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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 156 202 181
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 392 320 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.03% 1.48% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 1.53% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 323 299 306
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,960 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
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
18683 20977 23022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.78% 96.91% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15929 16781 18412
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 2 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 2 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 +10 93 £25,500 -2.85% 14
Berkshire +17 64 £26,000 +15.55% 4
Hampshire -6 54 £24,500 +2.08% 9
Kent +34 53 £25,000 +5.26% 5
West Sussex -8 43 £22,500 -10.00% 4
East Sussex +38 32 £24,000 -7.69% 4
Oxfordshire +15 29 £26,500 +10.41% 11
Buckinghamshire +24 26 £25,000 - 3
Graduate
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 450 (57.32%) Degree
2 362 (46.11%) Computer Science
3 259 (32.99%) SQL
4 258 (32.87%) C#
5 250 (31.85%) Java
6 207 (26.37%) JavaScript
7 203 (25.86%) .NET
8 199 (25.35%) C++
9 180 (22.93%) HTML
10 178 (22.68%) Software Engineering
11 177 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
12 155 (19.75%) CSS
13 141 (17.96%) Windows
14 132 (16.82%) Finance
15 130 (16.56%) SQL Server
16 128 (16.31%) Linux
17 127 (16.18%) Mathematics
18 126 (16.05%) ASP.NET
19 117 (14.90%) Analytical Skills
20 114 (14.52%) Microsoft
21 109 (13.89%) XML
22 87 (11.08%) Python
23 85 (10.83%) MS Excel
23 85 (10.83%) C
24 84 (10.70%) Oracle
24 84 (10.70%) OO
25 83 (10.57%) MVC
26 76 (9.68%) Web Development
27 73 (9.30%) Git (software)
28 64 (8.15%) ASP.NET MVC

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 29 (3.69%) Node.js
2 20 (2.55%) Apache
2 20 (2.55%) IIS
3 17 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 15 (1.91%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
5 8 (1.02%) nginx
5 8 (1.02%) SAS
6 5 (0.64%) Jetty
7 4 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.25%) JBoss
10 1 (0.13%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 85 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 37 (4.71%) MS Office
3 11 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.76%) Maple
5 2 (0.25%) FrameMaker
5 2 (0.25%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.13%) Maya
6 1 (0.13%) MODO
6 1 (0.13%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.13%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.06%) SaaS
2 15 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.02%) Bluemix
4 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.25%) Office 365
5 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (6.24%) TCP/IP
2 22 (2.80%) HTTP
3 18 (2.29%) FTP
4 16 (2.04%) Internet
5 13 (1.66%) Network Security
6 10 (1.27%) Kerberos
6 10 (1.27%) LDAP
7 9 (1.15%) RS-232
8 8 (1.02%) RS-422
9 7 (0.89%) Firewall
10 5 (0.64%) WAN
11 4 (0.51%) Broadband
11 4 (0.51%) Intranet
11 4 (0.51%) LAN
11 4 (0.51%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.38%) Cisco PIX
12 3 (0.38%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.38%) SSL
13 2 (0.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (16.56%) SQL Server
2 52 (6.62%) MySQL
3 40 (5.10%) Oracle Database
4 39 (4.97%) NoSQL
5 31 (3.95%) SQL Server 2014
6 15 (1.91%) GIS
6 15 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.66%) Big Data
8 10 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (1.27%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.02%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.25%) MS Access
14 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.25%) Star Schema
15 1 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 73 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 44 (5.61%) Eclipse
3 24 (3.06%) Subversion
4 10 (1.27%) JUnit
4 10 (1.27%) Moq
4 10 (1.27%) NUnit
4 10 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (1.27%) Visual Studio
5 9 (1.15%) Ant
5 9 (1.15%) Maven
6 8 (1.02%) JIRA
6 8 (1.02%) MSTest
6 8 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (1.02%) TestNG
7 5 (0.64%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.38%) Bugzilla
8 3 (0.38%) CruiseControl
8 3 (0.38%) Selenium
9 2 (0.25%) Metasploit
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
General
1 132 (16.82%) Finance
2 25 (3.18%) Local Government
3 24 (3.06%) Telecoms
4 21 (2.68%) Back Office
5 17 (2.17%) Banking
5 17 (2.17%) Electronics
6 16 (2.04%) Games
7 13 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.40%) Front Office
9 10 (1.27%) Marketing
10 5 (0.64%) Legal
11 4 (0.51%) French Language
11 4 (0.51%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.25%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.25%) Military
12 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.13%) Advertising
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (25.86%) .NET
2 180 (22.93%) HTML
3 155 (19.75%) CSS
4 126 (16.05%) ASP.NET
5 109 (13.89%) XML
6 64 (8.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 61 (7.77%) JSP
8 55 (7.01%) Ajax
8 55 (7.01%) jQuery
9 54 (6.88%) HTML5
10 52 (6.62%) Web Services
11 45 (5.73%) Spring
12 43 (5.48%) .NET Framework
13 42 (5.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 39 (4.97%) JSON
15 37 (4.71%) Servlets
16 35 (4.46%) AngularJS
16 35 (4.46%) CSS3
16 35 (4.46%) RESTful
17 32 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 362 (46.11%) Computer Science
2 127 (16.18%) Mathematics
3 117 (14.90%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (6.50%) Physics
5 35 (4.46%) Management Information System
6 29 (3.69%) Driving Licence
7 25 (3.18%) User Experience
8 24 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (2.29%) Algorithms
9 18 (2.29%) Embedded Systems
10 17 (2.17%) iDTV
10 17 (2.17%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.66%) Verilog
11 13 (1.66%) VHDL
11 13 (1.66%) W3C
12 11 (1.40%) Cybercrime
13 10 (1.27%) Economics
13 10 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
14 9 (1.15%) Data Structures
15 8 (1.02%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 141 (17.96%) Windows
2 128 (16.31%) Linux
3 49 (6.24%) Android
4 43 (5.48%) Apple iOS
5 34 (4.33%) Unix
6 30 (3.82%) Windows Server
7 24 (3.06%) Windows Mobile
8 8 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.64%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.51%) CentOS
11 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.51%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.38%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.38%) VxWorks
12 3 (0.38%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.25%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (22.68%) Software Engineering
2 177 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (10.70%) OO
4 83 (10.57%) MVC
5 76 (9.68%) Web Development
6 61 (7.77%) SDLC
7 55 (7.01%) TDD
8 45 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
9 43 (5.48%) Web Application Development
10 40 (5.10%) Analytics
11 38 (4.84%) Scrum
12 37 (4.71%) Unit Testing
13 31 (3.95%) UML
14 30 (3.82%) BDD
15 25 (3.18%) OOP
16 24 (3.06%) Information Security
16 24 (3.06%) Time Management
17 23 (2.93%) Multithreading
17 23 (2.93%) Project Management
18 22 (2.80%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 259 (32.99%) SQL
2 258 (32.87%) C#
3 250 (31.85%) Java
4 207 (26.37%) JavaScript
5 199 (25.35%) C++
6 87 (11.08%) Python
7 85 (10.83%) C
8 59 (7.52%) VB
9 39 (4.97%) PL/SQL
9 39 (4.97%) VB.NET
10 37 (4.71%) Ruby
11 33 (4.20%) PHP
12 18 (2.29%) Perl
13 17 (2.17%) VC++
14 13 (1.66%) Objective-C
15 12 (1.53%) Scala
16 11 (1.40%) R
16 11 (1.40%) T-SQL
17 10 (1.27%) MATLAB
18 9 (1.15%) XAML
Qualifications
1 450 (57.32%) Degree
2 62 (7.90%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.80%) DV Cleared
4 21 (2.68%) SC Cleared
5 16 (2.04%) PhD
6 8 (1.02%) HND
7 5 (0.64%) HNC
8 3 (0.38%) CCNA
8 3 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.38%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.13%) CLAS
10 1 (0.13%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.13%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.01%) QA
2 17 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.04%) ISO 14001
3 16 (2.04%) ISO 9001
3 16 (2.04%) ISO22301
4 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (1.27%) NFS
2 7 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.25%) Firmware
5 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (0.76%) Nessus
1 6 (0.76%) Nmap
2 1 (0.13%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 114 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 84 (10.70%) Oracle
3 25 (3.18%) Northgate
4 16 (2.04%) Sophos
4 16 (2.04%) Xamarin
5 15 (1.91%) Sybase
6 12 (1.53%) IBM
7 10 (1.27%) Progress
8 8 (1.02%) Google
9 7 (0.89%) Hyperion
9 7 (0.89%) JD Edwards
9 7 (0.89%) PeopleSoft
10 6 (0.76%) Cisco
11 5 (0.64%) Juniper
11 5 (0.64%) NetSuite
11 5 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.51%) Sage
12 4 (0.51%) Sencha
12 4 (0.51%) VMware
13 3 (0.38%) CheckPoint
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Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits & discounts
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum
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Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum Plus Great Benefits
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Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £26000 per annum + £1,000 Bonus
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
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Kingfisher Consultancy
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