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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Developer
Rank 204 187 156
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 47 50 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.75% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.79% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 42 45 95
Average salary £21,750 £20,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £25,000 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
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
6552 6332 7237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.07% 94.89% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5420 5244 6112
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,375 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 March 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
Cheshire +10 17 £25,000 - 3
Manchester -18 16 £20,500 +2.50% 8
Lancashire +7 9 £21,500 +13.15% 1
Merseyside - 4 £27,500 - 1
Cumbria -6 1 £21,000 -2.32%
Graduate Developer
England

Graduate Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 77 (66.96%) C#
2 69 (60.00%) .NET
3 55 (47.83%) ASP.NET
4 51 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (41.74%) MVC
6 46 (40.00%) Computer Science
7 39 (33.91%) .NET Framework
8 36 (31.30%) Degree
9 34 (29.57%) TDD
9 34 (29.57%) HTML
9 34 (29.57%) Windows
10 33 (28.70%) NUnit
10 33 (28.70%) WinForms
10 33 (28.70%) Scrum
11 32 (27.83%) Java
12 30 (26.09%) JavaScript
12 30 (26.09%) Spring.NET
12 30 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (26.09%) Dependency Injection
12 30 (26.09%) Inversion of Control
12 30 (26.09%) MSTest
12 30 (26.09%) MVVM
12 30 (26.09%) Rhino Mocks
12 30 (26.09%) Moq
12 30 (26.09%) WCF
12 30 (26.09%) WPF
12 30 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (26.09%) Kanban
12 30 (26.09%) Castle Windsor
12 30 (26.09%) Ninject

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 7 (6.09%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.22%) Apache Solr
2 6 (5.22%) JBoss
3 2 (1.74%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.87%) WordPress
4 1 (0.87%) Liferay
4 1 (0.87%) CMS
4 1 (0.87%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.48%) MS Office
3 3 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.74%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.87%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.87%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.74%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.74%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.74%) Internet
2 2 (1.74%) HTTP
3 1 (0.87%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.26%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.70%) MySQL
3 5 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 33 (28.70%) NUnit
2 30 (26.09%) MSTest
2 30 (26.09%) Rhino Mocks
2 30 (26.09%) Moq
3 5 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.61%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.87%) JUnit
6 1 (0.87%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.87%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.87%) Subversion
6 1 (0.87%) Maven
6 1 (0.87%) Mockito
6 1 (0.87%) Gradle
General
1 14 (12.17%) Finance
2 7 (6.09%) Games
3 6 (5.22%) Marketing
4 1 (0.87%) Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Retail
4 1 (0.87%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.87%) Electronics
4 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (60.00%) .NET
2 55 (47.83%) ASP.NET
3 39 (33.91%) .NET Framework
4 34 (29.57%) HTML
5 33 (28.70%) WinForms
6 30 (26.09%) WCF
6 30 (26.09%) WPF
6 30 (26.09%) Spring.NET
6 30 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (26.09%) Castle Windsor
6 30 (26.09%) Ninject
6 30 (26.09%) Unity DI Container
7 28 (24.35%) CSS
8 12 (10.43%) J2EE
9 11 (9.57%) jQuery
9 11 (9.57%) Spring
10 10 (8.70%) XML
11 9 (7.83%) JSP
11 9 (7.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (6.96%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 46 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 30 (26.09%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.48%) User Experience
6 2 (1.74%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.74%) Open Source
6 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.74%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.74%) Mobile Games
6 2 (1.74%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.87%) SCORM
7 1 (0.87%) Statistics
7 1 (0.87%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.87%) W3C
7 1 (0.87%) DTV
7 1 (0.87%) Blog
7 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.57%) Windows
2 11 (9.57%) Linux
3 1 (0.87%) Android
3 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.87%) SmartOS
3 1 (0.87%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (41.74%) MVC
3 34 (29.57%) TDD
4 33 (28.70%) Scrum
5 30 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (26.09%) Kanban
5 30 (26.09%) Dependency Injection
5 30 (26.09%) MVVM
5 30 (26.09%) Web Application Development
6 13 (11.30%) OO
6 13 (11.30%) E-Commerce
7 9 (7.83%) Software Engineering
8 8 (6.96%) OOD
8 8 (6.96%) CRM
9 7 (6.09%) OOP
9 7 (6.09%) Web Development
10 5 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.35%) Analytics
10 5 (4.35%) Line Management
11 4 (3.48%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (66.96%) C#
2 32 (27.83%) Java
3 30 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 27 (23.48%) VB.NET
5 25 (21.74%) SQL
6 24 (20.87%) VB
7 9 (7.83%) PHP
8 7 (6.09%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.48%) C++
9 4 (3.48%) F#
10 2 (1.74%) VC++
10 2 (1.74%) Python
11 1 (0.87%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.87%) PHP5
11 1 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (31.30%) Degree
2 2 (1.74%) VCP4
3 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (10.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.35%) SAP
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle
3 2 (1.74%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.87%) Adobe
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