The median annual salary for a Graduate was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 32 44 51
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 10 31 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 3.39% 5.17% 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.40% 5.39% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 10 26 16
Median salary £25,500 £20,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.39% -8.88%  
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 Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 294 575 540
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 99.66% 95.83% 98.00%
Number of salaries quoted 265 507 438
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Suffolk

Graduate
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Suffolk

Graduate
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 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
Ipswich +10 4 £23,000 +12.19% 1
Haverhill - 4 £25,500 - 1
Lowestoft - 1 £19,000 -
Newmarket - 1 £27,500 -
Graduate
East of England

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 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 Suffolk region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 15 (38.46%) C#
2 13 (33.33%) Degree
3 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 11 (28.21%) TDD
4 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (25.64%) HTML
5 9 (23.08%) CSS
6 8 (20.51%) Windows
6 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
6 8 (20.51%) OOP
6 8 (20.51%) OO
7 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
7 7 (17.95%) .NET
7 7 (17.95%) Games
7 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
7 7 (17.95%) HTML5
7 7 (17.95%) CSS3
7 7 (17.95%) Xbox
8 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 6 (15.38%) C
8 6 (15.38%) SQL
9 5 (12.82%) C++
9 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
10 4 (10.26%) MVVM
10 4 (10.26%) BDD
10 4 (10.26%) F5
10 4 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (10.26%) WCF
10 4 (10.26%) WPF
10 4 (10.26%) Silverlight

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.69%) DHCP
2 3 (7.69%) DNS
2 3 (7.69%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (17.95%) Games
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) HTML
2 9 (23.08%) CSS
3 7 (17.95%) .NET
3 7 (17.95%) CSS3
3 7 (17.95%) HTML5
4 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (10.26%) LINQ
4 4 (10.26%) Silverlight
4 4 (10.26%) WCF
4 4 (10.26%) WPF
5 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
1 7 (17.95%) Xbox
2 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Pricing Data
4 1 (2.56%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Android
3 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) TDD
2 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.51%) OO
3 8 (20.51%) OOP
4 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
6 4 (10.26%) BDD
6 4 (10.26%) CRM
6 4 (10.26%) MVC
6 4 (10.26%) MVVM
6 4 (10.26%) Pair Programming
6 4 (10.26%) Workflow
7 3 (7.69%) Logistics
8 2 (5.13%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.13%) Web Development
9 1 (2.56%) Data Mapping
9 1 (2.56%) Project Management
9 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) C#
2 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.38%) C
3 6 (15.38%) SQL
4 5 (12.82%) C++
5 4 (10.26%) Assembly Language
5 4 (10.26%) Delphi
5 4 (10.26%) Pascal
5 4 (10.26%) XAML
6 2 (5.13%) Java
6 2 (5.13%) PHP
7 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) CCSA
2 3 (7.69%) JNCIA
2 3 (7.69%) JNCIS
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Blue Coat
2 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
2 4 (10.26%) F5
2 4 (10.26%) Juniper
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