The median annual salary for a Graduate was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
England / London
Rank 231 278 296
Rank change year-on-year +47 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 454 488 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.37% 1.16% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.21% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 357 441 369
Median salary £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 31798 40313 40525
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26867 34769 34043
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in London

Graduate
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Graduate in London

Graduate
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in London

Graduate
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the London region over the 3 months to 26 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
City of London +54 51 £32,000 +6.66% 9
Heathrow - 5 £27,500 -
Chessington +6 4 £22,000 -10.20%
Hounslow - 4 £26,000 -
Twickenham - 2 £32,500 -
Hackney - 2 - -
Lewisham - 2 £18,000 -
Southwark - 2 £27,500 -
Croydon - 1 £22,000 -
Harrow - 1 £21,000 -
Ilford - 1 £22,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £34,000 -
West End of London - 1 £35,000 - 1
Graduate
England

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 London region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 543 (62.06%) Degree
2 308 (35.20%) C#
3 304 (34.74%) Computer Science
4 296 (33.83%) Java
5 231 (26.40%) Finance
6 218 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
7 200 (22.86%) .NET
8 186 (21.26%) SQL
9 183 (20.91%) Microsoft
10 149 (17.03%) JavaScript
11 148 (16.91%) Windows
12 140 (16.00%) Banking
13 139 (15.89%) C++
14 137 (15.66%) ASP.NET
15 135 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
16 134 (15.31%) TDD
16 134 (15.31%) Mathematics
17 133 (15.20%) HTML
18 125 (14.29%) SQL Server
19 121 (13.83%) OOP
20 119 (13.60%) Software Engineering
21 115 (13.14%) Linux
22 107 (12.23%) MVC
23 102 (11.66%) Python
23 102 (11.66%) Oracle
24 98 (11.20%) ASP.NET MVC
25 90 (10.29%) OO
26 87 (9.94%) CSS
27 83 (9.49%) MS Excel
28 72 (8.23%) Project Management

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 16 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 14 (1.60%) Apache
2 14 (1.60%) MS Exchange
3 11 (1.26%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (1.03%) WordPress
5 7 (0.80%) SAS
6 6 (0.69%) IIS
7 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.11%) CMS
8 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.11%) JBoss
8 1 (0.11%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 83 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 39 (4.46%) MS Office
3 20 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.37%) MS Project
5 9 (1.03%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.69%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.11%) Maple
8 1 (0.11%) Simulink
8 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.26%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.11%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.11%) nopCommerce
2 1 (0.11%) Optimost
2 1 (0.11%) Relativity
2 1 (0.11%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.14%) GitHub
3 10 (1.14%) Slack
4 8 (0.91%) Office 365
5 7 (0.80%) SaaS
6 4 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (5.60%) Internet
2 20 (2.29%) Firewall
3 15 (1.71%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (1.03%) FTP
5 7 (0.80%) HTTP
6 5 (0.57%) Intranet
6 5 (0.57%) Network Security
7 4 (0.46%) 3G
7 4 (0.46%) LAN
7 4 (0.46%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.34%) 2G
8 3 (0.34%) 4G
8 3 (0.34%) EIGRP
8 3 (0.34%) LTE
8 3 (0.34%) OSPF
8 3 (0.34%) RIP
9 2 (0.23%) DHCP
9 2 (0.23%) DNS
9 2 (0.23%) VPN
9 2 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.69%) Big Data
3 35 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 25 (2.86%) MySQL
4 25 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
5 18 (2.06%) MongoDB
6 17 (1.94%) RDBMS
7 14 (1.60%) Data Mining
8 13 (1.49%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.03%) DB2
10 7 (0.80%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 51 (5.83%) NUnit
2 50 (5.71%) Moq
2 50 (5.71%) Rhino Mocks
3 28 (3.20%) Git (software)
4 25 (2.86%) MSTest
5 23 (2.63%) Eclipse
6 22 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (2.40%) Jenkins
8 19 (2.17%) JIRA
9 18 (2.06%) Selenium
9 18 (2.06%) TeamCity
10 17 (1.94%) Visual Studio
11 16 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 16 (1.83%) Mockito
12 12 (1.37%) JUnit
13 11 (1.26%) Maven
13 11 (1.26%) Vagrant
14 10 (1.14%) AnthillPro
14 10 (1.14%) HP UFT
14 10 (1.14%) Hudson
General
1 231 (26.40%) Finance
2 140 (16.00%) Banking
3 57 (6.51%) Games
4 56 (6.40%) Retail
5 53 (6.06%) Marketing
6 50 (5.71%) Investment Banking
7 23 (2.63%) Financial Institution
8 21 (2.40%) Telecoms
9 18 (2.06%) Front Office
10 11 (1.26%) Electronics
11 9 (1.03%) Military
12 7 (0.80%) French Language
12 7 (0.80%) German Language
13 6 (0.69%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.57%) Mandarin Language
14 5 (0.57%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.34%) Advertising
15 3 (0.34%) Law
16 2 (0.23%) Legal
16 2 (0.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (22.86%) .NET
2 137 (15.66%) ASP.NET
3 133 (15.20%) HTML
4 98 (11.20%) ASP.NET MVC
5 87 (9.94%) CSS
6 70 (8.00%) AngularJS
7 63 (7.20%) J2EE
8 62 (7.09%) HTML5
9 55 (6.29%) .NET Framework
10 51 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 46 (5.26%) WCF
12 43 (4.91%) jQuery
13 41 (4.69%) XML
14 35 (4.00%) WPF
15 34 (3.89%) WinForms
16 25 (2.86%) Castle Windsor
16 25 (2.86%) LINQ
16 25 (2.86%) NHibernate
16 25 (2.86%) Spring.NET
16 25 (2.86%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 304 (34.74%) Computer Science
2 135 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (4.57%) Algorithms
3 40 (4.57%) Fintech
4 37 (4.23%) Hedge funds
5 30 (3.43%) Client/Server
5 30 (3.43%) Data Centre
5 30 (3.43%) Internet of Things
6 25 (2.86%) Tandem
7 23 (2.63%) Blackberry
8 12 (1.37%) Driving Licence
9 11 (1.26%) BBC
9 11 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
9 11 (1.26%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (0.91%) Fixed Income
11 8 (0.91%) Mobile App
11 8 (0.91%) User Experience
12 7 (0.80%) Cloud Native
12 7 (0.80%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 148 (16.91%) Windows
2 115 (13.14%) Linux
3 49 (5.60%) Unix
4 23 (2.63%) Android
5 16 (1.83%) Mac OS X
5 16 (1.83%) Windows Server
6 15 (1.71%) Windows 7
7 11 (1.26%) Ubuntu
8 9 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.57%) CentOS
11 4 (0.46%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.46%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.23%) VMS
12 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.11%) AIX
13 1 (0.11%) Fedora
13 1 (0.11%) HPUX
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (15.31%) Mathematics
2 134 (15.31%) TDD
3 121 (13.83%) OOP
4 119 (13.60%) Software Engineering
5 107 (12.23%) MVC
6 90 (10.29%) OO
7 72 (8.23%) BDD
7 72 (8.23%) Project Management
8 67 (7.66%) Physics
9 65 (7.43%) Scrum
10 63 (7.20%) DevOps
11 62 (7.09%) Analytics
12 54 (6.17%) Kanban
13 51 (5.83%) Web Application Development
14 46 (5.26%) SDLC
15 43 (4.91%) Continuous Integration
16 42 (4.80%) OOD
17 40 (4.57%) Software Architecture
18 35 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 308 (35.20%) C#
2 296 (33.83%) Java
3 186 (21.26%) SQL
4 149 (17.03%) JavaScript
5 139 (15.89%) C++
6 102 (11.66%) Python
7 41 (4.69%) PHP
8 32 (3.66%) C
9 29 (3.31%) Ruby
10 28 (3.20%) Perl
11 23 (2.63%) VB
12 17 (1.94%) Scala
13 15 (1.71%) VBA
14 12 (1.37%) Bash Shell
15 11 (1.26%) Go
15 11 (1.26%) R
16 8 (0.91%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.80%) TypeScript
18 6 (0.69%) MATLAB
18 6 (0.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 543 (62.06%) Degree
2 26 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (2.86%) MCAD
3 25 (2.86%) MCP
3 25 (2.86%) MCSD
3 25 (2.86%) MCTS
4 13 (1.49%) PhD
5 10 (1.14%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.80%) CCNA
6 7 (0.80%) CEH
6 7 (0.80%) CISA
6 7 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.80%) CISMP
7 6 (0.69%) APMP
7 6 (0.69%) CAPM
7 6 (0.69%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.69%) PMP
8 5 (0.57%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.49%) QA
2 8 (0.91%) PMO
2 8 (0.91%) SLA
3 2 (0.23%) RMADS
4 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) SDET
System Software
1 30 (3.43%) Active Directory
2 29 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.40%) Docker
4 16 (1.83%) Terminal Services
5 15 (1.71%) XenApp
6 5 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.34%) HDFS
8 1 (0.11%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (1.14%) Ansible
1 10 (1.14%) CA Service Virtualization
1 10 (1.14%) Graphite
1 10 (1.14%) Nagios
1 10 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (1.14%) Puppet
2 5 (0.57%) Kibana
2 5 (0.57%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.57%) logstash
Vendors
1 183 (20.91%) Microsoft
2 102 (11.66%) Oracle
3 32 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
4 30 (3.43%) SAP
5 29 (3.31%) VMware
6 22 (2.51%) Cisco
7 16 (1.83%) Citrix
8 12 (1.37%) IBM
9 11 (1.26%) Sybase
10 10 (1.14%) AppDynamics
10 10 (1.14%) CA
10 10 (1.14%) SaltStack
11 9 (1.03%) Intel Security
12 8 (0.91%) Adobe
12 8 (0.91%) BT
13 6 (0.69%) Red Hat
13 6 (0.69%) ServiceNow
14 5 (0.57%) BEA
14 5 (0.57%) Google
14 5 (0.57%) Reuters
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum Up to £25k + Generous Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £20k - 24k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Orpington, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + Company Car, bonus, paid overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £22k - 24k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 per annum + Company Car, bonus, paid overtime
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Orpington, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Company Car, bonus, paid overtime
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + uncapped Commission, Year 1 OTE c.
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The Bright Network
Salary: £35,000 per annum plus profit share
Posted: 16 days ago