The median annual salary for a Graduate was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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

Graduate
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 38 40
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 4 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 2.42% 4.66% 5.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 4.80% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 25
Median salary £23,000 £19,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.94% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £19,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £23,950 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich. 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
Ipswich
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 162 375 449
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 98.18% 97.15% 98.90%
Number of salaries quoted 147 342 388
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Ipswich

Graduate
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Ipswich

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Ipswich region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) OOP
3 5 (41.67%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) Games
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) HTML5
3 5 (41.67%) CSS3
3 5 (41.67%) Xbox
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Finance
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (8.33%) .NET
6 1 (8.33%) Unix
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) CSS3
2 5 (41.67%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Xbox
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Pricing Data
3 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) OOP
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft