The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth 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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 69 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 7 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.98% 1.71% 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 1.83% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 10
Average salary £25,000 £18,750 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -4.25%
Graduate
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
338 327 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 95.75% 93.43% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 274 293 275
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Graduate
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 19 (76.00%) Degree
2 17 (68.00%) Software Engineering
3 15 (60.00%) Computer Science
4 12 (48.00%) C++
5 11 (44.00%) C#
6 10 (40.00%) C
7 9 (36.00%) UNIX
7 9 (36.00%) Linux
8 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (28.00%) .NET
10 6 (24.00%) HTML
10 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
11 5 (20.00%) PHP
11 5 (20.00%) Java
11 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
11 5 (20.00%) MVC
11 5 (20.00%) Ajax
11 5 (20.00%) TDD
11 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (16.00%) Open Source
12 4 (16.00%) Confluence
12 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
12 4 (16.00%) BDD
12 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
12 4 (16.00%) Gherkin
12 4 (16.00%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (16.00%) TeamCity

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 4 (16.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) JUnit
1 4 (16.00%) JMeter
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
1 4 (16.00%) TeamCity
1 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) Redmine
2 2 (8.00%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (4.00%) Electronics
1 1 (4.00%) Games
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
1 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) HTML
3 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (20.00%) Ajax
4 4 (16.00%) Gherkin
5 2 (8.00%) Web Services
5 2 (8.00%) jQuery
5 2 (8.00%) Qt
5 2 (8.00%) CSS
6 1 (4.00%) SOAP
6 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET
6 1 (4.00%) JSON
6 1 (4.00%) WCF
6 1 (4.00%) Symfony
6 1 (4.00%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.00%) Laravel
6 1 (4.00%) LAMP
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.00%) Open Source
4 2 (8.00%) Robotics
5 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.00%) Physics
5 1 (4.00%) VHDL
5 1 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (4.00%) Social Media
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.00%) User Experience
5 1 (4.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) UNIX
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.00%) MVC
4 4 (16.00%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (16.00%) OO
4 4 (16.00%) Pair Programming
4 4 (16.00%) Refactoring
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.00%) BDD
5 3 (12.00%) OOP
6 2 (8.00%) OOD
7 1 (4.00%) Content Management
7 1 (4.00%) Document Management
7 1 (4.00%) Game Development
7 1 (4.00%) Analytics
7 1 (4.00%) OO PHP
7 1 (4.00%) Image Processing
7 1 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) C++
2 11 (44.00%) C#
3 10 (40.00%) C
4 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.00%) PHP
5 5 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (16.00%) Ruby
7 2 (8.00%) Python
8 1 (4.00%) SQL
8 1 (4.00%) VB
8 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) DICOM
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) IBM
1 1 (4.00%) Kofax
1 1 (4.00%) Google
1 1 (4.00%) Zend