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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 185 171 142
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 311 366 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.46% 1.56% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.64% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 290 295 406
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
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
20179 22291 21737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.89% 94.84% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16172 17876 17969
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 £63,500 £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 May 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 May 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
Hampshire +9 76 £24,000 -4.00% 11
Surrey -16 71 £26,500 +8.16% 7
Berkshire -22 62 £22,500 -10.00% 4
West Sussex +25 42 £25,000 +7.52% 6
Buckinghamshire +4 22 £22,500 -12.19% 4
Oxfordshire -4 21 £24,000 -4.00% 2
East Sussex -7 14 £26,000 +10.63% 3
Kent +10 9 £22,500 +4.65% 2
Isle of Wight 0 3 £21,000 +2.43% 1
Middlesex +9 1 £25,000 +25.00% 2
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 384 (56.30%) Degree
2 271 (39.74%) C#
3 262 (38.42%) .NET
4 227 (33.28%) HTML
5 225 (32.99%) Computer Science
6 218 (31.96%) SQL
7 210 (30.79%) JavaScript
8 187 (27.42%) Software Engineering
9 172 (25.22%) ASP.NET
9 172 (25.22%) CSS
10 167 (24.49%) SQL Server
11 148 (21.70%) Java
12 135 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
13 128 (18.77%) Windows
14 123 (18.04%) Microsoft
15 122 (17.89%) MVC
16 108 (15.84%) C++
17 95 (13.93%) Finance
18 89 (13.05%) OO
19 88 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
20 87 (12.76%) jQuery
21 82 (12.02%) Mathematics
22 78 (11.44%) Ajax
23 73 (10.70%) MS Excel
24 71 (10.41%) Linux
25 66 (9.68%) VB.NET
26 63 (9.24%) .NET Framework
26 63 (9.24%) ASP.NET MVC
27 59 (8.65%) UNIX
28 56 (8.21%) Web Development

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 28 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.81%) Apache
3 17 (2.49%) Tomcat
4 14 (2.05%) SAS
5 9 (1.32%) ArcGIS
5 9 (1.32%) Node.js
6 8 (1.17%) IIS
6 8 (1.17%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.73%) JBoss
8 4 (0.59%) MediaWiki
8 4 (0.59%) Drupal
9 3 (0.44%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.29%) CMS
10 2 (0.29%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.15%) nginx
11 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.15%) Mule
Applications
1 73 (10.70%) MS Excel
2 45 (6.60%) MS Office
3 11 (1.61%) Photoshop
4 9 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.88%) MS Project
6 3 (0.44%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.29%) SPSS
8 1 (0.15%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.79%) SaaS
2 9 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.03%) Office 365
4 5 (0.73%) PaaS
4 5 (0.73%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.44%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.44%) GitHub
7 2 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.11%) TCP/IP
2 22 (3.23%) Internet
3 18 (2.64%) HTTP
4 15 (2.20%) FTP
5 14 (2.05%) Wireless
6 12 (1.76%) Ethernet
6 12 (1.76%) Broadband
6 12 (1.76%) LDAP
7 11 (1.61%) Kerberos
8 10 (1.47%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 10 (1.47%) VoIP
9 7 (1.03%) Firewall
10 4 (0.59%) Extranet
10 4 (0.59%) DNS
11 2 (0.29%) Intranet
11 2 (0.29%) WAN
11 2 (0.29%) LAN
11 2 (0.29%) DMZ
12 1 (0.15%) SAN
12 1 (0.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.99%) MySQL
3 14 (2.05%) Relational Database
4 12 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (1.47%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.88%) OLAP
10 5 (0.73%) OLTP
10 5 (0.73%) Oracle OLAP
10 5 (0.73%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.44%) SQL CLR
13 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.15%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 41 (6.01%) Visual Studio
2 26 (3.81%) NUnit
2 26 (3.81%) Rhino Mocks
3 25 (3.67%) Moq
4 16 (2.35%) MSTest
4 16 (2.35%) Selenium
5 12 (1.76%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.76%) Eclipse
6 11 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (1.03%) JIRA
8 5 (0.73%) Subversion
9 4 (0.59%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.29%) Maven
12 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.15%) JUnit
12 1 (0.15%) Xcode
12 1 (0.15%) ReSharper
General
1 95 (13.93%) Finance
2 52 (7.62%) Retail
3 33 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 33 (4.84%) Marketing
4 17 (2.49%) Games
4 17 (2.49%) Back Office
4 17 (2.49%) Banking
5 11 (1.61%) Publishing
5 11 (1.61%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.47%) Aerospace
7 9 (1.32%) Electronics
8 8 (1.17%) Advertising
9 6 (0.88%) Local Government
9 6 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.73%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.44%) Automotive
12 2 (0.29%) Military
12 2 (0.29%) Law
13 1 (0.15%) Legal
13 1 (0.15%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (38.42%) .NET
2 227 (33.28%) HTML
3 172 (25.22%) ASP.NET
3 172 (25.22%) CSS
4 87 (12.76%) jQuery
5 78 (11.44%) Ajax
6 63 (9.24%) .NET Framework
6 63 (9.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 53 (7.77%) XML
8 47 (6.89%) WCF
9 46 (6.74%) HTML5
10 38 (5.57%) Web Services
11 34 (4.99%) WPF
12 28 (4.11%) CSS3
13 27 (3.96%) Spring
14 24 (3.52%) J2EE
15 23 (3.37%) AngularJS
16 22 (3.23%) Entity Framework
17 21 (3.08%) JSP
17 21 (3.08%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 225 (32.99%) Computer Science
2 88 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (12.02%) Mathematics
4 30 (4.40%) GIS
5 24 (3.52%) Physics
6 21 (3.08%) Algorithms
7 19 (2.79%) EPoS
8 18 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (2.35%) Social Media
9 16 (2.35%) Inversion of Control
10 14 (2.05%) Embedded Systems
11 12 (1.76%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.17%) Statistics
13 7 (1.03%) User Experience
14 6 (0.88%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.88%) FMCG
15 5 (0.73%) Economics
15 5 (0.73%) Data Structures
16 4 (0.59%) Open Source
16 4 (0.59%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 128 (18.77%) Windows
2 71 (10.41%) Linux
3 59 (8.65%) UNIX
4 19 (2.79%) Windows 7
5 16 (2.35%) Windows 2000
5 16 (2.35%) Windows XP
6 14 (2.05%) Android
7 10 (1.47%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.15%) CentOS
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (27.42%) Software Engineering
2 135 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (17.89%) MVC
4 89 (13.05%) OO
5 56 (8.21%) Web Development
6 52 (7.62%) Project Management
7 41 (6.01%) Scrum
8 39 (5.72%) TDD
9 36 (5.28%) ITIL
10 28 (4.11%) Web Application Development
11 26 (3.81%) Time Management
11 26 (3.81%) Kanban
12 23 (3.37%) Data Analysis
13 20 (2.93%) UML
14 19 (2.79%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (2.79%) System Testing
14 19 (2.79%) Waterfall
15 18 (2.64%) OOD
16 17 (2.49%) Unit Testing
16 17 (2.49%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 271 (39.74%) C#
2 218 (31.96%) SQL
3 210 (30.79%) JavaScript
4 148 (21.70%) Java
5 108 (15.84%) C++
6 66 (9.68%) VB.NET
7 54 (7.92%) PHP
8 49 (7.18%) C
9 41 (6.01%) Python
10 37 (5.43%) VB
11 30 (4.40%) T-SQL
12 19 (2.79%) PL/SQL
13 16 (2.35%) Perl
14 7 (1.03%) Ruby
15 5 (0.73%) VBA
15 5 (0.73%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.73%) X++
16 4 (0.59%) Scala
16 4 (0.59%) MATLAB
16 4 (0.59%) VC++
Qualifications
1 384 (56.30%) Degree
2 23 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.49%) PhD
4 13 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (1.91%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.47%) A+ Certification
6 4 (0.59%) MCP
7 3 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.44%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.44%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.29%) ISEB
8 2 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.29%) CCNA
9 1 (0.15%) MCSE
9 1 (0.15%) MCSD
9 1 (0.15%) HNC
9 1 (0.15%) HND
9 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.15%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.13%) QA
2 7 (1.03%) SLA
3 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.61%) NFS
3 5 (0.73%) vSphere
4 4 (0.59%) Firmware
5 3 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.15%) KVM
7 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.15%) Plesk
1 1 (0.15%) cPanel
Vendors
1 123 (18.04%) Microsoft
2 44 (6.45%) Oracle
3 25 (3.67%) SAP
4 15 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (1.47%) Google
6 9 (1.32%) ESRI
7 5 (0.73%) Adobe
7 5 (0.73%) Progress
7 5 (0.73%) VMware
8 4 (0.59%) IronPort
8 4 (0.59%) Symantec
8 4 (0.59%) McAfee
8 4 (0.59%) Cisco
8 4 (0.59%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.44%) IBM
9 3 (0.44%) BT
9 3 (0.44%) Coverity
9 3 (0.44%) Tableau
10 2 (0.29%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.15%) Business Objects
Fareham, Hampshire
PS Computer Services Ltd
Salary: package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: + benefits package.
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £15 - £21 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £23,000 to £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cowes, Isle of Wight
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Agile Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Based on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Venturi
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £18k - 23k per year + commission
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20-25k+Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 22,000-32,000+Bens
Posted: 4 days ago