Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 165 172
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 57 51 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.02% 0.98% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.02% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 39 36 43
Scotland median annual salary £30,000 £25,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £20,100 £19,500 £19,400
90th Percentile £42,000 £32,500 £32,500
UK median annual salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5398 4990 6140
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.00% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3449 3098 3950
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,825 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Scotland

Graduate
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Scotland

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Scotland

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

Salary histogram for Graduate in Scotland

Graduate
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -10 35 £40,000 +60.00% 2
Glasgow -3 18 £40,000 +60.00% 2
Dundee - 6 £35,500 -
West Lothian -1 2 £23,500 -27.69%
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Graduate
UK

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

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 Scotland region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 27 (47.37%) Degree
2 20 (35.09%) Software Engineering
3 19 (33.33%) C#
4 18 (31.58%) Computer Science
5 16 (28.07%) Finance
6 15 (26.32%) Java
7 13 (22.81%) Firewall
7 13 (22.81%) Systems Analysis
7 13 (22.81%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (22.81%) SIEM
8 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
8 12 (21.05%) C++
8 12 (21.05%) .NET
9 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
10 10 (17.54%) Mathematics
10 10 (17.54%) Electronics
11 9 (15.79%) Linux
12 8 (14.04%) CSS
12 8 (14.04%) Windows
12 8 (14.04%) SQL
12 8 (14.04%) HTML
13 7 (12.28%) VB
13 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
13 7 (12.28%) OO
13 7 (12.28%) Python
13 7 (12.28%) MVC
13 7 (12.28%) Banking
13 7 (12.28%) Android
13 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (10.53%) Microsoft

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (1.75%) FileNet
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.75%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) SaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) Firewall
1 13 (22.81%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (3.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) MySQL
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) Power BI
4 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) JIRA
1 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Electronics
3 7 (12.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) .NET
2 8 (14.04%) CSS
2 8 (14.04%) HTML
3 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
3 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (8.77%) Qt
5 4 (7.02%) jQuery
5 4 (7.02%) WPF
6 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.26%) XML
7 2 (3.51%) WinForms
8 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.75%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.75%) HTML5
8 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.77%) Algorithms
2 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) Arduino
2 5 (8.77%) Raspberry Pi
3 3 (5.26%) e-Learning
3 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Linux
2 8 (14.04%) Windows
3 7 (12.28%) Android
4 3 (5.26%) CentOS
4 3 (5.26%) Debian
4 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.26%) Unix
5 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Software Engineering
2 13 (22.81%) SIEM
2 13 (22.81%) Systems Analysis
3 10 (17.54%) Mathematics
4 7 (12.28%) MVC
4 7 (12.28%) OO
5 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.77%) Open Source
5 5 (8.77%) Performance Optimisation
5 5 (8.77%) Refactoring
6 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.02%) SDLC
7 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.51%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.51%) CRM
8 2 (3.51%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (3.51%) Scrum
8 2 (3.51%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.51%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) C#
2 15 (26.32%) Java
3 12 (21.05%) C++
3 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.04%) SQL
5 7 (12.28%) Python
5 7 (12.28%) VB
6 6 (10.53%) C
7 4 (7.02%) PHP
8 3 (5.26%) Perl
8 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.51%) Delphi
9 2 (3.51%) VB6
10 1 (1.75%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (47.37%) Degree
2 6 (10.53%) PhD
3 5 (8.77%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (7.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.75%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Firmware
2 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.51%) Virgin Media
5 1 (1.75%) Capita
5 1 (1.75%) Xamarin