The median annual salary for a IT Graduate was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Graduate
UK / England
Rank 743 798 764
Rank change year-on-year +55 -34  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 100 134 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 93 110 145
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £19,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £23,500 £20,623
% change year-on-year -4.25% +13.95%  

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 76500 93487 97724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64049 79038 80601
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +77 44 £27,500 +5.76% 4
South East +66 18 £22,500 -3.22% 6
North West -3 12 £24,000 -1.03% 3
East of England +18 10 £23,000 -16.03%
South West +13 7 £25,000 -3.84% 3
East Midlands +2 5 £22,500 +15.38%
West Midlands +19 3 £18,000 -10.00% 1
IT Graduate
UK

IT Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 163 (71.49%) Degree
2 79 (34.65%) Computer Science
3 68 (29.82%) Finance
4 61 (26.75%) SQL
5 56 (24.56%) Microsoft
6 53 (23.25%) Banking
7 52 (22.81%) Java
7 52 (22.81%) Windows
8 51 (22.37%) Analytical Skills
9 39 (17.11%) Retail
10 36 (15.79%) Oracle
11 35 (15.35%) Project Management
12 34 (14.91%) Active Directory
12 34 (14.91%) C#
13 32 (14.04%) MS Excel
13 32 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (13.60%) Software Engineering
14 31 (13.60%) Linux
15 25 (10.96%) C++
15 25 (10.96%) MS Office
16 22 (9.65%) Mathematics
17 21 (9.21%) VMware
17 21 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
18 20 (8.77%) Unix
19 19 (8.33%) MS Exchange
20 18 (7.89%) PHP
21 17 (7.46%) .NET
21 17 (7.46%) Process Management
21 17 (7.46%) Windows 7
22 16 (7.02%) Driving Licence

IT Graduate Skill Set
Top Related 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 19 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.19%) Apache
2 5 (2.19%) SAS
3 4 (1.75%) JBoss
3 4 (1.75%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.44%) IIS
5 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 32 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 25 (10.96%) MS Office
3 7 (3.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.63%) MS Project
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.95%) Office 365
2 7 (3.07%) SaaS
3 4 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.88%) Dropbox
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.51%) Internet
2 7 (3.07%) DNS
2 7 (3.07%) Firewall
3 5 (2.19%) FTP
3 5 (2.19%) LAN
3 5 (2.19%) WAN
4 4 (1.75%) DHCP
4 4 (1.75%) VoIP
5 3 (1.32%) VLAN
6 2 (0.88%) ISDN
6 2 (0.88%) MPLS
6 2 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.88%) VPN
7 1 (0.44%) 3G
7 1 (0.44%) Skype
7 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (3.51%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.07%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.07%) MySQL
4 6 (2.63%) DB2
4 6 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.19%) Data Mining
5 5 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (2.19%) JIRA
2 2 (0.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.88%) NUnit
2 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.44%) jMock
3 1 (0.44%) JUnit
3 1 (0.44%) Mockito
General
1 68 (29.82%) Finance
2 53 (23.25%) Banking
3 39 (17.11%) Retail
4 13 (5.70%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.82%) Games
6 9 (3.95%) Manufacturing
7 7 (3.07%) Marketing
8 6 (2.63%) French Language
8 6 (2.63%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.63%) Italian Language
8 6 (2.63%) Spanish Language
9 5 (2.19%) Legal
10 4 (1.75%) Military
11 2 (0.88%) Advertising
12 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.44%) Electronics
12 1 (0.44%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.46%) .NET
2 11 (4.82%) ASP.NET
3 9 (3.95%) XML
4 7 (3.07%) Web Services
5 6 (2.63%) HTML
6 5 (2.19%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.19%) LAMP
6 5 (2.19%) MEAN Stack
6 5 (2.19%) Node.js
7 3 (1.32%) CSS
8 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.88%) jQuery
9 1 (0.44%) .NET Core
9 1 (0.44%) CGI
9 1 (0.44%) COM
9 1 (0.44%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (0.44%) React
9 1 (0.44%) XML Messaging
9 1 (0.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 79 (34.65%) Computer Science
2 51 (22.37%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.02%) Driving Licence
4 12 (5.26%) Hedge funds
5 8 (3.51%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (3.51%) Social Media
6 6 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.19%) BBC
7 5 (2.19%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.19%) Fintech
8 4 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.88%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.88%) Derivative
9 2 (0.88%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.88%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.44%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.44%) iPad
10 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 52 (22.81%) Windows
2 31 (13.60%) Linux
3 20 (8.77%) Unix
4 17 (7.46%) Windows 7
5 11 (4.82%) Windows Server
6 7 (3.07%) Windows 10
7 5 (2.19%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.19%) VxWorks
8 4 (1.75%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.32%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.32%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.44%) AIX
10 1 (0.44%) HPUX
10 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (15.35%) Project Management
2 32 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (13.60%) Software Engineering
4 22 (9.65%) Mathematics
5 17 (7.46%) Process Management
6 15 (6.58%) Physics
7 13 (5.70%) Business Analysis
8 11 (4.82%) ITIL
9 10 (4.39%) Analytics
9 10 (4.39%) IT Strategy
9 10 (4.39%) Logistics
10 9 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (3.95%) Mentoring
10 9 (3.95%) OO
10 9 (3.95%) Presales
10 9 (3.95%) Requirements Engineering
10 9 (3.95%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 8 (3.51%) Software Testing
11 8 (3.51%) Time Management
11 8 (3.51%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 61 (26.75%) SQL
2 52 (22.81%) Java
3 34 (14.91%) C#
4 25 (10.96%) C++
5 18 (7.89%) PHP
6 12 (5.26%) C
7 10 (4.39%) JavaScript
8 9 (3.95%) VBA
9 7 (3.07%) VB
10 6 (2.63%) Python
11 5 (2.19%) Perl
11 5 (2.19%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.88%) Jython
12 2 (0.88%) R
13 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 163 (71.49%) Degree
2 13 (5.70%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.19%) DV Cleared
3 5 (2.19%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.88%) CCNA
5 2 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.88%) MCSE
5 2 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.44%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.44%) CCENT
6 1 (0.44%) HND
6 1 (0.44%) MCP
6 1 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.82%) QA
2 6 (2.63%) PMO
3 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (14.91%) Active Directory
2 21 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.44%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.44%) Firmware
5 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (2.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 56 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 36 (15.79%) Oracle
3 21 (9.21%) VMware
4 6 (2.63%) Intel Security
4 6 (2.63%) Sybase
5 5 (2.19%) Apple
5 5 (2.19%) BT
6 3 (1.32%) Samsung
6 3 (1.32%) SAP
7 2 (0.88%) Computacenter
7 2 (0.88%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.88%) Sophos
8 1 (0.44%) Adobe
8 1 (0.44%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.44%) HP
8 1 (0.44%) Northgate
8 1 (0.44%) Polycom
8 1 (0.44%) Sage
8 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.44%) Xamarin
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 59 minutes ago
South East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £18k - 22k per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Highly Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + 25 hol + pension Cont
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £60000 Per Annum + training + career prospects + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Exclusive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ringwood
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Exeter
itecopeople
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Sal neg on experience and Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago