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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 178 157 147
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 340 340 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.64% 1.64% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 1.73% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 327 256 385
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +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
19758 19598 20408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.27% 94.69% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16144 15491 17340
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -3 86 £22,500 -6.25% 6
Surrey -41 75 £25,000 - 7
Hampshire +25 74 £24,000 - 7
Oxfordshire -4 30 £24,000 -4.00% 9
Buckinghamshire +17 27 £27,500 +17.02%
West Sussex -3 23 £26,500 +6.00% 4
East Sussex -5 22 £26,000 +15.55% 2
Kent 0 7 £22,000 +7.31% 2
Isle of Wight - 2 £20,750 - 1
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 405 (54.44%) Degree
2 317 (42.61%) C#
3 300 (40.32%) .NET
4 293 (39.38%) HTML
5 257 (34.54%) JavaScript
6 230 (30.91%) SQL
7 227 (30.51%) Computer Science
8 224 (30.11%) CSS
9 199 (26.75%) ASP.NET
10 185 (24.87%) SQL Server
11 183 (24.60%) Software Engineering
12 147 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
13 143 (19.22%) Microsoft
14 139 (18.68%) Java
15 131 (17.61%) C++
16 130 (17.47%) MVC
17 127 (17.07%) Windows
18 100 (13.44%) OO
19 98 (13.17%) Finance
20 88 (11.83%) jQuery
20 88 (11.83%) Linux
21 86 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
22 79 (10.62%) MS Excel
23 75 (10.08%) PHP
23 75 (10.08%) VB.NET
23 75 (10.08%) Mathematics
24 72 (9.68%) .NET Framework
25 71 (9.54%) Web Development
26 67 (9.01%) Ajax
27 66 (8.87%) UNIX

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 30 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.96%) Apache
3 11 (1.48%) Node.js
4 10 (1.34%) IIS
4 10 (1.34%) ArcGIS
5 7 (0.94%) MediaWiki
6 6 (0.81%) Drupal
6 6 (0.81%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.54%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.54%) Joomla!
8 3 (0.40%) JBoss
9 2 (0.27%) SAS
9 2 (0.27%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.27%) WordPress
9 2 (0.27%) CMS
9 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.27%) Lync
10 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 79 (10.62%) MS Excel
2 40 (5.38%) MS Office
3 16 (2.15%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.67%) MS Project
4 5 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.13%) SPSS
7 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.13%) XMetaL
7 1 (0.13%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.54%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.27%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.27%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.13%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.82%) SaaS
2 9 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.81%) PaaS
4 5 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.54%) Office 365
5 4 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.40%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.90%) TCP/IP
2 26 (3.49%) Internet
3 18 (2.42%) FTP
4 15 (2.02%) Firewall
5 13 (1.75%) HTTP
5 13 (1.75%) Ethernet
6 11 (1.48%) Wireless
7 10 (1.34%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 10 (1.34%) LDAP
7 10 (1.34%) Kerberos
8 9 (1.21%) VoIP
9 6 (0.81%) DNS
10 4 (0.54%) Intranet
11 2 (0.27%) SSL
11 2 (0.27%) DMZ
11 2 (0.27%) WAN
11 2 (0.27%) LAN
12 1 (0.13%) Broadband
12 1 (0.13%) POP3
12 1 (0.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (24.87%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.59%) MySQL
3 21 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (2.28%) Relational Database
5 15 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.08%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.94%) QlikView
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (0.54%) OLTP
8 4 (0.54%) OLAP
9 3 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.40%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.27%) EDMS
10 2 (0.27%) DB2
10 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.13%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.13%) Big Data
11 1 (0.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 49 (6.59%) Visual Studio
2 28 (3.76%) NUnit
3 26 (3.49%) Rhino Mocks
4 25 (3.36%) Moq
5 21 (2.82%) Selenium
6 17 (2.28%) Git (software)
7 16 (2.15%) MSTest
8 14 (1.88%) QuickTest Pro
9 12 (1.61%) Subversion
10 7 (0.94%) Maven
10 7 (0.94%) JIRA
11 5 (0.67%) Mocha
11 5 (0.67%) Jasmine
11 5 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.40%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.40%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.27%) Dreamweaver
13 2 (0.27%) JUnit
13 2 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.27%) FrontPage
General
1 98 (13.17%) Finance
2 59 (7.93%) Retail
3 35 (4.70%) Marketing
4 30 (4.03%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.28%) Advertising
6 16 (2.15%) Games
7 15 (2.02%) Back Office
8 14 (1.88%) Banking
9 10 (1.34%) Electronics
10 7 (0.94%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.94%) Aerospace
10 7 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.94%) Billing
11 6 (0.81%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.81%) Local Government
12 5 (0.67%) Legal
12 5 (0.67%) Publishing
13 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.27%) Military
14 2 (0.27%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (40.32%) .NET
2 293 (39.38%) HTML
3 224 (30.11%) CSS
4 199 (26.75%) ASP.NET
5 88 (11.83%) jQuery
6 72 (9.68%) .NET Framework
7 67 (9.01%) Ajax
8 64 (8.60%) XML
9 62 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 60 (8.06%) HTML5
11 50 (6.72%) WCF
12 45 (6.05%) WPF
13 39 (5.24%) CSS3
14 35 (4.70%) Web Services
15 28 (3.76%) WinForms
15 28 (3.76%) J2EE
16 27 (3.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 23 (3.09%) LINQ
18 22 (2.96%) AngularJS
19 17 (2.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 227 (30.51%) Computer Science
2 86 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (10.08%) Mathematics
4 30 (4.03%) Physics
5 29 (3.90%) GIS
6 18 (2.42%) Social Media
7 17 (2.28%) Algorithms
7 17 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (2.28%) EPoS
8 16 (2.15%) Inversion of Control
9 14 (1.88%) User Experience
10 12 (1.61%) Statistics
11 11 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
12 9 (1.21%) Open Source
13 8 (1.08%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.94%) Economics
15 6 (0.81%) iPhone
16 5 (0.67%) Life Science
16 5 (0.67%) Photography
17 4 (0.54%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 127 (17.07%) Windows
2 88 (11.83%) Linux
3 66 (8.87%) UNIX
4 15 (2.02%) Windows 7
5 12 (1.61%) Windows 2000
5 12 (1.61%) Windows XP
6 9 (1.21%) Android
7 6 (0.81%) AIX
8 5 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.40%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.13%) CentOS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.13%) HPUX
11 1 (0.13%) Solaris
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (24.60%) Software Engineering
2 147 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (17.47%) MVC
4 100 (13.44%) OO
5 71 (9.54%) Web Development
6 47 (6.32%) Scrum
7 46 (6.18%) TDD
7 46 (6.18%) Project Management
8 30 (4.03%) ITIL
9 29 (3.90%) Web Application Development
10 28 (3.76%) System Testing
11 27 (3.63%) UML
12 26 (3.49%) Kanban
13 23 (3.09%) OOA/OOD
14 22 (2.96%) CRM
15 21 (2.82%) OOD
16 20 (2.69%) Data Analysis
17 19 (2.55%) Time Management
18 18 (2.42%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (2.42%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 317 (42.61%) C#
2 257 (34.54%) JavaScript
3 230 (30.91%) SQL
4 139 (18.68%) Java
5 131 (17.61%) C++
6 75 (10.08%) PHP
6 75 (10.08%) VB.NET
7 62 (8.33%) C
8 45 (6.05%) Python
9 40 (5.38%) VB
10 32 (4.30%) T-SQL
11 29 (3.90%) Perl
12 11 (1.48%) Ruby
13 9 (1.21%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.08%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.81%) VC++
15 6 (0.81%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.67%) X++
17 4 (0.54%) Scala
18 3 (0.40%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 405 (54.44%) Degree
2 27 (3.63%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.55%) PhD
4 17 (2.28%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.08%) A+ Certification
7 5 (0.67%) CCNA
7 5 (0.67%) VCP4
7 5 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.40%) MCP
8 3 (0.40%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.13%) CISMP
10 1 (0.13%) MCPD
10 1 (0.13%) MCSD
10 1 (0.13%) ISEB
10 1 (0.13%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.38%) QA
2 10 (1.34%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.94%) SLA
4 5 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.34%) NFS
3 5 (0.67%) vSphere
4 4 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (0.27%) WMI
1 2 (0.27%) Plesk
1 2 (0.27%) cPanel
2 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 143 (19.22%) Microsoft
2 44 (5.91%) Oracle
3 20 (2.69%) SAP
4 15 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (1.75%) Cisco
6 11 (1.48%) Google
7 9 (1.21%) ESRI
7 9 (1.21%) VMware
7 9 (1.21%) Adobe
8 6 (0.81%) Apple
9 5 (0.67%) CheckPoint
9 5 (0.67%) Symantec
9 5 (0.67%) McAfee
9 5 (0.67%) IronPort
10 4 (0.54%) Coverity
10 4 (0.54%) Tableau
11 3 (0.40%) IBM
11 3 (0.40%) Cognos
12 2 (0.27%) CA
12 2 (0.27%) Red Hat
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000 Per Annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cowes, Isle of Wight
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Canterbury, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £23000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £24k - 30k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary + training + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Capita ITPS
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + INC OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £2000 - £25000 per annum + fantastic benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Dot Origin Ltd.
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum Plus Benefits incl: share options
Posted: 7 days ago