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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
England / South West
Rank 106 158 155
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 127 92 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.60% 1.65% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 1.70% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 60 85 83
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,900 £27,200
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%

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
4721 5422 5889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.70% 97.26% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3933 4605 5001
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +30 89 £25,000 +6.38% 8
Gloucestershire -19 12 £23,500 -7.84% 2
Dorset +29 10 £27,000 +2.85% 3
Wiltshire +17 6 £19,000 -20.00% 1
Devon +4 6 £22,500 -6.25%
Somerset -2 5 £22,500 -25.00%
Graduate
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 132 (60.55%) Computer Science
2 120 (55.05%) Java
3 104 (47.71%) SQL
4 102 (46.79%) C++
5 92 (42.20%) Mathematics
6 91 (41.74%) Degree
7 89 (40.83%) OO
8 88 (40.37%) XML
9 82 (37.61%) SDLC
10 51 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (22.48%) C#
12 44 (20.18%) .NET
13 41 (18.81%) Software Engineering
14 33 (15.14%) MVC
15 27 (12.39%) JavaScript
16 26 (11.93%) HTML
17 24 (11.01%) SQL Server
18 22 (10.09%) .NET Framework
18 22 (10.09%) C
18 22 (10.09%) ASP.NET
19 20 (9.17%) Windows
20 19 (8.72%) Cybersecurity
20 19 (8.72%) Scrum
21 18 (8.26%) CSS
21 18 (8.26%) Python
22 17 (7.80%) TDD
23 16 (7.34%) Physics
23 16 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
23 16 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC
24 15 (6.88%) Kanban

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 4 (1.83%) Apache
1 4 (1.83%) Confluence
1 4 (1.83%) WebLogic
1 4 (1.83%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.92%) ArcGIS
3 2 (0.92%) JBoss
3 2 (0.92%) NServiceBus
3 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.46%) Moodle
Applications
1 7 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.38%) Maximo
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.29%) SaaS
2 4 (1.83%) GitHub
3 3 (1.38%) IaaS
3 3 (1.38%) PaaS
4 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.46%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.50%) Internet
2 4 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.29%) GIS
2 5 (2.29%) NoSQL
2 5 (2.29%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (2.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.38%) Big Data
5 2 (0.92%) MS Access
5 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.46%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (0.46%) BaseX
6 1 (0.46%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.46%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (4.59%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.67%) Moq
2 8 (3.67%) MSTest
2 8 (3.67%) NUnit
2 8 (3.67%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (2.29%) Bitbucket
3 5 (2.29%) JIRA
4 4 (1.83%) EasyMock
4 4 (1.83%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.83%) JUnit
5 3 (1.38%) Subversion
6 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.46%) gulp
6 1 (0.46%) PHPUnit
General
1 12 (5.50%) Finance
2 7 (3.21%) Electronics
3 6 (2.75%) Aerospace
3 6 (2.75%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.29%) French Language
4 5 (2.29%) Military
5 4 (1.83%) German Language
6 3 (1.38%) Advertising
6 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.92%) Games
7 2 (0.92%) Marketing
8 1 (0.46%) Avionics
8 1 (0.46%) Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (40.37%) XML
2 44 (20.18%) .NET
3 26 (11.93%) HTML
4 22 (10.09%) .NET Framework
4 22 (10.09%) ASP.NET
5 18 (8.26%) CSS
6 16 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (6.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 14 (6.42%) WCF
8 12 (5.50%) Web Services
9 11 (5.05%) Spring
10 8 (3.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (3.67%) Castle Windsor
10 8 (3.67%) Entity Framework
10 8 (3.67%) Ninject
10 8 (3.67%) RESTful
10 8 (3.67%) Spring.NET
10 8 (3.67%) Unity DI Container
10 8 (3.67%) WinForms
10 8 (3.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 132 (60.55%) Computer Science
2 92 (42.20%) Mathematics
3 16 (7.34%) Physics
4 11 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.67%) Algorithms
5 8 (3.67%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (3.21%) Cryptography
6 7 (3.21%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.83%) Cyber Defence
8 4 (1.83%) Cybercrime
8 4 (1.83%) Wiki
9 3 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.38%) Statistics
10 2 (0.92%) iPhone
10 2 (0.92%) Social Media
11 1 (0.46%) iPad
11 1 (0.46%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.46%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.17%) Windows
2 11 (5.05%) Linux
3 7 (3.21%) Android
4 6 (2.75%) Solaris
4 6 (2.75%) Unix
5 4 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.83%) CentOS
5 4 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.38%) AIX
6 3 (1.38%) HPUX
6 3 (1.38%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.38%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.38%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.46%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (40.83%) OO
2 82 (37.61%) SDLC
3 51 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (18.81%) Software Engineering
5 33 (15.14%) MVC
6 19 (8.72%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (8.72%) Scrum
7 17 (7.80%) TDD
8 16 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (6.88%) Kanban
10 13 (5.96%) Web Application Development
11 11 (5.05%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (4.13%) MVVM
13 8 (3.67%) Dependency Injection
13 8 (3.67%) ITIL
13 8 (3.67%) OOD
13 8 (3.67%) Web Development
14 7 (3.21%) Automated Testing
14 7 (3.21%) Complexity Analysis
15 6 (2.75%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 120 (55.05%) Java
2 104 (47.71%) SQL
3 102 (46.79%) C++
4 49 (22.48%) C#
5 27 (12.39%) JavaScript
6 22 (10.09%) C
7 18 (8.26%) Python
8 13 (5.96%) PHP
9 8 (3.67%) R
10 6 (2.75%) Ruby
11 4 (1.83%) MATLAB
11 4 (1.83%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.38%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.38%) Scala
13 2 (0.92%) VB
13 2 (0.92%) VBA
14 1 (0.46%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.46%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.46%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 91 (41.74%) Degree
2 15 (6.88%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.38%) HND
4 3 (1.38%) PhD
5 2 (0.92%) CCNA
5 2 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.92%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) HNC
6 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.83%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.38%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.92%) QA
4 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.38%) MetaFrame
2 3 (1.38%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (6.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.50%) Oracle
3 4 (1.83%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.38%) Actuate
4 3 (1.38%) BEA
4 3 (1.38%) Citrix
4 3 (1.38%) IBM
4 3 (1.38%) Sun
4 3 (1.38%) webMethods
5 2 (0.92%) ESRI
5 2 (0.92%) Facebook
5 2 (0.92%) Google
5 2 (0.92%) SAP
6 1 (0.46%) Adobe
6 1 (0.46%) Apple
6 1 (0.46%) HP
6 1 (0.46%) Progress
6 1 (0.46%) VMware
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