The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 192 159 151
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 65 102 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.87% 1.40% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.46% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 44 87 64
Average salary £21,500 £22,500 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £25,000 £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
Graduate
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7264 6977 5554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.58% 95.51% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5882 5500 4433
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Graduate
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the Yorkshire region.

Graduate Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Graduate
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the 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
West Yorkshire -47 28 £22,000 -4.34% 4
North Yorkshire +8 14 £22,500 +4.65% 2
South Yorkshire -3 9 £20,250 +3.84% 1
East Yorkshire +4 4 £20,500 -18.00%
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 84 (48.84%) Degree
2 78 (45.35%) C#
3 76 (44.19%) Java
4 59 (34.30%) .NET
5 51 (29.65%) SQL
6 40 (23.26%) OO
7 36 (20.93%) Computer Science
7 36 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (19.77%) SQL Server
9 33 (19.19%) ASP.NET
9 33 (19.19%) HTML
10 31 (18.02%) PHP
10 31 (18.02%) Software Engineering
11 30 (17.44%) Finance
12 28 (16.28%) JavaScript
12 28 (16.28%) XML
13 25 (14.53%) Scrum
13 25 (14.53%) Microsoft
14 24 (13.95%) Visual Studio
15 22 (12.79%) MySQL
16 21 (12.21%) MVC
17 20 (11.63%) Relational Database
18 19 (11.05%) Mathematics
19 18 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (9.88%) Performance Analysis
20 17 (9.88%) Enterprise Software
20 17 (9.88%) CSS
21 16 (9.30%) C++
21 16 (9.30%) Windows
21 16 (9.30%) Apache

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 16 (9.30%) Apache
2 5 (2.91%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.91%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.91%) JBoss
3 3 (1.74%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.16%) IIS
5 1 (0.58%) Lync
5 1 (0.58%) SAS
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.74%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (3.49%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) Force.com
1 2 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.58%) Internet
1 1 (0.58%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.77%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.79%) MySQL
3 20 (11.63%) Relational Database
4 14 (8.14%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.74%) MS Access
6 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.74%) SQLite
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.16%) DB2
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (13.95%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.23%) Eclipse
3 8 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (2.91%) Ant
5 4 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.74%) MSTest
6 3 (1.74%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (1.74%) Moq
6 3 (1.74%) Xcode
6 3 (1.74%) NUnit
7 2 (1.16%) Selenium
8 1 (0.58%) CppUnit
8 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.58%) Subversion
8 1 (0.58%) WebSpeed
8 1 (0.58%) Bazaar
General
1 30 (17.44%) Finance
2 10 (5.81%) Marketing
3 5 (2.91%) Banking
3 5 (2.91%) Retail
3 5 (2.91%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.16%) Games
4 2 (1.16%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (34.30%) .NET
2 33 (19.19%) ASP.NET
2 33 (19.19%) HTML
3 28 (16.28%) XML
4 17 (9.88%) CSS
5 13 (7.56%) jQuery
6 10 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (5.81%) Hibernate
7 9 (5.23%) Web Services
8 8 (4.65%) XSD
8 8 (4.65%) Spring
9 7 (4.07%) Java EE
9 7 (4.07%) HTML5
9 7 (4.07%) XSL
9 7 (4.07%) CSS3
10 6 (3.49%) Ajax
10 6 (3.49%) WPF
11 5 (2.91%) RESTful
11 5 (2.91%) Swing
11 5 (2.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.93%) Computer Science
2 19 (11.05%) Mathematics
3 18 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (9.88%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (6.40%) Statistics
6 9 (5.23%) Mobile App
6 9 (5.23%) Open Source
7 3 (1.74%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.74%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.16%) Physics
9 1 (0.58%) Economics
9 1 (0.58%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.58%) Applied Mathematics
9 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.30%) Windows
2 12 (6.98%) Linux
3 7 (4.07%) Android
4 5 (2.91%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.33%) UNIX
6 3 (1.74%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.74%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.26%) OO
2 36 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (18.02%) Software Engineering
4 25 (14.53%) Scrum
5 21 (12.21%) MVC
6 17 (9.88%) Performance Analysis
7 15 (8.72%) Time Management
7 15 (8.72%) OOP
8 14 (8.14%) Benchmarking
8 14 (8.14%) Product Management
9 13 (7.56%) TDD
10 12 (6.98%) E-Commerce
11 11 (6.40%) Software Testing
12 10 (5.81%) Pay per click
12 10 (5.81%) Analytics
13 9 (5.23%) Web Development
14 8 (4.65%) UML
15 7 (4.07%) OO PHP
15 7 (4.07%) Unit Testing
16 6 (3.49%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 78 (45.35%) C#
2 76 (44.19%) Java
3 51 (29.65%) SQL
4 31 (18.02%) PHP
5 28 (16.28%) JavaScript
6 16 (9.30%) C++
7 13 (7.56%) VB.NET
8 10 (5.81%) Python
9 8 (4.65%) Perl
10 7 (4.07%) PHP5
10 7 (4.07%) PHP4
11 5 (2.91%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.74%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.74%) VBA
12 3 (1.74%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.16%) VB
14 1 (0.58%) Ruby
14 1 (0.58%) Lua
14 1 (0.58%) R
14 1 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 84 (48.84%) Degree
2 7 (4.07%) ISEB
3 6 (3.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.16%) CCNA
6 1 (0.58%) HND
6 1 (0.58%) CCENT
6 1 (0.58%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.58%) SLA
1 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (14.53%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.56%) Oracle
3 6 (3.49%) Yahoo!
3 6 (3.49%) Google
4 4 (2.33%) BT
5 3 (1.74%) Kofax
6 2 (1.16%) Sybase
6 2 (1.16%) Cisco
7 1 (0.58%) Progress
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe
7 1 (0.58%) LexisNexis
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