Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Graduate was - in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

IT Graduate
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 148 175
Rank change year-on-year -19 +27 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 3 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.099% 0.044% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.045% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Cheshire median annual salary - £15,000 £25,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -41.75% +30.38%
North West median annual salary £24,000 £25,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +25.00% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2897 2202 3186
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 97.30% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2221 1895 2702
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +4.58%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

IT Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Graduate in Cheshire

IT Graduate
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for IT Graduate in Cheshire

IT 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 IT Graduate within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Runcorn - 3 - -
IT Graduate
North West

IT Graduate Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT 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 IT Graduate in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Sage
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Sage 1000
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Machines

IT 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Sage 1000
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Sage