The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich 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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 49 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 3 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.98% 3.70% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 3.78% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 11
Average salary £21,500 £23,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.51% +11.90%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
Graduate
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich 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
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
292 344 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 95.42% 98.01% 99.72%
Number of salaries quoted 223 321 324
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Graduate
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the Ipswich region.

Graduate Salary Trend in Ipswich

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Signal Processing
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Firmware
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (25.00%) VHDL
5 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) VHDL
1 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Signal Processing
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) OOP
2 2 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle