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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 132 134 122
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 36 45 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.06% 1.36% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.41% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21 35 33
Average salary £22,000 £21,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,200 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
3304 3183 2843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.41% 96.08% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2690 2476 2412
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £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 28 January 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 43 (60.56%) .NET
1 43 (60.56%) Degree
2 40 (56.34%) C#
3 32 (45.07%) Java
4 30 (42.25%) ASP.NET
5 24 (33.80%) HTML
6 23 (32.39%) JavaScript
7 21 (29.58%) SQL Server
8 16 (22.54%) SQL
9 14 (19.72%) Visual Studio
9 14 (19.72%) Mathematics
10 13 (18.31%) Computer Science
10 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (18.31%) MVC
11 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
11 12 (16.90%) CSS
11 12 (16.90%) PHP
11 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
12 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
13 10 (14.08%) C++
14 7 (9.86%) Statistics
14 7 (9.86%) MySQL
14 7 (9.86%) VB.NET
14 7 (9.86%) XML
14 7 (9.86%) XSD
14 7 (9.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 7 (9.86%) UML
15 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (8.45%) Python
15 6 (8.45%) MS Excel

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (4.23%) Apache
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) CMS
2 1 (1.41%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Force.com
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.86%) MySQL
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.41%) Subversion
3 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.41%) Bazaar
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Marketing
3 1 (1.41%) Games
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (60.56%) .NET
2 30 (42.25%) ASP.NET
3 24 (33.80%) HTML
4 12 (16.90%) CSS
5 7 (9.86%) XML
5 7 (9.86%) XSD
6 5 (7.04%) jQuery
7 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (5.63%) HTML5
7 4 (5.63%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.23%) WPF
8 3 (4.23%) Silverlight
8 3 (4.23%) J2EE
9 2 (2.82%) LAMP
9 2 (2.82%) Flash
9 2 (2.82%) Django
9 2 (2.82%) CSS3
9 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Mathematics
2 13 (18.31%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.86%) Statistics
4 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.23%) Open Source
6 1 (1.41%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.41%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) Linux
3 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.82%) Android
3 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) MVC
1 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
3 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
4 7 (9.86%) UML
5 5 (7.04%) TDD
6 4 (5.63%) B2B
6 4 (5.63%) B2C
6 4 (5.63%) Pay per click
6 4 (5.63%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (5.63%) Marketing Strategy
6 4 (5.63%) Web Application Development
6 4 (5.63%) Analytics
7 3 (4.23%) Time Management
7 3 (4.23%) OO
8 2 (2.82%) Web Development
8 2 (2.82%) Android Development
9 1 (1.41%) Business Development
9 1 (1.41%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.41%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 40 (56.34%) C#
2 32 (45.07%) Java
3 23 (32.39%) JavaScript
4 16 (22.54%) SQL
5 12 (16.90%) PHP
6 10 (14.08%) C++
7 7 (9.86%) VB.NET
8 6 (8.45%) Python
9 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.82%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.82%) Perl
11 1 (1.41%) VB
11 1 (1.41%) Ruby
11 1 (1.41%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 43 (60.56%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle
3 2 (2.82%) BT
4 1 (1.41%) Facebook
4 1 (1.41%) LexisNexis
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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