Period
to 22 September 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 22 September 2017.

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

Graduate
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 127 113
Rank change year-on-year -12 -14 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 89 132 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.72% 2.03% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 2.08% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 96 129 170
East Midlands median annual salary £27,500 £23,000 £24,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.57% -5.15% +7.78%
10th Percentile £19,750 £19,750 £18,450
90th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £31,250
England median annual salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 5011 6336 7414
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.02% 97.63% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4181 5073 6086
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in the East Midlands

Graduate
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Graduate in the East Midlands

Graduate
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 22 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in the East Midlands

Graduate
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Northamptonshire +20 35 £27,500 +22.22% 3
Nottinghamshire -29 27 £23,750 -10.38% 2
Derbyshire -1 15 £26,000 +13.04%
Leicestershire +10 9 £23,000 -
Lincolnshire +19 3 £19,000 +18.75%
Graduate
England

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 East Midlands region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 54 (60.67%) Degree
2 47 (52.81%) C#
3 41 (46.07%) Computer Science
4 34 (38.20%) Java
5 31 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (33.71%) SQL
7 28 (31.46%) Software Engineering
8 25 (28.09%) .NET
9 24 (26.97%) C++
9 24 (26.97%) Python
10 23 (25.84%) HTML
10 23 (25.84%) JavaScript
10 23 (25.84%) Mathematics
11 21 (23.60%) Algorithms
12 20 (22.47%) Git (software)
12 20 (22.47%) PhD
12 20 (22.47%) Electronics
13 19 (21.35%) Linux
13 19 (21.35%) Scrum
14 18 (20.22%) Physics
14 18 (20.22%) Visual Studio
14 18 (20.22%) GitHub
14 18 (20.22%) Computer Vision
15 17 (19.10%) CSS
16 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
17 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET
18 13 (14.61%) Windows
18 13 (14.61%) Computer Science Degree
19 12 (13.48%) Machine Learning
19 12 (13.48%) Subversion

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (6.74%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.37%) IIS
3 1 (1.12%) Apache
3 1 (1.12%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Maple
2 1 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.22%) GitHub
2 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.12%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.74%) Big Data
2 6 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.62%) OLAP
3 5 (5.62%) OLTP
3 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.37%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (3.37%) MySQL
6 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.12%) Power BI
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (22.47%) Git (software)
2 18 (20.22%) Visual Studio
3 12 (13.48%) Subversion
4 6 (6.74%) LabVIEW
5 4 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.37%) JIRA
6 3 (3.37%) NUnit
7 1 (1.12%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.12%) Grunt
7 1 (1.12%) gulp
7 1 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.12%) Selenium
General
1 20 (22.47%) Electronics
2 12 (13.48%) Games
3 2 (2.25%) Finance
3 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.09%) .NET
2 23 (25.84%) HTML
3 17 (19.10%) CSS
4 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET
5 9 (10.11%) AngularJS
6 7 (7.87%) HTML5
6 7 (7.87%) jQuery
7 6 (6.74%) WCF
8 4 (4.49%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.49%) Angular 2
8 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (4.49%) LESS
8 4 (4.49%) XML
9 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (3.37%) Dapper ORM
9 3 (3.37%) Entity Framework
9 3 (3.37%) J2EE
9 3 (3.37%) JSP
9 3 (3.37%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (3.37%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (46.07%) Computer Science
2 21 (23.60%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.49%) User Experience
5 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.37%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.35%) Linux
2 13 (14.61%) Windows
3 12 (13.48%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (5.62%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.49%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.37%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.25%) Android
7 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.46%) Software Engineering
3 23 (25.84%) Mathematics
4 19 (21.35%) Scrum
5 18 (20.22%) Computer Vision
5 18 (20.22%) Physics
6 12 (13.48%) Machine Learning
7 9 (10.11%) Web Development
8 8 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.74%) Image Processing
9 6 (6.74%) MVC
9 6 (6.74%) Open Source
9 6 (6.74%) Signal Processing
10 5 (5.62%) ETL
10 5 (5.62%) ITIL
11 4 (4.49%) Project Management
11 4 (4.49%) Time Management
12 3 (3.37%) Software Testing
12 3 (3.37%) Test Automation
12 3 (3.37%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.81%) C#
2 34 (38.20%) Java
3 30 (33.71%) SQL
4 24 (26.97%) C++
4 24 (26.97%) Python
5 23 (25.84%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.74%) MATLAB
6 6 (6.74%) R
6 6 (6.74%) Scala
7 5 (5.62%) PHP
8 3 (3.37%) Ruby
9 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.12%) C
10 1 (1.12%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.12%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.12%) Perl
10 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (60.67%) Degree
2 20 (22.47%) PhD
3 13 (14.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.25%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.87%) Oracle
3 2 (2.25%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.12%) Adobe
4 1 (1.12%) McAfee
4 1 (1.12%) Tableau