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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 42 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 19 16 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.82% 2.73% 4.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.09% 2.87% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 31
Average salary £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £18,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £22,500 £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +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
465 557 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.37% 94.89% 97.82%
Number of salaries quoted 406 449 631
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 3 March 2015. 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 +2 16 £22,500 +4.65% 4
Street - 2 £26,000 -
Bridgwater - 1 £20,500 -
Graduate
South West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 22 (84.62%) Degree
2 14 (53.85%) HTML
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 11 (42.31%) CSS
5 10 (38.46%) SQL
6 9 (34.62%) MySQL
6 9 (34.62%) Scrum
6 9 (34.62%) Subversion
6 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
6 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
6 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (30.77%) PHP
7 8 (30.77%) Windows
7 8 (30.77%) Linux
8 7 (26.92%) C#
8 7 (26.92%) Apache
8 7 (26.92%) Bugzilla
8 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
8 7 (26.92%) PHPUnit
8 7 (26.92%) PEAR
8 7 (26.92%) Web Application Development
8 7 (26.92%) Trac
8 7 (26.92%) jQuery
8 7 (26.92%) Ajax
9 6 (23.08%) HTML5
10 5 (19.23%) C++
10 5 (19.23%) Mathematics
11 4 (15.38%) WCF
11 4 (15.38%) Software Testing

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 7 (26.92%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Subversion
1 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 7 (26.92%) PEAR
2 7 (26.92%) PHPUnit
2 7 (26.92%) Trac
2 7 (26.92%) Bugzilla
3 2 (7.69%) Selenium
3 2 (7.69%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.85%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) HTML
2 11 (42.31%) CSS
3 7 (26.92%) Ajax
3 7 (26.92%) jQuery
4 6 (23.08%) HTML5
5 4 (15.38%) WCF
6 3 (11.54%) WPF
6 3 (11.54%) Web Services
7 2 (7.69%) .NET
7 2 (7.69%) CSS3
7 2 (7.69%) Flask
8 1 (3.85%) Apache Camel
8 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (3.85%) Apache CXF
8 1 (3.85%) Spring
8 1 (3.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
1 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Mathematics
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 2 (7.69%) Open Source
3 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.69%) Photography
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (34.62%) Scrum
4 7 (26.92%) Web Application Development
4 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
5 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Logistics
6 3 (11.54%) OOP
7 2 (7.69%) OO
7 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Time Management
8 1 (3.85%) Product Management
8 1 (3.85%) Game Development
8 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (3.85%) Procedural Programming
8 1 (3.85%) OOD
8 1 (3.85%) BPR
8 1 (3.85%) CAD
8 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) PHP
3 7 (26.92%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) C
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) PHP5
6 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) VCP4
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe
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