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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 101 86 96
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 15 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.83% 1.21% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.27% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 13
Average salary £25,000 £19,000 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -2.56%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +2.17%
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
1721 1416 1565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.14% 94.97% 94.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1520 1224 1326
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 2 March 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (68.42%) Degree
2 19 (50.00%) .NET
3 16 (42.11%) C#
3 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
4 14 (36.84%) VB.NET
5 13 (34.21%) HTML
5 13 (34.21%) SQL
6 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
7 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 10 (26.32%) MVC
8 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
9 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
10 6 (15.79%) Finance
11 5 (13.16%) VB
11 5 (13.16%) MS Office
11 5 (13.16%) Marketing
11 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
12 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
12 4 (10.53%) RESTful
12 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (10.53%) Ruby
12 4 (10.53%) WCF
12 4 (10.53%) BDD
12 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
12 4 (10.53%) Web Application Development
12 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (10.53%) Node.js
12 4 (10.53%) Photoshop
12 4 (10.53%) PHP
12 4 (10.53%) Windows

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (10.53%) Node.js
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.16%) MS Office
3 4 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (10.53%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.63%) MS Project
4 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Marketing
3 4 (10.53%) Retail
3 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.89%) Banking
5 2 (5.26%) Advertising
6 1 (2.63%) Electronics
6 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) .NET
2 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
3 13 (34.21%) HTML
4 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
5 4 (10.53%) WCF
5 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (10.53%) RESTful
5 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (7.89%) CSS
7 2 (5.26%) WPF
7 2 (5.26%) Silverlight
8 1 (2.63%) jQuery
8 1 (2.63%) LAMP
8 1 (2.63%) Ajax
8 1 (2.63%) HTML5
8 1 (2.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.89%) Physics
3 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.26%) PMI
3 2 (5.26%) Open Source
3 2 (5.26%) Social Media
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) DTV
4 1 (2.63%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) MVC
2 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.53%) TDD
2 4 (10.53%) BDD
2 4 (10.53%) Web Application Development
3 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
3 3 (7.89%) ERP
3 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.26%) CRM
4 2 (5.26%) Business Development
4 2 (5.26%) Cash Management
5 1 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Time Management
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.63%) Project Management
5 1 (2.63%) Content Management
5 1 (2.63%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) C#
2 14 (36.84%) VB.NET
3 13 (34.21%) SQL
4 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.16%) VB
6 4 (10.53%) Ruby
6 4 (10.53%) PHP
7 1 (2.63%) Perl
7 1 (2.63%) C++
7 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (68.42%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) VCP4
2 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Mapinfo
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