Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £24,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 221 193
Rank change year-on-year +43 -28 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 86 57 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.26% 0.74% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.76% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 48 55 103
West Yorkshire median annual salary £24,500 £22,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £18,425 £17,075 £19,000
90th Percentile £30,975 £28,750 £25,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% -2.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6643 7545 8997
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 98.08% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5610 6511 7278
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,250 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in West Yorkshire

Graduate
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Graduate in West Yorkshire

Graduate
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

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

Salary histogram for Graduate in West Yorkshire

Graduate
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +55 71 £25,000 +11.11% 3
Wakefield +11 4 £22,500 -3.23% 2
Bradford +5 4 £27,000 +20.00%
Wetherby +12 1 £21,000 -6.67%
Huddersfield -3 1 £18,000 -28.00%
Batley - 1 £24,000 -
Halifax - 1 £18,500 - 1
Graduate
Yorkshire

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 62 (72.09%) Degree
2 33 (38.37%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (36.05%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (33.72%) Mentoring
5 27 (31.40%) Virgin Media
5 27 (31.40%) Software Testing
6 16 (18.60%) SQL
7 15 (17.44%) C#
7 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (16.28%) HTML
9 12 (13.95%) CSS
9 12 (13.95%) Marketing
10 10 (11.63%) JavaScript
10 10 (11.63%) Banking
11 9 (10.47%) SDLC
11 9 (10.47%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (10.47%) Business Development
11 9 (10.47%) Computer Science
12 8 (9.30%) .NET
12 8 (9.30%) Java
12 8 (9.30%) Mathematics
13 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
13 7 (8.14%) C++
13 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
14 6 (6.98%) MySQL
14 6 (6.98%) JIRA
15 5 (5.81%) Time Management
15 5 (5.81%) Oracle
15 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
15 5 (5.81%) Test Automation

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (1.16%) Confluence
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.98%) MySQL
3 3 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.16%) Power BI
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) JIRA
2 4 (4.65%) Selenium
2 4 (4.65%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.16%) Gradle
4 1 (1.16%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.16%) Maven
4 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 12 (13.95%) Marketing
2 10 (11.63%) Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Finance
4 1 (1.16%) Games
4 1 (1.16%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.28%) HTML
2 12 (13.95%) CSS
3 8 (9.30%) .NET
4 4 (4.65%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.65%) NumPy
4 4 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (4.65%) XML
5 3 (3.49%) jQuery
6 2 (2.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.33%) Node.js
6 2 (2.33%) Spring
7 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.16%) Dropwizard
7 1 (1.16%) REST
7 1 (1.16%) RESTful
7 1 (1.16%) Sass
7 1 (1.16%) WCF
7 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (38.37%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.47%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.16%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.16%) Fintech
3 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.16%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.65%) Android
2 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.49%) Linux
2 3 (3.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.05%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (33.72%) Mentoring
3 27 (31.40%) Software Testing
4 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.47%) Business Development
5 9 (10.47%) SDLC
6 8 (9.30%) Mathematics
7 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.81%) Test Automation
8 5 (5.81%) Time Management
9 3 (3.49%) Front End Development
9 3 (3.49%) MVC
9 3 (3.49%) SDET
10 2 (2.33%) Android Development
10 2 (2.33%) Business Continuity
10 2 (2.33%) Data Modelling
10 2 (2.33%) ETL
10 2 (2.33%) TDD
10 2 (2.33%) Visualisation
10 2 (2.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.60%) SQL
2 15 (17.44%) C#
3 10 (11.63%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.30%) Java
5 7 (8.14%) C++
6 4 (4.65%) Python
6 4 (4.65%) Ruby
7 3 (3.49%) PHP
8 2 (2.33%) LINC
9 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.16%) Scala
9 1 (1.16%) VB
9 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 62 (72.09%) Degree
2 9 (10.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.65%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.16%) PhD
4 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.16%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Ansible
1 1 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (31.40%) Virgin Media
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle
3 1 (1.16%) Apigee
3 1 (1.16%) Google
3 1 (1.16%) Twitter