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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 64 66 71
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 29 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.32% 1.89% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.44% 1.98% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 12
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +20.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,700 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £29,700
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
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
843 911 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.56% 95.69% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 644 817 726
Average salary £39,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 5 May 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 35 (92.11%) Software Engineering
2 28 (73.68%) UNIX
3 23 (60.53%) Python
3 23 (60.53%) Computer Science
4 21 (55.26%) Linux
4 21 (55.26%) C++
4 21 (55.26%) HTML
5 19 (50.00%) Java
6 18 (47.37%) Degree
6 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
6 18 (47.37%) C
6 18 (47.37%) XML
6 18 (47.37%) Oracle
6 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
6 18 (47.37%) Project Management
7 17 (44.74%) SQL
7 17 (44.74%) Mathematics
7 17 (44.74%) Algorithms
8 16 (42.11%) Data Analysis
8 16 (42.11%) Test Automation
8 16 (42.11%) .NET
8 16 (42.11%) PhD
9 15 (39.47%) PHP
10 14 (36.84%) MS Excel
11 12 (31.58%) Client/Server
11 12 (31.58%) Eclipse
11 12 (31.58%) Broadband
11 12 (31.58%) Tomcat
11 12 (31.58%) PL/SQL
11 12 (31.58%) Web Services

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 12 (31.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (36.84%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) Broadband
2 2 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
1 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (55.26%) HTML
2 18 (47.37%) XML
3 16 (42.11%) .NET
4 12 (31.58%) Spring
4 12 (31.58%) Ajax
4 12 (31.58%) Web Services
5 5 (13.16%) CSS
6 1 (2.63%) OpenGL
6 1 (2.63%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 23 (60.53%) Computer Science
2 17 (44.74%) Algorithms
2 17 (44.74%) Mathematics
3 12 (31.58%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.63%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 28 (73.68%) UNIX
2 21 (55.26%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (92.11%) Software Engineering
2 18 (47.37%) Project Management
3 16 (42.11%) Test Automation
3 16 (42.11%) Data Analysis
4 5 (13.16%) OO
5 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.63%) Image Processing
6 1 (2.63%) OOP
6 1 (2.63%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) Python
2 21 (55.26%) C++
3 19 (50.00%) Java
4 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 18 (47.37%) C
5 17 (44.74%) SQL
6 15 (39.47%) PHP
7 12 (31.58%) PL/SQL
8 7 (18.42%) C#
9 6 (15.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Degree
2 16 (42.11%) PhD
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Oracle
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 21 hours ago