The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
England / North West
Rank 167 154 163
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 82 85 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.40% 1.52% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.58% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 74 71 76
Median salary £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%

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
5660 5367 6624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.57% 96.05% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4778 4512 5665
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,691 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Graduate
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Graduate Salary Trend in the North West

Graduate
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Graduate Salary Histogram in the North West

Graduate
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 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 -27 45 £25,000 +11.11% 6
Cheshire +1 17 £25,000 - 10
Lancashire - 10 £23,496 - 2
Merseyside -5 4 £22,500 - 3
Graduate
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Graduate 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 in the job title.

1 113 (58.25%) .NET
2 99 (51.03%) C#
3 86 (44.33%) Degree
4 80 (41.24%) MVC
5 79 (40.72%) ASP.NET
6 69 (35.57%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (30.93%) SQL Server
7 60 (30.93%) Microsoft
8 57 (29.38%) Computer Science
9 53 (27.32%) HTML
10 52 (26.80%) AngularJS
11 51 (26.29%) .NET Framework
11 51 (26.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 49 (25.26%) TDD
12 49 (25.26%) SQL
13 48 (24.74%) CSS
14 47 (24.23%) JavaScript
15 45 (23.20%) WCF
16 44 (22.68%) WPF
16 44 (22.68%) Kanban
16 44 (22.68%) Web Application Development
17 43 (22.16%) Dependency Injection
18 41 (21.13%) Software Engineering
18 41 (21.13%) VB.NET
19 39 (20.10%) Games
20 38 (19.59%) jQuery
21 37 (19.07%) MySQL
22 36 (18.56%) Java
23 35 (18.04%) BDD
23 35 (18.04%) Web Development

Graduate 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 26 (13.40%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (6.70%) WebLogic
3 7 (3.61%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (15.98%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (13.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.06%) GitHub
5 3 (1.55%) SaaS
6 2 (1.03%) Office 365
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.52%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.28%) Internet
2 3 (1.55%) DHCP
2 3 (1.55%) DNS
2 3 (1.55%) Wireless
3 2 (1.03%) AMQP
4 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (30.93%) SQL Server
2 37 (19.07%) MySQL
3 29 (14.95%) SQL Server 2014
4 27 (13.92%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.58%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.03%) Power BI
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.52%) Big Data
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (13.40%) TeamCity
2 20 (10.31%) NUnit
3 17 (8.76%) Moq
3 17 (8.76%) MSTest
3 17 (8.76%) Rhino Mocks
3 17 (8.76%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.12%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.55%) JIRA
6 2 (1.03%) Maven
7 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.52%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.52%) JUnit
7 1 (0.52%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.52%) PHPUnit
General
1 39 (20.10%) Games
2 24 (12.37%) Retail
3 18 (9.28%) Banking
4 11 (5.67%) Marketing
5 9 (4.64%) Finance
6 7 (3.61%) Electronics
7 6 (3.09%) Billing
7 6 (3.09%) Law
7 6 (3.09%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.58%) Legal
9 3 (1.55%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.52%) Advertising
10 1 (0.52%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (58.25%) .NET
2 79 (40.72%) ASP.NET
3 53 (27.32%) HTML
4 52 (26.80%) AngularJS
5 51 (26.29%) .NET Framework
5 51 (26.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 48 (24.74%) CSS
7 45 (23.20%) WCF
8 44 (22.68%) WPF
9 38 (19.59%) jQuery
10 32 (16.49%) Entity Framework
11 31 (15.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 30 (15.46%) ASP.NET Web API
13 28 (14.43%) RESTful
14 26 (13.40%) KnockoutJS
14 26 (13.40%) MSMQ
15 19 (9.79%) WinForms
16 18 (9.28%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 17 (8.76%) Castle Windsor
17 17 (8.76%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 57 (29.38%) Computer Science
2 22 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.76%) Inversion of Control
4 16 (8.25%) Mobile App
5 13 (6.70%) Data Centre
6 8 (4.12%) iPad
6 8 (4.12%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.58%) Blog
8 4 (2.06%) iSeries
9 3 (1.55%) User Experience
10 2 (1.03%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.37%) Windows
2 8 (4.12%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.09%) Android
3 6 (3.09%) Linux
4 3 (1.55%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.03%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (41.24%) MVC
2 69 (35.57%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (25.26%) TDD
4 44 (22.68%) Kanban
4 44 (22.68%) Web Application Development
5 43 (22.16%) Dependency Injection
6 41 (21.13%) Software Engineering
7 35 (18.04%) BDD
7 35 (18.04%) Web Development
8 26 (13.40%) Multithreading
9 20 (10.31%) Scrum
10 19 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (9.79%) MVVM
11 18 (9.28%) Process Management
12 13 (6.70%) Enterprise Architecture
13 12 (6.19%) SDLC
14 10 (5.15%) Programme Management
15 9 (4.64%) OOP
16 8 (4.12%) Business Transformation
16 8 (4.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 99 (51.03%) C#
2 49 (25.26%) SQL
3 47 (24.23%) JavaScript
4 41 (21.13%) VB.NET
5 36 (18.56%) Java
6 29 (14.95%) Ruby
7 27 (13.92%) PHP
7 27 (13.92%) VB
8 26 (13.40%) F#
9 16 (8.25%) C++
10 13 (6.70%) ABAP
10 13 (6.70%) C
11 5 (2.58%) Embedded C
11 5 (2.58%) Embedded C++
11 5 (2.58%) VB6
12 4 (2.06%) Python
13 3 (1.55%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.55%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.55%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.03%) ES6
Qualifications
1 86 (44.33%) Degree
2 5 (2.58%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.03%) HNC
3 2 (1.03%) HND
3 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.03%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (3.09%) Firmware
2 3 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (13.40%) Kibana
Vendors
1 60 (30.93%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.40%) Google
2 26 (13.40%) Oracle
3 15 (7.73%) SAP
4 14 (7.22%) IBM
5 13 (6.70%) BEA
6 5 (2.58%) Xamarin
7 4 (2.06%) Facebook
8 1 (0.52%) Cognos
8 1 (0.52%) Sage
8 1 (0.52%) Telerik
8 1 (0.52%) Wonderware
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