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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
UK / England
Rank 210 213 241
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1243 1482 1333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.58% 1.55% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.61% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1012 1234 1181
Median salary £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,875
% change year-on-year
- +4.71%

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
75770 92206 94914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.48% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 63335 78206 79140
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +27 439 £27,500 -8.33% 72
South East -13 246 £25,000 - 38
East of England +18 159 £27,500 +10.00% 31
South West +43 138 £25,000 - 18
West Midlands +13 90 £27,500 +10.00% 10
North West -28 79 £25,000 +2.04% 23
Yorkshire +19 40 £25,000 +13.63% 12
East Midlands +1 29 £22,500 -4.25% 4
North East +19 17 £25,000 +11.11% 4
Graduate
UK

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 1523 (57.17%) Degree
2 1085 (40.73%) Computer Science
3 1009 (37.88%) C#
4 881 (33.07%) Java
5 827 (31.04%) .NET
6 632 (23.72%) SQL
7 609 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
8 599 (22.48%) C++
9 571 (21.43%) Mathematics
10 500 (18.77%) JavaScript
11 488 (18.32%) ASP.NET
12 479 (17.98%) Software Engineering
13 464 (17.42%) HTML
14 435 (16.33%) MVC
15 423 (15.88%) Microsoft
16 416 (15.62%) Finance
17 382 (14.34%) SQL Server
18 380 (14.26%) CSS
19 363 (13.63%) Windows
20 334 (12.54%) OO
21 329 (12.35%) TDD
22 320 (12.01%) Python
23 311 (11.67%) Linux
24 303 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
25 285 (10.70%) ASP.NET MVC
26 258 (9.68%) Physics
27 250 (9.38%) OOP
28 234 (8.78%) C
29 217 (8.15%) Web Development
30 214 (8.03%) SDLC

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 51 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
2 44 (1.65%) SharePoint
3 33 (1.24%) Apache
4 25 (0.94%) Tomcat
5 23 (0.86%) MS Exchange
6 22 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 22 (0.83%) WordPress
7 19 (0.71%) CMS
8 13 (0.49%) WebLogic
9 11 (0.41%) Confluence
9 11 (0.41%) IIS
9 11 (0.41%) JBoss
10 9 (0.34%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.26%) SAS
11 7 (0.26%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.23%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.19%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.15%) Drupal
14 4 (0.15%) nginx
Applications
1 194 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 96 (3.60%) MS Office
3 38 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (1.16%) Photoshop
5 18 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
6 15 (0.56%) MS Project
7 14 (0.53%) MS Visio
8 10 (0.38%) RoboHelp
9 8 (0.30%) AutoCAD
10 6 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.15%) Camtasia
11 4 (0.15%) FrameMaker
12 3 (0.11%) Simulink
13 1 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.038%) InDesign
13 1 (0.038%) Maple
13 1 (0.038%) SOLIDWORKS
13 1 (0.038%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (0.15%) Maximo
4 3 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.11%) Magento
4 3 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.075%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.075%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.075%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.038%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.038%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.038%) Optimost
6 1 (0.038%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.038%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.038%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.038%) Relativity
6 1 (0.038%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.038%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.038%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 85 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (1.65%) SaaS
4 34 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (1.05%) GitHub
6 12 (0.45%) Office 365
7 10 (0.38%) Slack
8 7 (0.26%) PaaS
9 6 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
10 5 (0.19%) IaaS
11 2 (0.075%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.075%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.075%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.075%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.075%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.075%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.038%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.038%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.038%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.038%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 112 (4.20%) Internet
2 55 (2.06%) Firewall
3 22 (0.83%) Network Security
3 22 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 21 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
4 21 (0.79%) DNS
5 13 (0.49%) DHCP
5 13 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (0.49%) Wireless
6 12 (0.45%) FTP
6 12 (0.45%) HTTP
7 11 (0.41%) VPN
8 8 (0.30%) LTE
9 7 (0.26%) 3G
9 7 (0.26%) Bluetooth
10 6 (0.23%) 2G
10 6 (0.23%) 4G
10 6 (0.23%) 802.11
10 6 (0.23%) Kerberos
10 6 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 382 (14.34%) SQL Server
2 120 (4.50%) MySQL
3 105 (3.94%) SQL Server 2014
4 77 (2.89%) Big Data
5 74 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 67 (2.52%) MongoDB
6 67 (2.52%) NoSQL
7 22 (0.83%) RDBMS
8 20 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (0.71%) Hadoop
9 19 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (0.53%) Oracle Database
11 14 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (0.38%) Data Mining
15 9 (0.34%) DB2
16 8 (0.30%) GIS
17 7 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 113 (4.24%) Git (software)
2 106 (3.98%) NUnit
3 97 (3.64%) Moq
3 97 (3.64%) Rhino Mocks
4 95 (3.57%) Visual Studio
5 69 (2.59%) MSTest
6 65 (2.44%) TeamCity
7 55 (2.06%) JIRA
8 50 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 46 (1.73%) Eclipse
10 34 (1.28%) Jenkins
10 34 (1.28%) Maven
11 33 (1.24%) Selenium
12 27 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 22 (0.83%) JUnit
14 21 (0.79%) Subversion
15 17 (0.64%) Gradle
15 17 (0.64%) Mockito
16 11 (0.41%) Bitbucket
16 11 (0.41%) Vagrant
General
1 416 (15.62%) Finance
2 191 (7.17%) Banking
3 152 (5.71%) Games
4 134 (5.03%) Marketing
5 108 (4.05%) Retail
6 66 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 52 (1.95%) Investment Banking
8 39 (1.46%) Electronics
9 37 (1.39%) Financial Institution
10 36 (1.35%) Manufacturing
11 31 (1.16%) Legal
12 26 (0.98%) Military
13 25 (0.94%) Advertising
13 25 (0.94%) French Language
14 20 (0.75%) Automotive
15 16 (0.60%) Spanish Language
16 15 (0.56%) Front Office
17 13 (0.49%) German Language
18 12 (0.45%) Law
19 10 (0.38%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 827 (31.04%) .NET
2 488 (18.32%) ASP.NET
3 464 (17.42%) HTML
4 380 (14.26%) CSS
5 285 (10.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 211 (7.92%) XML
7 205 (7.70%) .NET Framework
8 186 (6.98%) AngularJS
9 175 (6.57%) WCF
10 154 (5.78%) jQuery
11 148 (5.56%) WPF
12 132 (4.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 122 (4.58%) Web Services
14 121 (4.54%) HTML5
15 117 (4.39%) ASP.NET Web API
16 105 (3.94%) RESTful
17 98 (3.68%) J2EE
18 82 (3.08%) WinForms
19 81 (3.04%) Entity Framework
20 76 (2.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1085 (40.73%) Computer Science
2 303 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
3 100 (3.75%) Algorithms
4 78 (2.93%) Mobile App
5 61 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
6 47 (1.76%) Internet of Things
7 40 (1.50%) Data Centre
7 40 (1.50%) Fintech
7 40 (1.50%) Hedge funds
8 39 (1.46%) User Experience
9 37 (1.39%) Driving Licence
10 36 (1.35%) Client/Server
11 31 (1.16%) Blackberry
12 27 (1.01%) Management Information System
13 26 (0.98%) Social Media
13 26 (0.98%) Tandem
14 21 (0.79%) iPad
15 19 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
16 17 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
17 15 (0.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 363 (13.63%) Windows
2 311 (11.67%) Linux
3 110 (4.13%) Unix
4 102 (3.83%) Android
5 51 (1.91%) Apple iOS
6 26 (0.98%) Windows 10
7 23 (0.86%) Windows 7
7 23 (0.86%) Windows Server
8 20 (0.75%) Mac OS X
8 20 (0.75%) Windows 8
9 16 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.45%) Solaris
11 11 (0.41%) CentOS
11 11 (0.41%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
12 9 (0.34%) Mac OS
13 8 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.23%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
2 571 (21.43%) Mathematics
3 479 (17.98%) Software Engineering
4 435 (16.33%) MVC
5 334 (12.54%) OO
6 329 (12.35%) TDD
7 258 (9.68%) Physics
8 250 (9.38%) OOP
9 217 (8.15%) Web Development
10 214 (8.03%) SDLC
11 185 (6.94%) Scrum
12 183 (6.87%) BDD
13 169 (6.34%) Web Application Development
14 153 (5.74%) Kanban
15 120 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
16 119 (4.47%) Project Management
17 113 (4.24%) Dependency Injection
18 79 (2.97%) DevOps
19 76 (2.85%) Multithreading
20 74 (2.78%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1009 (37.88%) C#
2 881 (33.07%) Java
3 632 (23.72%) SQL
4 599 (22.48%) C++
5 500 (18.77%) JavaScript
6 320 (12.01%) Python
7 234 (8.78%) C
8 159 (5.97%) PHP
9 103 (3.87%) Ruby
10 81 (3.04%) VB.NET
11 64 (2.40%) Perl
12 56 (2.10%) MATLAB
13 52 (1.95%) VB
14 41 (1.54%) F#
15 32 (1.20%) T-SQL
16 31 (1.16%) Scala
17 27 (1.01%) R
18 24 (0.90%) Bash Shell
19 19 (0.71%) Objective-C
20 15 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1523 (57.17%) Degree
2 74 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 73 (2.74%) PhD
4 44 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (1.39%) MCP
6 28 (1.05%) MCSD
6 28 (1.05%) MCTS
7 27 (1.01%) MCAD
8 19 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (0.64%) CCNA
10 16 (0.60%) HND
11 14 (0.53%) SC Cleared
12 13 (0.49%) ISTQB
13 12 (0.45%) CEH
13 12 (0.45%) DV Cleared
14 10 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.26%) CISA
15 7 (0.26%) CISMP
15 7 (0.26%) ISEB
16 6 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (3.42%) QA
2 39 (1.46%) SLA
3 6 (0.23%) SDET
4 5 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.11%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.075%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.075%) RMADS
7 1 (0.038%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 39 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (1.05%) Docker
4 20 (0.75%) Terminal Services
5 19 (0.71%) Firmware
5 19 (0.71%) XenApp
6 11 (0.41%) Terminal Server
7 10 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.15%) MetaFrame
9 3 (0.11%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.11%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.075%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.075%) HDFS
10 2 (0.075%) NFS
10 2 (0.075%) Squid
10 2 (0.075%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.038%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.038%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.038%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 44 (1.65%) Kibana
2 15 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.41%) Ansible
3 11 (0.41%) Puppet
4 10 (0.38%) CA Service Virtualization
4 10 (0.38%) Graphite
4 10 (0.38%) Nagios
5 5 (0.19%) logstash
6 4 (0.15%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.11%) Nessus
7 3 (0.11%) Nmap
7 3 (0.11%) OpenVAS
8 1 (0.038%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.038%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.038%) Salt
8 1 (0.038%) SCCM
8 1 (0.038%) SCOM
8 1 (0.038%) WSUS
Vendors
1 423 (15.88%) Microsoft
2 191 (7.17%) Oracle
3 53 (1.99%) Google
4 41 (1.54%) SAP
4 41 (1.54%) VMware
5 39 (1.46%) Cisco
6 35 (1.31%) IBM
7 31 (1.16%) Citrix
8 29 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
9 24 (0.90%) Red Hat
10 16 (0.60%) BEA
10 16 (0.60%) HP
11 15 (0.56%) Adobe
12 14 (0.53%) Xamarin
13 13 (0.49%) Facebook
14 12 (0.45%) Apple
14 12 (0.45%) Computacenter
15 11 (0.41%) CA
15 11 (0.41%) SaltStack
15 11 (0.41%) Sybase
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Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
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Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum + training + benefits
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Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to 18k + benefits
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £20k - 30k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Training
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Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £Excellent salary + cracking benefits!
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Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Gym, Healthcare, Office Dog
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent + package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits + Great Working E
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £28 - £50 per annum
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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