The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Southampton region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 68 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 8 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.27% - 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% - 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 8
Median salary £26,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%

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
598 704 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.07% 98.88% 99.01%
Number of salaries quoted 508 646 665
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region that featured Graduate in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 11 (61.11%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) HTML
2 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 9 (50.00%) Degree
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 8 (44.44%) CSS
5 7 (38.89%) Java
6 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
6 6 (33.33%) Physics
6 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 6 (33.33%) C++
6 6 (33.33%) OOP
7 5 (27.78%) OO
7 5 (27.78%) Linux
7 5 (27.78%) PHP
7 5 (27.78%) .NET
7 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (27.78%) MVC
8 4 (22.22%) Ajax
8 4 (22.22%) WCF
8 4 (22.22%) Symfony
8 4 (22.22%) MySQL
8 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
8 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
8 4 (22.22%) C
8 4 (22.22%) MATLAB
8 4 (22.22%) HTML5

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Apache
1 3 (16.67%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
3 3 (16.67%) Big Data
3 3 (16.67%) MS Access
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
3 5 (27.78%) .NET
4 4 (22.22%) Ajax
4 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 4 (22.22%) HTML5
4 4 (22.22%) Laravel
4 4 (22.22%) Node.js
4 4 (22.22%) Symfony
4 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (22.22%) WCF
5 3 (16.67%) LAMP
5 3 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (5.56%) JSON
6 1 (5.56%) REST
6 1 (5.56%) SOAP
6 1 (5.56%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 6 (33.33%) Physics
2 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) OOP
1 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) MVC
2 5 (27.78%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) C++
5 5 (27.78%) PHP
6 4 (22.22%) C
6 4 (22.22%) MATLAB
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
7 2 (11.11%) Python
8 1 (5.56%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft