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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 110 111 100
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 173 151 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.22% 2.11% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 2.22% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 164 124 228
Average salary £23,250 £22,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.19% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £30,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
7480 6805 8653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.12% 95.11% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6150 5834 7354
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +2 82 £25,000 -4.76% 23
Hertfordshire -20 33 £23,000 +2.22% 4
Essex +17 17 £21,500 -12.24% 3
Bedfordshire +10 17 £26,000 +16.85% 1
Norfolk +13 14 £22,500 - 3
Suffolk -4 10 £22,500 +4.65% 2
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 191 (61.81%) Degree
2 148 (47.90%) Computer Science
3 130 (42.07%) C#
4 114 (36.89%) .NET
5 85 (27.51%) Software Engineering
6 78 (25.24%) SQL
7 75 (24.27%) HTML
8 69 (22.33%) C++
9 68 (22.01%) Java
10 59 (19.09%) ASP.NET
11 54 (17.48%) Mathematics
12 52 (16.83%) JavaScript
13 51 (16.50%) CSS
14 44 (14.24%) VB.NET
15 41 (13.27%) Microsoft
16 40 (12.94%) Physics
17 38 (12.30%) SQL Server
17 38 (12.30%) MVC
18 36 (11.65%) Windows
19 33 (10.68%) OO
19 33 (10.68%) PHP
20 32 (10.36%) C
20 32 (10.36%) Finance
21 29 (9.39%) .NET Framework
21 29 (9.39%) WCF
21 29 (9.39%) ASP.NET MVC
22 28 (9.06%) Web Development
22 28 (9.06%) TDD
22 28 (9.06%) XML
23 26 (8.41%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (1.62%) Tomcat
1 5 (1.62%) CMS
2 2 (0.65%) IIS
3 1 (0.32%) Apache
3 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.32%) Drupal
3 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.94%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.62%) MS Office
4 3 (0.97%) Simulink
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.32%) Mingle
5 1 (0.32%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.62%) SaaS
2 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.09%) Internet
2 3 (0.97%) DWDM
2 3 (0.97%) MPLS
2 3 (0.97%) Ethernet
2 3 (0.97%) Wireless
2 3 (0.97%) LTE
3 2 (0.65%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.32%) SDH
4 1 (0.32%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.32%) Intranet
4 1 (0.32%) SS7
4 1 (0.32%) 3G
4 1 (0.32%) 802.11
4 1 (0.32%) 4G
4 1 (0.32%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.47%) MySQL
3 9 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.59%) MarkLogic
5 7 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.29%) MS Access
8 3 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.32%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.32%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 19 (6.15%) NUnit
1 19 (6.15%) MSTest
2 18 (5.83%) Rhino Mocks
2 18 (5.83%) Moq
2 18 (5.83%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.94%) Selenium
4 5 (1.62%) Subversion
5 4 (1.29%) LabVIEW
6 3 (0.97%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (0.97%) Maven
6 3 (0.97%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.97%) Sahi
7 2 (0.65%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.65%) Hudson
8 1 (0.32%) SCons
8 1 (0.32%) CMake
8 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.32%) Ant
8 1 (0.32%) JUnit
General
1 32 (10.36%) Finance
2 16 (5.18%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.21%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.56%) Marketing
5 8 (2.59%) Publishing
6 6 (1.94%) Electronics
7 4 (1.29%) Automotive
8 3 (0.97%) Law
8 3 (0.97%) Banking
9 2 (0.65%) Games
9 2 (0.65%) Advertising
9 2 (0.65%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.32%) Back Office
10 1 (0.32%) Retail
10 1 (0.32%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (36.89%) .NET
2 75 (24.27%) HTML
3 59 (19.09%) ASP.NET
4 51 (16.50%) CSS
5 29 (9.39%) .NET Framework
5 29 (9.39%) WCF
5 29 (9.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (9.06%) XML
7 26 (8.41%) WPF
8 24 (7.77%) WinForms
9 20 (6.47%) jQuery
9 20 (6.47%) HTML5
9 20 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 18 (5.83%) Razor View Engine
10 18 (5.83%) Castle Windsor
10 18 (5.83%) Ninject
10 18 (5.83%) Unity DI Container
10 18 (5.83%) Spring.NET
11 13 (4.21%) XHTML
12 12 (3.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 148 (47.90%) Computer Science
2 54 (17.48%) Mathematics
3 40 (12.94%) Physics
4 19 (6.15%) Management Information System
5 18 (5.83%) Inversion of Control
6 11 (3.56%) Statistics
7 8 (2.59%) Ontologies
7 8 (2.59%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.59%) Semantic Web
8 6 (1.94%) Firmware
9 4 (1.29%) Robotics
9 4 (1.29%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (0.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (0.97%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.97%) VHDL
11 2 (0.65%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.65%) Social Media
11 2 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.65%) Open Source
12 1 (0.32%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.65%) Windows
2 20 (6.47%) Linux
3 8 (2.59%) Android
4 7 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.62%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.29%) UNIX
7 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (27.51%) Software Engineering
2 38 (12.30%) MVC
3 33 (10.68%) OO
4 28 (9.06%) TDD
4 28 (9.06%) Web Development
5 25 (8.09%) Scrum
5 25 (8.09%) OOP
6 23 (7.44%) Web Application Development
7 19 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (6.15%) MVVM
8 18 (5.83%) Kanban
8 18 (5.83%) Dependency Injection
9 15 (4.85%) Software Testing
9 15 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (3.56%) Test Scripting
11 8 (2.59%) RDF
11 8 (2.59%) UML
12 7 (2.27%) OOD
12 7 (2.27%) Data Analysis
12 7 (2.27%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 130 (42.07%) C#
2 78 (25.24%) SQL
3 69 (22.33%) C++
4 68 (22.01%) Java
5 52 (16.83%) JavaScript
6 44 (14.24%) VB.NET
7 33 (10.68%) PHP
8 32 (10.36%) C
9 24 (7.77%) VB
10 18 (5.83%) VBA
10 18 (5.83%) Python
11 16 (5.18%) Perl
12 5 (1.62%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.29%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.29%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.29%) VBScript
13 4 (1.29%) VB6
13 4 (1.29%) Lua
14 3 (0.97%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.97%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 191 (61.81%) Degree
2 16 (5.18%) PhD
3 9 (2.91%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.59%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.97%) CCNA
5 3 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.65%) CIMA
6 2 (0.65%) CCNP
7 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.80%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.85%) Oracle
3 3 (0.97%) Cisco
3 3 (0.97%) Apple
4 2 (0.65%) Perforce
4 2 (0.65%) Google
4 2 (0.65%) Business Objects
4 2 (0.65%) Citrix
4 2 (0.65%) Avaya
4 2 (0.65%) JBoss
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe
5 1 (0.32%) Intel
5 1 (0.32%) SAP
5 1 (0.32%) IBM
5 1 (0.32%) Huawei
5 1 (0.32%) Coverity
5 1 (0.32%) Sage
5 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.32%) MKS
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