Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Graduate
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 40 28
Rank change year-on-year -16 -12 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.55% 0.68% 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.75% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Belfast median annual salary £22,500 £20,500 £19,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% +5.13% +5.41%
10th Percentile £21,250 £18,250 £17,750
90th Percentile £23,750 £21,950 £21,250
County Antrim median annual salary £22,500 £20,500 £19,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% +5.13% +5.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Belfast
Permanent vacancies in Belfast with a recognized job title 351 266 134
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.43% 90.78% 98.53%
Number of salaries quoted 214 204 98
Belfast median annual salary £35,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.63% - +21.21%
10th Percentile £21,400 £27,500 £23,875
90th Percentile £54,625 £61,250 £65,000
County Antrim median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +23.08%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings that featured Graduate in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Belfast

Graduate
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Belfast

Graduate Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle