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

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 73 69 87
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 2 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.28% 0.73% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.73% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 10
Average salary £23,250 £17,500 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.85% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,050 £17,500 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £17,500 £25,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +2.17%
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
693 682 814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 96.12% 99.42% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 597 545 693
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016. 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 - 1 £28,500 - 1
Loughborough - 1 £18,000 -
Graduate
East Midlands

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) jQuery
6 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
6 3 (23.08%) PHP
6 3 (23.08%) MySQL
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
7 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (15.38%) Twitter
7 2 (15.38%) CQRS
7 2 (15.38%) REST
7 2 (15.38%) Java
7 2 (15.38%) MS Office
7 2 (15.38%) OO
7 2 (15.38%) ERP
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) Spring
7 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) Ext JS
7 2 (15.38%) JPA
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 2 (15.38%) Ext JS
4 2 (15.38%) JPA
4 2 (15.38%) REST
4 2 (15.38%) Spring
4 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) CQRS
2 2 (15.38%) ERP
2 2 (15.38%) OO
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Twitter
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