Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 18 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 124 143
Rank change year-on-year -3 +19 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 18 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.79% 0.55% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.57% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 10
Glasgow median annual salary £40,000 £25,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% +13.64% -2.22%
Scotland median annual salary £30,000 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 2182 2092 2461
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.63% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1387 1169 1591
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.46% -1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Glasgow

Graduate
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Glasgow

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in Glasgow over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Glasgow region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 13 (72.22%) Degree
2 10 (55.56%) Computer Science
3 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (38.89%) C++
5 6 (33.33%) PhD
5 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
6 5 (27.78%) Qt
6 5 (27.78%) Open Source
6 5 (27.78%) Refactoring
6 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
6 5 (27.78%) Performance Optimisation
6 5 (27.78%) Electronics
6 5 (27.78%) .NET
6 5 (27.78%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (22.22%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (16.67%) HTML
8 3 (16.67%) Java
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 2 (11.11%) ITIL
9 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
9 2 (11.11%) HTTP
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.56%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) Power BI
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (27.78%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
1 5 (27.78%) Qt
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
3 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 5 (27.78%) Open Source
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Optimisation
3 5 (27.78%) Refactoring
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Android Development
5 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile Development
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Coaching
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (5.56%) ERP
6 1 (5.56%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C++
2 4 (22.22%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Assembly Language
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) PhD
3 5 (27.78%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Virgin Media
3 1 (5.56%) Xamarin