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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 118 148 147
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 117 95 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.28% 1.66% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 1.71% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 66 94 102
Median salary £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £20,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,550 £28,625
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
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
4993 5545 6314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.12% 97.06% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4211 4693 5247
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +34 67 £25,000 +6.38% 5
Somerset +8 14 £22,500 +4.65% 1
Wiltshire +21 12 £22,500 -7.21%
Gloucestershire -24 11 £27,500 +13.40% 5
Devon -15 8 £23,750 +7.95% 3
Dorset +26 6 £27,500 +10.00% 5
Graduate
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 106 (54.64%) Computer Science
2 94 (48.45%) Java
3 88 (45.36%) Degree
4 87 (44.85%) SQL
5 76 (39.18%) C++
6 66 (34.02%) Mathematics
7 57 (29.38%) C#
7 57 (29.38%) SDLC
8 54 (27.84%) XML
8 54 (27.84%) OO
9 51 (26.29%) .NET
10 41 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (19.07%) Software Engineering
12 31 (15.98%) JavaScript
13 30 (15.46%) MVC
14 29 (14.95%) HTML
15 28 (14.43%) SQL Server
16 21 (10.82%) .NET Framework
17 20 (10.31%) Scrum
17 20 (10.31%) Windows
17 20 (10.31%) Cybersecurity
18 19 (9.79%) CSS
18 19 (9.79%) Kanban
19 18 (9.28%) Python
20 17 (8.76%) ASP.NET
20 17 (8.76%) C
20 17 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
21 16 (8.25%) Physics
21 16 (8.25%) Microsoft
21 16 (8.25%) Analytical Skills

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 3 (1.55%) JBoss
1 3 (1.55%) WebLogic
1 3 (1.55%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.03%) ArcGIS
2 2 (1.03%) NServiceBus
2 2 (1.03%) OpenROAD
2 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.52%) Moodle
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.06%) MS Office
3 2 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.52%) InDesign
4 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.09%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.06%) GitHub
3 3 (1.55%) SaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.12%) Internet
2 2 (1.03%) Intranet
2 2 (1.03%) Network Security
3 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.09%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.58%) Big Data
3 5 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.06%) MySQL
4 4 (2.06%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.55%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.03%) GIS
6 2 (1.03%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.03%) MS Access
6 2 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.52%) BaseX
7 1 (0.52%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.52%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 8 (4.12%) Moq
1 8 (4.12%) MSTest
1 8 (4.12%) NUnit
1 8 (4.12%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (3.09%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.06%) JIRA
4 3 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.55%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.55%) Selenium
4 3 (1.55%) Subversion
5 2 (1.03%) gulp
5 2 (1.03%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.03%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.52%) JUnit
6 1 (0.52%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (6.70%) Finance
2 9 (4.64%) Aerospace
3 8 (4.12%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.58%) Electronics
5 4 (2.06%) Advertising
5 4 (2.06%) Banking
5 4 (2.06%) French Language
5 4 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.55%) German Language
6 3 (1.55%) Military
7 2 (1.03%) Back Office
7 2 (1.03%) Games
7 2 (1.03%) Marketing
7 2 (1.03%) Retail
8 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (27.84%) XML
2 51 (26.29%) .NET
3 29 (14.95%) HTML
4 21 (10.82%) .NET Framework
5 19 (9.79%) CSS
6 17 (8.76%) ASP.NET
7 12 (6.19%) AngularJS
7 12 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (5.15%) WCF
8 10 (5.15%) Web Services
9 9 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 9 (4.64%) WPF
10 8 (4.12%) Castle Windsor
10 8 (4.12%) Ninject
10 8 (4.12%) Node.js
10 8 (4.12%) Spring.NET
10 8 (4.12%) Unity DI Container
10 8 (4.12%) WinForms
11 7 (3.61%) jQuery
12 5 (2.58%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 106 (54.64%) Computer Science
2 66 (34.02%) Mathematics
3 16 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.25%) Physics
4 10 (5.15%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.12%) Algorithms
5 8 (4.12%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (3.61%) Cryptography
7 4 (2.06%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.06%) NHS
7 4 (2.06%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.55%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.55%) Cybercrime
8 3 (1.55%) iPhone
8 3 (1.55%) Social Media
8 3 (1.55%) Statistics
9 2 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.03%) User Experience
10 1 (0.52%) iPad
10 1 (0.52%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.31%) Windows
2 8 (4.12%) Linux
3 6 (3.09%) Android
4 4 (2.06%) Unix
5 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.03%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (29.38%) SDLC
2 54 (27.84%) OO
3 41 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (19.07%) Software Engineering
5 30 (15.46%) MVC
6 20 (10.31%) Cybersecurity
6 20 (10.31%) Scrum
7 19 (9.79%) Kanban
8 17 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (7.73%) TDD
10 11 (5.67%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (4.64%) Web Development
12 8 (4.12%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (4.12%) MVVM
12 8 (4.12%) Web Application Development
13 7 (3.61%) Automated Testing
13 7 (3.61%) Complexity Analysis
13 7 (3.61%) Data Protection
14 5 (2.58%) Data Management
14 5 (2.58%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (48.45%) Java
2 87 (44.85%) SQL
3 76 (39.18%) C++
4 57 (29.38%) C#
5 31 (15.98%) JavaScript
6 18 (9.28%) Python
7 17 (8.76%) C
8 14 (7.22%) PHP
9 8 (4.12%) R
9 8 (4.12%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.06%) MATLAB
10 4 (2.06%) VB
11 3 (1.55%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.03%) Scala
12 2 (1.03%) VBA
13 1 (0.52%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.52%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.52%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 88 (45.36%) Degree
2 15 (7.73%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.64%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.06%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.55%) PhD
6 2 (1.03%) CCNA
6 2 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.03%) HND
7 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.06%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.55%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.52%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (8.25%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.19%) Oracle
3 2 (1.03%) Adobe
3 2 (1.03%) CA
3 2 (1.03%) ESRI
3 2 (1.03%) Facebook
3 2 (1.03%) Google
3 2 (1.03%) HEAT Software
3 2 (1.03%) SAP
3 2 (1.03%) Sybase
4 1 (0.52%) Apple
4 1 (0.52%) Progress
4 1 (0.52%) VMware
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