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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 108 146 139
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 168 115 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.30% 1.63% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 1.70% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 163 106 115
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +2.17%
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
7019 6754 7878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.06% 95.91% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5682 5504 6796
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 £26,000 £25,500
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 February 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 February 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 +21 90 £27,000 +3.84% 16
Hertfordshire -8 28 £24,000 -3.03% 9
Essex +11 24 £24,250 +7.77% 4
Suffolk +8 14 £22,500 -4.25% 1
Bedfordshire +13 8 £27,500 +37.50% 6
Norfolk -9 4 £25,125 -8.63% 3
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 215 (60.91%) Degree
2 174 (49.29%) Computer Science
3 141 (39.94%) Software Engineering
4 119 (33.71%) SQL
5 113 (32.01%) C#
6 97 (27.48%) .NET
7 86 (24.36%) HTML
8 76 (21.53%) JavaScript
9 74 (20.96%) Microsoft
10 71 (20.11%) CSS
11 64 (18.13%) Java
11 64 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
12 63 (17.85%) SQL Server
13 62 (17.56%) C
14 51 (14.45%) C++
15 50 (14.16%) Finance
16 48 (13.60%) Windows
17 42 (11.90%) PHP
17 42 (11.90%) Visual Studio
18 41 (11.61%) OO
19 40 (11.33%) Linux
19 40 (11.33%) Python
19 40 (11.33%) MS Excel
20 38 (10.76%) ASP.NET
20 38 (10.76%) MySQL
21 34 (9.63%) Web Development
22 31 (8.78%) MVC
22 31 (8.78%) HTML5
23 30 (8.50%) SharePoint
23 30 (8.50%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 30 (8.50%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.97%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (2.27%) Drupal
4 5 (1.42%) JBoss
5 3 (0.85%) SAS
6 2 (0.57%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.28%) IIS
7 1 (0.28%) CMS
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 40 (11.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.55%) MS Office
2 9 (2.55%) Mingle
3 5 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.13%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.57%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.57%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.28%) Simulink
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.40%) Internet
2 7 (1.98%) Wireless
3 6 (1.70%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.85%) DNS
4 3 (0.85%) Intranet
4 3 (0.85%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 3 (0.85%) DHCP
5 2 (0.57%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.57%) HTTP
5 2 (0.57%) DWDM
5 2 (0.57%) MPLS
6 1 (0.28%) OSPF
6 1 (0.28%) BGP
6 1 (0.28%) Firewall
6 1 (0.28%) LAN
6 1 (0.28%) VoIP
6 1 (0.28%) WAN
6 1 (0.28%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (17.85%) SQL Server
2 38 (10.76%) MySQL
3 15 (4.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (4.25%) MS Access
3 15 (4.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.12%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 9 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (2.55%) RavenDB
6 9 (2.55%) Neo4j
7 8 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.42%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.57%) Big Data
12 1 (0.28%) PerformancePoint
12 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 42 (11.90%) Visual Studio
2 17 (4.82%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.55%) MSTest
3 9 (2.55%) NUnit
3 9 (2.55%) TeamCity
3 9 (2.55%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (1.70%) SoapUI
5 5 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.42%) Selenium
6 4 (1.13%) Maven
6 4 (1.13%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.85%) JUnit
7 3 (0.85%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.57%) Subversion
9 1 (0.28%) JIRA
9 1 (0.28%) jMock
9 1 (0.28%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.28%) Mockito
General
1 50 (14.16%) Finance
2 21 (5.95%) Electronics
3 12 (3.40%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.83%) Games
5 9 (2.55%) Automotive
6 8 (2.27%) Retail
7 7 (1.98%) Marketing
7 7 (1.98%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.70%) Back Office
9 2 (0.57%) Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (27.48%) .NET
2 86 (24.36%) HTML
3 71 (20.11%) CSS
4 38 (10.76%) ASP.NET
5 31 (8.78%) HTML5
6 30 (8.50%) Web Services
7 28 (7.93%) XML
8 26 (7.37%) jQuery
9 22 (6.23%) CSS3
10 17 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (4.82%) .NET Framework
11 16 (4.53%) SOAP
12 15 (4.25%) WCF
13 12 (3.40%) LAMP
13 12 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 10 (2.83%) J2EE
15 9 (2.55%) XHTML
15 9 (2.55%) RESTful
16 8 (2.27%) Hibernate
16 8 (2.27%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 174 (49.29%) Computer Science
2 64 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (7.93%) Mathematics
4 14 (3.97%) Physics
5 11 (3.12%) Open Source
5 11 (3.12%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.12%) Robotics
5 11 (3.12%) Mechatronics
6 10 (2.83%) User Experience
6 10 (2.83%) Online Games
7 9 (2.55%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.98%) Internet of Things
8 7 (1.98%) Social Media
9 4 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.85%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (0.85%) Statistics
10 3 (0.85%) iPhone
10 3 (0.85%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 48 (13.60%) Windows
2 40 (11.33%) Linux
3 16 (4.53%) Windows 8
4 6 (1.70%) Android
4 6 (1.70%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.42%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (39.94%) Software Engineering
2 41 (11.61%) OO
3 34 (9.63%) Web Development
4 31 (8.78%) MVC
5 26 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (7.08%) Web Application Development
7 23 (6.52%) TDD
8 18 (5.10%) OOD
9 17 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (3.97%) Unit Testing
10 14 (3.97%) Time Management
10 14 (3.97%) BDD
10 14 (3.97%) Mentoring
11 11 (3.12%) Coaching
12 10 (2.83%) Project Management
13 9 (2.55%) CQRS
14 7 (1.98%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (1.70%) Data Analysis
15 6 (1.70%) Analytics
16 5 (1.42%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 119 (33.71%) SQL
2 113 (32.01%) C#
3 76 (21.53%) JavaScript
4 64 (18.13%) Java
5 62 (17.56%) C
6 51 (14.45%) C++
7 42 (11.90%) PHP
8 40 (11.33%) Python
9 28 (7.93%) Perl
10 18 (5.10%) VB.NET
11 17 (4.82%) MATLAB
12 10 (2.83%) VBA
12 10 (2.83%) PowerShell
13 9 (2.55%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.98%) VB
15 5 (1.42%) Embedded C
15 5 (1.42%) Ruby
16 3 (0.85%) Embedded C++
17 2 (0.57%) Objective-C
18 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 215 (60.91%) Degree
2 13 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.40%) MCDST
3 12 (3.40%) MCITP
3 12 (3.40%) MCSE
3 12 (3.40%) MCSA
4 9 (2.55%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.55%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.70%) CCNA
5 6 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.13%) PhD
7 2 (0.57%) CCNP
7 2 (0.57%) VCP4
8 1 (0.28%) ISEB
8 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.83%) QA
2 4 (1.13%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) JTAG
System Software
1 15 (4.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 74 (20.96%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.10%) Oracle
3 15 (4.25%) VMware
4 14 (3.97%) Citrix
5 7 (1.98%) Cisco
6 6 (1.70%) Google
7 4 (1.13%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.57%) Apple
9 2 (0.57%) Sophos
9 2 (0.57%) HP
9 2 (0.57%) Ciena
10 1 (0.28%) Adobe
10 1 (0.28%) SAP
10 1 (0.28%) Progress
10 1 (0.28%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.28%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.28%) Tableau
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £17k - 22k per year + Training and Development
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Salary: 18,000 to £22,000 + Bonus (1st yr OTE £25-28K)
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 25,000 to 30,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £24k per year
Posted: Yesterday
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