The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 158 130 108
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 375 481 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.81% 2.12% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 2.23% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 332 422 500
Average salary £25,000 £23,750 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Graduate
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19721 21579 21053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.93% 95.04% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 16234 17295 17372
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Graduate
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the South East region.

Graduate Salary Trend in the South East

Graduate
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in the South East

Graduate
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -9 87 £26,000 +10.63% 12
Hampshire +12 83 £23,875 -2.55% 14
Berkshire -22 78 £25,750 +14.44% 7
Oxfordshire -21 33 £27,500 +12.24% 2
West Sussex +15 32 £25,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -8 31 £22,500 -10.00% 4
East Sussex +8 17 £20,000 -13.04% 4
Kent -7 13 £22,500 -8.16% 8
Middlesex - 3 £21,000 -
Isle of Wight +1 2 £21,000 +2.43%
Sussex - 1 £32,000 -
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 401 (58.12%) Degree
2 264 (38.26%) Computer Science
3 234 (33.91%) SQL
4 222 (32.17%) C#
5 221 (32.03%) Software Engineering
6 216 (31.30%) Java
7 210 (30.43%) .NET
8 196 (28.41%) JavaScript
9 194 (28.12%) HTML
10 156 (22.61%) SQL Server
11 134 (19.42%) CSS
12 123 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
13 114 (16.52%) C++
14 105 (15.22%) Finance
15 101 (14.64%) ASP.NET
16 98 (14.20%) Mathematics
17 89 (12.90%) OO
18 84 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
19 83 (12.03%) MS Excel
19 83 (12.03%) Microsoft
20 81 (11.74%) Linux
21 79 (11.45%) MVC
22 78 (11.30%) Windows
23 73 (10.58%) XML
23 73 (10.58%) PHP
24 65 (9.42%) jQuery
25 64 (9.28%) Oracle
26 63 (9.13%) UNIX
27 57 (8.26%) Ajax
28 53 (7.68%) Project Management

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 36 (5.22%) Tomcat
2 29 (4.20%) Apache
3 24 (3.48%) SAS
4 16 (2.32%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.74%) JBoss
6 9 (1.30%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.01%) IIS
8 6 (0.87%) Mule
8 6 (0.87%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.87%) Mule ESB
9 5 (0.72%) Node.js
10 4 (0.58%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.43%) Drupal
12 2 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.29%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.29%) CMS
12 2 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.29%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 83 (12.03%) MS Excel
2 35 (5.07%) MS Office
3 9 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.58%) InDesign
4 4 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.58%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.43%) MS Project
5 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.29%) SPSS
6 2 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.29%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.14%) Epicor Vantage
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.30%) SaaS
2 8 (1.16%) Office 365
3 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.43%) GitHub
4 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.29%) PaaS
5 2 (0.29%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.29%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.19%) Broadband
2 21 (3.04%) TCP/IP
3 20 (2.90%) HTTP
4 13 (1.88%) Internet
5 11 (1.59%) LDAP
6 9 (1.30%) Wireless
7 7 (1.01%) Extranet
7 7 (1.01%) FTP
8 5 (0.72%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.58%) DNS
9 4 (0.58%) SSL
9 4 (0.58%) VoIP
9 4 (0.58%) Firewall
10 3 (0.43%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.29%) DMZ
11 2 (0.29%) WAN
11 2 (0.29%) GSM
11 2 (0.29%) LAN
11 2 (0.29%) UMTS
11 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (22.61%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.81%) MySQL
3 21 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 20 (2.90%) Relational Database
5 16 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.45%) Big Data
8 10 (1.45%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.16%) SQL CLR
9 8 (1.16%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (0.72%) OLAP
11 5 (0.72%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.58%) HBase
12 4 (0.58%) Redis
12 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (3.33%) Eclipse
2 22 (3.19%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.03%) Visual Studio
4 13 (1.88%) NUnit
5 12 (1.74%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (1.74%) Moq
6 11 (1.59%) Subversion
7 10 (1.45%) Selenium
8 7 (1.01%) Jenkins
9 6 (0.87%) MSTest
10 5 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.72%) Maven
11 4 (0.58%) WATIR
11 4 (0.58%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.58%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.43%) RSpec
12 3 (0.43%) Metasploit
12 3 (0.43%) JIRA
13 2 (0.29%) HP UFT
General
1 105 (15.22%) Finance
2 47 (6.81%) Telecoms
3 32 (4.64%) Marketing
4 20 (2.90%) Games
5 18 (2.61%) Banking
6 15 (2.17%) Retail
7 13 (1.88%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.59%) Aerospace
9 10 (1.45%) Publishing
10 6 (0.87%) Electronics
11 5 (0.72%) Back Office
11 5 (0.72%) Legal
11 5 (0.72%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.72%) Advertising
12 4 (0.58%) Automotive
12 4 (0.58%) Local Government
13 3 (0.43%) Military
13 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.14%) Front Office
14 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (30.43%) .NET
2 194 (28.12%) HTML
3 134 (19.42%) CSS
4 101 (14.64%) ASP.NET
5 73 (10.58%) XML
6 65 (9.42%) jQuery
7 57 (8.26%) Ajax
8 53 (7.68%) Spring
9 46 (6.67%) Web Services
10 37 (5.36%) WCF
11 35 (5.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 33 (4.78%) HTML5
12 33 (4.78%) .NET Framework
13 32 (4.64%) Hibernate
14 26 (3.77%) WPF
15 22 (3.19%) Servlets
16 20 (2.90%) JSP
17 19 (2.75%) AngularJS
18 18 (2.61%) CSS3
19 17 (2.46%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 264 (38.26%) Computer Science
2 98 (14.20%) Mathematics
3 84 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (5.51%) Physics
5 29 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (3.48%) Client/Server
7 20 (2.90%) Algorithms
8 18 (2.61%) GIS
9 10 (1.45%) W3C
9 10 (1.45%) Data Integration
10 9 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (1.01%) Economics
12 6 (0.87%) Statistics
12 6 (0.87%) FMCG
12 6 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
12 6 (0.87%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.72%) Smartphone
13 5 (0.72%) Device Driver
13 5 (0.72%) EPoS
13 5 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 81 (11.74%) Linux
2 78 (11.30%) Windows
3 63 (9.13%) UNIX
4 20 (2.90%) Android
5 14 (2.03%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.59%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.16%) Windows 2000
8 8 (1.16%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.58%) Solaris
10 3 (0.43%) VxWorks
10 3 (0.43%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (32.03%) Software Engineering
2 123 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (12.90%) OO
4 79 (11.45%) MVC
5 53 (7.68%) Business Intelligence
5 53 (7.68%) Project Management
6 44 (6.38%) Web Development
7 39 (5.65%) TDD
8 32 (4.64%) Data Analysis
9 31 (4.49%) SDLC
10 28 (4.06%) Time Management
11 26 (3.77%) OOD
12 22 (3.19%) Unit Testing
12 22 (3.19%) Analytics
13 21 (3.04%) ITIL
14 19 (2.75%) Scrum
14 19 (2.75%) Business Analysis
15 18 (2.61%) OOP
16 15 (2.17%) Web Design
16 15 (2.17%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 234 (33.91%) SQL
2 222 (32.17%) C#
3 216 (31.30%) Java
4 196 (28.41%) JavaScript
5 114 (16.52%) C++
6 73 (10.58%) PHP
7 46 (6.67%) C
8 43 (6.23%) Python
9 40 (5.80%) T-SQL
10 33 (4.78%) PL/SQL
11 31 (4.49%) VB.NET
12 21 (3.04%) VB
13 13 (1.88%) Ruby
14 10 (1.45%) Perl
15 8 (1.16%) Scala
16 5 (0.72%) VBA
17 4 (0.58%) VC++
17 4 (0.58%) Embedded C
17 4 (0.58%) MATLAB
18 3 (0.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 401 (58.12%) Degree
2 18 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.32%) PhD
4 6 (0.87%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.72%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.43%) A+ Certification
6 3 (0.43%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.29%) MCP
8 1 (0.14%) HNC
8 1 (0.14%) HND
8 1 (0.14%) MCSE
8 1 (0.14%) CCNA
8 1 (0.14%) ISEB
8 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.49%) QA
2 4 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (2.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.72%) NFS
3 4 (0.58%) Firmware
4 2 (0.29%) vSphere
4 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (0.72%) Nessus
1 5 (0.72%) Nmap
2 1 (0.14%) SCCM
2 1 (0.14%) yum
Vendors
1 83 (12.03%) Microsoft
2 64 (9.28%) Oracle
3 11 (1.59%) SAP
4 9 (1.30%) Red Hat
5 8 (1.16%) Adobe
6 6 (0.87%) Juniper
6 6 (0.87%) BT
7 5 (0.72%) Blue Coat
7 5 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (0.72%) Progress
8 4 (0.58%) Google
8 4 (0.58%) Riverbed
8 4 (0.58%) Ruckus Wireless
8 4 (0.58%) LogRhythm
9 3 (0.43%) VMware
10 2 (0.29%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.29%) Logi Analytics
10 2 (0.29%) ESRI
10 2 (0.29%) Cisco
10 2 (0.29%) IBM
Kent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Posted: 7 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent training and development
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum OTE - 1st year £25K (Uncapped)
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £24,000 - £27,000 per annum basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £14000 - £16000 per annum + up to 100k OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Waterlooville, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25 - £18000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago