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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 147 140 132
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 95 116 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.69% 1.91% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.96% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 81 110 104
Median salary £24,500 £22,750 £21,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £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
5430 5923 5699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.83% 97.45% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4551 4856 4770
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,000
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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +6 46 £26,000 +4.00% 10
Gloucestershire +1 21 £23,500 -6.00% 3
Devon 0 9 £24,500 +19.51%
Wiltshire -2 7 £20,500 -21.15% 2
Somerset -9 5 £22,250 -1.11%
Dorset -4 2 £23,750 +10.46% 1
Graduate
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 113 (59.79%) Degree
2 83 (43.92%) Java
2 83 (43.92%) SQL
3 62 (32.80%) C#
4 56 (29.63%) Software Engineering
5 52 (27.51%) .NET
6 43 (22.75%) HTML
6 43 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (22.22%) MVC
8 41 (21.69%) C++
8 41 (21.69%) Mathematics
9 39 (20.63%) SQL Server
10 37 (19.58%) JavaScript
11 36 (19.05%) Computer Science
11 36 (19.05%) ASP.NET
11 36 (19.05%) SDLC
12 32 (16.93%) Oracle
13 30 (15.87%) CSS
14 28 (14.81%) OO
14 28 (14.81%) AngularJS
15 25 (13.23%) XML
16 24 (12.70%) Microsoft
17 23 (12.17%) .NET Framework
17 23 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (11.64%) TDD
19 21 (11.11%) Web Development
19 21 (11.11%) NoSQL
20 20 (10.58%) Git (software)
20 20 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC
20 20 (10.58%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 19 (10.05%) Node.js
2 15 (7.94%) JBoss
3 12 (6.35%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.23%) WebLogic
4 8 (4.23%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.65%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.12%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.12%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (2.12%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.53%) OpenROAD
7 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 9 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (4.23%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.06%) FastStats
5 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.65%) Office 365
2 4 (2.12%) SaaS
3 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.47%) Internet
2 10 (5.29%) Broadband
3 8 (4.23%) Wireless
4 5 (2.65%) Skype
4 5 (2.65%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.06%) Network Security
5 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 16 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (6.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (5.29%) Hadoop
6 9 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 9 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 8 (4.23%) MongoDB
7 8 (4.23%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.65%) MySQL
8 5 (2.65%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.53%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.53%) Power BI
11 1 (0.53%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 20 (10.58%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.94%) JUnit
3 11 (5.82%) Selenium
4 10 (5.29%) Cucumber
4 10 (5.29%) Visual Studio
5 9 (4.76%) JIRA
6 7 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.65%) Ant
7 5 (2.65%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.65%) Maven
8 2 (1.06%) Subversion
9 1 (0.53%) gulp
9 1 (0.53%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (10.58%) Finance
2 12 (6.35%) Aerospace
3 10 (5.29%) Electronics
3 10 (5.29%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.65%) Billing
4 5 (2.65%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.65%) Marketing
5 4 (2.12%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.59%) Banking
7 2 (1.06%) Retail
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (27.51%) .NET
2 43 (22.75%) HTML
3 36 (19.05%) ASP.NET
4 30 (15.87%) CSS
5 28 (14.81%) AngularJS
6 25 (13.23%) XML
7 23 (12.17%) .NET Framework
8 20 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (10.58%) jQuery
8 20 (10.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 19 (10.05%) HTML5
10 16 (8.47%) Web Services
11 14 (7.41%) RESTful
12 13 (6.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 13 (6.88%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (6.35%) WPF
14 10 (5.29%) EJB
14 10 (5.29%) Java EE
14 10 (5.29%) JSF
14 10 (5.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.69%) Mathematics
2 36 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 23 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.29%) Physics
5 9 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 9 (4.76%) Verilog
5 9 (4.76%) VHDL
6 7 (3.70%) Driving Licence
7 6 (3.17%) Algorithms
7 6 (3.17%) Client/Server
7 6 (3.17%) Cybercrime
7 6 (3.17%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (2.65%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (2.65%) N-Tier
9 4 (2.12%) Clustering
10 3 (1.59%) User Experience
11 2 (1.06%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.06%) Replication
12 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.47%) Apple iOS
1 16 (8.47%) Linux
1 16 (8.47%) Unix
2 11 (5.82%) Android
3 9 (4.76%) Windows
4 5 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) CentOS
6 1 (0.53%) Debian
6 1 (0.53%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 43 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (22.22%) MVC
4 36 (19.05%) SDLC
5 28 (14.81%) OO
6 22 (11.64%) TDD
7 21 (11.11%) Web Development
8 15 (7.94%) UML
9 14 (7.41%) BDD
9 14 (7.41%) Scrum
10 13 (6.88%) Requirements Analysis
10 13 (6.88%) Web Application Development
11 12 (6.35%) OOP
12 11 (5.82%) CRM
13 10 (5.29%) High Availability
13 10 (5.29%) Signal Processing
14 9 (4.76%) Digital Signal Processing
14 9 (4.76%) Software Delivery
15 8 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (4.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 83 (43.92%) Java
1 83 (43.92%) SQL
2 62 (32.80%) C#
3 41 (21.69%) C++
4 37 (19.58%) JavaScript
5 14 (7.41%) Ruby
6 12 (6.35%) Python
7 9 (4.76%) C
7 9 (4.76%) PL/SQL
8 8 (4.23%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.70%) VB
10 4 (2.12%) PHP
10 4 (2.12%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.12%) VBScript
11 3 (1.59%) R
11 3 (1.59%) VB6
12 2 (1.06%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.53%) AWK
13 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 113 (59.79%) Degree
2 12 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.65%) OCP
3 5 (2.65%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.12%) BC Cleared
4 4 (2.12%) HND
5 3 (1.59%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.06%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.53%) CCNA
7 1 (0.53%) CCNP
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.53%) EMC Certification
7 1 (0.53%) ISEB
7 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.06%) QA
1 2 (1.06%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.12%) vCloud
3 4 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.12%) vSphere
4 1 (0.53%) Docker
4 1 (0.53%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.65%) Data Guard
1 5 (2.65%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (2.12%) SCCM
2 4 (2.12%) SCOM
2 4 (2.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (16.93%) Oracle
2 24 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.29%) BT
4 8 (4.23%) Sybase
5 5 (2.65%) BEA
5 5 (2.65%) Cisco
5 5 (2.65%) Citrix
6 4 (2.12%) VMware
7 2 (1.06%) SAP
8 1 (0.53%) Apple
8 1 (0.53%) CA
8 1 (0.53%) Civica
8 1 (0.53%) EMC
8 1 (0.53%) FrontRange
8 1 (0.53%) hybris
8 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
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