The median annual salary for a Graduate was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 82 66
Rank change year-on-year +21 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 13 7 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.07% 0.86% 2.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 0.87% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 26
Median salary £22,500 £22,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £20,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,400 £32,500
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 Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 613 801 906
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.77% 97.92% 99.12%
Number of salaries quoted 558 755 703
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

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 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 Southampton region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 17 (85.00%) C#
2 14 (70.00%) Computer Science
3 13 (65.00%) Java
4 12 (60.00%) C++
4 12 (60.00%) Degree
5 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 9 (45.00%) C
7 7 (35.00%) Mathematics
7 7 (35.00%) Physics
8 6 (30.00%) MATLAB
9 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (25.00%) Electronics
9 5 (25.00%) .NET
9 5 (25.00%) Linux
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 4 (20.00%) CSS
10 4 (20.00%) SQL
10 4 (20.00%) HTML
10 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
11 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
11 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
11 3 (15.00%) Python
11 3 (15.00%) PhD
11 3 (15.00%) Ajax
11 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
11 3 (15.00%) Statistical Analysis
11 3 (15.00%) R
11 3 (15.00%) WCF

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.00%) PHPUnit
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (25.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (20.00%) CSS
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) Ajax
3 3 (15.00%) WCF
4 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (35.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (35.00%) Physics
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Mathematical Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) OOP
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) Java
3 12 (60.00%) C++
4 9 (45.00%) C
5 6 (30.00%) MATLAB
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) Python
7 3 (15.00%) R
7 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (5.00%) PHP
8 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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