Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £22,750 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 22 November 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 78 81
Rank change year-on-year +11 +3 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 15 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.67% 0.88% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 0.90% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 5
Lancashire median annual salary £22,750 £22,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% -4.26% +17.50%
10th Percentile £19,525 £17,600 £16,850
90th Percentile £33,750 £24,754 £30,700
North West median annual salary £24,375 £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.38% +6.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies in Lancashire with a recognized job title 864 887 915
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 97.37% 93.18%
Number of salaries quoted 692 784 742
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,525 £22,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,750 £46,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Lancashire

Graduate
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Lancashire

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in Lancashire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Lancashire

Graduate
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Burnley - 5 £22,500 - 1
Chorley - 4 £22,500 -
Skelmersdale -3 2 £32,500 +35.42%
Blackpool - 1 £23,000 -
Lancaster - 1 £20,000 -
Graduate
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Lancashire region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) SDLC
4 6 (40.00%) Retail
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) CSS
5 5 (33.33%) MVC
5 5 (33.33%) Spring
5 5 (33.33%) Node.js
6 4 (26.67%) REST
6 4 (26.67%) HTML5
7 3 (20.00%) Web Development
7 3 (20.00%) Games
7 3 (20.00%) OO
7 3 (20.00%) PHP
7 3 (20.00%) CSS3
8 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
8 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
9 1 (6.67%) TDD
9 1 (6.67%) Statistics
9 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (40.00%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) CSS
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) Node.js
2 5 (33.33%) Spring
3 4 (26.67%) HTML5
3 4 (26.67%) REST
4 3 (20.00%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
6 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) JSON
6 1 (6.67%) LINQ
6 1 (6.67%) Middleware
6 1 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) EPoS
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) SDLC
3 5 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) Logistics
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle