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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 71 78 60
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 5 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.71% 1.66% 3.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.72% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 16
Average salary £17,500 £22,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
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
688 815 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.04% 96.45% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 546 701 624
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 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,646 £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 26 January 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
Hinckley - 3 - -
Graduate
East Midlands

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (42.86%) Six Sigma
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Statistics
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) VBScript
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Statistics
1 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Six Sigma
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
Leicester
Searchability
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
The One Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago