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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 64 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 9 30 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.49% 4.30% 3.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 4.56% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 24
Average salary £21,000 £21,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% -12.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,300 £27,350
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
565 658 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.70% 94.27% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 495 563 564
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 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 19 December 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 -7 8 £21,000 -2.32% 3
Taunton +4 1 £21,000 +2.43%
Graduate
South West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (48.28%) Degree
2 10 (34.48%) HTML
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
3 9 (31.03%) Finance
4 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
5 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
5 6 (20.69%) Line Management
5 6 (20.69%) C#
5 6 (20.69%) SLA
5 6 (20.69%) HTML5
6 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
6 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
6 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Game Development
7 4 (13.79%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (13.79%) C++
7 4 (13.79%) WCF
7 4 (13.79%) CSS
7 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
7 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
7 4 (13.79%) Games
7 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
8 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (10.34%) Web Services
8 3 (10.34%) WPF
8 3 (10.34%) Java
8 3 (10.34%) Logistics

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
2 4 (13.79%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) HTML
2 6 (20.69%) HTML5
3 4 (13.79%) CSS
3 4 (13.79%) WCF
4 3 (10.34%) WPF
4 3 (10.34%) Web Services
5 1 (3.45%) Swing
5 1 (3.45%) .NET
5 1 (3.45%) jQuery
5 1 (3.45%) Ext JS
5 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
1 6 (20.69%) Line Management
2 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
2 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
3 4 (13.79%) Game Development
3 4 (13.79%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (10.34%) Logistics
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (3.45%) OO
5 1 (3.45%) BPR
5 1 (3.45%) CAD
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) C#
3 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.79%) C++
5 3 (10.34%) Java
6 2 (6.90%) C
7 1 (3.45%) RPG
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) SLA
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + benefits and training
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bath, Somerset, Bristol, Chippenham, Trowbridge,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £18-23,000 + Bens
Posted: 17 days ago