Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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

Graduate
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 59 82
Rank change year-on-year -18 +23 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 30 38 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.36% 3.43% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 3.59% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 30 42 41
Northamptonshire median annual salary £25,000 £28,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +24.44% -
10th Percentile £18,350 £20,688 £20,000
90th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £27,500
East Midlands median annual salary £25,000 £26,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +13.04% -4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies in Northamptonshire with a recognized job title 1,232 1,058 1,326
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.08% 95.57% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 981 829 908
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% -1.25%
10th Percentile £26,500 £22,450 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Northamptonshire

Graduate
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Northamptonshire

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Northamptonshire

Graduate
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Kettering +9 11 £19,500 - 1
Northampton -33 9 £30,000 +9.09%
Towcester - 3 £22,000 -
Corby -6 2 £22,500 - 1
Daventry - 1 - - 2
Graduate
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, Graduate 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 20 (66.67%) Degree
2 16 (53.33%) C#
2 16 (53.33%) HTML
2 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (46.67%) .NET
4 13 (43.33%) CSS
5 12 (40.00%) Java
5 12 (40.00%) Computer Science
6 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
7 9 (30.00%) SQL
7 9 (30.00%) Finance
7 9 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (23.33%) OO
9 6 (20.00%) Python
9 6 (20.00%) C++
9 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 5 (16.67%) Electronics
10 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
10 5 (16.67%) Physics
10 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 5 (16.67%) Coaching
11 4 (13.33%) RESTful
11 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
11 4 (13.33%) jQuery
11 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
11 4 (13.33%) MVC
11 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (13.33%) TDD
11 4 (13.33%) Project Management

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 3 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) MySQL
3 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (10.00%) Gradle
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Electronics
3 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (10.00%) Marketing
4 3 (10.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (6.67%) Aerospace
5 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) HTML
2 14 (46.67%) .NET
3 13 (43.33%) CSS
4 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (13.33%) jQuery
5 4 (13.33%) RESTful
6 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (10.00%) Spring
6 3 (10.00%) Spring Boot
7 2 (6.67%) XHTML
8 1 (3.33%) .NET Core
8 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.33%) Classic ASP
8 1 (3.33%) Node.js
8 1 (3.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.33%) BBC
4 1 (3.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) OO
2 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (16.67%) Coaching
3 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 5 (16.67%) Physics
3 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) MVC
4 4 (13.33%) OOP
4 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) TDD
5 3 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.00%) Fraud Detection
5 3 (10.00%) Machine Learning
5 3 (10.00%) Microservices
5 3 (10.00%) OOD
5 3 (10.00%) Open Source
5 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) C#
1 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 12 (40.00%) Java
3 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (20.00%) C++
4 6 (20.00%) Python
5 4 (13.33%) PHP
6 2 (6.67%) MATLAB
6 2 (6.67%) Perl
6 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) Degree
2 9 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) BC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) DBS Check
4 2 (6.67%) Master's Degree
4 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Docker
2 2 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Google
2 2 (6.67%) IFS
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Apple
3 1 (3.33%) Facebook
3 1 (3.33%) Sony
3 1 (3.33%) Twitter
3 1 (3.33%) Yahoo!