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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Graduate
Rank 805 817 823
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 94 56 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.053% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.056% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 79 48 59
Average salary £22,500 £24,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,050 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,600 £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £23,750 £21,500
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +10.46%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 83 £22,500 -10.00% 16
London +6 27 £28,750 +12.74% 8
East Midlands -7 14 £20,000 -20.00% 2
South East -18 14 £22,500 - 3
North West -4 11 £19,500 -18.75%
City of London 0 8 £27,500 +2.80% 3
Manchester -3 7 £19,000 -20.83%
Northamptonshire - 7 £19,000 -
Nottingham +2 6 £20,000 -20.00%
Nottinghamshire 0 6 £20,000 -20.00%
East of England -11 6 £24,000 +6.66% 2
Northampton - 6 - -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £25,250 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £26,000 -
Hertfordshire -14 5 £24,000 +6.66%
Caerphilly - 5 £21,250 -
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £24,000 -
Wales - 5 £21,250 -
South Wales - 5 £21,250 -
South West - 5 £20,500 - 1
Surrey -5 3 £22,500 -6.25%
Berkshire -6 3 £22,500 +32.35% 2
West Yorkshire -39 3 £24,000 +23.07%
Yorkshire -50 3 £24,000 +14.28%
Wiltshire - 3 £20,500 -
Cheshire - 3 £23,500 -
Leatherhead - 3 £22,500 -
West Midlands -13 2 £21,250 -15.00%
Hampshire -16 2 £20,000 -11.11%
Leeds -28 2 £24,000 +37.14%

IT Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 109 (54.23%) Degree
2 69 (34.33%) SQL
3 48 (23.88%) Computer Science
4 38 (18.91%) Windows
5 37 (18.41%) Finance
6 34 (16.92%) .NET
7 33 (16.42%) Oracle
8 32 (15.92%) Java
9 30 (14.93%) MS Office
10 29 (14.43%) Microsoft
11 27 (13.43%) C#
12 25 (12.44%) Banking
13 23 (11.44%) SQL Server
14 22 (10.95%) MS Excel
15 21 (10.45%) Active Directory
16 18 (8.96%) Windows 7
17 17 (8.46%) C++
17 17 (8.46%) Windows Server 2008
18 15 (7.46%) CRM
19 14 (6.97%) Linux
19 14 (6.97%) MS Exchange
19 14 (6.97%) PL/SQL
19 14 (6.97%) Internet
19 14 (6.97%) Project Management
20 13 (6.47%) XML
20 13 (6.47%) Mathematics
20 13 (6.47%) Relational Database
21 12 (5.97%) HTML
21 12 (5.97%) Service Management
21 12 (5.97%) Citrix

IT Graduate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (6.97%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (1.99%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.00%) Documentum
4 2 (1.00%) GroupWise
4 2 (1.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.00%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (1.00%) Apache
5 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.50%) FileNet
Applications
1 30 (14.93%) MS Office
2 22 (10.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.97%) Internet
2 8 (3.98%) LAN
2 8 (3.98%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.48%) VPN
4 5 (2.49%) Firewall
5 4 (1.99%) Wireless
5 4 (1.99%) Extranet
5 4 (1.99%) Intranet
5 4 (1.99%) DNS
5 4 (1.99%) WAN
5 4 (1.99%) HTTP
6 3 (1.49%) SAN
7 2 (1.00%) CTI
7 2 (1.00%) LDAP
7 2 (1.00%) DHCP
7 2 (1.00%) NAS
8 1 (0.50%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.50%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.44%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.47%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.00%) MySQL
6 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Subversion
2 2 (1.00%) PEAR
2 2 (1.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 37 (18.41%) Finance
2 25 (12.44%) Banking
3 6 (2.99%) Law
3 6 (2.99%) Marketing
4 5 (2.49%) French Language
5 4 (1.99%) German Language
5 4 (1.99%) Italian Language
5 4 (1.99%) Spanish Language
5 4 (1.99%) Retail
6 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.49%) Publishing
7 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.00%) Front Office
7 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.50%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.50%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (16.92%) .NET
2 13 (6.47%) XML
3 12 (5.97%) HTML
4 10 (4.98%) ASP.NET
5 7 (3.48%) CSS
5 7 (3.48%) .NET Framework
5 7 (3.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (2.99%) jQuery
7 4 (1.99%) J2EE
8 3 (1.49%) JSON
8 3 (1.49%) WCF
8 3 (1.49%) LINQ
8 3 (1.49%) XSLT
8 3 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.00%) Ajax
9 2 (1.00%) LAMP
9 2 (1.00%) COM
9 2 (1.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 48 (23.88%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.47%) Mathematics
3 7 (3.48%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.99%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.49%) Physics
6 4 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.99%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.99%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.99%) iPad
7 3 (1.49%) Blog
8 2 (1.00%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.00%) Derivative
9 1 (0.50%) iDTV
9 1 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.50%) Replication
9 1 (0.50%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.50%) Equities
9 1 (0.50%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.50%) Social Media
9 1 (0.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 38 (18.91%) Windows
2 18 (8.96%) Windows 7
3 17 (8.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (6.97%) Linux
5 7 (3.48%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.49%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.00%) UNIX
7 2 (1.00%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.50%) Android
8 1 (0.50%) CentOS
8 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (7.46%) CRM
2 14 (6.97%) Project Management
3 12 (5.97%) Service Management
4 11 (5.47%) ITIL
5 10 (4.98%) Software Engineering
6 8 (3.98%) TDD
6 8 (3.98%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (3.98%) Scrum
7 7 (3.48%) MVC
7 7 (3.48%) Time Management
8 6 (2.99%) Analytics
8 6 (2.99%) DevOps
8 6 (2.99%) Change Management
8 6 (2.99%) Migration
8 6 (2.99%) Pair Programming
8 6 (2.99%) Web Development
9 5 (2.49%) Algorithmic Trading
9 5 (2.49%) E-Commerce
10 4 (1.99%) ERP
10 4 (1.99%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 69 (34.33%) SQL
2 32 (15.92%) Java
3 27 (13.43%) C#
4 17 (8.46%) C++
5 14 (6.97%) PL/SQL
6 9 (4.48%) C
6 9 (4.48%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.98%) VB.NET
7 8 (3.98%) Perl
7 8 (3.98%) PHP
8 6 (2.99%) VBA
9 5 (2.49%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.49%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.49%) VB
10 2 (1.00%) COBOL
11 1 (0.50%) VBScript
11 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.50%) VC++
11 1 (0.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 109 (54.23%) Degree
2 9 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.99%) Sun Certification
4 5 (2.49%) HND
5 4 (1.99%) MCSE
5 4 (1.99%) MCSA
5 4 (1.99%) MCTS
5 4 (1.99%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.00%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.99%) SLA
1 6 (2.99%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) HL7
3 1 (0.50%) DICOM
System Software
1 21 (10.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.00%) XenApp
3 2 (1.00%) NFS
3 2 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.99%) Cryoserver
2 1 (0.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 33 (16.42%) Oracle
2 29 (14.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.97%) Citrix
4 10 (4.98%) Cisco
5 8 (3.98%) VMware
6 7 (3.48%) HP
7 4 (1.99%) McAfee
7 4 (1.99%) Websense
7 4 (1.99%) Open Text
7 4 (1.99%) Juniper
7 4 (1.99%) Mitel
7 4 (1.99%) Riverbed
8 3 (1.49%) NetApp
9 2 (1.00%) Novell
9 2 (1.00%) Lotus
9 2 (1.00%) Apple
9 2 (1.00%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.00%) SAP
9 2 (1.00%) Thunderhead
9 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
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n-tier selection limited
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent
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