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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Graduate
UK
Rank 744 814 793
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 102 119 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 92 93 142
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,600 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,250
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £25,000 £20,623
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.22%

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
80883 98578 103250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.45% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67143 82699 85275
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

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 23 February 2017 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +68 93 £25,000 - 16
London +83 40 £28,000 -1.75% 4
South East +38 12 £21,500 -14.00% 5
North West +1 11 £25,000 +31.57% 1
East of England +15 10 £33,000 +16.01% 2
West Midlands +28 8 £18,500 -14.94%
East Midlands +15 7 £22,500 +20.00%
Cambridgeshire +8 6 - - 1
Northampton - 6 £22,500 -
Northamptonshire - 6 £22,500 -
Cambridge +14 5 - - 1
Worcestershire -5 5 £18,000 -5.26%
Buckinghamshire +13 4 £22,750 -9.00%
Berkshire +31 3 £17,000 -43.33%
Essex +20 3 £33,000 +1.53%
Cheshire +18 3 £18,000 -5.26% 1
Worcester -8 3 £18,000 -5.26%
Manchester - 3 £25,000 -
Reading - 3 £17,000 -
Surrey +41 2 £21,500 -4.44% 2
City of London +33 2 £28,750 -8.00% 2
West Sussex +12 2 £30,000 +42.85% 1
Milton Keynes +11 2 £26,500 +6.00%
South West +2 2 £25,250 +7.44% 3
High Wycombe 0 2 £19,000 -30.90%
Littlehampton -4 2 £30,000 +76.47% 1
Edinburgh - 2 £20,625 -
Alderley Edge - 2 £18,000 -
Malmesbury - 2 £25,250 -
Wiltshire - 2 £25,250 - 1

IT Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 175 (71.14%) Degree
2 88 (35.77%) Computer Science
3 72 (29.27%) Finance
4 62 (25.20%) Java
4 62 (25.20%) SQL
5 61 (24.80%) Banking
6 58 (23.58%) Microsoft
7 51 (20.73%) Analytical Skills
8 49 (19.92%) Windows
9 42 (17.07%) Retail
10 40 (16.26%) Oracle
11 39 (15.85%) C#
12 38 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (15.04%) Project Management
14 33 (13.41%) Linux
14 33 (13.41%) Active Directory
15 32 (13.01%) MS Excel
15 32 (13.01%) Mathematics
16 29 (11.79%) Unix
17 27 (10.98%) Software Engineering
17 27 (10.98%) MS Office
18 24 (9.76%) Physics
19 23 (9.35%) Process Management
19 23 (9.35%) C++
19 23 (9.35%) PHP
19 23 (9.35%) .NET
20 17 (6.91%) MS Exchange
21 16 (6.50%) SQL Server
21 16 (6.50%) Windows 7
22 15 (6.10%) Business Analysis

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 17 (6.91%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.85%) Apache
3 4 (1.63%) JBoss
3 4 (1.63%) SAS
3 4 (1.63%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.63%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.22%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 32 (13.01%) MS Excel
2 27 (10.98%) MS Office
3 9 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.44%) MS Project
5 3 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.85%) SaaS
2 6 (2.44%) Office 365
3 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.81%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.41%) IaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.41%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.47%) Firewall
2 8 (3.25%) FTP
2 8 (3.25%) Internet
3 4 (1.63%) LAN
3 4 (1.63%) VoIP
3 4 (1.63%) WAN
4 3 (1.22%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.81%) DNS
5 2 (0.81%) Skype
5 2 (0.81%) VLAN
6 1 (0.41%) 3G
6 1 (0.41%) HTTP
6 1 (0.41%) Intranet
6 1 (0.41%) MPLS
6 1 (0.41%) NAS
6 1 (0.41%) SSL
6 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.07%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (3.66%) MySQL
3 9 (3.66%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.85%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.44%) DB2
6 4 (1.63%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.63%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.41%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.85%) JIRA
2 3 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.81%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.81%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.81%) NUnit
4 1 (0.41%) jMock
4 1 (0.41%) JUnit
4 1 (0.41%) Mockito
General
1 72 (29.27%) Finance
2 61 (24.80%) Banking
3 42 (17.07%) Retail
4 11 (4.47%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.66%) Games
5 9 (3.66%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.85%) Legal
7 6 (2.44%) French Language
7 6 (2.44%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.44%) Italian Language
7 6 (2.44%) Spanish Language
8 5 (2.03%) Marketing
9 4 (1.63%) Military
10 2 (0.81%) Advertising
10 2 (0.81%) Electronics
11 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.41%) Back Office
11 1 (0.41%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.35%) .NET
2 15 (6.10%) ASP.NET
3 10 (4.07%) Web Services
3 10 (4.07%) XML
4 7 (2.85%) HTML
4 7 (2.85%) LAMP
5 4 (1.63%) CSS
6 3 (1.22%) jQuery
7 2 (0.81%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.81%) MEAN Stack
7 2 (0.81%) Node.js
7 2 (0.81%) Velocity
8 1 (0.41%) JSON
8 1 (0.41%) Laravel
8 1 (0.41%) REST
8 1 (0.41%) Symfony
8 1 (0.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 88 (35.77%) Computer Science
2 51 (20.73%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.28%) Driving Licence
4 12 (4.88%) Hedge funds
5 8 (3.25%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (3.25%) Social Media
6 7 (2.85%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.85%) Fintech
7 6 (2.44%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.03%) BBC
9 3 (1.22%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.22%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.81%) CCTV
10 2 (0.81%) Derivative
10 2 (0.81%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.41%) iPhone
11 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 49 (19.92%) Windows
2 33 (13.41%) Linux
3 29 (11.79%) Unix
4 16 (6.50%) Windows 7
5 9 (3.66%) Windows 10
6 8 (3.25%) Windows Server
7 6 (2.44%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.22%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.41%) Android
10 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.41%) VMS
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (15.04%) Project Management
3 32 (13.01%) Mathematics
4 27 (10.98%) Software Engineering
5 24 (9.76%) Physics
6 23 (9.35%) Process Management
7 15 (6.10%) Business Analysis
8 11 (4.47%) ITIL
9 10 (4.07%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (4.07%) Logistics
9 10 (4.07%) Presales
9 10 (4.07%) Requirements Engineering
9 10 (4.07%) Workflow
10 9 (3.66%) OO
10 9 (3.66%) Service Management
10 9 (3.66%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 8 (3.25%) Mentoring
11 8 (3.25%) Multichannel Retail
11 8 (3.25%) Scrum
12 6 (2.44%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 62 (25.20%) Java
1 62 (25.20%) SQL
2 39 (15.85%) C#
3 23 (9.35%) C++
3 23 (9.35%) PHP
4 8 (3.25%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.25%) VBA
5 7 (2.85%) C
5 7 (2.85%) Perl
5 7 (2.85%) Python
5 7 (2.85%) VB
6 6 (2.44%) R
7 2 (0.81%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.81%) Jython
8 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 175 (71.14%) Degree
2 5 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.03%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.03%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.22%) CCNA
3 3 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.22%) MCSE
4 2 (0.81%) A+ Certification
4 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.81%) MCP
5 1 (0.41%) CCENT
5 1 (0.41%) HND
5 1 (0.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.07%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (13.41%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.81%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.41%) Firmware
4 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.41%) SCCM
1 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (23.58%) Microsoft
2 40 (16.26%) Oracle
3 13 (5.28%) VMware
4 6 (2.44%) Intel Security
4 6 (2.44%) Sybase
5 5 (2.03%) Apple
5 5 (2.03%) BT
6 4 (1.63%) Cisco
6 4 (1.63%) IBM
6 4 (1.63%) SAP
7 3 (1.22%) Samsung
7 3 (1.22%) Sophos
8 2 (0.81%) Computacenter
8 2 (0.81%) HP
8 2 (0.81%) Juniper
8 2 (0.81%) NetApp
8 2 (0.81%) Polycom
8 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.41%) Avaya
9 1 (0.41%) Citrix
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