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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 106 92 101
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 34 38 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.41% 1.87% 2.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.97% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 33 34 61
Average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £26,000 £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
2328 1927 2739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.64% 94.83% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1924 1555 2173
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 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

Graduate Salary Histogram 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 August 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
Hemel Hempstead -4 14 £23,500 +14.63%
Watford -10 5 £21,000 -17.64%
Stevenage - 4 £23,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £23,750 -
Bishop's Stortford +9 1 £21,500 -12.24%
Letchworth +4 1 £22,500 +4.65% 1
St Albans - 1 £19,000 -
Harpenden - 1 £26,000 -
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 42 (79.25%) Degree
2 23 (43.40%) Computer Science
3 15 (28.30%) SQL
4 12 (22.64%) HTML
5 11 (20.75%) Java
6 9 (16.98%) .NET
7 8 (15.09%) Oracle
7 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
8 7 (13.21%) C#
8 7 (13.21%) PHP
8 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
8 7 (13.21%) CSS
8 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
8 7 (13.21%) Mathematics
8 7 (13.21%) QA
9 6 (11.32%) Finance
9 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
10 5 (9.43%) C
10 5 (9.43%) C++
10 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
10 5 (9.43%) CMS
10 5 (9.43%) Software Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Marketing
10 5 (9.43%) Test Scripting
10 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
11 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
11 4 (7.55%) VBScript
11 4 (7.55%) VB
11 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (7.55%) Project Management

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 5 (9.43%) CMS
2 1 (1.89%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) DWDM
1 3 (5.66%) MPLS
1 3 (5.66%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.77%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) 802.11
3 1 (1.89%) SDH
3 1 (1.89%) Wireless
3 1 (1.89%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Selenium
2 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.43%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Electronics
3 2 (3.77%) Advertising
3 2 (3.77%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) HTML
2 9 (16.98%) .NET
3 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
4 7 (13.21%) CSS
5 3 (5.66%) XHTML
6 2 (3.77%) HTML5
6 2 (3.77%) Web Services
7 1 (1.89%) XML
7 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.89%) LAMP
7 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (43.40%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.21%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.55%) Physics
4 3 (5.66%) Statistics
5 1 (1.89%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
1 2 (3.77%) Android
2 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.43%) Software Testing
1 5 (9.43%) Test Scripting
2 4 (7.55%) Information Assurance
2 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (7.55%) Project Management
3 3 (5.66%) Automated Testing
3 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
3 3 (5.66%) Automation Testing
4 2 (3.77%) Logistics
4 2 (3.77%) Time Management
4 2 (3.77%) Business Development
4 2 (3.77%) CRM
4 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.77%) Validation
5 1 (1.89%) Web Design
5 1 (1.89%) Information Security
5 1 (1.89%) PDM
5 1 (1.89%) ITSM
5 1 (1.89%) Identity Management
5 1 (1.89%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.30%) SQL
2 11 (20.75%) Java
3 7 (13.21%) C#
3 7 (13.21%) PHP
4 5 (9.43%) C
4 5 (9.43%) C++
5 4 (7.55%) VBScript
5 4 (7.55%) VB
5 4 (7.55%) VB6
5 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (79.25%) Degree
2 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.66%) PhD
5 3 (5.66%) CCNA
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.77%) CCNP
6 2 (3.77%) CIMA
7 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.89%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) Cisco
3 3 (5.66%) Google
4 1 (1.89%) Apple
4 1 (1.89%) Sage
4 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £30k++
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + be- training, progression, pens
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Creative Personnel
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago