The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Graduate
Rank 793 813 834
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 103 58 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.053% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.056% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 91 57 54
Average salary £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,300 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,800 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £21,250 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +2.22%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110250 103018 111675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.44% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 90229 85711 95920
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%

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 10 July 2014 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 10 July 2014. 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 +2 94 £23,000 -8.00% 7
London -31 37 £25,000 - 6
East Midlands - 20 £20,000 - 1
City of London -1 17 £27,500 +22.22% 4
Nottingham - 13 £20,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 13 £20,000 -
South West +2 11 £20,500 +10.81%
South East -22 10 £23,000 -4.16%
Wiltshire - 7 £20,500 -
Northamptonshire - 6 - -
Northampton - 6 - -
Wales -9 5 £21,250 -13.26% 2
East of England -13 5 £28,250 +56.94%
South Wales - 5 £21,250 - 1
Surrey +4 4 £22,500 -6.25%
Gloucestershire +2 4 £21,500 +16.21%
West Yorkshire -31 4 £22,000 +14.28%
Yorkshire -54 4 £22,000 +12.82%
North West - 4 £19,000 -
Bedfordshire -11 3 £32,500 +8.33%
Leeds -36 3 £24,000 +26.31%
Manchester - 3 £19,000 -
Caerphilly - 3 £21,250 - 1
Leatherhead - 3 £22,500 -
West Midlands -3 2 £22,250 -11.00%
Kent -10 2 £25,000 +11.11%
Hertfordshire -13 2 £24,000 +45.45%
Hampshire - 2 £20,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £24,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £20,500 -

IT Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

1 115 (54.25%) Degree
2 83 (39.15%) SQL
3 46 (21.70%) Oracle
3 46 (21.70%) Computer Science
4 45 (21.23%) Finance
5 44 (20.75%) Java
6 39 (18.40%) .NET
6 39 (18.40%) Windows
7 35 (16.51%) MS Office
8 33 (15.57%) C#
8 33 (15.57%) Microsoft
9 26 (12.26%) SQL Server
10 25 (11.79%) Banking
11 24 (11.32%) C++
11 24 (11.32%) MS Excel
11 24 (11.32%) Active Directory
12 21 (9.91%) Windows 7
13 18 (8.49%) MS Exchange
13 18 (8.49%) PL/SQL
13 18 (8.49%) Relational Database
14 17 (8.02%) HTML
14 17 (8.02%) ASP.NET
14 17 (8.02%) XML
14 17 (8.02%) Mathematics
15 16 (7.55%) Internet
16 15 (7.08%) CRM
16 15 (7.08%) Windows Server 2008
17 14 (6.60%) Scrum
18 13 (6.13%) Software Engineering
19 12 (5.66%) Service Management

IT Graduate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 18 (8.49%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.36%) Apache
4 4 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.94%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.94%) Documentum
6 1 (0.47%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.47%) FileNet
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 35 (16.51%) MS Office
2 24 (11.32%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.94%) 3ds Max
3 2 (0.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Maximo
1 1 (0.47%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.55%) Internet
2 8 (3.77%) Wireless
2 8 (3.77%) LAN
3 7 (3.30%) VPN
4 6 (2.83%) HTTP
4 6 (2.83%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.83%) Firewall
5 4 (1.89%) Extranet
5 4 (1.89%) Intranet
5 4 (1.89%) WAN
6 2 (0.94%) DHCP
6 2 (0.94%) DNS
6 2 (0.94%) CTI
7 1 (0.47%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.47%) SAN
7 1 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.26%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.49%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (2.36%) MySQL
3 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.89%) PEAR
1 4 (1.89%) PHPUnit
2 3 (1.42%) NUnit
2 3 (1.42%) Subversion
3 2 (0.94%) Selenium
4 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.47%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.47%) JUnit
4 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.47%) Moq
4 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 45 (21.23%) Finance
2 25 (11.79%) Banking
3 7 (3.30%) Marketing
4 6 (2.83%) Law
5 5 (2.36%) French Language
6 4 (1.89%) German Language
6 4 (1.89%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.89%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.89%) Retail
7 3 (1.42%) Publishing
8 2 (0.94%) Games
8 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.47%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.47%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (18.40%) .NET
2 17 (8.02%) ASP.NET
2 17 (8.02%) XML
2 17 (8.02%) HTML
3 11 (5.19%) .NET Framework
3 11 (5.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 10 (4.72%) jQuery
4 10 (4.72%) CSS
5 9 (4.25%) J2EE
6 5 (2.36%) XSL
7 4 (1.89%) Ajax
7 4 (1.89%) LAMP
7 4 (1.89%) WCF
8 3 (1.42%) LINQ
8 3 (1.42%) JSON
8 3 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (1.42%) Web Services
8 3 (1.42%) XSLT
9 2 (0.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 46 (21.70%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.02%) Mathematics
3 12 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.77%) Physics
5 5 (2.36%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.89%) iPad
6 4 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.89%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.42%) Open Source
7 3 (1.42%) Blog
8 2 (0.94%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.94%) Derivative
8 2 (0.94%) Animation
8 2 (0.94%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.47%) iDTV
9 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.47%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (18.40%) Windows
2 21 (9.91%) Windows 7
3 15 (7.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (5.66%) Linux
5 6 (2.83%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.89%) UNIX
6 4 (1.89%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.94%) CentOS
8 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (7.08%) CRM
2 14 (6.60%) Scrum
3 13 (6.13%) Software Engineering
4 12 (5.66%) Service Management
4 12 (5.66%) MVC
5 11 (5.19%) Project Management
5 11 (5.19%) ITIL
6 10 (4.72%) TDD
6 10 (4.72%) Web Development
6 10 (4.72%) Analytics
7 9 (4.25%) Algorithmic Trading
7 9 (4.25%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (3.77%) Time Management
9 7 (3.30%) Data Migration
9 7 (3.30%) Data Management
9 7 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (3.30%) Migration
10 6 (2.83%) Pair Programming
10 6 (2.83%) DevOps
11 5 (2.36%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 83 (39.15%) SQL
2 44 (20.75%) Java
3 33 (15.57%) C#
4 24 (11.32%) C++
5 18 (8.49%) PL/SQL
6 11 (5.19%) C
7 10 (4.72%) PHP
8 9 (4.25%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.77%) Perl
9 8 (3.77%) VB.NET
10 7 (3.30%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.83%) VB
12 5 (2.36%) VBA
12 5 (2.36%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.89%) Python
14 2 (0.94%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.94%) Ruby
14 2 (0.94%) VBScript
14 2 (0.94%) COBOL
14 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 115 (54.25%) Degree
2 9 (4.25%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.83%) Sun Certification
4 6 (2.83%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.89%) MCTS
5 4 (1.89%) HND
5 4 (1.89%) MCSE
5 4 (1.89%) MCSA
6 1 (0.47%) CCNA
6 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.19%) QA
2 5 (2.36%) HL7
3 3 (1.42%) SLA
4 1 (0.47%) DICOM
System Software
1 24 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.94%) XenApp
3 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.89%) Cryoserver
2 1 (0.47%) Control-M
Vendors
1 46 (21.70%) Oracle
2 33 (15.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.72%) Citrix
4 8 (3.77%) Cisco
5 6 (2.83%) VMware
6 4 (1.89%) Mitel
6 4 (1.89%) Open Text
6 4 (1.89%) Riverbed
6 4 (1.89%) HP
6 4 (1.89%) Juniper
6 4 (1.89%) McAfee
6 4 (1.89%) Websense
7 3 (1.42%) Adobe
8 2 (0.94%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.94%) Apple
8 2 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.94%) Remedy
8 2 (0.94%) NetApp
8 2 (0.94%) Thunderhead
9 1 (0.47%) Avaloq
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Attenda
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Deeside, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
East London
Our IT Deparment
Salary: From £15,000 to £30,000 per annum + Overtime
Posted: 14 days ago
North West London
Smartodds
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago