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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 104 118 109
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 183 139 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.42% 1.95% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 2.04% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 168 120 211
Average salary £23,250 £24,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,900 £19,050
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,250
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -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
7284 6814 8900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.21% 95.76% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5951 5815 7561
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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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 -1 82 £25,000 - 23
Hertfordshire -10 33 £23,500 -4.08% 9
Essex +26 26 £22,000 -10.20% 5
Bedfordshire -1 18 £23,000 - 1
Norfolk +22 16 £23,250 +3.33% 1
Suffolk -3 8 £22,000 -2.22% 2
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 203 (63.44%) Degree
2 164 (51.25%) Computer Science
3 138 (43.13%) C#
4 126 (39.38%) .NET
5 109 (34.06%) Software Engineering
6 85 (26.56%) SQL
7 78 (24.38%) HTML
8 70 (21.88%) C++
9 67 (20.94%) Java
10 60 (18.75%) ASP.NET
11 56 (17.50%) CSS
12 54 (16.88%) JavaScript
13 47 (14.69%) Mathematics
14 45 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
15 42 (13.13%) VB.NET
16 41 (12.81%) Windows
17 40 (12.50%) Microsoft
17 40 (12.50%) Finance
18 39 (12.19%) SQL Server
19 37 (11.56%) MVC
20 35 (10.94%) PHP
21 34 (10.63%) C
22 33 (10.31%) Visual Studio
22 33 (10.31%) OO
22 33 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
22 33 (10.31%) Web Development
22 33 (10.31%) Physics
23 30 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
24 29 (9.06%) .NET Framework
25 27 (8.44%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 6 (1.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.25%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.94%) CMS
4 2 (0.63%) IIS
4 2 (0.63%) Drupal
5 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.31%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.13%) MS Office
3 6 (1.88%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.25%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.25%) Mingle
5 3 (0.94%) Simulink
6 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.31%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.25%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.13%) Internet
2 5 (1.56%) Wireless
3 3 (0.94%) LTE
3 3 (0.94%) Ethernet
3 3 (0.94%) DWDM
3 3 (0.94%) MPLS
4 2 (0.63%) DHCP
4 2 (0.63%) DNS
5 1 (0.31%) 4G
5 1 (0.31%) VoLTE
5 1 (0.31%) Intranet
5 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.31%) 3G
5 1 (0.31%) 802.11
5 1 (0.31%) OSPF
5 1 (0.31%) BGP
5 1 (0.31%) SS7
5 1 (0.31%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.31%) VoIP
5 1 (0.31%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.19%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.56%) MySQL
3 8 (2.50%) MarkLogic
4 7 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.25%) MS Access
6 4 (1.25%) Neo4j
6 4 (1.25%) RavenDB
7 3 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.31%) Big Data
9 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 33 (10.31%) Visual Studio
2 18 (5.63%) MSTest
2 18 (5.63%) NUnit
3 14 (4.38%) Rhino Mocks
3 14 (4.38%) Moq
4 7 (2.19%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.56%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.56%) Subversion
6 4 (1.25%) LabVIEW
6 4 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.94%) Selenium
8 2 (0.63%) Maven
8 2 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.63%) Hudson
8 2 (0.63%) Sahi
8 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.31%) SCons
9 1 (0.31%) CMake
9 1 (0.31%) Ant
General
1 40 (12.50%) Finance
2 18 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.38%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.50%) Publishing
4 8 (2.50%) Electronics
4 8 (2.50%) Marketing
5 7 (2.19%) Automotive
6 3 (0.94%) Law
6 3 (0.94%) Banking
7 2 (0.63%) Retail
7 2 (0.63%) Games
7 2 (0.63%) Advertising
7 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (39.38%) .NET
2 78 (24.38%) HTML
3 60 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 56 (17.50%) CSS
5 30 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (9.06%) .NET Framework
7 27 (8.44%) XML
8 26 (8.13%) HTML5
9 22 (6.88%) WCF
10 21 (6.56%) jQuery
11 20 (6.25%) WPF
11 20 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 18 (5.63%) Razor View Engine
13 17 (5.31%) WinForms
14 16 (5.00%) Web Services
14 16 (5.00%) CSS3
15 14 (4.38%) Spring.NET
15 14 (4.38%) Castle Windsor
15 14 (4.38%) Ninject
15 14 (4.38%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 164 (51.25%) Computer Science
2 47 (14.69%) Mathematics
3 45 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (10.31%) Physics
5 19 (5.94%) Algorithms
6 14 (4.38%) Inversion of Control
7 13 (4.06%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.81%) Statistics
9 8 (2.50%) Semantic Web
9 8 (2.50%) Ontologies
10 5 (1.56%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (1.56%) User Experience
11 4 (1.25%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.25%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.25%) Robotics
11 4 (1.25%) Open Source
12 3 (0.94%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (0.63%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 41 (12.81%) Windows
2 25 (7.81%) Linux
3 13 (4.06%) Android
4 12 (3.75%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.56%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.25%) UNIX
6 4 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (34.06%) Software Engineering
2 37 (11.56%) MVC
3 33 (10.31%) OO
3 33 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (10.31%) Web Development
4 21 (6.56%) TDD
5 20 (6.25%) Scrum
6 19 (5.94%) OOP
7 18 (5.63%) Web Application Development
8 15 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (4.38%) Kanban
9 14 (4.38%) MVVM
9 14 (4.38%) Dependency Injection
10 12 (3.75%) Mentoring
11 11 (3.44%) Unit Testing
12 9 (2.81%) Software Testing
13 8 (2.50%) OOD
13 8 (2.50%) RDF
13 8 (2.50%) Time Management
13 8 (2.50%) Computer Architecture
Programming Languages
1 138 (43.13%) C#
2 85 (26.56%) SQL
3 70 (21.88%) C++
4 67 (20.94%) Java
5 54 (16.88%) JavaScript
6 42 (13.13%) VB.NET
7 35 (10.94%) PHP
8 34 (10.63%) C
9 22 (6.88%) VB
10 18 (5.63%) Perl
10 18 (5.63%) Python
11 17 (5.31%) VBA
12 7 (2.19%) Embedded C
13 5 (1.56%) Embedded C++
13 5 (1.56%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.25%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.25%) PowerHouse
14 4 (1.25%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.25%) Lua
15 3 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 203 (63.44%) Degree
2 13 (4.06%) PhD
3 9 (2.81%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.56%) CCNA
4 5 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.94%) CCNP
6 2 (0.63%) CIMA
7 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.31%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.94%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) JTAG
2 1 (0.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.06%) Oracle
3 6 (1.88%) Cisco
4 3 (0.94%) Apple
5 2 (0.63%) Perforce
5 2 (0.63%) JBoss
5 2 (0.63%) Avaya
5 2 (0.63%) Citrix
6 1 (0.31%) Coverity
6 1 (0.31%) Ciena
6 1 (0.31%) Intel
6 1 (0.31%) Sage
6 1 (0.31%) IBM
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe
6 1 (0.31%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.31%) SAP
6 1 (0.31%) MKS
6 1 (0.31%) Huawei
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