The median annual salary for a Graduate was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Graduate
South West / Dorset
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 86 64
Rank change year-on-year +41 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 7 1 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.86% 0.14% 3.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 0.14% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 25
Median salary £30,000 £25,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 365 698 787
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.82% 98.87% 99.12%
Number of salaries quoted 330 524 681
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset that featured Graduate in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Dorset

Graduate
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Dorset

Graduate
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 6 £30,000 -
Graduate
South West

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Dorset region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 14 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 13 (81.25%) C#
2 13 (81.25%) .NET
3 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (75.00%) Degree
4 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 10 (62.50%) Java
5 9 (56.25%) SQL
6 7 (43.75%) MVC
6 7 (43.75%) RESTful
7 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
8 5 (31.25%) Android
8 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (25.00%) Web Services
10 3 (18.75%) C
10 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
10 3 (18.75%) C++
10 3 (18.75%) Scrum
10 3 (18.75%) Internet
10 3 (18.75%) Windows
10 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (18.75%) Kanban
10 3 (18.75%) WCF
10 3 (18.75%) WPF
10 3 (18.75%) Spring.NET
10 3 (18.75%) WinForms
10 3 (18.75%) TDD
10 3 (18.75%) NUnit
10 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
10 3 (18.75%) Dependency Injection

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Moq
1 3 (18.75%) MSTest
1 3 (18.75%) NUnit
1 3 (18.75%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 7 (43.75%) RESTful
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (18.75%) Castle Windsor
6 3 (18.75%) Ninject
6 3 (18.75%) Spring.NET
6 3 (18.75%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (18.75%) WCF
6 3 (18.75%) WinForms
6 3 (18.75%) WPF
7 2 (12.50%) Spring
7 2 (12.50%) Struts
7 2 (12.50%) Swing
8 1 (6.25%) CSS
8 1 (6.25%) HTML
8 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) e-Learning
3 1 (6.25%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Android
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) MVC
3 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (18.75%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (18.75%) Kanban
4 3 (18.75%) MVVM
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Web Application Development
5 2 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) OOD
5 2 (12.50%) OOP
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) Mechatronics
6 1 (6.25%) Physics
6 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) Java
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) C
4 3 (18.75%) C++
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) Scala
6 1 (6.25%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) HNC
2 1 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe