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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 31 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 45 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 7.09% 2.80% 3.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.15% 2.91% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 45 15 22
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £20,150
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
629 515 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 99.06% 96.08% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 585 391 616
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 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram 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 2 June 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
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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 +16 45 £22,500 -18.18% 3
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 48 (80.00%) C#
2 44 (73.33%) HTML
3 40 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 30 (50.00%) Java
5 27 (45.00%) .NET
6 24 (40.00%) OO
6 24 (40.00%) Games
6 24 (40.00%) Online Games
7 23 (38.33%) CSS
8 22 (36.67%) TDD
9 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
10 18 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (30.00%) Computer Science
11 17 (28.33%) jQuery
12 15 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
14 12 (20.00%) Degree
15 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (16.67%) VB.NET
16 10 (16.67%) C++
17 9 (15.00%) VB
17 9 (15.00%) VB6
17 9 (15.00%) Migration
18 7 (11.67%) Web Services
18 7 (11.67%) SQL
18 7 (11.67%) Selenium
18 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
19 6 (10.00%) Mobile App
19 6 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Selenium
2 6 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.33%) VisiBroker
General
1 24 (40.00%) Games
2 4 (6.67%) Electronics
3 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (73.33%) HTML
2 27 (45.00%) .NET
3 23 (38.33%) CSS
4 17 (28.33%) jQuery
5 15 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
7 7 (11.67%) Web Services
8 5 (8.33%) XML
9 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
10 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (3.33%) HTML5
10 2 (3.33%) CSS3
11 1 (1.67%) SOAP
11 1 (1.67%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (40.00%) Online Games
2 18 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.33%) Social Media
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.67%) Android
3 2 (3.33%) UNIX
3 2 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) OO
2 22 (36.67%) TDD
3 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.00%) Migration
5 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (8.33%) OOP
7 5 (8.33%) MVC
7 5 (8.33%) SDLC
7 5 (8.33%) Automation Testing
7 5 (8.33%) BDD
8 2 (3.33%) Scrum
8 2 (3.33%) Web Design
8 2 (3.33%) Document Management
8 2 (3.33%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.33%) Web Development
8 2 (3.33%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.33%) Test Management
8 2 (3.33%) Time Management
8 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 48 (80.00%) C#
2 40 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 30 (50.00%) Java
4 10 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 10 (16.67%) C++
5 9 (15.00%) VB
5 9 (15.00%) VB6
6 7 (11.67%) SQL
7 6 (10.00%) PHP
8 5 (8.33%) C
8 5 (8.33%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.67%) Ruby
9 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Degree
2 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Firmware
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.33%) VMware
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