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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Graduate
Rank 802 786 788
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 64 78 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.076% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.081% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 55 63 69
Average salary £23,000 £24,000 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +7.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,100 £19,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £30,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,250 £24,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
-7.29% +14.28%
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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
South East +23 25 £19,000 -20.83% 6
London +10 23 £23,000 -23.33% 3
Yorkshire -30 7 £25,000 +31.57%
North West -4 4 £22,500 +8.43% 1
East of England - 4 £31,250 - 3
East Midlands +27 1 £25,500 +18.60%
IT Graduate
UK

IT Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 64 (46.72%) Degree
2 36 (26.28%) Computer Science
3 34 (24.82%) Windows
4 31 (22.63%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (21.17%) SQL
6 25 (18.25%) .NET
7 22 (16.06%) MS Office
8 19 (13.87%) C#
9 18 (13.14%) Java
10 17 (12.41%) Microsoft
10 17 (12.41%) Active Directory
11 16 (11.68%) SQL Server
12 15 (10.95%) Mathematics
13 14 (10.22%) Finance
13 14 (10.22%) ITIL
13 14 (10.22%) Linux
14 12 (8.76%) Oracle
14 12 (8.76%) SAP
15 11 (8.03%) Windows XP
15 11 (8.03%) EPoS
15 11 (8.03%) Retail
16 10 (7.30%) Banking
16 10 (7.30%) Project Management
17 9 (6.57%) Change Management
17 9 (6.57%) Cisco
17 9 (6.57%) HTML
17 9 (6.57%) Windows 7
18 8 (5.84%) VoIP
18 8 (5.84%) Wireless
18 8 (5.84%) MS Excel

IT Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (2.92%) IBM Notes
1 4 (2.92%) Lotus Domino
1 4 (2.92%) GroupWise
2 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.73%) Documentum
Applications
1 22 (16.06%) MS Office
2 8 (5.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.84%) VoIP
1 8 (5.84%) Wireless
2 3 (2.19%) VPN
3 2 (1.46%) DNS
3 2 (1.46%) DHCP
3 2 (1.46%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.46%) Internet
4 1 (0.73%) LAN
4 1 (0.73%) WAN
4 1 (0.73%) IPv4
4 1 (0.73%) SAN
4 1 (0.73%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.92%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.19%) MS Access
4 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.73%) Big Data
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.73%) MySQL
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.73%) Subversion
1 1 (0.73%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (10.22%) Finance
2 11 (8.03%) Retail
3 10 (7.30%) Banking
4 5 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.92%) Front Office
5 4 (2.92%) Back Office
5 4 (2.92%) Marketing
6 2 (1.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.73%) Advertising
7 1 (0.73%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.25%) .NET
2 9 (6.57%) HTML
3 7 (5.11%) XML
4 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.46%) CSS
5 1 (0.73%) XSLT
5 1 (0.73%) ODBC
5 1 (0.73%) EDI
5 1 (0.73%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.73%) JSON
5 1 (0.73%) WCF
5 1 (0.73%) LINQ
5 1 (0.73%) jQuery
5 1 (0.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.28%) Computer Science
2 31 (22.63%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (10.95%) Mathematics
4 11 (8.03%) EPoS
5 3 (2.19%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.46%) Physics
6 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.73%) Replication
7 1 (0.73%) CESG
7 1 (0.73%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.73%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.73%) Statistics
7 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.73%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.82%) Windows
2 14 (10.22%) Linux
3 11 (8.03%) Windows XP
4 9 (6.57%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.38%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.92%) Windows 2000
6 4 (2.92%) UNIX
7 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.46%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.73%) Android
9 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (10.22%) ITIL
2 10 (7.30%) Project Management
3 9 (6.57%) Change Management
4 7 (5.11%) Software Distribution
5 6 (4.38%) E-Commerce
6 5 (3.65%) Information Assurance
7 4 (2.92%) Mentoring
7 4 (2.92%) Migration
7 4 (2.92%) Time Management
7 4 (2.92%) CRM
7 4 (2.92%) MVC
7 4 (2.92%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.19%) TDD
8 3 (2.19%) Pair Programming
8 3 (2.19%) Service Management
8 3 (2.19%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.19%) Business Development
8 3 (2.19%) Software Engineering
8 3 (2.19%) DevOps
8 3 (2.19%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.17%) SQL
2 19 (13.87%) C#
3 18 (13.14%) Java
4 7 (5.11%) C++
5 6 (4.38%) VB.NET
5 6 (4.38%) VBA
6 5 (3.65%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.92%) Perl
7 4 (2.92%) PHP
7 4 (2.92%) Python
7 4 (2.92%) C
8 3 (2.19%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.46%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.46%) VB
10 1 (0.73%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 64 (46.72%) Degree
2 7 (5.11%) A+ Certification
3 4 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.19%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.19%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.46%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.73%) CCNA
6 1 (0.73%) MCP
6 1 (0.73%) HND
6 1 (0.73%) PCI QSA
6 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) SLA
2 2 (1.46%) QA
3 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (12.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.46%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.73%) Nessus
1 1 (0.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (12.41%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.76%) Oracle
2 12 (8.76%) SAP
3 9 (6.57%) Cisco
4 4 (2.92%) Citrix
4 4 (2.92%) Novell
4 4 (2.92%) Lotus
4 4 (2.92%) VMware
5 2 (1.46%) Apple
5 2 (1.46%) NetApp
6 1 (0.73%) Adobe
6 1 (0.73%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.73%) HP
6 1 (0.73%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.73%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.73%) Thunderhead
6 1 (0.73%) Google
6 1 (0.73%) Coverity
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