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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Graduate
Rank 791 800 778
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 165 179 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 146 154 197
Average salary £25,000 £21,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% -13.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £18,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £21,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -16.00%

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
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Graduate within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
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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 -8 157 £25,000 +13.63% 32
London -25 57 £27,500 +22.22% 8
South East +19 24 £25,000 +19.04% 7
East of England +25 23 £26,000 +23.80% 2
South West +17 19 £26,000 - 6
East Midlands +2 13 £25,000 +38.88% 1
West Midlands -23 13 £20,000 -20.00% 3
Hertfordshire +18 10 £27,392 +33.61% 1
Bristol - 10 £26,000 - 3
City of London +44 8 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Nottingham +15 8 £25,500 +41.66% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 8 £25,500 +41.66% 1
Berkshire +5 7 £25,750 +14.44% 1
Cambridgeshire +1 7 £20,500 -21.15%
Cambridge +20 6 £20,500 -21.15%
North West +16 6 £23,250 -2.10% 3
Reading +23 5 £25,000 +16.27%
Buckinghamshire +21 5 £26,000 +44.44% 2
Warwickshire -4 5 £20,000 +5.26%
Bedfordshire - 5 £26,000 -
Milton Keynes +22 4 £26,000 +44.44% 1
Manchester +8 4 £25,000 +5.26% 3
Oxfordshire -2 4 £20,500 -4.65% 2
Surrey -4 4 £25,250 +1.00%
Devon - 4 £18,500 -
Luton - 4 £26,000 -
Abingdon - 4 £20,500 - 2
Cullompton - 4 £18,500 -
Hampshire +7 3 £21,000 +8.74% 2
Derbyshire +1 3 £19,500 -11.36%

IT Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 199 (72.10%) Degree
2 93 (33.70%) Windows
3 79 (28.62%) Microsoft
4 78 (28.26%) Computer Science
5 72 (26.09%) Finance
6 69 (25.00%) SQL
7 66 (23.91%) Active Directory
8 54 (19.57%) Java
9 48 (17.39%) Oracle
10 47 (17.03%) Windows Server
11 44 (15.94%) MS Excel
12 43 (15.58%) Banking
12 43 (15.58%) Windows 7
13 35 (12.68%) Linux
14 34 (12.32%) Windows Server 2008
15 33 (11.96%) MS Office
16 32 (11.59%) SharePoint
17 31 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
18 30 (10.87%) Project Management
19 29 (10.51%) Windows 8
20 26 (9.42%) Windows Server 2003
20 26 (9.42%) .NET
21 24 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
22 23 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
23 22 (7.97%) Mathematics
24 21 (7.61%) SQL Server
25 18 (6.52%) JavaScript
25 18 (6.52%) VMware
26 17 (6.16%) C#
26 17 (6.16%) HTML

IT Graduate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 32 (11.59%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.80%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.90%) Skype for Business
4 6 (2.17%) nginx
5 4 (1.45%) Apache
5 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.45%) Jetty
5 4 (1.45%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.45%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.36%) JBoss
7 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (15.94%) MS Excel
2 33 (11.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) Maya
3 1 (0.36%) MODO
3 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.16%) Office 365
2 10 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.81%) IaaS
6 4 (1.45%) PaaS
7 3 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.90%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.81%) Skype
2 5 (1.81%) Unified Communications
3 4 (1.45%) Internet
3 4 (1.45%) Intranet
3 4 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (1.45%) Wireless
4 3 (1.09%) 3G
4 3 (1.09%) Firewall
4 3 (1.09%) WAN
5 2 (0.72%) LAN
5 2 (0.72%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.36%) Broadband
6 1 (0.36%) DHCP
6 1 (0.36%) DNS
6 1 (0.36%) MPLS
6 1 (0.36%) SAN
6 1 (0.36%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.45%) Big Data
2 4 (1.45%) MySQL
2 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.72%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.36%) GIS
5 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.17%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.81%) HP UFT
2 5 (1.81%) LoadRunner
3 4 (1.45%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.45%) Subversion
4 3 (1.09%) Selenium
5 1 (0.36%) MSTest
5 1 (0.36%) NUnit
General
1 72 (26.09%) Finance
2 43 (15.58%) Banking
3 12 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 11 (3.99%) Retail
5 9 (3.26%) Automotive
6 8 (2.90%) Legal
7 7 (2.54%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.17%) Law
9 5 (1.81%) Billing
9 5 (1.81%) Games
9 5 (1.81%) Local Government
10 4 (1.45%) Aerospace
11 3 (1.09%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.72%) Military
13 1 (0.36%) Back Office
13 1 (0.36%) Front Office
13 1 (0.36%) Marketing
13 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.42%) .NET
2 17 (6.16%) HTML
3 12 (4.35%) CSS
4 8 (2.90%) Ajax
4 8 (2.90%) HTML5
5 5 (1.81%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.81%) Software Packaging
5 5 (1.81%) Web Services
6 4 (1.45%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.45%) CSS3
6 4 (1.45%) Dojo
6 4 (1.45%) jQuery
6 4 (1.45%) Kendo UI
6 4 (1.45%) Natural Language Processing
6 4 (1.45%) RESTful
6 4 (1.45%) Sass
6 4 (1.45%) Spring
6 4 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (1.45%) XML
7 2 (0.72%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 78 (28.26%) Computer Science
2 31 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (7.97%) Mathematics
4 10 (3.62%) Social Media
5 8 (2.90%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.17%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.81%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.81%) NHS
8 5 (1.81%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.45%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.45%) Clustering
9 4 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.45%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.45%) Semantic Web
10 3 (1.09%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.09%) iPad
10 3 (1.09%) iPhone
10 3 (1.09%) Physics
11 2 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 93 (33.70%) Windows
2 47 (17.03%) Windows Server
3 43 (15.58%) Windows 7
4 35 (12.68%) Linux
5 34 (12.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (10.51%) Windows 8
7 26 (9.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (5.80%) Windows XP
10 10 (3.62%) Unix
11 9 (3.26%) Windows 10
12 7 (2.54%) CentOS
13 6 (2.17%) Android
13 6 (2.17%) Solaris
14 5 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.81%) Ubuntu
15 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
15 3 (1.09%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.09%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (10.87%) Project Management
2 24 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (6.16%) CRM
3 17 (6.16%) Mentoring
4 14 (5.07%) Business Analysis
4 14 (5.07%) ITIL
5 10 (3.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (3.62%) Open Source
6 9 (3.26%) SDLC
7 6 (2.17%) Presales
7 6 (2.17%) Process Management
7 6 (2.17%) Service Delivery
7 6 (2.17%) Software Testing
7 6 (2.17%) Wealth Management
7 6 (2.17%) Web Development
8 5 (1.81%) Content Management
8 5 (1.81%) MVC
8 5 (1.81%) Scrum
8 5 (1.81%) Software Engineering
8 5 (1.81%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 69 (25.00%) SQL
2 54 (19.57%) Java
3 18 (6.52%) JavaScript
4 17 (6.16%) C#
5 15 (5.43%) C++
5 15 (5.43%) Python
6 10 (3.62%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.26%) C
7 9 (3.26%) Perl
8 8 (2.90%) PL/SQL
8 8 (2.90%) VB
9 5 (1.81%) PHP
9 5 (1.81%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.45%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.45%) Ruby
10 4 (1.45%) Scala
10 4 (1.45%) VBScript
11 2 (0.72%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.72%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 199 (72.10%) Degree
2 13 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.99%) HND
4 10 (3.62%) MCSE
5 7 (2.54%) Postgraduate
6 5 (1.81%) MCSA
6 5 (1.81%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.81%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.45%) CISSP
8 3 (1.09%) CISA
8 3 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.72%) ACCA
9 2 (0.72%) CCNA
9 2 (0.72%) ISEB
9 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.72%) MCDST
9 2 (0.72%) MCITP
9 2 (0.72%) MCT
9 2 (0.72%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.90%) QA
2 3 (1.09%) SLA
3 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 66 (23.91%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.81%) VMware ESX
3 5 (1.81%) VMware Workstation
3 5 (1.81%) vSphere
4 4 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.45%) vCloud
5 3 (1.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (2.17%) SCCM
1 6 (2.17%) SCOM
2 5 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.81%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.72%) Nessus
4 2 (0.72%) Nmap
Vendors
1 79 (28.62%) Microsoft
2 48 (17.39%) Oracle
3 18 (6.52%) VMware
4 10 (3.62%) Citrix
5 7 (2.54%) Cisco
6 6 (2.17%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.81%) IBM
7 5 (1.81%) Intel Security
8 3 (1.09%) Avaya
8 3 (1.09%) Sage
8 3 (1.09%) Sophos
9 2 (0.72%) BT
9 2 (0.72%) SAP
10 1 (0.36%) Apple
10 1 (0.36%) CommVault
10 1 (0.36%) Google
10 1 (0.36%) Juniper
10 1 (0.36%) Splunk
10 1 (0.36%) TOWER Software
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £21k plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + BENS
Posted: 20 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £26000 per annum + £1,000 Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £15000.00 - £16000.00 per annum + benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: To 23k (depends on experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Qualifications + Beneifts
Posted: 3 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits and shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Marlow
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Pro-Quest
Salary: 18000-65000 Per Annum 18K + Training + Bonus + Commission + Progression
Posted: 16 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Waitrose
Salary: £28,000 - £38,500
Posted: 17 days ago
Abingdon
RM Education
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Abingdon
RM Education
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 18 days ago