The median annual salary for a Graduate was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 106 113
Rank change year-on-year +26 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 223 168 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.66% 2.47% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.76% 2.57% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 148 148 190
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year - +2.04%  

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 5931 6542 8017
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.26% 96.22% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4844 5548 6606
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +30 150 £27,500 - 25
Suffolk -9 21 £24,000 +2.12% 7
Norfolk +10 19 £25,000 +35.13%
Hertfordshire -25 14 £23,000 -8.00% 7
Essex 0 12 £23,250 -6.06% 5
Bedfordshire +18 7 £18,500 -17.77% 2
Graduate
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 214 (53.23%) Java
2 211 (52.49%) Degree
3 209 (51.99%) Mathematics
4 208 (51.74%) Computer Science
5 192 (47.76%) Software Engineering
6 144 (35.82%) Physics
7 141 (35.07%) Python
8 134 (33.33%) C#
9 132 (32.84%) C++
10 93 (23.13%) .NET
11 83 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
12 79 (19.65%) Computer Science Degree
13 73 (18.16%) Linux
14 65 (16.17%) OO
14 65 (16.17%) C
14 65 (16.17%) Machine Learning
15 54 (13.43%) PhD
16 51 (12.69%) Windows
16 51 (12.69%) JavaScript
17 50 (12.44%) Oracle
17 50 (12.44%) Numerate Degree
18 47 (11.69%) SQL
19 46 (11.44%) HTML
19 46 (11.44%) Agile Software Development
20 43 (10.70%) TDD
21 42 (10.45%) SQL Server
21 42 (10.45%) MATLAB
22 35 (8.71%) Algorithms
22 35 (8.71%) Firewall
23 33 (8.21%) 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 5 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.75%) Drupal
3 3 (0.75%) GlassFish
3 3 (0.75%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.50%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.50%) Confluence
4 2 (0.50%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.25%) CMS
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
1 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.49%) Office 365
4 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.75%) GitHub
5 1 (0.25%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.71%) Firewall
2 26 (6.47%) Internet
3 15 (3.73%) Wireless
4 13 (3.23%) Bluetooth
4 13 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (2.99%) Network Security
6 5 (1.24%) IMAP
6 5 (1.24%) SMTP
6 5 (1.24%) VoIP
7 1 (0.25%) DHCP
7 1 (0.25%) DNS
7 1 (0.25%) Modbus
7 1 (0.25%) Profibus
7 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.21%) MySQL
3 24 (5.97%) MongoDB
4 16 (3.98%) Big Data
5 15 (3.73%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.99%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.75%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.50%) GIS
10 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.25%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (0.25%) HBase
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.25%) QGIS
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (4.48%) Maven
2 17 (4.23%) Gradle
3 14 (3.48%) Visual Studio
4 11 (2.74%) Eclipse
5 10 (2.49%) Mercurial
6 9 (2.24%) NUnit
7 8 (1.99%) Moq
8 6 (1.49%) MSTest
8 6 (1.49%) Rhino Mocks
8 6 (1.49%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.24%) Git (software)
10 4 (1.00%) JIRA
10 4 (1.00%) Subversion
11 3 (0.75%) Ant
11 3 (0.75%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.50%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.25%) Hudson
General
1 31 (7.71%) Finance
2 10 (2.49%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.99%) French Language
4 7 (1.74%) Spanish Language
5 6 (1.49%) Games
6 5 (1.24%) Advertising
6 5 (1.24%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.50%) Electronics
7 2 (0.50%) Japanese Language
7 2 (0.50%) Legal
7 2 (0.50%) Local Government
7 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.25%) Automotive
8 1 (0.25%) Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Law
8 1 (0.25%) Marketing
8 1 (0.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (23.13%) .NET
2 46 (11.44%) HTML
3 33 (8.21%) ASP.NET
4 31 (7.71%) CSS
4 31 (7.71%) Spring
5 28 (6.97%) AngularJS
5 28 (6.97%) HTML5
6 22 (5.47%) jQuery
7 21 (5.22%) .NET Framework
8 20 (4.98%) Node.js
9 19 (4.73%) RESTful
10 18 (4.48%) Web Services
11 16 (3.98%) CSS3
12 15 (3.73%) Java EE
13 14 (3.48%) Apache Axis
13 14 (3.48%) J2EE
14 13 (3.23%) Natural Language Processing
14 13 (3.23%) POSIX
14 13 (3.23%) WCF
15 12 (2.99%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 208 (51.74%) Computer Science
2 83 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (8.71%) Algorithms
4 23 (5.72%) Augmented Reality
5 17 (4.23%) Internet of Things
6 14 (3.48%) 3D Printing
6 14 (3.48%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (1.74%) User Experience
8 6 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.49%) iPad
8 6 (1.49%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.00%) Social Media
10 3 (0.75%) iPhone
11 2 (0.50%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.50%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (0.50%) Fintech
11 2 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.50%) Smart Home
11 2 (0.50%) Xbox
12 1 (0.25%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 73 (18.16%) Linux
2 51 (12.69%) Windows
3 19 (4.73%) Android
4 18 (4.48%) Unix
5 10 (2.49%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.49%) Debian
6 8 (1.99%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (51.99%) Mathematics
2 192 (47.76%) Software Engineering
3 144 (35.82%) Physics
4 65 (16.17%) Machine Learning
4 65 (16.17%) OO
5 46 (11.44%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (10.70%) TDD
7 30 (7.46%) Scrum
8 29 (7.21%) Kanban
8 29 (7.21%) Project Management
8 29 (7.21%) Statistics
9 28 (6.97%) OOP
10 23 (5.72%) DevOps
11 21 (5.22%) Web Development
12 19 (4.73%) Knowledge Management
12 19 (4.73%) MVC
12 19 (4.73%) Technical Architecture
13 18 (4.48%) Bayesian Methods
14 17 (4.23%) Presales
15 16 (3.98%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 214 (53.23%) Java
2 141 (35.07%) Python
3 134 (33.33%) C#
4 132 (32.84%) C++
5 65 (16.17%) C
6 51 (12.69%) JavaScript
7 47 (11.69%) SQL
8 42 (10.45%) MATLAB
9 32 (7.96%) Perl
10 21 (5.22%) Ruby
11 9 (2.24%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.49%) Delphi
12 6 (1.49%) PHP
13 5 (1.24%) Assembly Language
13 5 (1.24%) Pascal
14 4 (1.00%) F#
15 3 (0.75%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.75%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.50%) Embedded C++
16 2 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 211 (52.49%) Degree
2 79 (19.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (13.43%) PhD
4 50 (12.44%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (2.74%) Security Cleared
6 10 (2.49%) ISEB
7 9 (2.24%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.00%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.25%) CCSA
9 1 (0.25%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.25%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.73%) QA
2 3 (0.75%) SLA
3 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (3.48%) Firmware
2 5 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 50 (12.44%) Oracle
2 17 (4.23%) Microsoft
3 7 (1.74%) JD Edwards
4 4 (1.00%) Google
5 3 (0.75%) Apple
5 3 (0.75%) VMware
6 2 (0.50%) Facebook
6 2 (0.50%) Twitter
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe
7 1 (0.25%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.25%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.25%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.25%) Computacenter
7 1 (0.25%) EMC
7 1 (0.25%) Epicor
7 1 (0.25%) ESRI
7 1 (0.25%) F5
7 1 (0.25%) Juniper
7 1 (0.25%) Sage
7 1 (0.25%) Sybase
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Salary: to £35k DOE
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Salary: £30000.00 per annum
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Salary: Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £21,000 to £22,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
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Salary: £21500 - £24000 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
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Salary: Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum excellent benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + bonuses + career progre
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Salary: Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Empiric
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Empiric
Salary: From £23,000 to £24,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 per annum
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Salary: £25000.00 per annum
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Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Prospects + Training
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
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Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: Benefits
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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