The median annual salary for a Graduate was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Graduate
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 31 34
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.67% 2.76% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 2.82% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Median salary £29,000 £25,000 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% +5.26%  
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 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 142 177 184
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 94.67% 97.79% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 130 163 119
Median salary £37,500 £31,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.11% -20.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in 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 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

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

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago