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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Graduate
Rank 780 769 814
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +45
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 132 206 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 121 177 142
Median salary £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £21,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%

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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 -13 130 £25,000 +8.69% 13
London +2 48 £28,500 +3.63% 2
South East +14 25 £22,000 +7.31% 3
East of England +27 13 £25,000 +11.11% 1
West Midlands -21 12 £20,000 -11.11%
South West +10 11 £27,500 +26.43% 3
North West +4 11 £25,000 +21.95% 3
Hampshire +18 10 £21,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 10 £25,000 - 1
Cambridge - 10 £25,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 7 £27,500 -
Wolverhampton - 7 £20,000 -
East Midlands +9 6 £21,500 -4.44%
Berkshire 0 6 £25,000 +21.95%
Cheltenham - 6 £27,500 -
Yorkshire +32 4 £21,000 +5.00% 1
Shropshire - 4 £19,750 -
Basingstoke - 4 £21,000 - 1
Southampton - 4 £19,000 -
Telford - 4 £19,750 -
City of London +17 3 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Lancashire +16 3 £19,000 -7.31%
Swindon +8 3 £22,500 - 1
Wiltshire +7 3 £22,500 +3.44% 1
Manchester -4 3 £25,000 +28.20% 3
Leicestershire -5 3 £21,500 +19.44%
Leicester -5 3 £21,500 +7.50%
Leeds +38 2 £19,750 -1.25% 1
Surrey +28 2 £23,000 +13.58% 1
West Yorkshire +26 2 £19,750 -1.25% 1

IT Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 208 (71.23%) Degree
2 86 (29.45%) Computer Science
3 74 (25.34%) Microsoft
4 70 (23.97%) SQL
5 65 (22.26%) Banking
6 58 (19.86%) Java
7 57 (19.52%) Windows
8 49 (16.78%) Finance
9 44 (15.07%) Active Directory
10 39 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
10 39 (13.36%) Oracle
11 38 (13.01%) Linux
12 36 (12.33%) Mathematics
13 34 (11.64%) MS Excel
14 30 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (9.25%) Project Management
15 27 (9.25%) Unix
15 27 (9.25%) C#
16 26 (8.90%) Software Engineering
17 25 (8.56%) Business Analysis
17 25 (8.56%) MS Office
18 24 (8.22%) VMware
18 24 (8.22%) Windows Server
18 24 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
19 22 (7.53%) Retail
20 20 (6.85%) Process Management
20 20 (6.85%) SQL Server
21 19 (6.51%) C++
21 19 (6.51%) Firewall
22 18 (6.16%) 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 (6.16%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.71%) Apache
4 4 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.68%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.34%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.34%) JBoss
7 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (11.64%) MS Excel
2 25 (8.56%) MS Office
3 4 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) HFM
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.71%) SaaS
2 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.03%) Office 365
3 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.34%) IaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.51%) Firewall
2 7 (2.40%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (2.05%) FTP
3 6 (2.05%) Internet
3 6 (2.05%) WAN
4 5 (1.71%) 3G
4 5 (1.71%) DNS
4 5 (1.71%) LAN
4 5 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.37%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.68%) HTTP
6 2 (0.68%) MPLS
6 2 (0.68%) NAS
6 2 (0.68%) Network Security
6 2 (0.68%) VoIP
7 1 (0.34%) 4G
7 1 (0.34%) Intranet
7 1 (0.34%) SAN
7 1 (0.34%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.77%) MS Access
3 10 (3.42%) MySQL
4 6 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (2.05%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.37%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.03%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.34%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.34%) Hyperion Smart View
8 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.71%) JIRA
2 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.34%) MSTest
3 1 (0.34%) NUnit
General
1 65 (22.26%) Banking
2 49 (16.78%) Finance
3 22 (7.53%) Retail
4 13 (4.45%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.77%) Games
6 8 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.05%) Back Office
8 4 (1.37%) International Banking
8 4 (1.37%) Marketing
9 3 (1.03%) Legal
9 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.03%) Military
10 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.68%) Front Office
10 2 (0.68%) Law
11 1 (0.34%) Electronics
11 1 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.14%) .NET
2 10 (3.42%) HTML
3 9 (3.08%) XML
4 8 (2.74%) CSS
4 8 (2.74%) Web Services
5 6 (2.05%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.71%) CGI
6 5 (1.71%) LAMP
6 5 (1.71%) Software Packaging
7 4 (1.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (1.03%) Middleware
8 3 (1.03%) REST
9 2 (0.68%) Ext JS
9 2 (0.68%) JPA
9 2 (0.68%) jQuery
9 2 (0.68%) JSON
9 2 (0.68%) Laravel
9 2 (0.68%) SOAP
9 2 (0.68%) Spring
9 2 (0.68%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 86 (29.45%) Computer Science
2 39 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (12.33%) Mathematics
4 15 (5.14%) Hedge funds
5 13 (4.45%) Physics
6 12 (4.11%) Fintech
7 10 (3.42%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.74%) Blackberry
9 6 (2.05%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.05%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.71%) iPad
11 4 (1.37%) iPhone
11 4 (1.37%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.03%) Blog
12 3 (1.03%) Copywriting
12 3 (1.03%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.03%) Digital Media
12 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.03%) Social Media
13 2 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 57 (19.52%) Windows
2 38 (13.01%) Linux
3 27 (9.25%) Unix
4 24 (8.22%) Windows Server
5 17 (5.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (5.14%) Windows 7
7 10 (3.42%) Windows 8
7 10 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (2.40%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.03%) Android
10 3 (1.03%) CentOS
10 3 (1.03%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.68%) AIX
11 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.34%) Solaris
12 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (9.25%) Project Management
3 26 (8.90%) Software Engineering
4 25 (8.56%) Business Analysis
5 20 (6.85%) Process Management
6 15 (5.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 13 (4.45%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (4.11%) Time Management
9 11 (3.77%) Service Management
10 10 (3.42%) Automated Testing
10 10 (3.42%) DevOps
10 10 (3.42%) Presales
11 8 (2.74%) ITIL
12 7 (2.40%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (2.40%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (2.40%) Scrum
12 7 (2.40%) Software Testing
13 6 (2.05%) CRM
13 6 (2.05%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (2.05%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (23.97%) SQL
2 58 (19.86%) Java
3 27 (9.25%) C#
4 19 (6.51%) C++
5 17 (5.82%) PHP
6 11 (3.77%) JavaScript
6 11 (3.77%) Perl
7 10 (3.42%) Python
8 7 (2.40%) VBA
9 6 (2.05%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.05%) R
10 4 (1.37%) C
10 4 (1.37%) VB
11 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 208 (71.23%) Degree
2 7 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.37%) CCNA
4 4 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.37%) MCSE
5 3 (1.03%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.68%) ACCA
6 2 (0.68%) CISA
6 2 (0.68%) CISSP
7 1 (0.34%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.34%) HND
7 1 (0.34%) ISEB
7 1 (0.34%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.03%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (15.07%) Active Directory
2 24 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.05%) Terminal Services
4 5 (1.71%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.71%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (1.37%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.68%) XenApp
7 1 (0.34%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (0.68%) SCCM
1 2 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 74 (25.34%) Microsoft
2 39 (13.36%) Oracle
3 24 (8.22%) VMware
4 11 (3.77%) Cisco
5 7 (2.40%) Citrix
6 5 (1.71%) IBM
6 5 (1.71%) Juniper
6 5 (1.71%) Sophos
7 4 (1.37%) HP
7 4 (1.37%) Intel Security
7 4 (1.37%) NetApp
8 3 (1.03%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.03%) SAP
9 2 (0.68%) QNAP
9 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.68%) Twitter
10 1 (0.34%) Apple
10 1 (0.34%) CommVault
10 1 (0.34%) Facebook
10 1 (0.34%) Polycom
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