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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 123 120 125
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 153 161 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.17% 2.23% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 2.31% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 123 150 131
Average salary £25,000 £24,125 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.62% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +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
6812 6968 6479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.71% 96.56% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5574 5644 5248
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Hertfordshire +17 42 £31,750 +32.29% 9
Cambridgeshire -48 38 £28,000 +12.00% 20
Suffolk +16 35 £20,500 -8.88% 1
Essex +3 29 £24,000 - 6
Bedfordshire +2 8 £27,500 - 3
Norfolk +2 1 £19,500 -18.75%
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (69.00%) Degree
2 151 (45.90%) Computer Science
3 117 (35.56%) Java
4 105 (31.91%) .NET
5 92 (27.96%) C#
5 92 (27.96%) HTML
6 91 (27.66%) SQL
7 87 (26.44%) Software Engineering
8 75 (22.80%) Mathematics
9 68 (20.67%) C++
10 63 (19.15%) JavaScript
11 57 (17.33%) CSS
12 55 (16.72%) C
13 53 (16.11%) ASP.NET
14 49 (14.89%) MVC
15 47 (14.29%) Windows
16 44 (13.37%) PHP
17 43 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
18 39 (11.85%) MySQL
18 39 (11.85%) Android
19 38 (11.55%) Apple iOS
20 37 (11.25%) Objective-C
21 36 (10.94%) Finance
21 36 (10.94%) SQL Server
22 35 (10.64%) Mobile App
22 35 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
23 34 (10.33%) Mobile Application Development
24 33 (10.03%) Microsoft
25 31 (9.42%) Web Services
25 31 (9.42%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (6.08%) Node.js
2 15 (4.56%) IIS
3 6 (1.82%) JBoss
4 3 (0.91%) Drupal
4 3 (0.91%) Facebook Platform
4 3 (0.91%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.91%) WordPress
5 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.61%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.30%) Apache
6 1 (0.30%) Lync
6 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (3.34%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.52%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.61%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.52%) Google App Engine
1 5 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.22%) SaaS
3 2 (0.61%) Firebase
3 2 (0.61%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (0.61%) Office 365
3 2 (0.61%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.56%) DNS
2 6 (1.82%) Broadband
3 3 (0.91%) HTTP
4 2 (0.61%) Firewall
4 2 (0.61%) Intranet
4 2 (0.61%) LAN
5 1 (0.30%) ADSL
5 1 (0.30%) DHCP
5 1 (0.30%) Internet
5 1 (0.30%) IPsec
5 1 (0.30%) ISDN
5 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.30%) VPN
5 1 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.85%) MySQL
2 36 (10.94%) SQL Server
3 15 (4.56%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.34%) QlikView
4 11 (3.34%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (3.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (3.04%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (2.43%) Big Data
7 7 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.22%) DB2
8 4 (1.22%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (6.69%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (2.43%) NUnit
3 8 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.13%) Subversion
5 6 (1.82%) JUnit
5 6 (1.82%) Selenium
6 5 (1.52%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.22%) QUnit
8 2 (0.61%) Bower
8 2 (0.61%) Grunt
8 2 (0.61%) JIRA
8 2 (0.61%) NetBeans
8 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.30%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.30%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.30%) TestNG
9 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.30%) WiX
General
1 36 (10.94%) Finance
2 17 (5.17%) Automotive
3 15 (4.56%) Electronics
4 8 (2.43%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.13%) Banking
6 5 (1.52%) Retail
7 4 (1.22%) Back Office
8 3 (0.91%) Local Government
9 2 (0.61%) Advertising
9 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.61%) Marketing
9 2 (0.61%) Military
10 1 (0.30%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (31.91%) .NET
2 92 (27.96%) HTML
3 57 (17.33%) CSS
4 53 (16.11%) ASP.NET
5 31 (9.42%) Web Services
6 23 (6.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (6.69%) jQuery
8 21 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 21 (6.38%) WCF
9 20 (6.08%) J2EE
9 20 (6.08%) Spring
10 19 (5.78%) Hibernate
11 15 (4.56%) .NET Framework
12 14 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 13 (3.95%) Spring MVC
14 10 (3.04%) EJB
14 10 (3.04%) Entity Framework
14 10 (3.04%) HTML5
14 10 (3.04%) RESTful
15 8 (2.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 151 (45.90%) Computer Science
2 75 (22.80%) Mathematics
3 35 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (10.64%) Mobile App
4 30 (9.12%) Physics
5 14 (4.26%) PKI
6 10 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.43%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (2.43%) Social Media
8 7 (2.13%) SWIFT
9 6 (1.82%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.82%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (1.52%) Blog
10 5 (1.52%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.52%) User Experience
11 4 (1.22%) Raspberry Pi
12 3 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (0.61%) Economics
13 2 (0.61%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 47 (14.29%) Windows
2 39 (11.85%) Android
3 38 (11.55%) Apple iOS
4 31 (9.42%) Linux
5 30 (9.12%) Windows Server
6 12 (3.65%) Unix
7 4 (1.22%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.91%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.61%) Solaris
10 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (26.44%) Software Engineering
2 49 (14.89%) MVC
3 43 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (10.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 27 (8.21%) Web Development
6 26 (7.90%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (6.69%) OO
8 20 (6.08%) TDD
9 15 (4.56%) Unit Testing
10 14 (4.26%) Server Building
10 14 (4.26%) Web Application Development
11 13 (3.95%) Project Management
12 12 (3.65%) Analytics
12 12 (3.65%) Business Analysis
13 11 (3.34%) Business Analytics
14 10 (3.04%) BDD
14 10 (3.04%) Scrum
15 9 (2.74%) OOP
15 9 (2.74%) Wealth Management
16 8 (2.43%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (35.56%) Java
2 92 (27.96%) C#
3 91 (27.66%) SQL
4 68 (20.67%) C++
5 63 (19.15%) JavaScript
6 55 (16.72%) C
7 44 (13.37%) PHP
8 37 (11.25%) Objective-C
9 15 (4.56%) Python
9 15 (4.56%) T-SQL
10 10 (3.04%) Ruby
11 9 (2.74%) VB.NET
12 8 (2.43%) Embedded C
12 8 (2.43%) Embedded C++
13 7 (2.13%) Perl
13 7 (2.13%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.13%) VB
14 6 (1.82%) VB6
15 4 (1.22%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 227 (69.00%) Degree
2 10 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (3.04%) PhD
3 7 (2.13%) MCSD
4 3 (0.91%) MCSE
5 2 (0.61%) CIMA
5 2 (0.61%) ISEB
5 2 (0.61%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.61%) MCDST
5 2 (0.61%) MCITP
5 2 (0.61%) MCSA
5 2 (0.61%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) CCNA
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.30%) MCP
6 1 (0.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.30%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.86%) QA
2 2 (0.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (8.81%) Firmware
2 17 (5.17%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.91%) Docker
Vendors
1 33 (10.03%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.17%) Oracle
3 11 (3.34%) Cognos
4 7 (2.13%) BT
5 5 (1.52%) Google
5 5 (1.52%) Red Gate
6 4 (1.22%) Cisco
7 3 (0.91%) DevExpress
7 3 (0.91%) Facebook
7 3 (0.91%) VMware
8 2 (0.61%) Adobe
8 2 (0.61%) Altera
8 2 (0.61%) Autodesk
8 2 (0.61%) Cadence
8 2 (0.61%) Citrix
8 2 (0.61%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 2 (0.61%) Mentor Graphics
8 2 (0.61%) Synopsys
8 2 (0.61%) Xilinx
9 1 (0.30%) Intel
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