The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 145 126 112
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 39 35 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.03% 1.25% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.30% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 34 31 31
Average salary £21,000 £21,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £24,000 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
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 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
3675 2687 2689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.86% 95.83% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2815 2193 2244
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Graduate
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Leeds

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Leeds

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 65 (72.22%) Degree
2 60 (66.67%) C#
3 59 (65.56%) .NET
4 40 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 38 (42.22%) ASP.NET
6 36 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (30.00%) Java
8 26 (28.89%) SQL
9 25 (27.78%) HTML
10 20 (22.22%) Computer Science
10 20 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 20 (22.22%) CSS
11 15 (16.67%) Mathematics
11 15 (16.67%) .NET Framework
12 13 (14.44%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (13.33%) Visual Studio
13 12 (13.33%) PHP
13 12 (13.33%) T-SQL
14 11 (12.22%) C++
14 11 (12.22%) jQuery
14 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (11.11%) Mentoring
15 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
16 9 (10.00%) MVC
16 9 (10.00%) MS Excel
17 8 (8.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 8 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 8 (8.89%) TDD
18 7 (7.78%) Software Engineering
18 7 (7.78%) VB.NET

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (6.67%) CMS
2 5 (5.56%) Drupal
2 5 (5.56%) Node.js
2 5 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.22%) Apache
5 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.11%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) MS Office
3 2 (2.22%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Force.com
1 5 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) HTTP
1 5 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.56%) MySQL
4 5 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.11%) ProC
4 1 (1.11%) Subversion
4 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.11%) Bazaar
4 1 (1.11%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 6 (6.67%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Games
3 3 (3.33%) Law
3 3 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Retail
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (65.56%) .NET
2 38 (42.22%) ASP.NET
3 25 (27.78%) HTML
4 20 (22.22%) CSS
5 15 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 11 (12.22%) jQuery
7 7 (7.78%) HTML5
8 6 (6.67%) J2EE
9 5 (5.56%) SOAP
9 5 (5.56%) Java EE
9 5 (5.56%) XML
9 5 (5.56%) XSD
9 5 (5.56%) WinForms
10 3 (3.33%) WPF
10 3 (3.33%) Django
11 2 (2.22%) GWT
11 2 (2.22%) Flash
11 2 (2.22%) Web Services
12 1 (1.11%) Struts
12 1 (1.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 15 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.56%) Social Media
5 4 (4.44%) Statistics
6 1 (1.11%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.11%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.22%) UNIX
1 2 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 9 (10.00%) MVC
4 8 (8.89%) TDD
5 7 (7.78%) Software Engineering
5 7 (7.78%) B2B
5 7 (7.78%) B2C
5 7 (7.78%) Web Application Development
6 6 (6.67%) OO
7 5 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.56%) UML
7 5 (5.56%) Extreme Programming
7 5 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 4 (4.44%) Manual Testing
8 4 (4.44%) Performance Testing
8 4 (4.44%) Game Development
8 4 (4.44%) Automation Testing
9 3 (3.33%) Time Management
9 3 (3.33%) Workflow
9 3 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (66.67%) C#
2 27 (30.00%) Java
3 26 (28.89%) SQL
4 20 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 12 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 12 (13.33%) PHP
6 11 (12.22%) C++
7 7 (7.78%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.44%) Python
9 3 (3.33%) ActionScript
9 3 (3.33%) VBA
10 1 (1.11%) PHP5
10 1 (1.11%) C
10 1 (1.11%) Perl
10 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 65 (72.22%) Degree
2 2 (2.22%) PhD
2 2 (2.22%) CCNA
2 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) Basel II
Vendors
1 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.33%) Metastorm
2 3 (3.33%) Oracle
3 2 (2.22%) Google
4 1 (1.11%) Facebook
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