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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 192 189 176
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1608 1812 1966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.75% 1.77% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.84% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1450 1635 1716
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 £20,475 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £32,500 £31,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
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
88424 98706 105739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.31% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75252 82384 86955
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 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -32 511 £27,500 - 70
South East +22 427 £25,000 - 39
East of England +26 195 £26,000 +9.47% 43
North West +31 132 £25,000 +6.38% 25
West Midlands -22 109 £24,500 -2.00% 7
South West -30 91 £26,000 +10.63% 13
East Midlands -11 70 £23,000 -7.07% 9
Yorkshire +4 66 £22,500 +2.27% 10
North East +7 18 £21,000 -2.32% 3
Midlands - 1 £21,000 - 1
Graduate
UK

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1853 (59.64%) Degree
2 1288 (41.45%) Computer Science
3 1103 (35.50%) C#
4 1046 (33.67%) Java
5 891 (28.68%) .NET
6 813 (26.17%) SQL
7 683 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
8 663 (21.34%) C++
9 646 (20.79%) Finance
10 629 (20.24%) JavaScript
11 618 (19.89%) Software Engineering
12 593 (19.09%) HTML
13 502 (16.16%) Mathematics
14 488 (15.71%) Microsoft
15 487 (15.67%) ASP.NET
16 472 (15.19%) Windows
17 456 (14.68%) CSS
18 453 (14.58%) MVC
19 424 (13.65%) SQL Server
20 423 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
21 392 (12.62%) Python
22 354 (11.39%) TDD
23 343 (11.04%) Linux
24 305 (9.82%) Oracle
25 297 (9.56%) OO
26 290 (9.33%) Web Development
27 284 (9.14%) ASP.NET MVC
28 265 (8.53%) PHP
29 263 (8.46%) OOP
30 258 (8.30%) Scrum

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 69 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 47 (1.51%) IIS
3 33 (1.06%) Apache
4 29 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 24 (0.77%) JBoss
5 24 (0.77%) WebLogic
6 22 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (0.71%) MS Exchange
7 18 (0.58%) SAS
8 16 (0.51%) CMS
9 13 (0.42%) nginx
10 9 (0.29%) ColdFusion
10 9 (0.29%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.26%) Confluence
11 8 (0.26%) WordPress
12 6 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
13 5 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 232 (7.47%) MS Excel
2 121 (3.89%) MS Office
3 33 (1.06%) Photoshop
4 29 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.19%) Maple
7 5 (0.16%) MS Project
8 3 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.097%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.064%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.064%) FrameMaker
9 2 (0.064%) InDesign
9 2 (0.064%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.064%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.064%) SPSS
9 2 (0.064%) Stata
9 2 (0.064%) XMetaL
10 1 (0.032%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 12 (0.39%) Magento
2 11 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.26%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 6 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
6 5 (0.16%) SAP CS
6 5 (0.16%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.097%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.064%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.064%) FastStats
8 2 (0.064%) HFM
8 2 (0.064%) SystmOne
8 2 (0.064%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.032%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.032%) Optimost
9 1 (0.032%) ProductWriter
9 1 (0.032%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.032%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.032%) SunGard APT
9 1 (0.032%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 61 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 61 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (1.74%) SaaS
3 34 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.32%) Office 365
5 8 (0.26%) GitHub
5 8 (0.26%) Heroku
6 6 (0.19%) Bluemix
6 6 (0.19%) Google Apps
6 6 (0.19%) iTunes
7 4 (0.13%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.13%) Google App Engine
7 4 (0.13%) PaaS
8 3 (0.097%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.064%) AdWords
9 2 (0.064%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.064%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.032%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.032%) Google Play
10 1 (0.032%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 70 (2.25%) Internet
2 34 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 31 (1.00%) Intranet
4 30 (0.97%) Network Security
5 24 (0.77%) Firewall
6 20 (0.64%) DNS
7 19 (0.61%) HTTP
8 16 (0.51%) Wireless
9 13 (0.42%) Broadband
10 9 (0.29%) DHCP
11 8 (0.26%) WAN
12 7 (0.23%) LAN
13 6 (0.19%) 3G
13 6 (0.19%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (0.19%) VoIP
14 5 (0.16%) Skype
14 5 (0.16%) VPN
14 5 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (0.13%) ISDN
15 4 (0.13%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 424 (13.65%) SQL Server
2 180 (5.79%) MySQL
3 102 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
4 95 (3.06%) Relational Database
5 72 (2.32%) NoSQL
6 54 (1.74%) MongoDB
7 40 (1.29%) Oracle Database
8 39 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 37 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
10 32 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 31 (1.00%) GIS
12 27 (0.87%) Big Data
13 26 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
14 24 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
15 23 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 18 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
16 18 (0.58%) RDBMS
17 17 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
18 16 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
19 15 (0.48%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 150 (4.83%) Git (software)
2 138 (4.44%) NUnit
3 127 (4.09%) Moq
4 119 (3.83%) Rhino Mocks
5 102 (3.28%) MSTest
6 100 (3.22%) Visual Studio
7 50 (1.61%) Subversion
8 49 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 39 (1.26%) Eclipse
10 33 (1.06%) Selenium
11 32 (1.03%) TeamCity
12 30 (0.97%) JIRA
12 30 (0.97%) JUnit
13 29 (0.93%) Jenkins
14 17 (0.55%) Maven
15 15 (0.48%) gulp
16 14 (0.45%) WebDriver
17 13 (0.42%) Xcode
18 11 (0.35%) Bugzilla
18 11 (0.35%) Trac
General
1 646 (20.79%) Finance
2 196 (6.31%) Banking
3 187 (6.02%) Games
4 152 (4.89%) Retail
5 101 (3.25%) Marketing
6 99 (3.19%) Telecoms
7 66 (2.12%) Investment Banking
8 58 (1.87%) Manufacturing
9 49 (1.58%) Local Government
10 47 (1.51%) Front Office
11 44 (1.42%) Electronics
12 35 (1.13%) Financial Institution
13 29 (0.93%) Back Office
14 28 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
15 20 (0.64%) Automotive
15 20 (0.64%) Music Industry
16 19 (0.61%) Aerospace
17 16 (0.51%) Legal
18 12 (0.39%) Advertising
19 11 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 891 (28.68%) .NET
2 593 (19.09%) HTML
3 487 (15.67%) ASP.NET
4 456 (14.68%) CSS
5 284 (9.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 242 (7.79%) .NET Framework
7 237 (7.63%) jQuery
8 194 (6.24%) WCF
9 186 (5.99%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 184 (5.92%) HTML5
11 182 (5.86%) XML
12 176 (5.66%) AngularJS
13 161 (5.18%) WPF
14 140 (4.51%) J2EE
15 127 (4.09%) Node.js
16 116 (3.73%) WinForms
17 112 (3.60%) Web Services
18 103 (3.32%) ASP.NET Web API
19 95 (3.06%) CSS3
20 94 (3.03%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1288 (41.45%) Computer Science
2 502 (16.16%) Mathematics
3 423 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
4 241 (7.76%) Physics
5 96 (3.09%) Inversion of Control
6 88 (2.83%) Algorithms
7 81 (2.61%) Mobile App
8 80 (2.57%) User Experience
9 71 (2.29%) Hedge funds
10 67 (2.16%) Management Information System
11 63 (2.03%) Driving Licence
12 59 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
13 46 (1.48%) Fintech
14 44 (1.42%) Statistics
15 35 (1.13%) Client/Server
16 29 (0.93%) Economics
17 27 (0.87%) Data Structures
18 26 (0.84%) Data Centre
18 26 (0.84%) Tandem
19 24 (0.77%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 472 (15.19%) Windows
2 343 (11.04%) Linux
3 150 (4.83%) Unix
4 127 (4.09%) Apple iOS
5 101 (3.25%) Android
5 101 (3.25%) Windows Server
6 43 (1.38%) Windows 7
7 32 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (1.00%) Windows 8
8 31 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (0.68%) Windows XP
11 18 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
13 16 (0.51%) Debian
14 15 (0.48%) Ubuntu
15 12 (0.39%) Solaris
16 10 (0.32%) Windows 10
17 9 (0.29%) AIX
18 8 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 683 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
2 618 (19.89%) Software Engineering
3 453 (14.58%) MVC
4 354 (11.39%) TDD
5 297 (9.56%) OO
6 290 (9.33%) Web Development
7 263 (8.46%) OOP
8 258 (8.30%) Scrum
9 207 (6.66%) SDLC
10 193 (6.21%) Web Application Development
11 179 (5.76%) Kanban
12 149 (4.80%) BDD
13 148 (4.76%) Project Management
14 136 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
15 115 (3.70%) Dependency Injection
16 94 (3.03%) Mentoring
17 84 (2.70%) Analytics
18 83 (2.67%) Business Analysis
19 78 (2.51%) Unit Testing
20 77 (2.48%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1103 (35.50%) C#
2 1046 (33.67%) Java
3 813 (26.17%) SQL
4 663 (21.34%) C++
5 629 (20.24%) JavaScript
6 392 (12.62%) Python
7 265 (8.53%) PHP
8 226 (7.27%) C
9 147 (4.73%) VB.NET
10 141 (4.54%) Ruby
11 127 (4.09%) VB
12 73 (2.35%) PL/SQL
13 65 (2.09%) Perl
14 63 (2.03%) T-SQL
15 59 (1.90%) VBA
16 58 (1.87%) Objective-C
17 38 (1.22%) MATLAB
18 30 (0.97%) Bash Shell
19 29 (0.93%) Apple Swift
20 27 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1853 (59.64%) Degree
2 112 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 73 (2.35%) PhD
4 47 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (1.32%) SC Cleared
6 36 (1.16%) DV Cleared
7 29 (0.93%) HND
7 29 (0.93%) ISTQB
8 27 (0.87%) MCSD
9 26 (0.84%) MCAD
9 26 (0.84%) MCP
9 26 (0.84%) MCTS
10 17 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 15 (0.48%) ISEB
12 14 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (0.42%) CCNA
14 9 (0.29%) Postgraduate
15 7 (0.23%) CFA
16 6 (0.19%) CISSP
17 5 (0.16%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (3.89%) QA
2 27 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (0.51%) ISO 14001
3 16 (0.51%) ISO 9001
3 16 (0.51%) ISO22301
4 14 (0.45%) SLA
5 7 (0.23%) AIFMD
6 5 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.13%) FATCA
7 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.097%) COBIT
8 3 (0.097%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.097%) Val IT
9 2 (0.064%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.032%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.032%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.032%) TickIT
10 1 (0.032%) WCAG
System Software
1 92 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 36 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.42%) VMware ESX
4 12 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
5 11 (0.35%) Docker
6 7 (0.23%) Firmware
7 6 (0.19%) Terminal Services
7 6 (0.19%) vSphere
8 5 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.13%) vCloud
10 2 (0.064%) Cygwin
10 2 (0.064%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.064%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.064%) zsh
11 1 (0.032%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.032%) Squid
11 1 (0.032%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.032%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.032%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (0.64%) Kibana
2 10 (0.32%) Puppet
3 8 (0.26%) Ansible
3 8 (0.26%) SCCM
4 6 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.19%) Nessus
4 6 (0.19%) Nmap
4 6 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.19%) SCOM
5 5 (0.16%) HP SiteScope
6 4 (0.13%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.097%) EnCase
7 3 (0.097%) FTK
7 3 (0.097%) OpenVAS
8 2 (0.064%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.032%) Marathon
9 1 (0.032%) Mesos
Vendors
1 488 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 305 (9.82%) Oracle
3 50 (1.61%) VMware
4 43 (1.38%) Google
5 42 (1.35%) SAP
6 40 (1.29%) IBM
7 26 (0.84%) Cisco
8 24 (0.77%) Facebook
8 24 (0.77%) Progress
9 19 (0.61%) Red Hat
10 18 (0.58%) BEA
11 16 (0.51%) Citrix
11 16 (0.51%) Zend
12 15 (0.48%) HP
12 15 (0.48%) Sophos
13 13 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (0.35%) Xamarin
15 10 (0.32%) Adobe
16 9 (0.29%) Sybase
17 8 (0.26%) Northgate
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-30,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent Cluster
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum Plus 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Best training, progression, pension,
Posted: 9 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum based on experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: £28,000 per annum 5% Flexible Fund Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £22k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,500 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k DoE + package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40,000 DoE
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £16k - 18k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday