Period
to 9 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 52 93
Rank change year-on-year -18 +41 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 34 40 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.85% 3.67% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.94% 3.84% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 45 40 47
Northamptonshire median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +24.44% -
10th Percentile £20,000 £19,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £27,500
East Midlands median annual salary £29,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year +28.89% -2.17% +2.22%

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 1,157 1,043 1,401
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 95.69% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 907 826 955
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £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 9 December 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 9 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
Northampton -28 13 £30,000 +3.45%
Kettering +10 8 £19,000 -
Corby +1 4 £22,500 -
Towcester - 4 £25,000 -
Graduate
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 28 (82.35%) Degree
2 20 (58.82%) HTML
3 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
4 17 (50.00%) Java
4 17 (50.00%) C#
5 15 (44.12%) SQL
5 15 (44.12%) Computer Science
6 13 (38.24%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (35.29%) .NET
8 11 (32.35%) CSS
9 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
9 9 (26.47%) Hibernate
9 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (26.47%) TDD
9 9 (26.47%) Spring
10 8 (23.53%) AngularJS
10 8 (23.53%) Finance
11 7 (20.59%) Coaching
12 6 (17.65%) Project Management
12 6 (17.65%) C++
13 5 (14.71%) MySQL
13 5 (14.71%) OO
13 5 (14.71%) Python
13 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
13 5 (14.71%) Electronics
13 5 (14.71%) Mathematics
14 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
14 4 (11.76%) IFS
14 4 (11.76%) RESTful

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 (8.82%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) MySQL
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
1 3 (8.82%) Gradle
2 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) JUnit
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Electronics
3 3 (8.82%) Aerospace
3 3 (8.82%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.88%) Military
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) HTML
2 12 (35.29%) .NET
3 11 (32.35%) CSS
4 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
4 9 (26.47%) Hibernate
4 9 (26.47%) Spring
5 8 (23.53%) AngularJS
6 4 (11.76%) RESTful
7 3 (8.82%) jQuery
7 3 (8.82%) Spring Boot
8 1 (2.94%) .NET Core
8 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.94%) Classic ASP
8 1 (2.94%) JMS
8 1 (2.94%) Node.js
8 1 (2.94%) WCF
8 1 (2.94%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) BBC
2 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Computer Science
2 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) TDD
3 7 (20.59%) Coaching
4 6 (17.65%) Project Management
5 5 (14.71%) Mathematics
5 5 (14.71%) OO
6 4 (11.76%) ERP
6 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (8.82%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.82%) Fraud Detection
7 3 (8.82%) Machine Learning
7 3 (8.82%) Microservices
7 3 (8.82%) MVC
7 3 (8.82%) OOD
7 3 (8.82%) Open Source
7 3 (8.82%) Physics
7 3 (8.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
2 17 (50.00%) C#
2 17 (50.00%) Java
3 15 (44.12%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) C++
5 5 (14.71%) Python
6 4 (11.76%) PHP
6 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.94%) Perl
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (82.35%) Degree
2 13 (38.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.88%) Master's Degree
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Virtual Servers
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) IFS
2 4 (11.76%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Apple
4 1 (2.94%) Facebook
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Sony
4 1 (2.94%) Yahoo!