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 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 Software Developer
Rank 215 232 241
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 26 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.097% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.10% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 25 7 11
Average salary £22,500 £21,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
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 £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
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 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 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 +18 17 £21,500 -4.44% 2
Cheshire -9 9 £22,500 +4.65% 1
Graduate Software Developer
England

Graduate Software 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 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 28 (75.68%) C#
2 25 (67.57%) .NET
3 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
4 15 (40.54%) SQL
4 15 (40.54%) VB.NET
5 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
6 13 (35.14%) Java
6 13 (35.14%) Degree
7 11 (29.73%) Web Development
7 11 (29.73%) HTML
8 10 (27.03%) CSS
9 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
10 4 (10.81%) TDD
10 4 (10.81%) Pair Programming
10 4 (10.81%) MVC
11 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
11 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
11 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
11 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (5.41%) Ruby
12 2 (5.41%) Google
12 2 (5.41%) Refactoring
12 2 (5.41%) GWT
12 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
12 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (5.41%) BDD
12 2 (5.41%) jQuery
12 2 (5.41%) User Stories
12 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
12 2 (5.41%) Web Services

Graduate Software 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 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 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.41%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Law
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (67.57%) .NET
2 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
3 11 (29.73%) HTML
4 10 (27.03%) CSS
5 2 (5.41%) GWT
5 2 (5.41%) jQuery
5 2 (5.41%) Web Services
6 1 (2.70%) WinForms
6 1 (2.70%) XML
6 1 (2.70%) SOAP
6 1 (2.70%) Ext JS
6 1 (2.70%) WCF
6 1 (2.70%) WPF
6 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.70%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Web Development
2 4 (10.81%) TDD
2 4 (10.81%) Pair Programming
2 4 (10.81%) MVC
3 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
3 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.41%) Refactoring
4 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
4 2 (5.41%) BDD
4 2 (5.41%) User Stories
4 2 (5.41%) OO
4 2 (5.41%) OOD
5 1 (2.70%) Web Design
5 1 (2.70%) Workflow
5 1 (2.70%) ERP
5 1 (2.70%) Time Management
5 1 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) C#
2 15 (40.54%) SQL
2 15 (40.54%) VB.NET
3 13 (35.14%) Java
4 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Google
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) VMware
2 1 (2.70%) Sencha
Manchester, Lancashire
ThoughtWorks
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago