The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Graduate
Rank 807 822 827
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 106 60 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.055% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.059% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 92 56 59
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £18,500 £18,900
10% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £28,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £21,250 £22,500 £21,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +13 96 £22,500 -10.00% 9
London -51 35 £25,000 - 2
East Midlands +10 19 £20,000 -20.00% 2
City of London -2 14 £26,500 +17.77% 2
South East +13 13 £24,500 +2.08% 2
Nottingham +15 12 £20,000 -20.00%
Nottinghamshire +15 12 £20,000 -20.00%
South West - 10 £20,500 - 2
North West - 7 £19,000 -
Wiltshire - 7 £20,500 -
Northamptonshire - 7 £19,000 -
Wales -5 6 £21,250 -15.00% 1
South Wales - 6 £21,250 -
Northampton - 6 - -
East of England -13 5 £24,000 +33.33%
Manchester - 5 £19,000 -
Caerphilly - 5 £21,250 -
Surrey -7 4 £22,500 -6.25%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £24,500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £25,250 - 1
Hertfordshire -10 3 £24,000 +23.07%
West Midlands -14 3 £21,500 -14.00% 1
West Yorkshire -35 3 £24,000 +26.31%
Yorkshire -40 3 £24,000 +18.51%
Gloucestershire - 3 £21,500 - 1
Leatherhead - 3 £22,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £24,000 -
Kent -10 2 £25,000 +11.11%
Leeds -39 2 £24,000 +31.50%
Bedfordshire - 2 £32,500 -

IT Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 115 (52.75%) Degree
2 82 (37.61%) SQL
3 47 (21.56%) Oracle
3 47 (21.56%) Computer Science
4 45 (20.64%) Java
5 42 (19.27%) Finance
6 40 (18.35%) Windows
7 39 (17.89%) .NET
8 33 (15.14%) C#
8 33 (15.14%) MS Office
9 32 (14.68%) Microsoft
10 27 (12.39%) Banking
11 26 (11.93%) SQL Server
12 24 (11.01%) Active Directory
13 23 (10.55%) MS Excel
14 22 (10.09%) C++
15 20 (9.17%) Windows 7
16 18 (8.26%) Relational Database
17 17 (7.80%) PL/SQL
17 17 (7.80%) XML
17 17 (7.80%) Mathematics
18 16 (7.34%) HTML
18 16 (7.34%) CRM
18 16 (7.34%) Linux
18 16 (7.34%) MS Exchange
18 16 (7.34%) Internet
18 16 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
19 15 (6.88%) Project Management
19 15 (6.88%) ASP.NET
20 14 (6.42%) Software Engineering

IT Graduate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 16 (7.34%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.29%) Apache
4 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.92%) Documentum
6 1 (0.46%) GroupWise
6 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.46%) FileNet
6 1 (0.46%) Alfresco
Applications
1 33 (15.14%) MS Office
2 23 (10.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Maximo
1 1 (0.46%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.34%) Internet
2 8 (3.67%) LAN
2 8 (3.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.21%) VPN
4 6 (2.75%) Firewall
4 6 (2.75%) Wireless
4 6 (2.75%) HTTP
5 4 (1.83%) DNS
5 4 (1.83%) WAN
5 4 (1.83%) Extranet
5 4 (1.83%) Intranet
6 3 (1.38%) SAN
7 2 (0.92%) LDAP
7 2 (0.92%) DHCP
7 2 (0.92%) CTI
7 2 (0.92%) NAS
8 1 (0.46%) VoIP
8 1 (0.46%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.46%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.26%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.29%) MySQL
3 5 (2.29%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.92%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.83%) PEAR
1 4 (1.83%) PHPUnit
2 3 (1.38%) Subversion
3 2 (0.92%) NUnit
4 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.46%) JUnit
4 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.46%) Selenium
General
1 42 (19.27%) Finance
2 27 (12.39%) Banking
3 7 (3.21%) Marketing
4 6 (2.75%) Law
5 5 (2.29%) French Language
6 4 (1.83%) German Language
6 4 (1.83%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.83%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.38%) Publishing
7 3 (1.38%) Retail
8 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.46%) Front Office
9 1 (0.46%) Back Office
9 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.46%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.46%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (17.89%) .NET
2 17 (7.80%) XML
3 16 (7.34%) HTML
4 15 (6.88%) ASP.NET
5 11 (5.05%) .NET Framework
5 11 (5.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 10 (4.59%) CSS
7 9 (4.13%) J2EE
7 9 (4.13%) jQuery
8 5 (2.29%) XSL
9 4 (1.83%) Ajax
9 4 (1.83%) LAMP
10 3 (1.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (1.38%) Web Services
10 3 (1.38%) XSLT
10 3 (1.38%) LINQ
10 3 (1.38%) WCF
10 3 (1.38%) JSON
11 2 (0.92%) COM
11 2 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (21.56%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.80%) Mathematics
3 10 (4.59%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.67%) Physics
5 6 (2.75%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.83%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.83%) iPad
7 3 (1.38%) Blog
8 2 (0.92%) Derivative
8 2 (0.92%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.92%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.92%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.92%) Open Source
9 1 (0.46%) Social Media
9 1 (0.46%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.46%) iDTV
9 1 (0.46%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.46%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.35%) Windows
2 20 (9.17%) Windows 7
3 16 (7.34%) Linux
3 16 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.83%) UNIX
4 4 (1.83%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.83%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.92%) CentOS
6 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.46%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (7.34%) CRM
2 15 (6.88%) Project Management
3 14 (6.42%) Software Engineering
3 14 (6.42%) Scrum
4 12 (5.50%) Service Management
5 11 (5.05%) ITIL
5 11 (5.05%) MVC
6 10 (4.59%) Web Development
6 10 (4.59%) TDD
6 10 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (4.13%) Analytics
8 8 (3.67%) Time Management
8 8 (3.67%) Algorithmic Trading
8 8 (3.67%) Migration
9 7 (3.21%) Data Migration
10 6 (2.75%) Pair Programming
10 6 (2.75%) Data Management
10 6 (2.75%) DevOps
11 5 (2.29%) Systems Analysis
12 4 (1.83%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 82 (37.61%) SQL
2 45 (20.64%) Java
3 33 (15.14%) C#
4 22 (10.09%) C++
5 17 (7.80%) PL/SQL
6 12 (5.50%) C
7 11 (5.05%) PHP
8 9 (4.13%) Perl
9 8 (3.67%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.67%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.75%) VBA
10 6 (2.75%) VB
10 6 (2.75%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.29%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.38%) Python
13 2 (0.92%) Ruby
13 2 (0.92%) VBScript
13 2 (0.92%) COBOL
13 2 (0.92%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 115 (52.75%) Degree
2 8 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.75%) Sun Certification
5 5 (2.29%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.83%) MCTS
6 4 (1.83%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.83%) MCSE
6 4 (1.83%) MCSA
6 4 (1.83%) HND
6 4 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.59%) QA
2 5 (2.29%) HL7
3 3 (1.38%) SLA
4 1 (0.46%) DICOM
System Software
1 24 (11.01%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (0.92%) NFS
3 2 (0.92%) XenApp
4 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) Cryoserver
2 1 (0.46%) Control-M
Vendors
1 47 (21.56%) Oracle
2 32 (14.68%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.05%) Citrix
4 9 (4.13%) Cisco
5 8 (3.67%) VMware
6 6 (2.75%) HP
7 4 (1.83%) Mitel
7 4 (1.83%) Open Text
7 4 (1.83%) Websense
7 4 (1.83%) McAfee
7 4 (1.83%) Juniper
7 4 (1.83%) NetApp
7 4 (1.83%) Riverbed
8 3 (1.38%) Adobe
9 2 (0.92%) Altiris
9 2 (0.92%) Thunderhead
9 2 (0.92%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.92%) Remedy
9 2 (0.92%) Apple
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leicestershire
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Salary: £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Deeside, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Robert Half
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago