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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Graduate
Rank 767 759 757
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 143 211 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 136 179 172
Median salary £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,150 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,550 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £21,500 £21,750 £21,250
% change year-on-year
-1.14% +2.35%

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
94118 103558 110626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79197 85888 89230
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -33 133 £25,000 +4.16% 15
London +2 56 £28,500 +3.63% 5
South East +4 23 £22,000 +4.76%
East of England +32 12 £22,500 -1.09% 2
West Midlands -20 12 £20,000 -20.00% 3
Hampshire 0 11 £19,000 -11.62%
East Midlands -3 11 £21,500 -4.44%
North West +19 10 £22,500 +3.44% 2
Southampton - 7 £19,000 -
Wolverhampton - 6 £20,000 -
City of London +26 5 £26,250 -4.54% 3
South West 0 5 £26,000 +26.82% 3
Leicestershire -2 5 £21,500 +19.44%
Leicester -4 5 £21,500 +7.50%
Yorkshire +28 4 £22,250 +11.25%
Berkshire -4 4 £26,500 +6.00%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £25,000 - 1
Norfolk - 4 £18,500 -
Norwich - 4 £18,500 -
Cambridge - 4 £25,000 - 1
Lancashire +9 3 £19,000 -7.31%
Northamptonshire +3 3 £21,000 -12.50%
Manchester 0 3 £25,000 +28.20% 2
Gloucestershire -5 3 £27,500 +57.14%
Shropshire - 3 £21,500 -
Sussex - 3 £25,000 -
Suffolk - 3 £28,000 - 1
Telford - 3 £21,500 -
Surrey +27 2 £23,750 +14.45%
Leeds +19 2 £19,750 -1.25%

IT Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 225 (72.58%) Degree
2 85 (27.42%) Computer Science
3 83 (26.77%) Microsoft
4 79 (25.48%) SQL
5 77 (24.84%) Windows
6 63 (20.32%) Banking
7 60 (19.35%) Java
8 58 (18.71%) Active Directory
8 58 (18.71%) Finance
9 49 (15.81%) Oracle
10 39 (12.58%) Windows Server
11 37 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
11 37 (11.94%) Linux
11 37 (11.94%) MS Excel
12 33 (10.65%) Mathematics
13 31 (10.00%) MS Office
14 30 (9.68%) Project Management
14 30 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (9.68%) Windows 7
15 28 (9.03%) Windows Server 2008
16 26 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
16 26 (8.39%) VMware
16 26 (8.39%) C#
17 25 (8.06%) Business Analysis
18 24 (7.74%) Software Engineering
19 23 (7.42%) Windows 8
19 23 (7.42%) Windows Server 2012
20 22 (7.10%) Retail
20 22 (7.10%) SQL Server
20 22 (7.10%) SharePoint

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 22 (7.10%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.81%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.29%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.97%) Apache
4 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.32%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.32%) JBoss
6 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 31 (10.00%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) MS Project
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) HFM
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.94%) SaaS
2 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.61%) Office 365
3 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.87%) Firewall
2 6 (1.94%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (1.61%) 3G
3 5 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.29%) DNS
4 4 (1.29%) Internet
4 4 (1.29%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.29%) WAN
5 3 (0.97%) FTP
5 3 (0.97%) Intranet
5 3 (0.97%) LAN
5 3 (0.97%) Wireless
6 2 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.65%) Network Security
7 1 (0.32%) 4G
7 1 (0.32%) ATM
7 1 (0.32%) DHCP
7 1 (0.32%) MPLS
7 1 (0.32%) NAS
7 1 (0.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.10%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.55%) MS Access
3 9 (2.90%) MySQL
4 6 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.61%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.97%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.97%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.32%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.32%) Hyperion Smart View
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.94%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.97%) JIRA
3 2 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.32%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.32%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.32%) MSTest
4 1 (0.32%) NUnit
4 1 (0.32%) Selenium
General
1 63 (20.32%) Banking
2 58 (18.71%) Finance
3 22 (7.10%) Retail
4 13 (4.19%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.90%) Games
6 7 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.61%) Back Office
7 5 (1.61%) Law
7 5 (1.61%) Legal
8 4 (1.29%) International Banking
8 4 (1.29%) Marketing
9 3 (0.97%) Mandarin Language
9 3 (0.97%) Military
10 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.65%) Front Office
10 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.32%) Local Government
11 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.52%) HTML
2 13 (4.19%) .NET
3 8 (2.58%) CSS
3 8 (2.58%) XML
4 7 (2.26%) Software Packaging
5 5 (1.61%) CGI
6 4 (1.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (0.97%) LAMP
7 3 (0.97%) Middleware
7 3 (0.97%) Web Services
8 2 (0.65%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.65%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.65%) Ext JS
8 2 (0.65%) JPA
8 2 (0.65%) jQuery
8 2 (0.65%) Laravel
8 2 (0.65%) REST
8 2 (0.65%) Spring
8 2 (0.65%) Symfony
9 1 (0.32%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 85 (27.42%) Computer Science
2 37 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (10.65%) Mathematics
4 15 (4.84%) Hedge funds
5 13 (4.19%) Driving Licence
6 10 (3.23%) Fintech
7 6 (1.94%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.61%) iPad
9 4 (1.29%) iPhone
9 4 (1.29%) Physics
10 3 (0.97%) Blog
10 3 (0.97%) Copywriting
10 3 (0.97%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.97%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.97%) Social Media
11 2 (0.65%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 77 (24.84%) Windows
2 39 (12.58%) Windows Server
3 37 (11.94%) Linux
4 30 (9.68%) Windows 7
5 28 (9.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (7.42%) Windows 8
6 23 (7.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (6.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (5.48%) Unix
9 10 (3.23%) Windows XP
10 7 (2.26%) CentOS
11 6 (1.94%) Android
11 6 (1.94%) Windows 10
12 5 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.61%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.29%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.65%) AIX
14 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.65%) Solaris
15 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (9.68%) Project Management
2 25 (8.06%) Business Analysis
3 24 (7.74%) Software Engineering
4 18 (5.81%) Process Management
5 15 (4.84%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 13 (4.19%) Time Management
7 12 (3.87%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (3.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (3.55%) Mentoring
9 10 (3.23%) DevOps
9 10 (3.23%) ITIL
9 10 (3.23%) Service Management
10 9 (2.90%) Presales
10 9 (2.90%) Software Testing
11 8 (2.58%) Data Management
12 7 (2.26%) Automated Testing
12 7 (2.26%) CRM
13 6 (1.94%) Service Delivery
13 6 (1.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (25.48%) SQL
2 60 (19.35%) Java
3 26 (8.39%) C#
4 19 (6.13%) C++
5 15 (4.84%) PHP
6 13 (4.19%) Python
7 12 (3.87%) PowerShell
8 11 (3.55%) JavaScript
8 11 (3.55%) Perl
9 8 (2.58%) C
9 8 (2.58%) VB
10 7 (2.26%) VBA
11 5 (1.61%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.29%) VBScript
13 2 (0.65%) R
13 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 225 (72.58%) Degree
2 5 (1.61%) Postgraduate
2 5 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 5 (1.61%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.29%) HND
3 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.65%) ACCA
4 2 (0.65%) CISA
4 2 (0.65%) CISSP
4 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.65%) MCSE
5 1 (0.32%) CCNA
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.94%) QA
2 4 (1.29%) SLA
3 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (18.71%) Active Directory
2 26 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.26%) VMware ESX
3 7 (2.26%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (1.94%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.65%) vCloud
5 2 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.65%) vSphere
5 2 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (0.97%) SCCM
2 2 (0.65%) SCOM
2 2 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.32%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 83 (26.77%) Microsoft
2 49 (15.81%) Oracle
3 26 (8.39%) VMware
4 10 (3.23%) Cisco
4 10 (3.23%) Citrix
5 7 (2.26%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.29%) Intel Security
6 4 (1.29%) Juniper
6 4 (1.29%) Sophos
7 3 (0.97%) IBM
8 2 (0.65%) HP
8 2 (0.65%) NetApp
8 2 (0.65%) SAP
8 2 (0.65%) Twitter
9 1 (0.32%) CommVault
9 1 (0.32%) Facebook
9 1 (0.32%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.32%) QNAP
9 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
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