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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 103 116 105
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 189 139 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.42% 2.00% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 2.09% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 171 120 214
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 £19,600 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,700
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -4.25%
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
7436 6658 8793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.38% 95.81% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6062 5598 7540
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £55,000
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 23 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 23 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 +4 82 £25,000 +4.16% 28
Hertfordshire -14 35 £23,750 -3.06% 3
Essex +23 32 £23,000 -12.76% 8
Norfolk +23 17 £24,000 +23.07% 1
Bedfordshire +5 14 £23,000 -8.00%
Suffolk -1 9 £21,500 -4.44% 1
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 230 (65.90%) Degree
2 175 (50.14%) Computer Science
3 145 (41.55%) C#
4 129 (36.96%) .NET
5 123 (35.24%) Software Engineering
6 96 (27.51%) SQL
7 87 (24.93%) HTML
8 74 (21.20%) C++
9 70 (20.06%) Java
10 65 (18.62%) CSS
11 61 (17.48%) ASP.NET
12 60 (17.19%) JavaScript
13 54 (15.47%) Analytical Skills
14 52 (14.90%) Mathematics
15 43 (12.32%) Finance
15 43 (12.32%) C
15 43 (12.32%) SQL Server
15 43 (12.32%) Windows
16 42 (12.03%) Microsoft
17 41 (11.75%) VB.NET
17 41 (11.75%) PHP
18 39 (11.17%) MVC
19 37 (10.60%) OO
19 37 (10.60%) Physics
20 36 (10.32%) Visual Studio
21 34 (9.74%) Web Development
22 32 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
23 31 (8.88%) HTML5
24 30 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC
24 30 (8.60%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 7 (2.01%) Drupal
2 6 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.15%) JBoss
4 3 (0.86%) CMS
4 3 (0.86%) IIS
5 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.29%) Apache
5 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.87%) MS Office
3 6 (1.72%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.72%) Mingle
4 5 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.15%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.57%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.57%) Simulink
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.15%) SaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.88%) Internet
2 5 (1.43%) Wireless
3 3 (0.86%) DWDM
3 3 (0.86%) MPLS
3 3 (0.86%) Ethernet
3 3 (0.86%) LTE
4 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.57%) DNS
4 2 (0.57%) DHCP
4 2 (0.57%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (0.29%) TETRA
5 1 (0.29%) OSPF
5 1 (0.29%) BGP
5 1 (0.29%) SS7
5 1 (0.29%) Firewall
5 1 (0.29%) Intranet
5 1 (0.29%) 3G
5 1 (0.29%) 802.11
5 1 (0.29%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (12.32%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.59%) MySQL
3 9 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.29%) MarkLogic
5 6 (1.72%) RavenDB
5 6 (1.72%) Neo4j
5 6 (1.72%) MS Access
5 6 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.43%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.29%) Big Data
8 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 36 (10.32%) Visual Studio
2 17 (4.87%) NUnit
2 17 (4.87%) MSTest
3 12 (3.44%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.15%) Rhino Mocks
4 11 (3.15%) Moq
5 7 (2.01%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (1.43%) Subversion
8 4 (1.15%) Maven
8 4 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.15%) LabVIEW
8 4 (1.15%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.57%) Hudson
10 1 (0.29%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.29%) SCons
10 1 (0.29%) CMake
10 1 (0.29%) Selenium
10 1 (0.29%) Ant
General
1 43 (12.32%) Finance
2 19 (5.44%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.01%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.87%) Electronics
5 9 (2.58%) Marketing
6 8 (2.29%) Publishing
7 7 (2.01%) Automotive
8 4 (1.15%) Banking
9 2 (0.57%) Retail
9 2 (0.57%) Games
9 2 (0.57%) Law
9 2 (0.57%) Advertising
9 2 (0.57%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.29%) Back Office
10 1 (0.29%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (36.96%) .NET
2 87 (24.93%) HTML
3 65 (18.62%) CSS
4 61 (17.48%) ASP.NET
5 31 (8.88%) HTML5
6 30 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (8.60%) XML
6 30 (8.60%) .NET Framework
7 23 (6.59%) Web Services
8 22 (6.30%) jQuery
8 22 (6.30%) WCF
9 20 (5.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 18 (5.16%) CSS3
10 18 (5.16%) WPF
11 15 (4.30%) Razor View Engine
12 13 (3.72%) XHTML
13 12 (3.44%) WinForms
14 11 (3.15%) LAMP
14 11 (3.15%) Castle Windsor
14 11 (3.15%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 175 (50.14%) Computer Science
2 54 (15.47%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (14.90%) Mathematics
4 37 (10.60%) Physics
5 19 (5.44%) Algorithms
6 11 (3.15%) Inversion of Control
7 9 (2.58%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.58%) Statistics
8 8 (2.29%) Ontologies
8 8 (2.29%) Semantic Web
8 8 (2.29%) Open Source
9 6 (1.72%) User Experience
10 5 (1.43%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (1.43%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.15%) Robotics
11 4 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.15%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.57%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 43 (12.32%) Windows
2 30 (8.60%) Linux
3 13 (3.72%) Android
4 12 (3.44%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.43%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.15%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.86%) UNIX
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (35.24%) Software Engineering
2 39 (11.17%) MVC
3 37 (10.60%) OO
4 34 (9.74%) Web Development
5 32 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (5.73%) Scrum
7 19 (5.44%) TDD
7 19 (5.44%) Web Application Development
8 18 (5.16%) OOP
9 15 (4.30%) Unit Testing
9 15 (4.30%) Mentoring
10 12 (3.44%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (3.15%) Time Management
11 11 (3.15%) Kanban
11 11 (3.15%) Dependency Injection
11 11 (3.15%) MVVM
12 9 (2.58%) Software Testing
12 9 (2.58%) OOD
13 8 (2.29%) Project Management
13 8 (2.29%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 145 (41.55%) C#
2 96 (27.51%) SQL
3 74 (21.20%) C++
4 70 (20.06%) Java
5 60 (17.19%) JavaScript
6 43 (12.32%) C
7 41 (11.75%) VB.NET
7 41 (11.75%) PHP
8 21 (6.02%) VB
9 20 (5.73%) VBA
9 20 (5.73%) Python
10 19 (5.44%) Perl
11 8 (2.29%) Embedded C
12 7 (2.01%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.72%) Embedded C++
13 6 (1.72%) PowerHouse
14 5 (1.43%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.15%) Ruby
15 4 (1.15%) Lua
15 4 (1.15%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 230 (65.90%) Degree
2 16 (4.58%) PhD
3 9 (2.58%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.58%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.72%) CCNA
4 6 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.86%) CCNP
6 2 (0.57%) CIMA
7 1 (0.29%) MCT
7 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.16%) QA
2 3 (0.86%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.29%) JTAG
System Software
1 8 (2.29%) Firmware
2 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (12.03%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.87%) Oracle
3 7 (2.01%) Cisco
4 5 (1.43%) Apple
5 2 (0.57%) HP
5 2 (0.57%) Citrix
5 2 (0.57%) Avaya
5 2 (0.57%) Ciena
5 2 (0.57%) Perforce
5 2 (0.57%) Google
6 1 (0.29%) Huawei
6 1 (0.29%) Coverity
6 1 (0.29%) VMware
6 1 (0.29%) Sage
6 1 (0.29%) MKS
6 1 (0.29%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.29%) SAP
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe
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