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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 269 234 211
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 439 539 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.01% 1.21% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.29% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 368 489 597
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
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
40782 41868 44449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.89% 93.96% 94.40%
Number of salaries quoted 34763 34463 38430
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 £75,500 £75,000 £78,750
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 29 December 2014.

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 29 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
City of London -27 82 £31,500 +5.00% 17
Wimbledon - 3 £27,500 -
Uxbridge - 3 £23,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -3 2 £22,000 -2.22% 1
Mayfair - 2 £30,500 -
Croydon -1 1 £24,000 +6.66%
Surbiton -11 1 £26,000 +15.55%
Teddington - 1 £27,500 -
Upminster - 1 £23,000 -
Chessington - 1 £26,000 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £22,500 -
New Malden - 1 £27,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £32,500 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

1 665 (63.27%) Degree
2 378 (35.97%) Finance
3 341 (32.45%) Computer Science
4 320 (30.45%) C#
5 253 (24.07%) SQL
6 252 (23.98%) .NET
7 243 (23.12%) Java
8 196 (18.65%) Mathematics
9 172 (16.37%) SQL Server
10 170 (16.18%) Microsoft
11 168 (15.98%) JavaScript
12 156 (14.84%) Windows
13 148 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
14 140 (13.32%) Banking
14 140 (13.32%) HTML
15 133 (12.65%) ASP.NET
16 132 (12.56%) MVC
17 121 (11.51%) C++
18 109 (10.37%) MS Excel
19 107 (10.18%) OO
19 107 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
20 105 (9.99%) Oracle
21 103 (9.80%) CSS
22 102 (9.71%) TDD
23 92 (8.75%) Software Engineering
24 89 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
25 85 (8.09%) Linux
26 81 (7.71%) MS Office
27 76 (7.23%) Physics
28 75 (7.14%) Scrum

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 35 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 18 (1.71%) SAS
3 15 (1.43%) IIS
4 13 (1.24%) Node.js
5 7 (0.67%) JBoss
6 6 (0.57%) Apache Pig
7 5 (0.48%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.48%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.38%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (0.38%) GroupWise
8 4 (0.38%) CMS
8 4 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.29%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.29%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.29%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.19%) Drupal
10 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 109 (10.37%) MS Excel
2 81 (7.71%) MS Office
3 12 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (1.14%) SPSS
4 10 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (0.67%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.38%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.19%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.095%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.095%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (0.48%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.19%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.095%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.095%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.24%) SaaS
2 10 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.38%) GitHub
3 4 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.29%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.28%) Internet
2 18 (1.71%) VPN
3 17 (1.62%) Intranet
4 14 (1.33%) WAN
4 14 (1.33%) Broadband
5 13 (1.24%) VoIP
6 12 (1.14%) DNS
7 10 (0.95%) LAN
8 9 (0.86%) SMTP
9 8 (0.76%) POP3
9 8 (0.76%) Wireless
9 8 (0.76%) LLU
9 8 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (0.48%) IPsec
10 5 (0.48%) IP Telephony
10 5 (0.48%) DHCP
10 5 (0.48%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.48%) MPLS
10 5 (0.48%) OSPF
10 5 (0.48%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (16.37%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 19 (1.81%) Oracle Database
4 19 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (1.43%) MySQL
6 14 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (1.24%) Hadoop
8 12 (1.14%) Big Data
9 10 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (0.86%) Data Mining
11 8 (0.76%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.57%) Apache Hive
13 6 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
14 5 (0.48%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 62 (5.90%) NUnit
2 54 (5.14%) Rhino Mocks
2 54 (5.14%) Moq
3 27 (2.57%) MSTest
4 23 (2.19%) JUnit
5 19 (1.81%) Maven
6 14 (1.33%) Eclipse
7 13 (1.24%) Git (software)
8 12 (1.14%) Visual Studio
8 12 (1.14%) Subversion
9 11 (1.05%) Metasploit
10 9 (0.86%) WebDriver
11 8 (0.76%) Selenium
12 7 (0.67%) jMock
12 7 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (0.57%) FitNesse
14 5 (0.48%) JIRA
14 5 (0.48%) JSUnit
14 5 (0.48%) ClearCase
15 3 (0.29%) JBehave
General
1 378 (35.97%) Finance
2 140 (13.32%) Banking
3 73 (6.95%) Investment Banking
4 67 (6.37%) Games
5 37 (3.52%) Retail
6 36 (3.43%) Telecoms
6 36 (3.43%) Marketing
7 31 (2.95%) Financial Institution
8 29 (2.76%) Front Office
9 26 (2.47%) Law
10 24 (2.28%) French Language
10 24 (2.28%) German Language
11 20 (1.90%) Advertising
12 17 (1.62%) Legal
13 10 (0.95%) Publishing
13 10 (0.95%) Italian Language
14 8 (0.76%) Spanish Language
14 8 (0.76%) Online Betting
14 8 (0.76%) Back Office
15 6 (0.57%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (23.98%) .NET
2 140 (13.32%) HTML
3 133 (12.65%) ASP.NET
4 103 (9.80%) CSS
5 89 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 74 (7.04%) .NET Framework
7 64 (6.09%) WPF
8 61 (5.80%) WCF
9 52 (4.95%) jQuery
10 50 (4.76%) WinForms
11 42 (4.00%) Web Services
12 41 (3.90%) XML
13 40 (3.81%) HTML5
14 38 (3.62%) LINQ
15 27 (2.57%) Spring.NET
15 27 (2.57%) Castle Windsor
15 27 (2.57%) Ninject
15 27 (2.57%) NHibernate
15 27 (2.57%) Unity DI Container
16 23 (2.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 341 (32.45%) Computer Science
2 196 (18.65%) Mathematics
3 107 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
4 76 (7.23%) Physics
5 71 (6.76%) Hedge funds
6 33 (3.14%) Derivative
6 33 (3.14%) Statistics
7 29 (2.76%) Client/Server
7 29 (2.76%) Tandem
8 27 (2.57%) Management Information System
8 27 (2.57%) Inversion of Control
9 24 (2.28%) Open Source
10 23 (2.19%) Algorithms
11 19 (1.81%) User Experience
12 18 (1.71%) Fixed Income
13 17 (1.62%) Economics
14 15 (1.43%) Equities
14 15 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 11 (1.05%) Mobile App
15 11 (1.05%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 156 (14.84%) Windows
2 85 (8.09%) Linux
3 57 (5.42%) UNIX
4 39 (3.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (2.76%) Windows 7
6 18 (1.71%) Android
7 14 (1.33%) Apple iOS
8 13 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.57%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.38%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.29%) HPUX
13 2 (0.19%) Solaris
13 2 (0.19%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.095%) SUSE
14 1 (0.095%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (12.56%) MVC
3 107 (10.18%) OO
4 102 (9.71%) TDD
5 92 (8.75%) Software Engineering
6 75 (7.14%) Scrum
7 64 (6.09%) Web Application Development
8 55 (5.23%) Kanban
9 54 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
10 53 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
11 50 (4.76%) Analytics
12 42 (4.00%) OOP
13 41 (3.90%) Data Analysis
14 39 (3.71%) OOD
15 37 (3.52%) OOA/OOD
16 36 (3.43%) BDD
17 32 (3.04%) Dependency Injection
18 31 (2.95%) Content Management
19 30 (2.85%) Information Security
20 29 (2.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 320 (30.45%) C#
2 253 (24.07%) SQL
3 243 (23.12%) Java
4 168 (15.98%) JavaScript
5 121 (11.51%) C++
6 60 (5.71%) Python
7 58 (5.52%) PHP
8 43 (4.09%) Perl
9 32 (3.04%) PL/SQL
9 32 (3.04%) T-SQL
10 30 (2.85%) PowerShell
11 28 (2.66%) VBA
12 21 (2.00%) C
13 19 (1.81%) VB
14 17 (1.62%) MATLAB
15 16 (1.52%) Ruby
16 10 (0.95%) VB.NET
17 7 (0.67%) ActionScript
17 7 (0.67%) Bash Shell
18 6 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 665 (63.27%) Degree
2 48 (4.57%) PhD
3 34 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (2.76%) MCSD
5 28 (2.66%) MCP
6 27 (2.57%) MCAD
6 27 (2.57%) MCTS
7 19 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (1.62%) CCNA
9 16 (1.52%) CEH
10 11 (1.05%) CISM
10 11 (1.05%) CISSP
11 10 (0.95%) OCP
11 10 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
12 8 (0.76%) CISMP
13 6 (0.57%) CCNP
14 3 (0.29%) HNC
14 3 (0.29%) HND
14 3 (0.29%) Sun Certification
14 3 (0.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.09%) QA
2 7 (0.67%) SLA
3 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.095%) COBIT
4 1 (0.095%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (4.95%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.00%) VMware ESX
4 19 (1.81%) VMware Workstation
5 10 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
5 10 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.095%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (1.05%) Nessus
2 10 (0.95%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.29%) Control-M
4 2 (0.19%) SCCM
5 1 (0.095%) OpenView
5 1 (0.095%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 170 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 105 (9.99%) Oracle
3 27 (2.57%) VMware
4 26 (2.47%) Cisco
5 17 (1.62%) BT
6 13 (1.24%) Citrix
6 13 (1.24%) Business Objects
6 13 (1.24%) SAP
7 12 (1.14%) Adobe
7 12 (1.14%) IBM
7 12 (1.14%) Google
8 10 (0.95%) Sony
8 10 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.76%) Nokia
9 8 (0.76%) Sybase
10 7 (0.67%) Siebel
11 6 (0.57%) TIBCO
11 6 (0.57%) Cognos
11 6 (0.57%) HP
12 5 (0.48%) Red Hat
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
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Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £25500 - £27500 per annum + benfits
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
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HFG
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