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The median annual salary for a Graduate was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

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
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 39 84 166
Rank change year-on-year +45 +82 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 472 140 21
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 6.37% 3.11% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.07% 3.39% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 87 114 15
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,400 £19,550
25th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £20,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £34,000 £23,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.29% +47.83% -16.36%
75th Percentile £45,500 £37,500 £28,125
90th Percentile £61,000 - £31,750
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year - - +9.09%

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 6,675 4,132 3,485
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.13% 91.92% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,993 2,454 2,704
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,485 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,100
Median % change year-on-year - +10.86% -5.05%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,875 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Graduate in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Graduate in the East of England over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

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 28 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire 0 239 £37,500 +10.29% 19
Hertfordshire +49 105 £27,000 -22.86% 6
Essex +28 82 £38,000 +60.00% 4
Bedfordshire +21 43 £24,500 -14.04% 1
Norfolk +9 9 - - 2
Graduate
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, Graduate job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 405 (85.81%) Degree
2 238 (50.42%) Problem-Solving
3 208 (44.07%) Driving Licence
4 197 (41.74%) Finance
5 185 (39.19%) Marketing
6 180 (38.14%) Revenue Management
6 180 (38.14%) Cost Control
6 180 (38.14%) Conflict Management
6 180 (38.14%) Decision-Making
7 130 (27.54%) Software Engineering
8 102 (21.61%) Social Skills
9 93 (19.70%) Computer Science
10 76 (16.10%) Python
11 68 (14.41%) Mentoring
12 59 (12.50%) Wireless
12 59 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
13 58 (12.29%) JavaScript
14 56 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
15 49 (10.38%) Software Testing
16 47 (9.96%) DevOps
17 46 (9.75%) C#
18 41 (8.69%) Games
18 41 (8.69%) React
19 40 (8.47%) Agile
20 35 (7.42%) Test Automation
21 34 (7.20%) IoT
21 34 (7.20%) User Experience
21 34 (7.20%) Electronics
22 33 (6.99%) Scrum
22 33 (6.99%) JIRA

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 18 (3.81%) Confluence
1 18 (3.81%) IBM Domino
2 2 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (0.42%) SAS
2 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.21%) Site Server
Applications
1 6 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.08%) AWS
1 24 (5.08%) GCP
2 23 (4.87%) Azure
3 8 (1.69%) SaaS
4 2 (0.42%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (0.21%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.21%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 59 (12.50%) Wireless
2 15 (3.18%) Bluetooth
2 15 (3.18%) TCP/IP
2 15 (3.18%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (2.12%) Firewall
4 8 (1.69%) Internet
5 7 (1.48%) Broadband
6 1 (0.21%) IPv4
6 1 (0.21%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.06%) MySQL
3 4 (0.85%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.42%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.21%) Power BI
5 1 (0.21%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.21%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 33 (6.99%) JIRA
2 19 (4.03%) Selenium
2 19 (4.03%) TeamCity
3 18 (3.81%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.18%) ClearCase
4 15 (3.18%) CppUnit
4 15 (3.18%) Git (software)
4 15 (3.18%) GitLab
4 15 (3.18%) JUnit
5 8 (1.69%) Spinnaker
6 1 (0.21%) Appium
6 1 (0.21%) Calabash
6 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
General
1 197 (41.74%) Finance
2 185 (39.19%) Marketing
3 102 (21.61%) Social Skills
4 56 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (8.69%) Games
6 34 (7.20%) Electronics
7 24 (5.08%) Retail
8 22 (4.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 19 (4.03%) Public Speaking
9 19 (4.03%) Wearables
10 18 (3.81%) Automotive
11 13 (2.75%) Manufacturing
12 6 (1.27%) Organisational Skills
12 6 (1.27%) Public Sector
13 3 (0.64%) Advertising
14 2 (0.42%) Law
14 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.42%) Publishing
14 2 (0.42%) Tech for Good
15 1 (0.21%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (8.69%) React
2 22 (4.66%) AngularJS
3 12 (2.54%) .NET
4 5 (1.06%) CSS
4 5 (1.06%) HTML
4 5 (1.06%) Node.js
5 3 (0.64%) Spring
5 3 (0.64%) Spring Boot
6 2 (0.42%) REST
6 2 (0.42%) SOAP
6 2 (0.42%) Web Services
7 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (0.21%) Django
7 1 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.21%) Laravel
7 1 (0.21%) STL
7 1 (0.21%) Symfony
7 1 (0.21%) WCF
7 1 (0.21%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 208 (44.07%) Driving Licence
2 34 (7.20%) IoT
2 34 (7.20%) User Experience
3 31 (6.57%) Life Science
4 24 (5.08%) FPGA
5 19 (4.03%) Raspberry Pi
6 18 (3.81%) Industry 4.0
7 15 (3.18%) Embedded Systems
7 15 (3.18%) Smart Home
8 8 (1.69%) Cloud Native
8 8 (1.69%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.48%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.27%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.64%) Analytical Mindset
11 3 (0.64%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.42%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.42%) FMCG
12 2 (0.42%) Low-Code
12 2 (0.42%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.42%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.03%) Windows
2 12 (2.54%) Linux
3 5 (1.06%) Android
4 3 (0.64%) Unix
5 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (50.42%) Problem-Solving
2 180 (38.14%) Conflict Management
2 180 (38.14%) Cost Control
2 180 (38.14%) Decision-Making
2 180 (38.14%) Revenue Management
3 130 (27.54%) Software Engineering
4 93 (19.70%) Computer Science
5 68 (14.41%) Mentoring
6 49 (10.38%) Software Testing
7 47 (9.96%) DevOps
8 40 (8.47%) Agile
9 35 (7.42%) Test Automation
10 33 (6.99%) Scrum
11 28 (5.93%) Mathematics
12 22 (4.66%) Cybersecurity
13 20 (4.24%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (4.03%) Data Visualisation
14 19 (4.03%) Ethical Hacking
14 19 (4.03%) Test Scripting
14 19 (4.03%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 76 (16.10%) Python
2 58 (12.29%) JavaScript
3 46 (9.75%) C#
4 28 (5.93%) Java
5 23 (4.87%) Go
6 21 (4.45%) C++
7 19 (4.03%) ES6
8 17 (3.60%) C
9 7 (1.48%) MATLAB
10 5 (1.06%) SQL
11 2 (0.42%) PHP
11 2 (0.42%) R
12 1 (0.21%) Ruby
12 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 405 (85.81%) Degree
2 59 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (3.18%) Postgraduate
4 14 (2.97%) PhD
5 2 (0.42%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.21%) ISEB
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 20 (4.24%) Docker
2 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (3.18%) Terraform
2 8 (1.69%) Ansible
3 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (5.30%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.03%) IBM
2 19 (4.03%) McKesson
2 19 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (3.18%) Google
3 15 (3.18%) Perforce
4 8 (1.69%) Citrix
5 3 (0.64%) YouTube
6 1 (0.21%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.21%) SAP
6 1 (0.21%) VMware