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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 110 101 123
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 184 167 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.32% 2.44% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 2.53% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 163 157 171
Average salary £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £19,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £30,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
7518 6602 8652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.60% 96.39% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6170 5312 7504
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 £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +4 99 £25,000 -3.84% 20
Essex +19 32 £25,250 -4.23% 5
Hertfordshire -30 30 £25,000 +2.04% 5
Norfolk -3 12 £24,000 +26.31%
Bedfordshire +10 8 £24,750 -1.00% 2
Suffolk -5 4 £21,500 -8.51%
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 227 (62.88%) Degree
2 177 (49.03%) Computer Science
3 140 (38.78%) C#
4 132 (36.57%) Software Engineering
5 125 (34.63%) .NET
6 124 (34.35%) SQL
7 86 (23.82%) HTML
8 69 (19.11%) JavaScript
9 67 (18.56%) Microsoft
10 66 (18.28%) CSS
11 65 (18.01%) Java
11 65 (18.01%) Analytical Skills
12 64 (17.73%) SQL Server
13 58 (16.07%) C++
14 53 (14.68%) C
15 51 (14.13%) ASP.NET
16 46 (12.74%) Finance
17 45 (12.47%) Visual Studio
18 43 (11.91%) PHP
19 40 (11.08%) Windows
19 40 (11.08%) Mathematics
20 38 (10.53%) Linux
21 35 (9.70%) Web Development
21 35 (9.70%) XML
22 34 (9.42%) MS Excel
22 34 (9.42%) MVC
23 33 (9.14%) VB.NET
24 32 (8.86%) MySQL
25 31 (8.59%) OO
25 31 (8.59%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 17 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.22%) Drupal
3 7 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (1.39%) JBoss
5 3 (0.83%) CMS
6 2 (0.55%) IIS
6 2 (0.55%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.55%) SAS
7 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 34 (9.42%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.05%) MS Office
3 6 (1.66%) Mingle
4 5 (1.39%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.11%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.55%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.55%) Simulink
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.82%) Internet
2 7 (1.94%) Wireless
3 6 (1.66%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.83%) DNS
4 3 (0.83%) DHCP
4 3 (0.83%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 2 (0.55%) LTE
5 2 (0.55%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.55%) DWDM
5 2 (0.55%) MPLS
6 1 (0.28%) OSPF
6 1 (0.28%) BGP
6 1 (0.28%) SS7
6 1 (0.28%) Firewall
6 1 (0.28%) TETRA
6 1 (0.28%) 3G
6 1 (0.28%) Intranet
6 1 (0.28%) LAN
6 1 (0.28%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (17.73%) SQL Server
2 32 (8.86%) MySQL
3 16 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (4.16%) MS Access
5 14 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (2.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (2.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (2.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 10 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.66%) RavenDB
9 6 (1.66%) Neo4j
10 5 (1.39%) MarkLogic
11 4 (1.11%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.55%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 45 (12.47%) Visual Studio
2 13 (3.60%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.77%) MSTest
3 10 (2.77%) NUnit
4 6 (1.66%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (1.39%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.39%) Subversion
5 5 (1.39%) Maven
5 5 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.11%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (1.11%) Moq
7 3 (0.83%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.55%) JUnit
9 1 (0.28%) Ant
9 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.28%) Selenium
9 1 (0.28%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.28%) Hudson
General
1 46 (12.74%) Finance
2 14 (3.88%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.32%) Electronics
4 11 (3.05%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.22%) Automotive
5 8 (2.22%) Marketing
6 6 (1.66%) Retail
7 5 (1.39%) Publishing
8 4 (1.11%) Back Office
9 3 (0.83%) Banking
10 2 (0.55%) Games
10 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.28%) Advertising
11 1 (0.28%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (34.63%) .NET
2 86 (23.82%) HTML
3 66 (18.28%) CSS
4 51 (14.13%) ASP.NET
5 35 (9.70%) XML
6 30 (8.31%) HTML5
7 28 (7.76%) Web Services
8 24 (6.65%) jQuery
9 23 (6.37%) .NET Framework
10 22 (6.09%) WCF
11 21 (5.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (5.82%) CSS3
12 16 (4.43%) XHTML
13 13 (3.60%) LAMP
13 13 (3.60%) SOAP
14 12 (3.32%) WPF
14 12 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 10 (2.77%) STL
15 10 (2.77%) J2EE
15 10 (2.77%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 177 (49.03%) Computer Science
2 65 (18.01%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (11.08%) Mathematics
4 23 (6.37%) Physics
5 20 (5.54%) Algorithms
6 10 (2.77%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.49%) Open Source
8 8 (2.22%) User Experience
8 8 (2.22%) Statistics
9 7 (1.94%) Internet of Things
10 6 (1.66%) Robotics
11 5 (1.39%) Ontologies
11 5 (1.39%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.39%) Semantic Web
12 4 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.83%) Mechatronics
13 3 (0.83%) Social Media
13 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 40 (11.08%) Windows
2 38 (10.53%) Linux
3 9 (2.49%) Android
4 8 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.22%) Windows 8
5 4 (1.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.55%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (36.57%) Software Engineering
2 35 (9.70%) Web Development
3 34 (9.42%) MVC
4 31 (8.59%) OO
5 30 (8.31%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (7.20%) Web Application Development
7 16 (4.43%) Time Management
7 16 (4.43%) TDD
8 15 (4.16%) Mentoring
9 12 (3.32%) Unit Testing
9 12 (3.32%) Scrum
10 11 (3.05%) OOP
10 11 (3.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (2.77%) Project Management
12 9 (2.49%) OOD
13 6 (1.66%) Multithreading
13 6 (1.66%) Computer Architecture
13 6 (1.66%) BDD
13 6 (1.66%) CQRS
14 5 (1.39%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 140 (38.78%) C#
2 124 (34.35%) SQL
3 69 (19.11%) JavaScript
4 65 (18.01%) Java
5 58 (16.07%) C++
6 53 (14.68%) C
7 43 (11.91%) PHP
8 33 (9.14%) VB.NET
9 31 (8.59%) Python
10 29 (8.03%) Perl
11 22 (6.09%) VBA
12 12 (3.32%) VB
13 9 (2.49%) Embedded C
14 8 (2.22%) MATLAB
15 7 (1.94%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.66%) Embedded C++
17 5 (1.39%) Ruby
18 4 (1.11%) Objective-C
18 4 (1.11%) T-SQL
19 3 (0.83%) Lua
Qualifications
1 227 (62.88%) Degree
2 12 (3.32%) PhD
3 7 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.66%) CCNA
4 6 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.66%) MCSE
4 6 (1.66%) MCSA
4 6 (1.66%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.66%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.66%) MCDST
4 6 (1.66%) MCITP
5 2 (0.55%) CCNP
6 1 (0.28%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.32%) QA
2 4 (1.11%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.28%) JTAG
System Software
1 8 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 8 (2.22%) Firmware
2 2 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 67 (18.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.60%) Oracle
3 8 (2.22%) VMware
4 7 (1.94%) Citrix
4 7 (1.94%) Cisco
5 6 (1.66%) Google
6 5 (1.39%) Apple
7 2 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.55%) HP
7 2 (0.55%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.55%) SAP
7 2 (0.55%) Ciena
8 1 (0.28%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe
8 1 (0.28%) Tableau
8 1 (0.28%) Sage
8 1 (0.28%) Sophos
8 1 (0.28%) MKS
8 1 (0.28%) Perforce
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