The first table below looks at the demand for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 71 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 26 34 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.26% 3.15% 4.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 3.24% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 34
Average salary £25,000 £23,000 £21,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1084 1050 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.34% 97.13% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 826 866 742
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
Buckinghamshire

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Graduate
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the Milton Keynes region.

Graduate Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 33 (70.21%) Degree
2 26 (55.32%) Computer Science
3 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
4 20 (42.55%) Java
5 18 (38.30%) .NET
6 17 (36.17%) Spring
7 16 (34.04%) Hibernate
7 16 (34.04%) C#
8 14 (29.79%) Software Engineering
9 10 (21.28%) Dojo
9 10 (21.28%) WebSphere
10 9 (19.15%) Xbox
10 9 (19.15%) Project Management
10 9 (19.15%) HTML
11 8 (17.02%) SQL
11 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
11 8 (17.02%) jQuery
12 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
12 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
13 6 (12.77%) VB.NET
13 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
13 6 (12.77%) Mathematics
13 6 (12.77%) Banking
14 5 (10.64%) Economics
14 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
14 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
14 5 (10.64%) XML
14 5 (10.64%) CSS
14 5 (10.64%) Windows
14 5 (10.64%) Change Management

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 10 (21.28%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) VLAN
1 1 (2.13%) VPN
1 1 (2.13%) SAN
1 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (12.77%) Banking
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) German Language
3 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (38.30%) .NET
2 17 (36.17%) Spring
3 16 (34.04%) Hibernate
4 10 (21.28%) Dojo
5 9 (19.15%) HTML
6 8 (17.02%) jQuery
7 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
7 5 (10.64%) XML
7 5 (10.64%) CSS
8 4 (8.51%) XSL
9 3 (6.38%) Web Services
10 1 (2.13%) WPF
10 1 (2.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (55.32%) Computer Science
2 9 (19.15%) Xbox
3 6 (12.77%) Mathematics
4 5 (10.64%) Economics
5 4 (8.51%) Statistics
6 1 (2.13%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Software Engineering
2 9 (19.15%) Project Management
3 5 (10.64%) Change Management
4 4 (8.51%) OO
4 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
4 4 (8.51%) Web Development
4 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
4 4 (8.51%) Web Design
5 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Scrum
6 2 (4.26%) ITIL
6 2 (4.26%) System Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Time Management
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.13%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.13%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (2.13%) CAD
7 1 (2.13%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
2 20 (42.55%) Java
3 16 (34.04%) C#
4 8 (17.02%) SQL
5 6 (12.77%) VB.NET
5 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.38%) PHP
7 1 (2.13%) VB
7 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 33 (70.21%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) HND
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.13%) XenApp
2 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.13%) vSphere
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) VMware
3 2 (4.26%) EMC
3 2 (4.26%) NetApp
3 2 (4.26%) Unisys
3 2 (4.26%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) Computacenter
4 1 (2.13%) Dell
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) McAfee
4 1 (2.13%) Citrix
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Plc - Metaskil
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
National Energy Services Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago