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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 109 117 102
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 49 34 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.02% 1.36% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 1.43% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 47 33 37
Average salary £23,000 £23,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £21,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2321 2385 1997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.48% 95.74% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1942 1987 1578
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 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 29 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 +11 16 £22,500 +4.65% 1
Hemel Hempstead -10 6 £23,000 -
St Albans -21 5 £26,000 +36.84% 1
Letchworth - 4 £24,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -2 3 £25,000 +5.26% 1
Hoddesdon -3 3 £27,500 +5.76%
Ware - 3 £20,000 -
Stevenage +9 2 £25,000 +8.69%
Rickmansworth - 2 £21,500 -
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 53 (70.67%) Degree
2 38 (50.67%) Computer Science
3 33 (44.00%) SQL
4 22 (29.33%) C#
5 21 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 21 (28.00%) Software Engineering
6 18 (24.00%) HTML
6 18 (24.00%) .NET
7 16 (21.33%) ASP.NET
8 14 (18.67%) Mathematics
9 13 (17.33%) Finance
10 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
10 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (12.00%) CSS
11 9 (12.00%) Java
12 8 (10.67%) Web Services
12 8 (10.67%) Management Information System
12 8 (10.67%) Web Development
12 8 (10.67%) Business Analysis
12 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
13 7 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (9.33%) Linux
13 7 (9.33%) Project Management
13 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
13 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
14 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
14 6 (8.00%) C++
14 6 (8.00%) Coaching
15 5 (6.67%) FMCG
15 5 (6.67%) XML

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (5.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.33%) SAS
3 1 (1.33%) WordPress
3 1 (1.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.33%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) MS Access
2 3 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) Essbase
3 1 (1.33%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.33%) Big Data
3 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.00%) NUnit
2 3 (4.00%) Selenium
2 3 (4.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.33%) JUnit
3 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 13 (17.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.00%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.33%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.00%) HTML
1 18 (24.00%) .NET
2 16 (21.33%) ASP.NET
3 9 (12.00%) CSS
4 8 (10.67%) Web Services
5 5 (6.67%) XML
5 5 (6.67%) WCF
6 4 (5.33%) Silverlight
6 4 (5.33%) jQuery
6 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (5.33%) HTML5
6 4 (5.33%) CSS3
6 4 (5.33%) Ajax
7 3 (4.00%) WebSockets
7 3 (4.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (4.00%) SignalR
7 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (4.00%) JDBC
7 3 (4.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (50.67%) Computer Science
2 14 (18.67%) Mathematics
3 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (10.67%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.67%) Physics
5 5 (6.67%) FMCG
6 2 (2.67%) Data Conversion
6 2 (2.67%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.33%) Biology
7 1 (1.33%) Statistics
7 1 (1.33%) Informatics
7 1 (1.33%) Life Science
7 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.33%) SystemC
7 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.33%) Linux
2 5 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (2.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (10.67%) Business Analysis
2 8 (10.67%) Web Development
3 7 (9.33%) Project Management
3 7 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.00%) Coaching
5 5 (6.67%) ERP
6 4 (5.33%) OOD
6 4 (5.33%) MVC
6 4 (5.33%) OO
6 4 (5.33%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.00%) Scrum
7 3 (4.00%) Low Latency
7 3 (4.00%) Multithreading
7 3 (4.00%) TDD
8 2 (2.67%) Process Improvement
8 2 (2.67%) Analytics
8 2 (2.67%) SDLC
9 1 (1.33%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (1.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (44.00%) SQL
2 22 (29.33%) C#
3 21 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.00%) Java
5 6 (8.00%) C++
6 4 (5.33%) C
7 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.00%) Python
7 3 (4.00%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.67%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.67%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.67%) Assembly Language
8 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.67%) PHP
9 1 (1.33%) Perl
9 1 (1.33%) VBA
9 1 (1.33%) R
Qualifications
1 53 (70.67%) Degree
2 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle
3 2 (2.67%) Cisco
4 1 (1.33%) Hyperion
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