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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 58 89 89
Rank change year-on-year
+31 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 29 37 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.87% 2.14% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.95% 2.21% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 29 35 39
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
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
983 1676 1718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 97.42% 97.05% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 855 1323 1362
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 £23,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £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 27 July 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 +13 15 £25,000 - 1
Wilmslow +9 5 £20,000 +14.28% 3
Macclesfield - 4 £25,000 -
Runcorn 0 3 £22,500 -
Chester +12 1 £25,000 -1.96% 2
Graduate
North West

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 47 (68.12%) C#
2 45 (65.22%) .NET
3 37 (53.62%) ASP.NET
4 34 (49.28%) MVC
5 33 (47.83%) Computer Science
6 31 (44.93%) VB.NET
7 26 (37.68%) JavaScript
7 26 (37.68%) .NET Framework
8 25 (36.23%) WCF
8 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (33.33%) HTML
10 22 (31.88%) VB
10 22 (31.88%) Windows
10 22 (31.88%) Scrum
10 22 (31.88%) Kanban
11 21 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (30.43%) Spring.NET
11 21 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (30.43%) Dependency Injection
11 21 (30.43%) Inversion of Control
11 21 (30.43%) MSTest
11 21 (30.43%) MVVM
11 21 (30.43%) Rhino Mocks
11 21 (30.43%) Moq
11 21 (30.43%) Castle Windsor
11 21 (30.43%) Ninject
11 21 (30.43%) Web Application Development
11 21 (30.43%) Unity DI Container
11 21 (30.43%) TDD
11 21 (30.43%) NUnit

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 (10.14%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Fireworks
1 3 (4.35%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) DHCP
2 1 (1.45%) DNS
2 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.59%) MySQL
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (30.43%) Moq
1 21 (30.43%) MSTest
1 21 (30.43%) NUnit
1 21 (30.43%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.45%) JIRA
4 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Local Government
2 7 (10.14%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (65.22%) .NET
2 37 (53.62%) ASP.NET
3 26 (37.68%) .NET Framework
4 25 (36.23%) WCF
5 23 (33.33%) HTML
6 21 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 21 (30.43%) Castle Windsor
6 21 (30.43%) CSS
6 21 (30.43%) Ninject
6 21 (30.43%) Spring.NET
6 21 (30.43%) Unity DI Container
6 21 (30.43%) WinForms
6 21 (30.43%) WPF
7 13 (18.84%) AngularJS
8 12 (17.39%) jQuery
9 7 (10.14%) HTML5
10 5 (7.25%) Hibernate
10 5 (7.25%) Node.js
10 5 (7.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (47.83%) Computer Science
2 21 (30.43%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.88%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (49.28%) MVC
2 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (31.88%) Kanban
3 22 (31.88%) Scrum
4 21 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (30.43%) Dependency Injection
4 21 (30.43%) MVVM
4 21 (30.43%) TDD
4 21 (30.43%) Web Application Development
5 12 (17.39%) Web Development
6 10 (14.49%) OOP
7 7 (10.14%) Business Analysis
7 7 (10.14%) Project Management
8 4 (5.80%) OO
9 3 (4.35%) Migration
10 2 (2.90%) ERP
11 1 (1.45%) OOD
11 1 (1.45%) Software Testing
11 1 (1.45%) Test Scripting
11 1 (1.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 47 (68.12%) C#
2 31 (44.93%) VB.NET
3 26 (37.68%) JavaScript
4 22 (31.88%) VB
5 15 (21.74%) SQL
6 13 (18.84%) Java
7 2 (2.90%) C++
8 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (30.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
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