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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
England / South East
Rank 176 163 190
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 246 398 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.67% 2.06% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 2.13% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 228 319 328
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,875
% change year-on-year
- +4.71%

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
14223 18666 19927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.72% 96.68% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11791 16039 16302
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +17 74 £26,000 - 6
Hampshire +47 62 £25,000 - 10
Surrey -3 36 £22,500 -10.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +10 30 £25,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +8 16 £23,500 -21.66% 5
Kent +5 12 £45,000 +80.00% 2
West Sussex -29 8 £23,000 -13.20% 1
East Sussex -22 6 £27,500 +10.00% 3
M4 Corridor - 1 £40,000 -
Graduate
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 367 (66.13%) Degree
2 247 (44.50%) Computer Science
3 224 (40.36%) C#
4 179 (32.25%) .NET
5 168 (30.27%) Java
6 162 (29.19%) Software Engineering
7 145 (26.13%) C++
8 138 (24.86%) JavaScript
9 136 (24.50%) SQL
10 120 (21.62%) HTML
11 114 (20.54%) CSS
12 108 (19.46%) Microsoft
13 104 (18.74%) Mathematics
14 99 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
15 81 (14.59%) ASP.NET
16 78 (14.05%) C
17 76 (13.69%) OO
18 75 (13.51%) Python
19 74 (13.33%) SQL Server
20 71 (12.79%) MVC
21 66 (11.89%) MS Excel
22 60 (10.81%) OOP
22 60 (10.81%) Physics
23 58 (10.45%) Web Development
24 54 (9.73%) Web Services
25 53 (9.55%) XML
25 53 (9.55%) Windows
26 48 (8.65%) PHP
27 46 (8.29%) Linux
28 44 (7.93%) Analytical Skills

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 11 (1.98%) Tomcat
2 9 (1.62%) JBoss
2 9 (1.62%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.44%) Apache
4 6 (1.08%) CMS
4 6 (1.08%) WordPress
5 5 (0.90%) IIS
5 5 (0.90%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.54%) Hubot
6 3 (0.54%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.54%) nginx
7 2 (0.36%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.36%) Drupal
7 2 (0.36%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.18%) SAS
8 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 66 (11.89%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.96%) MS Office
3 9 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.44%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.72%) Camtasia
5 4 (0.72%) FrameMaker
5 4 (0.72%) MS Project
5 4 (0.72%) RoboHelp
6 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.18%) Simulink
7 1 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.08%) SaaS
3 3 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.36%) CloudFront
4 2 (0.36%) GitHub
5 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.18%) IaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Office 365
5 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.70%) Internet
2 8 (1.44%) Firewall
3 6 (1.08%) Kerberos
3 6 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.90%) DNS
5 4 (0.72%) FTP
5 4 (0.72%) LTE
6 3 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.54%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (0.54%) LAN
6 3 (0.54%) Network Security
6 3 (0.54%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.54%) VLAN
6 3 (0.54%) VoIP
6 3 (0.54%) WAN
6 3 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.36%) 4G
7 2 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.36%) RS-232
7 2 (0.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.13%) MySQL
3 15 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (1.98%) Big Data
6 7 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.08%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.08%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.72%) MS Access
9 4 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.72%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.54%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.36%) GIS
11 2 (0.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (4.68%) Git (software)
2 22 (3.96%) Visual Studio
3 18 (3.24%) Eclipse
4 12 (2.16%) Selenium
5 6 (1.08%) NUnit
6 5 (0.90%) FitNesse
6 5 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.90%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.72%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.72%) Maven
7 4 (0.72%) Moq
7 4 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (0.54%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.54%) JIRA
8 3 (0.54%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (0.54%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.36%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.36%) MSTest
9 2 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 42 (7.57%) Finance
2 29 (5.23%) Marketing
3 28 (5.05%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.52%) Advertising
5 12 (2.16%) Military
6 8 (1.44%) Legal
7 7 (1.26%) Electronics
8 6 (1.08%) Banking
9 5 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.72%) Automotive
10 4 (0.72%) Retail
11 3 (0.54%) Games
11 3 (0.54%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (32.25%) .NET
2 120 (21.62%) HTML
3 114 (20.54%) CSS
4 81 (14.59%) ASP.NET
5 54 (9.73%) Web Services
6 53 (9.55%) XML
7 30 (5.41%) JSON
7 30 (5.41%) REST
8 29 (5.23%) jQuery
9 25 (4.50%) Ajax
10 22 (3.96%) AngularJS
11 21 (3.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (3.42%) Spring
13 18 (3.24%) Hibernate
14 17 (3.06%) Android SDK
15 16 (2.88%) HTML5
16 14 (2.52%) Node.js
16 14 (2.52%) WPF
16 14 (2.52%) XSLT
17 13 (2.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 247 (44.50%) Computer Science
2 44 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (5.95%) Mobile App
4 10 (1.80%) Algorithms
4 10 (1.80%) Driving Licence
4 10 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (1.44%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (1.44%) Internet of Things
5 8 (1.44%) Social Media
6 6 (1.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (1.08%) VHDL
7 4 (0.72%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.72%) iPad
7 4 (0.72%) Life Science
7 4 (0.72%) User Experience
8 3 (0.54%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.36%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.36%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.36%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (9.55%) Windows
2 46 (8.29%) Linux
3 39 (7.03%) Android
4 16 (2.88%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.70%) Unix
6 9 (1.62%) Windows 8
7 7 (1.26%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.90%) Solaris
8 5 (0.90%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.72%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.72%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.54%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (29.19%) Software Engineering
2 104 (18.74%) Mathematics
3 99 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (13.69%) OO
5 71 (12.79%) MVC
6 60 (10.81%) OOP
6 60 (10.81%) Physics
7 58 (10.45%) Web Development
8 40 (7.21%) SDLC
9 37 (6.67%) Front End Development
10 33 (5.95%) Time Management
11 28 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (4.68%) Scrum
13 25 (4.50%) Android Development
14 24 (4.32%) TDD
15 20 (3.60%) Mobile Development
16 18 (3.24%) Mentoring
17 17 (3.06%) Memory Management
18 16 (2.88%) Migration
18 16 (2.88%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 224 (40.36%) C#
2 168 (30.27%) Java
3 145 (26.13%) C++
4 138 (24.86%) JavaScript
5 136 (24.50%) SQL
6 78 (14.05%) C
7 75 (13.51%) Python
8 48 (8.65%) PHP
9 23 (4.14%) MATLAB
10 16 (2.88%) VB.NET
11 13 (2.34%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.62%) R
13 8 (1.44%) Perl
13 8 (1.44%) VB
14 7 (1.26%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.08%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.90%) Scala
16 5 (0.90%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.90%) VC++
17 3 (0.54%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 367 (66.13%) Degree
2 33 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.52%) PhD
4 10 (1.80%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.44%) CCNA
5 8 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.90%) HND
8 4 (0.72%) GNVQ
8 4 (0.72%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.54%) CEH
9 3 (0.54%) GIAC
9 3 (0.54%) GPEN
9 3 (0.54%) ISEB
9 3 (0.54%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.54%) MCP
9 3 (0.54%) OSCP
10 2 (0.36%) ACCA
10 2 (0.36%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.80%) QA
2 6 (1.08%) SLA
3 3 (0.54%) SDET
4 1 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 10 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.54%) Docker
2 3 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.36%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.36%) NFS
4 1 (0.18%) Firmware
4 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.54%) Nessus
2 3 (0.54%) Nmap
2 3 (0.54%) OpenVAS
3 1 (0.18%) Ansible
3 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.18%) Puppet
3 1 (0.18%) Salt
3 1 (0.18%) SCCM
3 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 108 (19.46%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.32%) Oracle
3 10 (1.80%) Cisco
4 8 (1.44%) Google
5 7 (1.26%) IBM
6 6 (1.08%) HP
6 6 (1.08%) Juniper
7 5 (0.90%) Apple
7 5 (0.90%) Facebook
7 5 (0.90%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.72%) Zend
9 3 (0.54%) Avid
9 3 (0.54%) Blue Coat
9 3 (0.54%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.54%) Coverity
9 3 (0.54%) F5
9 3 (0.54%) Forcepoint
9 3 (0.54%) Qualys
9 3 (0.54%) VMware
10 2 (0.36%) Xamarin
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: £Excellent + package
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Commission
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Salary: 30,000
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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Abingdon
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bonus
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
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Salary: £25,000 per annum + Award-Winning Training + Benefits
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Salary: £25,000 per annum + Award-Winning Training + Benefits
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Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
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Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
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