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The median annual salary for a Graduate was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 11 August 2022.

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

Graduate
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
11 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 274 468 246
Rank change year-on-year +194 -222 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 977 174 60
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.29% 0.43% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 0.46% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 300 137 55
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,900 £21,850
25th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% -
75th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £43,850 £37,500
UK median annual salary £30,000 £28,794 £30,000
% change year-on-year +4.19% -4.02% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies with a WFH option. 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
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 70,889 38,040 8,407
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.47% 93.36% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 42,754 29,482 7,340
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,825 £42,500 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

Graduate
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option which featured Graduate in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Graduate trend for jobs with a WFH option

Graduate
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Graduate.

Graduate salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Graduate
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Graduate over the 6 months to 11 August 2022.

Graduate salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Jobs with a WFH Option

For the 6 months to 11 August 2022, Graduate job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 574 (58.75%) Degree
2 396 (40.53%) Software Engineering
3 385 (39.41%) Computer Science
4 363 (37.15%) Problem-Solving
5 354 (36.23%) Social Skills
6 335 (34.29%) Agile
7 297 (30.40%) Java
8 277 (28.35%) Finance
9 238 (24.36%) Python
10 237 (24.26%) Analytical Skills
11 202 (20.68%) Mathematics
12 188 (19.24%) Security Cleared
13 181 (18.53%) C#
14 159 (16.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 152 (15.56%) Microsoft
15 152 (15.56%) Microsoft Office
16 150 (15.35%) Cybersecurity
17 148 (15.15%) Linux
18 142 (14.53%) C++
19 141 (14.43%) C
20 137 (14.02%) Docker
20 137 (14.02%) Computer Science Degree
21 128 (13.10%) JavaScript
21 128 (13.10%) AWS
22 122 (12.49%) Test Automation
23 118 (12.08%) SQL
24 117 (11.98%) SDLC
25 116 (11.87%) SC Cleared
26 113 (11.57%) .NET
27 112 (11.46%) DevOps

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 72 (7.37%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.35%) CMS
3 22 (2.25%) Apache
3 22 (2.25%) Confluence
4 20 (2.05%) Headless CMS
5 18 (1.84%) IBM Domino
6 17 (1.74%) Apache Spark
7 7 (0.72%) ArcGIS
8 6 (0.61%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.20%) IIS
9 2 (0.20%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.10%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.10%) Apache Synapse
10 1 (0.10%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.10%) Luigi
10 1 (0.10%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 152 (15.56%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (4.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (3.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.31%) NetSuite
1 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 128 (13.10%) AWS
2 61 (6.24%) GCP
3 53 (5.42%) Azure
4 47 (4.81%) Cloud Computing
5 46 (4.71%) GitHub
6 43 (4.40%) SaaS
7 41 (4.20%) Microsoft 365
8 35 (3.58%) Serverless
9 20 (2.05%) Amplience
10 18 (1.84%) Power Platform
11 16 (1.64%) Amazon S3
12 15 (1.54%) Amazon EMR
13 5 (0.51%) Azure DevOps
13 5 (0.51%) npm
13 5 (0.51%) Slack
14 3 (0.31%) PowerApps
15 2 (0.20%) Figma
15 2 (0.20%) Fivetran
15 2 (0.20%) Matillion
15 2 (0.20%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.20%) Network Security
2 37 (3.79%) TCP/IP
3 33 (3.38%) Broadband
4 24 (2.46%) 5G
4 24 (2.46%) IPv4
4 24 (2.46%) IPv6
5 23 (2.35%) DHCP
5 23 (2.35%) DNS
6 19 (1.94%) Wireless
7 18 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
8 15 (1.54%) Bluetooth
8 15 (1.54%) CATAPAN
8 15 (1.54%) Firewall
9 14 (1.43%) 4G
9 14 (1.43%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
9 14 (1.43%) Radio Access Network
10 10 (1.02%) SSL
11 9 (0.92%) Internet
11 9 (0.92%) Software-Defined Radio
12 4 (0.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (4.61%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.76%) MySQL
3 22 (2.25%) MongoDB
4 20 (2.05%) NoSQL
5 19 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (1.94%) Hadoop
6 17 (1.74%) Flink
7 16 (1.64%) Power BI
8 15 (1.54%) Apache Hive
9 14 (1.43%) Relational Database
10 13 (1.33%) Big Data
10 13 (1.33%) GIS
11 9 (0.92%) Geospatial Data
12 7 (0.72%) Couchbase
13 6 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.41%) QlikView
16 3 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (0.31%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 74 (7.57%) Git (software)
2 51 (5.22%) JIRA
3 38 (3.89%) Jenkins
4 24 (2.46%) TeamCity
5 21 (2.15%) Cypress.io
6 17 (1.74%) GitLab
7 16 (1.64%) JUnit
8 15 (1.54%) ClearCase
8 15 (1.54%) CppUnit
9 11 (1.13%) SpecFlow
10 8 (0.82%) Spinnaker
11 5 (0.51%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.31%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.31%) Gradle
12 3 (0.31%) Selenium
12 3 (0.31%) Travis CI
13 2 (0.20%) git-flow
14 1 (0.10%) Appium
14 1 (0.10%) Calabash
14 1 (0.10%) Cucumber
General
1 354 (36.23%) Social Skills
2 277 (28.35%) Finance
3 237 (24.26%) Analytical Skills
4 159 (16.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 74 (7.57%) Law
6 72 (7.37%) Games
7 70 (7.16%) Marketing
8 68 (6.96%) Electronics
9 58 (5.94%) Aerospace
10 53 (5.42%) Retail
11 52 (5.32%) Public Sector
12 43 (4.40%) Telecoms
13 33 (3.38%) Banking
14 25 (2.56%) Local Government
15 24 (2.46%) Police
16 21 (2.15%) Presentation Skills
16 21 (2.15%) Publishing
17 20 (2.05%) Automotive
18 17 (1.74%) Advertising
19 15 (1.54%) Organisational Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (11.57%) .NET
2 98 (10.03%) HTML
3 89 (9.11%) React
4 79 (8.09%) CSS
5 56 (5.73%) AngularJS
6 47 (4.81%) Spring
7 46 (4.71%) RabbitMQ
8 45 (4.61%) OpenCV
8 45 (4.61%) Qt
8 45 (4.61%) ZeroMQ
9 43 (4.40%) XML
10 41 (4.20%) SOAP
11 34 (3.48%) HTML5
12 33 (3.38%) EJB
12 33 (3.38%) Java EE
12 33 (3.38%) JDBC
12 33 (3.38%) JSF
12 33 (3.38%) JSP
12 33 (3.38%) ODBC
13 28 (2.87%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 81 (8.29%) Management Information System
2 79 (8.09%) Self-Motivation
3 69 (7.06%) Cyberattack
4 66 (6.76%) Algorithms
5 61 (6.24%) User Experience
6 51 (5.22%) Cyberthreat
7 46 (4.71%) Cybercrime
8 45 (4.61%) Mobile Computing
9 41 (4.20%) Cloud Native
10 39 (3.99%) Embedded Systems
11 35 (3.58%) IoT
12 27 (2.76%) FPGA
13 25 (2.56%) Social Media
14 21 (2.15%) Life Science
15 20 (2.05%) Cyber Defence
15 20 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
15 20 (2.05%) Hackathon
16 19 (1.94%) SCADA
16 19 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
17 18 (1.84%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 148 (15.15%) Linux
2 53 (5.42%) Windows
3 39 (3.99%) Apple iOS
4 34 (3.48%) Android
5 25 (2.56%) Ubuntu
6 22 (2.25%) Kali Linux
7 10 (1.02%) Unix
8 7 (0.72%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.31%) CentOS
9 3 (0.31%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.20%) openSUSE
10 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.10%) Debian
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (40.53%) Software Engineering
2 385 (39.41%) Computer Science
3 363 (37.15%) Problem-Solving
4 335 (34.29%) Agile
5 202 (20.68%) Mathematics
6 150 (15.35%) Cybersecurity
7 122 (12.49%) Test Automation
8 117 (11.98%) SDLC
9 112 (11.46%) DevOps
10 107 (10.95%) Machine Learning
11 96 (9.83%) Software Testing
12 81 (8.29%) CI/CD
12 81 (8.29%) Line Management
13 77 (7.88%) Physics
14 73 (7.47%) OO
15 69 (7.06%) TDD
16 68 (6.96%) Project Management
17 67 (6.86%) Content Management
18 61 (6.24%) Use Case
19 60 (6.14%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 297 (30.40%) Java
2 238 (24.36%) Python
3 181 (18.53%) C#
4 142 (14.53%) C++
5 141 (14.43%) C
6 128 (13.10%) JavaScript
7 118 (12.08%) SQL
8 51 (5.22%) Go
9 36 (3.68%) PHP
10 34 (3.48%) TypeScript
11 20 (2.05%) VB
12 18 (1.84%) Ruby
13 15 (1.54%) Rust
13 15 (1.54%) Scala
14 12 (1.23%) R
15 11 (1.13%) MATLAB
16 7 (0.72%) Embedded C++
17 6 (0.61%) Apple Swift
17 6 (0.61%) Kotlin
18 5 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 574 (58.75%) Degree
2 188 (19.24%) Security Cleared
3 137 (14.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 116 (11.87%) SC Cleared
5 60 (6.14%) PhD
6 42 (4.30%) ISACA
7 33 (3.38%) DV Cleared
8 23 (2.35%) CISA
8 23 (2.35%) ICAEW
9 16 (1.64%) Postgraduate
10 9 (0.92%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.20%) Chartered Engineer
13 2 (0.20%) Master's Degree
14 1 (0.10%) CompTIA Security+
14 1 (0.10%) CRISC
14 1 (0.10%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.10%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 1 (0.10%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.42%) QA
2 24 (2.46%) GDPR
2 24 (2.46%) PMO
3 6 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.31%) Accessibility
4 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.31%) NIST
5 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.20%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.20%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.10%) NCSC
6 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 137 (14.02%) Docker
2 33 (3.38%) Active Directory
3 27 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
4 22 (2.25%) vSphere
5 9 (0.92%) Firmware
6 2 (0.20%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.10%) KVM
Systems Management
1 62 (6.35%) Kubernetes
2 22 (2.25%) vCenter Server
3 16 (1.64%) Grafana
3 16 (1.64%) Istio
3 16 (1.64%) Prometheus
4 15 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.92%) Ansible
6 2 (0.20%) WSUS
7 1 (0.10%) Argo
7 1 (0.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 152 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 45 (4.61%) Sony
3 28 (2.87%) VMware
4 19 (1.94%) IBM
4 19 (1.94%) McKesson
4 19 (1.94%) QinetiQ
4 19 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (1.54%) Perforce
6 14 (1.43%) Oracle
7 10 (1.02%) Citrix
8 9 (0.92%) DocuSign
9 7 (0.72%) ESRI
10 6 (0.61%) Google
11 5 (0.51%) Cisco
11 5 (0.51%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.41%) SAP
13 3 (0.31%) Bloomberg
13 3 (0.31%) FactSet
13 3 (0.31%) SendGrid
14 2 (0.20%) Palo Alto