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 95.37% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1463 1879
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Graduate in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Edinburgh

Graduate
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Graduate in Edinburgh

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Edinburgh

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Edinburgh region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) Systems Analysis
2 13 (38.24%) Degree
2 13 (38.24%) SIEM
2 13 (38.24%) Firewall
2 13 (38.24%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
4 9 (26.47%) Mathematics
4 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
4 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
5 7 (20.59%) C#
5 7 (20.59%) Java
6 5 (14.71%) C++
6 5 (14.71%) CSS
6 5 (14.71%) PhD
6 5 (14.71%) Electronics
6 5 (14.71%) Refactoring
6 5 (14.71%) Qt
6 5 (14.71%) Open Source
6 5 (14.71%) Algorithms
6 5 (14.71%) Performance Optimisation
6 5 (14.71%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (11.76%) SLA
7 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.76%) HTML
7 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
7 4 (11.76%) PHP
7 4 (11.76%) .NET
8 3 (8.82%) MySQL
8 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (2.94%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) Firewall
1 13 (38.24%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
1 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Electronics
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) CSS
1 5 (14.71%) Qt
2 4 (11.76%) .NET
2 4 (11.76%) HTML
3 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (8.82%) jQuery
4 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.88%) XML
5 1 (2.94%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.94%) Web Services
5 1 (2.94%) WinForms
5 1 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.71%) Algorithms
3 3 (8.82%) e-Learning
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) CentOS
1 3 (8.82%) Debian
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
1 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (8.82%) Unix
2 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) SIEM
1 13 (38.24%) Systems Analysis
2 9 (26.47%) Mathematics
2 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
3 5 (14.71%) Open Source
3 5 (14.71%) Performance Optimisation
3 5 (14.71%) Refactoring
4 3 (8.82%) MVC
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Line Management
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.88%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.94%) SDLC
6 1 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
2 7 (20.59%) C#
2 7 (20.59%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) C++
4 4 (11.76%) PHP
5 3 (8.82%) Perl
5 3 (8.82%) SQL
6 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) Numerate Degree
2 5 (14.71%) PhD
3 1 (2.94%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.94%) Capita
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle