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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 117 133 126
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 31 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.36% 0.79% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 0.83% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 20
Average salary £23,000 £25,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £28,250
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
2182 2412 2330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.62% 95.41% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1747 1960 1895
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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 27 May 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 - 7 £22,500 - 1
Watford +15 6 £22,500 -10.00% 2
Hoddesdon -3 3 £27,500 +5.76% 1
Hemel Hempstead -17 3 £23,000 -
Borehamwood - 3 - -
Letchworth +19 2 £23,000 -8.00%
Royston -11 1 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £27,500 -
Welwyn - 1 £24,000 -
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 33 (58.93%) Degree
2 27 (48.21%) Computer Science
3 20 (35.71%) SQL
4 19 (33.93%) Software Engineering
5 14 (25.00%) Finance
5 14 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
7 11 (19.64%) C#
7 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
7 11 (19.64%) Windows
8 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
8 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
9 9 (16.07%) Linux
9 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (14.29%) .NET
11 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
11 7 (12.50%) MySQL
11 7 (12.50%) MS Access
11 7 (12.50%) SharePoint
11 7 (12.50%) Coaching
11 7 (12.50%) Social Media
12 6 (10.71%) Retail
12 6 (10.71%) Back Office
12 6 (10.71%) MVC
13 5 (8.93%) OO
13 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
13 5 (8.93%) HTML
13 5 (8.93%) Java
13 5 (8.93%) Mathematics

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) MS Access
2 7 (12.50%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.36%) RavenDB
3 3 (5.36%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.79%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.36%) NUnit
1 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
1 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.36%) MSTest
1 3 (5.36%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Retail
2 6 (10.71%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
2 5 (8.93%) HTML
3 4 (7.14%) Web Services
4 3 (5.36%) XML
4 3 (5.36%) CSS
4 3 (5.36%) JDBC
4 3 (5.36%) JSP
4 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.36%) RESTful
4 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (5.36%) HTML5
4 3 (5.36%) CSS3
4 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (3.57%) WCF
6 1 (1.79%) J2EE
6 1 (1.79%) EDI
6 1 (1.79%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 27 (48.21%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.50%) Social Media
3 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.93%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.36%) FMCG
6 1 (1.79%) SystemC
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.79%) Physics
6 1 (1.79%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) Software Engineering
2 7 (12.50%) Coaching
3 6 (10.71%) MVC
4 5 (8.93%) OO
5 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.14%) TDD
5 4 (7.14%) Web Development
6 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.36%) BDD
6 3 (5.36%) CQRS
6 3 (5.36%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.57%) Competitor Analysis
7 2 (3.57%) SDLC
8 1 (1.79%) OOP
8 1 (1.79%) Pair Programming
8 1 (1.79%) OOD
8 1 (1.79%) Validation
8 1 (1.79%) Analytics
8 1 (1.79%) User Stories
8 1 (1.79%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) SQL
2 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
3 11 (19.64%) C#
4 5 (8.93%) Java
5 4 (7.14%) C++
6 3 (5.36%) C
6 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.57%) Python
7 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.79%) VBA
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.79%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.79%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 33 (58.93%) Degree
2 14 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.79%) Hyperion
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