The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 58 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 8 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.55% 0.61% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 0.63% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 2
Average salary £20,000 £20,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -6.81%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Graduate
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bradford 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
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
509 320 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 98.83% 96.97% 83.54%
Number of salaries quoted 448 244 172
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Graduate
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Bradford

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (50.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Adobe
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Advertising
4 1 (12.50%) CMS
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) OO
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Email Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Display Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe