The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 51 94 93
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 44 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.07% 1.59% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.24% 1.66% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 39 23 25
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1037 1570 1718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.02% 96.08% 98.62%
Number of salaries quoted 887 1229 1272
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +8 14 £25,000 - 1
Chester -5 7 £25,000 +25.00% 3
Crewe +24 5 £25,000 -34.21%
Macclesfield - 4 £25,000 - 2
Wilmslow - 3 £25,000 - 1
Runcorn -1 2 £23,000 - 3
Graduate
North West

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Cheshire region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 45 (63.38%) C#
2 43 (60.56%) .NET
3 37 (52.11%) ASP.NET
4 35 (49.30%) Computer Science
5 34 (47.89%) JavaScript
6 33 (46.48%) MVC
7 32 (45.07%) VB.NET
8 31 (43.66%) HTML
9 29 (40.85%) CSS
10 25 (35.21%) Degree
11 20 (28.17%) .NET Framework
11 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (26.76%) Java
12 19 (26.76%) WCF
13 18 (25.35%) AngularJS
14 17 (23.94%) Unity DI Container
14 17 (23.94%) Castle Windsor
14 17 (23.94%) Ninject
14 17 (23.94%) Spring.NET
14 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (23.94%) Dependency Injection
14 17 (23.94%) Inversion of Control
14 17 (23.94%) MSTest
14 17 (23.94%) MVVM
14 17 (23.94%) Rhino Mocks
14 17 (23.94%) Moq
14 17 (23.94%) jQuery
14 17 (23.94%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (23.94%) Kanban
14 17 (23.94%) WPF

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.86%) SAS
2 5 (7.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Fireworks
1 3 (4.23%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.31%) MySQL
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (23.94%) Moq
1 17 (23.94%) MSTest
1 17 (23.94%) NUnit
1 17 (23.94%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (4.23%) Subversion
2 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 8 (11.27%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Local Government
2 7 (9.86%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (60.56%) .NET
2 37 (52.11%) ASP.NET
3 31 (43.66%) HTML
4 29 (40.85%) CSS
5 20 (28.17%) .NET Framework
6 19 (26.76%) WCF
7 18 (25.35%) AngularJS
8 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 17 (23.94%) Castle Windsor
8 17 (23.94%) jQuery
8 17 (23.94%) Ninject
8 17 (23.94%) Spring.NET
8 17 (23.94%) Unity DI Container
8 17 (23.94%) WinForms
8 17 (23.94%) WPF
9 11 (15.49%) Hibernate
9 11 (15.49%) Spring
10 5 (7.04%) HTML5
11 3 (4.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (49.30%) Computer Science
2 17 (23.94%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.94%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (46.48%) MVC
2 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (23.94%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (23.94%) Dependency Injection
3 17 (23.94%) Kanban
3 17 (23.94%) MVVM
3 17 (23.94%) Scrum
3 17 (23.94%) TDD
3 17 (23.94%) Web Application Development
4 13 (18.31%) OOP
5 9 (12.68%) Web Development
6 7 (9.86%) Business Analysis
6 7 (9.86%) Project Management
7 3 (4.23%) Migration
8 2 (2.82%) ERP
8 2 (2.82%) Monte Carlo Method
8 2 (2.82%) OO
9 1 (1.41%) Mobile Development
9 1 (1.41%) SDLC
9 1 (1.41%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (63.38%) C#
2 34 (47.89%) JavaScript
3 32 (45.07%) VB.NET
4 19 (26.76%) Java
5 17 (23.94%) VB
6 11 (15.49%) SQL
7 1 (1.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (35.21%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
Chester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + + many benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus, Great Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Runcorn
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 3 days ago