The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 160 165 144
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1930 1748 2130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.76% 1.72% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.82% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1688 1534 1947
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 £30,700 £30,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103361 95969 105981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.24% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 85252 80299 91558
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -3 633 £27,000 +1.88% 93
South East -23 481 £23,750 +1.06% 44
South West +28 166 £22,500 - 20
East of England -2 162 £24,000 +4.34% 31
North West +21 133 £21,500 - 27
East Midlands +29 116 £22,500 - 17
Yorkshire -5 110 £22,500 +4.65% 16
West Midlands -14 101 £21,500 -4.44% 10
North East +3 20 £22,500 - 7
Midlands - 2 £22,500 -
Graduate
UK

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2133 (60.37%) Degree
2 1365 (38.64%) Computer Science
3 1322 (37.42%) C#
4 1114 (31.53%) .NET
5 1000 (28.30%) Java
6 989 (27.99%) SQL
7 832 (23.55%) JavaScript
8 827 (23.41%) HTML
9 731 (20.69%) Finance
10 665 (18.82%) Software Engineering
11 651 (18.43%) SQL Server
12 648 (18.34%) CSS
13 638 (18.06%) ASP.NET
14 620 (17.55%) C++
15 561 (15.88%) Microsoft
16 535 (15.14%) Windows
17 504 (14.27%) Mathematics
18 449 (12.71%) OO
19 412 (11.66%) MVC
20 362 (10.25%) MS Excel
21 355 (10.05%) Linux
22 322 (9.11%) jQuery
23 311 (8.80%) Oracle
24 305 (8.63%) TDD
25 285 (8.07%) Physics
26 282 (7.98%) PHP
27 278 (7.87%) .NET Framework
28 272 (7.70%) VB.NET
29 267 (7.56%) Scrum
30 263 (7.44%) C

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 65 (1.84%) SharePoint
2 63 (1.78%) MS Exchange
3 50 (1.42%) SAS
4 45 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 42 (1.19%) IIS
6 40 (1.13%) Apache
7 39 (1.10%) Node.js
8 31 (0.88%) Drupal
9 26 (0.74%) CMS
10 18 (0.51%) WebSphere
11 15 (0.42%) WordPress
12 13 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 7 (0.20%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.17%) Apache Pig
17 5 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
17 5 (0.14%) Documentum
17 5 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
17 5 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 362 (10.25%) MS Excel
2 190 (5.38%) MS Office
3 50 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (1.05%) Photoshop
5 20 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (0.31%) AutoCAD
7 9 (0.25%) SPSS
8 7 (0.20%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.17%) Solid Edge
10 5 (0.14%) MS Project
10 5 (0.14%) Simulink
10 5 (0.14%) Stata
11 4 (0.11%) MicroStation
11 4 (0.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 3 (0.085%) XMetaL
12 3 (0.085%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.085%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.057%) CATIA
14 1 (0.028%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 16 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (0.37%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.14%) Magento
5 3 (0.085%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.085%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.085%) Maximo
5 3 (0.085%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.085%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.057%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.057%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.028%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.028%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.028%) Siebel Analytics
7 1 (0.028%) AWD
7 1 (0.028%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.028%) Summit
7 1 (0.028%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 50 (1.42%) SaaS
2 22 (0.62%) GitHub
3 17 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (0.45%) Force.com
5 9 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.057%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.028%) Office 365
7 1 (0.028%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 171 (4.84%) Internet
2 56 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 32 (0.91%) Intranet
4 30 (0.85%) DNS
5 27 (0.76%) VoIP
6 26 (0.74%) Firewall
7 23 (0.65%) HTTP
8 22 (0.62%) WAN
8 22 (0.62%) DHCP
9 20 (0.57%) LAN
10 15 (0.42%) Broadband
10 15 (0.42%) Ethernet
10 15 (0.42%) Wireless
11 10 (0.28%) VPN
12 9 (0.25%) Network Security
13 8 (0.23%) LTE
13 8 (0.23%) SNMP
14 7 (0.20%) SMS
15 6 (0.17%) SAN
15 6 (0.17%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 651 (18.43%) SQL Server
2 168 (4.76%) MySQL
3 126 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 100 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 81 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 71 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 69 (1.95%) Big Data
8 55 (1.56%) MongoDB
9 48 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 44 (1.25%) Oracle Database
11 43 (1.22%) Hadoop
12 42 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
13 39 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
14 27 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 25 (0.71%) RDBMS
16 22 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
17 16 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
18 15 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
18 15 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
19 12 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 156 (4.42%) NUnit
2 145 (4.10%) Rhino Mocks
2 145 (4.10%) Moq
3 111 (3.14%) MSTest
4 105 (2.97%) Visual Studio
5 93 (2.63%) JUnit
6 75 (2.12%) Eclipse
7 73 (2.07%) Git (software)
8 70 (1.98%) Maven
9 55 (1.56%) Subversion
10 44 (1.25%) Selenium
11 36 (1.02%) Ant
12 26 (0.74%) Hudson
13 22 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (0.57%) FitNesse
14 20 (0.57%) Xcode
15 19 (0.54%) JDeveloper
16 17 (0.48%) JIRA
16 17 (0.48%) WebDriver
17 14 (0.40%) jMock
General
1 731 (20.69%) Finance
2 189 (5.35%) Games
3 148 (4.19%) Marketing
4 147 (4.16%) Banking
5 102 (2.89%) Telecoms
6 64 (1.81%) Electronics
7 62 (1.75%) Retail
8 56 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 51 (1.44%) Investment Banking
10 43 (1.22%) Advertising
11 41 (1.16%) Financial Institution
12 30 (0.85%) Law
13 24 (0.68%) Front Office
14 23 (0.65%) Aerospace
15 21 (0.59%) Military
16 20 (0.57%) Publishing
16 20 (0.57%) Legal
17 14 (0.40%) Automotive
18 11 (0.31%) Online Betting
19 8 (0.23%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1114 (31.53%) .NET
2 827 (23.41%) HTML
3 648 (18.34%) CSS
4 638 (18.06%) ASP.NET
5 322 (9.11%) jQuery
6 278 (7.87%) .NET Framework
7 259 (7.33%) XML
8 215 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 189 (5.35%) J2EE
10 187 (5.29%) WCF
11 180 (5.09%) WPF
12 174 (4.92%) HTML5
13 172 (4.87%) WinForms
14 148 (4.19%) Web Services
15 139 (3.93%) Spring
16 124 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 121 (3.42%) Hibernate
18 112 (3.17%) Ajax
19 111 (3.14%) Castle Windsor
19 111 (3.14%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 1365 (38.64%) Computer Science
2 504 (14.27%) Mathematics
3 285 (8.07%) Physics
4 111 (3.14%) Inversion of Control
5 105 (2.97%) Mobile App
6 73 (2.07%) Statistics
7 65 (1.84%) Hedge funds
8 64 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
9 54 (1.53%) Social Media
10 52 (1.47%) Open Source
11 48 (1.36%) Client/Server
11 48 (1.36%) Management Information System
12 36 (1.02%) Derivative
13 34 (0.96%) BBC
14 30 (0.85%) Economics
14 30 (0.85%) Chemistry
15 28 (0.79%) Blackberry
16 26 (0.74%) Tandem
17 25 (0.71%) Blog
17 25 (0.71%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 535 (15.14%) Windows
2 355 (10.05%) Linux
3 176 (4.98%) UNIX
4 80 (2.26%) Android
5 75 (2.12%) Windows 7
6 63 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 51 (1.44%) Apple iOS
8 35 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (0.76%) Windows XP
10 20 (0.57%) Windows 8
11 17 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
13 10 (0.28%) Debian
14 8 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (0.20%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.17%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.14%) Solaris
18 3 (0.085%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.085%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 665 (18.82%) Software Engineering
2 449 (12.71%) OO
3 412 (11.66%) MVC
4 305 (8.63%) TDD
5 267 (7.56%) Scrum
6 262 (7.42%) Agile Software Development
7 217 (6.14%) OOP
8 198 (5.60%) Web Development
9 191 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
10 181 (5.12%) Web Application Development
11 147 (4.16%) Kanban
12 127 (3.59%) Analytics
13 116 (3.28%) Project Management
14 114 (3.23%) Unit Testing
14 114 (3.23%) Dependency Injection
15 109 (3.09%) Business Intelligence
16 107 (3.03%) MVVM
17 102 (2.89%) OOD
18 88 (2.49%) Software Testing
19 84 (2.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1322 (37.42%) C#
2 1000 (28.30%) Java
3 989 (27.99%) SQL
4 832 (23.55%) JavaScript
5 620 (17.55%) C++
6 282 (7.98%) PHP
7 272 (7.70%) VB.NET
8 263 (7.44%) C
9 197 (5.58%) Python
10 147 (4.16%) VB
11 133 (3.76%) T-SQL
12 119 (3.37%) Perl
13 74 (2.09%) VBA
14 62 (1.75%) PL/SQL
15 56 (1.59%) PowerShell
16 48 (1.36%) MATLAB
17 46 (1.30%) Ruby
18 45 (1.27%) Scala
18 45 (1.27%) Objective-C
19 28 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2133 (60.37%) Degree
2 132 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 131 (3.71%) PhD
4 85 (2.41%) MCP
5 70 (1.98%) Security Cleared
6 66 (1.87%) MCTS
7 65 (1.84%) MCSD
8 62 (1.75%) MCAD
9 49 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
10 43 (1.22%) CCNA
11 29 (0.82%) SC Cleared
12 22 (0.62%) MCSE
13 19 (0.54%) ISEB
14 16 (0.45%) ISTQB
15 14 (0.40%) HND
16 7 (0.20%) CEH
17 6 (0.17%) Sun Certification
18 5 (0.14%) RHCE
19 4 (0.11%) A+ Certification
19 4 (0.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (5.09%) QA
2 29 (0.82%) ISO 9001
3 12 (0.34%) SLA
4 8 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.14%) HL7
5 5 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.11%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.085%) TickIT
7 3 (0.085%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.057%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.028%) DICOM
9 1 (0.028%) COBIT
System Software
1 84 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 46 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (0.96%) VMware ESX
3 34 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
4 9 (0.25%) XenApp
5 6 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.14%) Squid
6 5 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (0.14%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.11%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.085%) vSphere
9 2 (0.057%) Snort
10 1 (0.028%) Nmap
10 1 (0.028%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.028%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.028%) NFS
10 1 (0.028%) IMail Server
Systems Management
1 31 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.11%) Cryoserver
3 3 (0.085%) Opsview
3 3 (0.085%) Puppet
3 3 (0.085%) SCCM
4 2 (0.057%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.057%) OSSEC
5 1 (0.028%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.028%) MOM
5 1 (0.028%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.028%) Control-M
5 1 (0.028%) Nagios
5 1 (0.028%) Nessus
5 1 (0.028%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.028%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.028%) Ansible
Vendors
1 561 (15.88%) Microsoft
2 311 (8.80%) Oracle
3 59 (1.67%) VMware
4 51 (1.44%) Cisco
5 42 (1.19%) SAP
6 40 (1.13%) Google
7 35 (0.99%) Red Hat
8 34 (0.96%) IBM
9 33 (0.93%) Citrix
10 28 (0.79%) JBoss
10 28 (0.79%) Panasonic
11 26 (0.74%) Business Objects
11 26 (0.74%) Adobe
12 16 (0.45%) SunGard
13 15 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (0.40%) Cognos
15 13 (0.37%) HP
15 13 (0.37%) Zend
15 13 (0.37%) Twitter
16 10 (0.28%) Reuters
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucestershire
Yoh
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rayleigh, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + OTE Yr 1 £30k
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + OTE Yr 1 £30k
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000-25,000
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday