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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 51 62 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 16 12 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.88% 1.81% 4.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 1.89% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 31
Average salary £22,500 £20,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,550 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -2.12%
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
523 635 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 94.23% 95.63% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 451 544 604
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
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 17 April 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 +10 12 £22,500 +12.50% 2
Street - 2 £26,000 -
Yeovil - 2 £26,500 -
Graduate
South West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (88.46%) Degree
2 15 (57.69%) Software Engineering
3 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) HTML
4 13 (50.00%) MySQL
5 12 (46.15%) CSS
6 11 (42.31%) SQL
7 10 (38.46%) PHP
7 10 (38.46%) Linux
7 10 (38.46%) Subversion
7 10 (38.46%) Scrum
7 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
8 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (34.62%) Windows
9 8 (30.77%) Apache
9 8 (30.77%) Bugzilla
9 8 (30.77%) Ajax
9 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
9 8 (30.77%) PHPUnit
9 8 (30.77%) Web Application Development
9 8 (30.77%) Trac
9 8 (30.77%) PEAR
9 8 (30.77%) jQuery
9 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
10 6 (23.08%) C#
10 6 (23.08%) C++
11 5 (19.23%) HTML5
12 4 (15.38%) OO
13 3 (11.54%) OOP
13 3 (11.54%) Web Services

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (30.77%) 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 13 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Subversion
1 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 8 (30.77%) PEAR
2 8 (30.77%) PHPUnit
2 8 (30.77%) Trac
2 8 (30.77%) Bugzilla
3 2 (7.69%) Selenium
3 2 (7.69%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.85%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Military
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) HTML
2 12 (46.15%) CSS
3 8 (30.77%) Ajax
3 8 (30.77%) jQuery
4 5 (19.23%) HTML5
5 3 (11.54%) WCF
5 3 (11.54%) Web Services
5 3 (11.54%) .NET
6 2 (7.69%) WPF
6 2 (7.69%) CSS3
6 2 (7.69%) Qt
6 2 (7.69%) Flask
7 1 (3.85%) Apache Camel
7 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.85%) Apache CXF
7 1 (3.85%) Java EE
7 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
4 2 (7.69%) Open Source
4 2 (7.69%) User Experience
4 2 (7.69%) Photography
5 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Software Engineering
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Scrum
4 8 (30.77%) Web Application Development
4 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
5 4 (15.38%) OO
6 3 (11.54%) OOP
6 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Logistics
7 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) Mobile Development
7 2 (7.69%) Signal Processing
8 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (3.85%) Procedural Programming
8 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.85%) SEO
8 1 (3.85%) Web Design
8 1 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) PHP
3 6 (23.08%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) C
5 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.85%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 23 (88.46%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Weston-Super-Mare
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Somerset, Avon (BA2)
Guru Careers
Salary: £18-24k (DOE) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago