The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 159 137 123
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 54 47 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.08% 1.26% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.33% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 53 44 43
Average salary £21,000 £21,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% -6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £18,300 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £24,000 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
Graduate
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 West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4823 3534 3708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.77% 94.87% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3761 2826 3109
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Graduate
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Graduate Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Graduate
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Graduate
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
Leeds -7 47 £21,250 -1.16% 3
Bradford -19 4 £18,000 -10.00%
Halifax -7 3 £18,000 -16.27% 1
Wakefield - 3 £18,000 -
Huddersfield +6 2 £18,000 -20.00%
Brighouse +1 2 £18,000 -28.00%
Wetherby - 2 £22,500 -
Graduate
Yorkshire

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 75 (65.22%) Degree
2 73 (63.48%) C#
3 71 (61.74%) .NET
4 50 (43.48%) SQL Server
5 46 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (36.52%) ASP.NET
7 33 (28.70%) Java
7 33 (28.70%) SQL
8 29 (25.22%) HTML
8 29 (25.22%) Computer Science
9 24 (20.87%) CSS
10 23 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 17 (14.78%) .NET Framework
11 17 (14.78%) Mathematics
11 17 (14.78%) Mentoring
12 16 (13.91%) T-SQL
13 15 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (12.17%) J2EE
14 14 (12.17%) Microsoft
14 14 (12.17%) jQuery
14 14 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (11.30%) Visual Studio
15 13 (11.30%) Finance
16 12 (10.43%) C++
16 12 (10.43%) PHP
17 10 (8.70%) OO
17 10 (8.70%) MS Excel
17 10 (8.70%) WinForms
18 9 (7.83%) VB.NET
18 9 (7.83%) VSS/SourceSafe

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (5.22%) CMS
2 5 (4.35%) Drupal
2 5 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.35%) Node.js
2 5 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.87%) SAS
3 1 (0.87%) Apache
3 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.87%) WordPress
3 1 (0.87%) Joomla!
Applications
1 10 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.35%) MS Office
3 2 (1.74%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.87%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.83%) Force.com
1 9 (7.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) HTTP
1 5 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.48%) MySQL
5 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (11.30%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.61%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.87%) ProC
4 1 (0.87%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 13 (11.30%) Finance
2 9 (7.83%) Games
3 4 (3.48%) Law
3 4 (3.48%) Legal
4 2 (1.74%) Banking
4 2 (1.74%) Retail
4 2 (1.74%) Marketing
5 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (61.74%) .NET
2 42 (36.52%) ASP.NET
3 29 (25.22%) HTML
4 24 (20.87%) CSS
5 17 (14.78%) .NET Framework
6 14 (12.17%) jQuery
6 14 (12.17%) J2EE
7 10 (8.70%) WinForms
8 9 (7.83%) Java EE
9 8 (6.96%) XML
10 7 (6.09%) HTML5
11 5 (4.35%) XSD
11 5 (4.35%) SOAP
12 3 (2.61%) Web Services
12 3 (2.61%) Ajax
12 3 (2.61%) WPF
12 3 (2.61%) Django
13 2 (1.74%) GWT
13 2 (1.74%) Middleware
13 2 (1.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.22%) Computer Science
2 17 (14.78%) Mathematics
3 14 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.35%) Statistics
4 5 (4.35%) Social Media
5 2 (1.74%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.74%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.87%) Neural Network
6 1 (0.87%) LIMS
6 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.87%) Chemistry
6 1 (0.87%) Biology
6 1 (0.87%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.87%) UNIX
1 1 (0.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (14.78%) Mentoring
3 10 (8.70%) OO
4 9 (7.83%) MVC
5 8 (6.96%) TDD
5 8 (6.96%) Software Engineering
5 8 (6.96%) Game Development
6 7 (6.09%) Web Application Development
6 7 (6.09%) B2B
6 7 (6.09%) B2C
7 6 (5.22%) Unit Testing
8 5 (4.35%) Manual Testing
8 5 (4.35%) UML
8 5 (4.35%) Extreme Programming
8 5 (4.35%) Web Development
9 4 (3.48%) Performance Testing
9 4 (3.48%) Project Management
9 4 (3.48%) Workflow
9 4 (3.48%) Automation Testing
10 3 (2.61%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (63.48%) C#
2 33 (28.70%) Java
2 33 (28.70%) SQL
3 23 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.91%) T-SQL
5 12 (10.43%) PHP
5 12 (10.43%) C++
6 9 (7.83%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.48%) VBA
7 4 (3.48%) Python
8 3 (2.61%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.87%) C
9 1 (0.87%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.87%) R
9 1 (0.87%) Perl
9 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 75 (65.22%) Degree
2 2 (1.74%) PhD
2 2 (1.74%) CCNA
2 2 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) Basel II
Vendors
1 14 (12.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.35%) Oracle
3 4 (3.48%) Metastorm
4 2 (1.74%) Google
5 1 (0.87%) Facebook
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