The median annual salary for a Graduate was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 159 182
Rank change year-on-year -30 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 232 396 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.55% 2.02% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 2.09% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 208 314 322
Median salary £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,820 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £30,000 £30,000
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 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 14461 18972 20242
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.73% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12087 16175 16324
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 30 March 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 30 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
Berkshire +29 79 £25,500 -1.92% 11
Hampshire +25 49 £25,000 - 14
Surrey -11 30 £22,750 -9.00% 9
Oxfordshire 0 26 £27,500 - 11
Buckinghamshire +7 21 £28,245 +15.28% 1
East Sussex -5 12 £24,500 -2.00% 1
Kent -23 10 £27,750 +11.00%
West Sussex -30 5 £32,000 +36.17% 2
Middlesex - 1 £29,500 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £40,000 -
Graduate
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 342 (65.02%) Degree
2 221 (42.02%) Computer Science
3 209 (39.73%) C#
4 170 (32.32%) .NET
5 157 (29.85%) Java
6 144 (27.38%) C++
7 141 (26.81%) JavaScript
8 140 (26.62%) Software Engineering
9 119 (22.62%) SQL
10 114 (21.67%) HTML
11 109 (20.72%) CSS
12 103 (19.58%) Microsoft
13 97 (18.44%) Mathematics
14 84 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
15 79 (15.02%) ASP.NET
15 79 (15.02%) C
15 79 (15.02%) OO
16 72 (13.69%) Python
16 72 (13.69%) SQL Server
17 71 (13.50%) MVC
18 68 (12.93%) MS Excel
19 63 (11.98%) Web Development
20 61 (11.60%) OOP
21 55 (10.46%) Physics
22 54 (10.27%) Web Services
23 53 (10.08%) Windows
24 50 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
25 49 (9.32%) Linux
26 45 (8.56%) PHP
27 44 (8.37%) 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 12 (2.28%) Tomcat
2 10 (1.90%) JBoss
3 7 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.14%) CMS
4 6 (1.14%) WordPress
5 5 (0.95%) Umbraco
6 4 (0.76%) Drupal
6 4 (0.76%) Hubot
6 4 (0.76%) IIS
6 4 (0.76%) SAS
7 3 (0.57%) Apache
7 3 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.57%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.38%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.38%) Jetty
8 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.19%) nginx
Applications
1 68 (12.93%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.37%) MS Office
3 7 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.33%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.33%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.76%) Camtasia
4 4 (0.76%) FrameMaker
4 4 (0.76%) MS Project
4 4 (0.76%) RoboHelp
5 2 (0.38%) Maple
5 2 (0.38%) Simulink
5 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.19%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.14%) SaaS
3 5 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.57%) PaaS
5 2 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.38%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.38%) GitHub
5 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.04%) Internet
2 9 (1.71%) Firewall
3 8 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.14%) DNS
4 6 (1.14%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (0.76%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (0.76%) DHCP
5 4 (0.76%) FTP
5 4 (0.76%) LTE
5 4 (0.76%) Network Security
6 3 (0.57%) AMQP
6 3 (0.57%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.57%) HTTP
6 3 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.38%) 2G
7 2 (0.38%) 3G
7 2 (0.38%) LDAP
7 2 (0.38%) SNMP
7 2 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (13.69%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.27%) MySQL
3 21 (3.99%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.47%) Big Data
5 12 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.52%) MS Access
7 7 (1.33%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.33%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.76%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.57%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.57%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 20 (3.80%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.47%) Eclipse
4 8 (1.52%) Subversion
5 7 (1.33%) Bugzilla
5 7 (1.33%) Maven
5 7 (1.33%) Selenium
5 7 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.14%) NUnit
7 5 (0.95%) FitNesse
7 5 (0.95%) JIRA
7 5 (0.95%) Trac
8 4 (0.76%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.76%) Moq
8 4 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (0.57%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.57%) JUnit
9 3 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.57%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.57%) Vagrant
General
1 41 (7.79%) Finance
2 35 (6.65%) Marketing
3 26 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.28%) Military
5 11 (2.09%) Advertising
5 11 (2.09%) Electronics
6 6 (1.14%) Banking
6 6 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.95%) Legal
8 4 (0.76%) Retail
9 3 (0.57%) Games
10 2 (0.38%) Automotive
10 2 (0.38%) Local Government
10 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (32.32%) .NET
2 114 (21.67%) HTML
3 109 (20.72%) CSS
4 79 (15.02%) ASP.NET
5 54 (10.27%) Web Services
6 44 (8.37%) XML
7 37 (7.03%) jQuery
8 29 (5.51%) Ajax
9 26 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (4.56%) REST
11 22 (4.18%) Spring
12 20 (3.80%) Hibernate
13 19 (3.61%) JSON
14 18 (3.42%) AngularJS
15 16 (3.04%) WCF
16 15 (2.85%) HTML5
16 15 (2.85%) SOAP
16 15 (2.85%) XSLT
17 12 (2.28%) .NET Framework
17 12 (2.28%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 221 (42.02%) Computer Science
2 50 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.75%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.47%) Algorithms
5 11 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.09%) Social Media
6 8 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 7 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (1.33%) Internet of Things
7 7 (1.33%) VHDL
8 5 (0.95%) User Experience
9 4 (0.76%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.76%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.76%) iPad
9 4 (0.76%) Life Science
10 2 (0.38%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.19%) CESG
11 1 (0.19%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.19%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (10.08%) Windows
2 49 (9.32%) Linux
3 31 (5.89%) Android
4 23 (4.37%) Unix
5 14 (2.66%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.52%) Mac OS
7 6 (1.14%) VxWorks
8 5 (0.95%) Solaris
8 5 (0.95%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.76%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.76%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.57%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (26.62%) Software Engineering
2 97 (18.44%) Mathematics
3 84 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (15.02%) OO
5 71 (13.50%) MVC
6 63 (11.98%) Web Development
7 61 (11.60%) OOP
8 55 (10.46%) Physics
9 38 (7.22%) SDLC
10 37 (7.03%) Front End Development
11 30 (5.70%) Scrum
12 28 (5.32%) Time Management
13 25 (4.75%) TDD
14 23 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (4.37%) SOA
15 18 (3.42%) Statistics
16 17 (3.23%) Mentoring
16 17 (3.23%) Mobile Development
16 17 (3.23%) Project Management
16 17 (3.23%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 209 (39.73%) C#
2 157 (29.85%) Java
3 144 (27.38%) C++
4 141 (26.81%) JavaScript
5 119 (22.62%) SQL
6 79 (15.02%) C
7 72 (13.69%) Python
8 45 (8.56%) PHP
9 27 (5.13%) MATLAB
10 19 (3.61%) VB.NET
11 12 (2.28%) T-SQL
12 11 (2.09%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.71%) R
14 8 (1.52%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.14%) Perl
15 6 (1.14%) VB
16 4 (0.76%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.76%) Ruby
16 4 (0.76%) Scala
16 4 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 342 (65.02%) Degree
2 33 (6.27%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.61%) PhD
4 8 (1.52%) CCNA
4 8 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.14%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.95%) HND
7 4 (0.76%) GNVQ
7 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.38%) ACCA
8 2 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.38%) CCENT
8 2 (0.38%) CIMA
8 2 (0.38%) MCP
9 1 (0.19%) GIAC
9 1 (0.19%) GPEN
9 1 (0.19%) MCAD
9 1 (0.19%) MCSD
9 1 (0.19%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.52%) QA
2 6 (1.14%) PMO
3 5 (0.95%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.19%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (1.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
1 7 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.95%) Docker
3 2 (0.38%) NFS
4 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (1.52%) Ansible
2 6 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.57%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.38%) Puppet
4 2 (0.38%) Salt
5 1 (0.19%) Nessus
5 1 (0.19%) Nmap
5 1 (0.19%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 103 (19.58%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.56%) Oracle
3 11 (2.09%) Google
4 8 (1.52%) Cisco
5 7 (1.33%) Facebook
5 7 (1.33%) VMware
6 6 (1.14%) Juniper
7 4 (0.76%) Apple
7 4 (0.76%) Blue Coat
7 4 (0.76%) CheckPoint
7 4 (0.76%) F5
7 4 (0.76%) Forcepoint
7 4 (0.76%) Zend
8 3 (0.57%) Avid
9 2 (0.38%) IBM
9 2 (0.38%) Progress
9 2 (0.38%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.38%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.38%) Twitter
9 2 (0.38%) Xamarin
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