The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Graduate
Rank 100 123 113
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.077% 0.16% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.17% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £19,000 £22,000 £17,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +25.71%
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £21,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+9.30% -4.44%
IT 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
1247 1788 1512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.70% 96.44% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1087 1457 1163
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

IT Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Graduate in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

IT Graduate
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Graduate across the Cheshire region.

IT Graduate Salary Trend in Cheshire

IT Graduate
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited IT 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 IT Graduate in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Information Management
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

IT Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited IT 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 IT Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Management
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft