The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 37 31 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.48% 2.91% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 2.99% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 3
Average salary £24,000 £20,250 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
Graduate
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Croydon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
202 268 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 97.58% 97.45% 93.60%
Number of salaries quoted 168 222 281
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Graduate
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Croydon

Graduate
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title.

1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
4 2 (25.00%) MCSD
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (25.00%) MCPD
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Document Management
5 1 (12.50%) SMTP
5 1 (12.50%) Windows

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) MVC
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Document Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) MCSD
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCPD
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft