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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 258 324 266
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 518 382 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.26% 0.92% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 0.96% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 457 322 441
Average salary £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +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
39261 39886 40581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 95.75% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 33887 33811 33189
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 +41 66 £30,000 -4.76% 20
Uxbridge - 5 £29,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -5 4 £24,250 +10.22%
Surbiton - 2 £22,500 - 1
Wimbledon 0 1 £23,000 -16.36%
Chessington - 1 £24,500 -
Croydon - 1 £28,000 -
Edgware - 1 £34,230 -
Enfield - 1 £28,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £32,500 -
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 653 (60.18%) Degree
2 468 (43.13%) Computer Science
3 417 (38.43%) Finance
4 393 (36.22%) C#
5 365 (33.64%) Java
6 314 (28.94%) SQL
7 274 (25.25%) .NET
8 256 (23.59%) Agile Software Development
9 208 (19.17%) SQL Server
10 205 (18.89%) Windows
11 202 (18.62%) Microsoft
12 194 (17.88%) Software Engineering
13 188 (17.33%) JavaScript
14 174 (16.04%) C++
15 164 (15.12%) ASP.NET
16 163 (15.02%) TDD
17 158 (14.56%) MVC
18 157 (14.47%) HTML
19 153 (14.10%) Banking
20 151 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
21 138 (12.72%) CSS
22 133 (12.26%) OOP
23 131 (12.07%) Mathematics
24 125 (11.52%) OO
25 117 (10.78%) Python
26 111 (10.23%) ASP.NET MVC
27 110 (10.14%) MS Excel
28 105 (9.68%) Oracle
29 98 (9.03%) jQuery
30 94 (8.66%) Linux

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 27 (2.49%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.20%) Tomcat
3 10 (0.92%) IIS
4 9 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (0.83%) Node.js
5 8 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (0.65%) Apache
7 6 (0.55%) CMS
7 6 (0.55%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.18%) Jetty
8 2 (0.18%) SAS
9 1 (0.092%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.092%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.092%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.092%) JBoss
9 1 (0.092%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.092%) WordPress
Applications
1 110 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 70 (6.45%) MS Office
3 32 (2.95%) Photoshop
4 18 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.55%) MS Project
7 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.092%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.092%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (1.01%) Eagle PACE
2 7 (0.65%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 5 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.092%) Bond Adapt
5 1 (0.092%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.092%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.12%) SaaS
2 20 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.83%) GitHub
4 8 (0.74%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.65%) Heroku
6 5 (0.46%) IaaS
7 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.28%) Joyent
8 3 (0.28%) Office 365
9 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.092%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 52 (4.79%) Internet
2 38 (3.50%) Broadband
3 36 (3.32%) Intranet
4 19 (1.75%) VPN
5 16 (1.47%) SMTP
6 15 (1.38%) TCP/IP
7 14 (1.29%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (1.29%) DNS
7 14 (1.29%) LLU
7 14 (1.29%) POP3
7 14 (1.29%) VoIP
8 11 (1.01%) Firewall
9 7 (0.65%) HTTP
10 6 (0.55%) 3G
10 6 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (0.55%) WebEx
11 5 (0.46%) LAN
11 5 (0.46%) WAN
12 4 (0.37%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 39 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 35 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
3 35 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (1.47%) MySQL
8 15 (1.38%) Big Data
9 13 (1.20%) DB2
9 13 (1.20%) Oracle Database
10 12 (1.11%) NoSQL
10 12 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (0.65%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.55%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.46%) Redis
Development Applications
1 72 (6.64%) NUnit
2 62 (5.71%) Moq
3 57 (5.25%) Rhino Mocks
4 33 (3.04%) MSTest
5 29 (2.67%) Selenium
6 26 (2.40%) Visual Studio
7 22 (2.03%) JIRA
8 17 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (1.29%) FitNesse
9 14 (1.29%) JUnit
10 12 (1.11%) Eclipse
10 12 (1.11%) TeamCity
10 12 (1.11%) WebDriver
11 11 (1.01%) Git (software)
11 11 (1.01%) JSUnit
11 11 (1.01%) The Grinder
12 9 (0.83%) jMock
12 9 (0.83%) SilkTest
13 5 (0.46%) Jenkins
13 5 (0.46%) SpecFlow
General
1 417 (38.43%) Finance
2 153 (14.10%) Banking
3 79 (7.28%) Games
4 71 (6.54%) Marketing
5 56 (5.16%) Telecoms
6 52 (4.79%) Investment Banking
7 44 (4.06%) Front Office
8 28 (2.58%) Retail
9 22 (2.03%) Financial Institution
10 19 (1.75%) Law
11 18 (1.66%) Electronics
11 18 (1.66%) German Language
12 17 (1.57%) Back Office
13 12 (1.11%) Manufacturing
14 11 (1.01%) Publishing
15 8 (0.74%) Aerospace
15 8 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.74%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.55%) French Language
16 6 (0.55%) Swahili Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (25.25%) .NET
2 164 (15.12%) ASP.NET
3 157 (14.47%) HTML
4 138 (12.72%) CSS
5 111 (10.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 98 (9.03%) jQuery
