The median annual salary for a Graduate was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 48 40
Rank change year-on-year -4 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 6 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.44% 1.19% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.24% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 12
Median salary £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +4.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,750 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £27,500
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 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 411 323 424
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 98.33% 96.13% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 380 278 377
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in 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 28 March 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
Preston - 2 £21,500 - 2
Skelmersdale - 2 £24,500 -
Blackburn - 1 £21,500 -
Ormskirk - 1 £24,500 - 2
Graduate
North West

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Lancashire region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 9 (60.00%) SQL
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 7 (46.67%) PHP
3 6 (40.00%) C
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) OOP
4 5 (33.33%) Web Design
4 5 (33.33%) Web Development
4 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (33.33%) jQuery
4 5 (33.33%) Android
4 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 5 (33.33%) Spine.js
4 5 (33.33%) Xamarin
4 5 (33.33%) SDLC
4 5 (33.33%) DBS Check
4 5 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 4 (26.67%) MVC
5 4 (26.67%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) SAP
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (20.00%) Automotive
6 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (20.00%) Ariba
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (20.00%) Automotive
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) jQuery
1 5 (33.33%) Spine.js
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) WinForms
5 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Android
1 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 5 (33.33%) OOP
1 5 (33.33%) SDLC
1 5 (33.33%) Web Design
1 5 (33.33%) Web Development
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Internal Audit
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) OO
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%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) PHP
3 6 (40.00%) C
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) Python
7 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Xamarin
2 3 (20.00%) Ariba
2 3 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Telerik
Preston, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Ormskirk
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 25 days ago
Ormskirk
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago