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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 125 134 115
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 53 59 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.52% 1.60% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.65% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 33 57 23
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £20,000 £17,700
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,900 £22,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
3344 3579 2452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.82% 97.23% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2639 2826 1869
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Leeds

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 45 (71.43%) Degree
2 41 (65.08%) .NET
3 38 (60.32%) ASP.NET
4 37 (58.73%) HTML
5 36 (57.14%) C#
6 30 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (44.44%) SQL
8 26 (41.27%) SQL Server
9 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
10 23 (36.51%) Java
10 23 (36.51%) Software Engineering
11 22 (34.92%) Mentoring
12 15 (23.81%) WPF
12 15 (23.81%) CSS
13 14 (22.22%) Scrum
13 14 (22.22%) Computer Science
13 14 (22.22%) HTML5
14 12 (19.05%) Apache Flex
14 12 (19.05%) Retail
14 12 (19.05%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (19.05%) NHS
15 11 (17.46%) MVC
16 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
16 10 (15.87%) PHP
16 10 (15.87%) T-SQL
17 9 (14.29%) Visual Studio
17 9 (14.29%) E-Commerce
17 9 (14.29%) Coaching
17 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
18 8 (12.70%) AngularJS

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (41.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.17%) SQLite
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 12 (19.05%) Pharmaceutical
1 12 (19.05%) Retail
2 7 (11.11%) Marketing
3 4 (6.35%) Finance
4 2 (3.17%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (65.08%) .NET
2 38 (60.32%) ASP.NET
3 37 (58.73%) HTML
4 15 (23.81%) WPF
4 15 (23.81%) CSS
5 14 (22.22%) HTML5
6 12 (19.05%) Apache Flex
7 8 (12.70%) jQuery
7 8 (12.70%) AngularJS
8 6 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (7.94%) WinForms
10 3 (4.76%) .NET Framework
10 3 (4.76%) XML
11 2 (3.17%) XSD
11 2 (3.17%) iOS SDK
11 2 (3.17%) WCF
11 2 (3.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 1 (1.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 12 (19.05%) NHS
3 8 (12.70%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.76%) Statistics
5 2 (3.17%) Animation
5 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.59%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.59%) Economics
6 1 (1.59%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (1.59%) Physics
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.59%) User Experience
6 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.76%) Windows
3 2 (3.17%) Android
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (36.51%) Software Engineering
3 22 (34.92%) Mentoring
4 14 (22.22%) Scrum
5 11 (17.46%) MVC
6 9 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 9 (14.29%) Coaching
7 7 (11.11%) OO
8 6 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (9.52%) Product Management
9 5 (7.94%) Web Application Development
10 4 (6.35%) SDLC
11 2 (3.17%) Analytics
11 2 (3.17%) Android Development
11 2 (3.17%) iOS Development
11 2 (3.17%) Online Marketing
11 2 (3.17%) UML
11 2 (3.17%) Software Testing
12 1 (1.59%) Pay per click
12 1 (1.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (57.14%) C#
2 28 (44.44%) SQL
3 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
4 23 (36.51%) Java
5 10 (15.87%) T-SQL
5 10 (15.87%) PHP
6 5 (7.94%) C
7 4 (6.35%) C++
8 3 (4.76%) VBA
9 1 (1.59%) Lua
9 1 (1.59%) R
Qualifications
1 45 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle
2 6 (9.52%) Google
2 6 (9.52%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.17%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.17%) Apple
3 2 (3.17%) Yahoo!
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco
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