Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £21,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 180 145
Rank change year-on-year +31 -35 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 94 69 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.76% 1.15% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.18% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 88 72 103
East Midlands median annual salary £21,500 £23,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.51% +4.44% +3.45%
10th Percentile £19,000 £20,500 £17,000
90th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £31,250
England median annual salary £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.00% -

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 5,211 5,855 6,664
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.53% 97.29% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4,400 4,706 5,269
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,690
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.78% -0.78%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,125 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £56,550
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 2018. 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 +30 36 £21,250 -7.61% 5
Nottinghamshire +4 22 £21,500 -21.82% 4
Leicestershire +22 20 £22,000 -8.33% 4
Derbyshire -12 8 £24,750 +8.79% 3
Lincolnshire - 8 £19,000 - 5
Graduate
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 51 (54.26%) JavaScript
2 44 (46.81%) C#
3 36 (38.30%) .NET
4 35 (37.23%) HTML
5 34 (36.17%) MVC
5 34 (36.17%) Degree
6 32 (34.04%) SQL Server
7 29 (30.85%) CSS
8 28 (29.79%) ASP.NET
8 28 (29.79%) Computer Science
9 27 (28.72%) SQL
10 26 (27.66%) jQuery
11 21 (22.34%) Git (software)
12 19 (20.21%) PHP
13 18 (19.15%) Mathematics
14 17 (18.09%) Software Engineering
15 16 (17.02%) Java
15 16 (17.02%) Python
16 15 (15.96%) OOP
16 15 (15.96%) .NET Framework
17 14 (14.89%) Software Testing
17 14 (14.89%) Google
17 14 (14.89%) Windows
17 14 (14.89%) C++
17 14 (14.89%) MySQL
17 14 (14.89%) Computer Science Degree
18 12 (12.77%) Laravel
18 12 (12.77%) Physics
18 12 (12.77%) Umbraco
18 12 (12.77%) Linux

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 12 (12.77%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (1.06%) Apache
3 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) InDesign
1 3 (3.19%) Simulink
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) PlanetPress Connect
2 1 (1.06%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (9.57%) Sage Pay
3 8 (8.51%) GitHub
4 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (34.04%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.89%) MySQL
3 6 (6.38%) OLTP
4 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.32%) OLAP
4 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (22.34%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.77%) Visual Studio
3 9 (9.57%) Subversion
4 5 (5.32%) JIRA
5 2 (2.13%) NUnit
5 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.06%) LabVIEW
General
1 9 (9.57%) Electronics
2 8 (8.51%) Games
3 6 (6.38%) Retail
4 3 (3.19%) Finance
5 2 (2.13%) Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Law
6 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (38.30%) .NET
2 35 (37.23%) HTML
3 29 (30.85%) CSS
4 28 (29.79%) ASP.NET
5 26 (27.66%) jQuery
6 15 (15.96%) .NET Framework
7 12 (12.77%) Laravel
8 11 (11.70%) Entity Framework
9 9 (9.57%) AngularJS
9 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 9 (9.57%) XHTML
10 8 (8.51%) XML
11 6 (6.38%) HTML5
12 4 (4.26%) Angular 2
13 3 (3.19%) JSON
13 3 (3.19%) SOAP
14 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
14 2 (2.13%) Dapper ORM
14 2 (2.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (29.79%) Computer Science
2 11 (11.70%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (11.70%) User Experience
3 10 (10.64%) Algorithms
4 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.19%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.19%) Robotics
6 1 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.89%) Windows
2 12 (12.77%) Linux
3 9 (9.57%) Windows 7
3 9 (9.57%) Windows 8
3 9 (9.57%) Windows Server
3 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (8.51%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (3.19%) Android
5 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.17%) MVC
2 18 (19.15%) Mathematics
3 17 (18.09%) Software Engineering
4 15 (15.96%) OOP
5 14 (14.89%) Software Testing
6 12 (12.77%) Physics
7 11 (11.70%) Front End Development
8 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (9.57%) Customer Engagement
9 9 (9.57%) Document Management
9 9 (9.57%) Machine Learning
9 9 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (8.51%) Computer Vision
10 8 (8.51%) Scrum
11 6 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (6.38%) Change Control
11 6 (6.38%) OO
12 5 (5.32%) ETL
12 5 (5.32%) ITIL
13 4 (4.26%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 51 (54.26%) JavaScript
2 44 (46.81%) C#
3 27 (28.72%) SQL
4 19 (20.21%) PHP
5 16 (17.02%) Java
5 16 (17.02%) Python
6 14 (14.89%) C++
7 5 (5.32%) C
8 4 (4.26%) Perl
9 3 (3.19%) Ada
9 3 (3.19%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.06%) Scala
10 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (36.17%) Degree
2 14 (14.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (8.51%) PhD
4 1 (1.06%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.06%) JTAG
2 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.06%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (14.89%) Google
2 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.38%) Twitter
4 3 (3.19%) Adobe
4 3 (3.19%) XMPie
5 2 (2.13%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.06%) Sencha