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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 112 89 92
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 9 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.49% 1.22% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.30% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 15
Average salary £20,500 £19,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.12% -9.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £17,750 £18,900
10% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £32,500 £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
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
1753 1464 1574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.95% 94.09% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1280 1349
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,525 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 26 (74.29%) Degree
2 16 (45.71%) .NET
3 15 (42.86%) SQL
4 13 (37.14%) C#
4 13 (37.14%) HTML
4 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
5 11 (31.43%) VB.NET
6 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
6 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
7 6 (17.14%) MVC
7 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
7 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
8 5 (14.29%) Marketing
8 5 (14.29%) Java
8 5 (14.29%) Finance
9 4 (11.43%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (11.43%) Photoshop
9 4 (11.43%) PHP
9 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
9 4 (11.43%) Retail
10 3 (8.57%) jQuery
10 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
10 3 (8.57%) Spring
10 3 (8.57%) Apache
10 3 (8.57%) CSS
10 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
10 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (8.57%) MySQL
10 3 (8.57%) MS Office
10 3 (8.57%) SAP

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.57%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.86%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (11.43%) Photoshop
3 3 (8.57%) MS Office
4 1 (2.86%) MS Project
4 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.71%) Subversion
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
1 5 (14.29%) Marketing
2 4 (11.43%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) .NET
2 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
2 13 (37.14%) HTML
3 3 (8.57%) CSS
3 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
3 3 (8.57%) Spring
3 3 (8.57%) jQuery
4 2 (5.71%) REST
4 2 (5.71%) JSON
4 2 (5.71%) WPF
4 2 (5.71%) Silverlight
4 2 (5.71%) Symfony
4 2 (5.71%) Backbone.js
4 2 (5.71%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (5.71%) Ember.js
4 2 (5.71%) Underscore.js
4 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.86%) CSS3
5 1 (2.86%) HTML5
5 1 (2.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Open Source
2 2 (5.71%) Social Media
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.71%) PMI
2 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.86%) Physics
3 1 (2.86%) DTV
3 1 (2.86%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) MVC
2 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (5.71%) Web Development
3 2 (5.71%) Business Development
3 2 (5.71%) Cash Management
3 2 (5.71%) OOP
3 2 (5.71%) CRM
3 2 (5.71%) OOD
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.86%) ERP
4 1 (2.86%) Project Management
4 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.86%) Content Management
4 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) SQL
2 13 (37.14%) C#
3 11 (31.43%) VB.NET
4 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (14.29%) Java
6 4 (11.43%) PHP
7 2 (5.71%) VB
7 2 (5.71%) C++
8 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (74.29%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.86%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) SAP
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Zend
3 1 (2.86%) Mapinfo
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £24000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Deutsche Bank
Posted: 5 days ago