The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertford 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 9 4 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 8 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 13.79% 37.84% 5.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.81% 37.84% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 3
Average salary £25,000 £24,750 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +1.02%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
Graduate
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertford 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
Hertford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
54 37 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 93.10% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 46 37 58
Average salary £41,000 £25,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.00% -41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

Graduate
Salary Trend in Hertford

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Hertford

Graduate
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Hertford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertford 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 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (83.33%) Computer Science
3 8 (66.67%) HTML
3 8 (66.67%) PHP
3 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 8 (66.67%) Mathematics
3 8 (66.67%) Physics
3 8 (66.67%) Drupal
3 8 (66.67%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) CCNA
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (16.67%) SLA
5 2 (16.67%) CCNP
5 2 (16.67%) DWDM
5 2 (16.67%) MPLS
5 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Ciena
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Hertford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertford 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 8 (66.67%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (16.67%) DWDM
1 2 (16.67%) MPLS
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
1 8 (66.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 8 (66.67%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Ciena