7 75 (6.91%) .NET Framework
8 70 (6.45%) WCF
9 59 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 55 (5.07%) HTML5
11 46 (4.24%) WPF
12 43 (3.96%) AngularJS
13 39 (3.59%) J2EE
14 37 (3.41%) WinForms
15 36 (3.32%) XML
16 33 (3.04%) LINQ
17 30 (2.76%) Spring
18 29 (2.67%) NHibernate
19 28 (2.58%) J2SE
19 28 (2.58%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 468 (43.13%) Computer Science
2 151 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
3 131 (12.07%) Mathematics
4 64 (5.90%) Hedge funds
5 60 (5.53%) Physics
6 48 (4.42%) User Experience
7 36 (3.32%) Equities
8 31 (2.86%) Client/Server
8 31 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
8 31 (2.86%) Management Information System
9 28 (2.58%) Tandem
10 23 (2.12%) Mobile App
11 19 (1.75%) Social Media
12 18 (1.66%) Algorithms
12 18 (1.66%) Statistics
13 16 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 16 (1.47%) SWIFT
14 15 (1.38%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.83%) Economics
15 9 (0.83%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 205 (18.89%) Windows
2 94 (8.66%) Linux
3 67 (6.18%) Unix
4 52 (4.79%) Windows Server
5 32 (2.95%) Windows 7
6 15 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.29%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (1.11%) Windows 8
8 12 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.01%) Android
9 11 (1.01%) Solaris
10 5 (0.46%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.37%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.37%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.28%) CentOS
13 2 (0.18%) SUSE
13 2 (0.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.092%) Debian
14 1 (0.092%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (23.59%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (17.88%) Software Engineering
3 163 (15.02%) TDD
4 158 (14.56%) MVC
5 133 (12.26%) OOP
6 125 (11.52%) OO
7 86 (7.93%) Scrum
8 82 (7.56%) SDLC
9 79 (7.28%) BDD
10 70 (6.45%) Web Application Development
11 61 (5.62%) Kanban
12 59 (5.44%) Continuous Integration
13 55 (5.07%) Web Development
14 53 (4.88%) Analytics
15 46 (4.24%) Project Management
16 40 (3.69%) CRM
17 38 (3.50%) OOD
18 37 (3.41%) E-Commerce
19 34 (3.13%) Open Source
20 33 (3.04%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 393 (36.22%) C#
2 365 (33.64%) Java
3 314 (28.94%) SQL
4 188 (17.33%) JavaScript
5 174 (16.04%) C++
6 117 (10.78%) Python
7 80 (7.37%) PHP
8 41 (3.78%) Ruby
9 29 (2.67%) T-SQL
9 29 (2.67%) VBA
10 28 (2.58%) C
11 25 (2.30%) VB.NET
12 22 (2.03%) VB
13 21 (1.94%) Perl
14 20 (1.84%) PL/SQL
15 19 (1.75%) MATLAB
16 18 (1.66%) R
17 13 (1.20%) PowerShell
18 9 (0.83%) Shell Script
19 8 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 653 (60.18%) Degree
2 36 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (2.49%) MCAD
3 27 (2.49%) MCP
3 27 (2.49%) MCSD
3 27 (2.49%) MCTS
4 24 (2.21%) CFA
5 20 (1.84%) CCNA
5 20 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (1.29%) PhD
7 12 (1.11%) CISSP
8 10 (0.92%) CISM
8 10 (0.92%) CISMP
9 9 (0.83%) Postgraduate
9 9 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.37%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.28%) CCNP
11 3 (0.28%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.18%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.67%) QA
2 19 (1.75%) AIFMD
3 10 (0.92%) MiFID
4 5 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.18%) SDET
6 1 (0.092%) FATCA
6 1 (0.092%) SLA
6 1 (0.092%) WCAG
System Software
1 40 (3.69%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.46%) Docker
4 3 (0.28%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.18%) Firmware
6 1 (0.092%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.092%) iptables
6 1 (0.092%) LXC
6 1 (0.092%) NFS
6 1 (0.092%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (0.83%) Backup Exec
2 6 (0.55%) Puppet
3 4 (0.37%) DameWare
3 4 (0.37%) SCCM
4 3 (0.28%) WSUS
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.092%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.092%) SCOM
6 1 (0.092%) SELinux
6 1 (0.092%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 202 (18.62%) Microsoft
2 105 (9.68%) Oracle
3 35 (3.23%) BT
4 23 (2.12%) Cisco
5 22 (2.03%) Facebook
6 21 (1.94%) VMware
7 19 (1.75%) Bloomberg
8 18 (1.66%) Sybase
9 14 (1.29%) Citrix
9 14 (1.29%) Nokia
9 14 (1.29%) Reuters
10 11 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (1.01%) Vermilion
11 10 (0.92%) Google
12 9 (0.83%) Cognos
12 9 (0.83%) Perforce
12 9 (0.83%) Red Gate
12 9 (0.83%) SAP
12 9 (0.83%) Symantec
13 8 (0.74%) Adobe
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum + excellent training and career prospects
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Prosper Consulting Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + £50k OTE in Yr 1
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Pens, Health
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 per annum + be- shares, health, pens
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + plus package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Prosper Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Competitive Base + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + 50k OTE 1st Year
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Vita Exclusive Recruitment/Amelco
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum Discretionary bonus & discounted gym
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £260000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Incisive
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £22000 - £29000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago