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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Graduate
Rank 761 794 776
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 171 153 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 154 132 208
Median salary £26,000 £21,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.93% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £17,550 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £30,000 £32,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £21,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -8.69%

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
94892 102869 114926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79750 84327 94069
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +58 161 £26,000 +20.93% 22
London +13 64 £28,250 +26.96% 11
South East +21 27 £25,000 +19.04% 1
East of England +42 17 £26,000 +23.80% 1
South West +19 14 £25,500 +24.39% 3
City of London +47 13 £27,500 +4.76% 1
West Midlands -14 13 £20,000 -20.00% 2
North West +31 11 £24,000 +17.07% 2
East Midlands +12 11 £25,000 +38.88% 1
Berkshire +6 10 £25,000 +11.11%
Nottingham +11 8 £25,500 +41.66%
Nottinghamshire -1 8 £25,500 +41.66%
Reading +11 7 £25,000 -
Bristol +9 7 £26,000 -
Manchester +7 7 £24,000 +17.07% 1
Milton Keynes +31 6 £26,000 +15.55% 1
Buckinghamshire +30 6 £26,000 +18.18% 1
Birmingham -6 6 £27,500 +10.00% 2
Bedfordshire - 6 £26,000 -
Surrey +6 5 £25,250 -3.80%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £20,500 -
Scotland -5 4 £22,500 +42.85% 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £27,392 -
Cambridge - 4 £20,500 -
Edinburgh - 4 £22,500 -
Leatherhead +19 3 £25,250 -3.80%
Altrincham +12 3 £21,500 - 1
Devon +7 3 £18,500 -9.75%
Hampshire -1 3 £21,000 +16.66%
Bracknell -2 3 £33,250 +58.33%

IT Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 216 (73.72%) Degree
2 94 (32.08%) Windows
3 84 (28.67%) Computer Science
4 76 (25.94%) Microsoft
5 71 (24.23%) SQL
6 70 (23.89%) Finance
7 63 (21.50%) Active Directory
8 55 (18.77%) Java
9 50 (17.06%) Banking
10 48 (16.38%) Oracle
11 47 (16.04%) MS Excel
12 44 (15.02%) Windows Server
13 43 (14.68%) Windows 7
14 37 (12.63%) Linux
15 34 (11.60%) MS Office
16 32 (10.92%) SharePoint
16 32 (10.92%) Windows Server 2008
17 30 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
18 29 (9.90%) Windows 8
18 29 (9.90%) Project Management
19 27 (9.22%) Mathematics
20 25 (8.53%) Windows Server 2012
21 24 (8.19%) Windows Server 2003
21 24 (8.19%) Agile Software Development
22 22 (7.51%) .NET
23 19 (6.48%) JavaScript
23 19 (6.48%) VMware
24 18 (6.14%) MS Exchange
24 18 (6.14%) Mentoring
25 17 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure

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 32 (10.92%) SharePoint
2 18 (6.14%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.73%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.37%) nginx
4 4 (1.37%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.68%) Apache
5 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.68%) Jetty
5 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.34%) JBoss
6 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 47 (16.04%) MS Excel
2 34 (11.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) Maya
3 1 (0.34%) MODO
3 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.46%) Office 365
2 8 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.05%) SaaS
4 5 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.37%) IaaS
6 3 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.05%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.71%) Skype
2 5 (1.71%) Unified Communications
3 4 (1.37%) Intranet
3 4 (1.37%) Wireless
4 3 (1.02%) Firewall
4 3 (1.02%) Internet
4 3 (1.02%) WAN
5 2 (0.68%) LAN
5 2 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.68%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.34%) 3G
6 1 (0.34%) Broadband
6 1 (0.34%) DHCP
6 1 (0.34%) DNS
6 1 (0.34%) MPLS
6 1 (0.34%) Network Security
6 1 (0.34%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.37%) MySQL
2 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.68%) Big Data
4 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.34%) GIS
5 1 (0.34%) MS Access
5 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.05%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.71%) HP UFT
2 5 (1.71%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.02%) Selenium
4 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.68%) Subversion
5 1 (0.34%) MSTest
5 1 (0.34%) NUnit
General
1 70 (23.89%) Finance
2 50 (17.06%) Banking
3 16 (5.46%) Retail
4 13 (4.44%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.39%) Legal
6 6 (2.05%) Automotive
6 6 (2.05%) Law
7 5 (1.71%) Billing
7 5 (1.71%) Games
7 5 (1.71%) Local Government
7 5 (1.71%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.37%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.02%) Mandarin Language
9 3 (1.02%) Marketing
9 3 (1.02%) Military
10 2 (0.68%) Back Office
10 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.34%) Front Office
11 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.51%) .NET
2 17 (5.80%) HTML
3 13 (4.44%) CSS
4 8 (2.73%) Ajax
5 7 (2.39%) Software Packaging
5 7 (2.39%) XML
6 6 (2.05%) HTML5
7 5 (1.71%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.37%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.37%) CSS3
8 4 (1.37%) Dojo
8 4 (1.37%) jQuery
8 4 (1.37%) Kendo UI
8 4 (1.37%) Sass
8 4 (1.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (1.02%) CGI
9 3 (1.02%) Middleware
9 3 (1.02%) Regular Expression
9 3 (1.02%) Web Services
10 2 (0.68%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 84 (28.67%) Computer Science
2 30 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (9.22%) Mathematics
4 9 (3.07%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.07%) Social Media
5 7 (2.39%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.39%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.71%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (1.71%) NHS
7 4 (1.37%) Clustering
7 4 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.37%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.02%) Blog
8 3 (1.02%) Copywriting
8 3 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.02%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.02%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.02%) Fintech
8 3 (1.02%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.68%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 94 (32.08%) Windows
2 44 (15.02%) Windows Server
3 43 (14.68%) Windows 7
4 37 (12.63%) Linux
5 32 (10.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (9.90%) Windows 8
7 25 (8.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (8.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (5.12%) Windows XP
10 10 (3.41%) Unix
11 8 (2.73%) Windows 10
12 7 (2.39%) CentOS
13 6 (2.05%) Android
13 6 (2.05%) Solaris
14 5 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.71%) Ubuntu
15 3 (1.02%) Apple iOS
15 3 (1.02%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.34%) AIX
16 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (9.90%) Project Management
2 24 (8.19%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (6.14%) Mentoring
4 16 (5.46%) Business Analysis
4 16 (5.46%) CRM
5 12 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (4.10%) ITIL
5 12 (4.10%) Software Engineering
6 9 (3.07%) Open Source
6 9 (3.07%) SDLC
7 8 (2.73%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (2.73%) Process Management
7 8 (2.73%) Service Delivery
8 7 (2.39%) Data Management
8 7 (2.39%) DevOps
8 7 (2.39%) Presales
9 6 (2.05%) E-Commerce
9 6 (2.05%) Time Management
9 6 (2.05%) Wealth Management
9 6 (2.05%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (24.23%) SQL
2 55 (18.77%) Java
3 19 (6.48%) JavaScript
4 16 (5.46%) C#
5 15 (5.12%) C++
5 15 (5.12%) Python
6 12 (4.10%) Perl
6 12 (4.10%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.07%) C
8 8 (2.73%) PL/SQL
8 8 (2.73%) VB
9 6 (2.05%) PHP
10 5 (1.71%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.71%) VBA
11 4 (1.37%) VBScript
12 3 (1.02%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.68%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.68%) Ruby
13 2 (0.68%) Scala
14 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 216 (73.72%) Degree
2 10 (3.41%) HND
2 10 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.73%) MCSE
4 7 (2.39%) Postgraduate
4 7 (2.39%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.39%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.37%) CISSP
5 4 (1.37%) MCSA
6 3 (1.02%) CISA
6 3 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.68%) ACCA
7 2 (0.68%) CCNA
7 2 (0.68%) CLAS
7 2 (0.68%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.68%) MCDST
7 2 (0.68%) MCITP
7 2 (0.68%) MCT
7 2 (0.68%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.07%) QA
2 3 (1.02%) SLA
3 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (21.50%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.39%) VMware ESX
3 7 (2.39%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (1.71%) vSphere
5 4 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.37%) vCloud
6 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (2.05%) SCCM
1 6 (2.05%) SCOM
2 5 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.71%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.68%) Nessus
4 2 (0.68%) Nmap
Vendors
1 76 (25.94%) Microsoft
2 48 (16.38%) Oracle
3 19 (6.48%) VMware
4 9 (3.07%) Citrix
5 7 (2.39%) Cisco
6 6 (2.05%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.71%) IBM
8 3 (1.02%) Intel Security
8 3 (1.02%) Sage
9 2 (0.68%) BT
9 2 (0.68%) Juniper
9 2 (0.68%) SAP
10 1 (0.34%) Apple
10 1 (0.34%) Avaya
10 1 (0.34%) CommVault
10 1 (0.34%) Facebook
10 1 (0.34%) Sophos
10 1 (0.34%) Splunk
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits and shift allowance
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Qualifications + Beneifts
Posted: 7 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Channel Isles
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + BENS
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £21000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: To £23k + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
DCM Select
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Helens
Ascent People
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Uxbridge
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago