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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 176 129 137
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 28 73 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.56% 1.50% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 1.57% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 18 58 43
Average salary £22,000 £23,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,350 £19,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £25,000 £26,800
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
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
4918 4649 3788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.56% 95.64% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3929 3762 3065
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 £26,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -35 21 £21,500 -5.49% 1
Huddersfield -5 2 £25,000 +8.69%
Wetherby - 2 £22,000 -
Graduate
Yorkshire

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 43 (63.24%) Degree
2 37 (54.41%) .NET
3 36 (52.94%) C#
4 35 (51.47%) Java
5 26 (38.24%) ASP.NET
6 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
6 19 (27.94%) HTML
7 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 17 (25.00%) SQL
8 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 16 (23.53%) Computer Science
8 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (20.59%) Mathematics
9 14 (20.59%) Visual Studio
10 13 (19.12%) Software Engineering
11 12 (17.65%) MVC
12 11 (16.18%) PHP
12 11 (16.18%) E-Commerce
13 10 (14.71%) C++
14 9 (13.24%) XML
15 8 (11.76%) XSD
15 8 (11.76%) UML
15 8 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 8 (11.76%) TDD
15 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (8.82%) CSS
16 6 (8.82%) Windows
16 6 (8.82%) Statistics
16 6 (8.82%) Web Development

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (4.41%) Apache
2 1 (1.47%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Force.com
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.41%) MySQL
4 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (20.59%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.47%) NUnit
3 1 (1.47%) Subversion
3 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.47%) MSTest
3 1 (1.47%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.47%) Moq
3 1 (1.47%) Bazaar
General
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
1 5 (7.35%) Marketing
2 1 (1.47%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (54.41%) .NET
2 26 (38.24%) ASP.NET
3 19 (27.94%) HTML
4 9 (13.24%) XML
5 8 (11.76%) XSD
5 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (8.82%) CSS
7 5 (7.35%) jQuery
8 4 (5.88%) WPF
8 4 (5.88%) HTML5
8 4 (5.88%) CSS3
8 4 (5.88%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.41%) J2EE
10 2 (2.94%) LAMP
10 2 (2.94%) WinForms
10 2 (2.94%) Silverlight
11 1 (1.47%) Spring.NET
11 1 (1.47%) Castle Windsor
11 1 (1.47%) Ninject
11 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 14 (20.59%) Mathematics
3 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.82%) Statistics
5 3 (4.41%) Open Source
6 2 (2.94%) Physics
7 1 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.47%) Economics
7 1 (1.47%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) Linux
2 3 (4.41%) Android
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.94%) UNIX
4 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.12%) Software Engineering
3 12 (17.65%) MVC
4 11 (16.18%) E-Commerce
5 8 (11.76%) UML
5 8 (11.76%) TDD
6 6 (8.82%) Web Development
7 5 (7.35%) Pay per click
7 5 (7.35%) Analytics
8 4 (5.88%) Marketing Strategy
8 4 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (5.88%) Time Management
8 4 (5.88%) Web Design
8 4 (5.88%) OO
9 3 (4.41%) Android Development
10 2 (2.94%) OOD
10 2 (2.94%) Scrum
10 2 (2.94%) Software Testing
11 1 (1.47%) Asset Management
11 1 (1.47%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.94%) C#
2 35 (51.47%) Java
3 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
4 17 (25.00%) SQL
5 11 (16.18%) PHP
6 10 (14.71%) C++
7 4 (5.88%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.41%) Python
9 1 (1.47%) Ruby
9 1 (1.47%) Lua
9 1 (1.47%) PHP5
9 1 (1.47%) R
9 1 (1.47%) Perl
9 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (63.24%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) BT
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle
4 1 (1.47%) Yahoo!
4 1 (1.47%) Google
4 1 (1.47%) LexisNexis
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago