Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 203 165
Rank change year-on-year +55 -38 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 71 33 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.43% 0.60% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 0.62% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 34 33 80
Leeds median annual salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £18,500 £16,525 £19,000
90th Percentile £30,750 £28,750 £25,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £24,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +4.65%

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 4826 5350 6756
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.06% 98.02% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4080 4612 5436
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,450 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 52 (73.24%) Degree
2 33 (46.48%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (42.25%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (40.85%) Mentoring
5 27 (38.03%) Software Testing
5 27 (38.03%) Virgin Media
6 12 (16.90%) C#
6 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (15.49%) Marketing
8 10 (14.08%) Banking
8 10 (14.08%) SQL
9 9 (12.68%) SDLC
9 9 (12.68%) Business Development
10 8 (11.27%) HTML
11 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
11 6 (8.45%) CSS
11 6 (8.45%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (7.04%) JIRA
12 5 (7.04%) Mathematics
12 5 (7.04%) Time Management
13 4 (5.63%) Selenium
13 4 (5.63%) Test Automation
13 4 (5.63%) WebDriver
13 4 (5.63%) NumPy
13 4 (5.63%) XML
13 4 (5.63%) .NET
13 4 (5.63%) Python
13 4 (5.63%) Numerate Degree
14 3 (4.23%) SDET
14 3 (4.23%) Finance

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 (1.41%) Confluence
1 1 (1.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.82%) MySQL
2 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.41%) Power BI
3 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) JIRA
2 4 (5.63%) Selenium
2 4 (5.63%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.41%) Maven
3 1 (1.41%) Subversion
3 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (15.49%) Marketing
2 10 (14.08%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Finance
4 1 (1.41%) Games
4 1 (1.41%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) HTML
2 6 (8.45%) CSS
3 4 (5.63%) .NET
3 4 (5.63%) NumPy
3 4 (5.63%) XML
4 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.41%) jQuery
5 1 (1.41%) Node.js
5 1 (1.41%) REST
5 1 (1.41%) RESTful
5 1 (1.41%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.41%) Sass
5 1 (1.41%) Spring
5 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (46.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.41%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.41%) Fintech
3 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (40.85%) Mentoring
3 27 (38.03%) Software Testing
4 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.68%) Business Development
5 9 (12.68%) SDLC
6 5 (7.04%) Mathematics
6 5 (7.04%) Time Management
7 4 (5.63%) Test Automation
8 3 (4.23%) SDET
8 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.82%) MVC
10 1 (1.41%) Business Continuity
10 1 (1.41%) CRM
10 1 (1.41%) ERP
10 1 (1.41%) Information Security
10 1 (1.41%) Project Management
10 1 (1.41%) Scrum
10 1 (1.41%) TDD
10 1 (1.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.90%) C#
2 10 (14.08%) SQL
3 4 (5.63%) Python
4 3 (4.23%) C++
4 3 (4.23%) Java
5 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.82%) LINC
5 2 (2.82%) PHP
6 1 (1.41%) Ruby
6 1 (1.41%) Scala
6 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (73.24%) Degree
2 6 (8.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.63%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.41%) PhD
4 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.41%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Ansible
1 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (38.03%) Virgin Media
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle
3 1 (1.41%) Google
3 1 (1.41%) Twitter