The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 168 115 111
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 79 147 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.42% 2.49% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 2.57% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 70 135 128
Median salary £27,000 £23,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.89% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,725 £20,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £28,100
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
Graduate
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5369 5725 5979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.74% 97.10% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4535 4825 4922
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Graduate in the job title.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Graduate
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Graduate Salary Trend in the South West

Graduate
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Graduate Salary Histogram in the South West

Graduate
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -35 28 £27,500 +14.58% 15
Gloucestershire -7 18 £27,500 +37.50% 4
Devon +4 12 £25,250 +14.77%
Wiltshire +10 9 £27,500 +10.00% 5
Somerset +1 9 £35,000 - 2
Dorset -8 2 £21,750 -7.44% 2
Cornwall -15 1 - -
Graduate
England

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 100 (57.80%) Degree
2 77 (44.51%) C#
3 67 (38.73%) Java
3 67 (38.73%) SQL
4 66 (38.15%) .NET
5 52 (30.06%) HTML
6 47 (27.17%) C++
6 47 (27.17%) Software Engineering
7 43 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (23.70%) MVC
9 39 (22.54%) Computer Science
10 38 (21.97%) JavaScript
11 36 (20.81%) SQL Server
12 32 (18.50%) CSS
13 30 (17.34%) AngularJS
14 29 (16.76%) Microsoft
14 29 (16.76%) Web Development
15 27 (15.61%) Mathematics
16 22 (12.72%) Node.js
16 22 (12.72%) SDLC
16 22 (12.72%) Oracle
17 20 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (11.56%) Python
17 20 (11.56%) TDD
18 19 (10.98%) ASP.NET
18 19 (10.98%) HTML5
19 18 (10.40%) .NET Framework
20 17 (9.83%) Cybersecurity
21 16 (9.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 16 (9.25%) Linux

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.47%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.89%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.89%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.31%) JBoss
3 4 (2.31%) OpenROAD
4 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.73%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.73%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (1.73%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.58%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.58%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 14 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.78%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.58%) InDesign
4 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.47%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.16%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.73%) SaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.05%) Internet
1 7 (4.05%) Wireless
2 5 (2.89%) Network Security
3 4 (2.31%) Intranet
4 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (20.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.78%) NoSQL
3 9 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.05%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.05%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (3.47%) Big Data
6 5 (2.89%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.89%) MySQL
6 5 (2.89%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.31%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.58%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.58%) GIS
9 1 (0.58%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (8.09%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.62%) JIRA
2 8 (4.62%) Selenium
2 8 (4.62%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.47%) gulp
3 6 (3.47%) PHPUnit
3 6 (3.47%) Subversion
4 5 (2.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (2.89%) Bitbucket
4 5 (2.89%) WebDriver
5 4 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.73%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.73%) JUnit
7 1 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.58%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.58%) Moq
7 1 (0.58%) MSTest
7 1 (0.58%) NUnit
7 1 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 12 (6.94%) Manufacturing
2 11 (6.36%) Electronics
3 9 (5.20%) Aerospace
3 9 (5.20%) Finance
4 5 (2.89%) Banking
4 5 (2.89%) Retail
4 5 (2.89%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.31%) Back Office
6 3 (1.73%) Marketing
7 2 (1.16%) Military
8 1 (0.58%) Advertising
8 1 (0.58%) Automotive
8 1 (0.58%) French Language
8 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (38.15%) .NET
2 52 (30.06%) HTML
3 32 (18.50%) CSS
4 30 (17.34%) AngularJS
5 22 (12.72%) Node.js
6 19 (10.98%) ASP.NET
6 19 (10.98%) HTML5
7 18 (10.40%) .NET Framework
8 16 (9.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (8.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (8.67%) jQuery
10 13 (7.51%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (6.36%) WPF
12 9 (5.20%) Web Services
13 8 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 7 (4.05%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (4.05%) RESTful
15 6 (3.47%) Highcharts JS
15 6 (3.47%) REST
15 6 (3.47%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.54%) Computer Science
2 27 (15.61%) Mathematics
3 20 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.94%) Algorithms
5 10 (5.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 10 (5.78%) Physics
5 10 (5.78%) Verilog
5 10 (5.78%) VHDL
6 9 (5.20%) Cybercrime
6 9 (5.20%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (4.62%) Management Information System
7 8 (4.62%) User Experience
8 7 (4.05%) Visualisation
9 6 (3.47%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (3.47%) NHS
10 5 (2.89%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.73%) Clustering
11 3 (1.73%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.73%) iPhone
11 3 (1.73%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.25%) Linux
2 15 (8.67%) Windows
3 13 (7.51%) Unix
4 11 (6.36%) Apple iOS
5 8 (4.62%) Android
6 6 (3.47%) Debian
7 3 (1.73%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.58%) CentOS
8 1 (0.58%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.17%) Software Engineering
2 43 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (23.70%) MVC
4 29 (16.76%) Web Development
5 22 (12.72%) SDLC
6 20 (11.56%) TDD
7 17 (9.83%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (7.51%) Data Protection
9 12 (6.94%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (6.36%) Scrum
10 11 (6.36%) Signal Processing
10 11 (6.36%) Software Testing
11 10 (5.78%) Digital Signal Processing
11 10 (5.78%) OO
12 9 (5.20%) Project Management
13 8 (4.62%) Data Management
13 8 (4.62%) Web Application Development
14 7 (4.05%) BDD
14 7 (4.05%) Kanban
14 7 (4.05%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 77 (44.51%) C#
2 67 (38.73%) Java
2 67 (38.73%) SQL
3 47 (27.17%) C++
4 38 (21.97%) JavaScript
5 20 (11.56%) Python
6 15 (8.67%) C
6 15 (8.67%) PHP
7 9 (5.20%) Ruby
8 7 (4.05%) VB
8 7 (4.05%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.73%) R
10 2 (1.16%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.58%) AWK
11 1 (0.58%) Perl
11 1 (0.58%) sed
11 1 (0.58%) VBA
11 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 100 (57.80%) Degree
2 15 (8.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.62%) DV Cleared
3 8 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.89%) HND
5 4 (2.31%) PhD
6 2 (1.16%) OCP
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.16%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.73%) vCloud
2 3 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.73%) vSphere
3 2 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.58%) Docker
4 1 (0.58%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.73%) SCCM
1 3 (1.73%) SCOM
1 3 (1.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.16%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (16.76%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.72%) Oracle
3 4 (2.31%) CA
3 4 (2.31%) Citrix
3 4 (2.31%) FrontRange
3 4 (2.31%) Sybase
4 3 (1.73%) Cisco
4 3 (1.73%) VMware
5 2 (1.16%) Facebook
6 1 (0.58%) Adobe
6 1 (0.58%) Civica
6 1 (0.58%) ESRI
6 1 (0.58%) HP
6 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.58%) SAP
Wiltshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000.0000 - £25000.0000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £17000.0000 - £22500.0000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fuse
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £240000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum 33 days holiday, parking, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits and shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Weymouth
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £23000 per annum, Benefits Up to 35% commission, no threshold
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: + Progression Opportunities
Posted: 22 days ago