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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 178 169 167
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1824 1901 1704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.78% 1.77% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 1.88% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1602 1652 1499
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +22 655 £27,500 - 76
South East -2 416 £24,000 - 44
East of England +1 181 £22,750 -1.08% 43
West Midlands +36 148 £25,000 +11.11% 15
South West -21 136 £23,500 +4.44% 14
North West -23 115 £23,000 +6.97% 17
Yorkshire -13 91 £22,000 -2.22% 6
East Midlands -16 91 £24,750 +10.00% 12
North East -17 13 £21,500 -4.44% 13
Graduate
UK

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1905 (56.43%) Degree
2 1307 (38.71%) Computer Science
3 1192 (35.31%) C#
4 1089 (32.26%) SQL
5 1053 (31.19%) .NET
6 942 (27.90%) Java
7 894 (26.48%) HTML
8 834 (24.70%) JavaScript
9 790 (23.40%) Finance
10 713 (21.12%) Agile Software Development
11 699 (20.70%) SQL Server
12 696 (20.62%) Software Engineering
13 631 (18.69%) ASP.NET
14 622 (18.42%) CSS
15 583 (17.27%) Microsoft
16 525 (15.55%) Mathematics
17 522 (15.46%) C++
18 510 (15.11%) MVC
19 449 (13.30%) Windows
20 447 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
21 416 (12.32%) MS Excel
22 352 (10.43%) TDD
23 343 (10.16%) jQuery
24 338 (10.01%) OO
25 306 (9.06%) ASP.NET MVC
26 302 (8.95%) Oracle
27 301 (8.92%) PHP
28 289 (8.56%) Linux
29 275 (8.15%) .NET Framework
30 256 (7.58%) XML

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 69 (2.04%) Tomcat
1 69 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 66 (1.95%) Node.js
3 47 (1.39%) Apache
4 42 (1.24%) SAS
5 37 (1.10%) MS Exchange
6 34 (1.01%) JBoss
7 33 (0.98%) IIS
8 22 (0.65%) CMS
9 21 (0.62%) WordPress
10 15 (0.44%) WebSphere
11 11 (0.33%) Drupal
12 9 (0.27%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.27%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.24%) Apache Spark
14 7 (0.21%) Mule
14 7 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.18%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.18%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 416 (12.32%) MS Excel
2 214 (6.34%) MS Office
3 52 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 43 (1.27%) Photoshop
5 24 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.62%) MS Project
7 17 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 14 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.33%) InDesign
10 8 (0.24%) Fireworks
11 6 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (0.15%) AutoCAD
12 5 (0.15%) SPSS
13 3 (0.089%) SOLIDWORKS
14 2 (0.059%) PowerPivot
15 1 (0.030%) FastStats
15 1 (0.030%) Siemens NX
15 1 (0.030%) Stata
15 1 (0.030%) Adobe Captivate
15 1 (0.030%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
2 5 (0.15%) Oracle Payroll
2 5 (0.15%) Changepoint
3 4 (0.12%) SAP Business One
3 4 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.12%) Magento
3 4 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.089%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.059%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.059%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.059%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.059%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.059%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.059%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.059%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.059%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 2 (0.059%) HFM
5 2 (0.059%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 42 (1.24%) SaaS
2 31 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (0.56%) Office 365
5 17 (0.50%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.27%) GitHub
7 8 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.12%) PaaS
10 3 (0.089%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.059%) Firebase
11 2 (0.059%) Boomi
11 2 (0.059%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.059%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.059%) IaaS
12 1 (0.030%) Trello
12 1 (0.030%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.030%) SmartFocus
12 1 (0.030%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 131 (3.88%) Internet
2 58 (1.72%) Broadband
3 47 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 46 (1.36%) DNS
5 44 (1.30%) VoIP
6 39 (1.16%) HTTP
7 29 (0.86%) VPN
8 28 (0.83%) Firewall
9 25 (0.74%) LLU
9 25 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
9 25 (0.74%) POP3
9 25 (0.74%) SMTP
10 23 (0.68%) Wireless
11 19 (0.56%) WAN
12 16 (0.47%) DHCP
12 16 (0.47%) LAN
13 13 (0.39%) Wireshark
14 12 (0.36%) Network Security
14 12 (0.36%) Extranet
15 10 (0.30%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 699 (20.70%) SQL Server
2 181 (5.36%) MySQL
3 97 (2.87%) Relational Database
4 58 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 57 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 52 (1.54%) NoSQL
7 44 (1.30%) Big Data
8 43 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 42 (1.24%) RDBMS
10 37 (1.10%) Oracle Database
11 31 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
12 28 (0.83%) MongoDB
13 27 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
13 27 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 26 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
15 23 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
16 20 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
17 19 (0.56%) DB2
18 15 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
18 15 (0.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 149 (4.41%) Visual Studio
2 142 (4.21%) NUnit
3 137 (4.06%) Rhino Mocks
3 137 (4.06%) Moq
4 115 (3.41%) Git (software)
5 89 (2.64%) MSTest
6 64 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 52 (1.54%) Eclipse
8 45 (1.33%) Subversion
9 37 (1.10%) Selenium
10 30 (0.89%) Maven
11 27 (0.80%) JUnit
12 15 (0.44%) Jenkins
13 12 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
14 11 (0.33%) Ant
14 11 (0.33%) Mercurial
15 10 (0.30%) TeamCity
16 9 (0.27%) WebDriver
17 7 (0.21%) Bitbucket
17 7 (0.21%) FitNesse
General
1 790 (23.40%) Finance
2 218 (6.46%) Banking
3 182 (5.39%) Marketing
4 171 (5.07%) Games
5 162 (4.80%) Telecoms
6 150 (4.44%) Retail
7 59 (1.75%) Electronics
8 57 (1.69%) Investment Banking
9 46 (1.36%) Legal
10 44 (1.30%) Manufacturing
11 42 (1.24%) Advertising
12 32 (0.95%) Financial Institution
12 32 (0.95%) Law
13 29 (0.86%) Publishing
14 25 (0.74%) Aerospace
15 22 (0.65%) Automotive
15 22 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
16 21 (0.62%) German Language
17 20 (0.59%) Billing
17 20 (0.59%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1053 (31.19%) .NET
2 894 (26.48%) HTML
3 631 (18.69%) ASP.NET
4 622 (18.42%) CSS
5 343 (10.16%) jQuery
6 306 (9.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 275 (8.15%) .NET Framework
8 256 (7.58%) XML
9 191 (5.66%) HTML5
10 182 (5.39%) WCF
11 169 (5.01%) WPF
12 167 (4.95%) Web Services
13 147 (4.35%) Spring
14 141 (4.18%) AngularJS
15 138 (4.09%) WinForms
16 100 (2.96%) Hibernate
17 99 (2.93%) Ajax
18 98 (2.90%) J2EE
19 90 (2.67%) Castle Windsor
19 90 (2.67%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 1307 (38.71%) Computer Science
2 525 (15.55%) Mathematics
3 447 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
4 240 (7.11%) Physics
5 107 (3.17%) Hedge funds
6 93 (2.75%) Mobile App
7 89 (2.64%) Inversion of Control
8 83 (2.46%) Management Information System
9 70 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
10 66 (1.95%) User Experience
11 58 (1.72%) Client/Server
11 58 (1.72%) Statistics
12 57 (1.69%) Algorithms
13 32 (0.95%) Social Media
14 29 (0.86%) Economics
15 27 (0.80%) Tandem
16 26 (0.77%) Data Structures
17 24 (0.71%) Derivative
18 22 (0.65%) NHS
19 21 (0.62%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 449 (13.30%) Windows
2 289 (8.56%) Linux
3 149 (4.41%) UNIX
4 75 (2.22%) Android
4 75 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 61 (1.81%) Windows 7
6 36 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (0.68%) Windows XP
7 23 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (0.44%) Windows 8
10 13 (0.39%) Solaris
11 12 (0.36%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.27%) CentOS
13 8 (0.24%) Windows Phone
13 8 (0.24%) Windows 2000
13 8 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
14 7 (0.21%) Windows Vista
14 7 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 713 (21.12%) Agile Software Development
2 696 (20.62%) Software Engineering
3 510 (15.11%) MVC
4 352 (10.43%) TDD
5 338 (10.01%) OO
6 245 (7.26%) Scrum
7 196 (5.81%) Web Application Development
8 188 (5.57%) Project Management
9 181 (5.36%) OOP
10 172 (5.09%) Web Development
11 168 (4.98%) SDLC
12 147 (4.35%) BDD
12 147 (4.35%) Kanban
13 131 (3.88%) Mentoring
14 116 (3.44%) OOD
15 111 (3.29%) E-Commerce
16 110 (3.26%) Continuous Integration
17 107 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
18 103 (3.05%) Analytics
19 93 (2.75%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1192 (35.31%) C#
2 1089 (32.26%) SQL
3 942 (27.90%) Java
4 834 (24.70%) JavaScript
5 522 (15.46%) C++
6 301 (8.92%) PHP
7 217 (6.43%) C
8 197 (5.84%) Python
9 171 (5.07%) VB.NET
10 132 (3.91%) VB
11 116 (3.44%) T-SQL
12 90 (2.67%) Ruby
13 67 (1.98%) PL/SQL
14 62 (1.84%) Perl
15 43 (1.27%) VBA
16 26 (0.77%) PowerShell
17 25 (0.74%) Objective-C
17 25 (0.74%) VB6
18 23 (0.68%) MATLAB
18 23 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1905 (56.43%) Degree
2 76 (2.25%) PhD
3 72 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 46 (1.36%) CCNA
5 46 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (0.92%) MCP
7 30 (0.89%) ISTQB
8 28 (0.83%) MCSD
9 27 (0.80%) SC Cleared
10 25 (0.74%) MCTS
10 25 (0.74%) MCAD
11 22 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 15 (0.44%) MCSE
13 14 (0.41%) CIMA
14 11 (0.33%) ACCA
15 10 (0.30%) CFA
15 10 (0.30%) ISEB
16 9 (0.27%) CCNP
16 9 (0.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (3.88%) QA
2 25 (0.74%) SLA
3 7 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.12%) AIFMD
5 2 (0.059%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.059%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.059%) FATCA
5 2 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.030%) MiFID
6 1 (0.030%) HL7
6 1 (0.030%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.030%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.030%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 98 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 27 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.53%) Firmware
4 14 (0.41%) VMware ESX
4 14 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
5 9 (0.27%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.15%) Docker
7 3 (0.089%) vSphere
7 3 (0.089%) NFS
8 2 (0.059%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.059%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.059%) XenApp
9 1 (0.030%) LXC
9 1 (0.030%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.030%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 16 (0.47%) SCCM
2 13 (0.39%) SCOM
3 11 (0.33%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (0.24%) SCVMM
5 6 (0.18%) Nessus
5 6 (0.18%) Nmap
6 5 (0.15%) Puppet
7 4 (0.12%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.12%) Graphite
8 3 (0.089%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.059%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.059%) WSUS
9 2 (0.059%) Nagios
9 2 (0.059%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.030%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.030%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.030%) yum
10 1 (0.030%) Ansible
10 1 (0.030%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 583 (17.27%) Microsoft
2 302 (8.95%) Oracle
3 73 (2.16%) Cisco
4 49 (1.45%) Google
5 34 (1.01%) BT
5 34 (1.01%) VMware
6 32 (0.95%) SAP
7 29 (0.86%) Adobe
8 27 (0.80%) Capita
9 25 (0.74%) Nokia
9 25 (0.74%) Red Hat
10 24 (0.71%) Sybase
11 20 (0.59%) HP
11 20 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (0.36%) Remedy
13 11 (0.33%) NetScout
14 10 (0.30%) Sitecore
14 10 (0.30%) Xamarin
15 9 (0.27%) Facebook
16 8 (0.24%) MicroStrategy
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Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Bonus, Training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
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Salary: £23k - 28k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £20 - £22000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Waterlooville, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + fully expensed travel
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday