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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 121 153 125
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 162 131 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.23% 1.66% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 1.74% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 153 126 127
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,700 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
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
6975 7550 8053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.06% 95.57% 95.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5653 6252 6942
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +29 78 £27,000 +8.00% 16
Hertfordshire -1 29 £24,000 -4.00% 2
Essex +15 24 £23,000 +9.52% 6
Suffolk +16 17 £22,500 +12.50%
Bedfordshire +3 7 £27,500 +10.00% 2
Norfolk 0 7 £25,000 - 2
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 203 (60.96%) Degree
2 150 (45.05%) Computer Science
3 126 (37.84%) Software Engineering
4 117 (35.14%) SQL
5 89 (26.73%) C#
6 74 (22.22%) HTML
7 69 (20.72%) JavaScript
8 67 (20.12%) Java
9 66 (19.82%) .NET
9 66 (19.82%) CSS
9 66 (19.82%) Microsoft
10 64 (19.22%) C
11 60 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
12 51 (15.32%) SQL Server
13 49 (14.71%) C++
14 43 (12.91%) Python
15 42 (12.61%) Finance
16 41 (12.31%) OO
17 39 (11.71%) MS Excel
17 39 (11.71%) MySQL
18 38 (11.41%) Windows
19 37 (11.11%) PHP
20 35 (10.51%) Linux
21 27 (8.11%) Web Development
21 27 (8.11%) Mathematics
22 26 (7.81%) SharePoint
22 26 (7.81%) Oracle
23 25 (7.51%) Visual Studio
23 25 (7.51%) Web Services
23 25 (7.51%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 26 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.20%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (2.10%) SAS
4 6 (1.80%) Drupal
5 5 (1.50%) JBoss
6 2 (0.60%) Apache
6 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.30%) CMS
7 1 (0.30%) IIS
Applications
1 39 (11.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.10%) MS Office
3 5 (1.50%) Mingle
4 4 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.30%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.30%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.30%) Simulink
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.30%) SaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.40%) Internet
2 5 (1.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.50%) Wireless
3 3 (0.90%) Intranet
3 3 (0.90%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 2 (0.60%) DNS
4 2 (0.60%) DHCP
4 2 (0.60%) HTTP
5 1 (0.30%) LAN
5 1 (0.30%) VoIP
5 1 (0.30%) WAN
5 1 (0.30%) OSPF
5 1 (0.30%) BGP
5 1 (0.30%) Firewall
5 1 (0.30%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 39 (11.71%) MySQL
3 15 (4.50%) MS Access
3 15 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 9 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (2.40%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.50%) RavenDB
9 5 (1.50%) Neo4j
10 4 (1.20%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.60%) Big Data
12 1 (0.30%) PerformancePoint
12 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (7.51%) Visual Studio
2 12 (3.60%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.80%) SoapUI
4 5 (1.50%) MSTest
4 5 (1.50%) Selenium
4 5 (1.50%) NUnit
4 5 (1.50%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.90%) Maven
6 3 (0.90%) JUnit
6 3 (0.90%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.90%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.60%) Subversion
8 1 (0.30%) JIRA
8 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.30%) jMock
8 1 (0.30%) Mockito
8 1 (0.30%) MSBuild
General
1 42 (12.61%) Finance
2 24 (7.21%) Electronics
3 14 (4.20%) Games
4 8 (2.40%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.10%) Automotive
5 7 (2.10%) Retail
6 6 (1.80%) Back Office
6 6 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.50%) Marketing
8 2 (0.60%) Publishing
8 2 (0.60%) Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (22.22%) HTML
2 66 (19.82%) .NET
2 66 (19.82%) CSS
3 25 (7.51%) Web Services
3 25 (7.51%) jQuery
4 23 (6.91%) XML
5 22 (6.61%) ASP.NET
6 20 (6.01%) HTML5
7 15 (4.50%) SOAP
8 14 (4.20%) WCF
8 14 (4.20%) CSS3
9 12 (3.60%) Spring
9 12 (3.60%) .NET Framework
9 12 (3.60%) LAMP
9 12 (3.60%) J2EE
9 12 (3.60%) JSP
10 9 (2.70%) Hibernate
10 9 (2.70%) XHTML
11 7 (2.10%) EJB
11 7 (2.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 150 (45.05%) Computer Science
2 60 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (8.11%) Mathematics
4 15 (4.50%) Mechatronics
5 14 (4.20%) Robotics
5 14 (4.20%) Online Games
6 12 (3.60%) Physics
7 9 (2.70%) Open Source
8 8 (2.40%) User Experience
9 7 (2.10%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.10%) Social Media
9 7 (2.10%) Statistics
10 5 (1.50%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.50%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.20%) iPhone
12 3 (0.90%) Semantic Web
12 3 (0.90%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.90%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.90%) 3D Graphics
13 2 (0.60%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 38 (11.41%) Windows
2 35 (10.51%) Linux
3 16 (4.80%) Windows 8
4 5 (1.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.30%) UNIX
6 1 (0.30%) Android
6 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (37.84%) Software Engineering
2 41 (12.31%) OO
3 27 (8.11%) Web Development
4 25 (7.51%) Web Application Development
5 23 (6.91%) MVC
6 22 (6.61%) OOD
7 20 (6.01%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (6.01%) TDD
8 14 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (3.60%) Mentoring
10 11 (3.30%) Coaching
11 10 (3.00%) Analytics
11 10 (3.00%) BDD
11 10 (3.00%) Unit Testing
11 10 (3.00%) Time Management
11 10 (3.00%) Project Management
11 10 (3.00%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (2.70%) Data Analysis
13 5 (1.50%) Business Development
13 5 (1.50%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 117 (35.14%) SQL
2 89 (26.73%) C#
3 69 (20.72%) JavaScript
4 67 (20.12%) Java
5 64 (19.22%) C
6 49 (14.71%) C++
7 43 (12.91%) Python
8 37 (11.11%) PHP
9 24 (7.21%) Perl
10 23 (6.91%) MATLAB
11 13 (3.90%) VB.NET
12 11 (3.30%) VBA
13 9 (2.70%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.80%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.50%) VB
16 3 (0.90%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.90%) Ruby
17 1 (0.30%) Erlang
17 1 (0.30%) Golang
17 1 (0.30%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 203 (60.96%) Degree
2 13 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.60%) MCDST
3 12 (3.60%) MCITP
3 12 (3.60%) MCSE
3 12 (3.60%) MCSA
4 10 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.20%) PhD
6 2 (0.60%) CCNA
6 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.30%) ISEB
7 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.70%) QA
2 3 (0.90%) SLA
3 2 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.30%) JTAG
System Software
1 15 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.60%) Firmware
Vendors
1 66 (19.82%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.81%) Oracle
3 15 (4.50%) VMware
4 14 (4.20%) Citrix
5 7 (2.10%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (1.80%) Google
7 4 (1.20%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (0.90%) Cisco
9 2 (0.60%) HP
9 2 (0.60%) Apple
9 2 (0.60%) Sophos
10 1 (0.30%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.30%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.30%) Tableau
10 1 (0.30%) Ciena
10 1 (0.30%) Adobe
10 1 (0.30%) SAP
10 1 (0.30%) Progress
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