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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 139 133 104
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 47 25 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.23% 0.95% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.98% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 45 24 39
Average salary £21,000 £21,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% -6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £17,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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
3690 2539 2737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.88% 96.03% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2826 2000 2269
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 19 September 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Leeds

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 70 (68.63%) C#
2 69 (67.65%) .NET
3 67 (65.69%) Degree
4 46 (45.10%) SQL Server
5 42 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (40.20%) ASP.NET
7 30 (29.41%) SQL
8 28 (27.45%) Java
9 27 (26.47%) HTML
10 25 (24.51%) Computer Science
11 22 (21.57%) CSS
12 21 (20.59%) JavaScript
13 17 (16.67%) .NET Framework
14 15 (14.71%) Mathematics
14 15 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (14.71%) Mentoring
15 14 (13.73%) T-SQL
16 13 (12.75%) Visual Studio
17 12 (11.76%) C++
17 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
17 12 (11.76%) jQuery
18 11 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (10.78%) PHP
18 11 (10.78%) J2EE
19 10 (9.80%) MS Excel
19 10 (9.80%) WinForms
20 9 (8.82%) MVC
20 9 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 9 (8.82%) VB.NET
20 9 (8.82%) VSS/SourceSafe

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.88%) CMS
2 5 (4.90%) Drupal
2 5 (4.90%) Node.js
2 5 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.98%) WordPress
3 1 (0.98%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.98%) Apache
3 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.90%) MS Office
3 2 (1.96%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.84%) Force.com
1 8 (7.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) HTTP
1 5 (4.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (45.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (4.90%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.92%) MySQL
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (12.75%) Visual Studio
2 9 (8.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.98%) ProC
4 1 (0.98%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 8 (7.84%) Games
1 8 (7.84%) Finance
2 4 (3.92%) Law
2 4 (3.92%) Legal
3 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.98%) Banking
3 1 (0.98%) Retail
3 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (67.65%) .NET
2 41 (40.20%) ASP.NET
3 27 (26.47%) HTML
4 22 (21.57%) CSS
5 17 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 12 (11.76%) jQuery
7 11 (10.78%) J2EE
8 10 (9.80%) WinForms
9 8 (7.84%) Java EE
10 7 (6.86%) HTML5
11 5 (4.90%) XML
11 5 (4.90%) XSD
11 5 (4.90%) SOAP
12 3 (2.94%) WPF
12 3 (2.94%) Django
13 2 (1.96%) GWT
13 2 (1.96%) Web Services
13 2 (1.96%) Flash
14 1 (0.98%) XHTML
14 1 (0.98%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.51%) Computer Science
2 15 (14.71%) Mathematics
3 11 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.90%) Social Media
5 4 (3.92%) Statistics
6 1 (0.98%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.98%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.98%) UNIX
1 1 (0.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (14.71%) Mentoring
3 9 (8.82%) MVC
4 8 (7.84%) OO
4 8 (7.84%) TDD
4 8 (7.84%) Software Engineering
5 7 (6.86%) B2B
5 7 (6.86%) B2C
5 7 (6.86%) Game Development
5 7 (6.86%) Web Application Development
6 6 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 5 (4.90%) Web Development
7 5 (4.90%) UML
7 5 (4.90%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (3.92%) Workflow
8 4 (3.92%) Manual Testing
8 4 (3.92%) Performance Testing
8 4 (3.92%) Automation Testing
9 3 (2.94%) Scrum
10 2 (1.96%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 70 (68.63%) C#
2 30 (29.41%) SQL
3 28 (27.45%) Java
4 21 (20.59%) JavaScript
5 14 (13.73%) T-SQL
6 12 (11.76%) C++
7 11 (10.78%) PHP
8 9 (8.82%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.92%) VBA
9 4 (3.92%) Python
10 3 (2.94%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.98%) C
11 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.98%) VB
11 1 (0.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 67 (65.69%) Degree
2 2 (1.96%) PhD
2 2 (1.96%) CCNA
2 2 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) Basel II
Vendors
1 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.92%) Metastorm
3 2 (1.96%) Google
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle
4 1 (0.98%) Facebook
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