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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 171 138 125
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 83 121 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.47% 2.03% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 2.09% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 67 111 116
Median salary £26,000 £23,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.63% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £20,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
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
5461 5782 6008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.55% 97.03% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4635 4907 5035
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -25 29 £24,500 +2.08% 9
Gloucestershire -11 20 £27,500 +30.95% 1
Wiltshire +7 14 £25,000 +11.11% 3
Somerset +5 13 £22,500 +12.50% 4
Devon +2 5 £26,000 +16.85% 2
Dorset +1 1 - -
Cornwall -18 1 - -
Graduate
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 99 (56.90%) Degree
2 71 (40.80%) C#
3 69 (39.66%) Java
4 63 (36.21%) SQL
4 63 (36.21%) .NET
5 50 (28.74%) Software Engineering
5 50 (28.74%) Computer Science
6 48 (27.59%) C++
7 47 (27.01%) HTML
8 42 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (22.99%) JavaScript
9 40 (22.99%) MVC
10 37 (21.26%) SQL Server
11 29 (16.67%) CSS
12 28 (16.09%) Mathematics
13 25 (14.37%) AngularJS
14 24 (13.79%) SDLC
14 24 (13.79%) Microsoft
14 24 (13.79%) Web Development
15 20 (11.49%) Python
15 20 (11.49%) Oracle
15 20 (11.49%) Cybersecurity
16 19 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (10.34%) Node.js
18 17 (9.77%) PHP
18 17 (9.77%) C
18 17 (9.77%) .NET Framework
19 16 (9.20%) TDD
19 16 (9.20%) Git (software)
20 15 (8.62%) Security Cleared

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 5 (2.87%) WebLogic
1 5 (2.87%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.30%) OpenROAD
3 3 (1.72%) JBoss
4 2 (1.15%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.15%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (7.47%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.75%) MS Office
3 2 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.57%) InDesign
4 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (4.60%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.15%) FastStats
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.15%) GitHub
2 2 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.45%) Internet
2 4 (2.30%) Intranet
2 4 (2.30%) Network Security
3 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (21.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.60%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.02%) Big Data
5 6 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (2.87%) MySQL
6 5 (2.87%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.30%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.72%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.15%) GIS
9 2 (1.15%) MS Access
9 2 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.57%) FileMaker
10 1 (0.57%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.57%) Power BI
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (9.20%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.02%) JIRA
2 7 (4.02%) Selenium
3 6 (3.45%) gulp
3 6 (3.45%) PHPUnit
3 6 (3.45%) Subversion
4 5 (2.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (2.87%) Bitbucket
4 5 (2.87%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.87%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.15%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.15%) JUnit
6 1 (0.57%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.57%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.57%) Moq
6 1 (0.57%) MSTest
6 1 (0.57%) NUnit
6 1 (0.57%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (5.75%) Electronics
1 10 (5.75%) Manufacturing
2 9 (5.17%) Aerospace
2 9 (5.17%) Finance
3 6 (3.45%) Banking
3 6 (3.45%) Retail
4 4 (2.30%) Advertising
4 4 (2.30%) Back Office
4 4 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.15%) Military
6 1 (0.57%) Automotive
6 1 (0.57%) French Language
6 1 (0.57%) Games
6 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (36.21%) .NET
2 47 (27.01%) HTML
3 29 (16.67%) CSS
4 25 (14.37%) AngularJS
5 18 (10.34%) Node.js
6 17 (9.77%) .NET Framework
7 15 (8.62%) ASP.NET
8 14 (8.05%) HTML5
9 13 (7.47%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (6.90%) jQuery
10 12 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (6.32%) Web Services
12 7 (4.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 7 (4.02%) XML
13 6 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (3.45%) CodeIgniter
13 6 (3.45%) LAMP
13 6 (3.45%) RESTful
13 6 (3.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 50 (28.74%) Computer Science
2 28 (16.09%) Mathematics
3 19 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (8.05%) Algorithms
5 12 (6.90%) Physics
6 9 (5.17%) Management Information System
7 8 (4.60%) Cybercrime
7 8 (4.60%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (4.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (4.60%) Verilog
7 8 (4.60%) VHDL
8 7 (4.02%) Visualisation
9 6 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (3.45%) NHS
9 6 (3.45%) User Experience
10 5 (2.87%) Client/Server
10 5 (2.87%) Cryptography
11 3 (1.72%) iPhone
11 3 (1.72%) Social Media
12 2 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.62%) Windows
2 14 (8.05%) Linux
3 11 (6.32%) Unix
4 7 (4.02%) Android
4 7 (4.02%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (28.74%) Software Engineering
2 42 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (22.99%) MVC
4 24 (13.79%) SDLC
4 24 (13.79%) Web Development
5 20 (11.49%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (9.20%) TDD
7 13 (7.47%) Data Protection
7 13 (7.47%) Scrum
8 12 (6.90%) OO
9 11 (6.32%) Software Testing
10 10 (5.75%) Kanban
11 9 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (5.17%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (5.17%) Signal Processing
12 8 (4.60%) Data Management
12 8 (4.60%) Digital Signal Processing
12 8 (4.60%) Project Management
12 8 (4.60%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (4.02%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 71 (40.80%) C#
2 69 (39.66%) Java
3 63 (36.21%) SQL
4 48 (27.59%) C++
5 40 (22.99%) JavaScript
6 20 (11.49%) Python
7 17 (9.77%) C
7 17 (9.77%) PHP
8 9 (5.17%) VB.NET
9 7 (4.02%) Ruby
10 6 (3.45%) R
11 5 (2.87%) VB
12 2 (1.15%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.15%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.15%) VBA
13 1 (0.57%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 99 (56.90%) Degree
2 15 (8.62%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.60%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.02%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.30%) PhD
6 2 (1.15%) CCNA
6 2 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.15%) ISO 14001
1 2 (1.15%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.15%) QA
1 2 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.57%) Terminal Server
1 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.49%) Oracle
3 4 (2.30%) CA
3 4 (2.30%) FrontRange
3 4 (2.30%) Sybase
4 2 (1.15%) ESRI
4 2 (1.15%) Facebook
4 2 (1.15%) SAP
5 1 (0.57%) Adobe
5 1 (0.57%) Citrix
5 1 (0.57%) Civica
5 1 (0.57%) Google
5 1 (0.57%) HP
5 1 (0.57%) VMware
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