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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 102 112 109
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 177 149 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.33% 2.08% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 2.18% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 162 126 217
Average salary £23,000 £23,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.07% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,750 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,450
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
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
7323 6839 8867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.30% 95.54% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5965 5878 7555
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 £25,000 £24,500
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 September 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 22 September 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 -1 79 £25,000 - 23
Hertfordshire -4 34 £23,000 +2.22% 6
Bedfordshire +2 20 £23,000 - 2
Essex +17 19 £21,750 -11.22% 5
Norfolk +19 16 £22,500 - 2
Suffolk +1 9 £22,500 - 2
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 193 (62.46%) Degree
2 159 (51.46%) Computer Science
3 140 (45.31%) C#
4 125 (40.45%) .NET
5 104 (33.66%) Software Engineering
6 80 (25.89%) SQL
7 76 (24.60%) HTML
8 70 (22.65%) C++
9 68 (22.01%) Java
10 61 (19.74%) ASP.NET
11 54 (17.48%) CSS
11 54 (17.48%) JavaScript
12 44 (14.24%) Mathematics
13 42 (13.59%) VB.NET
14 41 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
15 40 (12.94%) Windows
16 39 (12.62%) SQL Server
17 38 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
17 38 (12.30%) MVC
17 38 (12.30%) Microsoft
18 37 (11.97%) Finance
19 34 (11.00%) PHP
20 33 (10.68%) Web Development
21 32 (10.36%) C
21 32 (10.36%) Visual Studio
21 32 (10.36%) OO
22 31 (10.03%) Physics
22 31 (10.03%) ASP.NET MVC
23 28 (9.06%) .NET Framework
24 27 (8.74%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 6 (1.94%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.62%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.97%) CMS
4 2 (0.65%) IIS
5 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.32%) Drupal
5 1 (0.32%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.59%) MS Office
3 6 (1.94%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.29%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.29%) Mingle
5 3 (0.97%) Simulink
6 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.32%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.62%) SaaS
2 4 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.41%) Internet
2 5 (1.62%) Wireless
3 3 (0.97%) LTE
3 3 (0.97%) Ethernet
3 3 (0.97%) DWDM
3 3 (0.97%) MPLS
4 2 (0.65%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.32%) VoLTE
5 1 (0.32%) 4G
5 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.32%) DNS
5 1 (0.32%) 3G
5 1 (0.32%) 802.11
5 1 (0.32%) Intranet
5 1 (0.32%) SS7
5 1 (0.32%) SDH
5 1 (0.32%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.32%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.62%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.80%) MySQL
3 8 (2.59%) MarkLogic
4 7 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.62%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.29%) MS Access
6 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.29%) RavenDB
6 4 (1.29%) Neo4j
7 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.32%) Big Data
9 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 32 (10.36%) Visual Studio
2 19 (6.15%) NUnit
2 19 (6.15%) MSTest
3 15 (4.85%) Rhino Mocks
3 15 (4.85%) Moq
4 6 (1.94%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.62%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.62%) Subversion
6 4 (1.29%) LabVIEW
6 4 (1.29%) Selenium
6 4 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.97%) Sahi
7 3 (0.97%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.65%) Hudson
8 2 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.32%) CMake
9 1 (0.32%) SCons
9 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.32%) Maven
9 1 (0.32%) CruiseControl
General
1 37 (11.97%) Finance
2 17 (5.50%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.21%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.59%) Publishing
5 7 (2.27%) Marketing
6 6 (1.94%) Automotive
7 5 (1.62%) Electronics
8 3 (0.97%) Banking
8 3 (0.97%) Law
9 2 (0.65%) Games
9 2 (0.65%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.65%) Advertising
9 2 (0.65%) Retail
10 1 (0.32%) Billing
10 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (40.45%) .NET
2 76 (24.60%) HTML
3 61 (19.74%) ASP.NET
4 54 (17.48%) CSS
5 31 (10.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (9.06%) .NET Framework
7 27 (8.74%) XML
8 25 (8.09%) HTML5
9 23 (7.44%) WCF
10 21 (6.80%) WPF
10 21 (6.80%) jQuery
10 21 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 19 (6.15%) Razor View Engine
12 18 (5.83%) WinForms
13 16 (5.18%) Web Services
13 16 (5.18%) CSS3
14 15 (4.85%) Spring.NET
14 15 (4.85%) Castle Windsor
14 15 (4.85%) Ninject
14 15 (4.85%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 159 (51.46%) Computer Science
2 44 (14.24%) Mathematics
3 41 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (10.03%) Physics
5 15 (4.85%) Inversion of Control
6 12 (3.88%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.91%) Statistics
8 8 (2.59%) Ontologies
8 8 (2.59%) Semantic Web
9 7 (2.27%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.94%) Firmware
11 5 (1.62%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.29%) Robotics
12 4 (1.29%) User Experience
13 3 (0.97%) Open Source
13 3 (0.97%) Smartphone
14 2 (0.65%) VHDL
14 2 (0.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 2 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 40 (12.94%) Windows
2 24 (7.77%) Linux
3 12 (3.88%) Android
4 11 (3.56%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.62%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.29%) UNIX
7 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (33.66%) Software Engineering
2 38 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (12.30%) MVC
3 33 (10.68%) Web Development
4 32 (10.36%) OO
5 25 (8.09%) TDD
6 21 (6.80%) OOP
7 20 (6.47%) Scrum
8 19 (6.15%) Web Application Development
9 16 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (4.85%) Kanban
10 15 (4.85%) Dependency Injection
10 15 (4.85%) MVVM
11 10 (3.24%) Software Testing
11 10 (3.24%) Unit Testing
12 9 (2.91%) Mentoring
13 8 (2.59%) RDF
14 7 (2.27%) Computer Architecture
14 7 (2.27%) Statistical Modelling
14 7 (2.27%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 140 (45.31%) C#
2 80 (25.89%) SQL
3 70 (22.65%) C++
4 68 (22.01%) Java
5 54 (17.48%) JavaScript
6 42 (13.59%) VB.NET
7 34 (11.00%) PHP
8 32 (10.36%) C
9 22 (7.12%) VB
10 20 (6.47%) Python
11 19 (6.15%) Perl
12 17 (5.50%) VBA
13 6 (1.94%) Embedded C
14 4 (1.29%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.29%) Embedded C++
14 4 (1.29%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.29%) Lua
14 4 (1.29%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.97%) VB6
15 3 (0.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 193 (62.46%) Degree
2 13 (4.21%) PhD
3 9 (2.91%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.59%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.29%) CCNA
5 4 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.65%) CIMA
6 2 (0.65%) CCNP
7 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.32%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.80%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.53%) Oracle
3 4 (1.29%) Cisco
4 3 (0.97%) Apple
5 2 (0.65%) JBoss
5 2 (0.65%) Citrix
5 2 (0.65%) Avaya
5 2 (0.65%) Perforce
6 1 (0.32%) Coverity
6 1 (0.32%) Huawei
6 1 (0.32%) MKS
6 1 (0.32%) Intel
6 1 (0.32%) IBM
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe
6 1 (0.32%) Sage
6 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.32%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.32%) SAP
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