The median annual salary for a Graduate was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 73 88
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 17 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.37% 1.93% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 2.01% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 10
Median salary £40,000 £25,000 £25,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -0.99%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year - +2.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1181 1146 1327
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.94% 95.98% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 726 659 834
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Graduate in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 19 (61.29%) Finance
2 15 (48.39%) Firewall
2 15 (48.39%) Intrusion Detection
2 15 (48.39%) Systems Analysis
2 15 (48.39%) SIEM
3 7 (22.58%) Degree
4 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
4 6 (19.35%) Java
5 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
5 5 (16.13%) C#
5 5 (16.13%) .NET
6 4 (12.90%) C++
6 4 (12.90%) Oracle
6 4 (12.90%) PhD
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (9.68%) Algorithms
7 3 (9.68%) SDLC
7 3 (9.68%) Refactoring
7 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
7 3 (9.68%) Qt
7 3 (9.68%) Open Source
7 3 (9.68%) Security Monitoring
7 3 (9.68%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
7 3 (9.68%) Electronics
8 2 (6.45%) SQL
8 2 (6.45%) Advertising
8 2 (6.45%) Debian
8 2 (6.45%) Business Development
8 2 (6.45%) Perl

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 2 (6.45%) ArcGIS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) Firewall
1 15 (48.39%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (6.45%) GIS
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
1 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 19 (61.29%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Electronics
3 2 (6.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) Qt
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) Java EE
3 1 (3.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) CentOS
1 2 (6.45%) Debian
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) SIEM
1 15 (48.39%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
3 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
3 3 (9.68%) Open Source
3 3 (9.68%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (9.68%) Refactoring
3 3 (9.68%) SDLC
3 3 (9.68%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (6.45%) B2B
4 2 (6.45%) B2B Sales
4 2 (6.45%) Business Development
4 2 (6.45%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (6.45%) Presales
4 2 (6.45%) Time Management
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) OO
5 1 (3.23%) OOP
5 1 (3.23%) TDD
5 1 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) C#
3 4 (12.90%) C++
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) Perl
5 2 (6.45%) PHP
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) PhD
3 3 (9.68%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) ESRI
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £18k - 22k per year
Posted: 12 days ago