The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Halifax region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank - 35 18
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 0 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax - 1.83% 10.80%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.91% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 23
Average salary - £20,500 £20,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-2.12% -
Job Titles Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
342 157 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 91.20% 95.73% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 283 116 164
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Graduate
West Yorkshire

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 13 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Asset Management
3 4 (36.36%) Spring
3 4 (36.36%) J2EE
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (36.36%) OOD
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) J2EE
1 4 (36.36%) XML
1 4 (36.36%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) OOA/OOD
1 4 (36.36%) OO
1 4 (36.36%) OOD
1 4 (36.36%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft