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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 218 245 193
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 569 533 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.26% 1.17% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.25% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 484 482 655
Average salary £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.43% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -4.25%
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
42376 42691 44981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.85% 93.90% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35736 35906 38731
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +6 101 £30,000 +7.14% 27
Surbiton -3 5 £26,000 +15.55%
Chessington - 5 £26,000 -
Uxbridge -2 3 £23,500 +1.07%
Harrow -17 3 £22,500 -5.26%
Wimbledon -17 3 £23,750 -5.00%
Docklands, London - 3 £32,500 -
Hounslow - 3 £28,500 -
Croydon -6 2 £25,750 +43.05% 1
Beckenham - 2 £20,000 -
Chiswick - 2 £25,000 -
Mayfair - 2 £40,000 -
Teddington -6 1 £27,500 -
New Malden -8 1 £27,500 -
Dagenham - 1 £19,000 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 753 (63.17%) Degree
2 412 (34.56%) Finance
3 394 (33.05%) Computer Science
4 374 (31.38%) C#
5 305 (25.59%) Java
6 291 (24.41%) SQL
7 281 (23.57%) .NET
8 227 (19.04%) JavaScript
9 198 (16.61%) Mathematics
10 188 (15.77%) Agile Software Development
11 185 (15.52%) HTML
12 182 (15.27%) SQL Server
13 178 (14.93%) Microsoft
14 158 (13.26%) Windows
15 157 (13.17%) C++
16 150 (12.58%) OO
17 143 (12.00%) Banking
18 131 (10.99%) CSS
19 129 (10.82%) ASP.NET
20 123 (10.32%) MVC
21 114 (9.56%) Linux
21 114 (9.56%) TDD
22 111 (9.31%) Software Engineering
23 110 (9.23%) MS Excel
24 109 (9.14%) Oracle
25 108 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
26 88 (7.38%) MS Office
27 83 (6.96%) Games
28 79 (6.63%) ASP.NET MVC
29 78 (6.54%) Scrum

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 39 (3.27%) MS Exchange
2 22 (1.85%) IIS
3 19 (1.59%) SAS
4 14 (1.17%) Node.js
5 11 (0.92%) JBoss
6 6 (0.50%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.50%) Apache Pig
7 5 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.42%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.42%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.42%) CMS
8 4 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (0.34%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (0.34%) GroupWise
9 3 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.25%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.25%) Drupal
9 3 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 110 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 88 (7.38%) MS Office
3 25 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.34%) SPSS
5 12 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.67%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.34%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.17%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.084%) Stata
11 1 (0.084%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 5 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (0.42%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.084%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.084%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.084%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.084%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.084%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.084%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.084%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.084%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.43%) SaaS
2 10 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.42%) GitHub
4 4 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.25%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.43%) Internet
2 25 (2.10%) Intranet
3 13 (1.09%) WAN
4 12 (1.01%) Broadband
4 12 (1.01%) VoIP
5 11 (0.92%) VPN
6 10 (0.84%) Wireless
7 9 (0.76%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.76%) LAN
8 7 (0.59%) DNS
8 7 (0.59%) HTTP
9 6 (0.50%) Network Security
10 5 (0.42%) IPsec
10 5 (0.42%) IP Telephony
10 5 (0.42%) MPLS
10 5 (0.42%) OSPF
10 5 (0.42%) BGP
10 5 (0.42%) DHCP
10 5 (0.42%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (15.27%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 25 (2.10%) MySQL
4 21 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (1.76%) Big Data
5 19 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (1.51%) Hadoop
7 16 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (1.01%) MongoDB
9 12 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (0.92%) Data Mining
11 9 (0.76%) Oracle Database
12 8 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (0.50%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.42%) Xcelsius
14 5 (0.42%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 58 (4.87%) NUnit
2 52 (4.36%) Rhino Mocks
2 52 (4.36%) Moq
3 41 (3.44%) JUnit
4 29 (2.43%) Maven
5 26 (2.18%) MSTest
6 21 (1.76%) Eclipse
7 20 (1.68%) Visual Studio
8 19 (1.59%) Selenium
9 15 (1.26%) WebDriver
9 15 (1.26%) Git (software)
10 12 (1.01%) jMock
10 12 (1.01%) Subversion
11 11 (0.92%) FitNesse
12 10 (0.84%) JSUnit
13 7 (0.59%) Metasploit
14 6 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (0.42%) JIRA
15 5 (0.42%) ClearCase
16 4 (0.34%) Ant
General
1 412 (34.56%) Finance
2 143 (12.00%) Banking
3 83 (6.96%) Games
4 75 (6.29%) Investment Banking
5 54 (4.53%) Marketing
6 37 (3.10%) Telecoms
7 35 (2.94%) Advertising
8 34 (2.85%) Front Office
9 32 (2.68%) Financial Institution
10 30 (2.52%) Retail
11 24 (2.01%) Law
12 23 (1.93%) French Language
13 22 (1.85%) German Language
14 14 (1.17%) Online Betting
14 14 (1.17%) Legal
15 10 (0.84%) Publishing
16 9 (0.76%) Italian Language
17 8 (0.67%) Spanish Language
18 7 (0.59%) Electronics
19 5 (0.42%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (23.57%) .NET
2 185 (15.52%) HTML
3 131 (10.99%) CSS
4 129 (10.82%) ASP.NET
5 79 (6.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 77 (6.46%) .NET Framework
7 69 (5.79%) jQuery
8 68 (5.70%) WPF
9 67 (5.62%) XML
10 64 (5.37%) WCF
11 54 (4.53%) WinForms
12 53 (4.45%) Web Services
13 50 (4.19%) HTML5
14 41 (3.44%) LINQ
15 38 (3.19%) J2EE
16 33 (2.77%) NHibernate
17 32 (2.68%) Hibernate
18 30 (2.52%) Spring
19 26 (2.18%) Spring.NET
19 26 (2.18%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 394 (33.05%) Computer Science
2 198 (16.61%) Mathematics
3 108 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (6.12%) Physics
5 72 (6.04%) Hedge funds
6 38 (3.19%) Statistics
7 37 (3.10%) Derivative
8 29 (2.43%) Open Source
9 28 (2.35%) Tandem
9 28 (2.35%) Client/Server
10 27 (2.27%) Algorithms
11 26 (2.18%) Inversion of Control
12 23 (1.93%) User Experience
13 17 (1.43%) Social Media
13 17 (1.43%) Mobile App
13 17 (1.43%) Fixed Income
13 17 (1.43%) Equities
13 17 (1.43%) Economics
14 16 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 14 (1.17%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 158 (13.26%) Windows
2 114 (9.56%) Linux
3 68 (5.70%) UNIX
4 37 (3.10%) Windows 7
5 36 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (1.68%) Android
7 15 (1.26%) Apple iOS
8 13 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (1.09%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.34%) Solaris
9 4 (0.34%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.17%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.17%) HPUX
12 1 (0.084%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (15.77%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (12.58%) OO
3 123 (10.32%) MVC
4 114 (9.56%) TDD
5 111 (9.31%) Software Engineering
6 78 (6.54%) Scrum
7 70 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
7 70 (5.87%) Continuous Integration
8 67 (5.62%) OOP
9 66 (5.54%) Analytics
10 64 (5.37%) Web Application Development
11 52 (4.36%) Kanban
12 50 (4.19%) OOA/OOD
13 49 (4.11%) OOD
14 38 (3.19%) BDD
15 36 (3.02%) Data Analysis
16 33 (2.77%) CRM
16 33 (2.77%) Unit Testing
17 32 (2.68%) Information Security
18 31 (2.60%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 374 (31.38%) C#
2 305 (25.59%) Java
3 291 (24.41%) SQL
4 227 (19.04%) JavaScript
5 157 (13.17%) C++
6 75 (6.29%) Python
7 71 (5.96%) PHP
8 54 (4.53%) Perl
9 42 (3.52%) C
10 41 (3.44%) T-SQL
11 35 (2.94%) PowerShell
12 32 (2.68%) VBA
13 27 (2.27%) PL/SQL
14 23 (1.93%) VB
14 23 (1.93%) Ruby
15 21 (1.76%) MATLAB
16 17 (1.43%) VB.NET
17 9 (0.76%) Bash Shell
18 8 (0.67%) R
19 6 (0.50%) Golang
Qualifications
1 753 (63.17%) Degree
2 63 (5.29%) PhD
3 44 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (3.02%) MCP
5 34 (2.85%) MCSD
6 32 (2.68%) MCAD
6 32 (2.68%) MCTS
7 24 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (1.59%) CCNA
9 15 (1.26%) CEH
10 11 (0.92%) CISM
10 11 (0.92%) CISSP
11 8 (0.67%) CISMP
11 8 (0.67%) Security Cleared
12 7 (0.59%) CCNP
13 6 (0.50%) Sun Certification
14 4 (0.34%) MCSE
15 3 (0.25%) CISA
15 3 (0.25%) PMP
15 3 (0.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.20%) QA
2 4 (0.34%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.34%) SLA
2 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.17%) COBIT
3 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.084%) Data Quality
System Software
1 55 (4.61%) Active Directory
2 26 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (2.10%) VMware ESX
4 24 (2.01%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (0.59%) Nessus
2 4 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.17%) OSSEC
4 1 (0.084%) SCCM
Vendors
1 178 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 109 (9.14%) Oracle
3 30 (2.52%) VMware
4 25 (2.10%) Cisco
5 21 (1.76%) IBM
6 15 (1.26%) SAP
7 14 (1.17%) Adobe
7 14 (1.17%) Citrix
8 13 (1.09%) Red Hat
9 12 (1.01%) Business Objects
10 11 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (0.92%) BT
10 11 (0.92%) Google
11 8 (0.67%) Sony
11 8 (0.67%) Cognos
11 8 (0.67%) Sybase
12 7 (0.59%) Siebel
13 5 (0.42%) Perforce
13 5 (0.42%) Infor
13 5 (0.42%) Eloqua
City, London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + great company culture
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + good benefits , great company
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
North London
TRG
Salary: £30000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum NO COMMERCIAL DEV EXPERIENCE REQUIRE
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum excellent training opportunities and
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £20k - 28k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £21k - 24k per year + OTE +6k
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £20k - 27k per year + OTE £10K-20K
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £21000 per annum + benefits, graduate training scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capgemini UK
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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