The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 114 115 133
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 14 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.72% 0.13% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.13% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 1
Average salary £22,500 £21,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
Graduate Software Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1825 1492 2010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.54% 94.01% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1482 1221 1661
Average salary £35,154 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.44% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Graduate Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Graduate Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Graduate Software Developer Salary Trend in Cheshire

Graduate Software Developer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - 1 £22,500 -
Warrington - 1 £23,000 -
Graduate Software Developer
North West

Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Graduate Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (81.25%) .NET
3 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET
4 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (25.00%) HTML
6 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (18.75%) MVC
7 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
7 3 (18.75%) jQuery
7 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 3 (18.75%) Web Development
8 2 (12.50%) Google
8 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Social Network
8 2 (12.50%) GWT
8 2 (12.50%) Refactoring
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (12.50%) HTML5
8 2 (12.50%) BDD
8 2 (12.50%) User Stories
8 2 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (12.50%) Java
8 2 (12.50%) Web Services
8 2 (12.50%) OOD
8 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
8 2 (12.50%) Mobile Games
8 2 (12.50%) Games
8 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

Graduate Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Graduate Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET
3 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (12.50%) GWT
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) WinForms
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.25%) JSON
6 1 (6.25%) CSS
6 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile Games
1 2 (12.50%) Social Network
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) MVC
1 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
1 3 (18.75%) Web Development
2 2 (12.50%) Refactoring
2 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 2 (12.50%) BDD
2 2 (12.50%) User Stories
2 2 (12.50%) OOD
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) TDD
2 2 (12.50%) Pair Programming
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Web Design
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) VMware