The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 58 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 4 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.88% 2.91% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 2.99% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 13
Average salary £21,500 £23,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.51% +9.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £19,000 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £27,500 £24,700
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
Graduate
East of 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 Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
424 501 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 93.60% 97.09% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 339 450 533
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Graduate
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the Suffolk region.

Graduate Salary Trend in Suffolk

Graduate
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Ipswich 0 4 £21,500 -8.51%
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (25.00%) Lua
5 3 (25.00%) Robotics
5 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (25.00%) LabVIEW
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) VBA
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) MySQL
6 2 (16.67%) PHP
6 2 (16.67%) C++
6 2 (16.67%) OOP
6 2 (16.67%) OO
6 2 (16.67%) Firmware
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) VHDL
6 2 (16.67%) Ruby
6 2 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (16.67%) Signal Processing
6 2 (16.67%) C
7 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) CSS3

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Robotics
3 2 (16.67%) VHDL
3 2 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) OOP
2 2 (16.67%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum
2 2 (16.67%) Signal Processing
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) VBA
2 3 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) Lua
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft