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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
North West / Cheshire
Rank 71 74 103
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 18 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.76% 2.35% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 2.44% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 31 20
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%

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
985 1273 1759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.29% 96.59% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 790 1109 1476
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +3 7 £25,000 -
Macclesfield -3 6 £25,000 - 1
Chester - 2 - - 1
Alderley Edge - 1 £18,000 - 1
Runcorn - 1 £21,000 - 1
Graduate
North West

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 33 (64.71%) C#
1 33 (64.71%) .NET
2 32 (62.75%) ASP.NET
2 32 (62.75%) MVC
3 30 (58.82%) VB.NET
4 20 (39.22%) Windows
4 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (37.25%) MVVM
6 18 (35.29%) Kanban
6 18 (35.29%) Computer Science
6 18 (35.29%) WCF
6 18 (35.29%) WPF
6 18 (35.29%) TDD
6 18 (35.29%) Scrum
6 18 (35.29%) WinForms
7 17 (33.33%) NUnit
7 17 (33.33%) Internet
7 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 17 (33.33%) VB
7 17 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 17 (33.33%) Spring.NET
7 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
7 17 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
7 17 (33.33%) MSTest
7 17 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
7 17 (33.33%) Moq
7 17 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
7 17 (33.33%) Ninject

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 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.73%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 17 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) DHCP
2 2 (3.92%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) Wireless
3 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) MySQL
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Big Data
2 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (33.33%) Moq
1 17 (33.33%) MSTest
1 17 (33.33%) NUnit
1 17 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 6 (11.76%) Billing
2 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (64.71%) .NET
2 32 (62.75%) ASP.NET
3 18 (35.29%) WCF
3 18 (35.29%) WinForms
3 18 (35.29%) WPF
4 17 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 17 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
4 17 (33.33%) Ninject
4 17 (33.33%) Spring.NET
4 17 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
5 16 (31.37%) CSS
5 16 (31.37%) HTML
5 16 (31.37%) jQuery
6 14 (27.45%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.96%) CSS3
7 1 (1.96%) HTML5
7 1 (1.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 17 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) iSeries
4 2 (3.92%) iPad
4 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) MVC
2 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (37.25%) MVVM
4 18 (35.29%) Kanban
4 18 (35.29%) Scrum
4 18 (35.29%) TDD
5 17 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
5 17 (33.33%) Web Application Development
6 7 (13.73%) ITIL
6 7 (13.73%) ITIL V3
6 7 (13.73%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.92%) Front End Development
7 2 (3.92%) SEO
8 1 (1.96%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (1.96%) OOD
8 1 (1.96%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (1.96%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (1.96%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (64.71%) C#
2 30 (58.82%) VB.NET
3 17 (33.33%) VB
4 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
5 12 (23.53%) SQL
6 3 (5.88%) Java
6 3 (5.88%) PHP
7 1 (1.96%) C
7 1 (1.96%) C++
7 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) Sage
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £16000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £23000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable - OTE £40k yr 1
Posted: 15 days ago