The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 60 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 17 19 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.36% 3.29% 5.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 3.49% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 36
Average salary £26,000 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £16,700 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,800 £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
Graduate
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford 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
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
687 544 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 95.42% 94.12% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 620 483 655
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £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 Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Graduate
Salary Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the Guildford region.

Graduate Salary Trend in Guildford

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Guildford

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 30 (71.43%) Degree
2 25 (59.52%) C#
3 19 (45.24%) Computer Science
4 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
5 15 (35.71%) HTML
5 15 (35.71%) .NET
6 13 (30.95%) Software Engineering
7 9 (21.43%) SQL
8 8 (19.05%) CSS
8 8 (19.05%) jQuery
9 7 (16.67%) QA
9 7 (16.67%) Ajax
9 7 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (14.29%) XML
10 6 (14.29%) Ethernet
10 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
10 6 (14.29%) Selenium
10 6 (14.29%) Manual Testing
11 5 (11.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (11.90%) Mathematics
11 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
11 5 (11.90%) Electronics
11 5 (11.90%) MVC
11 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
12 4 (9.52%) MySQL
12 4 (9.52%) C++
12 4 (9.52%) Perl
12 4 (9.52%) PHP

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 4 (9.52%) FTP
3 3 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (9.52%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 5 (11.90%) Electronics
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Games
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) HTML
1 15 (35.71%) .NET
2 8 (19.05%) CSS
2 8 (19.05%) jQuery
3 7 (16.67%) Ajax
3 7 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 6 (14.29%) XML
5 5 (11.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
6 4 (9.52%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.76%) HTML5
7 2 (4.76%) Web Services
8 1 (2.38%) JSON
8 1 (2.38%) WCF
8 1 (2.38%) Ext JS
8 1 (2.38%) RESTful
8 1 (2.38%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (45.24%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (11.90%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.14%) Physics
4 3 (7.14%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.38%) VHDL
5 1 (2.38%) Economics
5 1 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.38%) Chemistry
5 1 (2.38%) Biology
5 1 (2.38%) Life Science
5 1 (2.38%) Social Media
5 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.38%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) AIX
3 1 (2.38%) HPUX
3 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Software Engineering
2 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.29%) Manual Testing
2 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 5 (11.90%) MVC
4 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (7.14%) OO
5 3 (7.14%) Content Management
6 2 (4.76%) Web Development
6 2 (4.76%) Analytics
6 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.38%) Social Media Monitoring
7 1 (2.38%) Image Processing
7 1 (2.38%) Regression Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Web Analytics
7 1 (2.38%) UML
7 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) C#
2 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.43%) SQL
4 4 (9.52%) C++
4 4 (9.52%) Perl
4 4 (9.52%) PHP
5 3 (7.14%) Java
5 3 (7.14%) C
6 1 (2.38%) VC++
6 1 (2.38%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (71.43%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) PhD
2 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.76%) VMware
2 1 (2.38%) Google
2 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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