The median annual salary for a Graduate was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Graduate
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 51 101
Rank change year-on-year -42 +50  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 21 37 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.44% 3.85% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 3.99% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 19 34 23
Median salary £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £21,800 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £25,000 £27,500
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 Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1385 927 1646
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.25% 96.36% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1045 808 1315
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Cheshire

Graduate
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Cheshire

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in Cheshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Cheshire

Graduate
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -19 6 £23,250 -7.00%
Crewe -13 4 £22,250 -11.00%
Knutsford - 4 £26,000 -
Macclesfield -2 2 £25,000 - 2
Runcorn -7 2 - - 1
Wilmslow -14 2 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Chester +2 1 £29,000 +16.00% 1
Graduate
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cheshire region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 15 (50.00%) C#
1 15 (50.00%) .NET
2 12 (40.00%) MVC
3 11 (36.67%) Degree
3 11 (36.67%) HTML
3 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (33.33%) CSS
5 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (26.67%) SQL
6 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
7 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
8 6 (20.00%) Windows
8 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 5 (16.67%) jQuery
9 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
9 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (16.67%) Java
9 5 (16.67%) C++
10 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
10 4 (13.33%) MySQL
10 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
10 4 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (13.33%) Android
10 4 (13.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
11 3 (10.00%) Entity Framework
11 3 (10.00%) Node.js
11 3 (10.00%) BDD
11 3 (10.00%) Computer Science

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) Dropbox
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Subversion
2 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) .NET
2 11 (36.67%) HTML
3 10 (33.33%) CSS
4 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
5 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (16.67%) jQuery
7 4 (13.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (10.00%) Entity Framework
8 3 (10.00%) LINQ
8 3 (10.00%) Node.js
9 2 (6.67%) HTML5
10 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (3.33%) JSON
10 1 (3.33%) WinForms
10 1 (3.33%) WPF
10 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Android
2 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) MVC
2 4 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.00%) BDD
3 3 (10.00%) ERP
3 3 (10.00%) OO
3 3 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.67%) Change Management
4 2 (6.67%) OOP
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Scrum
4 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.33%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (3.33%) Image Processing
5 1 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) C++
4 5 (16.67%) Java
5 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Sage
3 2 (6.67%) Facebook
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
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