The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 62 63 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 22 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.43% 2.60% 3.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 2.70% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 14
Average salary £27,500 £21,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.90% -6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,450 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
881 740 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.46% 96.35% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 712 595 372
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 £26,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
South West

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 25 July 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 -3 11 £27,500 +27.90%
Poole -10 7 £27,500 +22.22%
Graduate
South West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
2 26 (74.29%) Computer Science
2 26 (74.29%) Software Engineering
3 25 (71.43%) C++
4 20 (57.14%) Linux
5 18 (51.43%) C#
6 16 (45.71%) Windows
7 14 (40.00%) UNIX
8 11 (31.43%) Java
9 9 (25.71%) OO
10 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
10 8 (22.86%) .NET
11 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 7 (20.00%) HTML
11 7 (20.00%) CSS
11 7 (20.00%) SQL
12 6 (17.14%) C
12 6 (17.14%) MVC
12 6 (17.14%) Electronics
13 5 (14.29%) OOP
13 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 5 (14.29%) TDD
13 5 (14.29%) Pair Programming
13 5 (14.29%) NHibernate
13 5 (14.29%) jQuery
13 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (11.43%) Scrum
15 2 (5.71%) Device Driver
15 2 (5.71%) MS Excel

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) NUnit
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (17.14%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) HTML
2 7 (20.00%) CSS
3 5 (14.29%) NHibernate
3 5 (14.29%) jQuery
3 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
4 2 (5.71%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) XSLT
4 2 (5.71%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.86%) Ajax
5 1 (2.86%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 26 (74.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) Windows
3 14 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Software Engineering
2 9 (25.71%) OO
3 6 (17.14%) MVC
4 5 (14.29%) TDD
4 5 (14.29%) Pair Programming
4 5 (14.29%) OOP
5 4 (11.43%) Scrum
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) C++
2 18 (51.43%) C#
3 11 (31.43%) Java
4 7 (20.00%) SQL
5 6 (17.14%) C
6 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (82.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
Dorset
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