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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 39 52 39
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 17 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.34% 0.62% 4.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 0.64% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 13
Average salary £22,500 £21,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -20.90%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
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
383 311 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 97.70% 96.28% 97.62%
Number of salaries quoted 307 224 255
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £53,500
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 27 March 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 14 (70.00%) Games
1 14 (70.00%) Online Games
2 12 (60.00%) Java
3 11 (55.00%) C#
4 10 (50.00%) HTML
4 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (50.00%) OO
5 9 (45.00%) CSS
6 6 (30.00%) SoapUI
7 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 5 (25.00%) BDD
7 5 (25.00%) QA
7 5 (25.00%) Selenium
7 5 (25.00%) TDD
8 4 (20.00%) Degree
8 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
10 2 (10.00%) OOP
10 2 (10.00%) C++
10 2 (10.00%) SQL
10 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (5.00%) Ruby
11 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
11 1 (5.00%) MySQL
11 1 (5.00%) Oracle
11 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
11 1 (5.00%) ATL

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) SoapUI
2 5 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (70.00%) Games
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) HTML
2 9 (45.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Online Games
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (25.00%) TDD
2 5 (25.00%) BDD
2 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (10.00%) OOP
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) C#
3 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle