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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 72 92 71
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 36 20 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.03% 1.47% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 1.52% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 37
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,976 £20,500 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £25,900 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1157 1312 1356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.39% 96.54% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1030 1186 1129
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 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
Horsham +11 14 £26,500 +13.97%
Haywards Heath +4 13 £20,000 -14.89%
Crawley +8 8 £26,500 +29.26%
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 44 (64.71%) Degree
2 31 (45.59%) Software Engineering
3 30 (44.12%) Java
4 28 (41.18%) Computer Science
5 24 (35.29%) SQL
6 23 (33.82%) Web Development
7 20 (29.41%) Finance
7 20 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (25.00%) Apache
9 17 (25.00%) SAS
9 17 (25.00%) MySQL
10 16 (23.53%) Mathematics
11 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
12 13 (19.12%) JSP
12 13 (19.12%) Servlets
12 13 (19.12%) UML
12 13 (19.12%) GIS
12 13 (19.12%) Ajax
13 12 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (16.18%) C++
14 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (14.71%) Games
15 10 (14.71%) Web Services
15 10 (14.71%) OOD
15 10 (14.71%) Statistical Analysis
15 10 (14.71%) Unit Testing
16 9 (13.24%) Time Management
16 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
17 7 (10.29%) Data Integration

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 17 (25.00%) Apache
1 17 (25.00%) SAS
2 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.41%) MS Project
2 3 (4.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.00%) MySQL
2 12 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 20 (29.41%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Games
3 4 (5.88%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) JSP
1 13 (19.12%) Servlets
1 13 (19.12%) Ajax
2 10 (14.71%) Web Services
3 6 (8.82%) J2EE
4 5 (7.35%) .NET
5 4 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 18 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (23.53%) Mathematics
4 13 (19.12%) GIS
5 7 (10.29%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.94%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.47%) FMCG
7 1 (1.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) Android
2 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (45.59%) Software Engineering
2 23 (33.82%) Web Development
3 20 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (19.12%) UML
5 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (14.71%) Statistical Analysis
6 10 (14.71%) OOD
6 10 (14.71%) Unit Testing
7 9 (13.24%) Time Management
8 4 (5.88%) MVC
8 4 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (4.41%) Validation
9 3 (4.41%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.41%) Project Management
9 3 (4.41%) System Testing
9 3 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.41%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 2 (2.94%) ITIL V3
10 2 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (2.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.12%) Java
2 24 (35.29%) SQL
3 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.18%) C++
5 6 (8.82%) C#
6 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.47%) R
Qualifications
1 44 (64.71%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Firmware
2 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.41%) Progress