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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 44 54 46
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 8 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.94% 0.64% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 0.65% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 3
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
266 306 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.79% 97.45% 98.26%
Number of salaries quoted 244 279 278
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) MFC
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 3 (37.50%) Physics
3 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
3 3 (37.50%) Games
3 3 (37.50%) Image Processing
3 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
3 3 (37.50%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Business Development
4 2 (25.00%) B2B
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) MFC
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
2 3 (37.50%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
2 3 (37.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
2 3 (37.50%) Image Processing
2 3 (37.50%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) B2B
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Business Development
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Bedford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 per annum + pension, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago