The first table below looks at the demand for the Graduate Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 219 241 241
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 23 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.082% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.086% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 12
Average salary £22,500 £22,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
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
6594 6939 7170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.75% 94.82% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5325 5948 6330
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 Software Developer
England

Graduate Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Graduate Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Graduate Software Developer Salary Trend in the North West

Graduate Software 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 Software Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 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 +26 18 £22,500 - 1
Cheshire - 5 £22,500 - 1
Graduate Software Developer
England

Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Graduate Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 23 (67.65%) C#
2 22 (64.71%) .NET
3 14 (41.18%) SQL
3 14 (41.18%) Java
3 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 14 (41.18%) VB.NET
4 13 (38.24%) Degree
5 12 (35.29%) CSS
5 12 (35.29%) HTML
6 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
6 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
6 11 (32.35%) Web Development
7 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.82%) TDD
8 3 (8.82%) Pair Programming
8 3 (8.82%) Ext JS
8 3 (8.82%) Sencha
8 3 (8.82%) SAS
8 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
8 3 (8.82%) MVC
8 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
9 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
9 2 (5.88%) Web Services
9 2 (5.88%) UNIX
9 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
9 2 (5.88%) Finance
9 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.88%) OOD
9 2 (5.88%) User Stories
9 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Graduate Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Law
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (64.71%) .NET
2 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 12 (35.29%) CSS
3 12 (35.29%) HTML
4 3 (8.82%) Ext JS
5 2 (5.88%) Web Services
5 2 (5.88%) WCF
5 2 (5.88%) WPF
5 2 (5.88%) GWT
6 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.94%) JSON
6 1 (2.94%) WinForms
6 1 (2.94%) XML
6 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) UNIX
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Web Development
2 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.82%) TDD
3 3 (8.82%) Pair Programming
3 3 (8.82%) MVC
4 2 (5.88%) OOD
4 2 (5.88%) User Stories
4 2 (5.88%) BDD
4 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 2 (5.88%) Refactoring
5 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Time Management
5 1 (2.94%) Workflow
5 1 (2.94%) OO
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) C#
2 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 14 (41.18%) Java
2 14 (41.18%) VB.NET
3 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.88%) Prolog
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Sencha
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Google
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago