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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 131 92 105
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 461 575 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.04% 2.68% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 2.82% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 400 505 546
Average salary £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.12% -2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
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
21426 20413 21847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.72% 95.09% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16874 16852 18648
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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
Surrey -8 118 £24,000 -4.00% 7
Berkshire +6 113 £24,000 +2.12% 13
Hampshire -35 75 £24,500 +8.88% 3
Oxfordshire -24 51 £22,500 -8.16% 3
Buckinghamshire -26 35 £25,000 - 5
East Sussex -31 26 £23,000 -4.16% 1
Kent -22 18 £24,750 +7.60%
West Sussex -27 18 £25,000 +2.04% 3
Isle of Wight - 14 £20,500 - 1
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 515 (61.97%) Degree
2 367 (44.16%) Computer Science
3 332 (39.95%) C#
4 297 (35.74%) JavaScript
5 286 (34.42%) HTML
6 284 (34.18%) .NET
7 218 (26.23%) SQL
7 218 (26.23%) Software Engineering
8 201 (24.19%) CSS
9 191 (22.98%) Java
10 184 (22.14%) SQL Server
11 172 (20.70%) C++
12 155 (18.65%) ASP.NET
13 153 (18.41%) Microsoft
14 129 (15.52%) Mathematics
15 125 (15.04%) Windows
16 122 (14.68%) MS Excel
17 108 (13.00%) OO
17 108 (13.00%) Finance
18 98 (11.79%) Linux
19 90 (10.83%) Physics
20 81 (9.75%) jQuery
21 78 (9.39%) Agile Software Development
22 77 (9.27%) PHP
23 75 (9.03%) VB.NET
24 73 (8.78%) C
24 73 (8.78%) MVC
25 72 (8.66%) XML
26 62 (7.46%) Oracle
27 60 (7.22%) Web Services

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 19 (2.29%) Drupal
2 18 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.68%) Node.js
4 13 (1.56%) SAS
5 9 (1.08%) CMS
6 7 (0.84%) WordPress
7 6 (0.72%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.60%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.60%) Documentum
9 4 (0.48%) Apache
9 4 (0.48%) Confluence
10 3 (0.36%) IIS
10 3 (0.36%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.12%) FileNet
11 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.12%) Kentico
11 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 122 (14.68%) MS Excel
2 41 (4.93%) MS Office
3 10 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.96%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.72%) Solid Edge
6 5 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.60%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.48%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 4 (0.48%) MicroStation
8 3 (0.36%) XMetaL
9 2 (0.24%) Simulink
9 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.12%) Maple
10 1 (0.12%) SPSS
10 1 (0.12%) Maya
10 1 (0.12%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (0.60%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.48%) Magento
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.72%) GitHub
2 4 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.36%) SaaS
4 2 (0.24%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.61%) TCP/IP
2 23 (2.77%) Internet
3 12 (1.44%) Ethernet
4 11 (1.32%) Firewall
5 5 (0.60%) CTI
5 5 (0.60%) Intranet
5 5 (0.60%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 5 (0.60%) SNMP
5 5 (0.60%) WAN
5 5 (0.60%) DNS
6 4 (0.48%) LAN
6 4 (0.48%) FTP
6 4 (0.48%) HTTP
7 3 (0.36%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.36%) VoIP
7 3 (0.36%) LDAP
7 3 (0.36%) DHCP
7 3 (0.36%) 4G
7 3 (0.36%) VoLTE
7 3 (0.36%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (22.14%) SQL Server
2 42 (5.05%) MySQL
3 36 (4.33%) Relational Database
4 16 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (0.60%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (0.48%) Big Data
11 3 (0.36%) DB2
12 2 (0.24%) MS Access
12 2 (0.24%) Base SAS
13 1 (0.12%) SQLite
13 1 (0.12%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 25 (3.01%) Visual Studio
2 18 (2.17%) Subversion
2 18 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 15 (1.81%) NUnit
4 14 (1.68%) Rhino Mocks
4 14 (1.68%) Moq
5 7 (0.84%) Eclipse
6 6 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.60%) JIRA
7 5 (0.60%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.48%) JUnit
8 4 (0.48%) JMeter
8 4 (0.48%) TestComplete
8 4 (0.48%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.48%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.48%) GDB
9 3 (0.36%) MSTest
10 2 (0.24%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.24%) Selenium
11 1 (0.12%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 108 (13.00%) Finance
2 40 (4.81%) Games
3 33 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 26 (3.13%) Electronics
5 22 (2.65%) Marketing
6 19 (2.29%) Banking
7 14 (1.68%) Retail
8 9 (1.08%) Aerospace
8 9 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.60%) Multimedia
9 5 (0.60%) Legal
10 3 (0.36%) Advertising
10 3 (0.36%) Automotive
11 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.24%) French Language
11 2 (0.24%) German Language
11 2 (0.24%) Military
12 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.12%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (34.42%) HTML
2 284 (34.18%) .NET
3 201 (24.19%) CSS
4 155 (18.65%) ASP.NET
5 81 (9.75%) jQuery
6 72 (8.66%) XML
7 60 (7.22%) Web Services
8 54 (6.50%) .NET Framework
9 52 (6.26%) Ajax
10 36 (4.33%) HTML5
11 31 (3.73%) JSON
12 30 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (3.13%) CSS3
14 24 (2.89%) WCF
15 20 (2.41%) JSTL
15 20 (2.41%) REST
16 19 (2.29%) LINQ
16 19 (2.29%) GWT
17 16 (1.93%) WPF
17 16 (1.93%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 367 (44.16%) Computer Science
2 129 (15.52%) Mathematics
3 90 (10.83%) Physics
4 33 (3.97%) Mobile App
5 23 (2.77%) Chemistry
6 18 (2.17%) Open Source
7 17 (2.05%) Statistics
7 17 (2.05%) Biology
8 16 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.81%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.32%) Economics
11 10 (1.20%) Hedge funds
12 9 (1.08%) Xbox
12 9 (1.08%) Life Science
12 9 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
13 8 (0.96%) Social Media
13 8 (0.96%) iPhone
13 8 (0.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 8 (0.96%) VHDL
14 7 (0.84%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 125 (15.04%) Windows
2 98 (11.79%) Linux
3 59 (7.10%) UNIX
4 16 (1.93%) Android
5 12 (1.44%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.20%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (0.96%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.72%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.72%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.12%) Debian
13 1 (0.12%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (26.23%) Software Engineering
2 108 (13.00%) OO
3 78 (9.39%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (8.78%) MVC
5 58 (6.98%) Web Development
6 40 (4.81%) Project Management
7 36 (4.33%) TDD
8 31 (3.73%) BDD
9 26 (3.13%) OOP
10 24 (2.89%) Scrum
11 22 (2.65%) Analytics
12 20 (2.41%) ITIL
12 20 (2.41%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (2.17%) Software Testing
13 18 (2.17%) Game Development
13 18 (2.17%) Web Application Development
14 17 (2.05%) Validation
15 16 (1.93%) Content Management
15 16 (1.93%) System Testing
15 16 (1.93%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 332 (39.95%) C#
2 297 (35.74%) JavaScript
3 218 (26.23%) SQL
4 191 (22.98%) Java
5 172 (20.70%) C++
6 77 (9.27%) PHP
7 75 (9.03%) VB.NET
8 73 (8.78%) C
9 45 (5.42%) Python
10 40 (4.81%) T-SQL
11 29 (3.49%) VB
12 27 (3.25%) Perl
13 13 (1.56%) Ruby
14 12 (1.44%) PL/SQL
15 11 (1.32%) PHP5
16 10 (1.20%) VC++
17 9 (1.08%) VBA
17 9 (1.08%) Scala
17 9 (1.08%) Bash Shell
18 8 (0.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 515 (61.97%) Degree
2 25 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.53%) PhD
4 15 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (1.68%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.96%) CCNA
6 8 (0.96%) ISEB
6 8 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.72%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.60%) MCP
9 3 (0.36%) HND
9 3 (0.36%) RHCE
10 2 (0.24%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.24%) MCSE
10 2 (0.24%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.85%) QA
2 26 (3.13%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.48%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.36%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) DICOM
System Software
1 9 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.60%) XenApp
3 4 (0.48%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.36%) NFS
5 2 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.12%) IMail Server
6 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.36%) Opsview
2 2 (0.24%) SCCM
3 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 153 (18.41%) Microsoft
2 62 (7.46%) Oracle
3 15 (1.81%) Google
4 8 (0.96%) SAP
4 8 (0.96%) Cisco
4 8 (0.96%) SunGard
4 8 (0.96%) Zend
5 7 (0.84%) VMware
6 6 (0.72%) HP
6 6 (0.72%) Red Hat
7 5 (0.60%) Citrix
7 5 (0.60%) IBM
7 5 (0.60%) Adobe
7 5 (0.60%) Coverity
7 5 (0.60%) Wind River
7 5 (0.60%) Remedy
7 5 (0.60%) SolidWorks
7 5 (0.60%) Thunderhead
8 4 (0.48%) TOWER Software
9 3 (0.36%) BT
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