The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 24 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.78% - 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.88% - 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £21,500 - £19,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -2.12%
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
104 127 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 96.30% 96.21% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 65 87 154
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft