The median annual salary for a Graduate was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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 / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 141 204
Rank change year-on-year +2 +63  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 338 423 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.34% 2.29% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 2.36% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 294 398 294
Median salary £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £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 South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 13973 17912 20759
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.60% 96.94% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11705 15216 16890
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in the South East

Graduate
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Graduate in the South East

Graduate
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in the South East

Graduate
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the South East 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
Berkshire +64 89 £25,500 -1.92% 10
Oxfordshire +38 71 £28,000 +5.66% 10
Hampshire +11 70 £25,000 +2.04% 6
Buckinghamshire +14 43 £23,000 -8.00% 4
Surrey -37 34 £25,000 -9.90% 10
East Sussex -1 19 £25,000 +4.16% 3
West Sussex -18 16 £26,500 +6.00% 3
Kent -16 7 £30,000 +39.53% 4
Middlesex +4 1 £22,000 +10.00%
Graduate
England

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

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 South East region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 371 (66.01%) Degree
2 250 (44.48%) Computer Science
3 206 (36.65%) C#
4 166 (29.54%) Java
5 160 (28.47%) Software Engineering
6 152 (27.05%) C++
7 149 (26.51%) JavaScript
8 138 (24.56%) .NET
9 118 (21.00%) HTML
10 109 (19.40%) CSS
11 106 (18.86%) Linux
12 98 (17.44%) SQL
13 97 (17.26%) C
14 95 (16.90%) Windows
15 94 (16.73%) Mathematics
16 91 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
17 89 (15.84%) Computer Science Degree
18 86 (15.30%) Microsoft
19 76 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
20 74 (13.17%) SQL Server
21 72 (12.81%) MVC
22 70 (12.46%) OO
23 61 (10.85%) ASP.NET
24 56 (9.96%) Web Development
25 54 (9.61%) OOP
25 54 (9.61%) Python
26 48 (8.54%) Finance
27 47 (8.36%) Physics
28 41 (7.30%) PHP
29 40 (7.12%) XML

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (1.78%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.89%) CMS
2 5 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (0.89%) IIS
2 5 (0.89%) SAS
2 5 (0.89%) Tomcat
2 5 (0.89%) Umbraco
3 4 (0.71%) ArcGIS
3 4 (0.71%) JBoss
4 3 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.53%) Drupal
4 3 (0.53%) Hubot
4 3 (0.53%) Moodle
4 3 (0.53%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.53%) WordPress
5 2 (0.36%) Confluence
5 2 (0.36%) Jetty
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 33 (5.87%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (5.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.25%) Maple
5 6 (1.07%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (1.07%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.71%) Camtasia
6 4 (0.71%) FrameMaker
6 4 (0.71%) RoboHelp
7 3 (0.53%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (0.53%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.53%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.53%) Simulink
7 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) SAP CAR
1 2 (0.36%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.18%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.18%) Magento
2 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.18%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.42%) SaaS
3 6 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.07%) Office 365
4 4 (0.71%) AdWords
4 4 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.53%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.36%) GitHub
6 2 (0.36%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.02%) Internet
2 8 (1.42%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.07%) Firewall
4 4 (0.71%) Kerberos
4 4 (0.71%) LAN
4 4 (0.71%) WAN
5 3 (0.53%) DHCP
5 3 (0.53%) DNS
5 3 (0.53%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.53%) LTE
5 3 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.36%) AMQP
6 2 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.36%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (0.36%) FTP
6 2 (0.36%) HTTP
6 2 (0.36%) Network Security
6 2 (0.36%) NFC
6 2 (0.36%) Wireless
7 1 (0.18%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (13.17%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.52%) MySQL
3 22 (3.91%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.67%) Big Data
5 11 (1.96%) MS Access
6 7 (1.25%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.07%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (0.89%) Data Mining
8 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.71%) GIS
9 4 (0.71%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.53%) Redis
11 2 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.36%) QGIS
11 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (4.63%) Git (software)
2 18 (3.20%) Visual Studio
3 15 (2.67%) Subversion
4 14 (2.49%) Bugzilla
4 14 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (2.14%) Trac
6 9 (1.60%) Selenium
7 7 (1.25%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.25%) JIRA
7 7 (1.25%) LabVIEW
7 7 (1.25%) Maven
7 7 (1.25%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.25%) Xcode
8 6 (1.07%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.71%) NUnit
10 3 (0.53%) JMeter
10 3 (0.53%) JUnit
10 3 (0.53%) Mocha
10 3 (0.53%) Moq
10 3 (0.53%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 48 (8.54%) Finance
2 40 (7.12%) Telecoms
3 29 (5.16%) Marketing
4 28 (4.98%) Electronics
5 17 (3.02%) Games
6 13 (2.31%) Retail
7 12 (2.14%) Advertising
8 10 (1.78%) Legal
9 5 (0.89%) Banking
9 5 (0.89%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.71%) Automotive
10 4 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.53%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.53%) Military
12 2 (0.36%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) Law
13 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (24.56%) .NET
2 118 (21.00%) HTML
3 109 (19.40%) CSS
4 61 (10.85%) ASP.NET
5 40 (7.12%) XML
6 38 (6.76%) Web Services
7 37 (6.58%) jQuery
8 34 (6.05%) AngularJS
9 30 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (4.63%) Spring
11 23 (4.09%) .NET Framework
12 22 (3.91%) Ajax
13 19 (3.38%) HTML5
13 19 (3.38%) WCF
14 17 (3.02%) Hibernate
15 16 (2.85%) XSLT
16 14 (2.49%) ASP.NET Web API
17 13 (2.31%) CSS3
17 13 (2.31%) WPF
18 12 (2.14%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 250 (44.48%) Computer Science
2 76 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.45%) Algorithms
4 22 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (3.20%) Social Media
6 13 (2.31%) Mobile App
7 12 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (1.78%) User Experience
9 9 (1.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 8 (1.42%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.07%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (0.89%) VHDL
13 4 (0.71%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.71%) Fintech
13 4 (0.71%) Life Science
13 4 (0.71%) PMI
14 3 (0.53%) Internet of Things
14 3 (0.53%) iPad
14 3 (0.53%) SCORM
14 3 (0.53%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 106 (18.86%) Linux
2 95 (16.90%) Windows
3 26 (4.63%) VxWorks
4 23 (4.09%) Unix
5 17 (3.02%) Android
6 15 (2.67%) Apple iOS
7 12 (2.14%) Windows Server
8 11 (1.96%) Mac OS
9 10 (1.78%) Windows 8
9 10 (1.78%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.71%) Solaris
11 2 (0.36%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.36%) CentOS
11 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (28.47%) Software Engineering
2 94 (16.73%) Mathematics
3 91 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (12.81%) MVC
5 70 (12.46%) OO
6 56 (9.96%) Web Development
7 54 (9.61%) OOP
8 47 (8.36%) Physics
9 36 (6.41%) Software Testing
10 34 (6.05%) TDD
11 32 (5.69%) Mentoring
12 30 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (5.34%) Scrum
13 29 (5.16%) Cybersecurity
14 28 (4.98%) SDLC
15 25 (4.45%) Front End Development
16 23 (4.09%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (4.09%) SOA
17 16 (2.85%) Microservices
17 16 (2.85%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 206 (36.65%) C#
2 166 (29.54%) Java
3 152 (27.05%) C++
4 149 (26.51%) JavaScript
5 98 (17.44%) SQL
6 97 (17.26%) C
7 54 (9.61%) Python
8 41 (7.30%) PHP
9 31 (5.52%) Shell Script
10 29 (5.16%) VB.NET
11 24 (4.27%) MATLAB
12 13 (2.31%) TypeScript
13 12 (2.14%) Objective-C
14 10 (1.78%) Ruby
14 10 (1.78%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.42%) VB
16 6 (1.07%) R
17 4 (0.71%) F#
17 4 (0.71%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 371 (66.01%) Degree
2 89 (15.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (6.94%) PhD
4 37 (6.58%) Security Cleared
5 27 (4.80%) DV Cleared
6 13 (2.31%) Master's Degree
7 12 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.96%) HND
9 10 (1.78%) GNVQ
10 8 (1.42%) A+ Certification
11 5 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
11 5 (0.89%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.71%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.71%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.36%) CCNA
13 2 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.18%) CHECK Team Member
14 1 (0.18%) HNC
14 1 (0.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.49%) QA
2 10 (1.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 27 (4.80%) Virtual Machines
1 27 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.71%) Docker
4 1 (0.18%) Firmware
4 1 (0.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 28 (4.98%) Ansible
2 5 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.71%) Kibana
4 3 (0.53%) SCCM
5 2 (0.36%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.36%) Puppet
5 2 (0.36%) Salt
Vendors
1 86 (15.30%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.34%) VMware
3 20 (3.56%) Google
4 18 (3.20%) Oracle
5 6 (1.07%) Cisco
5 6 (1.07%) Zend
6 5 (0.89%) Facebook
7 4 (0.71%) SAP
8 3 (0.53%) Adobe
8 3 (0.53%) Juniper
9 2 (0.36%) Blue Coat
9 2 (0.36%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.36%) Dynatrace
9 2 (0.36%) ESRI
9 2 (0.36%) Forcepoint
9 2 (0.36%) HP
9 2 (0.36%) IBM
9 2 (0.36%) Sage
9 2 (0.36%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.36%) Twitter
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 23k
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus, Full Training, Progression
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus exceptional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 Per Annum benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £28000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Training + Qualifications + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Emsworth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago