The first table below looks at the demand for the Graduate Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Developer
Rank 166 174 167
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 74 71 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.06% 0.96% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.01% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 72 60 85
Average salary £22,500 £21,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,450 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6604 7022 7017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 95.23% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5314 6015 6228
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Graduate Developer
England

Graduate Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Graduate Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Graduate Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Graduate Developer Salary Trend in the North West

Graduate Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
Manchester +3 42 £21,500 - 5
Cheshire +4 26 £24,250 +7.77% 5
Lancashire +1 5 £20,000 -2.43% 2
Merseyside -1 1 £21,500 - 1
Graduate Developer
England

Graduate Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Graduate Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 86 (58.90%) C#
2 85 (58.22%) .NET
3 65 (44.52%) ASP.NET
4 61 (41.78%) Java
5 55 (37.67%) SQL
6 53 (36.30%) JavaScript
6 53 (36.30%) Degree
7 51 (34.93%) HTML
8 48 (32.88%) VB.NET
9 47 (32.19%) CSS
10 45 (30.82%) MVC
11 43 (29.45%) TDD
12 42 (28.77%) Computer Science
13 37 (25.34%) Windows
14 34 (23.29%) Scrum
15 33 (22.60%) WinForms
15 33 (22.60%) .NET Framework
15 33 (22.60%) SQL Server
16 32 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC
16 32 (21.92%) Web Application Development
17 31 (21.23%) WCF
17 31 (21.23%) WPF
18 29 (19.86%) NUnit
18 29 (19.86%) Razor View Engine
18 29 (19.86%) Castle Windsor
18 29 (19.86%) Ninject
18 29 (19.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 29 (19.86%) Unity DI Container
18 29 (19.86%) Dependency Injection
18 29 (19.86%) Inversion of Control

Graduate Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Graduate Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.79%) SAS
2 3 (2.05%) IIS
3 1 (0.68%) CMS
3 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.12%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) HTTP
2 1 (0.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.60%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (4.79%) MySQL
5 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.68%) DB2
7 1 (0.68%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 29 (19.86%) NUnit
1 29 (19.86%) MSTest
1 29 (19.86%) Rhino Mocks
1 29 (19.86%) Moq
2 8 (5.48%) Eclipse
3 7 (4.79%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.37%) Xcode
6 1 (0.68%) JUnit
6 1 (0.68%) Maven
General
1 20 (13.70%) Finance
2 5 (3.42%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.74%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.74%) Marketing
4 2 (1.37%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.68%) Law
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (58.22%) .NET
2 65 (44.52%) ASP.NET
3 51 (34.93%) HTML
4 47 (32.19%) CSS
5 33 (22.60%) WinForms
5 33 (22.60%) .NET Framework
6 32 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (21.23%) WCF
7 31 (21.23%) WPF
8 29 (19.86%) Spring.NET
8 29 (19.86%) Castle Windsor
8 29 (19.86%) Ninject
8 29 (19.86%) Razor View Engine
8 29 (19.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 29 (19.86%) Unity DI Container
9 18 (12.33%) jQuery
10 15 (10.27%) XML
11 11 (7.53%) Spring
11 11 (7.53%) Ajax
11 11 (7.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (28.77%) Computer Science
2 29 (19.86%) Inversion of Control
3 9 (6.16%) iPad
3 9 (6.16%) Blackberry
3 9 (6.16%) iPhone
4 7 (4.79%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.74%) Physics
5 4 (2.74%) Economics
5 4 (2.74%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.05%) Animation
7 1 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 37 (25.34%) Windows
2 10 (6.85%) Android
3 8 (5.48%) UNIX
4 3 (2.05%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (30.82%) MVC
2 43 (29.45%) TDD
3 34 (23.29%) Scrum
4 32 (21.92%) Web Application Development
5 29 (19.86%) Dependency Injection
5 29 (19.86%) MVVM
5 29 (19.86%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (19.86%) Kanban
6 17 (11.64%) Web Development
7 12 (8.22%) iOS Development
8 11 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (6.85%) Unit Testing
9 10 (6.85%) Android Development
10 7 (4.79%) Data Analysis
11 6 (4.11%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.11%) OO
11 6 (4.11%) Pair Programming
12 5 (3.42%) Time Management
13 4 (2.74%) BDD
13 4 (2.74%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 86 (58.90%) C#
2 61 (41.78%) Java
3 55 (37.67%) SQL
4 53 (36.30%) JavaScript
5 48 (32.88%) VB.NET
6 28 (19.18%) VB
7 11 (7.53%) Objective-C
8 10 (6.85%) C++
9 9 (6.16%) T-SQL
10 8 (5.48%) PHP
11 5 (3.42%) Prolog
12 1 (0.68%) VB6
12 1 (0.68%) Ruby
12 1 (0.68%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (36.30%) Degree
2 5 (3.42%) MCP
2 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.74%) MCTS
3 4 (2.74%) MCAD
3 4 (2.74%) MCSD
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.11%) Sencha
3 5 (3.42%) Google
4 4 (2.74%) IBM
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle
5 1 (0.68%) Sybase
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