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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 158 148 132
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 26 36 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.78% 1.03% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.05% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 38
Average salary £22,000 £21,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £18,850
10% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £25,500 £24,300
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
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
3212 3434 3235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.40% 98.14% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2693 2799 2498
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 52 (69.33%) Degree
2 33 (44.00%) HTML
2 33 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 27 (36.00%) C#
3 27 (36.00%) Software Engineering
4 24 (32.00%) Java
5 23 (30.67%) SQL
6 22 (29.33%) Microsoft
6 22 (29.33%) Computer Science
7 21 (28.00%) .NET
8 20 (26.67%) ASP.NET
9 17 (22.67%) Marketing
10 16 (21.33%) PHP
11 15 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
12 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
12 14 (18.67%) MS Office
13 13 (17.33%) Retail
14 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
14 12 (16.00%) Windows
15 11 (14.67%) Mathematics
15 11 (14.67%) Mentoring
16 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
17 9 (12.00%) Scrum
17 9 (12.00%) Apache Flex
17 9 (12.00%) WPF
17 9 (12.00%) HTML5
18 8 (10.67%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (10.67%) NHS
19 7 (9.33%) MS Exchange

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (9.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (18.67%) MS Office
2 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) AdWords
1 2 (2.67%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) MySQL
3 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Selenium
2 5 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (22.67%) Marketing
2 13 (17.33%) Retail
3 8 (10.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (8.00%) Finance
5 5 (6.67%) Local Government
5 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (5.33%) Games
7 1 (1.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (44.00%) HTML
2 21 (28.00%) .NET
3 20 (26.67%) ASP.NET
4 9 (12.00%) Apache Flex
4 9 (12.00%) HTML5
4 9 (12.00%) WPF
5 7 (9.33%) CSS
6 4 (5.33%) XML
6 4 (5.33%) XSD
7 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.67%) WinForms
9 1 (1.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.33%) Computer Science
2 11 (14.67%) Mathematics
3 8 (10.67%) NHS
4 5 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.67%) Statistics
6 1 (1.33%) Blog
6 1 (1.33%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Windows
2 7 (9.33%) Windows 7
2 7 (9.33%) Windows Server
2 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (14.67%) Mentoring
5 9 (12.00%) Scrum
6 6 (8.00%) Functional Programming
6 6 (8.00%) Process Improvement
7 5 (6.67%) Business Process Improvement
7 5 (6.67%) Coaching
7 5 (6.67%) ITIL
7 5 (6.67%) MVC
7 5 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.33%) Project Management
8 4 (5.33%) SDLC
8 4 (5.33%) UML
9 3 (4.00%) Document Management
9 3 (4.00%) Web Development
10 2 (2.67%) Business Analysis
10 2 (2.67%) Time Management
10 2 (2.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 33 (44.00%) JavaScript
2 27 (36.00%) C#
3 24 (32.00%) Java
4 23 (30.67%) SQL
5 16 (21.33%) PHP
6 4 (5.33%) C++
7 3 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (69.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) ISEB
2 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) SLA
2 4 (5.33%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.67%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 22 (29.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.67%) Citrix
2 5 (6.67%) Civica
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (2.67%) Google
3 2 (2.67%) Yahoo!
4 1 (1.33%) Facebook
4 1 (1.33%) Twitter
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