Period
to 16 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in Durham during the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

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

Graduate
North East > Durham
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 11 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 3.23% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.40% - -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Durham median annual salary £22,500 - -
North East median annual salary £22,500 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +2.00% +2.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Durham. 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
Durham
Permanent vacancies in Durham with a recognized job title 324 257 383
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.01% 96.25% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 275 231 331
Durham median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £22,000 £24,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £57,500
North East median annual salary £39,626 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.67% - +4.17%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Durham

Graduate
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Durham

Graduate
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Durham region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Stockton-on-Tees - 5 £18,000 -
Darlington - 2 £22,500 -
Graduate
North East

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Durham region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) PHP
3 4 (36.36%) MySQL
3 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) SEO
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) OOP
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (36.36%) Online Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) C++
3 4 (36.36%) Physics
3 4 (36.36%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Predictive Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
5 2 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Statistics
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) R
5 2 (18.18%) Tableau
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Data Quality

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Durham 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 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) Big Data
2 2 (18.18%) Power BI
2 2 (18.18%) Spotfire
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
1 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
1 4 (36.36%) MVC
1 4 (36.36%) Online Marketing
1 4 (36.36%) OOP
1 4 (36.36%) Physics
1 4 (36.36%) SDLC
1 4 (36.36%) SEO
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
1 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) Economics
2 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
2 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 2 (18.18%) Predictive Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) R
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Tableau