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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Developer
Rank 188 161 177
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 67 89 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.00% 1.21% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.27% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 63 82 58
Average salary £23,500 £21,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.30% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £25,000 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
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
6422 6986 6400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.51% 94.80% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5351 5699 5505
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Graduate Developer Salary Histogram 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 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
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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 -9 32 £22,000 +10.00% 5
Cheshire -9 32 £23,500 - 8
Merseyside +11 2 £20,000 -6.97% 1
Lancashire -3 1 £26,000 +30.00% 2
Graduate Developer
England

Graduate Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 72 (59.02%) .NET
2 66 (54.10%) C#
2 66 (54.10%) HTML
3 63 (51.64%) Degree
4 60 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (47.54%) JavaScript
6 54 (44.26%) CSS
6 54 (44.26%) Computer Science
7 51 (41.80%) ASP.NET
7 51 (41.80%) MVC
8 48 (39.34%) Java
9 34 (27.87%) Windows
10 33 (27.05%) SQL
11 32 (26.23%) VB.NET
12 30 (24.59%) Scrum
13 29 (23.77%) .NET Framework
14 28 (22.95%) TDD
14 28 (22.95%) WinForms
14 28 (22.95%) VB
14 28 (22.95%) Internet
15 27 (22.13%) ASP.NET MVC
16 26 (21.31%) WCF
16 26 (21.31%) Hibernate
17 25 (20.49%) Spring
17 25 (20.49%) NUnit
17 25 (20.49%) WPF
17 25 (20.49%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (20.49%) Kanban
17 25 (20.49%) Dependency Injection
17 25 (20.49%) Inversion of Control

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.28%) JBoss
2 4 (3.28%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.46%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.64%) WordPress
4 2 (1.64%) CMS
5 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.82%) 4G
2 1 (0.82%) HTTP
2 1 (0.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.85%) MySQL
2 14 (11.48%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.82%) DB2
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (20.49%) NUnit
1 25 (20.49%) MSTest
1 25 (20.49%) Rhino Mocks
1 25 (20.49%) Moq
2 18 (14.75%) Visual Studio
3 12 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (9.02%) Ant
4 11 (9.02%) Maven
5 5 (4.10%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.28%) JUnit
7 3 (2.46%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.64%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.64%) Redmine
8 2 (1.64%) Subversion
9 1 (0.82%) JIRA
9 1 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (10.66%) Retail
2 12 (9.84%) Games
3 10 (8.20%) Banking
4 5 (4.10%) Finance
5 1 (0.82%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (59.02%) .NET
2 66 (54.10%) HTML
3 54 (44.26%) CSS
4 51 (41.80%) ASP.NET
5 29 (23.77%) .NET Framework
6 28 (22.95%) WinForms
7 27 (22.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (21.31%) WCF
8 26 (21.31%) Hibernate
9 25 (20.49%) Spring
9 25 (20.49%) WPF
9 25 (20.49%) Castle Windsor
9 25 (20.49%) Ninject
9 25 (20.49%) Spring.NET
9 25 (20.49%) Unity DI Container
10 22 (18.03%) AngularJS
10 22 (18.03%) jQuery
11 21 (17.21%) HTML5
12 18 (14.75%) J2EE
13 11 (9.02%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 54 (44.26%) Computer Science
2 25 (20.49%) Inversion of Control
3 15 (12.30%) Mobile App
4 12 (9.84%) Mathematics
5 10 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.46%) NHS
6 3 (2.46%) Physics
7 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.64%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.64%) User Experience
8 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (27.87%) Windows
2 4 (3.28%) Linux
2 4 (3.28%) UNIX
3 2 (1.64%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.82%) Android
4 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (41.80%) MVC
3 30 (24.59%) Scrum
4 28 (22.95%) TDD
5 25 (20.49%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (20.49%) Dependency Injection
5 25 (20.49%) MVVM
5 25 (20.49%) Kanban
5 25 (20.49%) Web Application Development
6 18 (14.75%) OOP
7 15 (12.30%) OO
8 14 (11.48%) SDLC
9 13 (10.66%) Software Engineering
9 13 (10.66%) Web Development
10 10 (8.20%) Waterfall
10 10 (8.20%) BDD
10 10 (8.20%) Process Management
11 9 (7.38%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.10%) ERP
13 4 (3.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (54.10%) C#
2 58 (47.54%) JavaScript
3 48 (39.34%) Java
4 33 (27.05%) SQL
5 32 (26.23%) VB.NET
6 28 (22.95%) VB
7 19 (15.57%) C++
8 16 (13.11%) PHP
9 11 (9.02%) CoffeeScript
10 5 (4.10%) ABAP
11 3 (2.46%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.64%) Groovy
13 1 (0.82%) VC++
13 1 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 63 (51.64%) Degree
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (0.82%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.82%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) HL7
2 1 (0.82%) SLA
Vendors
1 23 (18.85%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.11%) Oracle
3 7 (5.74%) Capita
4 5 (4.10%) SAP
5 2 (1.64%) Sony
6 1 (0.82%) Telerik
6 1 (0.82%) IBM
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