The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 84 72 56
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 14 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.42% 1.02% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.07% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 23
Average salary £32,500 £23,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.30% +21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +2.17%
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
946 843 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.04% 95.69% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 773 741 698
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 2015, 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 16 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (75.00%) Project Management
2 15 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 15 (75.00%) Python
3 14 (70.00%) UNIX
3 14 (70.00%) Linux
3 14 (70.00%) C++
3 14 (70.00%) C
3 14 (70.00%) Mathematics
3 14 (70.00%) Algorithms
4 13 (65.00%) Test Automation
4 13 (65.00%) Data Analysis
4 13 (65.00%) PhD
5 5 (25.00%) HTML
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) .NET
7 3 (15.00%) XML
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) C#
7 3 (15.00%) PHP
7 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (10.00%) Degree
8 2 (10.00%) HTTP
8 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
9 1 (5.00%) Laravel
9 1 (5.00%) Software Distribution
9 1 (5.00%) Image Processing
9 1 (5.00%) Git (software)

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) Broadband
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (15.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) OpenGL
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) Laravel
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 14 (70.00%) Algorithms
2 14 (70.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) EPoS
3 1 (5.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) UNIX
1 14 (70.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (75.00%) Project Management
3 13 (65.00%) Test Automation
3 13 (65.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Image Processing
4 1 (5.00%) Software Distribution
4 1 (5.00%) MVC
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) OOP
4 1 (5.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Python
2 14 (70.00%) C++
2 14 (70.00%) C
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) PHP
4 3 (15.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) PhD
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Spectrum IT
Salary: £2500 - £22500 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £23000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago