The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 50 52 54
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 13 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.57% 1.28% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 1.30% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 5
Average salary £21,500 £19,000 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.15% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,700 £19,000 £17,400
10% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,100 £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
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 Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
487 463 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.44% 99.14% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 429 399 398
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Graduate
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Lancashire

Graduate
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn -7 6 £21,250 +11.84% 1
Preston +2 4 £21,500 -14.00% 3
Lancaster - 2 £17,750 -
Chorley +8 1 £25,000 -
Graduate
North West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 14 (63.64%) HTML
3 12 (54.55%) CSS
4 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (40.91%) C#
5 9 (40.91%) Java
5 9 (40.91%) .NET
6 8 (36.36%) E-Commerce
6 8 (36.36%) jQuery
7 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
7 7 (31.82%) SQL
7 7 (31.82%) Hibernate
7 7 (31.82%) Spring
7 7 (31.82%) Degree
8 6 (27.27%) JSP
8 6 (27.27%) Linux
8 6 (27.27%) J2EE
8 6 (27.27%) JBoss
8 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
8 6 (27.27%) MVC
8 6 (27.27%) Apache Solr
9 5 (22.73%) JSON
9 5 (22.73%) LINQ
10 4 (18.18%) Migration
10 4 (18.18%) MySQL
10 4 (18.18%) OOP
10 4 (18.18%) XML
10 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
10 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
10 4 (18.18%) User Experience

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (27.27%) JBoss
1 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
1 6 (27.27%) Apache Solr
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) SAP FI
1 3 (13.64%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (13.64%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) LSMW
2 1 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (4.55%) Moq
2 1 (4.55%) NUnit
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) General Ledger
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) HTML
2 12 (54.55%) CSS
3 9 (40.91%) .NET
4 8 (36.36%) jQuery
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
5 7 (31.82%) Hibernate
5 7 (31.82%) Spring
6 6 (27.27%) JSP
6 6 (27.27%) J2EE
7 5 (22.73%) JSON
7 5 (22.73%) LINQ
8 4 (18.18%) XML
9 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
11 1 (4.55%) Symfony
11 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (4.55%) LAMP
11 1 (4.55%) Ajax
11 1 (4.55%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) SCORM
3 1 (4.55%) Tandem
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 6 (27.27%) MVC
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) OOP
4 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Web Development
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) OOD
7 1 (4.55%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Content Management
7 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Kanban
7 1 (4.55%) BDD
7 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.55%) Android Development
7 1 (4.55%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Zend
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