The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 51 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 9 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.88% 1.05% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 1.08% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 3
Average salary £20,600 £19,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.64% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £18,300 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,700 £24,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Graduate
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
467 371 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.70% 97.63% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 410 336 366
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Graduate
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the Leicester region.

Graduate Salary Trend in Leicester

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 7 (53.85%) HTML
3 7 (53.85%) CSS
4 6 (46.15%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
5 5 (38.46%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
6 4 (30.77%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
7 2 (15.38%) Marketing
7 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 2 (15.38%) Internet
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
8 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 1 (7.69%) VBA
8 1 (7.69%) C++
8 1 (7.69%) J2EE
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
8 1 (7.69%) HNC
8 1 (7.69%) HND
8 1 (7.69%) J2SE
8 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
8 1 (7.69%) MVC
8 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (7.69%) PRINCE

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
1 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) J2SE
3 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
2 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) C#
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.69%) VBA
6 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) HNC
2 1 (7.69%) HND
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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