Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £28,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Graduate
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 81 128
Rank change year-on-year +16 +47 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 485 445 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.02% 3.39% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.16% 3.51% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 368 436 340
East of England median annual salary £28,500 £25,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.00% +4.17% +2.13%
10th Percentile £21,000 £19,750 £19,250
90th Percentile £37,750 £37,500 £33,000
England median annual salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +2.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11657 12674 14813
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.48% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9570 10516 12291
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Graduate in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in the East of England

Graduate
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the East of England.

Salary trend for Graduate in the East of England

Graduate
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in the East of England

Graduate
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the East of England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +1 315 £30,000 +9.09% 30
Hertfordshire -9 87 £26,000 +10.64% 7
Suffolk 0 42 £25,000 +4.17% 2
Essex +19 27 £24,000 - 3
Bedfordshire +24 8 £22,500 -10.00% 2
Norfolk -5 6 £27,500 +1.85%
Graduate
England

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 East of England region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 291 (60.00%) Degree
2 268 (55.26%) Computer Science
3 254 (52.37%) Software Engineering
4 225 (46.39%) Java
5 215 (44.33%) Mathematics
6 181 (37.32%) Python
7 166 (34.23%) C++
8 152 (31.34%) C#
9 143 (29.48%) Physics
10 109 (22.47%) Linux
11 105 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
12 104 (21.44%) JavaScript
13 102 (21.03%) C
14 98 (20.21%) HTML
15 97 (20.00%) OO
16 85 (17.53%) Windows
17 83 (17.11%) CSS
18 82 (16.91%) SQL
19 71 (14.64%) Analytical Skills
19 71 (14.64%) Algorithms
19 71 (14.64%) Computer Science Degree
20 62 (12.78%) TDD
21 61 (12.58%) Machine Learning
22 58 (11.96%) .NET
23 56 (11.55%) MATLAB
24 45 (9.28%) OOP
25 44 (9.07%) HTML5
26 42 (8.66%) Web Development
27 40 (8.25%) jQuery
28 37 (7.63%) MySQL

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (1.65%) JBoss
3 7 (1.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.41%) Apache
4 2 (0.41%) K2 blackpearl
4 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.21%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.21%) CMS
5 1 (0.21%) Confluence
5 1 (0.21%) Drupal
5 1 (0.21%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.21%) IIS
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.03%) XMetaL
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.06%) GitHub
3 8 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.41%) SaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.09%) Internet
2 11 (2.27%) Firewall
2 11 (2.27%) Wireless
3 9 (1.86%) Bluetooth
4 6 (1.24%) Hyperconnected
4 6 (1.24%) Network Security
5 5 (1.03%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.21%) FTP
6 1 (0.21%) Modbus
6 1 (0.21%) Profibus
6 1 (0.21%) SMS
6 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.63%) MySQL
2 24 (4.95%) Relational Database
3 15 (3.09%) SQL Server
4 9 (1.86%) GIS
5 7 (1.44%) Big Data
5 7 (1.44%) Redis
6 5 (1.03%) HBase
6 5 (1.03%) MarkLogic
6 5 (1.03%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.03%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.21%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 23 (4.74%) Mercurial
2 15 (3.09%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.47%) Visual Studio
4 10 (2.06%) Moq
4 10 (2.06%) NUnit
5 7 (1.44%) Eclipse
6 6 (1.24%) Maven
6 6 (1.24%) MSTest
6 6 (1.24%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (1.03%) JUnit
8 4 (0.82%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.62%) Subversion
10 2 (0.41%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.41%) JIRA
11 1 (0.21%) Ant
11 1 (0.21%) Calabash
11 1 (0.21%) Gradle
11 1 (0.21%) Mockito
11 1 (0.21%) Selenium
General
1 24 (4.95%) Electronics
1 24 (4.95%) Finance
2 20 (4.12%) Marketing
3 19 (3.92%) Games
4 10 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (2.06%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.65%) Retail
6 5 (1.03%) Advertising
6 5 (1.03%) Publishing
7 4 (0.82%) French Language
8 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.41%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (20.21%) HTML
2 83 (17.11%) CSS
3 58 (11.96%) .NET
4 44 (9.07%) HTML5
5 40 (8.25%) jQuery
6 36 (7.42%) CSS3
7 31 (6.39%) ASP.NET
8 27 (5.57%) Spring
9 18 (3.71%) J2EE
10 17 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (2.89%) AngularJS
12 12 (2.47%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (2.27%) Apache Axis
13 11 (2.27%) Node.js
14 9 (1.86%) .NET Framework
14 9 (1.86%) XML
15 8 (1.65%) Swing
16 7 (1.44%) WCF
16 7 (1.44%) XSLT
17 6 (1.24%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 268 (55.26%) Computer Science
2 71 (14.64%) Algorithms
2 71 (14.64%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (7.42%) Augmented Reality
4 20 (4.12%) Data Structures
5 14 (2.89%) Analytical Mindset
5 14 (2.89%) User Experience
5 14 (2.89%) Xbox
6 11 (2.27%) 3D Printing
7 7 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (1.44%) Robotics
8 6 (1.24%) Internet of Things
9 5 (1.03%) CUDA
9 5 (1.03%) GPGPU
9 5 (1.03%) Life Science
9 5 (1.03%) Semantic Web
9 5 (1.03%) Social Media
10 4 (0.82%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (0.82%) Animation
11 3 (0.62%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 109 (22.47%) Linux
2 85 (17.53%) Windows
3 29 (5.98%) Android
4 23 (4.74%) Debian
5 17 (3.51%) Unix
6 12 (2.47%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (1.03%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.41%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.21%) AIX
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (52.37%) Software Engineering
2 215 (44.33%) Mathematics
3 143 (29.48%) Physics
4 105 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (20.00%) OO
6 62 (12.78%) TDD
7 61 (12.58%) Machine Learning
8 45 (9.28%) OOP
9 42 (8.66%) Web Development
10 37 (7.63%) Computer Vision
11 36 (7.42%) Multithreading
12 33 (6.80%) Project Management
13 30 (6.19%) MVC
13 30 (6.19%) Statistics
14 28 (5.77%) SDLC
15 25 (5.15%) Android Development
15 25 (5.15%) Bayesian Methods
16 24 (4.95%) Validation
17 23 (4.74%) Logistics
17 23 (4.74%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 225 (46.39%) Java
2 181 (37.32%) Python
3 166 (34.23%) C++
4 152 (31.34%) C#
5 104 (21.44%) JavaScript
6 102 (21.03%) C
7 82 (16.91%) SQL
8 56 (11.55%) MATLAB
9 24 (4.95%) Embedded C
9 24 (4.95%) PHP
10 17 (3.51%) Perl
11 13 (2.68%) Embedded C++
12 9 (1.86%) Objective-C
13 8 (1.65%) Ruby
14 7 (1.44%) Apple Swift
14 7 (1.44%) TypeScript
15 6 (1.24%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.24%) R
16 5 (1.03%) Assembly Language
16 5 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 291 (60.00%) Degree
2 71 (14.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (7.63%) Numerate Degree
4 36 (7.42%) PhD
5 14 (2.89%) ISEB
6 9 (1.86%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.82%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.82%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.82%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) CIMA
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.03%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.03%) Docker
2 2 (0.41%) Firmware
2 2 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.44%) Consul
1 7 (1.44%) Graphite
Vendors
1 34 (7.01%) Oracle
2 11 (2.27%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.03%) Dell
3 5 (1.03%) HP
4 3 (0.62%) Google
4 3 (0.62%) Intel
4 3 (0.62%) NVIDIA
4 3 (0.62%) SOTI
5 2 (0.41%) Rackspace
5 2 (0.41%) SAP
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe
6 1 (0.21%) Citrix
6 1 (0.21%) EMC
6 1 (0.21%) Epicor
6 1 (0.21%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.21%) Sage
6 1 (0.21%) VMware
6 1 (0.21%) Xamarin