The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 98 110 86
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 27 10 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.48% 0.62% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 0.66% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 38
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -
Graduate
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
1718 1524 1872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.03% 93.90% 94.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1350 1172 1504
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 March 2015. 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 +19 15 £25,000 - 2
Chester +12 3 £22,500 +4.65% 1
Knutsford - 3 £22,000 -
Wilmslow - 2 £19,000 - 1
Nantwich - 1 £18,000 -
Northwich - 1 £20,000 -
Graduate
North West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 34 (66.67%) .NET
2 32 (62.75%) C#
2 32 (62.75%) Computer Science
3 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (54.90%) ASP.NET
4 27 (52.94%) VB.NET
4 27 (52.94%) .NET Framework
5 26 (50.98%) MVC
6 24 (47.06%) Spring.NET
6 24 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (47.06%) Kanban
6 24 (47.06%) WCF
6 24 (47.06%) WPF
6 24 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (47.06%) Dependency Injection
6 24 (47.06%) Inversion of Control
6 24 (47.06%) MSTest
6 24 (47.06%) MVVM
6 24 (47.06%) Rhino Mocks
6 24 (47.06%) Moq
6 24 (47.06%) Castle Windsor
6 24 (47.06%) Ninject
6 24 (47.06%) Web Application Development
6 24 (47.06%) Unity DI Container
6 24 (47.06%) TDD
6 24 (47.06%) NUnit
6 24 (47.06%) Scrum
6 24 (47.06%) WinForms
6 24 (47.06%) VB
6 24 (47.06%) Internet

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 2 (3.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (47.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (47.06%) MSTest
1 24 (47.06%) Rhino Mocks
1 24 (47.06%) Moq
1 24 (47.06%) NUnit
2 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Games
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Billing
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (66.67%) .NET
2 28 (54.90%) ASP.NET
3 27 (52.94%) .NET Framework
4 24 (47.06%) Spring.NET
4 24 (47.06%) WCF
4 24 (47.06%) WPF
4 24 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (47.06%) Castle Windsor
4 24 (47.06%) Ninject
4 24 (47.06%) Unity DI Container
4 24 (47.06%) WinForms
5 3 (5.88%) CSS
5 3 (5.88%) HTML
5 3 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (5.88%) jQuery
6 2 (3.92%) Spring
6 2 (3.92%) GWT
6 2 (3.92%) J2EE
7 1 (1.96%) Ajax
7 1 (1.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 32 (62.75%) Computer Science
2 24 (47.06%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) Social Media
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Physics
4 1 (1.96%) Statistics
4 1 (1.96%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.98%) MVC
3 24 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (47.06%) Kanban
3 24 (47.06%) Dependency Injection
3 24 (47.06%) MVVM
3 24 (47.06%) Web Application Development
3 24 (47.06%) TDD
3 24 (47.06%) Scrum
4 4 (7.84%) Analytics
5 3 (5.88%) OO
5 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.92%) Web Development
6 2 (3.92%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.92%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (3.92%) ITIL
7 1 (1.96%) CRM
7 1 (1.96%) ETL
7 1 (1.96%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 32 (62.75%) C#
2 27 (52.94%) VB.NET
3 24 (47.06%) VB
4 11 (21.57%) Java
5 9 (17.65%) SQL
6 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.92%) PHP
7 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) VCP4
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Sitecore
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
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