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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Graduate
Rank 830 832 824
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 72 106 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.090% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.095% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 68 96 59
Average salary £22,750 £23,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.08% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £20,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £21,500 £21,500

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -7 66 £23,000 - 19
London +12 32 £25,000 - 6
South East +15 11 £20,750 -9.78% 6
West Midlands 0 11 £25,000 +16.27%
Coventry - 10 £25,000 -
City of London +26 9 £26,750 -2.72% 4
East Midlands -6 8 £20,000 -
Wales -2 6 £21,000 -0.59%
Berkshire - 6 £21,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire -8 5 £19,000 -5.00%
Nottingham -14 4 £19,000 -5.00%
Reading - 3 £20,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 2 £18,500 -13.95%
Hampshire -6 2 £17,250 -13.75%
Northamptonshire -7 2 £24,000 -
Northampton -8 2 £24,000 -
North East -9 2 £18,500 -13.95%
Tyne and Wear -10 2 £18,500 -13.95%
North Wales - 2 £24,000 -
Derbyshire - 2 £21,000 -
Derby - 2 £21,000 -
Brentford - 2 - -
Conwy - 2 £24,000 -
Surrey +7 1 £20,000 -11.11% 4
Kingston Upon Thames +4 1 £20,500 -
East of England +4 1 £23,000 -18.58% 3
Hertfordshire +3 1 £23,000 -4.16% 1
Southampton 0 1 - -
Yorkshire -2 1 £21,500 -2.27%
Hemel Hempstead -10 1 £23,000 -4.16%

IT Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 87 (51.48%) Degree
2 54 (31.95%) SQL
3 51 (30.18%) Windows
4 45 (26.63%) SQL Server
5 43 (25.44%) Computer Science
6 38 (22.49%) HTML
6 38 (22.49%) MS Excel
7 35 (20.71%) .NET
8 31 (18.34%) Active Directory
9 30 (17.75%) Oracle
9 30 (17.75%) MS Office
10 26 (15.38%) ITIL
10 26 (15.38%) C#
11 24 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (14.20%) XML
11 24 (14.20%) HTTP
12 20 (11.83%) Finance
12 20 (11.83%) Windows 7
13 19 (11.24%) Service Management
14 18 (10.65%) Mathematics
15 16 (9.47%) Microsoft
16 14 (8.28%) Windows XP
16 14 (8.28%) Project Management
17 13 (7.69%) SAP
18 12 (7.10%) Windows 2000
18 12 (7.10%) Time Management
19 10 (5.92%) Retail
19 10 (5.92%) SDLC
19 10 (5.92%) JavaScript
20 9 (5.33%) EPoS

IT Graduate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (2.37%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.18%) IIS
3 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 38 (22.49%) MS Excel
2 30 (17.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Magento
1 4 (2.37%) Sage 200
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.18%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.59%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.20%) HTTP
2 7 (4.14%) VoIP
2 7 (4.14%) Wireless
3 3 (1.78%) VLAN
3 3 (1.78%) DNS
4 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.18%) VPN
4 2 (1.18%) Network Security
4 2 (1.18%) WebEx
4 2 (1.18%) Firewall
5 1 (0.59%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.59%) Internet
5 1 (0.59%) WAN
5 1 (0.59%) DHCP
5 1 (0.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (26.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.14%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.55%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.59%) MS Access
6 1 (0.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (11.83%) Finance
2 10 (5.92%) Retail
3 6 (3.55%) Banking
4 5 (2.96%) Back Office
5 4 (2.37%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.59%) Marketing
7 1 (0.59%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.59%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (22.49%) HTML
2 35 (20.71%) .NET
3 24 (14.20%) XML
4 7 (4.14%) CSS
4 7 (4.14%) J2EE
5 3 (1.78%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.78%) WinForms
6 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.18%) HTML5
6 2 (1.18%) Web Services
7 1 (0.59%) EDI
7 1 (0.59%) CSS3
7 1 (0.59%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (0.59%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 43 (25.44%) Computer Science
2 24 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (10.65%) Mathematics
4 9 (5.33%) EPoS
5 7 (4.14%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.37%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.37%) Physics
7 3 (1.78%) iPhone
8 2 (1.18%) iPad
8 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.18%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.18%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.18%) Statistics
9 1 (0.59%) Economics
9 1 (0.59%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.59%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 51 (30.18%) Windows
2 20 (11.83%) Windows 7
3 14 (8.28%) Windows XP
4 12 (7.10%) Windows 2000
5 8 (4.73%) Linux
5 8 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.55%) UNIX
7 5 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.37%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.59%) Android
10 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.38%) ITIL
2 19 (11.24%) Service Management
3 14 (8.28%) Project Management
4 12 (7.10%) Time Management
5 10 (5.92%) SDLC
6 8 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (4.73%) Software Testing
7 7 (4.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (4.14%) CRM
8 6 (3.55%) E-Commerce
8 6 (3.55%) OO
8 6 (3.55%) Business Analysis
9 5 (2.96%) Web Development
9 5 (2.96%) Data Management
9 5 (2.96%) ERP
9 5 (2.96%) Mentoring
10 4 (2.37%) Dashboard Development
10 4 (2.37%) Change Control
10 4 (2.37%) Software Deployment
10 4 (2.37%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 54 (31.95%) SQL
2 26 (15.38%) C#
3 10 (5.92%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.73%) Java
5 6 (3.55%) PHP
5 6 (3.55%) VB.NET
5 6 (3.55%) VBA
6 5 (2.96%) C++
7 4 (2.37%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.37%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.78%) Python
8 3 (1.78%) Perl
9 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.59%) C
9 1 (0.59%) Ada
9 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.59%) Scala
9 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 87 (51.48%) Degree
2 6 (3.55%) MCP
3 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.37%) A+ Certification
4 3 (1.78%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.18%) MCITP
5 2 (1.18%) MCSE
6 1 (0.59%) CCNP
6 1 (0.59%) CCNA
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.59%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) QA
1 1 (0.59%) FATCA
System Software
1 31 (18.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.78%) vSphere
3 2 (1.18%) XenApp
4 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) Nagios
1 2 (1.18%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (1.18%) HP SIM
2 1 (0.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (17.75%) Oracle
2 16 (9.47%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.69%) SAP
4 8 (4.73%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (4.14%) VMware
6 4 (2.37%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.18%) HP
7 2 (1.18%) Citrix
7 2 (1.18%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.18%) Veeam
7 2 (1.18%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.59%) Google
8 1 (0.59%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.59%) Remedy
8 1 (0.59%) Adobe
8 1 (0.59%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.59%) BMC
8 1 (0.59%) NetApp
8 1 (0.59%) Cisco
8 1 (0.59%) IBM
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Stem Graduates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + progression, training,
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 28-45k base + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + fully expensed travel
Posted: 4 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Surrey
Stem Graduates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Stem Graduates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago