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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 92 95 110
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 40 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.23% 1.01% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 1.07% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 35 16 8
Average salary £25,000 £22,250 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £21,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,750 £24,300
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1722 1774 1620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.15% 94.71% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1405 1568 1367
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 29 (53.70%) .NET
2 28 (51.85%) C#
3 23 (42.59%) Degree
4 21 (38.89%) HTML
4 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 20 (37.04%) VB.NET
5 20 (37.04%) CSS
6 18 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 18 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
8 16 (29.63%) MVC
8 16 (29.63%) SQL Server
8 16 (29.63%) PHP
9 15 (27.78%) Software Engineering
9 15 (27.78%) Web Application Development
10 12 (22.22%) MySQL
11 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (20.37%) TDD
11 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
12 10 (18.52%) RESTful
12 10 (18.52%) Open Source
12 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (18.52%) BDD
12 10 (18.52%) Node.js
12 10 (18.52%) Ruby
12 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
12 10 (18.52%) WCF
12 10 (18.52%) Internet
12 10 (18.52%) RDBMS
12 10 (18.52%) Relational Database

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (18.52%) Node.js
2 2 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Office
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.22%) MySQL
3 10 (18.52%) RDBMS
3 10 (18.52%) Relational Database
4 9 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) Big Data
5 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.85%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.85%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.85%) Moq
3 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.85%) MSTest
3 1 (1.85%) NUnit
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (53.70%) .NET
2 21 (38.89%) HTML
3 20 (37.04%) CSS
4 18 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 10 (18.52%) RESTful
5 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
5 10 (18.52%) WCF
6 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (11.11%) XML
8 3 (5.56%) jQuery
9 2 (3.70%) HTML5
9 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.85%) Unity DI Container
10 1 (1.85%) Durandal
10 1 (1.85%) Ember.js
10 1 (1.85%) Castle Windsor
10 1 (1.85%) Ninject
10 1 (1.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.11%) Semantic Web
3 3 (5.56%) Physics
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.85%) PMI
4 1 (1.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) MVC
2 15 (27.78%) Software Engineering
2 15 (27.78%) Web Application Development
3 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.37%) TDD
4 10 (18.52%) Open Source
4 10 (18.52%) BDD
5 9 (16.67%) OO
6 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.41%) ERP
7 3 (5.56%) Web Development
8 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.70%) Scrum
8 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.85%) Analytics
9 1 (1.85%) Android Development
9 1 (1.85%) iOS Development
9 1 (1.85%) Mobile Development
9 1 (1.85%) OO PHP
9 1 (1.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 28 (51.85%) C#
2 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 20 (37.04%) VB.NET
4 16 (29.63%) PHP
5 10 (18.52%) Ruby
6 9 (16.67%) SQL
6 9 (16.67%) VB
6 9 (16.67%) Java
7 5 (9.26%) C++
8 2 (3.70%) C
9 1 (1.85%) PHP5
9 1 (1.85%) PHP4
9 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (42.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) MCSD
2 1 (1.85%) CIMA
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Zend
3 1 (1.85%) Google
3 1 (1.85%) SAP
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