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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 203 216 212
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1396 1647 1620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.63% 1.62% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.68% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1165 1418 1416
Median salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £33,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
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
82431 98009 104450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.47% 96.61% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 68982 82590 87197
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -13 428 £28,000 +1.81% 28
South East +7 311 £25,000 - 31
East of England +29 212 £25,000 - 46
West Midlands -9 144 £26,000 +15.55% 10
South West +36 119 £25,000 +8.69% 18
North West -14 98 £25,000 +6.38% 22
Yorkshire -4 43 £23,500 +6.81% 8
East Midlands -18 36 £24,000 +6.66% 8
North East +17 10 £26,000 +13.04% 8
Graduate
UK

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 1716 (57.64%) Degree
2 1249 (41.95%) Computer Science
3 1209 (40.61%) C#
4 987 (33.15%) Java
5 967 (32.48%) .NET
6 730 (24.52%) SQL
7 645 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
8 636 (21.36%) C++
9 589 (19.79%) Mathematics
10 588 (19.75%) JavaScript
11 581 (19.52%) Software Engineering
12 540 (18.14%) HTML
13 538 (18.07%) ASP.NET
14 483 (16.22%) MVC
15 481 (16.16%) Finance
16 456 (15.32%) Microsoft
17 453 (15.22%) CSS
18 431 (14.48%) SQL Server
19 387 (13.00%) Windows
20 368 (12.36%) Python
21 346 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
22 340 (11.42%) TDD
22 340 (11.42%) Linux
23 334 (11.22%) OO
24 302 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC
25 300 (10.08%) Physics
26 287 (9.64%) OOP
27 255 (8.57%) Web Development
28 232 (7.79%) Scrum
29 227 (7.63%) C

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 42 (1.41%) Apache
2 37 (1.24%) Tomcat
3 34 (1.14%) SharePoint
4 28 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (0.87%) IIS
6 25 (0.84%) WebLogic
7 22 (0.74%) CMS
7 22 (0.74%) MS Exchange
8 21 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 18 (0.60%) WordPress
10 15 (0.50%) JBoss
11 9 (0.30%) SAS
12 6 (0.20%) Drupal
12 6 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.20%) nginx
13 5 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.13%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.13%) ArcGIS
14 4 (0.13%) Confluence
14 4 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 193 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 91 (3.06%) MS Office
3 30 (1.01%) Photoshop
4 25 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.37%) AutoCAD
7 11 (0.37%) MS Project
8 3 (0.10%) InDesign
8 3 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.067%) Simulink
9 2 (0.067%) XMetaL
10 1 (0.034%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.034%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.034%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.034%) Maple
10 1 (0.034%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.034%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.20%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 6 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.17%) Magento
4 3 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.067%) HFM
5 2 (0.067%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.067%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.034%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.034%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.034%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.034%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.034%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.034%) ProductWriter
6 1 (0.034%) Relativity
6 1 (0.034%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.034%) Shopify
6 1 (0.034%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 63 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
1 63 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (1.28%) SaaS
3 37 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
4 24 (0.81%) GitHub
5 11 (0.37%) iTunes
6 8 (0.27%) PaaS
7 7 (0.24%) Google App Engine
8 6 (0.20%) G Suite
9 5 (0.17%) Slack
10 3 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.10%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.10%) Office 365
11 2 (0.067%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.034%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.034%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.034%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.034%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.034%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (2.96%) Internet
2 51 (1.71%) Firewall
3 29 (0.97%) DNS
4 26 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 23 (0.77%) Network Security
6 22 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
7 18 (0.60%) DHCP
8 17 (0.57%) Wireless
9 16 (0.54%) HTTP
10 15 (0.50%) 3G
11 14 (0.47%) FTP
12 10 (0.34%) Intranet
12 10 (0.34%) VPN
13 9 (0.30%) 4G
13 9 (0.30%) LAN
13 9 (0.30%) WAN
14 8 (0.27%) LTE
14 8 (0.27%) Remote Desktop
15 7 (0.24%) VoIP
15 7 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 431 (14.48%) SQL Server
2 159 (5.34%) MySQL
3 100 (3.36%) Relational Database
4 93 (3.12%) SQL Server 2014
5 68 (2.28%) MongoDB
6 55 (1.85%) NoSQL
7 52 (1.75%) Big Data
8 32 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (0.74%) Oracle Database
11 20 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (0.60%) Hadoop
14 17 (0.57%) RDBMS
14 17 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
16 11 (0.37%) MS Access
17 10 (0.34%) Data Mining
17 10 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 132 (4.43%) Git (software)
2 127 (4.27%) NUnit
3 116 (3.90%) Visual Studio
4 115 (3.86%) Moq
5 112 (3.76%) Rhino Mocks
6 89 (2.99%) MSTest
7 55 (1.85%) Eclipse
8 50 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 46 (1.55%) JIRA
10 45 (1.51%) Selenium
10 45 (1.51%) TeamCity
11 35 (1.18%) Subversion
12 26 (0.87%) Jenkins
13 22 (0.74%) JUnit
14 20 (0.67%) WebDriver
15 19 (0.64%) Mockito
16 16 (0.54%) Maven
17 15 (0.50%) Selenium IDE
18 13 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 8 (0.27%) Hudson
General
1 481 (16.16%) Finance
2 191 (6.42%) Banking
3 178 (5.98%) Games
4 113 (3.80%) Marketing
4 113 (3.80%) Retail
5 106 (3.56%) Telecoms
6 56 (1.88%) Investment Banking
7 47 (1.58%) Financial Institution
8 37 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 33 (1.11%) Electronics
10 26 (0.87%) Music Industry
11 23 (0.77%) Advertising
12 22 (0.74%) Front Office
12 22 (0.74%) Legal
13 21 (0.71%) Automotive
13 21 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
14 16 (0.54%) Military
15 14 (0.47%) French Language
15 14 (0.47%) Publishing
16 13 (0.44%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 967 (32.48%) .NET
2 540 (18.14%) HTML
3 538 (18.07%) ASP.NET
4 453 (15.22%) CSS
5 302 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 214 (7.19%) .NET Framework
7 205 (6.89%) jQuery
8 194 (6.52%) WCF
9 189 (6.35%) AngularJS
10 180 (6.05%) XML
11 159 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 152 (5.11%) HTML5
12 152 (5.11%) WPF
13 118 (3.96%) Web Services
14 113 (3.80%) J2EE
15 106 (3.56%) ASP.NET Web API
16 98 (3.29%) WinForms
17 87 (2.92%) Node.js
17 87 (2.92%) Unity DI Container
18 86 (2.89%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 1249 (41.95%) Computer Science
2 589 (19.79%) Mathematics
3 346 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
4 300 (10.08%) Physics
5 110 (3.69%) Algorithms
6 90 (3.02%) Mobile App
7 88 (2.96%) Inversion of Control
8 61 (2.05%) User Experience
9 60 (2.02%) Driving Licence
10 57 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
11 49 (1.65%) Fintech
12 44 (1.48%) Hedge funds
13 38 (1.28%) Client/Server
13 38 (1.28%) Data Centre
13 38 (1.28%) Management Information System
14 37 (1.24%) Statistics
15 30 (1.01%) Economics
16 29 (0.97%) Blackberry
17 26 (0.87%) Tandem
18 24 (0.81%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 387 (13.00%) Windows
2 340 (11.42%) Linux
3 135 (4.53%) Unix
4 91 (3.06%) Android
5 58 (1.95%) Apple iOS
6 49 (1.65%) Windows Server
7 28 (0.94%) Windows 10
8 26 (0.87%) Windows 7
9 22 (0.74%) Windows 8
10 20 (0.67%) Mac OS X
11 15 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
13 13 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (0.37%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.27%) VxWorks
16 7 (0.24%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.24%) Solaris
17 6 (0.20%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 645 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
2 581 (19.52%) Software Engineering
3 483 (16.22%) MVC
4 340 (11.42%) TDD
5 334 (11.22%) OO
6 287 (9.64%) OOP
7 255 (8.57%) Web Development
8 232 (7.79%) Scrum
9 209 (7.02%) SDLC
10 176 (5.91%) Kanban
11 169 (5.68%) Web Application Development
12 153 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
13 143 (4.80%) BDD
14 117 (3.93%) Dependency Injection
15 85 (2.86%) Project Management
16 75 (2.52%) MVVM
17 73 (2.45%) Multithreading
18 69 (2.32%) Analytics
19 68 (2.28%) Open Source
20 66 (2.22%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1209 (40.61%) C#
2 987 (33.15%) Java
3 730 (24.52%) SQL
4 636 (21.36%) C++
5 588 (19.75%) JavaScript
6 368 (12.36%) Python
7 227 (7.63%) C
8 214 (7.19%) PHP
9 112 (3.76%) VB.NET
10 103 (3.46%) Ruby
11 73 (2.45%) VB
12 67 (2.25%) Perl
13 55 (1.85%) T-SQL
14 40 (1.34%) Objective-C
15 36 (1.21%) F#
15 36 (1.21%) MATLAB
16 30 (1.01%) VBA
17 29 (0.97%) Bash Shell
18 26 (0.87%) PL/SQL
19 22 (0.74%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1716 (57.64%) Degree
2 106 (3.56%) Security Cleared
3 76 (2.55%) PhD
4 50 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (1.18%) MCP
6 32 (1.07%) DV Cleared
7 30 (1.01%) SC Cleared
8 29 (0.97%) ISTQB
9 27 (0.91%) MCSD
9 27 (0.91%) MCTS
10 26 (0.87%) MCAD
11 25 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
12 23 (0.77%) ISEB
13 22 (0.74%) CCNA
14 15 (0.50%) CEH
15 11 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (0.34%) CISA
17 8 (0.27%) HND
17 8 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 8 (0.27%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (2.86%) QA
2 28 (0.94%) SLA
3 8 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.13%) SDET
7 3 (0.10%) COBIT
7 3 (0.10%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.10%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.10%) Val IT
8 2 (0.067%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.067%) FATCA
8 2 (0.067%) ISO13485
9 1 (0.034%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.034%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.034%) RMADS
System Software
1 59 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 46 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (0.81%) Terminal Services
4 19 (0.64%) XenApp
5 15 (0.50%) Docker
6 11 (0.37%) Firmware
7 10 (0.34%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.17%) vSphere
10 3 (0.10%) Squid
10 3 (0.10%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.067%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.067%) NFS
11 2 (0.067%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.034%) Cronacle
12 1 (0.034%) Postfix
12 1 (0.034%) zsh
Systems Management
1 25 (0.84%) Kibana
2 13 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.40%) Puppet
4 11 (0.37%) Ansible
5 7 (0.24%) Nessus
5 7 (0.24%) Nmap
6 6 (0.20%) Nagios
6 6 (0.20%) OpenVAS
7 5 (0.17%) CA Service Virtualization
7 5 (0.17%) Graphite
8 3 (0.10%) EnCase
8 3 (0.10%) FTK
9 2 (0.067%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.067%) SCCM
9 2 (0.067%) WSUS
10 1 (0.034%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.034%) SCOM
Vendors
1 456 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 202 (6.79%) Oracle
3 52 (1.75%) VMware
4 49 (1.65%) Cisco
5 48 (1.61%) IBM
6 45 (1.51%) SAP
7 38 (1.28%) Google
8 29 (0.97%) HP
9 26 (0.87%) Citrix
10 22 (0.74%) BEA
11 20 (0.67%) Red Hat
12 18 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
13 17 (0.57%) Adobe
14 15 (0.50%) Facebook
15 13 (0.44%) Xamarin
16 10 (0.34%) Progress
17 9 (0.30%) Apple
17 9 (0.30%) Juniper
18 8 (0.27%) CA
19 7 (0.24%) Dell
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 11 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Salary: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
ITalent Consultancy
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £competitive + good benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £27,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Improbable
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Oscar
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + benefits + bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago