The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 190 189 184
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 127 154 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.22% 1.24% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.34% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 119 139 144
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,900 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Graduate
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9666 11451 11171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.76% 92.49% 93.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8308 9575 9809
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Graduate
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the City of London region.

Graduate Salary Trend in the City of London

Graduate
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in the City of London

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title.

1 155 (68.89%) Degree
2 94 (41.78%) Computer Science
3 88 (39.11%) Finance
3 88 (39.11%) SQL
4 65 (28.89%) Java
5 60 (26.67%) C#
6 58 (25.78%) .NET
7 42 (18.67%) SQL Server
7 42 (18.67%) MS Excel
8 41 (18.22%) Mathematics
9 40 (17.78%) Software Engineering
9 40 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
10 38 (16.89%) UNIX
11 37 (16.44%) C++
12 36 (16.00%) Banking
13 35 (15.56%) Oracle
14 31 (13.78%) Windows
14 31 (13.78%) Microsoft
15 30 (13.33%) HTML
16 29 (12.89%) JavaScript
16 29 (12.89%) MS Office
16 29 (12.89%) Physics
17 25 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
18 24 (10.67%) Linux
19 22 (9.78%) C
19 22 (9.78%) MVC
19 22 (9.78%) Hedge funds
20 21 (9.33%) Project Management
21 19 (8.44%) ASP.NET
21 19 (8.44%) CSS

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.78%) CMS
3 3 (1.33%) WordPress
4 2 (0.89%) IIS
4 2 (0.89%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 42 (18.67%) MS Excel
2 29 (12.89%) MS Office
3 13 (5.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (4.89%) MS Project
5 3 (1.33%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.33%) Fireworks
5 3 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.11%) Broadband
2 4 (1.78%) VoIP
3 3 (1.33%) WAN
3 3 (1.33%) FTP
3 3 (1.33%) Intranet
4 2 (0.89%) LAN
4 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.89%) Wireless
4 2 (0.89%) Network Security
4 2 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.89%) Firewall
5 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.44%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.44%) 4G
5 1 (0.44%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 14 (6.22%) RDBMS
4 13 (5.78%) DB2
5 9 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.22%) MySQL
8 4 (1.78%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.78%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.44%) BODI
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.44%) QlikView
11 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 12 (5.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.33%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (1.33%) Selenium
4 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.44%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.44%) JUnit
General
1 88 (39.11%) Finance
2 36 (16.00%) Banking
3 12 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.00%) Retail
5 6 (2.67%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.22%) Games
7 4 (1.78%) Front Office
7 4 (1.78%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.78%) Marketing
8 3 (1.33%) Billing
9 2 (0.89%) Back Office
9 2 (0.89%) Electronics
9 2 (0.89%) Legal
10 1 (0.44%) Advertising
10 1 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (25.78%) .NET
2 30 (13.33%) HTML
3 19 (8.44%) ASP.NET
3 19 (8.44%) CSS
4 15 (6.67%) jQuery
5 13 (5.78%) HTML5
6 12 (5.33%) XML
7 7 (3.11%) Ajax
7 7 (3.11%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.67%) JSON
8 6 (2.67%) CSS3
9 5 (2.22%) XSL
10 4 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.78%) AngularJS
11 3 (1.33%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (0.89%) Backbone.js
12 2 (0.89%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (0.89%) WCF
12 2 (0.89%) WPF
12 2 (0.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 94 (41.78%) Computer Science
2 41 (18.22%) Mathematics
3 40 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (12.89%) Physics
5 22 (9.78%) Hedge funds
6 11 (4.89%) Derivative
7 8 (3.56%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.67%) Economics
9 5 (2.22%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.78%) Kindle
11 3 (1.33%) Chemistry
11 3 (1.33%) Copywriting
11 3 (1.33%) Statistics
11 3 (1.33%) Equities
11 3 (1.33%) Social Media
11 3 (1.33%) User Experience
12 2 (0.89%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.89%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.89%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 38 (16.89%) UNIX
2 31 (13.78%) Windows
3 24 (10.67%) Linux
4 7 (3.11%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.11%) Solaris
5 2 (0.89%) Android
5 2 (0.89%) HPUX
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.78%) Software Engineering
2 25 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (9.78%) MVC
4 21 (9.33%) Project Management
5 18 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
5 18 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 13 (5.78%) Business Analysis
6 13 (5.78%) UML
6 13 (5.78%) OO
7 11 (4.89%) Use Case
8 9 (4.00%) ITIL
8 9 (4.00%) Process Management
8 9 (4.00%) Analytics
8 9 (4.00%) Change Control
9 8 (3.56%) SDLC
10 6 (2.67%) iOS Development
10 6 (2.67%) Waterfall
10 6 (2.67%) Open Source
10 6 (2.67%) Scrum
10 6 (2.67%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 88 (39.11%) SQL
2 65 (28.89%) Java
3 60 (26.67%) C#
4 37 (16.44%) C++
5 29 (12.89%) JavaScript
6 22 (9.78%) C
7 17 (7.56%) PHP
8 16 (7.11%) VB
9 13 (5.78%) Python
9 13 (5.78%) Perl
10 10 (4.44%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.67%) VBA
12 5 (2.22%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.22%) Scala
13 4 (1.78%) Ruby
14 2 (0.89%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.89%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.89%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.44%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.44%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 155 (68.89%) Degree
2 13 (5.78%) PhD
3 4 (1.78%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.33%) CFA
5 2 (0.89%) CCNA
5 2 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.44%) CISA
6 1 (0.44%) MCP
6 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.00%) QA
2 4 (1.78%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.33%) AIFMD
System Software
1 5 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) Firmware
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (0.89%) Nagios
1 2 (0.89%) SCCM
1 2 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (0.89%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 35 (15.56%) Oracle
2 31 (13.78%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.89%) Sybase
4 5 (2.22%) Google
5 4 (1.78%) Cisco
5 4 (1.78%) Capita
6 3 (1.33%) Adobe
7 2 (0.89%) HP
7 2 (0.89%) Veeam
7 2 (0.89%) SolarWinds
7 2 (0.89%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.89%) VMware
8 1 (0.44%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.44%) Tableau
8 1 (0.44%) Facebook
8 1 (0.44%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.44%) NetApp
8 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.44%) Sun
8 1 (0.44%) Fidessa
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + fully expensed travel
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + plus package
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + uncapped commission
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £27500 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
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