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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 64 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 9 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.24% 1.42% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.50% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 6
Average salary £22,500 £23,500 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +3.29%
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -
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
712 600 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 97.94% 94.64% 98.27%
Number of salaries quoted 639 543 508
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 3 July 2015, 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 15 (78.95%) Degree
2 7 (36.84%) jQuery
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
4 5 (26.32%) UML
4 5 (26.32%) RUP
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle
4 5 (26.32%) COBOL
4 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
4 5 (26.32%) Retail Banking
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) Banking
4 5 (26.32%) Retail
5 4 (21.05%) C#
5 4 (21.05%) .NET
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.79%) OO
6 3 (15.79%) MVC
6 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) Web Development
6 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
7 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
7 2 (10.53%) OO PHP
7 2 (10.53%) User Experience
7 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Software Testing

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) WebSpeed
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (26.32%) Banking
1 5 (26.32%) Retail
1 5 (26.32%) Retail Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
1 7 (36.84%) jQuery
2 6 (31.58%) CSS
3 4 (21.05%) .NET
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) HTML5
5 1 (5.26%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) UML
1 5 (26.32%) RUP
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (26.32%) TDD
2 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.79%) OO
2 3 (15.79%) Web Development
2 3 (15.79%) MVC
3 2 (10.53%) OO PHP
3 2 (10.53%) SDLC
3 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) COBOL
2 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
3 4 (21.05%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Progress
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