Period
to 23 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

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

Graduate Developer
England > North West
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 265 286 273
Rank change year-on-year +21 -13 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 68 89 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.67% 0.69% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.71% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 67 83 92
North West median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,100 £21,025
90th Percentile £65,000 £27,500 £27,500
England median annual salary £28,000 £27,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year +1.82% +7.84% -1.92%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 9,820 12,508 11,907
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.14% 96.83% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7,597 10,185 9,973
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £25,851 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

Graduate Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 23 April 2019.

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 6 months to 23 April 2019. 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
Manchester +31 55 £25,000 - 14
Cheshire +32 10 £27,750 +16.84% 4
Lancashire -11 2 £23,250 +8.14% 2
Merseyside +3 1 £25,500 -1.92% 1
Graduate Developer
England

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, Graduate Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region featuring Graduate Developer in the job title.

1 57 (83.82%) C#
2 38 (55.88%) .NET
3 36 (52.94%) Java
4 33 (48.53%) Finance
5 31 (45.59%) C++
5 31 (45.59%) Python
6 27 (39.71%) Degree
7 23 (33.82%) Computer Science
8 20 (29.41%) Relational Database
9 19 (27.94%) Mathematics
9 19 (27.94%) Software Engineering
10 18 (26.47%) VB.NET
10 18 (26.47%) SQL Server
10 18 (26.47%) ASP.NET
10 18 (26.47%) User Experience
11 17 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (25.00%) Data Structures
11 17 (25.00%) Algorithms
11 17 (25.00%) R
11 17 (25.00%) Derivative
11 17 (25.00%) Physics
11 17 (25.00%) OO
11 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 17 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (25.00%) Fintech
12 16 (23.53%) HTML
13 15 (22.06%) MVC
14 14 (20.59%) Mobile App
15 13 (19.12%) SDLC
15 13 (19.12%) CSS

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 18 (26.47%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.88%) MySQL
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.47%) Selenium
General
1 33 (48.53%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Retail
3 3 (4.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.94%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (55.88%) .NET
2 18 (26.47%) ASP.NET
3 16 (23.53%) HTML
4 13 (19.12%) CSS
5 11 (16.18%) .NET Framework
6 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 9 (13.24%) EDI
6 9 (13.24%) Entity Framework
6 9 (13.24%) XML
6 9 (13.24%) XSLT
7 8 (11.76%) Web Services
8 6 (8.82%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.41%) Ajax
9 3 (4.41%) jQuery
9 3 (4.41%) JSON
9 3 (4.41%) Node.js
9 3 (4.41%) React
10 1 (1.47%) .NET Core
10 1 (1.47%) WCF
10 1 (1.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.47%) User Experience
2 17 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 17 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 17 (25.00%) Derivative
2 17 (25.00%) Fintech
3 14 (20.59%) Mobile App
4 10 (14.71%) Hedge funds
4 10 (14.71%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Unix
3 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) Computer Science
2 19 (27.94%) Mathematics
2 19 (27.94%) Software Engineering
3 17 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.00%) OO
3 17 (25.00%) Physics
4 15 (22.06%) MVC
5 13 (19.12%) SDLC
6 10 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (13.24%) E-business
8 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.35%) Web Development
10 4 (5.88%) OOP
11 3 (4.41%) CRM
11 3 (4.41%) Unit Testing
12 2 (2.94%) Business Analysis
12 2 (2.94%) Business Development
12 2 (2.94%) DevOps
12 2 (2.94%) Mentoring
12 2 (2.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 57 (83.82%) C#
2 36 (52.94%) Java
3 31 (45.59%) C++
3 31 (45.59%) Python
4 18 (26.47%) VB.NET
5 17 (25.00%) R
6 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
6 9 (13.24%) SQL
7 2 (2.94%) Kotlin
7 2 (2.94%) PHP
8 1 (1.47%) C
8 1 (1.47%) COBOL
8 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (39.71%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.47%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (1.47%) Xamarin