The median annual salary for a Graduate was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 61 71
Rank change year-on-year +13 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 9 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.02% 0.22% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 0.23% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 3
Median salary £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £22,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £22,500 £23,100
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 Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 431 441 582
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 96.85% 98.22% 98.64%
Number of salaries quoted 362 353 480
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

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
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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burnley - 3 £22,500 -
Chorley - 2 £23,500 - 2
Preston - 2 £21,500 -
Ormskirk - 1 £24,500 -
Graduate
North West

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Lancashire region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 8 (53.33%) SQL
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) PHP
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (26.67%) SDLC
4 4 (26.67%) SAP
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) Automotive
4 4 (26.67%) Ariba
4 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (26.67%) Internal Audit
5 3 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) Node.js
5 3 (20.00%) Retail
5 3 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Spring
6 2 (13.33%) Kanban
6 2 (13.33%) REST
6 2 (13.33%) CSS3
6 2 (13.33%) HTML5
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) Games
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Web Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (26.67%) Automotive
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) Node.js
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) CSS3
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) HTML5
3 2 (13.33%) REST
3 2 (13.33%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (6.67%) WinForms
4 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) EPoS
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Internal Audit
2 4 (26.67%) SDLC
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Kanban
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (6.67%) MVVM
5 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (6.67%) OOD
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) PHP
3 5 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) C
6 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Ariba
1 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Lancaster
Searchability
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + training / progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Newton-Le-Willows
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago