The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had IT Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Graduate
Rank 229 251 234
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 13 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.061% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.063% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 17
Median salary £25,000 £23,750 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,300 £17,300
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,250 £22,100
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £21,750 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
IT Graduate
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
5725 6333 6891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.53% 96.86% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4795 5164 5535
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 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IT Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IT Graduate
Salary Trend in the North West

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

IT Graduate Salary Trend in the North West

IT 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 IT Graduate within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +8 6 £23,250 -22.50% 1
Lancashire +18 1 £22,500 +18.42%
IT Graduate
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT 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 IT Graduate in the job title.

1 18 (94.74%) Degree
2 10 (52.63%) Process Management
2 10 (52.63%) Banking
2 10 (52.63%) Retail
3 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (21.05%) Requirements Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) MS Office
6 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.79%) Marketing
6 3 (15.79%) Copywriting
6 3 (15.79%) Blog
6 3 (15.79%) Social Media
6 3 (15.79%) Digital Media
7 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
7 2 (10.53%) QA
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.53%) Windows
8 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
8 1 (5.26%) Games
8 1 (5.26%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Linux
8 1 (5.26%) OO

IT 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:

Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (52.63%) Banking
1 10 (52.63%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Blog
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Copywriting
2 3 (15.79%) Digital Media
2 3 (15.79%) Social Media
3 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Process Management
2 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (5.26%) Game Development
4 1 (5.26%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C++
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Facebook
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £16k - 18k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £16000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
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