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

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 193 181 181
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1734 1892 1650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.68% 1.68% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 1.78% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 1649 1432
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
97791 106359 96064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.50% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81633 88141 80748
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,097
% change year-on-year
- +4.99%

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 June 2015.

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 June 2015. 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 +32 678 £27,500 +5.24% 81
South East -55 321 £25,000 +6.38% 56
East of England +46 195 £25,000 - 36
West Midlands +11 133 £25,000 +16.27% 13
South West -41 123 £23,500 +9.30% 26
North West -21 103 £25,000 +16.27% 40
Yorkshire +3 96 £22,500 - 22
East Midlands -12 88 £24,500 +11.36% 14
North East -6 12 £21,500 -4.44% 13
Graduate
UK

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 1802 (57.08%) Degree
2 1170 (37.06%) C#
3 1167 (36.97%) Computer Science
4 1029 (32.59%) .NET
5 993 (31.45%) SQL
6 841 (26.64%) Java
7 814 (25.78%) HTML
8 746 (23.63%) Finance
9 737 (23.34%) JavaScript
10 709 (22.46%) SQL Server
11 677 (21.44%) Agile Software Development
12 668 (21.16%) Software Engineering
13 588 (18.63%) ASP.NET
14 575 (18.21%) Microsoft
15 573 (18.15%) CSS
16 514 (16.28%) Mathematics
17 511 (16.19%) Windows
18 494 (15.65%) MVC
19 477 (15.11%) C++
20 439 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
21 397 (12.58%) MS Excel
22 358 (11.34%) OO
23 346 (10.96%) TDD
24 306 (9.69%) jQuery
25 303 (9.60%) ASP.NET MVC
26 302 (9.57%) Linux
27 280 (8.87%) Oracle
28 276 (8.74%) PHP
29 270 (8.55%) .NET Framework
30 269 (8.52%) Scrum

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 75 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 64 (2.03%) Apache
3 61 (1.93%) Node.js
4 58 (1.84%) Tomcat
5 44 (1.39%) SAS
6 42 (1.33%) IIS
7 40 (1.27%) MS Exchange
8 33 (1.05%) JBoss
9 17 (0.54%) CMS
10 15 (0.48%) Apache Solr
11 9 (0.29%) WordPress
11 9 (0.29%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.25%) ColdFusion
12 8 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.22%) Apache Spark
13 7 (0.22%) IBM Notes
13 7 (0.22%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.19%) ArcGIS
15 5 (0.16%) Drupal
15 5 (0.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 397 (12.58%) MS Excel
2 197 (6.24%) MS Office
3 51 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (1.01%) Photoshop
5 22 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.60%) MS Project
7 15 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
8 14 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 12 (0.38%) InDesign
10 10 (0.32%) Fireworks
11 6 (0.19%) SPSS
11 6 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (0.16%) PowerPivot
13 3 (0.095%) Mingle
14 1 (0.032%) FastStats
14 1 (0.032%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.032%) Simulink
14 1 (0.032%) SOLIDWORKS
14 1 (0.032%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.16%) Oracle Payroll
3 5 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
3 5 (0.16%) Changepoint
4 4 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.063%) HFM
5 2 (0.063%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.063%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.063%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.063%) Odoo
5 2 (0.063%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.063%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.063%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.063%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.063%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.032%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.032%) Kondor+
Cloud Services
1 26 (0.82%) SaaS
2 25 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (0.60%) Office 365
4 18 (0.57%) Google Analytics
5 8 (0.25%) GitHub
6 7 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.13%) PaaS
7 4 (0.13%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.063%) Boomi
8 2 (0.063%) IaaS
9 1 (0.032%) Trello
9 1 (0.032%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.032%) Heroku
9 1 (0.032%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 126 (3.99%) Internet
2 58 (1.84%) Broadband
3 45 (1.43%) VoIP
4 42 (1.33%) HTTP
5 39 (1.24%) DNS
6 37 (1.17%) TCP/IP
7 33 (1.05%) VPN
8 32 (1.01%) Firewall
9 24 (0.76%) LLU
9 24 (0.76%) POP3
9 24 (0.76%) SMTP
10 23 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
11 19 (0.60%) Wireless
12 17 (0.54%) FTP
13 13 (0.41%) WAN
14 12 (0.38%) LDAP
14 12 (0.38%) OSPF
14 12 (0.38%) DSL
14 12 (0.38%) Network Security
15 10 (0.32%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 709 (22.46%) SQL Server
2 184 (5.83%) MySQL
3 78 (2.47%) Relational Database
4 65 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 43 (1.36%) NoSQL
7 39 (1.24%) Oracle Database
8 38 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 35 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
10 34 (1.08%) RDBMS
11 32 (1.01%) Big Data
12 31 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 25 (0.79%) MongoDB
15 24 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
16 23 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
17 19 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
18 15 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 14 (0.44%) DB2
20 13 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 171 (5.42%) NUnit
2 165 (5.23%) Rhino Mocks
3 164 (5.19%) Moq
4 143 (4.53%) Visual Studio
5 108 (3.42%) MSTest
6 92 (2.91%) Git (software)
7 47 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 43 (1.36%) Eclipse
9 42 (1.33%) Selenium
10 38 (1.20%) Subversion
11 25 (0.79%) JUnit
12 19 (0.60%) Maven
13 15 (0.48%) Jenkins
14 13 (0.41%) FitNesse
15 11 (0.35%) Mercurial
15 11 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
16 9 (0.29%) Ant
16 9 (0.29%) PHPUnit
17 8 (0.25%) PEAR
17 8 (0.25%) TeamCity
General
1 746 (23.63%) Finance
2 224 (7.10%) Banking
3 178 (5.64%) Games
4 147 (4.66%) Marketing
5 132 (4.18%) Telecoms
6 125 (3.96%) Retail
7 77 (2.44%) Electronics
8 64 (2.03%) Investment Banking
9 43 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 39 (1.24%) Financial Institution
11 38 (1.20%) Legal
12 37 (1.17%) Publishing
13 28 (0.89%) Billing
14 26 (0.82%) Advertising
15 25 (0.79%) Law
16 23 (0.73%) Aerospace
17 22 (0.70%) Back Office
18 18 (0.57%) Front Office
18 18 (0.57%) Automotive
19 16 (0.51%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1029 (32.59%) .NET
2 814 (25.78%) HTML
3 588 (18.63%) ASP.NET
4 573 (18.15%) CSS
5 306 (9.69%) jQuery
6 303 (9.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 270 (8.55%) .NET Framework
8 261 (8.27%) XML
9 181 (5.73%) WCF
10 165 (5.23%) Web Services
11 159 (5.04%) HTML5
12 154 (4.88%) WPF
13 139 (4.40%) WinForms
14 122 (3.86%) Spring
15 110 (3.48%) AngularJS
