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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 109 101 129
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 35 30 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.48% 1.51% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.59% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 34 26 36
Average salary £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.08% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,000 £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
Graduate
East of 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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2258 1891 3007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.52% 95.36% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1869 1557 2418
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Graduate
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Graduate
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Hertford +2 10 £25,000 +2.04% 2
St Albans - 7 £23,500 -
Stevenage +9 5 £25,000 +16.27%
Hemel Hempstead -10 5 £24,000 -4.00%
Hoddesdon -3 2 £21,500 -21.81%
Letchworth - 2 £25,250 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £21,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £21,000 -
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 56 (84.85%) Degree
2 32 (48.48%) Computer Science
3 18 (27.27%) HTML
4 15 (22.73%) CSS
5 13 (19.70%) HTML5
6 12 (18.18%) SQL
6 12 (18.18%) .NET
7 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 10 (15.15%) PHP
8 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
8 10 (15.15%) C#
8 10 (15.15%) Mathematics
8 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
9 9 (13.64%) Physics
10 8 (12.12%) Java
10 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
10 8 (12.12%) Web Services
10 8 (12.12%) Windows
10 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (10.61%) MVC
11 7 (10.61%) Web Development
11 7 (10.61%) OO
11 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio
11 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (9.09%) BDD
12 6 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (9.09%) MSTest
12 6 (9.09%) TeamCity
12 6 (9.09%) Git (software)

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (9.09%) Drupal
2 2 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Mingle
2 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.03%) MS Office
4 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Ethernet
1 3 (4.55%) DWDM
1 3 (4.55%) MPLS
2 2 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) 802.11
3 1 (1.52%) Wireless
3 1 (1.52%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) RavenDB
2 6 (9.09%) Neo4j
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.52%) MySQL
4 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (9.09%) MSTest
2 6 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.09%) NUnit
3 1 (1.52%) Selenium
General
1 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
1 5 (7.58%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Electronics
2 2 (3.03%) Advertising
2 2 (3.03%) Games
2 2 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.27%) HTML
2 15 (22.73%) CSS
3 13 (19.70%) HTML5
4 12 (18.18%) .NET
5 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 8 (12.12%) Web Services
7 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 6 (9.09%) RESTful
8 6 (9.09%) CSS3
8 6 (9.09%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (48.48%) Computer Science
2 10 (15.15%) Mathematics
3 9 (13.64%) Physics
4 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Online Games
5 1 (1.52%) Statistics
5 1 (1.52%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (1.52%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
2 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.61%) MVC
3 7 (10.61%) Web Development
3 7 (10.61%) OO
4 6 (9.09%) BDD
4 6 (9.09%) CQRS
4 6 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 6 (9.09%) Project Management
4 6 (9.09%) TDD
5 4 (6.06%) Information Assurance
6 3 (4.55%) Software Testing
6 3 (4.55%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.03%) Time Management
7 2 (3.03%) CRM
7 2 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.03%) Validation
7 2 (3.03%) Logistics
7 2 (3.03%) Business Development
8 1 (1.52%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.18%) SQL
2 10 (15.15%) PHP
2 10 (15.15%) C#
3 8 (12.12%) Java
3 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.55%) C
5 3 (4.55%) C++
5 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.03%) VBScript
6 2 (3.03%) VB
6 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 56 (84.85%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.58%) CCNA
3 5 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.55%) CCNP
5 2 (3.03%) CIMA
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.52%) PhD
6 1 (1.52%) MCT
6 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) Cisco
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.03%) Ciena
4 1 (1.52%) Apple
4 1 (1.52%) Sage
4 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.52%) SAP
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