The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate Developer
England / North West
Rank 211 193 197
Rank change year-on-year -18 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 37 42 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.61% 0.74% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.76% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 35 40 54
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
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 the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5866 5520 6369
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.77% 97.05% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4895 4632 5135
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Graduate Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Graduate Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Developer in the North West

Graduate Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Graduate Developer in the North West

Graduate Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Developer in the North West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate Developer in the North West

Graduate Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Manchester -3 28 £25,000 - 2
Cheshire -7 5 £25,000 - 3
Merseyside -2 4 £30,000 +26.31% 3
Lancashire -6 1 £21,500 -4.44% 1
Graduate Developer
England

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Graduate Developer 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 North West region featuring Graduate Developer in the job title.

1 79 (76.70%) .NET
2 67 (65.05%) C#
3 63 (61.17%) ASP.NET
4 62 (60.19%) MVC
5 54 (52.43%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (50.49%) SQL Server
7 44 (42.72%) HTML
8 43 (41.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (41.75%) BDD
9 42 (40.78%) AngularJS
9 42 (40.78%) .NET Framework
9 42 (40.78%) Computer Science
10 40 (38.83%) Games
11 39 (37.86%) TDD
12 38 (36.89%) Degree
12 38 (36.89%) SQL
13 37 (35.92%) WCF
14 36 (34.95%) Web Application Development
15 34 (33.01%) Entity Framework
15 34 (33.01%) Web Development
15 34 (33.01%) JavaScript
15 34 (33.01%) CSS
16 33 (32.04%) WPF
16 33 (32.04%) Kanban
17 32 (31.07%) Dependency Injection
18 31 (30.10%) ASP.NET Web API
18 31 (30.10%) Microsoft
19 30 (29.13%) Ruby
19 30 (29.13%) RESTful
20 29 (28.16%) SQL Server 2014

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 25 (24.27%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (11.65%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (27.18%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (24.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.91%) SaaS
4 1 (0.97%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (50.49%) SQL Server
2 29 (28.16%) SQL Server 2014
3 26 (25.24%) MongoDB
4 22 (21.36%) MySQL
5 5 (4.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.97%) Big Data
6 1 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.97%) Power BI
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (24.27%) TeamCity
2 15 (14.56%) Visual Studio
3 12 (11.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (9.71%) NUnit
5 8 (7.77%) Git (software)
6 7 (6.80%) Moq
6 7 (6.80%) MSTest
6 7 (6.80%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.94%) JIRA
7 2 (1.94%) Maven
8 1 (0.97%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.97%) JUnit
General
1 40 (38.83%) Games
2 15 (14.56%) Retail
3 12 (11.65%) Banking
4 6 (5.83%) Marketing
5 5 (4.85%) Law
5 5 (4.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.97%) Electronics
6 1 (0.97%) Finance
6 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (76.70%) .NET
2 63 (61.17%) ASP.NET
3 44 (42.72%) HTML
4 43 (41.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 42 (40.78%) .NET Framework
5 42 (40.78%) AngularJS
6 37 (35.92%) WCF
7 34 (33.01%) CSS
7 34 (33.01%) Entity Framework
8 33 (32.04%) WPF
9 31 (30.10%) ASP.NET Web API
10 30 (29.13%) RESTful
11 27 (26.21%) jQuery
11 27 (26.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 25 (24.27%) KnockoutJS
12 25 (24.27%) MSMQ
13 13 (12.62%) HTML5
14 11 (10.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 9 (8.74%) WinForms
16 7 (6.80%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 42 (40.78%) Computer Science
2 16 (15.53%) Mobile App
3 14 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.85%) iPad
5 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.91%) Blog
7 2 (1.94%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.77%) Windows
2 5 (4.85%) Android
2 5 (4.85%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (60.19%) MVC
2 54 (52.43%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (41.75%) BDD
4 39 (37.86%) TDD
5 36 (34.95%) Web Application Development
6 34 (33.01%) Web Development
7 33 (32.04%) Kanban
8 32 (31.07%) Dependency Injection
9 25 (24.27%) Multithreading
10 17 (16.50%) SDLC
11 12 (11.65%) Process Management
11 12 (11.65%) Waterfall
12 10 (9.71%) Software Engineering
13 8 (7.77%) MVVM
13 8 (7.77%) Scrum
14 7 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (6.80%) Inversion of Control
15 6 (5.83%) Front End Development
15 6 (5.83%) Mathematics
15 6 (5.83%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 67 (65.05%) C#
2 38 (36.89%) SQL
3 34 (33.01%) JavaScript
4 30 (29.13%) Ruby
5 25 (24.27%) F#
6 24 (23.30%) VB.NET
7 22 (21.36%) PHP
8 20 (19.42%) Java
9 14 (13.59%) C++
10 12 (11.65%) VB
11 7 (6.80%) C
12 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.91%) Python
12 3 (2.91%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.97%) Perl
13 1 (0.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (36.89%) Degree
2 5 (4.85%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.97%) HNC
3 1 (0.97%) HND
3 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
Systems Management
1 25 (24.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 31 (30.10%) Microsoft
2 26 (25.24%) Google
3 15 (14.56%) Oracle
4 5 (4.85%) Xamarin
5 3 (2.91%) Facebook
6 2 (1.94%) SAP
7 1 (0.97%) Telerik
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