The median annual salary for a Graduate was £21,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Graduate
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 57 44
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 10 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 4.20% 2.26% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.55% 2.28% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 7
Median salary £21,000 £26,625 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.12% +6.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year - +2.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 220 395 355
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 92.44% 99.00% 98.89%
Number of salaries quoted 183 330 317
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham that featured Graduate in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Cheltenham

Graduate
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Cheltenham

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Cheltenham region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 14 (82.35%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (70.59%) Degree
3 9 (52.94%) BT
3 9 (52.94%) Cybercrime
3 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
3 9 (52.94%) Prototyping
4 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
4 6 (35.29%) Broadband
5 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (17.65%) Postgraduate
6 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Python
7 1 (5.88%) DNS
7 1 (5.88%) C#
7 1 (5.88%) C++
7 1 (5.88%) HTML
7 1 (5.88%) Java
7 1 (5.88%) SQL
7 1 (5.88%) CSS
7 1 (5.88%) Network Security
7 1 (5.88%) Time Management
7 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
7 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
7 1 (5.88%) Physics
7 1 (5.88%) Finance
7 1 (5.88%) Aerospace

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Broadband
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) IDA Disassembler
1 1 (5.88%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (82.35%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (52.94%) Cybercrime
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Prototyping
2 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
3 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.88%) Physics
5 1 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Time Management
5 1 (5.88%) User Stories
5 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) C++
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) Python
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Degree
2 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Postgraduate
4 1 (5.88%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) BT