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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 222 245 183
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 560 516 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.25% 1.14% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.21% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 475 465 692
Average salary £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.66% -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 £23,000
% 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
41989 42637 45857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.67% 93.89% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 35276 35908 39523
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 22 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 22 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 +5.26% 30
Surbiton -2 6 £26,000 +15.55%
Chessington - 6 £26,000 -
Wimbledon -14 4 £27,500 +10.00%
Uxbridge 0 3 £23,500 -2.08%
Croydon -3 3 £27,500 +35.80% 1
Harrow -19 3 £22,500 -
Hounslow - 3 £28,500 -
Docklands, London - 3 £32,500 -
Teddington -9 2 £27,500 -
New Malden -13 2 £27,500 -
Beckenham - 2 £20,000 -
Chiswick - 2 £25,000 -
Mayfair - 2 £40,000 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £41,500 -
Bromley - 1 £25,000 - 3
Dagenham - 1 £19,000 -
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 757 (63.35%) Degree
2 416 (34.81%) Finance
3 402 (33.64%) Computer Science
4 381 (31.88%) C#
5 314 (26.28%) Java
6 298 (24.94%) SQL
7 284 (23.77%) .NET
8 230 (19.25%) JavaScript
9 200 (16.74%) Mathematics
10 192 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
11 189 (15.82%) HTML
12 183 (15.31%) SQL Server
13 180 (15.06%) Microsoft
14 164 (13.72%) Windows
15 162 (13.56%) C++
16 154 (12.89%) OO
17 142 (11.88%) Banking
18 131 (10.96%) CSS
19 130 (10.88%) ASP.NET
20 126 (10.54%) MVC
21 121 (10.13%) Linux
22 114 (9.54%) Software Engineering
23 112 (9.37%) TDD
24 111 (9.29%) MS Excel
25 107 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
26 106 (8.87%) Oracle
27 87 (7.28%) MS Office
28 82 (6.86%) Games
29 81 (6.78%) Scrum
29 81 (6.78%) Python

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (3.26%) MS Exchange
2 23 (1.92%) IIS
3 18 (1.51%) SAS
4 14 (1.17%) Node.js
5 13 (1.09%) JBoss
6 6 (0.50%) Apache Pig
7 5 (0.42%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.42%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.42%) CMS
7 5 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.42%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (0.33%) GroupWise
8 4 (0.33%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.33%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (0.25%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.25%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 111 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 87 (7.28%) MS Office
3 27 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.26%) SPSS
5 11 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.67%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.33%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.084%) FreeHand
10 1 (0.084%) Stata
10 1 (0.084%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.33%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.084%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.084%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.084%) HFM
4 1 (0.084%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.084%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.084%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.084%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.084%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.34%) SaaS
2 10 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.42%) GitHub
3 5 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.25%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.43%) Internet
2 25 (2.09%) Intranet
3 14 (1.17%) VoIP
4 11 (0.92%) Broadband
4 11 (0.92%) WAN
4 11 (0.92%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.84%) VPN
6 9 (0.75%) HTTP
7 8 (0.67%) Wireless
8 7 (0.59%) LAN
9 6 (0.50%) Network Security
9 6 (0.50%) DNS
10 5 (0.42%) DHCP
10 5 (0.42%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.42%) IPsec
10 5 (0.42%) BGP
10 5 (0.42%) MPLS
10 5 (0.42%) OSPF
10 5 (0.42%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (15.31%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.34%) MySQL
3 27 (2.26%) Relational Database
4 23 (1.92%) Big Data
5 20 (1.67%) Hadoop
6 19 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (1.17%) MongoDB
10 12 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (0.92%) Data Mining
11 11 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (0.75%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (0.50%) Apache Hive
14 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (0.42%) IBM InfoSphere
15 5 (0.42%) Xcelsius
16 4 (0.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 58 (4.85%) NUnit
2 52 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
2 52 (4.35%) Moq
3 44 (3.68%) JUnit
4 31 (2.59%) Maven
5 26 (2.18%) MSTest
6 21 (1.76%) Visual Studio
6 21 (1.76%) Eclipse
6 21 (1.76%) Selenium
7 16 (1.34%) WebDriver
8 14 (1.17%) Git (software)
9 13 (1.09%) FitNesse
9 13 (1.09%) jMock
10 11 (0.92%) JSUnit
11 10 (0.84%) Subversion
12 6 (0.50%) JIRA
12 6 (0.50%) Ant
13 5 (0.42%) ClearCase
13 5 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.42%) Metasploit
General
1 416 (34.81%) Finance
2 142 (11.88%) Banking
3 82 (6.86%) Games
4 74 (6.19%) Investment Banking
5 54 (4.52%) Marketing
6 35 (2.93%) Telecoms
7 34 (2.85%) Front Office
7 34 (2.85%) Advertising
8 32 (2.68%) Retail
8 32 (2.68%) Financial Institution
9 25 (2.09%) Law
10 22 (1.84%) French Language
10 22 (1.84%) German Language
11 14 (1.17%) Online Betting
12 11 (0.92%) Publishing
13 10 (0.84%) Legal
14 9 (0.75%) Italian Language
15 8 (0.67%) Spanish Language
16 7 (0.59%) Electronics
17 5 (0.42%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (23.77%) .NET
2 189 (15.82%) HTML
3 131 (10.96%) CSS
4 130 (10.88%) ASP.NET
5 80 (6.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 76 (6.36%) .NET Framework
7 69 (5.77%) XML
8 68 (5.69%) jQuery
9 65 (5.44%) WPF
10 62 (5.19%) WCF
11 52 (4.35%) WinForms
11 52 (4.35%) Web Services
12 49 (4.10%) HTML5
13 40 (3.35%) J2EE
14 39 (3.26%) LINQ
15 34 (2.85%) Hibernate
15 34 (2.85%) Spring
16 33 (2.76%) NHibernate
17 26 (2.18%) Unity DI Container
17 26 (2.18%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 402 (33.64%) Computer Science
2 200 (16.74%) Mathematics
3 107 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
4 72 (6.03%) Physics
5 70 (5.86%) Hedge funds
6 38 (3.18%) Statistics
7 37 (3.10%) Derivative
8 30 (2.51%) Open Source
9 28 (2.34%) Tandem
9 28 (2.34%) Client/Server
10 27 (2.26%) Algorithms
11 26 (2.18%) Inversion of Control
12 22 (1.84%) User Experience
13 19 (1.59%) Mobile App
14 17 (1.42%) Equities
14 17 (1.42%) Fixed Income
14 17 (1.42%) Social Media
15 16 (1.34%) Economics
15 16 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 14 (1.17%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 164 (13.72%) Windows
2 121 (10.13%) Linux
3 72 (6.03%) UNIX
4 38 (3.18%) Windows 7
5 36 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (1.59%) Android
7 17 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (1.17%) Apple iOS
9 13 (1.09%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.33%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.33%) Solaris
11 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.17%) HPUX
13 1 (0.084%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (12.89%) OO
3 126 (10.54%) MVC
4 114 (9.54%) Software Engineering
5 112 (9.37%) TDD
6 81 (6.78%) Scrum
7 72 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
7 72 (6.03%) OOP
8 66 (5.52%) Web Application Development
8 66 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
9 65 (5.44%) Analytics
10 52 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
10 52 (4.35%) Kanban
11 51 (4.27%) OOD
12 39 (3.26%) BDD
13 36 (3.01%) Data Analysis
14 33 (2.76%) Unit Testing
15 32 (2.68%) CRM
16 31 (2.59%) Information Security
16 31 (2.59%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 381 (31.88%) C#
2 314 (26.28%) Java
3 298 (24.94%) SQL
4 230 (19.25%) JavaScript
5 162 (13.56%) C++
6 81 (6.78%) Python
7 68 (5.69%) PHP
8 54 (4.52%) Perl
9 44 (3.68%) C
10 39 (3.26%) T-SQL
11 35 (2.93%) PowerShell
12 28 (2.34%) PL/SQL
12 28 (2.34%) VBA
13 26 (2.18%) Ruby
14 24 (2.01%) VB
15 21 (1.76%) MATLAB
16 18 (1.51%) VB.NET
17 10 (0.84%) Bash Shell
18 9 (0.75%) F#
19 8 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 757 (63.35%) Degree
2 62 (5.19%) PhD
3 50 (4.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (3.51%) MCP
5 36 (3.01%) MCSD
6 34 (2.85%) MCAD
6 34 (2.85%) MCTS
7 30 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (2.09%) CCNA
9 13 (1.09%) CEH
10 11 (0.92%) CISSP
10 11 (0.92%) CISM
11 9 (0.75%) Security Cleared
12 8 (0.67%) CISMP
12 8 (0.67%) CCNP
12 8 (0.67%) MCSE
13 6 (0.50%) Sun Certification
14 3 (0.25%) ISEB
14 3 (0.25%) CISA
14 3 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (5.52%) QA
2 5 (0.42%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.33%) SLA
4 2 (0.17%) COBIT
4 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.084%) Data Quality
System Software
1 55 (4.60%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.09%) VMware ESX
2 25 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (2.01%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.42%) Nessus
3 2 (0.17%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 180 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 106 (8.87%) Oracle
3 29 (2.43%) VMware
4 27 (2.26%) Cisco
5 21 (1.76%) IBM
6 17 (1.42%) Red Hat
7 14 (1.17%) SAP
7 14 (1.17%) Citrix
8 13 (1.09%) Adobe
9 12 (1.00%) Business Objects
10 11 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (0.75%) Cognos
11 9 (0.75%) BT
12 8 (0.67%) Sybase
13 7 (0.59%) Google
14 6 (0.50%) Panasonic
14 6 (0.50%) Perforce
15 5 (0.42%) Siebel
15 5 (0.42%) Sony
15 5 (0.42%) Twitter
South West London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £18k - 22.5k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £20k - 28k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £16,000 to £26,000 per annum plus attractive commission structure
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £36000 per annum + Benefits + Shares
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Enfield, Middlesex
Square One Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits included
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary is approx up to £35k base + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Enfield, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: VERY Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago