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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 37 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 5 10 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.00% 3.22% 6.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 3.28% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 26
Average salary £21,500 £22,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,700 £21,800 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £27,900 £21,500
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
246 305 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 98.40% 98.07% 99.53%
Number of salaries quoted 209 287 385
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 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 10 (55.56%) Degree
2 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) J2EE
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 5 (27.78%) EJB
4 5 (27.78%) JSP
4 5 (27.78%) Servlets
4 5 (27.78%) SOAP
4 5 (27.78%) Struts
4 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 5 (27.78%) UML
4 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
4 5 (27.78%) JMS
4 5 (27.78%) Spring
4 5 (27.78%) JSF
4 5 (27.78%) System Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
4 5 (27.78%) JPA
5 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) HTML
6 3 (16.67%) C#
6 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (16.67%) CSS
6 3 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 3 (16.67%) QA
6 3 (16.67%) Selenium

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
1 3 (16.67%) Sahi
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) J2EE
1 5 (27.78%) EJB
1 5 (27.78%) JSP
1 5 (27.78%) Servlets
1 5 (27.78%) SOAP
1 5 (27.78%) Struts
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
1 5 (27.78%) JMS
1 5 (27.78%) Spring
1 5 (27.78%) JSF
1 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
1 5 (27.78%) JPA
2 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (11.11%) VHDL
2 2 (11.11%) Firmware
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) UML
3 5 (27.78%) System Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) Signal Processing
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) OOP
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) ERP
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
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