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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 108 98 125
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 35 29 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.51% 1.45% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.52% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 35 23 40
Average salary £23,250 £22,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £31,600 £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -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
2245 1903 2866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.73% 95.29% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1857 1571 2265
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 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
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
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 23 September 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
Hemel Hempstead -4 13 £23,000 +6.97% 1
St Albans - 5 £23,500 - 1
Stevenage +2 3 £23,000 +6.97%
Hertford - 3 £23,500 - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £23,750 -
Bishop's Stortford +5 1 £21,500 -12.24%
Watford -13 1 £21,000 -27.58%
Harpenden - 1 £26,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £21,500 -
Letchworth - 1 £22,500 -
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 44 (83.02%) Degree
2 25 (47.17%) Computer Science
3 12 (22.64%) HTML
4 11 (20.75%) SQL
5 10 (18.87%) Java
5 10 (18.87%) .NET
6 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET
7 8 (15.09%) CSS
7 8 (15.09%) C#
7 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
8 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
8 7 (13.21%) Oracle
9 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
9 6 (11.32%) PHP
9 6 (11.32%) Web Services
9 6 (11.32%) Windows
9 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (11.32%) Finance
9 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
9 6 (11.32%) HTML5
10 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
10 5 (9.43%) Mathematics
10 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
10 5 (9.43%) Web Development
10 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
10 5 (9.43%) OO
10 5 (9.43%) MVC
10 5 (9.43%) Project Management

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2 (3.77%) CMS
2 1 (1.89%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Mingle
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) DWDM
1 3 (5.66%) MPLS
1 3 (5.66%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.77%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) 802.11
3 1 (1.89%) SDH
3 1 (1.89%) Wireless
3 1 (1.89%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.55%) RavenDB
2 4 (7.55%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.55%) NUnit
2 4 (7.55%) TeamCity
2 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.55%) MSTest
2 4 (7.55%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Electronics
3 2 (3.77%) Advertising
3 2 (3.77%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) HTML
2 10 (18.87%) .NET
3 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET
4 8 (15.09%) CSS
5 6 (11.32%) Web Services
5 6 (11.32%) HTML5
6 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (7.55%) CSS3
7 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
7 4 (7.55%) RESTful
8 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (47.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.43%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.55%) Physics
3 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Online Games
4 1 (1.89%) EPoS
4 1 (1.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Android
3 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
2 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.43%) MVC
3 5 (9.43%) OO
3 5 (9.43%) Project Management
3 5 (9.43%) Web Development
4 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
4 4 (7.55%) Information Assurance
4 4 (7.55%) BDD
4 4 (7.55%) CQRS
4 4 (7.55%) TDD
5 3 (5.66%) Test Scripting
5 3 (5.66%) Software Testing
6 2 (3.77%) Time Management
6 2 (3.77%) Business Development
6 2 (3.77%) Logistics
6 2 (3.77%) Validation
6 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.77%) CRM
7 1 (1.89%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) SQL
2 10 (18.87%) Java
3 8 (15.09%) C#
4 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.32%) PHP
5 4 (7.55%) C++
5 4 (7.55%) C
5 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.66%) VB6
6 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.66%) VBScript
6 3 (5.66%) VB
7 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (83.02%) Degree
2 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.55%) CCNA
4 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.77%) CCNP
5 2 (3.77%) CIMA
6 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.89%) MCT
6 1 (1.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle
2 4 (7.55%) Cisco
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Apple
3 1 (1.89%) Sage
3 1 (1.89%) Ciena
3 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.89%) SAP
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Very competitive salary + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c22-25k + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + great career prospects
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £23-27K per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 per annum + Training and Career Progression!
Posted: 6 days ago