The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Developer
Rank 183 174 183
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 52 69 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.81% 0.98% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.03% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 50 59 65
Average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,800 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Graduate Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6093 6697 6981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.25% 95.52% 95.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4867 5401 5867
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 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
Manchester +11 32 £25,000 +16.27% 5
Cheshire -1 15 £25,000 - 4
Lancashire -6 2 £20,750 -15.30% 1
Cumbria -7 2 £22,000 -4.34%
Graduate Developer
England

Graduate Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 67 (65.69%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (64.71%) .NET
3 63 (61.76%) C#
4 51 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 48 (47.06%) MVC
6 41 (40.20%) Computer Science
7 39 (38.24%) .NET Framework
8 38 (37.25%) Java
9 37 (36.27%) HTML
10 35 (34.31%) TDD
11 34 (33.33%) Scrum
11 34 (33.33%) Windows
12 33 (32.35%) WinForms
12 33 (32.35%) NUnit
13 32 (31.37%) WCF
13 32 (31.37%) ASP.NET MVC
14 31 (30.39%) Dependency Injection
14 31 (30.39%) Inversion of Control
14 31 (30.39%) MSTest
14 31 (30.39%) Spring.NET
14 31 (30.39%) Kanban
14 31 (30.39%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (30.39%) MVVM
14 31 (30.39%) Rhino Mocks
14 31 (30.39%) Moq
14 31 (30.39%) Castle Windsor
14 31 (30.39%) Ninject
14 31 (30.39%) Web Application Development
14 31 (30.39%) Unity DI Container
14 31 (30.39%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 10 (9.80%) Tomcat
2 9 (8.82%) JBoss
2 9 (8.82%) Apache Solr
3 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.98%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.98%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.90%) MS Office
3 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.98%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.98%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.96%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (25.49%) Internet
2 1 (0.98%) HTTP
2 1 (0.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.63%) MySQL
2 16 (15.69%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.92%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.98%) DB2
6 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (32.35%) NUnit
2 31 (30.39%) MSTest
2 31 (30.39%) Rhino Mocks
2 31 (30.39%) Moq
3 11 (10.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (9.80%) Maven
4 10 (9.80%) Visual Studio
5 9 (8.82%) Ant
6 1 (0.98%) JUnit
6 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.98%) Gradle
6 1 (0.98%) Mockito
General
1 14 (13.73%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Games
3 6 (5.88%) Banking
3 6 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (0.98%) Marketing
4 1 (0.98%) Electronics
4 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (64.71%) .NET
2 51 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 39 (38.24%) .NET Framework
4 37 (36.27%) HTML
5 33 (32.35%) WinForms
6 32 (31.37%) WCF
6 32 (31.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (30.39%) Spring.NET
7 31 (30.39%) Castle Windsor
7 31 (30.39%) Ninject
7 31 (30.39%) Unity DI Container
7 31 (30.39%) WPF
8 28 (27.45%) CSS
9 21 (20.59%) J2EE
10 19 (18.63%) Spring
11 18 (17.65%) Hibernate
12 11 (10.78%) HTML5
12 11 (10.78%) AngularJS
13 10 (9.80%) JSP
14 9 (8.82%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (40.20%) Computer Science
2 31 (30.39%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (7.84%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.96%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.98%) DTV
6 1 (0.98%) NHS
6 1 (0.98%) W3C
6 1 (0.98%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.98%) Open Source
6 1 (0.98%) User Experience
6 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 34 (33.33%) Windows
2 12 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (65.69%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (47.06%) MVC
3 35 (34.31%) TDD
4 34 (33.33%) Scrum
5 31 (30.39%) Dependency Injection
5 31 (30.39%) Kanban
5 31 (30.39%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (30.39%) MVVM
5 31 (30.39%) Web Application Development
6 12 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 10 (9.80%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.86%) OO
8 7 (6.86%) Web Development
9 6 (5.88%) Waterfall
9 6 (5.88%) BDD
9 6 (5.88%) Process Management
9 6 (5.88%) OOP
10 5 (4.90%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (3.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (61.76%) C#
2 38 (37.25%) Java
3 31 (30.39%) JavaScript
4 30 (29.41%) SQL
5 28 (27.45%) VB.NET
6 26 (25.49%) VB
7 13 (12.75%) PHP
8 9 (8.82%) CoffeeScript
9 8 (7.84%) C++
10 5 (4.90%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.92%) F#
12 2 (1.96%) Python
13 1 (0.98%) C
13 1 (0.98%) VC++
Qualifications
1 29 (28.43%) Degree
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (0.98%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.98%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) HL7
Vendors
1 17 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.80%) Oracle
3 4 (3.92%) Capita
4 1 (0.98%) SAP
4 1 (0.98%) IBM
4 1 (0.98%) Sitecore
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