The first table below looks at the demand for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 66 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 17 13 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.79% 1.57% 3.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.61% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 30
Average salary £27,500 £23,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% +2.22%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-2.12% -
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
910 807 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.69% 97.70% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 808 734 869
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,970
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Graduate
Hampshire

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Graduate
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the Southampton region.

Graduate Salary Trend in Southampton

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
2 17 (54.84%) HTML
2 17 (54.84%) CSS
3 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (38.71%) Web Development
3 12 (38.71%) Degree
4 11 (35.48%) TDD
4 11 (35.48%) BDD
5 10 (32.26%) HTML5
5 10 (32.26%) CSS3
5 10 (32.26%) AngularJS
5 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
5 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
6 9 (29.03%) Node.js
7 8 (25.81%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (25.81%) C++
7 8 (25.81%) SQL
7 8 (25.81%) Linux
8 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
9 6 (19.35%) jQuery
9 6 (19.35%) ISO 9001
9 6 (19.35%) Java
9 6 (19.35%) C#
10 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
10 5 (16.13%) C
10 5 (16.13%) .NET
10 5 (16.13%) XML
10 5 (16.13%) UNIX
11 4 (12.90%) OO

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 9 (29.03%) Node.js
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) Big Data
4 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) HTML
1 17 (54.84%) CSS
2 10 (32.26%) HTML5
2 10 (32.26%) CSS3
2 10 (32.26%) AngularJS
3 8 (25.81%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (19.35%) jQuery
5 5 (16.13%) XML
5 5 (16.13%) .NET
5 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.23%) Web Services
7 1 (3.23%) XSL
7 1 (3.23%) XHTML
7 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
2 4 (12.90%) Kindle
3 1 (3.23%) Physics
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) UNIX
3 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (38.71%) Web Development
2 11 (35.48%) BDD
2 11 (35.48%) TDD
3 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
4 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.90%) OO
5 4 (12.90%) CRM
5 4 (12.90%) MVC
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) C++
3 6 (19.35%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) C#
4 5 (16.13%) C
5 4 (12.90%) R
6 3 (9.68%) Python
6 3 (9.68%) Perl
6 3 (9.68%) PHP
7 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.45%) MATLAB
7 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) PhD
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago