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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 55 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 8 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.07% 0.71% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 0.72% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 2
Average salary £28,750 £24,500 £20,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.34% +18.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £24,100 £19,350
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,900 £22,150
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
382 277 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 98.71% 97.88% 92.35%
Number of salaries quoted 353 261 285
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 28 January 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (53.33%) HTML
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) Degree
6 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 5 (33.33%) OO
6 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (26.67%) CRM
7 4 (26.67%) MVC
7 4 (26.67%) JMeter
7 4 (26.67%) VB
7 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
7 4 (26.67%) Java
7 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (26.67%) PHP
7 4 (26.67%) CSS
7 4 (26.67%) JUnit
7 4 (26.67%) Ruby
7 4 (26.67%) Pair Programming
7 4 (26.67%) QA
7 4 (26.67%) JIRA
7 4 (26.67%) Refactoring
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (26.67%) TeamCity
7 4 (26.67%) Confluence

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (26.67%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) JUnit
1 4 (26.67%) JMeter
1 4 (26.67%) JIRA
1 4 (26.67%) TeamCity
1 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Redmine
2 2 (13.33%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
1 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
1 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) Gherkin
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) Google Maps API
5 2 (13.33%) Qt
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (6.67%) SOAP
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.67%) JSON
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Open Source
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Smartphone
3 2 (13.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) TDD
2 5 (33.33%) OO
2 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Refactoring
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) BDD
3 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (26.67%) CRM
3 4 (26.67%) Pair Programming
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) OOD
4 2 (13.33%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) VB
3 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (26.67%) Ruby
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft