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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 139 144 126
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 64 67 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.34% 1.38% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.42% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 44 65 38
Average salary £22,000 £22,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,000 £18,850
10% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £27,500 £24,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
4594 4726 3331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.19% 97.00% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3675 3751 2568
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Leeds +9 53 £22,500 - 6
Bradford -14 8 £20,000 -2.43%
Halifax -6 2 £18,000 -16.27%
Wetherby - 2 £19,000 -
Cleckheaton - 1 £20,500 -
Graduate
Yorkshire

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 57 (72.15%) Degree
2 48 (60.76%) .NET
3 43 (54.43%) C#
3 43 (54.43%) ASP.NET
4 40 (50.63%) HTML
5 32 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (36.71%) Software Engineering
6 29 (36.71%) SQL
6 29 (36.71%) SQL Server
7 28 (35.44%) JavaScript
8 25 (31.65%) Java
9 24 (30.38%) Mentoring
10 18 (22.78%) Computer Science
10 18 (22.78%) WPF
10 18 (22.78%) CSS
11 16 (20.25%) HTML5
12 15 (18.99%) MVC
12 15 (18.99%) Scrum
13 12 (15.19%) Retail
13 12 (15.19%) Apache Flex
13 12 (15.19%) Mathematics
13 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
13 12 (15.19%) NHS
13 12 (15.19%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
14 10 (12.66%) MS Office
14 10 (12.66%) T-SQL
14 10 (12.66%) PHP
15 9 (11.39%) C
15 9 (11.39%) Visual Studio

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (8.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.27%) SAS
2 1 (1.27%) CMS
2 1 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.66%) MS Office
3 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (36.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.53%) SQLite
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.27%) MySQL
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.27%) NUnit
3 1 (1.27%) Selenium
3 1 (1.27%) MSTest
3 1 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.27%) Moq
General
1 12 (15.19%) Pharmaceutical
1 12 (15.19%) Retail
2 8 (10.13%) Marketing
3 4 (5.06%) Finance
4 2 (2.53%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (60.76%) .NET
2 43 (54.43%) ASP.NET
3 40 (50.63%) HTML
4 18 (22.78%) WPF
4 18 (22.78%) CSS
5 16 (20.25%) HTML5
6 12 (15.19%) Apache Flex
7 9 (11.39%) jQuery
8 8 (10.13%) AngularJS
9 6 (7.59%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (7.59%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (7.59%) .NET Framework
9 6 (7.59%) WinForms
10 5 (6.33%) WCF
11 3 (3.80%) XML
11 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (2.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 2 (2.53%) Entity Framework
12 2 (2.53%) iOS SDK
12 2 (2.53%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) Computer Science
2 12 (15.19%) NHS
2 12 (15.19%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) Statistics
5 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.53%) Animation
5 2 (2.53%) Blog
5 2 (2.53%) iPhone
6 1 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.27%) Social Media
6 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.27%) User Experience
6 1 (1.27%) RIA
6 1 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.27%) Economics
6 1 (1.27%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.27%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (1.27%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.59%) Windows
2 5 (6.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.06%) Android
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.27%) UNIX
5 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (36.71%) Software Engineering
3 24 (30.38%) Mentoring
4 15 (18.99%) Scrum
4 15 (18.99%) MVC
5 9 (11.39%) E-Commerce
5 9 (11.39%) Coaching
6 8 (10.13%) Web Application Development
6 8 (10.13%) OO
7 7 (8.86%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (7.59%) Product Management
9 5 (6.33%) SDLC
10 3 (3.80%) Time Management
11 2 (2.53%) Analytics
11 2 (2.53%) Android Development
11 2 (2.53%) iOS Development
11 2 (2.53%) Online Marketing
11 2 (2.53%) Logistics
11 2 (2.53%) UML
11 2 (2.53%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (54.43%) C#
2 29 (36.71%) SQL
3 28 (35.44%) JavaScript
4 25 (31.65%) Java
5 10 (12.66%) T-SQL
5 10 (12.66%) PHP
6 9 (11.39%) C
7 4 (5.06%) C++
8 3 (3.80%) VBA
9 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.27%) Lua
10 1 (1.27%) R
10 1 (1.27%) VB
10 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (72.15%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) HND
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.13%) Oracle
2 8 (10.13%) Google
3 6 (7.59%) Sitecore
4 4 (5.06%) Apple
5 2 (2.53%) Yahoo!
5 2 (2.53%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco
6 1 (1.27%) Adobe
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