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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
UK / England
Rank 208 224 233
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1275 1420 1353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.61% 1.54% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.59% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1053 1191 1200
Median salary £26,000 £25,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.96% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,775 £35,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%

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
76201 89097 95104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.50% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 63797 75537 79690
Median salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -1 410 £27,500 - 47
South East 0 267 £25,000 -3.84% 41
East of England +36 168 £27,500 +10.00% 25
South West +44 130 £25,000 - 12
West Midlands +23 117 £27,500 +10.00% 12
North West -8 84 £25,000 +2.04% 21
Yorkshire +13 46 £25,000 +13.63% 10
East Midlands -1 35 £23,000 +2.22% 8
North East +11 15 £25,000 +11.11% 7
Graduate
UK

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 1588 (58.43%) Degree
2 1138 (41.87%) Computer Science
3 1076 (39.59%) C#
4 887 (32.63%) .NET
5 881 (32.41%) Java
6 662 (24.36%) SQL
7 635 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
8 588 (21.63%) C++
9 524 (19.28%) ASP.NET
10 520 (19.13%) Mathematics
11 505 (18.58%) JavaScript
12 500 (18.40%) Software Engineering
13 482 (17.73%) HTML
14 463 (17.03%) MVC
15 452 (16.63%) Finance
16 431 (15.86%) Microsoft
17 407 (14.97%) CSS
18 392 (14.42%) SQL Server
19 369 (13.58%) Windows
20 343 (12.62%) OO
21 330 (12.14%) TDD
22 316 (11.63%) Python
23 313 (11.52%) Linux
24 301 (11.07%) ASP.NET MVC
25 300 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
26 259 (9.53%) OOP
27 258 (9.49%) Physics
28 229 (8.43%) Web Development
29 224 (8.24%) C
30 212 (7.80%) 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 44 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
2 36 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 34 (1.25%) Apache
4 27 (0.99%) Tomcat
5 23 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 23 (0.85%) WordPress
6 22 (0.81%) MS Exchange
7 21 (0.77%) CMS
8 18 (0.66%) WebLogic
9 13 (0.48%) IIS
10 11 (0.40%) JBoss
11 8 (0.29%) SAS
11 8 (0.29%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.26%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.22%) Confluence
13 6 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.18%) nginx
14 5 (0.18%) Skype for Business
15 4 (0.15%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 186 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 83 (3.05%) MS Office
3 30 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (1.07%) Photoshop
5 20 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (0.63%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.44%) MS Project
8 11 (0.40%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.15%) RoboHelp
10 2 (0.074%) Simulink
10 2 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.037%) InDesign
11 1 (0.037%) Maple
11 1 (0.037%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.037%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.11%) Magento
4 3 (0.11%) Maximo
5 2 (0.074%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.037%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.037%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.037%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.037%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.037%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.037%) Relativity
6 1 (0.037%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.037%) Shopify
6 1 (0.037%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 82 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (1.51%) SaaS
4 37 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (0.85%) GitHub
6 10 (0.37%) Office 365
6 10 (0.37%) PaaS
7 9 (0.33%) Slack
8 7 (0.26%) iTunes
9 6 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.15%) Google App Engine
10 4 (0.15%) IaaS
11 3 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.11%) G Suite
12 2 (0.074%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.074%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.037%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.037%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.037%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 106 (3.90%) Internet
2 56 (2.06%) Firewall
3 28 (1.03%) DNS
4 25 (0.92%) TCP/IP
5 22 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
6 17 (0.63%) DHCP
7 16 (0.59%) Network Security
8 14 (0.52%) FTP
8 14 (0.52%) Wireless
9 13 (0.48%) VPN
10 12 (0.44%) HTTP
11 10 (0.37%) 3G
12 9 (0.33%) 4G
12 9 (0.33%) VoIP
13 8 (0.29%) LTE
14 7 (0.26%) 2G
14 7 (0.26%) LAN
14 7 (0.26%) WAN
15 6 (0.22%) 802.11
15 6 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (14.42%) SQL Server
2 128 (4.71%) MySQL
3 105 (3.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 88 (3.24%) Relational Database
5 61 (2.24%) Big Data
5 61 (2.24%) NoSQL
6 59 (2.17%) MongoDB
7 22 (0.81%) RDBMS
7 22 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (0.66%) Hadoop
11 16 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (0.59%) Oracle Database
12 14 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (0.37%) Data Mining
15 9 (0.33%) DB2
16 8 (0.29%) GIS
16 8 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 120 (4.42%) Git (software)
2 118 (4.34%) NUnit
3 110 (4.05%) Moq
4 107 (3.94%) Rhino Mocks
5 102 (3.75%) Visual Studio
6 81 (2.98%) MSTest
7 60 (2.21%) TeamCity
8 51 (1.88%) Eclipse
8 51 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 50 (1.84%) JIRA
10 38 (1.40%) Selenium
11 28 (1.03%) Maven
12 27 (0.99%) Jenkins
13 24 (0.88%) JUnit
14 23 (0.85%) Subversion
15 22 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 19 (0.70%) Mockito
17 13 (0.48%) Gradle
18 12 (0.44%) WebDriver
19 10 (0.37%) Vagrant
General
1 452 (16.63%) Finance
2 188 (6.92%) Banking
3 154 (5.67%) Games
4 131 (4.82%) Marketing
5 104 (3.83%) Retail
6 77 (2.83%) Telecoms
7 54 (1.99%) Investment Banking
8 42 (1.55%) Financial Institution
9 38 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 36 (1.32%) Electronics
11 29 (1.07%) Legal
12 28 (1.03%) Advertising
13 22 (0.81%) Military
14 20 (0.74%) French Language
15 18 (0.66%) Automotive
16 13 (0.48%) German Language
17 12 (0.44%) Law
17 12 (0.44%) Music Industry
18 11 (0.40%) Front Office
18 11 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 887 (32.63%) .NET
2 524 (19.28%) ASP.NET
3 482 (17.73%) HTML
4 407 (14.97%) CSS
5 301 (11.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 210 (7.73%) .NET Framework
7 205 (7.54%) XML
8 188 (6.92%) WCF
9 173 (6.36%) AngularJS
10 163 (6.00%) jQuery
11 154 (5.67%) WPF
12 150 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 125 (4.60%) HTML5
13 125 (4.60%) Web Services
14 118 (4.34%) ASP.NET Web API
15 103 (3.79%) J2EE
16 94 (3.46%) WinForms
17 93 (3.42%) RESTful
18 78 (2.87%) Entity Framework
18 78 (2.87%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1138 (41.87%) Computer Science
2 520 (19.13%) Mathematics
3 300 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
4 258 (9.49%) Physics
5 101 (3.72%) Algorithms
6 87 (3.20%) Mobile App
7 80 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
8 67 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
9 47 (1.73%) User Experience
10 42 (1.55%) Driving Licence
11 41 (1.51%) Data Centre
12 40 (1.47%) Hedge funds
13 39 (1.43%) Client/Server
13 39 (1.43%) Internet of Things
14 37 (1.36%) Fintech
15 29 (1.07%) Blackberry
15 29 (1.07%) Economics
15 29 (1.07%) Management Information System
15 29 (1.07%) Social Media
15 29 (1.07%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 369 (13.58%) Windows
2 313 (11.52%) Linux
3 116 (4.27%) Unix
4 98 (3.61%) Android
5 50 (1.84%) Apple iOS
6 32 (1.18%) Windows Server
7 28 (1.03%) Windows 10
8 24 (0.88%) Windows 7
9 21 (0.77%) Mac OS X
10 19 (0.70%) Windows 8
11 15 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
13 11 (0.40%) Solaris
14 10 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (0.29%) CentOS
15 8 (0.29%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.26%) VxWorks
17 6 (0.22%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 635 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
2 500 (18.40%) Software Engineering
3 463 (17.03%) MVC
4 343 (12.62%) OO
5 330 (12.14%) TDD
6 259 (9.53%) OOP
7 229 (8.43%) Web Development
8 212 (7.80%) SDLC
9 196 (7.21%) Scrum
10 178 (6.55%) BDD
11 176 (6.48%) Web Application Development
12 158 (5.81%) Kanban
13 133 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
14 119 (4.38%) Dependency Injection
15 102 (3.75%) Project Management
16 76 (2.80%) Multithreading
17 75 (2.76%) Unit Testing
18 68 (2.50%) Analytics
18 68 (2.50%) DevOps
19 66 (2.43%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1076 (39.59%) C#
2 881 (32.41%) Java
3 662 (24.36%) SQL
4 588 (21.63%) C++
5 505 (18.58%) JavaScript
6 316 (11.63%) Python
7 224 (8.24%) C
8 173 (6.36%) PHP
9 99 (3.64%) Ruby
10 85 (3.13%) VB.NET
11 63 (2.32%) Perl
12 55 (2.02%) VB
13 42 (1.55%) F#
13 42 (1.55%) MATLAB
14 40 (1.47%) T-SQL
15 22 (0.81%) Bash Shell
16 21 (0.77%) Objective-C
16 21 (0.77%) R
17 19 (0.70%) Scala
18 17 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1588 (58.43%) Degree
2 85 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 65 (2.39%) PhD
4 47 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (1.36%) MCP
6 29 (1.07%) MCSD
6 29 (1.07%) MCTS
7 28 (1.03%) MCAD
8 21 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (0.77%) DV Cleared
9 20 (0.74%) ISTQB
10 19 (0.70%) CCNA
11 18 (0.66%) SC Cleared
12 14 (0.52%) ISEB
13 13 (0.48%) CEH
13 13 (0.48%) HND
14 9 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.26%) CISA
15 7 (0.26%) CISMP
15 7 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (3.61%) QA
2 29 (1.07%) SLA
3 7 (0.26%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.22%) SDET
5 3 (0.11%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.11%) RMADS
6 2 (0.074%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.074%) ISO13485
7 1 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 70 (2.58%) Active Directory
2 45 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (0.99%) Docker
4 21 (0.77%) Terminal Services
5 20 (0.74%) XenApp
6 13 (0.48%) Firmware
7 10 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.33%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.18%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.15%) vSphere
11 3 (0.11%) MetaFrame
11 3 (0.11%) Squid
12 2 (0.074%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.074%) NFS
12 2 (0.074%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.074%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.037%) Cronacle
13 1 (0.037%) HDFS
13 1 (0.037%) Postfix
13 1 (0.037%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 39 (1.43%) Kibana
2 16 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.48%) Ansible
3 13 (0.48%) Puppet
4 10 (0.37%) Nagios
5 9 (0.33%) CA Service Virtualization
5 9 (0.33%) Graphite
6 4 (0.15%) Nessus
6 4 (0.15%) Nmap
6 4 (0.15%) OpenVAS
7 3 (0.11%) logstash
8 2 (0.074%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.074%) SCCM
8 2 (0.074%) WSUS
9 1 (0.037%) EnCase
9 1 (0.037%) FTK
9 1 (0.037%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.037%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.037%) SCOM
Vendors
1 431 (15.86%) Microsoft
2 179 (6.59%) Oracle
3 49 (1.80%) Google
4 47 (1.73%) VMware
5 44 (1.62%) Cisco
6 43 (1.58%) IBM
7 42 (1.55%) SAP
8 28 (1.03%) Citrix
9 25 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
10 24 (0.88%) HP
11 22 (0.81%) Red Hat
12 19 (0.70%) BEA
13 16 (0.59%) Adobe
14 13 (0.48%) Facebook
15 12 (0.44%) Computacenter
15 12 (0.44%) Xamarin
16 11 (0.40%) Juniper
17 10 (0.37%) CA
18 9 (0.33%) Apple
18 9 (0.33%) Intel Security
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £25k - £35k dep. on experience + bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £22500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k DOE
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Crowborough, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: Yesterday
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £713.49 - £839.40 per month + negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £28000 - £32000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: to £37k + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + £7K-£12K Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum Excellent Training, Career Progressi
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday