Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Graduate was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

IT Graduate
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 880 929 947
Rank change year-on-year +49 +18 +50
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 289 277 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 217 241 305
England median annual salary £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% -
10th Percentile £18,500 £18,000 £18,000
90th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,400
UK median annual salary £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161572 172869 197438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130677 145836 165635
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

IT Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Graduate in England

IT Graduate
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for IT Graduate in England

IT Graduate
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Graduate in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Graduate in England

IT Graduate
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Graduate within the England region over the 6 months to 23 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 +1 109 £27,500 -3.51% 2
South East +64 77 £22,500 +2.27% 2
North of England +43 60 £24,000 +7.87% 4
Yorkshire +56 36 £21,500 +26.47% 2
Midlands +9 23 £20,250 -5.81% 1
North West -13 20 £24,000 -4.00% 1
East of England -4 17 £23,000 -8.00% 3
East Midlands +32 13 £20,250 -5.81%
West Midlands 0 10 £20,000 -6.98% 1
North East - 4 - - 1
South West -9 3 £21,000 -19.23% 2
IT Graduate
UK

IT Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT 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 England region featuring IT Graduate in the job title.

1 199 (68.86%) Degree
2 101 (34.95%) Microsoft
3 100 (34.60%) Windows
4 99 (34.26%) Computer Science
5 76 (26.30%) Windows Server
6 66 (22.84%) Analytical Skills
7 63 (21.80%) SQL
8 54 (18.69%) VMware
9 53 (18.34%) Computer Science Degree
10 48 (16.61%) Active Directory
11 47 (16.26%) Software Testing
12 45 (15.57%) Finance
13 41 (14.19%) VMware Infrastructure
14 39 (13.49%) MS Exchange
15 38 (13.15%) Windows 7
15 38 (13.15%) Banking
16 34 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
17 33 (11.42%) Business Intelligence
18 28 (9.69%) Windows Server 2008
18 28 (9.69%) Microsoft Office
18 28 (9.69%) Linux
18 28 (9.69%) Virgin Media
18 28 (9.69%) Mentoring
19 24 (8.30%) Hedge funds
19 24 (8.30%) Games
19 24 (8.30%) Oracle
19 24 (8.30%) Java
19 24 (8.30%) Virtual Infrastructure
20 23 (7.96%) Office 365
21 21 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012

IT Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 39 (13.49%) MS Exchange
2 18 (6.23%) IIS
3 10 (3.46%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.69%) Confluence
5 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 28 (9.69%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Sage 1000
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.35%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.96%) Office 365
2 13 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.15%) Firewall
1 12 (4.15%) LAN
1 12 (4.15%) WAN
2 11 (3.81%) DNS
3 10 (3.46%) DHCP
4 9 (3.11%) VPN
5 8 (2.77%) Internet
5 8 (2.77%) MPLS
6 5 (1.73%) SMS
7 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.69%) VoIP
8 1 (0.35%) HTTP
8 1 (0.35%) Intranet
8 1 (0.35%) ISDN
8 1 (0.35%) Multicast
8 1 (0.35%) Network Security
8 1 (0.35%) SSL
8 1 (0.35%) Unicast
8 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.69%) GIS
3 2 (0.69%) MySQL
3 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.35%) Power BI
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.73%) NUnit
2 4 (1.38%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.38%) JIRA
3 3 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (15.57%) Finance
2 38 (13.15%) Banking
3 24 (8.30%) Games
4 17 (5.88%) Retail
5 8 (2.77%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.38%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.04%) Advertising
8 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.69%) Marketing
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) French Language
9 1 (0.35%) Front Office
9 1 (0.35%) German Language
9 1 (0.35%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.11%) .NET
1 9 (3.11%) XML
2 7 (2.42%) HTML
2 7 (2.42%) jQuery
3 6 (2.08%) CSS
4 5 (1.73%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (1.73%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (0.69%) Ajax
5 2 (0.69%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.69%) Web Services
6 1 (0.35%) CSS3
6 1 (0.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 99 (34.26%) Computer Science
2 66 (22.84%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (8.30%) Hedge funds
4 16 (5.54%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.08%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.73%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.38%) BBC
8 4 (1.38%) Social Media
9 2 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.69%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.35%) CCTV
10 1 (0.35%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.35%) Fintech
10 1 (0.35%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 100 (34.60%) Windows
2 76 (26.30%) Windows Server
3 38 (13.15%) Windows 7
4 28 (9.69%) Linux
4 28 (9.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (6.92%) Windows 10
7 10 (3.46%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.77%) Windows XP
9 7 (2.42%) VxWorks
10 3 (1.04%) Unix
11 1 (0.35%) Android
11 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (16.26%) Software Testing
2 34 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (11.42%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (9.69%) Mentoring
5 24 (8.30%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 20 (6.92%) Project Management
7 18 (6.23%) Quantitative Trading
8 17 (5.88%) Business Analysis
9 15 (5.19%) Requirements Engineering
10 14 (4.84%) Document Management
10 14 (4.84%) Process Management
11 13 (4.50%) Mathematics
11 13 (4.50%) Test Automation
12 11 (3.81%) Portfolio Management
13 10 (3.46%) SFIA
13 10 (3.46%) Software Engineering
14 9 (3.11%) Scrum
14 9 (3.11%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (2.77%) CRM
15 8 (2.77%) OO
Programming Languages
1 63 (21.80%) SQL
2 24 (8.30%) Java
3 16 (5.54%) C#
4 13 (4.50%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.46%) C++
6 7 (2.42%) C
6 7 (2.42%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.35%) PHP
7 1 (0.35%) Python
7 1 (0.35%) Tcl
7 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.35%) VB
7 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 199 (68.86%) Degree
2 53 (18.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.11%) PhD
4 8 (2.77%) CCNA
4 8 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.77%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.42%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.04%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.81%) SLA
2 7 (2.42%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 48 (16.61%) Active Directory
2 41 (14.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.15%) Hyper-V
3 12 (4.15%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.35%) Docker
4 1 (0.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (3.46%) SCCM
2 7 (2.42%) Ansible
3 1 (0.35%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 101 (34.95%) Microsoft
2 54 (18.69%) VMware
3 28 (9.69%) Virgin Media
4 24 (8.30%) Oracle
5 5 (1.73%) McAfee
6 4 (1.38%) BT
6 4 (1.38%) Cisco
6 4 (1.38%) Sage
7 3 (1.04%) SOTI
8 2 (0.69%) Citrix
8 2 (0.69%) hybris
8 2 (0.69%) Infor
9 1 (0.35%) Amdocs
9 1 (0.35%) BMC
9 1 (0.35%) Cognos
9 1 (0.35%) Epicor
9 1 (0.35%) Remedy
9 1 (0.35%) SAP
9 1 (0.35%) Xero