The median annual salary for a Graduate was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Graduate
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 137 152
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 17 26 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.68% 0.91% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.93% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7 33 28
Median salary £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,550 £18,500 £20,175
10% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £28,750 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2443 2806 3233
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.18% 97.97% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7943 10560 11748
Median salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £58,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Graduate in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Leeds

Graduate
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Leeds

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Leeds region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 28 (63.64%) Degree
2 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (36.36%) Java
4 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
5 14 (31.82%) Oracle
5 14 (31.82%) TDD
6 13 (29.55%) Windows
6 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
7 12 (27.27%) RESTful
8 11 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (22.73%) SQL
10 9 (20.45%) Management Information System
10 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (20.45%) Software Testing
10 9 (20.45%) Virgin Media
11 8 (18.18%) NoSQL
11 8 (18.18%) BDD
12 7 (15.91%) Scrum
12 7 (15.91%) SLA
12 7 (15.91%) .NET
12 7 (15.91%) C#
12 7 (15.91%) ITIL
12 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
12 7 (15.91%) Terminal Server
12 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
12 7 (15.91%) Citrix
12 7 (15.91%) Tomcat
12 7 (15.91%) Process Improvement
12 7 (15.91%) Performance Metrics

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.91%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.64%) Confluence
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) HTTP
1 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) Power BI
4 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 6 (13.64%) JIRA
1 6 (13.64%) NetBeans
1 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.09%) Marketing
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) RESTful
2 7 (15.91%) .NET
3 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
3 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (13.64%) Code First Entity Framework
3 6 (13.64%) Entity Framework
3 6 (13.64%) Node.js
3 6 (13.64%) WCF
4 1 (2.27%) CSS
4 1 (2.27%) HTML
4 1 (2.27%) REST
4 1 (2.27%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (20.45%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.82%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 6 (13.64%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) TDD
3 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 9 (20.45%) Software Testing
5 8 (18.18%) BDD
6 7 (15.91%) Business Process Improvement
6 7 (15.91%) ITIL
6 7 (15.91%) Performance Metrics
6 7 (15.91%) Problem Management
6 7 (15.91%) Process Improvement
6 7 (15.91%) Scrum
7 6 (13.64%) MVC
7 6 (13.64%) OO
7 6 (13.64%) OOD
7 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 6 (13.64%) Web Application Development
8 4 (9.09%) Logistics
8 4 (9.09%) Project Management
8 4 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) Java
2 10 (22.73%) SQL
3 7 (15.91%) C#
4 6 (13.64%) C
4 6 (13.64%) C++
4 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.64%) Python
4 6 (13.64%) Ruby
5 2 (4.55%) Scala
6 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (63.64%) Degree
2 7 (15.91%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) SLA
2 4 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
1 7 (15.91%) Terminal Server
2 6 (13.64%) Docker
2 6 (13.64%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Oracle
2 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.45%) Virgin Media
4 7 (15.91%) Citrix
4 7 (15.91%) Civica
5 1 (2.27%) Facebook
5 1 (2.27%) Twitter
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