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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 36 49 35
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 27 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.73% 2.92% 3.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.81% 3.04% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 27 10 12
Average salary £22,500 £27,500 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,500 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
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
465 329 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 98.73% 96.20% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 407 244 273
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
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 27 April 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 21 (67.74%) C#
2 20 (64.52%) HTML
3 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
3 19 (61.29%) Games
3 19 (61.29%) Online Games
4 16 (51.61%) Java
5 15 (48.39%) CSS
5 15 (48.39%) OO
6 10 (32.26%) TDD
7 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
7 6 (19.35%) .NET
7 6 (19.35%) SoapUI
8 5 (16.13%) BDD
8 5 (16.13%) jQuery
8 5 (16.13%) Automation Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
8 5 (16.13%) VB
8 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
8 5 (16.13%) VB6
8 5 (16.13%) Degree
8 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
8 5 (16.13%) QA
8 5 (16.13%) Selenium
8 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.13%) Migration
9 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
10 3 (9.68%) SQL
10 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
11 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) SoapUI
2 5 (16.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (61.29%) Games
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) HTML
2 15 (48.39%) CSS
3 6 (19.35%) .NET
3 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
4 5 (16.13%) jQuery
4 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.23%) HTML5
5 1 (3.23%) CSS3
5 1 (3.23%) ATL
5 1 (3.23%) SOAP
5 1 (3.23%) Web Services
5 1 (3.23%) XML
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (61.29%) Online Games
2 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Social Media
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) OO
2 10 (32.26%) TDD
3 5 (16.13%) Migration
3 5 (16.13%) BDD
3 5 (16.13%) Automation Testing
3 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) OOP
5 1 (3.23%) People Management
5 1 (3.23%) XML Parsing
5 1 (3.23%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (3.23%) Web Application Development
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (3.23%) Web Design
5 1 (3.23%) MVC
5 1 (3.23%) Document Management
5 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) C#
2 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
3 16 (51.61%) Java
4 5 (16.13%) VB
4 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
4 5 (16.13%) VB6
5 3 (9.68%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle