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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 80 84 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.13% 1.56% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 1.61% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 11
Average salary £21,000 £19,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -25.49%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
741 869 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 96.99% 96.88% 98.31%
Number of salaries quoted 583 758 631
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,775 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £49,800 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 11 (78.57%) C#
3 10 (71.43%) HTML
4 9 (64.29%) .NET
4 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
4 9 (64.29%) CSS
4 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
5 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
5 5 (35.71%) XML
5 5 (35.71%) OO
6 4 (28.57%) WPF
6 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
7 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) Java
8 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
8 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 2 (14.29%) Internet
8 2 (14.29%) Marketing
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (7.14%) Ajax

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) XML
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 4 (28.57%) WPF
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Software Licensing
5 1 (7.14%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VBScript
5 1 (7.14%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
5 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) HNC
2 1 (7.14%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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