The median annual salary for a Graduate was £23,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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

Graduate
England / South West
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 161 133
Rank change year-on-year +40 -28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 117 95 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.26% 1.65% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 1.71% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 90 81 118
Median salary £23,500 £24,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.08% +8.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,075
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4987 5570 6083
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.29% 96.77% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4150 4645 4999
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in the South West

Graduate
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Graduate in the South West

Graduate
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in the South West over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in the South West

Graduate
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Bristol +12 63 £24,125 -7.21% 8
Gloucestershire +9 21 £22,500 -6.25% 2
Wiltshire +16 10 £25,000 +25.00%
Somerset -7 10 £19,000 -2.56% 1
Devon -5 7 £23,500 -4.08% 1
Dorset +20 6 £26,250 +10.52% 1
Graduate
England

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 South West region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 142 (57.26%) Java
2 133 (53.63%) C++
3 126 (50.81%) Computer Science
4 111 (44.76%) SQL
5 106 (42.74%) OO
6 96 (38.71%) Mathematics
7 94 (37.90%) XML
8 93 (37.50%) Degree
9 88 (35.48%) SDLC
10 58 (23.39%) C#
11 54 (21.77%) Software Engineering
12 47 (18.95%) .NET
13 44 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
14 37 (14.92%) ASP.NET
15 32 (12.90%) C
16 31 (12.50%) JavaScript
16 31 (12.50%) Python
17 29 (11.69%) SQL Server
18 27 (10.89%) MVC
19 25 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (10.08%) Security Cleared
20 23 (9.27%) Linux
21 22 (8.87%) Windows
21 22 (8.87%) Oracle
22 20 (8.06%) Microsoft
22 20 (8.06%) TDD
23 19 (7.66%) WCF
23 19 (7.66%) HTML
23 19 (7.66%) ASP.NET MVC
24 18 (7.26%) .NET Framework

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 8 (3.23%) Apache
1 8 (3.23%) Confluence
2 4 (1.61%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.61%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.40%) JBoss
3 1 (0.40%) Moodle
3 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (2.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.61%) Maximo
3 1 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.03%) SaaS
2 4 (1.61%) IaaS
2 4 (1.61%) PaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.40%) GitHub
3 1 (0.40%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.24%) Internet
2 8 (3.23%) Firewall
3 6 (2.42%) Broadband
4 4 (1.61%) DHCP
4 4 (1.61%) DNS
4 4 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.61%) VLAN
5 1 (0.40%) FTP
5 1 (0.40%) HTTP
5 1 (0.40%) Network Security
5 1 (0.40%) SSH
5 1 (0.40%) SSL
5 1 (0.40%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.82%) NoSQL
2 7 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (2.02%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.02%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.61%) GIS
5 1 (0.40%) BaseX
5 1 (0.40%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.40%) MySQL
5 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (3.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (3.63%) Bitbucket
1 9 (3.63%) JIRA
1 9 (3.63%) Moq
1 9 (3.63%) MSTest
1 9 (3.63%) NUnit
2 8 (3.23%) EasyMock
2 8 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.23%) JUnit
2 8 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (2.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.81%) Subversion
5 1 (0.40%) IDA Disassembler
5 1 (0.40%) Metasploit
General
1 17 (6.85%) Finance
2 15 (6.05%) Electronics
3 12 (4.84%) Games
4 11 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.44%) Marketing
5 8 (3.23%) Aerospace
6 6 (2.42%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.61%) French Language
7 4 (1.61%) German Language
7 4 (1.61%) Military
8 1 (0.40%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (37.90%) XML
2 47 (18.95%) .NET
3 37 (14.92%) ASP.NET
4 19 (7.66%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (7.66%) HTML
4 19 (7.66%) WCF
5 18 (7.26%) .NET Framework
6 15 (6.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 15 (6.05%) CSS
6 15 (6.05%) Spring
7 14 (5.65%) RESTful
8 13 (5.24%) Node.js
9 12 (4.84%) jQuery
10 11 (4.44%) Web Services
11 9 (3.63%) JSF
12 8 (3.23%) Castle Windsor
12 8 (3.23%) EJB
12 8 (3.23%) Java EE
12 8 (3.23%) WinForms
12 8 (3.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 126 (50.81%) Computer Science
2 25 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.24%) Cybercrime
4 10 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (3.23%) 3D Graphics
5 8 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.23%) Wiki
6 7 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.42%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.61%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (1.21%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.21%) SCADA
10 2 (0.81%) CAN bus
10 2 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.40%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.40%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.40%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.27%) Linux
2 22 (8.87%) Windows
3 11 (4.44%) Apple iOS
4 9 (3.63%) Android
4 9 (3.63%) Unix
5 8 (3.23%) CentOS
5 8 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.82%) Solaris
7 4 (1.61%) AIX
7 4 (1.61%) HPUX
7 4 (1.61%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.61%) Windows 2000
7 4 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (1.61%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.61%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (42.74%) OO
2 96 (38.71%) Mathematics
3 88 (35.48%) SDLC
4 54 (21.77%) Software Engineering
5 44 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (10.89%) MVC
7 20 (8.06%) TDD
8 17 (6.85%) Scrum
9 16 (6.45%) Time Management
10 15 (6.05%) ITIL
10 15 (6.05%) Web Application Development
11 14 (5.65%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (4.84%) Mentoring
12 12 (4.84%) OOD
13 10 (4.03%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (4.03%) Open Source
14 9 (3.63%) DevOps
14 9 (3.63%) MVVM
14 9 (3.63%) Prototyping
15 8 (3.23%) Computer Vision
Programming Languages
1 142 (57.26%) Java
2 133 (53.63%) C++
3 111 (44.76%) SQL
4 58 (23.39%) C#
5 32 (12.90%) C
6 31 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 31 (12.50%) Python
7 10 (4.03%) Scala
8 8 (3.23%) Fortran
9 7 (2.82%) Ruby
9 7 (2.82%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.42%) Perl
11 3 (1.21%) Embedded C
11 3 (1.21%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.81%) Embedded C++
12 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.81%) VB
13 1 (0.40%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.40%) Ada
13 1 (0.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 93 (37.50%) Degree
2 25 (10.08%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.23%) PhD
4 4 (1.61%) MCP
4 4 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.21%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.40%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.40%) HNC
6 1 (0.40%) HND
6 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.61%) SLA
2 3 (1.21%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (3.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.61%) MetaFrame
2 4 (1.61%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 22 (8.87%) Oracle
2 20 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.63%) BT
4 8 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.42%) SAP
6 4 (1.61%) Actuate
6 4 (1.61%) BEA
6 4 (1.61%) Citrix
6 4 (1.61%) IBM
6 4 (1.61%) Sun
6 4 (1.61%) webMethods
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe
7 1 (0.40%) Google
7 1 (0.40%) HP
7 1 (0.40%) Progress
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