The median annual salary for a Graduate was - in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank - 36 45
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford - 1.12% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.20% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Median salary - £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 130 167 270
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 97.01% 93.30% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 108 152 206
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford that featured Graduate in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Bedford

Graduate
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Bedford

Graduate Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) PhD
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Vision

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Vision
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) PhD