Period
to 12 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 261 268 242
Rank change year-on-year +7 -26 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 88 108 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.78% 0.82% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.85% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 87 96 123
North West median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,750 £19,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £28,125 £27,500
England median annual salary £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% +1.92% +4.00%

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 10,950 12,733 12,069
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.68% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8,887 10,202 10,156
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 2018. 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 +4 73 £25,000 - 10
Cheshire +13 9 £27,500 +22.22% 4
Lancashire +8 3 £22,500 +2.27% 1
Merseyside +2 1 £26,500 +6.00% 1
Cumbria +1 1 - -
Graduate Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 49 (55.68%) C#
2 47 (53.41%) Java
3 39 (44.32%) Degree
4 37 (42.05%) .NET
5 31 (35.23%) User Experience
6 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 28 (31.82%) Finance
7 25 (28.41%) HTML
7 25 (28.41%) Python
8 24 (27.27%) C++
8 24 (27.27%) CSS
9 23 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (26.14%) Web Development
10 21 (23.86%) Computer Science
10 21 (23.86%) ASP.NET
11 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
12 19 (21.59%) MVC
13 17 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (19.32%) Node.js
13 17 (19.32%) SDLC
14 16 (18.18%) BDD
14 16 (18.18%) TDD
14 16 (18.18%) Games
15 15 (17.05%) Ruby
15 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (17.05%) RESTful
15 15 (17.05%) Entity Framework
15 15 (17.05%) Web Application Development
15 15 (17.05%) Physics
15 15 (17.05%) WCF

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 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.14%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.55%) Office 365
3 3 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.05%) SQL Server 2016
3 14 (15.91%) NoSQL
3 14 (15.91%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.95%) MySQL
5 3 (3.41%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.14%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (31.82%) Finance
2 16 (18.18%) Games
3 2 (2.27%) Banking
3 2 (2.27%) International Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Advertising
4 1 (1.14%) Law
4 1 (1.14%) Legal
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
4 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (42.05%) .NET
2 25 (28.41%) HTML
3 24 (27.27%) CSS
4 21 (23.86%) ASP.NET
5 17 (19.32%) Node.js
6 15 (17.05%) .NET Framework
6 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (17.05%) Entity Framework
6 15 (17.05%) RESTful
6 15 (17.05%) WCF
7 13 (14.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 13 (14.77%) Code First Entity Framework
8 8 (9.09%) AngularJS
9 7 (7.95%) jQuery
10 2 (2.27%) JavaFX
10 2 (2.27%) MSMQ
10 2 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (2.27%) Web Services
10 2 (2.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (35.23%) User Experience
2 15 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (14.77%) Algorithms
3 13 (14.77%) Data Structures
3 13 (14.77%) Derivative
3 13 (14.77%) Fintech
4 12 (13.64%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.14%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (26.14%) Web Development
2 21 (23.86%) Computer Science
3 19 (21.59%) MVC
4 17 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (19.32%) SDLC
5 16 (18.18%) BDD
5 16 (18.18%) TDD
6 15 (17.05%) Mathematics
6 15 (17.05%) Physics
6 15 (17.05%) Web Application Development
7 14 (15.91%) OO
7 14 (15.91%) Software Engineering
8 13 (14.77%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (4.55%) Front End Development
9 4 (4.55%) Web Design
9 4 (4.55%) Workflow
10 3 (3.41%) Data Analysis
11 2 (2.27%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (2.27%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 49 (55.68%) C#
2 47 (53.41%) Java
3 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 25 (28.41%) Python
5 24 (27.27%) C++
6 15 (17.05%) Ruby
7 13 (14.77%) R
7 13 (14.77%) VB.NET
8 8 (9.09%) SQL
9 5 (5.68%) Kotlin
9 5 (5.68%) PHP
10 2 (2.27%) F#
10 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (44.32%) Degree
2 3 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.55%) Nintex
3 2 (2.27%) Google
4 1 (1.14%) Cognos