The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 84 81 108
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 68 42 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.74% 2.26% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 2.34% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 66 35 27
Median salary £27,500 £21,500 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.90% +2.38%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £23,000 £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
2397 1793 2241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.61% 96.61% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1781 1517 1924
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,050 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured Graduate in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Birmingham region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 66 (64.08%) Degree
2 39 (37.86%) Computer Science
3 30 (29.13%) Mathematics
4 29 (28.16%) C#
5 25 (24.27%) Games
6 19 (18.45%) Project Management
6 19 (18.45%) .NET
7 18 (17.48%) HTML
7 18 (17.48%) JavaScript
8 17 (16.50%) SQL
8 17 (16.50%) Finance
9 16 (15.53%) Java
9 16 (15.53%) OOP
10 15 (14.56%) CSS
10 15 (14.56%) C++
10 15 (14.56%) MySQL
11 14 (13.59%) Microsoft
11 14 (13.59%) MS Excel
11 14 (13.59%) Linux
11 14 (13.59%) Git (software)
12 13 (12.62%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (12.62%) Physics
13 12 (11.65%) Web Development
13 12 (11.65%) XML
13 12 (11.65%) PHP
13 12 (11.65%) Game Development
14 11 (10.68%) QA
14 11 (10.68%) Apache
15 10 (9.71%) Business Analysis
15 10 (9.71%) jQuery

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 11 (10.68%) Apache
2 6 (5.83%) nginx
3 4 (3.88%) SAS
4 3 (2.91%) WordPress
5 2 (1.94%) CMS
6 1 (0.97%) Drupal
6 1 (0.97%) Joomla!
Applications
1 14 (13.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) Firewall
1 2 (1.94%) Network Security
2 1 (0.97%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (0.97%) FTP
2 1 (0.97%) HTTP
2 1 (0.97%) SSL
2 1 (0.97%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.56%) MySQL
2 7 (6.80%) GIS
2 7 (6.80%) Spatial Data
3 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.85%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.85%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.85%) Redis
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.97%) QlikView
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (13.59%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.77%) JIRA
3 5 (4.85%) Eclipse
3 5 (4.85%) Subversion
4 1 (0.97%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (24.27%) Games
2 17 (16.50%) Finance
3 9 (8.74%) Local Government
3 9 (8.74%) Retail
4 8 (7.77%) Marketing
5 2 (1.94%) Publishing
6 1 (0.97%) Automotive
6 1 (0.97%) Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.45%) .NET
2 18 (17.48%) HTML
3 15 (14.56%) CSS
4 12 (11.65%) XML
5 10 (9.71%) jQuery
6 7 (6.80%) JSON
6 7 (6.80%) REST
6 7 (6.80%) Symfony
7 6 (5.83%) LAMP
7 6 (5.83%) LEMP Stack
7 6 (5.83%) Zend Framework
8 4 (3.88%) HTML5
9 2 (1.94%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (1.94%) CSS3
9 2 (1.94%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.97%) SOAP
10 1 (0.97%) Web Services
10 1 (0.97%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 39 (37.86%) Computer Science
2 30 (29.13%) Mathematics
3 13 (12.62%) Physics
4 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (7.77%) Mobile App
6 7 (6.80%) Algorithms
7 5 (4.85%) Chemistry
7 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.85%) Statistics
8 4 (3.88%) Mobile Games
9 2 (1.94%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.97%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.59%) Linux
2 6 (5.83%) Apple iOS
2 6 (5.83%) Debian
2 6 (5.83%) Ubuntu
2 6 (5.83%) Unix
3 5 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.45%) Project Management
2 16 (15.53%) OOP
3 13 (12.62%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (11.65%) Game Development
4 12 (11.65%) Web Development
5 10 (9.71%) Business Analysis
6 8 (7.77%) Defect Tracking
7 7 (6.80%) OO
7 7 (6.80%) Presales
8 6 (5.83%) iOS Development
8 6 (5.83%) Open Source
8 6 (5.83%) Software Engineering
9 5 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.85%) API Integration
9 5 (4.85%) Operations Research
10 4 (3.88%) Scrum
11 3 (2.91%) Kanban
11 3 (2.91%) MVC
12 2 (1.94%) Data Protection
12 2 (1.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (28.16%) C#
2 18 (17.48%) JavaScript
3 17 (16.50%) SQL
4 16 (15.53%) Java
5 15 (14.56%) C++
6 12 (11.65%) PHP
7 7 (6.80%) VB.NET
8 6 (5.83%) PHP 5
9 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.94%) C
9 2 (1.94%) Perl
9 2 (1.94%) Python
9 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (64.08%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) CCNA
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.68%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (13.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.83%) Google
2 6 (5.83%) Zend
3 5 (4.85%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.94%) Cisco
4 2 (1.94%) Juniper
5 1 (0.97%) IBM
5 1 (0.97%) New Relic
5 1 (0.97%) Splunk
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Salary: Company Laptop, a choice of mobile phone plus benefits
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