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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 68 60 75
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 15 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.18% 1.76% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 1.82% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 9
Average salary £23,500 £21,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.30% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £22,100
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 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
669 605 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.24% 96.80% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 548 537 578
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 24 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
Bournemouth +2 9 £24,750 +10.00% 2
Weymouth - 4 £22,250 - 1
Poole -13 1 £30,000 +39.53%
Dorchester - 1 £22,500 - 1
Graduate
South West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 24 (75.00%) Degree
2 21 (65.63%) Software Engineering
3 20 (62.50%) C#
4 17 (53.13%) C++
4 17 (53.13%) Computer Science
5 14 (43.75%) Linux
6 13 (40.63%) .NET
7 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
8 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
9 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
9 9 (28.13%) MVC
9 9 (28.13%) Windows
9 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (25.00%) OO
10 8 (25.00%) Java
11 7 (21.88%) C
11 7 (21.88%) HTML
11 7 (21.88%) CSS
11 7 (21.88%) Electronics
12 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
12 6 (18.75%) OOP
12 6 (18.75%) UNIX
12 6 (18.75%) SQL
12 6 (18.75%) jQuery
13 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
14 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (12.50%) TDD
14 4 (12.50%) Pair Programming
14 4 (12.50%) NHibernate
14 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) CMS
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.13%) Kentico
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.13%) NUnit
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (21.88%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) .NET
2 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (21.88%) CSS
4 7 (21.88%) HTML
5 6 (18.75%) jQuery
6 4 (12.50%) NHibernate
6 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.13%) Castle Windsor
8 1 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.13%) WCF
8 1 (3.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Device Driver
2 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Windows
3 6 (18.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Software Engineering
2 9 (28.13%) MVC
3 8 (25.00%) OO
4 6 (18.75%) OOP
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) TDD
5 4 (12.50%) Pair Programming
6 2 (6.25%) UML
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Scrum
7 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (3.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) C#
2 17 (53.13%) C++
3 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.00%) Java
5 7 (21.88%) C
6 6 (18.75%) SQL
7 2 (6.25%) ActionScript
7 2 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco
Dorchester, Dorset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
QMS - Quality Medical Solutions
Salary: £18k - 26k per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Posted: 23 days ago
Weymouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago