The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 42 67 40
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.39% 2.65% 2.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 2.72% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 6
Average salary - £25,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
246 368 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 96.09% 97.35% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 179 363 225
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Business Development
2 2 (33.33%) B2B
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) Applied Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Development
1 2 (33.33%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
1 3 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Bedford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Posted: 2 days ago