Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Graduate
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 252 214
Rank change year-on-year +69 -38 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 151 102 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.48% 0.88% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 0.91% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 143 93 222
City of London median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £22,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £39,750 £34,250 £41,250
Central London median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9680 11204 16347
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.40% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8762 10214 14209
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Graduate in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in the City of London

Graduate
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the City of London.

Salary trend for Graduate in the City of London

Graduate
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in the City of London

Graduate
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the City of London region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge +5 1 £22,500 -
Graduate
Central London

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 across the City of London region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 112 (74.17%) Degree
2 62 (41.06%) Java
3 53 (35.10%) Computer Science
4 51 (33.77%) SQL
5 46 (30.46%) Python
6 41 (27.15%) C++
7 36 (23.84%) Linux
8 35 (23.18%) Windows
9 34 (22.52%) Electronic Trading
10 32 (21.19%) Shell Script
10 32 (21.19%) Fintech
11 30 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (19.87%) Finance
12 23 (15.23%) C#
12 23 (15.23%) JavaScript
13 21 (13.91%) Computer Science Degree
14 19 (12.58%) Mathematics
15 17 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (11.26%) Banking
16 15 (9.93%) Business Development
17 13 (8.61%) AngularJS
17 13 (8.61%) Advertising
17 13 (8.61%) .NET
18 12 (7.95%) Social Media
18 12 (7.95%) Microsoft
18 12 (7.95%) SDLC
19 11 (7.28%) Algorithms
19 11 (7.28%) Retail
19 11 (7.28%) Software Engineering
20 10 (6.62%) SQL Server

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
1 1 (0.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.32%) Actimize
2 2 (1.32%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.66%) Dropbox
2 1 (0.66%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.66%) Google Drive
2 1 (0.66%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.97%) Internet
2 3 (1.99%) Network Security
3 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.66%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.65%) Big Data
5 3 (1.99%) MySQL
6 1 (0.66%) KDB
6 1 (0.66%) Kdb+
6 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.66%) Power BI
6 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.64%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.97%) NUnit
2 6 (3.97%) ReSharper
2 6 (3.97%) TeamCity
3 5 (3.31%) JUnit
3 5 (3.31%) Mockito
4 3 (1.99%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.32%) Selenium
6 1 (0.66%) MSI
6 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 30 (19.87%) Finance
2 17 (11.26%) Banking
3 13 (8.61%) Advertising
4 11 (7.28%) Retail
5 4 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.99%) Marketing
7 2 (1.32%) Front Office
7 2 (1.32%) Law
8 1 (0.66%) Back Office
8 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.66%) Games
8 1 (0.66%) International Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.61%) .NET
1 13 (8.61%) AngularJS
2 9 (5.96%) ASP.NET
3 7 (4.64%) J2EE
4 6 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (3.31%) jQuery
6 4 (2.65%) HTML
6 4 (2.65%) Spring
7 3 (1.99%) CSS
7 3 (1.99%) Grails
7 3 (1.99%) Spring Boot
8 2 (1.32%) JPA
9 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.66%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.66%) HTML5
9 1 (0.66%) JSP
9 1 (0.66%) Struts
9 1 (0.66%) WCF
9 1 (0.66%) Web Services
9 1 (0.66%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (35.10%) Computer Science
2 32 (21.19%) Fintech
3 17 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.95%) Social Media
5 11 (7.28%) Algorithms
6 8 (5.30%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.31%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.99%) User Experience
9 2 (1.32%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.66%) Blog
10 1 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.66%) Equities
10 1 (0.66%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.66%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.66%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 36 (23.84%) Linux
2 35 (23.18%) Windows
3 5 (3.31%) Unix
4 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.52%) Electronic Trading
2 30 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (12.58%) Mathematics
4 15 (9.93%) Business Development
5 12 (7.95%) SDLC
6 11 (7.28%) Software Engineering
7 9 (5.96%) Open Source
7 9 (5.96%) Process Management
7 9 (5.96%) TDD
8 8 (5.30%) MVC
8 8 (5.30%) Physics
9 7 (4.64%) Acceptance Criteria
9 7 (4.64%) Business Analysis
9 7 (4.64%) Concurrent Programming
9 7 (4.64%) Scrum
9 7 (4.64%) SFIA
9 7 (4.64%) User Stories
10 6 (3.97%) CRM
10 6 (3.97%) Project Management
10 6 (3.97%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 62 (41.06%) Java
2 51 (33.77%) SQL
3 46 (30.46%) Python
4 41 (27.15%) C++
5 32 (21.19%) Shell Script
6 23 (15.23%) C#
6 23 (15.23%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.64%) TypeScript
8 6 (3.97%) Ruby
9 5 (3.31%) PHP
10 4 (2.65%) C
10 4 (2.65%) Groovy
10 4 (2.65%) MATLAB
10 4 (2.65%) R
11 3 (1.99%) Julia
12 2 (1.32%) Scala
13 1 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 112 (74.17%) Degree
2 21 (13.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.65%) PhD
4 3 (1.99%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.99%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.32%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.66%) MCSD
6 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.64%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) SEPA
3 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (7.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.64%) Oracle
3 5 (3.31%) Facebook
4 3 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.99%) VMware
5 2 (1.32%) Citrix
5 2 (1.32%) Google
5 2 (1.32%) Tableau
6 1 (0.66%) Adobe
6 1 (0.66%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.66%) Capita
6 1 (0.66%) MuleSoft