The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Graduate Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate Software Developer
England / North West
Rank 241 228 251
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 8 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.090% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.094% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 8
Median salary £22,998 £25,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.81% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,500 £18,050
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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
5741 5330 6491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.60% 95.97% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4846 4484 5544
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Graduate Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Graduate Software Developer in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -30 3 £22,500 -11.76%
Lancashire - 3 £23,496 -
Cheshire - 1 £21,500 -
Graduate Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Graduate Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Graduate Software Developer in the job title.

1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) PHP
2 11 (73.33%) HTML
3 10 (66.67%) Java
3 10 (66.67%) .NET
3 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) Degree
4 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (60.00%) SDLC
5 8 (53.33%) C++
5 8 (53.33%) Mobile App
6 7 (46.67%) HTML5
6 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
6 7 (46.67%) BDD
6 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
6 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
6 7 (46.67%) Oracle
6 7 (46.67%) Visual Studio
6 7 (46.67%) CSS
6 7 (46.67%) Banking
6 7 (46.67%) Retail
6 7 (46.67%) Process Management
6 7 (46.67%) Games
6 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (26.67%) OO
8 3 (20.00%) C
8 3 (20.00%) C#
8 3 (20.00%) jQuery

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (46.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
4 1 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (6.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (46.67%) Banking
1 7 (46.67%) Games
1 7 (46.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) .NET
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
3 7 (46.67%) HTML5
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) LESS
5 2 (13.33%) Node.js
5 2 (13.33%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) Sass
5 2 (13.33%) Spine.js
5 2 (13.33%) Symfony
6 1 (6.67%) Java EE
6 1 (6.67%) JSON
6 1 (6.67%) React
6 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) WinForms
6 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Mobile App
2 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) SDLC
2 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (46.67%) BDD
3 7 (46.67%) Process Management
3 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
4 4 (26.67%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 2 (13.33%) Microservices
5 2 (13.33%) OOP
5 2 (13.33%) Web Design
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) Workflow
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) Kanban
6 1 (6.67%) MVVM
6 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) PHP
3 10 (66.67%) Java
4 8 (53.33%) C++
5 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (20.00%) C
6 3 (20.00%) C#
7 2 (13.33%) ES6
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Xamarin