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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 179 136 128
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 40 62 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.77% 1.53% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.61% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33 54 33
Average salary £20,000 £21,000 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £17,900 £19,050
10% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,600 £26,350
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -4.25%
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
5051 3860 3550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.91% 95.54% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3972 3134 2976
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 October 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 31 October 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
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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 -35 33 £21,000 -2.32%
Halifax -9 4 £19,750 -5.95% 1
Wetherby - 3 £20,000 -
Huddersfield +7 2 £18,000 -14.28%
Wakefield -15 2 £18,000 -10.00%
Bradford -21 2 £18,000 -10.00% 1
Brighouse - 2 £18,000 -
Graduate
Yorkshire

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 74 (68.52%) Degree
2 64 (59.26%) C#
3 62 (57.41%) .NET
4 43 (39.81%) SQL Server
5 40 (37.04%) ASP.NET
5 40 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (34.26%) Java
7 31 (28.70%) SQL
8 30 (27.78%) HTML
9 24 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 24 (22.22%) Computer Science
10 23 (21.30%) CSS
11 15 (13.89%) Mathematics
11 15 (13.89%) PHP
12 14 (12.96%) .NET Framework
13 13 (12.04%) jQuery
13 13 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (12.04%) T-SQL
14 12 (11.11%) Visual Studio
14 12 (11.11%) Microsoft
14 12 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (10.19%) TDD
15 11 (10.19%) MVC
15 11 (10.19%) J2EE
15 11 (10.19%) C++
16 10 (9.26%) XML
16 10 (9.26%) OO
16 10 (9.26%) MS Excel
16 10 (9.26%) Mentoring
17 9 (8.33%) Finance

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (5.56%) CMS
2 5 (4.63%) Drupal
2 5 (4.63%) Node.js
2 5 (4.63%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.70%) Apache
4 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.93%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.78%) MS Office
3 2 (1.85%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.56%) Force.com
1 6 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) HTTP
1 5 (4.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (39.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.48%) MySQL
5 5 (4.63%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.78%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.93%) ProC
4 1 (0.93%) Subversion
4 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.93%) Bazaar
4 1 (0.93%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 9 (8.33%) Finance
2 6 (5.56%) Games
3 2 (1.85%) Law
3 2 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (57.41%) .NET
2 40 (37.04%) ASP.NET
3 30 (27.78%) HTML
4 23 (21.30%) CSS
5 14 (12.96%) .NET Framework
6 13 (12.04%) jQuery
7 11 (10.19%) J2EE
8 10 (9.26%) XML
9 7 (6.48%) HTML5
10 6 (5.56%) Java EE
11 5 (4.63%) XSD
11 5 (4.63%) SOAP
12 4 (3.70%) WinForms
13 3 (2.78%) Web Services
13 3 (2.78%) WPF
13 3 (2.78%) Django
13 3 (2.78%) Ajax
14 2 (1.85%) GWT
14 2 (1.85%) Spring
14 2 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 15 (13.89%) Mathematics
3 13 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.63%) Social Media
5 4 (3.70%) Statistics
6 2 (1.85%) Open Source
7 1 (0.93%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.93%) Biology
7 1 (0.93%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.93%) LIMS
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.70%) Linux
2 3 (2.78%) UNIX
3 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (10.19%) TDD
2 11 (10.19%) MVC
3 10 (9.26%) OO
3 10 (9.26%) Mentoring
4 8 (7.41%) E-Commerce
4 8 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 7 (6.48%) B2B
5 7 (6.48%) B2C
5 7 (6.48%) Web Application Development
6 5 (4.63%) Manual Testing
6 5 (4.63%) Time Management
6 5 (4.63%) UML
6 5 (4.63%) OOD
6 5 (4.63%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (3.70%) Performance Testing
7 4 (3.70%) Unit Testing
7 4 (3.70%) Asset Management
7 4 (3.70%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (59.26%) C#
2 37 (34.26%) Java
3 31 (28.70%) SQL
4 24 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 15 (13.89%) PHP
6 13 (12.04%) T-SQL
7 11 (10.19%) C++
8 7 (6.48%) VB.NET
9 6 (5.56%) Python
10 3 (2.78%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.85%) VBA
11 2 (1.85%) Perl
12 1 (0.93%) VB
12 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.93%) PHP5
12 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 74 (68.52%) Degree
2 2 (1.85%) PhD
2 2 (1.85%) CCNA
2 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) Basel II
Vendors
1 12 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.63%) Oracle
3 2 (1.85%) Metastorm
3 2 (1.85%) Google
4 1 (0.93%) Facebook
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