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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 108 109 116
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 181 170 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.46% 2.21% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 2.30% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 165 161 124
Average salary £22,750 £23,000 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.08% +1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
6918 7397 6795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.17% 96.26% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5867 6084 5823
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 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 28 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 +19 61 £24,000 +4.34% 12
Essex +16 41 £22,500 +4.65% 2
Cambridgeshire -24 39 £26,500 +6.00% 24
Suffolk +18 29 £22,500 - 2
Bedfordshire +2 7 £21,500 -17.30% 3
Norfolk -4 4 £20,000 -11.11%
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 190 (53.52%) Degree
2 154 (43.38%) Computer Science
3 136 (38.31%) HTML
4 129 (36.34%) JavaScript
5 125 (35.21%) C#
6 110 (30.99%) Java
7 97 (27.32%) SQL
8 94 (26.48%) .NET
9 86 (24.23%) Software Engineering
10 83 (23.38%) CSS
11 67 (18.87%) C++
11 67 (18.87%) OO
12 66 (18.59%) Agile Software Development
13 65 (18.31%) Microsoft
14 62 (17.46%) jQuery
15 58 (16.34%) SQL Server
16 53 (14.93%) ASP.NET
17 51 (14.37%) C
17 51 (14.37%) Mathematics
18 48 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
19 45 (12.68%) MVC
20 39 (10.99%) Web Development
21 37 (10.42%) MS Excel
22 36 (10.14%) TDD
23 34 (9.58%) PHP
24 33 (9.30%) Finance
24 33 (9.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 30 (8.45%) Physics
26 25 (7.04%) Oracle
26 25 (7.04%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 10 (2.82%) JBoss
1 10 (2.82%) WordPress
2 8 (2.25%) Drupal
2 8 (2.25%) SAS
3 6 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.69%) IIS
4 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.56%) Apache
5 2 (0.56%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.56%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.56%) Lync
5 2 (0.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 37 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.25%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.69%) MS Office
4 5 (1.41%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.28%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 5 (1.41%) 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 6 (1.69%) SaaS
2 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.56%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.56%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.56%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.85%) Firewall
2 1 (0.28%) ATM
2 1 (0.28%) LAN
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 58 (16.34%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.63%) MySQL
3 8 (2.25%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.69%) Big Data
4 6 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.85%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.28%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.28%) Essbase
9 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (3.66%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.54%) JUnit
2 9 (2.54%) Subversion
3 8 (2.25%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.97%) Selenium
5 4 (1.13%) NUnit
5 4 (1.13%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.85%) Mercurial
6 3 (0.85%) VisiBroker
7 2 (0.56%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.56%) Grunt
7 2 (0.56%) Bower
8 1 (0.28%) Mockito
8 1 (0.28%) TestNG
8 1 (0.28%) jMock
8 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.28%) LabVIEW
General
1 33 (9.30%) Finance
2 21 (5.92%) Games
3 17 (4.79%) Electronics
4 11 (3.10%) Retail
5 7 (1.97%) Automotive
6 6 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.13%) Local Government
7 4 (1.13%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.85%) Marketing
9 2 (0.56%) Advertising
9 2 (0.56%) Back Office
9 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
10 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (38.31%) HTML
2 94 (26.48%) .NET
3 83 (23.38%) CSS
4 62 (17.46%) jQuery
5 53 (14.93%) ASP.NET
6 33 (9.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 24 (6.76%) Spring
8 22 (6.20%) Web Services
9 20 (5.63%) J2EE
9 20 (5.63%) HTML5
10 17 (4.79%) Hibernate
10 17 (4.79%) XML
11 15 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 14 (3.94%) Ajax
13 13 (3.66%) EJB
13 13 (3.66%) CSS3
14 11 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (2.25%) .NET Framework
16 7 (1.97%) JavaBeans
17 6 (1.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 154 (43.38%) Computer Science
2 51 (14.37%) Mathematics
3 48 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (8.45%) Physics
5 17 (4.79%) Online Games
6 15 (4.23%) Management Information System
7 14 (3.94%) Statistics
8 12 (3.38%) Mechatronics
8 12 (3.38%) Mobile App
9 11 (3.10%) Algorithms
10 9 (2.54%) Robotics
11 8 (2.25%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.41%) Chemistry
12 5 (1.41%) FMCG
13 4 (1.13%) N-Tier
13 4 (1.13%) GIS
13 4 (1.13%) Embedded Systems
14 3 (0.85%) SystemC
14 3 (0.85%) Device Driver
14 3 (0.85%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.07%) Linux
2 16 (4.51%) Windows
3 10 (2.82%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.54%) Android
5 7 (1.97%) UNIX
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (24.23%) Software Engineering
2 67 (18.87%) OO
3 66 (18.59%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (12.68%) MVC
5 39 (10.99%) Web Development
6 36 (10.14%) TDD
7 25 (7.04%) OOP
8 21 (5.92%) OOD
9 19 (5.35%) Scrum
9 19 (5.35%) SDLC
10 18 (5.07%) Project Management
11 13 (3.66%) Unit Testing
11 13 (3.66%) Multithreading
12 12 (3.38%) E-Commerce
12 12 (3.38%) Web Design
13 11 (3.10%) Business Analysis
13 11 (3.10%) Responsive Web Design
13 11 (3.10%) Mobile Application Development
14 10 (2.82%) Migration
15 9 (2.54%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 129 (36.34%) JavaScript
2 125 (35.21%) C#
3 110 (30.99%) Java
4 97 (27.32%) SQL
5 67 (18.87%) C++
6 51 (14.37%) C
7 34 (9.58%) PHP
8 24 (6.76%) VB.NET
9 22 (6.20%) Python
10 12 (3.38%) VB
10 12 (3.38%) VB6
11 11 (3.10%) Objective-C
12 8 (2.25%) MATLAB
12 8 (2.25%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.97%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.69%) Perl
15 4 (1.13%) VBA
15 4 (1.13%) Tcl
16 3 (0.85%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.85%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 190 (53.52%) Degree
2 20 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.10%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.56%) CIMA
4 2 (0.56%) PhD
5 1 (0.28%) CCNA
5 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.28%) MCP
5 1 (0.28%) HND
5 1 (0.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.13%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.28%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 9 (2.54%) Firmware
2 4 (1.13%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 65 (18.31%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.04%) Oracle
3 7 (1.97%) MicroStrategy
4 6 (1.69%) Google
5 5 (1.41%) Autodesk
6 4 (1.13%) VMware
6 4 (1.13%) Cisco
7 2 (0.56%) Cadence
7 2 (0.56%) Xilinx
7 2 (0.56%) Mentor Graphics
7 2 (0.56%) Altera
7 2 (0.56%) Lattice Semiconductor
7 2 (0.56%) Synopsys
8 1 (0.28%) VeriFone
8 1 (0.28%) Gemalto
8 1 (0.28%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.28%) Ingenico
8 1 (0.28%) Zend
8 1 (0.28%) ESRI
8 1 (0.28%) HP
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £30k++
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Talent International
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive graduate salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: 1st Yr £25K+ (basic + bonus)
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + 8 weeks holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £23,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Hands On Training!
Posted: 4 days ago