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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 169 147 128
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 39 62 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.83% 1.45% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.52% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 25 54 41
Average salary £21,500 £20,500 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £23,250 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
4574 4090 3879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.09% 95.54% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3740 3239 3268
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 £22,500 £24,500
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
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 24 December 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 -19 30 £21,500 +2.38%
Wetherby - 4 £22,000 - 1
Halifax -13 1 £21,500 +7.50%
Graduate
Yorkshire

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 57 (64.77%) Degree
2 52 (59.09%) C#
3 49 (55.68%) .NET
4 41 (46.59%) Java
5 34 (38.64%) ASP.NET
6 29 (32.95%) SQL Server
7 25 (28.41%) HTML
8 24 (27.27%) JavaScript
9 21 (23.86%) SQL
10 17 (19.32%) Computer Science
11 15 (17.05%) PHP
12 14 (15.91%) C++
12 14 (15.91%) Visual Studio
12 14 (15.91%) CSS
12 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
13 13 (14.77%) MVC
14 11 (12.50%) Mathematics
15 10 (11.36%) Software Engineering
16 9 (10.23%) VB.NET
16 9 (10.23%) XML
16 9 (10.23%) MS Excel
16 9 (10.23%) E-Commerce
17 7 (7.95%) T-SQL
17 7 (7.95%) MySQL
17 7 (7.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
18 6 (6.82%) J2EE
18 6 (6.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 6 (6.82%) XSD

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.14%) CMS
2 1 (1.14%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (10.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.14%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Force.com
1 2 (2.27%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (7.95%) MySQL
3 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (15.91%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.14%) ProC
4 1 (1.14%) Subversion
4 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.14%) Bazaar
4 1 (1.14%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 4 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Games
2 2 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.14%) Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (55.68%) .NET
2 34 (38.64%) ASP.NET
3 25 (28.41%) HTML
4 14 (15.91%) CSS
5 9 (10.23%) XML
6 6 (6.82%) XSD
6 6 (6.82%) J2EE
6 6 (6.82%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.68%) jQuery
8 3 (3.41%) Django
9 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.27%) HTML5
9 2 (2.27%) WPF
9 2 (2.27%) Silverlight
9 2 (2.27%) Java EE
9 2 (2.27%) Ajax
9 2 (2.27%) LAMP
9 2 (2.27%) Flash
10 1 (1.14%) XHTML
10 1 (1.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.32%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.68%) Statistics
5 2 (2.27%) Open Source
6 1 (1.14%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.14%) Biology
6 1 (1.14%) Biotechnology
6 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.14%) LIMS
6 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.14%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.55%) Windows
1 4 (4.55%) Linux
2 3 (3.41%) UNIX
3 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.27%) Android
3 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.77%) MVC
3 10 (11.36%) Software Engineering
4 9 (10.23%) E-Commerce
5 6 (6.82%) B2B
5 6 (6.82%) B2C
5 6 (6.82%) UML
5 6 (6.82%) OO
5 6 (6.82%) Web Application Development
6 4 (4.55%) Time Management
6 4 (4.55%) TDD
7 3 (3.41%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.41%) Web Development
7 3 (3.41%) Web Design
7 3 (3.41%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (3.41%) OOD
8 2 (2.27%) Scrum
8 2 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.27%) Volume Testing
8 2 (2.27%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (59.09%) C#
2 41 (46.59%) Java
3 24 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 21 (23.86%) SQL
5 15 (17.05%) PHP
6 14 (15.91%) C++
7 9 (10.23%) VB.NET
8 7 (7.95%) T-SQL
9 6 (6.82%) Python
10 3 (3.41%) ActionScript
11 2 (2.27%) Perl
12 1 (1.14%) VB
12 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.14%) PHP5
12 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (64.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) CCNA
2 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (1.14%) Facebook
3 1 (1.14%) LexisNexis
West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 10 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago