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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 72 65 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 15 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.79% 2.01% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 2.08% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 12
Average salary £23,000 £21,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.97% -6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,100 £24,900
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -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 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
803 721 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 95.82% 96.65% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 643 592 408
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 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
Bournemouth -14 5 £25,000 +16.27% 1
Poole 0 3 £23,000 +4.54%
Weymouth +2 1 £25,000 -9.09%
Graduate
South West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 29 (82.86%) Degree
1 29 (82.86%) Computer Science
2 26 (74.29%) Software Engineering
3 25 (71.43%) C++
4 20 (57.14%) Linux
4 20 (57.14%) C#
5 14 (40.00%) Java
6 13 (37.14%) Windows
7 11 (31.43%) UNIX
8 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
8 8 (22.86%) C
8 8 (22.86%) SQL
8 8 (22.86%) .NET
8 8 (22.86%) Electronics
9 7 (20.00%) OO
10 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
10 6 (17.14%) HTML
10 6 (17.14%) CSS
10 6 (17.14%) TDD
10 6 (17.14%) Pair Programming
10 6 (17.14%) MVC
10 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (17.14%) jQuery
10 6 (17.14%) NHibernate
11 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 5 (14.29%) OOP
12 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (11.43%) Scrum
13 2 (5.71%) Device Driver
13 2 (5.71%) MS Excel

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.86%) NUnit
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (22.86%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) HTML
2 6 (17.14%) CSS
2 6 (17.14%) NHibernate
2 6 (17.14%) jQuery
2 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.86%) ADO.NET
4 1 (2.86%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.86%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) XML
4 1 (2.86%) XSLT
4 1 (2.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 29 (82.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Linux
2 13 (37.14%) Windows
3 11 (31.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Software Engineering
2 7 (20.00%) OO
3 6 (17.14%) MVC
3 6 (17.14%) TDD
3 6 (17.14%) Pair Programming
4 5 (14.29%) OOP
5 4 (11.43%) Scrum
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (2.86%) Web Development
6 1 (2.86%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) C++
2 20 (57.14%) C#
3 14 (40.00%) Java
4 8 (22.86%) C
4 8 (22.86%) SQL
5 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (82.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
Bournemouth, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18,000 - 25,000
Posted: 17 hours ago