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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 58 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 16 23 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.47% 3.61% 4.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 3.75% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 30
Average salary £25,500 £23,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.51% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
639 614 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 98.61% 96.24% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 573 539 686
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 18 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 16 (41.03%) Degree
2 16 (41.03%) Computer Science
3 15 (38.46%) Java
4 14 (35.90%) C#
5 13 (33.33%) OO
5 13 (33.33%) Finance
6 12 (30.77%) SQL
6 12 (30.77%) .NET
7 11 (28.21%) C++
7 11 (28.21%) Mathematics
8 10 (25.64%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
10 8 (20.51%) Banking
10 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
10 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
10 8 (20.51%) XML
10 8 (20.51%) Investment Banking
11 7 (17.95%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (17.95%) Ruby
11 7 (17.95%) CSS
11 7 (17.95%) MySQL
11 7 (17.95%) HTML
11 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (12.82%) Retail
12 5 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
12 5 (12.82%) Sidekiq
12 5 (12.82%) HTML5
12 5 (12.82%) RabbitMQ

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 3 (7.69%) SAS
2 2 (5.13%) JBoss
2 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) GSM
1 2 (5.13%) UMTS
1 2 (5.13%) FTP
1 2 (5.13%) RTP
1 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (5.13%) RANAP
1 2 (5.13%) LTE
1 2 (5.13%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) MySQL
3 5 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) RSpec
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 8 (20.51%) Banking
3 8 (20.51%) Investment Banking
4 5 (12.82%) Retail
5 3 (7.69%) Marketing
6 1 (2.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) .NET
2 8 (20.51%) XML
3 7 (17.95%) CSS
3 7 (17.95%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (17.95%) HTML
4 5 (12.82%) Sidekiq
4 5 (12.82%) HTML5
4 5 (12.82%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (12.82%) REST
4 5 (12.82%) Sass
4 5 (12.82%) Resque
5 4 (10.26%) jQuery
6 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
6 3 (7.69%) React
7 2 (5.13%) JDBC
7 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.13%) Spring
8 1 (2.56%) Ajax
8 1 (2.56%) Swing
8 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Computer Science
2 11 (28.21%) Mathematics
3 10 (25.64%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.13%) Statistics
5 2 (5.13%) Physics
6 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.56%) Economics
6 1 (2.56%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.56%) Telematics
6 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
1 2 (5.13%) Android
1 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 13 (33.33%) OO
3 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.69%) MVC
5 3 (7.69%) TDD
6 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.13%) ITIL
6 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.13%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) OO PHP
7 1 (2.56%) Time Management
7 1 (2.56%) Web Marketing
7 1 (2.56%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) Java
2 14 (35.90%) C#
3 12 (30.77%) SQL
4 11 (28.21%) C++
5 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
6 7 (17.95%) Ruby
7 4 (10.26%) Perl
7 4 (10.26%) PHP
8 1 (2.56%) VB
8 1 (2.56%) VBA
8 1 (2.56%) Python
8 1 (2.56%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft