The median annual salary for a Graduate was £35,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 134 127
Rank change year-on-year +23 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 40 36 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.48% 1.25% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.30% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 23 28 23
Median salary £35,500 £26,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.96% +6.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £21,550 £15,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,950 £34,000
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 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 2547 2773 2964
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 93.99% 96.55% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1641 1602 1881
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in 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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Glasgow +13 17 £25,000 -2.91% 4
Edinburgh -14 17 £40,000 +60.00% 2
Dundee - 8 £35,500 -
West Lothian -6 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Graduate
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 31 (51.67%) Degree
2 25 (41.67%) C#
2 25 (41.67%) Finance
3 22 (36.67%) Java
4 20 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 18 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 18 (30.00%) C++
6 15 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 15 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
6 15 (25.00%) Firewall
6 15 (25.00%) SIEM
7 14 (23.33%) SQL
8 13 (21.67%) Windows
8 13 (21.67%) OO
9 12 (20.00%) VB
9 12 (20.00%) .NET
9 12 (20.00%) Banking
10 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
10 11 (18.33%) SDLC
11 10 (16.67%) Linux
11 10 (16.67%) Electronics
12 9 (15.00%) Python
13 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
13 8 (13.33%) Android
13 8 (13.33%) Numerate Degree
14 7 (11.67%) Raspberry Pi
14 7 (11.67%) Customer Engagement
14 7 (11.67%) Arduino
14 7 (11.67%) Firmware
14 7 (11.67%) Configuration Management

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 2 (3.33%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) Firewall
1 15 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (8.33%) LAN
2 5 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) Big Data
3 3 (5.00%) MySQL
3 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (3.33%) GIS
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Selenium
2 1 (1.67%) Ant
2 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.67%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.67%) WinRunner
General
1 25 (41.67%) Finance
2 12 (20.00%) Banking
3 10 (16.67%) Electronics
4 5 (8.33%) Retail
4 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.33%) Advertising
6 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (8.33%) ODBC
3 4 (6.67%) HTML
3 4 (6.67%) Qt
4 3 (5.00%) CSS
5 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.33%) XML
6 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.67%) HTML5
6 1 (1.67%) Java EE
6 1 (1.67%) RESTful
6 1 (1.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.67%) Arduino
2 7 (11.67%) Raspberry Pi
3 3 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Windows
2 10 (16.67%) Linux
3 8 (13.33%) Android
4 5 (8.33%) Windows 2000
4 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.33%) CentOS
5 2 (3.33%) Debian
5 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.33%) Unix
6 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 15 (25.00%) SIEM
2 15 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 13 (21.67%) OO
4 11 (18.33%) SDLC
5 7 (11.67%) Configuration Management
5 7 (11.67%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (10.00%) Mathematics
7 5 (8.33%) Analytics
7 5 (8.33%) WFM
8 4 (6.67%) MVC
8 4 (6.67%) Open Source
9 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.00%) OOP
9 3 (5.00%) Performance Optimisation
9 3 (5.00%) Refactoring
9 3 (5.00%) Security Monitoring
9 3 (5.00%) Web Development
10 2 (3.33%) B2B Sales
10 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) C#
2 22 (36.67%) Java
3 18 (30.00%) C++
4 14 (23.33%) SQL
5 12 (20.00%) VB
6 9 (15.00%) Python
7 7 (11.67%) C
7 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.00%) PHP
8 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.33%) Perl
10 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.67%) Lisp
10 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (51.67%) Degree
2 8 (13.33%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (6.67%) PhD
5 2 (3.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle
3 5 (8.33%) Verint
4 2 (3.33%) ESRI
4 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.67%) Virgin Media
5 1 (1.67%) Xamarin
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