The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 82 88 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 33 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.53% 1.57% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 1.61% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27 19 30
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,880 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
Graduate
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Sussex 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
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1253 1179 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.24% 97.52% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 1033 956
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Graduate
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Graduate Salary Trend in West Sussex

Graduate
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Crawley -1 11 £22,500 -1.09%
Gatwick 0 10 £23,750 -1.04%
Haywards Heath +6 3 £19,880 -0.60%
Horsham +1 2 £22,250 -11.00%
Billingshurst - 1 £21,000 -
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 38 (48.10%) Degree
2 35 (44.30%) Java
3 32 (40.51%) Software Engineering
4 28 (35.44%) SQL
5 24 (30.38%) Computer Science
6 21 (26.58%) MySQL
6 21 (26.58%) Apache
7 19 (24.05%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (21.52%) SAS
9 16 (20.25%) Linux
9 16 (20.25%) Finance
9 16 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (18.99%) Web Development
10 15 (18.99%) JavaScript
11 14 (17.72%) Tomcat
11 14 (17.72%) Red Hat
11 14 (17.72%) Mathematics
11 14 (17.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (17.72%) RabbitMQ
12 13 (16.46%) Telecoms
13 12 (15.19%) Ajax
13 12 (15.19%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (13.92%) C++
14 11 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (12.66%) MVC
15 10 (12.66%) HTML
15 10 (12.66%) CSS
15 10 (12.66%) Time Management
16 9 (11.39%) Web Services
16 9 (11.39%) Statistical Analysis

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 21 (26.58%) Apache
2 17 (21.52%) SAS
3 14 (17.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Office
2 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.27%) MS Project
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) 3G
1 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.58%) MySQL
2 12 (15.19%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.13%) Games
4 4 (5.06%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.72%) RabbitMQ
2 12 (15.19%) Ajax
3 10 (12.66%) HTML
3 10 (12.66%) CSS
4 9 (11.39%) Web Services
5 7 (8.86%) .NET
5 7 (8.86%) JSP
5 7 (8.86%) Servlets
6 6 (7.59%) jQuery
7 5 (6.33%) Laravel
7 5 (6.33%) Symfony
7 5 (6.33%) CakePHP
8 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.53%) WCF
9 2 (2.53%) WPF
9 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.27%) Spring
10 1 (1.27%) Spring MVC
10 1 (1.27%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.38%) Computer Science
2 16 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (17.72%) Mathematics
4 7 (8.86%) Data Integration
4 7 (8.86%) GIS
5 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.53%) iPad
5 2 (2.53%) iPhone
5 2 (2.53%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.27%) User Experience
6 1 (1.27%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.25%) Linux
2 14 (17.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.06%) Android
4 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.53%) Windows
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.51%) Software Engineering
2 19 (24.05%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (18.99%) Web Development
4 11 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.66%) MVC
5 10 (12.66%) Time Management
6 9 (11.39%) Statistical Analysis
7 8 (10.13%) OOD
7 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.86%) UML
9 4 (5.06%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (3.80%) Validation
10 3 (3.80%) Configuration Management
11 2 (2.53%) ERP
11 2 (2.53%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (2.53%) Patch Management
12 1 (1.27%) System Testing
12 1 (1.27%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1 (1.27%) Test Scripting
12 1 (1.27%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.30%) Java
2 28 (35.44%) SQL
3 15 (18.99%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.92%) C++
5 7 (8.86%) C#
6 5 (6.33%) PHP
7 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.27%) R
8 1 (1.27%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.27%) XPath
8 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.27%) C
8 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.27%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 38 (48.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Firmware
2 2 (2.53%) Terminal Services
2 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) Red Hat
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.80%) Progress
4 2 (2.53%) McAfee
4 2 (2.53%) Sophos
4 2 (2.53%) Citrix
4 2 (2.53%) Avaya
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle
5 1 (1.27%) HP