The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 123 115 110
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 159 156 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.98% 2.02% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 2.14% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 150 142 197
Average salary £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7681 7304 8149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.62% 94.66% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6427 6268 6939
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +18 76 £25,000 -5.66% 19
Hertfordshire -27 32 £23,000 +5.74% 4
Essex +8 17 £21,250 -39.28% 8
Norfolk +23 14 £22,500 -2.17% 3
Bedfordshire -11 13 £29,500 +28.26% 5
Suffolk -17 6 £22,500 - 2
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 177 (62.11%) Degree
2 135 (47.37%) Computer Science
3 118 (41.40%) C#
4 97 (34.04%) .NET
5 73 (25.61%) HTML
6 70 (24.56%) Software Engineering
7 68 (23.86%) Java
8 66 (23.16%) C++
9 60 (21.05%) SQL
10 57 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 54 (18.95%) CSS
11 54 (18.95%) Mathematics
12 46 (16.14%) JavaScript
13 43 (15.09%) VB.NET
14 42 (14.74%) Windows
15 41 (14.39%) Physics
16 40 (14.04%) MVC
17 39 (13.68%) PHP
18 35 (12.28%) Microsoft
18 35 (12.28%) SQL Server
18 35 (12.28%) OO
19 33 (11.58%) C
20 31 (10.88%) .NET Framework
20 31 (10.88%) TDD
21 30 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
22 29 (10.18%) WCF
22 29 (10.18%) WPF
22 29 (10.18%) Scrum
22 29 (10.18%) Web Development
23 28 (9.82%) WinForms

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (2.81%) CMS
2 5 (1.75%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.75%) Drupal
3 1 (0.35%) Apache
3 1 (0.35%) IIS
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
Applications
1 17 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.40%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.05%) Simulink
4 1 (0.35%) MS Office
4 1 (0.35%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.35%) CATIA
4 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.75%) SaaS
2 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.82%) Internet
2 3 (1.05%) Ethernet
2 3 (1.05%) DWDM
2 3 (1.05%) MPLS
2 3 (1.05%) Wireless
3 2 (0.70%) LTE
3 2 (0.70%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.35%) SDH
4 1 (0.35%) VoIP
4 1 (0.35%) Intranet
4 1 (0.35%) 3G
4 1 (0.35%) 802.11
4 1 (0.35%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.02%) MySQL
3 8 (2.81%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.11%) MarkLogic
6 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (8.07%) Rhino Mocks
1 23 (8.07%) Moq
1 23 (8.07%) MSTest
1 23 (8.07%) NUnit
2 8 (2.81%) Selenium
2 8 (2.81%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.46%) Subversion
4 5 (1.75%) Maven
4 5 (1.75%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.05%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (1.05%) Sahi
6 2 (0.70%) Hudson
6 2 (0.70%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.35%) Ant
7 1 (0.35%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.35%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.35%) CMake
7 1 (0.35%) SCons
7 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (8.77%) Finance
2 14 (4.91%) Marketing
3 12 (4.21%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.11%) Publishing
5 6 (2.11%) Electronics
6 4 (1.40%) Automotive
7 3 (1.05%) Law
8 2 (0.70%) Banking
8 2 (0.70%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (34.04%) .NET
2 73 (25.61%) HTML
3 57 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 54 (18.95%) CSS
5 31 (10.88%) .NET Framework
6 30 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (10.18%) WCF
7 29 (10.18%) WPF
8 28 (9.82%) WinForms
9 24 (8.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 23 (8.07%) Unity DI Container
10 23 (8.07%) Castle Windsor
10 23 (8.07%) Ninject
10 23 (8.07%) Razor View Engine
10 23 (8.07%) Spring.NET
11 22 (7.72%) XML
11 22 (7.72%) HTML5
12 20 (7.02%) jQuery
13 11 (3.86%) XHTML
14 10 (3.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 135 (47.37%) Computer Science
2 54 (18.95%) Mathematics
3 41 (14.39%) Physics
4 23 (8.07%) Inversion of Control
5 17 (5.96%) Management Information System
6 13 (4.56%) Statistics
7 6 (2.11%) Semantic Web
7 6 (2.11%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.11%) Ontologies
8 4 (1.40%) Economics
9 3 (1.05%) Social Media
9 3 (1.05%) Open Source
10 2 (0.70%) Social Network
10 2 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.70%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (0.70%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.70%) Robotics
10 2 (0.70%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.74%) Windows
2 23 (8.07%) Linux
3 6 (2.11%) Android
4 5 (1.75%) Windows XP
4 5 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.40%) UNIX
6 3 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (24.56%) Software Engineering
2 40 (14.04%) MVC
3 35 (12.28%) OO
4 31 (10.88%) TDD
5 29 (10.18%) Scrum
5 29 (10.18%) Web Development
6 24 (8.42%) OOP
6 24 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (8.42%) MVVM
6 24 (8.42%) Web Application Development
7 23 (8.07%) Kanban
7 23 (8.07%) Dependency Injection
8 19 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (5.96%) Software Testing
10 13 (4.56%) Test Scripting
11 10 (3.51%) UML
12 7 (2.46%) E-Commerce
12 7 (2.46%) OOD
12 7 (2.46%) Web Design
12 7 (2.46%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 118 (41.40%) C#
2 68 (23.86%) Java
3 66 (23.16%) C++
4 60 (21.05%) SQL
5 46 (16.14%) JavaScript
6 43 (15.09%) VB.NET
7 39 (13.68%) PHP
8 33 (11.58%) C
9 28 (9.82%) VB
10 16 (5.61%) Python
11 13 (4.56%) Perl
12 10 (3.51%) VBA
13 5 (1.75%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.40%) VB6
14 4 (1.40%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.40%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.40%) VBScript
15 3 (1.05%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.70%) Lua
16 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 177 (62.11%) Degree
2 15 (5.26%) PhD
3 9 (3.16%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.81%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.05%) CCNA
7 2 (0.70%) CIMA
7 2 (0.70%) CCNP
8 1 (0.35%) MCT
8 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.72%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 35 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.56%) Oracle
3 5 (1.75%) Google
4 3 (1.05%) Intel
4 3 (1.05%) Cisco
4 3 (1.05%) IBM
5 2 (0.70%) Perforce
5 2 (0.70%) Citrix
5 2 (0.70%) Avaya
5 2 (0.70%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.35%) SAP
6 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.35%) Siemens
6 1 (0.35%) Apple
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe
6 1 (0.35%) MKS
6 1 (0.35%) Huawei
6 1 (0.35%) Coverity
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum £24,000 - £30,000 OTE
Posted: 7 hours ago
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £18k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Career Progression!
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £18k - 23k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Great Base + Full Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21k - 24k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Loughton, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £20000 to £25000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Base+Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Awesome + Top Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Michael Page Digital
Posted: 2 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Training and Career Progression!
Posted: 3 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 23k per year
Posted: 6 days ago