The first table below looks at the demand for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 39 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 4 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.56% 0.39% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 0.41% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Average salary £23,000 £21,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £21,000 £18,100
10% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £21,000 £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
238 245 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 92.97% 94.96% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 167 164 162
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
Cheshire

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Graduate
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Chester

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited 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 Graduate in their job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Java
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) Mathematics
2 7 (63.64%) Physics
2 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
3 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
3 6 (54.55%) Business Analysis
3 6 (54.55%) Statistics
3 6 (54.55%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 6 (54.55%) MS Office
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 6 (54.55%) Business Objects
3 6 (54.55%) Python
3 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
3 6 (54.55%) SAS
3 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (54.55%) C
3 6 (54.55%) C++
3 6 (54.55%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) VB

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited 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 Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) XSL
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Mathematics
1 7 (63.64%) Physics
1 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
2 6 (54.55%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
1 6 (54.55%) Business Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) C
2 6 (54.55%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
4 1 (9.09%) VB6
4 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) Business Objects
2 6 (54.55%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Sterlings Partnership
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 hours ago