The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 162 163 143
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1931 1743 2143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.77% 1.72% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.82% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1535 1960
Average salary £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103175 95734 105673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.21% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 84966 79988 91183
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
UK

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 -11 623 £27,500 +3.77% 97
South East -24 476 £24,000 +2.12% 41
South West +30 171 £22,500 - 23
East of England -3 165 £24,000 +4.34% 26
North West +14 136 £21,500 - 29
East Midlands +24 118 £22,500 - 18
Yorkshire +10 116 £22,500 +4.65% 18
West Midlands -13 96 £21,500 -4.44% 12
North East -3 21 £22,500 - 7
Midlands - 2 £22,500 -
Graduate
UK

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 2152 (60.64%) Degree
2 1368 (38.55%) Computer Science
3 1340 (37.76%) C#
4 1114 (31.39%) .NET
5 1000 (28.18%) Java
6 995 (28.04%) SQL
7 842 (23.72%) JavaScript
8 825 (23.25%) HTML
9 727 (20.48%) Finance
10 675 (19.02%) Software Engineering
11 657 (18.51%) SQL Server
12 648 (18.26%) CSS
13 636 (17.92%) ASP.NET
14 631 (17.78%) C++
15 558 (15.72%) Microsoft
16 530 (14.93%) Windows
17 507 (14.29%) Mathematics
18 450 (12.68%) OO
19 405 (11.41%) MVC
20 360 (10.14%) MS Excel
21 359 (10.12%) Linux
22 325 (9.16%) jQuery
23 313 (8.82%) Oracle
24 305 (8.59%) TDD
25 284 (8.00%) Physics
26 283 (7.97%) PHP
27 277 (7.81%) .NET Framework
28 271 (7.64%) VB.NET
29 266 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
30 265 (7.47%) C

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 65 (1.83%) SharePoint
2 64 (1.80%) MS Exchange
3 49 (1.38%) SAS
4 46 (1.30%) Tomcat
5 42 (1.18%) Apache
5 42 (1.18%) IIS
6 38 (1.07%) Node.js
7 30 (0.85%) Drupal
8 25 (0.70%) CMS
9 17 (0.48%) WebSphere
10 15 (0.42%) WordPress
11 13 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (0.23%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.17%) Apache Pig
15 5 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
15 5 (0.14%) Documentum
Applications
1 360 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 194 (5.47%) MS Office
3 49 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (0.93%) Photoshop
5 18 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (0.28%) SPSS
6 10 (0.28%) AutoCAD
7 7 (0.20%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.17%) Simulink
8 6 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.17%) Solid Edge
9 5 (0.14%) Stata
10 4 (0.11%) MS Project
10 4 (0.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 4 (0.11%) MicroStation
11 3 (0.085%) XMetaL
11 3 (0.085%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.056%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.056%) CATIA
13 1 (0.028%) Maple
Business Applications
1 16 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (0.37%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.14%) Magento
5 3 (0.085%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.085%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.085%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.085%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.085%) Maximo
6 2 (0.056%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.056%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.056%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.028%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.028%) SiteCatalyst
7 1 (0.028%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.028%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.028%) Exstream
7 1 (0.028%) HFM
7 1 (0.028%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 51 (1.44%) SaaS
2 22 (0.62%) GitHub
3 16 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (0.42%) Force.com
5 9 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.056%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.028%) Office 365
7 1 (0.028%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 168 (4.73%) Internet
2 58 (1.63%) TCP/IP
3 31 (0.87%) DNS
4 29 (0.82%) Intranet
5 27 (0.76%) Firewall
5 27 (0.76%) VoIP
6 23 (0.65%) HTTP
7 22 (0.62%) DHCP
7 22 (0.62%) WAN
8 20 (0.56%) LAN
9 15 (0.42%) Wireless
9 15 (0.42%) Broadband
9 15 (0.42%) Ethernet
10 10 (0.28%) VPN
11 9 (0.25%) Network Security
12 8 (0.23%) LTE
13 7 (0.20%) SNMP
13 7 (0.20%) SMS
14 6 (0.17%) SAN
14 6 (0.17%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 657 (18.51%) SQL Server
2 168 (4.73%) MySQL
3 133 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 98 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 86 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 68 (1.92%) Big Data
7 67 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 55 (1.55%) MongoDB
9 52 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 43 (1.21%) Oracle Database
10 43 (1.21%) Hadoop
10 43 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 40 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
12 29 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 27 (0.76%) RDBMS
14 22 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
15 16 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
16 15 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
17 14 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
18 12 (0.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 153 (4.31%) NUnit
2 142 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 142 (4.00%) Moq
3 106 (2.99%) MSTest
4 105 (2.96%) Visual Studio
5 95 (2.68%) JUnit
6 78 (2.20%) Eclipse
7 73 (2.06%) Git (software)
7 73 (2.06%) Maven
8 54 (1.52%) Subversion
9 45 (1.27%) Selenium
10 37 (1.04%) Ant
11 28 (0.79%) Hudson
12 21 (0.59%) FitNesse
12 21 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (0.56%) Xcode
14 19 (0.54%) JDeveloper
15 17 (0.48%) WebDriver
15 17 (0.48%) JIRA
16 14 (0.39%) jMock
General
1 727 (20.48%) Finance
2 193 (5.44%) Games
3 151 (4.25%) Banking
4 145 (4.09%) Marketing
5 105 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 68 (1.92%) Electronics
7 65 (1.83%) Retail
8 58 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 54 (1.52%) Investment Banking
10 42 (1.18%) Advertising
11 40 (1.13%) Financial Institution
12 30 (0.85%) Law
13 25 (0.70%) Front Office
14 23 (0.65%) Aerospace
15 21 (0.59%) Publishing
15 21 (0.59%) Military
16 19 (0.54%) Legal
17 16 (0.45%) Automotive
18 11 (0.31%) Online Betting
19 8 (0.23%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1114 (31.39%) .NET
2 825 (23.25%) HTML
3 648 (18.26%) CSS
4 636 (17.92%) ASP.NET
5 325 (9.16%) jQuery
6 277 (7.81%) .NET Framework
7 261 (7.35%) XML
8 210 (5.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 189 (5.33%) J2EE
10 180 (5.07%) WCF
11 173 (4.87%) WPF
12 172 (4.85%) HTML5
13 166 (4.68%) WinForms
14 151 (4.25%) Web Services
15 139 (3.92%) Spring
16 117 (3.30%) Hibernate
17 115 (3.24%) Ajax
17 115 (3.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 106 (2.99%) Castle Windsor
18 106 (2.99%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 1368 (38.55%) Computer Science
2 507 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 284 (8.00%) Physics
4 107 (3.01%) Mobile App
5 106 (2.99%) Inversion of Control
6 76 (2.14%) Statistics
7 64 (1.80%) Hedge funds
8 60 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 52 (1.47%) Open Source
10 51 (1.44%) Social Media
11 48 (1.35%) Client/Server
12 46 (1.30%) Management Information System
13 34 (0.96%) Derivative
13 34 (0.96%) BBC
14 32 (0.90%) Chemistry
15 31 (0.87%) Economics
16 28 (0.79%) Blackberry
17 26 (0.73%) Tandem
18 25 (0.70%) Digital Media
18 25 (0.70%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 530 (14.93%) Windows
2 359 (10.12%) Linux
3 176 (4.96%) UNIX
4 83 (2.34%) Android
5 74 (2.09%) Windows 7
6 63 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 53 (1.49%) Apple iOS
8 35 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (0.79%) Windows XP
10 20 (0.56%) Windows 8
11 17 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
13 10 (0.28%) Debian
14 8 (0.23%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (0.20%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.14%) Solaris
17 4 (0.11%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.085%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 675 (19.02%) Software Engineering
2 450 (12.68%) OO
3 405 (11.41%) MVC
4 305 (8.59%) TDD
5 266 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 262 (7.38%) Scrum
7 214 (6.03%) OOP
8 195 (5.49%) Web Development
9 189 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
10 179 (5.04%) Web Application Development
11 144 (4.06%) Kanban
12 123 (3.47%) Analytics
13 118 (3.32%) Unit Testing
14 115 (3.24%) Project Management
15 113 (3.18%) Business Intelligence
16 109 (3.07%) Dependency Injection
17 103 (2.90%) OOD
17 103 (2.90%) MVVM
18 87 (2.45%) Software Testing
19 82 (2.31%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1340 (37.76%) C#
2 1000 (28.18%) Java
3 995 (28.04%) SQL
4 842 (23.72%) JavaScript
5 631 (17.78%) C++
6 283 (7.97%) PHP
7 271 (7.64%) VB.NET
8 265 (7.47%) C
9 199 (5.61%) Python
10 144 (4.06%) VB
11 137 (3.86%) T-SQL
12 120 (3.38%) Perl
13 76 (2.14%) VBA
14 60 (1.69%) PL/SQL
15 58 (1.63%) PowerShell
16 49 (1.38%) MATLAB
17 47 (1.32%) Ruby
18 45 (1.27%) Objective-C
19 44 (1.24%) Scala
20 27 (0.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2152 (60.64%) Degree
2 133 (3.75%) PhD
3 127 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 80 (2.25%) MCP
5 70 (1.97%) Security Cleared
6 62 (1.75%) MCTS
6 62 (1.75%) MCSD
7 58 (1.63%) MCAD
8 49 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
9 43 (1.21%) CCNA
10 30 (0.85%) SC Cleared
11 22 (0.62%) MCSE
12 18 (0.51%) ISEB
13 15 (0.42%) HND
14 14 (0.39%) ISTQB
15 7 (0.20%) CEH
16 6 (0.17%) Sun Certification
17 5 (0.14%) RHCE
18 4 (0.11%) A+ Certification
18 4 (0.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (5.07%) QA
2 31 (0.87%) ISO 9001
3 13 (0.37%) SLA
4 8 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.14%) HL7
6 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.11%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.085%) TickIT
7 3 (0.085%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.056%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.028%) COBIT
9 1 (0.028%) DICOM
System Software
1 85 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 46 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (0.96%) VMware ESX
3 34 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
4 9 (0.25%) XenApp
5 6 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.14%) Squid
6 5 (0.14%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (0.11%) Terminal Server
7 4 (0.11%) vSphere
8 2 (0.056%) Snort
9 1 (0.028%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.028%) Nmap
9 1 (0.028%) IMail Server
9 1 (0.028%) NFS
9 1 (0.028%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.028%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 31 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.11%) Cryoserver
2 4 (0.11%) Puppet
3 3 (0.085%) Opsview
3 3 (0.085%) SCCM
4 2 (0.056%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.056%) OSSEC
5 1 (0.028%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.028%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.028%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.028%) Ansible
5 1 (0.028%) Nessus
5 1 (0.028%) MOM
5 1 (0.028%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.028%) Control-M
5 1 (0.028%) Nagios
Vendors
1 558 (15.72%) Microsoft
2 313 (8.82%) Oracle
3 61 (1.72%) VMware
4 51 (1.44%) Cisco
5 41 (1.16%) SAP
6 38 (1.07%) Google
7 35 (0.99%) Red Hat
8 34 (0.96%) Citrix
8 34 (0.96%) IBM
9 29 (0.82%) JBoss
10 28 (0.79%) Panasonic
11 26 (0.73%) Business Objects
12 25 (0.70%) Adobe
13 15 (0.42%) Zend
13 15 (0.42%) Cognos
14 14 (0.39%) SunGard
14 14 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (0.39%) Twitter
15 13 (0.37%) HP
16 9 (0.25%) Reuters
Bristol, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £20k - 28k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 per annum + pen,life,health, training!
Posted: 4 hours ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £22k DOE
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Intapeople
Salary: £16000 to £26000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Pension, Medical Cover, Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Webrecruit
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Market + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday