The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 221 218 212
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1502 1545 1638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.56% 1.50% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.55% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1336 1361 1423
Median salary £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
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
92453 99453 107485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.54% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 78542 81989 87997
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Graduate in the job title.

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 5 May 2016.

Graduate Salary Histogram in England

Graduate
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London -8 498 £28,500 +3.63% 54
South East +52 389 £25,000 - 60
East of England -9 151 £26,000 +4.00% 37
West Midlands -8 116 £24,000 -4.00% 11
North West +21 109 £25,000 - 30
South West -17 94 £25,000 +9.89% 19
Yorkshire +35 88 £23,500 +4.44% 18
East Midlands +9 65 £23,000 -8.00% 13
North East -11 5 £21,250 -19.04% 7
Graduate
UK

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 England region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 1823 (61.44%) Degree
2 1221 (41.15%) Computer Science
3 1009 (34.01%) C#
4 969 (32.66%) Java
5 877 (29.56%) SQL
6 829 (27.94%) .NET
7 736 (24.81%) Finance
8 630 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
9 623 (21.00%) JavaScript
10 606 (20.42%) Software Engineering
11 594 (20.02%) C++
12 573 (19.31%) HTML
13 511 (17.22%) Windows
14 489 (16.48%) Microsoft
15 477 (16.08%) ASP.NET
16 467 (15.74%) SQL Server
17 445 (15.00%) CSS
18 425 (14.32%) MVC
19 392 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
20 381 (12.84%) Mathematics
21 341 (11.49%) Linux
22 314 (10.58%) Oracle
23 287 (9.67%) Python
24 277 (9.34%) OO
25 266 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
26 264 (8.90%) TDD
27 257 (8.66%) Web Development
28 236 (7.95%) PHP
29 234 (7.89%) MS Excel
30 226 (7.62%) SDLC

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 97 (3.27%) Node.js
2 88 (2.97%) SharePoint
3 40 (1.35%) Apache
4 39 (1.31%) IIS
5 27 (0.91%) Tomcat
6 23 (0.78%) JBoss
7 22 (0.74%) MS Exchange
8 20 (0.67%) SAS
9 18 (0.61%) nginx
10 16 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (0.54%) WebLogic
11 12 (0.40%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (0.27%) ColdFusion
12 8 (0.27%) Skype for Business
13 7 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.20%) CMS
15 5 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.17%) Jetty
15 5 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 234 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 115 (3.88%) MS Office
3 37 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (1.08%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.20%) Maple
6 6 (0.20%) MS Project
7 3 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.067%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.067%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.067%) FrameMaker
8 2 (0.067%) Mathematica
8 2 (0.067%) Stata
9 1 (0.034%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.034%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.034%) Maya
9 1 (0.034%) MODO
9 1 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.034%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.57%) Eagle PACE
3 13 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
4 10 (0.34%) Magento
5 5 (0.17%) SAP CS
5 5 (0.17%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.067%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
8 2 (0.067%) FastStats
8 2 (0.067%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.067%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.067%) SystmOne
9 1 (0.034%) Bond Adapt
9 1 (0.034%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.034%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.034%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.034%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 60 (2.02%) SaaS
2 43 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (0.57%) Office 365
5 10 (0.34%) Heroku
6 8 (0.27%) Bluemix
7 7 (0.24%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.24%) IaaS
8 5 (0.17%) PaaS
9 4 (0.13%) AdWords
9 4 (0.13%) GitHub
10 2 (0.067%) Oracle CX
11 1 (0.034%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.034%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 100 (3.37%) Internet
2 54 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 43 (1.45%) Intranet
4 38 (1.28%) HTTP
5 33 (1.11%) Broadband
6 31 (1.04%) DNS
7 20 (0.67%) Network Security
8 18 (0.61%) FTP
9 17 (0.57%) Firewall
10 14 (0.47%) WAN
11 13 (0.44%) LAN
12 10 (0.34%) Wireless
13 9 (0.30%) Kerberos
13 9 (0.30%) LDAP
13 9 (0.30%) RS-232
14 8 (0.27%) RS-422
14 8 (0.27%) VPN
15 6 (0.20%) DHCP
15 6 (0.20%) Ethernet
15 6 (0.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 467 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 164 (5.53%) MySQL
3 96 (3.24%) SQL Server 2014
4 87 (2.93%) NoSQL
4 87 (2.93%) Relational Database
5 67 (2.26%) Oracle Database
6 62 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 54 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
8 51 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 39 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
10 34 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 33 (1.11%) Big Data
12 28 (0.94%) GIS
13 27 (0.91%) MongoDB
14 25 (0.84%) RDBMS
15 22 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
15 22 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 20 (0.67%) Hadoop
17 19 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
18 17 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 139 (4.68%) Git (software)
2 128 (4.31%) NUnit
3 117 (3.94%) Moq
4 108 (3.64%) Rhino Mocks
5 90 (3.03%) MSTest
6 88 (2.97%) Visual Studio
7 56 (1.89%) Eclipse
8 41 (1.38%) Subversion
9 40 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 36 (1.21%) JUnit
11 35 (1.18%) Selenium
12 28 (0.94%) JIRA
13 20 (0.67%) TeamCity
14 18 (0.61%) Maven
15 15 (0.51%) Ant
16 11 (0.37%) Cucumber
17 8 (0.27%) Jenkins
17 8 (0.27%) TestNG
18 7 (0.24%) QUnit
19 6 (0.20%) FitNesse
General
1 736 (24.81%) Finance
2 198 (6.67%) Banking
3 150 (5.06%) Games
4 113 (3.81%) Retail
5 94 (3.17%) Marketing
6 83 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 74 (2.49%) Local Government
8 73 (2.46%) Front Office
9 68 (2.29%) Investment Banking
10 54 (1.82%) Electronics
11 51 (1.72%) Manufacturing
12 39 (1.31%) Back Office
13 35 (1.18%) Financial Institution
14 28 (0.94%) Aerospace
15 21 (0.71%) Automotive
16 19 (0.64%) Law
17 17 (0.57%) Legal
17 17 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.34%) French Language
18 10 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 829 (27.94%) .NET
2 573 (19.31%) HTML
3 477 (16.08%) ASP.NET
4 445 (15.00%) CSS
5 266 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 224 (7.55%) .NET Framework
7 211 (7.11%) jQuery
8 210 (7.08%) XML
9 174 (5.86%) HTML5
10 171 (5.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 169 (5.70%) WCF
12 150 (5.06%) AngularJS
12 150 (5.06%) WPF
13 125 (4.21%) Web Services
14 115 (3.88%) WinForms
15 111 (3.74%) J2EE
16 108 (3.64%) Spring
17 98 (3.30%) ASP.NET Web API
18 93 (3.13%) CSS3
19 81 (2.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1221 (41.15%) Computer Science
2 392 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
3 381 (12.84%) Mathematics
4 178 (6.00%) Physics
5 92 (3.10%) Inversion of Control
6 89 (3.00%) Mobile App
7 83 (2.80%) Hedge funds
8 70 (2.36%) User Experience
9 69 (2.33%) Management Information System
10 67 (2.26%) Algorithms
10 67 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
11 64 (2.16%) Driving Licence
12 44 (1.48%) Statistics
13 38 (1.28%) Equities
14 36 (1.21%) Social Media
15 35 (1.18%) Economics
16 34 (1.15%) Client/Server
16 34 (1.15%) Tandem
17 28 (0.94%) Data Structures
18 27 (0.91%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 511 (17.22%) Windows
2 341 (11.49%) Linux
3 163 (5.49%) Unix
4 141 (4.75%) Apple iOS
4 141 (4.75%) Windows Server
5 131 (4.42%) Android
6 63 (2.12%) Windows 7
7 45 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (1.31%) Windows 8
9 34 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
12 20 (0.67%) Windows XP
13 15 (0.51%) Ubuntu
14 13 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (0.37%) Debian
15 11 (0.37%) Windows 10
16 10 (0.34%) AIX
16 10 (0.34%) Mac OS X
16 10 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 630 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
2 606 (20.42%) Software Engineering
3 425 (14.32%) MVC
4 277 (9.34%) OO
5 264 (8.90%) TDD
6 257 (8.66%) Web Development
7 226 (7.62%) SDLC
8 218 (7.35%) OOP
9 211 (7.11%) Scrum
10 182 (6.13%) Web Application Development
11 168 (5.66%) Project Management
12 137 (4.62%) BDD
13 130 (4.38%) Kanban
14 117 (3.94%) Analytics
15 111 (3.74%) Continuous Integration
16 104 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
17 96 (3.24%) Mentoring
18 91 (3.07%) CRM
19 88 (2.97%) Dependency Injection
20 83 (2.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1009 (34.01%) C#
2 969 (32.66%) Java
3 877 (29.56%) SQL
4 623 (21.00%) JavaScript
5 594 (20.02%) C++
6 287 (9.67%) Python
7 236 (7.95%) PHP
8 218 (7.35%) C
9 152 (5.12%) VB.NET
10 119 (4.01%) VB
11 115 (3.88%) Ruby
12 100 (3.37%) PL/SQL
13 76 (2.56%) T-SQL
14 69 (2.33%) Perl
15 58 (1.95%) Objective-C
16 48 (1.62%) VBA
17 40 (1.35%) MATLAB
18 34 (1.15%) R
19 33 (1.11%) PowerShell
20 27 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1823 (61.44%) Degree
2 88 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 68 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 55 (1.85%) PhD
5 34 (1.15%) SC Cleared
6 33 (1.11%) MCSD
7 32 (1.08%) HND
8 25 (0.84%) DV Cleared
8 25 (0.84%) MCAD
8 25 (0.84%) MCP
8 25 (0.84%) MCTS
9 23 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (0.74%) CCNA
11 21 (0.71%) CFA
12 19 (0.64%) Postgraduate
13 16 (0.54%) ISTQB
14 14 (0.47%) CISSP
15 12 (0.40%) CISMP
16 11 (0.37%) CISM
17 10 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (4.08%) QA
2 22 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (0.64%) AIFMD
4 16 (0.54%) ISO 14001
4 16 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 16 (0.54%) ISO22301
4 16 (0.54%) SLA
5 9 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.30%) MiFID
6 3 (0.10%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.067%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.067%) TickIT
8 1 (0.034%) FATCA
8 1 (0.034%) WCAG
System Software
1 122 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 35 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.71%) Firmware
4 10 (0.34%) NFS
4 10 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (0.34%) VMware ESX
5 9 (0.30%) Docker
5 9 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (0.17%) Cygwin
6 5 (0.17%) Squid
6 5 (0.17%) vSphere
7 4 (0.13%) Terminal Server
7 4 (0.13%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.13%) vCloud
8 2 (0.067%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.034%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.034%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 11 (0.37%) Backup Exec
2 9 (0.30%) SCCM
3 8 (0.27%) Kibana
4 6 (0.20%) Nessus
4 6 (0.20%) Nmap
4 6 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (0.20%) Puppet
4 6 (0.20%) SCOM
5 5 (0.17%) Data Guard
5 5 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.17%) HP SiteScope
6 4 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.10%) Ansible
8 2 (0.067%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.034%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.034%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.034%) Mesos
9 1 (0.034%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.034%) WSUS
Vendors
1 489 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 314 (10.58%) Oracle
3 47 (1.58%) VMware
4 34 (1.15%) Sybase
5 33 (1.11%) Google
6 32 (1.08%) Northgate
7 28 (0.94%) Cisco
8 27 (0.91%) SAP
9 26 (0.88%) Citrix
9 26 (0.88%) Facebook
10 25 (0.84%) IBM
11 24 (0.81%) BT
11 24 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
12 20 (0.67%) Xamarin
13 17 (0.57%) Sophos
13 17 (0.57%) Vermilion
14 14 (0.47%) Bloomberg
14 14 (0.47%) Red Hat
15 13 (0.44%) Progress
16 12 (0.40%) BEA
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Reigate, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Searchability
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £17,000 per annum with payment review after 6 months
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £150,000 per annum + Bonus (averaged 75-100% last year) + Benefi
Posted: 3 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
HFG
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £23000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
CBS butler
Salary: Corporate Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £46000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tech
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + good benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Top Training!
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Hands On Training!
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £20k-£25k (DOE)
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £50,000 per annum plus good benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Holland & Tisdall
Salary: OTE Commission & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday