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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 112 146 140
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 174 139 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.34% 1.65% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 1.73% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 164 134 119
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £29,850 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
7130 8031 7928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.00% 95.44% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5893 6697 6916
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 46 £27,250 +9.00% 18
Suffolk +30 37 £22,500 -10.00% 3
Essex +28 37 £24,000 +14.28% 2
Hertfordshire +4 26 £23,500 -6.00% 11
Norfolk +15 20 £25,500 +21.42% 6
Bedfordshire -2 9 £29,000 +16.00% 1
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 178 (52.51%) Degree
2 142 (41.89%) Computer Science
3 109 (32.15%) Software Engineering
4 106 (31.27%) C#
5 104 (30.68%) SQL
6 101 (29.79%) HTML
7 94 (27.73%) JavaScript
8 81 (23.89%) Java
9 74 (21.83%) .NET
10 68 (20.06%) C
11 64 (18.88%) SQL Server
12 63 (18.58%) CSS
12 63 (18.58%) C++
13 62 (18.29%) Microsoft
14 58 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
15 57 (16.81%) OO
16 48 (14.16%) jQuery
17 38 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
18 37 (10.91%) TDD
19 36 (10.62%) Python
19 36 (10.62%) MySQL
20 34 (10.03%) Finance
21 33 (9.73%) Oracle
21 33 (9.73%) ASP.NET
22 32 (9.44%) MS Excel
23 30 (8.85%) Linux
24 29 (8.55%) MVC
24 29 (8.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 27 (7.96%) PHP
26 26 (7.67%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 21 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (2.36%) SAS
4 3 (0.88%) JBoss
5 2 (0.59%) Apache
5 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 32 (9.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.18%) MS Office
3 3 (0.88%) Mingle
4 1 (0.29%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (1.47%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.88%) Intranet
2 2 (0.59%) HTTP
2 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.59%) Internet
3 1 (0.29%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (18.88%) SQL Server
2 36 (10.62%) MySQL
3 10 (2.95%) MS Access
4 9 (2.65%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.77%) Big Data
7 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.88%) Neo4j
9 3 (0.88%) RavenDB
9 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.59%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (6.78%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.77%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.77%) SoapUI
3 5 (1.47%) Selenium
4 4 (1.18%) JUnit
5 3 (0.88%) MSTest
5 3 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.88%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.88%) NUnit
5 3 (0.88%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.59%) jMock
6 2 (0.59%) Subversion
6 2 (0.59%) Mockito
6 2 (0.59%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 34 (10.03%) Finance
2 24 (7.08%) Electronics
3 23 (6.78%) Games
4 8 (2.36%) Automotive
5 6 (1.77%) Retail
5 6 (1.77%) Back Office
6 5 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.59%) Marketing
7 2 (0.59%) Publishing
8 1 (0.29%) Legal
8 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (29.79%) HTML
2 74 (21.83%) .NET
3 63 (18.58%) CSS
4 48 (14.16%) jQuery
5 33 (9.73%) ASP.NET
6 29 (8.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 18 (5.31%) XML
8 14 (4.13%) Spring
8 14 (4.13%) Web Services
9 12 (3.54%) CSS3
9 12 (3.54%) HTML5
10 11 (3.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 11 (3.24%) JSP
11 10 (2.95%) SOAP
11 10 (2.95%) J2EE
12 9 (2.65%) Hibernate
13 7 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (2.06%) WCF
14 6 (1.77%) .NET Framework
14 6 (1.77%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 142 (41.89%) Computer Science
2 58 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (7.37%) Mathematics
4 23 (6.78%) Mechatronics
5 22 (6.49%) Online Games
6 20 (5.90%) Robotics
7 12 (3.54%) Physics
7 12 (3.54%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.95%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.65%) Social Media
9 9 (2.65%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.65%) Statistics
10 5 (1.47%) iPhone
11 3 (0.88%) Open Source
11 3 (0.88%) User Experience
11 3 (0.88%) Device Driver
11 3 (0.88%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (0.88%) Semantic Web
11 3 (0.88%) FMCG
12 2 (0.59%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.85%) Linux
2 26 (7.67%) Windows
3 10 (2.95%) Windows 8
4 7 (2.06%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.77%) Android
6 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (32.15%) Software Engineering
2 57 (16.81%) OO
3 38 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (10.91%) TDD
5 29 (8.55%) MVC
6 24 (7.08%) Web Development
6 24 (7.08%) OOD
7 16 (4.72%) Web Application Development
8 13 (3.83%) OOP
9 11 (3.24%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (3.24%) Coaching
9 11 (3.24%) Web Design
9 11 (3.24%) Project Management
9 11 (3.24%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (2.95%) Data Analysis
10 10 (2.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (2.65%) Mobile Application Development
11 9 (2.65%) Analytics
11 9 (2.65%) Migration
12 8 (2.36%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (31.27%) C#
2 104 (30.68%) SQL
3 94 (27.73%) JavaScript
4 81 (23.89%) Java
5 68 (20.06%) C
6 63 (18.58%) C++
7 36 (10.62%) Python
8 27 (7.96%) PHP
9 23 (6.78%) MATLAB
10 21 (6.19%) VB.NET
11 16 (4.72%) Perl
12 10 (2.95%) VB
13 9 (2.65%) VB6
14 7 (2.06%) T-SQL
14 7 (2.06%) VBA
15 4 (1.18%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.88%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.88%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.59%) Embedded C++
17 2 (0.59%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 178 (52.51%) Degree
2 23 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (4.72%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.72%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.36%) MCDST
4 8 (2.36%) MCITP
4 8 (2.36%) MCSE
4 8 (2.36%) MCSA
5 1 (0.29%) ISEB
5 1 (0.29%) PhD
5 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.36%) QA
2 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.29%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 10 (2.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.77%) Firmware
3 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 62 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 33 (9.73%) Oracle
3 10 (2.95%) Citrix
3 10 (2.95%) VMware
4 8 (2.36%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (0.59%) Sophos
7 1 (0.29%) VeriFone
7 1 (0.29%) Gemalto
7 1 (0.29%) Ingenico
7 1 (0.29%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.29%) Progress
7 1 (0.29%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.29%) Fujitsu
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