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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 16 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
+26 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 47 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.27% 0.85% 3.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.78% 0.87% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 47 2 10
Average salary £22,500 £21,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £20,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,250 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
399 231 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 95.68% 98.72% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 362 202 288
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 30 July 2015, 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 59 (79.73%) C#
2 56 (75.68%) HTML
3 53 (71.62%) JavaScript
4 39 (52.70%) Java
5 36 (48.65%) .NET
6 32 (43.24%) CSS
7 26 (35.14%) OO
8 25 (33.78%) Games
8 25 (33.78%) TDD
8 25 (33.78%) Online Games
9 24 (32.43%) jQuery
9 24 (32.43%) Computer Science
9 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
10 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
11 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (21.62%) ASP.NET
12 16 (21.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (20.27%) C++
13 15 (20.27%) Degree
14 12 (16.22%) PHP
14 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (14.86%) Web Services
15 11 (14.86%) SQL
16 10 (13.51%) VB.NET
16 10 (13.51%) Software Engineering
16 10 (13.51%) SDLC
17 9 (12.16%) VB6
17 9 (12.16%) MVC
17 9 (12.16%) Migration
17 9 (12.16%) VB

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 4 (5.41%) Drupal
1 4 (5.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.41%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) MySQL
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Selenium
2 5 (6.76%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.76%) SoapUI
3 3 (4.05%) VisiBroker
General
1 25 (33.78%) Games
2 6 (8.11%) Electronics
3 2 (2.70%) Marketing
3 2 (2.70%) Finance
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (75.68%) HTML
2 36 (48.65%) .NET
3 32 (43.24%) CSS
4 24 (32.43%) jQuery
5 16 (21.62%) ASP.NET
5 16 (21.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (14.86%) Web Services
7 8 (10.81%) XML
8 6 (8.11%) HTML5
8 6 (8.11%) .NET Framework
9 4 (5.41%) Ajax
10 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (2.70%) CSS3
12 1 (1.35%) Spring MVC
12 1 (1.35%) SOAP
12 1 (1.35%) Hibernate
12 1 (1.35%) Spring
12 1 (1.35%) ATL
12 1 (1.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (33.78%) Online Games
2 24 (32.43%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.81%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.41%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.70%) Social Media
6 1 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) Apple iOS
2 6 (8.11%) Android
3 3 (4.05%) UNIX
3 3 (4.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) OO
2 25 (33.78%) TDD
3 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.51%) Software Engineering
4 10 (13.51%) SDLC
5 9 (12.16%) MVC
5 9 (12.16%) Migration
6 8 (10.81%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (8.11%) Web Development
8 5 (6.76%) OOP
9 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.41%) Scrum
9 4 (5.41%) Automation Testing
9 4 (5.41%) BDD
10 3 (4.05%) Test Strategy
10 3 (4.05%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.05%) Test Management
10 3 (4.05%) Time Management
10 3 (4.05%) Software Testing
11 2 (2.70%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (79.73%) C#
2 53 (71.62%) JavaScript
3 39 (52.70%) Java
4 15 (20.27%) C++
5 12 (16.22%) PHP
6 11 (14.86%) SQL
7 10 (13.51%) VB.NET
8 9 (12.16%) VB6
8 9 (12.16%) VB
9 7 (9.46%) Objective-C
9 7 (9.46%) C
10 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (20.27%) Degree
2 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Firmware
2 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.05%) VMware