Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £27,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 102 95
Rank change year-on-year +57 -7 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 45 20 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.76% 1.50% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.03% 1.54% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 32 16 24
Somerset median annual salary £27,000 £25,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -15.25% +40.48%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,375 £21,250
90th Percentile £29,000 £28,375 £37,500
South West median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year - -3.85% +10.64%

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 894 1,296 1,307
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 97.15% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 713 1,067 1,121
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,550 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018. 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 +22 15 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Portishead - 7 £27,000 - 1
Bridgwater - 6 £30,000 - 1
Wells - 6 £17,500 -
Graduate
South West

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 42 (93.33%) Degree
2 35 (77.78%) Computer Science
3 24 (53.33%) OO
4 22 (48.89%) Mathematics
5 21 (46.67%) C#
6 20 (44.44%) JavaScript
7 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (35.56%) C++
8 16 (35.56%) Visualisation
9 15 (33.33%) .NET
10 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
10 14 (31.11%) Java
10 14 (31.11%) Games
11 13 (28.89%) Scrum
11 13 (28.89%) Software Engineering
11 13 (28.89%) Physics
11 13 (28.89%) Web Development
12 12 (26.67%) Android
12 12 (26.67%) CRM
13 11 (24.44%) Computer Science Degree
13 11 (24.44%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (24.44%) Mobile Development
14 10 (22.22%) OOP
15 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
16 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET Web API
16 8 (17.78%) RESTful
16 8 (17.78%) MVC
16 8 (17.78%) TDD
16 8 (17.78%) Project Management
17 7 (15.56%) SharePoint

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 7 (15.56%) CMS
1 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
1 7 (15.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Dynamics 365
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) Big Data
3 2 (4.44%) CouchDB
3 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 14 (31.11%) Games
2 7 (15.56%) Manufacturing
2 7 (15.56%) Marketing
3 4 (8.89%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Electronics
4 2 (4.44%) Finance
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (17.78%) RESTful
3 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
3 7 (15.56%) jQuery
3 7 (15.56%) Redux
4 6 (13.33%) React
5 4 (8.89%) JSON
6 2 (4.44%) JDBC
6 2 (4.44%) JMS
6 2 (4.44%) Node.js
6 2 (4.44%) REST
6 2 (4.44%) SOAP
6 2 (4.44%) XML
7 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.22%) React Native
7 1 (2.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.33%) Data Structures
3 5 (11.11%) Industry 4.0
4 3 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Android
2 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.44%) Debian
3 2 (4.44%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) OO
2 22 (48.89%) Mathematics
3 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (35.56%) Visualisation
5 13 (28.89%) Physics
5 13 (28.89%) Scrum
5 13 (28.89%) Software Engineering
5 13 (28.89%) Web Development
6 12 (26.67%) CRM
7 11 (24.44%) Mobile Development
7 11 (24.44%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (22.22%) OOP
9 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 8 (17.78%) MVC
10 8 (17.78%) Project Management
10 8 (17.78%) TDD
11 7 (15.56%) Data Modelling
11 7 (15.56%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (15.56%) iOS Development
11 7 (15.56%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) C#
2 20 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 16 (35.56%) C++
4 14 (31.11%) Java
5 6 (13.33%) Apple Swift
6 5 (11.11%) Scala
7 3 (6.67%) Python
8 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.22%) Ruby
9 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (93.33%) Degree
2 11 (24.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (13.33%) PhD
4 5 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (6.67%) PMI Certification
5 3 (6.67%) PMP
6 1 (2.22%) ISEB
6 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.44%) Xen
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) SAP
2 2 (4.44%) VMware