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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 66 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 17 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.33% 1.78% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 1.85% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 15
Average salary £23,500 £23,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £27,500 £26,100
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
706 809 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.84% 95.85% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 560 650 593
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 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 +14 14 £23,500 -6.00%
Poole +14 2 £22,500 -2.17%
Graduate
South West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 29 (93.55%) C#
2 22 (70.97%) .NET
2 22 (70.97%) Degree
3 20 (64.52%) Java
4 17 (54.84%) C++
4 17 (54.84%) C
4 17 (54.84%) Computer Science
5 16 (51.61%) Software Engineering
5 16 (51.61%) Linux
6 9 (29.03%) Electronics
7 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
8 7 (22.58%) CSS
8 7 (22.58%) HTML
8 7 (22.58%) SDLC
9 6 (19.35%) SQL
10 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
11 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (12.90%) MVC
11 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
12 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
12 3 (9.68%) OOP
12 3 (9.68%) OO
12 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
13 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
13 2 (6.45%) Windows
13 2 (6.45%) MySQL
13 2 (6.45%) Finance
13 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
13 2 (6.45%) Mobile Development

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (29.03%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) .NET
2 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
3 7 (22.58%) CSS
3 7 (22.58%) HTML
4 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.23%) NHibernate
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (54.84%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (6.45%) Android
2 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Software Engineering
2 7 (22.58%) SDLC
3 4 (12.90%) MVC
3 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) OOP
4 3 (9.68%) OO
5 2 (6.45%) Android Development
5 2 (6.45%) iOS Development
5 2 (6.45%) Mobile Development
6 1 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) C#
2 20 (64.52%) Java
3 17 (54.84%) C++
3 17 (54.84%) C
4 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (70.97%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft