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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 64 65 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 20 20 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.66% 2.34% 4.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 2.48% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 39
Average salary £23,750 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
721 806 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.75% 94.38% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 576 722 803
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 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 41 (91.11%) Software Engineering
2 34 (75.56%) UNIX
3 30 (66.67%) HTML
4 28 (62.22%) Java
5 27 (60.00%) JavaScript
6 26 (57.78%) Degree
6 26 (57.78%) SQL
7 25 (55.56%) Oracle
7 25 (55.56%) SQL Server
7 25 (55.56%) XML
8 24 (53.33%) .NET
9 22 (48.89%) PHP
9 22 (48.89%) Python
10 21 (46.67%) MS Excel
10 21 (46.67%) Computer Science
11 20 (44.44%) Spring
11 20 (44.44%) Tomcat
11 20 (44.44%) Eclipse
11 20 (44.44%) Linux
11 20 (44.44%) C++
11 20 (44.44%) Web Services
12 19 (42.22%) Broadband
12 19 (42.22%) PL/SQL
12 19 (42.22%) Client/Server
12 19 (42.22%) Ajax
13 17 (37.78%) Project Management
14 16 (35.56%) C
15 15 (33.33%) Mathematics
15 15 (33.33%) Algorithms
16 14 (31.11%) Test Automation

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 20 (44.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (46.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) Broadband
2 2 (4.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (44.44%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.22%) Log4j
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
1 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (66.67%) HTML
2 25 (55.56%) XML
3 24 (53.33%) .NET
4 20 (44.44%) Spring
4 20 (44.44%) Web Services
5 19 (42.22%) Ajax
6 6 (13.33%) CSS
7 1 (2.22%) SOAP
7 1 (2.22%) XHTML
7 1 (2.22%) OpenGL
7 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.22%) jQuery
7 1 (2.22%) HTML5
7 1 (2.22%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 21 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 19 (42.22%) Client/Server
3 15 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 15 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.22%) Robotics
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) UNIX
2 20 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (91.11%) Software Engineering
2 17 (37.78%) Project Management
3 14 (31.11%) Data Analysis
3 14 (31.11%) Test Automation
4 5 (11.11%) OO
5 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.22%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.22%) OOP
6 1 (2.22%) MVC
6 1 (2.22%) Image Processing
6 1 (2.22%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) Java
2 27 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 26 (57.78%) SQL
4 22 (48.89%) PHP
4 22 (48.89%) Python
5 20 (44.44%) C++
6 19 (42.22%) PL/SQL
7 16 (35.56%) C
8 7 (15.56%) C#
9 6 (13.33%) Perl
10 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.22%) VBA
10 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (57.78%) Degree
2 14 (31.11%) PhD
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) Oracle
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