The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 163 161 147
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1916 1709 2128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.76% 1.72% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.82% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1667 1503 1951
Average salary £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Graduate
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in England

Graduate
Salary Trend in England

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

Graduate Salary Trend in England

Graduate
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in England

Graduate
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 632 £27,500 +3.77% 101
South East -37 450 £24,000 - 32
East of England +1 173 £23,250 +2.19% 33
North West +24 149 £21,500 - 30
South West +1 148 £22,500 - 14
Yorkshire +2 123 £22,500 +4.65% 16
East Midlands +24 116 £22,500 - 12
West Midlands -25 92 £22,500 - 8
North East +1 24 £22,500 - 1
Graduate
UK

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 2175 (60.15%) Degree
2 1412 (39.05%) C#
3 1392 (38.50%) Computer Science
4 1178 (32.58%) .NET
5 1010 (27.93%) SQL
6 987 (27.30%) Java
7 898 (24.83%) JavaScript
8 849 (23.48%) HTML
9 712 (19.69%) Finance
10 695 (19.22%) SQL Server
11 686 (18.97%) Software Engineering
12 672 (18.58%) ASP.NET
13 643 (17.78%) CSS
14 640 (17.70%) C++
15 549 (15.18%) Microsoft
16 513 (14.19%) Mathematics
17 492 (13.61%) Windows
18 455 (12.58%) OO
19 432 (11.95%) MVC
20 359 (9.93%) MS Excel
21 344 (9.51%) Linux
22 328 (9.07%) jQuery
23 305 (8.43%) TDD
24 295 (8.16%) Oracle
25 285 (7.88%) XML
26 284 (7.85%) PHP
26 284 (7.85%) .NET Framework
27 283 (7.83%) VB.NET
28 277 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
29 276 (7.63%) Physics

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 73 (2.02%) SharePoint
2 58 (1.60%) MS Exchange
3 42 (1.16%) Tomcat
4 41 (1.13%) SAS
4 41 (1.13%) IIS
5 38 (1.05%) Apache
5 38 (1.05%) Node.js
6 31 (0.86%) Drupal
7 24 (0.66%) CMS
8 17 (0.47%) WordPress
9 14 (0.39%) WebSphere
10 12 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (0.28%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (0.19%) Confluence
14 6 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.17%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 359 (9.93%) MS Excel
2 191 (5.28%) MS Office
3 46 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (0.86%) Photoshop
5 15 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (0.36%) SPSS
7 12 (0.33%) AutoCAD
8 6 (0.17%) Simulink
8 6 (0.17%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.17%) Solid Edge
9 5 (0.14%) Stata
10 4 (0.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 4 (0.11%) MicroStation
11 3 (0.083%) XMetaL
11 3 (0.083%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.055%) MS Project
13 1 (0.028%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.028%) FreeHand
13 1 (0.028%) Maya
Business Applications
1 16 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (0.33%) Google Analytics
3 8 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.14%) Magento
6 3 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.083%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.083%) Maximo
7 2 (0.055%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.055%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.055%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.028%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.028%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.028%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.028%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.028%) CSG Singleview
8 1 (0.028%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.028%) Summit
8 1 (0.028%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.028%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 45 (1.24%) SaaS
2 28 (0.77%) GitHub
3 15 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.28%) Force.com
6 2 (0.055%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.055%) ElastiCache
6 2 (0.055%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.055%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.028%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 155 (4.29%) Internet
2 59 (1.63%) TCP/IP
3 25 (0.69%) Intranet
4 24 (0.66%) DNS
4 24 (0.66%) HTTP
5 23 (0.64%) VoIP
6 21 (0.58%) LAN
6 21 (0.58%) Firewall
7 19 (0.53%) WAN
7 19 (0.53%) DHCP
8 18 (0.50%) Ethernet
9 14 (0.39%) Broadband
10 13 (0.36%) Wireless
11 10 (0.28%) VPN
12 8 (0.22%) Network Security
13 7 (0.19%) LTE
13 7 (0.19%) SMS
14 5 (0.14%) SNMP
14 5 (0.14%) CTI
14 5 (0.14%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 695 (19.22%) SQL Server
2 166 (4.59%) MySQL
3 131 (3.62%) Relational Database
4 95 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 92 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 66 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 65 (1.80%) Big Data
8 61 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 53 (1.47%) MongoDB
10 45 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
11 41 (1.13%) Hadoop
12 38 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
13 36 (1.00%) Oracle Database
14 35 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 30 (0.83%) RDBMS
16 20 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
17 17 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
18 15 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
19 12 (0.33%) MS Access
20 11 (0.30%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 145 (4.01%) NUnit
2 135 (3.73%) Rhino Mocks
2 135 (3.73%) Moq
3 118 (3.26%) Visual Studio
4 99 (2.74%) JUnit
5 96 (2.65%) MSTest
6 81 (2.24%) Eclipse
7 77 (2.13%) Git (software)
8 71 (1.96%) Maven
9 55 (1.52%) Subversion
10 38 (1.05%) Selenium
11 36 (1.00%) Ant
12 28 (0.77%) Hudson
13 22 (0.61%) JIRA
14 20 (0.55%) Xcode
15 19 (0.53%) JDeveloper
15 19 (0.53%) FitNesse
15 19 (0.53%) WebDriver
16 18 (0.50%) Jenkins
16 18 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 712 (19.69%) Finance
2 201 (5.56%) Games
3 166 (4.59%) Banking
4 133 (3.68%) Marketing
5 104 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 70 (1.94%) Electronics
7 63 (1.74%) Investment Banking
8 61 (1.69%) Retail
9 56 (1.55%) Manufacturing
10 49 (1.36%) Advertising
11 39 (1.08%) Financial Institution
12 32 (0.88%) Law
13 30 (0.83%) Front Office
14 25 (0.69%) Publishing
15 22 (0.61%) Aerospace
16 21 (0.58%) Military
17 20 (0.55%) Legal
18 15 (0.41%) Automotive
19 12 (0.33%) Back Office
19 12 (0.33%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1178 (32.58%) .NET
2 849 (23.48%) HTML
3 672 (18.58%) ASP.NET
4 643 (17.78%) CSS
5 328 (9.07%) jQuery
6 285 (7.88%) XML
7 284 (7.85%) .NET Framework
8 215 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 185 (5.12%) HTML5
10 180 (4.98%) WCF
11 175 (4.84%) J2EE
12 168 (4.65%) WPF
13 163 (4.51%) Web Services
14 155 (4.29%) WinForms
15 135 (3.73%) Spring
16 122 (3.37%) Ajax
17 115 (3.18%) Hibernate
18 111 (3.07%) CSS3
19 95 (2.63%) Castle Windsor
19 95 (2.63%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 1392 (38.50%) Computer Science
2 513 (14.19%) Mathematics
3 276 (7.63%) Physics
4 118 (3.26%) Mobile App
5 95 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
6 79 (2.18%) Statistics
7 65 (1.80%) Hedge funds
8 60 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
9 59 (1.63%) Open Source
10 49 (1.36%) Management Information System
11 48 (1.33%) Client/Server
12 43 (1.19%) Social Media
13 35 (0.97%) Chemistry
14 34 (0.94%) Derivative
15 33 (0.91%) BBC
16 30 (0.83%) Economics
17 26 (0.72%) Tandem
18 24 (0.66%) Biology
19 22 (0.61%) Blackberry
20 21 (0.58%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 492 (13.61%) Windows
2 344 (9.51%) Linux
3 171 (4.73%) UNIX
4 81 (2.24%) Android
5 69 (1.91%) Windows 7
6 61 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 52 (1.44%) Apple iOS
8 30 (0.83%) Windows XP
9 27 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (0.53%) Windows 8
11 14 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (0.28%) Debian
12 10 (0.28%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
14 8 (0.22%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.11%) Solaris
16 4 (0.11%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.083%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 686 (18.97%) Software Engineering
2 455 (12.58%) OO
3 432 (11.95%) MVC
4 305 (8.43%) TDD
5 277 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
6 250 (6.91%) Scrum
7 210 (5.81%) OOP
8 184 (5.09%) Continuous Integration
9 183 (5.06%) Web Development
10 177 (4.89%) Web Application Development
11 137 (3.79%) Kanban
12 130 (3.60%) Unit Testing
13 116 (3.21%) Business Intelligence
14 113 (3.13%) Analytics
15 103 (2.85%) Project Management
16 102 (2.82%) OOD
17 98 (2.71%) Dependency Injection
18 95 (2.63%) MVVM
19 82 (2.27%) BDD
19 82 (2.27%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1412 (39.05%) C#
2 1010 (27.93%) SQL
3 987 (27.30%) Java
4 898 (24.83%) JavaScript
5 640 (17.70%) C++
6 284 (7.85%) PHP
7 283 (7.83%) VB.NET
8 256 (7.08%) C
9 198 (5.48%) Python
10 153 (4.23%) T-SQL
11 142 (3.93%) VB
12 124 (3.43%) Perl
13 80 (2.21%) VBA
14 54 (1.49%) PL/SQL
14 54 (1.49%) MATLAB
14 54 (1.49%) PowerShell
15 51 (1.41%) Ruby
16 44 (1.22%) Scala
17 42 (1.16%) Objective-C
18 23 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2175 (60.15%) Degree
2 124 (3.43%) PhD
3 111 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 71 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 65 (1.80%) MCP
6 53 (1.47%) MCSD
7 52 (1.44%) MCTS
8 48 (1.33%) MCAD
9 45 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
10 38 (1.05%) CCNA
11 33 (0.91%) SC Cleared
12 19 (0.53%) HND
12 19 (0.53%) MCSE
13 16 (0.44%) ISEB
14 13 (0.36%) ISTQB
15 9 (0.25%) CEH
16 6 (0.17%) Sun Certification
17 5 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
17 5 (0.14%) CCNP
18 4 (0.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (4.89%) QA
2 37 (1.02%) ISO 9001
3 15 (0.41%) SLA
4 6 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.11%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.083%) TickIT
7 3 (0.083%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.055%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.055%) HL7
9 1 (0.028%) DICOM
9 1 (0.028%) COBIT
System Software
1 73 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 39 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (0.86%) VMware ESX
4 30 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (0.17%) XenApp
6 5 (0.14%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.14%) Squid
7 4 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.11%) vSphere
8 3 (0.083%) NFS
9 2 (0.055%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.055%) Snort
10 1 (0.028%) Nmap
10 1 (0.028%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.028%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.028%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.028%) IMail Server
10 1 (0.028%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.14%) Puppet
3 4 (0.11%) Cryoserver
4 3 (0.083%) Opsview
4 3 (0.083%) SCCM
4 3 (0.083%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.055%) OSSEC
5 2 (0.055%) Nagios
5 2 (0.055%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.028%) Icinga
6 1 (0.028%) Nessus
6 1 (0.028%) MOM
6 1 (0.028%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.028%) Control-M
6 1 (0.028%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.028%) Cacti
Vendors
1 549 (15.18%) Microsoft
2 295 (8.16%) Oracle
3 52 (1.44%) VMware
4 42 (1.16%) Cisco
5 36 (1.00%) SAP
6 34 (0.94%) Google
7 31 (0.86%) IBM
8 28 (0.77%) JBoss
9 27 (0.75%) Red Hat
10 26 (0.72%) Panasonic
11 24 (0.66%) Citrix
11 24 (0.66%) Adobe
12 23 (0.64%) Business Objects
13 19 (0.53%) Zend
14 16 (0.44%) Cognos
15 13 (0.36%) HP
15 13 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
16 12 (0.33%) Twitter
17 11 (0.30%) Remedy
18 10 (0.28%) SunGard
Ruislip, Middlesex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 4 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + generous bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £33000 per annum - Excellent Benefits and Environment
Posted: 20 hours ago
Alton, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE 40K + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE 40K + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
South West London
Nuepc
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £19k - 22k per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Lymm, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
South West London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Morgan Cassidy UK Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £25,000
Posted: 23 hours ago