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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 58 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 27 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.61% 1.80% 3.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 1.85% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 16
Average salary £22,500 £21,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
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
721 596 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.39% 97.39% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 639 499 481
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £51,500
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 27 January 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
Poole -8 10 £23,750 +10.46% 1
Bournemouth -17 7 £21,500 +1.17% 2
Weymouth - 5 £22,500 -
Dorchester - 2 £22,500 -
Graduate
South West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 30 (76.92%) C#
1 30 (76.92%) Degree
2 23 (58.97%) .NET
3 19 (48.72%) Software Engineering
4 18 (46.15%) Computer Science
5 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
6 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (35.90%) .NET Framework
7 14 (35.90%) MVC
8 12 (30.77%) Windows
8 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
9 11 (28.21%) C++
10 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
10 10 (25.64%) Mathematics
11 8 (20.51%) CSS
11 8 (20.51%) HTML
12 7 (17.95%) Linux
12 7 (17.95%) OO
12 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
12 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
12 7 (17.95%) Electronics
12 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (17.95%) TDD
13 6 (15.38%) WCF
13 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (15.38%) OOP
13 6 (15.38%) Java
14 5 (12.82%) UML
14 5 (12.82%) C
14 5 (12.82%) Internet

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) CMS
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.56%) Kentico
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) NUnit
1 5 (12.82%) MSTest
1 5 (12.82%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (12.82%) Moq
2 2 (5.13%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (17.95%) Electronics
2 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (58.97%) .NET
2 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
3 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (35.90%) .NET Framework
5 8 (20.51%) CSS
5 8 (20.51%) HTML
6 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 6 (15.38%) WCF
7 5 (12.82%) WPF
7 5 (12.82%) WinForms
7 5 (12.82%) Unity DI Container
7 5 (12.82%) Spring.NET
7 5 (12.82%) Castle Windsor
7 5 (12.82%) Ninject
8 4 (10.26%) jQuery
9 2 (5.13%) NHibernate
9 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 10 (25.64%) Mathematics
3 5 (12.82%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Software Engineering
2 14 (35.90%) MVC
3 7 (17.95%) OO
3 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.95%) TDD
4 6 (15.38%) OOP
5 5 (12.82%) UML
5 5 (12.82%) Scrum
5 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (12.82%) Kanban
5 5 (12.82%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (12.82%) MVVM
5 5 (12.82%) Web Application Development
5 5 (12.82%) Line Management
6 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
6 4 (10.26%) Migration
7 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.69%) Analytics
8 2 (5.13%) SysML
8 2 (5.13%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 30 (76.92%) C#
2 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 11 (28.21%) C++
4 6 (15.38%) Java
5 5 (12.82%) C
6 2 (5.13%) PHP
6 2 (5.13%) SQL
6 2 (5.13%) ActionScript
6 2 (5.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 30 (76.92%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe
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