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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 49 90 91
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 35 29 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.68% 1.67% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 1.72% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 33 28 30
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
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
916 1683 1699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.32% 96.95% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 805 1344 1317
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 £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £52,500
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 29 June 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 +17 15 £25,000 - 1
Wilmslow +9 4 £25,000 +42.85% 2
Chester +2 4 £25,000 -9.09% 3
Macclesfield - 4 £25,000 -
Runcorn +3 3 £22,500 - 1
Crewe +19 1 £25,000 +28.20%
Graduate
North West

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 44 (66.67%) C#
2 42 (63.64%) .NET
3 34 (51.52%) ASP.NET
4 32 (48.48%) MVC
4 32 (48.48%) Computer Science
5 29 (43.94%) JavaScript
5 29 (43.94%) VB.NET
6 26 (39.39%) HTML
7 24 (36.36%) CSS
8 23 (34.85%) .NET Framework
9 22 (33.33%) Degree
9 22 (33.33%) WCF
9 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (28.79%) Scrum
10 19 (28.79%) Kanban
11 18 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (27.27%) WPF
11 18 (27.27%) Spring.NET
11 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
11 18 (27.27%) Inversion of Control
11 18 (27.27%) MSTest
11 18 (27.27%) MVVM
11 18 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
11 18 (27.27%) Moq
11 18 (27.27%) Castle Windsor
11 18 (27.27%) Ninject
11 18 (27.27%) Web Application Development
11 18 (27.27%) Unity DI Container
11 18 (27.27%) WinForms

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 (10.61%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Fireworks
1 3 (4.55%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.64%) MySQL
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (27.27%) Moq
1 18 (27.27%) MSTest
1 18 (27.27%) NUnit
1 18 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (7.58%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.52%) JIRA
4 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Local Government
2 7 (10.61%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (63.64%) .NET
2 34 (51.52%) ASP.NET
3 26 (39.39%) HTML
4 24 (36.36%) CSS
5 23 (34.85%) .NET Framework
6 22 (33.33%) WCF
7 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 18 (27.27%) Castle Windsor
7 18 (27.27%) Ninject
7 18 (27.27%) Spring.NET
7 18 (27.27%) Unity DI Container
7 18 (27.27%) WinForms
7 18 (27.27%) WPF
8 14 (21.21%) AngularJS
9 13 (19.70%) jQuery
10 7 (10.61%) Hibernate
10 7 (10.61%) HTML5
10 7 (10.61%) Spring
11 5 (7.58%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 32 (48.48%) Computer Science
2 18 (27.27%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (48.48%) MVC
2 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (28.79%) Kanban
3 19 (28.79%) Scrum
4 18 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
4 18 (27.27%) MVVM
4 18 (27.27%) TDD
4 18 (27.27%) Web Application Development
5 12 (18.18%) Web Development
6 11 (16.67%) OOP
7 7 (10.61%) Business Analysis
7 7 (10.61%) Project Management
8 4 (6.06%) OO
9 3 (4.55%) Migration
10 2 (3.03%) ERP
11 1 (1.52%) OOD
11 1 (1.52%) Software Testing
11 1 (1.52%) Test Scripting
11 1 (1.52%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 44 (66.67%) C#
2 29 (43.94%) JavaScript
2 29 (43.94%) VB.NET
3 18 (27.27%) VB
4 15 (22.73%) Java
5 13 (19.70%) SQL
6 1 (1.52%) C++
6 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 20 hours ago
Runcorn
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus, Great Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago