The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 50 36 55
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 26 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.40% 3.77% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.62% 3.88% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 9
Average salary £20,500 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,900 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £26,600 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Graduate
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
718 515 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.98% 96.99% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 621 439 559
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Graduate
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Somerset

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Somerset

Graduate
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Bath 0 24 £20,500 -18.00% 4
Taunton - 1 £19,000 -
Yeovil - 1 £20,000 -
Graduate
South West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 20 (44.44%) HTML
2 19 (42.22%) SQL
3 16 (35.56%) Degree
4 15 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 13 (28.89%) Java
6 12 (26.67%) CSS
6 12 (26.67%) Linux
7 10 (22.22%) Finance
7 10 (22.22%) HTML5
8 9 (20.00%) Mobile App
8 9 (20.00%) Open Source
8 9 (20.00%) Debian
8 9 (20.00%) MySQL
9 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
9 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
10 7 (15.56%) jQuery
10 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
11 6 (13.33%) Digital Media
11 6 (13.33%) Big Data
11 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
11 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
11 6 (13.33%) Perl
11 6 (13.33%) C
11 6 (13.33%) SLA
11 6 (13.33%) Internet
11 6 (13.33%) Shell Script
12 5 (11.11%) C#
12 5 (11.11%) .NET
12 5 (11.11%) PHP
12 5 (11.11%) SQL Server

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 5 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (4.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) MySQL
2 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.33%) Big Data
4 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.67%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) PEAR
1 3 (6.67%) PHPUnit
2 1 (2.22%) JUnit
2 1 (2.22%) Dreamweaver
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.67%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (44.44%) HTML
2 12 (26.67%) CSS
3 10 (22.22%) HTML5
4 7 (15.56%) jQuery
5 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (11.11%) Ajax
5 5 (11.11%) .NET
6 4 (8.89%) Web Services
6 4 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (4.44%) Swing
8 2 (4.44%) LAMP
8 2 (4.44%) CSS3
8 2 (4.44%) Backbone.js
8 2 (4.44%) Sass
9 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.22%) Spring
9 1 (2.22%) JSF
9 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 9 (20.00%) Open Source
2 9 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (13.33%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.22%) Physics
5 1 (2.22%) CMDB
5 1 (2.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 9 (20.00%) Debian
3 4 (8.89%) Windows
4 3 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
2 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 5 (11.11%) MVC
3 5 (11.11%) Web Application Development
4 4 (8.89%) ITIL
5 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.67%) Scrum
5 3 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (6.67%) Web Development
5 3 (6.67%) Game Development
6 2 (4.44%) Time Management
6 2 (4.44%) Service Management
7 1 (2.22%) OO
7 1 (2.22%) Web Design
7 1 (2.22%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.22%) DevOps
7 1 (2.22%) CRUD
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) SQL
2 13 (28.89%) Java
3 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.33%) Perl
4 6 (13.33%) C
4 6 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 5 (11.11%) C#
5 5 (11.11%) PHP
6 3 (6.67%) Python
6 3 (6.67%) Ruby
7 2 (4.44%) PHP5
8 1 (2.22%) Erlang
8 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.22%) C++
8 1 (2.22%) RPG
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Twitter
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) HP
2 1 (2.22%) Remedy
2 1 (2.22%) Fujitsu
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