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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Graduate
Rank 800 816 811
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 78 77 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.075% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.079% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 71 62 72
Average salary £22,000 £24,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £19,000 £16,100
10% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £20,623 £24,000 £20,500
% change year-on-year
-14.07% +17.07%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 77 £22,000 -8.33% 19
South East -13 30 £18,125 -24.47% 8
London -10 22 £23,000 -23.33% 6
Hampshire - 19 £18,000 - 1
Eastleigh - 16 £17,500 -
North West -5 7 £22,500 +8.43% 1
Yorkshire -9 7 £21,000 +10.52%
East of England -7 6 £23,750 +26.66% 2
Manchester -8 5 £22,500 -6.25% 1
Leeds +2 4 £21,500 +7.50%
West Yorkshire -7 4 £21,500 +13.15%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £31,250 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £22,000 - 2
Oxfordshire -4 3 £19,000 - 2
Surrey -4 3 £23,000 - 2
City of London -6 3 £26,500 -11.66% 2
Slough -6 3 £21,500 -10.41%
West Midlands -16 3 £25,000 +4.16% 1
Berkshire -19 3 £21,500 -10.41%
Basingstoke - 3 £18,000 -
Coventry - 3 £25,000 -
East Midlands +20 2 £22,750 +10.97%
Nottinghamshire +13 2 £22,750 +10.97%
Nottingham +11 2 £22,750 +10.97%
Cheshire -3 2 £22,000 +25.71%
West Sussex -3 2 £17,500 -
Hertfordshire -6 2 £20,625 +17.85%
Oxford -10 2 £18,500 -
Knutsford - 2 £22,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £20,500 -

IT Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 58 (45.67%) Degree
2 42 (33.07%) Windows
3 31 (24.41%) Computer Science
4 27 (21.26%) MS Office
5 26 (20.47%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (18.90%) SQL
7 22 (17.32%) .NET
7 22 (17.32%) Active Directory
8 21 (16.54%) ITIL
9 20 (15.75%) Retail
10 19 (14.96%) Microsoft
11 18 (14.17%) SAP
11 18 (14.17%) Mathematics
12 17 (13.39%) SQL Server
12 17 (13.39%) EPoS
12 17 (13.39%) Finance
13 15 (11.81%) Windows XP
13 15 (11.81%) Windows 7
14 14 (11.02%) Linux
15 13 (10.24%) C#
16 12 (9.45%) HTML
17 11 (8.66%) Java
17 11 (8.66%) Oracle
18 10 (7.87%) Windows 2000
18 10 (7.87%) MS Excel
18 10 (7.87%) Wireless
18 10 (7.87%) Time Management
19 9 (7.09%) Back Office
19 9 (7.09%) VoIP
20 8 (6.30%) A+ Certification

IT Graduate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (1.57%) GroupWise
1 2 (1.57%) IBM Notes
1 2 (1.57%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.79%) Documentum
Applications
1 27 (21.26%) MS Office
2 10 (7.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.87%) Wireless
2 9 (7.09%) VoIP
3 3 (2.36%) VPN
3 3 (2.36%) HTTP
4 2 (1.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.57%) DHCP
4 2 (1.57%) DNS
5 1 (0.79%) SAN
5 1 (0.79%) IPv4
5 1 (0.79%) FTP
5 1 (0.79%) WAN
5 1 (0.79%) LAN
5 1 (0.79%) CTI
5 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.51%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.15%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.36%) MS Access
5 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.79%) Big Data
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (15.75%) Retail
2 17 (13.39%) Finance
3 9 (7.09%) Back Office
4 8 (6.30%) Banking
5 6 (4.72%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.36%) Marketing
7 2 (1.57%) Legal
7 2 (1.57%) Front Office
8 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.32%) .NET
2 12 (9.45%) HTML
3 8 (6.30%) XML
4 3 (2.36%) J2EE
5 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (24.41%) Computer Science
2 26 (20.47%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (14.17%) Mathematics
4 17 (13.39%) EPoS
5 4 (3.15%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.57%) Statistics
6 2 (1.57%) Physics
7 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) CESG
7 1 (0.79%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 42 (33.07%) Windows
2 15 (11.81%) Windows XP
2 15 (11.81%) Windows 7
3 14 (11.02%) Linux
4 10 (7.87%) Windows 2000
5 7 (5.51%) Windows 8
6 6 (4.72%) UNIX
7 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.54%) ITIL
2 10 (7.87%) Time Management
3 8 (6.30%) Change Management
3 8 (6.30%) Software Distribution
4 5 (3.94%) Service Management
4 5 (3.94%) Project Management
5 4 (3.15%) E-Commerce
6 3 (2.36%) Information Assurance
6 3 (2.36%) Software Testing
6 3 (2.36%) Web Development
6 3 (2.36%) Business Development
6 3 (2.36%) ERP
6 3 (2.36%) MVC
6 3 (2.36%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (1.57%) Risk Management
7 2 (1.57%) Migration
7 2 (1.57%) CRM
7 2 (1.57%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (1.57%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (1.57%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.90%) SQL
2 13 (10.24%) C#
3 11 (8.66%) Java
4 5 (3.94%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.15%) C++
5 4 (3.15%) VB.NET
5 4 (3.15%) VBA
5 4 (3.15%) Python
6 3 (2.36%) Perl
7 2 (1.57%) PHP
7 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.79%) C
8 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (45.67%) Degree
2 8 (6.30%) A+ Certification
3 4 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.57%) MCP
4 2 (1.57%) HND
4 2 (1.57%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.57%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.57%) CCNA
4 2 (1.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) PCI QSA
5 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.79%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (17.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.36%) vSphere
3 2 (1.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) SCCM
1 1 (0.79%) Nessus
Vendors
1 19 (14.96%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.17%) SAP
3 11 (8.66%) Oracle
4 6 (4.72%) Cisco
5 5 (3.94%) VMware
6 2 (1.57%) Citrix
6 2 (1.57%) NetApp
6 2 (1.57%) Novell
6 2 (1.57%) Lotus
7 1 (0.79%) Coverity
7 1 (0.79%) Google
7 1 (0.79%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.79%) HP
7 1 (0.79%) Adobe
7 1 (0.79%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.79%) Apple
7 1 (0.79%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.79%) Bloomberg
Canterbury, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire, South East, United Kingdom
Zurich
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Vadis People
Salary: c£24,000 - £28,000 plus ex bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £22000 - £29000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £18k - 24k per year + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Good On Call + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £26,000 per annum + extensive training & benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £26,000 per annum + extensive training & benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Industry
Posted: 24 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £27,000 - £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago