The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 130 103 119
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 111 138 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.95% 2.33% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 2.43% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 102 130 98
Average salary £23,000 £21,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.97% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £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
5460 5673 5015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.81% 95.63% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4601 4723 4418
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,657
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015. 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 -4 48 £24,000 +20.00% 12
Gloucestershire -19 18 £25,000 +16.27% 3
Devon -2 16 £20,500 -4.65% 3
Dorset -3 14 £21,500 -21.81% 2
Wiltshire -7 7 £30,000 +33.33% 3
Somerset +3 4 £24,500 +16.66%
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

1 148 (68.84%) Degree
2 104 (48.37%) C#
3 100 (46.51%) .NET
4 79 (36.74%) Software Engineering
5 77 (35.81%) Computer Science
6 68 (31.63%) HTML
7 67 (31.16%) Java
8 62 (28.84%) C++
9 61 (28.37%) SQL
10 56 (26.05%) Agile Software Development
11 47 (21.86%) CSS
12 46 (21.40%) ASP.NET
13 42 (19.53%) Mathematics
14 41 (19.07%) TDD
15 38 (17.67%) SQL Server
15 38 (17.67%) Web Services
16 37 (17.21%) MVC
17 35 (16.28%) Scrum
18 34 (15.81%) JavaScript
19 32 (14.88%) MySQL
19 32 (14.88%) Windows
19 32 (14.88%) Linux
19 32 (14.88%) .NET Framework
20 31 (14.42%) C
21 30 (13.95%) Internet
22 29 (13.49%) ASP.NET MVC
23 28 (13.02%) Web Application Development
24 27 (12.56%) OO
25 26 (12.09%) Electronics
26 25 (11.63%) XML

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 12 (5.58%) IIS
2 11 (5.12%) Node.js
3 8 (3.72%) Apache
4 3 (1.40%) JBoss
4 3 (1.40%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.40%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.93%) ColdFusion
5 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.93%) SAS
6 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) SPSS
4 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.33%) Changepoint
2 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.47%) Summit
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.95%) Internet
2 11 (5.12%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.12%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.67%) SQL Server
2 32 (14.88%) MySQL
3 11 (5.12%) NoSQL
4 10 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.93%) SSDT
6 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (9.77%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.91%) JUnit
3 16 (7.44%) Selenium
4 15 (6.98%) FitNesse
5 11 (5.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (4.65%) Subversion
7 8 (3.72%) Trac
7 8 (3.72%) Bugzilla
7 8 (3.72%) PHPUnit
7 8 (3.72%) PEAR
8 7 (3.26%) NUnit
9 6 (2.79%) MSTest
9 6 (2.79%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (2.79%) Moq
10 4 (1.86%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.40%) Eclipse RCP
12 2 (0.93%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
General
1 26 (12.09%) Electronics
2 24 (11.16%) Retail
3 22 (10.23%) Finance
4 20 (9.30%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.26%) Aerospace
6 6 (2.79%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.86%) Games
8 3 (1.40%) Legal
8 3 (1.40%) Marketing
9 2 (0.93%) German Language
9 2 (0.93%) Military
9 2 (0.93%) Publishing
10 1 (0.47%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (46.51%) .NET
2 68 (31.63%) HTML
3 47 (21.86%) CSS
4 46 (21.40%) ASP.NET
5 38 (17.67%) Web Services
6 32 (14.88%) .NET Framework
7 29 (13.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (11.63%) XML
9 19 (8.84%) jQuery
10 17 (7.91%) WCF
11 16 (7.44%) Spring
12 15 (6.98%) Java EE
12 15 (6.98%) Apache CXF
12 15 (6.98%) Apache Camel
13 14 (6.51%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (6.51%) RESTful
13 14 (6.51%) HTML5
14 9 (4.19%) Ajax
15 8 (3.72%) WPF
16 7 (3.26%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 77 (35.81%) Computer Science
2 42 (19.53%) Mathematics
3 24 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.05%) Physics
5 6 (2.79%) Chemistry
5 6 (2.79%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (2.33%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.86%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.86%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.93%) User Experience
8 2 (0.93%) Statistics
8 2 (0.93%) Photography
8 2 (0.93%) DTV
9 1 (0.47%) PMI
9 1 (0.47%) Economics
9 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.88%) Windows
1 32 (14.88%) Linux
2 9 (4.19%) Android
2 9 (4.19%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (0.93%) UNIX
5 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (36.74%) Software Engineering
2 56 (26.05%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (19.07%) TDD
4 37 (17.21%) MVC
5 35 (16.28%) Scrum
6 28 (13.02%) Web Application Development
7 27 (12.56%) OO
8 21 (9.77%) OOD
9 20 (9.30%) OOP
10 18 (8.37%) Mentoring
11 15 (6.98%) Product Management
11 15 (6.98%) Procedural Programming
12 14 (6.51%) BDD
13 11 (5.12%) Network Management
14 10 (4.65%) Time Management
15 9 (4.19%) Unit Testing
15 9 (4.19%) Web Design
16 8 (3.72%) Android Development
16 8 (3.72%) iOS Development
16 8 (3.72%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (48.37%) C#
2 67 (31.16%) Java
3 62 (28.84%) C++
4 61 (28.37%) SQL
5 34 (15.81%) JavaScript
6 31 (14.42%) C
7 21 (9.77%) PHP
8 14 (6.51%) Ruby
9 10 (4.65%) Python
9 10 (4.65%) VB
10 7 (3.26%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.33%) VB6
11 5 (2.33%) Perl
12 3 (1.40%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.40%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.40%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.40%) Scala
12 3 (1.40%) PHP5
13 2 (0.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 148 (68.84%) Degree
2 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.47%) PhD
3 1 (0.47%) ISEB
3 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.58%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Vendors
1 23 (10.70%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.26%) Oracle
3 3 (1.40%) Adobe
4 2 (0.93%) SAP
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