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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Graduate
Rank 759 781 759
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 149 189 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 136 158 188
Median salary £26,000 £24,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £22,000 £21,125
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.14%

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
94638 106188 112312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79637 87538 91558
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 £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 July 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 July 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 +20 136 £26,000 +5.05% 26
London +12 66 £28,500 +3.63% 8
South East +18 22 £25,000 +16.27% 3
North West +29 11 £25,000 +5.26% 7
West Midlands -6 10 £22,500 -10.00% 1
City of London +43 9 £30,000 +9.09% 1
East of England +41 9 £20,000 -12.08% 3
East Midlands +4 8 £21,250 -5.55% 3
South West +16 6 £26,000 +26.82% 1
Berkshire +3 6 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Manchester +5 5 £21,500 -28.33% 1
Scotland +5 5 £23,750 +50.79%
Southampton +2 5 £19,000 -
Birmingham -3 5 £27,500 -3.50%
Hampshire -6 5 £19,000 -11.62%
Surrey +34 4 £25,000 +19.04% 1
Bristol +18 4 £26,000 -
Edinburgh +9 4 £25,000 +8.69%
Reading +8 4 £25,000 -9.09%
Norwich - 4 £18,500 -
Norfolk - 4 £18,500 -
Bedfordshire +23 3 £20,000 -11.11%
Sussex - 3 £25,000 -
Yorkshire +33 2 £19,750 -10.22%
Derbyshire +21 2 £25,000 +12.35% 2
Buckinghamshire +20 2 £26,000 +19.54% 1
Kent +19 2 £19,250 -
Milton Keynes +15 2 £26,000 +15.55% 1
Nottinghamshire +9 2 £22,250 +11.25%
Bedford +8 2 - -

IT Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 236 (75.16%) Degree
2 93 (29.62%) Computer Science
3 80 (25.48%) Windows
3 80 (25.48%) SQL
4 78 (24.84%) Microsoft
5 61 (19.43%) Java
5 61 (19.43%) Banking
6 60 (19.11%) Finance
7 55 (17.52%) Active Directory
8 52 (16.56%) Oracle
9 44 (14.01%) MS Excel
10 40 (12.74%) Windows Server
11 38 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
12 36 (11.46%) Mathematics
13 34 (10.83%) Linux
13 34 (10.83%) MS Office
14 33 (10.51%) Windows 7
15 28 (8.92%) Project Management
15 28 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (8.92%) Windows Server 2008
16 27 (8.60%) Windows Server 2003
17 25 (7.96%) Windows 8
17 25 (7.96%) Windows Server 2012
18 23 (7.32%) C#
18 23 (7.32%) SharePoint
19 22 (7.01%) Retail
19 22 (7.01%) Business Analysis
19 22 (7.01%) VMware
19 22 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
20 21 (6.69%) Software Engineering

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 23 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.78%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
3 4 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (0.96%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.32%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.32%) JBoss
5 1 (0.32%) nginx
5 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (14.01%) MS Excel
2 34 (10.83%) MS Office
3 2 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.32%) HFM
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.91%) Office 365
1 6 (1.91%) SaaS
2 5 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.91%) Remote Desktop
1 6 (1.91%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.59%) 3G
2 5 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (1.27%) Intranet
3 4 (1.27%) Wireless
4 3 (0.96%) Firewall
4 3 (0.96%) Internet
5 2 (0.64%) Network Security
5 2 (0.64%) WAN
6 1 (0.32%) 4G
6 1 (0.32%) ATM
6 1 (0.32%) Broadband
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.32%) DHCP
6 1 (0.32%) DNS
6 1 (0.32%) HTTP
6 1 (0.32%) LAN
6 1 (0.32%) VPN
6 1 (0.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.87%) MS Access
3 7 (2.23%) MySQL
4 6 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.27%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.96%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.32%) GIS
7 1 (0.32%) Hyperion Smart View
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.91%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.59%) HP UFT
2 5 (1.59%) LoadRunner
3 3 (0.96%) Selenium
4 1 (0.32%) MSTest
4 1 (0.32%) NUnit
General
1 61 (19.43%) Banking
2 60 (19.11%) Finance
3 22 (7.01%) Retail
4 15 (4.78%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.55%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.23%) Law
6 7 (2.23%) Legal
7 6 (1.91%) Games
8 5 (1.59%) Back Office
8 5 (1.59%) Local Government
9 4 (1.27%) International Banking
10 3 (0.96%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.96%) Marketing
10 3 (0.96%) Military
11 2 (0.64%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.64%) Front Office
12 1 (0.32%) Automotive
12 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.05%) .NET
2 12 (3.82%) HTML
3 10 (3.18%) XML
4 7 (2.23%) Software Packaging
5 6 (1.91%) CSS
6 5 (1.59%) CGI
7 4 (1.27%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.96%) Middleware
9 2 (0.64%) Ajax
9 2 (0.64%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1 (0.32%) CSS3
10 1 (0.32%) HTML5
10 1 (0.32%) JSON
10 1 (0.32%) SOAP
10 1 (0.32%) Web Services
10 1 (0.32%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 93 (29.62%) Computer Science
2 38 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (11.46%) Mathematics
4 15 (4.78%) Driving Licence
5 11 (3.50%) Hedge funds
6 7 (2.23%) Fintech
7 6 (1.91%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.59%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.59%) NHS
9 4 (1.27%) Clustering
9 4 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.27%) iPad
9 4 (1.27%) iPhone
9 4 (1.27%) Social Media
10 3 (0.96%) Blog
10 3 (0.96%) Copywriting
10 3 (0.96%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.96%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.96%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 80 (25.48%) Windows
2 40 (12.74%) Windows Server
3 34 (10.83%) Linux
4 33 (10.51%) Windows 7
5 28 (8.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (8.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (7.96%) Windows 8
7 25 (7.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (5.41%) Windows XP
9 12 (3.82%) Unix
10 6 (1.91%) Android
10 6 (1.91%) CentOS
10 6 (1.91%) Solaris
11 5 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.59%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.59%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.96%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.64%) AIX
14 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (8.92%) Project Management
2 22 (7.01%) Business Analysis
3 21 (6.69%) Software Engineering
4 16 (5.10%) Mentoring
4 16 (5.10%) Process Management
5 14 (4.46%) Time Management
6 12 (3.82%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (3.50%) SDLC
7 11 (3.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 10 (3.18%) DevOps
8 10 (3.18%) ITIL
9 9 (2.87%) CRM
9 9 (2.87%) Open Source
9 9 (2.87%) Service Delivery
9 9 (2.87%) Software Testing
10 8 (2.55%) Data Management
10 8 (2.55%) Presales
11 7 (2.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (25.48%) SQL
2 61 (19.43%) Java
3 23 (7.32%) C#
4 20 (6.37%) C++
5 12 (3.82%) JavaScript
5 12 (3.82%) PowerShell
6 11 (3.50%) C
7 10 (3.18%) Perl
7 10 (3.18%) Python
8 8 (2.55%) PL/SQL
8 8 (2.55%) VB
8 8 (2.55%) VBA
9 6 (1.91%) PHP
10 5 (1.59%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.27%) VBScript
12 2 (0.64%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 236 (75.16%) Degree
2 10 (3.18%) HND
3 6 (1.91%) Postgraduate
4 5 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.59%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.96%) CISSP
6 3 (0.96%) MCSE
7 2 (0.64%) ACCA
7 2 (0.64%) CCNA
7 2 (0.64%) CISA
7 2 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.23%) QA
2 5 (1.59%) SLA
3 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (17.52%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.23%) VMware ESX
3 7 (2.23%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (1.59%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.27%) vCloud
5 4 (1.27%) vSphere
6 2 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.91%) SCCM
1 6 (1.91%) SCOM
2 5 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.59%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.32%) Nessus
4 1 (0.32%) Nmap
Vendors
1 78 (24.84%) Microsoft
2 52 (16.56%) Oracle
3 22 (7.01%) VMware
4 11 (3.50%) Citrix
5 8 (2.55%) Cisco
6 6 (1.91%) Intel Security
7 5 (1.59%) IBM
7 5 (1.59%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.27%) Sophos
9 2 (0.64%) BT
9 2 (0.64%) Juniper
9 2 (0.64%) Sage
9 2 (0.64%) SAP
10 1 (0.32%) CommVault
10 1 (0.32%) Facebook
10 1 (0.32%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
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Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
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Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
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