The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 116 126 101
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 66 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.74% 1.15% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.20% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 56 31 38
Average salary £22,750 £22,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-2.12% -
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3667 2673 2368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.65% 96.01% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2952 2178 2037
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Graduate
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 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 56 (50.45%) Java
2 50 (45.05%) .NET
2 50 (45.05%) Degree
3 47 (42.34%) C#
4 38 (34.23%) HTML
5 35 (31.53%) SQL Server
5 35 (31.53%) J2EE
6 30 (27.03%) CSS
7 28 (25.23%) SQL
8 25 (22.52%) JavaScript
9 23 (20.72%) ASP.NET
10 22 (19.82%) Computer Science
11 17 (15.32%) OO
12 16 (14.41%) jQuery
13 15 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (12.61%) .NET Framework
14 14 (12.61%) Java EE
14 14 (12.61%) Force.com
14 14 (12.61%) SaaS
14 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
14 14 (12.61%) Games
14 14 (12.61%) XML
14 14 (12.61%) T-SQL
14 14 (12.61%) Game Development
15 13 (11.71%) HTML5
16 12 (10.81%) Visual Studio
16 12 (10.81%) WinForms
17 11 (9.91%) PHP
17 11 (9.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (9.91%) Web Development

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.80%) WordPress
2 2 (1.80%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (9.01%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.11%) Photoshop
2 9 (8.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.61%) Force.com
1 14 (12.61%) SaaS
2 2 (1.80%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.11%) FTP
2 3 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (31.53%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (9.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (8.11%) MySQL
5 5 (4.50%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 12 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (12.61%) Games
2 9 (8.11%) Advertising
3 7 (6.31%) Finance
4 6 (5.41%) Legal
5 5 (4.50%) Law
6 3 (2.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (45.05%) .NET
2 38 (34.23%) HTML
3 35 (31.53%) J2EE
4 30 (27.03%) CSS
5 23 (20.72%) ASP.NET
6 16 (14.41%) jQuery
7 14 (12.61%) .NET Framework
7 14 (12.61%) Java EE
7 14 (12.61%) XML
8 13 (11.71%) HTML5
9 12 (10.81%) WinForms
10 8 (7.21%) Flash
11 6 (5.41%) JSP
11 6 (5.41%) Servlets
12 5 (4.50%) XSL
13 4 (3.60%) Ajax
13 4 (3.60%) J2SE
14 3 (2.70%) Grails
15 1 (0.90%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.82%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.11%) Video Editing
3 8 (7.21%) Animation
4 4 (3.60%) Open Source
5 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.80%) Social Media
7 1 (0.90%) FMCG
7 1 (0.90%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.32%) OO
2 14 (12.61%) Game Development
3 11 (9.91%) Web Development
4 6 (5.41%) Migration
5 5 (4.50%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (4.50%) Data Migration
6 4 (3.60%) Software Testing
7 3 (2.70%) ITIL
7 3 (2.70%) Service Management
7 3 (2.70%) Workflow
7 3 (2.70%) Business Analysis
7 3 (2.70%) Logistics
7 3 (2.70%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (1.80%) Web Application Development
8 2 (1.80%) Unit Testing
8 2 (1.80%) Software Engineering
8 2 (1.80%) Change Management
8 2 (1.80%) Scrum
8 2 (1.80%) ETL
8 2 (1.80%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 56 (50.45%) Java
2 47 (42.34%) C#
3 28 (25.23%) SQL
4 25 (22.52%) JavaScript
5 14 (12.61%) T-SQL
6 11 (9.91%) PHP
7 9 (8.11%) ActionScript
8 7 (6.31%) C++
9 3 (2.70%) COBOL
9 3 (2.70%) VBA
9 3 (2.70%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.70%) Smalltalk
10 1 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 50 (45.05%) Degree
2 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.70%) Metastorm
3 2 (1.80%) Google
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle
4 1 (0.90%) Wyse
4 1 (0.90%) Computacenter
Leeds, West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Prism Digital
Salary: £22000 per annum + car, laptop, mobile, hotel
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Aspire Data Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £23000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago