The median annual salary for a Graduate was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
England / East of England
Rank 93 119 115
Rank change year-on-year +26 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 178 178 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.92% 2.42% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 2.52% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 137 141 152
Median salary £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.76% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  

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

IT Job Roles
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5858 7074 7236
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.05% 96.23% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4679 5707 5819
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Graduate in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +45 112 £30,000 +1.69% 30
Hertfordshire -13 28 £27,000 -15.62% 4
Essex +13 20 £24,000 - 2
Suffolk +8 10 £25,500 +24.39% 2
Bedfordshire +24 7 £21,500 -19.62% 1
Norfolk - 1 £25,000 - 4
Graduate
England

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 237 (62.53%) Degree
2 195 (51.45%) Computer Science
3 165 (43.54%) Java
4 160 (42.22%) Mathematics
5 143 (37.73%) C#
6 112 (29.55%) .NET
7 110 (29.02%) Software Engineering
8 108 (28.50%) C++
9 85 (22.43%) Physics
10 82 (21.64%) Python
11 67 (17.68%) Linux
12 66 (17.41%) ASP.NET
13 63 (16.62%) Agile Software Development
14 61 (16.09%) Windows
15 60 (15.83%) HTML
16 58 (15.30%) JavaScript
17 51 (13.46%) OO
18 49 (12.93%) C
19 48 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
20 44 (11.61%) MVC
21 39 (10.29%) CSS
21 39 (10.29%) PhD
21 39 (10.29%) TDD
22 36 (9.50%) Finance
23 33 (8.71%) SQL
23 33 (8.71%) SQL Server
23 33 (8.71%) RESTful
24 30 (7.92%) Spring
24 30 (7.92%) .NET Framework
24 30 (7.92%) Firewall

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.53%) CMS
3 2 (0.53%) Drupal
3 2 (0.53%) SAS
3 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.26%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.26%) JBoss
4 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.11%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.06%) MS Office
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.26%) InDesign
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.58%) Office 365
3 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.79%) GitHub
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.92%) Firewall
2 26 (6.86%) Internet
3 16 (4.22%) Network Security
4 11 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (2.64%) Bluetooth
5 10 (2.64%) Wireless
6 5 (1.32%) HTTP
6 5 (1.32%) IMAP
6 5 (1.32%) SMTP
6 5 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.32%) VoIP
7 3 (0.79%) DHCP
7 3 (0.79%) DNS
7 3 (0.79%) VPN
8 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.71%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.86%) NoSQL
3 17 (4.49%) Big Data
4 12 (3.17%) MySQL
5 11 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (1.58%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.06%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.26%) DTS
9 1 (0.26%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.26%) GIS
9 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (5.28%) Gradle
1 20 (5.28%) Maven
2 12 (3.17%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.90%) NUnit
4 10 (2.64%) Moq
5 9 (2.37%) MSTest
5 9 (2.37%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (2.11%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.58%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.79%) JIRA
9 3 (0.79%) Subversion
10 2 (0.53%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.26%) JUnit
11 1 (0.26%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.26%) Mockito
11 1 (0.26%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.26%) Selenium
General
1 36 (9.50%) Finance
2 13 (3.43%) Games
3 11 (2.90%) Automotive
3 11 (2.90%) French Language
4 8 (2.11%) Japanese Language
5 7 (1.85%) Spanish Language
6 5 (1.32%) Italian Language
6 5 (1.32%) Marketing
7 4 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.79%) Billing
9 2 (0.53%) Advertising
9 2 (0.53%) Banking
9 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.53%) Legal
9 2 (0.53%) Local Government
9 2 (0.53%) Retail
10 1 (0.26%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (29.55%) .NET
2 66 (17.41%) ASP.NET
3 60 (15.83%) HTML
4 39 (10.29%) CSS
5 33 (8.71%) RESTful
6 30 (7.92%) .NET Framework
6 30 (7.92%) Spring
7 26 (6.86%) HTML5
8 25 (6.60%) WCF
9 24 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (5.54%) ASP.NET Web API
10 21 (5.54%) Web Services
11 20 (5.28%) WPF
12 18 (4.75%) Entity Framework
13 15 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 15 (3.96%) CSS3
14 13 (3.43%) AngularJS
15 10 (2.64%) jQuery
15 10 (2.64%) POSIX
16 9 (2.37%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 195 (51.45%) Computer Science
2 48 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (7.92%) Algorithms
4 17 (4.49%) Internet of Things
5 14 (3.69%) User Experience
6 11 (2.90%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (2.11%) Social Media
8 7 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.85%) Xbox
9 6 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.32%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.32%) iPad
11 4 (1.06%) Augmented Reality
11 4 (1.06%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.79%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.79%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.53%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.53%) Cyber Defence
13 2 (0.53%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 67 (17.68%) Linux
2 61 (16.09%) Windows
3 24 (6.33%) Unix
4 16 (4.22%) Android
4 16 (4.22%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.37%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.26%) Debian
7 1 (0.26%) Fedora
7 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (42.22%) Mathematics
2 110 (29.02%) Software Engineering
3 85 (22.43%) Physics
4 63 (16.62%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (13.46%) OO
6 44 (11.61%) MVC
7 39 (10.29%) TDD
8 28 (7.39%) OOP
9 27 (7.12%) Project Management
10 25 (6.60%) Machine Learning
10 25 (6.60%) Scrum
10 25 (6.60%) Web Development
11 20 (5.28%) Web Application Development
12 18 (4.75%) Multithreading
13 17 (4.49%) BDD
14 15 (3.96%) Kanban
15 14 (3.69%) Dependency Injection
16 13 (3.43%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (3.43%) MVVM
17 11 (2.90%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 165 (43.54%) Java
2 143 (37.73%) C#
3 108 (28.50%) C++
4 82 (21.64%) Python
5 58 (15.30%) JavaScript
6 49 (12.93%) C
7 33 (8.71%) SQL
8 27 (7.12%) MATLAB
9 21 (5.54%) Perl
10 16 (4.22%) Ruby
11 7 (1.85%) PHP
12 6 (1.58%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.32%) F#
14 4 (1.06%) Assembly Language
14 4 (1.06%) Delphi
14 4 (1.06%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.06%) Pascal
14 4 (1.06%) XAML
15 2 (0.53%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 237 (62.53%) Degree
2 39 (10.29%) PhD
3 3 (0.79%) CCSA
3 3 (0.79%) JNCIA
3 3 (0.79%) JNCIS
3 3 (0.79%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.53%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.26%) CIMA
5 1 (0.26%) ISEB
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.17%) QA
2 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (2.64%) Firmware
2 5 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.32%) Kibana
Vendors
1 27 (7.12%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.37%) Oracle
3 5 (1.32%) Adobe
3 5 (1.32%) Google
4 4 (1.06%) Blue Coat
4 4 (1.06%) CheckPoint
4 4 (1.06%) F5
4 4 (1.06%) Juniper
4 4 (1.06%) VMware
5 3 (0.79%) Apple
5 3 (0.79%) Computacenter
6 2 (0.53%) Facebook
6 2 (0.53%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.53%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (0.53%) Twitter
7 1 (0.26%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco
7 1 (0.26%) ESRI
7 1 (0.26%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.26%) Sybase
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Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £21,000 to £22,000 per annum benefits inc pension & share ownersh
Posted: Yesterday
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ECM Selection
Salary: £35,000 to £65,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Thetford, Norfolk
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + benefits + training + career progr
Posted: 4 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: DoE - £28k to £40k
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum pension + gym + 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maldon, Essex
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £18,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum bonus + health + pension + life insu
Posted: 4 days ago
Haverhill, Suffolk
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, health
Posted: 6 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maldon, Essex
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Top Prospects, Benefits and Perks
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £highly competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £28000 - £32000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Origami Energy
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago