Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Graduate was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 734 732 768
Rank change year-on-year -2 +36 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 110 119 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 89 100 137
London median annual salary £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.51% +3.64% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £20,450 £19,750
90th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £35,000
England 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 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 70426 72444 85501
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55326 62571 72563
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

IT Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Graduate in London

IT Graduate
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for IT Graduate in London

IT Graduate
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Graduate in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Graduate in London

IT 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 IT Graduate within the London region over the 6 months to 19 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 +7 14 £25,000 -16.67%
West London +25 12 £32,500 +62.50%
East London - 2 £18,000 -
IT Graduate
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 London region featuring IT Graduate in the job title.

1 68 (61.82%) Degree
2 59 (53.64%) Microsoft
3 40 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 39 (35.45%) Finance
5 36 (32.73%) MS Exchange
6 35 (31.82%) Windows
7 34 (30.91%) VMware
8 33 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (28.18%) Computer Science
10 30 (27.27%) Windows Server
11 29 (26.36%) Windows 7
11 29 (26.36%) Banking
12 24 (21.82%) Games
12 24 (21.82%) SQL
12 24 (21.82%) Hedge funds
12 24 (21.82%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 21 (19.09%) Java
14 19 (17.27%) Windows 10
14 19 (17.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (17.27%) Computer Science Degree
14 19 (17.27%) Linux
15 18 (16.36%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (16.36%) Quantitative Trading
16 16 (14.55%) Oracle
17 13 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (10.91%) Office 365
19 11 (10.00%) Hyper-V
19 11 (10.00%) DHCP
19 11 (10.00%) DNS
20 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

IT 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 36 (32.73%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.82%) Confluence
3 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.91%) Office 365
2 2 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.00%) DHCP
1 11 (10.00%) DNS
2 9 (8.18%) Firewall
2 9 (8.18%) LAN
2 9 (8.18%) MPLS
2 9 (8.18%) VPN
2 9 (8.18%) WAN
3 3 (2.73%) Internet
4 1 (0.91%) HTTP
4 1 (0.91%) Intranet
4 1 (0.91%) Multicast
4 1 (0.91%) Network Security
4 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.91%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.91%) MySQL
2 1 (0.91%) SQL Server
General
1 39 (35.45%) Finance
2 29 (26.36%) Banking
3 24 (21.82%) Games
4 8 (7.27%) Retail
5 4 (3.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.91%) French Language
6 1 (0.91%) Front Office
6 1 (0.91%) German Language
6 1 (0.91%) International Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.64%) XML
2 2 (1.82%) Ajax
2 2 (1.82%) jQuery
3 1 (0.91%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (28.18%) Computer Science
2 24 (21.82%) Hedge funds
3 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.64%) BBC
4 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.91%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.91%) Fintech
5 1 (0.91%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 35 (31.82%) Windows
2 30 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 29 (26.36%) Windows 7
4 19 (17.27%) Linux
4 19 (17.27%) Windows 10
4 19 (17.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (16.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (8.18%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.82%) Unix
8 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.82%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 18 (16.36%) Quantitative Trading
3 13 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (5.45%) Business Analysis
4 6 (5.45%) Process Management
4 6 (5.45%) Project Management
4 6 (5.45%) Requirements Engineering
5 5 (4.55%) Line Management
6 4 (3.64%) Business Process Modelling
6 4 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (3.64%) Logistics
6 4 (3.64%) OO
6 4 (3.64%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (3.64%) SFIA
6 4 (3.64%) Test Automation
7 3 (2.73%) E-Commerce
7 3 (2.73%) Kanban
7 3 (2.73%) Scrum
7 3 (2.73%) User Stories
8 2 (1.82%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.82%) SQL
2 21 (19.09%) Java
3 5 (4.55%) C#
4 2 (1.82%) C++
4 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.91%) Python
5 1 (0.91%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 68 (61.82%) Degree
2 19 (17.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (8.18%) CCNA
3 9 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.82%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 33 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 59 (53.64%) Microsoft
2 34 (30.91%) VMware
3 16 (14.55%) Oracle
4 4 (3.64%) BT
4 4 (3.64%) McAfee
5 2 (1.82%) hybris
6 1 (0.91%) Citrix
6 1 (0.91%) Infor
6 1 (0.91%) Virgin Media