Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £23,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 176 147
Rank change year-on-year +51 -29 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 262 193 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.49% 1.73% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 1.79% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 221 171 246
South West median annual salary £23,750 £25,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.38% +9.30%
10th Percentile £19,500 £20,000 £18,875
90th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
England median annual salary £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +1.96% +2.00% +4.17%

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 10210 10805 11765
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.03% 97.11% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8530 9067 9829
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 21 July 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 6 months to 21 July 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
Bristol +35 158 £23,750 -8.65% 11
Gloucestershire +5 31 £22,500 -13.46% 2
Dorset +41 25 £24,000 +6.67% 1
Somerset -1 19 £20,000 -32.20% 2
Wiltshire +9 18 £26,000 +15.56% 5
Devon -14 10 £25,250 +1.00%
Cornwall - 1 £22,500 -
Graduate
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 149 (56.87%) Java
2 125 (47.71%) Degree
3 109 (41.60%) C++
3 109 (41.60%) Computer Science
4 89 (33.97%) SQL
5 86 (32.82%) OO
6 74 (28.24%) Mathematics
7 73 (27.86%) .NET
8 72 (27.48%) JavaScript
9 68 (25.95%) C#
10 62 (23.66%) SQL Server
10 62 (23.66%) Software Engineering
11 61 (23.28%) Computer Science Degree
12 60 (22.90%) Microsoft
13 59 (22.52%) Python
13 59 (22.52%) HTML
14 54 (20.61%) ASP.NET
15 52 (19.85%) CSS
16 50 (19.08%) XML
17 47 (17.94%) Oracle
17 47 (17.94%) SDLC
18 45 (17.18%) Finance
19 38 (14.50%) OOP
20 36 (13.74%) Electronics
20 36 (13.74%) Marketing
21 34 (12.98%) Business Intelligence
22 33 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
23 31 (11.83%) jQuery
23 31 (11.83%) Telecoms
24 30 (11.45%) Manufacturing

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 4 (1.53%) Apache
1 4 (1.53%) Confluence
1 4 (1.53%) JBoss
2 2 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.76%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.44%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (3.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.38%) Maximo
2 1 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.44%) SaaS
2 5 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.76%) GitHub
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.38%) IaaS
4 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.67%) Firewall
2 6 (2.29%) Broadband
2 6 (2.29%) DNS
3 5 (1.91%) DHCP
3 5 (1.91%) VLAN
4 3 (1.15%) Internet
5 1 (0.38%) FTP
5 1 (0.38%) HTTP
5 1 (0.38%) Network Security
5 1 (0.38%) SSH
5 1 (0.38%) SSL
5 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.38%) Wireless
5 1 (0.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (23.66%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.34%) RDBMS
2 14 (5.34%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.96%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.67%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.53%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.76%) CouchDB
6 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.38%) GIS
7 1 (0.38%) MySQL
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (6.87%) JIRA
2 12 (4.58%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.05%) Grunt
4 7 (2.67%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (2.29%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.53%) EasyMock
6 4 (1.53%) JUnit
7 3 (1.15%) Maven
8 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.38%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.38%) IDA Disassembler
8 1 (0.38%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.38%) Moq
8 1 (0.38%) MSTest
8 1 (0.38%) NUnit
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.38%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 45 (17.18%) Finance
2 36 (13.74%) Electronics
2 36 (13.74%) Marketing
3 31 (11.83%) Telecoms
4 30 (11.45%) Manufacturing
5 16 (6.11%) Games
6 3 (1.15%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.76%) Banking
8 1 (0.38%) French Language
8 1 (0.38%) German Language
8 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (27.86%) .NET
2 59 (22.52%) HTML
3 54 (20.61%) ASP.NET
4 52 (19.85%) CSS
5 50 (19.08%) XML
6 31 (11.83%) jQuery
7 22 (8.40%) AngularJS
8 20 (7.63%) RESTful
9 17 (6.49%) Node.js
10 16 (6.11%) J2EE
11 11 (4.20%) HTML5
12 9 (3.44%) Web Services
13 8 (3.05%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (3.05%) Django
13 8 (3.05%) Natural Language Processing
13 8 (3.05%) Spring
13 8 (3.05%) Theano
13 8 (3.05%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 6 (2.29%) WCF
15 5 (1.91%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 109 (41.60%) Computer Science
2 26 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.82%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.44%) Cybercrime
5 8 (3.05%) 3D Graphics
5 8 (3.05%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.53%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.53%) Wiki
8 3 (1.15%) Renewable Energy
8 3 (1.15%) SCADA
9 2 (0.76%) CAN bus
9 2 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.76%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.76%) User Experience
10 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.38%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.38%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.38%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.16%) Linux
2 12 (4.58%) Windows
3 11 (4.20%) Android
4 10 (3.82%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.91%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.91%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.53%) CentOS
6 4 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.53%) Unix
7 3 (1.15%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.38%) AIX
8 1 (0.38%) HPUX
8 1 (0.38%) Solaris
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (32.82%) OO
2 74 (28.24%) Mathematics
3 62 (23.66%) Software Engineering
4 47 (17.94%) SDLC
5 38 (14.50%) OOP
6 34 (12.98%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (11.45%) Digital Marketing
8 30 (11.45%) Programme Management
9 25 (9.54%) E-Commerce
10 17 (6.49%) MVC
11 15 (5.73%) Time Management
12 12 (4.58%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (3.82%) Artificial Intelligence
13 10 (3.82%) Mentoring
13 10 (3.82%) Mobile Application Development
14 9 (3.44%) Front End Development
14 9 (3.44%) ITIL
14 9 (3.44%) Prototyping
14 9 (3.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 149 (56.87%) Java
2 109 (41.60%) C++
3 89 (33.97%) SQL
4 72 (27.48%) JavaScript
5 68 (25.95%) C#
6 59 (22.52%) Python
7 25 (9.54%) Perl
8 23 (8.78%) C
9 9 (3.44%) Fortran
10 8 (3.05%) Scala
10 8 (3.05%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.67%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.53%) PHP
13 3 (1.15%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.76%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.76%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.76%) Ruby
14 2 (0.76%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 125 (47.71%) Degree
2 61 (23.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (7.63%) Security Cleared
4 16 (6.11%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (3.05%) PhD
6 6 (2.29%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.53%) MCP
7 4 (1.53%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.15%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.38%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.38%) CHECK Team Member
10 1 (0.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.53%) SLA
2 3 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) MetaFrame
2 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 60 (22.90%) Microsoft
2 47 (17.94%) Oracle
3 30 (11.45%) SAP
4 9 (3.44%) BT
5 4 (1.53%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.76%) Zend
7 1 (0.38%) Actuate
7 1 (0.38%) ANSYS
7 1 (0.38%) BEA
7 1 (0.38%) Citrix
7 1 (0.38%) IBM
7 1 (0.38%) MathWorks
7 1 (0.38%) Mentor Graphics
7 1 (0.38%) Sun
7 1 (0.38%) webMethods
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CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £22,000 per annum 25 days holiday + bank holidays, Casual dress code
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Bristol, Avon
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
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Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £26000 per annum
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Bristol
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
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Bristol, Avon
Energus
Salary: £25,000 per annum Plus Benefit Package
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Bath
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £19500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Weymouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Energus
Salary: £25,000 per annum Plus Benefits Package
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Swindon
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £26000 per annum + Fully Sponsored Training
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Bath
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £17000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Negotiable
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