The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 142 131 98
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 66 46 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.35% 1.31% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.40% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 64 35 55
Average salary £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,400
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4730 3291 3344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.11% 93.87% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3773 2544 2764
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
Yorkshire

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -8 58 £22,500 +11.11% 5
Bradford -4 2 £20,500 -6.81% 1
Halifax -15 2 £21,500 - 2
Wakefield - 1 £18,000 -
Graduate
Yorkshire

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 80 (57.55%) Degree
2 75 (53.96%) .NET
3 70 (50.36%) C#
4 56 (40.29%) SQL Server
5 51 (36.69%) Java
6 43 (30.94%) SQL
7 42 (30.22%) ASP.NET
8 37 (26.62%) HTML
9 34 (24.46%) Computer Science
10 31 (22.30%) J2EE
11 27 (19.42%) CSS
12 24 (17.27%) JavaScript
13 22 (15.83%) .NET Framework
14 20 (14.39%) Microsoft
15 19 (13.67%) OO
15 19 (13.67%) T-SQL
15 19 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (12.95%) SQL Server 2008
17 16 (11.51%) SaaS
17 16 (11.51%) jQuery
18 15 (10.79%) WinForms
18 15 (10.79%) Finance
18 15 (10.79%) XML
19 14 (10.07%) Visual Studio
19 14 (10.07%) Games
19 14 (10.07%) Java EE
19 14 (10.07%) Force.com
19 14 (10.07%) Game Development
20 13 (9.35%) Mathematics
21 12 (8.63%) MS Office

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (4.32%) SharePoint
1 6 (4.32%) CMS
2 5 (3.60%) Drupal
2 5 (3.60%) Node.js
2 5 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.72%) SAS
3 1 (0.72%) Apache
3 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (8.63%) MS Office
1 12 (8.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.16%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.51%) SaaS
2 14 (10.07%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.32%) Internet
2 5 (3.60%) HTTP
3 3 (2.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (40.29%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.32%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (3.60%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (3.60%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.16%) MySQL
6 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.44%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 14 (10.07%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.16%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.72%) ProC
4 1 (0.72%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 15 (10.79%) Finance
2 14 (10.07%) Games
3 5 (3.60%) Law
3 5 (3.60%) Legal
4 3 (2.16%) Advertising
5 2 (1.44%) Banking
5 2 (1.44%) Retail
5 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (53.96%) .NET
2 42 (30.22%) ASP.NET
3 37 (26.62%) HTML
4 31 (22.30%) J2EE
5 27 (19.42%) CSS
6 22 (15.83%) .NET Framework
7 16 (11.51%) jQuery
8 15 (10.79%) WinForms
8 15 (10.79%) XML
9 14 (10.07%) Java EE
10 8 (5.76%) HTML5
11 6 (4.32%) JSP
11 6 (4.32%) Servlets
12 5 (3.60%) SOAP
12 5 (3.60%) XSL
13 4 (2.88%) XSD
14 3 (2.16%) Web Services
15 2 (1.44%) Flash
15 2 (1.44%) Spring
15 2 (1.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 34 (24.46%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.35%) Mathematics
3 6 (4.32%) Social Media
4 3 (2.16%) Video Editing
4 3 (2.16%) Statistics
5 2 (1.44%) Animation
6 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.72%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.72%) Neural Network
6 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.72%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.44%) Android
1 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.72%) UNIX
2 1 (0.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.67%) OO
1 19 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (10.07%) Game Development
3 10 (7.19%) Web Development
4 7 (5.04%) TDD
4 7 (5.04%) Unit Testing
5 6 (4.32%) Software Engineering
5 6 (4.32%) MVC
5 6 (4.32%) Workflow
5 6 (4.32%) Migration
6 5 (3.60%) Project Management
6 5 (3.60%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (3.60%) Extreme Programming
6 5 (3.60%) Manual Testing
6 5 (3.60%) Data Migration
7 4 (2.88%) Performance Testing
7 4 (2.88%) Web Application Development
7 4 (2.88%) Automation Testing
7 4 (2.88%) UML
8 3 (2.16%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 70 (50.36%) C#
2 51 (36.69%) Java
3 43 (30.94%) SQL
4 24 (17.27%) JavaScript
5 19 (13.67%) T-SQL
6 10 (7.19%) C++
7 8 (5.76%) VB.NET
7 8 (5.76%) PHP
8 6 (4.32%) VBA
9 4 (2.88%) ActionScript
10 3 (2.16%) C
11 1 (0.72%) Python
11 1 (0.72%) Smalltalk
11 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.72%) R
11 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (57.55%) Degree
2 2 (1.44%) PhD
2 2 (1.44%) CCNA
2 2 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.60%) HL7
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.60%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (14.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.32%) Metastorm
2 6 (4.32%) Oracle
3 2 (1.44%) Google
4 1 (0.72%) Wyse
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