The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 61 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 4 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.73% 1.52% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 1.61% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 3
Average salary £21,250 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
Graduate
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
517 560 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 94.69% 94.28% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 462 485 296
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Graduate
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Northampton

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Northampton

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton region that cited 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 Graduate in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Welsh Language
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton region that cited 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 Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (40.00%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft