The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wigan region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 17 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 4 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 5.19% 7.41% 6.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.33% 7.69% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 7
Average salary £17,750 £22,000 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.31% +18.91%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
75 52 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 97.40% 96.30% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 53 51 110
Average salary £33,000 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
Manchester

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 25 July 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) MCP
2 3 (37.50%) MCAD
2 3 (37.50%) MCSD
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) NUnit
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) WinForms
2 3 (37.50%) MCTS
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) WCF
2 3 (37.50%) WPF
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (37.50%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (37.50%) MSTest
2 3 (37.50%) MVVM
2 3 (37.50%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (37.50%) Moq
2 3 (37.50%) Castle Windsor
2 3 (37.50%) Ninject
2 3 (37.50%) Kanban

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) NUnit
1 3 (37.50%) MSTest
1 3 (37.50%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (37.50%) Moq
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) WinForms
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (37.50%) WCF
2 3 (37.50%) WPF
2 3 (37.50%) Spring.NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Castle Windsor
2 3 (37.50%) Ninject
2 3 (37.50%) Razor View Engine
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (37.50%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (37.50%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Kanban
2 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (37.50%) MVVM
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCP
1 3 (37.50%) MCAD
1 3 (37.50%) MCSD
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (37.50%) MCTS
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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