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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 57 56 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 4 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.79% 1.98% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 2.04% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 15
Average salary £24,750 £20,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.75% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
468 489 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 92.31% 96.64% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 391 409 427
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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
Blackpool - 2 £25,250 - 1
Preston +4 1 £23,500 +9.30%
Burnley - 1 £26,000 -
Graduate
North West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (14.29%) Games
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) JDBC
2 1 (14.29%) JSP
2 1 (14.29%) Servlets
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Java EE
2 1 (14.29%) Dojo
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
1 1 (14.29%) UML
1 1 (14.29%) OOP
1 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (14.29%) OO
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
1 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
1 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
1 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
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