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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 105 145 134
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 192 137 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.51% 1.66% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 1.74% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 184 128 128
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
7296 7886 7544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.55% 95.31% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6073 6621 6534
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Suffolk +29 53 £22,500 -10.00% 2
Essex +32 42 £24,000 +12.94% 6
Hertfordshire +5 37 £22,750 -3.19% 8
Cambridgeshire -10 37 £27,500 +10.00% 20
Norfolk +6 18 £25,500 +13.33% 1
Bedfordshire +4 6 £26,000 -11.86% 2
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 183 (50.83%) Degree
2 159 (44.17%) Computer Science
3 140 (38.89%) C#
4 129 (35.83%) HTML
5 120 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 112 (31.11%) Software Engineering
7 111 (30.83%) SQL
8 109 (30.28%) Java
9 100 (27.78%) .NET
10 76 (21.11%) CSS
11 75 (20.83%) C++
12 73 (20.28%) OO
13 71 (19.72%) SQL Server
14 69 (19.17%) Microsoft
15 64 (17.78%) C
16 56 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
17 55 (15.28%) jQuery
17 55 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
18 49 (13.61%) ASP.NET
19 45 (12.50%) TDD
20 38 (10.56%) MVC
21 35 (9.72%) MS Excel
22 33 (9.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 31 (8.61%) Mathematics
24 30 (8.33%) MySQL
24 30 (8.33%) Finance
24 30 (8.33%) Python
25 29 (8.06%) Games
26 28 (7.78%) Oracle
26 28 (7.78%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 15 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.94%) SAS
2 7 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (1.39%) JBoss
4 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.56%) Apache
5 2 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.28%) WordPress
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 35 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.11%) MS Office
3 3 (0.83%) Mingle
4 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.56%) HTTP
1 2 (0.56%) Intranet
1 2 (0.56%) Firewall
2 1 (0.28%) ATM
2 1 (0.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.33%) MySQL
3 7 (1.94%) Big Data
3 7 (1.94%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.94%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.11%) MS Access
6 3 (0.83%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.83%) RavenDB
6 3 (0.83%) Neo4j
7 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.28%) Essbase
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.28%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.28%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 23 (6.39%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.50%) Selenium
3 6 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.67%) SoapUI
4 4 (1.11%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.11%) JUnit
4 4 (1.11%) NUnit
5 3 (0.83%) Subversion
5 3 (0.83%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.83%) VisiBroker
5 3 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.83%) Mercurial
5 3 (0.83%) MSTest
6 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.56%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.28%) Mockito
7 1 (0.28%) jMock
7 1 (0.28%) JIRA
General
1 30 (8.33%) Finance
2 29 (8.06%) Games
3 25 (6.94%) Electronics
4 6 (1.67%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.67%) Automotive
5 5 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.83%) Marketing
7 2 (0.56%) Publishing
7 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.28%) Legal
8 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Retail
8 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (35.83%) HTML
2 100 (27.78%) .NET
3 76 (21.11%) CSS
4 55 (15.28%) jQuery
5 49 (13.61%) ASP.NET
6 33 (9.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 25 (6.94%) Web Services
8 22 (6.11%) XML
9 17 (4.72%) Spring
10 14 (3.89%) HTML5
10 14 (3.89%) CSS3
10 14 (3.89%) J2EE
11 13 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (2.78%) JSP
12 10 (2.78%) Hibernate
12 10 (2.78%) .NET Framework
13 9 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (2.22%) EJB
15 7 (1.94%) SOAP
16 6 (1.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 159 (44.17%) Computer Science
2 55 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (8.61%) Mathematics
4 27 (7.50%) Online Games
5 19 (5.28%) Mechatronics
6 18 (5.00%) Physics
7 16 (4.44%) Robotics
8 12 (3.33%) Management Information System
8 12 (3.33%) Mobile App
9 11 (3.06%) Algorithms
10 9 (2.50%) Statistics
11 5 (1.39%) iPhone
12 4 (1.11%) User Experience
12 4 (1.11%) FMCG
12 4 (1.11%) Social Media
12 4 (1.11%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.83%) Device Driver
13 3 (0.83%) Semantic Web
13 3 (0.83%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.83%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.50%) Windows
1 27 (7.50%) Linux
2 11 (3.06%) Apple iOS
3 10 (2.78%) Android
4 8 (2.22%) Windows 8
5 5 (1.39%) UNIX
6 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (31.11%) Software Engineering
2 73 (20.28%) OO
3 56 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (12.50%) TDD
5 38 (10.56%) MVC
6 27 (7.50%) Web Development
7 23 (6.39%) OOD
8 21 (5.83%) OOP
9 17 (4.72%) SDLC
10 12 (3.33%) Scrum
11 11 (3.06%) Web Design
11 11 (3.06%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (3.06%) Mobile Application Development
12 9 (2.50%) Unit Testing
12 9 (2.50%) Time Management
12 9 (2.50%) Migration
13 8 (2.22%) Data Analysis
13 8 (2.22%) Project Management
13 8 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (2.22%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 140 (38.89%) C#
2 120 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 111 (30.83%) SQL
4 109 (30.28%) Java
5 75 (20.83%) C++
6 64 (17.78%) C
7 30 (8.33%) Python
8 28 (7.78%) PHP
9 25 (6.94%) VB.NET
10 18 (5.00%) MATLAB
11 11 (3.06%) Perl
12 9 (2.50%) VB6
12 9 (2.50%) VB
13 8 (2.22%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.94%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.39%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.11%) VBA
17 3 (0.83%) Embedded C
17 3 (0.83%) Embedded C++
17 3 (0.83%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 183 (50.83%) Degree
2 25 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.89%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.67%) MCDST
5 6 (1.67%) MCITP
5 6 (1.67%) MCSE
5 6 (1.67%) MCSA
6 2 (0.56%) PhD
7 1 (0.28%) ISEB
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.22%) QA
2 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 10 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.50%) Firmware
3 4 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 69 (19.17%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.78%) Oracle
3 10 (2.78%) VMware
4 7 (1.94%) Citrix
5 6 (1.67%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (1.11%) Google
7 3 (0.83%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.56%) Cisco
9 1 (0.28%) Sophos
9 1 (0.28%) Progress
9 1 (0.28%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.28%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.28%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.28%) VeriFone
9 1 (0.28%) Gemalto
9 1 (0.28%) Ingenico
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