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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 211 208 205
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1475 1577 1757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.60% 1.59% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.64% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1343 1409 1545
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,475 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £33,000 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
88589 95961 107799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.50% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 75325 79658 89090
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £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 31 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 31 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 -49 463 £28,000 +1.81% 69
South East +48 392 £25,000 - 57
East of England -1 144 £25,000 - 42
North West +41 125 £25,000 - 29
West Midlands -16 107 £24,000 -4.00% 9
South West -9 95 £25,000 +6.38% 14
Yorkshire +17 82 £23,500 +4.44% 17
East Midlands -3 68 £23,750 -1.04% 10
North East -7 10 £21,500 -10.41% 1
Midlands - 1 £21,000 -
Graduate
UK

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 1786 (60.75%) Degree
2 1207 (41.05%) Computer Science
3 1001 (34.05%) C#
4 965 (32.82%) Java
5 823 (27.99%) .NET
6 813 (27.65%) SQL
7 691 (23.50%) Finance
8 634 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
9 616 (20.95%) JavaScript
10 606 (20.61%) Software Engineering
11 593 (20.17%) C++
12 570 (19.39%) HTML
13 503 (17.11%) Windows
14 484 (16.46%) Microsoft
15 473 (16.09%) ASP.NET
16 447 (15.20%) CSS
17 439 (14.93%) MVC
18 430 (14.63%) SQL Server
19 394 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
20 387 (13.16%) Mathematics
21 343 (11.67%) Linux
22 304 (10.34%) Python
23 287 (9.76%) Oracle
24 281 (9.56%) TDD
25 271 (9.22%) ASP.NET MVC
26 269 (9.15%) OO
27 263 (8.95%) Web Development
28 251 (8.54%) PHP
29 233 (7.93%) .NET Framework
30 231 (7.86%) MS Excel

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
1 106 (3.61%) Node.js
2 78 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 40 (1.36%) IIS
4 35 (1.19%) Apache
5 23 (0.78%) JBoss
6 22 (0.75%) MS Exchange
6 22 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 19 (0.65%) SAS
8 18 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
9 17 (0.58%) nginx
10 16 (0.54%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.34%) CMS
11 10 (0.34%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (0.27%) ColdFusion
13 7 (0.24%) Skype for Business
14 6 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
15 5 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 231 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 112 (3.81%) MS Office
3 36 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (1.05%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.20%) Maple
7 3 (0.10%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.10%) MS Project
7 3 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.068%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.068%) FrameMaker
8 2 (0.068%) Mathematica
8 2 (0.068%) SPSS
8 2 (0.068%) Stata
9 1 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.034%) Maya
9 1 (0.034%) MODO
Business Applications
1 18 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.51%) Eagle PACE
3 14 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
4 11 (0.37%) Magento
5 5 (0.17%) SAP CS
5 5 (0.17%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.10%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 3 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.068%) FastStats
7 2 (0.068%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.068%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.068%) SystmOne
8 1 (0.034%) Optimost
8 1 (0.034%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.034%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.034%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.034%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.034%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 60 (2.04%) SaaS
2 49 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (0.54%) Office 365
6 10 (0.34%) Heroku
7 8 (0.27%) Bluemix
8 6 (0.20%) GitHub
9 5 (0.17%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.17%) IaaS
10 3 (0.10%) PaaS
11 2 (0.068%) AdWords
11 2 (0.068%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.068%) Oracle CX
12 1 (0.034%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.034%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.034%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.034%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 90 (3.06%) Internet
2 47 (1.60%) TCP/IP
3 41 (1.39%) Intranet
4 29 (0.99%) Broadband
4 29 (0.99%) DNS
5 28 (0.95%) HTTP
6 24 (0.82%) Network Security
7 21 (0.71%) Firewall
8 14 (0.48%) FTP
9 13 (0.44%) WAN
10 12 (0.41%) LAN
11 9 (0.31%) RS-232
11 9 (0.31%) Wireless
12 8 (0.27%) RS-422
12 8 (0.27%) VPN
13 6 (0.20%) Kerberos
13 6 (0.20%) LDAP
14 5 (0.17%) DHCP
14 5 (0.17%) NGN
14 5 (0.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 430 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 181 (6.16%) MySQL
3 99 (3.37%) SQL Server 2014
4 89 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 80 (2.72%) NoSQL
6 58 (1.97%) Oracle Database
7 56 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 52 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
9 49 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 38 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 37 (1.26%) GIS
12 31 (1.05%) Big Data
13 30 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
14 26 (0.88%) MongoDB
15 23 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 22 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
17 21 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
18 20 (0.68%) RDBMS
19 17 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
20 16 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 141 (4.80%) Git (software)
2 132 (4.49%) NUnit
3 122 (4.15%) Moq
4 112 (3.81%) Rhino Mocks
5 97 (3.30%) MSTest
6 83 (2.82%) Visual Studio
7 44 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 43 (1.46%) Eclipse
9 41 (1.39%) Subversion
10 32 (1.09%) Selenium
11 29 (0.99%) JUnit
12 25 (0.85%) JIRA
12 25 (0.85%) TeamCity
13 17 (0.58%) Maven
14 16 (0.54%) Jenkins
15 13 (0.44%) Ant
16 9 (0.31%) Mercurial
17 8 (0.27%) gulp
17 8 (0.27%) Xcode
18 7 (0.24%) QUnit
General
1 691 (23.50%) Finance
2 191 (6.50%) Banking
3 156 (5.31%) Games
4 122 (4.15%) Retail
5 96 (3.27%) Marketing
6 84 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 67 (2.28%) Local Government
8 63 (2.14%) Investment Banking
9 55 (1.87%) Electronics
9 55 (1.87%) Front Office
9 55 (1.87%) Manufacturing
10 40 (1.36%) Back Office
11 36 (1.22%) Financial Institution
12 32 (1.09%) Aerospace
13 19 (0.65%) Automotive
13 19 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (0.51%) Law
14 15 (0.51%) Legal
15 13 (0.44%) Billing
16 8 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 823 (27.99%) .NET
2 570 (19.39%) HTML
3 473 (16.09%) ASP.NET
4 447 (15.20%) CSS
5 271 (9.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 233 (7.93%) .NET Framework
7 220 (7.48%) jQuery
8 203 (6.90%) XML
9 177 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 174 (5.92%) HTML5
10 174 (5.92%) WCF
11 152 (5.17%) AngularJS
12 150 (5.10%) WPF
13 119 (4.05%) WinForms
14 116 (3.95%) Web Services
15 115 (3.91%) J2EE
16 106 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web API
17 98 (3.33%) CSS3
18 89 (3.03%) Spring
19 86 (2.93%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1207 (41.05%) Computer Science
2 394 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
3 387 (13.16%) Mathematics
4 181 (6.16%) Physics
5 93 (3.16%) Inversion of Control
6 87 (2.96%) Mobile App
7 77 (2.62%) User Experience
8 74 (2.52%) Algorithms
8 74 (2.52%) Hedge funds
9 66 (2.24%) Driving Licence
10 65 (2.21%) Management Information System
11 64 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
12 43 (1.46%) Statistics
13 34 (1.16%) Tandem
14 32 (1.09%) Client/Server
15 30 (1.02%) Data Structures
15 30 (1.02%) Economics
16 28 (0.95%) Artificial Intelligence
16 28 (0.95%) Equities
16 28 (0.95%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 503 (17.11%) Windows
2 343 (11.67%) Linux
3 150 (5.10%) Apple iOS
4 143 (4.86%) Unix
5 129 (4.39%) Android
6 121 (4.12%) Windows Server
7 55 (1.87%) Windows 7
8 36 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (1.16%) Windows 8
10 31 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 28 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
13 20 (0.68%) Windows XP
14 16 (0.54%) Ubuntu
15 15 (0.51%) Debian
15 15 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (0.37%) CentOS
17 9 (0.31%) AIX
17 9 (0.31%) Solaris
17 9 (0.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 634 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
2 606 (20.61%) Software Engineering
3 439 (14.93%) MVC
4 281 (9.56%) TDD
5 269 (9.15%) OO
6 263 (8.95%) Web Development
7 231 (7.86%) SDLC
8 220 (7.48%) OOP
9 217 (7.38%) Scrum
10 181 (6.16%) Web Application Development
11 167 (5.68%) Project Management
12 143 (4.86%) BDD
13 138 (4.69%) Kanban
14 117 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
15 98 (3.33%) Analytics
15 98 (3.33%) Dependency Injection
15 98 (3.33%) Mentoring
16 93 (3.16%) CRM
17 89 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
18 79 (2.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1001 (34.05%) C#
2 965 (32.82%) Java
3 813 (27.65%) SQL
4 616 (20.95%) JavaScript
5 593 (20.17%) C++
6 304 (10.34%) Python
7 251 (8.54%) PHP
8 219 (7.45%) C
9 153 (5.20%) VB.NET
10 124 (4.22%) Ruby
11 116 (3.95%) VB
12 87 (2.96%) PL/SQL
13 67 (2.28%) Perl
14 64 (2.18%) T-SQL
15 62 (2.11%) Objective-C
16 48 (1.63%) VBA
17 39 (1.33%) MATLAB
18 34 (1.16%) R
19 32 (1.09%) PowerShell
20 26 (0.88%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1786 (60.75%) Degree
2 103 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 58 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 56 (1.90%) PhD
5 40 (1.36%) SC Cleared
6 33 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 33 (1.12%) MCSD
7 30 (1.02%) HND
8 25 (0.85%) MCAD
8 25 (0.85%) MCP
8 25 (0.85%) MCTS
9 21 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (0.68%) CCNA
11 18 (0.61%) ISTQB
12 15 (0.51%) Postgraduate
13 14 (0.48%) CFA
13 14 (0.48%) CISSP
14 13 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 12 (0.41%) CISMP
16 11 (0.37%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (4.35%) QA
2 22 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (0.54%) ISO 14001
3 16 (0.54%) ISO 9001
3 16 (0.54%) ISO22301
4 15 (0.51%) SLA
5 13 (0.44%) AIFMD
6 9 (0.31%) MiFID
7 8 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.10%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.068%) FATCA
9 2 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.068%) WCAG
10 1 (0.034%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.034%) TickIT
System Software
1 114 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 36 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.65%) Firmware
4 14 (0.48%) VMware ESX
5 12 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
6 9 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (0.27%) Docker
8 6 (0.20%) NFS
9 5 (0.17%) Cygwin
9 5 (0.17%) vSphere
10 4 (0.14%) vCloud
11 3 (0.10%) Squid
11 3 (0.10%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.068%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.034%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.034%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.034%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.034%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.034%) zsh
Systems Management
1 12 (0.41%) Kibana
2 9 (0.31%) Puppet
3 8 (0.27%) SCCM
4 7 (0.24%) Backup Exec
4 7 (0.24%) Nessus
4 7 (0.24%) Nmap
5 6 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (0.20%) SCOM
6 5 (0.17%) Ansible
6 5 (0.17%) Data Guard
6 5 (0.17%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.034%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.034%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.034%) Mesos
9 1 (0.034%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 484 (16.46%) Microsoft
2 287 (9.76%) Oracle
3 49 (1.67%) VMware
4 34 (1.16%) Google
5 32 (1.09%) SAP
6 29 (0.99%) Cisco
7 27 (0.92%) IBM
8 26 (0.88%) Northgate
9 25 (0.85%) Facebook
10 22 (0.75%) Citrix
10 22 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (0.68%) BT
12 18 (0.61%) Xamarin
13 17 (0.58%) Progress
13 17 (0.58%) Sybase
14 16 (0.54%) Red Hat
15 15 (0.51%) Vermilion
15 15 (0.51%) Zend
16 13 (0.44%) Sophos
17 12 (0.41%) HP
Plymouth, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Hands On Training!
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East London
Coded People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pens, Health
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + Microsoft training + ca
Posted: 11 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits + bonus + career progress
Posted: 11 hours ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum £20-30k
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Awesome + Top Prospects
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago