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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 68 84 91
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 32 44 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.70% 2.68% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.76% 2.75% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 32 42 42
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
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
1160 1599 1868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 97.73% 97.26% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1010 1369 1538
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 +10 20 £25,000 - 1
Macclesfield -8 7 £25,000 +16.27%
Wilmslow -8 5 £20,000 -28.57%
Graduate
North West

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 48 (71.64%) .NET
2 47 (70.15%) C#
3 42 (62.69%) ASP.NET
4 39 (58.21%) MVC
5 37 (55.22%) VB.NET
6 30 (44.78%) .NET Framework
6 30 (44.78%) Computer Science
6 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (43.28%) WCF
8 28 (41.79%) Windows
9 27 (40.30%) VB
9 27 (40.30%) Scrum
9 27 (40.30%) Kanban
9 27 (40.30%) MVVM
10 26 (38.81%) Rhino Mocks
10 26 (38.81%) Moq
10 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (38.81%) Dependency Injection
10 26 (38.81%) Inversion of Control
10 26 (38.81%) MSTest
10 26 (38.81%) Spring.NET
10 26 (38.81%) Castle Windsor
10 26 (38.81%) Ninject
10 26 (38.81%) Web Application Development
10 26 (38.81%) WPF
10 26 (38.81%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (38.81%) TDD
10 26 (38.81%) NUnit
10 26 (38.81%) WinForms
10 26 (38.81%) Internet

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 4 (5.97%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Office
2 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.48%) Fireworks
3 3 (4.48%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (38.81%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) DHCP
2 2 (2.99%) DNS
2 2 (2.99%) Wireless
3 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.43%) MySQL
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (38.81%) Moq
1 26 (38.81%) MSTest
1 26 (38.81%) NUnit
1 26 (38.81%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (4.48%) Subversion
2 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.97%) Billing
3 4 (5.97%) Local Government
3 4 (5.97%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.99%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (71.64%) .NET
2 42 (62.69%) ASP.NET
3 30 (44.78%) .NET Framework
4 29 (43.28%) WCF
5 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 26 (38.81%) Castle Windsor
5 26 (38.81%) Ninject
5 26 (38.81%) Spring.NET
5 26 (38.81%) Unity DI Container
5 26 (38.81%) WinForms
5 26 (38.81%) WPF
6 19 (28.36%) HTML
7 18 (26.87%) CSS
8 13 (19.40%) jQuery
9 12 (17.91%) AngularJS
10 7 (10.45%) HTML5
11 4 (5.97%) CSS3
11 4 (5.97%) Web Services
12 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 30 (44.78%) Computer Science
2 26 (38.81%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.97%) iSeries
5 2 (2.99%) iPad
5 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.79%) Windows
2 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (58.21%) MVC
2 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (40.30%) Kanban
3 27 (40.30%) MVVM
3 27 (40.30%) Scrum
4 26 (38.81%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (38.81%) Dependency Injection
4 26 (38.81%) TDD
4 26 (38.81%) Web Application Development
5 9 (13.43%) Web Development
6 5 (7.46%) ITIL
6 5 (7.46%) ITIL V3
7 4 (5.97%) Business Analysis
7 4 (5.97%) OOP
7 4 (5.97%) Project Management
7 4 (5.97%) Software Testing
8 3 (4.48%) OO
9 2 (2.99%) ERP
10 1 (1.49%) Migration
10 1 (1.49%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 47 (70.15%) C#
2 37 (55.22%) VB.NET
3 27 (40.30%) VB
4 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
5 16 (23.88%) SQL
6 6 (8.96%) Java
7 1 (1.49%) C++
7 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
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