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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Graduate
Rank 813 816 825
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 86 94 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.081% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.085% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 80 79 48
Average salary £24,000 £22,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £19,050
10% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £30,000 £28,600
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £21,500 £23,750
% change year-on-year
+6.97% -9.47%

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
104523 110040 100310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 87158 89009 83141
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015 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 1 September 2015. 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 +19 80 £24,500 +8.88% 13
London +11 37 £26,000 -9.56% 4
City of London +44 20 £27,500 - 1
West Midlands +4 11 £25,000 +17.64%
South East +5 10 £20,500 -8.88% 5
East Midlands +1 9 £20,000 - 1
Coventry - 8 £25,000 -
Yorkshire +10 5 £20,000 -16.66% 1
Wales -6 5 £21,000 -1.17%
Leeds +9 4 £20,000 -16.66% 1
West Yorkshire +8 4 £20,000 -16.66% 1
Northamptonshire +7 4 £24,000 +26.31%
Northampton -5 4 £24,000 -
North West -5 4 £25,750 +32.05% 2
West Sussex - 4 £23,750 -
Leicestershire - 4 £18,000 - 1
Brentford - 4 - -
Cheshire +2 3 £27,500 +17.02%
East of England -1 3 £23,000 -4.16%
Crawley - 3 £25,000 -
Berkshire +16 2 £24,000 +6.66% 1
Birmingham +8 2 £27,000 +38.46%
Surrey +7 2 £20,250 -10.00% 3
Hertfordshire -6 2 £23,500 -2.08%
North Wales - 2 £24,000 -
Conwy - 2 £24,000 -
Reading - 2 £24,000 -
Leicester - 2 £18,000 - 1
Loughborough - 2 £18,000 -
Oxfordshire +6 1 £18,500 -24.48%

IT Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 72 (47.06%) Degree
2 49 (32.03%) SQL
3 47 (30.72%) Computer Science
4 40 (26.14%) MS Excel
5 38 (24.84%) .NET
5 38 (24.84%) Windows
6 37 (24.18%) MS Office
7 33 (21.57%) SQL Server
8 27 (17.65%) HTML
8 27 (17.65%) Finance
9 23 (15.03%) C#
10 22 (14.38%) Oracle
10 22 (14.38%) Active Directory
11 19 (12.42%) XML
11 19 (12.42%) ITIL
12 18 (11.76%) HTTP
13 17 (11.11%) Microsoft
13 17 (11.11%) Service Management
14 16 (10.46%) Project Management
14 16 (10.46%) VB.NET
15 14 (9.15%) Business Analysis
15 14 (9.15%) Banking
15 14 (9.15%) Windows 7
15 14 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (8.50%) Change Control
16 13 (8.50%) Mathematics
17 12 (7.84%) C++
18 10 (6.54%) Telecoms
18 10 (6.54%) Java
18 10 (6.54%) Statistical Analysis

IT Graduate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 3 (1.96%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.31%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.31%) IIS
3 1 (0.65%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (26.14%) MS Excel
2 37 (24.18%) MS Office
3 2 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.61%) SAP Business One
1 4 (2.61%) Magento
1 4 (2.61%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.65%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.65%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.76%) HTTP
2 6 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.27%) VoIP
3 5 (3.27%) Wireless
4 3 (1.96%) IP Telephony
4 3 (1.96%) VLAN
4 3 (1.96%) DNS
4 3 (1.96%) 3G
4 3 (1.96%) DHCP
5 2 (1.31%) WebEx
5 2 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.31%) Internet
5 2 (1.31%) WAN
6 1 (0.65%) VPN
6 1 (0.65%) LDAP
6 1 (0.65%) ADSL
6 1 (0.65%) ISDN
6 1 (0.65%) LAN
6 1 (0.65%) 4G
6 1 (0.65%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.58%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.92%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.65%) Big Data
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.65%) BODI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (17.65%) Finance
2 14 (9.15%) Banking
3 10 (6.54%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.23%) Retail
5 7 (4.58%) Back Office
6 2 (1.31%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.31%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Billing
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (24.84%) .NET
2 27 (17.65%) HTML
3 19 (12.42%) XML
4 10 (6.54%) .NET Framework
5 5 (3.27%) WinForms
6 3 (1.96%) J2EE
6 3 (1.96%) CSS
7 2 (1.31%) EDI
7 2 (1.31%) Web Services
7 2 (1.31%) HTML5
8 1 (0.65%) CSS3
8 1 (0.65%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (0.65%) JMS
8 1 (0.65%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.65%) SOAP
8 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 47 (30.72%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.50%) Mathematics
4 7 (4.58%) iPhone
5 6 (3.92%) iPad
5 6 (3.92%) Physics
5 6 (3.92%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.27%) EPoS
7 2 (1.31%) Statistics
7 2 (1.31%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.31%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.31%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.31%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.65%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.65%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 38 (24.84%) Windows
2 14 (9.15%) Windows 7
3 7 (4.58%) Windows XP
4 6 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.27%) Windows 2000
6 4 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.61%) Linux
7 3 (1.96%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.96%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.31%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.65%) Android
9 1 (0.65%) UNIX
9 1 (0.65%) Solaris
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (12.42%) ITIL
2 17 (11.11%) Service Management
3 16 (10.46%) Project Management
4 14 (9.15%) Business Analysis
5 13 (8.50%) Change Control
6 10 (6.54%) Statistical Analysis
7 9 (5.88%) SDLC
8 7 (4.58%) Software Engineering
8 7 (4.58%) CRM
9 6 (3.92%) E-Commerce
9 6 (3.92%) OO
9 6 (3.92%) Software Testing
9 6 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (3.92%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.27%) Time Management
10 5 (3.27%) Data Management
10 5 (3.27%) ERP
10 5 (3.27%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (2.61%) Coaching
12 3 (1.96%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 49 (32.03%) SQL
2 23 (15.03%) C#
3 16 (10.46%) VB.NET
4 12 (7.84%) C++
5 10 (6.54%) Java
6 7 (4.58%) PHP
7 6 (3.92%) VBA
8 5 (3.27%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.61%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.96%) Perl
10 3 (1.96%) Python
10 3 (1.96%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.65%) Scala
11 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.65%) Tcl
11 1 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 72 (47.06%) Degree
2 3 (1.96%) A+ Certification
2 3 (1.96%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.31%) MCP
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.65%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.31%) QA
1 2 (1.31%) FATCA
2 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (14.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.96%) vSphere
3 2 (1.31%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (1.31%) Nagios
1 2 (1.31%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (1.31%) HP SIM
2 1 (0.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (14.38%) Oracle
2 17 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.88%) SAP
4 6 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.61%) VMware
6 2 (1.31%) Veeam
6 2 (1.31%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.31%) Cisco
6 2 (1.31%) McAfee
6 2 (1.31%) Sophos
6 2 (1.31%) HP
6 2 (1.31%) Citrix
6 2 (1.31%) Avaya
7 1 (0.65%) BMC
7 1 (0.65%) NetApp
7 1 (0.65%) BT
7 1 (0.65%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.65%) Remedy
7 1 (0.65%) Cognos
7 1 (0.65%) PeopleSoft
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + fully expensed travel
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Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum + progression, training,
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £23k - 25k per year + Training
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
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Posted: 11 days ago
Blackpool
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Salary: £11000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
East London
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Salary: From £15,000 to £30,000 per annum + overtime
Posted: 14 days ago
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