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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 58 67 74
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 13 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.88% 1.87% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 1.92% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 11
Average salary £20,750 £21,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.48% +13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,550 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £20,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
673 833 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.11% 97.43% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 524 725 606
Average salary £36,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.41% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 +6 7 £20,750 +0.72% 1
Loughborough +4 3 £18,000 -34.54%
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 2 £27,500 -
Graduate
East Midlands

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 13 (72.22%) Degree
2 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
2 11 (61.11%) C#
2 11 (61.11%) .NET
3 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) HTML
6 5 (27.78%) Java
6 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 5 (27.78%) CSS
6 5 (27.78%) jQuery
7 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (22.22%) MS Office
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) Retail
8 3 (16.67%) Service Management
8 3 (16.67%) MVC
8 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
8 3 (16.67%) MySQL
8 3 (16.67%) PHP
8 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 3 (16.67%) Internet
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
8 3 (16.67%) Marketing

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) PBX
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Retail
2 3 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) French Language
3 2 (11.11%) German Language
3 2 (11.11%) Italian Language
3 2 (11.11%) Spanish Language
4 1 (5.56%) Games
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 6 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (27.78%) jQuery
4 5 (27.78%) CSS
5 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (11.11%) HTML5
6 2 (11.11%) REST
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.11%) SOAP
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (11.11%) XML
7 1 (5.56%) Flash
7 1 (5.56%) OpenGL
7 1 (5.56%) DirectX
7 1 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
3 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) ERP
4 2 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) Logistics
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) C
6 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.56%) VB
6 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
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