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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 141 103 115
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 440 530 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.00% 2.55% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 2.68% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 379 442 517
Average salary £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -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
20804 19749 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.57% 95.04% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16301 16331 18380
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -28 107 £25,000 - 15
Berkshire -2 106 £25,000 +4.16% 2
Hampshire -28 74 £25,000 +11.11% 4
Oxfordshire -21 44 £24,000 - 5
Buckinghamshire -18 30 £24,500 -2.00% 3
East Sussex -32 26 £23,000 -4.16%
West Sussex -18 24 £25,000 +1.01% 5
Kent +5 23 £24,000 +6.66% 5
Isle of Wight - 10 £20,500 - 1
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 516 (60.35%) Degree
2 368 (43.04%) Computer Science
3 334 (39.06%) C#
4 321 (37.54%) JavaScript
5 307 (35.91%) HTML
6 295 (34.50%) .NET
7 227 (26.55%) SQL
8 224 (26.20%) Software Engineering
9 216 (25.26%) CSS
10 199 (23.27%) SQL Server
11 194 (22.69%) Java
12 168 (19.65%) C++
13 158 (18.48%) ASP.NET
14 153 (17.89%) Microsoft
15 151 (17.66%) Agile Software Development
16 130 (15.20%) Mathematics
17 129 (15.09%) MS Excel
18 126 (14.74%) Windows
19 112 (13.10%) Linux
20 109 (12.75%) OO
21 103 (12.05%) Finance
22 94 (10.99%) PHP
23 87 (10.18%) jQuery
24 86 (10.06%) Physics
24 86 (10.06%) XML
25 80 (9.36%) VB.NET
26 77 (9.01%) MVC
27 75 (8.77%) C
28 72 (8.42%) Oracle
29 67 (7.84%) Analytical Skills

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 23 (2.69%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.57%) Drupal
3 17 (1.99%) Node.js
4 13 (1.52%) CMS
5 10 (1.17%) WordPress
6 6 (0.70%) Documentum
7 5 (0.58%) SAS
7 5 (0.58%) IIS
7 5 (0.58%) Apache
8 4 (0.47%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.47%) Confluence
9 3 (0.35%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.12%) Kentico
11 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.12%) FileNet
11 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 129 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 45 (5.26%) MS Office
3 11 (1.29%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.70%) Solid Edge
5 5 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.58%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.47%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 4 (0.47%) MicroStation
7 3 (0.35%) XMetaL
8 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.23%) Simulink
8 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.12%) Maple
9 1 (0.12%) Stata
9 1 (0.12%) Maya
9 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.58%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.47%) Magento
3 3 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.23%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.12%) Summit
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.17%) GitHub
2 6 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.63%) TCP/IP
2 27 (3.16%) Internet
3 13 (1.52%) Firewall
4 12 (1.40%) Ethernet
5 7 (0.82%) Intranet
6 6 (0.70%) CTI
7 5 (0.58%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 4 (0.47%) VoIP
8 4 (0.47%) WAN
8 4 (0.47%) LAN
8 4 (0.47%) FTP
8 4 (0.47%) HTTP
8 4 (0.47%) SNMP
8 4 (0.47%) DNS
9 3 (0.35%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.35%) LDAP
10 2 (0.23%) DHCP
10 2 (0.23%) SAN
11 1 (0.12%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (23.27%) SQL Server
2 54 (6.32%) MySQL
3 38 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (0.70%) DB2
11 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.35%) Big Data
13 2 (0.23%) MS Access
14 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.12%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 28 (3.27%) Visual Studio
2 23 (2.69%) Subversion
3 21 (2.46%) Git (software)
4 15 (1.75%) NUnit
5 14 (1.64%) Rhino Mocks
5 14 (1.64%) Moq
6 7 (0.82%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.58%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.58%) JIRA
8 4 (0.47%) Selenium
8 4 (0.47%) TestComplete
8 4 (0.47%) JMeter
8 4 (0.47%) JUnit
8 4 (0.47%) Jasmine
8 4 (0.47%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.47%) GDB
8 4 (0.47%) Mocha
8 4 (0.47%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.35%) MSTest
General
1 103 (12.05%) Finance
2 37 (4.33%) Games
3 24 (2.81%) Telecoms
4 22 (2.57%) Electronics
5 21 (2.46%) Marketing
6 20 (2.34%) Banking
7 14 (1.64%) Retail
8 8 (0.94%) Legal
8 8 (0.94%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.70%) Advertising
9 6 (0.70%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.47%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.35%) Automotive
11 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.35%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.23%) French Language
12 2 (0.23%) German Language
12 2 (0.23%) Military
13 1 (0.12%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (35.91%) HTML
2 295 (34.50%) .NET
3 216 (25.26%) CSS
4 158 (18.48%) ASP.NET
5 87 (10.18%) jQuery
6 86 (10.06%) XML
7 63 (7.37%) Web Services
8 55 (6.43%) .NET Framework
9 51 (5.96%) Ajax
10 43 (5.03%) HTML5
11 34 (3.98%) JSON
12 33 (3.86%) CSS3
13 29 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (2.81%) WCF
15 22 (2.57%) LINQ
16 21 (2.46%) JSTL
17 20 (2.34%) AngularJS
17 20 (2.34%) REST
18 19 (2.22%) LAMP
18 19 (2.22%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 368 (43.04%) Computer Science
2 130 (15.20%) Mathematics
3 86 (10.06%) Physics
4 67 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (3.86%) Mobile App
6 26 (3.04%) Chemistry
7 21 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (2.34%) Management Information System
9 19 (2.22%) Biology
10 18 (2.11%) Open Source
11 16 (1.87%) Statistics
12 14 (1.64%) User Experience
13 13 (1.52%) iPhone
14 12 (1.40%) Life Science
14 12 (1.40%) Economics
15 9 (1.05%) Xbox
15 9 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
16 8 (0.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 8 (0.94%) VHDL
16 8 (0.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 126 (14.74%) Windows
2 112 (13.10%) Linux
3 66 (7.72%) UNIX
4 19 (2.22%) Android
5 12 (1.40%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.05%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (0.94%) Windows 8
8 6 (0.70%) Windows Vista
8 6 (0.70%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.47%) AIX
10 4 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.12%) HPUX
13 1 (0.12%) Solaris
13 1 (0.12%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (26.20%) Software Engineering
2 151 (17.66%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (12.75%) OO
4 77 (9.01%) MVC
5 58 (6.78%) Web Development
6 42 (4.91%) TDD
7 35 (4.09%) Project Management
8 30 (3.51%) OOP
8 30 (3.51%) BDD
9 25 (2.92%) Scrum
9 25 (2.92%) Mentoring
10 24 (2.81%) ITIL
11 19 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (2.22%) System Testing
11 19 (2.22%) Web Application Development
12 18 (2.11%) Game Development
12 18 (2.11%) Unit Testing
12 18 (2.11%) E-Commerce
13 17 (1.99%) Software Testing
13 17 (1.99%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 334 (39.06%) C#
2 321 (37.54%) JavaScript
3 227 (26.55%) SQL
4 194 (22.69%) Java
5 168 (19.65%) C++
6 94 (10.99%) PHP
7 80 (9.36%) VB.NET
8 75 (8.77%) C
9 43 (5.03%) Python
10 40 (4.68%) T-SQL
11 30 (3.51%) VB
12 27 (3.16%) Perl
13 14 (1.64%) Ruby
13 14 (1.64%) PL/SQL
14 12 (1.40%) PHP5
15 11 (1.29%) Objective-C
16 10 (1.17%) VC++
17 9 (1.05%) Scala
17 9 (1.05%) Bash Shell
18 8 (0.94%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 516 (60.35%) Degree
2 27 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.69%) PhD
4 15 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.94%) ISEB
7 7 (0.82%) CCNA
7 7 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.70%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.58%) MCP
10 3 (0.35%) HND
11 2 (0.23%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.23%) MCSE
11 2 (0.23%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.21%) QA
2 31 (3.63%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.47%) SLA
4 4 (0.47%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) DICOM
System Software
1 10 (1.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.47%) XenApp
3 4 (0.47%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.35%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.35%) NFS
5 2 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.12%) IMail Server
6 1 (0.12%) vSphere
6 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (0.35%) Opsview
2 2 (0.23%) SCCM
2 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.12%) Plesk
3 1 (0.12%) Nessus
Vendors
1 153 (17.89%) Microsoft
2 72 (8.42%) Oracle
3 13 (1.52%) Google
4 12 (1.40%) Cisco
5 9 (1.05%) VMware
5 9 (1.05%) Zend
6 7 (0.82%) SunGard
7 6 (0.70%) Thunderhead
7 6 (0.70%) HP
8 5 (0.58%) IBM
8 5 (0.58%) Adobe
8 5 (0.58%) SAP
8 5 (0.58%) SolidWorks
8 5 (0.58%) Remedy
9 4 (0.47%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.47%) TOWER Software
9 4 (0.47%) Cognos
9 4 (0.47%) Citrix
9 4 (0.47%) Facebook
9 4 (0.47%) Twitter
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