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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 60 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 11 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 2.02% 4.09% 3.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 4.30% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 13
Average salary £22,000 £21,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -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
514 349 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 94.31% 95.10% 98.09%
Number of salaries quoted 425 301 334
Average salary £30,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Devon region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Devon

Graduate
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Devon region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter 0 4 £22,000 +4.76%
Paignton - 2 £30,000 -
Plymouth - 2 £19,000 -
Graduate
South West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 11 (78.57%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) C++
3 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 4 (28.57%) C
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) Electronics
6 3 (21.43%) SEO
7 2 (14.29%) Marketing
7 2 (14.29%) Ajax
7 2 (14.29%) Web Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) WCF
7 2 (14.29%) CMS
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Firmware
7 2 (14.29%) Flash
7 2 (14.29%) POSIX
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) Genesys
7 2 (14.29%) Web Services
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) HND
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (21.43%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) Flash
3 2 (14.29%) POSIX
3 2 (14.29%) Ajax
3 2 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) SEO
3 2 (14.29%) Web Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) C
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Genesys
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe