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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 193 234 204
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 65 85 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.97% 0.82% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.86% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 65 78 117
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
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
6343 9933 9935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.00% 95.43% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5706 8620 8472
Average salary £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.48% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

Graduate Salary Histogram in the City of London

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 115 (68.45%) Degree
2 75 (44.64%) Finance
3 74 (44.05%) Computer Science
4 70 (41.67%) Java
5 62 (36.90%) SQL
6 52 (30.95%) C#
7 44 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (23.21%) Windows
9 37 (22.02%) Microsoft
10 36 (21.43%) .NET
10 36 (21.43%) SQL Server
11 34 (20.24%) C++
12 33 (19.64%) HTML
13 32 (19.05%) JavaScript
13 32 (19.05%) Software Engineering
14 29 (17.26%) Banking
14 29 (17.26%) CSS
15 27 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (13.69%) Unix
16 23 (13.69%) MS Excel
16 23 (13.69%) HTML5
17 21 (12.50%) Oracle
17 21 (12.50%) TDD
18 19 (11.31%) JIRA
18 19 (11.31%) OO
19 18 (10.71%) jQuery
19 18 (10.71%) SDLC
20 17 (10.12%) PHP
21 15 (8.93%) Python
22 14 (8.33%) Use Case

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.19%) Node.js
4 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.60%) IIS
4 1 (0.60%) JBoss
Applications
1 23 (13.69%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.33%) MS Office
3 7 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.98%) MS Project
5 1 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (4.76%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (1.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.95%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.17%) Internet
3 4 (2.38%) 3G
3 4 (2.38%) HTTP
3 4 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (2.38%) SSL
3 4 (2.38%) VPN
4 3 (1.79%) Broadband
5 2 (1.19%) Intranet
6 1 (0.60%) Firewall
6 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.60%) LAN
6 1 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.98%) DB2
5 5 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.60%) MySQL
9 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.60%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (11.31%) JIRA
2 12 (7.14%) FitNesse
2 12 (7.14%) JUnit
2 12 (7.14%) Selenium
3 11 (6.55%) NUnit
4 9 (5.36%) Eclipse
4 9 (5.36%) jMock
4 9 (5.36%) JSUnit
4 9 (5.36%) SilkTest
4 9 (5.36%) The Grinder
4 9 (5.36%) WebDriver
5 7 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.79%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.79%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.79%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.19%) Moq
7 2 (1.19%) MSTest
7 2 (1.19%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
General
1 75 (44.64%) Finance
2 29 (17.26%) Banking
3 13 (7.74%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.36%) Financial Institution
5 8 (4.76%) German Language
5 8 (4.76%) Retail
6 6 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.98%) Front Office
8 2 (1.19%) Back Office
8 2 (1.19%) Games
8 2 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.60%) Billing
9 1 (0.60%) Law
9 1 (0.60%) Legal
9 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (21.43%) .NET
2 33 (19.64%) HTML
3 29 (17.26%) CSS
4 23 (13.69%) HTML5
5 18 (10.71%) jQuery
6 13 (7.74%) XML
7 10 (5.95%) Servlets
8 9 (5.36%) CSS3
9 8 (4.76%) AngularJS
9 8 (4.76%) ASP.NET
10 7 (4.17%) Ajax
11 4 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (2.38%) J2SE
11 4 (2.38%) Java SE
12 3 (1.79%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.79%) Middleware
12 3 (1.79%) Software Packaging
13 2 (1.19%) Web Services
13 2 (1.19%) WinForms
13 2 (1.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 74 (44.05%) Computer Science
2 27 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.55%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.98%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.38%) Equities
5 4 (2.38%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.38%) Internet of Things
5 4 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.38%) Physics
6 3 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.79%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.19%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.19%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.19%) Social Media
8 1 (0.60%) iPhone
8 1 (0.60%) Statistics
8 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (23.21%) Windows
2 23 (13.69%) Unix
3 7 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.79%) Linux
4 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.19%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (19.05%) Software Engineering
3 21 (12.50%) TDD
4 19 (11.31%) OO
5 18 (10.71%) SDLC
6 14 (8.33%) Use Case
7 13 (7.74%) Business Analysis
7 13 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (7.74%) CRM
8 12 (7.14%) BDD
8 12 (7.14%) Functional Testing
8 12 (7.14%) MVC
8 12 (7.14%) Project Management
8 12 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 9 (5.36%) Non-Functional Testing
9 9 (5.36%) Open Source
9 9 (5.36%) Pair Programming
9 9 (5.36%) Web Application Development
10 8 (4.76%) Investment Management
10 8 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 70 (41.67%) Java
2 62 (36.90%) SQL
3 52 (30.95%) C#
4 34 (20.24%) C++
5 32 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 17 (10.12%) PHP
7 15 (8.93%) Python
8 11 (6.55%) C
8 11 (6.55%) T-SQL
8 11 (6.55%) VB.NET
9 10 (5.95%) Ruby
10 7 (4.17%) F#
11 6 (3.57%) Perl
11 6 (3.57%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.38%) VB
12 4 (2.38%) VBA
13 3 (1.79%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.79%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.79%) R
14 1 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 115 (68.45%) Degree
2 7 (4.17%) PhD
3 3 (1.79%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.19%) CFA
4 2 (1.19%) CIMA
4 2 (1.19%) CISA
4 2 (1.19%) CISSP
4 2 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.60%) CCNA
5 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) ISEB
5 1 (0.60%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.74%) QA
2 4 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.19%) AIFMD
System Software
1 9 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.38%) DameWare
2 3 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (22.02%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.50%) Oracle
3 9 (5.36%) Perforce
4 8 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (4.76%) Vermilion
5 6 (3.57%) Cognos
6 5 (2.98%) Sybase
7 4 (2.38%) Altiris
7 4 (2.38%) Bloomberg
7 4 (2.38%) Reuters
7 4 (2.38%) VMware
8 3 (1.79%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.79%) Citrix
8 3 (1.79%) Dell
8 3 (1.79%) HP
8 3 (1.79%) SAP
9 2 (1.19%) Google
10 1 (0.60%) Adobe
10 1 (0.60%) Cisco
10 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
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Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Training & Bonus!
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + £50k OTE in Yr 1
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 per annum + be- shares, health, pens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vita Exclusive Recruitment/Amelco
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum Discretionary bonus & discounted gym
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City Of London
Guru Careers
Salary: 20000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + + Benefits + Training
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £18000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago