The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Graduate
Rank 794 811 820
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 89 85 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.076% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.080% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 88 82 50
Average salary £22,000 £23,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £20,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £20,623 £23,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year
-10.33% +6.97%
IT 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
97732 105813 99744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80689 86627 83952
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,988
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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
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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 +10 32 £22,500 -10.00% 3
South East +38 28 £20,500 -1.20% 2
West Midlands - 11 £25,000 - 2
East Midlands +23 6 £18,000 -10.00%
East of England +24 5 £25,750 -20.76%
North West +17 3 £26,000 -9.56% 1
Yorkshire -11 2 £21,000 -2.32% 1
South West -27 1 £26,000 +25.30% 2
North East - 1 £17,000 - 1
IT Graduate
UK

IT Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 82 (50.00%) Degree
2 55 (33.54%) Windows
3 45 (27.44%) SQL
4 37 (22.56%) Computer Science
5 36 (21.95%) MS Office
6 35 (21.34%) ITIL
7 34 (20.73%) SQL Server
8 32 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (17.68%) HTML
10 28 (17.07%) .NET
10 28 (17.07%) Active Directory
11 25 (15.24%) Mathematics
12 24 (14.63%) MS Excel
13 23 (14.02%) Oracle
14 22 (13.41%) Windows 7
14 22 (13.41%) Retail
15 20 (12.20%) Windows XP
15 20 (12.20%) Microsoft
16 19 (11.59%) SAP
16 19 (11.59%) EPoS
17 18 (10.98%) Finance
17 18 (10.98%) XML
18 16 (9.76%) HTTP
18 16 (9.76%) Windows 2000
18 16 (9.76%) Time Management
19 15 (9.15%) C#
20 13 (7.93%) Linux
20 13 (7.93%) VoIP
20 13 (7.93%) Wireless
21 12 (7.32%) Service Management

IT Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (21.95%) MS Office
2 24 (14.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.76%) HTTP
2 13 (7.93%) Wireless
2 13 (7.93%) VoIP
3 4 (2.44%) VPN
3 4 (2.44%) DNS
4 2 (1.22%) DHCP
4 2 (1.22%) VLAN
4 2 (1.22%) WebEx
4 2 (1.22%) Internet
4 2 (1.22%) Firewall
5 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.61%) LAN
5 1 (0.61%) FTP
5 1 (0.61%) WAN
5 1 (0.61%) IPv4
5 1 (0.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (20.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.83%) MS Access
4 3 (1.83%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (13.41%) Retail
2 18 (10.98%) Finance
3 9 (5.49%) Back Office
4 5 (3.05%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.05%) Banking
5 4 (2.44%) Marketing
6 2 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.68%) HTML
2 28 (17.07%) .NET
3 18 (10.98%) XML
4 7 (4.27%) J2EE
4 7 (4.27%) CSS
5 3 (1.83%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.61%) WinForms
6 1 (0.61%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.61%) HTML5
6 1 (0.61%) CSS3
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (22.56%) Computer Science
2 32 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (15.24%) Mathematics
4 19 (11.59%) EPoS
5 8 (4.88%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.83%) Physics
7 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.22%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.22%) Statistics
7 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.61%) Economics
8 1 (0.61%) iPhone
8 1 (0.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 55 (33.54%) Windows
2 22 (13.41%) Windows 7
3 20 (12.20%) Windows XP
4 16 (9.76%) Windows 2000
5 13 (7.93%) Linux
6 6 (3.66%) UNIX
6 6 (3.66%) Windows 8
7 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.61%) Android
9 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.34%) ITIL
2 16 (9.76%) Time Management
3 12 (7.32%) Service Management
4 10 (6.10%) Project Management
4 10 (6.10%) Software Distribution
5 7 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (3.66%) Software Testing
7 5 (3.05%) Web Development
7 5 (3.05%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (2.44%) Risk Management
8 4 (2.44%) ERP
9 3 (1.83%) Change Management
9 3 (1.83%) OO
9 3 (1.83%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (1.83%) MVC
9 3 (1.83%) Business Development
9 3 (1.83%) Software Deployment
9 3 (1.83%) BDD
9 3 (1.83%) ITIL V3
10 2 (1.22%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 45 (27.44%) SQL
2 15 (9.15%) C#
3 12 (7.32%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.49%) Java
5 6 (3.66%) VBA
6 5 (3.05%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.44%) PHP
7 4 (2.44%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.83%) Perl
8 3 (1.83%) Python
9 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.22%) C++
10 1 (0.61%) C
10 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.61%) VB
10 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.61%) Ada
10 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 82 (50.00%) Degree
2 10 (6.10%) A+ Certification
3 7 (4.27%) MCP
4 2 (1.22%) MCSE
4 2 (1.22%) CCNA
4 2 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.22%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.22%) MCITP
5 1 (0.61%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 28 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.83%) vSphere
3 2 (1.22%) XenApp
3 2 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (1.22%) Nagios
1 2 (1.22%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (1.22%) HP SIM
2 1 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (14.02%) Oracle
2 20 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 19 (11.59%) SAP
4 6 (3.66%) VMware
5 4 (2.44%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.22%) Cisco
6 2 (1.22%) HP
6 2 (1.22%) Citrix
6 2 (1.22%) LANDesk
6 2 (1.22%) Veeam
6 2 (1.22%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.22%) NetApp
6 2 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.61%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.61%) Remedy
7 1 (0.61%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.61%) BMC
7 1 (0.61%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.61%) IBM
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