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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 59 67 48
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.22% 0.68% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.69% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 9
Median salary £22,500 £21,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
450 576 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.68% 98.63% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 363 475 336
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 June 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
Blackpool +8 1 £22,500 +18.42% 2
Graduate
North West

Graduate Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework

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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) LINQ
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
Blackpool, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum + Pension, Medical Insurance
Posted: 16 days ago