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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 186 143 121
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 323 448 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.52% 1.92% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 2.02% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 296 393 460
Average salary £25,000 £23,750 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,537 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
20220 22136 21271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.26% 94.91% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16526 17965 17609
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 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 1 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
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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
Hampshire +5 81 £24,000 - 17
Surrey -8 74 £26,000 +4.00% 16
Berkshire -42 61 £25,000 +11.11% 13
West Sussex +20 36 £25,000 +4.16%
Oxfordshire -14 32 £27,500 +10.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -26 18 £22,500 -10.00% 5
Kent 0 12 £22,500 -8.16% 7
East Sussex +8 10 £19,000 -18.27%
Middlesex - 3 £21,000 -
Isle of Wight 0 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 1 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.

1 377 (56.86%) Degree
2 236 (35.60%) Computer Science
3 231 (34.84%) C#
4 214 (32.28%) SQL
4 214 (32.28%) .NET
5 207 (31.22%) Software Engineering
6 191 (28.81%) HTML
6 191 (28.81%) JavaScript
7 189 (28.51%) Java
8 153 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 130 (19.61%) CSS
10 124 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
11 110 (16.59%) ASP.NET
12 109 (16.44%) C++
13 101 (15.23%) Windows
14 99 (14.93%) Finance
15 94 (14.18%) Microsoft
16 91 (13.73%) MVC
17 86 (12.97%) OO
17 86 (12.97%) Mathematics
18 80 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
19 79 (11.92%) MS Excel
20 74 (11.16%) Linux
21 70 (10.56%) PHP
22 66 (9.95%) jQuery
23 65 (9.80%) XML
23 65 (9.80%) UNIX
24 61 (9.20%) Oracle
25 60 (9.05%) Ajax
26 53 (7.99%) Project Management

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 29 (4.37%) Apache
1 29 (4.37%) Tomcat
2 24 (3.62%) SAS
3 18 (2.71%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.96%) JBoss
5 8 (1.21%) Node.js
5 8 (1.21%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.21%) IIS
6 6 (0.90%) ArcGIS
7 5 (0.75%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.75%) Mule
7 5 (0.75%) Mule ESB
8 3 (0.45%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.45%) Joomla!
8 3 (0.45%) Drupal
9 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.30%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 79 (11.92%) MS Excel
2 41 (6.18%) MS Office
3 9 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.90%) MS Project
5 5 (0.75%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.60%) InDesign
6 4 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.30%) SPSS
8 2 (0.30%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.15%) Simulink
9 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.15%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.66%) SaaS
2 7 (1.06%) Office 365
3 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.60%) PaaS
4 3 (0.45%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.45%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.45%) GitHub
5 2 (0.30%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.47%) Internet
2 20 (3.02%) Broadband
3 17 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 17 (2.56%) HTTP
4 12 (1.81%) Wireless
5 11 (1.66%) FTP
6 10 (1.51%) LDAP
7 7 (1.06%) Ethernet
8 6 (0.90%) Firewall
9 5 (0.75%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.75%) DNS
10 4 (0.60%) VoIP
10 4 (0.60%) Extranet
11 3 (0.45%) Gigabit Ethernet
12 2 (0.30%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.30%) DMZ
12 2 (0.30%) WAN
12 2 (0.30%) SSL
12 2 (0.30%) LAN
12 2 (0.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 41 (6.18%) MySQL
3 21 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (1.96%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.36%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.21%) Big Data
9 7 (1.06%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.06%) OLAP
10 5 (0.75%) OLTP
10 5 (0.75%) Oracle OLAP
10 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (0.75%) SQL CLR
11 4 (0.60%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (3.32%) Eclipse
1 22 (3.32%) NUnit
1 22 (3.32%) Rhino Mocks
1 22 (3.32%) Moq
2 18 (2.71%) Git (software)
3 17 (2.56%) Visual Studio
4 13 (1.96%) MSTest
5 11 (1.66%) Subversion
6 10 (1.51%) Selenium
7 7 (1.06%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.75%) JIRA
8 5 (0.75%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.60%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.30%) RSpec
11 2 (0.30%) Metasploit
11 2 (0.30%) Maven
12 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.15%) Log4j
General
1 99 (14.93%) Finance
2 45 (6.79%) Telecoms
3 30 (4.52%) Marketing
4 23 (3.47%) Retail
5 20 (3.02%) Games
5 20 (3.02%) Banking
6 15 (2.26%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.66%) Publishing
7 11 (1.66%) Electronics
8 10 (1.51%) Aerospace
9 8 (1.21%) Back Office
9 8 (1.21%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.90%) Local Government
11 4 (0.60%) Automotive
12 3 (0.45%) Legal
12 3 (0.45%) Military
13 1 (0.15%) Advertising
13 1 (0.15%) Law
13 1 (0.15%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (32.28%) .NET
2 191 (28.81%) HTML
3 130 (19.61%) CSS
4 110 (16.59%) ASP.NET
5 66 (9.95%) jQuery
6 65 (9.80%) XML
7 60 (9.05%) Ajax
8 50 (7.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 43 (6.49%) Spring
9 43 (6.49%) Web Services
10 37 (5.58%) .NET Framework
11 36 (5.43%) WCF
12 35 (5.28%) HTML5
13 28 (4.22%) WPF
14 27 (4.07%) Hibernate
15 25 (3.77%) Servlets
16 22 (3.32%) JSP
17 19 (2.87%) AngularJS
18 16 (2.41%) CSS3
18 16 (2.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 236 (35.60%) Computer Science
2 86 (12.97%) Mathematics
3 80 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (4.52%) Physics
5 26 (3.92%) GIS
6 25 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (3.17%) Client/Server
8 20 (3.02%) Algorithms
9 13 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
10 10 (1.51%) Data Integration
10 10 (1.51%) W3C
11 9 (1.36%) EPoS
12 8 (1.21%) Statistics
12 8 (1.21%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (0.90%) Economics
13 6 (0.90%) Digital Media
14 5 (0.75%) Smartphone
14 5 (0.75%) FMCG
14 5 (0.75%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.75%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 101 (15.23%) Windows
2 74 (11.16%) Linux
3 65 (9.80%) UNIX
4 19 (2.87%) Android
5 15 (2.26%) Windows 7
6 13 (1.96%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.81%) Windows 2000
7 12 (1.81%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.45%) Solaris
9 3 (0.45%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.30%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (31.22%) Software Engineering
2 124 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (13.73%) MVC
4 86 (12.97%) OO
5 53 (7.99%) Project Management
6 51 (7.69%) Web Development
7 44 (6.64%) TDD
8 42 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
9 32 (4.83%) Time Management
10 30 (4.52%) Scrum
11 29 (4.37%) Data Analysis
12 27 (4.07%) SDLC
13 24 (3.62%) ITIL
14 23 (3.47%) OOD
14 23 (3.47%) Web Application Development
15 22 (3.32%) Kanban
16 21 (3.17%) Unit Testing
17 19 (2.87%) Analytics
18 18 (2.71%) Business Analysis
19 17 (2.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 231 (34.84%) C#
2 214 (32.28%) SQL
3 191 (28.81%) JavaScript
4 189 (28.51%) Java
5 109 (16.44%) C++
6 70 (10.56%) PHP
7 46 (6.94%) C
8 45 (6.79%) Python
9 39 (5.88%) VB.NET
10 31 (4.68%) T-SQL
11 29 (4.37%) PL/SQL
12 27 (4.07%) VB
13 15 (2.26%) Perl
14 10 (1.51%) Ruby
15 7 (1.06%) Scala
16 6 (0.90%) VBA
17 4 (0.60%) Embedded C
17 4 (0.60%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.60%) MATLAB
17 4 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 377 (56.86%) Degree
2 23 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.56%) PhD
4 9 (1.36%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.75%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.60%) A+ Certification
8 3 (0.45%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.45%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.45%) MCP
9 1 (0.15%) MCSD
9 1 (0.15%) HNC
9 1 (0.15%) HND
9 1 (0.15%) MCSE
9 1 (0.15%) CCNA
9 1 (0.15%) ISEB
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.83%) QA
2 4 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.75%) NFS
3 4 (0.60%) Firmware
3 4 (0.60%) vSphere
4 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.15%) KVM
5 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.60%) Nessus
1 4 (0.60%) Nmap
2 1 (0.15%) yum
2 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 94 (14.18%) Microsoft
2 61 (9.20%) Oracle
3 18 (2.71%) SAP
4 9 (1.36%) Adobe
5 8 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (0.90%) Google
6 6 (0.90%) ESRI
6 6 (0.90%) BT
6 6 (0.90%) Juniper
7 5 (0.75%) Progress
7 5 (0.75%) Blue Coat
8 4 (0.60%) Cisco
8 4 (0.60%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.60%) VMware
8 4 (0.60%) Riverbed
8 4 (0.60%) Ruckus Wireless
8 4 (0.60%) LogRhythm
9 3 (0.45%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.45%) Dell
9 3 (0.45%) IBM
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