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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 67 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 15 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.54% 2.91% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 3.16% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 10
Average salary £25,000 £17,000 £21,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
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
401 412 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 94.58% 92.38% 98.74%
Number of salaries quoted 311 369 290
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 23 (82.14%) Degree
2 19 (67.86%) Software Engineering
3 17 (60.71%) Computer Science
4 13 (46.43%) C++
5 12 (42.86%) Linux
6 11 (39.29%) C
6 11 (39.29%) C#
7 10 (35.71%) UNIX
8 7 (25.00%) .NET
9 5 (17.86%) HTML
9 5 (17.86%) Java
9 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
9 5 (17.86%) PHP
10 4 (14.29%) OO
10 4 (14.29%) Ruby
10 4 (14.29%) TDD
10 4 (14.29%) Pair Programming
10 4 (14.29%) JIRA
10 4 (14.29%) Ajax
10 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 4 (14.29%) JUnit
10 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 4 (14.29%) MVC
10 4 (14.29%) JMeter
10 4 (14.29%) Refactoring
10 4 (14.29%) QA
10 4 (14.29%) TeamCity
10 4 (14.29%) Open Source
10 4 (14.29%) Confluence

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) JIRA
1 4 (14.29%) JUnit
1 4 (14.29%) JMeter
1 4 (14.29%) TeamCity
1 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.71%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) HTML
3 4 (14.29%) Ajax
3 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.29%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.57%) Laravel
4 1 (3.57%) WCF
4 1 (3.57%) Symfony
4 1 (3.57%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (3.57%) jQuery
4 1 (3.57%) LAMP
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) Open Source
3 3 (10.71%) Physics
4 1 (3.57%) Social Media
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) iPhone
4 1 (3.57%) VHDL
4 1 (3.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) UNIX
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Software Engineering
2 4 (14.29%) OO
2 4 (14.29%) TDD
2 4 (14.29%) Pair Programming
2 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 4 (14.29%) MVC
2 4 (14.29%) Refactoring
2 4 (14.29%) BDD
2 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Image Processing
4 1 (3.57%) OO PHP
4 1 (3.57%) Analytics
4 1 (3.57%) Game Development
4 1 (3.57%) OOP
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) Content Management
4 1 (3.57%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) C++
2 11 (39.29%) C
2 11 (39.29%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.86%) PHP
4 4 (14.29%) Ruby
5 2 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (82.14%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) DICOM
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Zend
1 1 (3.57%) IBM
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.57%) Kofax
1 1 (3.57%) Google