The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 218 210 189
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1471 1623 1636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.42% 1.44% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.53% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1299 1406 1443
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -2.12%
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
97876 106372 100372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.57% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80918 87012 84539
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 -8 503 £27,500 +5.76% 62
South East -29 326 £25,000 +4.16% 51
East of England +51 164 £25,000 - 37
South West -3 121 £22,500 +4.65% 26
West Midlands -9 103 £22,750 +13.75% 23
North West -13 93 £24,000 +11.62% 24
East Midlands +7 76 £22,500 +2.27% 22
Yorkshire -33 60 £22,500 -1.09% 10
North East +13 23 £31,250 +56.25% 6
Graduate
UK

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1641 (58.57%) Degree
2 1017 (36.30%) C#
3 981 (35.01%) Computer Science
4 917 (32.73%) .NET
5 841 (30.01%) SQL
6 713 (25.45%) HTML
7 649 (23.16%) Java
8 639 (22.81%) SQL Server
9 626 (22.34%) JavaScript
10 610 (21.77%) Finance
11 565 (20.16%) Software Engineering
12 552 (19.70%) ASP.NET
13 543 (19.38%) CSS
14 536 (19.13%) Microsoft
15 503 (17.95%) Windows
16 500 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
17 436 (15.56%) MVC
17 436 (15.56%) Mathematics
18 374 (13.35%) C++
19 357 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
20 336 (11.99%) MS Excel
21 309 (11.03%) OO
22 263 (9.39%) Linux
23 262 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC
24 253 (9.03%) jQuery
25 245 (8.74%) .NET Framework
26 243 (8.67%) TDD
27 240 (8.57%) Scrum
28 232 (8.28%) PHP
29 227 (8.10%) Oracle

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 74 (2.64%) SharePoint
2 64 (2.28%) Apache
3 46 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 42 (1.50%) Tomcat
5 39 (1.39%) IIS
6 36 (1.28%) Node.js
7 31 (1.11%) SAS
8 23 (0.82%) JBoss
9 16 (0.57%) CMS
10 15 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.43%) Apache Solr
12 10 (0.36%) ArcGIS
13 8 (0.29%) Drupal
13 8 (0.29%) WordPress
14 7 (0.25%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.18%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (0.18%) MediaWiki
16 4 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
16 4 (0.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 336 (11.99%) MS Excel
2 169 (6.03%) MS Office
3 35 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (1.14%) Photoshop
5 16 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 14 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (0.43%) Fireworks
8 10 (0.36%) MS Project
8 10 (0.36%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.21%) SPSS
10 5 (0.18%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.11%) InDesign
11 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.11%) Mingle
12 1 (0.036%) FastStats
12 1 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.036%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.036%) Simulink
12 1 (0.036%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.036%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 24 (0.86%) Google Analytics
2 10 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.14%) Oracle Payroll
5 3 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.071%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.071%) HFM
6 2 (0.071%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.071%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.071%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.071%) Odoo
6 2 (0.071%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.071%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.071%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.071%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.071%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.071%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.036%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.14%) SaaS
2 27 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (0.50%) Office 365
5 12 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.21%) PaaS
7 4 (0.14%) GitHub
7 4 (0.14%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.071%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.071%) IaaS
9 2 (0.071%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.071%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.036%) Heroku
10 1 (0.036%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 117 (4.18%) Internet
2 45 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 42 (1.50%) VoIP
4 41 (1.46%) Broadband
5 34 (1.21%) DNS
6 33 (1.18%) VPN
7 31 (1.11%) HTTP
7 31 (1.11%) Firewall
8 22 (0.79%) Wireless
8 22 (0.79%) LLU
8 22 (0.79%) POP3
8 22 (0.79%) SMTP
9 21 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
10 20 (0.71%) FTP
11 12 (0.43%) Ethernet
11 12 (0.43%) LDAP
11 12 (0.43%) Gigabit Ethernet
12 11 (0.39%) WAN
12 11 (0.39%) LAN
12 11 (0.39%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 639 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 174 (6.21%) MySQL
3 70 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 69 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 47 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 41 (1.46%) Oracle Database
6 41 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
7 40 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 39 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 31 (1.11%) RDBMS
10 27 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (0.93%) NoSQL
12 24 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
12 24 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
13 21 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
14 20 (0.71%) MS Access
15 16 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 13 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
17 12 (0.43%) Big Data
18 9 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 162 (5.78%) NUnit
2 152 (5.42%) Visual Studio
3 151 (5.39%) Rhino Mocks
4 150 (5.35%) Moq
5 103 (3.68%) MSTest
6 54 (1.93%) Git (software)
7 42 (1.50%) Selenium
8 36 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 31 (1.11%) Subversion
10 27 (0.96%) Eclipse
11 23 (0.82%) JUnit
12 16 (0.57%) Maven
13 11 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
14 10 (0.36%) Ant
14 10 (0.36%) FitNesse
15 9 (0.32%) Metasploit
15 9 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 9 (0.32%) JIRA
16 8 (0.29%) Bugzilla
16 8 (0.29%) PEAR
General
1 610 (21.77%) Finance
2 202 (7.21%) Banking
3 129 (4.60%) Retail
4 127 (4.53%) Games
5 116 (4.14%) Marketing
6 103 (3.68%) Telecoms
7 70 (2.50%) Electronics
8 55 (1.96%) Investment Banking
9 40 (1.43%) Manufacturing
10 36 (1.28%) Financial Institution
11 35 (1.25%) Back Office
12 30 (1.07%) Advertising
13 29 (1.03%) Publishing
14 27 (0.96%) Billing
15 25 (0.89%) Legal
15 25 (0.89%) Aerospace
16 22 (0.79%) Front Office
17 15 (0.54%) Automotive
18 12 (0.43%) German Language
19 10 (0.36%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 917 (32.73%) .NET
2 713 (25.45%) HTML
3 552 (19.70%) ASP.NET
4 543 (19.38%) CSS
5 262 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 253 (9.03%) jQuery
7 245 (8.74%) .NET Framework
8 205 (7.32%) XML
9 198 (7.07%) WCF
10 155 (5.53%) WPF
10 155 (5.53%) HTML5
11 127 (4.53%) Web Services
12 124 (4.43%) WinForms
13 122 (4.35%) Ajax
14 101 (3.60%) Ninject
15 100 (3.57%) Castle Windsor
15 100 (3.57%) Spring.NET
15 100 (3.57%) Unity DI Container
16 89 (3.18%) CSS3
17 87 (3.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 981 (35.01%) Computer Science
2 436 (15.56%) Mathematics
3 357 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
4 155 (5.53%) Physics
5 100 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
6 97 (3.46%) Hedge funds
7 87 (3.10%) Management Information System
8 62 (2.21%) Mobile App
9 58 (2.07%) Statistics
10 57 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
11 44 (1.57%) Open Source
11 44 (1.57%) Algorithms
12 43 (1.53%) Social Media
13 41 (1.46%) Client/Server
14 40 (1.43%) User Experience
15 31 (1.11%) GIS
16 30 (1.07%) Tandem
17 24 (0.86%) Economics
18 20 (0.71%) Mechatronics
19 19 (0.68%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 503 (17.95%) Windows
2 263 (9.39%) Linux
3 125 (4.46%) UNIX
4 69 (2.46%) Android
5 62 (2.21%) Windows 7
6 50 (1.78%) Apple iOS
7 44 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (1.25%) Windows XP
9 28 (1.00%) Windows 8
10 20 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (0.57%) Windows 2000
12 15 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.32%) Solaris
14 5 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.11%) HPUX
17 2 (0.071%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.036%) Windows Vista
18 1 (0.036%) SUSE
18 1 (0.036%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 565 (20.16%) Software Engineering
2 500 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
3 436 (15.56%) MVC
4 309 (11.03%) OO
5 243 (8.67%) TDD
6 240 (8.57%) Scrum
7 208 (7.42%) Web Application Development
8 160 (5.71%) Kanban
9 154 (5.50%) Web Development
10 109 (3.89%) Continuous Integration
11 106 (3.78%) Project Management
12 102 (3.64%) Dependency Injection
13 101 (3.60%) OOD
14 99 (3.53%) OOP
15 98 (3.50%) Time Management
16 91 (3.25%) BDD
16 91 (3.25%) Analytics
17 83 (2.96%) Business Intelligence
18 81 (2.89%) E-Commerce
19 77 (2.75%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1017 (36.30%) C#
2 841 (30.01%) SQL
3 649 (23.16%) Java
4 626 (22.34%) JavaScript
5 374 (13.35%) C++
6 232 (8.28%) PHP
7 213 (7.60%) VB.NET
8 191 (6.82%) C
9 164 (5.85%) Python
10 112 (4.00%) VB
11 98 (3.50%) Perl
12 87 (3.10%) T-SQL
13 55 (1.96%) VBA
14 43 (1.53%) PL/SQL
15 42 (1.50%) Ruby
16 35 (1.25%) MATLAB
17 30 (1.07%) PowerShell
18 21 (0.75%) Objective-C
19 20 (0.71%) PHP5
20 14 (0.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1641 (58.57%) Degree
2 78 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 64 (2.28%) PhD
4 42 (1.50%) CCNA
4 42 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (1.50%) Security Cleared
5 40 (1.43%) MCP
6 30 (1.07%) MCSD
7 27 (0.96%) SC Cleared
8 26 (0.93%) MCAD
8 26 (0.93%) MCTS
9 20 (0.71%) MCSE
10 17 (0.61%) ISTQB
11 16 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 15 (0.54%) ISEB
12 15 (0.54%) MCITP
13 14 (0.50%) MCSA
13 14 (0.50%) HND
14 12 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
14 12 (0.43%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (4.43%) QA
2 16 (0.57%) SLA
3 14 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.11%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.036%) COBIT
7 1 (0.036%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.036%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.036%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.036%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.036%) HL7
System Software
1 118 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 28 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.68%) VMware ESX
3 19 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
4 12 (0.43%) Firmware
5 11 (0.39%) NFS
6 10 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.25%) vSphere
8 6 (0.21%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.071%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.071%) XenApp
11 1 (0.036%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.036%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
1 10 (0.36%) Data Guard
2 9 (0.32%) Nessus
3 4 (0.14%) Nagios
3 4 (0.14%) SCCM
4 3 (0.11%) Unicenter
4 3 (0.11%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.11%) Control-M
4 3 (0.11%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.11%) Ansible
5 2 (0.071%) SCOM
5 2 (0.071%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.036%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.036%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.036%) Plesk
6 1 (0.036%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.036%) Puppet
6 1 (0.036%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.036%) WSUS
6 1 (0.036%) WMI
Vendors
1 536 (19.13%) Microsoft
2 227 (8.10%) Oracle
3 51 (1.82%) Cisco
3 51 (1.82%) VMware
4 44 (1.57%) Google
5 40 (1.43%) SAP
6 34 (1.21%) Adobe
7 33 (1.18%) BT
8 22 (0.79%) Citrix
9 21 (0.75%) Nokia
9 21 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (0.39%) IBM
11 10 (0.36%) HP
11 10 (0.36%) Sony
12 9 (0.32%) ESRI
12 9 (0.32%) Business Objects
13 8 (0.29%) Sybase
13 8 (0.29%) MicroStrategy
13 8 (0.29%) McAfee
13 8 (0.29%) Capita
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Posted: 21 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum +Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £27000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 Per Annum
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 Per Day + Benefits + Training
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
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Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Posted: 2 days ago