Period
to 10 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Plymouth during the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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

Graduate
Devon > Plymouth
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 6 32
Rank change year-on-year -12 +26 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 3 13 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Plymouth 3.66% 14.94% 3.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.75% 16.46% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 6
Median annual salary £30,000 £24,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.45% -15.52% +7.41%
Devon median annual salary £30,000 £24,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year +22.45% -15.52% +7.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Plymouth. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Plymouth
Permanent vacancies in Plymouth with a recognized job title 80 79 148
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.56% 90.80% 93.67%
Number of salaries quoted 42 57 108
Median annual salary £38,549 £34,395 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.08% -8.28% -
10th Percentile £23,675 £25,750 £23,050
90th Percentile £51,764 £48,600 £59,375
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Plymouth

Job postings that featured Graduate in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Plymouth.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Plymouth

Graduate
Salary Trend in Plymouth

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Graduate in Plymouth.

Salary trend for Graduate in Plymouth

Graduate Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Plymouth region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) Military
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Architectural Design
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Plymouth 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:

General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Military
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Architectural Design
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree