Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 23 November 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 > Somerset
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 92 101
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 20 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.49% 1.73% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.78% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 10
Somerset median annual salary £25,000 £26,750 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.54% +27.38% +2.44%
10th Percentile £22,375 £21,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £28,375 £37,250 £25,500
South West median annual salary £25,000 £26,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +10.64% +4.44%

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 1300 1293 1228
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 97.00% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1074 1107 1065
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,700 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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
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 23 November 2017. 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 -5 20 £25,000 +11.11% 2
Graduate
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Somerset region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (65.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (55.00%) Degree
3 10 (50.00%) Linux
4 8 (40.00%) HTML
4 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (35.00%) Finance
5 7 (35.00%) Java
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
7 5 (25.00%) Web Services
8 4 (20.00%) Unix
8 4 (20.00%) CSS
8 4 (20.00%) PHP
8 4 (20.00%) Python
8 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (20.00%) TDD
8 4 (20.00%) Scrum
8 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (20.00%) JSON
8 4 (20.00%) Zend
8 4 (20.00%) Web Development
8 4 (20.00%) Open Source
8 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
8 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (20.00%) RESTful
8 4 (20.00%) CouchDB

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) VLAN
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) CouchDB
1 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Electronics
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) Web Services
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
3 4 (20.00%) JSON
3 4 (20.00%) Node.js
3 4 (20.00%) React
3 4 (20.00%) RESTful
4 3 (15.00%) Zend Framework
5 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.00%) GWT
5 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (10.00%) J2EE
5 2 (10.00%) JPA
5 2 (10.00%) REST
5 2 (10.00%) Restlet
5 2 (10.00%) SOAP
6 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (20.00%) DevOps
2 4 (20.00%) Microservices
2 4 (20.00%) Open Source
2 4 (20.00%) Scrum
2 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 4 (20.00%) TDD
2 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Web Development
3 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) B2B Sales
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (20.00%) PHP
4 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Zend
2 3 (15.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco