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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Developer
Rank 165 165 163
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 77 74 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.07% 1.03% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.08% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 74 65 86
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 £19,000 £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
6822 6839 7208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.82% 94.75% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5529 5855 6319
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
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 31 July 2014.

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 31 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 +1 37 £21,500 - 7
Cheshire -8 32 £23,500 +6.81% 7
Lancashire -3 6 £20,000 +5.26% 1
Merseyside +1 2 £21,500 - 1
Graduate Developer
England

Graduate Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 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 95 (65.07%) C#
2 92 (63.01%) .NET
3 66 (45.21%) ASP.NET
4 54 (36.99%) Java
5 52 (35.62%) Degree
6 51 (34.93%) SQL
6 51 (34.93%) VB.NET
7 47 (32.19%) MVC
8 46 (31.51%) HTML
8 46 (31.51%) JavaScript
9 42 (28.77%) CSS
9 42 (28.77%) TDD
10 41 (28.08%) Computer Science
11 37 (25.34%) SQL Server
12 36 (24.66%) Windows
13 34 (23.29%) .NET Framework
14 32 (21.92%) WinForms
14 32 (21.92%) Scrum
14 32 (21.92%) Web Application Development
15 31 (21.23%) ASP.NET MVC
16 29 (19.86%) WCF
16 29 (19.86%) WPF
17 28 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (19.18%) Kanban
17 28 (19.18%) Dependency Injection
17 28 (19.18%) Inversion of Control
17 28 (19.18%) MSTest
17 28 (19.18%) Spring.NET
17 28 (19.18%) Razor View Engine
17 28 (19.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 2 (1.37%) WordPress
1 2 (1.37%) SAS
1 2 (1.37%) IIS
2 1 (0.68%) CMS
2 1 (0.68%) Apache
2 1 (0.68%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.81%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) Firewall
2 1 (0.68%) WAN
2 1 (0.68%) HTTP
2 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (25.34%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.79%) MySQL
3 7 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.68%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 28 (19.18%) MSTest
1 28 (19.18%) Rhino Mocks
1 28 (19.18%) Moq
1 28 (19.18%) NUnit
2 8 (5.48%) Eclipse
3 7 (4.79%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.37%) Xcode
6 1 (0.68%) Maven
6 1 (0.68%) JUnit
General
1 13 (8.90%) Finance
2 3 (2.05%) Marketing
3 2 (1.37%) Legal
3 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.37%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.68%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (63.01%) .NET
2 66 (45.21%) ASP.NET
3 46 (31.51%) HTML
4 42 (28.77%) CSS
5 34 (23.29%) .NET Framework
6 32 (21.92%) WinForms
7 31 (21.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (19.86%) WCF
8 29 (19.86%) WPF
9 28 (19.18%) Spring.NET
9 28 (19.18%) Razor View Engine
9 28 (19.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 28 (19.18%) Unity DI Container
9 28 (19.18%) Castle Windsor
9 28 (19.18%) Ninject
10 21 (14.38%) jQuery
11 14 (9.59%) XML
12 12 (8.22%) Ajax
13 11 (7.53%) Spring
14 10 (6.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (28.08%) Computer Science
2 28 (19.18%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (6.85%) iPhone
4 9 (6.16%) iPad
4 9 (6.16%) Blackberry
5 7 (4.79%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.74%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.74%) Physics
6 4 (2.74%) Economics
7 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.37%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 36 (24.66%) Windows
2 11 (7.53%) Android
3 4 (2.74%) Linux
4 3 (2.05%) UNIX
4 3 (2.05%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (32.19%) MVC
2 42 (28.77%) TDD
3 32 (21.92%) Scrum
3 32 (21.92%) Web Application Development
4 28 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (19.18%) Kanban
4 28 (19.18%) Dependency Injection
4 28 (19.18%) MVVM
5 16 (10.96%) Web Development
6 12 (8.22%) iOS Development
7 10 (6.85%) Unit Testing
7 10 (6.85%) Android Development
8 8 (5.48%) Software Engineering
8 8 (5.48%) OO
9 6 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.11%) Pair Programming
10 5 (3.42%) OOD
10 5 (3.42%) Time Management
11 4 (2.74%) BDD
11 4 (2.74%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 95 (65.07%) C#
2 54 (36.99%) Java
3 51 (34.93%) SQL
3 51 (34.93%) VB.NET
4 46 (31.51%) JavaScript
5 28 (19.18%) VB
6 11 (7.53%) Objective-C
7 10 (6.85%) C++
8 8 (5.48%) PHP
9 7 (4.79%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.37%) Ruby
11 1 (0.68%) VB6
11 1 (0.68%) VBA
11 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 52 (35.62%) Degree
2 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.37%) MCP
3 2 (1.37%) MCAD
3 2 (1.37%) MCSD
3 2 (1.37%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.74%) IBM
2 4 (2.74%) Google
3 1 (0.68%) VMware
3 1 (0.68%) Sencha
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