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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 76 55 70
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 10 39 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.16% 4.33% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 4.45% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 39 19
Average salary £27,500 £22,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £18,000 £13,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
819 877 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 94.79% 97.34% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 724 827 817
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £48,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 31 July 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 16 (59.26%) TDD
1 16 (59.26%) BDD
2 15 (55.56%) HTML
2 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 15 (55.56%) CSS
3 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (51.85%) HTML5
3 14 (51.85%) AngularJS
3 14 (51.85%) Node.js
3 14 (51.85%) CSS3
4 13 (48.15%) Web Development
5 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (40.74%) KnockoutJS
6 9 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 8 (29.63%) Degree
8 7 (25.93%) C++
9 5 (18.52%) Windows
10 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
10 4 (14.81%) Linux
10 4 (14.81%) C#
10 4 (14.81%) PhD
10 4 (14.81%) UNIX
11 3 (11.11%) Multimedia
11 3 (11.11%) Physics
11 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
12 2 (7.41%) OpenCL
12 2 (7.41%) R
12 2 (7.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (7.41%) OpenMP

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (51.85%) Node.js
General
1 3 (11.11%) Multimedia
2 2 (7.41%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) HTML
1 15 (55.56%) CSS
2 14 (51.85%) HTML5
2 14 (51.85%) AngularJS
2 14 (51.85%) CSS3
3 11 (40.74%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (7.41%) OpenCL
4 2 (7.41%) OpenMP
4 2 (7.41%) .NET
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.70%) XML
5 1 (3.70%) J2EE
5 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
3 3 (11.11%) Physics
3 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (7.41%) VHDL
5 1 (3.70%) Open Source
5 1 (3.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) TDD
1 16 (59.26%) BDD
2 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) Web Development
4 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) Image Processing
6 2 (7.41%) OOP
7 1 (3.70%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) C++
3 4 (14.81%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) R
4 2 (7.41%) MATLAB
4 2 (7.41%) C
4 2 (7.41%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) PhD
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB