The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 54 39 29
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 5 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.07% 3.47% 5.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 3.79% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 11
Average salary £23,000 £21,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.97% -10.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,900 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
Graduate
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
452 264 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 96.38% 91.67% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 382 228 242
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Graduate
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (90.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Cyber Security
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Electronics
5 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (20.00%) Physics
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) Qt
5 2 (20.00%) C
5 2 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) OOD
6 1 (10.00%) CAD
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
6 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) UNIX
6 1 (10.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
6 1 (10.00%) Ruby
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) PHP

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Qt
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (40.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) CAD
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £27500 per annum + Training & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago