The first table below looks at the demand for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 86 120 114
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 169 101 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.79% 1.92% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% 2.02% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 149 97 94
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,700 £20,000 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £27,500 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5800 5003 5295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.79% 95.28% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4785 4392 4649
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Graduate
England

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 11 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the South West region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Bristol +11 53 £20,000 -11.11% 11
Gloucestershire +27 34 £21,500 -10.41% 1
Somerset -19 29 £21,000 -12.50% 3
Dorset -1 24 £27,500 +27.90%
Wiltshire +7 20 £23,500 -14.54% 8
Devon -10 4 £21,500 +28.35% 2
Cornwall - 1 £22,500 -
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 173 (62.45%) Degree
2 134 (48.38%) Computer Science
3 100 (36.10%) Software Engineering
4 97 (35.02%) SQL
5 88 (31.77%) Java
6 81 (29.24%) C#
7 79 (28.52%) C++
8 61 (22.02%) .NET
9 60 (21.66%) HTML
10 59 (21.30%) Windows
11 50 (18.05%) CSS
12 49 (17.69%) OO
13 47 (16.97%) ASP.NET
14 42 (15.16%) JavaScript
15 40 (14.44%) Linux
16 38 (13.72%) C
16 38 (13.72%) jQuery
17 37 (13.36%) Finance
18 34 (12.27%) MVC
19 32 (11.55%) SQL Server
20 28 (10.11%) Microsoft
21 27 (9.75%) Unit Testing
22 26 (9.39%) PHP
23 23 (8.30%) Agile Software Development
24 21 (7.58%) TDD
24 21 (7.58%) Scrum
24 21 (7.58%) MySQL
24 21 (7.58%) Oracle
24 21 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
25 20 (7.22%) Internet

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 9 (3.25%) Apache
2 5 (1.81%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.44%) CMS
3 4 (1.44%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.08%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.08%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.72%) GlassFish
5 2 (0.72%) Mule
5 2 (0.72%) Confluence
5 2 (0.72%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (6.86%) MS Office
2 16 (5.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Maximo
1 3 (1.08%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.22%) Internet
2 7 (2.53%) WAN
3 4 (1.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.44%) LAN
4 3 (1.08%) Firewall
4 3 (1.08%) VPN
5 1 (0.36%) DNS
5 1 (0.36%) DHCP
5 1 (0.36%) HTTP
5 1 (0.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.55%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.58%) MySQL
3 14 (5.05%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.61%) RDBMS
5 8 (2.89%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.17%) Big Data
7 5 (1.81%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.08%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.36%) MS Access
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (5.78%) JUnit
1 16 (5.78%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.05%) PHPUnit
3 7 (2.53%) FitNesse
4 6 (2.17%) NUnit
4 6 (2.17%) Selenium
5 5 (1.81%) PEAR
5 5 (1.81%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.44%) MSTest
6 4 (1.44%) Subversion
6 4 (1.44%) Maven
6 4 (1.44%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (1.44%) Moq
7 3 (1.08%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.08%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.08%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.72%) Ant
8 2 (0.72%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.72%) Checkstyle
8 2 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 37 (13.36%) Finance
2 14 (5.05%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.33%) Electronics
4 11 (3.97%) Games
5 10 (3.61%) Aerospace
6 8 (2.89%) Banking
7 7 (2.53%) Retail
7 7 (2.53%) Marketing
8 3 (1.08%) French Language
8 3 (1.08%) German Language
8 3 (1.08%) Italian Language
8 3 (1.08%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.08%) Advertising
9 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.72%) Automotive
9 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Law
10 1 (0.36%) Legal
10 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (22.02%) .NET
2 60 (21.66%) HTML
3 50 (18.05%) CSS
4 47 (16.97%) ASP.NET
5 38 (13.72%) jQuery
6 21 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (6.86%) Spring
8 18 (6.50%) XML
9 15 (5.42%) HTML5
10 13 (4.69%) Ajax
11 10 (3.61%) JSF
11 10 (3.61%) Web Services
12 9 (3.25%) Hibernate
12 9 (3.25%) J2EE
13 8 (2.89%) .NET Framework
13 8 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 7 (2.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (2.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 7 (2.53%) Java EE
15 6 (2.17%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 134 (48.38%) Computer Science
2 14 (5.05%) Digital Media
3 13 (4.69%) Mathematics
4 11 (3.97%) Physics
5 9 (3.25%) Open Source
6 8 (2.89%) Social Network
7 7 (2.53%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (2.53%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.44%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.44%) Firmware
9 3 (1.08%) Replication
10 2 (0.72%) iPad
10 2 (0.72%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.72%) iPhone
10 2 (0.72%) CMDB
10 2 (0.72%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.36%) Blog
11 1 (0.36%) Robotics
11 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.36%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 59 (21.30%) Windows
2 40 (14.44%) Linux
3 19 (6.86%) UNIX
4 9 (3.25%) Debian
5 6 (2.17%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.81%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.81%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.08%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.72%) Android
9 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (36.10%) Software Engineering
2 49 (17.69%) OO
3 34 (12.27%) MVC
4 27 (9.75%) Unit Testing
5 23 (8.30%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (7.58%) TDD
6 21 (7.58%) Scrum
7 18 (6.50%) OOP
8 15 (5.42%) Time Management
9 11 (3.97%) Web Application Development
9 11 (3.97%) UML
9 11 (3.97%) OOD
9 11 (3.97%) Project Management
10 10 (3.61%) Service Management
10 10 (3.61%) OO PHP
10 10 (3.61%) Web Development
11 9 (3.25%) Computer Forensics
12 8 (2.89%) Pair Programming
13 7 (2.53%) Software Testing
13 7 (2.53%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 97 (35.02%) SQL
2 88 (31.77%) Java
3 81 (29.24%) C#
4 79 (28.52%) C++
5 42 (15.16%) JavaScript
6 38 (13.72%) C
7 26 (9.39%) PHP
8 15 (5.42%) VB.NET
9 13 (4.69%) Ada
10 9 (3.25%) VB
11 8 (2.89%) Python
11 8 (2.89%) Ruby
12 7 (2.53%) Perl
13 6 (2.17%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.81%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.44%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.44%) Assembly Language
16 3 (1.08%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.72%) ECMAScript
17 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 173 (62.45%) Degree
2 17 (6.14%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.61%) HND
4 9 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.08%) MCT
5 3 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.72%) MCP
6 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.36%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.22%) QA
2 2 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.72%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (10.11%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.58%) Oracle
3 7 (2.53%) hybris
4 5 (1.81%) Cisco
5 4 (1.44%) JBoss
6 3 (1.08%) Remedy
7 2 (0.72%) Sybase
7 2 (0.72%) Twitter
8 1 (0.36%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.36%) Zend
8 1 (0.36%) HP
8 1 (0.36%) Apple
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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