16 106 (3.36%) Castle Windsor
17 105 (3.33%) Ninject
17 105 (3.33%) Spring.NET
17 105 (3.33%) Unity DI Container
18 97 (3.07%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1167 (36.97%) Computer Science
2 514 (16.28%) Mathematics
3 439 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
4 224 (7.10%) Physics
5 122 (3.86%) Hedge funds
6 105 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
7 94 (2.98%) Management Information System
8 91 (2.88%) Mobile App
9 77 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
10 55 (1.74%) Statistics
11 52 (1.65%) Algorithms
12 49 (1.55%) Client/Server
13 48 (1.52%) User Experience
14 34 (1.08%) Social Media
15 30 (0.95%) Tandem
16 29 (0.92%) GIS
16 29 (0.92%) Online Games
17 28 (0.89%) Economics
18 22 (0.70%) iPhone
19 21 (0.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 511 (16.19%) Windows
2 302 (9.57%) Linux
3 151 (4.78%) UNIX
4 74 (2.34%) Android
5 73 (2.31%) Windows 7
6 61 (1.93%) Apple iOS
7 36 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (1.01%) Windows XP
9 25 (0.79%) Windows 8
10 16 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.41%) Windows 2000
11 13 (0.41%) Solaris
12 11 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
14 8 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.22%) CentOS
16 6 (0.19%) Windows Phone
17 5 (0.16%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.13%) Nucleus RTOS
19 3 (0.095%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 677 (21.44%) Agile Software Development
2 668 (21.16%) Software Engineering
3 494 (15.65%) MVC
4 358 (11.34%) OO
5 346 (10.96%) TDD
6 269 (8.52%) Scrum
7 228 (7.22%) Web Application Development
8 178 (5.64%) Kanban
9 164 (5.19%) Project Management
10 151 (4.78%) Web Development
11 144 (4.56%) OOP
12 142 (4.50%) BDD
12 142 (4.50%) SDLC
13 124 (3.93%) Continuous Integration
14 119 (3.77%) OOD
15 116 (3.67%) Mentoring
16 106 (3.36%) Dependency Injection
17 105 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
18 96 (3.04%) E-Commerce
19 93 (2.95%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1170 (37.06%) C#
2 993 (31.45%) SQL
3 841 (26.64%) Java
4 737 (23.34%) JavaScript
5 477 (15.11%) C++
6 276 (8.74%) PHP
7 240 (7.60%) C
8 197 (6.24%) Python
9 182 (5.76%) VB.NET
10 139 (4.40%) VB
11 92 (2.91%) T-SQL
12 84 (2.66%) Perl
13 68 (2.15%) Ruby
14 55 (1.74%) PL/SQL
15 38 (1.20%) VBA
16 30 (0.95%) PowerShell
17 29 (0.92%) Objective-C
18 26 (0.82%) Scala
19 25 (0.79%) MATLAB
20 18 (0.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1802 (57.08%) Degree
2 82 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 70 (2.22%) PhD
4 49 (1.55%) Security Cleared
5 45 (1.43%) CCNA
5 45 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (1.17%) MCP
7 34 (1.08%) ISTQB
8 30 (0.95%) MCSD
9 28 (0.89%) SC Cleared
10 26 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 26 (0.82%) MCAD
10 26 (0.82%) MCTS
11 14 (0.44%) ISEB
12 12 (0.38%) CCNP
12 12 (0.38%) MCSE
12 12 (0.38%) CIMA
13 11 (0.35%) ACCA
13 11 (0.35%) HND
14 8 (0.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (4.34%) QA
2 18 (0.57%) SLA
3 8 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.095%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.032%) COBIT
7 1 (0.032%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.032%) FATCA
7 1 (0.032%) HL7
System Software
1 116 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 25 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.54%) Firmware
3 17 (0.54%) VMware ESX
3 17 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (0.22%) NFS
5 5 (0.16%) vSphere
6 3 (0.095%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.095%) Docker
7 2 (0.063%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.063%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.063%) XenApp
8 1 (0.032%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.032%) LXC
8 1 (0.032%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (0.22%) Nessus
2 6 (0.19%) SCCM
3 5 (0.16%) Nagios
3 5 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (0.13%) Nmap
4 4 (0.13%) Puppet
5 3 (0.095%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.095%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.095%) SCOM
5 3 (0.095%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.095%) Unicenter
5 3 (0.095%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.095%) Ansible
6 2 (0.063%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.063%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.063%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.063%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.032%) yum
7 1 (0.032%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.032%) WSUS
Vendors
1 575 (18.21%) Microsoft
2 280 (8.87%) Oracle
3 61 (1.93%) Cisco
4 45 (1.43%) Google
5 42 (1.33%) VMware
6 38 (1.20%) BT
7 36 (1.14%) SAP
8 30 (0.95%) Adobe
9 25 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
10 23 (0.73%) Nokia
11 21 (0.67%) Capita
12 18 (0.57%) Sybase
13 14 (0.44%) Business Objects
13 14 (0.44%) Citrix
14 12 (0.38%) HP
15 11 (0.35%) Red Hat
16 10 (0.32%) Sitecore
16 10 (0.32%) Facebook
17 7 (0.22%) Apple
17 7 (0.22%) Lotus
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