The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 18 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 4.55% 5.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.55% 5.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £25,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -2.12%
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 Wigan 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
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
66 76 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 100.00% 100.00% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 33 74 70
Average salary £32,500 £27,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

Graduate
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Wigan

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 (61.54%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 5 (38.46%) Time Management
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
3 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
3 4 (30.77%) Line Management
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) XML
3 4 (30.77%) XSLT
3 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) E-business
3 4 (30.77%) QA
3 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) SEO
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (7.69%) W3C
4 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (7.69%) Flash
4 1 (7.69%) CSS

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wigan 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.

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Zen Cart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
1 4 (30.77%) XML
1 4 (30.77%) XSLT
1 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
1 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
2 1 (7.69%) CSS3
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) Flash
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) W3C
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Time Management
2 4 (30.77%) Line Management
2 4 (30.77%) E-business
2 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) SEO
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft