The median annual salary for an IT Graduate was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in England 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.

IT Graduate
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 685 760 796
Rank change year-on-year +75 +36  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 172 149 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 139 141 132
Median salary £25,000 £26,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +15.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,025 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,175 £31,500
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £23,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year - +6.97%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 79382 89280 100510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 65298 76096 83752
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured IT Graduate in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +25 62 £30,000 +5.26% 7
South East +67 50 £28,250 +13.00% 7
Yorkshire +17 15 £20,750 -7.77% 3
South West +10 12 £24,250 -6.73% 1
East of England -1 11 £19,000 -5.00%
West Midlands +11 8 £20,000 -13.04% 1
North West -41 7 £23,500 -4.08% 4
East Midlands +12 4 £23,500 -2.08% 1
North East +17 2 £23,000 +48.38%
IT Graduate
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 187 (68.75%) Degree
2 93 (34.19%) Computer Science
3 82 (30.15%) Windows
4 75 (27.57%) Microsoft
5 71 (26.10%) VMware
6 67 (24.63%) Analytical Skills
7 66 (24.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 59 (21.69%) Active Directory
9 54 (19.85%) SQL
10 47 (17.28%) Finance
11 43 (15.81%) Linux
11 43 (15.81%) MS Exchange
12 37 (13.60%) Software Engineering
13 34 (12.50%) Software Testing
13 34 (12.50%) Banking
13 34 (12.50%) C++
14 31 (11.40%) Security Cleared
15 29 (10.66%) Windows Server
16 28 (10.29%) Virtual Machines
17 26 (9.56%) Windows 7
17 26 (9.56%) Telecoms
17 26 (9.56%) Games
17 26 (9.56%) C
17 26 (9.56%) Java
18 25 (9.19%) Microsoft Office
18 25 (9.19%) Shell Script
18 25 (9.19%) Ansible
19 24 (8.82%) DV Cleared
19 24 (8.82%) Office 365
19 24 (8.82%) VxWorks

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 43 (15.81%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.21%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.84%) SAS
4 2 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.37%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (9.19%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.37%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.82%) Office 365
2 5 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.84%) SaaS
3 2 (0.74%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.09%) DNS
2 21 (7.72%) Firewall
3 20 (7.35%) LAN
3 20 (7.35%) WAN
4 19 (6.99%) DHCP
5 14 (5.15%) MPLS
5 14 (5.15%) VPN
6 9 (3.31%) Internet
7 5 (1.84%) VLAN
8 4 (1.47%) VoIP
9 3 (1.10%) ISDN
10 2 (0.74%) FTP
10 2 (0.74%) Intranet
11 1 (0.37%) HTTP
11 1 (0.37%) Multicast
11 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.37%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.57%) MongoDB
3 5 (1.84%) Data Mining
3 5 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (1.84%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.10%) Big Data
5 2 (0.74%) DB2
5 2 (0.74%) MySQL
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.74%) JIRA
2 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (17.28%) Finance
2 34 (12.50%) Banking
3 26 (9.56%) Games
3 26 (9.56%) Telecoms
4 18 (6.62%) Retail
5 8 (2.94%) French Language
5 8 (2.94%) Italian Language
5 8 (2.94%) Spanish Language
6 6 (2.21%) Advertising
7 5 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.84%) Marketing
8 4 (1.47%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Electronics
9 1 (0.37%) Front Office
9 1 (0.37%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.15%) .NET
2 10 (3.68%) AngularJS
3 7 (2.57%) ASP.NET
4 6 (2.21%) Web Services
5 5 (1.84%) MEAN Stack
5 5 (1.84%) Node.js
6 4 (1.47%) XML
7 2 (0.74%) CGI
7 2 (0.74%) LAMP
8 1 (0.37%) .NET Core
8 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.37%) COM
8 1 (0.37%) CSS
8 1 (0.37%) Flash
8 1 (0.37%) HTML
8 1 (0.37%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (0.37%) Middleware
8 1 (0.37%) React
8 1 (0.37%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 93 (34.19%) Computer Science
2 67 (24.63%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (7.72%) Hedge funds
4 18 (6.62%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (4.41%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.84%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.47%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.47%) Social Media
8 3 (1.10%) BBC
8 3 (1.10%) Fintech
9 2 (0.74%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.37%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.37%) EPoS
10 1 (0.37%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.37%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 82 (30.15%) Windows
2 43 (15.81%) Linux
3 29 (10.66%) Windows Server
4 26 (9.56%) Windows 7
5 24 (8.82%) VxWorks
6 14 (5.15%) Windows XP
7 10 (3.68%) Unix
8 6 (2.21%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.84%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.74%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.37%) AIX
11 1 (0.37%) HPUX
11 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (13.60%) Software Engineering
2 34 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 21 (7.72%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 19 (6.99%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (6.62%) Mentoring
6 17 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (6.25%) Project Management
7 14 (5.15%) Mathematics
7 14 (5.15%) Process Management
8 11 (4.04%) Business Analysis
9 10 (3.68%) Analytics
9 10 (3.68%) ERP
9 10 (3.68%) Requirements Engineering
9 10 (3.68%) Time Management
10 6 (2.21%) ITIL
10 6 (2.21%) Process Improvement
11 5 (1.84%) Knowledge Management
11 5 (1.84%) Machine Learning
11 5 (1.84%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (19.85%) SQL
2 34 (12.50%) C++
3 26 (9.56%) C
3 26 (9.56%) Java
4 25 (9.19%) Shell Script
5 19 (6.99%) C#
6 14 (5.15%) JavaScript
6 14 (5.15%) PHP
7 9 (3.31%) VBA
8 5 (1.84%) VB
9 3 (1.10%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.10%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.10%) Python
10 2 (0.74%) Jython
10 2 (0.74%) Perl
10 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.37%) Tcl
11 1 (0.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 187 (68.75%) Degree
2 31 (11.40%) Security Cleared
3 24 (8.82%) DV Cleared
4 23 (8.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (5.15%) CCNA
5 14 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (5.15%) PhD
6 13 (4.78%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (2.21%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.10%) MCSE
9 3 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.74%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.41%) QA
1 12 (4.41%) SLA
2 1 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 66 (24.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (21.69%) Active Directory
3 28 (10.29%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (5.15%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 25 (9.19%) Ansible
2 3 (1.10%) SCCM
3 1 (0.37%) Puppet
3 1 (0.37%) vRealize
Vendors
1 75 (27.57%) Microsoft
2 71 (26.10%) VMware
3 23 (8.46%) Oracle
4 9 (3.31%) Virgin Media
5 6 (2.21%) JD Edwards
6 4 (1.47%) Apple
6 4 (1.47%) Citrix
6 4 (1.47%) Sage
7 3 (1.10%) BT
7 3 (1.10%) McAfee
8 2 (0.74%) Sybase
9 1 (0.37%) Adobe
9 1 (0.37%) Autodesk
9 1 (0.37%) Cisco
9 1 (0.37%) Epicor
9 1 (0.37%) HP
9 1 (0.37%) IBM
9 1 (0.37%) Infor
9 1 (0.37%) Northgate
9 1 (0.37%) SAP
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Highly Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ZenTech Talent
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £18k per year + Healthcare,Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Novus Graduate Programme
Salary: £0.00 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
2M Holdings
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Vadis People
Salary: c£23,000 - £30,000 + Beer Nights
Posted: Yesterday
Leyland, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + training / progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + great company culture
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £19500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 4 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: 5 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: 22 Days Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
FDM Group
Posted: 22 days ago
London
FDM Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago