The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire 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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 68 87 41
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 6 6 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.81% 0.65% 4.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.67% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 34
Average salary £17,500 £21,750 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.54% -19.44%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -2.12%
Graduate
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
720 902 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.69% 96.99% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 602 766 614
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Graduate
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Graduate
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +17 2 - - 2
Hinckley - 2 - -
Graduate
East Midlands

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) Six Sigma
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Statistics
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Statistics
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Six Sigma
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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