The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Southampton region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 75 63 81
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 13 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.76% 2.71% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 2.75% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 6
Median salary £19,250 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,750 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
Graduate
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
719 654 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 97.56% 98.49% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 679 572 721
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region that featured Graduate in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Southampton

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Southampton region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 20 (80.00%) Degree
2 14 (56.00%) C#
3 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
4 12 (48.00%) HTML
5 11 (44.00%) Java
6 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (40.00%) QA
6 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (36.00%) C++
7 9 (36.00%) Computer Science
8 8 (32.00%) Mathematics
9 7 (28.00%) MS Access
9 7 (28.00%) Physics
9 7 (28.00%) Time Management
9 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (28.00%) .NET
9 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (24.00%) Web Services
10 6 (24.00%) OOP
10 6 (24.00%) OO
10 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
11 5 (20.00%) JSON
11 5 (20.00%) TDD
11 5 (20.00%) MS Office
11 5 (20.00%) CSS
11 5 (20.00%) SOAP
11 5 (20.00%) OOD
11 5 (20.00%) SOA
11 5 (20.00%) XML

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (4.00%) SAS
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Gradle
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) HTML
2 7 (28.00%) .NET
3 6 (24.00%) Web Services
4 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (20.00%) CSS
4 5 (20.00%) CSS3
4 5 (20.00%) HTML5
4 5 (20.00%) JSON
4 5 (20.00%) REST
4 5 (20.00%) SOAP
4 5 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.00%) JMS
5 1 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (32.00%) Mathematics
3 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (28.00%) Physics
4 5 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
1 3 (12.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Time Management
3 6 (24.00%) OO
3 6 (24.00%) OOP
3 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 5 (20.00%) OOD
4 5 (20.00%) SDLC
4 5 (20.00%) SOA
4 5 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (8.00%) Web Development
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.00%) MVC
6 1 (4.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) Java
3 9 (36.00%) C++
4 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.00%) C
5 3 (12.00%) Python
6 2 (8.00%) SQL
7 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle