The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 62 49 72
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.19% 1.67% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 1.72% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 2
Average salary - £27,500 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.27%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
518 466 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 97.00% 97.29% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 411 402 519
Average salary £36,018 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.21% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Graduate
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the Merseyside region.

Graduate Salary Trend in Merseyside

Graduate
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 12 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
Liverpool -9 1 - - 2
Graduate
North West

Graduate
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Postgraduate
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
1 1 (33.33%) Postgraduate
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
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