The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 51 62 85
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 27 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.27% 1.78% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.42% 1.85% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 11
Average salary £23,000 £22,500 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £21,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £28,500 £25,000
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 Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
789 701 1199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.64% 95.90% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 679 625 1074
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Graduate
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the Gloucestershire region.

Graduate Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Graduate
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Berkeley - 6 £23,500 -
Cheltenham -5 5 £21,000 -19.23%
Tewkesbury +5 3 £21,500 -15.68%
Gloucester -1 2 £25,000 -12.28%
Cirencester - 1 £28,250 -
Graduate
South West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 44 (68.75%) Degree
2 38 (59.38%) C++
3 35 (54.69%) Computer Science
4 33 (51.56%) Software Engineering
5 24 (37.50%) C#
6 22 (34.38%) C
7 20 (31.25%) Java
8 19 (29.69%) SQL
9 17 (26.56%) OO
10 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
11 13 (20.31%) Ada
11 13 (20.31%) Linux
11 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET
11 13 (20.31%) .NET
12 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
12 12 (18.75%) Windows
13 11 (17.19%) PHP
14 10 (15.63%) Finance
14 10 (15.63%) Aerospace
14 10 (15.63%) Internet
15 9 (14.06%) HND
16 8 (12.50%) Python
17 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
17 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (10.94%) UML
17 7 (10.94%) HTML
17 7 (10.94%) Embedded Systems
18 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
18 6 (9.38%) HTML5
18 6 (9.38%) Windows 7

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.56%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.56%) Mule
2 1 (1.56%) Confluence
2 1 (1.56%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Office
2 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) Internet
2 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.25%) LAN
3 4 (6.25%) WAN
4 3 (4.69%) VPN
4 3 (4.69%) Firewall
5 2 (3.13%) DNS
6 1 (1.56%) DHCP
6 1 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) RDBMS
1 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) JUnit
2 3 (4.69%) ClearCase
2 3 (4.69%) Subversion
2 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.56%) Mockito
3 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.56%) Hudson
3 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.56%) FindBugs
3 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.56%) Ant
3 1 (1.56%) Maven
3 1 (1.56%) Checkstyle
3 1 (1.56%) JIRA
3 1 (1.56%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.56%) EasyMock
3 1 (1.56%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.56%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
1 10 (15.63%) Aerospace
2 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.38%) Electronics
4 3 (4.69%) Banking
4 3 (4.69%) French Language
4 3 (4.69%) German Language
4 3 (4.69%) Italian Language
4 3 (4.69%) Spanish Language
5 2 (3.13%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Retail
6 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) .NET
1 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET
2 7 (10.94%) HTML
3 6 (9.38%) jQuery
3 6 (9.38%) HTML5
4 5 (7.81%) Qt
4 5 (7.81%) XML
4 5 (7.81%) JSF
5 4 (6.25%) J2EE
5 4 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 4 (6.25%) Spring
5 4 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (4.69%) CSS
6 3 (4.69%) LAMP
7 2 (3.13%) CSS3
8 1 (1.56%) JAX-RS
8 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.56%) PrimeFaces
8 1 (1.56%) ICEfaces
8 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (54.69%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.94%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.38%) Digital Media
4 5 (7.81%) Physics
5 4 (6.25%) Firmware
6 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.56%) GIS
7 1 (1.56%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) Linux
2 12 (18.75%) Windows
3 6 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.56%) UNIX
6 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (51.56%) Software Engineering
2 17 (26.56%) OO
3 7 (10.94%) UML
4 6 (9.38%) Time Management
5 5 (7.81%) OOD
5 5 (7.81%) MVC
6 4 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.25%) Regression Analysis
6 4 (6.25%) CRUD
7 3 (4.69%) Computer Forensics
7 3 (4.69%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.69%) Project Management
7 3 (4.69%) RUP
8 2 (3.13%) Cyber Security
8 2 (3.13%) Protective Monitoring
9 1 (1.56%) ATDD
9 1 (1.56%) OOP
9 1 (1.56%) Validation
9 1 (1.56%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (59.38%) C++
2 24 (37.50%) C#
3 22 (34.38%) C
4 20 (31.25%) Java
5 19 (29.69%) SQL
6 13 (20.31%) Ada
7 11 (17.19%) PHP
8 8 (12.50%) Python
9 6 (9.38%) VB.NET
10 4 (6.25%) Assembly Language
10 4 (6.25%) Ruby
11 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.56%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 44 (68.75%) Degree
2 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 9 (14.06%) HND
4 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) JBoss