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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 43 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 14 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.92% 1.64% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 1.67% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 5
Average salary £21,500 £19,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £17,800
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,250 £19,600
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +2.17%
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
466 419 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 97.08% 98.13% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 414 358 389
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £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 27 February 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 -12 7 £21,500 +13.15% 2
Preston - 7 £27,500 - 2
Graduate
North West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 13 (59.09%) HTML
3 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (45.45%) Java
4 10 (45.45%) CSS
5 9 (40.91%) E-Commerce
6 8 (36.36%) C#
6 8 (36.36%) .NET
6 8 (36.36%) Spring
6 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
7 7 (31.82%) J2EE
7 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
7 7 (31.82%) SQL
7 7 (31.82%) JSP
7 7 (31.82%) Linux
7 7 (31.82%) JBoss
7 7 (31.82%) Tomcat
7 7 (31.82%) Apache Solr
8 6 (27.27%) MVC
8 6 (27.27%) MySQL
8 6 (27.27%) Degree
9 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
9 5 (22.73%) LINQ
9 5 (22.73%) jQuery
10 4 (18.18%) Web Application Development
10 4 (18.18%) Kanban
10 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (18.18%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (18.18%) Moq
10 4 (18.18%) BDD

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (31.82%) JBoss
1 7 (31.82%) Tomcat
1 7 (31.82%) Apache Solr
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP FI
1 2 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (9.09%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) MySQL
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) NUnit
1 4 (18.18%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (18.18%) Moq
2 2 (9.09%) LSMW
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) General Ledger
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) HTML
2 10 (45.45%) CSS
3 8 (36.36%) .NET
3 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
3 8 (36.36%) Spring
4 7 (31.82%) J2EE
4 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
4 7 (31.82%) JSP
5 5 (22.73%) LINQ
5 5 (22.73%) jQuery
6 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (18.18%) NHibernate
6 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 2 (9.09%) JSON
8 1 (4.55%) Symfony
8 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (4.55%) XML
8 1 (4.55%) LAMP
8 1 (4.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Tandem
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) SCORM
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) E-Commerce
3 6 (27.27%) MVC
4 4 (18.18%) OOP
4 4 (18.18%) TDD
4 4 (18.18%) Web Development
4 4 (18.18%) Kanban
4 4 (18.18%) BDD
4 4 (18.18%) Web Application Development
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) OOD
6 1 (4.55%) B2B
6 1 (4.55%) B2C
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Content Management
6 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 10 (45.45%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) C#
4 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Zend
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