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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 16 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 3 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 8.11% - 6.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.33% - 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 10
Average salary £21,500 - £21,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
Graduate
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Herefordshire 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
Herefordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
36 27 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 97.30% 96.43% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 124
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +20.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

Graduate
Salary Trend in Herefordshire

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Herefordshire

Graduate
Job Locations in Herefordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 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
Ross-on-Wye - 3 £21,500 -
Graduate
West Midlands

Graduate
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Herefordshire 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 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 3 (60.00%) CQRS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (60.00%) Refactoring
2 3 (60.00%) LINQ
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Herefordshire 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 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (60.00%) LINQ
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (60.00%) CQRS
2 3 (60.00%) Refactoring
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft