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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 134 151 128
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 72 62 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.52% 1.24% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.29% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 49 61 41
Average salary £22,000 £21,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
4534 4812 3400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.59% 96.57% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3634 3754 2676
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +15 62 £22,500 - 4
Bradford -12 7 £20,500 +13.88%
Huddersfield 0 3 £21,500 +19.44%
Wetherby -2 2 £19,000 -15.55%
Cleckheaton - 1 £20,500 -
Graduate
Yorkshire

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 64 (65.31%) Degree
2 54 (55.10%) HTML
2 54 (55.10%) .NET
3 53 (54.08%) C#
4 49 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 43 (43.88%) SQL
6 37 (37.76%) JavaScript
6 37 (37.76%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (37.76%) Software Engineering
7 33 (33.67%) SQL Server
8 31 (31.63%) Java
9 27 (27.55%) Mentoring
10 26 (26.53%) WPF
11 25 (25.51%) Computer Science
12 21 (21.43%) HTML5
12 21 (21.43%) CSS
13 20 (20.41%) Scrum
14 17 (17.35%) Retail
14 17 (17.35%) Apache Flex
14 17 (17.35%) MVC
14 17 (17.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 17 (17.35%) NHS
15 16 (16.33%) Mathematics
16 15 (15.31%) PHP
17 14 (14.29%) Coaching
18 13 (13.27%) Microsoft
19 12 (12.24%) MS Excel
20 11 (11.22%) MS Office
20 11 (11.22%) C
20 11 (11.22%) Marketing

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.02%) SAS
2 1 (1.02%) CMS
2 1 (1.02%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.22%) MS Office
3 4 (4.08%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (33.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.04%) SQLite
5 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.02%) MySQL
6 1 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (4.08%) Selenium
4 1 (1.02%) MSTest
4 1 (1.02%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.02%) Moq
4 1 (1.02%) NUnit
General
1 17 (17.35%) Pharmaceutical
1 17 (17.35%) Retail
2 11 (11.22%) Marketing
3 6 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.08%) Finance
5 2 (2.04%) Games
6 1 (1.02%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (55.10%) HTML
1 54 (55.10%) .NET
2 49 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 26 (26.53%) WPF
4 21 (21.43%) CSS
4 21 (21.43%) HTML5
5 17 (17.35%) Apache Flex
6 10 (10.20%) WinForms
7 9 (9.18%) jQuery
8 8 (8.16%) WCF
8 8 (8.16%) AngularJS
9 6 (6.12%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (6.12%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (6.12%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (3.06%) XML
11 2 (2.04%) XSD
11 2 (2.04%) Cocoa
11 2 (2.04%) Entity Framework
11 2 (2.04%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.51%) Computer Science
2 17 (17.35%) NHS
3 16 (16.33%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.06%) Statistics
6 2 (2.04%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.04%) Animation
6 2 (2.04%) Blog
6 2 (2.04%) iPhone
7 1 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.02%) Social Media
7 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.02%) User Experience
7 1 (1.02%) RIA
7 1 (1.02%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.02%) Economics
7 1 (1.02%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.02%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (1.02%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.12%) Windows
2 5 (5.10%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.08%) Linux
3 4 (4.08%) Android
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.02%) UNIX
5 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.76%) Agile Software Development
1 37 (37.76%) Software Engineering
2 27 (27.55%) Mentoring
3 20 (20.41%) Scrum
4 17 (17.35%) MVC
5 14 (14.29%) Coaching
6 10 (10.20%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (8.16%) Web Application Development
7 8 (8.16%) OO
8 6 (6.12%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.12%) Product Management
9 4 (4.08%) Time Management
9 4 (4.08%) SDLC
10 3 (3.06%) Functional Programming
10 3 (3.06%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.06%) SOA
11 2 (2.04%) UML
11 2 (2.04%) Document Management
11 2 (2.04%) Logistics
11 2 (2.04%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 53 (54.08%) C#
2 43 (43.88%) SQL
3 37 (37.76%) JavaScript
4 31 (31.63%) Java
5 15 (15.31%) PHP
6 11 (11.22%) C
7 10 (10.20%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.08%) C++
9 3 (3.06%) VBA
10 2 (2.04%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.02%) Lua
11 1 (1.02%) R
11 1 (1.02%) VB
11 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 64 (65.31%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) HND
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.16%) Oracle
2 8 (8.16%) Google
3 6 (6.12%) Sitecore
4 4 (4.08%) Apple
5 2 (2.04%) Yahoo!
5 2 (2.04%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco
6 1 (1.02%) Adobe
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds Area
Tectre Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Bluetownonline Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
In Practice Systems Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum depending on experience, plus bens
Posted: 13 days ago