The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 34 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 14 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 4.75% 5.08% 5.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.02% 5.30% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 23
Average salary £22,500 £20,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,450 £18,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £22,500 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
Graduate
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bath region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
279 283 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 94.58% 95.93% 99.00%
Number of salaries quoted 264 249 375
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Graduate
Salary Trend in Bath

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Bath

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bath region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title.

1 17 (80.95%) Degree
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) Software Engineering
4 10 (47.62%) HTML
4 10 (47.62%) PHP
4 10 (47.62%) SQL
4 10 (47.62%) MySQL
4 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (42.86%) CSS
5 9 (42.86%) Windows
5 9 (42.86%) Linux
6 8 (38.10%) Apache
6 8 (38.10%) Bugzilla
6 8 (38.10%) Scrum
6 8 (38.10%) Subversion
6 8 (38.10%) Ajax
6 8 (38.10%) jQuery
6 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
6 8 (38.10%) PEAR
6 8 (38.10%) PHPUnit
6 8 (38.10%) Web Application Development
6 8 (38.10%) Trac
6 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
7 4 (19.05%) C#
7 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
8 3 (14.29%) QA
8 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
9 2 (9.52%) C
9 2 (9.52%) C++
9 2 (9.52%) JavaScript

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bath region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (38.10%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
1 8 (38.10%) PEAR
1 8 (38.10%) PHPUnit
1 8 (38.10%) Trac
1 8 (38.10%) Bugzilla
1 8 (38.10%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) HTML
2 9 (42.86%) CSS
3 8 (38.10%) Ajax
3 8 (38.10%) jQuery
4 2 (9.52%) HTML5
4 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 2 (9.52%) WCF
4 2 (9.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Software Engineering
3 8 (38.10%) Web Application Development
3 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
3 8 (38.10%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Logistics
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) SEO
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) BPR
6 1 (4.76%) Web Design
6 1 (4.76%) Web Development
6 1 (4.76%) Time Management
6 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) PHP
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) C++
3 2 (9.52%) C
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.76%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe