Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Graduate
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 27 31
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 43 64 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 7.60% 6.58% 6.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.69% 6.64% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 42 61 55
Suffolk median annual salary £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +4.65%
10th Percentile £19,500 £19,250 £19,250
90th Percentile £50,500 £40,000 £28,000
East of England median annual salary £28,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year +14.00% +4.17% +2.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies in Suffolk with a recognized job title 559 964 887
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.76% 99.08% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 525 845 769
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -10.26% -2.50%
10th Percentile £22,675 £22,500 £22,900
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £58,920
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

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
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in Suffolk over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 19 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
Ipswich -8 27 £37,500 +70.45%
Stowmarket - 12 £21,250 -
Bury St Edmunds +14 2 £25,500 -27.14% 1
Graduate
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Suffolk region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 24 (55.81%) JavaScript
2 23 (53.49%) HTML
2 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (51.16%) Computer Science
4 21 (48.84%) Software Engineering
4 21 (48.84%) CSS
5 20 (46.51%) C#
6 16 (37.21%) Degree
7 15 (34.88%) SQL
8 14 (32.56%) OOP
8 14 (32.56%) OO
8 14 (32.56%) Xbox
9 13 (30.23%) ISEB
9 13 (30.23%) Java
9 13 (30.23%) Games
10 12 (27.91%) TDD
10 12 (27.91%) HTML5
10 12 (27.91%) CSS3
11 11 (25.58%) Apple iOS
12 10 (23.26%) C++
12 10 (23.26%) PHP
12 10 (23.26%) MySQL
12 10 (23.26%) C
12 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (23.26%) Mobile Development
13 9 (20.93%) Node.js
13 9 (20.93%) Objective-C
14 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
14 8 (18.60%) iOS Development
14 8 (18.60%) QA

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) Confluence
1 1 (2.33%) GlassFish
1 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) Ant
2 1 (2.33%) Gradle
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Maven
General
1 13 (30.23%) Games
2 1 (2.33%) Local Government
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (53.49%) HTML
2 21 (48.84%) CSS
3 12 (27.91%) CSS3
3 12 (27.91%) HTML5
4 9 (20.93%) Node.js
5 2 (4.65%) .NET
6 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.33%) Cocoa
6 1 (2.33%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (2.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (51.16%) Computer Science
2 14 (32.56%) Xbox
3 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Apple iOS
2 6 (13.95%) Windows
3 5 (11.63%) Android
3 5 (11.63%) Linux
3 5 (11.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (48.84%) Software Engineering
3 14 (32.56%) OO
3 14 (32.56%) OOP
4 12 (27.91%) TDD
5 10 (23.26%) Mobile Development
6 8 (18.60%) iOS Development
6 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
7 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Waterfall
8 6 (13.95%) Planning and Forecasting
9 5 (11.63%) ITIL
10 4 (9.30%) BDD
10 4 (9.30%) Domain-Driven Design
11 2 (4.65%) Software Delivery
12 1 (2.33%) Business Analysis
12 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
12 1 (2.33%) Physics
12 1 (2.33%) SDLC
12 1 (2.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) JavaScript
2 20 (46.51%) C#
3 15 (34.88%) SQL
4 13 (30.23%) Java
5 10 (23.26%) C
5 10 (23.26%) C++
5 10 (23.26%) PHP
6 9 (20.93%) Objective-C
7 7 (16.28%) Apple Swift
7 7 (16.28%) Embedded C
7 7 (16.28%) Embedded C++
8 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Degree
2 13 (30.23%) ISEB
3 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft