The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 106 85 103
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 38 42 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.54% 2.31% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 2.37% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 35 37 17
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,200 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,600
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Graduate
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2344 1772 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.05% 97.31% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1759 1447 1521
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Graduate
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Birmingham

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title.

1 46 (77.97%) Degree
2 25 (42.37%) Project Management
2 25 (42.37%) Finance
3 21 (35.59%) Computer Science
4 20 (33.90%) Retail
5 18 (30.51%) Business Analysis
6 16 (27.12%) Local Government
7 14 (23.73%) Mathematics
8 13 (22.03%) Physics
8 13 (22.03%) PHP
9 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
9 12 (20.34%) HTML
9 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
10 11 (18.64%) Open Source
10 11 (18.64%) MySQL
10 11 (18.64%) CSS
10 11 (18.64%) XML
10 11 (18.64%) Linux
10 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
10 11 (18.64%) Web Development
10 11 (18.64%) jQuery
10 11 (18.64%) Statistics
10 11 (18.64%) Games
11 10 (16.95%) Debian
11 10 (16.95%) Google
11 10 (16.95%) Ubuntu
11 10 (16.95%) LAMP
11 10 (16.95%) Git (software)
11 10 (16.95%) nginx
11 10 (16.95%) Symfony

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (16.95%) Apache
1 10 (16.95%) nginx
2 7 (11.86%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.69%) IaaS
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Firewall
1 1 (1.69%) LAN
1 1 (1.69%) Network Security
1 1 (1.69%) VoIP
1 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) MySQL
2 3 (5.08%) GIS
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.69%) JIRA
2 1 (1.69%) PHPUnit
2 1 (1.69%) Zephyr
General
1 25 (42.37%) Finance
2 20 (33.90%) Retail
3 16 (27.12%) Local Government
4 11 (18.64%) Games
5 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
5 4 (6.78%) Marketing
6 3 (5.08%) Electronics
7 1 (1.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) HTML
2 11 (18.64%) CSS
2 11 (18.64%) jQuery
2 11 (18.64%) XML
3 10 (16.95%) JSON
3 10 (16.95%) LAMP
3 10 (16.95%) LEMP Stack
3 10 (16.95%) REST
3 10 (16.95%) Symfony
3 10 (16.95%) Zend Framework
4 5 (8.47%) .NET
5 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.69%) HTML5
6 1 (1.69%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.59%) Computer Science
2 14 (23.73%) Mathematics
3 13 (22.03%) Physics
4 11 (18.64%) Statistics
5 10 (16.95%) Chemistry
5 10 (16.95%) Management Information System
6 4 (6.78%) Driving Licence
6 4 (6.78%) Economics
7 3 (5.08%) Algorithms
7 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) Linux
2 10 (16.95%) Debian
2 10 (16.95%) Ubuntu
3 6 (10.17%) Apple iOS
3 6 (10.17%) Windows
4 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.69%) Unix
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) Project Management
2 18 (30.51%) Business Analysis
3 11 (18.64%) Open Source
3 11 (18.64%) Web Development
4 10 (16.95%) Operations Research
5 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
5 6 (10.17%) iOS Development
6 5 (8.47%) Scrum
7 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.78%) OO
7 4 (6.78%) OOD
7 4 (6.78%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (6.78%) Presales
7 4 (6.78%) Web Application Development
8 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.39%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.69%) Migration
9 1 (1.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.03%) PHP
2 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
3 10 (16.95%) PHP 5
4 5 (8.47%) C#
4 5 (8.47%) Java
5 3 (5.08%) C++
5 3 (5.08%) Python
6 2 (3.39%) C
6 2 (3.39%) Perl
6 2 (3.39%) SQL
6 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.69%) VB
7 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (77.97%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.39%) ISEB
4 1 (1.69%) CFA
4 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.69%) MCSE
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.95%) Google
2 10 (16.95%) Zend
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco
3 1 (1.69%) hybris
3 1 (1.69%) Juniper
3 1 (1.69%) New Relic
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.69%) Splunk
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