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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 33 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 5 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.99% - 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% - 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £23,000 - £19,750
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
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
161 160 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 96.41% 96.97% 84.90%
Number of salaries quoted 66 120 110
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £25,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £58,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Londonderry - 4 - -
County Antrim - 1 £23,000 - 1
Graduate
UK

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (57.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) WCF
5 1 (14.29%) WPF
5 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
5 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 1 (14.29%) Physics
5 1 (14.29%) Chemistry
5 1 (14.29%) Biology
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Statistics
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) HNC
5 1 (14.29%) HND
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (57.14%) SharePoint
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Physics
2 1 (14.29%) Chemistry
2 1 (14.29%) Biology
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) HNC
3 1 (14.29%) HND
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
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