Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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

Graduate
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 93 108
Rank change year-on-year +37 +15 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 85 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 4.83% 1.35% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.01% 1.41% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 85 23 12
Southampton median annual salary £25,000 £22,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -15.09% -18.46%
10th Percentile £19,750 £18,200 £21,000
90th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £32,125
Hampshire median annual salary £27,500 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +8.70% -8.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1,695 1,206 1,396
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 96.10% 98.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,535 1,069 1,281
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,600 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Southampton

Graduate
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Southampton region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 81 (95.29%) Computer Science
2 80 (94.12%) Degree
3 51 (60.00%) C#
4 47 (55.29%) Software Engineering
5 46 (54.12%) Java
6 43 (50.59%) SQL
7 40 (47.06%) Computer Science Degree
8 36 (42.35%) C++
9 22 (25.88%) C
10 21 (24.71%) Linux
11 16 (18.82%) JavaScript
12 15 (17.65%) Mathematics
13 13 (15.29%) OO
14 12 (14.12%) HTML
14 12 (14.12%) CSS
14 12 (14.12%) Big Data
15 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
16 10 (11.76%) OOP
16 10 (11.76%) Python
16 10 (11.76%) Machine Learning
17 9 (10.59%) Physics
18 8 (9.41%) Web Development
18 8 (9.41%) .NET
19 7 (8.24%) Electronics
19 7 (8.24%) MongoDB
20 6 (7.06%) AngularJS
20 6 (7.06%) Chemistry
20 6 (7.06%) RESTful
20 6 (7.06%) Hadoop
20 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (1.18%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.71%) SaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) DNS
1 1 (1.18%) Firewall
1 1 (1.18%) HTTP
1 1 (1.18%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) Big Data
2 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.24%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.06%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.35%) MS Access
6 1 (1.18%) MySQL
General
1 7 (8.24%) Electronics
2 1 (1.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.12%) CSS
1 12 (14.12%) HTML
2 8 (9.41%) .NET
3 6 (7.06%) AngularJS
3 6 (7.06%) J2EE
3 6 (7.06%) RESTful
3 6 (7.06%) Web Services
4 4 (4.71%) Hibernate
4 4 (4.71%) Java EE
4 4 (4.71%) Spring
5 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.18%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.18%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 81 (95.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (3.53%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.71%) Linux
2 1 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (1.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (55.29%) Software Engineering
2 15 (17.65%) Mathematics
3 13 (15.29%) OO
4 10 (11.76%) Machine Learning
4 10 (11.76%) OOP
5 9 (10.59%) Physics
6 8 (9.41%) Web Development
7 6 (7.06%) Chemistry
7 6 (7.06%) Innovative Thinking
8 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.71%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (4.71%) Scrum
9 3 (3.53%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.53%) FPGA Design
9 3 (3.53%) Mathematical Modelling
9 3 (3.53%) Project Management
10 1 (1.18%) DevOps
10 1 (1.18%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.18%) Network Management
10 1 (1.18%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 51 (60.00%) C#
2 46 (54.12%) Java
3 43 (50.59%) SQL
4 36 (42.35%) C++
5 22 (25.88%) C
6 16 (18.82%) JavaScript
7 10 (11.76%) Python
8 3 (3.53%) MATLAB
8 3 (3.53%) R
9 2 (2.35%) PHP
9 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 80 (94.12%) Degree
2 40 (47.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (3.53%) PhD
Vendors
1 6 (7.06%) Oracle
2 4 (4.71%) Sun
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft