The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Northern Ireland region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 28 18 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.67% 4.48% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 4.62% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Median salary £21,000 £19,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -15.21%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
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
134 65 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 89.93% 97.01% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 99 60 75
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

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
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -9 1 £21,000 +7.69%
Graduate
UK

Graduate Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Northern Ireland region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) Retail
2 8 (88.89%) Project Management
2 8 (88.89%) Business Analysis
2 8 (88.89%) Local Government
2 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 8 (88.89%) Computer Science
3 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
4 4 (44.44%) Physics
4 4 (44.44%) Chemistry
5 3 (33.33%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) GIS
6 2 (22.22%) Biology
6 2 (22.22%) Statistics
6 2 (22.22%) Operations Research
6 2 (22.22%) Open Source
7 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
7 1 (11.11%) C#
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle
7 1 (11.11%) OOP
7 1 (11.11%) OO

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (22.22%) GIS
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) Local Government
2 8 (88.89%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Computer Science
2 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (44.44%) Chemistry
3 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 4 (44.44%) Physics
4 2 (22.22%) Biology
4 2 (22.22%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Business Analysis
1 8 (88.89%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Operations Research
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle