The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 64 55 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 25 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.15% 1.57% 2.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 1.64% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 14
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £23,900 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
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 Dorset 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
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
775 487 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.61% 95.49% 98.38%
Number of salaries quoted 670 392 424
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Graduate
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Dorset

Graduate
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
Bournemouth -18 11 £21,500 -10.41%
Poole -17 9 £22,500 -10.00% 1
Graduate
South West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 39 (86.67%) C#
2 38 (84.44%) Degree
3 32 (71.11%) .NET
4 25 (55.56%) Computer Science
4 25 (55.56%) Software Engineering
5 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 17 (37.78%) Windows
6 17 (37.78%) C++
6 17 (37.78%) MVC
7 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
10 12 (26.67%) Java
10 12 (26.67%) Electronics
11 11 (24.44%) Linux
11 11 (24.44%) Mathematics
12 10 (22.22%) C
13 9 (20.00%) HTML
13 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 9 (20.00%) CSS
13 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 7 (15.56%) WCF
15 6 (13.33%) WPF
15 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (13.33%) TDD
15 6 (13.33%) NUnit
15 6 (13.33%) Internet
15 6 (13.33%) Scrum
15 6 (13.33%) WinForms

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.22%) CMS
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.22%) Kentico
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) NUnit
1 6 (13.33%) MSTest
1 6 (13.33%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (13.33%) Moq
2 2 (4.44%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (26.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (71.11%) .NET
2 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 9 (20.00%) CSS
5 9 (20.00%) HTML
6 7 (15.56%) WCF
7 6 (13.33%) WPF
7 6 (13.33%) WinForms
7 6 (13.33%) Spring.NET
7 6 (13.33%) Unity DI Container
7 6 (13.33%) Castle Windsor
7 6 (13.33%) Ninject
8 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (4.44%) jQuery
10 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 11 (24.44%) Mathematics
3 6 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (6.67%) Android
3 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 17 (37.78%) MVC
3 6 (13.33%) Scrum
3 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.33%) TDD
3 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (13.33%) Kanban
3 6 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (13.33%) MVVM
3 6 (13.33%) Web Application Development
3 6 (13.33%) Line Management
4 5 (11.11%) OOP
4 5 (11.11%) OO
5 4 (8.89%) Migration
5 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
5 4 (8.89%) Signal Processing
5 4 (8.89%) UML
6 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.67%) Analytics
6 3 (6.67%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (86.67%) C#
2 17 (37.78%) C++
3 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
4 12 (26.67%) Java
5 10 (22.22%) C
6 3 (6.67%) SQL
7 2 (4.44%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 38 (84.44%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
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