The first table below looks at the demand for the Graduate 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 78 83 97
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 44 30 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.46% 1.76% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 1.86% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 41 27 42
Average salary £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1711 1614 2219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.69% 94.55% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1354 1320 1952
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
North West

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Graduate
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Cheshire

Graduate
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 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Warrington -5 17 £25,000 - 2
Macclesfield +7 8 £18,000 -16.27% 2
Chester +1 4 £23,000 +9.52% 4
Crewe +10 3 - - 1
Ellesmere Port 0 3 £20,000 -20.00%
Wilmslow - 3 £23,000 - 1
Runcorn - 1 £22,500 -
Graduate
North West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 48 (69.57%) .NET
2 42 (60.87%) C#
3 37 (53.62%) Computer Science
4 36 (52.17%) ASP.NET
5 31 (44.93%) TDD
5 31 (44.93%) MVC
6 29 (42.03%) VB.NET
7 28 (40.58%) VB
8 27 (39.13%) .NET Framework
8 27 (39.13%) Windows
8 27 (39.13%) WinForms
9 26 (37.68%) Internet
9 26 (37.68%) NUnit
9 26 (37.68%) Scrum
9 26 (37.68%) Kanban
9 26 (37.68%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (37.68%) WCF
9 26 (37.68%) WPF
9 26 (37.68%) Spring.NET
9 26 (37.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (37.68%) Dependency Injection
9 26 (37.68%) Inversion of Control
9 26 (37.68%) MSTest
9 26 (37.68%) MVVM
9 26 (37.68%) Rhino Mocks
9 26 (37.68%) Moq
9 26 (37.68%) Castle Windsor
9 26 (37.68%) Ninject
9 26 (37.68%) Razor View Engine
9 26 (37.68%) Web Application Development

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.70%) SAS
2 1 (1.45%) WordPress
2 1 (1.45%) nginx
2 1 (1.45%) IIS
2 1 (1.45%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 26 (37.68%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.45%) WAN
2 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 26 (37.68%) NUnit
1 26 (37.68%) MSTest
1 26 (37.68%) Rhino Mocks
1 26 (37.68%) Moq
2 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.80%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.45%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (5.80%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Legal
3 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (69.57%) .NET
2 36 (52.17%) ASP.NET
3 27 (39.13%) WinForms
3 27 (39.13%) .NET Framework
4 26 (37.68%) Castle Windsor
4 26 (37.68%) Ninject
4 26 (37.68%) Razor View Engine
4 26 (37.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 26 (37.68%) Unity DI Container
4 26 (37.68%) WCF
4 26 (37.68%) WPF
4 26 (37.68%) Spring.NET
4 26 (37.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (14.49%) HTML
6 9 (13.04%) CSS
7 5 (7.25%) Web Services
8 4 (5.80%) GWT
9 3 (4.35%) XML
10 2 (2.90%) Ajax
10 2 (2.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (53.62%) Computer Science
2 26 (37.68%) Inversion of Control
3 11 (15.94%) Mathematics
4 10 (14.49%) Physics
5 7 (10.14%) Statistics
6 5 (7.25%) Economics
7 1 (1.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.13%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.93%) MVC
1 31 (44.93%) TDD
2 26 (37.68%) Scrum
2 26 (37.68%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (37.68%) Kanban
2 26 (37.68%) Dependency Injection
2 26 (37.68%) MVVM
2 26 (37.68%) Web Application Development
3 10 (14.49%) Software Engineering
4 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (8.70%) Project Management
5 6 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 5 (7.25%) Web Development
7 4 (5.80%) Refactoring
7 4 (5.80%) Pair Programming
7 4 (5.80%) User Stories
7 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.80%) BDD
7 4 (5.80%) OOD
8 2 (2.90%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 42 (60.87%) C#
2 29 (42.03%) VB.NET
3 28 (40.58%) VB
4 15 (21.74%) Java
5 13 (18.84%) SQL
6 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
7 7 (10.14%) C++
8 6 (8.70%) C
8 6 (8.70%) Python
9 5 (7.25%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.90%) PHP
11 1 (1.45%) Perl
11 1 (1.45%) VB6
11 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle
2 6 (8.70%) Business Objects
2 6 (8.70%) SAP
3 4 (5.80%) IBM
3 4 (5.80%) Google
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Free Gym, PS4 Room, Pool Tables
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + OTE Yr 1 £30k
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + OTE Yr 1 £30k
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Sterlings Partnership
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago