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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 91 110 99
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 61 32 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.52% 1.37% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 1.42% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 56 31 29
Average salary £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £21,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,400
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
2286 2258 1904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.62% 96.95% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1971 1860 1547
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,950 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -1 12 £22,500 +11.11% 1
Hemel Hempstead +1 9 £23,000 -2.12% 1
St Albans - 8 £25,500 - 1
Letchworth +8 7 £24,000 +6.66%
Welwyn Garden City +2 6 £25,000 +5.26% 1
Ware - 4 £20,000 -
Hoddesdon - 3 £31,000 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £21,500 - 1
Stevenage +5 1 £27,500 +19.56% 1
Cheshunt - 1 - -
Broxbourne - 1 £25,500 -
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 60 (66.67%) Degree
2 42 (46.67%) Computer Science
3 30 (33.33%) SQL
4 24 (26.67%) HTML
4 24 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 22 (24.44%) C#
5 22 (24.44%) Finance
5 22 (24.44%) Mathematics
6 21 (23.33%) Software Engineering
7 19 (21.11%) .NET
7 19 (21.11%) ASP.NET
8 16 (17.78%) Security Cleared
9 15 (16.67%) CSS
10 14 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (13.33%) Physics
12 11 (12.22%) Project Management
12 11 (12.22%) C++
12 11 (12.22%) Management Information System
13 10 (11.11%) Retail
13 10 (11.11%) Java
13 10 (11.11%) Web Services
14 9 (10.00%) C
15 8 (8.89%) Business Analysis
15 8 (8.89%) Web Development
15 8 (8.89%) SC Cleared
16 7 (7.78%) jQuery
16 7 (7.78%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (7.78%) MS Excel

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.33%) IIS
3 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.11%) SAS
4 1 (1.11%) WordPress
4 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.11%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (1.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) Essbase
2 1 (1.11%) Spotfire
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.11%) Big Data
2 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.44%) NUnit
2 4 (4.44%) Selenium
2 4 (4.44%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.11%) JUnit
3 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.11%) LabVIEW
General
1 22 (24.44%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Retail
3 4 (4.44%) Local Government
3 4 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.44%) Electronics
4 2 (2.22%) Advertising
5 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.67%) HTML
2 19 (21.11%) .NET
2 19 (21.11%) ASP.NET
3 15 (16.67%) CSS
4 10 (11.11%) Web Services
5 7 (7.78%) jQuery
5 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (5.56%) HTML5
6 5 (5.56%) CSS3
6 5 (5.56%) Ajax
6 5 (5.56%) Silverlight
7 4 (4.44%) WCF
7 4 (4.44%) WebSockets
7 4 (4.44%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (4.44%) SignalR
7 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (4.44%) XML
8 2 (2.22%) EDI
9 1 (1.11%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 42 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 22 (24.44%) Mathematics
3 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (13.33%) Physics
5 11 (12.22%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.56%) Chemistry
6 5 (5.56%) FMCG
7 4 (4.44%) Statistics
8 3 (3.33%) SystemC
8 3 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (2.22%) ASIC
9 2 (2.22%) Data Conversion
9 2 (2.22%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (2.22%) VHDL
9 2 (2.22%) Verilog
9 2 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (1.11%) Biology
10 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
10 1 (1.11%) Graphic Design
10 1 (1.11%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.67%) Linux
2 4 (4.44%) UNIX
3 2 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) Software Engineering
2 14 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.22%) Project Management
4 8 (8.89%) Business Analysis
4 8 (8.89%) Web Development
5 5 (5.56%) Process Improvement
5 5 (5.56%) ERP
5 5 (5.56%) OOD
5 5 (5.56%) Validation
5 5 (5.56%) Scrum
6 4 (4.44%) ITSM
6 4 (4.44%) MVC
6 4 (4.44%) TDD
6 4 (4.44%) Service Management
6 4 (4.44%) ITIL
6 4 (4.44%) OO
6 4 (4.44%) Low Latency
6 4 (4.44%) Mentoring
6 4 (4.44%) Coaching
6 4 (4.44%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 30 (33.33%) SQL
2 24 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 22 (24.44%) C#
4 11 (12.22%) C++
5 10 (11.11%) Java
6 9 (10.00%) C
7 6 (6.67%) Python
8 4 (4.44%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.44%) Objective-C
8 4 (4.44%) Perl
9 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.22%) PHP
10 2 (2.22%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.22%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.22%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.22%) Tcl
11 1 (1.11%) R
11 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (66.67%) Degree
2 16 (17.78%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.89%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) CIMA
5 1 (1.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (7.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle
3 2 (2.22%) Cisco
3 2 (2.22%) Cadence
3 2 (2.22%) Xilinx
3 2 (2.22%) Mentor Graphics
3 2 (2.22%) Altera
3 2 (2.22%) Lattice Semiconductor
3 2 (2.22%) Synopsys
4 1 (1.11%) Hyperion
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £30k++
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + 8 weeks holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £23,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Reynolds Catering Supplies
Salary: Up to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford
Arrows Group
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Depending on Experience
Posted: 17 days ago