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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 121 86 120
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 29 44 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.25% 2.32% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 2.40% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 27 44 41
Average salary £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
2199 1832 2867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.58% 96.73% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1780 1400 2446
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 £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £55,000
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
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 22 December 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
Hertford -6 9 £25,000 +2.04%
Hemel Hempstead -4 7 £24,000 -4.00%
Stevenage +14 3 £25,000 +25.00%
St Albans -28 3 £23,500 +23.68%
Bishop's Stortford +13 1 £23,500 +4.44%
Letchworth +8 1 £28,000 +24.44%
Hoddesdon +5 1 £21,500 -21.81%
Welwyn Garden City -12 1 £21,000 -16.00%
Watford -25 1 £20,000 -2.43% 2
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 48 (75.00%) Degree
2 33 (51.56%) Computer Science
3 15 (23.44%) HTML
3 15 (23.44%) CSS
4 14 (21.88%) HTML5
5 13 (20.31%) SQL
5 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
6 12 (18.75%) Windows
6 12 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 10 (15.63%) .NET
7 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
8 9 (14.06%) PHP
8 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET
8 9 (14.06%) Mathematics
8 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (12.50%) Physics
9 8 (12.50%) Drupal
9 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 8 (12.50%) C#
9 8 (12.50%) Web Services
10 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
10 7 (10.94%) OO
10 7 (10.94%) Web Development
10 7 (10.94%) .NET Framework
10 7 (10.94%) Finance
10 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
10 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
11 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
11 6 (9.38%) TeamCity
11 6 (9.38%) Git (software)

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 8 (12.50%) Drupal
2 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.13%) CMS
4 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.38%) Mingle
3 2 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Ethernet
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
1 2 (3.13%) DWDM
1 2 (3.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (9.38%) RavenDB
2 6 (9.38%) Neo4j
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.69%) MySQL
4 3 (4.69%) MS Access
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) TeamCity
1 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
1 6 (9.38%) MSTest
1 6 (9.38%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
1 6 (9.38%) NUnit
2 1 (1.56%) Selenium
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Back Office
2 5 (7.81%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Games
3 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.44%) HTML
1 15 (23.44%) CSS
2 14 (21.88%) HTML5
3 10 (15.63%) .NET
4 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET
5 8 (12.50%) Web Services
6 7 (10.94%) .NET Framework
7 6 (9.38%) RESTful
7 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (9.38%) CSS3
7 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.56%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 33 (51.56%) Computer Science
2 9 (14.06%) Mathematics
3 8 (12.50%) Physics
4 4 (6.25%) Social Media
5 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.56%) Online Games
6 1 (1.56%) EPoS
6 1 (1.56%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.56%) Statistics
6 1 (1.56%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) Software Engineering
2 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.94%) OO
3 7 (10.94%) Web Development
4 6 (9.38%) Unit Testing
4 6 (9.38%) BDD
4 6 (9.38%) CQRS
4 6 (9.38%) Project Management
4 6 (9.38%) TDD
4 6 (9.38%) MVC
5 4 (6.25%) Information Assurance
6 3 (4.69%) Coaching
7 2 (3.13%) Business Development
7 2 (3.13%) Logistics
7 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.13%) CRM
8 1 (1.56%) ERP
8 1 (1.56%) OOD
8 1 (1.56%) Identity Management
8 1 (1.56%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.31%) SQL
2 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 9 (14.06%) PHP
4 8 (12.50%) C#
5 6 (9.38%) Java
5 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.56%) Python
8 1 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (75.00%) Degree
2 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
2 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) CCNA
3 4 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.13%) CCNP
5 1 (1.56%) PhD
5 1 (1.56%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) Cisco
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) Ciena
5 1 (1.56%) SAP
5 1 (1.56%) Apple
5 1 (1.56%) Sage
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