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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 71 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 7 32 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.00% 4.65% 2.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 4.89% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7 31 17
Average salary £21,000 £21,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -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
657 654 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 94.13% 95.06% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 569 578 521
Average salary £35,000 £33,811 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.51% -3.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 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 -12 6 £23,000 +6.97% 2
Taunton +3 1 £21,000 +2.43% 2
Graduate
South West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 13 (39.39%) HTML
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
1 13 (39.39%) Degree
2 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 9 (27.27%) Finance
3 8 (24.24%) HTML5
4 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 6 (18.18%) Line Management
4 6 (18.18%) SLA
4 6 (18.18%) C#
4 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.15%) CSS
5 5 (15.15%) ITIL
6 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
6 4 (12.12%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (12.12%) Game Development
6 4 (12.12%) Big Data
6 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
6 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (12.12%) Web Services
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
6 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.12%) Games
7 3 (9.09%) MVC
7 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 3 (9.09%) .NET
7 3 (9.09%) C++
7 3 (9.09%) Java

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 3 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.12%) Big Data
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Games
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) HTML
2 8 (24.24%) HTML5
3 5 (15.15%) CSS
4 4 (12.12%) Web Services
5 3 (9.09%) .NET
5 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.06%) WCF
7 1 (3.03%) WPF
7 1 (3.03%) jQuery
7 1 (3.03%) Ext JS
7 1 (3.03%) Swing
7 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
2 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Physics
4 1 (3.03%) CMDB
4 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Debian
2 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
1 6 (18.18%) Line Management
2 5 (15.15%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
3 4 (12.12%) Game Development
3 4 (12.12%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (9.09%) MVC
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Time Management
5 2 (6.06%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps
6 1 (3.03%) Logistics
6 1 (3.03%) Scrum
6 1 (3.03%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (3.03%) OO
6 1 (3.03%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) C#
3 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) C++
4 3 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) RPG
5 1 (3.03%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby
5 1 (3.03%) Erlang
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) HP
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy
1 1 (3.03%) Fujitsu
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