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 1 March 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
England / South West
Rank 114 151 155
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 128 98 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.56% 1.69% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 1.74% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 74 84 98
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £21,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £30,000 £26,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
4822 5640 5821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.50% 96.99% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4012 4665 4920
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,350 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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 +23 89 £25,000 -2.91% 9
Gloucestershire -17 14 £23,500 -6.00% 1
Dorset - 11 £30,000 -
Devon +11 6 £22,500 +21.62% 1
Wiltshire +24 5 £27,500 +15.78% 3
Somerset -18 3 £19,000 -36.66% 3
Graduate
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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.

1 142 (57.72%) Java
2 140 (56.91%) Computer Science
3 126 (51.22%) C++
4 121 (49.19%) SQL
5 104 (42.28%) XML
6 103 (41.87%) OO
7 102 (41.46%) Mathematics
8 94 (38.21%) SDLC
9 90 (36.59%) Degree
10 57 (23.17%) C#
11 54 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
12 52 (21.14%) Software Engineering
12 52 (21.14%) .NET
13 33 (13.41%) MVC
13 33 (13.41%) ASP.NET
14 32 (13.01%) SQL Server
15 30 (12.20%) C
16 26 (10.57%) JavaScript
17 24 (9.76%) Python
17 24 (9.76%) .NET Framework
18 22 (8.94%) Windows
19 21 (8.54%) HTML
19 21 (8.54%) TDD
20 20 (8.13%) WCF
20 20 (8.13%) Scrum
20 20 (8.13%) ASP.NET MVC
21 18 (7.32%) Security Cleared
22 16 (6.50%) Web Services
22 16 (6.50%) Oracle
22 16 (6.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 7 (2.85%) Apache
1 7 (2.85%) Confluence
2 4 (1.63%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.63%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.41%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.41%) JBoss
3 1 (0.41%) Moodle
3 1 (0.41%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.81%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Maximo
2 2 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.66%) SaaS
2 4 (1.63%) GitHub
2 4 (1.63%) IaaS
2 4 (1.63%) PaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.28%) Internet
2 5 (2.03%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.63%) Firewall
4 1 (0.41%) Broadband
4 1 (0.41%) Network Security
4 1 (0.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.85%) NoSQL
2 7 (2.85%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (2.03%) GIS
3 5 (2.03%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.22%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.81%) Big Data
5 2 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (0.41%) BaseX
6 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.41%) MS Access
6 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (4.47%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.66%) Moq
2 9 (3.66%) MSTest
2 9 (3.66%) NUnit
3 8 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (3.25%) Bitbucket
3 8 (3.25%) JIRA
3 8 (3.25%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (2.85%) EasyMock
4 7 (2.85%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.85%) JUnit
5 2 (0.81%) Subversion
6 1 (0.41%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (4.47%) Finance
2 8 (3.25%) Aerospace
2 8 (3.25%) Electronics
2 8 (3.25%) Games
3 6 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.03%) Military
5 4 (1.63%) French Language
5 4 (1.63%) German Language
6 3 (1.22%) Advertising
6 3 (1.22%) Marketing
7 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.41%) Avionics
8 1 (0.41%) Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (42.28%) XML
2 52 (21.14%) .NET
3 33 (13.41%) ASP.NET
4 24 (9.76%) .NET Framework
5 21 (8.54%) HTML
6 20 (8.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (8.13%) WCF
7 16 (6.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 16 (6.50%) Web Services
8 14 (5.69%) CSS
8 14 (5.69%) RESTful
8 14 (5.69%) Spring
9 11 (4.47%) Node.js
10 9 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (3.66%) Entity Framework
11 8 (3.25%) Castle Windsor
11 8 (3.25%) jQuery
11 8 (3.25%) Ninject
11 8 (3.25%) Unity DI Container
11 8 (3.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 140 (56.91%) Computer Science
2 9 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.85%) Wiki
4 6 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
4 6 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.03%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.03%) Cybercrime
6 4 (1.63%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (1.22%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.41%) Apple TV
8 1 (0.41%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.41%) iPad
8 1 (0.41%) iPhone
8 1 (0.41%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.41%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.94%) Windows
2 15 (6.10%) Linux
3 9 (3.66%) Android
3 9 (3.66%) Unix
4 7 (2.85%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.85%) CentOS
4 7 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.85%) Solaris
5 4 (1.63%) AIX
5 4 (1.63%) HPUX
5 4 (1.63%) Windows 2000
5 4 (1.63%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.63%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (41.87%) OO
2 102 (41.46%) Mathematics
3 94 (38.21%) SDLC
4 54 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (21.14%) Software Engineering
6 33 (13.41%) MVC
7 21 (8.54%) TDD
8 20 (8.13%) Scrum
9 15 (6.10%) Web Application Development
10 14 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (5.69%) ITIL
11 13 (5.28%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (5.28%) Kanban
12 11 (4.47%) OOD
13 10 (4.07%) Physics
13 10 (4.07%) Time Management
14 9 (3.66%) MVVM
14 9 (3.66%) Open Source
15 8 (3.25%) Dependency Injection
15 8 (3.25%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 142 (57.72%) Java
2 126 (51.22%) C++
3 121 (49.19%) SQL
4 57 (23.17%) C#
5 30 (12.20%) C
6 26 (10.57%) JavaScript
7 24 (9.76%) Python
8 8 (3.25%) Scala
8 8 (3.25%) VB.NET
9 7 (2.85%) Ruby
10 6 (2.44%) Fortran
10 6 (2.44%) PHP
11 5 (2.03%) R
12 3 (1.22%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.22%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.22%) VB
13 2 (0.81%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.41%) Ada
14 1 (0.41%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 90 (36.59%) Degree
2 18 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.44%) PhD
4 4 (1.63%) MCP
5 3 (1.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.81%) CCNA
6 2 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.41%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.41%) HNC
7 1 (0.41%) HND
7 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.63%) ISO 9001
1 4 (1.63%) SLA
2 3 (1.22%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.81%) PMO
3 2 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.63%) MetaFrame
2 4 (1.63%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (6.50%) Oracle
2 12 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.85%) Red Hat
4 4 (1.63%) Actuate
4 4 (1.63%) BEA
4 4 (1.63%) Citrix
4 4 (1.63%) IBM
4 4 (1.63%) Sun
4 4 (1.63%) webMethods
5 2 (0.81%) Google
5 2 (0.81%) SAP
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe
6 1 (0.41%) Apple
6 1 (0.41%) BT
6 1 (0.41%) ESRI
6 1 (0.41%) HP
6 1 (0.41%) Progress
6 1 (0.41%) VMware
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