Period
to 16 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £27,750 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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

Graduate
South West > Somerset
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 97 99
Rank change year-on-year +26 +2 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 25 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.50% 1.61% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 1.66% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 19
Somerset median annual salary £27,750 £25,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.00% +11.11% +1.12%
10th Percentile £21,150 £22,525 £21,250
90th Percentile £31,250 £28,225 £33,000
South West median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 929 1,205 1,222
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.90% 97.26% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 686 1,026 1,046
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,851 £26,125 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +2.56%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Somerset

Graduate
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Somerset

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in Somerset over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Somerset

Graduate
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +20 17 £27,750 +11.00% 5
Bridgwater - 7 £24,250 -
Wells - 1 - -
Graduate
South West

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 Somerset region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 23 (92.00%) Degree
2 15 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 13 (52.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (44.00%) Visualisation
5 10 (40.00%) Project Management
6 9 (36.00%) Mathematics
7 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (28.00%) React
8 7 (28.00%) Marketing
8 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
8 7 (28.00%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (24.00%) Android
9 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (24.00%) Java
9 6 (24.00%) Mobile Development
10 5 (20.00%) Decision-Making
10 5 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
10 5 (20.00%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (20.00%) Industry 4.0
10 5 (20.00%) CRM
10 5 (20.00%) B2B
10 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 5 (20.00%) Statistics
10 5 (20.00%) Scala
10 5 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
10 5 (20.00%) Physics
10 5 (20.00%) Business Development
10 5 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (20.00%) Performance Improvement

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Big Data
2 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.00%) CouchDB
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
1 7 (28.00%) Marketing
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Electronics
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) React
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
3 3 (12.00%) Node.js
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.00%) JSON
4 2 (8.00%) React Native
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.00%) Code First Entity Framework
5 1 (4.00%) CSS
5 1 (4.00%) CSS3
5 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.00%) HTML
5 1 (4.00%) HTML5
5 1 (4.00%) jQuery
5 1 (4.00%) RESTful
5 1 (4.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Industry 4.0
2 3 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Android
2 2 (8.00%) Debian
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (44.00%) Visualisation
3 10 (40.00%) Project Management
4 9 (36.00%) Mathematics
5 7 (28.00%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (24.00%) Mobile Development
7 5 (20.00%) Analytics
7 5 (20.00%) B2B
7 5 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
7 5 (20.00%) Business Development
7 5 (20.00%) Coaching
7 5 (20.00%) CRM
7 5 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (20.00%) Data Analytics
7 5 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
7 5 (20.00%) Physics
7 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (20.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) Scala
4 4 (16.00%) C#
5 3 (12.00%) Python
6 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.00%) C++
6 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.00%) SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (92.00%) Degree
2 13 (52.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (20.00%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (8.00%) PMP
5 1 (4.00%) ISEB
5 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.00%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Civica
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.00%) VMware