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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 154 144 133
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 47 54 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.00% 1.24% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.31% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33 43 51
Average salary £21,500 £21,000 £20,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £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
4580 4131 3844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.24% 95.12% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3784 3249 3245
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 £25,000
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 23 January 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 -14 36 £21,500 +2.38% 4
Wetherby - 5 £22,000 -
Huddersfield +2 1 £25,000 +25.00% 1
Graduate
Yorkshire

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 57 (65.52%) Degree
2 50 (57.47%) C#
3 46 (52.87%) .NET
4 40 (45.98%) Java
5 31 (35.63%) ASP.NET
6 26 (29.89%) HTML
7 25 (28.74%) JavaScript
8 24 (27.59%) SQL Server
9 21 (24.14%) SQL
10 20 (22.99%) Computer Science
11 18 (20.69%) PHP
12 16 (18.39%) Visual Studio
13 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
13 15 (17.24%) MVC
14 14 (16.09%) CSS
14 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (14.94%) Mathematics
15 13 (14.94%) Software Engineering
16 12 (13.79%) C++
17 10 (11.49%) E-Commerce
18 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
18 9 (10.34%) XML
19 8 (9.20%) VB.NET
20 7 (8.05%) MySQL
20 7 (8.05%) XSD
20 7 (8.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
20 7 (8.05%) UML
20 7 (8.05%) Python
21 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 6 (6.90%) TDD

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (1.15%) WordPress
2 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.15%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.15%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Force.com
1 2 (2.30%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.05%) MySQL
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (18.39%) Visual Studio
2 7 (8.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.15%) Bazaar
3 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 4 (4.60%) Finance
1 4 (4.60%) Marketing
2 2 (2.30%) Games
3 1 (1.15%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (52.87%) .NET
2 31 (35.63%) ASP.NET
3 26 (29.89%) HTML
4 14 (16.09%) CSS
5 9 (10.34%) XML
6 7 (8.05%) XSD
7 6 (6.90%) J2EE
8 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (5.75%) jQuery
8 5 (5.75%) .NET Framework
9 4 (4.60%) HTML5
10 3 (3.45%) WPF
10 3 (3.45%) Silverlight
10 3 (3.45%) Django
11 2 (2.30%) LAMP
11 2 (2.30%) Java EE
11 2 (2.30%) Flash
11 2 (2.30%) CSS3
11 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
12 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.99%) Computer Science
2 13 (14.94%) Mathematics
3 6 (6.90%) Statistics
3 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.45%) Open Source
5 1 (1.15%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.15%) LIMS
5 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) Physics
5 1 (1.15%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.15%) Biology
5 1 (1.15%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.15%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.75%) Windows
2 3 (3.45%) Android
2 3 (3.45%) Linux
3 2 (2.30%) UNIX
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.24%) MVC
2 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (14.94%) Software Engineering
4 10 (11.49%) E-Commerce
5 7 (8.05%) UML
6 6 (6.90%) TDD
6 6 (6.90%) Web Development
7 5 (5.75%) Web Application Development
7 5 (5.75%) OO
7 5 (5.75%) B2B
7 5 (5.75%) B2C
7 5 (5.75%) Web Design
8 3 (3.45%) Analytics
8 3 (3.45%) Android Development
8 3 (3.45%) Time Management
8 3 (3.45%) OOD
8 3 (3.45%) Pay per click
9 2 (2.30%) Scrum
9 2 (2.30%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.30%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 50 (57.47%) C#
2 40 (45.98%) Java
3 25 (28.74%) JavaScript
4 21 (24.14%) SQL
5 18 (20.69%) PHP
6 12 (13.79%) C++
7 8 (9.20%) VB.NET
8 7 (8.05%) Python
9 5 (5.75%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.30%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.30%) Perl
11 1 (1.15%) PHP5
11 1 (1.15%) VB
11 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (65.52%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle
3 2 (2.30%) BT
4 1 (1.15%) LexisNexis
4 1 (1.15%) Facebook
4 1 (1.15%) Yahoo!
4 1 (1.15%) Google
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