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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 51 70 52
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 11 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.02% 0.20% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 0.20% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 10
Average salary £32,500 £20,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £19,450
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,000 £21,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
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
528 490 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.06% 96.84% 99.05%
Number of salaries quoted 473 357 317
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Watford

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 6 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 6 (42.86%) Mathematics
3 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) C
6 1 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (7.14%) Perl
6 1 (7.14%) PHP
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 1 (7.14%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) Windows
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
6 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
6 1 (7.14%) V-Model
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (7.14%) QA
6 1 (7.14%) Selenium
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Software Testing

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Mathematics
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle