Period
to 21 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

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

Graduate
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 154 200
Rank change year-on-year -16 +46 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 27 72 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.69% 1.44% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.49% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 23 34 33
Leeds median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -1.10%
10th Percentile £21,400 £18,500 £16,525
90th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £28,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 3,786 4,846 5,294
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 97.15% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,165 4,097 4,565
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,800 £27,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leeds region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 10 (37.04%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) Degree
3 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
3 8 (29.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
5 6 (22.22%) Spring Boot
5 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 6 (22.22%) Spring
5 6 (22.22%) OO
6 5 (18.52%) .NET
6 5 (18.52%) CSS
6 5 (18.52%) User Experience
6 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (14.81%) Prototyping
7 4 (14.81%) iOS Development
7 4 (14.81%) Apple Swift
7 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
7 4 (14.81%) Twitter
7 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
7 4 (14.81%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (14.81%) Retail
7 4 (14.81%) Google
7 4 (14.81%) Objective-C
7 4 (14.81%) MVC
7 4 (14.81%) Finance
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
7 4 (14.81%) C#
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
8 3 (11.11%) Windows

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 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) SAS
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) EViews
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.70%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) MS Access
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
1 2 (7.41%) Selenium
1 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Games
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
1 6 (22.22%) Spring
1 6 (22.22%) Spring Boot
2 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
4 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 3 (11.11%) HTML
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (7.41%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.70%) CSS3
6 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.70%) HTML5
6 1 (3.70%) RESTful
6 1 (3.70%) Spring Security
6 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (18.52%) User Experience
3 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.70%) Handset
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) OO
2 4 (14.81%) iOS Development
2 4 (14.81%) Mobile Application Development
2 4 (14.81%) MVC
2 4 (14.81%) Prototyping
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (7.41%) BDD
4 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (7.41%) Information Security
4 2 (7.41%) Line Management
4 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.41%) TDD
4 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.70%) Campaign Management
5 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk Modelling
5 1 (3.70%) Decision-Making
5 1 (3.70%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.70%) Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) Apple Swift
4 4 (14.81%) C#
4 4 (14.81%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) Java 8
5 1 (3.70%) Java 9
5 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) R
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) VB
5 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
2 8 (29.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.70%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) LXC
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Google
1 4 (14.81%) Twitter
2 2 (7.41%) OutSystems
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Unisys