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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 53 67 71
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.11% 0.37% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.38% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 4
Average salary £37,500 £20,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
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
524 532 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.86% 99.63% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 440 406 453
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (58.82%) Telecoms
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) Degree
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Perl
4 6 (35.29%) Unix
4 6 (35.29%) Python
4 6 (35.29%) PhD
4 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
4 6 (35.29%) DevOps
5 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
6 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Windows
9 1 (5.88%) C
9 1 (5.88%) HTML
9 1 (5.88%) PHP
9 1 (5.88%) Oracle
9 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
9 1 (5.88%) Scrum
9 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
9 1 (5.88%) Selenium
9 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 10 (58.82%) Telecoms
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) DevOps
2 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Perl
2 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
2 6 (35.29%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
Watford
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + options + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Watford
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + options + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago