The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 128 104 107
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 476 565 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.10% 2.57% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 2.70% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 418 495 540
Average salary £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.12% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21442 20900 22065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.80% 95.00% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17119 17223 18858
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Berkshire +13 110 £22,500 -4.25% 8
Surrey -9 108 £24,000 -4.00% 8
Hampshire -29 75 £24,500 +8.88% 7
Oxfordshire -5 65 £24,000 -2.04% 3
Buckinghamshire -34 36 £25,000 +11.11% 11
East Sussex -29 29 £23,000 -4.16% 1
Kent -15 24 £24,500 +6.52%
West Sussex -26 19 £25,000 +2.04% 2
Isle of Wight - 15 £20,500 - 1
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 512 (60.74%) Degree
2 358 (42.47%) Computer Science
3 310 (36.77%) C#
4 283 (33.57%) JavaScript
5 279 (33.10%) HTML
6 271 (32.15%) .NET
7 224 (26.57%) SQL
8 206 (24.44%) CSS
9 204 (24.20%) Software Engineering
10 198 (23.49%) Java
11 171 (20.28%) SQL Server
12 169 (20.05%) C++
13 156 (18.51%) Microsoft
14 145 (17.20%) ASP.NET
15 134 (15.90%) Windows
16 130 (15.42%) Mathematics
17 125 (14.83%) MS Excel
18 111 (13.17%) Finance
19 100 (11.86%) OO
19 100 (11.86%) Linux
20 94 (11.15%) Physics
21 87 (10.32%) jQuery
22 74 (8.78%) C
23 71 (8.42%) PHP
23 71 (8.42%) Oracle
24 70 (8.30%) VB.NET
24 70 (8.30%) XML
25 68 (8.07%) MVC
26 66 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
27 61 (7.24%) Web Development

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (1.90%) SharePoint
1 16 (1.90%) Drupal
2 15 (1.78%) Node.js
2 15 (1.78%) SAS
3 9 (1.07%) WebSphere
4 7 (0.83%) WordPress
4 7 (0.83%) CMS
4 7 (0.83%) MS Exchange
5 6 (0.71%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.59%) Documentum
7 4 (0.47%) Apache
7 4 (0.47%) IIS
8 2 (0.24%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.12%) nginx
9 1 (0.12%) MediaWiki
9 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 125 (14.83%) MS Excel
2 49 (5.81%) MS Office
3 13 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.95%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.71%) Solid Edge
6 5 (0.59%) AutoCAD
6 5 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.47%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 4 (0.47%) MicroStation
8 3 (0.36%) XMetaL
9 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.24%) Simulink
9 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.12%) Maple
10 1 (0.12%) Maya
10 1 (0.12%) Stata
10 1 (0.12%) SPSS
10 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.59%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.47%) Magento
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.71%) SaaS
2 5 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.36%) GitHub
4 2 (0.24%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.32%) TCP/IP
2 27 (3.20%) Internet
3 12 (1.42%) Ethernet
3 12 (1.42%) Firewall
4 10 (1.19%) Intranet
5 7 (0.83%) WAN
5 7 (0.83%) SNMP
6 6 (0.71%) DNS
7 5 (0.59%) VoLTE
7 5 (0.59%) LTE
7 5 (0.59%) 4G
7 5 (0.59%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 5 (0.59%) CTI
8 4 (0.47%) LAN
8 4 (0.47%) HTTP
9 3 (0.36%) SAN
9 3 (0.36%) DHCP
9 3 (0.36%) VoIP
10 2 (0.24%) FTP
10 2 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (20.28%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.74%) MySQL
3 38 (4.51%) Relational Database
4 15 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (1.19%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.47%) Big Data
13 3 (0.36%) DB2
14 2 (0.24%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.24%) MS Access
14 2 (0.24%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 21 (2.49%) Visual Studio
2 18 (2.14%) Subversion
3 15 (1.78%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.30%) NUnit
5 10 (1.19%) Rhino Mocks
5 10 (1.19%) Moq
6 8 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.83%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.47%) GDB
8 4 (0.47%) TestComplete
9 3 (0.36%) MSTest
10 1 (0.12%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.12%) JIRA
10 1 (0.12%) Selenium
10 1 (0.12%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.12%) Dreamweaver
General
1 111 (13.17%) Finance
2 36 (4.27%) Telecoms
3 34 (4.03%) Games
4 27 (3.20%) Electronics
5 24 (2.85%) Marketing
6 15 (1.78%) Banking
7 11 (1.30%) Retail
8 10 (1.19%) Aerospace
9 9 (1.07%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.59%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.47%) Legal
12 3 (0.36%) Advertising
12 3 (0.36%) Automotive
13 2 (0.24%) Military
13 2 (0.24%) Front Office
13 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.24%) French Language
13 2 (0.24%) German Language
14 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (33.10%) HTML
2 271 (32.15%) .NET
3 206 (24.44%) CSS
4 145 (17.20%) ASP.NET
5 87 (10.32%) jQuery
6 70 (8.30%) XML
7 60 (7.12%) Web Services
8 49 (5.81%) Ajax
9 45 (5.34%) .NET Framework
10 37 (4.39%) HTML5
11 30 (3.56%) JSON
12 27 (3.20%) CSS3
12 27 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (3.08%) WCF
14 22 (2.61%) Hibernate
15 19 (2.25%) Spring
16 18 (2.14%) JSTL
16 18 (2.14%) GWT
16 18 (2.14%) REST
17 16 (1.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 358 (42.47%) Computer Science
2 130 (15.42%) Mathematics
3 94 (11.15%) Physics
4 29 (3.44%) Mobile App
5 22 (2.61%) Chemistry
6 19 (2.25%) Statistics
7 17 (2.02%) Management Information System
8 16 (1.90%) Biology
9 15 (1.78%) Hedge funds
9 15 (1.78%) Open Source
10 12 (1.42%) Economics
11 11 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.07%) Xbox
12 9 (1.07%) Social Media
13 8 (0.95%) VHDL
13 8 (0.95%) Life Science
13 8 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 8 (0.95%) iPhone
14 7 (0.83%) Blackberry
14 7 (0.83%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 134 (15.90%) Windows
2 100 (11.86%) Linux
3 60 (7.12%) UNIX
4 15 (1.78%) Android
5 12 (1.42%) Windows 7
6 11 (1.30%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.19%) Windows 8
8 9 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (0.59%) Windows Vista
11 5 (0.59%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.12%) Fedora
13 1 (0.12%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (24.20%) Software Engineering
2 100 (11.86%) OO
3 68 (8.07%) MVC
4 66 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (7.24%) Web Development
6 42 (4.98%) Project Management
7 28 (3.32%) TDD
7 28 (3.32%) OOP
8 23 (2.73%) BDD
8 23 (2.73%) Analytics
9 19 (2.25%) Scrum
9 19 (2.25%) Validation
10 18 (2.14%) Risk Management
10 18 (2.14%) Game Development
11 17 (2.02%) Content Management
11 17 (2.02%) Software Testing
11 17 (2.02%) System Testing
12 16 (1.90%) ITIL
12 16 (1.90%) OOD
13 15 (1.78%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 310 (36.77%) C#
2 283 (33.57%) JavaScript
3 224 (26.57%) SQL
4 198 (23.49%) Java
5 169 (20.05%) C++
6 74 (8.78%) C
7 71 (8.42%) PHP
8 70 (8.30%) VB.NET
9 48 (5.69%) Python
10 37 (4.39%) T-SQL
11 28 (3.32%) VB
12 26 (3.08%) Perl
13 18 (2.14%) PL/SQL
14 15 (1.78%) Bash Shell
15 12 (1.42%) VBA
16 11 (1.30%) Ruby
17 9 (1.07%) Scala
17 9 (1.07%) PHP5
18 8 (0.95%) VC++
18 8 (0.95%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 512 (60.74%) Degree
2 27 (3.20%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.49%) PhD
4 18 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (1.66%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.19%) CCNA
6 10 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.07%) ISEB
8 6 (0.71%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.59%) MCP
9 5 (0.59%) RHCE
10 3 (0.36%) HND
11 2 (0.24%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.24%) MCSE
11 2 (0.24%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.56%) QA
2 20 (2.37%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.47%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.12%) DICOM
4 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.59%) XenApp
4 4 (0.47%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.12%) IMail Server
7 1 (0.12%) vSphere
7 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.36%) Opsview
2 2 (0.24%) SCCM
3 1 (0.12%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 156 (18.51%) Microsoft
2 71 (8.42%) Oracle
3 16 (1.90%) Google
4 12 (1.42%) SunGard
5 11 (1.30%) Cisco
6 10 (1.19%) Citrix
7 8 (0.95%) Red Hat
7 8 (0.95%) VMware
8 7 (0.83%) SAP
9 6 (0.71%) HP
9 6 (0.71%) Adobe
9 6 (0.71%) Zend
10 5 (0.59%) Wind River
10 5 (0.59%) Coverity
10 5 (0.59%) SolidWorks
10 5 (0.59%) Thunderhead
10 5 (0.59%) IBM
11 4 (0.47%) EMC
11 4 (0.47%) TOWER Software
12 3 (0.36%) Fujitsu
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 per annum + pen,life,health, training!
Posted: 7 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Pension, Medical Cover, Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Webrecruit
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + training, career development
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + commission & huge benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cowes, Isle of Wight
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + 25 days hols, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £20000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Plc - Metaskil
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago