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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 57 50 46
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 10 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.48% 0.63% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 0.65% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 0
Average salary £26,250 £20,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.04% -
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
393 306 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 97.52% 96.84% 91.40%
Number of salaries quoted 354 287 300
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,100
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 22 December 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 12 (60.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) Degree
3 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (40.00%) HTML
5 8 (40.00%) .NET
5 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (35.00%) C++
6 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (30.00%) C
7 6 (30.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) PHP
8 5 (25.00%) UNIX
8 5 (25.00%) Linux
8 5 (25.00%) OO
8 5 (25.00%) TDD
8 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (20.00%) Pair Programming
9 4 (20.00%) Ruby
9 4 (20.00%) JIRA
9 4 (20.00%) Refactoring
9 4 (20.00%) CRM
9 4 (20.00%) MVC
9 4 (20.00%) JMeter
9 4 (20.00%) VB
9 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
9 4 (20.00%) Java
9 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (20.00%) CSS
9 4 (20.00%) JUnit

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (20.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JUnit
1 4 (20.00%) JMeter
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
1 4 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Redmine
2 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (5.00%) Electronics
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
1 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) HTML
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
1 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (20.00%) CSS
2 4 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (10.00%) CSS3
4 2 (10.00%) jQuery
4 2 (10.00%) Google Maps API
4 2 (10.00%) Qt
5 1 (5.00%) Laravel
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) LAMP
5 1 (5.00%) Ajax
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.00%) JSON
5 1 (5.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) Open Source
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (10.00%) Robotics
4 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.00%) Physics
4 1 (5.00%) VHDL
4 1 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) TDD
3 5 (25.00%) OO
3 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (20.00%) CRM
4 4 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 4 (20.00%) MVC
4 4 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (20.00%) BDD
4 4 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (15.00%) OOP
6 2 (10.00%) OOD
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) OO PHP
7 1 (5.00%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) C++
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) C
4 5 (25.00%) PHP
5 4 (20.00%) Ruby
5 4 (20.00%) VB
5 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) Zend