The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport 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 44 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 3 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 1.25% 1.63% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.67% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £19,000 £25,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +2.04%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
Graduate
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stockport 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
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
226 180 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 94.17% 97.83% 99.49%
Number of salaries quoted 199 167 194
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Graduate
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Stockport

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) MVC
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) Kanban
5 4 (36.36%) BDD
5 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
5 4 (36.36%) C#
5 4 (36.36%) PHP
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 4 (36.36%) NHibernate
5 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
5 4 (36.36%) LINQ
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) NUnit
5 4 (36.36%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (36.36%) Moq
5 4 (36.36%) Games
6 3 (27.27%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (27.27%) Back Office
6 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 3 (27.27%) Ruby
6 3 (27.27%) Perl
7 2 (18.18%) MySQL
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) JavaScript

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) NUnit
1 4 (36.36%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (36.36%) Moq
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (36.36%) Games
2 3 (27.27%) Back Office
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) NHibernate
1 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
1 4 (36.36%) LINQ
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) XHTML
3 2 (18.18%) EDI
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE
4 1 (9.09%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Kanban
3 4 (36.36%) BDD
3 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
4 2 (18.18%) Pair Programming
5 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
5 1 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) PHP
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Ruby
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Capistrano
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits, Training
Posted: 4 days ago
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