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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 47 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 8 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.23% 3.65% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 3.82% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 5
Average salary £25,000 £21,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,200 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £29,900 £24,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
349 340 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 97.21% 95.51% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 308 284 207
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 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
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (55.56%) WSDL
2 5 (55.56%) XML Schema
2 5 (55.56%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) PHP
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
2 5 (55.56%) VB
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) IIS
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) COM+
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) XSL
2 5 (55.56%) XSLT
2 5 (55.56%) XHTML
2 5 (55.56%) VB6
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (55.56%) Changepoint
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) LINQ
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Changepoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) WSDL
1 5 (55.56%) XML Schema
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
1 5 (55.56%) COM+
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
1 5 (55.56%) XML
1 5 (55.56%) XSL
1 5 (55.56%) XSLT
1 5 (55.56%) XHTML
1 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
1 5 (55.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 2 (22.22%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Load Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
1 5 (55.56%) Coaching
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) PHP
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
2 5 (55.56%) VB
2 5 (55.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft