The median annual salary for a Graduate was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 28 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 - 59
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 8 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.50% - 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% - 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 4
Median salary £25,000 - £22,000
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 - £20,825
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 - £25,275
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 489 465 481
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 91.40% 97.69% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1455 1509 1460
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.91%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Merseyside

Graduate
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Merseyside

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in Merseyside over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Merseyside

Graduate
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 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
Liverpool - 4 £25,500 - 3
St Helens - 2 £25,000 - 1
Wirral - 2 - -
Graduate
North West

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

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

1 11 (78.57%) Degree
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) MVC
2 9 (64.29%) .NET
3 8 (57.14%) C#
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (50.00%) TDD
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (42.86%) BDD
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
6 5 (35.71%) WCF
6 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
6 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
7 4 (28.57%) Code First Entity Framework
7 4 (28.57%) Node.js
7 4 (28.57%) Web Application Development
7 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 4 (28.57%) Ruby
7 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
7 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 4 (28.57%) RESTful
7 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 4 (28.57%) CSS
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) Finance

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) QlikView
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
3 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
3 5 (35.71%) WCF
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (28.57%) Code First Entity Framework
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) Node.js
4 4 (28.57%) RESTful
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 2 (14.29%) CSS3
6 2 (14.29%) HTML5
6 2 (14.29%) J2EE
6 2 (14.29%) REST
6 2 (14.29%) SOAP
7 1 (7.14%) Ajax
7 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (64.29%) MVC
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) BDD
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) Web Application Development
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
6 2 (14.29%) ETL
7 1 (7.14%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) Ruby
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Sun
St. Helens, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago