The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Northampton region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 54 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 8 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.68% 1.53% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 1.56% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 6
Median salary £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London median 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
453 706 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 94.97% 98.33% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 283 641 594
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,266 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 Northampton region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 8 (61.54%) C#
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
2 7 (53.85%) OO
2 7 (53.85%) Games
2 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
3 6 (46.15%) Mathematics
3 6 (46.15%) Physics
3 6 (46.15%) Image Processing
3 6 (46.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 6 (46.15%) OpenGL
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) C++
3 6 (46.15%) Machine Learning
3 6 (46.15%) OpenCV
3 6 (46.15%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) MVC
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
6 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (53.85%) Games
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 6 (46.15%) OpenCV
3 6 (46.15%) OpenGL
3 6 (46.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) JSON
5 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
5 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 6 (46.15%) Artificial Intelligence
2 6 (46.15%) Mathematics
2 6 (46.15%) Physics
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) OO
1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) Image Processing
2 6 (46.15%) Machine Learning
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
5 1 (7.69%) CAD
5 1 (7.69%) Game Development
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.69%) OOP
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA