The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Graduate role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Graduate
Rank 843 812 824
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 53 69 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.063% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.067% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 46 52 41
Average salary £23,250 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,125 £17,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,950 £34,700
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Graduate
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Graduate within the UK.

IT Graduate Salary Trend in the UK

IT Graduate
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Graduate over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 within the UK.

IT Graduate Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Graduate
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Graduate within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
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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
England -20 50 £24,000 - 11
South East +3 20 £24,000 +6.66% 1
London +7 17 £30,000 +12.14% 5
Buckinghamshire +3 8 £26,000 +15.55%
Milton Keynes - 8 £26,000 -
North West -17 6 £20,500 -14.58% 3
Berkshire -2 4 £22,500 -
City of London +17 3 £33,500 +24.07% 2
Hampshire -10 3 £18,250 -18.88%
Manchester -3 2 £21,500 -10.41% 2
East of England -18 2 £24,000 +43.28% 1
Yorkshire -56 2 £22,000 +25.71%
Merseyside - 2 £17,500 -
South West - 2 £22,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £24,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £22,500 -
Surrey - 2 £20,500 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £20,250 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £22,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £24,000 -
Cheltenham - 2 £22,500 -
Chester - 2 £20,250 - 1
Oxfordshire +15 1 £25,000 +38.88%
South Wales +8 1 £21,250 +11.84%
Southampton +6 1 £18,250 -27.00%
East Midlands +2 1 £22,500 -5.26% 1
Wales 0 1 £21,250 +11.84%
Reading -1 1 - -
Glasgow -3 1 £17,500 -27.08%
Scotland -8 1 £17,500 -27.08%

IT Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Graduate in their job title.

1 92 (57.14%) Degree
2 47 (29.19%) SQL
3 45 (27.95%) Computer Science
4 35 (21.74%) Windows
5 27 (16.77%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (16.15%) MS Office
6 26 (16.15%) .NET
6 26 (16.15%) C#
7 23 (14.29%) Java
8 21 (13.04%) Microsoft
9 20 (12.42%) Oracle
10 19 (11.80%) Finance
11 17 (10.56%) SQL Server
12 15 (9.32%) Banking
12 15 (9.32%) Active Directory
13 14 (8.70%) MS Excel
13 14 (8.70%) Linux
14 12 (7.45%) Project Management
14 12 (7.45%) Service Management
14 12 (7.45%) C++
14 12 (7.45%) Windows 7
15 11 (6.83%) ITIL
16 10 (6.21%) Cisco
16 10 (6.21%) CRM
16 10 (6.21%) Security Cleared
16 10 (6.21%) Mathematics
17 9 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
17 9 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (5.59%) Mentoring
17 9 (5.59%) Change Management

IT Graduate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.48%) IBM Notes
1 4 (2.48%) Lotus Domino
1 4 (2.48%) GroupWise
2 3 (1.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.86%) Documentum
3 1 (0.62%) FileNet
Applications
1 26 (16.15%) MS Office
2 14 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.11%) Internet
2 4 (2.48%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.86%) VPN
3 3 (1.86%) LAN
3 3 (1.86%) WAN
3 3 (1.86%) CTI
4 2 (1.24%) NAS
4 2 (1.24%) Firewall
4 2 (1.24%) LDAP
4 2 (1.24%) DNS
4 2 (1.24%) SAN
5 1 (0.62%) VoIP
5 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.48%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.62%) MS Access
4 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.62%) Big Data
4 1 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Subversion
2 1 (0.62%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 19 (11.80%) Finance
2 15 (9.32%) Banking
3 5 (3.11%) Marketing
4 4 (2.48%) French Language
4 4 (2.48%) Front Office
5 3 (1.86%) German Language
5 3 (1.86%) Italian Language
5 3 (1.86%) Retail
5 3 (1.86%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.24%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.62%) Back Office
7 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.62%) Law
7 1 (0.62%) Legal
7 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.62%) Advertising
7 1 (0.62%) Publishing
7 1 (0.62%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.62%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.15%) .NET
2 8 (4.97%) XML
3 6 (3.73%) HTML
4 4 (2.48%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.48%) CSS
5 3 (1.86%) XSLT
5 3 (1.86%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.86%) JSON
5 3 (1.86%) WCF
5 3 (1.86%) LINQ
5 3 (1.86%) jQuery
5 3 (1.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.62%) ODBC
6 1 (0.62%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 45 (27.95%) Computer Science
2 27 (16.77%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.21%) Mathematics
4 5 (3.11%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.86%) Blog
5 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.24%) EPoS
6 2 (1.24%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.62%) iDTV
7 1 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.62%) Replication
7 1 (0.62%) Equities
7 1 (0.62%) CESG
7 1 (0.62%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.62%) Derivative
7 1 (0.62%) Social Media
7 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.62%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.74%) Windows
2 14 (8.70%) Linux
3 12 (7.45%) Windows 7
4 9 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (5.59%) Windows XP
5 5 (3.11%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.24%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.24%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.24%) UNIX
7 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.62%) Android
7 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (7.45%) Project Management
1 12 (7.45%) Service Management
2 11 (6.83%) ITIL
3 10 (6.21%) CRM
4 9 (5.59%) Change Management
4 9 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (5.59%) Mentoring
5 8 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 6 (3.73%) TDD
7 6 (3.73%) Pair Programming
7 6 (3.73%) Software Engineering
7 6 (3.73%) DevOps
8 5 (3.11%) Information Assurance
9 4 (2.48%) Time Management
9 4 (2.48%) Migration
9 4 (2.48%) ITSM
10 3 (1.86%) MVC
10 3 (1.86%) Manual Testing
10 3 (1.86%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 47 (29.19%) SQL
2 26 (16.15%) C#
3 23 (14.29%) Java
4 12 (7.45%) C++
5 9 (5.59%) Perl
5 9 (5.59%) VB.NET
6 8 (4.97%) C
7 7 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.35%) VBA
7 7 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.73%) PHP
9 5 (3.11%) VB
10 4 (2.48%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.48%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.86%) Python
12 2 (1.24%) COBOL
13 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.62%) VBScript
13 1 (0.62%) VC++
Qualifications
1 92 (57.14%) Degree
2 10 (6.21%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.73%) Sun Certification
5 4 (2.48%) HND
5 4 (2.48%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.24%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.62%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.62%) PCI QSA
7 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.73%) SLA
2 3 (1.86%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) DICOM
3 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (9.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.24%) NFS
3 2 (1.24%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) Nessus
Vendors
1 21 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.42%) Oracle
3 10 (6.21%) Cisco
4 6 (3.73%) VMware
5 4 (2.48%) SAP
5 4 (2.48%) Citrix
5 4 (2.48%) Novell
5 4 (2.48%) Lotus
6 3 (1.86%) Apple
6 3 (1.86%) HP
6 3 (1.86%) Thunderhead
7 2 (1.24%) Remedy
7 2 (1.24%) NetApp
7 2 (1.24%) Altiris
7 2 (1.24%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.62%) Google
8 1 (0.62%) Coverity
8 1 (0.62%) Adobe
8 1 (0.62%) IBM
8 1 (0.62%) Kofax
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