The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Lancashire region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 59 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 8 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.48% - 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% - 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 7
Median salary £23,496 - £20,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 - £17,900
10% offered a salary of more than £23,647 - £25,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
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
523 420 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.85% 92.11% 98.83%
Number of salaries quoted 464 325 437
Median salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,496 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region that featured Graduate in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Preston - 7 £23,496 -
Skelmersdale - 1 £24,000 -
Graduate
North West

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Lancashire region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) PHP
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
3 6 (54.55%) jQuery
4 5 (45.45%) MVC
5 4 (36.36%) Web Design
5 4 (36.36%) OOP
5 4 (36.36%) C
5 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) Web Development
5 4 (36.36%) Android
5 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
5 4 (36.36%) SDLC
5 4 (36.36%) DBS Check
5 4 (36.36%) Spine.js
5 4 (36.36%) Xamarin
5 4 (36.36%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 3 (27.27%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) Python
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) J2EE

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) jQuery
2 4 (36.36%) Spine.js
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (18.18%) J2EE
4 2 (18.18%) Laravel
4 2 (18.18%) Symfony
4 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) iPad
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Android
1 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 4 (36.36%) OOP
2 4 (36.36%) SDLC
2 4 (36.36%) Web Design
2 4 (36.36%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Case Management
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) PHP
3 4 (36.36%) C
4 3 (27.27%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Xamarin
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Telerik
Burnley, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + Pension, Health, Training
Posted: 19 days ago