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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 177 193 187
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 124 142 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.30% 1.19% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.29% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 119 126 143
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £38,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+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
8862 11022 11265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.85% 92.68% 93.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7643 9266 9968
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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.

1 161 (69.10%) Degree
2 99 (42.49%) Computer Science
3 93 (39.91%) Finance
4 92 (39.48%) SQL
5 63 (27.04%) Java
6 56 (24.03%) C#
6 56 (24.03%) .NET
7 44 (18.88%) C++
7 44 (18.88%) MS Excel
7 44 (18.88%) Banking
8 40 (17.17%) Software Engineering
9 39 (16.74%) Analytical Skills
10 38 (16.31%) SQL Server
11 37 (15.88%) Oracle
11 37 (15.88%) UNIX
12 35 (15.02%) MS Office
13 33 (14.16%) Microsoft
14 32 (13.73%) Mathematics
15 31 (13.30%) Windows
16 30 (12.88%) JavaScript
17 29 (12.45%) Agile Software Development
17 29 (12.45%) HTML
18 27 (11.59%) Project Management
19 22 (9.44%) Physics
19 22 (9.44%) C
19 22 (9.44%) Linux
20 21 (9.01%) PHP
21 20 (8.58%) CSS
21 20 (8.58%) Systems Analysis
21 20 (8.58%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (2.15%) SharePoint
1 5 (2.15%) CMS
2 3 (1.29%) WordPress
3 2 (0.86%) MQSeries
3 2 (0.86%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.43%) IIS
4 1 (0.43%) JBoss
4 1 (0.43%) Apache
4 1 (0.43%) Node.js
Applications
1 44 (18.88%) MS Excel
2 35 (15.02%) MS Office
3 16 (6.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (5.58%) MS Project
5 3 (1.29%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.29%) Fireworks
5 3 (1.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.29%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.00%) Broadband
2 4 (1.72%) VoIP
2 4 (1.72%) WAN
2 4 (1.72%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.72%) Intranet
2 4 (1.72%) Firewall
3 3 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (1.29%) FTP
3 3 (1.29%) LAN
4 2 (0.86%) Wireless
4 2 (0.86%) Network Security
5 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.43%) 4G
5 1 (0.43%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.43%) Internet
5 1 (0.43%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.31%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.30%) Relational Database
3 16 (6.87%) RDBMS
4 15 (6.44%) DB2
5 10 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.15%) MySQL
6 5 (2.15%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.72%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.43%) QlikView
10 1 (0.43%) BODI
10 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 12 (5.15%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.29%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.86%) Selenium
4 2 (0.86%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.43%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.43%) JUnit
General
1 93 (39.91%) Finance
2 44 (18.88%) Banking
3 13 (5.58%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.86%) Retail
5 6 (2.58%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.15%) Front Office
6 5 (2.15%) Back Office
6 5 (2.15%) Games
7 4 (1.72%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.72%) Marketing
8 3 (1.29%) Billing
9 2 (0.86%) German Language
9 2 (0.86%) Legal
9 2 (0.86%) Electronics
10 1 (0.43%) Advertising
10 1 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (24.03%) .NET
2 29 (12.45%) HTML
3 20 (8.58%) CSS
4 17 (7.30%) ASP.NET
5 14 (6.01%) jQuery
6 11 (4.72%) HTML5
6 11 (4.72%) .NET Framework
7 10 (4.29%) XML
8 6 (2.58%) Ajax
9 4 (1.72%) CSS3
9 4 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.72%) XSL
9 4 (1.72%) JSON
10 3 (1.29%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (0.86%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.86%) Web Services
11 2 (0.86%) Backbone.js
11 2 (0.86%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.86%) WCF
11 2 (0.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 99 (42.49%) Computer Science
2 39 (16.74%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (13.73%) Mathematics
4 22 (9.44%) Physics
5 19 (8.15%) Hedge funds
6 11 (4.72%) Derivative
7 6 (2.58%) Economics
8 5 (2.15%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.15%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.72%) Equities
9 4 (1.72%) Statistics
10 3 (1.29%) Kindle
10 3 (1.29%) Copywriting
10 3 (1.29%) Social Media
10 3 (1.29%) User Experience
11 2 (0.86%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.86%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.86%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (15.88%) UNIX
2 31 (13.30%) Windows
3 22 (9.44%) Linux
4 7 (3.00%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.15%) Solaris
6 2 (0.86%) Android
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.43%) HPUX
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.17%) Software Engineering
2 29 (12.45%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (11.59%) Project Management
4 20 (8.58%) MVC
4 20 (8.58%) Systems Analysis
5 19 (8.15%) Business Analysis
6 18 (7.73%) Mentoring
7 14 (6.01%) UML
8 13 (5.58%) Use Case
8 13 (5.58%) Change Control
8 13 (5.58%) SDLC
9 11 (4.72%) Analytics
9 11 (4.72%) OO
10 10 (4.29%) Statistical Analysis
11 9 (3.86%) ITIL
11 9 (3.86%) Process Management
12 7 (3.00%) Scrum
12 7 (3.00%) Web Development
12 7 (3.00%) Waterfall
13 6 (2.58%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 92 (39.48%) SQL
2 63 (27.04%) Java
3 56 (24.03%) C#
4 44 (18.88%) C++
5 30 (12.88%) JavaScript
6 22 (9.44%) C
7 21 (9.01%) PHP
8 17 (7.30%) VB
9 15 (6.44%) VB.NET
10 10 (4.29%) Perl
11 9 (3.86%) Python
12 6 (2.58%) VBA
13 4 (1.72%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.86%) Ruby
14 2 (0.86%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.86%) Scala
14 2 (0.86%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.43%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.43%) Tcl
15 1 (0.43%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 161 (69.10%) Degree
2 13 (5.58%) PhD
3 4 (1.72%) CFA
4 3 (1.29%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.29%) CCNA
4 3 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.86%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.86%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.86%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.43%) CISA
6 1 (0.43%) MCP
6 1 (0.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.15%) QA
2 4 (1.72%) AIFMD
3 3 (1.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) Firmware
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.43%) XenApp
2 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (0.86%) Nagios
1 2 (0.86%) SCCM
1 2 (0.86%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (0.86%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 37 (15.88%) Oracle
2 33 (14.16%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.58%) Sybase
4 6 (2.58%) Cisco
5 5 (2.15%) Google
6 4 (1.72%) Capita
7 3 (1.29%) Adobe
8 2 (0.86%) HP
8 2 (0.86%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.86%) VMware
8 2 (0.86%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.86%) Veeam
8 2 (0.86%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.43%) Tableau
9 1 (0.43%) Facebook
9 1 (0.43%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.43%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.43%) Citrix
9 1 (0.43%) MicroStrategy
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