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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
North West / Cheshire
Rank 76 75 101
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 12 29 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.19% 2.23% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 2.34% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 29 23
Median salary £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
975 1241 1821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.82% 95.54% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 791 1077 1453
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £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 23 February 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 +1 2 £21,500 -14.00%
Macclesfield -1 2 £25,000 -
Crewe -16 2 - - 1
Alderley Edge - 2 £18,000 -
Chester - 2 - - 1
Runcorn -3 1 £21,000 +2.43% 1
Graduate
North West

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 26 (61.90%) C#
1 26 (61.90%) .NET
2 25 (59.52%) ASP.NET
2 25 (59.52%) MVC
3 24 (57.14%) VB.NET
4 14 (33.33%) jQuery
4 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 14 (33.33%) CSS
4 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 14 (33.33%) MySQL
4 14 (33.33%) HTML
4 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (30.95%) TDD
5 13 (30.95%) Computer Science
5 13 (30.95%) WinForms
5 13 (30.95%) Scrum
5 13 (30.95%) Windows
5 13 (30.95%) WCF
5 13 (30.95%) WPF
5 13 (30.95%) MVVM
5 13 (30.95%) Kanban
6 12 (28.57%) Web Application Development
6 12 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 12 (28.57%) Rhino Mocks
6 12 (28.57%) Moq
6 12 (28.57%) Castle Windsor
6 12 (28.57%) Ninject
6 12 (28.57%) Unity DI Container

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 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 6 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
2 2 (4.76%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) MySQL
1 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
2 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Moq
1 12 (28.57%) MSTest
1 12 (28.57%) NUnit
1 12 (28.57%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 5 (11.90%) Billing
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (61.90%) .NET
2 25 (59.52%) ASP.NET
3 14 (33.33%) CSS
3 14 (33.33%) HTML
3 14 (33.33%) jQuery
4 13 (30.95%) WCF
4 13 (30.95%) WinForms
4 13 (30.95%) WPF
5 12 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 12 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 12 (28.57%) Castle Windsor
5 12 (28.57%) Ninject
5 12 (28.57%) Spring.NET
5 12 (28.57%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (2.38%) Middleware
6 1 (2.38%) REST
6 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.14%) iSeries
3 2 (4.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) MVC
2 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.95%) Kanban
3 13 (30.95%) MVVM
3 13 (30.95%) Scrum
3 13 (30.95%) TDD
4 12 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
4 12 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
4 12 (28.57%) Web Application Development
5 6 (14.29%) ITIL
5 6 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 6 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.76%) Front End Development
6 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) SEO
7 1 (2.38%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.38%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) C#
2 24 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 12 (28.57%) VB
5 11 (26.19%) SQL
6 3 (7.14%) Java
6 3 (7.14%) PHP
7 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.38%) C
8 1 (2.38%) C++
8 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Sage
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + +Great Benefits package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Runcorn
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £23000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 2 days ago