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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 140 207 155
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 424 321 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.30% 1.53% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 1.57% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 402 291 379
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £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
17845 20427 22641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.92% 97.10% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15203 16661 18300
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Surrey +51 102 £28,000 +7.69% 15
Hampshire +4 77 £24,500 +2.61% 13
Berkshire +3 56 £25,000 - 10
Oxfordshire +11 48 £26,500 -3.63% 7
West Sussex -4 43 £25,000 - 2
Kent +31 32 £21,500 -4.44% 5
East Sussex +23 31 £24,000 +20.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +42 30 £25,000 +11.11%
Sussex +10 1 £25,000 -21.87%
Middlesex +6 1 £20,000 -4.76% 1
Graduate
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 488 (60.10%) Degree
2 388 (47.78%) Computer Science
3 275 (33.87%) C#
4 271 (33.37%) Java
5 222 (27.34%) Software Engineering
6 217 (26.72%) SQL
7 213 (26.23%) JavaScript
8 211 (25.99%) C++
9 203 (25.00%) .NET
10 195 (24.01%) HTML
10 195 (24.01%) Agile Software Development
11 166 (20.44%) Mathematics
12 164 (20.20%) CSS
12 164 (20.20%) Windows
13 121 (14.90%) Linux
13 121 (14.90%) ASP.NET
14 118 (14.53%) SQL Server
15 117 (14.41%) Microsoft
16 115 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
17 113 (13.92%) Python
18 107 (13.18%) XML
18 107 (13.18%) Finance
19 98 (12.07%) C
20 94 (11.58%) OO
21 87 (10.71%) MVC
21 87 (10.71%) jQuery
22 85 (10.47%) Git (software)
23 84 (10.34%) TDD
24 79 (9.73%) MS Excel
25 74 (9.11%) Oracle

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 25 (3.08%) IIS
2 15 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.23%) Apache
3 10 (1.23%) Tomcat
4 8 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
4 8 (0.99%) JBoss
5 7 (0.86%) CMS
6 5 (0.62%) SAS
7 4 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.49%) nginx
8 3 (0.37%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 79 (9.73%) MS Excel
2 39 (4.80%) MS Office
3 6 (0.74%) Maple
4 4 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.25%) FrameMaker
5 2 (0.25%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.12%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.96%) SaaS
2 20 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.99%) Bluemix
4 4 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.49%) Office 365
5 3 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.37%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.19%) TCP/IP
2 14 (1.72%) Network Security
3 13 (1.60%) Internet
4 11 (1.35%) Firewall
4 11 (1.35%) Intranet
5 7 (0.86%) FTP
6 6 (0.74%) Wireshark
7 5 (0.62%) RS-232
7 5 (0.62%) RS-422
7 5 (0.62%) VoIP
7 5 (0.62%) WAN
8 4 (0.49%) Broadband
8 4 (0.49%) ISDN
8 4 (0.49%) LAN
9 3 (0.37%) 3G
9 3 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.37%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (0.37%) DNS
9 3 (0.37%) HTTP
9 3 (0.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 60 (7.39%) MySQL
3 45 (5.54%) NoSQL
4 31 (3.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 27 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 23 (2.83%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.11%) GIS
10 8 (0.99%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.49%) Big Data
12 4 (0.49%) MS Access
12 4 (0.49%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.37%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 85 (10.47%) Git (software)
2 29 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 23 (2.83%) Subversion
4 19 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (2.22%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.35%) Selenium
7 10 (1.23%) Maven
8 9 (1.11%) Bugzilla
8 9 (1.11%) Trac
9 8 (0.99%) Ant
9 8 (0.99%) JIRA
9 8 (0.99%) JUnit
9 8 (0.99%) Moq
9 8 (0.99%) MSTest
9 8 (0.99%) NUnit
9 8 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
10 7 (0.86%) Bower
10 7 (0.86%) gulp
11 5 (0.62%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.49%) CruiseControl
General
1 107 (13.18%) Finance
2 33 (4.06%) Telecoms
3 22 (2.71%) Games
4 20 (2.46%) Back Office
4 20 (2.46%) Electronics
5 18 (2.22%) Local Government
6 13 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.74%) Banking
7 6 (0.74%) Marketing
7 6 (0.74%) Military
8 5 (0.62%) Aerospace
8 5 (0.62%) Automotive
8 5 (0.62%) Front Office
9 3 (0.37%) Legal
9 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.25%) Advertising
10 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.25%) French Language
11 1 (0.12%) German Language
11 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (25.00%) .NET
2 195 (24.01%) HTML
3 164 (20.20%) CSS
4 121 (14.90%) ASP.NET
5 107 (13.18%) XML
6 87 (10.71%) jQuery
7 63 (7.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 51 (6.28%) Web Services
9 48 (5.91%) JSON
10 47 (5.79%) .NET Framework
10 47 (5.79%) JSP
11 46 (5.67%) Ajax
11 46 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 44 (5.42%) HTML5
12 44 (5.42%) Spring
13 43 (5.30%) WCF
14 41 (5.05%) AngularJS
14 41 (5.05%) Node.js
15 35 (4.31%) ASP.NET Web API
16 34 (4.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 388 (47.78%) Computer Science
2 166 (20.44%) Mathematics
3 115 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (8.99%) Physics
5 30 (3.69%) Driving Licence
5 30 (3.69%) User Experience
6 28 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (2.09%) Embedded Systems
9 15 (1.85%) Mobile App
10 13 (1.60%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.35%) Cybercrime
11 11 (1.35%) Verilog
11 11 (1.35%) VHDL
12 9 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
12 9 (1.11%) W3C
13 5 (0.62%) Artificial Intelligence
13 5 (0.62%) Economics
13 5 (0.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 5 (0.62%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 164 (20.20%) Windows
2 121 (14.90%) Linux
3 42 (5.17%) Android
4 38 (4.68%) Apple iOS
5 37 (4.56%) Windows Server
6 35 (4.31%) Unix
7 23 (2.83%) Windows Mobile
8 11 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.99%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.62%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.49%) CentOS
12 4 (0.49%) Solaris
12 4 (0.49%) VxWorks
12 4 (0.49%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.37%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (27.34%) Software Engineering
2 195 (24.01%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (11.58%) OO
4 87 (10.71%) MVC
5 84 (10.34%) TDD
6 69 (8.50%) Web Development
7 54 (6.65%) OOP
7 54 (6.65%) Scrum
8 52 (6.40%) SDLC
9 39 (4.80%) Web Application Development
10 34 (4.19%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (3.94%) BDD
11 32 (3.94%) Multithreading
12 31 (3.82%) Unit Testing
13 29 (3.57%) UML
14 27 (3.33%) Front End Development
15 25 (3.08%) Cybersecurity
15 25 (3.08%) Information Security
15 25 (3.08%) Presales
16 24 (2.96%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 275 (33.87%) C#
2 271 (33.37%) Java
3 217 (26.72%) SQL
4 213 (26.23%) JavaScript
5 211 (25.99%) C++
6 113 (13.92%) Python
7 98 (12.07%) C
8 63 (7.76%) VB
9 60 (7.39%) Ruby
10 49 (6.03%) PHP
11 34 (4.19%) VB.NET
12 24 (2.96%) PL/SQL
13 22 (2.71%) Perl
14 16 (1.97%) VC++
15 13 (1.60%) Bash Shell
15 13 (1.60%) Objective-C
16 12 (1.48%) MATLAB
16 12 (1.48%) T-SQL
17 11 (1.35%) R
18 9 (1.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 488 (60.10%) Degree
2 72 (8.87%) Security Cleared
3 27 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 22 (2.71%) PhD
5 17 (2.09%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.74%) HND
7 4 (0.49%) CCNA
7 4 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.49%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.12%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.12%) CEH
9 1 (0.12%) Dell Certification
9 1 (0.12%) GIAC
9 1 (0.12%) GPEN
9 1 (0.12%) HP ASE
9 1 (0.12%) ISEB
9 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.12%) OSCP
9 1 (0.12%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.90%) QA
2 17 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.97%) ISO 14001
3 16 (1.97%) ISO 9001
3 16 (1.97%) ISO22301
4 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.49%) Firmware
2 4 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.25%) NFS
3 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.12%) Docker
4 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (1.11%) Nessus
1 9 (1.11%) Nmap
2 1 (0.12%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.12%) Marathon
2 1 (0.12%) Mesos
2 1 (0.12%) OpenVAS
2 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 117 (14.41%) Microsoft
2 74 (9.11%) Oracle
3 18 (2.22%) Northgate
4 15 (1.85%) IBM
5 13 (1.60%) Xamarin
6 11 (1.35%) Sophos
7 10 (1.23%) Progress
8 7 (0.86%) Google
9 6 (0.74%) Cisco
9 6 (0.74%) Red Hat
9 6 (0.74%) SAP
10 5 (0.62%) Juniper
11 4 (0.49%) Sybase
11 4 (0.49%) VMware
12 3 (0.37%) Blue Coat
12 3 (0.37%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.37%) DevExpress
12 3 (0.37%) F5
12 3 (0.37%) Forcepoint
12 3 (0.37%) Sage
Brighton, East Sussex
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £16,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £21,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ringwood, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sandwich, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + benefits + training + career progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Fordingbridge, Hampshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago