The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford 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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 59 72 42
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 5 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.03% 0.66% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.69% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 6
Average salary £23,000 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,050 £22,900 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £38,550 £25,000 £26,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Graduate
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
481 582 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.77% 95.57% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 352 456 220
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Graduate
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the Watford region.

Graduate Salary Trend in Watford

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Watford region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Watford

Graduate
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
3 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
2 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £55k + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday