Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northampton during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Graduate
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 80 97
Rank change year-on-year +28 +17 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 29 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 4.17% 1.59% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 1.65% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 29 36 30
Northampton median annual salary £29,000 £22,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.89% - -
10th Percentile £19,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £24,500
Northamptonshire median annual salary £28,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year +24.44% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton. 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
Northampton
Permanent vacancies in Northampton with a recognized job title 659 967 1421
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 96.12% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 499 602 1269
Northampton median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,450 £55,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Northampton

Graduate
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Northampton

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Northampton region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 25 (86.21%) Degree
1 25 (86.21%) Computer Science
2 20 (68.97%) Git (software)
2 20 (68.97%) C#
3 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (55.17%) Subversion
3 16 (55.17%) Electronics
3 16 (55.17%) Games
3 16 (55.17%) Scrum
3 16 (55.17%) C++
3 16 (55.17%) Java
3 16 (55.17%) Visual Studio
3 16 (55.17%) Linux
3 16 (55.17%) Python
3 16 (55.17%) PhD
3 16 (55.17%) Machine Learning
3 16 (55.17%) GitHub
3 16 (55.17%) Algorithms
3 16 (55.17%) Mathematics
3 16 (55.17%) Physics
3 16 (55.17%) Software Engineering
3 16 (55.17%) Embedded Linux
3 16 (55.17%) Computer Vision
4 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
5 9 (31.03%) Windows
5 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
5 9 (31.03%) SQL
5 9 (31.03%) Document Management
5 9 (31.03%) Software Testing
5 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 (13.79%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 16 (55.17%) GitHub
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (13.79%) Sage Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (68.97%) Git (software)
2 16 (55.17%) Subversion
2 16 (55.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (55.17%) Electronics
1 16 (55.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
1 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
1 4 (13.79%) CSS
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
1 4 (13.79%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (86.21%) Computer Science
2 16 (55.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Embedded Linux
1 16 (55.17%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
2 9 (31.03%) Windows 8
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (55.17%) Computer Vision
1 16 (55.17%) Machine Learning
1 16 (55.17%) Mathematics
1 16 (55.17%) Physics
1 16 (55.17%) Scrum
1 16 (55.17%) Software Engineering
2 9 (31.03%) Document Management
2 9 (31.03%) Software Testing
2 9 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (13.79%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) C#
2 16 (55.17%) C++
2 16 (55.17%) Java
2 16 (55.17%) Python
3 9 (31.03%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (86.21%) Degree
2 16 (55.17%) PhD
3 9 (31.03%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Google
3 2 (6.90%) Twitter