Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £28,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Graduate
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 259 239
Rank change year-on-year -10 -20 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 951 974 1246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.26% 1.28% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.33% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 858 856 1093
London median annual salary £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.64% - -
10th Percentile £22,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
England median annual salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +3.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71111 73142 84412
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56006 63190 71627
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
Central London +83 187 £30,000 - 15
West London +16 43 £27,500 +17.02% 5
South London -15 17 £27,500 +10.00%
East London +3 15 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Graduate
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 560 (58.89%) Degree
2 338 (35.54%) Computer Science
3 332 (34.91%) Java
4 263 (27.66%) Finance
5 260 (27.34%) C#
6 212 (22.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 202 (21.24%) SQL
8 190 (19.98%) .NET
9 188 (19.77%) Python
10 186 (19.56%) Agile Software Development
11 171 (17.98%) JavaScript
12 169 (17.77%) Microsoft
13 152 (15.98%) C++
14 140 (14.72%) Banking
15 135 (14.20%) Windows
16 132 (13.88%) MVC
17 131 (13.77%) ASP.NET
18 129 (13.56%) OOP
19 128 (13.46%) Linux
20 127 (13.35%) Mathematics
21 125 (13.14%) HTML
22 123 (12.93%) TDD
23 118 (12.41%) ASP.NET MVC
24 117 (12.30%) SQL Server
25 115 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
26 109 (11.46%) CSS
27 101 (10.62%) Software Engineering
28 81 (8.52%) OO
28 81 (8.52%) AngularJS
29 78 (8.20%) Scrum

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 37 (3.89%) MS Exchange
2 17 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.37%) Moodle
4 10 (1.05%) Apache
5 7 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.63%) CMS
7 5 (0.53%) Ethereum
8 4 (0.42%) EPiServer
8 4 (0.42%) OpenEdge
9 2 (0.21%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.21%) Confluence
10 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.11%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 48 (5.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (3.47%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.21%) Actimize
2 2 (0.21%) Endur
2 2 (0.21%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.11%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 1 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.68%) Office 365
4 14 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.74%) GitHub
5 7 (0.74%) SaaS
6 4 (0.42%) PaaS
7 2 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.21%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.11%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.11%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.11%) Google Play
8 1 (0.11%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.11%) npm
8 1 (0.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.63%) Firewall
2 21 (2.21%) TCP/IP
2 21 (2.21%) WAN
3 17 (1.79%) Internet
3 17 (1.79%) MPLS
4 14 (1.47%) DHCP
4 14 (1.47%) DNS
5 13 (1.37%) LAN
6 9 (0.95%) VPN
7 8 (0.84%) BGP
7 8 (0.84%) IP Telephony
7 8 (0.84%) IPsec
7 8 (0.84%) OSPF
8 6 (0.63%) Skype
9 5 (0.53%) VoIP
9 5 (0.53%) Wireless
10 4 (0.42%) 3G
10 4 (0.42%) Network Security
11 3 (0.32%) SNMP
12 2 (0.21%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.15%) Big Data
2 30 (3.15%) MySQL
3 21 (2.21%) Relational Database
4 17 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
5 15 (1.58%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.05%) Blockchain
6 10 (1.05%) Hadoop
6 10 (1.05%) Oracle Database
7 9 (0.95%) RDBMS
8 7 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (0.63%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.63%) Power BI
9 6 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.42%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.42%) MS Access
11 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 56 (5.89%) NUnit
2 49 (5.15%) Moq
2 49 (5.15%) Rhino Mocks
3 32 (3.36%) MSTest
4 22 (2.31%) JUnit
5 19 (2.00%) Git (software)
6 16 (1.68%) Visual Studio
7 14 (1.47%) Mockito
8 11 (1.16%) gulp
9 8 (0.84%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (0.74%) Bitbucket
10 7 (0.74%) Grunt
10 7 (0.74%) PHPUnit
10 7 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (0.63%) ReSharper
11 6 (0.63%) Selenium
11 6 (0.63%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.42%) Bower
12 4 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 263 (27.66%) Finance
2 140 (14.72%) Banking
3 62 (6.52%) Games
3 62 (6.52%) Marketing
4 52 (5.47%) Investment Banking
5 29 (3.05%) Retail
6 24 (2.52%) Financial Institution
7 23 (2.42%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.79%) Advertising
9 16 (1.68%) German Language
10 15 (1.58%) Back Office
10 15 (1.58%) Italian Language
11 13 (1.37%) French Language
12 11 (1.16%) Publishing
13 10 (1.05%) International Banking
14 8 (0.84%) Electronics
14 8 (0.84%) Music Industry
15 6 (0.63%) Front Office
16 5 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.42%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (19.98%) .NET
2 131 (13.77%) ASP.NET
3 125 (13.14%) HTML
4 118 (12.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 109 (11.46%) CSS
6 81 (8.52%) AngularJS
7 57 (5.99%) J2EE
8 56 (5.89%) .NET Framework
9 53 (5.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 46 (4.84%) XML
11 44 (4.63%) WCF
12 36 (3.79%) WPF
13 35 (3.68%) WinForms
14 33 (3.47%) Web Services
15 32 (3.36%) Castle Windsor
15 32 (3.36%) Ninject
15 32 (3.36%) Spring.NET
15 32 (3.36%) Unity DI Container
16 30 (3.15%) jQuery
17 22 (2.31%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 338 (35.54%) Computer Science
2 115 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (7.99%) Fintech
4 42 (4.42%) Hedge funds
5 41 (4.31%) Algorithms
6 35 (3.68%) Management Information System
7 33 (3.47%) Tandem
8 32 (3.36%) Client/Server
9 31 (3.26%) User Experience
10 24 (2.52%) Social Media
11 14 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
12 13 (1.37%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.16%) Data Centre
13 11 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (1.05%) Mobile App
15 8 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
16 6 (0.63%) Derivative
17 5 (0.53%) BBC
17 5 (0.53%) Bitcoin
17 5 (0.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 135 (14.20%) Windows
2 128 (13.46%) Linux
3 40 (4.21%) Windows Server
4 33 (3.47%) Windows 7
5 29 (3.05%) Unix
6 20 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (2.00%) Windows 10
7 19 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.26%) Windows XP
9 9 (0.95%) Android
10 8 (0.84%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.32%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.21%) Debian
12 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.21%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (19.56%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (13.88%) MVC
3 129 (13.56%) OOP
4 127 (13.35%) Mathematics
5 123 (12.93%) TDD
6 101 (10.62%) Software Engineering
7 81 (8.52%) OO
8 78 (8.20%) Scrum
9 61 (6.41%) BDD
10 59 (6.20%) Physics
11 58 (6.10%) Kanban
12 51 (5.36%) SDLC
13 49 (5.15%) ITIL
13 49 (5.15%) Web Application Development
14 48 (5.05%) OOD
15 45 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
16 43 (4.52%) Mentoring
17 41 (4.31%) Service Management
18 39 (4.10%) ITSM
18 39 (4.10%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 332 (34.91%) Java
2 260 (27.34%) C#
3 202 (21.24%) SQL
4 188 (19.77%) Python
5 171 (17.98%) JavaScript
6 152 (15.98%) C++
7 60 (6.31%) PHP
8 37 (3.89%) C
9 33 (3.47%) Shell Script
10 32 (3.36%) Ruby
11 25 (2.63%) TypeScript
12 11 (1.16%) Scala
13 10 (1.05%) MATLAB
14 9 (0.95%) R
15 8 (0.84%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.84%) PowerShell
15 8 (0.84%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.74%) Perl
16 7 (0.74%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 560 (58.89%) Degree
2 212 (22.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (2.31%) CCNA
3 22 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (1.89%) MCP
5 18 (1.89%) MCSD
6 17 (1.79%) MCAD
6 17 (1.79%) MCTS
7 15 (1.58%) Numerate Degree
8 14 (1.47%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.95%) PhD
10 8 (0.84%) CCNP
11 5 (0.53%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.42%) APMP
12 4 (0.42%) CAPM
12 4 (0.42%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.42%) PMP
13 3 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.32%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.79%) QA
2 19 (2.00%) SLA
3 5 (0.53%) SEPA
4 4 (0.42%) PMO
5 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.21%) FATCA
6 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 35 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.37%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.32%) HDFS
5 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.11%) Docker
6 1 (0.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (0.42%) Puppet
2 3 (0.32%) Opsview
3 2 (0.21%) CSIRT
3 2 (0.21%) QRadar
4 1 (0.11%) Ansible
4 1 (0.11%) Check_MK
4 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.11%) Nagios
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.11%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 169 (17.77%) Microsoft
2 61 (6.41%) Oracle
3 41 (4.31%) VMware
4 15 (1.58%) Cisco
5 14 (1.47%) Xerox
6 13 (1.37%) SAP
7 10 (1.05%) Zend
8 9 (0.95%) Tableau
9 7 (0.74%) Cognizant
9 7 (0.74%) Facebook
9 7 (0.74%) Google
9 7 (0.74%) PayPal
10 6 (0.63%) Adobe
11 5 (0.53%) BT
12 4 (0.42%) Citrix
12 4 (0.42%) HP
12 4 (0.42%) Juniper
12 4 (0.42%) McAfee
12 4 (0.42%) Murex
12 4 (0.42%) ProCurve