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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 175 159 156
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 75 95 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.03% 1.38% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.45% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 46 81 55
Average salary £21,500 £21,500 £21,500
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £19,000 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +2.17%
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
7148 6551 5517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.70% 95.14% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5860 5073 4482
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
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 February 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 -31 37 £22,000 +4.76% 4
North Yorkshire +1 12 £20,000 -6.97%
East Yorkshire +8 6 £20,500 -18.00%
South Yorkshire -8 6 £20,500 +7.89% 3
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 94 (49.74%) Degree
2 91 (48.15%) Java
3 87 (46.03%) C#
4 66 (34.92%) .NET
5 56 (29.63%) SQL
6 47 (24.87%) Computer Science
7 46 (24.34%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (22.22%) HTML
8 42 (22.22%) OO
9 38 (20.11%) Software Engineering
10 37 (19.58%) ASP.NET
11 35 (18.52%) SQL Server
11 35 (18.52%) Finance
12 34 (17.99%) PHP
13 33 (17.46%) JavaScript
13 33 (17.46%) XML
14 29 (15.34%) Scrum
15 27 (14.29%) MySQL
15 27 (14.29%) CSS
16 25 (13.23%) Microsoft
17 24 (12.70%) Visual Studio
18 23 (12.17%) MVC
19 19 (10.05%) Enterprise Software
19 19 (10.05%) Relational Database
20 18 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
20 18 (9.52%) TDD
20 18 (9.52%) Mathematics
21 17 (8.99%) OOP
22 16 (8.47%) Apache

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (8.47%) Apache
2 10 (5.29%) WebLogic
2 10 (5.29%) WebSphere
2 10 (5.29%) JBoss
3 6 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.06%) IIS
5 1 (0.53%) CMS
5 1 (0.53%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.59%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (3.17%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.65%) Force.com
1 5 (2.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 27 (14.29%) MySQL
3 19 (10.05%) Relational Database
4 14 (7.41%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.59%) SQLite
6 3 (1.59%) MS Access
7 2 (1.06%) DB2
7 2 (1.06%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (12.70%) Visual Studio
2 14 (7.41%) Eclipse
3 10 (5.29%) Ant
4 7 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (2.12%) NUnit
5 4 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.12%) MSTest
5 4 (2.12%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (2.12%) Moq
6 3 (1.59%) Xcode
7 2 (1.06%) Selenium
8 1 (0.53%) CppUnit
8 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.53%) Bazaar
8 1 (0.53%) Subversion
8 1 (0.53%) WebSpeed
General
1 35 (18.52%) Finance
2 13 (6.88%) Banking
3 11 (5.82%) Retail
4 10 (5.29%) Retail Banking
4 10 (5.29%) Marketing
5 6 (3.17%) Games
6 3 (1.59%) Advertising
7 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (34.92%) .NET
2 42 (22.22%) HTML
3 37 (19.58%) ASP.NET
4 33 (17.46%) XML
5 27 (14.29%) CSS
6 15 (7.94%) Hibernate
6 15 (7.94%) Java EE
7 14 (7.41%) Web Services
8 12 (6.35%) jQuery
9 11 (5.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (5.29%) RESTful
10 10 (5.29%) Swing
10 10 (5.29%) SOAP
11 8 (4.23%) J2EE
11 8 (4.23%) HTML5
11 8 (4.23%) Spring
12 7 (3.70%) XSD
12 7 (3.70%) XSL
13 6 (3.17%) Ajax
13 6 (3.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (24.87%) Computer Science
2 19 (10.05%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (9.52%) Mathematics
4 10 (5.29%) Statistics
5 9 (4.76%) Open Source
5 9 (4.76%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.12%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (2.12%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.06%) Economics
7 2 (1.06%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.53%) Physics
8 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.41%) Windows
2 12 (6.35%) Linux
3 7 (3.70%) Android
4 6 (3.17%) UNIX
5 5 (2.65%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.59%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.59%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (24.34%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (22.22%) OO
3 38 (20.11%) Software Engineering
4 29 (15.34%) Scrum
5 23 (12.17%) MVC
6 18 (9.52%) TDD
6 18 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
7 17 (8.99%) OOP
8 14 (7.41%) E-Commerce
8 14 (7.41%) Benchmarking
8 14 (7.41%) Product Management
9 13 (6.88%) Time Management
10 11 (5.82%) Software Testing
11 10 (5.29%) Pay per click
11 10 (5.29%) Analytics
12 9 (4.76%) Web Development
13 7 (3.70%) UML
13 7 (3.70%) SOA
13 7 (3.70%) Unit Testing
14 6 (3.17%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 91 (48.15%) Java
2 87 (46.03%) C#
3 56 (29.63%) SQL
4 34 (17.99%) PHP
5 33 (17.46%) JavaScript
6 16 (8.47%) C++
7 13 (6.88%) VB.NET
8 11 (5.82%) Perl
9 10 (5.29%) PL/SQL
9 10 (5.29%) Python
10 7 (3.70%) PHP5
10 7 (3.70%) PHP4
11 4 (2.12%) C
11 4 (2.12%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.59%) VBA
12 3 (1.59%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.06%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 94 (49.74%) Degree
2 7 (3.70%) ISEB
3 6 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.06%) VCP4
6 1 (0.53%) CCENT
6 1 (0.53%) GNVQ
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.53%) HND
6 1 (0.53%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (13.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.29%) Oracle
3 6 (3.17%) Yahoo!
3 6 (3.17%) Google
4 4 (2.12%) BT
5 3 (1.59%) Kofax
6 2 (1.06%) Sybase
7 1 (0.53%) Progress
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe
7 1 (0.53%) Facebook
7 1 (0.53%) LexisNexis
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