The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 172 151 152
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 11 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.30% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.16% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 8
Average salary £21,000 £21,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
Graduate Software Developer
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 Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3564 2548 2678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.56% 95.65% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2749 1971 2190
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Graduate Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Graduate Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Graduate Software Developer Salary Trend in Leeds

Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Graduate Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 17 (94.44%) C#
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 12 (66.67%) SQL
4 10 (55.56%) T-SQL
5 9 (50.00%) HTML
5 9 (50.00%) CSS
5 9 (50.00%) WinForms
5 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (44.44%) .NET Framework
7 7 (38.89%) jQuery
7 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
8 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 5 (27.78%) MS Office
9 5 (27.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (27.78%) VBA
9 5 (27.78%) Web Development
9 5 (27.78%) Workflow
9 5 (27.78%) Metastorm
9 5 (27.78%) Law
9 5 (27.78%) Legal
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (22.22%) Java
11 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 3 (16.67%) Eclipse

Graduate Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Graduate Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) ProC
3 1 (5.56%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 5 (27.78%) Law
1 5 (27.78%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 9 (50.00%) CSS
3 9 (50.00%) HTML
3 9 (50.00%) WinForms
4 8 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 7 (38.89%) jQuery
6 2 (11.11%) GWT
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
7 1 (5.56%) Ajax
7 1 (5.56%) Struts
7 1 (5.56%) J2EE
7 1 (5.56%) Struts2
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.56%) Apache Flex
7 1 (5.56%) WCF
7 1 (5.56%) WPF
7 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Workflow
2 5 (27.78%) Web Development
3 2 (11.11%) Refactoring
3 2 (11.11%) OOD
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) BDD
3 2 (11.11%) User Stories
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
3 2 (11.11%) Pair Programming
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) T-SQL
4 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (27.78%) VBA
6 4 (22.22%) Java
7 1 (5.56%) ActionScript
7 1 (5.56%) Perl
7 1 (5.56%) PHP
7 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.56%) Python
7 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Metastorm
3 2 (11.11%) Google
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle