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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
North West / Lancashire
Rank 49 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 6 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.37% 0.57% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 0.60% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 14
Median salary £23,496 £23,750 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.07% +10.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,750 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,750 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
432 331 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.63% 94.57% 98.57%
Number of salaries quoted 394 283 424
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 - 3 £23,496 -
Skelmersdale - 2 £24,500 - 1
Blackburn - 1 £21,500 -
Graduate
North West

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 (61.54%) Degree
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) C
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) PHP
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) jQuery
2 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
3 5 (38.46%) Android
3 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
3 5 (38.46%) Spine.js
3 5 (38.46%) Xamarin
3 5 (38.46%) SDLC
3 5 (38.46%) DBS Check
3 5 (38.46%) Mathematics
3 5 (38.46%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 5 (38.46%) OOP
3 5 (38.46%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) Web Design
3 5 (38.46%) Web Development
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) JIRA
6 2 (15.38%) Marketing
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) Ariba

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Automotive
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) jQuery
2 5 (38.46%) Spine.js
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (15.38%) J2EE
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.69%) Laravel
6 1 (7.69%) Symfony
6 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (7.69%) WinForms
6 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Android
1 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 5 (38.46%) Mathematics
1 5 (38.46%) MVC
1 5 (38.46%) OOP
1 5 (38.46%) SDLC
1 5 (38.46%) Web Design
1 5 (38.46%) Web Development
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Internal Audit
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) MVVM
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) C
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) PHP
3 4 (30.77%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Xamarin
2 2 (15.38%) Ariba
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Telerik
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Pension, Health, Training
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £23000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago