The median annual salary for a Graduate was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Graduate
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 207 200
Rank change year-on-year +45 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 74 55 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.44% 0.87% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 0.90% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 71 48 113
Median salary £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.17% +5.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,750 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year - +2.04%  

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

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4908 6109 9859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.22% 94.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4380 5575 8455
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Graduate in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 93 (74.40%) Degree
2 64 (51.20%) SQL
3 63 (50.40%) Java
4 61 (48.80%) Finance
5 59 (47.20%) Computer Science
6 44 (35.20%) C++
7 41 (32.80%) Windows
7 41 (32.80%) Python
8 38 (30.40%) Linux
9 37 (29.60%) Fintech
10 33 (26.40%) Electronic Trading
11 32 (25.60%) Shell Script
12 31 (24.80%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (20.80%) C#
14 25 (20.00%) Mathematics
15 24 (19.20%) Analytical Skills
15 24 (19.20%) Banking
16 21 (16.80%) Physics
17 17 (13.60%) JavaScript
17 17 (13.60%) Computer Science Degree
17 17 (13.60%) Algorithms
17 17 (13.60%) SDLC
18 14 (11.20%) Microsoft
19 12 (9.60%) Retail
19 12 (9.60%) Process Management
20 11 (8.80%) QA
21 10 (8.00%) TDD
22 9 (7.20%) HTML
22 9 (7.20%) Oracle
22 9 (7.20%) 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 6 (4.80%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.40%) Apache
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.80%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) DocuMatrix
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) Office 365
2 3 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.80%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.80%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) FTP
2 4 (3.20%) Internet
2 4 (3.20%) LAN
3 1 (0.80%) Firewall
3 1 (0.80%) HTTP
3 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.20%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.40%) MySQL
3 3 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.80%) OLAP
5 1 (0.80%) Redis
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Eclipse
2 6 (4.80%) JUnit
2 6 (4.80%) Mockito
3 3 (2.40%) JIRA
4 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.80%) Mocha
5 1 (0.80%) Selenium
5 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (48.80%) Finance
2 24 (19.20%) Banking
3 12 (9.60%) Retail
4 4 (3.20%) Law
4 4 (3.20%) Marketing
5 3 (2.40%) Games
6 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.80%) Advertising
7 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.80%) French Language
7 1 (0.80%) German Language
7 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.20%) HTML
2 8 (6.40%) .NET
3 6 (4.80%) CSS
3 6 (4.80%) HTML5
3 6 (4.80%) J2EE
4 4 (3.20%) jQuery
5 3 (2.40%) CSS3
5 3 (2.40%) Dropwizard
5 3 (2.40%) Grails
5 3 (2.40%) LAMP
5 3 (2.40%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (2.40%) RESTful
5 3 (2.40%) YUI
6 2 (1.60%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.60%) XML
7 1 (0.80%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.80%) Ajax
7 1 (0.80%) Flash
7 1 (0.80%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 59 (47.20%) Computer Science
2 37 (29.60%) Fintech
3 24 (19.20%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (13.60%) Algorithms
5 8 (6.40%) Hedge funds
6 6 (4.80%) Mobile App
7 5 (4.00%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.00%) User Experience
8 1 (0.80%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.80%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.80%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.80%) iPad
8 1 (0.80%) Social Media
8 1 (0.80%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 41 (32.80%) Windows
2 38 (30.40%) Linux
3 8 (6.40%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.00%) Unix
5 2 (1.60%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.40%) Electronic Trading
2 31 (24.80%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 21 (16.80%) Physics
5 17 (13.60%) SDLC
6 12 (9.60%) Process Management
7 10 (8.00%) TDD
8 9 (7.20%) Test Scripting
9 8 (6.40%) Multithreading
9 8 (6.40%) OOP
9 8 (6.40%) Test Automation
10 7 (5.60%) Concurrent Programming
10 7 (5.60%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.80%) OOD
11 6 (4.80%) Open Source
11 6 (4.80%) Quantitative Finance
11 6 (4.80%) Risk Management
11 6 (4.80%) Scrum
11 6 (4.80%) Unit Testing
12 5 (4.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (51.20%) SQL
2 63 (50.40%) Java
3 44 (35.20%) C++
4 41 (32.80%) Python
5 32 (25.60%) Shell Script
6 26 (20.80%) C#
7 17 (13.60%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.60%) Ruby
9 6 (4.80%) PHP
10 3 (2.40%) Groovy
10 3 (2.40%) Perl
11 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.60%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.60%) VBA
12 1 (0.80%) C
12 1 (0.80%) Clojure
12 1 (0.80%) Jython
12 1 (0.80%) Scala
12 1 (0.80%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 93 (74.40%) Degree
2 17 (13.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (5.60%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.20%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.60%) HND
5 2 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.60%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.80%) ISEB
6 1 (0.80%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.80%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) Ansible
1 1 (0.80%) Puppet
1 1 (0.80%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (11.20%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.20%) Oracle
3 5 (4.00%) BEA
4 4 (3.20%) VMware
5 3 (2.40%) Citrix
6 2 (1.60%) Facebook
7 1 (0.80%) Adobe
7 1 (0.80%) Apple
7 1 (0.80%) Google
7 1 (0.80%) Samsung
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum Pension contribution, discretionary
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Gravitas Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: No Threshold, Uncapped Commission
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Uncapped Commision
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £24000 per annum + 40% Commision
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago