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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 238 238 234
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 7 6 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.10% 0.091% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.095% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 31
Average salary £22,500 £20,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,900 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,125 £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
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
6553 6284 7513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.04% 95.15% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5613 5297 6540
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
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 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 23 January 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 - 3 £25,000 -
Lancashire -3 2 £17,750 -12.34%
Manchester -9 2 £22,750 +13.75% 1
Graduate Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 19 (82.61%) C#
2 16 (69.57%) .NET
3 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
4 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
5 9 (39.13%) SQL
6 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
6 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
7 5 (21.74%) VB.NET
7 5 (21.74%) HTML
7 5 (21.74%) Java
7 5 (21.74%) Degree
7 5 (21.74%) jQuery
7 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
8 4 (17.39%) Games
9 3 (13.04%) WinForms
9 3 (13.04%) Finance
9 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (8.70%) Social Network
10 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (8.70%) Amazon S3
10 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (8.70%) HTML5
10 2 (8.70%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (8.70%) Analytics
10 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
10 2 (8.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
10 2 (8.70%) Mobile Games
10 2 (8.70%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon S3
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (17.39%) Games
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) jQuery
4 3 (13.04%) WinForms
5 2 (8.70%) HTML5
5 2 (8.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (8.70%) Web Services
6 1 (4.35%) XML
6 1 (4.35%) LINQ
6 1 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Social Network
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile Games
3 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.35%) SCORM
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
2 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Analytics
3 2 (8.70%) OO
4 1 (4.35%) ERP
4 1 (4.35%) OOP
4 1 (4.35%) Web Design
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) MVC
4 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.35%) TDD
4 1 (4.35%) Pair Programming
4 1 (4.35%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) VB.NET
4 5 (21.74%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) VB
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) VMware
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