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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 125 122 125
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 26 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.13% 0.96% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.00% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 21
Average salary £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
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
2175 2410 2485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.90% 96.36% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1772 1928 2074
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 £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 28 April 2015. 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
Stevenage - 6 £22,500 -
Hemel Hempstead -24 3 £25,000 +31.57%
Borehamwood - 3 - - 1
Letchworth +22 2 £23,000 -8.00%
Hoddesdon +1 2 £27,500 +5.76%
Watford 0 2 £20,000 -20.00% 2
Welwyn - 2 £24,000 -
Royston - 1 - -
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 29 (58.00%) Degree
2 27 (54.00%) Computer Science
3 20 (40.00%) SQL
4 18 (36.00%) Software Engineering
5 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
5 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
5 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (24.00%) Finance
6 12 (24.00%) Windows
6 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (22.00%) C#
7 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (16.00%) Linux
9 7 (14.00%) MS Access
9 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
9 7 (14.00%) MySQL
9 7 (14.00%) .NET
9 7 (14.00%) Social Media
9 7 (14.00%) Coaching
9 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (12.00%) Retail
10 6 (12.00%) Java
10 6 (12.00%) Management Information System
10 6 (12.00%) Back Office
10 6 (12.00%) MVC
11 5 (10.00%) OO
11 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
12 4 (8.00%) HTML5

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) MS Access
2 7 (14.00%) MySQL
3 3 (6.00%) RavenDB
3 3 (6.00%) Neo4j
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (6.00%) NUnit
1 3 (6.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.00%) MSTest
1 3 (6.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Retail
2 6 (12.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (8.00%) HTML5
2 4 (8.00%) CSS
2 4 (8.00%) HTML
3 3 (6.00%) JDBC
3 3 (6.00%) JSP
3 3 (6.00%) Web Services
3 3 (6.00%) XML
3 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.00%) CSS3
3 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (6.00%) RESTful
3 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.00%) WCF
5 1 (2.00%) J2EE
5 1 (2.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 27 (54.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.00%) Social Media
2 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.00%) FMCG
6 1 (2.00%) E-Learning
6 1 (2.00%) Informatics
6 1 (2.00%) Physics
6 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.00%) SystemC
6 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (14.00%) Coaching
3 6 (12.00%) MVC
4 5 (10.00%) OO
4 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.00%) TDD
6 3 (6.00%) Web Development
6 3 (6.00%) BDD
6 3 (6.00%) CQRS
6 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.00%) Competitor Analysis
7 2 (4.00%) OOD
8 1 (2.00%) Validation
8 1 (2.00%) ERP
8 1 (2.00%) OOP
8 1 (2.00%) Pair Programming
8 1 (2.00%) Computer Architecture
8 1 (2.00%) User Stories
8 1 (2.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) SQL
2 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.00%) C#
4 6 (12.00%) Java
5 3 (6.00%) PHP
5 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.00%) Python
5 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.00%) C++
7 1 (2.00%) C
7 1 (2.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (58.00%) Degree
2 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
2 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) SAP
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