The first table below looks at the demand for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 67 39 21
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 10 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.01% 4.10% 9.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 4.20% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 20
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.04%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-2.12% -
Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
477 262 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.78% 97.76% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 458 256 203
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Graduate
Bedfordshire

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Graduate
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Bedford

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title.

1 10 (76.92%) Management Information System
2 7 (53.85%) Degree
3 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
4 4 (30.77%) OOP
4 4 (30.77%) OO
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Marketing
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (15.38%) C
6 2 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) C++
6 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
6 2 (15.38%) VoIP
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) SS7
6 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
6 2 (15.38%) Physics
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Firewall

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) VoIP
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) SS7
1 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 2 (15.38%) Physics
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) OOP
1 4 (30.77%) OO
1 4 (30.77%) TDD
2 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) C
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago