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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 153 140 121
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 389 396 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.81% 1.87% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 1.97% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 356 314 481
Average salary £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.12% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £20,350 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +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 £62,500
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Berkshire +19 95 £24,500 +8.88% 14
Hampshire -5 81 £25,000 +11.11% 9
Surrey -51 63 £25,000 +2.04% 10
Buckinghamshire +14 42 £22,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +10 40 £24,000 -4.00% 2
West Sussex -9 25 £25,000 - 2
East Sussex -1 24 £23,000 +2.22% 1
Kent 0 15 £28,000 +30.23% 2
Isle of Wight - 6 £20,500 -
Middlesex +4 2 £29,750 +3.47%
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 475 (58.57%) Degree
2 343 (42.29%) HTML
3 340 (41.92%) C#
4 323 (39.83%) JavaScript
5 314 (38.72%) .NET
6 287 (35.39%) Computer Science
7 263 (32.43%) SQL
8 239 (29.47%) CSS
9 215 (26.51%) Software Engineering
10 205 (25.28%) SQL Server
11 202 (24.91%) ASP.NET
12 168 (20.72%) Java
13 159 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
14 149 (18.37%) C++
15 145 (17.88%) Microsoft
16 116 (14.30%) MVC
17 110 (13.56%) Windows
18 106 (13.07%) Linux
19 103 (12.70%) MS Excel
20 101 (12.45%) OO
21 95 (11.71%) PHP
22 90 (11.10%) Finance
23 89 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
24 88 (10.85%) jQuery
25 82 (10.11%) VB.NET
26 79 (9.74%) XML
27 78 (9.62%) Mathematics
28 73 (9.00%) .NET Framework
29 70 (8.63%) UNIX
30 64 (7.89%) C

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 28 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.85%) Apache
3 14 (1.73%) Drupal
4 10 (1.23%) CMS
5 7 (0.86%) IIS
5 7 (0.86%) Node.js
6 6 (0.74%) MediaWiki
7 4 (0.49%) Confluence
8 3 (0.37%) WordPress
8 3 (0.37%) Documentum
8 3 (0.37%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.25%) Lync
10 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.12%) Kentico
10 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.12%) SugarCRM
10 1 (0.12%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.12%) JBoss
Applications
1 103 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 41 (5.06%) MS Office
3 16 (1.97%) Photoshop
4 9 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.49%) XMetaL
6 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.25%) Solid Edge
7 1 (0.12%) Maple
7 1 (0.12%) Maya
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.12%) SPSS
7 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (0.74%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.25%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.25%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.12%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.60%) SaaS
2 10 (1.23%) GitHub
3 8 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.25%) PaaS
5 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.71%) TCP/IP
1 22 (2.71%) Internet
2 11 (1.36%) Firewall
2 11 (1.36%) Ethernet
2 11 (1.36%) FTP
3 8 (0.99%) HTTP
3 8 (0.99%) VoIP
3 8 (0.99%) Wireless
4 6 (0.74%) LDAP
4 6 (0.74%) Kerberos
5 5 (0.62%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 5 (0.62%) Intranet
6 3 (0.37%) CTI
6 3 (0.37%) DNS
7 2 (0.25%) SSL
8 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (25.28%) SQL Server
2 63 (7.77%) MySQL
3 29 (3.58%) Relational Database
4 25 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (0.86%) QlikView
8 4 (0.49%) Big Data
8 4 (0.49%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.49%) DB2
9 3 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.37%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.25%) EDMS
10 2 (0.25%) MS Access
10 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.12%) SQLite
11 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 55 (6.78%) Visual Studio
2 25 (3.08%) Git (software)
3 21 (2.59%) NUnit
4 19 (2.34%) Subversion
5 18 (2.22%) Rhino Mocks
6 17 (2.10%) Moq
6 17 (2.10%) Selenium
7 10 (1.23%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (0.86%) Maven
8 7 (0.86%) JIRA
9 6 (0.74%) JUnit
9 6 (0.74%) Mocha
9 6 (0.74%) MSTest
9 6 (0.74%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.62%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.49%) JMeter
11 4 (0.49%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.49%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.37%) Mercurial
General
1 90 (11.10%) Finance
2 51 (6.29%) Retail
3 32 (3.95%) Marketing
4 25 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.71%) Games
6 19 (2.34%) Banking
7 17 (2.10%) Advertising
8 10 (1.23%) Back Office
9 8 (0.99%) Legal
10 7 (0.86%) Billing
11 6 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.74%) Electronics
11 6 (0.74%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.37%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.25%) Local Government
13 2 (0.25%) Front Office
13 2 (0.25%) Automotive
13 2 (0.25%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (42.29%) HTML
2 314 (38.72%) .NET
3 239 (29.47%) CSS
4 202 (24.91%) ASP.NET
5 88 (10.85%) jQuery
6 79 (9.74%) XML
7 73 (9.00%) .NET Framework
8 60 (7.40%) Ajax
9 58 (7.15%) Web Services
10 50 (6.17%) HTML5
11 46 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 40 (4.93%) WCF
13 35 (4.32%) CSS3
14 32 (3.95%) WPF
14 32 (3.95%) JSON
15 27 (3.33%) J2EE
16 24 (2.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 23 (2.84%) WinForms
18 22 (2.71%) REST
18 22 (2.71%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 287 (35.39%) Computer Science
2 89 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (9.62%) Mathematics
4 45 (5.55%) Physics
5 27 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (2.84%) Mobile App
7 22 (2.71%) Open Source
8 20 (2.47%) Social Media
9 18 (2.22%) Chemistry
10 16 (1.97%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.97%) User Experience
11 15 (1.85%) Biology
12 14 (1.73%) Statistics
13 12 (1.48%) EPoS
13 12 (1.48%) Life Science
13 12 (1.48%) Algorithms
14 11 (1.36%) GIS
15 9 (1.11%) iPhone
15 9 (1.11%) Economics
16 8 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 110 (13.56%) Windows
2 106 (13.07%) Linux
3 70 (8.63%) UNIX
4 16 (1.97%) Android
5 12 (1.48%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.23%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.86%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.74%) AIX
9 5 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.62%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.25%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.12%) CentOS
13 1 (0.12%) HPUX
13 1 (0.12%) Solaris
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.12%) Debian
13 1 (0.12%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (26.51%) Software Engineering
2 159 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (14.30%) MVC
4 101 (12.45%) OO
5 62 (7.64%) Web Development
6 44 (5.43%) Project Management
7 42 (5.18%) TDD
8 39 (4.81%) Scrum
9 26 (3.21%) CRM
10 25 (3.08%) ITIL
11 23 (2.84%) OOD
12 22 (2.71%) E-Commerce
12 22 (2.71%) Automated Testing
12 22 (2.71%) Web Application Development
13 21 (2.59%) Mentoring
13 21 (2.59%) System Testing
14 20 (2.47%) OOP
14 20 (2.47%) OOA/OOD
14 20 (2.47%) Change Management
15 19 (2.34%) UML
Programming Languages
1 340 (41.92%) C#
2 323 (39.83%) JavaScript
3 263 (32.43%) SQL
4 168 (20.72%) Java
5 149 (18.37%) C++
6 95 (11.71%) PHP
7 82 (10.11%) VB.NET
8 64 (7.89%) C
9 43 (5.30%) Python
10 41 (5.06%) VB
11 39 (4.81%) T-SQL
12 32 (3.95%) Perl
13 16 (1.97%) Ruby
14 12 (1.48%) Objective-C
15 10 (1.23%) VC++
16 9 (1.11%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.99%) MATLAB
17 8 (0.99%) PHP5
18 5 (0.62%) X++
19 3 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 475 (58.57%) Degree
2 23 (2.84%) PhD
3 15 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.36%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.86%) A+ Certification
7 6 (0.74%) CCNA
7 6 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.25%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.25%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.12%) PCI QSA
9 1 (0.12%) ISEB
9 1 (0.12%) MCP
9 1 (0.12%) HND
9 1 (0.12%) CISMP
9 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.07%) QA
2 28 (3.45%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.23%) SLA
4 5 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.74%) NFS
3 3 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.25%) WMI
1 2 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.25%) Plesk
1 2 (0.25%) cPanel
2 1 (0.12%) Nessus
Vendors
1 145 (17.88%) Microsoft
2 60 (7.40%) Oracle
3 16 (1.97%) SAP
4 12 (1.48%) Cisco
5 10 (1.23%) Google
6 9 (1.11%) VMware
7 8 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (0.86%) Adobe
9 5 (0.62%) Cognos
9 5 (0.62%) Symantec
9 5 (0.62%) Remedy
9 5 (0.62%) McAfee
9 5 (0.62%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.62%) Apple
9 5 (0.62%) CheckPoint
9 5 (0.62%) IronPort
9 5 (0.62%) Facebook
9 5 (0.62%) Twitter
10 4 (0.49%) Tableau
10 4 (0.49%) Zend
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