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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 150 141 136
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 112 87 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.49% 1.57% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.65% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 96 79 64
Average salary £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £17,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £24,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -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
7266 5264 5723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.64% 95.22% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5808 4224 4724
Average salary £36,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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
West Yorkshire -30 46 £20,000 -4.76% 4
South Yorkshire -7 27 £24,000 +20.00% 4
North Yorkshire -4 23 £23,000 +12.19% 2
East Yorkshire +10 10 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

1 135 (63.38%) Degree
2 132 (61.97%) C#
3 99 (46.48%) .NET
4 82 (38.50%) Java
5 76 (35.68%) SQL
6 66 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (29.11%) Computer Science
8 61 (28.64%) ASP.NET
9 59 (27.70%) SQL Server
10 58 (27.23%) HTML
11 50 (23.47%) CSS
12 43 (20.19%) JavaScript
13 36 (16.90%) OO
14 29 (13.62%) Finance
15 27 (12.68%) XML
15 27 (12.68%) Software Engineering
16 26 (12.21%) .NET Framework
17 25 (11.74%) Microsoft
18 23 (10.80%) Mathematics
18 23 (10.80%) PHP
18 23 (10.80%) T-SQL
19 22 (10.33%) Games
20 21 (9.86%) MVC
20 21 (9.86%) Web Services
21 20 (9.39%) jQuery
21 20 (9.39%) Java EE
22 19 (8.92%) C++
23 18 (8.45%) J2EE
23 18 (8.45%) TDD
23 18 (8.45%) Analytical Skills

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 14 (6.57%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.76%) WebSphere
2 8 (3.76%) WebLogic
2 8 (3.76%) JBoss
3 6 (2.82%) CMS
4 5 (2.35%) Drupal
4 5 (2.35%) Node.js
4 5 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.88%) Apache
6 3 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.47%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.82%) MS Office
3 4 (1.88%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.98%) SaaS
2 10 (4.69%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.82%) Internet
2 5 (2.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (27.70%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.04%) MySQL
3 14 (6.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.29%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.35%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.94%) ProClarity
9 2 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.94%) MS Access
9 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.47%) EDMS
10 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (7.51%) Visual Studio
2 14 (6.57%) Eclipse
3 9 (4.23%) Ant
4 8 (3.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.88%) NUnit
5 4 (1.88%) MSTest
5 4 (1.88%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (1.88%) Moq
6 3 (1.41%) Maven
7 2 (0.94%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.94%) Subversion
8 1 (0.47%) ProC
8 1 (0.47%) JUnit
8 1 (0.47%) Bazaar
8 1 (0.47%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 29 (13.62%) Finance
2 22 (10.33%) Games
3 13 (6.10%) Retail
4 11 (5.16%) Banking
5 8 (3.76%) Retail Banking
5 8 (3.76%) Advertising
6 6 (2.82%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.88%) Back Office
8 3 (1.41%) Law
8 3 (1.41%) Legal
8 3 (1.41%) Marketing
9 2 (0.94%) Publishing
10 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (46.48%) .NET
2 61 (28.64%) ASP.NET
3 58 (27.23%) HTML
4 50 (23.47%) CSS
5 27 (12.68%) XML
6 26 (12.21%) .NET Framework
7 21 (9.86%) Web Services
8 20 (9.39%) Java EE
8 20 (9.39%) jQuery
9 18 (8.45%) J2EE
10 13 (6.10%) SOAP
11 12 (5.63%) RESTful
12 11 (5.16%) HTML5
13 9 (4.23%) Hibernate
13 9 (4.23%) WinForms
14 8 (3.76%) Swing
15 7 (3.29%) WPF
16 6 (2.82%) Spring
16 6 (2.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 5 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 62 (29.11%) Computer Science
2 23 (10.80%) Mathematics
3 18 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.16%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.82%) Statistics
6 5 (2.35%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.35%) Social Media
7 4 (1.88%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.88%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.88%) Physics
7 4 (1.88%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.41%) User Experience
9 2 (0.94%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.94%) Economics
10 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.47%) Open Source
10 1 (0.47%) LIMS
10 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.47%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.47%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.29%) Windows
2 6 (2.82%) UNIX
3 5 (2.35%) Linux
3 5 (2.35%) Android
4 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (16.90%) OO
3 27 (12.68%) Software Engineering
4 21 (9.86%) MVC
5 18 (8.45%) TDD
6 16 (7.51%) Scrum
7 14 (6.57%) Mentoring
8 13 (6.10%) OOP
9 12 (5.63%) Web Application Development
10 11 (5.16%) Game Development
11 10 (4.69%) Performance Analysis
11 10 (4.69%) MVVM
12 8 (3.76%) Benchmarking
13 7 (3.29%) B2B
13 7 (3.29%) B2C
13 7 (3.29%) UML
14 6 (2.82%) Performance Testing
14 6 (2.82%) Unit Testing
15 5 (2.35%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (2.35%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (61.97%) C#
2 82 (38.50%) Java
3 76 (35.68%) SQL
4 43 (20.19%) JavaScript
5 23 (10.80%) T-SQL
5 23 (10.80%) PHP
6 19 (8.92%) C++
7 10 (4.69%) VB.NET
8 9 (4.23%) C
8 9 (4.23%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.76%) Perl
10 5 (2.35%) VB
11 4 (1.88%) Python
12 3 (1.41%) ActionScript
12 3 (1.41%) VBA
12 3 (1.41%) Lua
13 2 (0.94%) XPath
14 1 (0.47%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 135 (63.38%) Degree
2 2 (0.94%) PhD
2 2 (0.94%) CCNA
2 2 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.29%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) Basel II
Vendors
1 25 (11.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.23%) Oracle
3 4 (1.88%) Google
4 3 (1.41%) Metastorm
5 2 (0.94%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.47%) Kofax
6 1 (0.47%) Facebook
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