The median annual salary for a Graduate was - in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
Cheshire / Chester
Rank - 31 24
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester - 1.28% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.30% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £26,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +32.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 131 154 157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 95.62% 98.72% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 113 136 108
Median salary £35,000 £36,375 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.78% +11.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Chester

Graduate
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Chester

Graduate Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Chester region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) SEO
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
1 2 (66.67%) SEO
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft