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 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 25 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 29 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.15% 2.19% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.50% 2.23% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 29 3 8
Average salary £22,500 £20,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £18,400 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,300
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
341 224 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 95.79% 98.25% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 305 201 264
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 56 (81.16%) HTML
2 54 (78.26%) C#
3 53 (76.81%) JavaScript
4 36 (52.17%) .NET
5 34 (49.28%) Java
6 32 (46.38%) CSS
7 28 (40.58%) jQuery
8 24 (34.78%) Microsoft
9 23 (33.33%) Computer Science
10 22 (31.88%) OO
10 22 (31.88%) SQL Server
11 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (30.43%) TDD
12 17 (24.64%) Online Games
12 17 (24.64%) Games
13 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET
13 16 (23.19%) PHP
13 16 (23.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (20.29%) Degree
14 14 (20.29%) C++
15 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (14.49%) Web Services
16 10 (14.49%) SQL
16 10 (14.49%) VB.NET
16 10 (14.49%) HTML5
16 10 (14.49%) Web Development
16 10 (14.49%) SDLC
17 9 (13.04%) VB
17 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
17 9 (13.04%) VB6

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (11.59%) Drupal
1 8 (11.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Photoshop
2 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.35%) Selenium
2 3 (4.35%) VisiBroker
General
1 17 (24.64%) Games
2 6 (8.70%) Electronics
3 2 (2.90%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (81.16%) HTML
2 36 (52.17%) .NET
3 32 (46.38%) CSS
4 28 (40.58%) jQuery
5 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET
5 16 (23.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (14.49%) HTML5
6 10 (14.49%) Web Services
7 8 (11.59%) Ajax
8 7 (10.14%) XML
9 6 (8.70%) .NET Framework
10 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (2.90%) CSS3
12 1 (1.45%) Spring MVC
12 1 (1.45%) J2EE
12 1 (1.45%) Hibernate
12 1 (1.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 17 (24.64%) Online Games
3 8 (11.59%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.80%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.90%) Social Media
6 1 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Apple iOS
2 6 (8.70%) Android
3 3 (4.35%) UNIX
3 3 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) OO
2 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.43%) TDD
3 10 (14.49%) Web Development
3 10 (14.49%) SDLC
4 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
4 9 (13.04%) MVC
4 9 (13.04%) Migration
5 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
5 8 (11.59%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (5.80%) OOP
6 4 (5.80%) Scrum
7 3 (4.35%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.35%) Test Automation
7 3 (4.35%) Test Management
7 3 (4.35%) Time Management
7 3 (4.35%) Test Strategy
8 2 (2.90%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (2.90%) Web Application Development
8 2 (2.90%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (78.26%) C#
2 53 (76.81%) JavaScript
3 34 (49.28%) Java
4 16 (23.19%) PHP
5 14 (20.29%) C++
6 10 (14.49%) SQL
6 10 (14.49%) VB.NET
7 9 (13.04%) VB6
7 9 (13.04%) VB
8 7 (10.14%) C
8 7 (10.14%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) Degree
2 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Firmware
2 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 24 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.35%) VMware