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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Graduate
Rank 761 798 792
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 160 166 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 149 143 192
Median salary £26,000 £22,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,225 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,575 £31,500 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £21,500 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+6.97% -

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
93569 106792 116655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78866 88051 95388
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +44 146 £26,000 +15.55% 22
London +29 62 £28,500 +3.63% 6
South East +45 29 £25,000 +12.35% 5
City of London +43 13 £28,000 +1.81% 2
East of England +48 12 £20,000 -11.11% 2
North West +26 10 £24,500 - 3
South West +14 10 £26,000 +26.82% 1
East Midlands +10 10 £24,000 +20.00% 3
Berkshire +6 10 £25,000 -
West Midlands -30 8 £23,000 -8.00% 2
Nottinghamshire +11 7 £26,000 +44.44%
Reading +10 7 £25,000 -9.09%
Milton Keynes +35 6 £26,000 +16.85%
Buckinghamshire +35 6 £26,000 +18.18%
Bristol +28 6 £26,000 - 1
Nottingham +10 6 £26,250 +45.83%
Scotland +8 6 £22,500 +42.85%
Manchester +6 5 £21,500 -28.33% 3
Edinburgh - 5 £23,750 -
Surrey +26 4 £26,500 -3.63% 3
Hampshire +1 4 £19,125 -11.04% 1
Birmingham -12 4 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Bedfordshire - 4 £20,000 -
Yorkshire +21 3 £22,500 +2.27%
Southampton +5 3 £19,000 -
Altrincham - 3 £21,500 -
Bedford - 3 - -
Norwich - 3 £18,500 -
Swindon - 3 £19,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £19,000 -

IT Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 227 (75.67%) Degree
2 91 (30.33%) Computer Science
3 86 (28.67%) Windows
4 73 (24.33%) SQL
4 73 (24.33%) Microsoft
5 59 (19.67%) Finance
6 57 (19.00%) Java
7 55 (18.33%) Active Directory
8 52 (17.33%) Banking
9 48 (16.00%) Oracle
10 45 (15.00%) MS Excel
11 41 (13.67%) Windows Server
12 37 (12.33%) Windows 7
13 35 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
13 35 (11.67%) Linux
14 34 (11.33%) Mathematics
15 32 (10.67%) MS Office
16 29 (9.67%) Windows Server 2008
17 27 (9.00%) Windows 8
18 26 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
18 26 (8.67%) SharePoint
19 25 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
19 25 (8.33%) Project Management
19 25 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
20 22 (7.33%) .NET
20 22 (7.33%) C#
21 19 (6.33%) Retail
21 19 (6.33%) Business Analysis
22 18 (6.00%) VMware
22 18 (6.00%) C++

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 26 (8.67%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.67%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.33%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.67%) nginx
6 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.33%) JBoss
6 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 45 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 32 (10.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.00%) Office 365
2 6 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.00%) SaaS
3 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.33%) Firewall
2 4 (1.33%) Intranet
2 4 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (1.33%) Wireless
3 3 (1.00%) 3G
3 3 (1.00%) Internet
3 3 (1.00%) WAN
3 3 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.67%) LAN
4 2 (0.67%) Network Security
4 2 (0.67%) Skype
4 2 (0.67%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.67%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.33%) 4G
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.33%) DHCP
5 1 (0.33%) HTTP
5 1 (0.33%) MPLS
5 1 (0.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.00%) MS Access
2 6 (2.00%) MySQL
3 4 (1.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.33%) GIS
6 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.67%) HP UFT
2 5 (1.67%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.00%) Selenium
4 1 (0.33%) MSTest
4 1 (0.33%) NUnit
General
1 59 (19.67%) Finance
2 52 (17.33%) Banking
3 19 (6.33%) Retail
4 13 (4.33%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.33%) Law
5 7 (2.33%) Legal
6 6 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.67%) Local Government
8 4 (1.33%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.33%) Back Office
9 3 (1.00%) International Banking
9 3 (1.00%) Mandarin Language
9 3 (1.00%) Marketing
9 3 (1.00%) Military
10 2 (0.67%) Automotive
10 2 (0.67%) Billing
10 2 (0.67%) Games
10 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.33%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.33%) .NET
2 13 (4.33%) HTML
3 10 (3.33%) XML
4 8 (2.67%) CSS
5 7 (2.33%) Software Packaging
6 5 (1.67%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.33%) Ajax
7 4 (1.33%) CGI
8 3 (1.00%) Middleware
8 3 (1.00%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.67%) ZeroMQ
10 1 (0.33%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1 (0.33%) CSS3
10 1 (0.33%) HTML5
10 1 (0.33%) JSON
10 1 (0.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 91 (30.33%) Computer Science
2 35 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (11.33%) Mathematics
4 9 (3.00%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.33%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.00%) Fintech
6 6 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.67%) NHS
7 5 (1.67%) Social Media
8 4 (1.33%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.33%) Clustering
8 4 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.33%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.00%) Blog
9 3 (1.00%) Copywriting
9 3 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.00%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.00%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.67%) iPad
10 2 (0.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 86 (28.67%) Windows
2 41 (13.67%) Windows Server
3 37 (12.33%) Windows 7
4 35 (11.67%) Linux
5 29 (9.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (9.00%) Windows 8
7 25 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (5.33%) Windows XP
9 13 (4.33%) Unix
10 7 (2.33%) Android
10 7 (2.33%) CentOS
11 6 (2.00%) Solaris
12 5 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.67%) Ubuntu
12 5 (1.67%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.00%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.00%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.67%) AIX
15 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (8.33%) Project Management
3 19 (6.33%) Business Analysis
4 17 (5.67%) Mentoring
4 17 (5.67%) Software Engineering
5 12 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (3.67%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (3.67%) CRM
6 11 (3.67%) ITIL
6 11 (3.67%) Process Management
6 11 (3.67%) SDLC
7 10 (3.33%) DevOps
7 10 (3.33%) Time Management
8 9 (3.00%) Service Delivery
9 8 (2.67%) Data Management
9 8 (2.67%) Open Source
9 8 (2.67%) Presales
10 7 (2.33%) Software Testing
10 7 (2.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 6 (2.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (24.33%) SQL
2 57 (19.00%) Java
3 22 (7.33%) C#
4 18 (6.00%) C++
5 14 (4.67%) JavaScript
6 12 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 11 (3.67%) C
7 11 (3.67%) Perl
8 8 (2.67%) PL/SQL
8 8 (2.67%) Python
9 7 (2.33%) VB
9 7 (2.33%) VBA
10 6 (2.00%) PHP
11 5 (1.67%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.33%) VBScript
13 2 (0.67%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 227 (75.67%) Degree
2 10 (3.33%) HND
3 6 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.00%) Postgraduate
3 6 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.33%) CISSP
5 3 (1.00%) CISA
5 3 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.00%) MCSE
6 2 (0.67%) ACCA
6 2 (0.67%) CCNA
6 2 (0.67%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.67%) MCSA
6 2 (0.67%) MCT
7 1 (0.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.33%) CLAS
7 1 (0.33%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.33%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.00%) QA
2 4 (1.33%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (18.33%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.33%) VMware ESX
3 7 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (1.67%) vSphere
5 4 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.33%) vCloud
6 3 (1.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (2.00%) SCCM
1 6 (2.00%) SCOM
2 5 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.67%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.67%) Nessus
4 2 (0.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 73 (24.33%) Microsoft
2 48 (16.00%) Oracle
3 18 (6.00%) VMware
4 9 (3.00%) Citrix
5 8 (2.67%) Cisco
6 5 (1.67%) IBM
6 5 (1.67%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.33%) Intel Security
8 3 (1.00%) Sage
9 2 (0.67%) BT
9 2 (0.67%) Juniper
9 2 (0.67%) SAP
9 2 (0.67%) Sophos
10 1 (0.33%) Apple
10 1 (0.33%) CommVault
10 1 (0.33%) Facebook
10 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
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