The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank - - 43
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £19,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
Graduate
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland 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
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114 149 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 96.61% 97.39% 90.71%
Number of salaries quoted 60 118 222
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 Northern Ireland

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Graduate
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Graduate
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Physics
3 1 (16.67%) Chemistry
3 1 (16.67%) Biology
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) Physics
1 1 (16.67%) Chemistry
1 1 (16.67%) Biology
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft