The median annual salary for a Graduate was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
London / City of London
Rank 172 230 226
Rank change year-on-year +58 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 51 44 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.00% 0.62% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.65% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 46 43 88
Median salary £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  

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 4870 6777 9756
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.65% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4470 6059 8310
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in the City of London

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 57 (62.64%) Degree
2 48 (52.75%) Java
3 47 (51.65%) Computer Science
4 35 (38.46%) Finance
5 33 (36.26%) SQL
6 23 (25.27%) Algorithms
7 22 (24.18%) C#
7 22 (24.18%) C++
8 20 (21.98%) Fintech
9 18 (19.78%) Eclipse
10 16 (17.58%) Linux
11 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
11 15 (16.48%) Windows
12 14 (15.38%) HTML
12 14 (15.38%) .NET
12 14 (15.38%) Python
12 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (14.29%) Banking
14 12 (13.19%) Software Engineering
14 12 (13.19%) Mathematics
15 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
16 10 (10.99%) MySQL
16 10 (10.99%) QA
17 9 (9.89%) Physics
17 9 (9.89%) SDLC
17 9 (9.89%) HTML5
17 9 (9.89%) TDD
17 9 (9.89%) CSS
18 8 (8.79%) Microsoft

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (5.49%) Apache
1 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) MS Office
2 5 (5.49%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) GitHub
2 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.20%) Office 365
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) FTP
1 4 (4.40%) Internet
2 2 (2.20%) Firewall
2 2 (2.20%) LAN
3 1 (1.10%) HTTP
3 1 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.99%) MySQL
3 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.20%) Big Data
4 2 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (2.20%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.10%) DB2
5 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.10%) OLAP
5 1 (1.10%) Redis
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (19.78%) Eclipse
2 7 (7.69%) JIRA
3 6 (6.59%) Mockito
4 4 (4.40%) Jasmine
4 4 (4.40%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.40%) JSUnit
4 4 (4.40%) Selenium
4 4 (4.40%) Travis CI
5 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.20%) JUnit
7 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.10%) Mocha
7 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (38.46%) Finance
2 13 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (4.40%) Retail
4 2 (2.20%) French Language
4 2 (2.20%) Games
4 2 (2.20%) German Language
4 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.38%) .NET
1 14 (15.38%) HTML
2 9 (9.89%) CSS
2 9 (9.89%) HTML5
3 6 (6.59%) CSS3
4 5 (5.49%) LAMP
5 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.30%) J2EE
6 3 (3.30%) jQuery
6 3 (3.30%) XML
7 2 (2.20%) Ajax
7 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.20%) Dropwizard
7 2 (2.20%) Grails
7 2 (2.20%) Middleware
7 2 (2.20%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.20%) RESTful
7 2 (2.20%) WPF
7 2 (2.20%) YUI
8 1 (1.10%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 47 (51.65%) Computer Science
2 23 (25.27%) Algorithms
3 20 (21.98%) Fintech
4 14 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.59%) Hedge funds
6 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
7 4 (4.40%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.10%) iPad
8 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.10%) Robotics
8 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.10%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.58%) Linux
2 15 (16.48%) Windows
3 7 (7.69%) Unix
4 5 (5.49%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.40%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.19%) Mathematics
2 12 (13.19%) Software Engineering
3 9 (9.89%) Physics
3 9 (9.89%) SDLC
3 9 (9.89%) TDD
4 8 (8.79%) Electronic Trading
5 7 (7.69%) OO
6 6 (6.59%) Unit Testing
7 5 (5.49%) Automated Testing
7 5 (5.49%) Disruptive Innovation
7 5 (5.49%) Manual Testing
7 5 (5.49%) Proprietary Trading
7 5 (5.49%) Software Delivery
8 4 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.40%) Functional Testing
8 4 (4.40%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (4.40%) Presales
8 4 (4.40%) Test Scripting
8 4 (4.40%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 48 (52.75%) Java
2 33 (36.26%) SQL
3 22 (24.18%) C#
3 22 (24.18%) C++
4 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
5 14 (15.38%) Python
6 8 (8.79%) Shell Script
7 7 (7.69%) PHP
8 6 (6.59%) Perl
9 4 (4.40%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.30%) Ruby
11 2 (2.20%) Groovy
11 2 (2.20%) VB
11 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.10%) Clojure
12 1 (1.10%) Jython
12 1 (1.10%) R
12 1 (1.10%) Scala
12 1 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 57 (62.64%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.10%) CCENT
3 1 (1.10%) CISM
3 1 (1.10%) CISSP
3 1 (1.10%) ISEB
3 1 (1.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.99%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.10%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.49%) BEA
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle
3 3 (3.30%) Apple
3 3 (3.30%) Samsung
4 2 (2.20%) Remedy
4 2 (2.20%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.20%) VMware
5 1 (1.10%) Adobe
5 1 (1.10%) Google
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