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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 251 234 190
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 511 578 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.13% 1.25% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.34% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 432 528 617
Average salary £28,250 £26,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.60% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
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
42437 43288 43893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.78% 93.99% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 36075 36075 37807
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 £78,000
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 87 £30,750 +2.50% 23
Surbiton -9 4 £26,000 +15.55%
Chessington - 4 £26,000 -
Uxbridge +3 3 £23,500 +4.44% 1
Harrow - 3 £22,500 -
Docklands, London - 3 £32,500 -
Hounslow -5 2 £27,500 -41.48%
Mayfair - 2 £40,000 -
Croydon -6 1 £24,000 +18.51%
Wimbledon -21 1 - -
Ealing - 1 - -
Beckenham - 1 £20,000 -
Upminster - 1 £23,000 -
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 724 (63.12%) Degree
2 396 (34.52%) Finance
3 370 (32.26%) Computer Science
4 352 (30.69%) C#
5 284 (24.76%) Java
6 281 (24.50%) SQL
7 276 (24.06%) .NET
8 210 (18.31%) JavaScript
9 200 (17.44%) Mathematics
10 178 (15.52%) SQL Server
11 177 (15.43%) Microsoft
12 176 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
13 174 (15.17%) HTML
14 152 (13.25%) Windows
15 145 (12.64%) C++
16 140 (12.21%) Banking
17 137 (11.94%) OO
18 131 (11.42%) ASP.NET
19 129 (11.25%) MVC
20 126 (10.99%) CSS
21 116 (10.11%) TDD
22 110 (9.59%) MS Excel
22 110 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
23 106 (9.24%) Software Engineering
24 102 (8.89%) Oracle
25 100 (8.72%) Linux
26 89 (7.76%) MS Office
27 84 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
28 80 (6.97%) .NET Framework
29 79 (6.89%) Games

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 38 (3.31%) MS Exchange
2 21 (1.83%) IIS
3 19 (1.66%) SAS
4 13 (1.13%) Node.js
5 10 (0.87%) JBoss
6 6 (0.52%) Apache Pig
6 6 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.44%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.44%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.44%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.35%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.35%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (0.35%) GroupWise
8 4 (0.35%) CMS
8 4 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.26%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.26%) Drupal
9 3 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 110 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 89 (7.76%) MS Office
3 21 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.39%) SPSS
5 14 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.78%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.35%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.17%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.087%) Stata
10 1 (0.087%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.087%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 6 (0.52%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.087%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.087%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.48%) SaaS
2 10 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.44%) GitHub
4 4 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.26%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.79%) Internet
2 24 (2.09%) Intranet
3 14 (1.22%) WAN
3 14 (1.22%) VPN
3 14 (1.22%) Broadband
4 13 (1.13%) VoIP
5 10 (0.87%) LAN
5 10 (0.87%) DNS
5 10 (0.87%) Wireless
6 9 (0.78%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.52%) SMTP
7 6 (0.52%) DHCP
8 5 (0.44%) Ethernet
8 5 (0.44%) POP3
8 5 (0.44%) MPLS
8 5 (0.44%) OSPF
8 5 (0.44%) BGP
8 5 (0.44%) IPsec
8 5 (0.44%) IP Telephony
8 5 (0.44%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 20 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (1.74%) MySQL
5 16 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (1.31%) Big Data
6 15 (1.31%) Hadoop
7 12 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (0.87%) Oracle Database
9 10 (0.87%) Data Mining
10 9 (0.78%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.52%) Apache Hive
11 6 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (0.44%) Xcelsius
12 5 (0.44%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 62 (5.41%) NUnit
2 54 (4.71%) Rhino Mocks
2 54 (4.71%) Moq
3 35 (3.05%) JUnit
4 27 (2.35%) MSTest
5 25 (2.18%) Maven
6 20 (1.74%) Eclipse
7 18 (1.57%) Visual Studio
8 16 (1.39%) Git (software)
9 14 (1.22%) WebDriver
9 14 (1.22%) Selenium
10 12 (1.05%) Subversion
11 11 (0.96%) jMock
12 10 (0.87%) FitNesse
13 9 (0.78%) Metasploit
13 9 (0.78%) JSUnit
14 7 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (0.44%) JIRA
15 5 (0.44%) ClearCase
16 3 (0.26%) TestComplete
General
1 396 (34.52%) Finance
2 140 (12.21%) Banking
3 79 (6.89%) Games
4 78 (6.80%) Investment Banking
5 51 (4.45%) Marketing
6 41 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 33 (2.88%) Financial Institution
7 33 (2.88%) Front Office
7 33 (2.88%) Advertising
8 32 (2.79%) Retail
9 24 (2.09%) French Language
9 24 (2.09%) Law
10 22 (1.92%) German Language
