Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 166 174
Rank change year-on-year +31 +8 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 769 709 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.50% 2.02% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 2.08% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 723 683 740
South East median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10th Percentile £19,300 £19,750 £19,000
90th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
England median annual salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +2.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29734 34034 41244
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.98% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24799 28533 34421
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Thames Valley +58 323 £25,000 - 23
Hampshire +27 204 £25,750 +3.00% 13
Berkshire +49 155 £25,000 -9.09% 9
Surrey +10 116 £26,500 -3.64% 8
Oxfordshire +36 97 £29,000 -3.33% 9
Buckinghamshire +30 72 £22,500 - 5
West Sussex +6 56 £25,000 +6.38% 2
East Sussex +11 51 £25,150 +4.79%
Kent -14 20 £24,000 -4.00%
Graduate
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 475 (61.77%) Degree
2 395 (51.37%) Computer Science
3 271 (35.24%) C#
4 261 (33.94%) Java
5 226 (29.39%) Software Engineering
6 206 (26.79%) SQL
7 198 (25.75%) C++
8 188 (24.45%) JavaScript
9 165 (21.46%) HTML
10 162 (21.07%) .NET
11 159 (20.68%) Agile Software Development
11 159 (20.68%) Computer Science Degree
12 148 (19.25%) CSS
13 145 (18.86%) Linux
14 114 (14.82%) Python
15 106 (13.78%) Windows
15 106 (13.78%) SQL Server
15 106 (13.78%) Mathematics
16 102 (13.26%) C
16 102 (13.26%) Microsoft
17 89 (11.57%) ASP.NET
18 88 (11.44%) MVC
18 88 (11.44%) Web Development
19 75 (9.75%) OO
20 73 (9.49%) PHP
21 71 (9.23%) Physics
22 61 (7.93%) AngularJS
23 56 (7.28%) OOP
24 55 (7.15%) MySQL
24 55 (7.15%) jQuery

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 29 (3.77%) IIS
2 24 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (2.21%) CMS
3 17 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.30%) Confluence
5 7 (0.91%) Apache Spark
5 7 (0.91%) Drupal
6 6 (0.78%) Apache
6 6 (0.78%) SAS
7 5 (0.65%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.52%) ArcGIS
8 4 (0.52%) nginx
8 4 (0.52%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.39%) Moodle
10 2 (0.26%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.13%) JBoss
11 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 49 (6.37%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (4.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.91%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.39%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.26%) InDesign
7 2 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.26%) Revit
7 2 (0.26%) Simulink
7 2 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.30%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.13%) SAP ECC
3 1 (0.13%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (4.68%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.47%) SaaS
4 10 (1.30%) GitHub
4 10 (1.30%) Office 365
5 7 (0.91%) AdWords
6 5 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.39%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.39%) G Suite
8 2 (0.26%) PaaS
9 1 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.86%) Internet
2 9 (1.17%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.04%) Firewall
4 7 (0.91%) HTTP
5 5 (0.65%) FTP
5 5 (0.65%) Kerberos
5 5 (0.65%) LAN
5 5 (0.65%) LDAP
5 5 (0.65%) WAN
6 4 (0.52%) DNS
6 4 (0.52%) Network Security
7 3 (0.39%) 2G
7 3 (0.39%) 3G
7 3 (0.39%) 4G
7 3 (0.39%) DMZ
7 3 (0.39%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (0.39%) VoLTE
8 2 (0.26%) RFID
8 2 (0.26%) SSL
8 2 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (13.78%) SQL Server
2 55 (7.15%) MySQL
3 33 (4.29%) MongoDB
4 22 (2.86%) Redis
5 21 (2.73%) NoSQL
6 18 (2.34%) Big Data
7 15 (1.95%) GIS
7 15 (1.95%) Relational Database
8 13 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
9 12 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (1.17%) RavenDB
11 8 (1.04%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.04%) MS Access
12 4 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.39%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.39%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.39%) Flink
13 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.39%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 43 (5.59%) Git (software)
2 35 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 23 (2.99%) JIRA
4 17 (2.21%) TeamCity
5 10 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (1.04%) Maven
6 8 (1.04%) NUnit
7 7 (0.91%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.91%) Mocha
7 7 (0.91%) Subversion
8 6 (0.78%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.52%) Jasmine
9 4 (0.52%) Selenium
10 3 (0.39%) Moq
10 3 (0.39%) Xcode
11 2 (0.26%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.26%) JUnit
11 2 (0.26%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.13%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.13%) Mockito
General
1 41 (5.33%) Electronics
1 41 (5.33%) Finance
2 37 (4.81%) Marketing
3 35 (4.55%) Games
3 35 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 26 (3.38%) Retail
5 8 (1.04%) Advertising
6 7 (0.91%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.78%) Music Industry
8 4 (0.52%) Automotive
9 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.26%) Banking
9 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.26%) Legal
9 2 (0.26%) Military
9 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.26%) Retail Finance
10 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.13%) Law
10 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (21.46%) HTML
2 162 (21.07%) .NET
3 148 (19.25%) CSS
4 89 (11.57%) ASP.NET
5 61 (7.93%) AngularJS
6 55 (7.15%) jQuery
7 50 (6.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 41 (5.33%) HTML5
9 40 (5.20%) .NET Framework
10 36 (4.68%) Spring
11 34 (4.42%) Web Services
12 33 (4.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 32 (4.16%) ASP.NET Web API
14 30 (3.90%) Ajax
14 30 (3.90%) CSS3
15 27 (3.51%) RESTful
15 27 (3.51%) XML
16 26 (3.38%) Node.js
17 25 (3.25%) KnockoutJS
18 24 (3.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 395 (51.37%) Computer Science
2 54 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (2.34%) Mobile App
3 18 (2.34%) Social Media
4 17 (2.21%) Data Structures
5 16 (2.08%) Algorithms
6 14 (1.82%) Client/Server
7 12 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (1.43%) Fintech
9 10 (1.30%) User Experience
10 9 (1.17%) Analytical Mindset
11 7 (0.91%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.65%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 5 (0.65%) VHDL
13 4 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (0.52%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.52%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.39%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 145 (18.86%) Linux
2 106 (13.78%) Windows
3 41 (5.33%) Windows Server
4 24 (3.12%) Android
5 20 (2.60%) Apple iOS
6 18 (2.34%) Unix
7 7 (0.91%) VxWorks
8 5 (0.65%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.65%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.65%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.39%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.26%) CentOS
10 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.13%) AIX
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (29.39%) Software Engineering
2 159 (20.68%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (13.78%) Mathematics
4 88 (11.44%) MVC
4 88 (11.44%) Web Development
5 75 (9.75%) OO
6 71 (9.23%) Physics
7 56 (7.28%) OOP
8 37 (4.81%) TDD
9 35 (4.55%) Scrum
10 33 (4.29%) SDLC
11 32 (4.16%) CRM
11 32 (4.16%) Test Automation
12 26 (3.38%) Multithreading
12 26 (3.38%) Unit Testing
12 26 (3.38%) Web Application Development
13 23 (2.99%) Software Testing
14 22 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (2.73%) E-Commerce
16 18 (2.34%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 271 (35.24%) C#
2 261 (33.94%) Java
3 206 (26.79%) SQL
4 198 (25.75%) C++
5 188 (24.45%) JavaScript
6 114 (14.82%) Python
7 102 (13.26%) C
8 73 (9.49%) PHP
9 31 (4.03%) VB.NET
10 27 (3.51%) Ruby
11 21 (2.73%) F#
12 19 (2.47%) Go
12 19 (2.47%) MATLAB
12 19 (2.47%) R
13 14 (1.82%) Bash Shell
14 12 (1.56%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.43%) TypeScript
16 10 (1.30%) T-SQL
17 7 (0.91%) Objective-C
18 6 (0.78%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 475 (61.77%) Degree
2 159 (20.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (4.16%) PhD
4 18 (2.34%) Master's Degree
5 14 (1.82%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.43%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (0.91%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.78%) HND
9 5 (0.65%) A+ Certification
9 5 (0.65%) GNVQ
9 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.39%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.26%) CCNA
11 2 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.26%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.13%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.73%) QA
2 10 (1.30%) SLA
3 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.78%) Docker
4 5 (0.65%) NFS
5 4 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.26%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.26%) Firmware
6 2 (0.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (2.47%) Kibana
2 10 (1.30%) SCCM
3 8 (1.04%) Ansible
4 3 (0.39%) logstash
5 1 (0.13%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.13%) Puppet
5 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 102 (13.26%) Microsoft
2 42 (5.46%) Oracle
3 35 (4.55%) Google
4 27 (3.51%) VMware
5 13 (1.69%) SAP
6 10 (1.30%) hybris
7 9 (1.17%) Cisco
7 9 (1.17%) Sophos
8 6 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.65%) Adobe
9 5 (0.65%) IBM
9 5 (0.65%) Zend
10 4 (0.52%) ESRI
10 4 (0.52%) Tableau
10 4 (0.52%) Twitter
11 3 (0.39%) Avaya
11 3 (0.39%) HP
11 3 (0.39%) Sun
11 3 (0.39%) Symantec
11 3 (0.39%) Xamarin