The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Watford region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 58 52 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 7 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.23% 1.71% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.75% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 1
Median salary £25,000 £35,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +75.00%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
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
547 456 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.30% 97.23% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 467 386 473
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £60,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 Watford region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) Mathematics
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) VBA
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Retail
3 4 (36.36%) Physics
3 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 4 (36.36%) Marketing
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (27.27%) Spring.NET
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (27.27%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (27.27%) MSTest
4 3 (27.27%) MVVM
4 3 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (27.27%) Moq
4 3 (27.27%) Castle Windsor
4 3 (27.27%) Ninject
4 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) WCF
4 3 (27.27%) WPF
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Moq
1 3 (27.27%) MSTest
1 3 (27.27%) NUnit
1 3 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 3 (27.27%) Castle Windsor
1 3 (27.27%) Ninject
1 3 (27.27%) Spring.NET
1 3 (27.27%) Unity DI Container
1 3 (27.27%) WCF
1 3 (27.27%) WinForms
1 3 (27.27%) WPF
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (54.55%) Mathematics
2 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 4 (36.36%) Physics
3 3 (27.27%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (18.18%) Economics
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Scrum
1 4 (36.36%) TDD
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (27.27%) Kanban
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) MVVM
2 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) QA Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) VBA
3 3 (27.27%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
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