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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 120 108 126
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 28 28 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.36% 1.32% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.38% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 28 28 33
Average salary £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £19,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +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
1964 2028 2521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.11% 95.71% 93.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1569 2129
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 £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 March 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
Hemel Hempstead -2 17 £24,000 +26.31%
St Albans -16 4 £27,000 +42.10%
Welwyn - 2 £24,000 -
Watford -4 1 £20,000 -4.76% 1
Rickmansworth - 1 £22,500 -
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 41 (69.49%) Degree
2 36 (61.02%) Computer Science
3 21 (35.59%) Software Engineering
4 18 (30.51%) SQL
4 18 (30.51%) Windows
5 17 (28.81%) CSS
5 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
5 17 (28.81%) HTML
5 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
5 17 (28.81%) HTML5
6 14 (23.73%) C#
7 13 (22.03%) .NET
7 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
8 11 (18.64%) MVC
8 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
8 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (16.95%) TDD
9 10 (16.95%) Mathematics
9 10 (16.95%) .NET Framework
9 10 (16.95%) OO
9 10 (16.95%) Finance
10 9 (15.25%) PHP
10 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET
10 9 (15.25%) Web Services
10 9 (15.25%) Visual Studio
10 9 (15.25%) MSTest
10 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (15.25%) BDD
10 9 (15.25%) Mingle
10 9 (15.25%) RavenDB

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 8 (13.56%) Drupal
2 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.25%) Mingle
3 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Ethernet
1 2 (3.39%) DWDM
1 2 (3.39%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (15.25%) RavenDB
2 9 (15.25%) Neo4j
3 7 (11.86%) MySQL
3 7 (11.86%) MS Access
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Visual Studio
1 9 (15.25%) NUnit
1 9 (15.25%) TeamCity
1 9 (15.25%) Git (software)
1 9 (15.25%) MSTest
1 9 (15.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Back Office
2 6 (10.17%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.81%) HTML
1 17 (28.81%) CSS
1 17 (28.81%) HTML5
2 13 (22.03%) .NET
3 10 (16.95%) .NET Framework
4 9 (15.25%) Web Services
4 9 (15.25%) CSS3
4 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 9 (15.25%) RESTful
4 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.39%) XML
5 2 (3.39%) WCF
5 2 (3.39%) JDBC
5 2 (3.39%) JSP
6 1 (1.69%) J2EE
6 1 (1.69%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 36 (61.02%) Computer Science
2 10 (16.95%) Mathematics
3 8 (13.56%) Physics
4 7 (11.86%) Social Media
5 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.69%) EPoS
6 1 (1.69%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.69%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.51%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) Software Engineering
2 11 (18.64%) MVC
2 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.95%) TDD
3 10 (16.95%) OO
4 9 (15.25%) Web Development
4 9 (15.25%) Unit Testing
4 9 (15.25%) CQRS
4 9 (15.25%) BDD
5 7 (11.86%) Coaching
6 2 (3.39%) Competitor Analysis
6 2 (3.39%) Project Management
7 1 (1.69%) Process Management
7 1 (1.69%) Change Management
7 1 (1.69%) ERP
7 1 (1.69%) OOD
7 1 (1.69%) Pair Programming
7 1 (1.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (1.69%) User Stories
7 1 (1.69%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.51%) SQL
2 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
3 14 (23.73%) C#
4 9 (15.25%) PHP
4 9 (15.25%) PowerShell
5 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.47%) Java
7 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.69%) Python
7 1 (1.69%) C++
7 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (69.49%) Degree
2 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
2 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) CCNA
3 4 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.39%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Cisco
3 2 (3.39%) Ciena
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) SAP
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