The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 156 170 159
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 305 414 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.88% 1.93% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 1.98% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 267 333 377
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
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
15691 20859 21339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.91% 97.04% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13083 17595 17026
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Graduate in the job title.

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 9 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +52 94 £25,000 +11.11% 6
Berkshire +45 75 £27,500 +5.76% 7
Surrey -11 42 £24,500 -2.00% 11
Buckinghamshire -20 32 £26,500 - 5
Oxfordshire +20 25 £30,000 +20.00% 7
Kent +21 20 £45,000 +100.00% 1
West Sussex -12 9 £25,000 -5.66% 2
East Sussex -8 4 £25,000 - 1
Middlesex +5 1 £20,000 -
Graduate
England

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 459 (66.62%) Degree
2 336 (48.77%) Computer Science
3 281 (40.78%) C#
4 219 (31.79%) Software Engineering
5 218 (31.64%) Java
6 214 (31.06%) .NET
7 186 (27.00%) C++
8 166 (24.09%) JavaScript
9 157 (22.79%) Mathematics
10 156 (22.64%) SQL
11 144 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
12 143 (20.75%) HTML
13 122 (17.71%) Python
14 121 (17.56%) CSS
15 111 (16.11%) ASP.NET
16 102 (14.80%) Microsoft
17 100 (14.51%) SQL Server
18 96 (13.93%) C
19 90 (13.06%) OO
20 85 (12.34%) Physics
21 81 (11.76%) Windows
22 75 (10.89%) MVC
23 74 (10.74%) Finance
24 70 (10.16%) Linux
24 70 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
25 65 (9.43%) OOP
26 63 (9.14%) MS Excel
27 62 (9.00%) Web Development
28 57 (8.27%) Web Services
28 57 (8.27%) PHP

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (2.32%) IIS
2 15 (2.18%) Tomcat
3 13 (1.89%) Apache
4 9 (1.31%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.16%) JBoss
6 4 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.58%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.44%) CMS
7 3 (0.44%) nginx
8 2 (0.29%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.29%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.29%) WordPress
9 1 (0.15%) Drupal
9 1 (0.15%) Hubot
9 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 63 (9.14%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.47%) MS Office
3 9 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.58%) MS Project
5 4 (0.58%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.29%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.02%) Google App Engine
2 7 (1.02%) SaaS
3 6 (0.87%) G Suite
4 2 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.29%) GitHub
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.15%) IaaS
5 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.74%) Internet
2 11 (1.60%) Firewall
3 10 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.02%) DNS
4 7 (1.02%) Network Security
5 6 (0.87%) 3G
6 5 (0.73%) HTTP
6 5 (0.73%) LAN
6 5 (0.73%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (0.73%) VoIP
6 5 (0.73%) WAN
7 4 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (0.58%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (0.44%) FTP
8 3 (0.44%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.44%) LTE
8 3 (0.44%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.29%) 4G
9 2 (0.29%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (14.51%) SQL Server
2 43 (6.24%) MySQL
3 31 (4.50%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.45%) NoSQL
5 9 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.16%) Big Data
6 8 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.87%) MS Access
9 5 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.58%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.58%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.58%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 44 (6.39%) Git (software)
2 21 (3.05%) Selenium
3 19 (2.76%) Eclipse
4 17 (2.47%) Visual Studio
5 14 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (1.74%) Selenium IDE
6 12 (1.74%) WebDriver
7 9 (1.31%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.16%) Subversion
9 5 (0.73%) Bugzilla
9 5 (0.73%) FitNesse
9 5 (0.73%) Trac
10 3 (0.44%) Bower
10 3 (0.44%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.44%) gulp
10 3 (0.44%) JIRA
10 3 (0.44%) NUnit
11 2 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.29%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.29%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 74 (10.74%) Finance
2 48 (6.97%) Telecoms
3 31 (4.50%) Marketing
4 11 (1.60%) Electronics
5 10 (1.45%) Advertising
5 10 (1.45%) Games
5 10 (1.45%) Military
6 7 (1.02%) Banking
7 6 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.73%) Legal
8 5 (0.73%) Retail
9 4 (0.58%) Automotive
10 3 (0.44%) Local Government
11 2 (0.29%) Back Office
12 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (31.06%) .NET
2 143 (20.75%) HTML
3 121 (17.56%) CSS
4 111 (16.11%) ASP.NET
5 57 (8.27%) Web Services
6 56 (8.13%) jQuery
6 56 (8.13%) XML
7 36 (5.22%) REST
8 34 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 32 (4.64%) JSON
10 31 (4.50%) AngularJS
10 31 (4.50%) HTML5
11 29 (4.21%) WCF
12 25 (3.63%) Node.js
13 22 (3.19%) Ajax
14 21 (3.05%) CSS3
15 19 (2.76%) Android SDK
16 16 (2.32%) WPF
17 15 (2.18%) .NET Framework
18 14 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 336 (48.77%) Computer Science
2 157 (22.79%) Mathematics
3 85 (12.34%) Physics
4 70 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (4.50%) Mobile App
6 30 (4.35%) Driving Licence
7 15 (2.18%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (1.89%) Statistics
9 11 (1.60%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.45%) User Experience
11 9 (1.31%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.16%) Artificial Intelligence
12 8 (1.16%) Internet of Things
13 6 (0.87%) Fintech
13 6 (0.87%) iPad
14 5 (0.73%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.58%) Cybercrime
15 4 (0.58%) Data Structures
15 4 (0.58%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 81 (11.76%) Windows
2 70 (10.16%) Linux
3 37 (5.37%) Unix
4 34 (4.93%) Android
5 15 (2.18%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.45%) Windows 8
8 9 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.16%) VxWorks
9 8 (1.16%) Windows 10
10 7 (1.02%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.73%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.58%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.58%) Solaris
13 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.15%) VMS
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (31.79%) Software Engineering
2 144 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (13.06%) OO
4 75 (10.89%) MVC
5 65 (9.43%) OOP
6 62 (9.00%) Web Development
7 45 (6.53%) Scrum
7 45 (6.53%) SDLC
8 41 (5.95%) TDD
9 35 (5.08%) Time Management
10 27 (3.92%) Front End Development
10 27 (3.92%) Mobile Development
11 26 (3.77%) Android Development
12 20 (2.90%) Cybersecurity
13 19 (2.76%) Memory Management
14 18 (2.61%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (2.47%) Migration
15 17 (2.47%) SOA
15 17 (2.47%) Unit Testing
16 15 (2.18%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 281 (40.78%) C#
2 218 (31.64%) Java
3 186 (27.00%) C++
4 166 (24.09%) JavaScript
5 156 (22.64%) SQL
6 122 (17.71%) Python
7 96 (13.93%) C
8 57 (8.27%) PHP
9 24 (3.48%) VB
10 19 (2.76%) MATLAB
11 17 (2.47%) Ruby
12 16 (2.32%) T-SQL
13 14 (2.03%) Bash Shell
13 14 (2.03%) Perl
14 12 (1.74%) VB.NET
15 8 (1.16%) Haskell
15 8 (1.16%) Tcl
16 7 (1.02%) F#
17 6 (0.87%) Google Apps Script
17 6 (0.87%) R
Qualifications
1 459 (66.62%) Degree
2 56 (8.13%) Security Cleared
3 28 (4.06%) DV Cleared
4 22 (3.19%) PhD
5 15 (2.18%) ISEB
5 15 (2.18%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.31%) CCNA
6 9 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.87%) CEH
8 6 (0.87%) GIAC
8 6 (0.87%) GPEN
8 6 (0.87%) OSCP
9 4 (0.58%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.44%) ACCA
10 3 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.44%) CIMA
10 3 (0.44%) HND
10 3 (0.44%) MCP
11 2 (0.29%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.47%) QA
2 3 (0.44%) SDET
2 3 (0.44%) SLA
3 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.29%) ISO13485
4 1 (0.15%) RMADS
System Software
1 13 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.44%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.29%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.29%) NFS
6 1 (0.15%) Docker
6 1 (0.15%) Firmware
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (1.02%) Nessus
1 7 (1.02%) Nmap
2 6 (0.87%) OpenVAS
3 2 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.29%) SCCM
3 2 (0.29%) WSUS
4 1 (0.15%) Nagios
4 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 102 (14.80%) Microsoft
2 29 (4.21%) Oracle
3 17 (2.47%) IBM
4 16 (2.32%) HP
5 15 (2.18%) Cisco
6 10 (1.45%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.31%) Google
8 8 (1.16%) Juniper
9 6 (0.87%) Coverity
9 6 (0.87%) Fidessa
9 6 (0.87%) Qualys
10 5 (0.73%) Sophos
10 5 (0.73%) VMware
11 4 (0.58%) Apple
11 4 (0.58%) Blue Coat
11 4 (0.58%) CheckPoint
11 4 (0.58%) F5
11 4 (0.58%) Forcepoint
11 4 (0.58%) NetApp
12 3 (0.44%) Xamarin
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