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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 150 198 171
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 392 304 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.15% 1.48% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 1.52% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 357 274 330
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
17675 19960 22319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.87% 97.08% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14978 16141 18060
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 May 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 31 May 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
Surrey +36 103 £27,000 +2.36% 16
Hampshire -9 62 £24,500 +3.15% 13
Berkshire +5 52 £26,000 +10.63% 7
West Sussex -5 44 £23,500 -6.00% 5
Kent +36 40 £25,000 +11.11% 7
Oxfordshire +6 35 £26,500 - 9
East Sussex +39 31 £24,000 -4.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +27 22 £25,000 +11.11% 3
Graduate
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 463 (59.51%) Degree
2 370 (47.56%) Computer Science
3 251 (32.26%) C#
4 250 (32.13%) Java
5 226 (29.05%) SQL
6 195 (25.06%) JavaScript
6 195 (25.06%) C++
7 194 (24.94%) Software Engineering
8 188 (24.16%) .NET
9 180 (23.14%) HTML
10 178 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
11 150 (19.28%) CSS
12 146 (18.77%) Windows
13 140 (17.99%) Mathematics
14 123 (15.81%) Linux
15 119 (15.30%) Microsoft
16 117 (15.04%) ASP.NET
17 113 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
18 110 (14.14%) SQL Server
19 105 (13.50%) Finance
20 102 (13.11%) XML
21 99 (12.72%) Python
22 88 (11.31%) C
23 82 (10.54%) MS Excel
23 82 (10.54%) OO
24 78 (10.03%) Git (software)
25 77 (9.90%) MVC
26 72 (9.25%) Web Development
27 71 (9.13%) Security Cleared
27 71 (9.13%) Oracle

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 34 (4.37%) Node.js
2 20 (2.57%) IIS
3 15 (1.93%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.80%) Apache
5 10 (1.29%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (0.90%) SAS
8 5 (0.64%) JBoss
8 5 (0.64%) nginx
9 4 (0.51%) CMS
9 4 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.26%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.13%) Jetty
12 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 82 (10.54%) MS Excel
2 40 (5.14%) MS Office
3 7 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.77%) Maple
5 2 (0.26%) FrameMaker
5 2 (0.26%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.13%) Maya
6 1 (0.13%) MODO
6 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.13%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.21%) SaaS
2 19 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.03%) Bluemix
4 5 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.39%) Office 365
6 2 (0.26%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.27%) TCP/IP
2 15 (1.93%) Internet
3 14 (1.80%) FTP
4 13 (1.67%) Network Security
5 11 (1.41%) HTTP
6 9 (1.16%) RS-232
7 8 (1.03%) Firewall
7 8 (1.03%) Intranet
7 8 (1.03%) RS-422
8 6 (0.77%) Kerberos
8 6 (0.77%) LDAP
9 5 (0.64%) WAN
9 5 (0.64%) Wireshark
10 4 (0.51%) Broadband
10 4 (0.51%) LAN
10 4 (0.51%) VoIP
11 3 (0.39%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (0.39%) DNS
11 3 (0.39%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.39%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 58 (7.46%) MySQL
3 44 (5.66%) NoSQL
4 31 (3.98%) Oracle Database
5 30 (3.86%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (1.67%) GIS
7 12 (1.54%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.03%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.77%) Big Data
10 6 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.26%) Star Schema
14 1 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.13%) DB2
14 1 (0.13%) PowerCenter
14 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 78 (10.03%) Git (software)
2 32 (4.11%) Eclipse
3 21 (2.70%) Subversion
4 12 (1.54%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (1.29%) Maven
7 9 (1.16%) JUnit
8 8 (1.03%) Ant
8 8 (1.03%) JIRA
8 8 (1.03%) Moq
8 8 (1.03%) MSTest
8 8 (1.03%) NUnit
8 8 (1.03%) Rhino Mocks
9 7 (0.90%) Selenium
10 6 (0.77%) Bugzilla
11 5 (0.64%) TestNG
11 5 (0.64%) Trac
11 5 (0.64%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.51%) Bower
12 4 (0.51%) gulp
General
1 105 (13.50%) Finance
2 26 (3.34%) Telecoms
3 21 (2.70%) Local Government
4 20 (2.57%) Back Office
4 20 (2.57%) Electronics
4 20 (2.57%) Games
5 13 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 7 (0.90%) Banking
6 7 (0.90%) Marketing
7 6 (0.77%) Front Office
8 4 (0.51%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.51%) French Language
9 3 (0.39%) Automotive
9 3 (0.39%) Legal
9 3 (0.39%) Military
9 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.13%) Advertising
11 1 (0.13%) German Language
11 1 (0.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (24.16%) .NET
2 180 (23.14%) HTML
3 150 (19.28%) CSS
4 117 (15.04%) ASP.NET
5 102 (13.11%) XML
6 69 (8.87%) jQuery
7 61 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 54 (6.94%) JSP
9 52 (6.68%) Ajax
10 49 (6.30%) Web Services
11 45 (5.78%) HTML5
12 44 (5.66%) .NET Framework
12 44 (5.66%) JSON
13 43 (5.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 39 (5.01%) Spring
15 37 (4.76%) WCF
16 35 (4.50%) RESTful
17 34 (4.37%) AngularJS
17 34 (4.37%) ASP.NET Web API
18 32 (4.11%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 370 (47.56%) Computer Science
2 140 (17.99%) Mathematics
3 113 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (7.33%) Physics
5 31 (3.98%) Management Information System
6 30 (3.86%) Driving Licence
7 29 (3.73%) User Experience
8 21 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (2.31%) Embedded Systems
10 15 (1.93%) Algorithms
10 15 (1.93%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.67%) Verilog
11 13 (1.67%) VHDL
12 11 (1.41%) Cybercrime
12 11 (1.41%) W3C
13 9 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
14 8 (1.03%) Tandem
15 7 (0.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 6 (0.77%) Economics
17 5 (0.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 146 (18.77%) Windows
2 123 (15.81%) Linux
3 43 (5.53%) Android
4 39 (5.01%) Apple iOS
5 33 (4.24%) Windows Server
6 29 (3.73%) Unix
7 24 (3.08%) Windows Mobile
8 9 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.64%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.51%) CentOS
10 4 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.51%) VxWorks
10 4 (0.51%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.39%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (24.94%) Software Engineering
2 178 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (10.54%) OO
4 77 (9.90%) MVC
5 72 (9.25%) Web Development
6 64 (8.23%) TDD
7 56 (7.20%) SDLC
8 40 (5.14%) OOP
8 40 (5.14%) Scrum
9 39 (5.01%) Business Intelligence
10 38 (4.88%) Web Application Development
11 32 (4.11%) UML
12 31 (3.98%) BDD
12 31 (3.98%) Unit Testing
13 30 (3.86%) Multithreading
14 25 (3.21%) Analytics
14 25 (3.21%) Information Security
14 25 (3.21%) Web Design
15 24 (3.08%) Presales
15 24 (3.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 251 (32.26%) C#
2 250 (32.13%) Java
3 226 (29.05%) SQL
4 195 (25.06%) C++
4 195 (25.06%) JavaScript
5 99 (12.72%) Python
6 88 (11.31%) C
7 58 (7.46%) VB
8 49 (6.30%) Ruby
9 40 (5.14%) PHP
10 34 (4.37%) VB.NET
11 29 (3.73%) PL/SQL
12 21 (2.70%) Perl
13 17 (2.19%) VC++
14 13 (1.67%) Objective-C
15 11 (1.41%) R
16 9 (1.16%) MATLAB
16 9 (1.16%) T-SQL
16 9 (1.16%) XAML
17 8 (1.03%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 463 (59.51%) Degree
2 71 (9.13%) Security Cleared
3 28 (3.60%) DV Cleared
4 22 (2.83%) SC Cleared
5 18 (2.31%) PhD
6 5 (0.64%) HND
7 4 (0.51%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.39%) CCNA
8 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.13%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.13%) CLAS
10 1 (0.13%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.13%) Dell Certification
10 1 (0.13%) HP ASE
10 1 (0.13%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (7.58%) QA
2 17 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.06%) ISO 14001
3 16 (2.06%) ISO 9001
3 16 (2.06%) ISO22301
4 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.77%) NFS
3 4 (0.51%) Firmware
3 4 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.26%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.13%) Docker
5 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (0.90%) Nessus
1 7 (0.90%) Nmap
2 1 (0.13%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.13%) Mesos
2 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 119 (15.30%) Microsoft
2 71 (9.13%) Oracle
3 21 (2.70%) Northgate
4 14 (1.80%) Xamarin
5 13 (1.67%) IBM
6 12 (1.54%) Sophos
7 10 (1.29%) Progress
8 8 (1.03%) Sybase
9 7 (0.90%) SAP
10 6 (0.77%) Cisco
10 6 (0.77%) Google
10 6 (0.77%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.64%) Juniper
12 4 (0.51%) VMware
13 3 (0.39%) CheckPoint
13 3 (0.39%) Forcepoint
13 3 (0.39%) Hyperion
13 3 (0.39%) JD Edwards
13 3 (0.39%) PeopleSoft
13 3 (0.39%) Sage
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 22,000 to £30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £21,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 25k per year + Career
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sandwich, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
83Zero
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + pension, life assurance, bonus +
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago