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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 106 124 116
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 180 165 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.41% 2.05% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 2.13% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 170 156 142
Average salary £23,250 £24,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £20,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
7084 7732 7322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.78% 95.86% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5927 6419 6271
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 August 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 5 August 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
Hertfordshire +18 55 £23,500 +2.17% 8
Suffolk +29 44 £22,500 - 3
Essex +11 32 £24,000 +12.94% 3
Cambridgeshire -28 32 £27,500 +5.76% 20
Norfolk 0 9 £25,000 +11.11%
Bedfordshire -1 9 £22,000 -25.42% 2
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 188 (53.26%) Degree
2 156 (44.19%) Computer Science
3 135 (38.24%) C#
4 131 (37.11%) HTML
5 126 (35.69%) JavaScript
6 107 (30.31%) Java
7 105 (29.75%) SQL
8 97 (27.48%) .NET
8 97 (27.48%) Software Engineering
9 78 (22.10%) CSS
10 72 (20.40%) OO
11 69 (19.55%) C++
12 64 (18.13%) Microsoft
12 64 (18.13%) SQL Server
13 61 (17.28%) jQuery
14 60 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
15 54 (15.30%) C
16 49 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
17 48 (13.60%) ASP.NET
18 43 (12.18%) Mathematics
19 42 (11.90%) MVC
20 41 (11.61%) TDD
21 39 (11.05%) MS Excel
22 34 (9.63%) PHP
23 33 (9.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 32 (9.07%) Finance
25 31 (8.78%) Web Development
26 29 (8.22%) Oracle
27 27 (7.65%) MySQL
27 27 (7.65%) Games

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 8 (2.27%) SharePoint
1 8 (2.27%) SAS
2 7 (1.98%) JBoss
2 7 (1.98%) WordPress
3 5 (1.42%) Drupal
4 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.57%) IIS
5 2 (0.57%) Apache
5 2 (0.57%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.57%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.28%) Lync
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 39 (11.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.70%) MS Office
3 5 (1.42%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.85%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.28%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 5 (1.42%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.57%) HTTP
1 2 (0.57%) Firewall
2 1 (0.28%) ATM
2 1 (0.28%) DHCP
2 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.28%) DNS
2 1 (0.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (18.13%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.65%) MySQL
3 8 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.98%) Big Data
5 6 (1.70%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.85%) MS Access
7 3 (0.85%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.28%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.28%) Triplestore
9 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.28%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.28%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 15 (4.25%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.83%) Selenium
3 6 (1.70%) JUnit
3 6 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.42%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.42%) Subversion
5 4 (1.13%) NUnit
5 4 (1.13%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.85%) VisiBroker
6 3 (0.85%) Mercurial
6 3 (0.85%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.57%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.28%) Mockito
8 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.28%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.28%) JIRA
8 1 (0.28%) jMock
General
1 32 (9.07%) Finance
2 27 (7.65%) Games
3 19 (5.38%) Electronics
4 7 (1.98%) Retail
5 6 (1.70%) Automotive
5 6 (1.70%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.13%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.85%) Local Government
7 3 (0.85%) Marketing
8 2 (0.57%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.57%) Publishing
9 1 (0.28%) Legal
9 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (37.11%) HTML
2 97 (27.48%) .NET
3 78 (22.10%) CSS
4 61 (17.28%) jQuery
5 48 (13.60%) ASP.NET
6 33 (9.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 23 (6.52%) Web Services
8 19 (5.38%) Spring
8 19 (5.38%) HTML5
9 18 (5.10%) XML
10 15 (4.25%) J2EE
10 15 (4.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 14 (3.97%) CSS3
12 12 (3.40%) Hibernate
13 11 (3.12%) Ajax
14 10 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (2.83%) EJB
15 8 (2.27%) WCF
16 7 (1.98%) .NET Framework
16 7 (1.98%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 156 (44.19%) Computer Science
2 49 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (12.18%) Mathematics
4 26 (7.37%) Physics
5 23 (6.52%) Online Games
6 15 (4.25%) Mechatronics
6 15 (4.25%) Management Information System
7 13 (3.68%) Statistics
8 12 (3.40%) Robotics
9 11 (3.12%) Mobile App
9 11 (3.12%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.70%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.42%) FMCG
12 4 (1.13%) GIS
12 4 (1.13%) Chemistry
12 4 (1.13%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.85%) Device Driver
13 3 (0.85%) Artificial Intelligence
13 3 (0.85%) iPhone
13 3 (0.85%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.23%) Linux
2 19 (5.38%) Windows
3 10 (2.83%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.55%) Android
5 5 (1.42%) UNIX
6 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (27.48%) Software Engineering
2 72 (20.40%) OO
3 60 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (11.90%) MVC
5 41 (11.61%) TDD
6 31 (8.78%) Web Development
7 25 (7.08%) OOP
8 23 (6.52%) OOD
9 20 (5.67%) SDLC
10 18 (5.10%) Project Management
10 18 (5.10%) Scrum
11 13 (3.68%) Multithreading
12 12 (3.40%) Web Design
13 11 (3.12%) Responsive Web Design
13 11 (3.12%) Business Analysis
13 11 (3.12%) Mobile Application Development
14 10 (2.83%) Migration
15 9 (2.55%) E-Commerce
15 9 (2.55%) Time Management
16 8 (2.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 135 (38.24%) C#
2 126 (35.69%) JavaScript
3 107 (30.31%) Java
4 105 (29.75%) SQL
5 69 (19.55%) C++
6 54 (15.30%) C
7 34 (9.63%) PHP
8 24 (6.80%) Python
9 22 (6.23%) VB.NET
10 12 (3.40%) MATLAB
11 11 (3.12%) Objective-C
12 9 (2.55%) VB6
12 9 (2.55%) VB
12 9 (2.55%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.98%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.70%) Perl
15 4 (1.13%) VBA
16 3 (0.85%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.85%) Embedded C++
16 3 (0.85%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 188 (53.26%) Degree
2 21 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (4.82%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.12%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.57%) PhD
5 2 (0.57%) MCSE
6 1 (0.28%) MCSA
6 1 (0.28%) MCP
6 1 (0.28%) HND
6 1 (0.28%) CCNA
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.28%) MCDST
6 1 (0.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.42%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.28%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 9 (2.55%) Firmware
2 5 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 64 (18.13%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.22%) Oracle
3 7 (1.98%) MicroStrategy
4 6 (1.70%) VMware
5 4 (1.13%) Google
6 3 (0.85%) Cisco
6 3 (0.85%) Autodesk
7 2 (0.57%) Citrix
8 1 (0.28%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.28%) Sophos
8 1 (0.28%) HP
8 1 (0.28%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.28%) Zend
8 1 (0.28%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.28%) VeriFone
8 1 (0.28%) Gemalto
8 1 (0.28%) Ingenico
8 1 (0.28%) ESRI
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