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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 61 59 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 6 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.11% 0.19% 3.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.20% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 16
Average salary £21,250 £19,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £19,000 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £23,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
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
529 502 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 97.96% 95.98% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 361 476 446
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 16 (76.19%) Web Development
2 16 (76.19%) Computer Science
3 15 (71.43%) Java
4 14 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (66.67%) Oracle Database
4 14 (66.67%) EJB
4 14 (66.67%) PhD
4 14 (66.67%) SQL
4 14 (66.67%) J2EE
4 14 (66.67%) Oracle
4 14 (66.67%) JSP
4 14 (66.67%) Servlets
4 14 (66.67%) Software Engineering
5 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 6 (28.57%) .NET
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (23.81%) C#
6 5 (23.81%) Degree
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
8 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.52%) jQuery
8 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
8 2 (9.52%) WCF
8 2 (9.52%) WPF
8 2 (9.52%) LINQ
8 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (9.52%) TDD
8 2 (9.52%) Web Design

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.76%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) EJB
1 14 (66.67%) J2EE
1 14 (66.67%) JSP
1 14 (66.67%) Servlets
2 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) jQuery
3 2 (9.52%) LINQ
3 2 (9.52%) WCF
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) WPF
4 1 (4.76%) Classic ASP
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Computer Science
2 14 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Web Development
2 14 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
3 2 (9.52%) MVC
3 2 (9.52%) TDD
3 2 (9.52%) Web Design
4 1 (4.76%) Android Development
4 1 (4.76%) Game Development
4 1 (4.76%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (4.76%) Line Management
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Development
4 1 (4.76%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) OOP
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) Use Case
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 15 (71.43%) Java
3 14 (66.67%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) PhD
2 5 (23.81%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) MCSD
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Apple
3 1 (4.76%) Nintex