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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 196 186 185
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1509 1777 1839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.68% 1.76% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.83% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1350 1547 1612
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
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
86678 97318 103001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.27% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 73134 81865 84100
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 -18 508 £27,500 - 42
South East -11 347 £25,000 +8.69% 49
East of England +36 217 £25,000 +8.69% 31
West Midlands -34 128 £22,500 -10.00% 12
North West +12 120 £25,000 +8.69% 19
South West -48 81 £26,000 +10.63% 15
East Midlands -2 64 £24,500 -2.00% 8
Yorkshire -13 40 £22,110 +0.50% 14
North East -2 7 £19,750 -8.13% 7
Graduate
UK

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 1743 (57.47%) Degree
2 1256 (41.41%) Computer Science
3 1144 (37.72%) C#
4 991 (32.67%) Java
5 922 (30.40%) .NET
6 738 (24.33%) SQL
7 660 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
8 633 (20.87%) Software Engineering
9 630 (20.77%) C++
10 598 (19.72%) JavaScript
11 562 (18.53%) HTML
12 542 (17.87%) Mathematics
13 540 (17.80%) Finance
14 508 (16.75%) ASP.NET
15 477 (15.73%) MVC
16 457 (15.07%) CSS
17 452 (14.90%) Microsoft
18 438 (14.44%) SQL Server
19 417 (13.75%) Windows
20 401 (13.22%) Python
21 369 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
22 361 (11.90%) TDD
23 359 (11.84%) Linux
24 310 (10.22%) ASP.NET MVC
25 297 (9.79%) OO
26 284 (9.36%) Web Development
27 273 (9.00%) Physics
28 267 (8.80%) Scrum
29 266 (8.77%) OOP
30 255 (8.41%) PHP

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 (1.45%) Apache
1 44 (1.45%) SharePoint
2 35 (1.15%) WebLogic
3 34 (1.12%) IIS
4 30 (0.99%) Tomcat
5 29 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
6 24 (0.79%) CMS
6 24 (0.79%) JBoss
7 23 (0.76%) MS Exchange
8 13 (0.43%) WordPress
9 12 (0.40%) nginx
9 12 (0.40%) SAS
10 9 (0.30%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (0.26%) Confluence
12 5 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.16%) Drupal
13 4 (0.13%) ColdFusion
13 4 (0.13%) OpenROAD
13 4 (0.13%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 231 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 107 (3.53%) MS Office
3 37 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (0.89%) Photoshop
5 15 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.23%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.16%) MS Project
8 3 (0.099%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.066%) InDesign
9 2 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.066%) Stata
9 2 (0.066%) XMetaL
10 1 (0.033%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.033%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.033%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.033%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.033%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.33%) Magento
3 8 (0.26%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 8 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.066%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.066%) FastStats
4 2 (0.066%) HFM
4 2 (0.066%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.066%) SystmOne
4 2 (0.066%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.033%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.033%) Optimost
5 1 (0.033%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.033%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.033%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.033%) ProductWriter
5 1 (0.033%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.033%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 68 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
4 37 (1.22%) SaaS
5 12 (0.40%) GitHub
6 11 (0.36%) iTunes
7 8 (0.26%) Office 365
7 8 (0.26%) PaaS
8 7 (0.23%) Google Apps
9 6 (0.20%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.099%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.099%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.066%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.066%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.066%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.033%) Google Play
12 1 (0.033%) IaaS
12 1 (0.033%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.033%) Slack
12 1 (0.033%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 69 (2.27%) Internet
2 41 (1.35%) Firewall
3 29 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 20 (0.66%) DNS
5 18 (0.59%) Intranet
5 18 (0.59%) Wireless
6 17 (0.56%) HTTP
6 17 (0.56%) Network Security
7 11 (0.36%) 3G
7 11 (0.36%) DHCP
8 10 (0.33%) WAN
9 9 (0.30%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (0.30%) LAN
9 9 (0.30%) VoIP
10 7 (0.23%) FTP
11 6 (0.20%) 4G
11 6 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (0.20%) VPN
12 5 (0.16%) Skype
12 5 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 438 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 174 (5.74%) MySQL
3 109 (3.59%) SQL Server 2014
4 95 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 71 (2.34%) NoSQL
6 69 (2.27%) MongoDB
7 36 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 34 (1.12%) Big Data
9 30 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
10 29 (0.96%) GIS
11 28 (0.92%) Oracle Database
12 27 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
12 27 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
14 17 (0.56%) RDBMS
15 16 (0.53%) MS Access
16 14 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 150 (4.95%) Git (software)
2 138 (4.55%) NUnit
3 130 (4.29%) Moq
4 124 (4.09%) Rhino Mocks
5 105 (3.46%) Visual Studio
6 104 (3.43%) MSTest
7 49 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 45 (1.48%) Subversion
9 43 (1.42%) TeamCity
10 39 (1.29%) Eclipse
10 39 (1.29%) Selenium
11 37 (1.22%) JIRA
12 32 (1.06%) Jenkins
13 25 (0.82%) JUnit
14 22 (0.73%) WebDriver
15 16 (0.53%) gulp
16 15 (0.49%) Selenium IDE
17 12 (0.40%) Xcode
18 11 (0.36%) Bugzilla
18 11 (0.36%) Maven
General
1 540 (17.80%) Finance
2 202 (6.66%) Banking
3 195 (6.43%) Games
4 125 (4.12%) Retail
5 121 (3.99%) Telecoms
6 99 (3.26%) Marketing
7 69 (2.27%) Investment Banking
8 46 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 39 (1.29%) Electronics
10 38 (1.25%) Financial Institution
11 29 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
12 28 (0.92%) Music Industry
13 27 (0.89%) Front Office
14 20 (0.66%) Local Government
15 18 (0.59%) Advertising
15 18 (0.59%) Automotive
15 18 (0.59%) Back Office
16 15 (0.49%) Aerospace
16 15 (0.49%) Billing
16 15 (0.49%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 922 (30.40%) .NET
2 562 (18.53%) HTML
3 508 (16.75%) ASP.NET
4 457 (15.07%) CSS
5 310 (10.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 235 (7.75%) .NET Framework
6 235 (7.75%) jQuery
7 211 (6.96%) WCF
8 201 (6.63%) AngularJS
9 194 (6.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 170 (5.61%) HTML5
11 163 (5.37%) XML
12 157 (5.18%) WPF
13 128 (4.22%) J2EE
13 128 (4.22%) Node.js
14 117 (3.86%) ASP.NET Web API
15 116 (3.82%) Web Services
16 112 (3.69%) WinForms
17 98 (3.23%) Unity DI Container
18 97 (3.20%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 1256 (41.41%) Computer Science
2 542 (17.87%) Mathematics
3 369 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
4 273 (9.00%) Physics
5 102 (3.36%) Algorithms
6 98 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
7 88 (2.90%) Mobile App
8 72 (2.37%) User Experience
9 62 (2.04%) Driving Licence
9 62 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
10 61 (2.01%) Hedge funds
11 51 (1.68%) Fintech
12 47 (1.55%) Management Information System
13 39 (1.29%) Client/Server
14 38 (1.25%) Data Centre
15 32 (1.06%) Statistics
16 27 (0.89%) Tandem
17 26 (0.86%) Data Structures
17 26 (0.86%) Economics
18 21 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 417 (13.75%) Windows
2 359 (11.84%) Linux
3 152 (5.01%) Unix
4 80 (2.64%) Apple iOS
5 73 (2.41%) Windows Server
6 71 (2.34%) Android
7 30 (0.99%) Windows 7
8 24 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (0.69%) Windows 8
9 21 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
13 13 (0.43%) Windows 10
14 12 (0.40%) Debian
15 10 (0.33%) Windows XP
16 9 (0.30%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.30%) VxWorks
17 7 (0.23%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 660 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
2 633 (20.87%) Software Engineering
3 477 (15.73%) MVC
4 361 (11.90%) TDD
5 297 (9.79%) OO
6 284 (9.36%) Web Development
7 267 (8.80%) Scrum
8 266 (8.77%) OOP
9 201 (6.63%) Web Application Development
10 197 (6.50%) Kanban
11 184 (6.07%) SDLC
12 161 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
13 154 (5.08%) BDD
14 126 (4.15%) Dependency Injection
15 115 (3.79%) Project Management
16 84 (2.77%) MVVM
17 79 (2.60%) Analytics
18 78 (2.57%) Multithreading
19 73 (2.41%) Business Intelligence
19 73 (2.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1144 (37.72%) C#
2 991 (32.67%) Java
3 738 (24.33%) SQL
4 630 (20.77%) C++
5 598 (19.72%) JavaScript
6 401 (13.22%) Python
7 255 (8.41%) PHP
8 225 (7.42%) C
9 136 (4.48%) VB.NET
10 133 (4.39%) Ruby
11 108 (3.56%) VB
12 66 (2.18%) Perl
13 50 (1.65%) VBA
14 48 (1.58%) Objective-C
14 48 (1.58%) T-SQL
15 38 (1.25%) F#
16 35 (1.15%) PL/SQL
17 34 (1.12%) Apple Swift
17 34 (1.12%) Bash Shell
18 28 (0.92%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1743 (57.47%) Degree
2 118 (3.89%) Security Cleared
3 77 (2.54%) PhD
4 49 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (1.55%) DV Cleared
6 41 (1.35%) SC Cleared
7 37 (1.22%) ISTQB
8 28 (0.92%) MCP
8 28 (0.92%) MCSD
8 28 (0.92%) MCTS
9 27 (0.89%) MCAD
10 25 (0.82%) ISEB
11 19 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (0.53%) CCNA
13 14 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 10 (0.33%) HND
15 6 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.20%) MCSE
16 5 (0.16%) ACCA
16 5 (0.16%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (3.76%) QA
2 19 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (0.53%) SLA
4 12 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.30%) ISO 14001
6 7 (0.23%) ISO22301
7 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.099%) COBIT
8 3 (0.099%) FATCA
8 3 (0.099%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.099%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.099%) Val IT
9 2 (0.066%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.066%) ISO13485
9 2 (0.066%) SDET
10 1 (0.033%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.033%) RMADS
10 1 (0.033%) WCAG
System Software
1 77 (2.54%) Active Directory
2 47 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.40%) Firmware
4 11 (0.36%) Docker
4 11 (0.36%) Terminal Services
5 10 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.33%) VMware ESX
6 9 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (0.20%) XenApp
8 5 (0.16%) vSphere
9 4 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.099%) Squid
11 2 (0.066%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.066%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.066%) zsh
12 1 (0.033%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.033%) Postfix
12 1 (0.033%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 27 (0.89%) Kibana
2 11 (0.36%) Puppet
3 10 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.30%) Ansible
5 7 (0.23%) Nessus
5 7 (0.23%) Nmap
6 5 (0.16%) OpenVAS
7 4 (0.13%) SCCM
8 3 (0.099%) EnCase
8 3 (0.099%) FTK
9 2 (0.066%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.066%) Nagios
9 2 (0.066%) WSUS
10 1 (0.033%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.033%) CA Service Virtualization
10 1 (0.033%) Graphite
10 1 (0.033%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.033%) Mesos
10 1 (0.033%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.033%) SCOM
Vendors
1 452 (14.90%) Microsoft
2 244 (8.04%) Oracle
3 57 (1.88%) VMware
4 52 (1.71%) IBM
5 46 (1.52%) Google
5 46 (1.52%) SAP
6 32 (1.06%) Cisco
7 28 (0.92%) BEA
8 26 (0.86%) HP
9 25 (0.82%) Red Hat
10 20 (0.66%) Progress
11 19 (0.63%) Facebook
12 14 (0.46%) Citrix
13 12 (0.40%) Adobe
14 11 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (0.36%) Zend
15 9 (0.30%) Sophos
16 8 (0.26%) Dell
16 8 (0.26%) Juniper
17 7 (0.23%) Sybase
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Competitive!
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Fuse
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Fuse
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Fuse
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago