The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 34 21 34
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.52% 7.18% 3.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 7.83% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 8
Average salary £21,500 £20,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -2.43%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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 Halifax 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
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
191 166 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 98.96% 91.71% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 164 130 192
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Graduate
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Halifax

Graduate
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) OOD
1 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Spring

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) OOD
1 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA