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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 118 130 107
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 37 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.54% 0.88% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 0.92% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34 22 30
Average salary £22,750 £24,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.20% +11.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,700 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,150
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
2307 2491 2158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.73% 95.26% 94.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1895 2066 1697
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 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
Watford +9 15 £22,500 +2.27%
Stevenage +25 6 £22,500 -
Hoddesdon -1 4 £27,500 +5.76% 1
Letchworth +13 3 £24,000 -4.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead -14 3 £23,000 -2.12%
Rickmansworth - 2 £21,500 -
St Albans -23 1 £26,000 +36.84% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £27,500 - 1
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 45 (67.16%) Degree
2 35 (52.24%) Computer Science
3 29 (43.28%) SQL
4 22 (32.84%) C#
4 22 (32.84%) Software Engineering
5 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
6 18 (26.87%) .NET
7 16 (23.88%) HTML
8 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET
9 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
10 11 (16.42%) Finance
11 10 (14.93%) Web Development
11 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
11 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
11 10 (14.93%) Windows
11 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
11 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (13.43%) Web Services
12 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
12 9 (13.43%) Java
13 8 (11.94%) Mathematics
13 8 (11.94%) Linux
13 8 (11.94%) CSS
14 7 (10.45%) OO
14 7 (10.45%) Management Information System
14 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (8.96%) MVC
15 6 (8.96%) C++
16 5 (7.46%) XML
16 5 (7.46%) TDD

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.49%) SAS
3 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.49%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) MS Access
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.97%) MySQL
3 3 (4.48%) RavenDB
3 3 (4.48%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.49%) Big Data
4 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.49%) Essbase
4 1 (1.49%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) NUnit
1 4 (5.97%) TeamCity
2 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.48%) MSTest
2 3 (4.48%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.49%) Selenium
3 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.49%) JUnit
General
1 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Retail
2 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.49%) Back Office
2 1 (1.49%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.87%) .NET
2 16 (23.88%) HTML
3 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET
4 9 (13.43%) Web Services
5 8 (11.94%) CSS
6 5 (7.46%) XML
7 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (5.97%) HTML5
7 4 (5.97%) CSS3
7 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (4.48%) JDBC
8 3 (4.48%) JSP
8 3 (4.48%) RESTful
8 3 (4.48%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.48%) WCF
9 2 (2.99%) EDI
10 1 (1.49%) POSIX
10 1 (1.49%) Ajax
10 1 (1.49%) Silverlight
10 1 (1.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 35 (52.24%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.94%) Mathematics
4 7 (10.45%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.97%) FMCG
6 2 (2.99%) Data Conversion
6 2 (2.99%) Social Media
6 2 (2.99%) Physics
7 1 (1.49%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.49%) Biology
7 1 (1.49%) Informatics
7 1 (1.49%) Life Science
7 1 (1.49%) SystemC
7 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.49%) User Experience
7 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) Linux
3 2 (2.99%) UNIX
4 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Software Engineering
2 10 (14.93%) Web Development
3 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.45%) OO
4 6 (8.96%) MVC
5 5 (7.46%) TDD
5 5 (7.46%) Coaching
6 4 (5.97%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.48%) BDD
7 3 (4.48%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.48%) CQRS
8 2 (2.99%) Analytics
8 2 (2.99%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.99%) SDLC
8 2 (2.99%) Competitor Analysis
8 2 (2.99%) OOD
9 1 (1.49%) Process Management
9 1 (1.49%) CRM
9 1 (1.49%) Workflow
9 1 (1.49%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.28%) SQL
2 22 (32.84%) C#
3 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.43%) Java
5 6 (8.96%) C++
6 4 (5.97%) C
7 3 (4.48%) Python
7 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.99%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.99%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.99%) Assembly Language
8 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.49%) VBA
9 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.49%) Perl
9 1 (1.49%) PHP
9 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.49%) R
Qualifications
1 45 (67.16%) Degree
2 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
3 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.99%) Cisco
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle
3 1 (1.49%) Hyperion
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