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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank - 76 55
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 0 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester - 1.61% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.65% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 3
Average salary - £22,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.11%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
369 547 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 98.93% 97.68% 99.09%
Number of salaries quoted 325 464 302
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,619
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (16.67%) HNC
4 1 (16.67%) HND
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
4 1 (16.67%) IT Asset Management

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
3 1 (16.67%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) HNC
2 1 (16.67%) HND