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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 101 94 69
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 25 31 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.36% 1.66% 3.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.75% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 53
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-2.12% -
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1772 1768 1720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.15% 94.65% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1301 1381 1486
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -12 14 £25,000 - 1
Chester +18 8 £23,000 -7.07%
Macclesfield +10 2 - -
Crewe +1 2 - -
Graduate
North West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (65.79%) .NET
1 25 (65.79%) Computer Science
2 19 (50.00%) C#
2 19 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (44.74%) MVC
3 17 (44.74%) Degree
4 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (42.11%) .NET Framework
4 16 (42.11%) TDD
4 16 (42.11%) WinForms
5 15 (39.47%) Scrum
5 15 (39.47%) Internet
5 15 (39.47%) Windows
5 15 (39.47%) NUnit
5 15 (39.47%) WCF
5 15 (39.47%) WPF
5 15 (39.47%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (39.47%) Kanban
5 15 (39.47%) Dependency Injection
5 15 (39.47%) Inversion of Control
5 15 (39.47%) MSTest
5 15 (39.47%) MVVM
5 15 (39.47%) Rhino Mocks
5 15 (39.47%) Moq
5 15 (39.47%) Spring.NET
5 15 (39.47%) Razor View Engine
5 15 (39.47%) Web Application Development
5 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 15 (39.47%) Castle Windsor
5 15 (39.47%) Ninject

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (15.79%) SAS
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.63%) GIMP
3 1 (2.63%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) NUnit
1 15 (39.47%) MSTest
1 15 (39.47%) Rhino Mocks
1 15 (39.47%) Moq
2 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) FogBugz
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.63%) Legal
1 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (65.79%) .NET
2 19 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (42.11%) .NET Framework
3 16 (42.11%) WinForms
4 15 (39.47%) WCF
4 15 (39.47%) WPF
4 15 (39.47%) Spring.NET
4 15 (39.47%) Razor View Engine
4 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 15 (39.47%) Castle Windsor
4 15 (39.47%) Ninject
4 15 (39.47%) Unity DI Container
5 7 (18.42%) CSS
5 7 (18.42%) HTML
6 5 (13.16%) CSS3
7 4 (10.53%) HTML5
8 3 (7.89%) jQuery
9 1 (2.63%) Ajax
9 1 (2.63%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (65.79%) Computer Science
2 15 (39.47%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (15.79%) Statistics
3 6 (15.79%) Mathematics
3 6 (15.79%) Physics
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Open Source
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) MVC
2 16 (42.11%) TDD
3 15 (39.47%) Scrum
3 15 (39.47%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (39.47%) Kanban
3 15 (39.47%) Dependency Injection
3 15 (39.47%) MVVM
3 15 (39.47%) Web Application Development
4 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
5 6 (15.79%) Project Management
5 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) OOP
6 2 (5.26%) OO
6 2 (5.26%) Web Development
7 1 (2.63%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.63%) Pair Programming
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.63%) Refactoring
7 1 (2.63%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) C#
2 13 (34.21%) VB
2 13 (34.21%) VB.NET
3 10 (26.32%) Java
4 7 (18.42%) Python
4 7 (18.42%) C++
5 6 (15.79%) C
6 5 (13.16%) SQL
7 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 3 (7.89%) PHP
9 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) MCP
2 2 (5.26%) MCAD
2 2 (5.26%) MCSD
2 2 (5.26%) MCTS
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) Business Objects
2 6 (15.79%) SAP
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