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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 146 130 96
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 94 128 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.82% 2.13% 2.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 2.20% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 82 121 154
Median salary £25,500 £23,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.51% +9.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
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
5038 5827 6047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.58% 97.02% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4266 4916 4967
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -1 33 £26,000 +8.33% 7
Wiltshire +25 20 £22,500 -15.09% 3
Gloucestershire +5 20 £27,000 +8.00% 1
Devon -4 11 £26,300 +28.29%
Somerset +4 8 £32,250 +21.69% 2
Dorset -6 2 £22,125 -5.85% 1
Graduate
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 112 (57.73%) Degree
2 84 (43.30%) Java
3 81 (41.75%) SQL
4 75 (38.66%) C#
5 66 (34.02%) .NET
6 59 (30.41%) Software Engineering
7 52 (26.80%) HTML
8 50 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (24.23%) MVC
9 47 (24.23%) C++
10 41 (21.13%) SQL Server
11 39 (20.10%) Mathematics
12 38 (19.59%) JavaScript
13 35 (18.04%) SDLC
14 33 (17.01%) AngularJS
14 33 (17.01%) Oracle
15 32 (16.49%) CSS
16 31 (15.98%) Computer Science
17 29 (14.95%) Web Development
17 29 (14.95%) ASP.NET
18 28 (14.43%) Microsoft
19 27 (13.92%) TDD
19 27 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
20 26 (13.40%) Node.js
21 25 (12.89%) .NET Framework
22 20 (10.31%) jQuery
23 19 (9.79%) Linux
23 19 (9.79%) Git (software)
23 19 (9.79%) HTML5
24 17 (8.76%) Apple iOS

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 9 (4.64%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.09%) JBoss
3 5 (2.58%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.58%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.06%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.06%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.55%) OpenROAD
6 2 (1.03%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.12%) MS Office
3 2 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.12%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.55%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.03%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.03%) Office 365
2 2 (1.03%) SaaS
3 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.67%) Internet
2 8 (4.12%) Wireless
3 7 (3.61%) Broadband
4 5 (2.58%) Network Security
5 3 (1.55%) Intranet
6 2 (1.03%) Skype
6 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (21.13%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.73%) NoSQL
3 14 (7.22%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (5.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (4.64%) Oracle Database
6 8 (4.12%) MongoDB
6 8 (4.12%) MySQL
7 7 (3.61%) Hadoop
8 6 (3.09%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.58%) Big Data
9 5 (2.58%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.58%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.58%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.52%) BigQuery
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 19 (9.79%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.15%) Selenium
3 9 (4.64%) JIRA
4 8 (4.12%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.09%) JUnit
6 6 (3.09%) WebDriver
7 5 (2.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.58%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.58%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.58%) gulp
7 5 (2.58%) PHPUnit
7 5 (2.58%) Subversion
8 2 (1.03%) Ant
8 2 (1.03%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.03%) Maven
General
1 14 (7.22%) Finance
2 12 (6.19%) Aerospace
2 12 (6.19%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.64%) Electronics
4 4 (2.06%) Retail
5 3 (1.55%) Back Office
5 3 (1.55%) Banking
5 3 (1.55%) Marketing
5 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.03%) Billing
6 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.52%) Automotive
7 1 (0.52%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (34.02%) .NET
2 52 (26.80%) HTML
3 33 (17.01%) AngularJS
4 32 (16.49%) CSS
5 29 (14.95%) ASP.NET
6 26 (13.40%) Node.js
7 25 (12.89%) .NET Framework
8 20 (10.31%) jQuery
9 19 (9.79%) HTML5
10 17 (8.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (8.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (8.25%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (6.70%) WPF
12 13 (6.70%) XML
13 11 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 11 (5.67%) RESTful
14 9 (4.64%) Web Services
15 7 (3.61%) REST
16 6 (3.09%) CSS3
16 6 (3.09%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 39 (20.10%) Mathematics
2 31 (15.98%) Computer Science
3 27 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 12 (6.19%) Verilog
4 12 (6.19%) VHDL
5 9 (4.64%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.64%) Cybercrime
5 9 (4.64%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (3.61%) Physics
6 7 (3.61%) User Experience
7 6 (3.09%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.58%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.58%) Visualisation
9 4 (2.06%) Clustering
9 4 (2.06%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (2.06%) Driving Licence
9 4 (2.06%) NHS
10 2 (1.03%) iPhone
10 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.79%) Linux
2 17 (8.76%) Apple iOS
3 13 (6.70%) Windows
4 12 (6.19%) Android
4 12 (6.19%) Unix
5 5 (2.58%) Debian
6 4 (2.06%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.52%) CentOS
7 1 (0.52%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (30.41%) Software Engineering
2 50 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (24.23%) MVC
4 35 (18.04%) SDLC
5 29 (14.95%) Web Development
6 27 (13.92%) TDD
7 17 (8.76%) OO
7 17 (8.76%) Requirements Analysis
8 15 (7.73%) UML
9 13 (6.70%) Data Protection
9 13 (6.70%) Software Testing
10 12 (6.19%) BDD
10 12 (6.19%) Digital Signal Processing
10 12 (6.19%) Signal Processing
11 11 (5.67%) Scrum
11 11 (5.67%) Software Delivery
11 11 (5.67%) Web Application Development
12 10 (5.15%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (5.15%) Project Management
13 8 (4.12%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 84 (43.30%) Java
2 81 (41.75%) SQL
3 75 (38.66%) C#
4 47 (24.23%) C++
5 38 (19.59%) JavaScript
6 13 (6.70%) Python
7 12 (6.19%) Ruby
8 11 (5.67%) C
9 9 (4.64%) PHP
9 9 (4.64%) PL/SQL
10 8 (4.12%) VB.NET
11 6 (3.09%) T-SQL
11 6 (3.09%) VB
12 2 (1.03%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.03%) R
13 1 (0.52%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.52%) AWK
13 1 (0.52%) Perl
13 1 (0.52%) sed
13 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 112 (57.73%) Degree
2 13 (6.70%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.09%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.58%) OCP
4 5 (2.58%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (2.06%) BC Cleared
5 4 (2.06%) HND
5 4 (2.06%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.03%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.64%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (3.61%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.06%) vCloud
3 4 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.06%) vSphere
4 1 (0.52%) Docker
4 1 (0.52%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (2.58%) Data Guard
1 5 (2.58%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (2.06%) SCCM
2 4 (2.06%) SCOM
2 4 (2.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (17.01%) Oracle
2 28 (14.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.61%) BT
4 5 (2.58%) Citrix
4 5 (2.58%) Sybase
5 4 (2.06%) Cisco
5 4 (2.06%) VMware
6 3 (1.55%) CA
6 3 (1.55%) FrontRange
7 2 (1.03%) BEA
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
Wiltshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Searchability
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Easy commute from Swindon, Newbury, Oxon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £22.500 + benefits with bonus potential.
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16,000 to £18,000 + uncapped commission (50K OTE)
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Relocation assistance / Sign-on bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 20 days ago