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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 152 170 166
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 401 356 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.11% 1.73% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 1.79% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 322 341 274
Average salary £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,550 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
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
18287 19931 19929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.42% 97.07% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15671 16283 15778
Average salary £44,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.64% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 +15 106 £26,000 +8.33% 10
Surrey +24 93 £25,000 - 12
Buckinghamshire +14 46 £25,000 -1.96% 6
West Sussex +14 40 £26,500 - 6
East Sussex +28 39 £25,000 -1.96% 2
Hampshire -22 34 £25,000 +4.16% 9
Oxfordshire -8 28 £30,000 +25.00% 6
Kent +26 27 £25,000 +12.35% 7
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 423 (52.74%) Degree
2 333 (41.52%) Computer Science
3 311 (38.78%) SQL
4 272 (33.92%) Java
5 256 (31.92%) JavaScript
5 256 (31.92%) C#
6 214 (26.68%) HTML
6 214 (26.68%) .NET
7 211 (26.31%) CSS
8 178 (22.19%) C++
9 172 (21.45%) Software Engineering
10 158 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
11 149 (18.58%) SQL Server
11 149 (18.58%) Finance
12 141 (17.58%) ASP.NET
12 141 (17.58%) Windows
13 124 (15.46%) Linux
14 106 (13.22%) Microsoft
15 101 (12.59%) XML
16 99 (12.34%) Mathematics
17 96 (11.97%) Python
18 95 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
19 91 (11.35%) MVC
20 88 (10.97%) OO
21 87 (10.85%) Oracle
22 86 (10.72%) MS Excel
23 82 (10.22%) C
24 71 (8.85%) jQuery
25 62 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC
26 61 (7.61%) MySQL

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 27 (3.37%) Apache
2 21 (2.62%) Tomcat
3 18 (2.24%) IIS
3 18 (2.24%) Node.js
4 15 (1.87%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.12%) JBoss
7 8 (1.00%) nginx
8 7 (0.87%) SAS
8 7 (0.87%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (0.62%) Jetty
11 3 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.25%) CMS
12 2 (0.25%) Drupal
13 1 (0.12%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.12%) MQSeries
Applications
1 86 (10.72%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.62%) MS Office
3 16 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.62%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.12%) Maple
6 1 (0.12%) Maya
6 1 (0.12%) MODO
6 1 (0.12%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.12%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.37%) SaaS
2 10 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.62%) Bluemix
4 5 (0.62%) Office 365
5 4 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.25%) PaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (6.61%) TCP/IP
2 30 (3.74%) HTTP
3 19 (2.37%) FTP
4 15 (1.87%) Broadband
5 13 (1.62%) Network Security
6 12 (1.50%) Internet
6 12 (1.50%) LDAP
7 11 (1.37%) Kerberos
8 9 (1.12%) LAN
8 9 (1.12%) WAN
9 8 (1.00%) Firewall
9 8 (1.00%) RS-232
10 7 (0.87%) RS-422
10 7 (0.87%) Wireshark
11 5 (0.62%) 3G
11 5 (0.62%) MPLS
12 4 (0.50%) DNS
12 4 (0.50%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.50%) SMS
12 4 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (18.58%) SQL Server
2 61 (7.61%) MySQL
3 37 (4.61%) Oracle Database
4 32 (3.99%) NoSQL
5 16 (2.00%) GIS
5 16 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 14 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (1.50%) Big Data
8 10 (1.25%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.00%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.50%) Star Schema
13 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.12%) BusinessObjects XI
15 1 (0.12%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 50 (6.23%) Git (software)
2 46 (5.74%) Eclipse
3 19 (2.37%) Visual Studio
4 17 (2.12%) Subversion
5 13 (1.62%) Maven
6 11 (1.37%) Moq
7 10 (1.25%) JUnit
7 10 (1.25%) NUnit
7 10 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
8 9 (1.12%) Metasploit
9 8 (1.00%) MSTest
10 7 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (0.75%) Ant
11 6 (0.75%) JIRA
11 6 (0.75%) Selenium
11 6 (0.75%) TestNG
12 5 (0.62%) CruiseControl
13 4 (0.50%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.25%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
General
1 149 (18.58%) Finance
2 38 (4.74%) Telecoms
3 28 (3.49%) Electronics
4 26 (3.24%) Banking
5 21 (2.62%) Local Government
5 21 (2.62%) Marketing
6 15 (1.87%) Games
7 13 (1.62%) Front Office
8 9 (1.12%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.75%) Back Office
10 5 (0.62%) Legal
11 3 (0.37%) French Language
11 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.25%) Advertising
12 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.25%) Retail
13 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.12%) Avionics
13 1 (0.12%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (26.68%) .NET
1 214 (26.68%) HTML
2 211 (26.31%) CSS
3 141 (17.58%) ASP.NET
4 101 (12.59%) XML
5 71 (8.85%) jQuery
6 62 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 59 (7.36%) AngularJS
8 55 (6.86%) Ajax
8 55 (6.86%) Web Services
9 52 (6.48%) HTML5
10 46 (5.74%) JSP
11 41 (5.11%) Spring
12 38 (4.74%) CSS3
13 37 (4.61%) JSON
14 33 (4.11%) .NET Framework
14 33 (4.11%) Servlets
14 33 (4.11%) WPF
15 27 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 26 (3.24%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 333 (41.52%) Computer Science
2 99 (12.34%) Mathematics
3 95 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (4.49%) Physics
5 31 (3.87%) User Experience
6 25 (3.12%) Algorithms
7 19 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (2.37%) Management Information System
8 16 (2.00%) Data Structures
8 16 (2.00%) Driving Licence
9 12 (1.50%) Embedded Systems
9 12 (1.50%) Mobile App
9 12 (1.50%) W3C
10 10 (1.25%) iDTV
10 10 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
11 9 (1.12%) Economics
11 9 (1.12%) Robotics
12 8 (1.00%) Tandem
13 7 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
14 6 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 141 (17.58%) Windows
2 124 (15.46%) Linux
3 43 (5.36%) Apple iOS
4 42 (5.24%) Unix
5 38 (4.74%) Android
6 26 (3.24%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.62%) Oracle Linux
8 12 (1.50%) Windows Mobile
9 10 (1.25%) Mac OS X
9 10 (1.25%) VxWorks
10 7 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.62%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.62%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.50%) CentOS
14 3 (0.37%) Solaris
14 3 (0.37%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.37%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (21.45%) Software Engineering
2 158 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (11.35%) MVC
4 88 (10.97%) OO
5 54 (6.73%) SDLC
6 45 (5.61%) TDD
6 45 (5.61%) Web Development
7 44 (5.49%) Analytics
8 42 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (4.49%) Web Application Development
10 33 (4.11%) Unit Testing
11 32 (3.99%) Scrum
12 31 (3.87%) Time Management
12 31 (3.87%) Web Design
13 27 (3.37%) UML
14 25 (3.12%) BDD
14 25 (3.12%) OOP
14 25 (3.12%) Open Source
15 23 (2.87%) Mobile Development
15 23 (2.87%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 311 (38.78%) SQL
2 272 (33.92%) Java
3 256 (31.92%) C#
3 256 (31.92%) JavaScript
4 178 (22.19%) C++
5 96 (11.97%) Python
6 82 (10.22%) C
7 55 (6.86%) PHP
8 48 (5.99%) VB
9 43 (5.36%) VB.NET
10 42 (5.24%) PL/SQL
11 37 (4.61%) Ruby
12 35 (4.36%) T-SQL
13 29 (3.62%) Scala
14 16 (2.00%) Perl
15 13 (1.62%) XPath
16 12 (1.50%) Bash Shell
17 10 (1.25%) Objective-C
17 10 (1.25%) VC++
18 9 (1.12%) Go
Qualifications
1 423 (52.74%) Degree
2 44 (5.49%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.24%) DV Cleared
4 16 (2.00%) HND
5 14 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.50%) HNC
6 12 (1.50%) PhD
7 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.37%) CCNA
8 3 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.25%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.25%) MCSE
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.12%) CCENT
10 1 (0.12%) CCSP
10 1 (0.12%) CLAS
10 1 (0.12%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.12%) MCITP
10 1 (0.12%) MCSD
10 1 (0.12%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.24%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (1.37%) Active Directory
1 11 (1.37%) NFS
2 4 (0.50%) Firmware
3 3 (0.37%) Terminal Services
3 3 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (1.62%) Nessus
1 13 (1.62%) Nmap
2 4 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.12%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 106 (13.22%) Microsoft
2 87 (10.85%) Oracle
3 21 (2.62%) Google
3 21 (2.62%) Northgate
4 20 (2.49%) Sybase
5 17 (2.12%) Xamarin
6 13 (1.62%) Sophos
7 10 (1.25%) Cisco
8 9 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.12%) Sencha
9 8 (1.00%) IBM
10 7 (0.87%) Hyperion
10 7 (0.87%) JD Edwards
10 7 (0.87%) NetSuite
10 7 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (0.62%) Adobe
11 5 (0.62%) BT
12 4 (0.50%) Juniper
12 4 (0.50%) SAP
12 4 (0.50%) VMware
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £23,000 to £30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £21000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum Plus Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £250000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits + Flexible Hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Cowes, Isle of Wight
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bens + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Streamline Connections
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago