Period
to 19 September 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Consultant was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 911 1044 1077
Rank change year-on-year +133 +33 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Consultant 270 205 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 204 167 180
UK median annual salary £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £18,125 £18,450 £17,725
90th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £35,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,000 £24,500 £22,750
% change year-on-year +2.04% +7.69% -5.21%

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 169773 187120 211546
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.82% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136138 157303 175314
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +116 256 £26,500 +6.00% 7
London +83 133 £29,250 +2.63% 1
UK excluding London +59 131 £25,000 +2.04% 8
North of England +18 52 £26,500 -1.85% 1
Yorkshire +54 41 £26,500 +39.47% 1
South East +55 34 £21,500 -14.00% 3
South West +16 17 £26,000 +26.83% 1
East of England +9 16 £22,000 -20.00% 1
North West -21 7 £27,000 -
Scotland +1 6 £25,750 +56.06% 1
Midlands +5 5 £30,000 +22.45%
East Midlands +27 4 £26,000 +23.81%
North East +16 4 £18,750 -58.33%
Northern Ireland - 2 £22,500 - 1
Wales +5 1 £27,000 -
West Midlands -6 1 £30,000 +22.45%

Graduate Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 144 (53.33%) Degree
2 64 (23.70%) Computer Science
3 53 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (19.63%) JavaScript
4 50 (18.52%) HTML
5 47 (17.41%) SQL
6 46 (17.04%) Java
7 42 (15.56%) CSS
8 39 (14.44%) Finance
9 38 (14.07%) Business Intelligence
9 38 (14.07%) Mentoring
10 37 (13.70%) XML
11 33 (12.22%) Business Development
12 32 (11.85%) Mathematics
13 31 (11.48%) ITSM
14 29 (10.74%) Software Engineering
15 28 (10.37%) Virgin Media
15 28 (10.37%) Software Testing
16 25 (9.26%) Banking
16 25 (9.26%) Oracle
17 24 (8.89%) ITIL
17 24 (8.89%) Web Services
17 24 (8.89%) Service Management
18 23 (8.52%) Marketing
18 23 (8.52%) Physics
19 22 (8.15%) Social Media
19 22 (8.15%) Microsoft
19 22 (8.15%) Project Management
20 20 (7.41%) SQL Server
21 19 (7.04%) Computer Science Degree

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 5 (1.85%) MS Exchange
1 5 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.48%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.37%) FileNet
3 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.37%) FRx
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.22%) Office 365
2 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.19%) Firewall
2 9 (3.33%) LAN
2 9 (3.33%) WAN
3 8 (2.96%) Internet
3 8 (2.96%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.85%) HTTP
5 4 (1.48%) Skype
6 1 (0.37%) DNS
6 1 (0.37%) Intranet
6 1 (0.37%) ISDN
6 1 (0.37%) VoIP
6 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.81%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.22%) Big Data
5 3 (1.11%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.11%) MS Access
6 2 (0.74%) Data Mart
6 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.74%) Power BI
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.37%) GIS
7 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.37%) MySQL
7 1 (0.37%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.37%) QlikView
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) JIRA
1 1 (0.37%) RStudio
1 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 39 (14.44%) Finance
2 25 (9.26%) Banking
3 23 (8.52%) Marketing
4 11 (4.07%) Advertising
5 8 (2.96%) French Language
6 7 (2.59%) Italian Language
6 7 (2.59%) Spanish Language
7 6 (2.22%) German Language
8 3 (1.11%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.37%) Games
10 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (18.52%) HTML
2 42 (15.56%) CSS
3 37 (13.70%) XML
4 24 (8.89%) Web Services
5 11 (4.07%) AngularJS
6 5 (1.85%) .NET
7 4 (1.48%) Spring
8 3 (1.11%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.74%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.74%) JPA
9 2 (0.74%) jQuery
9 2 (0.74%) REST
9 2 (0.74%) SOAP
9 2 (0.74%) Spring Web Flow
10 1 (0.37%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 64 (23.70%) Computer Science
2 53 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (8.15%) Social Media
4 8 (2.96%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.48%) Credit Derivative
7 4 (1.48%) Derivative
8 3 (1.11%) Renewable Energy
8 3 (1.11%) SCADA
9 2 (0.74%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.74%) Fintech
9 2 (0.74%) iPhone
10 1 (0.37%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.30%) Linux
2 12 (4.44%) Unix
3 1 (0.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (14.07%) Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.07%) Mentoring
2 33 (12.22%) Business Development
3 32 (11.85%) Mathematics
4 31 (11.48%) ITSM
5 29 (10.74%) Software Engineering
6 28 (10.37%) Software Testing
7 24 (8.89%) ITIL
7 24 (8.89%) Service Management
8 23 (8.52%) Physics
9 22 (8.15%) Project Management
10 16 (5.93%) Change Control
10 16 (5.93%) Presales
10 16 (5.93%) PRINCE2
10 16 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (5.19%) Time Management
12 11 (4.07%) CRM
13 9 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (2.96%) Link Building
14 8 (2.96%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 53 (19.63%) JavaScript
2 47 (17.41%) SQL
3 46 (17.04%) Java
4 14 (5.19%) Python
5 13 (4.81%) Perl
5 13 (4.81%) Ruby
6 10 (3.70%) C#
7 8 (2.96%) C++
8 4 (1.48%) C
8 4 (1.48%) PHP
9 3 (1.11%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.37%) LINC
11 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.37%) R
11 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 144 (53.33%) Degree
2 19 (7.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.22%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.74%) PhD
4 2 (0.74%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.74%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (0.37%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.48%) PMO
1 4 (1.48%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) RMADS
2 2 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (10.37%) Virgin Media
2 25 (9.26%) Oracle
3 22 (8.15%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.33%) Facebook
5 8 (2.96%) Cisco
5 8 (2.96%) HP
5 8 (2.96%) Juniper
5 8 (2.96%) ProCurve
6 5 (1.85%) SAP
7 4 (1.48%) Murex
7 4 (1.48%) Tableau
8 3 (1.11%) Alteryx
9 2 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.74%) Twitter
10 1 (0.37%) hybris
10 1 (0.37%) VMware