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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 75 72 98
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 9 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.17% 0.90% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.93% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 3
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +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
734 966 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.20% 96.31% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 660 784 908
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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
(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 +13 7 £27,500 -
Luton +5 2 £28,000 +12.00% 2
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 14 (87.50%) Degree
2 13 (81.25%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Business Development
3 2 (12.50%) B2B
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (6.25%) Intranet
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) SaaS
4 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.25%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (12.50%) B2B
2 2 (12.50%) Business Development
3 1 (6.25%) API Development
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Line Management
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Microservices
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) Operations Management
3 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Degree
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