The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Graduate 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 IT Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Graduate
Rank 247 245 240
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 7 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.093% 0.030% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.031% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 4
Average salary £20,500 £24,000 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.58% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,000 £24,000 £16,800
10% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £24,000 £20,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £24,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.09%
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
7064 6376 7025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.29% 94.40% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5965 5459 6034
Average salary £38,230 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

IT Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Graduate in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Graduate within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 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 -16 3 £20,500 -14.58% 1
Cheshire - 2 £20,250 -
Merseyside - 2 £17,500 -
IT Graduate
England

IT Graduate
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited IT Graduate 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 IT Graduate in their job title.

1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) VB
3 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) QA
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) EDI
4 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited IT Graduate 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 IT Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) EDI
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) VB
2 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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