The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had IT Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Graduate
Rank 743 841 838
Rank change year-on-year
+98 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 139 123 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 103 101 117
Median salary £26,000 £22,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £18,000 £18,250
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £23,750 £20,500 £22,250
% change year-on-year
+15.85% -7.86%

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
86446 102226 109753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 85217 90858
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

IT Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured IT Graduate in the job title.

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 10 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Graduate within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +78 138 £26,000 +15.55% 15
London +47 58 £28,500 +5.55% 4
South East +64 22 £24,000 +9.09% 5
East of England +30 18 £33,000 +14.78% 1
West Midlands -17 13 £22,500 +25.00% 2
South West +24 12 £27,500 +17.02%
Cambridgeshire +10 10 £25,000 -
Cambridge - 9 £25,000 -
North West -15 8 £25,000 +28.20% 2
Berkshire +51 7 £21,500 +4.87% 1
City of London +19 7 £28,750 -4.16% 1
Essex +13 7 £33,000 +1.53% 1
Shropshire -6 6 £22,500 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire +22 5 £17,000 -
Wiltshire - 5 £17,000 -
Surrey +31 4 £26,000 +23.80% 3
Slough +30 4 £21,500 -4.44%
West Yorkshire +25 4 £17,000 -
Leeds +22 4 £17,000 -
Buckinghamshire +18 4 £26,500 +6.00%
Milton Keynes +14 4 £26,500 +6.00%
Hampshire +11 4 £22,000 -6.38%
Telford -6 4 £22,500 +25.00% 1
Basingstoke -9 4 £22,000 -6.38%
Cheltenham - 4 £27,500 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £27,500 -
Bristol +15 3 - -
Oxfordshire +35 2 - -
Reading +28 2 - -
Birmingham -21 2 £24,000 +20.00%

IT Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring IT Graduate in the job title.

1 191 (69.96%) Degree
2 88 (32.23%) Computer Science
3 70 (25.64%) Microsoft
4 65 (23.81%) Java
4 65 (23.81%) Finance
5 63 (23.08%) SQL
6 62 (22.71%) Banking
7 55 (20.15%) Analytical Skills
8 50 (18.32%) Windows
9 42 (15.38%) Oracle
9 42 (15.38%) Project Management
10 40 (14.65%) Linux
11 39 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (13.55%) C#
12 37 (13.55%) Active Directory
13 35 (12.82%) Mathematics
14 33 (12.09%) Unix
15 32 (11.72%) Retail
16 29 (10.62%) MS Excel
17 28 (10.26%) MS Office
18 27 (9.89%) Software Engineering
19 24 (8.79%) C++
20 23 (8.42%) PHP
21 22 (8.06%) Business Analysis
21 22 (8.06%) Physics
22 21 (7.69%) .NET
23 19 (6.96%) SQL Server
23 19 (6.96%) Firewall
23 19 (6.96%) Process Management
24 18 (6.59%) MS Exchange

IT Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (6.59%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.30%) Apache
3 4 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (1.47%) JBoss
3 4 (1.47%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.47%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.10%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.37%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 29 (10.62%) MS Excel
2 28 (10.26%) MS Office
3 9 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.83%) MS Project
5 4 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.73%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.37%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.73%) SaaS
2 1 (0.37%) IaaS
2 1 (0.37%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.37%) Office 365
2 1 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.96%) Firewall
2 10 (3.66%) FTP
2 10 (3.66%) Internet
3 6 (2.20%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (1.83%) DNS
4 5 (1.83%) LAN
4 5 (1.83%) WAN
5 4 (1.47%) 3G
5 4 (1.47%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.10%) VoIP
7 2 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.73%) HTTP
7 2 (0.73%) MPLS
7 2 (0.73%) NAS
7 2 (0.73%) Skype
7 2 (0.73%) VLAN
8 1 (0.37%) DHCP
8 1 (0.37%) Intranet
8 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.49%) MySQL
3 10 (3.66%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.93%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (2.56%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.20%) MS Access
7 4 (1.47%) DB2
8 3 (1.10%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.37%) FileMaker
10 1 (0.37%) Hyperion Smart View
10 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (3.30%) JIRA
2 4 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.73%) NUnit
4 1 (0.37%) jMock
4 1 (0.37%) JUnit
4 1 (0.37%) Mockito
General
1 65 (23.81%) Finance
2 62 (22.71%) Banking
3 32 (11.72%) Retail
4 11 (4.03%) Games
5 10 (3.66%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.20%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.83%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.83%) Legal
8 4 (1.47%) Military
9 3 (1.10%) Back Office
10 2 (0.73%) Law
11 1 (0.37%) Advertising
11 1 (0.37%) Electronics
11 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.37%) Front Office
11 1 (0.37%) International Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.69%) .NET
2 12 (4.40%) HTML
3 10 (3.66%) ASP.NET
4 9 (3.30%) LAMP
5 8 (2.93%) Web Services
6 7 (2.56%) CSS
7 5 (1.83%) XML
8 4 (1.47%) jQuery
8 4 (1.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (1.10%) CGI
9 3 (1.10%) REST
9 3 (1.10%) Spring
10 2 (0.73%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (0.73%) JPA
10 2 (0.73%) JSON
10 2 (0.73%) Laravel
10 2 (0.73%) SOAP
10 2 (0.73%) Symfony
10 2 (0.73%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 88 (32.23%) Computer Science
2 55 (20.15%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (12.82%) Mathematics
4 22 (8.06%) Physics
5 14 (5.13%) Hedge funds
6 12 (4.40%) Driving Licence
6 12 (4.40%) Fintech
7 10 (3.66%) Blackberry
8 7 (2.56%) Algorithms
8 7 (2.56%) Cryptography
8 7 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
8 7 (2.56%) Social Media
9 5 (1.83%) iPad
10 4 (1.47%) iPhone
11 3 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.10%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.73%) CCTV
12 2 (0.73%) Derivative
12 2 (0.73%) Economics
12 2 (0.73%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 50 (18.32%) Windows
2 40 (14.65%) Linux
3 33 (12.09%) Unix
4 17 (6.23%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.66%) Windows 7
5 10 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.56%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.83%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.47%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.10%) Android
9 3 (1.10%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.73%) CentOS
11 1 (0.37%) AIX
11 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.37%) VMS
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (15.38%) Project Management
2 39 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (9.89%) Software Engineering
4 22 (8.06%) Business Analysis
5 19 (6.96%) Process Management
6 14 (5.13%) ITIL
7 11 (4.03%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 11 (4.03%) Workflow
8 10 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (3.66%) Service Management
8 10 (3.66%) Time Management
9 9 (3.30%) Presales
9 9 (3.30%) Scrum
10 8 (2.93%) Open Source
10 8 (2.93%) Requirements Engineering
10 8 (2.93%) Software Testing
11 7 (2.56%) Automated Testing
11 7 (2.56%) Kanban
11 7 (2.56%) OO
11 7 (2.56%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (23.81%) Java
2 63 (23.08%) SQL
3 37 (13.55%) C#
4 24 (8.79%) C++
5 23 (8.42%) PHP
6 10 (3.66%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.30%) Perl
7 9 (3.30%) Python
8 7 (2.56%) R
9 6 (2.20%) C
10 5 (1.83%) VB
11 3 (1.10%) VBA
12 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 191 (69.96%) Degree
2 7 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.83%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.83%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.10%) CCNA
4 3 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.10%) MCSE
5 2 (0.73%) A+ Certification
5 2 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.73%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (0.73%) QA
1 2 (0.73%) SLA
2 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (13.55%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.20%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.47%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.73%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.73%) XenApp
6 1 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (0.73%) SCCM
1 2 (0.73%) WSUS
Vendors
1 70 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 42 (15.38%) Oracle
3 17 (6.23%) VMware
4 10 (3.66%) Cisco
5 6 (2.20%) Citrix
5 6 (2.20%) Sophos
6 5 (1.83%) IBM
7 4 (1.47%) Apple
7 4 (1.47%) HP
7 4 (1.47%) Intel Security
7 4 (1.47%) Juniper
7 4 (1.47%) NetApp
7 4 (1.47%) SAP
7 4 (1.47%) Sybase
8 2 (0.73%) Polycom
8 2 (0.73%) QNAP
8 2 (0.73%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.73%) Samsung
8 2 (0.73%) Twitter
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