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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 169 171 150
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1863 1668 2110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.74% 1.68% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 1.78% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1623 1471 1926
Average salary £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.08% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
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
100949 93805 104538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.33% 94.25% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82529 78778 89901
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 +23 634 £27,500 +3.77% 75
South East -37 443 £25,000 +6.38% 39
East of England +10 178 £23,500 +2.17% 33
North West +26 139 £21,500 - 22
South West -2 133 £22,500 -3.22% 22
Yorkshire -10 111 £21,750 +1.16% 12
East Midlands +19 105 £22,500 - 10
West Midlands -24 93 £22,500 - 11
North East +2 23 £22,500 - 5
Graduate
UK

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 2216 (60.14%) Degree
2 1444 (39.19%) C#
3 1419 (38.51%) Computer Science
4 1211 (32.86%) .NET
5 1029 (27.92%) SQL
6 990 (26.87%) Java
7 917 (24.88%) JavaScript
8 866 (23.50%) HTML
9 725 (19.67%) Finance
10 710 (19.27%) Software Engineering
11 706 (19.16%) SQL Server
12 684 (18.56%) ASP.NET
13 659 (17.88%) CSS
14 657 (17.83%) C++
15 653 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
16 540 (14.65%) Microsoft
17 521 (14.14%) Mathematics
18 484 (13.13%) Windows
19 462 (12.54%) OO
20 442 (11.99%) MVC
21 350 (9.50%) Linux
22 349 (9.47%) MS Excel
23 330 (8.96%) jQuery
24 317 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
25 302 (8.20%) TDD
26 301 (8.17%) XML
27 294 (7.98%) PHP
28 287 (7.79%) VB.NET
28 287 (7.79%) Oracle
29 286 (7.76%) .NET Framework

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 77 (2.09%) SharePoint
2 55 (1.49%) MS Exchange
3 42 (1.14%) IIS
3 42 (1.14%) Node.js
4 41 (1.11%) Tomcat
5 38 (1.03%) Apache
6 36 (0.98%) SAS
7 31 (0.84%) Drupal
8 26 (0.71%) CMS
9 19 (0.52%) WordPress
10 15 (0.41%) WebSphere
11 13 (0.35%) WebLogic
12 11 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 7 (0.19%) Confluence
16 6 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (0.16%) Apache Pig
16 6 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
17 5 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 349 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 194 (5.26%) MS Office
3 47 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (0.98%) Photoshop
5 16 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 15 (0.41%) SPSS
7 12 (0.33%) AutoCAD
8 8 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.16%) Solid Edge
9 6 (0.16%) Simulink
9 6 (0.16%) MS Visio
10 5 (0.14%) Stata
11 4 (0.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 4 (0.11%) MicroStation
11 4 (0.11%) Fireworks
12 3 (0.081%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.081%) XMetaL
13 2 (0.054%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.054%) Mingle
14 1 (0.027%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (0.33%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.14%) Magento
6 3 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.081%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.081%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.081%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.081%) Maximo
6 3 (0.081%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.081%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.054%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.054%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.027%) Summit
8 1 (0.027%) Exstream
8 1 (0.027%) HFM
8 1 (0.027%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.027%) CSG Singleview
8 1 (0.027%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 41 (1.11%) SaaS
2 28 (0.76%) GitHub
3 14 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.27%) Force.com
5 2 (0.054%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.054%) ElastiCache
5 2 (0.054%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.054%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 159 (4.31%) Internet
2 58 (1.57%) TCP/IP
3 31 (0.84%) Intranet
4 24 (0.65%) HTTP
5 21 (0.57%) Ethernet
5 21 (0.57%) VoIP
6 20 (0.54%) LAN
6 20 (0.54%) DNS
7 19 (0.52%) Firewall
8 18 (0.49%) WAN
9 16 (0.43%) DHCP
10 14 (0.38%) Broadband
11 12 (0.33%) Wireless
12 9 (0.24%) VPN
13 8 (0.22%) Network Security
14 7 (0.19%) SMS
15 6 (0.16%) LTE
16 5 (0.14%) Gigabit Ethernet
16 5 (0.14%) CTI
16 5 (0.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 706 (19.16%) SQL Server
2 172 (4.67%) MySQL
3 126 (3.42%) Relational Database
4 95 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 93 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 66 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 62 (1.68%) Big Data
8 60 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 50 (1.36%) MongoDB
10 41 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 41 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 38 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
11 38 (1.03%) Oracle Database
12 37 (1.00%) Hadoop
13 29 (0.79%) RDBMS
14 15 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
15 14 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
17 12 (0.33%) MS Access
17 12 (0.33%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 149 (4.04%) NUnit
2 135 (3.66%) Rhino Mocks
2 135 (3.66%) Moq
3 128 (3.47%) Visual Studio
4 99 (2.69%) JUnit
5 96 (2.61%) MSTest
6 83 (2.25%) Eclipse
7 75 (2.04%) Git (software)
8 67 (1.82%) Maven
9 59 (1.60%) Subversion
10 40 (1.09%) Selenium
11 36 (0.98%) Ant
12 27 (0.73%) Hudson
13 23 (0.62%) WebDriver
13 23 (0.62%) JIRA
14 21 (0.57%) FitNesse
15 18 (0.49%) jMock
15 18 (0.49%) JDeveloper
15 18 (0.49%) Xcode
15 18 (0.49%) Jenkins
General
1 725 (19.67%) Finance
2 202 (5.48%) Games
3 178 (4.83%) Banking
4 122 (3.31%) Marketing
5 100 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 68 (1.85%) Retail
7 67 (1.82%) Investment Banking
8 66 (1.79%) Electronics
9 59 (1.60%) Manufacturing
10 55 (1.49%) Advertising
11 42 (1.14%) Financial Institution
12 33 (0.90%) Law
13 31 (0.84%) Front Office
14 24 (0.65%) Publishing
15 20 (0.54%) Military
15 20 (0.54%) Aerospace
16 19 (0.52%) Legal
17 16 (0.43%) Automotive
18 15 (0.41%) French Language
18 15 (0.41%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1211 (32.86%) .NET
2 866 (23.50%) HTML
3 684 (18.56%) ASP.NET
4 659 (17.88%) CSS
5 330 (8.96%) jQuery
6 301 (8.17%) XML
7 286 (7.76%) .NET Framework
8 217 (5.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 196 (5.32%) HTML5
10 180 (4.88%) WCF
11 174 (4.72%) Web Services
12 166 (4.50%) WPF
13 165 (4.48%) J2EE
14 148 (4.02%) WinForms
15 128 (3.47%) Spring
16 122 (3.31%) Ajax
17 116 (3.15%) CSS3
18 111 (3.01%) Hibernate
19 94 (2.55%) Castle Windsor
19 94 (2.55%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 1419 (38.51%) Computer Science
2 521 (14.14%) Mathematics
3 317 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
4 271 (7.35%) Physics
5 124 (3.36%) Mobile App
6 94 (2.55%) Inversion of Control
7 80 (2.17%) Statistics
8 70 (1.90%) Hedge funds
9 66 (1.79%) Open Source
10 62 (1.68%) User Experience
11 61 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
12 44 (1.19%) Client/Server
13 40 (1.09%) Social Media
14 36 (0.98%) Management Information System
14 36 (0.98%) Derivative
15 35 (0.95%) Chemistry
16 32 (0.87%) Economics
17 30 (0.81%) BBC
18 27 (0.73%) Tandem
19 24 (0.65%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 484 (13.13%) Windows
2 350 (9.50%) Linux
3 182 (4.94%) UNIX
4 87 (2.36%) Android
5 68 (1.85%) Windows 7
6 60 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 56 (1.52%) Apple iOS
8 28 (0.76%) Windows XP
9 26 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (0.49%) Windows 8
11 13 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (0.27%) Debian
12 10 (0.27%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
14 7 (0.19%) Solaris
14 7 (0.19%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
16 4 (0.11%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.081%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 710 (19.27%) Software Engineering
2 653 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
3 462 (12.54%) OO
4 442 (11.99%) MVC
5 302 (8.20%) TDD
6 243 (6.59%) Scrum
7 207 (5.62%) OOP
8 185 (5.02%) Web Development
9 184 (4.99%) Continuous Integration
10 177 (4.80%) Web Application Development
11 135 (3.66%) Unit Testing
11 135 (3.66%) Kanban
12 127 (3.45%) Mentoring
13 119 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
14 109 (2.96%) Analytics
15 108 (2.93%) OOD
16 99 (2.69%) Project Management
17 97 (2.63%) Dependency Injection
18 93 (2.52%) MVVM
19 84 (2.28%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1444 (39.19%) C#
2 1029 (27.92%) SQL
3 990 (26.87%) Java
4 917 (24.88%) JavaScript
5 657 (17.83%) C++
6 294 (7.98%) PHP
7 287 (7.79%) VB.NET
8 253 (6.87%) C
9 197 (5.35%) Python
10 153 (4.15%) T-SQL
11 145 (3.93%) VB
12 126 (3.42%) Perl
13 73 (1.98%) VBA
14 55 (1.49%) MATLAB
15 54 (1.47%) PL/SQL
16 53 (1.44%) Ruby
16 53 (1.44%) PowerShell
17 43 (1.17%) Objective-C
18 41 (1.11%) Scala
19 22 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2216 (60.14%) Degree
2 127 (3.45%) PhD
3 103 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 77 (2.09%) Security Cleared
5 63 (1.71%) MCP
6 52 (1.41%) MCSD
7 51 (1.38%) MCTS
8 48 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
9 47 (1.28%) MCAD
10 41 (1.11%) CCNA
11 37 (1.00%) SC Cleared
12 19 (0.52%) HND
13 17 (0.46%) MCSE
14 15 (0.41%) ISEB
15 13 (0.35%) ISTQB
16 11 (0.30%) CEH
17 9 (0.24%) CISSP
18 8 (0.22%) CISM
19 7 (0.19%) CISMP
19 7 (0.19%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (4.91%) QA
2 36 (0.98%) ISO 9001
3 16 (0.43%) SLA
4 6 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.11%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.054%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.054%) TickIT
7 2 (0.054%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.027%) COBIT
8 1 (0.027%) HL7
8 1 (0.027%) DICOM
System Software
1 70 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 40 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (0.84%) VMware ESX
4 30 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (0.14%) Squid
5 5 (0.14%) XenApp
6 4 (0.11%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.081%) NFS
7 3 (0.081%) vSphere
8 2 (0.054%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.054%) Snort
9 1 (0.027%) Nmap
9 1 (0.027%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.027%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.027%) IMail Server
Systems Management
1 26 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.14%) Puppet
3 4 (0.11%) Cryoserver
3 4 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.081%) SCCM
4 3 (0.081%) Opsview
5 2 (0.054%) Nagios
5 2 (0.054%) Nessus
5 2 (0.054%) OSSEC
5 2 (0.054%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.027%) Control-M
6 1 (0.027%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.027%) Cacti
6 1 (0.027%) Icinga
Vendors
1 540 (14.65%) Microsoft
2 287 (7.79%) Oracle
3 51 (1.38%) VMware
4 44 (1.19%) Cisco
5 35 (0.95%) SAP
6 32 (0.87%) JBoss
7 31 (0.84%) IBM
8 30 (0.81%) Google
9 28 (0.76%) Adobe
10 26 (0.71%) Red Hat
11 23 (0.62%) Citrix
11 23 (0.62%) Panasonic
12 19 (0.52%) Zend
12 19 (0.52%) Business Objects
13 18 (0.49%) Cognos
14 13 (0.35%) HP
15 12 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (0.33%) Twitter
16 11 (0.30%) Remedy
17 10 (0.27%) Perforce
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Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 to £33000 per annum - Excellent Benefits and Environment
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 per annum
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Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
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Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bonus + corporate benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
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City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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