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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 177 139 147
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 18 66 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.38% 1.32% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 1.37% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 14 58 34
Average salary £21,000 £23,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £25,000 £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
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
4557 4817 3623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.18% 96.55% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3585 3933 2915
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 £26,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -39 11 £24,700 +8.57% 3
Halifax - 2 £18,000 -
Huddersfield -3 1 £20,000 -13.04%
Graduate
Yorkshire

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 42 (65.63%) Degree
2 36 (56.25%) .NET
3 35 (54.69%) C#
4 27 (42.19%) Java
5 25 (39.06%) ASP.NET
6 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
6 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
6 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
7 17 (26.56%) SQL
7 17 (26.56%) HTML
8 16 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (23.44%) Mathematics
10 14 (21.88%) Computer Science
10 14 (21.88%) Software Engineering
11 12 (18.75%) MVC
12 10 (15.63%) C++
13 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (12.50%) PHP
14 8 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 8 (12.50%) XML
14 8 (12.50%) XSD
14 8 (12.50%) UML
15 7 (10.94%) Finance
15 7 (10.94%) Windows
15 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
16 6 (9.38%) AngularJS
16 6 (9.38%) HTML5
16 6 (9.38%) Statistics

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 1 (1.56%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.56%) NUnit
3 1 (1.56%) MSTest
3 1 (1.56%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.56%) Moq
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (56.25%) .NET
2 25 (39.06%) ASP.NET
3 17 (26.56%) HTML
4 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (12.50%) XML
5 8 (12.50%) XSD
6 6 (9.38%) CSS
6 6 (9.38%) HTML5
6 6 (9.38%) WPF
6 6 (9.38%) AngularJS
7 4 (6.25%) jQuery
7 4 (6.25%) CSS3
8 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.69%) WCF
9 2 (3.13%) Silverlight
9 2 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (3.13%) Entity Framework
9 2 (3.13%) Cocoa
9 2 (3.13%) WinForms
9 2 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Mathematics
2 14 (21.88%) Computer Science
3 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.38%) Statistics
5 2 (3.13%) iPhone
5 2 (3.13%) Physics
6 1 (1.56%) Open Source
6 1 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.56%) RIA
6 1 (1.56%) Economics
6 1 (1.56%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Android
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.88%) Software Engineering
3 12 (18.75%) MVC
4 8 (12.50%) UML
5 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
6 6 (9.38%) Web Development
7 5 (7.81%) Pay per click
7 5 (7.81%) TDD
7 5 (7.81%) Analytics
8 4 (6.25%) Coaching
8 4 (6.25%) Marketing Strategy
8 4 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (6.25%) Web Design
9 3 (4.69%) Time Management
9 3 (4.69%) Android Development
10 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.13%) Product Management
10 2 (3.13%) Software Testing
11 1 (1.56%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (54.69%) C#
2 27 (42.19%) Java
3 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 17 (26.56%) SQL
5 10 (15.63%) C++
6 8 (12.50%) PHP
7 4 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.13%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.56%) Ruby
9 1 (1.56%) Lua
9 1 (1.56%) R
9 1 (1.56%) VB
9 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (65.63%) Degree
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) BT
3 3 (4.69%) Google
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) Apple
4 2 (3.13%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.56%) LexisNexis
5 1 (1.56%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, Leeds
Solo Search
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Stem Graduates
Salary: £16000.00 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Stem Graduates
Salary: £22000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Accumuli
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
KPMG
Posted: 8 days ago