The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 56 46 56
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 24 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.20% 2.31% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 2.39% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 15
Average salary £24,000 £19,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £17,900 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -4.25%
Graduate
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
721 418 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.26% 96.76% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 610 358 580
Average salary £36,000 £34,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Graduate
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Sheffield

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 20 (57.14%) Degree
2 18 (51.43%) SQL
3 17 (48.57%) Java
4 12 (34.29%) C#
4 12 (34.29%) Computer Science
5 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
5 11 (31.43%) XML
5 11 (31.43%) Eclipse
6 10 (28.57%) Hibernate
6 10 (28.57%) Banking
7 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (25.71%) PHP
8 8 (22.86%) PL/SQL
8 8 (22.86%) HTML
8 8 (22.86%) Ant
8 8 (22.86%) JBoss
8 8 (22.86%) Swing
8 8 (22.86%) SOAP
8 8 (22.86%) Web Services
8 8 (22.86%) WebLogic
8 8 (22.86%) Retail Banking
8 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
8 8 (22.86%) Retail
8 8 (22.86%) Java EE
8 8 (22.86%) RESTful
9 7 (20.00%) .NET
9 7 (20.00%) C
10 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
10 6 (17.14%) CSS
11 5 (14.29%) SOA

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 8 (22.86%) WebLogic
1 8 (22.86%) JBoss
1 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Eclipse
2 8 (22.86%) Ant
3 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (28.57%) Banking
2 8 (22.86%) Retail
2 8 (22.86%) Retail Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) XML
2 10 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 8 (22.86%) HTML
3 8 (22.86%) SOAP
3 8 (22.86%) Web Services
3 8 (22.86%) Swing
3 8 (22.86%) Java EE
3 8 (22.86%) RESTful
4 7 (20.00%) .NET
5 6 (17.14%) CSS
6 2 (5.71%) jQuery
6 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.71%) Spring
6 2 (5.71%) Ajax
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Economics
3 2 (5.71%) Graphic Design
3 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
2 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.29%) SOA
4 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
4 3 (8.57%) OO
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Security Testing
5 2 (5.71%) OOP
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.71%) MVC
5 2 (5.71%) Workflow
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.71%) Scrum
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.71%) CAD
5 2 (5.71%) CAE
5 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) SQL
2 17 (48.57%) Java
3 12 (34.29%) C#
4 9 (25.71%) PHP
5 8 (22.86%) PL/SQL
6 7 (20.00%) C
7 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
8 4 (11.43%) C++
9 3 (8.57%) Lua
10 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
11 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Kofax
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
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