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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 47 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 2 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.55% 2.65% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 2.69% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 6
Average salary £23,750 £21,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.46% +13.15%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +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
343 483 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.23% 98.57% 99.08%
Number of salaries quoted 288 423 369
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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
(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
Chorley - 1 £20,000 - 3
Graduate
North West

Graduate
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Medical Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Medical Insurance
Posted: 12 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Medical Insurance
Posted: 23 days ago