The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 71 46 58
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 6 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.02% 3.13% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 3.28% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 6
Average salary £21,500 £26,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.30% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £18,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,500 £22,250
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
567 305 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.76% 95.31% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 410 230 232
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
Hertfordshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Mathematics
1 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Statistics
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (50.00%) PhD
3 3 (30.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) Physics
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) MCT
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (10.00%) MySQL
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) SQL

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (50.00%) Statistics
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) PhD
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCT
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle