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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 148 139 121
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 94 111 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.76% 1.90% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.96% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 80 102 125
Median salary £24,250 £22,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,900 £28,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
5187 5674 5767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.21% 97.11% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4395 4766 4815
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 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £56,000
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -6 36 £26,000 +6.12% 5
Gloucestershire +4 22 £23,750 -5.00% 2
Wiltshire +23 17 £22,500 -25.00% 2
Devon -3 9 £26,300 +28.29% 1
Somerset -10 6 £29,500 +21.64% 3
Dorset +2 2 £23,750 +10.46% 1
Graduate
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 114 (59.07%) Degree
2 83 (43.01%) Java
3 80 (41.45%) SQL
4 65 (33.68%) C#
5 58 (30.05%) .NET
6 55 (28.50%) Software Engineering
7 48 (24.87%) HTML
8 47 (24.35%) MVC
9 42 (21.76%) C++
9 42 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (19.69%) Mathematics
10 38 (19.69%) JavaScript
11 37 (19.17%) SDLC
12 36 (18.65%) SQL Server
13 34 (17.62%) ASP.NET
14 32 (16.58%) Computer Science
15 31 (16.06%) CSS
16 29 (15.03%) Oracle
17 28 (14.51%) AngularJS
18 27 (13.99%) Web Development
19 26 (13.47%) Microsoft
20 24 (12.44%) .NET Framework
20 24 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
21 23 (11.92%) OO
22 22 (11.40%) Git (software)
23 21 (10.88%) HTML5
23 21 (10.88%) TDD
23 21 (10.88%) XML
24 20 (10.36%) jQuery
24 20 (10.36%) Node.js

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 20 (10.36%) Node.js
2 12 (6.22%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.66%) JBoss
4 6 (3.11%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.11%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.59%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.07%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.07%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (2.07%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.04%) OpenROAD
8 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (6.22%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.63%) MS Office
3 2 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.66%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.55%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.04%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.59%) Office 365
2 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.04%) SaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.77%) Internet
2 10 (5.18%) Broadband
3 8 (4.15%) Wireless
4 5 (2.59%) Skype
4 5 (2.59%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.04%) Intranet
5 2 (1.04%) Network Security
5 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.65%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.33%) NoSQL
3 15 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (6.74%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (4.66%) Oracle Database
6 8 (4.15%) Hadoop
7 7 (3.63%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.11%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.59%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.59%) MySQL
9 5 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.52%) Big Data
10 1 (0.52%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.52%) Power BI
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (11.40%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.18%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.66%) JUnit
4 8 (4.15%) Selenium
5 7 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.11%) Cucumber
6 6 (3.11%) JIRA
7 4 (2.07%) Ant
7 4 (2.07%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.07%) gulp
7 4 (2.07%) Maven
7 4 (2.07%) PHPUnit
7 4 (2.07%) Subversion
8 2 (1.04%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
General
1 16 (8.29%) Finance
2 14 (7.25%) Aerospace
3 12 (6.22%) Manufacturing
4 11 (5.70%) Electronics
5 5 (2.59%) Billing
6 4 (2.07%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.07%) Marketing
6 4 (2.07%) Retail
7 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.04%) Back Office
8 2 (1.04%) Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (30.05%) .NET
2 48 (24.87%) HTML
3 34 (17.62%) ASP.NET
4 31 (16.06%) CSS
5 28 (14.51%) AngularJS
6 24 (12.44%) .NET Framework
7 21 (10.88%) HTML5
7 21 (10.88%) XML
8 20 (10.36%) jQuery
9 19 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (9.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (7.25%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 13 (6.74%) RESTful
12 12 (6.22%) Web Services
12 12 (6.22%) WPF
13 8 (4.15%) REST
14 7 (3.63%) EJB
14 7 (3.63%) Java EE
14 7 (3.63%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.69%) Mathematics
2 32 (16.58%) Computer Science
3 24 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 12 (6.22%) Verilog
4 12 (6.22%) VHDL
5 9 (4.66%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.66%) Cybercrime
5 9 (4.66%) Cyberthreat
5 9 (4.66%) Physics
6 7 (3.63%) Driving Licence
7 6 (3.11%) Client/Server
7 6 (3.11%) User Experience
8 4 (2.07%) Clustering
8 4 (2.07%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (2.07%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.04%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.33%) Linux
2 17 (8.81%) Apple iOS
3 12 (6.22%) Unix
4 11 (5.70%) Android
4 11 (5.70%) Windows
5 4 (2.07%) Debian
5 4 (2.07%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.52%) CentOS
6 1 (0.52%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (28.50%) Software Engineering
2 47 (24.35%) MVC
3 42 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (19.17%) SDLC
5 27 (13.99%) Web Development
6 23 (11.92%) OO
7 21 (10.88%) TDD
8 16 (8.29%) Requirements Analysis
9 15 (7.77%) UML
10 14 (7.25%) BDD
11 13 (6.74%) Web Application Development
12 12 (6.22%) Digital Signal Processing
12 12 (6.22%) Signal Processing
12 12 (6.22%) Software Testing
13 11 (5.70%) Software Delivery
14 10 (5.18%) CRM
14 10 (5.18%) High Availability
15 9 (4.66%) Data Protection
15 9 (4.66%) OOP
15 9 (4.66%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 83 (43.01%) Java
2 80 (41.45%) SQL
3 65 (33.68%) C#
4 42 (21.76%) C++
5 38 (19.69%) JavaScript
6 14 (7.25%) Ruby
7 10 (5.18%) Python
8 9 (4.66%) PL/SQL
9 8 (4.15%) VB
10 7 (3.63%) C
10 7 (3.63%) PHP
11 6 (3.11%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.59%) VB.NET
13 4 (2.07%) VBScript
14 3 (1.55%) VB6
15 2 (1.04%) Embedded C
15 2 (1.04%) R
16 1 (0.52%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.52%) Perl
16 1 (0.52%) sed
Qualifications
1 114 (59.07%) Degree
2 11 (5.70%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.59%) DV Cleared
3 5 (2.59%) OCP
3 5 (2.59%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (2.07%) BC Cleared
4 4 (2.07%) HND
5 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.04%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.52%) ISEB
7 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.04%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.18%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.66%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.07%) vCloud
3 4 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.07%) vSphere
4 1 (0.52%) Docker
4 1 (0.52%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.59%) Data Guard
1 5 (2.59%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (2.07%) SCCM
2 4 (2.07%) SCOM
2 4 (2.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (15.03%) Oracle
2 26 (13.47%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.18%) BT
4 6 (3.11%) Sybase
5 5 (2.59%) Citrix
6 4 (2.07%) BEA
6 4 (2.07%) Cisco
6 4 (2.07%) VMware
7 2 (1.04%) CA
7 2 (1.04%) FrontRange
8 1 (0.52%) Apple
8 1 (0.52%) Civica
8 1 (0.52%) HP
8 1 (0.52%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.52%) SAP
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