11 17 (1.48%) Legal
12 12 (1.05%) Online Betting
13 10 (0.87%) Publishing
14 9 (0.78%) Italian Language
15 8 (0.70%) Spanish Language
16 7 (0.61%) Electronics
17 4 (0.35%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (24.06%) .NET
2 174 (15.17%) HTML
3 131 (11.42%) ASP.NET
4 126 (10.99%) CSS
5 84 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 80 (6.97%) .NET Framework
7 70 (6.10%) WPF
8 66 (5.75%) jQuery
8 66 (5.75%) WCF
9 61 (5.32%) XML
10 55 (4.80%) WinForms
11 53 (4.62%) Web Services
12 47 (4.10%) HTML5
13 43 (3.75%) LINQ
14 32 (2.79%) NHibernate
15 31 (2.70%) J2EE
16 27 (2.35%) Spring
16 27 (2.35%) Hibernate
16 27 (2.35%) Spring.NET
16 27 (2.35%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 370 (32.26%) Computer Science
2 200 (17.44%) Mathematics
3 110 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
4 77 (6.71%) Physics
5 68 (5.93%) Hedge funds
6 36 (3.14%) Derivative
7 35 (3.05%) Statistics
8 29 (2.53%) Tandem
8 29 (2.53%) Client/Server
9 27 (2.35%) Open Source
9 27 (2.35%) Inversion of Control
10 24 (2.09%) User Experience
10 24 (2.09%) Algorithms
11 19 (1.66%) Management Information System
12 17 (1.48%) Economics
13 16 (1.39%) Fixed Income
13 16 (1.39%) Social Media
14 15 (1.31%) Mobile App
14 15 (1.31%) Equities
14 15 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 152 (13.25%) Windows
2 100 (8.72%) Linux
3 67 (5.84%) UNIX
4 32 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 20 (1.74%) Android
7 15 (1.31%) Apple iOS
8 9 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.70%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.26%) HPUX
10 3 (0.26%) Solaris
10 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.26%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.087%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.087%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.087%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (11.94%) OO
3 129 (11.25%) MVC
4 116 (10.11%) TDD
5 106 (9.24%) Software Engineering
6 75 (6.54%) Scrum
7 69 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
8 67 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
9 65 (5.67%) Web Application Development
10 63 (5.49%) OOP
11 62 (5.41%) Analytics
12 54 (4.71%) Kanban
13 47 (4.10%) OOA/OOD
14 45 (3.92%) OOD
15 39 (3.40%) BDD
16 33 (2.88%) Data Analysis
17 31 (2.70%) CRM
18 30 (2.62%) Information Security
18 30 (2.62%) Content Management
18 30 (2.62%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 352 (30.69%) C#
2 284 (24.76%) Java
3 281 (24.50%) SQL
4 210 (18.31%) JavaScript
5 145 (12.64%) C++
6 70 (6.10%) Python
7 67 (5.84%) PHP
8 47 (4.10%) Perl
9 41 (3.57%) T-SQL
10 36 (3.14%) C
11 32 (2.79%) PowerShell
12 29 (2.53%) VBA
13 26 (2.27%) PL/SQL
14 23 (2.01%) VB
15 21 (1.83%) MATLAB
16 20 (1.74%) Ruby
17 15 (1.31%) VB.NET
18 9 (0.78%) Bash Shell
18 9 (0.78%) R
19 6 (0.52%) Golang
Qualifications
1 724 (63.12%) Degree
2 59 (5.14%) PhD
3 40 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (2.88%) MCSD
5 32 (2.79%) MCP
6 31 (2.70%) MCAD
6 31 (2.70%) MCTS
7 20 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (1.48%) CCNA
9 16 (1.39%) CEH
10 11 (0.96%) CISM
10 11 (0.96%) CISSP
11 8 (0.70%) CISMP
12 7 (0.61%) CCNP
13 6 (0.52%) Security Cleared
14 5 (0.44%) Sun Certification
15 3 (0.26%) PMP
15 3 (0.26%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.26%) ISEB
15 3 (0.26%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.88%) QA
2 3 (0.26%) SLA
3 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.087%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.087%) COBIT
System Software
1 53 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.01%) VMware ESX
4 21 (1.83%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.087%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.087%) Snort
5 1 (0.087%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (0.78%) Nessus
2 2 (0.17%) SCCM
3 1 (0.087%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.087%) OSSEC
3 1 (0.087%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 177 (15.43%) Microsoft
2 102 (8.89%) Oracle
3 29 (2.53%) VMware
4 25 (2.18%) Cisco
5 22 (1.92%) IBM
6 16 (1.39%) Adobe
7 15 (1.31%) SAP
8 14 (1.22%) Citrix
8 14 (1.22%) BT
9 13 (1.13%) Business Objects
10 12 (1.05%) Google
11 10 (0.87%) Sony
11 10 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (0.78%) Red Hat
13 8 (0.70%) Cognos
14 7 (0.61%) Siebel
14 7 (0.61%) Sybase
15 5 (0.44%) Nokia
15 5 (0.44%) Perforce
15 5 (0.44%) Eloqua
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bens - bonus, flexi time, more
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £33000 per annum - Excellent Benefits and Environment
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + OTE 65k
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
7 Fifty Two
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £21k - 24k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £ Highly Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £34k - 36k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £16,000 to £26,000 per annum plus attractive commission structure
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £16,000 to £26,000 per annum plus attractive commission structure
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £24000 to £35000 per annum - excellent benefits and culture
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago