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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 156 129 115
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 14 54 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.43% 1.48% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 1.52% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12 47 25
Average salary £26,950 £22,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
3160 3543 2541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.55% 97.15% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2498 2889 2052
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 22 May 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Leeds

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 33 (73.33%) .NET
2 32 (71.11%) Degree
3 25 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 25 (55.56%) C#
4 20 (44.44%) Java
4 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
7 16 (35.56%) HTML
8 15 (33.33%) SQL
9 14 (31.11%) Mathematics
10 13 (28.89%) Visual Studio
11 12 (26.67%) Software Engineering
12 11 (24.44%) MVC
13 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
13 10 (22.22%) Computer Science
14 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
14 9 (20.00%) C++
15 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
16 7 (15.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 7 (15.56%) XML
16 7 (15.56%) XSD
16 7 (15.56%) UML
16 7 (15.56%) AngularJS
17 6 (13.33%) Finance
17 6 (13.33%) Coaching
18 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
18 5 (11.11%) Oracle
18 5 (11.11%) CSS
18 5 (11.11%) jQuery

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (73.33%) .NET
2 25 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 16 (35.56%) HTML
4 7 (15.56%) XML
4 7 (15.56%) XSD
4 7 (15.56%) AngularJS
5 5 (11.11%) CSS
5 5 (11.11%) jQuery
6 4 (8.89%) WPF
6 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (8.89%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (8.89%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (6.67%) HTML5
8 2 (4.44%) Silverlight
8 2 (4.44%) CSS3
9 1 (2.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (2.22%) WinForms
9 1 (2.22%) J2EE
9 1 (2.22%) ADO
9 1 (2.22%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Mathematics
2 10 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.11%) Statistics
4 1 (2.22%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.22%) Economics
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Open Source
4 1 (2.22%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (2.22%) Physics
4 1 (2.22%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 11 (24.44%) MVC
4 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
6 7 (15.56%) UML
7 6 (13.33%) Coaching
8 4 (8.89%) Pay per click
8 4 (8.89%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (8.89%) Product Management
8 4 (8.89%) Analytics
8 4 (8.89%) OO
8 4 (8.89%) Marketing Strategy
9 3 (6.67%) Android Development
9 3 (6.67%) Web Application Development
10 2 (4.44%) Web Development
10 2 (4.44%) Software Testing
10 2 (4.44%) TDD
11 1 (2.22%) Software Delivery
11 1 (2.22%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) C#
2 20 (44.44%) Java
3 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
4 15 (33.33%) SQL
5 9 (20.00%) C++
6 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.67%) PHP
7 3 (6.67%) C
8 1 (2.22%) Python
8 1 (2.22%) R
8 1 (2.22%) Lua
8 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (71.11%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) Sitecore
4 2 (4.44%) BT
5 1 (2.22%) LexisNexis
5 1 (2.22%) Apple
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) Xamarin
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