Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 119 129
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 87 97 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.98% 2.18% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 2.24% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 82 119 113
Hertfordshire median annual salary £26,000 £23,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.64% -6.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £21,000 £19,750 £20,250
90th Percentile £33,250 £37,500 £33,600
East of England median annual salary £28,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year +14.00% +4.17% +2.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 4258 4323 5217
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 97.12% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3611 3609 4295
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,800
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Hertfordshire

Graduate
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Hertfordshire

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

Salary histogram for Graduate in Hertfordshire

Graduate
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Hertfordshire 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
Bishop's Stortford - 20 £26,000 - 1
Watford -6 12 £26,250 +19.32%
Hemel Hempstead +6 9 £25,000 - 1
St Albans -27 8 £38,750 +10.71%
Hertford -10 7 £22,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -11 6 £22,000 -
Hoddesdon - 6 £30,000 -
Ware -1 5 £22,000 -
Harpenden +12 3 - -
Letchworth -3 3 £24,000 +11.63% 1
Stevenage +2 2 £27,000 -
Hatfield -2 2 £24,000 +6.67% 2
Tring - 1 £27,500 -
Broxbourne - 1 £22,500 -
Graduate
East of England

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 49 (56.32%) Computer Science
2 44 (50.57%) Degree
3 37 (42.53%) SQL
4 32 (36.78%) Software Engineering
5 31 (35.63%) HTML
6 30 (34.48%) Java
7 25 (28.74%) Windows
8 23 (26.44%) JavaScript
8 23 (26.44%) .NET
8 23 (26.44%) C#
8 23 (26.44%) CSS
9 21 (24.14%) Computer Science Degree
10 19 (21.84%) Python
10 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (21.84%) Mathematics
11 15 (17.24%) jQuery
12 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (14.94%) MVC
13 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET
13 12 (13.79%) AngularJS
14 11 (12.64%) RabbitMQ
14 11 (12.64%) Oracle
15 10 (11.49%) NUnit
15 10 (11.49%) Moq
16 9 (10.34%) SDLC
16 9 (10.34%) Perl
17 8 (9.20%) Swing
17 8 (9.20%) Internet
17 8 (9.20%) .NET Framework
17 8 (9.20%) TDD

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 7 (8.05%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.30%) Apache
2 2 (2.30%) JBoss
2 2 (2.30%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.30%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.15%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (1.15%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.30%) GitHub
3 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.20%) Internet
2 6 (6.90%) Hyperconnected
3 1 (1.15%) Firewall
3 1 (1.15%) FTP
3 1 (1.15%) Modbus
3 1 (1.15%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) Redis
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Moq
1 10 (11.49%) NUnit
2 6 (6.90%) MSTest
2 6 (6.90%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (4.60%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.30%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.15%) JUnit
5 1 (1.15%) Selenium
General
1 4 (4.60%) Marketing
2 3 (3.45%) Advertising
3 2 (2.30%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.30%) Finance
4 1 (1.15%) Electronics
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (35.63%) HTML
2 23 (26.44%) .NET
2 23 (26.44%) CSS
3 15 (17.24%) jQuery
4 12 (13.79%) AngularJS
4 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET
5 11 (12.64%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (9.20%) .NET Framework
6 8 (9.20%) Swing
7 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 6 (6.90%) Castle Windsor
8 6 (6.90%) Ninject
8 6 (6.90%) Spring.NET
8 6 (6.90%) Unity DI Container
8 6 (6.90%) WCF
8 6 (6.90%) WinForms
8 6 (6.90%) WPF
9 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (56.32%) Computer Science
2 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (6.90%) User Experience
4 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.30%) iPad
6 1 (1.15%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.15%) LPAR
6 1 (1.15%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.74%) Windows
2 5 (5.75%) Linux
3 3 (3.45%) Unix
4 2 (2.30%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.30%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.15%) AIX
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.78%) Software Engineering
2 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.84%) Mathematics
3 13 (14.94%) MVC
4 9 (10.34%) SDLC
5 8 (9.20%) TDD
6 7 (8.05%) DevOps
6 7 (8.05%) Scrum
6 7 (8.05%) Web Design
6 7 (8.05%) Web Development
7 6 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (6.90%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (6.90%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (6.90%) Kanban
7 6 (6.90%) MVVM
7 6 (6.90%) Web Application Development
8 5 (5.75%) Document Management
9 4 (4.60%) Microservices
9 4 (4.60%) OO
10 3 (3.45%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 37 (42.53%) SQL
2 30 (34.48%) Java
3 23 (26.44%) C#
3 23 (26.44%) JavaScript
4 19 (21.84%) Python
5 9 (10.34%) Perl
6 7 (8.05%) TypeScript
7 5 (5.75%) C
7 5 (5.75%) C++
8 4 (4.60%) PHP
9 3 (3.45%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.30%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.15%) Delphi
11 1 (1.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 44 (50.57%) Degree
2 21 (24.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.60%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) Consul
1 7 (8.05%) Graphite
Vendors
1 11 (12.64%) Oracle
2 3 (3.45%) Google
2 3 (3.45%) SOTI
3 1 (1.15%) Adobe
3 1 (1.15%) EMC
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft