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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 105 113 109
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 196 146 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.51% 2.07% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 2.17% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 179 125 212
Average salary £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,250 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
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
7451 6737 8950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.38% 95.71% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6058 5692 7631
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,250 £55,000
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 20 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 20 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
(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 -5 84 £25,000 +4.16% 26
Hertfordshire -4 37 £23,500 -4.08% 3
Essex +21 32 £22,500 -16.46% 7
Norfolk +28 18 £24,000 +14.28%
Bedfordshire -1 16 £23,000 -
Suffolk -2 9 £21,500 -4.44%
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 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.

1 224 (65.88%) Degree
2 171 (50.29%) Computer Science
3 145 (42.65%) C#
4 130 (38.24%) .NET
5 119 (35.00%) Software Engineering
6 94 (27.65%) SQL
7 86 (25.29%) HTML
8 73 (21.47%) C++
9 69 (20.29%) Java
10 64 (18.82%) CSS
11 61 (17.94%) ASP.NET
12 59 (17.35%) JavaScript
13 54 (15.88%) Analytical Skills
14 51 (15.00%) Mathematics
15 42 (12.35%) Finance
15 42 (12.35%) Microsoft
15 42 (12.35%) VB.NET
15 42 (12.35%) SQL Server
15 42 (12.35%) Windows
16 40 (11.76%) PHP
17 39 (11.47%) C
17 39 (11.47%) MVC
18 37 (10.88%) OO
19 36 (10.59%) Visual Studio
19 36 (10.59%) Physics
20 34 (10.00%) Web Development
21 32 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
22 31 (9.12%) .NET Framework
23 30 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
23 30 (8.82%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 (1.76%) SharePoint
1 6 (1.76%) Drupal
2 4 (1.18%) JBoss
3 3 (0.88%) CMS
4 2 (0.59%) IIS
5 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.29%) Apache
5 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.94%) MS Office
3 6 (1.76%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.76%) Mingle
4 5 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.18%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.59%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.59%) Simulink
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.18%) SaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.06%) Internet
2 5 (1.47%) Wireless
3 3 (0.88%) LTE
3 3 (0.88%) DWDM
3 3 (0.88%) MPLS
3 3 (0.88%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.59%) DNS
4 2 (0.59%) DHCP
5 1 (0.29%) Intranet
5 1 (0.29%) 3G
5 1 (0.29%) 802.11
5 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.29%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.29%) VoIP
5 1 (0.29%) OSPF
5 1 (0.29%) BGP
5 1 (0.29%) SS7
5 1 (0.29%) Firewall
5 1 (0.29%) 4G
5 1 (0.29%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.47%) MySQL
3 9 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.35%) MarkLogic
5 7 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.76%) RavenDB
6 6 (1.76%) Neo4j
6 6 (1.76%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.47%) MS Access
7 5 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.29%) Big Data
10 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 36 (10.59%) Visual Studio
2 17 (5.00%) NUnit
2 17 (5.00%) MSTest
3 11 (3.24%) Rhino Mocks
3 11 (3.24%) Moq
3 11 (3.24%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.06%) TeamCity
5 6 (1.76%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (1.47%) Subversion
7 4 (1.18%) Maven
7 4 (1.18%) LabVIEW
7 4 (1.18%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.59%) Hudson
9 2 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.29%) Ant
10 1 (0.29%) JUnit
10 1 (0.29%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.29%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.29%) SCons
General
1 42 (12.35%) Finance
2 19 (5.59%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.12%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.65%) Electronics
4 9 (2.65%) Marketing
5 8 (2.35%) Publishing
6 7 (2.06%) Automotive
7 4 (1.18%) Banking
8 2 (0.59%) Retail
8 2 (0.59%) Games
8 2 (0.59%) Law
8 2 (0.59%) Advertising
8 2 (0.59%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.29%) Back Office
9 1 (0.29%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (38.24%) .NET
2 86 (25.29%) HTML
3 64 (18.82%) CSS
4 61 (17.94%) ASP.NET
5 31 (9.12%) .NET Framework
6 30 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (8.82%) HTML5
7 29 (8.53%) XML
8 22 (6.47%) Web Services
9 21 (6.18%) WCF
10 20 (5.88%) jQuery
10 20 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 18 (5.29%) CSS3
11 18 (5.29%) WPF
12 15 (4.41%) Razor View Engine
13 12 (3.53%) XHTML
13 12 (3.53%) WinForms
14 11 (3.24%) Spring.NET
14 11 (3.24%) Castle Windsor
14 11 (3.24%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 171 (50.29%) Computer Science
2 54 (15.88%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (15.00%) Mathematics
4 36 (10.59%) Physics
5 19 (5.59%) Algorithms
6 11 (3.24%) Inversion of Control
7 9 (2.65%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.65%) Statistics
8 8 (2.35%) Ontologies
8 8 (2.35%) Semantic Web
8 8 (2.35%) Open Source
9 6 (1.76%) User Experience
10 5 (1.47%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (1.47%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.18%) Robotics
11 4 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.18%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.88%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.59%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 42 (12.35%) Windows
2 29 (8.53%) Linux
3 13 (3.82%) Android
4 12 (3.53%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.47%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.18%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (35.00%) Software Engineering
2 39 (11.47%) MVC
3 37 (10.88%) OO
4 34 (10.00%) Web Development
5 32 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (5.59%) TDD
6 19 (5.59%) OOP
6 19 (5.59%) Scrum
7 17 (5.00%) Web Application Development
8 15 (4.41%) Mentoring
8 15 (4.41%) Unit Testing
9 12 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (3.24%) Time Management
10 11 (3.24%) Kanban
10 11 (3.24%) Dependency Injection
10 11 (3.24%) MVVM
11 9 (2.65%) Software Testing
12 8 (2.35%) Computer Architecture
12 8 (2.35%) RDF
12 8 (2.35%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 145 (42.65%) C#
2 94 (27.65%) SQL
3 73 (21.47%) C++
4 69 (20.29%) Java
5 59 (17.35%) JavaScript
6 42 (12.35%) VB.NET
7 40 (11.76%) PHP
8 39 (11.47%) C
9 21 (6.18%) VB
10 19 (5.59%) VBA
10 19 (5.59%) Python
10 19 (5.59%) Perl
11 7 (2.06%) Embedded C
12 6 (1.76%) PowerHouse
12 6 (1.76%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.47%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.47%) Embedded C++
14 4 (1.18%) Ruby
14 4 (1.18%) Lua
15 3 (0.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 224 (65.88%) Degree
2 14 (4.12%) PhD
3 9 (2.65%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.76%) CCNA
4 6 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.88%) CCNP
6 2 (0.59%) CIMA
7 1 (0.29%) MCT
7 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.29%) QA
2 3 (0.88%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.29%) JTAG
System Software
1 8 (2.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (12.35%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.94%) Oracle
3 7 (2.06%) Cisco
4 5 (1.47%) Apple
5 2 (0.59%) Citrix
5 2 (0.59%) Avaya
5 2 (0.59%) Perforce
5 2 (0.59%) Google
5 2 (0.59%) HP
5 2 (0.59%) Ciena
6 1 (0.29%) Intel
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe
6 1 (0.29%) IBM
6 1 (0.29%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.29%) SAP
6 1 (0.29%) Huawei
6 1 (0.29%) Coverity
6 1 (0.29%) Sage
6 1 (0.29%) MKS
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