The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Belfast region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 33 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.55% 5.21% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 5.21% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £21,000 - £17,250
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
Graduate
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
165 96 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 90.66% 100.00% 98.00%
Number of salaries quoted 135 49 84
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region that featured Graduate in the job title.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Graduate
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Belfast

Graduate Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 Belfast region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 13 (72.22%) Project Management
2 13 (72.22%) Business Analysis
2 13 (72.22%) Local Government
2 13 (72.22%) Degree
2 13 (72.22%) Computer Science
2 13 (72.22%) Retail
3 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 8 (44.44%) Mathematics
4 8 (44.44%) Physics
4 8 (44.44%) Chemistry
5 5 (27.78%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) Broadband
6 4 (22.22%) BT
6 4 (22.22%) Electronics
6 4 (22.22%) Biology
6 4 (22.22%) Statistics
6 4 (22.22%) Operations Research
6 4 (22.22%) Open Source
6 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (16.67%) GIS
8 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (5.56%) C#
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle
8 1 (5.56%) OOP
8 1 (5.56%) OO

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 (22.22%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) GIS
General
1 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 13 (72.22%) Local Government
2 13 (72.22%) Retail
3 4 (22.22%) Electronics
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Computer Science
2 9 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 8 (44.44%) Chemistry
3 8 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 8 (44.44%) Physics
4 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (22.22%) Biology
4 4 (22.22%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Business Analysis
1 13 (72.22%) Project Management
2 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Open Source
3 4 (22.22%) Operations Research
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) BT
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle