The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 109 108 131
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 160 152 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.21% 2.30% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 2.39% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 146 143 127
Average salary £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £19,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,200 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
Graduate
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6896 6357 8181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.34% 96.27% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5590 5140 7081
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Graduate
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Graduate Salary Trend in the East of England

Graduate
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in the East of England

Graduate
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +11 92 £25,000 -3.84% 16
Hertfordshire -23 24 £24,000 +6.66% 3
Essex +1 22 £23,250 +3.33% 4
Norfolk -12 9 £24,000 +15.66% 1
Bedfordshire +8 8 £27,500 +19.56% 2
Suffolk 0 6 £22,500 -4.25% 2
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 212 (61.27%) Degree
2 167 (48.27%) Computer Science
3 126 (36.42%) Software Engineering
4 121 (34.97%) SQL
5 120 (34.68%) C#
6 109 (31.50%) .NET
7 88 (25.43%) HTML
8 76 (21.97%) JavaScript
8 76 (21.97%) Microsoft
9 72 (20.81%) CSS
10 64 (18.50%) SQL Server
11 62 (17.92%) Analytical Skills
12 61 (17.63%) Java
13 54 (15.61%) C
14 49 (14.16%) Finance
15 45 (13.01%) C++
16 44 (12.72%) PHP
16 44 (12.72%) Visual Studio
16 44 (12.72%) ASP.NET
16 44 (12.72%) Windows
17 38 (10.98%) MS Excel
17 38 (10.98%) Web Development
18 37 (10.69%) Linux
19 36 (10.40%) MySQL
20 34 (9.83%) OO
20 34 (9.83%) MVC
21 33 (9.54%) Python
22 32 (9.25%) HTML5
23 30 (8.67%) Web Services
24 29 (8.38%) XML

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 28 (8.09%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.47%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (2.31%) Drupal
4 7 (2.02%) JBoss
5 3 (0.87%) SAS
6 2 (0.58%) IIS
6 2 (0.58%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.29%) CMS
7 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.47%) MS Office
3 9 (2.60%) Mingle
4 5 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.16%) InfoPath
5 4 (1.16%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.58%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.29%) Simulink
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.29%) SaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.05%) Internet
2 7 (2.02%) Wireless
3 6 (1.73%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.87%) DNS
4 3 (0.87%) Intranet
4 3 (0.87%) DHCP
4 3 (0.87%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 2 (0.58%) DWDM
5 2 (0.58%) MPLS
5 2 (0.58%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.29%) LAN
6 1 (0.29%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.29%) VoIP
6 1 (0.29%) WAN
6 1 (0.29%) OSPF
6 1 (0.29%) BGP
6 1 (0.29%) SS7
6 1 (0.29%) Firewall
6 1 (0.29%) LTE
6 1 (0.29%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (18.50%) SQL Server
2 36 (10.40%) MySQL
3 17 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (4.62%) MS Access
5 15 (4.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (3.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 11 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (2.60%) RavenDB
10 9 (2.60%) Neo4j
11 4 (1.16%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.58%) MarkLogic
14 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 44 (12.72%) Visual Studio
2 17 (4.91%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.60%) TeamCity
3 9 (2.60%) MSTest
3 9 (2.60%) NUnit
3 9 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.16%) JUnit
5 4 (1.16%) Maven
5 4 (1.16%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.87%) Subversion
7 2 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.58%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.58%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.29%) Selenium
8 1 (0.29%) jMock
8 1 (0.29%) Mockito
8 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.29%) MSBuild
General
1 49 (14.16%) Finance
2 14 (4.05%) Electronics
3 13 (3.76%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.60%) Retail
5 8 (2.31%) Automotive
6 7 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.02%) Back Office
6 7 (2.02%) Marketing
7 3 (0.87%) Games
7 3 (0.87%) Banking
8 2 (0.58%) Publishing
9 1 (0.29%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (31.50%) .NET
2 88 (25.43%) HTML
3 72 (20.81%) CSS
4 44 (12.72%) ASP.NET
5 32 (9.25%) HTML5
6 30 (8.67%) Web Services
7 29 (8.38%) XML
8 26 (7.51%) jQuery
9 24 (6.94%) CSS3
10 20 (5.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (5.49%) .NET Framework
12 17 (4.91%) WCF
13 15 (4.34%) SOAP
14 14 (4.05%) J2EE
14 14 (4.05%) XHTML
15 13 (3.76%) LAMP
16 12 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 10 (2.89%) Hibernate
18 9 (2.60%) RESTful
19 8 (2.31%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 167 (48.27%) Computer Science
2 62 (17.92%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (8.09%) Mathematics
4 15 (4.34%) Physics
5 12 (3.47%) Mobile App
6 11 (3.18%) Algorithms
7 10 (2.89%) Open Source
8 9 (2.60%) User Experience
9 8 (2.31%) Robotics
10 7 (2.02%) Internet of Things
10 7 (2.02%) Social Media
11 6 (1.73%) Mechatronics
12 4 (1.16%) Statistics
12 4 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.87%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.87%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.87%) Mobile Payment
14 2 (0.58%) Semantic Web
14 2 (0.58%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 44 (12.72%) Windows
2 37 (10.69%) Linux
3 14 (4.05%) Windows 8
4 8 (2.31%) Android
4 8 (2.31%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.45%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (36.42%) Software Engineering
2 38 (10.98%) Web Development
3 34 (9.83%) OO
3 34 (9.83%) MVC
4 29 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (7.51%) Web Application Development
6 19 (5.49%) TDD
7 16 (4.62%) Unit Testing
7 16 (4.62%) Time Management
8 14 (4.05%) Mentoring
8 14 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (3.47%) OOD
10 10 (2.89%) Project Management
10 10 (2.89%) BDD
11 9 (2.60%) CQRS
12 8 (2.31%) Coaching
12 8 (2.31%) Scrum
13 7 (2.02%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (1.73%) OOP
14 6 (1.73%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 121 (34.97%) SQL
2 120 (34.68%) C#
3 76 (21.97%) JavaScript
4 61 (17.63%) Java
5 54 (15.61%) C
6 45 (13.01%) C++
7 44 (12.72%) PHP
8 33 (9.54%) Python
9 27 (7.80%) Perl
10 22 (6.36%) VB.NET
11 18 (5.20%) VBA
12 10 (2.89%) MATLAB
12 10 (2.89%) PowerShell
13 8 (2.31%) VB
14 7 (2.02%) Embedded C
15 5 (1.45%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.16%) Embedded C++
16 4 (1.16%) Objective-C
16 4 (1.16%) Ruby
17 2 (0.58%) Lua
Qualifications
1 212 (61.27%) Degree
2 11 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.89%) MCDST
3 10 (2.89%) MCITP
3 10 (2.89%) MCSE
3 10 (2.89%) MCSA
4 9 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.60%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.73%) CCNA
5 6 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.73%) PhD
6 2 (0.58%) CCNP
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.02%) QA
2 4 (1.16%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) JTAG
System Software
1 13 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.73%) Firmware
3 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 76 (21.97%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.62%) Oracle
3 12 (3.47%) VMware
4 11 (3.18%) Citrix
5 7 (2.02%) Cisco
6 6 (1.73%) Google
7 4 (1.16%) Apple
7 4 (1.16%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (0.87%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.58%) Ciena
9 2 (0.58%) HP
10 1 (0.29%) Adobe
10 1 (0.29%) SAP
10 1 (0.29%) Progress
10 1 (0.29%) Tableau
10 1 (0.29%) Sage
10 1 (0.29%) Sophos
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