The median annual salary for a Graduate was £21,250 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 72 81
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 14 26 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.25% 1.93% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 2.07% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 14
Median salary £21,250 £25,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -7.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £21,500 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £26,500 £28,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  

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 1071 1257 1293
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.45% 93.32% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 694 846 777
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (46.67%) Degree
2 11 (36.67%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) Finance
3 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) Linux
4 8 (26.67%) SIEM
4 8 (26.67%) C#
4 8 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (26.67%) Systems Analysis
4 8 (26.67%) Firewall
5 6 (20.00%) .NET
5 6 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
6 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.33%) MVC
7 4 (13.33%) TDD
7 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 4 (13.33%) Python
7 4 (13.33%) Android
7 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
8 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (10.00%) Windows
8 3 (10.00%) HTML
8 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
9 2 (6.67%) WinForms
9 2 (6.67%) GIS
9 2 (6.67%) ESRI

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 (6.67%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Firewall
1 8 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (6.67%) GIS
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Advertising
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) J2EE
4 2 (6.67%) Java EE
4 2 (6.67%) WinForms
5 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.33%) HTML5
5 1 (3.33%) Middleware
5 1 (3.33%) Node.js
5 1 (3.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Derivative
3 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Android
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) Unix
5 1 (3.33%) CentOS
5 1 (3.33%) Debian
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) SIEM
2 8 (26.67%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
4 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.33%) MVC
5 4 (13.33%) TDD
6 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
7 2 (6.67%) BDD
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Business Development
7 2 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Open Source
7 2 (6.67%) Presales
7 2 (6.67%) SDLC
7 2 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (13.33%) Python
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) C
5 1 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) ESRI
2 1 (3.33%) Freescale
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.33%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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