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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 152 116 125
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 28 58 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.77% 1.71% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.77% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 14 44 29
Average salary £21,500 £21,500 £21,500
90% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £19,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £25,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +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
3576 3269 2770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.81% 96.29% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2894 2557 2293
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 36 (61.02%) Degree
2 34 (57.63%) .NET
3 32 (54.24%) Java
4 29 (49.15%) C#
5 24 (40.68%) ASP.NET
6 19 (32.20%) HTML
7 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
8 14 (23.73%) E-Commerce
9 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
10 12 (20.34%) SQL
10 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (20.34%) Software Engineering
11 11 (18.64%) Mathematics
11 11 (18.64%) Visual Studio
11 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
12 10 (16.95%) MVC
12 10 (16.95%) PHP
12 10 (16.95%) Computer Science
13 8 (13.56%) C++
14 7 (11.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 7 (11.86%) CSS
14 7 (11.86%) XML
14 7 (11.86%) XSD
14 7 (11.86%) UML
15 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (10.17%) MySQL
16 5 (8.47%) Windows
16 5 (8.47%) Finance
16 5 (8.47%) TDD
17 4 (6.78%) Pay per click

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (5.08%) Apache
2 1 (1.69%) CMS
2 1 (1.69%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Force.com
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) MySQL
3 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.69%) Subversion
3 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.69%) Bazaar
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Games
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (57.63%) .NET
2 24 (40.68%) ASP.NET
3 19 (32.20%) HTML
4 7 (11.86%) CSS
4 7 (11.86%) XML
4 7 (11.86%) XSD
5 4 (6.78%) jQuery
5 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (6.78%) HTML5
6 2 (3.39%) CSS3
6 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.39%) WPF
6 2 (3.39%) Silverlight
6 2 (3.39%) Flash
6 2 (3.39%) J2EE
6 2 (3.39%) LAMP
7 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.69%) Java EE
7 1 (1.69%) ADO
7 1 (1.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Mathematics
2 10 (16.95%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.78%) Statistics
5 3 (5.08%) Open Source
6 1 (1.69%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.39%) Android
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) E-Commerce
2 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.34%) Software Engineering
3 10 (16.95%) MVC
4 7 (11.86%) UML
5 5 (8.47%) TDD
6 4 (6.78%) Pay per click
6 4 (6.78%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (6.78%) Marketing Strategy
6 4 (6.78%) Analytics
7 3 (5.08%) Time Management
7 3 (5.08%) Web Development
7 3 (5.08%) OO
8 2 (3.39%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.39%) Android Development
9 1 (1.69%) Web Application Development
9 1 (1.69%) Business Development
9 1 (1.69%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.69%) Business Process Improvement
9 1 (1.69%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 32 (54.24%) Java
2 29 (49.15%) C#
3 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
4 12 (20.34%) SQL
5 10 (16.95%) PHP
6 8 (13.56%) C++
7 4 (6.78%) VB.NET
8 3 (5.08%) Python
9 2 (3.39%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.69%) Perl
10 1 (1.69%) Ruby
10 1 (1.69%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 36 (61.02%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) BT
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) Facebook
3 1 (1.69%) LexisNexis
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