The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 242 230 232
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 11 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.34% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.35% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 9
Average salary £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £25,350 £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.22%
Graduate Software 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
6528 7056 6464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.51% 94.84% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5429 5734 5556
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 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Graduate Software Developer Salary Histogram 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 1 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 +3 10 £25,000 +25.00%
Cheshire -12 1 £19,000 -15.55%
Graduate Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 18 (90.00%) Degree
2 16 (80.00%) C++
3 15 (75.00%) .NET
4 14 (70.00%) Java
5 13 (65.00%) HTML
5 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (60.00%) SQL
6 12 (60.00%) Visual Studio
7 11 (55.00%) Oracle
7 11 (55.00%) SDLC
8 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (50.00%) Mobile App
8 10 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (50.00%) HTML5
8 10 (50.00%) Waterfall
8 10 (50.00%) BDD
8 10 (50.00%) Banking
8 10 (50.00%) Retail
8 10 (50.00%) Process Management
8 10 (50.00%) Games
8 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (50.00%) SharePoint
8 10 (50.00%) PHP
9 8 (40.00%) C#
9 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
10 7 (35.00%) Capita
11 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
12 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
12 4 (20.00%) Windows
13 3 (15.00%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 10 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (50.00%) Games
1 10 (50.00%) Banking
1 10 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) HTML
3 10 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (15.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (15.00%) Physics
5 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) SDLC
3 10 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 10 (50.00%) BDD
3 10 (50.00%) Process Management
4 2 (10.00%) OOP
4 2 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Data Mapping
5 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C++
2 14 (70.00%) Java
3 12 (60.00%) SQL
4 10 (50.00%) PHP
5 8 (40.00%) C#
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) VB
7 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) Capita