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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 146 140 101
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 420 445 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.02% 1.98% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 2.09% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 369 385 489
Average salary £23,750 £24,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+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
19673 21309 20287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.66% 94.78% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16421 16755 16735
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 £60,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Berkshire +4 97 £24,250 -3.00% 3
Hampshire +39 93 £23,750 -5.00% 16
Surrey -4 88 £25,000 +4.16% 7
Buckinghamshire -3 38 £22,500 -10.00% 7
Oxfordshire -10 33 £26,500 +15.21% 4
West Sussex -3 31 £22,500 -10.00% 2
East Sussex +14 26 £24,500 +6.52% 2
Kent -15 13 £22,500 -10.00% 6
Thames Valley - 2 £25,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £20,500 -
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 407 (56.22%) Degree
2 277 (38.26%) Computer Science
3 238 (32.87%) SQL
4 233 (32.18%) Java
5 225 (31.08%) HTML
6 217 (29.97%) JavaScript
6 217 (29.97%) Software Engineering
7 196 (27.07%) C#
8 191 (26.38%) .NET
9 165 (22.79%) CSS
10 150 (20.72%) SQL Server
11 125 (17.27%) Finance
12 121 (16.71%) Agile Software Development
13 110 (15.19%) C++
14 99 (13.67%) ASP.NET
15 98 (13.54%) Mathematics
16 90 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
17 85 (11.74%) MVC
18 84 (11.60%) Linux
19 77 (10.64%) jQuery
20 76 (10.50%) PHP
20 76 (10.50%) Microsoft
21 75 (10.36%) XML
21 75 (10.36%) MS Excel
22 74 (10.22%) OO
23 66 (9.12%) MySQL
24 65 (8.98%) Windows
25 63 (8.70%) Oracle
26 62 (8.56%) T-SQL
27 61 (8.43%) Telecoms

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 46 (6.35%) Tomcat
2 29 (4.01%) Apache
3 22 (3.04%) SAS
4 13 (1.80%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.66%) JBoss
6 6 (0.83%) Mule
6 6 (0.83%) OpenStack
6 6 (0.83%) Mule ESB
7 5 (0.69%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.69%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.55%) IIS
8 4 (0.55%) Node.js
8 4 (0.55%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.41%) Drupal
10 2 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.28%) CMS
10 2 (0.28%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.28%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 75 (10.36%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.28%) MS Office
3 8 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.69%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.55%) InDesign
7 2 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.28%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.14%) SPSS
8 1 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.14%) Epicor Vantage
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.14%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.80%) SaaS
2 6 (0.83%) Office 365
2 6 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.41%) GitHub
3 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.28%) Boomi
5 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.31%) TCP/IP
2 22 (3.04%) Broadband
3 17 (2.35%) HTTP
4 12 (1.66%) Extranet
5 9 (1.24%) Wireless
5 9 (1.24%) LDAP
5 9 (1.24%) Internet
6 6 (0.83%) SSL
6 6 (0.83%) MPLS
7 5 (0.69%) Firewall
7 5 (0.69%) LAN
7 5 (0.69%) WAN
8 4 (0.55%) VoIP
8 4 (0.55%) FTP
8 4 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.55%) Network Security
9 2 (0.28%) LTE
9 2 (0.28%) Diameter Protocol
9 2 (0.28%) RTP
9 2 (0.28%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (20.72%) SQL Server
2 66 (9.12%) MySQL
3 21 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (2.49%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (1.38%) Big Data
8 10 (1.38%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.24%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.24%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.10%) SQL CLR
10 8 (1.10%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.97%) Star Schema
11 7 (0.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.55%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.55%) HBase
13 4 (0.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (3.31%) Git (software)
2 23 (3.18%) Eclipse
3 10 (1.38%) Subversion
4 9 (1.24%) Maven
4 9 (1.24%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.10%) Selenium
6 7 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.97%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.69%) Metasploit
8 4 (0.55%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.55%) WATIR
8 4 (0.55%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.41%) RSpec
10 2 (0.28%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.28%) NUnit
10 2 (0.28%) Moq
10 2 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.14%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.14%) MSTest
11 1 (0.14%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 125 (17.27%) Finance
2 61 (8.43%) Telecoms
3 40 (5.52%) Marketing
4 18 (2.49%) Retail
5 17 (2.35%) Games
6 15 (2.07%) Banking
7 10 (1.38%) Advertising
7 10 (1.38%) Electronics
8 9 (1.24%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.97%) Aerospace
10 6 (0.83%) Legal
10 6 (0.83%) Back Office
11 5 (0.69%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.69%) Publishing
12 4 (0.55%) Automotive
13 3 (0.41%) Military
14 2 (0.28%) Local Government
14 2 (0.28%) Billing
15 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (31.08%) HTML
2 191 (26.38%) .NET
3 165 (22.79%) CSS
4 99 (13.67%) ASP.NET
5 77 (10.64%) jQuery
6 75 (10.36%) XML
7 57 (7.87%) Spring
8 49 (6.77%) Ajax
8 49 (6.77%) Web Services
9 37 (5.11%) HTML5
10 36 (4.97%) AngularJS
11 35 (4.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 34 (4.70%) Hibernate
13 30 (4.14%) WCF
14 25 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
15 21 (2.90%) .NET Framework
16 20 (2.76%) WPF
17 19 (2.62%) JSON
17 19 (2.62%) Servlets
18 18 (2.49%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 277 (38.26%) Computer Science
2 98 (13.54%) Mathematics
3 90 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (5.11%) Physics
5 23 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (3.04%) Client/Server
7 18 (2.49%) Algorithms
8 13 (1.80%) Data Integration
9 9 (1.24%) GIS
10 8 (1.10%) W3C
11 7 (0.97%) Economics
11 7 (0.97%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.83%) User Experience
12 6 (0.83%) Statistics
12 6 (0.83%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.69%) Social Media
13 5 (0.69%) FMCG
13 5 (0.69%) Smartphone
13 5 (0.69%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.69%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 84 (11.60%) Linux
2 65 (8.98%) Windows
3 60 (8.29%) UNIX
4 23 (3.18%) Android
5 22 (3.04%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.10%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.97%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.69%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.69%) VxWorks
9 5 (0.69%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.55%) Solaris
10 4 (0.55%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (29.97%) Software Engineering
2 121 (16.71%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (11.74%) MVC
4 74 (10.22%) OO
5 60 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (5.52%) Web Development
7 34 (4.70%) TDD
8 33 (4.56%) Data Analysis
9 32 (4.42%) Project Management
10 30 (4.14%) SDLC
11 29 (4.01%) OOD
12 25 (3.45%) Time Management
13 22 (3.04%) Analytics
14 20 (2.76%) Unit Testing
14 20 (2.76%) Web Design
15 19 (2.62%) OOP
15 19 (2.62%) Mobile Development
16 17 (2.35%) ITIL
17 16 (2.21%) Multithreading
18 14 (1.93%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 238 (32.87%) SQL
2 233 (32.18%) Java
3 217 (29.97%) JavaScript
4 196 (27.07%) C#
5 110 (15.19%) C++
6 76 (10.50%) PHP
7 62 (8.56%) T-SQL
8 46 (6.35%) Python
9 43 (5.94%) C
10 34 (4.70%) PL/SQL
11 23 (3.18%) VB.NET
12 22 (3.04%) Ruby
13 15 (2.07%) VB
14 12 (1.66%) Perl
15 11 (1.52%) Scala
16 7 (0.97%) Go
17 5 (0.69%) VBA
18 4 (0.55%) VC++
18 4 (0.55%) MATLAB
19 3 (0.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 407 (56.22%) Degree
2 14 (1.93%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.80%) PhD
4 7 (0.97%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.55%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.41%) HNC
6 3 (0.41%) HND
6 3 (0.41%) A+ Certification
6 3 (0.41%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.28%) MCSE
7 2 (0.28%) CCNA
7 2 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.14%) MCP
8 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.14%) ISEB
8 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.97%) QA
2 4 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.55%) Firmware
3 2 (0.28%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.28%) NFS
4 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (0.97%) Nessus
1 7 (0.97%) Nmap
2 2 (0.28%) SCCM
3 1 (0.14%) yum
3 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (10.50%) Microsoft
2 63 (8.70%) Oracle
3 15 (2.07%) Red Hat
4 11 (1.52%) SAP
5 9 (1.24%) Adobe
6 8 (1.10%) Juniper
6 8 (1.10%) Cisco
6 8 (1.10%) Google
7 5 (0.69%) BT
7 5 (0.69%) Blue Coat
7 5 (0.69%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.55%) Ruckus Wireless
8 4 (0.55%) LogRhythm
8 4 (0.55%) Riverbed
8 4 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.55%) Websense
9 3 (0.41%) Progress
10 2 (0.28%) McAfee
10 2 (0.28%) Sophos
10 2 (0.28%) VMware
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Salary: From £16,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20k - 24k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
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Salary: £30,000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £24500 - £25000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000.00 per annum
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Salary: £25k per year
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