The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.23% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £18,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
Graduate
West 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 Wakefield 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
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
212 98 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 87.24% 98.00% 99.06%
Number of salaries quoted 136 88 95
Average salary £27,500 £37,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.67% +17.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Graduate
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Wakefield

Graduate
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) SLA