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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 108 105 108
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 40 30 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.68% 1.50% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.56% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 38 25 21
Median salary £27,500 £25,000 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,400 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £26,250
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
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
2292 1922 2076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.26% 96.24% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1679 1625 1764
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 62 (69.66%) Degree
2 36 (40.45%) Computer Science
3 28 (31.46%) Mathematics
4 26 (29.21%) Project Management
5 24 (26.97%) Finance
6 19 (21.35%) Business Analysis
7 18 (20.22%) Local Government
7 18 (20.22%) Retail
7 18 (20.22%) C#
7 18 (20.22%) MS Excel
7 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
8 17 (19.10%) HTML
8 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
8 17 (19.10%) PHP
9 16 (17.98%) Physics
10 15 (16.85%) Games
10 15 (16.85%) CSS
11 14 (15.73%) MySQL
11 14 (15.73%) jQuery
12 13 (14.61%) Web Development
12 13 (14.61%) .NET
12 13 (14.61%) Linux
12 13 (14.61%) Git (software)
13 11 (12.36%) Magento
13 11 (12.36%) Management Information System
13 11 (12.36%) Chemistry
13 11 (12.36%) Symfony
13 11 (12.36%) Statistics
13 11 (12.36%) Operations Research
14 10 (11.24%) Debian

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 10 (11.24%) Apache
1 10 (11.24%) nginx
2 7 (7.87%) SAS
3 3 (3.37%) WordPress
4 2 (2.25%) CMS
5 1 (1.12%) Drupal
5 1 (1.12%) Joomla!
Applications
1 18 (20.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.12%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (12.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) Firewall
1 2 (2.25%) Network Security
2 1 (1.12%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (1.12%) LAN
2 1 (1.12%) VoIP
2 1 (1.12%) VPN
2 1 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.73%) MySQL
2 8 (8.99%) GIS
2 8 (8.99%) Spatial Data
3 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.12%) QlikView
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.25%) JIRA
3 1 (1.12%) PHPUnit
General
1 24 (26.97%) Finance
2 18 (20.22%) Local Government
2 18 (20.22%) Retail
3 15 (16.85%) Games
4 9 (10.11%) Marketing
5 2 (2.25%) Publishing
6 1 (1.12%) Automotive
6 1 (1.12%) Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.10%) HTML
2 15 (16.85%) CSS
3 14 (15.73%) jQuery
4 13 (14.61%) .NET
5 11 (12.36%) Symfony
6 10 (11.24%) JSON
6 10 (11.24%) LAMP
6 10 (11.24%) LEMP Stack
6 10 (11.24%) REST
6 10 (11.24%) XML
6 10 (11.24%) Zend Framework
7 4 (4.49%) HTML5
8 2 (2.25%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.25%) CSS3
8 2 (2.25%) Regular Expression
9 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.12%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (1.12%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 36 (40.45%) Computer Science
2 28 (31.46%) Mathematics
3 16 (17.98%) Physics
4 11 (12.36%) Chemistry
4 11 (12.36%) Management Information System
4 11 (12.36%) Statistics
5 8 (8.99%) Algorithms
6 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.25%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.12%) Mobile Games
8 1 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.61%) Linux
2 10 (11.24%) Apple iOS
2 10 (11.24%) Debian
2 10 (11.24%) Ubuntu
3 4 (4.49%) Windows
4 1 (1.12%) Unix
4 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.21%) Project Management
2 19 (21.35%) Business Analysis
3 13 (14.61%) Web Development
4 11 (12.36%) Operations Research
5 10 (11.24%) iOS Development
5 10 (11.24%) OOP
5 10 (11.24%) Open Source
6 8 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (8.99%) Presales
7 6 (6.74%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.49%) OO
9 3 (3.37%) Game Development
10 2 (2.25%) Change Control
10 2 (2.25%) Data Management
10 2 (2.25%) Data Protection
10 2 (2.25%) Defect Tracking
10 2 (2.25%) MVC
10 2 (2.25%) Security Operations
10 2 (2.25%) SIEM
10 2 (2.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.22%) C#
2 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
2 17 (19.10%) PHP
3 10 (11.24%) Java
3 10 (11.24%) PHP 5
3 10 (11.24%) SQL
4 7 (7.87%) C++
4 7 (7.87%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.25%) C
5 2 (2.25%) Perl
5 2 (2.25%) Python
5 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (69.66%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) CCNA
3 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
1 2 (2.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.24%) Google
2 10 (11.24%) Zend
3 2 (2.25%) Cisco
3 2 (2.25%) Juniper
4 1 (1.12%) New Relic
4 1 (1.12%) Splunk
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