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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 63 52 54
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 21 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.03% 2.02% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 2.10% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 9
Average salary £21,500 £25,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -2.12%
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
675 571 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.40% 96.29% 98.36%
Number of salaries quoted 566 462 476
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 April 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 -4 16 £21,500 -21.81% 2
Poole -16 2 £23,750 -5.00% 1
Graduate
South West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 42 (89.36%) C#
2 41 (87.23%) Degree
3 35 (74.47%) .NET
4 26 (55.32%) Computer Science
5 25 (53.19%) Software Engineering
6 18 (38.30%) C++
6 18 (38.30%) Windows
7 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET
8 16 (34.04%) Java
8 16 (34.04%) MVC
8 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (29.79%) Electronics
10 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
10 13 (27.66%) .NET Framework
11 12 (25.53%) Linux
11 12 (25.53%) C
12 11 (23.40%) Mathematics
13 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
13 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
13 9 (19.15%) HTML
13 9 (19.15%) CSS
14 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
14 6 (12.77%) Internet
14 6 (12.77%) Scrum
14 6 (12.77%) WinForms
14 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (12.77%) TDD
14 6 (12.77%) NUnit
14 6 (12.77%) WCF
14 6 (12.77%) WPF

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (2.13%) CMS
1 1 (2.13%) Kentico
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) NUnit
1 6 (12.77%) MSTest
1 6 (12.77%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (12.77%) Moq
2 2 (4.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (29.79%) Electronics
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (74.47%) .NET
2 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET
3 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (27.66%) .NET Framework
5 9 (19.15%) CSS
5 9 (19.15%) HTML
6 6 (12.77%) Spring.NET
6 6 (12.77%) Unity DI Container
6 6 (12.77%) Castle Windsor
6 6 (12.77%) Ninject
6 6 (12.77%) WinForms
6 6 (12.77%) WCF
6 6 (12.77%) WPF
7 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (55.32%) Computer Science
2 11 (23.40%) Mathematics
3 6 (12.77%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Windows
2 12 (25.53%) Linux
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (10.64%) Android
3 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Software Engineering
2 16 (34.04%) MVC
3 6 (12.77%) Scrum
3 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.77%) TDD
3 6 (12.77%) Web Application Development
3 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (12.77%) Kanban
3 6 (12.77%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (12.77%) MVVM
3 6 (12.77%) Line Management
4 5 (10.64%) Android Development
4 5 (10.64%) iOS Development
4 5 (10.64%) Mobile Development
5 4 (8.51%) Signal Processing
5 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
5 4 (8.51%) Migration
5 4 (8.51%) UML
6 3 (6.38%) Analytics
6 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (89.36%) C#
2 18 (38.30%) C++
3 16 (34.04%) Java
4 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
5 12 (25.53%) C
6 5 (10.64%) SQL
7 2 (4.26%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 41 (87.23%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Possible flexibility in salary
Posted: 23 days ago