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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 128 128 92
Rank change year-on-year
0 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 54 27 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.43% 1.04% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.09% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 53 23 49
Average salary £22,500 £20,750 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -9.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £17,700 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,900 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
3644 2485 2678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.66% 95.50% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2808 1914 2192
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Leeds

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 73 (68.22%) C#
2 72 (67.29%) .NET
3 67 (62.62%) Degree
4 51 (47.66%) SQL Server
5 42 (39.25%) ASP.NET
6 34 (31.78%) SQL
7 33 (30.84%) Java
8 28 (26.17%) HTML
9 26 (24.30%) Computer Science
10 21 (19.63%) JavaScript
10 21 (19.63%) CSS
11 19 (17.76%) .NET Framework
11 19 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (15.89%) Microsoft
12 17 (15.89%) J2EE
12 17 (15.89%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (14.95%) T-SQL
14 15 (14.02%) Mathematics
15 13 (12.15%) WinForms
15 13 (12.15%) Visual Studio
15 13 (12.15%) jQuery
16 12 (11.21%) C++
16 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
17 11 (10.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 10 (9.35%) OO
19 9 (8.41%) MS Office
19 9 (8.41%) VB.NET
19 9 (8.41%) Games
19 9 (8.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 9 (8.41%) Java EE

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (6.54%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.67%) CMS
2 5 (4.67%) Drupal
2 5 (4.67%) Node.js
2 5 (4.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.93%) Apache
3 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.41%) Force.com
1 9 (8.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) HTTP
1 5 (4.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (47.66%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (8.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (4.67%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.93%) MySQL
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Visual Studio
2 11 (10.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.80%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.93%) ProC
4 1 (0.93%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 9 (8.41%) Games
2 8 (7.48%) Finance
3 5 (4.67%) Law
3 5 (4.67%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (67.29%) .NET
2 42 (39.25%) ASP.NET
3 28 (26.17%) HTML
4 21 (19.63%) CSS
5 19 (17.76%) .NET Framework
6 17 (15.89%) J2EE
7 13 (12.15%) WinForms
7 13 (12.15%) jQuery
8 9 (8.41%) Java EE
9 7 (6.54%) XML
10 5 (4.67%) XSD
10 5 (4.67%) SOAP
10 5 (4.67%) HTML5
11 3 (2.80%) Django
11 3 (2.80%) WPF
12 2 (1.87%) GWT
12 2 (1.87%) JSP
12 2 (1.87%) Servlets
12 2 (1.87%) XSL
12 2 (1.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.30%) Computer Science
2 15 (14.02%) Mathematics
3 5 (4.67%) Social Media
4 4 (3.74%) Statistics
5 1 (0.93%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.93%) UNIX
1 1 (0.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (9.35%) OO
3 9 (8.41%) Game Development
4 7 (6.54%) Unit Testing
4 7 (6.54%) MVC
4 7 (6.54%) TDD
4 7 (6.54%) Software Engineering
5 6 (5.61%) B2B
5 6 (5.61%) B2C
5 6 (5.61%) Workflow
5 6 (5.61%) Web Application Development
6 5 (4.67%) Web Development
6 5 (4.67%) UML
6 5 (4.67%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (3.74%) Performance Testing
7 4 (3.74%) Manual Testing
7 4 (3.74%) Automation Testing
8 3 (2.80%) Migration
9 2 (1.87%) Scrum
9 2 (1.87%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 73 (68.22%) C#
2 34 (31.78%) SQL
3 33 (30.84%) Java
4 21 (19.63%) JavaScript
5 16 (14.95%) T-SQL
6 12 (11.21%) C++
7 9 (8.41%) VB.NET
8 8 (7.48%) PHP
9 6 (5.61%) VBA
10 4 (3.74%) Python
11 1 (0.93%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.93%) C
11 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.93%) VB
11 1 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 67 (62.62%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) PhD
2 2 (1.87%) CCNA
2 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) QA
1 2 (1.87%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (15.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.61%) Metastorm
3 2 (1.87%) Google
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle
4 1 (0.93%) Wyse
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