The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 77 87 70
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 8 5 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.83% 0.49% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.51% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 20
Average salary £24,750 £25,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £23,000 £19,648
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,450
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
Graduate
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
904 981 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.97% 96.75% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 816 860 1004
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Graduate
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Graduate
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +2 5 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Luton +5 1 - - 1
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 17 (58.62%) Degree
2 16 (55.17%) .NET
2 16 (55.17%) SQL
3 13 (44.83%) VB.NET
3 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
3 13 (44.83%) Computer Science
4 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
5 10 (34.48%) C#
6 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
6 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
7 8 (27.59%) Mathematics
8 7 (24.14%) PhD
9 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
9 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
9 6 (20.69%) MS Office
10 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (13.79%) XML
10 4 (13.79%) HTML
10 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
11 3 (10.34%) Automotive
11 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (10.34%) MySQL
11 3 (10.34%) Perl
11 3 (10.34%) PHP
11 3 (10.34%) Python
11 3 (10.34%) VB
11 3 (10.34%) OOP
11 3 (10.34%) OO
12 2 (6.90%) MS Excel

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 6 (20.69%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.34%) Automotive
3 2 (6.90%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.79%) XML
3 4 (13.79%) HTML
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Computer Science
2 8 (27.59%) Mathematics
3 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Android
1 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
2 3 (10.34%) OOP
2 3 (10.34%) OO
3 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
3 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.90%) UML
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.45%) CRM
4 1 (3.45%) MVC
4 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) SQL
2 13 (44.83%) VB.NET
3 10 (34.48%) C#
4 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) Perl
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
5 3 (10.34%) Python
5 3 (10.34%) VB
6 2 (6.90%) C++
6 2 (6.90%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Degree
2 7 (24.14%) PhD
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Tableau
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + bens including pension & share opt
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27500 per annum + pension, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago