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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 39 62 54
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 30 14 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.66% 2.32% 3.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.72% 2.43% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 30 14 23
Average salary £22,500 £26,250 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +14.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
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
636 575 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 98.76% 95.20% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 561 441 584
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 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
Ipswich +17 30 £22,500 -18.18% 2
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 26 (72.22%) C#
2 25 (69.44%) HTML
3 24 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 20 (55.56%) Games
4 20 (55.56%) Online Games
5 16 (44.44%) Java
5 16 (44.44%) CSS
5 16 (44.44%) OO
6 14 (38.89%) TDD
7 10 (27.78%) .NET
8 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (25.00%) jQuery
8 9 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (22.22%) VB6
9 8 (22.22%) Migration
9 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 8 (22.22%) VB
9 8 (22.22%) VB.NET
10 6 (16.67%) Degree
10 6 (16.67%) SoapUI
11 5 (13.89%) BDD
11 5 (13.89%) Automation Testing
11 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
11 5 (13.89%) QA
11 5 (13.89%) Selenium
11 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (5.56%) Marketing
12 2 (5.56%) Web Development

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 5 (13.89%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (55.56%) Games
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (69.44%) HTML
2 16 (44.44%) CSS
3 10 (27.78%) .NET
4 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (25.00%) jQuery
4 9 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.78%) CSS3
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.78%) HTML5
5 1 (2.78%) ATL
5 1 (2.78%) SOAP
5 1 (2.78%) Web Services
5 1 (2.78%) XML
5 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (55.56%) Online Games
2 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Social Media
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) OO
2 14 (38.89%) TDD
3 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.22%) Migration
5 5 (13.89%) BDD
5 5 (13.89%) Automation Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Web Development
6 2 (5.56%) Document Management
6 2 (5.56%) OOP
6 2 (5.56%) People Management
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.78%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (2.78%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.78%) XML Parsing
7 1 (2.78%) Concurrent Programming
7 1 (2.78%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.78%) MVC
7 1 (2.78%) Web Design
7 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) C#
2 24 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 16 (44.44%) Java
4 8 (22.22%) VB6
4 8 (22.22%) VB
4 8 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
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