The median annual salary for a Graduate was - in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank - 50 61
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 0 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford - 1.03% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.07% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Median salary - £32,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +62.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 533 563 488
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 94.17% 96.90% 99.19%
Number of salaries quoted 446 486 369
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Watford

Graduate
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Watford

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Watford region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (50.00%) WCF
2 4 (50.00%) WPF
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (50.00%) Kanban
2 4 (50.00%) Spring.NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (50.00%) MSTest
2 4 (50.00%) MVVM
2 4 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (50.00%) Moq
2 4 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
2 4 (50.00%) Ninject
2 4 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 4 (50.00%) NUnit
2 4 (50.00%) WinForms
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) Windows

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Moq
1 4 (50.00%) MSTest
1 4 (50.00%) NUnit
1 4 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 4 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
1 4 (50.00%) Ninject
1 4 (50.00%) Spring.NET
1 4 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
1 4 (50.00%) WCF
1 4 (50.00%) WinForms
1 4 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (50.00%) Kanban
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) MVVM
2 4 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
4 2 (25.00%) Economics
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) QA Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA