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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 68 71 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 21 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.21% 1.10% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 1.15% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 14
Average salary £30,000 £26,250 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,400 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
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
910 869 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.69% 95.81% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 706 768 718
Average salary £39,000 £39,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.26% +2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £53,600
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 March 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 25 (86.21%) Software Engineering
2 21 (72.41%) UNIX
3 20 (68.97%) Python
3 20 (68.97%) Computer Science
4 18 (62.07%) Project Management
4 18 (62.07%) Linux
4 18 (62.07%) C++
4 18 (62.07%) C
5 17 (58.62%) Mathematics
5 17 (58.62%) Algorithms
6 16 (55.17%) Test Automation
6 16 (55.17%) Data Analysis
6 16 (55.17%) PhD
7 11 (37.93%) HTML
8 10 (34.48%) SQL
9 9 (31.03%) .NET
9 9 (31.03%) Java
10 8 (27.59%) Degree
10 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
10 8 (27.59%) PHP
10 8 (27.59%) Oracle
10 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
10 8 (27.59%) XML
11 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
12 5 (17.24%) Ajax
12 5 (17.24%) Spring
12 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
12 5 (17.24%) Client/Server
12 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
12 5 (17.24%) Broadband

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Broadband
2 2 (6.90%) HTTP
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
3 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
1 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) HTML
2 9 (31.03%) .NET
3 8 (27.59%) XML
4 5 (17.24%) Spring
4 5 (17.24%) Ajax
4 5 (17.24%) Web Services
5 2 (6.90%) CSS
6 1 (3.45%) OpenGL
6 1 (3.45%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 20 (68.97%) Computer Science
2 17 (58.62%) Algorithms
2 17 (58.62%) Mathematics
3 5 (17.24%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.45%) EPoS
4 1 (3.45%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) UNIX
2 18 (62.07%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Software Engineering
2 18 (62.07%) Project Management
3 16 (55.17%) Test Automation
3 16 (55.17%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) OO
5 1 (3.45%) Image Processing
5 1 (3.45%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.45%) MVC
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) Python
2 18 (62.07%) C++
2 18 (62.07%) C
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 9 (31.03%) Java
5 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
5 8 (27.59%) PHP
6 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL
7 4 (13.79%) C#
8 3 (10.34%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) PhD
2 8 (27.59%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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