The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Suffolk region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 34 26 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 34 50 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.94% 8.40% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.08% 8.67% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33 50 6
Median salary £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,450 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £26,250
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
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
559 577 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 97.73% 96.97% 99.08%
Number of salaries quoted 521 522 364
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of job ads across the Suffolk region that featured Graduate in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Graduate
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
Ipswich -6 27 £23,500 +4.44%
Bury St Edmunds - 5 £35,000 -
Woodbridge - 2 £22,500 -
Graduate
East of England

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Suffolk region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 38 (66.67%) Degree
2 32 (56.14%) C#
3 30 (52.63%) Computer Science
4 28 (49.12%) Java
5 26 (45.61%) .NET
6 23 (40.35%) C++
6 23 (40.35%) C
7 22 (38.60%) Android
8 21 (36.84%) HTML
8 21 (36.84%) MySQL
9 20 (35.09%) Apple iOS
10 19 (33.33%) Software Engineering
10 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 19 (33.33%) PHP
11 18 (31.58%) Windows
11 18 (31.58%) Objective-C
12 17 (29.82%) CSS
13 16 (28.07%) Node.js
14 15 (26.32%) QA
15 14 (24.56%) Embedded C
15 14 (24.56%) Embedded C++
16 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (19.30%) TDD
18 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
19 8 (14.04%) Big Data
19 8 (14.04%) Cybersecurity
19 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
20 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
21 6 (10.53%) SQL
21 6 (10.53%) Mobile App

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) GlassFish
2 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Broadband
1 4 (7.02%) Network Security
2 2 (3.51%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.84%) MySQL
2 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 8 (14.04%) Big Data
4 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (7.02%) Games
2 2 (3.51%) Electronics
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (45.61%) .NET
2 21 (36.84%) HTML
3 17 (29.82%) CSS
4 16 (28.07%) Node.js
5 5 (8.77%) Silverlight
5 5 (8.77%) WCF
6 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (7.02%) LINQ
6 4 (7.02%) WPF
7 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.51%) CSS3
8 2 (3.51%) HTML5
8 2 (3.51%) J2EE
8 2 (3.51%) RESTful
8 2 (3.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (52.63%) Computer Science
2 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.53%) Mathematics
3 6 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.02%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (7.02%) Xbox
5 1 (1.75%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 22 (38.60%) Android
2 20 (35.09%) Apple iOS
3 18 (31.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (19.30%) TDD
4 8 (14.04%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (8.77%) BDD
5 5 (8.77%) OO
5 5 (8.77%) OOP
5 5 (8.77%) Pair Programming
6 4 (7.02%) CRM
6 4 (7.02%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (7.02%) MVC
6 4 (7.02%) MVVM
6 4 (7.02%) Workflow
7 3 (5.26%) Android Development
7 3 (5.26%) iOS Development
7 3 (5.26%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.51%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.51%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.51%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (56.14%) C#
2 28 (49.12%) Java
3 23 (40.35%) C
3 23 (40.35%) C++
4 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 19 (33.33%) PHP
5 18 (31.58%) Objective-C
6 14 (24.56%) Embedded C
6 14 (24.56%) Embedded C++
7 6 (10.53%) SQL
8 5 (8.77%) XAML
9 4 (7.02%) Python
10 1 (1.75%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) ISEB
2 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.32%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.51%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) BT
3 2 (3.51%) Apple
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco