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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 161 149 152
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 339 445 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.95% 2.10% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 2.18% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 317 383 374
Median salary £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,560 £30,000
UK excluding London median 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
16822 20432 21243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.98% 96.57% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14105 17127 16576
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Hampshire +15 88 £25,000 +6.38% 10
Berkshire 0 62 £27,250 +21.11% 11
Surrey -17 52 £27,500 +17.02% 16
West Sussex +11 31 £23,500 +2.17% 2
Oxfordshire -13 25 £27,500 +10.00% 5
Kent +21 24 £26,500 +17.77% 2
East Sussex +2 22 £24,000 -4.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -16 15 £21,500 -4.44% 2
Middlesex +27 11 £20,000 -2.43%
Sussex - 9 £30,000 -
Graduate
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 487 (64.25%) Degree
2 391 (51.58%) Computer Science
3 255 (33.64%) Software Engineering
4 253 (33.38%) Java
5 250 (32.98%) C#
6 201 (26.52%) JavaScript
7 191 (25.20%) Mathematics
8 189 (24.93%) C++
9 185 (24.41%) .NET
10 170 (22.43%) Agile Software Development
11 167 (22.03%) HTML
12 149 (19.66%) SQL
13 140 (18.47%) Python
14 138 (18.21%) CSS
15 118 (15.57%) Windows
16 111 (14.64%) ASP.NET
17 104 (13.72%) C
18 103 (13.59%) SQL Server
19 102 (13.46%) Linux
20 89 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
21 87 (11.48%) Physics
22 86 (11.35%) MVC
22 86 (11.35%) OO
23 85 (11.21%) jQuery
24 84 (11.08%) Microsoft
25 83 (10.95%) TDD
26 76 (10.03%) Finance
27 73 (9.63%) XML
28 68 (8.97%) MS Excel
29 67 (8.84%) Git (software)

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 27 (3.56%) IIS
2 12 (1.58%) Apache
3 9 (1.19%) JBoss
3 9 (1.19%) Tomcat
4 7 (0.92%) CMS
5 4 (0.53%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.40%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.40%) SAS
7 2 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.26%) nginx
8 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 68 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.56%) MS Office
3 6 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.19%) SaaS
3 7 (0.92%) Google Apps
4 6 (0.79%) Google App Engine
5 5 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.53%) Office 365
7 2 (0.26%) GitHub
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.11%) TCP/IP
2 13 (1.72%) Firewall
3 10 (1.32%) Internet
4 7 (0.92%) Intranet
4 7 (0.92%) VoIP
5 6 (0.79%) WAN
6 5 (0.66%) 3G
6 5 (0.66%) DNS
6 5 (0.66%) LAN
6 5 (0.66%) Network Security
7 4 (0.53%) ISDN
7 4 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.40%) HTTP
8 3 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.40%) VPN
9 2 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.26%) MPLS
9 2 (0.26%) Multicast
9 2 (0.26%) Unicast
9 2 (0.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 57 (7.52%) MySQL
3 35 (4.62%) Relational Database
4 29 (3.83%) NoSQL
5 22 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
6 14 (1.85%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (0.92%) MS Access
8 7 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.79%) Big Data
9 6 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.66%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.40%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.26%) GIS
13 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 67 (8.84%) Git (software)
2 25 (3.30%) Selenium
3 22 (2.90%) Jenkins
4 21 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (1.85%) Subversion
6 12 (1.58%) Selenium IDE
6 12 (1.58%) WebDriver
7 11 (1.45%) Bugzilla
7 11 (1.45%) Trac
8 10 (1.32%) Eclipse
9 8 (1.06%) Bower
9 8 (1.06%) gulp
10 6 (0.79%) Moq
10 6 (0.79%) MSTest
10 6 (0.79%) NUnit
10 6 (0.79%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (0.66%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.40%) JUnit
12 3 (0.40%) Maven
13 2 (0.26%) CruiseControl
General
1 76 (10.03%) Finance
2 44 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 20 (2.64%) Games
4 16 (2.11%) Marketing
5 15 (1.98%) Electronics
6 9 (1.19%) Back Office
7 7 (0.92%) Automotive
8 6 (0.79%) Advertising
8 6 (0.79%) Military
9 5 (0.66%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.53%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.40%) Banking
11 3 (0.40%) Retail
12 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.13%) French Language
13 1 (0.13%) German Language
13 1 (0.13%) Legal
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
13 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (24.41%) .NET
2 167 (22.03%) HTML
3 138 (18.21%) CSS
4 111 (14.64%) ASP.NET
5 85 (11.21%) jQuery
6 73 (9.63%) XML
7 53 (6.99%) ASP.NET MVC
8 48 (6.33%) AngularJS
9 45 (5.94%) Node.js
9 45 (5.94%) WCF
9 45 (5.94%) Web Services
10 38 (5.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 37 (4.88%) .NET Framework
12 36 (4.75%) HTML5
12 36 (4.75%) JSON
13 30 (3.96%) REST
14 27 (3.56%) CSS3
15 26 (3.43%) ASP.NET Web API
16 25 (3.30%) Ajax
16 25 (3.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 391 (51.58%) Computer Science
2 191 (25.20%) Mathematics
3 89 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (11.48%) Physics
5 40 (5.28%) Driving Licence
6 21 (2.77%) User Experience
7 19 (2.51%) Management Information System
8 16 (2.11%) Embedded Systems
9 14 (1.85%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.19%) Artificial Intelligence
12 8 (1.06%) Fintech
13 7 (0.92%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
15 5 (0.66%) Blackberry
16 4 (0.53%) Cybercrime
16 4 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
16 4 (0.53%) Data Centre
16 4 (0.53%) iPad
16 4 (0.53%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 118 (15.57%) Windows
2 102 (13.46%) Linux
3 50 (6.60%) Unix
4 33 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.24%) Android
6 13 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.19%) VxWorks
7 9 (1.19%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.06%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.92%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.92%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (0.66%) Solaris
11 4 (0.53%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.13%) VMS
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (33.64%) Software Engineering
2 170 (22.43%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (11.35%) MVC
3 86 (11.35%) OO
4 83 (10.95%) TDD
5 65 (8.58%) Web Development
6 64 (8.44%) OOP
7 55 (7.26%) Scrum
8 41 (5.41%) SDLC
9 30 (3.96%) Web Application Development
10 29 (3.83%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (3.83%) Front End Development
10 29 (3.83%) Presales
11 27 (3.56%) BDD
12 26 (3.43%) Multithreading
12 26 (3.43%) SOA
13 23 (3.03%) Mobile Development
13 23 (3.03%) Web Design
14 22 (2.90%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (2.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 253 (33.38%) Java
2 250 (32.98%) C#
3 201 (26.52%) JavaScript
4 189 (24.93%) C++
5 149 (19.66%) SQL
6 140 (18.47%) Python
7 104 (13.72%) C
8 57 (7.52%) PHP
9 52 (6.86%) Ruby
10 48 (6.33%) VB
11 20 (2.64%) VB.NET
12 16 (2.11%) Bash Shell
13 15 (1.98%) Perl
14 13 (1.72%) T-SQL
15 11 (1.45%) Tcl
15 11 (1.45%) TypeScript
16 9 (1.19%) Go
16 9 (1.19%) Haskell
16 9 (1.19%) VC++
17 8 (1.06%) F#
Qualifications
1 487 (64.25%) Degree
2 61 (8.05%) Security Cleared
3 39 (5.15%) DV Cleared
4 24 (3.17%) PhD
5 15 (1.98%) ISEB
5 15 (1.98%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.92%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.53%) CCNA
7 4 (0.53%) CEH
7 4 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.53%) GIAC
7 4 (0.53%) GPEN
7 4 (0.53%) HND
7 4 (0.53%) OSCP
8 2 (0.26%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.13%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.13%) ACCA
9 1 (0.13%) Dell Certification
9 1 (0.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.49%) QA
2 9 (1.19%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.92%) ISO 14001
4 7 (0.92%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.26%) ISO13485
5 2 (0.26%) SDET
5 2 (0.26%) SLA
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 13 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.40%) Firmware
3 3 (0.40%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.40%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.26%) Docker
5 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (0.79%) Nessus
1 6 (0.79%) Nmap
2 4 (0.53%) OpenVAS
3 2 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.26%) SCCM
3 2 (0.26%) WSUS
4 1 (0.13%) Marathon
4 1 (0.13%) Mesos
4 1 (0.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 84 (11.08%) Microsoft
2 42 (5.54%) Oracle
3 18 (2.37%) IBM
4 16 (2.11%) HP
5 13 (1.72%) Red Hat
6 11 (1.45%) Cisco
7 10 (1.32%) Google
8 7 (0.92%) Sophos
8 7 (0.92%) VMware
9 6 (0.79%) Fidessa
9 6 (0.79%) Juniper
9 6 (0.79%) Progress
9 6 (0.79%) SAP
10 4 (0.53%) Coverity
10 4 (0.53%) Qualys
11 3 (0.40%) Citrix
11 3 (0.40%) Intel Security
11 3 (0.40%) NetApp
12 2 (0.26%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.26%) Forcepoint
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Michael Page Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + pension, life assurance, bonus +
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Healthcare, Stocks
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k DoE
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Gym, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £25,000 per annum Great community, rural feel
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxfordshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Team Jobs
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary, range of exceptional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago