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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 202 198 187
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1524 1755 1908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.68% 1.70% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.76% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1385 1591 1656
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 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £32,500 £31,000
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
87545 99782 108857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.39% 96.53% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 74699 83238 89859
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 £72,500 £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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -54 472 £27,500 - 60
South East +57 419 £25,000 - 59
East of England +11 166 £25,000 - 39
North West +45 122 £25,000 - 29
West Midlands -49 96 £24,250 -3.00% 10
South West -16 94 £25,500 +8.51% 14
Yorkshire +10 81 £23,000 +2.22% 16
East Midlands -13 69 £23,000 -6.12% 15
North East +8 14 £21,500 - 2
Midlands - 1 £21,000 -
Graduate
UK

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1806 (59.96%) Degree
2 1229 (40.80%) Computer Science
3 1058 (35.13%) C#
4 1005 (33.37%) Java
5 854 (28.35%) .NET
6 809 (26.86%) SQL
7 668 (22.18%) Agile Software Development
8 665 (22.08%) Finance
9 631 (20.95%) JavaScript
10 627 (20.82%) Software Engineering
11 624 (20.72%) C++
12 587 (19.49%) HTML
13 496 (16.47%) Windows
14 471 (15.64%) ASP.NET
15 467 (15.50%) Microsoft
16 462 (15.34%) CSS
17 445 (14.77%) MVC
18 440 (14.61%) Mathematics
19 434 (14.41%) SQL Server
20 415 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
21 352 (11.69%) Linux
22 337 (11.19%) Python
23 330 (10.96%) TDD
24 299 (9.93%) Oracle
25 291 (9.66%) OO
26 271 (9.00%) Web Development
27 266 (8.83%) ASP.NET MVC
28 256 (8.50%) PHP
29 248 (8.23%) Scrum
30 238 (7.90%) .NET Framework

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 72 (2.39%) SharePoint
2 42 (1.39%) IIS
3 31 (1.03%) Apache
4 27 (0.90%) JBoss
5 20 (0.66%) MS Exchange
5 20 (0.66%) Tomcat
6 19 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (0.60%) WebLogic
8 17 (0.56%) SAS
9 16 (0.53%) nginx
10 15 (0.50%) CMS
11 10 (0.33%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (0.27%) ColdFusion
12 8 (0.27%) Confluence
13 6 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
14 5 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.17%) Skype for Business
15 4 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 231 (7.67%) MS Excel
2 112 (3.72%) MS Office
3 34 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (1.03%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.20%) Maple
7 3 (0.100%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.066%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.066%) FrameMaker
8 2 (0.066%) Mathematica
8 2 (0.066%) MS Project
8 2 (0.066%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.066%) SPSS
8 2 (0.066%) Stata
9 1 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 16 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
3 11 (0.37%) Magento
4 10 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
5 7 (0.23%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 5 (0.17%) SAP CS
6 5 (0.17%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.100%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.100%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.100%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.066%) FastStats
8 2 (0.066%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.066%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.066%) SystmOne
9 1 (0.033%) Optimost
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.033%) ProductWriter
9 1 (0.033%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.033%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.033%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 61 (2.03%) SaaS
2 56 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.43%) Office 365
6 10 (0.33%) Heroku
7 8 (0.27%) Bluemix
8 6 (0.20%) GitHub
9 5 (0.17%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.100%) AdWords
10 3 (0.100%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.066%) Oracle CX
12 1 (0.033%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.033%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.033%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.033%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.033%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.033%) Google Play
12 1 (0.033%) IaaS
12 1 (0.033%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 80 (2.66%) Internet
2 42 (1.39%) Intranet
3 41 (1.36%) TCP/IP
4 30 (1.00%) Network Security
5 27 (0.90%) DNS
5 27 (0.90%) Firewall
6 25 (0.83%) Broadband
7 22 (0.73%) HTTP
8 13 (0.43%) WAN
9 12 (0.40%) LAN
10 11 (0.37%) Wireless
11 9 (0.30%) VPN
12 7 (0.23%) DHCP
12 7 (0.23%) FTP
13 6 (0.20%) VoIP
13 6 (0.20%) Wireshark
14 5 (0.17%) NGN
14 5 (0.17%) RS-232
14 5 (0.17%) RS-422
15 4 (0.13%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 190 (6.31%) MySQL
3 99 (3.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 98 (3.25%) Relational Database
5 78 (2.59%) NoSQL
6 52 (1.73%) Oracle Database
7 51 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 45 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
9 44 (1.46%) MongoDB
10 43 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 36 (1.20%) GIS
12 34 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
13 32 (1.06%) Big Data
14 25 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
14 25 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 24 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
16 21 (0.70%) RDBMS
17 18 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
18 17 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
19 16 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 150 (4.98%) Git (software)
2 135 (4.48%) NUnit
3 122 (4.05%) Moq
4 113 (3.75%) Rhino Mocks
5 97 (3.22%) MSTest
6 86 (2.86%) Visual Studio
7 50 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 48 (1.59%) Subversion
9 42 (1.39%) Eclipse
10 36 (1.20%) Selenium
11 30 (1.00%) JIRA
12 29 (0.96%) JUnit
12 29 (0.96%) TeamCity
13 25 (0.83%) Jenkins
14 18 (0.60%) Maven
15 12 (0.40%) Ant
15 12 (0.40%) gulp
16 11 (0.37%) Xcode
17 10 (0.33%) WebDriver
18 9 (0.30%) Bugzilla
General
1 665 (22.08%) Finance
2 185 (6.14%) Banking
3 166 (5.51%) Games
4 131 (4.35%) Retail
5 98 (3.25%) Marketing
6 93 (3.09%) Telecoms
7 61 (2.03%) Investment Banking
7 61 (2.03%) Local Government
8 52 (1.73%) Manufacturing
9 50 (1.66%) Front Office
10 49 (1.63%) Electronics
11 36 (1.20%) Financial Institution
12 34 (1.13%) Back Office
13 27 (0.90%) Aerospace
14 24 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
15 19 (0.63%) Automotive
16 17 (0.56%) Law
17 16 (0.53%) Legal
18 13 (0.43%) Billing
19 8 (0.27%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 854 (28.35%) .NET
2 587 (19.49%) HTML
3 471 (15.64%) ASP.NET
4 462 (15.34%) CSS
5 266 (8.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 238 (7.90%) .NET Framework
7 229 (7.60%) jQuery
8 209 (6.94%) XML
9 181 (6.01%) WCF
10 180 (5.98%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 178 (5.91%) HTML5
12 172 (5.71%) AngularJS
13 157 (5.21%) WPF
14 127 (4.22%) Node.js
15 125 (4.15%) J2EE
16 116 (3.85%) WinForms
17 112 (3.72%) Web Services
18 108 (3.59%) ASP.NET Web API
19 98 (3.25%) CSS3
20 91 (3.02%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1229 (40.80%) Computer Science
2 440 (14.61%) Mathematics
3 415 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
4 210 (6.97%) Physics
5 92 (3.05%) Inversion of Control
6 87 (2.89%) Mobile App
7 82 (2.72%) Algorithms
8 78 (2.59%) User Experience
9 67 (2.22%) Hedge funds
10 63 (2.09%) Management Information System
11 62 (2.06%) Driving Licence
12 61 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
13 45 (1.49%) Statistics
14 38 (1.26%) Fintech
15 33 (1.10%) Client/Server
15 33 (1.10%) Data Structures
16 31 (1.03%) Artificial Intelligence
17 30 (1.00%) Tandem
18 26 (0.86%) Economics
19 25 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 496 (16.47%) Windows
2 352 (11.69%) Linux
3 147 (4.88%) Unix
4 146 (4.85%) Apple iOS
5 122 (4.05%) Android
6 111 (3.69%) Windows Server
7 45 (1.49%) Windows 7
8 32 (1.06%) Windows 8
8 32 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
11 21 (0.70%) Windows XP
12 16 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (0.50%) Debian
13 15 (0.50%) Ubuntu
14 11 (0.37%) CentOS
14 11 (0.37%) Solaris
15 10 (0.33%) AIX
15 10 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 668 (22.18%) Agile Software Development
2 627 (20.82%) Software Engineering
3 445 (14.77%) MVC
4 330 (10.96%) TDD
5 291 (9.66%) OO
6 271 (9.00%) Web Development
7 248 (8.23%) Scrum
8 237 (7.87%) OOP
9 210 (6.97%) SDLC
10 183 (6.08%) Web Application Development
11 162 (5.38%) Kanban
12 157 (5.21%) Project Management
13 143 (4.75%) BDD
14 117 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
15 103 (3.42%) Mentoring
16 102 (3.39%) Dependency Injection
17 90 (2.99%) CRM
18 88 (2.92%) Analytics
19 84 (2.79%) Unit Testing
20 82 (2.72%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1058 (35.13%) C#
2 1005 (33.37%) Java
3 809 (26.86%) SQL
4 631 (20.95%) JavaScript
5 624 (20.72%) C++
6 337 (11.19%) Python
7 256 (8.50%) PHP
8 234 (7.77%) C
9 157 (5.21%) VB.NET
10 136 (4.52%) Ruby
11 120 (3.98%) VB
12 81 (2.69%) PL/SQL
13 68 (2.26%) Perl
13 68 (2.26%) T-SQL
14 64 (2.12%) Objective-C
15 57 (1.89%) VBA
16 37 (1.23%) MATLAB
17 31 (1.03%) R
18 29 (0.96%) PowerShell
19 25 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1806 (59.96%) Degree
2 109 (3.62%) Security Cleared
3 61 (2.03%) PhD
4 52 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (1.29%) SC Cleared
6 33 (1.10%) DV Cleared
7 31 (1.03%) HND
7 31 (1.03%) MCSD
8 25 (0.83%) MCAD
8 25 (0.83%) MCP
8 25 (0.83%) MCTS
9 21 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (0.66%) CCNA
11 17 (0.56%) ISTQB
12 15 (0.50%) CISSP
13 13 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 11 (0.37%) CISMP
14 11 (0.37%) Postgraduate
15 10 (0.33%) CFA
15 10 (0.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (4.08%) QA
2 24 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (0.53%) ISO 14001
3 16 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 16 (0.53%) ISO22301
4 13 (0.43%) SLA
5 9 (0.30%) AIFMD
6 8 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.13%) MiFID
7 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.100%) FATCA
8 3 (0.100%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.066%) COBIT
9 2 (0.066%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.066%) Val IT
10 1 (0.033%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.033%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.033%) TickIT
10 1 (0.033%) WCAG
System Software
1 99 (3.29%) Active Directory
2 34 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.50%) Firmware
4 14 (0.46%) VMware ESX
5 12 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
6 9 (0.30%) Docker
6 9 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.17%) vSphere
8 4 (0.13%) Cygwin
8 4 (0.13%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.13%) vCloud
9 2 (0.066%) NFS
9 2 (0.066%) Squid
9 2 (0.066%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.066%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.066%) zsh
10 1 (0.033%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.033%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.033%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.033%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (0.50%) Kibana
2 9 (0.30%) Nessus
2 9 (0.30%) Nmap
3 8 (0.27%) Puppet
3 8 (0.27%) SCCM
4 6 (0.20%) Ansible
4 6 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (0.20%) SCOM
5 5 (0.17%) Data Guard
5 5 (0.17%) HP SiteScope
6 4 (0.13%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.066%) EnCase
7 2 (0.066%) FTK
8 1 (0.033%) Marathon
8 1 (0.033%) Mesos
8 1 (0.033%) OpenVAS
8 1 (0.033%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 467 (15.50%) Microsoft
2 299 (9.93%) Oracle
3 48 (1.59%) VMware
4 38 (1.26%) Google
5 34 (1.13%) SAP
6 32 (1.06%) IBM
7 31 (1.03%) Cisco
8 23 (0.76%) Facebook
9 22 (0.73%) Northgate
10 21 (0.70%) Progress
11 17 (0.56%) BT
11 17 (0.56%) Citrix
12 16 (0.53%) Red Hat
12 16 (0.53%) Zend
13 15 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (0.46%) HP
15 13 (0.43%) BEA
15 13 (0.43%) Sophos
15 13 (0.43%) Xamarin
16 12 (0.40%) Sybase
Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + fantastic package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum + gd benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Orpington, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Best training, progression, pension,
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wiltshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Searchability
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ringwood, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £24k - 28k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago