The first table below looks at the demand for the IT 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 IT Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Graduate
Rank 775 772 805
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +33
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 94 57 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.056% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.060% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 80 53 60
Average salary £22,500 £24,500 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £18,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £21,250 £23,500 £21,500
% change year-on-year
-9.57% +9.30%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103175 95734 105673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.21% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 84966 79988 91183
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
IT Graduate
UK

IT Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Graduate in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Graduate
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Graduate across the England region.

IT Graduate Salary Trend in England

IT Graduate
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Graduate across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

IT Graduate Salary Histogram in England

IT 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 IT Graduate within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 -31 33 £25,000 - 3
East Midlands +6 19 £20,000 -20.00% 2
South East -8 14 £24,000 - 2
South West - 10 £20,500 - 2
North West +4 7 £19,000 -20.83% 1
East of England -7 4 £24,000 +33.33%
West Midlands -10 3 £21,500 -14.00% 1
Yorkshire -32 3 £24,000 +14.28%
North East - 1 £21,500 -
IT Graduate
UK

IT Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Graduate in their job title.

1 103 (54.50%) Degree
2 73 (38.62%) SQL
3 48 (25.40%) Computer Science
4 43 (22.75%) Finance
5 40 (21.16%) Java
6 39 (20.63%) Windows
7 37 (19.58%) Oracle
8 31 (16.40%) MS Office
9 30 (15.87%) Microsoft
10 28 (14.81%) Banking
11 26 (13.76%) Active Directory
12 23 (12.17%) C#
13 22 (11.64%) C++
13 22 (11.64%) .NET
14 20 (10.58%) Windows 7
15 18 (9.52%) SQL Server
16 17 (8.99%) PL/SQL
16 17 (8.99%) MS Excel
16 17 (8.99%) Relational Database
17 16 (8.47%) CRM
17 16 (8.47%) MS Exchange
17 16 (8.47%) Internet
17 16 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
18 14 (7.41%) Linux
19 12 (6.35%) C
19 12 (6.35%) Citrix
20 11 (5.82%) PHP
20 11 (5.82%) XML
20 11 (5.82%) Software Engineering
21 10 (5.29%) TDD

IT Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (8.47%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.65%) Apache
4 4 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.12%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.12%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.06%) Documentum
5 2 (1.06%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.06%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.06%) GroupWise
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.53%) FileNet
6 1 (0.53%) Alfresco
Applications
1 31 (16.40%) MS Office
2 17 (8.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Maximo
1 1 (0.53%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) SaaS
1 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.47%) Internet
2 8 (4.23%) LAN
3 7 (3.70%) VPN
4 6 (3.17%) Wireless
4 6 (3.17%) Firewall
4 6 (3.17%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.12%) WAN
5 4 (2.12%) Intranet
5 4 (2.12%) Extranet
6 2 (1.06%) DHCP
6 2 (1.06%) DNS
6 2 (1.06%) CTI
7 1 (0.53%) SAN
7 1 (0.53%) VoIP
7 1 (0.53%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.99%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.65%) MySQL
3 5 (2.65%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.12%) PEAR
1 4 (2.12%) PHPUnit
2 3 (1.59%) Subversion
3 2 (1.06%) NUnit
4 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.53%) JUnit
4 1 (0.53%) Selenium
General
1 43 (22.75%) Finance
2 28 (14.81%) Banking
3 6 (3.17%) Law
4 5 (2.65%) French Language
5 4 (2.12%) German Language
5 4 (2.12%) Italian Language
5 4 (2.12%) Marketing
5 4 (2.12%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.59%) Publishing
6 3 (1.59%) Retail
7 2 (1.06%) Front Office
7 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.53%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.53%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.64%) .NET
2 11 (5.82%) XML
3 8 (4.23%) HTML
4 7 (3.70%) CSS
4 7 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 7 (3.70%) jQuery
5 5 (2.65%) XSL
6 4 (2.12%) Ajax
6 4 (2.12%) LAMP
7 3 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (1.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (1.59%) XSLT
7 3 (1.59%) Web Services
7 3 (1.59%) J2EE
7 3 (1.59%) LINQ
7 3 (1.59%) WCF
7 3 (1.59%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.59%) JSON
8 2 (1.06%) COM
8 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 48 (25.40%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.29%) Mathematics
2 10 (5.29%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.17%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.12%) Physics
4 4 (2.12%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.12%) iPad
4 4 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.06%) Derivative
5 2 (1.06%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.06%) Open Source
6 1 (0.53%) Social Media
6 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.53%) iDTV
6 1 (0.53%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.53%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.53%) Equities
6 1 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (20.63%) Windows
2 20 (10.58%) Windows 7
3 16 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (7.41%) Linux
5 5 (2.65%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.12%) UNIX
6 4 (2.12%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.06%) CentOS
8 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.53%) Android
8 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (8.47%) CRM
2 11 (5.82%) Software Engineering
3 10 (5.29%) TDD
3 10 (5.29%) Web Development
3 10 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (4.76%) Analytics
4 9 (4.76%) Service Management
4 9 (4.76%) Migration
5 8 (4.23%) Algorithmic Trading
5 8 (4.23%) Time Management
5 8 (4.23%) Project Management
6 7 (3.70%) Data Migration
7 6 (3.17%) Pair Programming
7 6 (3.17%) Data Management
7 6 (3.17%) Scrum
7 6 (3.17%) DevOps
8 5 (2.65%) ITIL
8 5 (2.65%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (2.12%) Business Analysis
9 4 (2.12%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (38.62%) SQL
2 40 (21.16%) Java
3 23 (12.17%) C#
4 22 (11.64%) C++
5 17 (8.99%) PL/SQL
6 12 (6.35%) C
7 11 (5.82%) PHP
8 9 (4.76%) Perl
9 8 (4.23%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.23%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.17%) VBA
10 6 (3.17%) VB
11 3 (1.59%) Python
11 3 (1.59%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.59%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.06%) Ruby
12 2 (1.06%) COBOL
12 2 (1.06%) VBScript
12 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 103 (54.50%) Degree
2 7 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.17%) Sun Certification
4 4 (2.12%) MCTS
4 4 (2.12%) MCSE
4 4 (2.12%) MCSA
4 4 (2.12%) HND
4 4 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.59%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.29%) QA
2 5 (2.65%) HL7
3 4 (2.12%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) DICOM
System Software
1 26 (13.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (1.06%) XenApp
3 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.12%) Cryoserver
2 1 (0.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 37 (19.58%) Oracle
2 30 (15.87%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.35%) Citrix
4 10 (5.29%) Cisco
5 6 (3.17%) VMware
6 4 (2.12%) Mitel
6 4 (2.12%) Open Text
6 4 (2.12%) Websense
6 4 (2.12%) Juniper
6 4 (2.12%) HP
6 4 (2.12%) McAfee
6 4 (2.12%) Riverbed
7 2 (1.06%) Thunderhead
7 2 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.06%) Apple
7 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.06%) NetApp
7 2 (1.06%) Novell
7 2 (1.06%) Lotus
8 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
Croydon, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Robert Half
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago