Period
to 23 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £22,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 155 204
Rank change year-on-year -4 +49 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 41 69 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.01% 1.40% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.45% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 29 33 49
Leeds median annual salary £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £20,500 £18,550 £18,500
90th Percentile £28,500 £30,750 £28,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £22,500 £24,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% -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 3,941 4,767 5,434
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 96.97% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3,298 4,010 4,546
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 23 September 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 24 (58.54%) Degree
2 20 (48.78%) Computer Science
2 20 (48.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (46.34%) JavaScript
4 15 (36.59%) Java
4 15 (36.59%) SQL
4 15 (36.59%) CSS
5 14 (34.15%) Retail
5 14 (34.15%) Finance
6 13 (31.71%) HTML
7 12 (29.27%) .NET
8 11 (26.83%) Google
8 11 (26.83%) Twitter
9 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
10 7 (17.07%) C#
10 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (14.63%) Spring
11 6 (14.63%) Hibernate
11 6 (14.63%) Games
11 6 (14.63%) MVC
11 6 (14.63%) Spring Boot
12 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (12.20%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (12.20%) OO
13 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel
13 4 (9.76%) TDD
13 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
13 4 (9.76%) Selenium
13 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
13 4 (9.76%) Test Automation

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 (2.44%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) SAS
1 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.44%) EViews
2 1 (2.44%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Blockchain
3 1 (2.44%) MS Access
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
1 4 (9.76%) Selenium
1 4 (9.76%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
1 14 (34.15%) Retail
2 6 (14.63%) Games
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) CSS
2 13 (31.71%) HTML
3 12 (29.27%) .NET
4 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
5 6 (14.63%) Hibernate
5 6 (14.63%) Spring
5 6 (14.63%) Spring Boot
6 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
6 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.88%) jQuery
7 2 (4.88%) Node.js
7 2 (4.88%) React
7 2 (4.88%) Web Services
8 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.44%) CSS3
8 1 (2.44%) Entity Framework
8 1 (2.44%) HTML5
8 1 (2.44%) RESTful
8 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (48.78%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (7.32%) Handset
4 2 (4.88%) Photography
4 2 (4.88%) User Experience
5 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Unix
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.63%) MVC
3 5 (12.20%) OO
4 4 (9.76%) BDD
4 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
4 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
4 4 (9.76%) TDD
4 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
5 3 (7.32%) Analytics
5 3 (7.32%) Coaching
5 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
5 3 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.88%) Campaign Management
6 2 (4.88%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (4.88%) Line Management
7 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk Modelling
7 1 (2.44%) Fraud Detection
7 1 (2.44%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) JavaScript
2 15 (36.59%) Java
2 15 (36.59%) SQL
3 7 (17.07%) C#
4 2 (4.88%) PHP
4 2 (4.88%) Python
5 1 (2.44%) C
5 1 (2.44%) C++
5 1 (2.44%) Java 8
5 1 (2.44%) Java 9
5 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.44%) R
5 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.44%) VB
5 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (58.54%) Degree
2 20 (48.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.88%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.44%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) LXC
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Google
1 11 (26.83%) Twitter
2 2 (4.88%) OutSystems
3 1 (2.44%) Unisys