The median annual salary for a Graduate was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
UK / Scotland
Rank 119 123 124
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 20 31 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.88% 1.07% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.13% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 24
Median salary £22,500 £25,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -1.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £17,900
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,850
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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2184 2752 2941
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 96.00% 94.83% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1788 1816
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 3 months to 22 March 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +1 14 £21,250 -15.00% 2
Glasgow +15 3 £22,500 -6.25% 1
Perth and Kinross - 2 - -
Dundee - 1 £23,000 - 1
Graduate
UK

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 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 Scotland region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 22 (51.16%) Degree
2 14 (32.56%) C#
3 12 (27.91%) Finance
3 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.58%) Java
4 11 (25.58%) .NET
5 9 (20.93%) Linux
5 9 (20.93%) Firewall
5 9 (20.93%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (20.93%) Systems Analysis
5 9 (20.93%) SIEM
6 8 (18.60%) SDLC
6 8 (18.60%) Computer Science
6 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
6 8 (18.60%) HTML
7 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
7 7 (16.28%) MVC
7 7 (16.28%) Security Monitoring
8 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (13.95%) CSS
8 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
8 6 (13.95%) SQL
9 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
10 4 (9.30%) TDD
10 4 (9.30%) Android
10 4 (9.30%) Python
10 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
11 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
11 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (6.98%) Windows

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (4.65%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) Firewall
1 9 (20.93%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (4.65%) GIS
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Selenium
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Advertising
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) .NET
2 8 (18.60%) HTML
3 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
4 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (13.95%) CSS
5 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.65%) HTML5
6 2 (4.65%) J2EE
6 2 (4.65%) Java EE
6 2 (4.65%) WinForms
6 2 (4.65%) WPF
7 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.33%) jQuery
7 1 (2.33%) Middleware
7 1 (2.33%) Node.js
7 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Derivative
3 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.65%) e-Learning
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Android
3 3 (6.98%) Windows
4 2 (4.65%) Unix
5 1 (2.33%) CentOS
5 1 (2.33%) Debian
5 1 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.93%) SIEM
2 9 (20.93%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (18.60%) SDLC
4 7 (16.28%) MVC
4 7 (16.28%) Security Monitoring
5 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.30%) TDD
7 3 (6.98%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
7 3 (6.98%) Open Source
7 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) Business Development
8 2 (4.65%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) Process Improvement
8 2 (4.65%) Time Management
8 2 (4.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) C#
2 11 (25.58%) Java
3 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.95%) SQL
5 4 (9.30%) Python
6 2 (4.65%) C
6 2 (4.65%) C++
6 2 (4.65%) PHP
6 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.33%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) ESRI
3 1 (2.33%) Freescale
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.33%) VMware
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