The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedford region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 38 44 52
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.72% 2.93% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 2.95% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 2
Median salary - £22,500 £22,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
Graduate
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
139 271 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 100.00% 99.27% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 119 252 297
Median salary £38,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,050 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region that featured Graduate in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 Bedford region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Games
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) MFC
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 2 (28.57%) Physics
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) Image Processing
2 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 2 (28.57%) Business Development
2 2 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) B2B

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
1 2 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
1 2 (28.57%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) B2B
2 2 (28.57%) Business Development
2 2 (28.57%) Image Processing
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree