Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Consultant was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Graduate Consultant
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 945 1052 1082
Rank change year-on-year +107 +30 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Consultant 262 191 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.10% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 195 151 155
UK median annual salary £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.64% +1.85%
10th Percentile £19,750 £19,000 £17,000
90th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £34,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% -2.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Graduate Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Consultant in the UK

Graduate Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Graduate Consultant in the UK

Graduate Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Consultant over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate Consultant in the UK

Graduate Consultant
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England +83 243 £26,500 -1.85% 17
UK excluding London +49 129 £25,000 +11.11% 11
London +71 122 £27,500 -3.51% 9
North of England +42 48 £26,500 -1.85% 3
South East +49 44 £21,500 -4.44% 4
Yorkshire +62 42 £26,500 - 3
South West +22 12 £25,000 +11.11%
East of England -6 9 £22,000 - 1
Midlands +27 8 £26,000 +23.81%
North West -3 5 £26,500 -1.85%
Scotland - 5 £25,750 - 2
East Midlands +39 4 £26,000 +23.81%
West Midlands +7 4 £45,000 +83.67%
Northern Ireland -23 2 £22,500 +12.50% 1
Wales +15 1 £27,000 -
North East +1 1 £18,750 -53.13%

Graduate Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Graduate Consultant 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 featuring Graduate Consultant in the job title.

1 163 (62.21%) Degree
2 57 (21.76%) Computer Science
3 53 (20.23%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (19.85%) JavaScript
5 51 (19.47%) Java
6 50 (19.08%) HTML
7 49 (18.70%) Finance
8 46 (17.56%) CSS
9 44 (16.79%) Mentoring
10 40 (15.27%) SQL
11 38 (14.50%) Computer Science Degree
12 36 (13.74%) Business Intelligence
13 35 (13.36%) XML
13 35 (13.36%) ITSM
14 32 (12.21%) Marketing
15 31 (11.83%) Software Testing
15 31 (11.83%) Project Management
15 31 (11.83%) Oracle
15 31 (11.83%) Virgin Media
16 30 (11.45%) Banking
16 30 (11.45%) Business Development
17 27 (10.31%) Service Management
17 27 (10.31%) Microsoft
18 26 (9.92%) ITIL
18 26 (9.92%) Social Media
19 25 (9.54%) Microsoft Excel
20 24 (9.16%) Mathematics
21 22 (8.40%) AngularJS
22 17 (6.49%) PRINCE2
22 17 (6.49%) Web Services

Graduate Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (0.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.38%) FileNet
2 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (9.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.20%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.82%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.82%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.38%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.15%) Office 365
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.44%) Internet
2 6 (2.29%) Firewall
3 5 (1.91%) LAN
3 5 (1.91%) WAN
4 4 (1.53%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.15%) HTTP
6 1 (0.38%) DNS
6 1 (0.38%) FTP
6 1 (0.38%) Intranet
6 1 (0.38%) ISDN
6 1 (0.38%) Skype
6 1 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.67%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.29%) Big Data
4 5 (1.91%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.15%) GIS
5 3 (1.15%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.15%) MySQL
6 2 (0.76%) MS Access
6 2 (0.76%) Power BI
7 1 (0.38%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.38%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.38%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.38%) QlikView
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.38%) JIRA
1 1 (0.38%) RStudio
1 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 49 (18.70%) Finance
2 32 (12.21%) Marketing
3 30 (11.45%) Banking
4 14 (5.34%) Advertising
5 3 (1.15%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.15%) French Language
6 2 (0.76%) Games
6 2 (0.76%) German Language
6 2 (0.76%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.76%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (19.08%) HTML
2 46 (17.56%) CSS
3 35 (13.36%) XML
4 22 (8.40%) AngularJS
5 17 (6.49%) Web Services
6 6 (2.29%) .NET
7 4 (1.53%) Spring
8 2 (0.76%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.76%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.76%) JPA
8 2 (0.76%) jQuery
8 2 (0.76%) REST
8 2 (0.76%) SOAP
8 2 (0.76%) Spring Web Flow
9 1 (0.38%) CSS3
9 1 (0.38%) HTML5
9 1 (0.38%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 57 (21.76%) Computer Science
2 53 (20.23%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (9.92%) Social Media
4 4 (1.53%) Credit Derivative
4 4 (1.53%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.53%) Derivative
4 4 (1.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.76%) Fintech
5 2 (0.76%) PlayStation
6 1 (0.38%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.38%) LPAR
6 1 (0.38%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.44%) Linux
1 9 (3.44%) Unix
2 1 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (16.79%) Mentoring
2 36 (13.74%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (13.36%) ITSM
4 31 (11.83%) Project Management
4 31 (11.83%) Software Testing
5 30 (11.45%) Business Development
6 27 (10.31%) Service Management
7 26 (9.92%) ITIL
8 24 (9.16%) Mathematics
9 17 (6.49%) PRINCE2
10 16 (6.11%) Change Control
10 16 (6.11%) Physics
10 16 (6.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (5.73%) CRM
12 14 (5.34%) Time Management
13 12 (4.58%) Business Analysis
14 11 (4.20%) E-Commerce
14 11 (4.20%) Software Engineering
15 9 (3.44%) Online Marketing
15 9 (3.44%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 52 (19.85%) JavaScript
2 51 (19.47%) Java
3 40 (15.27%) SQL
4 10 (3.82%) C#
5 7 (2.67%) Python
6 6 (2.29%) C++
7 5 (1.91%) Perl
7 5 (1.91%) Ruby
8 4 (1.53%) C
8 4 (1.53%) PHP
9 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.76%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.38%) LINC
10 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.38%) R
10 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 163 (62.21%) Degree
2 38 (14.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.29%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.15%) PhD
5 1 (0.38%) CIMA
5 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.53%) PMO
1 4 (1.53%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) RMADS
2 2 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 31 (11.83%) Oracle
1 31 (11.83%) Virgin Media
2 27 (10.31%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.34%) SAP
4 10 (3.82%) hybris
5 6 (2.29%) Facebook
6 4 (1.53%) Cisco
6 4 (1.53%) HP
6 4 (1.53%) Juniper
6 4 (1.53%) Murex
6 4 (1.53%) ProCurve
7 2 (0.76%) Alteryx
7 2 (0.76%) Apple
7 2 (0.76%) Pegasus
7 2 (0.76%) Tableau
8 1 (0.38%) VMware