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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Graduate
Rank 774 786 819
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +33
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 89 71 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.072% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.077% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 87 61 52
Average salary £22,000 £24,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,300 £19,000 £15,100
10% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £30,000 £29,900
UK excluding London average salary £20,623 £23,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year
-10.33% +15.00%
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
94647 92576 95847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.45% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78762 75162 81879
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
South East 0 31 £18,000 -25.00% 3
London +8 27 £23,000 -23.33% 6
East of England +1 8 £25,875 +38.00%
North West - 8 £22,500 - 1
Yorkshire -1 6 £20,500 -2.38%
West Midlands -13 6 £25,000 +4.16% 1
East Midlands - 2 £18,250 -
South West -18 1 £26,000 +30.00%
IT Graduate
UK

IT Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 63 (44.37%) Degree
2 45 (31.69%) Windows
3 36 (25.35%) SQL
4 33 (23.24%) Computer Science
5 32 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (21.13%) MS Office
7 27 (19.01%) .NET
8 26 (18.31%) SQL Server
9 24 (16.90%) Active Directory
10 23 (16.20%) ITIL
10 23 (16.20%) Mathematics
11 22 (15.49%) HTML
12 20 (14.08%) Retail
13 19 (13.38%) C#
13 19 (13.38%) MS Excel
14 18 (12.68%) Oracle
14 18 (12.68%) Microsoft
14 18 (12.68%) Windows 7
15 17 (11.97%) Windows XP
15 17 (11.97%) SAP
15 17 (11.97%) EPoS
15 17 (11.97%) Finance
16 14 (9.86%) XML
17 13 (9.15%) Linux
18 12 (8.45%) Windows 2000
18 12 (8.45%) Time Management
19 11 (7.75%) VoIP
20 10 (7.04%) HTTP
20 10 (7.04%) Java
20 10 (7.04%) Wireless

IT Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (2.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.41%) GroupWise
3 2 (1.41%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.41%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.70%) Documentum
Applications
1 30 (21.13%) MS Office
2 19 (13.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.75%) VoIP
2 10 (7.04%) HTTP
2 10 (7.04%) Wireless
3 5 (3.52%) VPN
4 4 (2.82%) DNS
5 2 (1.41%) DHCP
5 2 (1.41%) VLAN
5 2 (1.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.41%) Firewall
6 1 (0.70%) LAN
6 1 (0.70%) FTP
6 1 (0.70%) WAN
6 1 (0.70%) IPv4
6 1 (0.70%) SAN
6 1 (0.70%) CTI
6 1 (0.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.93%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.82%) MS Access
4 3 (2.11%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.41%) MySQL
5 2 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.70%) Big Data
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (14.08%) Retail
2 17 (11.97%) Finance
3 9 (6.34%) Back Office
4 6 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.23%) Banking
5 3 (2.11%) Marketing
6 2 (1.41%) Legal
6 2 (1.41%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.41%) Front Office
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.01%) .NET
2 22 (15.49%) HTML
3 14 (9.86%) XML
4 6 (4.23%) CSS
5 4 (2.82%) J2EE
6 3 (2.11%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.24%) Computer Science
2 32 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (16.20%) Mathematics
4 17 (11.97%) EPoS
5 6 (4.23%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.41%) Physics
6 2 (1.41%) Statistics
7 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.70%) CESG
7 1 (0.70%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 45 (31.69%) Windows
2 18 (12.68%) Windows 7
3 17 (11.97%) Windows XP
4 13 (9.15%) Linux
5 12 (8.45%) Windows 2000
6 8 (5.63%) Windows 8
7 6 (4.23%) UNIX
8 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.20%) ITIL
2 12 (8.45%) Time Management
3 10 (7.04%) Project Management
4 8 (5.63%) Software Distribution
5 7 (4.93%) Service Management
6 6 (4.23%) Change Management
7 4 (2.82%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (2.82%) Web Development
7 4 (2.82%) Software Testing
8 3 (2.11%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (2.11%) Business Development
8 3 (2.11%) ITIL V3
8 3 (2.11%) ERP
8 3 (2.11%) MVC
8 3 (2.11%) Risk Management
8 3 (2.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.11%) OO
9 2 (1.41%) CRM
9 2 (1.41%) E-Commerce
9 2 (1.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.35%) SQL
2 19 (13.38%) C#
3 10 (7.04%) Java
4 9 (6.34%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.82%) C++
5 4 (2.82%) VB.NET
5 4 (2.82%) VBA
5 4 (2.82%) Python
6 3 (2.11%) Perl
7 2 (1.41%) PHP
7 2 (1.41%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.41%) C
8 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (44.37%) Degree
2 8 (5.63%) A+ Certification
3 5 (3.52%) MCP
4 2 (1.41%) MCSE
4 2 (1.41%) CCNA
4 2 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.41%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.41%) MCITP
4 2 (1.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.70%) VCP4
5 1 (0.70%) PCI QSA
5 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) QA
1 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (16.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.11%) vSphere
3 2 (1.41%) XenApp
3 2 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Nessus
1 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (12.68%) Oracle
1 18 (12.68%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.97%) SAP
3 7 (4.93%) VMware
4 4 (2.82%) Cisco
4 4 (2.82%) Citrix
5 2 (1.41%) NetApp
5 2 (1.41%) Novell
5 2 (1.41%) Lotus
5 2 (1.41%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.41%) LANDesk
5 2 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.70%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.70%) Thunderhead
6 1 (0.70%) Adobe
6 1 (0.70%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.70%) Coverity
6 1 (0.70%) Google
6 1 (0.70%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.70%) IBM
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: 16000-24000
Posted: 7 days ago
London
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Salary: £18k - 24k per year + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
London
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
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Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
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