The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 69 92 88
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 9 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.12% 0.76% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.78% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 14
Median salary £22,500 £21,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -27.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £21,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
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
775 1025 1130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.51% 97.43% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 689 903 974
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +8 6 £22,500 +4.65%
Luton +14 3 £22,500 +4.65% 3
Leighton Buzzard - 2 £25,125 - 2
Graduate
East of England

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 11 (73.33%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (26.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (26.67%) Intranet
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (26.67%) Line Management
4 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
4 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) Retail
5 3 (20.00%) C++
6 2 (13.33%) Business Development
6 2 (13.33%) B2B
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) MFC
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (13.33%) Games
6 2 (13.33%) Banking

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Intranet
2 1 (6.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Games
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) MFC
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (13.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Physics
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Line Management
2 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (26.67%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) B2B
3 2 (13.33%) Business Development
3 2 (13.33%) Image Processing
3 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) OOP
4 1 (6.67%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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