Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Graduate was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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

IT Graduate
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 351 344 333
Rank change year-on-year -7 -11 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 15 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 13
North West median annual salary £24,000 £25,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +25.00% -2.44%
10th Percentile £21,250 £15,950 £18,550
90th Percentile £25,000 £28,500 £31,200
England median annual salary £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year -8.00% +6.38% +2.17%

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 12,250 11,756 11,659
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 96.70% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9,801 9,924 9,742
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

IT Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Graduate in the North West

IT Graduate
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for IT Graduate in the North West

IT Graduate
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 IT Graduate within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 January 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 +16 14 £24,000 -4.00% 5
Merseyside - 1 £21,000 - 1
IT Graduate
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT 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 North West region featuring IT Graduate in the job title.

1 9 (60.00%) Project Management
1 9 (60.00%) Business Analysis
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 7 (46.67%) Requirements Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (26.67%) Banking
5 4 (26.67%) Retail
5 4 (26.67%) Process Management
5 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
6 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) SFIA
7 2 (13.33%) DevOps
7 2 (13.33%) Coaching
7 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (13.33%) VMware
7 2 (13.33%) GIS
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) Service Management
8 1 (6.67%) Data Security
8 1 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (6.67%) Wireless
8 1 (6.67%) Telecoms

IT Graduate 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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) 802.11
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (6.67%) IPv4
1 1 (6.67%) IPv6
1 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (6.67%) ISDN
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
1 1 (6.67%) SMTP
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) VLAN
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) GIS
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) CSS3
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Business Analysis
1 9 (60.00%) Project Management
2 7 (46.67%) Requirements Engineering
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (26.67%) Process Management
6 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (13.33%) Coaching
7 2 (13.33%) DevOps
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) Service Management
7 2 (13.33%) SFIA
8 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (6.67%) Data Security
8 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
8 1 (6.67%) Network Design
8 1 (6.67%) OO
8 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) C++
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PMO
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) NFS
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Google