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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 20 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 6 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 7.41% 4.44% 6.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.59% 4.55% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 7
Average salary £18,000 £20,250 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.45%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
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
79 44 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 97.53% 97.78% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 58 43 104
Average salary £32,500 £37,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.16% +17.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) OOD
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) OO
1 2 (28.57%) OOD
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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