The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 304 255 229
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 374 486 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.90% 1.15% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.23% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 315 439 523
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
Graduate
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
38886 39658 42367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.87% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33086 32487 36434
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in London

Graduate
Salary Trend in London

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

Graduate Salary Trend in London

Graduate
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in London

Graduate
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
City of London -20 82 £31,500 +5.00% 29
Kingston Upon Thames -4 6 £22,000 -2.22% 2
Wimbledon - 4 £27,500 -
Mayfair - 2 £30,500 -
New Malden - 2 £27,500 -
Teddington - 2 £27,500 -
Upminster - 1 £23,000 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 610 (65.03%) Degree
2 324 (34.54%) Finance
3 316 (33.69%) Computer Science
4 283 (30.17%) C#
5 220 (23.45%) SQL
6 213 (22.71%) .NET
7 202 (21.54%) Java
8 178 (18.98%) Mathematics
9 170 (18.12%) SQL Server
9 170 (18.12%) Microsoft
10 159 (16.95%) Windows
11 138 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
12 133 (14.18%) JavaScript
13 129 (13.75%) ASP.NET
14 126 (13.43%) MVC
15 121 (12.90%) Banking
16 115 (12.26%) MS Excel
17 111 (11.83%) HTML
18 104 (11.09%) C++
19 95 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
20 93 (9.91%) Oracle
21 90 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC
22 89 (9.49%) OO
23 86 (9.17%) TDD
24 85 (9.06%) CSS
25 83 (8.85%) Software Engineering
26 79 (8.42%) MS Office
26 79 (8.42%) Hedge funds
27 78 (8.32%) Linux
27 78 (8.32%) Physics

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 34 (3.62%) MS Exchange
2 18 (1.92%) IIS
3 12 (1.28%) Node.js
4 9 (0.96%) SAS
5 6 (0.64%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.53%) JBoss
6 5 (0.53%) MQSeries
7 4 (0.43%) CMS
7 4 (0.43%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.32%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (0.32%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.32%) Apache
9 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.21%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.21%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.21%) GroupWise
9 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 115 (12.26%) MS Excel
2 79 (8.42%) MS Office
3 10 (1.07%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.96%) SPSS
5 4 (0.43%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.21%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.11%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.11%) InDesign
8 1 (0.11%) MS Project
8 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.53%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.21%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.07%) SaaS
2 4 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.32%) Force.com
3 3 (0.32%) GitHub
4 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.67%) Internet
2 22 (2.35%) VPN
3 17 (1.81%) VoIP
4 16 (1.71%) Broadband
5 15 (1.60%) WAN
6 14 (1.49%) DNS
6 14 (1.49%) Intranet
7 12 (1.28%) SMTP
7 12 (1.28%) LLU
8 11 (1.17%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (1.17%) POP3
8 11 (1.17%) LAN
9 8 (0.85%) Wireless
10 6 (0.64%) MPLS
10 6 (0.64%) OSPF
11 5 (0.53%) IP Telephony
11 5 (0.53%) IPsec
11 5 (0.53%) BGP
11 5 (0.53%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (18.12%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 19 (2.03%) Oracle Database
5 16 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (1.39%) MySQL
8 12 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (0.75%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.75%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.64%) Apache Hive
14 6 (0.64%) Big Data
15 5 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
16 4 (0.43%) MarkLogic
17 3 (0.32%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 62 (6.61%) NUnit
2 54 (5.76%) Rhino Mocks
2 54 (5.76%) Moq
3 27 (2.88%) MSTest
4 14 (1.49%) Metasploit
5 13 (1.39%) Visual Studio
6 12 (1.28%) JUnit
7 11 (1.17%) Subversion
8 10 (1.07%) Maven
9 9 (0.96%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (0.64%) Git (software)
11 6 (0.64%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.53%) Selenium
13 4 (0.43%) jMock
14 3 (0.32%) JBehave
14 3 (0.32%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 3 (0.32%) Hudson
14 3 (0.32%) JIRA
14 3 (0.32%) FitNesse
General
1 324 (34.54%) Finance
2 121 (12.90%) Banking
3 58 (6.18%) Investment Banking
4 56 (5.97%) Games
5 34 (3.62%) Telecoms
6 31 (3.30%) Financial Institution
6 31 (3.30%) Marketing
7 30 (3.20%) Retail
8 26 (2.77%) Front Office
9 23 (2.45%) French Language
9 23 (2.45%) Law
10 22 (2.35%) German Language
11 17 (1.81%) Legal
12 15 (1.60%) Advertising
13 11 (1.17%) Publishing
13 11 (1.17%) Back Office
14 9 (0.96%) Italian Language
15 8 (0.85%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.53%) Billing
16 5 (0.53%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (22.71%) .NET
2 129 (13.75%) ASP.NET
3 111 (11.83%) HTML
4 90 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 85 (9.06%) CSS
6 71 (7.57%) .NET Framework
7 58 (6.18%) WPF
8 56 (5.97%) WCF
9 46 (4.90%) WinForms
10 45 (4.80%) jQuery
11 38 (4.05%) LINQ
12 37 (3.94%) Web Services
13 34 (3.62%) XML
14 28 (2.99%) HTML5
15 27 (2.88%) Spring.NET
15 27 (2.88%) Ninject
15 27 (2.88%) Castle Windsor
15 27 (2.88%) Unity DI Container
15 27 (2.88%) NHibernate
16 19 (2.03%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 316 (33.69%) Computer Science
2 178 (18.98%) Mathematics
3 95 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
4 79 (8.42%) Hedge funds
5 78 (8.32%) Physics
6 34 (3.62%) Management Information System
7 31 (3.30%) Statistics
8 29 (3.09%) Tandem
8 29 (3.09%) Client/Server
9 27 (2.88%) Inversion of Control
10 25 (2.67%) Derivative
11 23 (2.45%) Open Source
12 18 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 18 (1.92%) Fixed Income
12 18 (1.92%) Algorithms
13 17 (1.81%) User Experience
14 16 (1.71%) Economics
15 15 (1.60%) Equities
16 10 (1.07%) Mobile App
17 9 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 159 (16.95%) Windows
2 78 (8.32%) Linux
3 53 (5.65%) UNIX
4 38 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (2.99%) Windows 7
6 13 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (1.28%) Android
8 11 (1.17%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.64%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.53%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.43%) HPUX
12 3 (0.32%) Solaris
13 2 (0.21%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.11%) SUSE
14 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (13.43%) MVC
3 89 (9.49%) OO
4 86 (9.17%) TDD
5 83 (8.85%) Software Engineering
6 72 (7.68%) Scrum
7 60 (6.40%) Web Application Development
8 57 (6.08%) Kanban
9 43 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
11 40 (4.26%) Data Analysis
12 38 (4.05%) OOP
13 35 (3.73%) OOA/OOD
14 33 (3.52%) OOD
15 32 (3.41%) Dependency Injection
16 31 (3.30%) Analytics
16 31 (3.30%) BDD
17 30 (3.20%) Information Security
18 28 (2.99%) E-Commerce
19 26 (2.77%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 283 (30.17%) C#
2 220 (23.45%) SQL
3 202 (21.54%) Java
4 133 (14.18%) JavaScript
5 104 (11.09%) C++
6 57 (6.08%) PHP
7 54 (5.76%) Python
8 40 (4.26%) Perl
9 28 (2.99%) VBA
10 27 (2.88%) PL/SQL
11 26 (2.77%) PowerShell
12 25 (2.67%) T-SQL
13 18 (1.92%) Ruby
14 16 (1.71%) VB
15 14 (1.49%) C
16 12 (1.28%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.85%) ActionScript
17 8 (0.85%) MATLAB
17 8 (0.85%) Bash Shell
18 6 (0.64%) Golang
Qualifications
1 610 (65.03%) Degree
2 37 (3.94%) PhD
3 31 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (2.99%) MCP
4 28 (2.99%) MCSD
5 27 (2.88%) MCTS
5 27 (2.88%) MCAD
6 22 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (2.24%) CCNA
8 17 (1.81%) CEH
9 11 (1.17%) CISM
9 11 (1.17%) CISSP
10 10 (1.07%) OCP
10 10 (1.07%) Oracle Certification
11 8 (0.85%) CISMP
12 7 (0.75%) CCNP
13 5 (0.53%) HNC
13 5 (0.53%) HND
14 3 (0.32%) APMP
14 3 (0.32%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.94%) QA
2 9 (0.96%) SLA
3 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 51 (5.44%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.03%) VMware ESX
4 18 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
5 10 (1.07%) Oracle RMAN
5 10 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (1.49%) Nessus
2 10 (1.07%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.32%) Control-M
4 2 (0.21%) SCCM
5 1 (0.11%) OpenView
Vendors
1 170 (18.12%) Microsoft
2 93 (9.91%) Oracle
3 28 (2.99%) Cisco
4 25 (2.67%) VMware
5 18 (1.92%) BT
6 14 (1.49%) Citrix
7 13 (1.39%) Google
8 11 (1.17%) Nokia
8 11 (1.17%) Sybase
8 11 (1.17%) Adobe
9 9 (0.96%) HP
10 8 (0.85%) Business Objects
11 7 (0.75%) Sony
12 6 (0.64%) IBM
12 6 (0.64%) Siebel
12 6 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.64%) TIBCO
12 6 (0.64%) hybris
13 5 (0.53%) Infor
13 5 (0.53%) Eloqua
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Excellent DOE
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £25k - 32k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits and career prog
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary is approx up to £35k base + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £18k - 24k per year + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum, Benefits OTE £35-60k
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £250000000 - £350000000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago