Period
to 25 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £22,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 89 72
Rank change year-on-year +20 -17 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 11 23 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.41% 1.64% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.68% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 40
Northamptonshire median annual salary £22,000 £20,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -27.27% +22.22%
10th Percentile £20,250 £17,000 £23,275
90th Percentile £27,450 £32,500 £31,150
East Midlands median annual salary £24,000 £21,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +11.63% -21.82% +19.57%

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 751 1,366 1,122
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.28% 97.22% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 528 1,067 905
Northamptonshire median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88% +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £23,350
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,100 £61,250
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
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 25 August 2019. 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 +24 5 £22,000 -12.00% 3
Kettering -2 5 £27,500 +41.03%
Daventry +7 1 £24,000 - 1
Graduate
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 6 (54.55%) SQL
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) IIS
3 4 (36.36%) Sage Pay
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (36.36%) Web Development
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) XHTML
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Legal
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (27.27%) Contract Management
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
6 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) MVC

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 4 (36.36%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) XHTML
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Core
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Web Development
2 3 (27.27%) Contract Management
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
3 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft