The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Devon 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 58 52 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 0.33% 2.36% 5.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 2.47% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 22
Average salary £24,500 £20,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% -6.97%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +2.17%
Graduate
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Devon 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
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
298 365 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 99.33% 95.80% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 252 308 337
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +5.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,000 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Graduate
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Devon

Graduate
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Devon 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 (54.55%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) Electronics
3 4 (36.36%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) Change Control
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) Umbraco
5 2 (18.18%) ColdFusion
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 1 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) Selenium
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Devon 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 2 (18.18%) ColdFusion
1 2 (18.18%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 5 (45.45%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 2 (18.18%) User Stories
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft